The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 61 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.05% 14.97% 24.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.12% 15.82% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £172 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 177 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.38% 94.65% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 91 83
Average daily rate £325 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.52 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
South West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 33 £350 - 10
Yeovil 0 3 £300 -
Bath -13 2 £325 +44.44% 6
Street - 2 £405 -
Bridgwater - - - -
Glastonbury - - - - 1
Analyst
South West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (42.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 64 (38.55%) Security Cleared
3 60 (36.14%) SAP
4 59 (35.54%) SC Cleared
5 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
6 38 (22.89%) ISEB
7 37 (22.29%) Test Scripting
8 32 (19.28%) Business Analysis
8 32 (19.28%) PRINCE2
9 29 (17.47%) Project Management
10 26 (15.66%) Software Testing
11 25 (15.06%) ISTQB
11 25 (15.06%) SQL
12 23 (13.86%) UML
12 23 (13.86%) Test Strategy
13 22 (13.25%) ITIL
14 21 (12.65%) Finance
15 20 (12.05%) MS Excel
16 19 (11.45%) Test Management
16 19 (11.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (10.84%) Migration
18 17 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (9.04%) Asset Management
19 15 (9.04%) Service Delivery
19 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 14 (8.43%) BPMN
21 13 (7.83%) Use Case
21 13 (7.83%) MS Visio
22 12 (7.23%) GIS
22 12 (7.23%) CMDB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.81%) SAS
3 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.20%) CMS
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.20%) Escenic
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.83%) MS Visio
3 11 (6.63%) MS Office
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) SAP SD
2 4 (2.41%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.81%) assyst
4 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.60%) Summit
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) VPN
2 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.81%) MySQL
4 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.20%) Big Data
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.20%) DTS
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.82%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.41%) Subversion
3 4 (2.41%) Selenium
3 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.20%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 21 (12.65%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (2.41%) Legal
3 4 (2.41%) Marketing
4 3 (1.81%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) Web Services
2 6 (3.61%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.01%) .NET
4 4 (2.41%) XML
5 3 (1.81%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.20%) Spring
6 2 (1.20%) JSF
6 2 (1.20%) Ajax
6 2 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.20%) jQuery
6 2 (1.20%) HTML5
6 2 (1.20%) CSS3
6 2 (1.20%) Java RMI
6 2 (1.20%) LAMP
6 2 (1.20%) J2EE
6 2 (1.20%) EJB
6 2 (1.20%) CSS
6 2 (1.20%) Struts
6 2 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) GIS
1 12 (7.23%) CMDB
2 5 (3.01%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.81%) Replication
4 2 (1.20%) Clustering
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.60%) DTV
5 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.42%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (22.29%) Test Scripting
3 32 (19.28%) Business Analysis
3 32 (19.28%) PRINCE2
4 29 (17.47%) Project Management
5 26 (15.66%) Software Testing
6 23 (13.86%) Test Strategy
6 23 (13.86%) UML
7 22 (13.25%) ITIL
8 19 (11.45%) Test Management
9 18 (10.84%) Migration
10 15 (9.04%) Asset Management
10 15 (9.04%) Service Delivery
11 14 (8.43%) BPMN
12 13 (7.83%) Use Case
13 12 (7.23%) Operations Management
13 12 (7.23%) BDD
13 12 (7.23%) Portfolio Management
13 12 (7.23%) Capacity Management
13 12 (7.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.06%) SQL
2 8 (4.82%) C#
3 6 (3.61%) Java
3 6 (3.61%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.81%) C++
4 3 (1.81%) C
5 2 (1.20%) Scala
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
6 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 59 (35.54%) SC Cleared
3 38 (22.89%) ISEB
4 25 (15.06%) ISTQB
5 19 (11.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (6.02%) Degree
8 6 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.20%) MCITP
10 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.20%) MCSE
10 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.60%) CCNP
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) SLA
1 2 (1.20%) QA
1 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) SCCM
1 2 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (36.14%) SAP
2 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.23%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.41%) Cisco
4 4 (2.41%) Oracle
5 3 (1.81%) Citrix
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.60%) Altiris
7 1 (0.60%) Nortel
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
British Solar Renewables
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago