The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Preston region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.62% 25.69% 11.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 28.28% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 3
Median daily rate £105 £373 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.81% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £585 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.19 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.04% +4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -0.34%
Analyst
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 86.21% 90.83% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 59 26
Median daily rate £314 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 15
Median hourly rate £38.50 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £25.12 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £40.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Preston region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) VB
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (16.67%) SAS
6 3 (16.67%) SPSS
6 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
6 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (11.11%) CODA
7 2 (11.11%) Maconomy

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Analytics
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) CODA
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) Concur
3 2 (11.11%) Maconomy
3 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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