The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 48 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.11% 18.09% 17.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 18.47% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 43
Median daily rate £300 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £14.55 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -2.18%
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
264 287 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.62% 97.95% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 173 182
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.17 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.05% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £16.50 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -1 6 £335 -16.25% 1
Maidstone +4 4 £295 -26.25% 2
Folkestone -1 2 £92 -63.20%
Rochester - 2 £148 -
Sittingbourne +2 1 - -
Dartford +1 1 £130 -39.53%
Cranbrook - 1 £225 - 1
West Malling - 1 £275 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 59 (49.58%) Finance
2 32 (26.89%) SQL
3 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 16 (13.45%) Windows
6 15 (12.61%) Oracle
7 14 (11.76%) .NET
7 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (10.92%) ISTQB
9 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
9 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
10 11 (9.24%) MS Visio
10 11 (9.24%) SDLC
11 10 (8.40%) ISEB
11 10 (8.40%) Regression Testing
11 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (7.56%) Test Strategy
12 9 (7.56%) Integration Testing
12 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
12 9 (7.56%) MS Office
12 9 (7.56%) ITIL
12 9 (7.56%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (7.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.56%) Smoke Testing
13 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
13 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
13 8 (6.72%) SLA

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.24%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Sonata
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
2 4 (3.36%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) WAN
3 3 (2.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.84%) 3G
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) SMTP
4 1 (0.84%) VPN
4 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) DataStage
3 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.20%) QlikView
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) DTS
6 1 (0.84%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) JUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.84%) Selenium
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (49.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Advertising
4 3 (2.52%) Back Office
5 2 (1.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.68%) Publishing
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Billing
6 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.76%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Equities
3 5 (4.20%) AS400
3 5 (4.20%) NHS
4 4 (3.36%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.36%) Wiki
5 3 (2.52%) PMI
5 3 (2.52%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) PACS
7 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 7 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Unix
4 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (9.24%) SDLC
4 10 (8.40%) Regression Testing
5 9 (7.56%) Integration Testing
5 9 (7.56%) ITIL
5 9 (7.56%) Smoke Testing
5 9 (7.56%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (7.56%) Test Strategy
6 8 (6.72%) Investment Management
6 8 (6.72%) Migration
7 7 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 7 (5.88%) CRM
7 7 (5.88%) ETL
8 6 (5.04%) Defect Management
8 6 (5.04%) Scrum
8 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.04%) C#
5 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.68%) Java
7 1 (0.84%) RPG
7 1 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) VBA
7 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.40%) ISEB
3 9 (7.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.36%) MCP
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.68%) CISSP
6 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.68%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.84%) HNC
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) COBIT
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) XenApp
3 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.68%) DameWare
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) SCOM
4 1 (0.84%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Citrix
3 7 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.20%) HP
4 5 (4.20%) Informatica
5 4 (3.36%) IronPort
5 4 (3.36%) Siebel
6 3 (2.52%) IBM
6 3 (2.52%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.68%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.68%) Cognos
7 2 (1.68%) Symantec
8 1 (0.84%) Aveksa
8 1 (0.84%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.84%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.84%) Remedy
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.84%) Tableau
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