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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 858 575 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.84% 18.64% 15.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.23% 20.23% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 315 220
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£350 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 46 69
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.49 £40.00 £32.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 356 £325 +2.36% 120
Cheshire 0 224 £380 +22.58% 43
Lancashire +3 90 £389 +42.37% 25
Merseyside +2 81 £300 -22.58% 16
Cumbria +4 26 £350 -18.03% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 454 (29.27%) Finance
2 256 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 252 (16.25%) SQL
4 233 (15.02%) Business Analysis
5 203 (13.09%) Windows
6 202 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
7 201 (12.96%) Banking
8 197 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 178 (11.48%) MS Excel
10 177 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
11 173 (11.15%) ITIL
12 140 (9.03%) MS Office
13 138 (8.90%) Project Management
14 128 (8.25%) Retail
15 118 (7.61%) Migration
16 102 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
17 98 (6.32%) Security Cleared
18 96 (6.19%) Active Directory
19 95 (6.13%) QA
20 91 (5.87%) Oracle
21 90 (5.80%) Data Analysis
22 86 (5.54%) SAP
23 81 (5.22%) SQL Server
24 79 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
25 77 (4.96%) Windows 7
26 70 (4.51%) PRINCE2
27 68 (4.38%) Waterfall
28 66 (4.26%) Test Scripting
28 66 (4.26%) Cisco
29 65 (4.19%) ETL

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 50 (3.22%) SAS
2 39 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.32%) CMS
4 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.32%) Lync
4 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.26%) StreamWeaver
5 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.19%) CICS
6 3 (0.19%) JBoss
6 3 (0.19%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.19%) Exstream Dialogue
6 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.13%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 178 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 140 (9.03%) MS Office
3 47 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.29%) MS Project
6 14 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.45%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.064%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.10%) SAP HR
3 11 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.45%) SAP Payroll
5 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.32%) ResourceLink
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.32%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.26%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.26%) Exstream
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.19%) Agresso
8 3 (0.19%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.19%) HFM
8 3 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.10%) Office 365
2 13 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.19%) SaaS
4 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.61%) Firewall
2 38 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
2 38 (2.45%) WAN
3 34 (2.19%) SSL
4 25 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.48%) Network Security
6 22 (1.42%) LAN
7 21 (1.35%) DHCP
8 20 (1.29%) DNS
9 16 (1.03%) SAN
10 14 (0.90%) VPN
11 13 (0.84%) Internet
12 9 (0.58%) Wireless
12 9 (0.58%) HTTP
13 7 (0.45%) Intranet
13 7 (0.45%) FTP
14 6 (0.39%) SMTP
14 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.32%) VoIP
15 5 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (1.68%) Base SAS
6 25 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.55%) MS Access
8 21 (1.35%) QlikView
9 20 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 16 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (0.97%) DB2
13 14 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.77%) Relational Database
15 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
16 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (1.10%) Selenium
2 15 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.97%) JIRA
3 13 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (0.77%) SoapUI
4 12 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.71%) LoadRunner
5 11 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.45%) TestDirector
7 7 (0.45%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.32%) Maven
8 5 (0.32%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.26%) Toad
9 4 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.19%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.19%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 454 (29.27%) Finance
2 201 (12.96%) Banking
3 128 (8.25%) Retail
4 61 (3.93%) Retail Banking
5 53 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 52 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (1.81%) Marketing
9 24 (1.55%) Legal
10 22 (1.42%) General Ledger
11 18 (1.16%) Billing
12 14 (0.90%) Advertising
13 9 (0.58%) Electronics
14 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.39%) Publishing
15 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.32%) Law
17 4 (0.26%) Military
17 4 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.93%) XML
2 29 (1.87%) HTML
3 28 (1.81%) .NET
4 21 (1.35%) Web Services
5 13 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 11 (0.71%) CSS
6 11 (0.71%) SOAP
7 9 (0.58%) Gherkin
8 7 (0.45%) WebCenter
8 7 (0.45%) Middleware
9 6 (0.39%) EDI
9 6 (0.39%) J2EE
9 6 (0.39%) jQuery
10 4 (0.26%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.26%) SAP XI
10 4 (0.26%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.26%) JDBC
10 4 (0.26%) ODBC
11 3 (0.19%) Struts
11 3 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.48%) NHS
3 36 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.26%) PKI
5 33 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 32 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.10%) Life Science
8 15 (0.97%) Statistics
9 14 (0.90%) GIS
10 13 (0.84%) User Experience
11 12 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.71%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.64%) Data Extraction
14 9 (0.58%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.58%) DTV
14 9 (0.58%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.52%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.52%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 203 (13.09%) Windows
2 77 (4.96%) Windows 7
3 61 (3.93%) UNIX
4 47 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 23 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (0.90%) Android
6 14 (0.90%) Linux
7 13 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.64%) AIX
9 10 (0.64%) Solaris
10 5 (0.32%) zOS
11 3 (0.19%) MVS
11 3 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (15.02%) Business Analysis
2 202 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (11.15%) ITIL
5 138 (8.90%) Project Management
6 118 (7.61%) Migration
7 102 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (5.80%) Data Analysis
9 79 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 70 (4.51%) PRINCE2
11 68 (4.38%) Waterfall
12 66 (4.26%) Test Scripting
13 65 (4.19%) ETL
14 55 (3.55%) CRM
15 54 (3.48%) Use Case
16 51 (3.29%) Incident Management
16 51 (3.29%) Validation
17 47 (3.03%) Service Delivery
17 47 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (2.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (16.25%) SQL
2 34 (2.19%) Java
3 31 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 19 (1.23%) VBA
4 19 (1.23%) C#
5 18 (1.16%) JCL
6 17 (1.10%) VB
7 11 (0.71%) REXX
8 10 (0.64%) C
9 8 (0.52%) COBOL
9 8 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.32%) VBScript
11 4 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.19%) C++
12 3 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.19%) Python
12 3 (0.19%) C-shell
12 3 (0.19%) Korn
13 2 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 59 (3.80%) ISEB
3 57 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.97%) Degree
5 42 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
6 32 (2.06%) CISSP
6 32 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.81%) CISMP
8 26 (1.68%) CISM
9 22 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.16%) APMP
12 17 (1.10%) CIMA
12 17 (1.10%) ACCA
13 15 (0.97%) CCENT
13 15 (0.97%) CCA
14 14 (0.90%) CCNA
15 13 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.13%) QA
2 58 (3.74%) SLA
3 53 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.45%) FATCA
7 4 (0.26%) GAMP
7 4 (0.26%) GMP
8 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.064%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.064%) FINREP
System Software
1 96 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.16%) XenApp
3 17 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.77%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.52%) MetaFrame
6 8 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (0.45%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.19%) Firmware
10 2 (0.13%) RACF
10 2 (0.13%) vSphere
11 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.064%) vCloud
11 1 (0.064%) GPFS
11 1 (0.064%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.064%) Xen
11 1 (0.064%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.74%) SCCM
3 7 (0.45%) SCOM
4 5 (0.32%) OpenView
4 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.19%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.13%) MOM
6 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.13%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.064%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.064%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.064%) Puppet
7 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.064%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 256 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 91 (5.87%) Oracle
3 86 (5.54%) SAP
4 66 (4.26%) Cisco
5 52 (3.35%) Citrix
6 48 (3.09%) HP
7 39 (2.51%) VMware
8 36 (2.32%) CheckPoint
9 34 (2.19%) Clearswift
10 31 (2.00%) Kaspersky
11 29 (1.87%) IBM
12 26 (1.68%) Teradata
13 21 (1.35%) AppSense
14 18 (1.16%) Remedy
14 18 (1.16%) Cognos
15 16 (1.03%) Tableau
16 13 (0.84%) Symantec
17 11 (0.71%) Talend
17 11 (0.71%) ServiceNow
18 8 (0.52%) hybris
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