Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £359 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 59 7
Rank change year-on-year +53 -52 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 70 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 20.77% 4.85% 14.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.94% 5.04% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 19
County Antrim median daily rate £359 £201 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.26% -23.33% +31.25%
10th Percentile £126 £102 £76
90th Percentile £514 £405 £368
Northern Ireland median daily rate £350 £225 £266
% change year-on-year +55.56% -15.49% +33.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £14.56 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +35.44% -66.41%
10th Percentile £11.68 £14.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £14.56 £15.35
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £14.56 £10.75
% change year-on-year -2.13% +35.44% -66.41%

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 319 595 202
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 96.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 477 108
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £297 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £452
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 20
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £14.56 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -11.76% -33.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.30 £22.10 £21.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.75 £14.56 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.17% -11.76% -33.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +50 69 £359 +78.26% 4
Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Banking
3 15 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (15.71%) Windows
7 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.86%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (12.86%) DNS
8 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (12.86%) Project Management
8 9 (12.86%) Degree
9 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 8 (11.43%) Law
9 8 (11.43%) Front Office
9 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
11 6 (8.57%) ITIL
11 6 (8.57%) Linux
12 5 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
12 5 (7.14%) DHCP
12 5 (7.14%) SLA
12 5 (7.14%) SQL
12 5 (7.14%) Oracle

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) SAS
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) ION MarketView
1 2 (2.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) DHCP
3 4 (5.71%) SMTP
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) PeopleTools
1 1 (1.43%) ProC
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Banking
3 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.43%) Front Office
4 8 (11.43%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.29%) Flask
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.43%) Velocity
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.71%) Equities
3 4 (5.71%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.29%) Derivative
4 3 (4.29%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Data Management
8 4 (5.71%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.71%) Statistics
8 4 (5.71%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
2 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) R
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 3 (4.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (2.86%) XenApp
2 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Citrix
3 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
3 4 (5.71%) MobileIron
3 4 (5.71%) Symantec
4 3 (4.29%) RapidMiner
4 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Reuters
6 1 (1.43%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.43%) Sun
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
6 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.43%) VMware