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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 1 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 82 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.52% 16.73% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.97% 18.72% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 16
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£300 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £546 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £14.62 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +2.59%
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
357 219 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.70% 89.39% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 119 132
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £29.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +6 66 £300 -20.00% 12
Southport - 4 £363 - 2
Bootle - 3 - -
Prenton - 1 £150 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 43 (27.74%) SQL
1 43 (27.74%) Windows
2 36 (23.23%) Microsoft
3 27 (17.42%) Finance
4 21 (13.55%) ITIL
5 19 (12.26%) MS Office
5 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
5 19 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (10.97%) ETL
6 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
6 17 (10.97%) Migration
7 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (9.03%) Windows 7
9 13 (8.39%) Remedy
9 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (7.74%) Data Analysis
10 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
11 11 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.10%) NHS
12 10 (6.45%) Banking
12 10 (6.45%) SLA
12 10 (6.45%) UNIX
12 10 (6.45%) Functional Testing
13 9 (5.81%) Office 365
13 9 (5.81%) CRM
13 9 (5.81%) Windows XP
13 9 (5.81%) IBM
13 9 (5.81%) Teradata

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.58%) Lync
3 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Office
1 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (1.94%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) SAN
1 3 (1.94%) NAS
2 2 (1.29%) Firewall
2 2 (1.29%) GSM
2 2 (1.29%) LAN
2 2 (1.29%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.87%) DB2
8 3 (1.94%) Big Data
8 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.29%) MySQL
9 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.65%) Essbase
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.58%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.94%) Selenium
4 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.29%) eggPlant
4 2 (1.29%) Ant
4 2 (1.29%) JUnit
4 2 (1.29%) Maven
4 2 (1.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
General
1 27 (17.42%) Finance
2 10 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Marketing
4 3 (1.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) WebCenter
2 5 (3.23%) .NET
3 4 (2.58%) Middleware
4 2 (1.29%) HTML
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.29%) SOAP
4 2 (1.29%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) JMS
5 1 (0.65%) JSON
5 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.10%) NHS
3 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.58%) User Experience
4 3 (1.94%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.94%) EMC Centera
4 3 (1.94%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (1.94%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.29%) Informatics
5 2 (1.29%) Tandem
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) Statistics
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) BYOD
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.74%) Windows
2 14 (9.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.45%) UNIX
4 9 (5.81%) Windows XP
5 8 (5.16%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.23%) Android
7 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.94%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.29%) VMS
9 2 (1.29%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.29%) Linux
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.55%) ITIL
2 17 (10.97%) ETL
2 17 (10.97%) Migration
3 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.74%) Data Analysis
4 11 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 9 (5.81%) CRM
7 8 (5.16%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (5.16%) Waterfall
8 6 (3.87%) Integration Testing
8 6 (3.87%) System Testing
8 6 (3.87%) Data Transformation
8 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (3.87%) Business Analysis
8 6 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.87%) Project Management
8 6 (3.87%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.58%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.74%) SQL
2 6 (3.87%) Java
3 4 (2.58%) C#
4 3 (1.94%) JCL
4 3 (1.94%) COBOL
5 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.29%) C++
5 2 (1.29%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) VBA
6 1 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.65%) VBScript
6 1 (0.65%) PHP
6 1 (0.65%) Scala
6 1 (0.65%) LINC
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.87%) ISEB
2 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
4 2 (1.29%) MCSA
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ACCA
5 1 (0.65%) CIMA
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) Firmware
2 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.39%) Remedy
3 9 (5.81%) Teradata
3 9 (5.81%) IBM
4 7 (4.52%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (3.87%) Oracle
5 6 (3.87%) Cognos
5 6 (3.87%) Tableau
6 5 (3.23%) SAP
7 4 (2.58%) Citrix
8 3 (1.94%) NetApp
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco
8 3 (1.94%) HP
8 3 (1.94%) EMC
8 3 (1.94%) Google
9 2 (1.29%) Unisys
9 2 (1.29%) Sybase
9 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.29%) Ariba
9 2 (1.29%) Hyperion
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