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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 15 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.11% 15.79% 13.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.94% 15.79% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £248 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.11%
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
134 57 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.06% 100.00% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 23 34
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £260 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 30
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) SLA
6 3 (8.57%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Retail
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
6 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
6 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) MPLS
1 2 (5.71%) BGP
1 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.71%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Migration
1 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
1 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (8.57%) Change Management
2 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
2 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) Scrum
3 2 (5.71%) TDD
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
3 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
3 2 (5.71%) Test Management
3 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) C++
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Juniper
3 2 (5.71%) Nokia
3 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Avaya
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