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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 27 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 29.03% 26.67% 12.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.14% 27.59% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £305 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £385 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +3.50%
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
84 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 90.32% 96.67% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 43
Average daily rate £330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 (48.94%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) UNIX
5 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Windows
7 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.51%) VBA
7 4 (8.51%) MS Office
7 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (6.38%) CMDB
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.38%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.38%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.38%) FTP
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
9 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Clustering

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Toad
1 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.26%) Selenium
1 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) CMDB
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.38%) Service Management
4 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (4.26%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Change Control
5 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.13%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) VBA
3 3 (6.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.26%) Veritas File System
2 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.13%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) Veritas
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Teradata
3 1 (2.13%) Netezza
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