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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.17% 14.71% 16.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.31% 16.85% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 13
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£175 £344 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £228 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
65 89 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 90.28% 87.25% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 51
Average daily rate £200 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £255 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +2 21 £175 -49.09%
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) Banking
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
5 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 10 (23.81%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) MS Office
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.81%) Equities
7 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.05%) UNIX
8 8 (19.05%) IBM Notes
8 8 (19.05%) Cognos
8 8 (19.05%) Lotus
8 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
8 8 (19.05%) Derivative
9 7 (16.67%) Intranet
9 7 (16.67%) Internet
9 7 (16.67%) Extranet
9 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.67%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) IIS
10 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) Replication
11 5 (11.90%) Information Security
11 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (19.05%) IBM Notes
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.14%) SAS
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) assyst
2 2 (4.76%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Intranet
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
1 7 (16.67%) Extranet
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) CTI
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (2.38%) KDB
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) COM
3 2 (4.76%) EDI
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Equities
2 8 (19.05%) Derivative
3 6 (14.29%) Replication
4 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) IVR
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBA
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.76%) HND
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.38%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Cognos
3 8 (19.05%) Lotus
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Reuters
6 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) HP