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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 12 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.50% 14.12% 19.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.05% 15.58% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 20
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£145 £200 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -31.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £200 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £310 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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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
93 77 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.04% 90.59% 88.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 62
Average daily rate £275 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £348 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.42 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.42 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £13.28 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
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 27 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
County Antrim -3 14 £145 -27.50% 3
County Armagh - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Banking
3 12 (41.38%) Business Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) Investment Banking
6 8 (27.59%) Fixed Income
6 8 (27.59%) MS Office
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Equities
8 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
9 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
9 5 (17.24%) LogLogic
9 5 (17.24%) SIEM
9 5 (17.24%) GPEN
9 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.24%) GCIH
9 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (17.24%) CEH
9 5 (17.24%) Snort
9 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Information Security

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
1 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) FTP
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Fixed Income
2 6 (20.69%) Equities
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Analysis
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) SIEM
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.45%) Use Case
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) GPEN
1 5 (17.24%) GCIH
1 5 (17.24%) CEH
1 5 (17.24%) GIAC
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.24%) SSCP
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Basel III
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
2 5 (17.24%) LogLogic
2 5 (17.24%) Sun
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase
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