The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 61 77 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.77% 18.64% 20.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.74% 19.59% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 23
Median daily rate £331 £266 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.41% -23.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £78.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.10% +334.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
309 393 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.08% 95.16% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 194 111
Median daily rate £385 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Median hourly rate £14.17 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £135.00 £29.20
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 Merseyside

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 45 £344 +37.50% 7
Bootle +1 3 - -
Southport -3 2 £360 -0.68%
Wirral -4 1 £175 - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 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 Merseyside region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.96%) SQL
3 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.04%) Finance
5 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
6 21 (15.56%) CRM
6 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (14.81%) Windows
7 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
9 16 (11.85%) Project Management
10 15 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
12 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
12 12 (8.89%) IBM
12 12 (8.89%) Banking
12 12 (8.89%) Functional Testing
13 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (8.15%) Migration
14 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (7.41%) DB2
14 10 (7.41%) Oracle
14 10 (7.41%) NHS
15 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
15 9 (6.67%) ITIL
15 9 (6.67%) Business Analysis
16 8 (5.93%) Retail
16 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (5.93%) WebCenter

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 8 (5.93%) CICS
2 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.22%) SAS
4 2 (1.48%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Mingle
4 2 (1.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) IaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Firewall
1 6 (4.44%) Internet
1 6 (4.44%) tcpdump
1 6 (4.44%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.96%) HTTP
3 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.48%) OpenScape
3 2 (1.48%) SAN
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) DMZ
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) DB2
3 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.19%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.70%) GIS
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.22%) MS Access
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) MySQL
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) JIRA
2 5 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (2.96%) Selenium
4 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.74%) Ant
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.74%) JMeter
5 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.74%) WATIR
5 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (17.04%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) WebCenter
2 6 (4.44%) Web Services
3 5 (3.70%) Middleware
4 4 (2.96%) .NET
5 2 (1.48%) HTML
5 2 (1.48%) J2EE
5 2 (1.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) NHS
3 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.96%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.96%) FMCG
6 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 2 (1.48%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.48%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Windows
2 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.70%) Unix
4 5 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.48%) Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.56%) CRM
3 16 (11.85%) Project Management
4 15 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.89%) Functional Testing
6 11 (8.15%) Migration
7 9 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.67%) ITIL
8 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.93%) Use Case
8 8 (5.93%) Workflow
9 6 (4.44%) Analytics
9 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.44%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Performance Testing
9 6 (4.44%) SDLC
9 6 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) SQL
2 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
2 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.96%) Java
4 2 (1.48%) C#
4 2 (1.48%) COBOL
4 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) CFCE
4 4 (2.96%) EnCE
4 4 (2.96%) GCFA
4 4 (2.96%) GCFE
4 4 (2.96%) GIAC
5 2 (1.48%) ISEB
5 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CCA
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.74%) Firmware
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) EnCase
2 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) SCSM
3 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.89%) IBM
3 10 (7.41%) Oracle
4 6 (4.44%) ArcSight
4 6 (4.44%) Rapid7
4 6 (4.44%) Splunk
5 5 (3.70%) Citrix
6 4 (2.96%) SAP
6 4 (2.96%) Siebel
7 3 (2.22%) Cisco
7 3 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) Ariba
8 2 (1.48%) Remedy
8 2 (1.48%) Sony
8 2 (1.48%) VMware
9 1 (0.74%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) NetApp
9 1 (0.74%) OpenText
9 1 (0.74%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.74%) Teradata