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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 56 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.18% 18.10% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.28% 19.18% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £172 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.00%
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
324 219 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.64% 94.40% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 135 92
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £22.93 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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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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
Taunton +5 27 £475 +77.57% 5
Bath -10 5 £338 +50.00% 4
Yeovil -1 2 - -
Street - 2 £405 -
Analyst
South West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 66 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 60 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 60 (37.04%) SAP
3 57 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 56 (34.57%) SC Cleared
5 38 (23.46%) ISEB
6 37 (22.84%) Test Scripting
7 32 (19.75%) Business Analysis
8 28 (17.28%) PRINCE2
9 26 (16.05%) SQL
9 26 (16.05%) Software Testing
10 25 (15.43%) ISTQB
10 25 (15.43%) Project Management
11 21 (12.96%) MS Excel
12 20 (12.35%) ITIL
13 19 (11.73%) UML
13 19 (11.73%) Finance
13 19 (11.73%) Test Management
13 19 (11.73%) Test Strategy
13 19 (11.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (10.49%) Migration
15 15 (9.26%) Service Delivery
15 15 (9.26%) Asset Management
15 15 (9.26%) BPMN
16 14 (8.64%) MS Visio
17 12 (7.41%) SolarWinds
17 12 (7.41%) Capacity Management
17 12 (7.41%) BDD
17 12 (7.41%) Operations Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.23%) Escenic
2 2 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (1.23%) CMS
2 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.23%) SAS
2 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.64%) MS Visio
3 11 (6.79%) MS Office
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (6.79%) SAP SD
2 4 (2.47%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.85%) assyst
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) WAN
2 1 (0.62%) VPN
2 1 (0.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.62%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.85%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) Big Data
6 2 (1.23%) DTS
6 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.94%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.47%) Subversion
3 4 (2.47%) Selenium
3 4 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.23%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.09%) Banking
4 4 (2.47%) Marketing
4 4 (2.47%) Legal
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.17%) Web Services
2 6 (3.70%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.09%) .NET
4 4 (2.47%) XML
5 3 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.23%) Spring
6 2 (1.23%) JSF
6 2 (1.23%) Ajax
6 2 (1.23%) jQuery
6 2 (1.23%) HTML5
6 2 (1.23%) LAMP
6 2 (1.23%) Java RMI
6 2 (1.23%) HTML
6 2 (1.23%) J2EE
6 2 (1.23%) EJB
6 2 (1.23%) CSS
6 2 (1.23%) Struts
6 2 (1.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) CMDB
2 10 (6.17%) GIS
3 5 (3.09%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.85%) NHS
4 3 (1.85%) Replication
4 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.23%) DTV
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.94%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (22.84%) Test Scripting
3 32 (19.75%) Business Analysis
4 28 (17.28%) PRINCE2
5 26 (16.05%) Software Testing
6 25 (15.43%) Project Management
7 20 (12.35%) ITIL
8 19 (11.73%) UML
8 19 (11.73%) Test Management
8 19 (11.73%) Test Strategy
9 17 (10.49%) Migration
10 15 (9.26%) Service Delivery
10 15 (9.26%) Asset Management
10 15 (9.26%) BPMN
11 12 (7.41%) Capacity Management
11 12 (7.41%) BDD
11 12 (7.41%) Operations Management
11 12 (7.41%) Scrum
11 12 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (6.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.05%) SQL
2 8 (4.94%) C#
3 6 (3.70%) Java
3 6 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.85%) C
4 3 (1.85%) C++
5 2 (1.23%) Scala
5 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.62%) PHP
6 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.62%) VBA
6 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 56 (34.57%) SC Cleared
3 38 (23.46%) ISEB
4 25 (15.43%) ISTQB
5 19 (11.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (6.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (5.56%) Degree
8 6 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.62%) MCP
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CCNP
10 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (37.04%) SAP
2 57 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) VMware
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco
5 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.62%) Nortel
6 1 (0.62%) Citrix
6 1 (0.62%) Altiris
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