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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 67 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.81% 10.62% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.07% 11.24% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 33
Median daily rate £320 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £135 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.55 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
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
318 258 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.76% 94.51% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 139 141
Median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.86 £38.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 14 £180 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 8 £315 +14.54%
Folkestone +2 5 £159 -7.30%
Maidstone - 3 £283 -
Rochester - 2 £148 -
West Malling - 2 £375 -
Canterbury 0 1 £450 +205.08%
Tonbridge -3 1 £450 - 2
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 86 (51.81%) Finance
2 43 (25.90%) SQL
3 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.25%) ISEB
3 22 (13.25%) Test Scripting
4 21 (12.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (12.65%) Oracle
5 20 (12.05%) ISTQB
6 19 (11.45%) Windows
7 17 (10.24%) Active Directory
7 17 (10.24%) SDLC
8 16 (9.64%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (9.64%) Test Strategy
8 16 (9.64%) Integration Testing
8 16 (9.64%) Regression Testing
9 15 (9.04%) .NET
9 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
10 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
11 12 (7.23%) Change Management
11 12 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (6.63%) Windows 7
12 11 (6.63%) NHS
12 11 (6.63%) MS Office
12 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
13 10 (6.02%) T-SQL
13 10 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (5.42%) UML
14 9 (5.42%) Citrix

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 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.01%) IIS
4 3 (1.81%) SAS
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.63%) MS Office
3 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Sonata
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Firewall
2 4 (2.41%) LAN
2 4 (2.41%) SAN
2 4 (2.41%) WAN
3 3 (1.81%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.22%) DataStage
4 6 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.01%) QlikView
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) DTS
9 1 (0.60%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) MySQL
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.22%) JIRA
3 2 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.60%) MSTest
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.60%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.60%) WatiN
General
1 86 (51.81%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Advertising
3 5 (3.01%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Back Office
4 3 (1.81%) Publishing
5 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.04%) .NET
2 6 (3.61%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.61%) HTML
2 6 (3.61%) XML
3 5 (3.01%) CSS
4 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.63%) NHS
3 9 (5.42%) AS400
4 7 (4.22%) Clustering
4 7 (4.22%) Equities
5 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.41%) Wiki
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) iSeries
8 1 (0.60%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 11 (6.63%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.81%) Unix
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.25%) Test Scripting
2 21 (12.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (10.24%) SDLC
4 16 (9.64%) Integration Testing
4 16 (9.64%) Regression Testing
4 16 (9.64%) System Integration Testing
4 16 (9.64%) Test Strategy
5 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.23%) Change Management
7 9 (5.42%) Investment Management
7 9 (5.42%) Migration
7 9 (5.42%) UML
8 8 (4.82%) Asset Management
8 8 (4.82%) Scrum
8 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 7 (4.22%) CRM
9 7 (4.22%) ETL
9 7 (4.22%) Manual Testing
9 7 (4.22%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.61%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.90%) SQL
2 10 (6.02%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.82%) Java
4 7 (4.22%) C#
4 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.60%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) ISEB
2 20 (12.05%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.20%) CISSP
4 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.60%) MCP
5 1 (0.60%) MCSA
5 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.41%) XenApp
3 4 (2.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.81%) SCCM
4 2 (1.20%) DameWare
4 2 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.65%) Oracle
3 9 (5.42%) Citrix
4 8 (4.82%) VMware
5 5 (3.01%) HP
5 5 (3.01%) Informatica
5 5 (3.01%) Siebel
6 4 (2.41%) IronPort
7 3 (1.81%) IBM
7 3 (1.81%) SAP
8 2 (1.20%) Apple
8 2 (1.20%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.20%) Aveksa
8 2 (1.20%) Cognos
8 2 (1.20%) Symantec
8 2 (1.20%) Veritas
9 1 (0.60%) Ektron
9 1 (0.60%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.60%) Tableau
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