The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 21.74% 10.87% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.74% 11.90% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £355 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 91.30% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 29
Average daily rate £325 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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 Salford

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Salford region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Salford region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
3 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) RUP
3 6 (35.29%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) NHS
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (5.88%) Publishing
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.88%) New Media
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
3 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) RUP
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) LANDesk