The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.00% 4.73% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.47% 4.83% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £380 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
86 145 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.56% 97.97% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 90 56
Median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £348 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
1 3 (18.75%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Draytek
1 1 (6.25%) EMC
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Rally
1 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec
1 1 (6.25%) Veeam
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
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