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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1439 1771 1661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.35% 18.11% 18.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.38% 19.10% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1127 984
Median daily rate £363 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £209 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 94 98
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.48 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £23.65 £24.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +1.69%
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
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 0 321 £375 +4.16% 50
Hampshire -3 313 £350 - 53
Buckinghamshire +1 229 £350 +3.70% 25
Surrey 0 199 £375 +5.63% 53
West Sussex 0 151 £390 +11.42% 23
Oxfordshire -16 72 £400 +14.28% 27
Kent +3 47 £313 +25.00% 9
East Sussex -5 45 £380 +1.33% 16
Middlesex -2 30 £366 -7.27% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 £363 -
Sussex -1 3 - - 1
Home Counties +2 2 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 690 (23.54%) Finance
2 557 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (14.88%) Business Analysis
4 429 (14.64%) SQL
5 370 (12.62%) Microsoft
6 365 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
7 360 (12.28%) ITIL
8 333 (11.36%) Windows
9 319 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 265 (9.04%) MS Office
11 261 (8.90%) Security Cleared
12 243 (8.29%) MS Excel
13 230 (7.85%) SAP
14 227 (7.74%) Active Directory
15 213 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
16 207 (7.06%) Migration
17 206 (7.03%) Project Management
18 197 (6.72%) Telecoms
19 178 (6.07%) Change Management
20 177 (6.04%) Oracle
21 176 (6.00%) Banking
22 174 (5.94%) SC Cleared
23 171 (5.83%) ISEB
24 167 (5.70%) Test Scripting
25 166 (5.66%) Data Analysis
26 165 (5.63%) Waterfall
27 156 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
28 155 (5.29%) Java
29 147 (5.02%) User Stories
30 145 (4.95%) 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
1 118 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 49 (1.67%) Confluence
4 41 (1.40%) SAS
5 24 (0.82%) IIS
6 23 (0.78%) CMS
6 23 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.44%) Apache
9 13 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.41%) JBoss
11 10 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.31%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.20%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 265 (9.04%) MS Office
2 243 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 112 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 76 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (1.36%) MS Project
6 18 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.20%) SPSS
8 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.10%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.10%) Stata
10 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 15 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
4 15 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 13 (0.44%) Sonata
6 11 (0.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 11 (0.38%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
8 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.27%) HFM
9 8 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.24%) Lorenzo
10 7 (0.24%) Primavera
11 6 (0.20%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.54%) Office 365
2 24 (0.82%) SaaS
3 21 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.17%) PaaS
8 4 (0.14%) IaaS
9 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.068%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.068%) Force.com
10 2 (0.068%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.034%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.034%) GitHub
11 1 (0.034%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.034%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.034%) Taleo
11 1 (0.034%) Trello
11 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.90%) LAN
2 82 (2.80%) Firewall
3 69 (2.35%) WAN
4 55 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 49 (1.67%) Internet
6 48 (1.64%) VPN
7 35 (1.19%) DNS
8 27 (0.92%) DHCP
9 25 (0.85%) Network Security
10 24 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 23 (0.78%) SSL
12 20 (0.68%) Wireless
13 15 (0.51%) FTP
14 13 (0.44%) MPLS
15 12 (0.41%) ATM
15 12 (0.41%) Intranet
15 12 (0.41%) SAN
15 12 (0.41%) Unified Communications
16 10 (0.34%) VoIP
17 9 (0.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 49 (1.67%) QlikView
6 44 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 33 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 28 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 21 (0.72%) Big Data
11 19 (0.65%) MS Access
11 19 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.51%) DB2
15 14 (0.48%) DataStage
15 14 (0.48%) MySQL
16 13 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 122 (4.16%) JIRA
2 65 (2.22%) Selenium
3 58 (1.98%) SoapUI
4 36 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 31 (1.06%) WebDriver
7 30 (1.02%) Maven
8 28 (0.96%) JUnit
9 27 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
11 18 (0.61%) HP UFT
12 17 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (0.48%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (0.44%) Hudson
14 13 (0.44%) JMeter
15 11 (0.38%) Ant
15 11 (0.38%) Toad
16 10 (0.34%) Gradle
16 10 (0.34%) jMock
General
1 690 (23.54%) Finance
2 197 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 176 (6.00%) Banking
4 126 (4.30%) Retail
5 96 (3.28%) Marketing
6 60 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.36%) Legal
8 34 (1.16%) Publishing
9 27 (0.92%) Electronics
10 25 (0.85%) Automotive
11 24 (0.82%) Back Office
12 18 (0.61%) Advertising
13 16 (0.55%) Billing
13 16 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.41%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.38%) Front Office
16 11 (0.38%) Local Government
17 8 (0.27%) German Language
17 8 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (3.48%) XML
2 73 (2.49%) Web Services
3 61 (2.08%) .NET
4 51 (1.74%) SOAP
5 39 (1.33%) HTML
6 20 (0.68%) CSS
7 16 (0.55%) Gherkin
7 16 (0.55%) REST
7 16 (0.55%) XSLT
8 15 (0.51%) Ajax
9 14 (0.48%) Spring
10 13 (0.44%) J2SE
10 13 (0.44%) Java EE
11 12 (0.41%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.38%) Middleware
12 11 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (0.34%) FpML
13 10 (0.34%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.34%) JMS
13 10 (0.34%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 365 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (4.16%) Management Information System
3 44 (1.50%) Computer Science
3 44 (1.50%) NHS
4 42 (1.43%) Smart Meter
5 39 (1.33%) User Experience
6 35 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 34 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 31 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 31 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 30 (1.02%) Statistics
10 25 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 25 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 22 (0.75%) AS400
12 21 (0.72%) Data Integration
12 21 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
13 19 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
14 18 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 333 (11.36%) Windows
2 128 (4.37%) Windows 7
3 93 (3.17%) Unix
4 90 (3.07%) Linux
5 77 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 55 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (1.77%) Windows XP
8 45 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 18 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.38%) AIX
13 11 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.34%) Solaris
15 6 (0.20%) Android
15 6 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.17%) OS/400
16 5 (0.17%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (14.88%) Business Analysis
3 360 (12.28%) ITIL
4 319 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 213 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 207 (7.06%) Migration
7 206 (7.03%) Project Management
8 178 (6.07%) Change Management
9 167 (5.70%) Test Scripting
10 166 (5.66%) Data Analysis
11 165 (5.63%) Waterfall
12 156 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 147 (5.02%) User Stories
14 145 (4.95%) Scrum
15 137 (4.67%) Service Management
16 116 (3.96%) CRM
17 110 (3.75%) Use Case
18 108 (3.68%) SDLC
19 107 (3.65%) Data Migration
20 105 (3.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 429 (14.64%) SQL
2 155 (5.29%) Java
3 64 (2.18%) C#
4 51 (1.74%) VBA
5 43 (1.47%) VB
6 39 (1.33%) C
7 36 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 31 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 29 (0.99%) Python
11 28 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.51%) C++
13 15 (0.51%) JCL
14 12 (0.41%) Groovy
14 12 (0.41%) R
15 10 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.34%) VBScript
16 8 (0.27%) REXX
17 7 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 261 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 174 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 171 (5.83%) ISEB
4 137 (4.67%) Degree
5 95 (3.24%) ISTQB
6 52 (1.77%) CISSP
6 52 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 48 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 45 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (1.09%) MCP
10 28 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (0.92%) CIMA
12 24 (0.82%) ACCA
13 20 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 18 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 17 (0.58%) GCIA
15 17 (0.58%) GCIH
16 15 (0.51%) MCSE
17 14 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.40%) QA
2 90 (3.07%) SLA
3 75 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 36 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.34%) COBIT
8 10 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.27%) GAAP
10 7 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.14%) COSO
11 4 (0.14%) GxP
11 4 (0.14%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.10%) MiFID
13 2 (0.068%) GAMP
13 2 (0.068%) P3O
14 1 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.034%) ISO27005
System Software
1 227 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.61%) XenApp
4 13 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (0.27%) vSphere
5 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.20%) Firmware
7 6 (0.20%) UAG
8 5 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.068%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (1.13%) SCCM
3 12 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
5 10 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (0.31%) SCOM
7 8 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (0.24%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.20%) DameWare
9 6 (0.20%) Nessus
9 6 (0.20%) WSUS
10 4 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.14%) BMC Marimba
10 4 (0.14%) Control-M
10 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 370 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 230 (7.85%) SAP
3 177 (6.04%) Oracle
4 106 (3.62%) HP
5 90 (3.07%) Cisco
6 62 (2.12%) Remedy
7 57 (1.94%) IBM
8 52 (1.77%) VMware
9 49 (1.67%) Citrix
10 45 (1.54%) Cognos
11 43 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 42 (1.43%) Tableau
13 29 (0.99%) CheckPoint
14 28 (0.96%) Hyperion
15 27 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 25 (0.85%) Intel Security
17 24 (0.82%) Blue Coat
18 20 (0.68%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.68%) Bloomberg
19 18 (0.61%) Juniper
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Surrey
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