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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 16 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.42% 11.11% 22.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 11.81% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 8
Average daily rate £363 £406 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
91 144 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.79% 94.12% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 90 27
Average daily rate £425 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) SLA
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) VB6
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) VB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 2 (9.09%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) COM
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Test Management
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Dell
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Draytek
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Rally
3 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard
3 1 (4.55%) webMethods