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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 656 504 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.31% 15.41% 20.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.41% 16.34% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 280 290
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 54 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.86 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £41.00 £41.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 368 £350 +16.66% 132
Cheshire -3 126 £355 -2.06% 41
Merseyside +1 76 £338 +40.62% 14
Lancashire +4 44 £313 -5.66% 26
Cumbria -2 4 £425 +107.31% 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 405 (27.31%) Finance
2 252 (16.99%) SQL
3 249 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (13.76%) Business Analysis
5 200 (13.49%) Microsoft
6 183 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
7 181 (12.20%) Windows
8 170 (11.46%) Banking
9 164 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 146 (9.84%) MS Excel
11 127 (8.56%) Project Management
12 122 (8.23%) SQL Server
13 121 (8.16%) Retail
14 117 (7.89%) Migration
15 114 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 112 (7.55%) Oracle
17 104 (7.01%) SAP
18 99 (6.68%) MS Office
19 97 (6.54%) ITIL
20 94 (6.34%) QA
21 92 (6.20%) Waterfall
22 91 (6.14%) Test Scripting
23 84 (5.66%) Security Cleared
24 66 (4.45%) User Stories
25 65 (4.38%) Unix
25 65 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
26 64 (4.32%) Use Case
27 63 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
27 63 (4.25%) Active Directory
28 62 (4.18%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (3.57%) SAS
2 36 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.21%) CICS
4 16 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.01%) Apache
6 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.61%) CMS
9 9 (0.61%) IIS
9 9 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.54%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.40%) JBoss
12 5 (0.34%) Confluence
12 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.20%) LiveLink
14 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 146 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 99 (6.68%) MS Office
3 63 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.94%) MS Project
6 12 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (1.96%) SAP HR
2 24 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.81%) SAP SRM
6 11 (0.74%) SAP Payroll
7 9 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.34%) BASE24
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.34%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.34%) Unica
10 4 (0.27%) HFM
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.27%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.54%) Office 365
2 6 (0.40%) SaaS
3 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.34%) Taleo
4 4 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
4 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.42%) Firewall
2 20 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.08%) DNS
3 16 (1.08%) LAN
4 14 (0.94%) WAN
5 13 (0.88%) Intranet
6 11 (0.74%) DHCP
7 10 (0.67%) SSL
8 9 (0.61%) ATM
8 9 (0.61%) FTP
8 9 (0.61%) Internet
8 9 (0.61%) SMTP
8 9 (0.61%) SNMP
9 8 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (0.54%) VPN
10 7 (0.47%) HTTP
11 6 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.34%) Network Security
12 5 (0.34%) Wireless
13 4 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (2.83%) DB2
4 21 (1.42%) Base SAS
4 21 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (0.94%) SAP BW
8 13 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 10 (0.67%) MS Access
10 10 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (0.54%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (2.09%) Selenium
3 23 (1.55%) HP UFT
3 23 (1.55%) JIRA
4 18 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 14 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
7 14 (0.94%) Toad
8 12 (0.81%) MSI
9 10 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.47%) Appium
10 7 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.47%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.40%) eggPlant
11 6 (0.40%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.40%) Subversion
11 6 (0.40%) WiX
12 5 (0.34%) JMeter
12 5 (0.34%) TestDirector
General
1 405 (27.31%) Finance
2 170 (11.46%) Banking
3 121 (8.16%) Retail
4 54 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.83%) Legal
7 41 (2.76%) Retail Banking
8 35 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 32 (2.16%) Marketing
10 13 (0.88%) Law
11 12 (0.81%) Advertising
12 11 (0.74%) Electronics
13 8 (0.54%) Back Office
13 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.54%) German Language
13 8 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.54%) Local Government
14 7 (0.47%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.40%) Billing
15 6 (0.40%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.30%) .NET
2 40 (2.70%) Web Services
3 22 (1.48%) XML
4 18 (1.21%) HTML
5 13 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 11 (0.74%) WebCenter
7 10 (0.67%) SOAP
8 9 (0.61%) Middleware
9 8 (0.54%) J2EE
10 7 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.47%) CSS
10 7 (0.47%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.40%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.40%) Gherkin
11 6 (0.40%) HTML5
11 6 (0.40%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.34%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 183 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.24%) NHS
3 40 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 35 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.89%) User Experience
6 25 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.69%) Life Science
7 15 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 13 (0.88%) PMI
9 11 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.67%) Blackberry
10 10 (0.67%) Data Extraction
10 10 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.61%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.47%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.47%) PKI
13 7 (0.47%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (12.20%) Windows
2 65 (4.38%) Unix
3 59 (3.98%) Windows 7
4 42 (2.83%) Linux
4 42 (2.83%) Windows XP
5 38 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.15%) AIX
7 14 (0.94%) Android
7 14 (0.94%) Solaris
8 13 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.88%) zOS
9 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.27%) HPUX
13 3 (0.20%) NetWare
13 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (13.76%) Business Analysis
3 164 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (8.56%) Project Management
5 117 (7.89%) Migration
6 114 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 97 (6.54%) ITIL
8 92 (6.20%) Waterfall
9 91 (6.14%) Test Scripting
10 66 (4.45%) User Stories
11 65 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (4.32%) Use Case
13 59 (3.98%) Data Analysis
14 55 (3.71%) Change Management
14 55 (3.71%) CRM
15 54 (3.64%) PRINCE2
16 52 (3.51%) Analytics
17 49 (3.30%) Software Testing
18 48 (3.24%) Data Migration
18 48 (3.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 252 (16.99%) SQL
2 49 (3.30%) Java
3 39 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 28 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 25 (1.69%) C#
6 24 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 17 (1.15%) VB
8 15 (1.01%) Perl
9 14 (0.94%) JCL
10 13 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 13 (0.88%) VBScript
11 12 (0.81%) AWK
12 11 (0.74%) C++
13 10 (0.67%) VBA
14 9 (0.61%) Python
15 8 (0.54%) COBOL
15 8 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.40%) REXX
17 5 (0.34%) ABAP
18 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 62 (4.18%) ISEB
3 58 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.83%) Degree
5 29 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.94%) MCP
7 14 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.67%) CISSP
10 9 (0.61%) MCTS
10 9 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.54%) CISM
12 7 (0.47%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.20%) CCNA
15 3 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.34%) QA
2 28 (1.89%) SLA
3 22 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.20%) SEPA
7 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.067%) BS7666
8 1 (0.067%) FATCA
System Software
1 63 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.88%) RACF
3 8 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.27%) PowerHA
4 4 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.13%) Snort
6 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.067%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.067%) GPFS
7 1 (0.067%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.08%) SCCM
3 11 (0.74%) CA Endevor
3 11 (0.74%) OpenView
4 6 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.34%) SmoothWall
5 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.27%) Legato
7 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.13%) QRadar
7 2 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.067%) Ansible
8 1 (0.067%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.067%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.067%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.067%) Puppet
8 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.067%) vRealize
Vendors
1 200 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 112 (7.55%) Oracle
3 104 (7.01%) SAP
4 41 (2.76%) HP
5 39 (2.63%) IBM
6 34 (2.29%) Citrix
7 29 (1.96%) VMware
8 21 (1.42%) CA
8 21 (1.42%) Cisco
9 16 (1.08%) Dell
9 16 (1.08%) Tableau
10 14 (0.94%) Talend
11 11 (0.74%) Remedy
12 10 (0.67%) Ariba
12 10 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.47%) EXASOL
13 7 (0.47%) Siebel
13 7 (0.47%) Teradata
14 6 (0.40%) Cognos
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