Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 24 November 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.45% 12.21% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 13.45% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 32
Preston median daily rate £363 £244 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.72% -34.12% +23.33%
10th Percentile £264 £93 £190
90th Percentile £441 £354 £449
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Preston median hourly rate £51.50 £9.19 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +460.39% -60.04% +4.55%
Lancashire median hourly rate £53.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +158.54% -6.82% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Contract vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 187 119 180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.57% 90.84% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 71 99
Preston median daily rate £425 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -22.62% +20.00%
10th Percentile £320 £100 £187
90th Percentile £550 £464 £580
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £388 £435
% change year-on-year +6.45% -10.92% +24.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 37
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +11.76% +55.50%
10th Percentile £19.22 £11.28 £22.56
90th Percentile £56.85 £58.95 £44.00
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +68.18%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Preston

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Preston

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Preston over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Preston

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Preston

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Preston region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Data Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Finance

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft