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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 12 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 47 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.88% 19.70% 19.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 20.54% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 20
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +49.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £115 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
282 258 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.27% 95.91% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 170 141
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 26
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -4 5 £275 -27.63% 2
Folkestone -1 3 £171 -49.33%
Dover -6 3 £200 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £238 - 4
Canterbury - 2 £148 -
Tonbridge -2 1 - -
Maidstone -10 1 £400 +240.42%
Chatham - 1 £400 - 1
Dartford - 1 £215 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) MS Office
3 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
4 11 (14.29%) Windows
5 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
5 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
6 9 (11.69%) ITIL
7 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.39%) ISEB
7 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (9.09%) Web Testing
8 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
9 6 (7.79%) Information Security
9 6 (7.79%) Project Management
9 6 (7.79%) NHS
9 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
9 6 (7.79%) Cisco
9 6 (7.79%) LAN
9 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Banking
10 5 (6.49%) WAN
10 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) SAS
2 4 (5.19%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Endur
1 1 (1.30%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 5 (6.49%) WAN
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) MPLS
3 3 (3.90%) OSPF
3 3 (3.90%) BGP
4 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.60%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) SNMP
5 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) Ingres
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) QlikView
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) Selenium
1 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Military
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) Dojo
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) NHS
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.30%) Informatics
4 1 (1.30%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.30%) DTV
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
2 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (11.69%) ITIL
4 7 (9.09%) Migration
4 7 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Information Security
5 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
6 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.19%) ETL
6 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.19%) Scrum
6 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C#
2 3 (3.90%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISEB
2 3 (3.90%) CISSP
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.90%) CISM
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) CCNP
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.60%) Basel II
4 1 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) XenApp
2 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.30%) Foglight
3 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco
4 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.49%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 3 (3.90%) i2
6 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.60%) Lotus
7 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.30%) OpenLink
8 1 (1.30%) ESRI
8 1 (1.30%) Teradata
8 1 (1.30%) Mitel
8 1 (1.30%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Informatica
8 1 (1.30%) Adobe
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) F5
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