Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 36 7
Rank change year-on-year +28 -29 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 58 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.21% 9.01% 13.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.83% 9.48% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 29
County Antrim median daily rate £348 £280 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.11% +7.69% +17.51%
10th Percentile £263 £129 £88
90th Percentile £471 £487 £389
Northern Ireland median daily rate £348 £290 £260
% change year-on-year +19.83% +11.54% +17.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -15.60% -
10th Percentile £10.88 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.75 £17.07 £15.43
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £13.63
% change year-on-year +23.91% -15.60% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 308 517 280
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.39% 95.04% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 393 169
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +18.31% +15.45%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £163
90th Percentile £525 £538 £460
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -3.03% +15.38% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 30
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.50 £14.28 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.55% +0.21% -6.56%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £21.28 £31.25
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.56 £14.25
% change year-on-year +9.89% +2.18% -6.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in County Antrim

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in County Antrim

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in County Antrim over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in County Antrim

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in County Antrim

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in County Antrim over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in County Antrim

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +28 57 £348 +24.11% 2
Analyst
Northern Ireland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.41%) Banking
4 12 (20.69%) Oracle
5 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.24%) Investment Banking
6 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
7 8 (13.79%) Change Management
8 7 (12.07%) Hyperion
8 7 (12.07%) SQL
8 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
8 7 (12.07%) Law
8 7 (12.07%) IFS
9 6 (10.34%) Analytics
9 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.34%) ERP
9 6 (10.34%) Linux
9 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (8.62%) SAS
10 5 (8.62%) Project Management
10 5 (8.62%) Front Office
10 5 (8.62%) Python
10 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
10 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 5 (8.62%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.72%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.72%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.72%) ProC
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 10 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.07%) Law
5 5 (8.62%) Front Office
6 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Publishing
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (5.17%) Flask
2 1 (1.72%) COM
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.72%) Velocity
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Equities
2 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.90%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.79%) Change Management
2 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
3 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Analytics
4 6 (10.34%) ERP
4 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Data Lineage
6 4 (6.90%) Data Management
7 3 (5.17%) Balanced Scorecard
7 3 (5.17%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Scorecard
7 3 (5.17%) Statistical Inference
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Python
3 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
3 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.17%) R
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VBA
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.90%) SLA
3 3 (5.17%) IFRS
3 3 (5.17%) QA
4 2 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) Hyperion
3 7 (12.07%) IFS
4 3 (5.17%) RapidMiner
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.72%) EMC
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) Teradata
6 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.72%) VMware