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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 22 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 32.84% 24.56% 23.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.67% 24.56% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
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£313 £330 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -12.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £190 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £357 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
60 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 89.55% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 22
Average daily rate £325 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 8 (24.24%) ITSM
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) XSLT
4 7 (21.21%) SMS
4 7 (21.21%) Subversion
4 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (15.15%) UNIX
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) MS Office
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) FTP
8 3 (9.09%) Windows
8 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
9 2 (6.06%) Netezza
9 2 (6.06%) Degree

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SMS
2 3 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Toad
2 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) XSLT
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Service Management
1 8 (24.24%) ITSM
2 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Process Management
6 1 (3.03%) User Stories
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) XPath
3 1 (3.03%) Groovy
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Teradata
2 2 (6.06%) Netezza
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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