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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 29 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.80% 18.12% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.97% 19.08% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 1
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£368 £388 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +9.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
132 131 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.25% 94.93% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 37
Average daily rate £388 £388 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +72.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Retail
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (14.81%) Change Management
6 8 (14.81%) SAN
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
7 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
7 7 (12.96%) Project Management
7 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.96%) Finance
8 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.26%) Cisco
9 5 (9.26%) SAP
9 5 (9.26%) SQL
9 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.26%) HP
9 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.26%) Banking
9 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (9.26%) Office 365
10 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
10 4 (7.41%) NAS
10 4 (7.41%) Symmetrix DMX

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) SAN
2 4 (7.41%) NAS
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 17 (31.48%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) COM
1 1 (1.85%) Spring
1 1 (1.85%) WCF
1 1 (1.85%) WPF
1 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) CLARiiON
2 4 (7.41%) Symmetrix
2 4 (7.41%) EMC Centera
2 4 (7.41%) Celerra
2 4 (7.41%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Linux
6 2 (3.70%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) OS/400
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.85%) i5/OS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
1 8 (14.81%) Change Management
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
2 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
3 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) B2C
6 3 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Logistics
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.70%) TickIT
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) EMC
4 4 (7.41%) NetApp
4 4 (7.41%) Brocade
4 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) F5
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat