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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 11 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 12 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.04% 18.37% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 18.75% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£298 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £197 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.45%
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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
80 48 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 86.96% 97.96% 98.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 100
Average daily rate £450 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £358 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.27 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.29% -9.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £20.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
3 10 (30.30%) ETL
3 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Data Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Data Management
3 10 (30.30%) Metadata Management
3 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
4 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (24.24%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
6 7 (21.21%) Talend
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.18%) UML
7 6 (18.18%) J2EE
7 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Escenic
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
2 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 3 (9.09%) Big Data
7 3 (9.09%) MySQL
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) J2EE
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
3 3 (9.09%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) JSF
3 3 (9.09%) LAMP
3 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.09%) Java RMI
3 3 (9.09%) EJB
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) Struts
3 3 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) ETL
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
2 10 (30.30%) Data Migration
2 10 (30.30%) Data Management
2 10 (30.30%) Metadata Management
3 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 6 (18.18%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) DSDM
7 5 (15.15%) ERP
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
9 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
1 6 (18.18%) Scala
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Talend
3 6 (18.18%) Cognos
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) AppSense
6 3 (9.09%) JBoss
7 2 (6.06%) CA
7 2 (6.06%) Lumension
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) VMware