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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 27.59% 13.79% 37.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 14.55% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £329 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £386 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -6.45%
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
28 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 96.55% 94.83% 90.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £7.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) BPMN
5 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (5.88%) Wiki

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) BPMN
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CBAP
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Ariba
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft