The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northern Ireland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 5 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 15 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.71% 16.24% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.85% 17.92% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Average daily rate
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£344 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £126 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 106 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 87.25% 90.60% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 69
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +1 14 £344 +43.22% 7
County Armagh - - - -
County Londonderry - - - - 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Document Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) SLA
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) MS Office
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) CTI
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Legal
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.67%) Use Case
7 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
7 2 (6.67%) Basel III
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Management
7 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) CTI
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
1 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (13.33%) Document Management
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Use Case
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) Basel III
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
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