The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £173 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -42 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 17 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.74% 11.88% 33.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 12.63% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 17
Median daily rate £173 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.45% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £223 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £455 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

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 344 95 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 95.82% 94.06% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 127 138
Median daily rate £413 £385 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +81.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 8
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -39 16 £173 -42.45%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (20.59%) Investment Banking
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) PMO
9 3 (8.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) ETL
9 3 (8.82%) SCOM
9 3 (8.82%) RPG IV
9 3 (8.82%) QA
9 3 (8.82%) Selenium
9 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Reuters
9 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
9 3 (8.82%) 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 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) BDD
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.94%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) RPG
2 3 (8.82%) RPG IV
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCDBA
1 3 (8.82%) MCP
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
2 3 (8.82%) Reuters
3 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.94%) BMC
3 1 (2.94%) BT
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow