The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 13 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 15 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.62% 7.25% 22.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.42% 7.69% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£265 £120 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -58.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £264 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.91
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.01%
Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 92.31% 94.20% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 60
Average daily rate £328 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -8 7 £265 +120.83% 2
Shrewsbury - 2 £240 -
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) Toad
9 2 (8.00%) webMethods
9 2 (8.00%) Documentum
9 2 (8.00%) Linux
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.00%) V-Model
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) webMethods
5 1 (4.00%) Niku
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk