The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 20 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.99% 15.25% 14.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.08% 15.25% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +32.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £455 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Analyst
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.21% 100.00% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 27 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
5 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) Citrix
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Test Management
7 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.11%) Telecoms

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Connections
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) MPLS
1 2 (5.41%) BGP
1 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) TACACS
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
1 3 (8.11%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.70%) Social Network
2 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Test Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) TDD
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) UML
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) Ruby
2 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Nokia
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Open Text
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya