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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 49 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.90% 12.88% 18.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.01% 13.43% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 35
Median daily rate £325 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £145 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
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
288 283 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.31% 95.93% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 160 159
Median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 - 8 £209 -
Tunbridge Wells +3 6 £283 +2.72% 1
Folkestone +1 4 £92 -46.19%
Maidstone +9 3 £283 -29.37%
Rochester - 2 £148 -
Canterbury +1 1 £450 +205.08%
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (51.35%) Finance
2 42 (28.38%) SQL
3 22 (14.86%) Oracle
4 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.84%) ISEB
5 19 (12.84%) Windows
6 18 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
7 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
8 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.14%) Active Directory
10 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
10 14 (9.46%) .NET
10 14 (9.46%) SDLC
11 13 (8.78%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (8.78%) Smoke Testing
11 13 (8.78%) Test Strategy
11 13 (8.78%) Regression Testing
11 13 (8.78%) Integration Testing
12 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
13 11 (7.43%) MS Office
13 11 (7.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (7.43%) Windows 7
14 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
14 10 (6.76%) Change Management
15 9 (6.08%) T-SQL
15 9 (6.08%) Investment Management
15 9 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.38%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.43%) MS Office
3 8 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Sonata
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) LAN
2 4 (2.70%) SAN
2 4 (2.70%) WAN
3 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.73%) DataStage
4 6 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.38%) QlikView
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.35%) MySQL
7 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) DTS
8 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.73%) JIRA
3 2 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) MSTest
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.68%) WatiN
General
1 76 (51.35%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Advertising
3 5 (3.38%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.35%) Publishing
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.05%) HTML
2 6 (4.05%) XML
3 5 (3.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.73%) Equities
2 7 (4.73%) NHS
3 6 (4.05%) AS400
3 6 (4.05%) Clustering
4 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.70%) Wiki
6 2 (1.35%) iPhone
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.68%) PACS
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.84%) Windows
2 11 (7.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) Unix
6 2 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (1.35%) Linux
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
1 18 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.46%) SDLC
4 13 (8.78%) Integration Testing
4 13 (8.78%) Regression Testing
4 13 (8.78%) Smoke Testing
4 13 (8.78%) System Integration Testing
4 13 (8.78%) Test Strategy
5 10 (6.76%) Change Management
6 9 (6.08%) Investment Management
7 8 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 8 (5.41%) Migration
7 8 (5.41%) Scrum
8 7 (4.73%) CRM
8 7 (4.73%) ETL
8 7 (4.73%) UML
9 6 (4.05%) ITIL
9 6 (4.05%) Manual Testing
9 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.38%) SQL
2 9 (6.08%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.41%) Java
4 7 (4.73%) C#
4 7 (4.73%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.68%) VBA
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) ISEB
2 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.35%) CISSP
4 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.03%) XenApp
3 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.03%) SCCM
4 2 (1.35%) DameWare
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) Oracle
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.41%) Citrix
3 8 (5.41%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) HP
4 5 (3.38%) Informatica
4 5 (3.38%) Siebel
5 4 (2.70%) IronPort
6 3 (2.03%) IBM
6 3 (2.03%) SAP
7 2 (1.35%) Apple
7 2 (1.35%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.35%) Cognos
7 2 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (0.68%) CA
8 1 (0.68%) Ektron
8 1 (0.68%) Intel
8 1 (0.68%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas
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