The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 8 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 46 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.18% 9.80% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.28% 10.24% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
Average daily rate £350 £369 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £223 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.29 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.11% -57.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 293 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 99.34% 95.75% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 177 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.57 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Somerset region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Somerset region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bath +10 18 £325 - 8
Street +9 6 £413 +6.45%
Taunton +8 4 £275 -15.38%
Shepton Mallet - 1 £350 - 2
Yeovil - 1 £300 -
Analyst
South West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.37%) Waterfall
3 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (20.51%) Finance
4 23 (19.66%) Business Analysis
5 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
6 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
6 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
6 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
7 16 (13.68%) QA
7 16 (13.68%) SQL
8 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
9 14 (11.97%) Marketing
9 14 (11.97%) SAP
10 13 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
11 12 (10.26%) ISEB
11 12 (10.26%) ISTQB
11 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.40%) Functional Testing
12 11 (9.40%) User Stories
12 11 (9.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 11 (9.40%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (9.40%) Security Testing
12 11 (9.40%) Scrum
12 11 (9.40%) Manufacturing
12 11 (9.40%) Electronics
12 11 (9.40%) Telecoms

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) SAS
3 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.84%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.85%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Firewall
1 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
1 1 (0.85%) SSL
1 1 (0.85%) VoIP
1 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) QlikView
2 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.56%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Selenium
1 10 (8.55%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.85%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) WATIR
4 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Marketing
3 11 (9.40%) Electronics
3 11 (9.40%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) REST
2 1 (0.85%) SOAP
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) NHS
3 6 (5.13%) Derivative
4 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.42%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Android
2 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.37%) Waterfall
3 23 (19.66%) Business Analysis
4 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
4 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
5 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.40%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (9.40%) Functional Testing
8 11 (9.40%) Scrum
8 11 (9.40%) Security Testing
8 11 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (9.40%) User Stories
9 10 (8.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (8.55%) Test Management
9 10 (8.55%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.98%) ETL
11 7 (5.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) Java
2 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) ISEB
3 12 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.42%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) APMG
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) EMIR
2 6 (5.13%) MiFID
3 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.71%) P3O
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.85%) FATCA
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) SAP
3 2 (1.71%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) Avaya
4 1 (0.85%) Capita
4 1 (0.85%) Casewise
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) Civica
4 1 (0.85%) Kaspersky
4 1 (0.85%) Mitel
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
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