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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 72 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.85% 11.98% 16.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.10% 13.06% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 26
Median daily rate £231 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.14% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £149 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
377 222 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.69% 91.74% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 112 143
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 - 19 £215 -
Tunbridge Wells 0 7 £315 +8.62%
Folkestone - 5 £225 - 1
Maidstone +1 3 £253 +1.00%
West Malling -6 2 £375 +36.36%
Aylesford - 1 - - 1
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £450 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 79 (54.11%) Finance
2 41 (28.08%) SQL
3 22 (15.07%) Oracle
3 22 (15.07%) ISEB
4 19 (13.01%) Test Scripting
4 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.96%) Regression Testing
5 16 (10.96%) .NET
5 16 (10.96%) Integration Testing
5 16 (10.96%) Test Strategy
5 16 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (10.96%) SDLC
6 15 (10.27%) Windows
7 14 (9.59%) ISTQB
7 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
8 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
9 11 (7.53%) NHS
9 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
9 11 (7.53%) Change Management
10 10 (6.85%) Migration
10 10 (6.85%) MS Office
10 10 (6.85%) T-SQL
10 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
11 9 (6.16%) Citrix
11 9 (6.16%) UML
11 9 (6.16%) AS400
11 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (6.16%) Windows 7

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 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) SAS
5 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS Office
3 7 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) LAN
2 4 (2.74%) SAN
2 4 (2.74%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.48%) DataStage
4 6 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.74%) QlikView
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.37%) DTS
8 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.68%) MySQL
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.37%) 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 79 (54.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Advertising
3 3 (2.05%) Publishing
4 2 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.96%) .NET
2 6 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.11%) HTML
2 6 (4.11%) XML
3 5 (3.42%) CSS
4 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) NHS
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) AS400
3 7 (4.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.74%) Wiki
6 2 (1.37%) iPhone
6 2 (1.37%) 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 (10.27%) Windows
2 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.74%) Unix
4 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) AIX
5 2 (1.37%) Android
5 2 (1.37%) Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.01%) Test Scripting
2 16 (10.96%) Integration Testing
2 16 (10.96%) Regression Testing
2 16 (10.96%) SDLC
2 16 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
2 16 (10.96%) Test Strategy
3 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (7.53%) Change Management
5 10 (6.85%) Migration
6 9 (6.16%) UML
7 8 (5.48%) Scrum
7 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (4.79%) Manual Testing
9 6 (4.11%) CRM
9 6 (4.11%) ETL
9 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.11%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.11%) System Testing
10 5 (3.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.08%) SQL
2 10 (6.85%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.48%) Java
3 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.79%) C#
5 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.37%) VB
6 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (15.07%) ISEB
2 14 (9.59%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) 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 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.74%) XenApp
3 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Oracle
2 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.16%) Citrix
4 8 (5.48%) VMware
5 6 (4.11%) Informatica
6 5 (3.42%) HP
6 5 (3.42%) Siebel
7 4 (2.74%) IBM
7 4 (2.74%) IronPort
8 2 (1.37%) Apple
8 2 (1.37%) Aveksa
8 2 (1.37%) Cognos
8 2 (1.37%) Netezza
8 2 (1.37%) SAP
8 2 (1.37%) Symantec
8 2 (1.37%) Veritas
9 1 (0.68%) CA
9 1 (0.68%) Intel
9 1 (0.68%) Lotus
9 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
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