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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1499 1614 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.44% 17.54% 18.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.31% 18.52% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 930 995
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 109 111
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.03 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £27.10 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
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 £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Hampshire -2 301 £350 - 49
Berkshire -1 297 £375 +7.14% 66
Buckinghamshire +1 254 £375 +17.18% 38
Surrey -3 212 £400 +6.66% 39
Oxfordshire -1 120 £325 -14.47% 32
West Sussex -5 118 £408 +15.60% 19
Kent +9 71 £238 -13.63% 9
East Sussex -2 52 £350 -12.50% 16
Middlesex -1 28 £396 +18.42% 1
Home Counties - 4 £415 -
Sussex -3 3 £175 -56.25%
M4 Corridor -3 1 £363 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 739 (25.21%) Finance
2 490 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
3 447 (15.25%) SQL
4 394 (13.44%) Business Analysis
5 391 (13.34%) Microsoft
6 384 (13.10%) Windows
7 313 (10.68%) ITIL
8 306 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
9 263 (8.97%) MS Excel
10 258 (8.80%) MS Office
11 256 (8.73%) Active Directory
11 256 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 249 (8.50%) Security Cleared
13 223 (7.61%) Oracle
14 221 (7.54%) Project Management
15 218 (7.44%) Telecoms
16 205 (6.99%) Migration
17 199 (6.79%) SAP
18 186 (6.35%) Test Scripting
19 185 (6.31%) Banking
20 183 (6.24%) Data Analysis
20 183 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
21 179 (6.11%) ISEB
22 178 (6.07%) SC Cleared
23 173 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
24 148 (5.05%) Change Management
25 145 (4.95%) CRM
25 145 (4.95%) Degree
25 145 (4.95%) Waterfall
26 137 (4.67%) SharePoint

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
1 137 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 57 (1.94%) SAS
4 48 (1.64%) IIS
5 37 (1.26%) Confluence
6 20 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (0.58%) IBM Notes
8 16 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.44%) CMS
11 12 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.38%) Node.js
12 11 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.34%) Apache
14 9 (0.31%) JBoss
15 8 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 263 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 258 (8.80%) MS Office
3 95 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 46 (1.57%) MS Project
5 45 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.24%) SPSS
9 3 (0.10%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 12 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.38%) Magento
6 10 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
7 9 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.31%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.27%) HFM
8 8 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 8 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.20%) SystmOne
11 5 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 5 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.96%) Office 365
2 24 (0.82%) SaaS
3 22 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.51%) Mimecast
5 13 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.31%) GitHub
7 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.14%) IaaS
8 4 (0.14%) PaaS
8 4 (0.14%) Route 53
8 4 (0.14%) Taleo
8 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.068%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.068%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.068%) Scribe Online
9 2 (0.068%) Yammer
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.034%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.21%) Firewall
2 80 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 77 (2.63%) LAN
4 75 (2.56%) WAN
5 68 (2.32%) Internet
6 61 (2.08%) DNS
7 53 (1.81%) VPN
8 41 (1.40%) SSL
9 38 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (1.19%) FTP
11 31 (1.06%) DHCP
12 24 (0.82%) Wireless
13 23 (0.78%) NetScaler
14 20 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
15 18 (0.61%) ATM
16 17 (0.58%) SAN
17 16 (0.55%) Intranet
17 16 (0.55%) Network Security
18 14 (0.48%) MPLS
19 13 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 72 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
4 59 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 39 (1.33%) QlikView
7 37 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 34 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (0.92%) MS Access
10 24 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
11 23 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 19 (0.65%) Relational Database
13 17 (0.58%) Big Data
13 17 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (0.55%) DB2
15 15 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.44%) SAP BI
17 12 (0.41%) MySQL
18 11 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 72 (2.46%) JIRA
2 53 (1.81%) Selenium
3 48 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 33 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 26 (0.89%) WebDriver
7 23 (0.78%) HP UFT
8 18 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.48%) JMeter
9 14 (0.48%) Maven
10 13 (0.44%) JUnit
10 13 (0.44%) Toad
11 9 (0.31%) Ant
12 8 (0.27%) Gradle
12 8 (0.27%) Hudson
12 8 (0.27%) jMock
12 8 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 739 (25.21%) Finance
2 218 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 185 (6.31%) Banking
4 115 (3.92%) Retail
5 88 (3.00%) Marketing
6 56 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 48 (1.64%) Legal
8 33 (1.13%) Electronics
9 27 (0.92%) Publishing
10 22 (0.75%) Back Office
11 21 (0.72%) Advertising
11 21 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.68%) Automotive
13 15 (0.51%) Billing
13 15 (0.51%) Front Office
13 15 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.34%) Local Government
15 9 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.34%) XML
2 73 (2.49%) Web Services
3 57 (1.94%) .NET
4 42 (1.43%) SOAP
5 34 (1.16%) HTML
6 19 (0.65%) XML Messaging
7 18 (0.61%) CSS
7 18 (0.61%) Middleware
8 15 (0.51%) ASP.NET
9 14 (0.48%) Gherkin
10 13 (0.44%) Java EE
11 12 (0.41%) Spring
12 10 (0.34%) FpML
12 10 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (0.31%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.31%) REST
13 9 (0.31%) XSLT
14 8 (0.27%) Ajax
14 8 (0.27%) ISPF
14 8 (0.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 306 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 55 (1.88%) NHS
4 41 (1.40%) Smart Meter
5 37 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 35 (1.19%) User Experience
7 34 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 34 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 34 (1.16%) Statistics
8 31 (1.06%) AS400
8 31 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 30 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 26 (0.89%) Data Integration
11 20 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 20 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 18 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (0.58%) Data Extraction
13 17 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 384 (13.10%) Windows
2 131 (4.47%) Windows 7
3 109 (3.72%) Linux
4 108 (3.68%) Unix
5 84 (2.87%) Windows Server
6 68 (2.32%) Windows XP
7 65 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.51%) Solaris
13 14 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.34%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.24%) Android
17 6 (0.20%) AIX
17 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.14%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.10%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (13.44%) Business Analysis
3 313 (10.68%) ITIL
4 256 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 221 (7.54%) Project Management
6 205 (6.99%) Migration
7 186 (6.35%) Test Scripting
8 183 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
8 183 (6.24%) Data Analysis
9 173 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 148 (5.05%) Change Management
11 145 (4.95%) CRM
11 145 (4.95%) Waterfall
12 130 (4.44%) Scrum
13 126 (4.30%) Service Management
14 124 (4.23%) PRINCE2
15 117 (3.99%) User Stories
16 103 (3.51%) Analytics
17 102 (3.48%) SDLC
18 95 (3.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 447 (15.25%) SQL
2 120 (4.09%) Java
3 54 (1.84%) C#
4 45 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 40 (1.36%) VBA
6 34 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 34 (1.16%) VB
7 29 (0.99%) Python
8 27 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 26 (0.89%) C
10 25 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 18 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 17 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.51%) JCL
14 13 (0.44%) C++
15 9 (0.31%) VBScript
16 8 (0.27%) Groovy
16 8 (0.27%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.27%) REXX
17 7 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 249 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 179 (6.11%) ISEB
3 178 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 145 (4.95%) Degree
5 95 (3.24%) ISTQB
6 61 (2.08%) CISSP
7 47 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 45 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 38 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.92%) MCP
10 27 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.78%) ACCA
12 23 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (0.75%) CIMA
14 21 (0.72%) GCIA
14 21 (0.72%) GCIH
15 18 (0.61%) CEH
16 17 (0.58%) CCNA
16 17 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.45%) QA
2 78 (2.66%) SLA
3 61 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 37 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.24%) COBIT
8 6 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.14%) FATCA
10 3 (0.10%) COSO
10 3 (0.10%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.10%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.10%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.10%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.068%) BS7799
11 2 (0.068%) GAAP
11 2 (0.068%) GxP
11 2 (0.068%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 256 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.72%) UAG
4 20 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 20 (0.68%) XenApp
5 12 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
7 8 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (0.27%) vSphere
8 7 (0.24%) Docker
9 6 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.14%) Firmware
12 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 65 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (1.02%) SCCM
3 20 (0.68%) RSA Security Analytics
4 12 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 11 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (0.31%) HP SIM
8 8 (0.27%) DameWare
9 7 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
10 6 (0.20%) Control-M
10 6 (0.20%) WSUS
11 4 (0.14%) Nmap
11 4 (0.14%) SCOM
12 3 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.10%) Nessus
12 3 (0.10%) nmon
Vendors
1 391 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 223 (7.61%) Oracle
3 199 (6.79%) SAP
4 119 (4.06%) HP
5 96 (3.28%) Cisco
6 69 (2.35%) VMware
7 64 (2.18%) IBM
8 59 (2.01%) Citrix
9 56 (1.91%) Remedy
10 46 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 44 (1.50%) Tableau
12 35 (1.19%) Intel Security
13 29 (0.99%) CheckPoint
14 25 (0.85%) Hyperion
14 25 (0.85%) Symantec
15 24 (0.82%) Juniper
16 19 (0.65%) Blue Coat
16 19 (0.65%) BMC
16 19 (0.65%) Cognos
16 19 (0.65%) Splunk
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
LA International
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £175pd
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £400-425pd
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £23,500 to £27,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £9.98 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago