The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 29 March 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 18 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.93% 14.40% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.18% 15.00% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 11
Median daily rate £325 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +89.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £253 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £370 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +1.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 120 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.92% 96.00% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 53 58
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -13 16 £325 +18.18% 5
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Banking
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.91%) Project Management
6 9 (19.57%) MS Office
6 9 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (19.57%) QA
7 8 (17.39%) MS Project
7 8 (17.39%) PMO
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.22%) Windows
8 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Investment Banking
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (10.87%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.87%) PMP
10 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Data Validation
11 4 (8.70%) Validation
11 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
12 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification

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 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 9 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (17.39%) MS Project
4 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) TestNG
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) AIX
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) PMP
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MCDBA
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 8 (17.39%) PMO
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) CA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
2 1 (2.17%) Cognos
2 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £8.76 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Northern Ireland
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago