The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 20 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.69% - 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£433 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +7.14%
Technical 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
111 103 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.07% 94.50% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 41
Average daily rate £433 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.30% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £23.50 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Watford region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Watford region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) i5/OS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) i5/OS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) FreeBSD
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell