The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Luton region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 41 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.62% 23.18% 26.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.08% 25.00% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 41
Median daily rate £438 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 140 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.81% 92.72% 98.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 106 145
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £21.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.43 £48.95 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Luton region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Luton region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Luton region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (29.89%) Business Analysis
2 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (17.24%) User Stories
6 14 (16.09%) Information Security
6 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
7 13 (14.94%) Retail
7 13 (14.94%) Migration
7 13 (14.94%) Use Case
8 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (13.79%) Change Management
9 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.64%) Scrum
9 11 (12.64%) Finance
9 11 (12.64%) ITIL
10 9 (10.34%) CISSP
10 9 (10.34%) COBIT
10 9 (10.34%) Security Operations
11 8 (9.20%) Data Flow Diagram
11 8 (9.20%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
12 7 (8.05%) Windows
12 7 (8.05%) Security Management
12 7 (8.05%) JIRA
12 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
12 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.90%) Service Design
13 6 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.30%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) Drupal
2 2 (2.30%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) BGP
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.30%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.30%) IPv4
2 2 (2.30%) OSPF
2 2 (2.30%) VLAN
2 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) MPLS
3 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (14.94%) Retail
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) REST
2 1 (1.15%) SOAP
2 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.60%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.45%) User Experience
6 2 (2.30%) BYOD
6 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
6 2 (2.30%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) RIA
7 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Windows
1 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Business Analysis
2 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (17.24%) User Stories
6 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
6 14 (16.09%) Information Security
7 13 (14.94%) Migration
7 13 (14.94%) Use Case
8 12 (13.79%) Change Management
9 11 (12.64%) ITIL
9 11 (12.64%) Scrum
9 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.34%) Security Operations
11 8 (9.20%) Data Flow Diagram
12 7 (8.05%) Security Management
12 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C
2 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) CISSP
2 2 (2.30%) CCNP
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.30%) ISEB
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.15%) CISM
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) MCITP
3 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) COBIT
2 6 (6.90%) SLA
3 4 (4.60%) QA
4 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) vSphere
2 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.15%) Simpana
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Concur
2 4 (4.60%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.45%) hybris
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) SAP
3 3 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe
4 2 (2.30%) Apple
4 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) Citrix
4 2 (2.30%) Proofpoint
4 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.15%) CommVault
5 1 (1.15%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.15%) Trustwave