Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £314 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 22 July 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 49 8
Rank change year-on-year +40 -41 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 75 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.78% 4.94% 12.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.52% 5.11% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 18
Northern Ireland median daily rate £314 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -1.79% +60.00%
10th Percentile £104 £103 £175
90th Percentile £512 £406 £464
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £14.53 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +26.35% -64.06%
10th Percentile £11.30 £14.28 £10.30
90th Percentile £18.45 £14.73 £15.90
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 428 567 227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.59% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 470 106
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +26.92% +27.45%
10th Percentile £261 £281 £103
90th Percentile £538 £501 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 18
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.50 £14.56 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.41% +1.29% -17.86%
10th Percentile £10.60 £12.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £22.47 £25.63
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
County Antrim +42 70 £314 +17.16% 6
County Londonderry - 2 £456 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Banking
3 18 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.33%) Project Management
6 13 (17.33%) Investment Banking
7 12 (16.00%) Degree
7 12 (16.00%) DNS
8 11 (14.67%) Windows
8 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.67%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.00%) Front Office
10 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.67%) DHCP
12 7 (9.33%) Unix
12 7 (9.33%) Law
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (8.00%) Workflow
13 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (8.00%) ITIL
13 6 (8.00%) SQL
13 6 (8.00%) Oracle
14 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
14 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
14 5 (6.67%) Derivative

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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) CICS
6 1 (1.33%) Confluence
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) ION MarketView
1 2 (2.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) DHCP
3 4 (5.33%) SMTP
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Banking
3 13 (17.33%) Investment Banking
4 9 (12.00%) Front Office
5 7 (9.33%) Law
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) Velocity
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.67%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.67%) Derivative
3 3 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.33%) PDA
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Solaris
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Business Analysis
2 16 (21.33%) Project Management
3 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Workflow
6 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.67%) Statistics
7 4 (5.33%) CRM
7 4 (5.33%) Decision-Making
7 4 (5.33%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.33%) UML
7 4 (5.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) VBA
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) HND
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Forcepoint
3 4 (5.33%) MobileIron
3 4 (5.33%) Symantec
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.67%) Reuters
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Capita
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.33%) EMC
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) VMware