The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 151 168 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.16% 19.18% 18.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.81% 20.29% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 133 132
Average daily rate £330 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £16.50 £11.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.06% +40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £33.00 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
848 828 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 94.52% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 590 583
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% +5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £95.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Bristol region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 123 (42.71%) Finance
2 49 (17.01%) SQL
3 47 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 39 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (13.19%) Banking
7 37 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (12.15%) Microsoft
9 29 (10.07%) Windows
10 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 27 (9.38%) MS Office
10 27 (9.38%) Telecoms
11 26 (9.03%) Cisco
11 26 (9.03%) Security Cleared
12 25 (8.68%) Data Centre
13 24 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (7.29%) Marketing
14 21 (7.29%) Firewall
14 21 (7.29%) SAP
15 20 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (6.94%) CheckPoint
15 20 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (6.60%) SC Cleared
16 19 (6.60%) QA
16 19 (6.60%) Migration
16 19 (6.60%) Data Modelling
17 18 (6.25%) ISEB
17 18 (6.25%) Teradata
18 17 (5.90%) VMware
18 17 (5.90%) SLA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.08%) SAS
4 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.69%) Confluence
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 27 (9.38%) MS Office
2 9 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.35%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.74%) Office 365
2 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Pure360
3 1 (0.35%) Responsys
3 1 (0.35%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.29%) Firewall
2 14 (4.86%) Network Security
3 10 (3.47%) DNS
4 9 (3.13%) VPN
5 8 (2.78%) DHCP
6 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.74%) LAN
7 5 (1.74%) WAN
8 4 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.39%) MPLS
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (1.04%) FWSM
9 3 (1.04%) VoIP
9 3 (1.04%) Wireless
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.69%) Internet
10 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.04%) MS Access
5 3 (1.04%) OLAP
5 3 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.69%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.69%) QlikView
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) JIRA
2 4 (1.39%) Selenium
3 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) Capybara
5 1 (0.35%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.35%) JUnit
5 1 (0.35%) LSMW
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) MSTest
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.35%) WATIR
5 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (42.71%) Finance
2 38 (13.19%) Banking
3 27 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 21 (7.29%) Marketing
5 12 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.82%) Electronics
6 11 (3.82%) Retail
7 7 (2.43%) Legal
8 6 (2.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Automotive
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (1.04%) XML
3 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.69%) Classic ASP
3 2 (0.69%) SOAP
3 2 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) BAPI
4 1 (0.35%) Behat
4 1 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) Itk
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.35%) REST
4 1 (0.35%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.68%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 9 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.43%) NHS
5 7 (2.43%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.43%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.74%) Statistics
7 3 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.69%) FMCG
8 2 (0.69%) Handset
8 2 (0.69%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.07%) Windows
2 12 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.08%) Linux
5 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.69%) Unix
7 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.63%) Business Analysis
3 39 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (6.60%) Data Modelling
6 19 (6.60%) Migration
7 16 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 16 (5.56%) ITIL
7 16 (5.56%) Scrum
8 15 (5.21%) Data Management
9 14 (4.86%) Test Scripting
10 13 (4.51%) Programme Management
11 12 (4.17%) Demand Management
11 12 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (4.17%) Project Management
11 12 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.82%) Use Case
12 11 (3.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.01%) SQL
2 7 (2.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.08%) VBA
4 5 (1.74%) Java
4 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.04%) VB
5 3 (1.04%) VBScript
6 2 (0.69%) C#
6 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) ABAP
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) R
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.25%) ISEB
4 16 (5.56%) Degree
5 7 (2.43%) CBAP
6 6 (2.08%) CISSP
6 6 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.04%) CIMA
8 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.69%) ACCA
9 2 (0.69%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.69%) GCIA
9 2 (0.69%) GCIH
9 2 (0.69%) SANS
10 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CCAB
10 1 (0.35%) MCDST
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.60%) QA
2 17 (5.90%) SLA
3 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) UCITS
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.35%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.43%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.43%) XenApp
5 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (3.13%) SCCM
2 8 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.69%) RSA enVision
4 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.03%) Cisco
3 21 (7.29%) SAP
4 20 (6.94%) CheckPoint
5 18 (6.25%) Teradata
6 17 (5.90%) VMware
7 15 (5.21%) Nokia
8 13 (4.51%) Oracle
9 12 (4.17%) F5
10 11 (3.82%) HP
11 7 (2.43%) AppSense
11 7 (2.43%) Citrix
11 7 (2.43%) Wyse
12 6 (2.08%) CA
12 6 (2.08%) Dell
12 6 (2.08%) IBM
12 6 (2.08%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.74%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.39%) IronPort
15 3 (1.04%) Cyber-Ark
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