The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1508 1645 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.93% 17.46% 18.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.87% 18.39% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 959 1031
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 101 104
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8441 8947 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5122 4622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 425 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 326 £375 +7.14% 53
Hampshire -2 306 £338 - 48
Buckinghamshire +1 249 £350 +4.86% 41
Surrey -3 191 £400 +14.28% 52
West Sussex 0 160 £400 +3.22% 30
Oxfordshire -2 103 £350 -4.10% 17
Kent +16 66 £325 +30.00% 8
East Sussex -2 50 £350 -12.50% 10
Middlesex -3 30 £396 +18.42% 1
Sussex -3 3 £175 -53.33% 2
M4 Corridor -8 1 £363 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 737 (24.57%) Finance
2 505 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (15.57%) SQL
4 404 (13.47%) Business Analysis
5 384 (12.80%) Microsoft
6 378 (12.60%) Windows
7 339 (11.30%) ITIL
8 316 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
9 283 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 263 (8.77%) Security Cleared
11 260 (8.67%) Active Directory
12 256 (8.54%) MS Excel
13 255 (8.50%) MS Office
14 234 (7.80%) Oracle
15 224 (7.47%) SAP
16 220 (7.34%) Project Management
17 213 (7.10%) Telecoms
18 208 (6.94%) Migration
19 198 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
20 188 (6.27%) Test Scripting
20 188 (6.27%) Banking
21 182 (6.07%) SC Cleared
22 179 (5.97%) Data Analysis
23 175 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
24 171 (5.70%) ISEB
25 170 (5.67%) Change Management
26 146 (4.87%) Degree
27 145 (4.83%) Java
28 140 (4.67%) Waterfall
29 137 (4.57%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 61 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 56 (1.87%) SAS
4 46 (1.53%) Confluence
4 46 (1.53%) IIS
5 22 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 19 (0.63%) CMS
7 17 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 15 (0.50%) JBoss
10 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.33%) Apache
11 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.27%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 256 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 255 (8.50%) MS Office
3 105 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (1.67%) MS Project
6 17 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.20%) SPSS
9 2 (0.067%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.033%) Weka
Business Applications
1 34 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 13 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 10 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (0.33%) Primavera
6 10 (0.33%) SAP SD
7 9 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.30%) SAP HR
8 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.27%) HFM
8 8 (0.27%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.17%) Office 365
2 27 (0.90%) SaaS
3 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
6 13 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.13%) PaaS
7 4 (0.13%) Taleo
8 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.10%) IaaS
8 3 (0.10%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.067%) Route 53
9 2 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.067%) Yammer
10 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.033%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.033%) GitHub
10 1 (0.033%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.63%) Firewall
2 86 (2.87%) LAN
3 79 (2.63%) WAN
4 76 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 74 (2.47%) Internet
6 59 (1.97%) VPN
7 57 (1.90%) DNS
8 43 (1.43%) SSL
9 34 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 30 (1.00%) DHCP
10 30 (1.00%) FTP
11 21 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 21 (0.70%) Network Security
12 20 (0.67%) Wireless
13 19 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
14 18 (0.60%) Intranet
15 17 (0.57%) ATM
16 16 (0.53%) MPLS
17 14 (0.47%) SAN
18 11 (0.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 80 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
4 55 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 45 (1.50%) QlikView
7 44 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 34 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (0.90%) MS Access
10 20 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 20 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (0.63%) Big Data
12 18 (0.60%) Relational Database
13 17 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 14 (0.47%) DataStage
15 12 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 12 (0.40%) DB2
15 12 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 102 (3.40%) JIRA
2 55 (1.83%) Selenium
3 54 (1.80%) SoapUI
4 29 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 25 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 25 (0.83%) Maven
7 23 (0.77%) JUnit
7 23 (0.77%) WebDriver
8 22 (0.73%) HP UFT
9 17 (0.57%) JMeter
10 13 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (0.40%) Toad
12 11 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (0.33%) Hudson
14 9 (0.30%) Ant
15 8 (0.27%) jMock
15 8 (0.27%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.27%) Log4j
General
1 737 (24.57%) Finance
2 213 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 188 (6.27%) Banking
4 107 (3.57%) Retail
5 87 (2.90%) Marketing
6 51 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 48 (1.60%) Legal
8 29 (0.97%) Electronics
9 28 (0.93%) Publishing
10 24 (0.80%) Back Office
11 22 (0.73%) Advertising
12 19 (0.63%) Billing
13 18 (0.60%) Automotive
14 16 (0.53%) Front Office
14 16 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.37%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.33%) Local Government
18 9 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (3.30%) XML
2 71 (2.37%) Web Services
3 57 (1.90%) .NET
4 51 (1.70%) SOAP
5 37 (1.23%) HTML
6 17 (0.57%) CSS
6 17 (0.57%) XML Messaging
7 16 (0.53%) Middleware
8 14 (0.47%) REST
9 13 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.43%) Gherkin
9 13 (0.43%) J2SE
10 12 (0.40%) Java EE
10 12 (0.40%) Spring
10 12 (0.40%) XSLT
11 10 (0.33%) FpML
11 10 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.30%) Ajax
13 8 (0.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 316 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 52 (1.73%) NHS
4 47 (1.57%) Smart Meter
5 38 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 37 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 37 (1.23%) User Experience
7 35 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 31 (1.03%) Statistics
9 29 (0.97%) AS400
10 28 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 22 (0.73%) Data Integration
12 21 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
13 20 (0.67%) Driving Licence
13 20 (0.67%) Mainframe
14 19 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.63%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 378 (12.60%) Windows
2 135 (4.50%) Windows 7
3 113 (3.77%) Linux
4 100 (3.33%) Unix
5 75 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 65 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 56 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.47%) Solaris
13 13 (0.43%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.23%) Android
15 7 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.20%) AIX
17 4 (0.13%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (13.47%) Business Analysis
3 339 (11.30%) ITIL
4 283 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 220 (7.34%) Project Management
6 208 (6.94%) Migration
7 198 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 188 (6.27%) Test Scripting
9 179 (5.97%) Data Analysis
10 175 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 170 (5.67%) Change Management
12 140 (4.67%) Waterfall
13 137 (4.57%) Scrum
14 136 (4.53%) CRM
15 132 (4.40%) Service Management
16 118 (3.93%) User Stories
17 114 (3.80%) PRINCE2
18 97 (3.23%) Analytics
19 95 (3.17%) SDLC
20 94 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 467 (15.57%) SQL
2 145 (4.83%) Java
3 53 (1.77%) C#
4 46 (1.53%) VBA
5 43 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 33 (1.10%) C
6 33 (1.10%) Python
7 31 (1.03%) VB
8 27 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 26 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 22 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 22 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 15 (0.50%) JCL
12 13 (0.43%) C++
13 12 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.30%) Groovy
14 9 (0.30%) R
15 8 (0.27%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.27%) Perl
16 7 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 263 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 182 (6.07%) SC Cleared
3 171 (5.70%) ISEB
4 146 (4.87%) Degree
5 99 (3.30%) ISTQB
6 67 (2.23%) CISSP
7 51 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 49 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 40 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.93%) MCP
11 26 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (0.77%) CIMA
14 22 (0.73%) ACCA
14 22 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 20 (0.67%) GCIA
15 20 (0.67%) GCIH
16 17 (0.57%) MCSE
17 16 (0.53%) CCNA
17 16 (0.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (3.67%) QA
2 88 (2.93%) SLA
3 63 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 39 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.27%) COBIT
10 5 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.13%) COSO
11 4 (0.13%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.10%) FATCA
12 3 (0.10%) FedRAMP
12 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.10%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.10%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.067%) GxP
13 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.067%) MiFID
System Software
1 260 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.70%) VMware ESX
3 21 (0.70%) XenApp
4 19 (0.63%) UAG
5 11 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 7 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.23%) vSphere
8 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.17%) Firmware
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.067%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (1.07%) SCCM
3 16 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
4 12 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (0.33%) DameWare
5 10 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (0.30%) HP SIM
6 9 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.17%) BMC Marimba
9 4 (0.13%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.13%) Control-M
9 4 (0.13%) Nmap
9 4 (0.13%) SCOM
9 4 (0.13%) WSUS
10 3 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.10%) Nessus
10 3 (0.10%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 384 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 234 (7.80%) Oracle
3 224 (7.47%) SAP
4 113 (3.77%) HP
5 101 (3.37%) Cisco
6 69 (2.30%) VMware
7 62 (2.07%) IBM
7 62 (2.07%) Remedy
8 57 (1.90%) Citrix
9 46 (1.53%) Tableau
10 45 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (1.20%) Intel Security
12 34 (1.13%) CheckPoint
13 28 (0.93%) Blue Coat
14 27 (0.90%) Cognos
15 26 (0.87%) Hyperion
15 26 (0.87%) Juniper
16 24 (0.80%) Splunk
17 23 (0.77%) Symantec
18 22 (0.73%) ServiceNow
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £375 to £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £288 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £375 to £375 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £14 - £16.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Rate: £125.00 per day + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £100 - £110 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum pro-rata for 6 months FTC
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Rate: From £190 to £210 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: 5 days ago