The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 16 April 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 Oxford 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 51 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.34% 9.77% 15.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.27% 10.33% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 25
Average daily rate £235 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.30 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 242 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 95.82% 94.53% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 133 161
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.15 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.46% -34.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Analyst
Oxfordshire

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Oxford region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Oxford region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (19.18%) Business Analysis
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
2 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) SLA
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) Software Distribution
5 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.22%) Retail
6 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
6 5 (6.85%) C
7 4 (5.48%) SAP
7 4 (5.48%) MS Access
7 4 (5.48%) Internet
7 4 (5.48%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.11%) QA
8 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.11%) Degree
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) PeopleSoft

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS Project
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) VoIP
3 2 (2.74%) DHCP
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) MS Access
2 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) HTML
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) CSS
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Business Analysis
2 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.96%) Software Distribution
4 4 (5.48%) Change Management
4 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
5 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Data Management
6 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.74%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Time Management
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) C
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) ACCA
3 1 (1.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Dell
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix
4 2 (2.74%) Remedy
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Hummingbird
5 1 (1.37%) Capita
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Nortel
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) Siebel
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