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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1579 1736 1619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.39% 17.44% 17.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.18% 18.49% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1004 968
Average daily rate £360 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 112 111
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Hampshire -1 319 £350 -4.10% 59
Berkshire -1 306 £375 +5.63% 50
Buckinghamshire 0 275 £375 +16.27% 40
Surrey -4 217 £400 +11.11% 46
Oxfordshire -2 108 £350 -7.28% 19
Kent +9 98 £225 -25.00% 15
West Sussex -3 98 £363 +7.40% 10
East Sussex -1 71 £350 -6.66% 18
Middlesex +1 37 £378 +7.85% 6
Sussex 0 7 £181 -54.68% 1
Home Counties - 4 £415 -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 746 (25.72%) Finance
2 452 (15.58%) SQL
2 452 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 410 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 405 (13.96%) Windows
5 397 (13.68%) Business Analysis
6 305 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
7 304 (10.48%) ITIL
8 281 (9.69%) MS Excel
9 266 (9.17%) MS Office
10 249 (8.58%) Oracle
10 249 (8.58%) Active Directory
11 236 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 236 (8.14%) Security Cleared
12 233 (8.03%) Project Management
13 227 (7.82%) Telecoms
14 191 (6.58%) Banking
15 189 (6.51%) Data Analysis
15 189 (6.51%) Migration
16 178 (6.14%) Test Scripting
17 175 (6.03%) SC Cleared
18 173 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
19 169 (5.83%) SAP
20 166 (5.72%) ISEB
20 166 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
21 160 (5.52%) Degree
22 146 (5.03%) Change Management
23 140 (4.83%) CRM
24 136 (4.69%) Windows 7
25 133 (4.58%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 127 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 70 (2.41%) SAS
3 66 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 45 (1.55%) IIS
5 24 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 21 (0.72%) Confluence
8 18 (0.62%) CMS
9 16 (0.55%) Node.js
10 15 (0.52%) Apache
11 14 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.31%) JBoss
14 9 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 281 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 266 (9.17%) MS Office
3 91 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 60 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (1.65%) MS Project
6 20 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.31%) SPSS
9 3 (0.10%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 36 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.52%) Magento
3 13 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
4 12 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.24%) HFM
8 7 (0.24%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.17%) Primavera
10 5 (0.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (0.93%) Office 365
3 24 (0.83%) SaaS
4 16 (0.55%) Mimecast
5 14 (0.48%) GitHub
6 9 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.17%) PaaS
8 5 (0.17%) Route 53
8 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.14%) IaaS
9 4 (0.14%) Taleo
10 3 (0.10%) Scribe Online
10 3 (0.10%) Yammer
11 2 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.069%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.069%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.034%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.34%) Firewall
2 78 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 76 (2.62%) LAN
4 75 (2.59%) WAN
5 70 (2.41%) Internet
6 58 (2.00%) DNS
7 54 (1.86%) VPN
8 50 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 43 (1.48%) SSL
10 30 (1.03%) FTP
11 28 (0.97%) DHCP
12 22 (0.76%) NetScaler
12 22 (0.76%) Wireless
13 20 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
14 19 (0.65%) ATM
15 16 (0.55%) Intranet
16 15 (0.52%) VoIP
17 14 (0.48%) Network Security
17 14 (0.48%) SAN
18 10 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 83 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
4 59 (2.03%) Oracle Database
5 43 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 41 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.03%) QlikView
9 26 (0.90%) MS Access
10 25 (0.86%) Data Mining
10 25 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 23 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (0.65%) DB2
12 19 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.62%) Big Data
14 15 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.45%) SAP BI
16 12 (0.41%) DataStage
16 12 (0.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 60 (2.07%) JIRA
1 60 (2.07%) Selenium
2 56 (1.93%) SoapUI
3 42 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 37 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (1.17%) WebDriver
6 20 (0.69%) HP UFT
7 17 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.52%) Toad
9 12 (0.41%) JMeter
9 12 (0.41%) Maven
10 11 (0.38%) JUnit
10 11 (0.38%) Travis CI
10 11 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.34%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.31%) Introscope
13 8 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.28%) Subversion
14 7 (0.24%) Ant
14 7 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 746 (25.72%) Finance
2 227 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 191 (6.58%) Banking
4 126 (4.34%) Retail
5 98 (3.38%) Marketing
6 53 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 45 (1.55%) Legal
8 33 (1.14%) Electronics
8 33 (1.14%) Publishing
9 21 (0.72%) Automotive
9 21 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 21 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (0.69%) Advertising
10 20 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 19 (0.65%) Billing
12 14 (0.48%) Back Office
13 13 (0.45%) Front Office
14 10 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.31%) Local Government
16 8 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (2.83%) Web Services
2 78 (2.69%) XML
3 66 (2.28%) .NET
4 43 (1.48%) SOAP
5 30 (1.03%) HTML
6 24 (0.83%) Middleware
7 19 (0.65%) XML Messaging
8 18 (0.62%) ASP.NET
8 18 (0.62%) CSS
9 13 (0.45%) Gherkin
10 12 (0.41%) Java EE
11 10 (0.34%) Spring
12 9 (0.31%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.31%) EDI
12 9 (0.31%) REST
13 8 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (0.24%) J2EE
14 7 (0.24%) RESTful
15 6 (0.21%) Hibernate
15 6 (0.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 305 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.03%) NHS
4 41 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 40 (1.38%) Visualisation
6 39 (1.34%) Smart Meter
7 38 (1.31%) Statistics
8 37 (1.28%) Data Integration
9 34 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.10%) AS400
10 32 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 28 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 27 (0.93%) User Experience
13 21 (0.72%) Data Extraction
14 19 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 18 (0.62%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.62%) Driving Licence
15 18 (0.62%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
16 16 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 405 (13.96%) Windows
2 136 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 121 (4.17%) Linux
4 110 (3.79%) Unix
5 82 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 71 (2.45%) Windows XP
7 62 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.48%) Solaris
12 13 (0.45%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.31%) Android
15 8 (0.28%) AIX
16 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.17%) MVS
18 4 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (13.68%) Business Analysis
3 304 (10.48%) ITIL
4 236 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 233 (8.03%) Project Management
6 189 (6.51%) Data Analysis
6 189 (6.51%) Migration
7 178 (6.14%) Test Scripting
8 173 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
9 166 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 146 (5.03%) Change Management
11 140 (4.83%) CRM
12 133 (4.58%) PRINCE2
13 129 (4.45%) Waterfall
14 120 (4.14%) Scrum
15 118 (4.07%) Service Management
16 113 (3.90%) Analytics
17 101 (3.48%) User Stories
18 96 (3.31%) SDLC
19 91 (3.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 452 (15.58%) SQL
2 127 (4.38%) Java
3 61 (2.10%) C#
4 45 (1.55%) VB
5 40 (1.38%) JavaScript
5 40 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 38 (1.31%) VBA
7 27 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 26 (0.90%) Python
9 25 (0.86%) C
10 21 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 17 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.41%) C++
13 11 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.38%) VBScript
14 8 (0.28%) Groovy
14 8 (0.28%) JCL
14 8 (0.28%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.21%) AWK
15 6 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 236 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 175 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 166 (5.72%) ISEB
4 160 (5.52%) Degree
5 95 (3.27%) ISTQB
6 68 (2.34%) CISSP
7 49 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 43 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 34 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.90%) ACCA
11 26 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (0.83%) CIMA
12 24 (0.83%) MCP
13 22 (0.76%) GCIA
13 22 (0.76%) GCIH
13 22 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.62%) CCNA
14 18 (0.62%) CEH
15 16 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.38%) QA
2 78 (2.69%) SLA
3 66 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.31%) COBIT
7 9 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.17%) FATCA
10 4 (0.14%) COSO
10 4 (0.14%) SAS 70
11 3 (0.10%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.10%) FedRAMP
11 3 (0.10%) GxP
11 3 (0.10%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.10%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.069%) BS7799
12 2 (0.069%) GAAP
12 2 (0.069%) MiFID
System Software
1 249 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.69%) UAG
4 19 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 16 (0.55%) XenApp
6 14 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.41%) Docker
8 10 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.28%) vSphere
10 5 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.14%) Firmware
11 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.10%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.10%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 69 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (1.03%) SCCM
3 21 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
4 13 (0.45%) DameWare
4 13 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (0.31%) Control-M
8 9 (0.31%) HP SIM
9 8 (0.28%) WSUS
10 7 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
11 6 (0.21%) CA Wily
11 6 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.17%) ArcSight ESM
12 5 (0.17%) Nagios
12 5 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.17%) Puppet
13 4 (0.14%) Cacti
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 410 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 249 (8.58%) Oracle
3 169 (5.83%) SAP
4 122 (4.21%) HP
5 83 (2.86%) Cisco
6 71 (2.45%) VMware
7 61 (2.10%) IBM
8 55 (1.90%) Remedy
9 53 (1.83%) Citrix
10 42 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (1.45%) Tableau
11 38 (1.31%) Intel Security
12 30 (1.03%) Cognos
12 30 (1.03%) Hyperion
12 30 (1.03%) Symantec
13 29 (1.00%) Adobe
14 24 (0.83%) CheckPoint
14 24 (0.83%) Lotus
14 24 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
15 22 (0.76%) Informatica
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intech 7
Rate: Great day rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £16.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £325-375pd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £380 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RP International
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KDR
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Circa £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £220 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £12.50 per hour + TEMP TO PERM
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £17,000 - £18,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £195 - £269 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £520 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago