The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1642 1601 1279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.60% 17.88% 15.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.22% 19.51% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 978 692
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 112 121
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £25.45 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Berkshire +2 369 £350 +7.69% 87
Hampshire +1 355 £350 +2.94% 74
Buckinghamshire 0 256 £320 - 47
Surrey +1 224 £360 +2.85% 83
Oxfordshire +2 172 £380 +16.92% 52
West Sussex 0 111 £375 +20.00% 32
East Sussex +1 74 £400 +23.07% 20
Kent -5 29 £283 -16.29% 18
Middlesex -2 22 £334 -17.43% 2
Sussex +2 8 £400 +31.14% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Thames Valley +1 1 £480 -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 755 (23.10%) Finance
2 582 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 559 (17.11%) SQL
4 449 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
5 447 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
6 428 (13.10%) Business Analysis
7 422 (12.91%) Windows
8 395 (12.09%) MS Excel
9 322 (9.85%) MS Office
10 317 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 302 (9.24%) ITIL
12 291 (8.90%) Telecoms
13 269 (8.23%) Security Cleared
14 266 (8.14%) Migration
15 258 (7.89%) Project Management
16 222 (6.79%) Active Directory
17 218 (6.67%) Oracle
18 210 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
19 204 (6.24%) Data Analysis
20 203 (6.21%) SC Cleared
21 200 (6.12%) Test Scripting
22 192 (5.88%) ISEB
23 181 (5.54%) SQL Server
24 175 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
25 165 (5.05%) E-Commerce
25 165 (5.05%) Windows 7
26 163 (4.99%) Data Modelling
27 161 (4.93%) Degree
27 161 (4.93%) Waterfall
28 158 (4.83%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 107 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 56 (1.71%) SAS
2 56 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 54 (1.65%) IIS
4 51 (1.56%) CMS
5 30 (0.92%) Apache
5 30 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 29 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 24 (0.73%) IBM Notes
8 24 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (0.43%) JBoss
11 14 (0.43%) Lync
11 14 (0.43%) Confluence
12 13 (0.40%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 395 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 322 (9.85%) MS Office
3 130 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 118 (3.61%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.65%) MS Project
6 22 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.31%) SPSS
8 5 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.092%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.061%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.061%) Simulink
10 2 (0.061%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.031%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 50 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.21%) ResourceLink
5 7 (0.21%) assyst
5 7 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.15%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.15%) Staffware
7 5 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.15%) SAP BCA
7 5 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.01%) Office 365
2 26 (0.80%) SaaS
3 20 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.061%) Force.com
8 1 (0.031%) Boomi
8 1 (0.031%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.031%) IaaS
8 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.031%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.69%) WAN
2 83 (2.54%) Firewall
3 82 (2.51%) LAN
4 61 (1.87%) DNS
5 60 (1.84%) Internet
6 57 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 43 (1.32%) DHCP
8 38 (1.16%) VPN
9 37 (1.13%) SAN
10 36 (1.10%) Intranet
11 35 (1.07%) SSL
12 32 (0.98%) Network Security
13 31 (0.95%) Wireless
14 22 (0.67%) MPLS
14 22 (0.67%) VoIP
15 21 (0.64%) HTTP
15 21 (0.64%) LDAP
15 21 (0.64%) IPsec
16 18 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (0.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 138 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 55 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (1.44%) QlikView
7 44 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.10%) DB2
9 34 (1.04%) Data Mining
10 25 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (0.76%) SAP BW
11 24 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 24 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (0.64%) MS Access
13 19 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 82 (2.51%) Selenium
2 66 (2.02%) JIRA
3 49 (1.50%) Cucumber
4 43 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (1.16%) WebDriver
6 31 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 31 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 28 (0.86%) SoapUI
8 27 (0.83%) LoadRunner
9 26 (0.80%) Subversion
10 16 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 14 (0.43%) SpecFlow
12 13 (0.40%) JMeter
13 12 (0.37%) Toad
14 11 (0.34%) Git (software)
14 11 (0.34%) JUnit
15 9 (0.28%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.28%) TestDirector
16 8 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 6 (0.18%) Fiddler
General
1 755 (23.10%) Finance
2 291 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 149 (4.56%) Retail
4 141 (4.31%) Banking
5 98 (3.00%) Marketing
6 71 (2.17%) Automotive
7 60 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 52 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 45 (1.38%) Billing
10 40 (1.22%) Publishing
11 34 (1.04%) Legal
12 30 (0.92%) Back Office
13 22 (0.67%) Electronics
14 20 (0.61%) Advertising
15 18 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.46%) Military
17 14 (0.43%) General Ledger
18 13 (0.40%) German Language
19 11 (0.34%) Retail Banking
20 9 (0.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.82%) XML
2 123 (3.76%) .NET
3 87 (2.66%) Web Services
4 86 (2.63%) HTML
5 44 (1.35%) SOAP
6 36 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 29 (0.89%) J2EE
8 24 (0.73%) Middleware
8 24 (0.73%) CSS
8 24 (0.73%) Gherkin
9 21 (0.64%) AngularJS
10 19 (0.58%) HTML5
10 19 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (0.55%) Java EE
12 17 (0.52%) XML Messaging
13 14 (0.43%) XSD
13 14 (0.43%) RESTful
14 12 (0.37%) WCF
15 9 (0.28%) EJB
15 9 (0.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 449 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 87 (2.66%) NHS
4 51 (1.56%) User Experience
5 36 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 32 (0.98%) CMDB
7 28 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 24 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 24 (0.73%) Visualisation
9 22 (0.67%) Smart Meter
10 21 (0.64%) Statistics
11 20 (0.61%) DTV
11 20 (0.61%) Data Extraction
12 19 (0.58%) Open Source
12 19 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.55%) Clustering
14 17 (0.52%) Reference Data
15 16 (0.49%) Social Media
16 14 (0.43%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 422 (12.91%) Windows
2 165 (5.05%) Windows 7
3 112 (3.43%) UNIX
4 105 (3.21%) Linux
5 77 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 49 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.58%) AIX
9 19 (0.58%) Solaris
10 18 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.37%) Android
13 11 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.12%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.092%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.061%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (13.10%) Business Analysis
3 317 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 302 (9.24%) ITIL
5 266 (8.14%) Migration
6 258 (7.89%) Project Management
7 210 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
8 204 (6.24%) Data Analysis
9 200 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 175 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 165 (5.05%) E-Commerce
12 163 (4.99%) Data Modelling
13 161 (4.93%) Waterfall
14 158 (4.83%) CRM
15 146 (4.47%) Scrum
16 130 (3.98%) Service Management
17 114 (3.49%) Data Migration
18 112 (3.43%) User Stories
19 109 (3.34%) PRINCE2
20 108 (3.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 559 (17.11%) SQL
2 147 (4.50%) Java
3 102 (3.12%) C#
4 78 (2.39%) PL/SQL
5 54 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 52 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 48 (1.47%) VBA
8 41 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 38 (1.16%) VB
10 35 (1.07%) C
11 28 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.83%) Perl
13 23 (0.70%) Python
14 21 (0.64%) C++
15 18 (0.55%) VBScript
16 16 (0.49%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.34%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.34%) R
18 10 (0.31%) PHP
19 9 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 269 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 203 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 192 (5.88%) ISEB
4 161 (4.93%) Degree
5 70 (2.14%) ISTQB
6 43 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 40 (1.22%) CISSP
9 38 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 38 (1.16%) CCNA
10 31 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 19 (0.58%) MCSE
14 13 (0.40%) CISM
15 11 (0.34%) MCP
16 10 (0.31%) CBAP
17 8 (0.24%) CCNP
17 8 (0.24%) A+ Certification
17 8 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.52%) QA
2 90 (2.75%) SLA
3 44 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.86%) Solvency II
5 23 (0.70%) GAMP
6 22 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.55%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.24%) COBIT
10 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.12%) GAAP
10 4 (0.12%) COSO
11 3 (0.092%) P3O
11 3 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.061%) GxP
12 2 (0.061%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.061%) Basel II
12 2 (0.061%) HL7
12 2 (0.061%) DICOM
12 2 (0.061%) PMBOK
System Software
1 222 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 17 (0.52%) vSphere
5 17 (0.52%) XenApp
6 9 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.092%) HDFS
9 3 (0.092%) vCloud
9 3 (0.092%) Snort
10 2 (0.061%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.061%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.031%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.031%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.031%) Samba
Systems Management
1 103 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (1.84%) SCCM
3 13 (0.40%) WSUS
4 12 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (0.34%) Control-M
6 10 (0.31%) Nagios
6 10 (0.31%) OVSD
6 10 (0.31%) SCOM
7 9 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.15%) Icinga
10 5 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.15%) Nessus
10 5 (0.15%) Netcool
11 4 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.12%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 3 (0.092%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.092%) Puppet
Vendors
1 582 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 218 (6.67%) Oracle
3 123 (3.76%) SAP
4 122 (3.73%) HP
5 108 (3.30%) Cisco
6 94 (2.88%) VMware
7 86 (2.63%) Citrix
8 81 (2.48%) Remedy
9 60 (1.84%) IBM
10 46 (1.41%) Business Objects
10 46 (1.41%) Informatica
11 41 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (1.19%) CheckPoint
13 33 (1.01%) McAfee
14 28 (0.86%) Juniper
15 25 (0.76%) Lotus
16 23 (0.70%) Dell
17 21 (0.64%) Sitecore
17 21 (0.64%) Blue Coat
17 21 (0.64%) Google
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £125-£130/Day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Boston Hale
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £21.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Millingham Consulting
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12 months Fixed term
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago