Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 38 7
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 63 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.62% 6.49% 13.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.12% 6.72% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 16
County Antrim median daily rate £320 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% - +83.33%
10th Percentile £104 £97 £171
90th Percentile £510 £394 £369
Northern Ireland median daily rate £320 £275 £281
% change year-on-year +16.18% -2.22% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.72% - -

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 368 506 185
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.56% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 414 86
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £411 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +26.54% +0.78%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £103
90th Percentile £538 £543 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 5
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -29.41% +9.68%
10th Percentile £9.40 £11.20 £13.60
90th Percentile £16.60 £21.49 £31.20
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% -23.81% -10.00%

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 20 June 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
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 20 June 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 +24 61 £320 +16.18% 4
Newtownabbey - 1 - -
Ballymoney - 1 - -
Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 19 (30.16%) Business Analysis
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (25.40%) Project Management
4 15 (23.81%) Banking
4 15 (23.81%) Finance
4 15 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (20.63%) DNS
7 10 (15.87%) Degree
7 10 (15.87%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 9 (14.29%) DHCP
8 9 (14.29%) Windows
9 8 (12.70%) Front Office
9 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) QA
10 7 (11.11%) SQL
10 7 (11.11%) Unix
11 6 (9.52%) UML
11 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
11 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL
11 6 (9.52%) CRM
11 6 (9.52%) Workflow
11 6 (9.52%) Derivative

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 (7.94%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.59%) CICS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) DNS
2 9 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (6.35%) SMTP
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) SNMP
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Power BI
2 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (23.81%) Banking
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Front Office
4 4 (6.35%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Derivative
4 3 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) Equities
5 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.59%) PDA
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.59%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Solaris
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Business Analysis
2 16 (25.40%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL
5 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.52%) UML
5 6 (9.52%) Use Case
5 6 (9.52%) Workflow
6 5 (7.94%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Statistics
7 4 (6.35%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) Validation
8 3 (4.76%) SDLC
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) JCL
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) HND
3 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
3 4 (6.35%) Forcepoint
3 4 (6.35%) MobileIron
3 4 (6.35%) Symantec
4 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Reuters
4 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Avaya
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) CommVault
5 1 (1.59%) Compuware
5 1 (1.59%) Meridio
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.59%) Sun
5 1 (1.59%) VMware