The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Livingston region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 27.27% 13.56% 28.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 14.29% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £329 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £359 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 94.92% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
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 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
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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 31 July 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 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 6 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (28.57%) VBScript
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) BPMN
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (9.52%) ISEB
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
3 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) BPMN
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Ariba