The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 29 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.89% 18.54% 17.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.61% 19.10% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 199 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.26% 97.07% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 103 122
Average daily rate £345 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 29
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 24 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
3 10 (12.50%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.25%) CRM
5 8 (10.00%) ITIL
5 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.75%) Project Management
6 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
7 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (7.50%) Finance
7 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.50%) Business Process Mapping
7 6 (7.50%) Test Planning
8 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.25%) Publishing
8 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.25%) CCNA
8 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.25%) SQL
9 4 (5.00%) C
9 4 (5.00%) MS Office
9 4 (5.00%) SAP
9 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (5.00%) LAN
9 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) SPSS
3 2 (2.50%) FastStats
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.50%) Academy Housing
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.25%) Tridion
3 1 (1.25%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) LAN
1 4 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (3.75%) DHCP
2 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) DNS
2 3 (3.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.25%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Publishing
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.50%) DTV
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
3 9 (11.25%) CRM
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL
4 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) Project Management
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (7.50%) Test Planning
7 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Change Management
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.75%) User Stories
9 3 (3.75%) Software Distribution
9 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.75%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.75%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) C
3 2 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.25%) CCNA
2 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.00%) APMG
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.75%) Northgate
3 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.75%) HP
3 3 (3.75%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.50%) Cognos
4 2 (2.50%) Apple
4 2 (2.50%) Alterian
4 2 (2.50%) Capita
5 1 (1.25%) Hummingbird
5 1 (1.25%) Open Text
5 1 (1.25%) Lotus
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) Nortel
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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