Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 22 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 56 7
Rank change year-on-year +50 -49 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 77 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.10% 4.83% 13.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.45% 5.02% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 20
Northern Ireland median daily rate £350 £225 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -15.49% +33.13%
10th Percentile £129 £102 £76
90th Percentile £514 £405 £446
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £14.56 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +35.44% -66.41%
10th Percentile £11.70 £14.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £14.56 £15.35
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £15.50 £14.73
% change year-on-year -1.29% +5.23% -1.80%

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 359 638 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 96.23% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 508 120
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 22
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.83% -7.39% -48.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.50 £22.25 £23.38
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%

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 September 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 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
County Antrim +53 71 £359 +78.26% 5
County Londonderry - 1 £275 -
Analyst
UK

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

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

1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Banking
3 15 (19.48%) Business Analysis
4 14 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.58%) Windows
6 10 (12.99%) Degree
6 10 (12.99%) DNS
6 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (11.69%) Project Management
8 8 (10.39%) Front Office
8 8 (10.39%) Law
8 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.39%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.79%) ITIL
10 6 (7.79%) DHCP
10 6 (7.79%) Linux
10 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
11 5 (6.49%) SLA
11 5 (6.49%) Java
11 5 (6.49%) SQL

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 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) SAS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) ION MarketView
1 2 (2.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) DNS
2 6 (7.79%) DHCP
3 4 (5.19%) SMTP
4 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
1 4 (5.19%) Selenium
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleTools
3 1 (1.30%) ProC
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Banking
3 14 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Front Office
4 8 (10.39%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.90%) Flask
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.30%) Velocity
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.19%) Equities
3 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.90%) Derivative
4 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.90%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Business Analysis
2 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (11.69%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Data Analysis
4 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.79%) ITIL
7 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) API Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Data Management
8 4 (5.19%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) Java
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
2 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Python
2 3 (3.90%) R
3 1 (1.30%) C++
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) PROC SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.19%) QA
3 3 (3.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (2.60%) XenApp
2 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Citrix
3 4 (5.19%) Forcepoint
3 4 (5.19%) MobileIron
3 4 (5.19%) Symantec
4 3 (3.90%) RapidMiner
4 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Reuters
6 1 (1.30%) EMC
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) VMware