The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £173 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -37 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.85% 11.90% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 12.82% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 17
Median daily rate £173 £313 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.76% +73.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £280 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £448 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 315 78 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 95.45% 92.86% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 39 40
Median daily rate £413 £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +82.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Belfast over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Belfast region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) PMO
10 3 (9.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) QA
10 3 (9.38%) RPG IV
10 3 (9.38%) Selenium
10 3 (9.38%) SCOM
10 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 3 (9.38%) Reuters
10 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
10 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.38%) PMP
10 3 (9.38%) CSS

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Equities
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) ETL
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) BDD
5 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.13%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) RPG
2 3 (9.38%) RPG IV
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MCDBA
1 3 (9.38%) MCP
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
2 3 (9.38%) Reuters
3 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow