Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 20 January 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 34 72 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.66% 12.63% 13.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 13.46% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 153
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £243 £250 £207
90th Percentile £451 £478 £563
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £51.50 £22.50 £32.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.89% -30.69% +47.57%
10th Percentile £26.15 £9.19 £14.63
90th Percentile £52.85 £53.20 £52.05
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +24.50% -17.65% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 425 535 917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 93.86% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 378 631
Lancashire median daily rate £408 £400 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -8.47% +16.53%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £210
90th Percentile £579 £575 £625
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 54 96
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +6.33% +39.77%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £20.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.35 £55.38
North West median hourly rate £17.62 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.69% -18.60% +30.30%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Preston -1 6 £350 +29.63% 2
Blackpool -12 4 £426 +18.33% 3
Fleetwood - 4 £350 -
Skelmersdale +3 1 - - 1
Burnley +1 1 - - 3
Blackburn -1 1 £350 - 2
Chorley -2 1 £350 -22.22% 7
Accrington - 1 £375 - 3
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (38.24%) Finance
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Retail
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) User Experience
7 3 (8.82%) Data Virtualisation
7 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.82%) ERP
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
8 2 (5.88%) Cognos
8 2 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (5.88%) SAP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.94%) INSURE/90
2 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) IVR
5 1 (2.94%) AS400
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Data Virtualisation
5 3 (8.82%) ERP
5 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) RPG
2 2 (5.88%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) CISA
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ECDL
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Avaya
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Epicor
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
3 1 (2.94%) IFS
3 1 (2.94%) Infor
3 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Sage
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Xero