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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 464 540 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.05% 20.02% 14.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.18% 21.55% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 280 171
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£300 £313 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 45 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.15 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.81 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £38.43 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
2867 2506 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.99% 92.92% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1286 1243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 180
Average hourly rate £18.13 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.67 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -2 212 £300 -7.69% 102
Cheshire -1 118 £351 +8.07% 40
Merseyside -1 56 £243 -11.81% 16
Lancashire -11 40 £325 +23.80% 11
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 268 (25.21%) Finance
2 205 (19.29%) Microsoft
3 171 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (15.62%) Windows
5 160 (15.05%) SQL
6 145 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 134 (12.61%) ITIL
8 125 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 115 (10.82%) MS Office
10 111 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 97 (9.13%) Banking
12 93 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
13 77 (7.24%) Retail
14 75 (7.06%) Oracle
15 74 (6.96%) Active Directory
16 70 (6.59%) Migration
17 68 (6.40%) Project Management
18 64 (6.02%) SLA
19 63 (5.93%) Security Cleared
20 62 (5.83%) NHS
21 61 (5.74%) SQL Server
22 59 (5.55%) SAP
23 54 (5.08%) Service Management
24 51 (4.80%) Windows 7
25 50 (4.70%) Data Analysis
26 48 (4.52%) HP
27 47 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
27 47 (4.42%) SharePoint
28 45 (4.23%) SC Cleared
29 41 (3.86%) Windows XP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 47 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 22 (2.07%) SAS
4 20 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.13%) CICS
6 9 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 9 (0.85%) IIS
7 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.28%) Apache
9 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Drupal
10 2 (0.19%) Lync
10 2 (0.19%) CMS
11 1 (0.094%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.094%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.094%) JBoss
11 1 (0.094%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 115 (10.82%) MS Office
3 33 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.56%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.56%) MS Project
7 5 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.94%) Maximo
5 8 (0.75%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
6 7 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.56%) Agresso
7 6 (0.56%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.47%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.38%) assyst
9 4 (0.38%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.28%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.19%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.56%) SaaS
2 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.094%) Office 365
3 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.094%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.07%) WAN
2 18 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.51%) LAN
4 13 (1.22%) Wireless
5 12 (1.13%) Firewall
5 12 (1.13%) VPN
6 11 (1.03%) SAN
7 9 (0.85%) DHCP
8 8 (0.75%) Internet
9 7 (0.66%) OSPF
9 7 (0.66%) VoIP
10 6 (0.56%) DNS
10 6 (0.56%) Intranet
11 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.47%) Network Security
12 4 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.38%) VLAN
12 4 (0.38%) HTTP
12 4 (0.38%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.51%) MS Access
5 14 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (1.32%) SAP BW
6 13 (1.22%) DB2
7 12 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.66%) Base SAS
12 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.38%) Big Data
14 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.94%) Selenium
3 7 (0.66%) JIRA
4 6 (0.56%) SoapUI
4 6 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.28%) Toad
7 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.28%) MSTest
8 2 (0.19%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.094%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.094%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.094%) Ant
9 1 (0.094%) Subversion
General
1 268 (25.21%) Finance
2 97 (9.13%) Banking
3 77 (7.24%) Retail
4 28 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 21 (1.98%) Retail Banking
5 21 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.69%) Advertising
6 18 (1.69%) Legal
7 15 (1.41%) Billing
8 13 (1.22%) Marketing
9 12 (1.13%) Local Government
10 7 (0.66%) Games
11 6 (0.56%) Electronics
12 5 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.38%) Law
14 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.07%) .NET
2 20 (1.88%) Web Services
3 16 (1.51%) XML
4 10 (0.94%) CSS
5 9 (0.85%) Middleware
5 9 (0.85%) HTML
5 9 (0.85%) SOAP
6 6 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.47%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.28%) ISPF
9 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.19%) J2EE
11 1 (0.094%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.094%) JDBC
11 1 (0.094%) Servlets
11 1 (0.094%) Spring
11 1 (0.094%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 171 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.83%) NHS
3 21 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (1.03%) Informatics
6 10 (0.94%) Reference Data
6 10 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 9 (0.85%) Statistics
7 9 (0.85%) IVR
7 9 (0.85%) Clustering
7 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.75%) Open Source
9 7 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.56%) User Experience
10 6 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.56%) DTV
11 5 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 166 (15.62%) Windows
2 51 (4.80%) Windows 7
3 41 (3.86%) Windows XP
4 34 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.79%) Linux
7 18 (1.69%) UNIX
8 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.94%) Windows NT
10 8 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.38%) Android
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.38%) zOS
14 3 (0.28%) VMS
15 2 (0.19%) MVS
16 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.094%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.094%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (13.64%) Business Analysis
2 134 (12.61%) ITIL
3 111 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (6.59%) Migration
6 68 (6.40%) Project Management
7 54 (5.08%) Service Management
8 50 (4.70%) Data Analysis
9 47 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (3.76%) Data Modelling
11 39 (3.67%) E-Commerce
11 39 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (3.01%) CRM
12 32 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (2.92%) ERP
13 31 (2.92%) Service Delivery
14 29 (2.73%) Change Management
15 28 (2.63%) Validation
15 28 (2.63%) Incident Management
16 27 (2.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (15.05%) SQL
2 29 (2.73%) VBA
3 21 (1.98%) T-SQL
4 17 (1.60%) PL/SQL
5 15 (1.41%) Java
6 13 (1.22%) VB
7 8 (0.75%) C
7 8 (0.75%) C#
8 6 (0.56%) PL/1
9 5 (0.47%) JCL
9 5 (0.47%) VBScript
10 4 (0.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.38%) COBOL
11 3 (0.28%) REXX
11 3 (0.28%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.28%) X++
11 3 (0.28%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.094%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.094%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 63 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 45 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 38 (3.57%) ISEB
4 33 (3.10%) Degree
5 24 (2.26%) MCP
6 18 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.51%) CCNA
8 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.13%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.03%) CCNP
11 9 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.75%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.47%) MCSE
15 4 (0.38%) CISSP
15 4 (0.38%) PMP
15 4 (0.38%) CISM
16 3 (0.28%) APMP
16 3 (0.28%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.02%) SLA
2 38 (3.57%) QA
3 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.094%) COBIT
4 1 (0.094%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.38%) DFS Replication
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.38%) Firmware
6 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.28%) XenApp
6 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.19%) XenServer
7 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.094%) RACF
8 1 (0.094%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 22 (2.07%) OpenView
2 20 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.32%) SCCM
4 7 (0.66%) SCOM
5 4 (0.38%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.19%) WSUS
6 2 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.094%) Netcool
7 1 (0.094%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.094%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.094%) Oozie
Vendors
1 205 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.06%) Oracle
3 59 (5.55%) SAP
4 48 (4.52%) HP
5 40 (3.76%) Citrix
6 29 (2.73%) Lotus
7 25 (2.35%) VMware
8 19 (1.79%) ServiceNow
8 19 (1.79%) Cisco
9 18 (1.69%) Remedy
10 14 (1.32%) IBM
10 14 (1.32%) CA
11 12 (1.13%) Curam
11 12 (1.13%) Avaya
12 10 (0.94%) Nortel
13 9 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.75%) Google
14 8 (0.75%) Siebel
14 8 (0.75%) EMC
15 7 (0.66%) Avaloq
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