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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 23 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.30% 16.38% 9.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 17.92% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £555 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
143 106 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.70% 91.38% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 41
Average daily rate £415 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £440 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £15.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £42.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
4 5 (18.52%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) MS Office
4 5 (18.52%) Test Management
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) ISEB
5 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Retail
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
1 5 (18.52%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
1 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
1 5 (18.52%) Test Management
1 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C++
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) Python
1 5 (18.52%) Ruby
1 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Cognos
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