Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 8 3
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 46 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.90% 13.50% 30.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 14.12% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 33
County Antrim median daily rate £263 £263 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% -31.27%
10th Percentile £126 £82 £92
90th Percentile £405 £407 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £263 £263 £200
% change year-on-year - +31.25% -31.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £13.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £13.63 -
% change year-on-year -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 554 262 115
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.62% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 147 71
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
10th Percentile £289 £138 £100
90th Percentile £513 £438 £519
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £28.00 £17.49
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year -0.10% -6.26% -9.55%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -27 46 £263 - 6
Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 County Antrim region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Banking
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL
6 9 (19.57%) Investment Banking
6 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.04%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
9 5 (10.87%) ETL
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (10.87%) Reference Data
9 5 (10.87%) Selenium
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
10 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.70%) Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (8.70%) PMO
10 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.70%) QA
10 4 (8.70%) Manual 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 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) QlikView
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Hudson
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Banking
3 9 (19.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.52%) REST
1 3 (6.52%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Reference Data
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Derivative
4 2 (4.35%) Equities
4 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
3 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
3 5 (10.87%) ETL
4 4 (8.70%) Analytics
4 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) Statistics
5 3 (6.52%) BDD
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PMO
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Cognos
3 2 (4.35%) Clearswift
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) BT
4 1 (2.17%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Reuters