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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1602 1469 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.69% 16.40% 17.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.21% 17.95% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 812 686
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 £192 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 124 139
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.20 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
8796 8182 7102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.65% 91.33% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4731 4309 3363
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 470 606
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -1 368 £366 +4.64% 78
Hampshire 0 299 £355 +2.89% 75
Surrey +4 263 £370 +5.71% 68
Buckinghamshire 0 262 £325 +1.56% 59
Oxfordshire +3 138 £375 +25.00% 32
West Sussex -1 100 £375 +7.14% 22
East Sussex +3 68 £400 +23.07% 13
Kent -4 40 £295 +2.60% 31
Middlesex 0 29 £385 - 5
Sussex +4 4 £425 +6.25%
Home Counties +2 2 £413 +68.36%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 829 (24.83%) Finance
2 553 (16.56%) Microsoft
3 522 (15.63%) SQL
4 477 (14.29%) Windows
5 463 (13.87%) Business Analysis
6 431 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
7 425 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 408 (12.22%) MS Excel
9 333 (9.97%) ITIL
10 329 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 304 (9.10%) MS Office
12 291 (8.72%) Telecoms
13 287 (8.60%) Security Cleared
14 278 (8.33%) Project Management
15 253 (7.58%) Migration
16 247 (7.40%) Oracle
17 244 (7.31%) Active Directory
18 229 (6.86%) SC Cleared
19 216 (6.47%) ISEB
20 206 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
21 193 (5.78%) Windows 7
22 190 (5.69%) Test Scripting
23 180 (5.39%) Retail
24 176 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
25 171 (5.12%) SQL Server
26 166 (4.97%) E-Commerce
27 165 (4.94%) Banking
28 159 (4.76%) Data Analysis
29 158 (4.73%) Java
29 158 (4.73%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 137 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 84 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 53 (1.59%) SAS
4 49 (1.47%) IIS
5 44 (1.32%) CMS
6 32 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 28 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (0.75%) Lync
9 24 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 24 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (0.69%) Apache
11 22 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (0.51%) Confluence
12 17 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.39%) JBoss
16 12 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 408 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 304 (9.10%) MS Office
3 130 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 113 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (2.01%) MS Project
6 25 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.39%) SPSS
8 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.12%) DOC1
9 3 (0.090%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.090%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.060%) Simulink
10 2 (0.060%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.030%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 52 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 19 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.30%) ResourceLink
7 9 (0.27%) assyst
8 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.21%) SAP SRM
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.18%) Maximo
10 5 (0.15%) SAP BCA
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.99%) Office 365
2 32 (0.96%) SaaS
3 7 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.18%) Force.com
4 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.060%) IaaS
7 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.030%) LucidChart
7 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.67%) Firewall
2 86 (2.58%) WAN
3 84 (2.52%) LAN
4 76 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 64 (1.92%) Internet
6 59 (1.77%) DNS
7 51 (1.53%) SAN
8 48 (1.44%) Intranet
9 41 (1.23%) DHCP
10 34 (1.02%) VoIP
10 34 (1.02%) Network Security
11 32 (0.96%) VPN
12 27 (0.81%) SSL
13 25 (0.75%) Wireless
14 21 (0.63%) MPLS
14 21 (0.63%) HTTP
15 20 (0.60%) FTP
16 18 (0.54%) IPsec
17 13 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 51 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 46 (1.38%) MS Access
6 42 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
7 41 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (0.96%) QlikView
10 32 (0.96%) Data Mining
11 29 (0.87%) SAP BW
11 29 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (0.51%) DB2
15 17 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 79 (2.37%) Selenium
2 78 (2.34%) JIRA
3 41 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 31 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 27 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 27 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 26 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.57%) Subversion
8 17 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 16 (0.48%) LoadRunner
10 15 (0.45%) Eclipse
10 15 (0.45%) JMeter
11 13 (0.39%) Toad
11 13 (0.39%) JUnit
11 13 (0.39%) SoapUI
12 12 (0.36%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (0.27%) TestDirector
15 6 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 6 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 829 (24.83%) Finance
2 291 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 180 (5.39%) Retail
4 165 (4.94%) Banking
5 132 (3.95%) Marketing
6 81 (2.43%) Automotive
7 76 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.50%) Publishing
9 38 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 33 (0.99%) Electronics
10 33 (0.99%) Billing
11 29 (0.87%) Legal
12 25 (0.75%) Advertising
13 22 (0.66%) Military
13 22 (0.66%) Back Office
14 20 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.51%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.33%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.30%) German Language
18 9 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (3.77%) .NET
2 86 (2.58%) HTML
3 71 (2.13%) XML
4 65 (1.95%) Web Services
5 47 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 26 (0.78%) RESTful
7 24 (0.72%) J2EE
8 23 (0.69%) CSS
8 23 (0.69%) JSP
9 21 (0.63%) SOAP
10 19 (0.57%) Middleware
10 19 (0.57%) Spring
10 19 (0.57%) AngularJS
11 17 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (0.51%) HTML5
11 17 (0.51%) Java EE
12 16 (0.48%) jQuery
13 11 (0.33%) Gherkin
13 11 (0.33%) Flash
14 8 (0.24%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 431 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 87 (2.61%) NHS
4 47 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 41 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 38 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 37 (1.11%) User Experience
8 33 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 31 (0.93%) DTV
10 28 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 27 (0.81%) CMDB
12 21 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 20 (0.60%) Open Source
14 18 (0.54%) Clustering
15 16 (0.48%) EPoS
15 16 (0.48%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.45%) Statistics
16 15 (0.45%) Visualisation
16 15 (0.45%) IVR
17 13 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 477 (14.29%) Windows
2 193 (5.78%) Windows 7
3 134 (4.01%) UNIX
4 113 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 71 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (2.01%) Linux
8 44 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 25 (0.75%) Windows Vista
11 18 (0.54%) Solaris
12 14 (0.42%) AIX
12 14 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (0.39%) Android
14 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.21%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.060%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.060%) VMS
16 2 (0.060%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (13.87%) Business Analysis
2 425 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (9.97%) ITIL
4 329 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 278 (8.33%) Project Management
6 253 (7.58%) Migration
7 206 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 190 (5.69%) Test Scripting
9 176 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 166 (4.97%) E-Commerce
11 159 (4.76%) Data Analysis
12 158 (4.73%) Waterfall
13 155 (4.64%) Data Modelling
14 149 (4.46%) CRM
15 144 (4.31%) PRINCE2
16 139 (4.16%) Scrum
17 132 (3.95%) Change Management
18 117 (3.50%) User Stories
19 114 (3.41%) Service Management
20 96 (2.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 522 (15.63%) SQL
2 158 (4.73%) Java
3 77 (2.31%) PL/SQL
4 70 (2.10%) C#
5 69 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 59 (1.77%) VBA
7 40 (1.20%) VB
8 36 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 35 (1.05%) C
10 28 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 27 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 20 (0.60%) Perl
13 19 (0.57%) VBScript
14 17 (0.51%) Python
15 11 (0.33%) PHP
15 11 (0.33%) C++
15 11 (0.33%) Korn
16 10 (0.30%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 8 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 287 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 229 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 216 (6.47%) ISEB
4 152 (4.55%) Degree
5 86 (2.58%) ISTQB
6 59 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 50 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 47 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (1.26%) MCSE
11 38 (1.14%) MCP
12 33 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.93%) CISSP
13 31 (0.93%) CCNA
14 21 (0.63%) VCP4
15 19 (0.57%) CISM
16 17 (0.51%) CCNP
16 17 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (0.48%) ACCA
18 14 (0.42%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.68%) QA
2 104 (3.11%) SLA
3 34 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 28 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.57%) GAMP
8 10 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.27%) COBIT
10 5 (0.15%) HL7
11 4 (0.12%) DICOM
11 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.12%) P3O
11 4 (0.12%) COREP
11 4 (0.12%) FINREP
12 2 (0.060%) Basel II
13 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 244 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.36%) XenApp
6 10 (0.30%) vSphere
7 8 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.12%) Snort
8 4 (0.12%) Nmap
8 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.090%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.090%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.090%) vCloud
10 2 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.030%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.030%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.030%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 89 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (1.53%) SCCM
3 19 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.36%) Control-M
6 11 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.33%) Nessus
7 10 (0.30%) OVSD
7 10 (0.30%) SCOM
7 10 (0.30%) WSUS
8 8 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.18%) Netcool
11 5 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.090%) Nagios
13 3 (0.090%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 3 (0.090%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 553 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 247 (7.40%) Oracle
3 147 (4.40%) SAP
4 131 (3.92%) HP
5 122 (3.65%) Citrix
6 115 (3.44%) Cisco
7 84 (2.52%) Remedy
8 79 (2.37%) VMware
9 53 (1.59%) Business Objects
10 52 (1.56%) IBM
11 37 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 34 (1.02%) Lotus
14 31 (0.93%) Informatica
15 27 (0.81%) Avaya
15 27 (0.81%) Juniper
15 27 (0.81%) Sun
15 27 (0.81%) McAfee
16 23 (0.69%) Blue Coat
16 23 (0.69%) Google
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 11 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Damia Group.
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £275 - £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £270 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £14 - £15 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday