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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 50 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.79% 16.82% 20.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.82% 17.82% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £248 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
316 202 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.49% 94.39% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 137 108
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +14.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Taunton -4 17 £348 -13.12% 1
Bath -4 5 £325 - 7
Yeovil -2 2 - -
Street - 2 £405 -
Analyst
South West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (39.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 57 (38.51%) SAP
3 55 (37.16%) Security Cleared
4 51 (34.46%) SC Cleared
5 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
6 35 (23.65%) ISEB
7 33 (22.30%) Test Scripting
8 29 (19.59%) Business Analysis
9 26 (17.57%) PRINCE2
10 24 (16.22%) Software Testing
10 24 (16.22%) ISTQB
11 21 (14.19%) Project Management
11 21 (14.19%) ITIL
11 21 (14.19%) SQL
12 18 (12.16%) BPMN
12 18 (12.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (11.49%) Test Strategy
13 17 (11.49%) Migration
14 16 (10.81%) Finance
14 16 (10.81%) UML
14 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
14 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (10.14%) Asset Management
15 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
16 14 (9.46%) MS Visio
16 14 (9.46%) Test Management
16 14 (9.46%) Test Planning
17 13 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (8.11%) SolarWinds
18 12 (8.11%) CMDB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.35%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.35%) CMS
2 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.35%) Escenic
2 2 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.46%) MS Visio
3 10 (6.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.43%) SAP SD
2 4 (2.70%) SAP PM
3 3 (2.03%) assyst
4 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.35%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) VoIP
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) VPN
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.35%) DTS
5 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.70%) Selenium
4 3 (2.03%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.35%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.35%) Subversion
5 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.03%) Advertising
3 3 (2.03%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) Web Services
2 6 (4.05%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.38%) .NET
4 4 (2.70%) XML
5 2 (1.35%) Java RMI
5 2 (1.35%) LAMP
5 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.35%) Spring
5 2 (1.35%) JSF
5 2 (1.35%) Ajax
5 2 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.35%) jQuery
5 2 (1.35%) J2EE
5 2 (1.35%) EJB
5 2 (1.35%) CSS
5 2 (1.35%) Struts
5 2 (1.35%) HTML
5 2 (1.35%) HTML5
5 2 (1.35%) CSS3
6 1 (0.68%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) CMDB
2 11 (7.43%) GIS
3 5 (3.38%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.35%) NHS
5 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (22.30%) Test Scripting
3 29 (19.59%) Business Analysis
4 26 (17.57%) PRINCE2
5 24 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 21 (14.19%) ITIL
6 21 (14.19%) Project Management
7 18 (12.16%) BPMN
8 17 (11.49%) Test Strategy
8 17 (11.49%) Migration
9 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (10.81%) UML
10 15 (10.14%) Asset Management
10 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
11 14 (9.46%) Test Management
11 14 (9.46%) Test Planning
12 12 (8.11%) Operations Management
12 12 (8.11%) Capacity Management
12 12 (8.11%) BDD
12 12 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.19%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) C#
3 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.38%) Java
5 3 (2.03%) C++
5 3 (2.03%) C
6 2 (1.35%) Scala
6 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (37.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (34.46%) SC Cleared
3 35 (23.65%) ISEB
4 24 (16.22%) ISTQB
5 18 (12.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.70%) Degree
9 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCITP
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) MCSE
10 1 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (38.51%) SAP
2 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.11%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.03%) Cisco
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle
5 2 (1.35%) JBoss
5 2 (1.35%) Citrix
5 2 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Altiris
6 1 (0.68%) hybris
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) Nortel
6 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
Somerset
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgwater
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago