The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 July 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 West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 572 365 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.71% 17.14% 21.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.11% 18.26% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 253 458
Average daily rate
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£350 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £17.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the South West region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the South West region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Wiltshire +2 164 £371 +0.33% 34
Bristol 0 148 £325 -6.47% 62
Somerset +3 65 £325 +36.84% 33
Dorset +2 54 £375 +2.04% 11
Gloucestershire -9 46 £350 -6.66% 22
Devon -3 41 £355 +36.53% 14
Cornwall - 10 £238 -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 398 (33.61%) Finance
2 205 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 189 (15.96%) SQL
4 175 (14.78%) Business Analysis
5 167 (14.10%) Security Cleared
6 165 (13.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 147 (12.42%) Banking
8 145 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 137 (11.57%) Windows
10 134 (11.32%) SC Cleared
11 129 (10.90%) MS Excel
12 122 (10.30%) Project Management
13 111 (9.38%) ISEB
14 100 (8.45%) SAP
15 99 (8.36%) MS Office
16 91 (7.69%) Test Scripting
17 89 (7.52%) Retail
18 88 (7.43%) Migration
19 87 (7.35%) ITIL
20 81 (6.84%) PRINCE2
20 81 (6.84%) UML
21 80 (6.76%) MS Visio
22 71 (6.00%) Data Modelling
22 71 (6.00%) SQL Server
22 71 (6.00%) Data Analysis
23 70 (5.91%) Change Management
24 69 (5.83%) MS Project
25 60 (5.07%) ISTQB
26 59 (4.98%) Oracle
27 56 (4.73%) GAP Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 55 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.13%) SAS
3 17 (1.44%) CMS
4 14 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.59%) ColdFusion
8 6 (0.51%) Lync
9 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.34%) Exstream Dialogue
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.25%) CICS
11 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.25%) Railo
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 129 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 99 (8.36%) MS Office
3 80 (6.76%) MS Visio
4 69 (5.83%) MS Project
5 33 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.51%) SPSS
8 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.084%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) SAP SD
2 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.51%) Summit
5 5 (0.42%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.34%) assyst
6 4 (0.34%) Exstream
7 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.084%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.084%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.42%) Office 365
3 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.084%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.11%) Firewall
2 13 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.01%) DNS
3 12 (1.01%) SAN
4 11 (0.93%) Internet
5 9 (0.76%) VPN
6 8 (0.68%) DHCP
7 6 (0.51%) WAN
7 6 (0.51%) Intranet
7 6 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.42%) NAS
8 5 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.42%) Nortel Meridian
8 5 (0.42%) VoIP
8 5 (0.42%) LAN
9 4 (0.34%) Wireless
10 3 (0.25%) PBX
11 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.17%) MPLS
11 2 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.27%) MS Access
5 15 (1.27%) DTS
5 15 (1.27%) MySQL
6 13 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
8 8 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.51%) QlikView
10 5 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.34%) OLAP
11 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.10%) SpecFlow
4 12 (1.01%) JIRA
5 11 (0.93%) Selenium
6 9 (0.76%) Eclipse
6 9 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.59%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.59%) Hudson
7 7 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.42%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.34%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.34%) Subversion
10 3 (0.25%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.25%) JMeter
10 3 (0.25%) RequisitePro
General
1 398 (33.61%) Finance
2 147 (12.42%) Banking
3 89 (7.52%) Retail
4 54 (4.56%) Retail Banking
5 38 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.44%) Legal
7 16 (1.35%) Marketing
8 12 (1.01%) Military
9 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.51%) Advertising
11 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.42%) Back Office
12 3 (0.25%) Front Office
12 3 (0.25%) Law
12 3 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.084%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.084%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.13%) .NET
2 21 (1.77%) Web Services
2 21 (1.77%) HTML
3 14 (1.18%) CSS
4 13 (1.10%) XML
5 9 (0.76%) Gherkin
6 8 (0.68%) HTML5
7 7 (0.59%) SOAP
8 6 (0.51%) CSS3
8 6 (0.51%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.42%) J2EE
10 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.34%) XHTML
10 4 (0.34%) MDX
10 4 (0.34%) Spring
10 4 (0.34%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.25%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.25%) XSLT
11 3 (0.25%) Java RMI
11 3 (0.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.14%) NHS
2 32 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 23 (1.94%) GIS
4 14 (1.18%) CMDB
5 13 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.01%) Data Extraction
7 9 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 9 (0.76%) Replication
8 7 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 7 (0.59%) Open Source
8 7 (0.59%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.42%) Statistics
10 5 (0.42%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.34%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.34%) CESG
11 4 (0.34%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 137 (11.57%) Windows
2 48 (4.05%) Windows XP
3 43 (3.63%) Windows 7
4 19 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.60%) UNIX
5 17 (1.44%) Linux
6 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.76%) Android
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.34%) Solaris
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.084%) MVS
14 1 (0.084%) pSOS
14 1 (0.084%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (14.78%) Business Analysis
2 165 (13.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 145 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 122 (10.30%) Project Management
5 91 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 88 (7.43%) Migration
7 87 (7.35%) ITIL
8 81 (6.84%) PRINCE2
8 81 (6.84%) UML
9 71 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 71 (6.00%) Data Analysis
10 70 (5.91%) Change Management
11 56 (4.73%) GAP Analysis
12 55 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 54 (4.56%) Software Testing
13 54 (4.56%) Use Case
14 53 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (3.80%) Test Management
16 44 (3.72%) Data Migration
17 39 (3.29%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 189 (15.96%) SQL
2 33 (2.79%) VBA
3 28 (2.36%) C#
4 27 (2.28%) T-SQL
5 25 (2.11%) Java
6 15 (1.27%) C
7 14 (1.18%) VB
8 11 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.76%) REXX
9 9 (0.76%) JCL
10 7 (0.59%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.51%) C++
11 6 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.42%) COBOL
12 5 (0.42%) PHP
13 4 (0.34%) Perl
13 4 (0.34%) Scala
13 4 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 167 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 134 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 111 (9.38%) ISEB
4 60 (5.07%) ISTQB
5 39 (3.29%) Degree
6 35 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 27 (2.28%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.01%) ACCA
11 11 (0.93%) CIMA
11 11 (0.93%) CISSP
12 9 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.68%) MCSE
14 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.51%) PMP
16 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
16 5 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.04%) SLA
2 30 (2.53%) QA
3 22 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.86%) Solvency II
4 18 (1.52%) Basel III
4 18 (1.52%) Basel II
5 17 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.27%) ISO 9001
7 13 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.93%) COREP
8 11 (0.93%) FINREP
9 8 (0.68%) FATCA
10 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.42%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.25%) MiFID
13 1 (0.084%) CRD IV
System Software
1 54 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.42%) NFS
6 4 (0.34%) UAG
6 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.25%) RACF
7 3 (0.25%) XenApp
8 2 (0.17%) vCloud
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.084%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (0.68%) SCCM
3 5 (0.42%) SCOM
3 5 (0.42%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.25%) WSUS
5 3 (0.25%) CA Endevor
5 3 (0.25%) SCSM
6 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.084%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.084%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.084%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 205 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 100 (8.45%) SAP
3 59 (4.98%) Oracle
4 37 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 32 (2.70%) Cisco
6 26 (2.20%) HP
7 24 (2.03%) VMware
8 20 (1.69%) Teradata
9 14 (1.18%) SolarWinds
10 13 (1.10%) Casewise
10 13 (1.10%) Citrix
11 12 (1.01%) CheckPoint
12 11 (0.93%) IBM
13 10 (0.84%) McAfee
14 8 (0.68%) Juniper
15 7 (0.59%) Apple
15 7 (0.59%) Qualys
16 6 (0.51%) Symantec
16 6 (0.51%) Avaya
17 5 (0.42%) Nortel
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