The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 42 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.95% 18.67% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.73% 18.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 12
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £269 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
177 166 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.72% 100.00% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 132 79
Average daily rate £450 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 9
Average hourly rate £50.68 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.40% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 27 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Information Security
4 16 (19.75%) Retail
5 15 (18.52%) Change Management
6 14 (17.28%) Security Operations
7 13 (16.05%) User Stories
8 12 (14.81%) Data Transformation
8 12 (14.81%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (14.81%) Scrum
8 12 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.58%) Data Modelling
9 11 (13.58%) Use Case
9 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.35%) CRM
10 10 (12.35%) SQL
10 10 (12.35%) CISSP
11 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.88%) Software Delivery
11 8 (9.88%) Windows
11 8 (9.88%) COBIT
11 8 (9.88%) JIRA
12 7 (8.64%) SLA
13 6 (7.41%) Security Management
13 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.41%) ISEB
13 6 (7.41%) Migration
13 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (7.41%) Confluence
2 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Project
2 4 (4.94%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.47%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.23%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.23%) MS Access
3 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JIRA
2 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.94%) FogBugz
General
1 16 (19.75%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 2 (2.47%) Finance
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) REST
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.23%) SOAP
2 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Information Security
4 15 (18.52%) Change Management
5 14 (17.28%) Security Operations
6 13 (16.05%) User Stories
7 12 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 12 (14.81%) Data Transformation
7 12 (14.81%) Scrum
8 11 (13.58%) Data Modelling
8 11 (13.58%) Use Case
8 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (12.35%) CRM
10 8 (9.88%) Software Delivery
10 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Microservices
11 6 (7.41%) Migration
11 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) C
3 1 (1.23%) ABAP
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) CISSP
2 6 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ECDL
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) COBIT
2 7 (8.64%) SLA
3 6 (7.41%) QA
4 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) SAP
3 4 (4.94%) Apple
4 2 (2.47%) Citrix
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) QAD
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Cognos
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) Lotus