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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 14 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.33% 12.50% 22.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 12.50% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £404 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
28 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 93.33% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 16
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) IPTV
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Video on Demand
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) IPTV
2 3 (37.50%) Video on Demand
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware