The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 40 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.08% 20.73% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.30% 20.99% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% +2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
132 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.25% 98.78% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 15 34
Average daily rate £350 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £214 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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 21 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 27 (41.54%) Retail
2 24 (36.92%) E-Commerce
3 18 (27.69%) Windows
4 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.62%) Project Management
4 16 (24.62%) Time Management
5 14 (21.54%) Finance
6 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (20.00%) Change Management
7 12 (18.46%) ITIL
8 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
9 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
12 6 (9.23%) MS Office
12 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
13 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
14 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
14 4 (6.15%) Citrix
14 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (6.15%) Remedy
14 4 (6.15%) Degree
14 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
15 3 (4.62%) Oracle
15 3 (4.62%) MS Project
15 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
15 3 (4.62%) UML

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
4 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) DHCP
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 27 (41.54%) Retail
2 14 (21.54%) Finance
3 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) iPhone
1 2 (3.08%) iPad
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.54%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) E-Commerce
2 16 (24.62%) Project Management
2 16 (24.62%) Time Management
3 13 (20.00%) Change Management
4 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.62%) System Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Use Case
8 3 (4.62%) Release Management
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) UML
9 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Data Entry
9 2 (3.08%) BPR
9 2 (3.08%) Business Transformation
10 1 (1.54%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) CCNP
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CCSA
3 1 (1.54%) CCSE
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Remedy
2 4 (6.15%) Citrix
3 3 (4.62%) Niku
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Avaya
5 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) HP
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