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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 16 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 12 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.82% 18.75% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 19.23% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 10
Average daily rate
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£408 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.31% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £248 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £406 £331
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 £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
124 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.18% 97.50% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 29
Average daily rate £413 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 20
Average hourly rate £39.00 £24.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.58 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.10 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) ISEB
6 3 (11.11%) Retail
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) XenApp
7 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
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
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 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Management
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C++
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) VMware