The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1682 1374 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.33% 16.24% 17.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.98% 17.53% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 759 827
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 119 159
Average hourly rate £15.10 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.34 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
England

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
Berkshire +2 355 £340 -0.36% 75
Buckinghamshire 0 349 £325 +4.83% 49
Hampshire 0 309 £325 -7.14% 73
Surrey +4 246 £330 -5.71% 66
Oxfordshire -1 85 £328 -3.67% 22
West Sussex -1 78 £325 -8.45% 24
East Sussex +1 77 £272 -25.10% 16
Middlesex +2 59 £350 +5.26% 1
Kent -1 56 £325 +44.44% 21
Sussex +1 11 £400 +9.58%
Home Counties -5 4 £370 +15.62%
Thames Valley - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 798 (24.03%) Finance
2 555 (16.71%) SQL
3 523 (15.75%) Windows
4 492 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 471 (14.18%) Business Analysis
6 375 (11.29%) MS Excel
7 360 (10.84%) ITIL
8 317 (9.55%) MS Office
9 301 (9.06%) Oracle
10 294 (8.85%) Telecoms
11 279 (8.40%) Security Cleared
12 263 (7.92%) Project Management
13 256 (7.71%) Active Directory
14 248 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 211 (6.35%) SC Cleared
16 205 (6.17%) ISEB
17 202 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
18 199 (5.99%) Windows 7
19 194 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
20 192 (5.78%) Test Scripting
20 192 (5.78%) CRM
21 191 (5.75%) .NET
22 189 (5.69%) UNIX
23 188 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
24 184 (5.54%) SQL Server
25 172 (5.18%) SAP
26 168 (5.06%) Data Analysis
27 160 (4.82%) Windows XP
28 158 (4.76%) Degree
29 151 (4.55%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 128 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 91 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 68 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 50 (1.51%) SAS
5 41 (1.23%) IIS
6 24 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 24 (0.72%) CMS
7 22 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.36%) Lync
13 12 (0.36%) MS Project Server
14 11 (0.33%) Documentum
14 11 (0.33%) Apache
15 10 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 375 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 317 (9.55%) MS Office
3 98 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 80 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 78 (2.35%) MS Project
6 28 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.21%) SPSS
8 5 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.090%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.090%) FastStats
10 2 (0.060%) Mingle
10 2 (0.060%) DOC1
10 2 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.030%) Revit
Business Applications
1 57 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.63%) Maximo
5 17 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 14 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (0.33%) SAP SD
8 11 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.24%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.21%) Staffware
11 7 (0.21%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
11 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
12 6 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.66%) Office 365
2 12 (0.36%) SaaS
3 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.060%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.030%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 61 (1.84%) Firewall
3 58 (1.75%) LAN
4 57 (1.72%) WAN
5 51 (1.54%) Internet
6 48 (1.45%) SAN
7 47 (1.42%) DNS
8 31 (0.93%) VPN
9 28 (0.84%) VoIP
10 27 (0.81%) HTTP
11 25 (0.75%) Wireless
12 24 (0.72%) FTP
13 23 (0.69%) LDAP
14 22 (0.66%) DHCP
14 22 (0.66%) Intranet
15 17 (0.51%) HTTPS
16 15 (0.45%) SSL
16 15 (0.45%) Wireshark
17 14 (0.42%) Broadband
17 14 (0.42%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (1.81%) MS Access
4 54 (1.63%) Data Mining
5 49 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 42 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (1.23%) QlikView
8 40 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (0.96%) DB2
10 30 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 29 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
12 25 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (0.63%) DTS
15 20 (0.60%) Base SAS
16 19 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (1.72%) Selenium
3 53 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 51 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 35 (1.05%) JIRA
6 29 (0.87%) SoapUI
7 27 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 22 (0.66%) Rational Rose
9 20 (0.60%) JMeter
10 19 (0.57%) TestDirector
11 17 (0.51%) LoadRunner
12 16 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 16 (0.48%) Toad
13 14 (0.42%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.33%) PhantomJS
15 10 (0.30%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.30%) Subversion
15 10 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.30%) JUnit
16 8 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 798 (24.03%) Finance
2 294 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 151 (4.55%) Retail
4 148 (4.46%) Banking
5 138 (4.16%) Marketing
6 62 (1.87%) Billing
7 53 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 51 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.29%) Publishing
10 38 (1.14%) Automotive
11 34 (1.02%) Legal
12 27 (0.81%) Advertising
13 26 (0.78%) Electronics
14 22 (0.66%) French Language
14 22 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 21 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.48%) Back Office
16 16 (0.48%) Military
17 14 (0.42%) Local Government
17 14 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (5.75%) .NET
2 102 (3.07%) HTML
3 80 (2.41%) XML
4 79 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 79 (2.38%) SOAP
5 76 (2.29%) Web Services
6 42 (1.26%) JSP
7 41 (1.23%) J2EE
8 30 (0.90%) Middleware
9 28 (0.84%) REST
10 27 (0.81%) WCF
11 21 (0.63%) WPF
12 15 (0.45%) CSS
13 13 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (0.33%) MDX
15 10 (0.30%) JSON
15 10 (0.30%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.30%) jQuery
16 9 (0.27%) COM+
17 8 (0.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 116 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 111 (3.34%) NHS
3 65 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 48 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 31 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 28 (0.84%) Statistics
7 27 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 25 (0.75%) DTV
8 25 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 24 (0.72%) CMDB
10 23 (0.69%) Data Extraction
11 21 (0.63%) FMCG
12 20 (0.60%) EPoS
13 19 (0.57%) iPad
14 18 (0.54%) Clustering
15 17 (0.51%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.51%) Social Media
16 15 (0.45%) Computer Science
17 13 (0.39%) Mathematics
18 12 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 523 (15.75%) Windows
2 199 (5.99%) Windows 7
3 189 (5.69%) UNIX
4 160 (4.82%) Windows XP
5 123 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (3.19%) Linux
8 36 (1.08%) Solaris
9 34 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 25 (0.75%) AIX
11 21 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.48%) Windows Vista
13 15 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.21%) Android
17 6 (0.18%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (14.18%) Business Analysis
2 360 (10.84%) ITIL
3 263 (7.92%) Project Management
4 248 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 202 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
6 194 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (5.78%) Test Scripting
7 192 (5.78%) CRM
8 188 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 168 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 150 (4.52%) Migration
11 144 (4.34%) Scrum
12 141 (4.25%) PRINCE2
13 138 (4.16%) UML
14 131 (3.94%) E-Commerce
15 123 (3.70%) Change Management
16 122 (3.67%) Service Management
17 119 (3.58%) Use Case
18 113 (3.40%) User Stories
19 104 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 555 (16.71%) SQL
2 151 (4.55%) Java
3 112 (3.37%) C#
4 69 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 58 (1.75%) VB
6 46 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 38 (1.14%) C
8 37 (1.11%) VBA
9 28 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 27 (0.81%) VBScript
11 25 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.45%) RPG
12 15 (0.45%) VB6
12 15 (0.45%) RPG IV
13 14 (0.42%) Perl
14 13 (0.39%) Korn
15 12 (0.36%) COBOL
15 12 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.33%) PHP
16 11 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 279 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 211 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 205 (6.17%) ISEB
4 158 (4.76%) Degree
5 107 (3.22%) ISTQB
6 80 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 64 (1.93%) DV Cleared
8 61 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (1.20%) MCSE
10 39 (1.17%) MCP
10 39 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 33 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (0.81%) CCNA
14 23 (0.69%) CISSP
15 19 (0.57%) CBAP
16 13 (0.39%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.36%) IIBA
17 12 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 12 (0.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.13%) QA
2 86 (2.59%) SLA
3 29 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.24%) COBIT
9 6 (0.18%) P3O
10 4 (0.12%) GMP
10 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.090%) BS15000
11 3 (0.090%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.060%) Basel II
13 1 (0.030%) GxP
13 1 (0.030%) BS25999
13 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.030%) EMIR
13 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 256 (7.71%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 16 (0.48%) XenApp
4 16 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 15 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.27%) Nmap
7 8 (0.24%) vSphere
8 7 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.18%) NFS
10 5 (0.15%) XenServer
11 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.12%) Snort
11 4 (0.12%) Xen
11 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.060%) Postfix
12 2 (0.060%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.060%) RHEV
12 2 (0.060%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 109 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (1.81%) SCCM
3 20 (0.60%) Nessus
3 20 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 15 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (0.33%) OVSD
6 10 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
7 8 (0.24%) SCOM
7 8 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.21%) Netcool
8 7 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.21%) WMI
8 7 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.090%) Control-M
10 3 (0.090%) MOM
10 3 (0.090%) nmon
Vendors
1 492 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 301 (9.06%) Oracle
3 172 (5.18%) SAP
4 148 (4.46%) HP
5 122 (3.67%) Citrix
6 78 (2.35%) Business Objects
7 69 (2.08%) Remedy
8 62 (1.87%) IBM
9 60 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (1.63%) VMware
10 54 (1.63%) Cisco
11 31 (0.93%) Siebel
12 29 (0.87%) McAfee
13 27 (0.81%) Cognos
14 24 (0.72%) Lotus
14 24 (0.72%) Symantec
15 21 (0.63%) Red Hat
16 20 (0.60%) Avaya
17 18 (0.54%) Informatica
18 16 (0.48%) ServiceNow
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Volaris Exec
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Vadis People
Rate: £400 to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Vadis People
Rate: £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £14.75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago