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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 44 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.54% 23.04% 19.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.33% 23.98% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 33
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£315 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £308 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
307 196 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.46% 96.08% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 134 112
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 10
Average hourly rate £20.03 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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 -8 16 £325 -16.12% 8
Bath -4 10 £296 -8.84% 8
Axbridge - 1 - -
Street - - - - 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 1
Analyst
South West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (37.74%) SAP
2 29 (27.36%) Business Analysis
2 29 (27.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
5 23 (21.70%) SQL
5 23 (21.70%) ITIL
6 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
6 21 (19.81%) SC Cleared
7 19 (17.92%) Test Scripting
7 19 (17.92%) Migration
8 15 (14.15%) BPMN
9 14 (13.21%) ISEB
10 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
11 12 (11.32%) Software Testing
11 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.32%) Finance
12 11 (10.38%) SAP SD
12 11 (10.38%) Project Management
12 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
12 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
13 9 (8.49%) Data Extraction
13 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (8.49%) Scrum
14 8 (7.55%) UML
14 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.55%) MS Visio
14 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (7.55%) Data Management
14 8 (7.55%) BDD

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) Apache
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 8 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) SAP SD
2 4 (3.77%) SAP PM
3 3 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.89%) assyst
5 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) VoIP
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
2 1 (0.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.83%) DTS
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (7.55%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.89%) Selenium
3 2 (1.89%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Electronics
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) Gherkin
2 7 (6.60%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.94%) Mason
4 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Data Extraction
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.72%) GIS
4 4 (3.77%) CMDB
5 3 (2.83%) DTV
5 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Business Analysis
1 29 (27.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (21.70%) ITIL
3 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
4 19 (17.92%) Test Scripting
4 19 (17.92%) Migration
5 15 (14.15%) BPMN
6 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
7 12 (11.32%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.38%) Project Management
9 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.49%) Scrum
10 8 (7.55%) UML
10 8 (7.55%) Data Management
10 8 (7.55%) BDD
10 8 (7.55%) Test Strategy
10 8 (7.55%) Analytics
11 7 (6.60%) Test Management
12 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.72%) C#
4 3 (2.83%) Java
5 2 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) C
6 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.21%) ISEB
4 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.94%) MCITP
8 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) SCCM
1 2 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (37.74%) SAP
2 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.89%) VMware
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (0.94%) hybris
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix
5 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
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