The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 46 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.10% 16.60% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.44% 18.06% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £356 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £195 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £438 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 216 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.04% 91.91% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 126 77
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.80 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 33 £350 -3.44% 13
St Helens 0 2 £355 - 1
Wirral 0 1 - - 1
Southport - - - -
Birkenhead - - - - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 18 (20.93%) Finance
3 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
5 11 (12.79%) ISEB
5 11 (12.79%) NHS
6 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Windows
7 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.14%) Retail
9 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
10 6 (6.98%) Solvency II
10 6 (6.98%) Statistics
10 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
10 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
10 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) .NET
10 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
11 5 (5.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.81%) V-Model
11 5 (5.81%) Security Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.81%) QA
11 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (4.65%) Statistical Modelling
12 4 (4.65%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.65%) Selenium

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.33%) MS Project Server
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.16%) Lync
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) SAN
1 2 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) PBX
2 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) QlikView
6 1 (1.16%) DTS
6 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (4.65%) Selenium
2 4 (4.65%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Publishing
6 2 (2.33%) Games
6 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.33%) French Language
6 2 (2.33%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) Struts
3 1 (1.16%) Spring
3 1 (1.16%) Ajax
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) NHS
2 6 (6.98%) Statistics
3 3 (3.49%) DTV
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.33%) EMC Centera
4 2 (2.33%) Firmware
4 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.33%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.16%) Online Games
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000
2 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
2 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (5.81%) Security Testing
5 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
5 5 (5.81%) V-Model
6 4 (4.65%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (4.65%) Automation Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Test Automation
6 4 (4.65%) Load Testing
6 4 (4.65%) TDD
6 4 (4.65%) CRM
6 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.65%) ITIL
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VB
3 1 (1.16%) VBA
3 1 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) ISEB
2 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) HND
6 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ACCA
6 1 (1.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) Solvency II
2 5 (5.81%) QA
3 3 (3.49%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) HL7
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Cisco
2 4 (4.65%) SAP
3 3 (3.49%) Remedy
4 2 (2.33%) EMC
4 2 (2.33%) NetApp
4 2 (2.33%) Greenplum
4 2 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.16%) Siebel
5 1 (1.16%) Unisys
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Facebook
5 1 (1.16%) iSOFT
5 1 (1.16%) Teradata
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