The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Preston region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 12.15% 7.27% 7.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.62% 8.16% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £280 £333 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £327 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £339 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 96.26% 89.09% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 73
Average daily rate £388 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £259 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -33.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Analyst
Lancashire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Scala
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) BDD
3 7 (29.17%) UML
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) J2EE
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) JSF
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (25.00%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) CMS
4 6 (25.00%) LAMP
4 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (25.00%) NHS
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) RUP
4 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (25.00%) Java RMI
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) OOD

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (25.00%) CMS
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (25.00%) Escenic
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 6 (25.00%) EJB
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) Struts
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) Java RMI
2 6 (25.00%) LAMP
2 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
2 6 (25.00%) JSF
2 6 (25.00%) Ajax
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) CSS3
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) UML
1 7 (29.17%) Scrum
1 7 (29.17%) TDD
1 7 (29.17%) BDD
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (25.00%) RUP
2 6 (25.00%) OOD
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.17%) CAD
6 1 (4.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) Scala
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) JBoss
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