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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 23 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.25% 10.34% 11.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.85% 11.01% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Average daily rate
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£150 £326 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.02% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £105 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
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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
122 109 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.83% 93.97% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 125
Average daily rate £225 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 23 £150 -54.02%
County Armagh - - - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
4 9 (26.47%) Equities
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 6 (17.65%) Windows
7 6 (17.65%) IBM Notes
7 6 (17.65%) IIS
7 6 (17.65%) MS Office
7 6 (17.65%) Cognos
7 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 6 (17.65%) Lotus
7 6 (17.65%) Internet
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Replication
8 5 (14.71%) Extranet
8 5 (14.71%) Intranet
8 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 5 (14.71%) Web Services
8 5 (14.71%) UNIX
9 4 (11.76%) Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 4 (11.76%) ISA Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
1 6 (17.65%) IBM Notes
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) assyst
2 2 (5.88%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) Extranet
2 5 (14.71%) Intranet
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) CTI
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.88%) KDB
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) EDI
2 2 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
1 9 (26.47%) Equities
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.88%) Derivative
5 2 (5.88%) iPad
6 1 (2.94%) IVR
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) DNA
7 2 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.94%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SSCP
3 1 (2.94%) GIAC
3 1 (2.94%) GCIH
3 1 (2.94%) CEH
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GAAP
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.94%) OPNET
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cognos
2 6 (17.65%) Lotus
3 2 (5.88%) Reuters
3 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.94%) LogLogic