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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 98 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.85% 11.93% 14.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.30% 12.83% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 15 16
Average daily rate £225 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £350 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
460 226 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.87% 93.00% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 99 126
Average daily rate £338 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.97 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chatham 0 22 £180 +44.00%
Tunbridge Wells +3 12 £270 -6.89%
Maidstone +2 4 £375 +100.00%
Folkestone -1 4 £159 - 1
Sittingbourne 0 2 - -
West Malling -5 2 £375 +36.36% 2
Aylesford - 1 - -
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £450 - 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 82 (55.41%) Finance
2 40 (27.03%) SQL
3 25 (16.89%) ISEB
4 21 (14.19%) Test Scripting
4 21 (14.19%) Oracle
5 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 18 (12.16%) Regression Testing
6 18 (12.16%) Integration Testing
6 18 (12.16%) Test Strategy
6 18 (12.16%) System Integration Testing
6 18 (12.16%) SDLC
7 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
8 16 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (10.81%) .NET
9 15 (10.14%) Windows
9 15 (10.14%) Active Directory
10 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
12 12 (8.11%) MS Office
12 12 (8.11%) NHS
13 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
13 11 (7.43%) AS400
13 11 (7.43%) Change Management
14 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
14 10 (6.76%) Migration
14 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
15 9 (6.08%) UML
15 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
15 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange
15 9 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange
1 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.70%) IIS
3 3 (2.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) FileNet
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Office
2 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.03%) LAN
2 3 (2.03%) SAN
2 3 (2.03%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.41%) DataStage
4 5 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.03%) QlikView
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.35%) DTS
7 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) MSTest
3 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.68%) WatiN
General
1 82 (55.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Advertising
3 2 (1.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.05%) HTML
2 6 (4.05%) XML
3 5 (3.38%) CSS
4 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) NHS
2 11 (7.43%) AS400
3 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) Clustering
4 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.03%) Wiki
6 2 (1.35%) iPhone
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.68%) iSeries
7 1 (0.68%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.14%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.38%) Unix
4 4 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.03%) AIX
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.19%) Test Scripting
2 18 (12.16%) Integration Testing
2 18 (12.16%) Regression Testing
2 18 (12.16%) SDLC
2 18 (12.16%) System Integration Testing
2 18 (12.16%) Test Strategy
3 16 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.43%) Change Management
6 10 (6.76%) Migration
7 9 (6.08%) UML
8 8 (5.41%) Scrum
8 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 7 (4.73%) Manual Testing
9 7 (4.73%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.05%) CRM
10 6 (4.05%) ETL
10 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.05%) System Testing
11 5 (3.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.03%) SQL
2 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.41%) Java
3 8 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.73%) C#
5 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.35%) VB
6 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.35%) VBScript
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) ISEB
2 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.03%) XenApp
3 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.03%) SCCM
2 2 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Oracle
2 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.73%) Citrix
3 7 (4.73%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) IBM
4 5 (3.38%) Informatica
5 4 (2.70%) HP
5 4 (2.70%) Siebel
6 3 (2.03%) IronPort
7 2 (1.35%) Apple
7 2 (1.35%) Aveksa
7 2 (1.35%) Cognos
7 2 (1.35%) Netezza
7 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 2 (1.35%) Symantec
7 2 (1.35%) Veritas
8 1 (0.68%) CA
8 1 (0.68%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.68%) Vignette
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