The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 23 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.85% 17.48% 31.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.99% 18.12% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Median daily rate £350 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £179 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £367 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +1.69%
Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 138 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 66 64
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £198 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £35.00 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) Retail
2 10 (21.74%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (10.87%) Data Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Data Architecture
6 5 (10.87%) Analytics
6 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) MS Office
7 4 (8.70%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 3 (6.52%) Apache
8 3 (6.52%) Linux
8 3 (6.52%) IIS
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) SLA
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
8 3 (6.52%) Shell Script

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Lawson
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.17%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) Analytics
2 5 (10.87%) Data Architecture
2 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
2 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Change Control
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.35%) Data Privacy
5 2 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) User Stories
5 2 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) JDA
5 2 (4.35%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) VMware