The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Salford 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 25.00% 18.75% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 18.75% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £381 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 100.00% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 18
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 £12.33 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.22% -38.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Analyst
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Salford region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
1 3 (27.27%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (9.09%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
2 1 (9.09%) Interactive TV
2 1 (9.09%) Social Network
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
1 3 (27.27%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft