The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 26 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.74% 16.04% 10.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.26% 17.89% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 9
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£195 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.41% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Analyst
UK

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
99 95 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 98.02% 89.62% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 85
Average daily rate £250 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £184 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.78% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
County Antrim +3 25 £195 -26.41% 3
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Banking
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
5 10 (24.39%) Investment Banking
5 10 (24.39%) Fixed Income
5 10 (24.39%) Equities
5 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
6 9 (21.95%) ITIL
7 8 (19.51%) MS Office
7 8 (19.51%) IBM Notes
7 8 (19.51%) Cognos
7 8 (19.51%) Lotus
8 7 (17.07%) Intranet
8 7 (17.07%) Internet
8 7 (17.07%) Extranet
8 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
8 7 (17.07%) IIS
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
8 7 (17.07%) UNIX
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (14.63%) Replication
9 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.20%) Degree
10 5 (12.20%) assyst
10 5 (12.20%) Change Management
10 5 (12.20%) ISA Server
10 5 (12.20%) Windows

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (19.51%) IBM Notes
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.07%) IIS
3 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.32%) SAS
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
3 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) assyst
2 2 (4.88%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Intranet
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
1 7 (17.07%) Extranet
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.44%) CTI
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.88%) KDB
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) COM
3 2 (4.88%) EDI
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Fixed Income
1 10 (24.39%) Equities
2 6 (14.63%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.32%) Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.88%) iPad
6 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
6 3 (7.32%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) DNA
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Governance
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
8 1 (2.44%) People Management
8 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
2 3 (7.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
2 2 (4.88%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Cognos
2 8 (19.51%) Lotus
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Reuters
4 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco