The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 16 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.26% 5.21% 10.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £290 £125 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +132.00% -39.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £117 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £133 £217
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £55.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85 93 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 89.47% 96.88% 88.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 40
Median daily rate £425 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £47.33 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in Preston.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Preston

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Preston over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Preston

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

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

1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) IIBA
4 2 (18.18%) CBAP
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) SPSS
5 1 (9.09%) NHS
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) EDI
5 1 (9.09%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CBAP
2 2 (18.18%) IIBA
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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