The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 56 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.72% 28.42% 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.71% 31.03% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 6
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£243 £275 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.50 £12.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
258 174 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 90.85% 91.58% 90.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 96 81
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 18
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.25 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +30.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

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 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 28 £250 -16.66% 12
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 32 (26.02%) Windows
2 27 (21.95%) ITIL
3 26 (21.14%) Finance
4 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
5 22 (17.89%) SharePoint
6 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
7 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
7 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (12.20%) Remedy
10 14 (11.38%) SQL
10 14 (11.38%) Citrix
11 13 (10.57%) Project Management
12 12 (9.76%) HP
12 12 (9.76%) MS Office
12 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
12 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
13 11 (8.94%) QA
13 11 (8.94%) SLA
14 10 (8.13%) Windows XP
14 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (8.13%) SCCM
15 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (7.32%) Service Management
15 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
15 9 (7.32%) UNIX
16 8 (6.50%) SAP
16 8 (6.50%) .NET
16 8 (6.50%) DHCP
16 8 (6.50%) NHS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 22 (17.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) SaaS
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) DHCP
2 7 (5.69%) SAN
3 4 (3.25%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.25%) DMZ
4 2 (1.63%) LAN
4 2 (1.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.63%) CTI
4 2 (1.63%) TETRA
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) SMS
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.63%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 7 (5.69%) Middleware
3 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.63%) CSS
4 2 (1.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.81%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) NHS
2 8 (6.50%) Clustering
3 7 (5.69%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (4.07%) IVR
5 4 (3.25%) PMI
6 2 (1.63%) Statistics
7 1 (0.81%) CCTV
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Windows
2 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.13%) Windows XP
4 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.32%) UNIX
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.81%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Project Management
3 9 (7.32%) Service Management
3 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (6.50%) High Availability
4 8 (6.50%) Change Control
4 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
5 7 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (5.69%) Analytics
5 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.88%) WFM
6 6 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.07%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (4.07%) CMMI
7 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) C#
2 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.44%) VBScript
3 3 (2.44%) VB
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) R
5 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.81%) VBA
5 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.88%) ISEB
3 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.44%) Degree
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.25%) Firmware
3 4 (3.25%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) SCOM
3 4 (3.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
4 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.81%) Netcool
4 1 (0.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Remedy
3 14 (11.38%) Citrix
4 12 (9.76%) HP
5 8 (6.50%) SAP
6 6 (4.88%) EMC
6 6 (4.88%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle
8 4 (3.25%) Siebel
8 4 (3.25%) Dell
9 3 (2.44%) Tableau
9 3 (2.44%) CA
10 2 (1.63%) CosmoCom
10 2 (1.63%) Actuate
10 2 (1.63%) Siemens
10 2 (1.63%) ATG
10 2 (1.63%) hybris
11 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.81%) TOWER Software
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