The first table below looks at the demand for the Market Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Analyst
Rank 560 483 470
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Market Analyst 27 61 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 101
Average daily rate £345 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Market Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Market Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK.

Market Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Market Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Market Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Market Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK.

Market Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Market Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -54 26 £345 -37.27% 5
England -121 26 £345 -37.27% 5
City of London -25 13 £315 -41.39% 4
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Market Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (43.18%) Banking
2 15 (34.09%) Reuters
2 15 (34.09%) Bloomberg
3 14 (31.82%) Market Risk
4 13 (29.55%) Front Office
5 11 (25.00%) Finance
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 8 (18.18%) Firewall
6 8 (18.18%) VMware
6 8 (18.18%) Fixed Income
6 8 (18.18%) RMDS
6 8 (18.18%) Citrix
7 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.36%) UNIX
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
9 4 (9.09%) Murex
9 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.09%) Solaris
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
9 4 (9.09%) Multicast
9 4 (9.09%) Reference Data
9 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Data Management
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (6.82%) Derivative
10 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint

Market Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Market 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 Market Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.82%) MS Project
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) RMDS
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) Multicast
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (43.18%) Banking
2 13 (29.55%) Front Office
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.27%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Market Risk
2 8 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 4 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 3 (6.82%) Derivative
4 3 (6.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.55%) Equities
6 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Solaris
4 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) Project Management
2 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
2 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 4 (9.09%) Data Management
3 3 (6.82%) Market Research
4 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Use Case
4 2 (4.55%) Greeks
5 1 (2.27%) BDD
5 1 (2.27%) Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) User Stories
5 1 (2.27%) Business Development
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
3 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Basel III
1 1 (2.27%) CRD IV
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Reuters
1 15 (34.09%) Bloomberg
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.09%) Murex
4 2 (4.55%) Siebel
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Brady
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithmics
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