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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 18 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.41% 8.97% 14.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 9.86% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Median daily rate £270 £140 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -58.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
80 71 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 90.91% 91.03% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 58
Median daily rate £420 £300 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £115 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +57.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £35.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.07 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SPSS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

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 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft