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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 20 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.99% 51.67% 9.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.60% 58.49% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 10
Median daily rate £260 £255 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £91 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £465 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -0.34%
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
137 53 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.80% 88.33% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 40 77
Median daily rate £363 £285 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £89 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 20 £260 +1.96% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 11 (34.38%) Banking
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) MS Project
6 6 (18.75%) MS Office
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) AIX
7 5 (15.63%) Solaris
7 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Middleware
9 3 (9.38%) Change Management
9 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow

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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 6 (18.75%) MS Project
3 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
1 2 (6.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
1 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) Appium
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (34.38%) Banking
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) XMPP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
1 2 (6.25%) Equities
1 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) AIX
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Solaris
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITSM
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Licensing
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Cost Transparency
7 1 (3.13%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) Korn
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ACCA
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.13%) BMC
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Reuters
4 1 (3.13%) VMware