The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 32.76% 18.60% 19.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 19.05% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £360 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £368 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Analyst
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 98.28% 97.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 23
Average daily rate £311 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £301 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Livingston region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Livingston region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Livingston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) UNIX
4 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Service Management
4 8 (17.39%) ITSM
5 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
5 7 (15.22%) XML
6 6 (13.04%) XSLT
6 6 (13.04%) SMS
6 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.04%) Subversion
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) FTP
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) .NET
8 4 (8.70%) Windows
8 4 (8.70%) MS Office
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (6.52%) Degree
9 3 (6.52%) JIRA
9 3 (6.52%) Netezza
9 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Teradata

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Lync
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SMS
2 5 (10.87%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Bugzilla
2 3 (6.52%) Toad
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) XSLT
3 4 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
1 8 (17.39%) Service Management
1 8 (17.39%) ITSM
2 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.17%) User Stories
7 1 (2.17%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Coaching
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Netezza
2 3 (6.52%) Teradata
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco