The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 591 477 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.22% 16.96% 15.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.95% 18.47% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 223 238
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£323 £310 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £34.07 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.91
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.23%
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2962 2582 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.31% 91.79% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1253 1448
Average daily rate £360 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 204 186
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Manchester 0 263 £313 +4.16% 98
Cheshire +3 171 £325 +1.88% 58
Merseyside +9 60 £314 -10.35% 21
Lancashire -3 58 £328 +13.91% 20
Cumbria -11 4 £425 +28.30% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 261 (22.33%) Finance
2 212 (18.14%) Microsoft
3 203 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (15.06%) Windows
5 172 (14.71%) SQL
6 169 (14.46%) Business Analysis
7 147 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (11.72%) MS Excel
9 132 (11.29%) ITIL
10 124 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (9.75%) MS Office
12 102 (8.73%) Banking
13 80 (6.84%) Migration
13 80 (6.84%) Project Management
13 80 (6.84%) SQL Server
14 78 (6.67%) Oracle
15 77 (6.59%) NHS
16 76 (6.50%) Retail
17 71 (6.07%) Security Cleared
18 67 (5.73%) Active Directory
19 60 (5.13%) Data Modelling
20 58 (4.96%) SLA
21 55 (4.70%) SC Cleared
22 54 (4.62%) Windows 7
22 54 (4.62%) Data Analysis
22 54 (4.62%) SAP
23 53 (4.53%) Service Management
24 48 (4.11%) HP
25 47 (4.02%) ISEB
25 47 (4.02%) E-Commerce

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 45 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.80%) IBM Notes
3 16 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (1.03%) CICS
6 11 (0.94%) SAS
7 8 (0.68%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.60%) IIS
8 7 (0.60%) Lync
9 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.43%) CMS
11 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.086%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.086%) JBoss
13 1 (0.086%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 137 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 114 (9.75%) MS Office
3 40 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.11%) MS Project
6 9 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.43%) Maximo
7 4 (0.34%) CSG Singleview
7 4 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.34%) assyst
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.34%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.17%) Agresso
9 2 (0.17%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.17%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.51%) SaaS
2 2 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.45%) DHCP
3 16 (1.37%) WAN
3 16 (1.37%) Firewall
4 15 (1.28%) DNS
5 14 (1.20%) Wireless
6 13 (1.11%) SAN
7 10 (0.86%) VoIP
7 10 (0.86%) VPN
8 9 (0.77%) LAN
8 9 (0.77%) Internet
9 7 (0.60%) Intranet
10 6 (0.51%) FTP
10 6 (0.51%) HTTP
11 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.34%) VLAN
12 4 (0.34%) Network Security
12 4 (0.34%) OSPF
13 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.26%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.54%) MS Access
5 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.11%) SAP BW
9 10 (0.86%) DB2
10 8 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.51%) Base SAS
12 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (1.20%) Selenium
2 13 (1.11%) JIRA
2 13 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (0.51%) LoadRunner
4 6 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.26%) Toad
7 3 (0.26%) MSTest
7 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.17%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.17%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.086%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.086%) Sahi
9 1 (0.086%) OpenSTA
9 1 (0.086%) RSpec
9 1 (0.086%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.086%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 261 (22.33%) Finance
2 102 (8.73%) Banking
3 76 (6.50%) Retail
4 33 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.14%) Marketing
6 22 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.80%) Advertising
8 17 (1.45%) Legal
9 16 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.28%) Billing
11 9 (0.77%) Back Office
12 8 (0.68%) Local Government
13 7 (0.60%) Electronics
14 5 (0.43%) Publishing
15 4 (0.34%) Games
16 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.26%) French Language
17 2 (0.17%) German Language
17 2 (0.17%) Norwegian Language
17 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.17%) .NET
2 23 (1.97%) Web Services
3 17 (1.45%) HTML
4 15 (1.28%) CSS
5 14 (1.20%) XML
6 12 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.86%) Middleware
8 6 (0.51%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.43%) jQuery
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.43%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.34%) J2EE
10 4 (0.34%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.34%) SOAP
11 3 (0.26%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.26%) WebCenter
12 2 (0.17%) HTML5
12 2 (0.17%) DWR
12 2 (0.17%) Ajax
13 1 (0.086%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 203 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.59%) NHS
3 37 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.63%) Mainframe
5 16 (1.37%) IVR
6 14 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.11%) Clustering
8 12 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (0.86%) Blackberry
10 9 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.77%) CMDB
10 9 (0.77%) Open Source
10 9 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.68%) Reference Data
11 8 (0.68%) Statistics
12 7 (0.60%) DTV
13 6 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
14 5 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.43%) Life Science
14 5 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 176 (15.06%) Windows
2 54 (4.62%) Windows 7
3 39 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 34 (2.91%) UNIX
6 31 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (2.57%) Linux
8 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 6 (0.51%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.51%) AIX
10 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.43%) Android
12 2 (0.17%) zOS
12 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.086%) HPUX
13 1 (0.086%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (14.46%) Business Analysis
2 147 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (11.29%) ITIL
4 124 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (6.84%) Migration
5 80 (6.84%) Project Management
6 60 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 54 (4.62%) Data Analysis
8 53 (4.53%) Service Management
9 47 (4.02%) E-Commerce
10 44 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (3.76%) Scrum
11 43 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (3.51%) UML
13 37 (3.17%) Use Case
14 36 (3.08%) CRM
15 35 (2.99%) Service Delivery
16 34 (2.91%) Validation
17 32 (2.74%) User Stories
18 31 (2.65%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (14.71%) SQL
2 35 (2.99%) T-SQL
3 24 (2.05%) VBA
4 21 (1.80%) VB
5 13 (1.11%) Java
5 13 (1.11%) C
6 12 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 11 (0.94%) C#
8 9 (0.77%) COBOL
9 8 (0.68%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.43%) Perl
10 5 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.34%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.26%) VBScript
12 3 (0.26%) Scala
12 3 (0.26%) ABAP
12 3 (0.26%) X++
13 2 (0.17%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 71 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 55 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.02%) ISEB
4 31 (2.65%) Degree
5 22 (1.88%) MCP
6 18 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.11%) CCNA
8 13 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.94%) CISSP
9 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.77%) CISM
11 8 (0.68%) CCNP
12 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.51%) GIAC
12 6 (0.51%) CRISC
12 6 (0.51%) IIBA
12 6 (0.51%) CBAP
13 5 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.96%) SLA
2 25 (2.14%) QA
3 10 (0.86%) COBIT
4 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.17%) Basel III
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.086%) WCAG
8 1 (0.086%) HL7
8 1 (0.086%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.34%) XenApp
5 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.26%) Firmware
6 3 (0.26%) RACF
6 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.17%) XenServer
7 2 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.086%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.086%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.086%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.63%) SCCM
2 19 (1.63%) OpenView
3 18 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (0.94%) SCOM
5 5 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.17%) WSUS
7 1 (0.086%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.086%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.086%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 212 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.67%) Oracle
3 54 (4.62%) SAP
4 48 (4.11%) HP
5 41 (3.51%) Citrix
6 30 (2.57%) VMware
7 25 (2.14%) Cisco
8 23 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 22 (1.88%) Lotus
10 16 (1.37%) Remedy
11 15 (1.28%) IBM
12 13 (1.11%) CA
13 10 (0.86%) Cognos
13 10 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.77%) Avaya
14 9 (0.77%) Siebel
14 9 (0.77%) AppSense
15 8 (0.68%) Curam
16 7 (0.60%) Nortel
16 7 (0.60%) Business Objects
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