The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 16 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 advertised for the Wakefield 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.67% 28.57% 38.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.52% 30.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £360 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £9.25 £15.46 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% -11.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 90.00% 95.24% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate £225 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Analyst
West Yorkshire

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Kronos
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Kronos
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) SAP