The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 17 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.66% 17.90% 20.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.45% 18.83% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 18
Median daily rate £325 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £310 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
110 154 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.83% 95.06% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 78 65
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 4 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (37.93%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) JDA
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 3 (10.34%) MS Office
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 3 (10.34%) SLA
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) FMCG
5 3 (10.34%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
6 2 (6.90%) Office 365
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Lawson
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (37.93%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Flash
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (10.34%) Change Management
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.90%) Logistics
2 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (6.90%) User Stories
3 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.45%) Presales
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.45%) System Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) JDA
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) VMware