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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 48 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.96% 17.75% 11.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.05% 18.89% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £301 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +48.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £374 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
266 217 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.99% 93.94% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 149
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 20
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.63 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.82% -3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 January 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 0 5 £290 +0.86% 5
Maidstone - 2 £125 - 3
Chatham - 2 £123 -
Dover - 2 £388 -
Tonbridge - 1 - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Longfield - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 2
Whitstable - - - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (34.38%) Finance
2 25 (26.04%) Windows
3 22 (22.92%) MS Office
4 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.58%) Citrix
6 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
7 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.50%) Migration
8 12 (12.50%) CRM
8 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 11 (11.46%) Windows 7
10 10 (10.42%) Retail
11 9 (9.38%) Advertising
12 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
13 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
13 7 (7.29%) ITIL
13 7 (7.29%) SLA
13 7 (7.29%) LAN
13 7 (7.29%) WAN
13 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
13 7 (7.29%) VMware
14 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (6.25%) ISEB
14 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
14 6 (6.25%) SQL
14 6 (6.25%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.04%) Lync
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) MS Office
2 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) LAN
1 7 (7.29%) WAN
2 5 (5.21%) IP Telephony
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.04%) MPLS
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.04%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) Behat
2 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 33 (34.38%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 9 (9.38%) Advertising
4 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.25%) Marketing
6 5 (5.21%) Electronics
6 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.17%) Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Games
8 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.04%) Back Office
9 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Spring
1 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.04%) XML
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (5.21%) DTV
3 4 (4.17%) iPhone
3 4 (4.17%) iPad
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.08%) PDA
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 11 (11.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.50%) Migration
2 12 (12.50%) CRM
2 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (7.29%) ITIL
5 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.21%) Business Transformation
6 5 (5.21%) Use Case
6 5 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.21%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.21%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.21%) Service Management
6 5 (5.21%) Change Management
7 4 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.25%) ISEB
2 5 (5.21%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.21%) MCP
3 3 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) ACCA
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Basel II
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Citrix
3 7 (7.29%) VMware
4 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.21%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) Lotus
6 3 (3.13%) Orchard
6 3 (3.13%) Avaya
7 2 (2.08%) CommVault
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.04%) Aveksa
8 1 (1.04%) Lagan
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.04%) Remedy
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco
8 1 (1.04%) BMC
8 1 (1.04%) BT
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