The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 13 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 28 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.81% 14.53% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.28% 15.18% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 12
Median daily rate £275 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £150 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £342 £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 112 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.20% 95.73% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 48 50
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northern Ireland region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 28 £275 +0.45% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) Banking
4 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
5 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Project Management
7 10 (21.74%) MS Project
7 10 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (19.57%) QA
8 9 (19.57%) MS Office
8 9 (19.57%) Windows
9 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
10 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (10.87%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.87%) PMP
12 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (8.70%) Validation
13 4 (8.70%) Data Validation
13 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
13 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
13 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (6.52%) AIX

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (21.74%) MS Project
3 9 (19.57%) MS Office
4 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.17%) DMZ
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) FWSM
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) TestNG
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) AIX
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Solaris
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Data Management
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) PMP
2 3 (6.52%) MCDBA
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.17%) CA
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec
3 1 (2.17%) Tandberg