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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 26 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.61% 15.52% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.49% 16.07% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate
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£256 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -17.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.08 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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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
102 112 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 88.70% 96.55% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £214 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.35 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Preston region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (36.11%) NHS
2 12 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) PowerPivot
4 7 (19.44%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Degree
5 5 (13.89%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Statistics
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) ISEB
6 4 (11.11%) Baan
7 3 (8.33%) MS Office
7 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) PowerPivot
2 7 (19.44%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) NHS
2 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Statistics
3 4 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) AS400
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
2 5 (13.89%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.11%) ETL
3 4 (11.11%) ERP
3 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Baan
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Curam