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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1813 1627 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.29% 17.79% 16.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.75% 19.30% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 970 820
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 98 114
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.57 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £25.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 394 £359 -1.03% 89
Hampshire +2 386 £350 +7.69% 86
Buckinghamshire 0 340 £325 +2.36% 41
Surrey -3 232 £360 +10.76% 72
Oxfordshire +1 146 £350 - 31
East Sussex +1 109 £375 +19.04% 9
West Sussex +1 100 £350 +7.69% 20
Kent 0 54 £250 -19.35% 9
Middlesex -2 30 £396 +21.69%
Sussex -2 5 £400 +6.66%
Home Counties +5 2 - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 771 (22.50%) Finance
2 611 (17.83%) SQL
3 608 (17.74%) Microsoft
4 538 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
5 456 (13.31%) Business Analysis
6 451 (13.16%) Windows
7 440 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
8 422 (12.31%) MS Excel
9 380 (11.09%) Security Cleared
10 359 (10.48%) ITIL
11 312 (9.10%) Telecoms
12 305 (8.90%) MS Office
13 296 (8.64%) SC Cleared
14 295 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 279 (8.14%) Test Scripting
16 259 (7.56%) Oracle
17 257 (7.50%) Migration
18 240 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
19 239 (6.97%) Project Management
20 233 (6.80%) Active Directory
21 217 (6.33%) SQL Server
22 197 (5.75%) Data Analysis
23 196 (5.72%) Waterfall
24 194 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
25 175 (5.11%) CRM
25 175 (5.11%) Windows 7
26 174 (5.08%) HP
27 170 (4.96%) ISEB
28 167 (4.87%) Banking
29 166 (4.84%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 110 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 74 (2.16%) SAS
3 58 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 43 (1.25%) IIS
5 38 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 31 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (0.88%) CMS
7 30 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (0.61%) Apache
10 16 (0.47%) Lync
11 15 (0.44%) Confluence
12 12 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.23%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.20%) Commerce Server
16 7 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 422 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 305 (8.90%) MS Office
3 143 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.20%) MS Project
6 29 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.35%) SPSS
8 3 (0.088%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.088%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.029%) Mingle
9 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 65 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 13 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 7 (0.20%) assyst
9 7 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.20%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.18%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.18%) Staffware
10 6 (0.18%) Magento
11 5 (0.15%) SAP SRM
11 5 (0.15%) Agresso
11 5 (0.15%) BPCS
12 4 (0.12%) BusinessWare
13 3 (0.088%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.28%) Office 365
2 33 (0.96%) SaaS
3 28 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.35%) PaaS
6 11 (0.32%) IaaS
7 10 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.088%) Yammer
11 2 (0.058%) Taleo
12 1 (0.029%) Boomi
12 1 (0.029%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.19%) LAN
2 73 (2.13%) Firewall
3 69 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 67 (1.96%) DNS
5 66 (1.93%) WAN
6 59 (1.72%) DHCP
7 57 (1.66%) SAN
8 54 (1.58%) Internet
9 29 (0.85%) VPN
10 22 (0.64%) ATM
11 21 (0.61%) SSL
11 21 (0.61%) VLAN
12 19 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (0.55%) Wireless
13 18 (0.53%) NAS
13 18 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
14 16 (0.47%) Intranet
14 16 (0.47%) LDAP
15 14 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 143 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
3 85 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 74 (2.16%) DB2
5 65 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 44 (1.28%) QlikView
9 39 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 34 (0.99%) Data Mining
11 31 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 29 (0.85%) MS Access
13 24 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (0.61%) Big Data
16 20 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 103 (3.01%) Selenium
2 78 (2.28%) JIRA
3 69 (2.01%) Cucumber
4 67 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 45 (1.31%) WebDriver
6 43 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 36 (1.05%) Subversion
9 29 (0.85%) HP UFT
10 21 (0.61%) LoadRunner
11 20 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.44%) JMeter
13 13 (0.38%) Toad
13 13 (0.38%) ClearCase
13 13 (0.38%) Git (software)
14 11 (0.32%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.29%) JUnit
16 9 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
17 8 (0.23%) TestDirector
18 6 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 771 (22.50%) Finance
2 312 (9.10%) Telecoms
3 167 (4.87%) Banking
4 128 (3.74%) Retail
5 96 (2.80%) Marketing
6 56 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 55 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 52 (1.52%) Automotive
9 44 (1.28%) Publishing
10 41 (1.20%) Billing
10 41 (1.20%) Back Office
11 40 (1.17%) Legal
12 27 (0.79%) Electronics
13 17 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.50%) Advertising
13 17 (0.50%) Military
14 16 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.41%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.38%) Law
17 12 (0.35%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (4.79%) XML
2 127 (3.71%) .NET
3 96 (2.80%) HTML
4 79 (2.31%) SOAP
5 71 (2.07%) Web Services
6 52 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.02%) CSS
8 33 (0.96%) XML Messaging
9 22 (0.64%) Middleware
10 20 (0.58%) JSON
11 19 (0.55%) Gherkin
11 19 (0.55%) J2EE
12 16 (0.47%) JSP
13 14 (0.41%) WCF
14 12 (0.35%) Flash
14 12 (0.35%) Ajax
14 12 (0.35%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.29%) Spring
15 10 (0.29%) XSD
15 10 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 440 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 82 (2.39%) NHS
4 50 (1.46%) Data Centre
5 41 (1.20%) User Experience
6 37 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 36 (1.05%) Statistics
8 35 (1.02%) Data Extraction
9 33 (0.96%) Smart Meter
10 31 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 31 (0.90%) CMDB
11 29 (0.85%) Reference Data
11 29 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 28 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 27 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.73%) DTV
15 22 (0.64%) Computer Science
16 21 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 21 (0.61%) AS400
17 20 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 451 (13.16%) Windows
2 175 (5.11%) Windows 7
3 137 (4.00%) UNIX
4 117 (3.41%) Linux
5 105 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 26 (0.76%) AIX
10 25 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 14 (0.41%) Solaris
14 13 (0.38%) Android
15 8 (0.23%) zOS
16 7 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.20%) MVS
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.088%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (13.31%) Business Analysis
3 359 (10.48%) ITIL
4 295 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 279 (8.14%) Test Scripting
6 257 (7.50%) Migration
7 240 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
8 239 (6.97%) Project Management
9 197 (5.75%) Data Analysis
10 196 (5.72%) Waterfall
11 194 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 175 (5.11%) CRM
13 153 (4.46%) Scrum
14 149 (4.35%) User Stories
15 147 (4.29%) Use Case
16 144 (4.20%) Service Management
17 140 (4.09%) Data Modelling
18 128 (3.74%) E-Commerce
19 118 (3.44%) ETL
20 114 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 611 (17.83%) SQL
2 152 (4.44%) Java
3 112 (3.27%) C#
4 59 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 57 (1.66%) PowerShell
6 56 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 53 (1.55%) VB
8 44 (1.28%) VBA
9 40 (1.17%) C
10 38 (1.11%) Perl
11 35 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 35 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 25 (0.73%) Python
13 18 (0.53%) JCL
14 14 (0.41%) C++
15 13 (0.38%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.35%) VBScript
16 12 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.29%) R
17 10 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 380 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 296 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 170 (4.96%) ISEB
4 157 (4.58%) Degree
5 93 (2.71%) ISTQB
6 66 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 58 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 42 (1.23%) CISSP
9 40 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 29 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (0.67%) CCNA
13 22 (0.64%) CIMA
14 12 (0.35%) CCAB
14 12 (0.35%) ACCA
14 12 (0.35%) CIPFA
14 12 (0.35%) MCSE
14 12 (0.35%) AAT
15 11 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.44%) QA
2 93 (2.71%) SLA
3 63 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.44%) GAMP
8 14 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.32%) GxP
10 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.26%) COBIT
11 6 (0.18%) COSO
12 5 (0.15%) GMP
12 5 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.12%) GCP
13 4 (0.12%) GAAP
13 4 (0.12%) P3O
14 3 (0.088%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.029%) GPG13
15 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
System Software
1 233 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 106 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.02%) vSphere
4 28 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 23 (0.67%) XenApp
6 16 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.35%) vCloud
9 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.088%) Firmware
12 3 (0.088%) HDFS
12 3 (0.088%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.058%) RACF
13 2 (0.058%) Snort
13 2 (0.058%) Squid
14 1 (0.029%) Samba
Systems Management
1 108 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
2 63 (1.84%) SCCM
3 19 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (0.53%) WSUS
5 17 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (0.44%) OVSD
7 14 (0.41%) Control-M
8 13 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.38%) SCOM
9 12 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 12 (0.35%) vMotion
10 10 (0.29%) Netcool
11 9 (0.26%) Nagios
11 9 (0.26%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.18%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.18%) CA Endevor
13 6 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (0.15%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 608 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 259 (7.56%) Oracle
3 174 (5.08%) HP
4 166 (4.84%) SAP
5 156 (4.55%) VMware
6 88 (2.57%) Cisco
7 81 (2.36%) Citrix
8 70 (2.04%) IBM
9 64 (1.87%) Remedy
10 60 (1.75%) Informatica
11 34 (0.99%) McAfee
11 34 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (0.82%) Teradata
13 27 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 27 (0.79%) Cognos
14 25 (0.73%) ServiceNow
15 22 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
16 21 (0.61%) Symantec
17 20 (0.58%) CA
17 20 (0.58%) Google
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Experis Ltd
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ITF Solutions
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Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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