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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1709 1697 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.93% 18.45% 16.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.41% 20.09% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1007 758
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 121
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.04% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.42 £23.66 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 408 £350 +4.08% 82
Hampshire +2 373 £348 +6.92% 61
Buckinghamshire 0 282 £350 +7.69% 40
Surrey -2 227 £352 +4.68% 62
Oxfordshire -1 133 £363 +9.84% 37
West Sussex +2 103 £350 +7.69% 17
East Sussex -1 87 £360 +48.14% 10
Kent -6 47 £225 -30.76% 20
Middlesex -2 29 £395 +12.85% 1
Sussex -3 3 £388 -3.12% 1
Home Counties +5 1 - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 769 (22.17%) Finance
2 620 (17.88%) SQL
3 605 (17.45%) Microsoft
4 515 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
5 473 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 461 (13.29%) Windows
7 453 (13.06%) Business Analysis
8 413 (11.91%) MS Excel
9 376 (10.84%) ITIL
10 363 (10.47%) Security Cleared
11 320 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 315 (9.08%) MS Office
13 307 (8.85%) Telecoms
14 277 (7.99%) SC Cleared
15 274 (7.90%) Test Scripting
16 266 (7.67%) Migration
17 251 (7.24%) Active Directory
18 242 (6.98%) Project Management
19 231 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
20 215 (6.20%) Oracle
21 208 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
22 197 (5.68%) Data Analysis
23 195 (5.62%) SQL Server
24 186 (5.36%) ISEB
25 184 (5.31%) Waterfall
26 177 (5.10%) HP
26 177 (5.10%) XML
27 176 (5.07%) Windows 7
28 163 (4.70%) Java
28 163 (4.70%) Degree

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 115 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.70%) SAS
3 58 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 54 (1.56%) IIS
5 46 (1.33%) CMS
6 37 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 29 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (0.69%) Apache
10 21 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.43%) Confluence
12 15 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.43%) Lync
13 13 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.26%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 413 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 315 (9.08%) MS Office
3 122 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 86 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.38%) MS Project
6 30 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.26%) SPSS
8 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.029%) Mingle
9 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.029%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 56 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 7 (0.20%) assyst
10 6 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.17%) Staffware
11 5 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.14%) BPCS
11 5 (0.14%) SAP HR
11 5 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
12 4 (0.12%) Magento
12 4 (0.12%) BusinessWare
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.24%) Office 365
2 35 (1.01%) SaaS
3 28 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.35%) PaaS
6 11 (0.32%) IaaS
7 10 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.087%) Yammer
11 2 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.029%) Boomi
12 1 (0.029%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.45%) LAN
2 77 (2.22%) WAN
3 76 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 76 (2.19%) DNS
4 70 (2.02%) Firewall
5 64 (1.85%) DHCP
6 61 (1.76%) Internet
7 48 (1.38%) SAN
8 36 (1.04%) VPN
9 29 (0.84%) SSL
10 23 (0.66%) Network Security
11 21 (0.61%) Wireless
11 21 (0.61%) Intranet
11 21 (0.61%) ATM
12 20 (0.58%) VLAN
13 18 (0.52%) NAS
13 18 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (0.49%) VoIP
15 16 (0.46%) LDAP
15 16 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 144 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 68 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (1.61%) DB2
7 55 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
8 46 (1.33%) QlikView
9 36 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 34 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
12 28 (0.81%) MS Access
13 24 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (0.61%) Big Data
16 20 (0.58%) Hadoop
17 17 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 100 (2.88%) Selenium
2 77 (2.22%) JIRA
3 75 (2.16%) Cucumber
4 67 (1.93%) SoapUI
5 45 (1.30%) WebDriver
6 44 (1.27%) Subversion
7 41 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (0.84%) Visual Studio
8 29 (0.84%) LoadRunner
9 28 (0.81%) HP UFT
10 20 (0.58%) JMeter
11 19 (0.55%) Jenkins
12 17 (0.49%) SpecFlow
13 16 (0.46%) JUnit
14 15 (0.43%) Git (software)
15 13 (0.37%) Toad
16 10 (0.29%) ClearCase
16 10 (0.29%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.20%) TestDirector
17 7 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 769 (22.17%) Finance
2 307 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 143 (4.12%) Banking
4 140 (4.04%) Retail
5 97 (2.80%) Marketing
6 72 (2.08%) Automotive
7 60 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 58 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 47 (1.36%) Billing
10 41 (1.18%) Back Office
10 41 (1.18%) Publishing
11 40 (1.15%) Legal
12 26 (0.75%) Electronics
13 20 (0.58%) Military
14 18 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.43%) Advertising
16 12 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.35%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (5.10%) XML
2 129 (3.72%) .NET
3 86 (2.48%) HTML
4 76 (2.19%) Web Services
5 72 (2.08%) SOAP
6 53 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 39 (1.12%) XML Messaging
8 30 (0.87%) CSS
9 24 (0.69%) Gherkin
10 22 (0.63%) J2EE
11 20 (0.58%) Java EE
12 17 (0.49%) Middleware
13 14 (0.40%) WCF
14 13 (0.37%) JSON
15 12 (0.35%) JSP
16 11 (0.32%) XSD
16 11 (0.32%) .NET Framework
17 10 (0.29%) Spring
17 10 (0.29%) jQuery
17 10 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 473 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 86 (2.48%) NHS
4 53 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 44 (1.27%) User Experience
5 44 (1.27%) CMDB
6 34 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 31 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 31 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 29 (0.84%) Statistics
9 28 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 26 (0.75%) Data Extraction
11 25 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 25 (0.72%) Clustering
12 24 (0.69%) DTV
12 24 (0.69%) Reference Data
13 23 (0.66%) Smart Meter
14 22 (0.63%) Mathematics
15 21 (0.61%) Blackberry
16 20 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 461 (13.29%) Windows
2 176 (5.07%) Windows 7
3 143 (4.12%) UNIX
4 115 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (3.32%) Linux
5 67 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 54 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 20 (0.58%) AIX
10 17 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.46%) Solaris
12 14 (0.40%) Android
13 11 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.20%) MVS
16 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.087%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (13.06%) Business Analysis
3 376 (10.84%) ITIL
4 320 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 274 (7.90%) Test Scripting
6 266 (7.67%) Migration
7 242 (6.98%) Project Management
8 231 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
9 208 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 197 (5.68%) Data Analysis
11 184 (5.31%) Waterfall
12 161 (4.64%) Scrum
13 160 (4.61%) CRM
14 159 (4.58%) Service Management
15 149 (4.30%) E-Commerce
16 145 (4.18%) Use Case
17 137 (3.95%) Data Modelling
18 133 (3.84%) User Stories
19 118 (3.40%) ETL
20 107 (3.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 620 (17.88%) SQL
2 163 (4.70%) Java
3 107 (3.09%) C#
4 80 (2.31%) PL/SQL
5 65 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 54 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 44 (1.27%) VBA
8 41 (1.18%) VB
9 40 (1.15%) Perl
10 37 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 36 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 34 (0.98%) C
13 28 (0.81%) Python
14 18 (0.52%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.49%) VBScript
16 16 (0.46%) JCL
17 15 (0.43%) C++
18 13 (0.37%) R
19 11 (0.32%) Bash Shell
20 10 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 363 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 277 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 186 (5.36%) ISEB
4 163 (4.70%) Degree
5 100 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 62 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 53 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 44 (1.27%) CISSP
9 39 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 31 (0.89%) CCNA
12 28 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (0.66%) CIMA
14 13 (0.37%) HNC
14 13 (0.37%) MCSA
15 12 (0.35%) MCSE
15 12 (0.35%) CCAB
15 12 (0.35%) CISM
15 12 (0.35%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (3.58%) QA
2 90 (2.60%) SLA
3 58 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.55%) GAMP
7 17 (0.49%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.35%) COBIT
9 10 (0.29%) GxP
10 6 (0.17%) COSO
11 5 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.12%) GMP
12 4 (0.12%) GAAP
12 4 (0.12%) P3O
13 3 (0.087%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.087%) GCP
14 2 (0.058%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.058%) Basel II
14 2 (0.058%) PMBOK
System Software
1 251 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 93 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.92%) vSphere
4 25 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 22 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.52%) XenApp
7 15 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.32%) vCloud
9 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.087%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.087%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.087%) HDFS
13 2 (0.058%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.058%) Firmware
13 2 (0.058%) Snort
14 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.029%) Samba
Systems Management
1 121 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 69 (1.99%) SCCM
3 20 (0.58%) Control-M
3 20 (0.58%) WSUS
4 19 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (0.43%) OVSD
6 12 (0.35%) SCOM
6 12 (0.35%) vMotion
7 11 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.29%) Nagios
8 10 (0.29%) Netcool
9 8 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (0.17%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.14%) Icinga
12 5 (0.14%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (0.12%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 605 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 215 (6.20%) Oracle
3 177 (5.10%) HP
4 152 (4.38%) SAP
5 141 (4.07%) VMware
6 99 (2.85%) Cisco
7 83 (2.39%) Citrix
7 83 (2.39%) Remedy
8 57 (1.64%) Informatica
8 57 (1.64%) IBM
9 35 (1.01%) CheckPoint
10 34 (0.98%) McAfee
11 31 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (0.78%) Cognos
13 24 (0.69%) Teradata
14 21 (0.61%) Juniper
15 20 (0.58%) ServiceNow
16 19 (0.55%) Dell
16 19 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
17 18 (0.52%) Lotus
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 21 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rate!!!
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £295.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago