Period
to 18 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 8 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 +47 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 41 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.58% 18.51% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.28% 19.51% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 21
Northern Ireland median daily rate £295 £314 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.05% +76.90% -34.74%
10th Percentile £123 £104 £102
90th Percentile £613 £512 £408
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £14.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -2.13% +35.44%
UK median hourly rate £15.76 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.07% -3.23% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 442 369 592
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 94.86% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 253 490
Northern Ireland median daily rate £423 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.09% +4.61% +29.92%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.00 £15.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% -16.89% +21.31%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.81 £13.97
90th Percentile £18.00 £40.05 £22.68
UK median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.03% -3.74% -1.58%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
County Antrim -7 38 £265 -15.61% 6
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
4 9 (21.95%) Public Sector
5 8 (19.51%) Process Improvement
6 6 (14.63%) Banking
6 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) Power Platform
6 6 (14.63%) Power BI
7 5 (12.20%) QlikView
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco
7 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (12.20%) XML
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) SPSS
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (9.76%) CCIE
8 4 (9.76%) CCNP
8 4 (9.76%) CCNA
8 4 (9.76%) SAS
8 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
8 4 (9.76%) Degree
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (9.76%) Tableau

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (9.76%) SPSS
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Power BI
2 5 (12.20%) QlikView
3 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (7.32%) Spatial Data
5 2 (4.88%) MS Access
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Public Sector
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.88%) Equities
3 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
2 8 (19.51%) Process Improvement
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Statistics
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) ITSM
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CCIE
1 4 (9.76%) CCNA
1 4 (9.76%) CCNP
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) Tableau
4 3 (7.32%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow