The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.77% 14.29% 13.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.96% 14.95% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 11
Median daily rate £325 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +89.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £350 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.80 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06%  

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 201 107 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 97.57% 95.54% 97.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 49 52
Median daily rate £395 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) Banking
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) MS Office
6 9 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (21.95%) QA
7 8 (19.51%) MS Project
7 8 (19.51%) PMO
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
9 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (12.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (12.20%) PMP
10 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (9.76%) Validation
11 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
11 4 (9.76%) Data Validation
12 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
12 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
12 3 (7.32%) Defect Management

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 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (19.51%) MS Project
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.44%) DMZ
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) FWSM
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) TestNG
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) AIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Data Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Data Management
8 2 (4.88%) ETL
8 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) PMP
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) MCDBA
2 3 (7.32%) MCP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 8 (19.51%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec
3 1 (2.44%) Tandberg
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