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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 40 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.33% 19.16% 12.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.26% 20.50% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 23
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £16.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £22.50 £14.00
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
246 200 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.25% 93.46% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 129 134
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 March 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 March 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 6 £290 - 4
Chatham 0 3 £125 - 1
Folkestone -1 3 £270 +107.69%
Maidstone - 3 £125 - 6
West Malling +4 1 £275 -26.66% 3
Sittingbourne - 1 £620 - 1
Tonbridge - - - - 3
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Longfield - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 38 (44.19%) Finance
2 20 (23.26%) MS Office
3 19 (22.09%) Windows
4 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
5 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.12%) Citrix
6 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
7 12 (13.95%) Migration
8 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.63%) ISEB
9 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.47%) Retail
10 9 (10.47%) SLA
11 8 (9.30%) ITIL
11 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.30%) SQL
12 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.14%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.14%) Information Security
12 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
12 7 (8.14%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
13 6 (6.98%) Advertising
13 6 (6.98%) VMware
13 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
13 6 (6.98%) CRM
13 6 (6.98%) Project Management
14 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Office
2 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) LAN
2 4 (4.65%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Ingres
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
1 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.16%) Behat
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 38 (44.19%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Advertising
4 5 (5.81%) Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 4 (4.65%) Electronics
5 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) XML
2 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) DTV
4 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) PDA
6 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Vista
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.95%) Migration
3 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
4 8 (9.30%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.14%) Regression Testing
5 7 (8.14%) Information Security
6 6 (6.98%) Project Management
6 6 (6.98%) CRM
6 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.81%) Use Case
7 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.81%) Workflow
7 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.65%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) ISEB
2 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) MCP
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.33%) Solvency II
4 2 (2.33%) Basel II
5 1 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Citrix
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) Symantec
6 2 (2.33%) CommVault
6 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus
7 1 (1.16%) Mitel
7 1 (1.16%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.16%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.16%) BT
7 1 (1.16%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
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