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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 27 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 34.62% 26.47% 13.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.03% 26.47% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £368 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £383 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
71 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 91.03% 100.00% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £422 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.19% +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (44.23%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) UNIX
5 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.54%) Windows
7 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.62%) MS Office
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) FTP
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (5.77%) CMDB
10 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) ITSM
10 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.77%) Java
10 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
10 3 (5.77%) Toad
10 3 (5.77%) HP
10 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Toad
2 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Law
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) CMDB
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) UNIX
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) Service Management
4 3 (5.77%) ITSM
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.92%) B2B
6 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.92%) Change Control
6 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.92%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Veritas File System
2 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.92%) ClearTrust
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) HP
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.85%) Veritas
3 2 (3.85%) Teradata
3 2 (3.85%) Netezza
4 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix