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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 53 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.09% 17.67% 18.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.53% 18.93% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 24
Average daily rate
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£250 £310 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +3.50%
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
286 280 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.61% 93.33% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 183 158
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £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 8 18
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 27 August 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 August 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 -1 5 £275 -0.45%
Chatham - 3 £400 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £238 - 1
Folkestone -1 2 £250 +3.62%
Dover -5 2 £200 -
Maidstone -4 1 £400 +62.43%
Sittingbourne - 1 £500 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £215 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Oracle
3 15 (18.07%) Data Analysis
4 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.66%) Migration
5 13 (15.66%) Windows
5 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (14.46%) SQL
6 12 (14.46%) MS Office
7 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Data Migration
7 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
8 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
8 9 (10.84%) ISEB
9 8 (9.64%) Project Management
9 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.64%) Banking
10 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (8.43%) Web Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.43%) ETL
10 7 (8.43%) ITIL
10 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
10 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (8.43%) Information Security
11 6 (7.23%) Validation
11 6 (7.23%) Scrum
11 6 (7.23%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.23%) Linux

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.82%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.20%) ArcIMS
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) LAN
2 4 (4.82%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) MPLS
3 3 (3.61%) OSPF
3 3 (3.61%) BGP
4 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) QlikView
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Ingres
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.20%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.20%) ERwin
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Selenium
2 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) Dojo
2 1 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.20%) Informatics
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) iPhone
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Data Analysis
2 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Migration
3 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
4 11 (13.25%) Data Migration
5 8 (9.64%) Project Management
6 7 (8.43%) ITIL
6 7 (8.43%) ETL
6 7 (8.43%) Information Security
6 7 (8.43%) Web Testing
6 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (7.23%) Data Validation
7 6 (7.23%) Scrum
7 6 (7.23%) Validation
7 6 (7.23%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C#
2 2 (2.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) ISEB
2 4 (4.82%) CISSP
2 4 (4.82%) CISM
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) XenApp
2 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.20%) Foglight
3 1 (1.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco
4 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) i2
6 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.41%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
8 1 (1.20%) Lotus
8 1 (1.20%) Apple
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Teradata
8 1 (1.20%) Mitel
8 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.20%) ESRI
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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