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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1659 1411 1795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.86% 16.13% 18.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.39% 17.36% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 820 881
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £456 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 114 176
Average hourly rate £14.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.00%
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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hampshire 0 322 £325 -13.33% 59
Buckinghamshire +1 320 £320 +3.22% 46
Berkshire +3 319 £365 +12.30% 76
Surrey +2 246 £325 -7.14% 68
East Sussex 0 108 £318 -12.41% 14
Oxfordshire -1 91 £350 - 26
West Sussex -3 78 £325 -8.45% 24
Kent -2 54 £310 +3.76% 10
Middlesex +1 53 £325 -0.76% 5
Sussex 0 11 £400 +9.58%
Home Counties -5 4 £370 +15.62%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 766 (23.42%) Finance
2 542 (16.57%) SQL
3 519 (15.87%) Windows
4 485 (14.83%) Microsoft
5 480 (14.67%) Business Analysis
6 377 (11.53%) MS Excel
7 376 (11.49%) ITIL
8 312 (9.54%) MS Office
9 288 (8.80%) Oracle
9 288 (8.80%) Telecoms
10 277 (8.47%) Security Cleared
11 270 (8.25%) Active Directory
12 252 (7.70%) Project Management
13 244 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 210 (6.42%) Windows 7
15 208 (6.36%) SC Cleared
16 199 (6.08%) ISEB
17 193 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
17 193 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
18 186 (5.69%) Test Scripting
19 178 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 176 (5.38%) .NET
21 174 (5.32%) SQL Server
22 173 (5.29%) CRM
23 167 (5.11%) UNIX
23 167 (5.11%) Data Analysis
24 165 (5.04%) SAP
25 159 (4.86%) Migration
26 154 (4.71%) HP
27 151 (4.62%) Degree

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 137 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 102 (3.12%) MS Exchange
3 61 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 51 (1.56%) SAS
5 45 (1.38%) IIS
6 28 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 25 (0.76%) CMS
8 22 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.55%) Lync
12 16 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.46%) ArcGIS
13 15 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.37%) Apache
16 11 (0.34%) Documentum
17 10 (0.31%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 377 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 312 (9.54%) MS Office
3 105 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 86 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 81 (2.48%) MS Project
6 32 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.28%) SPSS
8 3 (0.092%) FastStats
8 3 (0.092%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.061%) Mingle
9 2 (0.061%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.061%) DOC1
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.031%) Revit
10 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 55 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.49%) Maximo
5 14 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.34%) SAP SD
7 11 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.21%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.21%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.21%) Staffware
9 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
9 7 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.73%) Office 365
2 13 (0.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.061%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.031%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 64 (1.96%) Firewall
3 62 (1.90%) WAN
4 61 (1.86%) LAN
5 48 (1.47%) SAN
5 48 (1.47%) Internet
5 48 (1.47%) DNS
6 29 (0.89%) VoIP
7 26 (0.79%) VPN
7 26 (0.79%) Wireless
7 26 (0.79%) Intranet
8 24 (0.73%) DHCP
9 23 (0.70%) HTTP
10 19 (0.58%) LDAP
11 18 (0.55%) 3G
12 15 (0.46%) IP Telephony
12 15 (0.46%) FTP
12 15 (0.46%) HTTPS
13 13 (0.40%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (1.83%) MS Access
4 58 (1.77%) Data Mining
5 47 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 40 (1.22%) QlikView
8 40 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (0.98%) DB2
10 27 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 26 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (0.61%) PowerCenter
13 20 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (0.55%) SAP BW
15 18 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (0.52%) DTS
Development Applications
1 52 (1.59%) Selenium
1 52 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 46 (1.41%) JIRA
4 40 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 25 (0.76%) LoadRunner
6 24 (0.73%) SoapUI
7 23 (0.70%) Rational Rose
8 21 (0.64%) JMeter
8 21 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 19 (0.58%) WebDriver
10 18 (0.55%) TestDirector
11 16 (0.49%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.43%) Toad
13 13 (0.40%) JUnit
14 12 (0.37%) Jenkins
15 11 (0.34%) Subversion
16 8 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
17 7 (0.21%) WinRunner
17 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 766 (23.42%) Finance
2 288 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 142 (4.34%) Retail
4 141 (4.31%) Banking
5 133 (4.07%) Marketing
6 64 (1.96%) Billing
7 60 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 40 (1.22%) Automotive
9 38 (1.16%) Publishing
10 32 (0.98%) Legal
11 31 (0.95%) Advertising
12 28 (0.86%) Electronics
13 25 (0.76%) Spanish Language
14 23 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.61%) French Language
16 14 (0.43%) Local Government
17 13 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.40%) Military
18 12 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (5.38%) .NET
2 98 (3.00%) HTML
3 79 (2.42%) XML
4 76 (2.32%) Web Services
5 69 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 62 (1.90%) SOAP
7 43 (1.31%) JSP
8 36 (1.10%) J2EE
9 24 (0.73%) REST
10 23 (0.70%) Middleware
11 22 (0.67%) WCF
12 17 (0.52%) WPF
13 14 (0.43%) .NET Framework
13 14 (0.43%) CSS
14 12 (0.37%) COM+
15 11 (0.34%) MDX
15 11 (0.34%) RESTful
16 9 (0.28%) jQuery
17 8 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
17 8 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (3.36%) Management Information System
2 92 (2.81%) NHS
3 53 (1.62%) Blackberry
4 48 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 31 (0.95%) Smart Meter
5 31 (0.95%) DTV
6 27 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 26 (0.79%) Statistics
8 22 (0.67%) CMDB
8 22 (0.67%) iPad
9 20 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 20 (0.61%) EPoS
9 20 (0.61%) Clustering
10 19 (0.58%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.55%) Social Media
11 18 (0.55%) GIS
12 17 (0.52%) AS400
13 16 (0.49%) Computer Science
14 15 (0.46%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 519 (15.87%) Windows
2 210 (6.42%) Windows 7
3 167 (5.11%) UNIX
4 149 (4.56%) Windows XP
5 115 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 96 (2.93%) Linux
8 33 (1.01%) Solaris
9 30 (0.92%) Windows 2000
10 21 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.61%) AIX
12 19 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 12 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.21%) Android
16 7 (0.21%) HPUX
16 7 (0.21%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (14.67%) Business Analysis
2 376 (11.49%) ITIL
3 252 (7.70%) Project Management
4 244 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 193 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
5 193 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
6 186 (5.69%) Test Scripting
7 178 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 173 (5.29%) CRM
9 167 (5.11%) Data Analysis
10 159 (4.86%) Migration
11 150 (4.59%) Scrum
12 139 (4.25%) Service Management
13 137 (4.19%) PRINCE2
14 130 (3.97%) UML
15 125 (3.82%) E-Commerce
16 119 (3.64%) Change Management
17 113 (3.45%) User Stories
18 111 (3.39%) Use Case
19 106 (3.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 542 (16.57%) SQL
2 142 (4.34%) Java
3 97 (2.97%) C#
4 62 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 52 (1.59%) VB
6 43 (1.31%) VBA
7 39 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 31 (0.95%) C
8 31 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 28 (0.86%) VBScript
10 23 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 17 (0.52%) RPG
11 17 (0.52%) RPG IV
12 15 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 14 (0.43%) Perl
14 13 (0.40%) VB6
15 12 (0.37%) Korn
15 12 (0.37%) COBOL
16 11 (0.34%) PHP
17 10 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 277 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 208 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 199 (6.08%) ISEB
4 151 (4.62%) Degree
5 102 (3.12%) ISTQB
6 78 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 73 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 50 (1.53%) MCSE
10 45 (1.38%) MCP
11 41 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 32 (0.98%) CCNA
14 31 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 26 (0.79%) CISSP
16 19 (0.58%) CBAP
17 15 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 13 (0.40%) IIBA
18 13 (0.40%) PMI Certification
19 11 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (4.59%) QA
2 92 (2.81%) SLA
3 34 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.092%) BS15000
8 3 (0.092%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.092%) COBIT
8 3 (0.092%) P3O
9 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.061%) Basel II
9 2 (0.061%) GMP
9 2 (0.061%) GxP
10 1 (0.031%) Basel III
10 1 (0.031%) EMIR
10 1 (0.031%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 270 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.46%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (0.37%) XenApp
6 8 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.21%) Nmap
8 6 (0.18%) NFS
8 6 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.15%) vSphere
10 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.12%) Snort
11 3 (0.092%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.061%) Postfix
12 2 (0.061%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.061%) Squid
12 2 (0.061%) Xen
12 2 (0.061%) NLBS
12 2 (0.061%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 109 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 61 (1.86%) SCCM
3 20 (0.61%) Nessus
4 11 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 11 (0.34%) OVSD
4 11 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
6 7 (0.21%) SCOM
6 7 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.21%) Netcool
6 7 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.21%) WMI
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.12%) Control-M
9 4 (0.12%) WebInspect
9 4 (0.12%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.092%) MOM
Vendors
1 485 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 288 (8.80%) Oracle
3 165 (5.04%) SAP
4 154 (4.71%) HP
5 111 (3.39%) Citrix
6 72 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 70 (2.14%) Remedy
8 66 (2.02%) Cisco
9 58 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.68%) VMware
11 52 (1.59%) IBM
12 29 (0.89%) Lotus
13 26 (0.79%) McAfee
13 26 (0.79%) Avaya
14 23 (0.70%) Siebel
15 21 (0.64%) Cognos
16 20 (0.61%) ServiceNow
17 19 (0.58%) Informatica
18 17 (0.52%) Red Hat
18 17 (0.52%) Symantec
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