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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 44 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.33% 12.41% 17.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.79% 13.15% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 34
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£338 £365 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +19.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.75 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
262 251 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.29% 94.36% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 147 181
Average daily rate £340 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Folkestone +1 6 £338 +159.61%
Maidstone +4 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells +2 2 £298 +3.47% 1
Dover - 2 £425 -
Tonbridge +1 1 - -
Chatham - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Longfield - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 19 (20.00%) Windows
3 16 (16.84%) MS Office
3 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.74%) CRM
5 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
5 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
6 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
8 10 (10.53%) Retail
9 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.47%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) Citrix
10 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
11 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Use Case
11 7 (7.37%) Business Transformation
11 7 (7.37%) LAN
11 7 (7.37%) WAN
11 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.37%) SQL
11 7 (7.37%) UML
11 7 (7.37%) ITIL
11 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
11 7 (7.37%) VMware
12 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
12 6 (6.32%) Workflow
12 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
12 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) MS Office
2 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) LAN
1 7 (7.37%) WAN
2 5 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 4 (4.21%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) MPLS
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.05%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.05%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) Selenium
2 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.32%) Marketing
5 5 (5.26%) Advertising
5 5 (5.26%) Electronics
5 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.21%) Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Back Office
7 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.11%) Games
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
1 1 (1.05%) Web Services
1 1 (1.05%) XML
1 1 (1.05%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.26%) DTV
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
3 4 (4.21%) iPhone
3 4 (4.21%) iPad
4 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) PDA
5 1 (1.05%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) CRM
2 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
3 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
4 9 (9.47%) Migration
4 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.37%) Use Case
5 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.37%) ITIL
5 7 (7.37%) UML
5 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.37%) Business Transformation
6 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.32%) Workflow
7 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (5.26%) Service Management
7 5 (5.26%) Change Management
7 5 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.26%) MCP
2 5 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.16%) MCSE
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ACCA
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Citrix
3 7 (7.37%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) HP
4 5 (5.26%) SAP
4 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.21%) Lagan
5 4 (4.21%) Lotus
6 3 (3.16%) Orchard
6 3 (3.16%) Avaya
7 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.11%) CommVault
8 1 (1.05%) BMC
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.05%) Aveksa
8 1 (1.05%) Symantec
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) BT
8 1 (1.05%) Open Text
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago