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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 11 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.09% 21.10% 16.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.22% 21.90% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 13
Average daily rate £363 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
90 105 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.90% 96.33% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 37
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (51.52%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) JDA
2 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
4 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
5 3 (9.09%) Presales
5 3 (9.09%) System Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) FMCG
5 3 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Flash
5 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 3 (9.09%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) DNN
2 1 (3.03%) Kentico
2 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) DB2
1 3 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (51.52%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) J2EE
1 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) FMCG
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Presales
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 3 (9.09%) System Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) BDD
5 1 (3.03%) Content Management
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) JDA
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) VMware