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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 10 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 18 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.33% 33.33% 15.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.85% 33.94% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £234 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £413 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
130 109 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 89.04% 98.20% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £185 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £29.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 20 (40.82%) Retail
2 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Change Management
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) HP
5 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.29%) SAP
7 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 6 (12.24%) Time Management
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Cisco
8 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.20%) CRM
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.16%) SAN
9 4 (8.16%) NetApp
9 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.16%) EMC
9 4 (8.16%) VMware

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
1 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
1 4 (8.16%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) DB2
1 3 (6.12%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
1 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (40.82%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
1 3 (6.12%) J2EE
1 3 (6.12%) XML
1 3 (6.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.16%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (8.16%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (8.16%) CLARiiON
3 4 (8.16%) Symmetrix
3 4 (8.16%) EMC Centera
3 4 (8.16%) Celerra
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) HP Storage
5 2 (4.08%) Data Conversion
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) BYOD
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Change Management
4 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Time Management
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 4 (8.16%) Logistics
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.12%) SDLC
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SSCP
2 1 (2.04%) CEH
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) EMC
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) NetApp
5 4 (8.16%) Brocade
5 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.12%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.04%) Omniture
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) F5