The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Watford 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 37 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.33% 15.12% 22.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.94% 15.48% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.20% 97.67% 98.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £191 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Analyst
Hertfordshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (44.44%) Retail
2 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
3 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 17 (26.98%) Finance
4 16 (25.40%) Time Management
5 15 (23.81%) Change Management
6 14 (22.22%) SQL
7 13 (20.63%) Windows
8 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
9 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.70%) ITIL
11 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.52%) Citrix
12 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
12 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
12 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
13 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
13 4 (6.35%) Remedy
14 3 (4.76%) Niku
14 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (4.76%) Rational Rose
14 3 (4.76%) SAN
14 3 (4.76%) UML
14 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
14 3 (4.76%) MS Project

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
3 3 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 28 (44.44%) Retail
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
3 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) OLE
1 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) iPad
1 2 (3.17%) iPhone
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) EPoS
2 1 (1.59%) NHS
2 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
2 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
2 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) Time Management
4 15 (23.81%) Change Management
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.76%) UML
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) System Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Migration
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.17%) Use Case
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.17%) BPR
9 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
10 1 (1.59%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.17%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) CCSE
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.52%) Citrix
2 4 (6.35%) Remedy
3 3 (4.76%) Niku
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) NetApp
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Avaya
5 1 (1.59%) JDA
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £400/£450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago