The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 1 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.65% 12.96% 11.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.21% 13.33% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
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£406 £388 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +56.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £283 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £431 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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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
71 105 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 89.87% 97.22% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 30
Average daily rate £438 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 10
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% +109.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.61 £50.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Preston region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 16 (31.37%) SAP
2 14 (27.45%) Data Mapping
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (21.57%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (17.65%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (15.69%) NHS
7 8 (15.69%) ETL
7 8 (15.69%) Migration
8 7 (13.73%) SAP HR
8 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
8 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
8 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
8 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
8 7 (13.73%) PowerPivot
9 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) ISEB
9 6 (11.76%) Data Management
10 5 (9.80%) Baan
10 5 (9.80%) ERP
10 5 (9.80%) Degree

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (13.73%) PowerPivot
2 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.88%) MS Office
5 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP HR
2 4 (7.84%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Billing
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) NHS
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Statistics
3 4 (7.84%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.88%) GIS
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Data Mapping
2 8 (15.69%) ETL
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
3 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
4 6 (11.76%) Data Management
4 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) ERP
6 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.84%) ETL Development
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Validation
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Use Case
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.92%) Ruby
3 2 (3.92%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.76%) ISEB
3 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) SAP
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) HP
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.80%) Baan
6 4 (7.84%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Curam
7 1 (1.96%) Endeca
7 1 (1.96%) Tableau
7 1 (1.96%) Talend
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