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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1485 1698 1661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.70% 17.79% 18.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.70% 18.79% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 1026 974
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 105 103
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -8.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £24.60 £24.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 322 £375 +7.14% 66
Hampshire -4 303 £345 +0.72% 49
Buckinghamshire +1 247 £340 +0.74% 47
Surrey -5 184 £375 +5.63% 43
West Sussex 0 167 £400 +7.23% 27
Oxfordshire -3 98 £340 -2.85% 29
Kent +11 49 £325 +36.84% 6
East Sussex -2 44 £350 -6.66% 15
Middlesex +2 34 £396 +0.25% 2
M4 Corridor -6 4 £363 -
Sussex -1 3 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 745 (24.28%) Finance
2 534 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
3 478 (15.58%) SQL
4 433 (14.11%) Business Analysis
5 397 (12.94%) Microsoft
6 379 (12.35%) ITIL
7 377 (12.28%) Windows
8 338 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
9 312 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 276 (8.99%) MS Office
10 276 (8.99%) Security Cleared
11 273 (8.90%) MS Excel
12 262 (8.54%) Active Directory
13 232 (7.56%) SAP
13 232 (7.56%) Oracle
14 225 (7.33%) Project Management
15 224 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
16 213 (6.94%) Migration
17 212 (6.91%) Telecoms
18 196 (6.39%) SC Cleared
19 190 (6.19%) Banking
20 189 (6.16%) Data Analysis
21 185 (6.03%) Test Scripting
22 178 (5.80%) Change Management
23 172 (5.60%) ISEB
23 172 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
24 156 (5.08%) Degree
25 148 (4.82%) Service Management
26 147 (4.79%) Java
26 147 (4.79%) Waterfall

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
1 130 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.12%) MS Exchange
3 53 (1.73%) SAS
4 50 (1.63%) Confluence
5 41 (1.34%) IIS
6 22 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.68%) CMS
8 20 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.42%) JBoss
12 11 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.29%) Apache
14 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.29%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.26%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 276 (8.99%) MS Office
2 273 (8.90%) MS Excel
3 114 (3.71%) MS Visio
4 65 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (1.66%) MS Project
6 19 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.23%) SPSS
8 6 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.033%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.033%) Weka
Business Applications
1 34 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.46%) SAP HR
5 13 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.39%) Sonata
7 11 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
7 11 (0.36%) Primavera
7 11 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 11 (0.36%) SAP SD
8 10 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
8 10 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.26%) HFM
10 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
11 6 (0.20%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.34%) Office 365
2 25 (0.81%) SaaS
3 22 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.13%) PaaS
6 4 (0.13%) Taleo
7 3 (0.098%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.098%) IaaS
7 3 (0.098%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.065%) Yammer
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.033%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.033%) Force.com
9 1 (0.033%) GitHub
9 1 (0.033%) Route 53
9 1 (0.033%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.45%) Firewall
2 93 (3.03%) LAN
3 79 (2.57%) WAN
4 75 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 66 (2.15%) Internet
6 54 (1.76%) DNS
7 52 (1.69%) VPN
8 40 (1.30%) SSL
9 32 (1.04%) DHCP
9 32 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (0.78%) FTP
10 24 (0.78%) Network Security
11 21 (0.68%) Wireless
12 17 (0.55%) NetScaler
13 16 (0.52%) Intranet
14 15 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (0.49%) SAN
15 14 (0.46%) ATM
15 14 (0.46%) MPLS
16 12 (0.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 88 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
4 58 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 47 (1.53%) QlikView
7 43 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 35 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (0.85%) MS Access
10 24 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 22 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (0.68%) Big Data
13 20 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.52%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.52%) DataStage
17 14 (0.46%) DB2
18 12 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 12 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 110 (3.58%) JIRA
2 58 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 57 (1.86%) Selenium
4 30 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 29 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 28 (0.91%) Maven
7 26 (0.85%) JUnit
8 25 (0.81%) WebDriver
9 19 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
12 14 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (0.42%) JMeter
14 12 (0.39%) Toad
15 10 (0.33%) Hudson
16 9 (0.29%) Ant
17 8 (0.26%) Gradle
17 8 (0.26%) jMock
17 8 (0.26%) Log4j
General
1 745 (24.28%) Finance
2 212 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 190 (6.19%) Banking
4 113 (3.68%) Retail
5 95 (3.10%) Marketing
6 59 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.37%) Legal
8 28 (0.91%) Publishing
9 27 (0.88%) Back Office
9 27 (0.88%) Electronics
10 23 (0.75%) Advertising
10 23 (0.75%) Automotive
11 18 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.49%) Billing
13 14 (0.46%) Front Office
13 14 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.36%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.33%) Local Government
17 9 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (3.52%) XML
2 71 (2.31%) Web Services
3 58 (1.89%) .NET
4 56 (1.82%) SOAP
5 39 (1.27%) HTML
6 18 (0.59%) CSS
7 15 (0.49%) XML Messaging
7 15 (0.49%) XSLT
8 14 (0.46%) Gherkin
8 14 (0.46%) Middleware
8 14 (0.46%) REST
9 13 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.42%) J2SE
10 12 (0.39%) Java EE
10 12 (0.39%) Spring
11 10 (0.33%) FpML
11 10 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (0.29%) Ajax
13 8 (0.26%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 338 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 55 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 47 (1.53%) NHS
5 42 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 38 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 36 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 36 (1.17%) User Experience
9 34 (1.11%) Statistics
10 29 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 25 (0.81%) Data Integration
12 23 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
13 22 (0.72%) AS400
13 22 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.65%) Life Science
14 20 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 18 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 377 (12.28%) Windows
2 140 (4.56%) Windows 7
3 105 (3.42%) Linux
4 101 (3.29%) Unix
5 77 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 63 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (1.99%) Windows XP
8 51 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.46%) Solaris
14 7 (0.23%) AIX
14 7 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.20%) Android
16 4 (0.13%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.098%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.065%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (14.11%) Business Analysis
3 379 (12.35%) ITIL
4 312 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 225 (7.33%) Project Management
6 224 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
7 213 (6.94%) Migration
8 189 (6.16%) Data Analysis
9 185 (6.03%) Test Scripting
10 178 (5.80%) Change Management
11 172 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 148 (4.82%) Service Management
13 147 (4.79%) Waterfall
14 140 (4.56%) Scrum
15 124 (4.04%) CRM
16 121 (3.94%) User Stories
17 120 (3.91%) PRINCE2
18 111 (3.62%) Data Migration
19 107 (3.49%) Use Case
20 103 (3.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 478 (15.58%) SQL
2 147 (4.79%) Java
3 57 (1.86%) C#
4 49 (1.60%) VBA
5 41 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 35 (1.14%) VB
7 33 (1.08%) C
8 27 (0.88%) Python
8 27 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 25 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 25 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 19 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 16 (0.52%) JCL
12 14 (0.46%) C++
13 11 (0.36%) R
14 9 (0.29%) Groovy
14 9 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.26%) REXX
16 7 (0.23%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 276 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 196 (6.39%) SC Cleared
3 172 (5.60%) ISEB
4 156 (5.08%) Degree
5 101 (3.29%) ISTQB
6 64 (2.09%) CISSP
7 54 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 47 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 47 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (1.04%) MCP
10 29 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (0.78%) CIMA
12 24 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (0.75%) ACCA
14 20 (0.65%) GCIA
14 20 (0.65%) GCIH
15 18 (0.59%) CCNA
15 18 (0.59%) MCSE
16 17 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.88%) QA
2 97 (3.16%) SLA
3 75 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.42%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.26%) COBIT
9 8 (0.26%) GAAP
10 7 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.13%) COSO
11 4 (0.13%) GxP
11 4 (0.13%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.098%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.065%) FATCA
13 2 (0.065%) GAMP
13 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.065%) MiFID
14 1 (0.033%) GCP
System Software
1 262 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.62%) VMware ESX
3 19 (0.62%) XenApp
4 15 (0.49%) UAG
5 11 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
8 8 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (0.26%) vSphere
9 7 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.16%) Firmware
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.098%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (1.21%) SCCM
3 16 (0.52%) RSA Security Analytics
4 12 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 11 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 10 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.29%) HP SIM
8 8 (0.26%) DameWare
8 8 (0.26%) SCOM
9 6 (0.20%) Nessus
10 5 (0.16%) BMC Marimba
10 5 (0.16%) Control-M
10 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.16%) WSUS
11 4 (0.13%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle EDQ
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.098%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 397 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 232 (7.56%) Oracle
2 232 (7.56%) SAP
3 117 (3.81%) HP
4 103 (3.36%) Cisco
5 66 (2.15%) Remedy
6 61 (1.99%) VMware
7 60 (1.96%) IBM
8 54 (1.76%) Citrix
9 46 (1.50%) Tableau
10 42 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (1.34%) Cognos
12 36 (1.17%) CheckPoint
13 33 (1.08%) Intel Security
14 29 (0.94%) Blue Coat
15 27 (0.88%) Juniper
16 26 (0.85%) Hyperion
17 23 (0.75%) ServiceNow
17 23 (0.75%) Symantec
18 20 (0.65%) Splunk
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450.0 - £550.0 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £9.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Intech 7
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day ,long term contract, great existing team
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago