The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 40 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.55% 20.74% 11.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.93% 21.91% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 17
Average daily rate
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£295 £288 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +49.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
268 178 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.45% 94.68% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 106 133
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Kent region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Kent region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone -2 4 £140 +7.69%
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £290 +0.86% 4
Chatham 0 3 £125 - 4
Maidstone - 2 £125 - 2
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 2
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Longfield - - - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) MS Office
3 21 (23.60%) Windows
4 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
5 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
6 14 (15.73%) Citrix
6 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
8 11 (12.36%) Migration
9 10 (11.24%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.11%) Retail
10 9 (10.11%) SLA
11 8 (8.99%) CRM
11 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
12 7 (7.87%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (7.87%) Advertising
12 7 (7.87%) VMware
12 7 (7.87%) SQL
13 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
13 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
13 6 (6.74%) ISEB
13 6 (6.74%) Project Management
13 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (6.74%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.74%) Windows Vista
14 5 (5.62%) Use Case
14 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (5.62%) ISTQB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.37%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Lync
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Office
2 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) LAN
2 4 (4.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
3 2 (2.25%) VoIP
3 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.25%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) Ingres
3 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) JIRA
1 3 (3.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.12%) Behat
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Advertising
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.49%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.49%) DTV
4 3 (3.37%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.37%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) PDA
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Vista
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.36%) Migration
3 10 (11.24%) Business Analysis
4 8 (8.99%) CRM
4 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.74%) Project Management
5 6 (6.74%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing
6 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.62%) ITIL
6 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.62%) Use Case
6 5 (5.62%) Information Security
7 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.49%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.49%) Service Management
7 4 (4.49%) Workflow
7 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.25%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
4 1 (1.12%) VBA
4 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) ISEB
2 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) MCP
5 2 (2.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.25%) Basel II
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) XenApp
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Citrix
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 4 (4.49%) SAP
5 3 (3.37%) HP
5 3 (3.37%) Avaya
5 3 (3.37%) Orchard
5 3 (3.37%) Lotus
6 2 (2.25%) Symantec
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle
6 2 (2.25%) CommVault
6 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) BMC
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.12%) BT
7 1 (1.12%) Open Text
7 1 (1.12%) Thunderhead
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