The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 434 531 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.04% 17.23% 19.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.66% 17.96% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 391 397
Median daily rate £338 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £469 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.45 £32.00 £38.00
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2772 2956 3066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.94% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1818 1876
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 172 189
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.78% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Bristol 0 145 £330 -5.71% 49
Wiltshire -2 103 £325 -18.75% 11
Dorset 0 51 £400 -4.19% 13
Gloucestershire +9 46 £385 +2.73% 18
Somerset +8 36 £300 -7.69% 9
Devon -3 28 £340 -2.85% 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 327 (37.67%) Finance
2 155 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (15.32%) SQL
4 129 (14.86%) Microsoft
5 127 (14.63%) Business Analysis
6 108 (12.44%) Security Cleared
7 107 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 98 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (9.45%) Windows
10 80 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
11 78 (8.99%) MS Excel
12 74 (8.53%) ITIL
12 74 (8.53%) Banking
13 68 (7.83%) MS Office
14 66 (7.60%) SC Cleared
15 65 (7.49%) Migration
16 64 (7.37%) ISEB
17 62 (7.14%) Data Analysis
18 59 (6.80%) Telecoms
19 57 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
20 55 (6.34%) Active Directory
20 55 (6.34%) SharePoint
21 48 (5.53%) Cisco
22 47 (5.41%) QA
22 47 (5.41%) Scrum
23 44 (5.07%) Data Modelling
23 44 (5.07%) SAP
24 43 (4.95%) Firewall
25 42 (4.84%) Marketing
26 41 (4.72%) Project Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 55 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.73%) SAS
4 10 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.04%) IIS
6 6 (0.69%) CMS
6 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.58%) Apache
8 3 (0.35%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.23%) Confluence
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 68 (7.83%) MS Office
3 32 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.50%) MS Project
6 10 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.35%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Unica
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.12%) Sonata
5 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.46%) Office 365
2 10 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.23%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Pure360
7 1 (0.12%) Responsys
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.95%) Firewall
2 28 (3.23%) VPN
3 26 (3.00%) Internet
4 21 (2.42%) Network Security
5 20 (2.30%) LAN
6 19 (2.19%) WAN
7 14 (1.61%) DNS
8 13 (1.50%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.38%) DHCP
10 8 (0.92%) VoIP
11 7 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.81%) SAN
12 6 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.69%) Wireless
13 5 (0.58%) BIG-IP
13 5 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (0.58%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.58%) LDAP
14 4 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.15%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.69%) Base SAS
9 6 (0.69%) Big Data
9 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.69%) QlikView
10 5 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (0.58%) MS Access
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.58%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.46%) GIS
11 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (3.23%) Selenium
2 23 (2.65%) Cucumber
3 19 (2.19%) Capybara
4 16 (1.84%) JIRA
5 14 (1.61%) LoadRunner
6 12 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.81%) ERwin
9 5 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.46%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.46%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.46%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.35%) Toad
12 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.23%) JMeter
12 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.23%) WATIR
General
1 327 (37.67%) Finance
2 74 (8.53%) Banking
3 59 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.84%) Marketing
5 34 (3.92%) Retail
6 33 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.88%) Electronics
8 11 (1.27%) Billing
8 11 (1.27%) Legal
8 11 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.46%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Law
10 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.23%) Military
12 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.42%) Gherkin
2 15 (1.73%) .NET
3 7 (0.81%) HTML
3 7 (0.81%) Web Services
3 7 (0.81%) XML
4 4 (0.46%) EDI
4 4 (0.46%) SOAP
5 3 (0.35%) CSS
5 3 (0.35%) Itk
6 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.23%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.23%) Mason
6 2 (0.23%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.12%) BAPI
7 1 (0.12%) COM
7 1 (0.12%) J2EE
7 1 (0.12%) JSON
7 1 (0.12%) Middleware
7 1 (0.12%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.03%) Data Centre
3 33 (3.80%) NHS
4 28 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.38%) Reference Data
8 11 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.04%) User Experience
10 8 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.81%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.69%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.69%) Statistics
13 5 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.45%) Windows
2 25 (2.88%) Linux
3 24 (2.76%) Windows 7
3 24 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.42%) Unix
5 18 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.69%) Android
11 5 (0.58%) Solaris
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (14.63%) Business Analysis
3 107 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (8.53%) ITIL
6 65 (7.49%) Migration
7 62 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 47 (5.41%) Scrum
9 44 (5.07%) Data Modelling
10 41 (4.72%) Project Management
11 39 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (4.26%) PRINCE2
13 36 (4.15%) Test Scripting
14 34 (3.92%) CRM
15 32 (3.69%) Waterfall
16 29 (3.34%) Software Testing
17 28 (3.23%) Programme Management
17 28 (3.23%) User Stories
18 26 (3.00%) Digital Marketing
19 25 (2.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 133 (15.32%) SQL
2 30 (3.46%) Java
3 25 (2.88%) Ruby
4 22 (2.53%) Python
5 17 (1.96%) C#
6 12 (1.38%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.15%) C
7 10 (1.15%) C++
7 10 (1.15%) Perl
8 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.69%) VBA
11 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.46%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.46%) JCL
12 4 (0.46%) PHP
12 4 (0.46%) REXX
12 4 (0.46%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 64 (7.37%) ISEB
4 38 (4.38%) ISTQB
5 36 (4.15%) Degree
6 32 (3.69%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.61%) CISSP
8 11 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.04%) CBAP
9 9 (1.04%) CCNA
10 6 (0.69%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.58%) CCNP
11 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.35%) CIMA
12 3 (0.35%) GCIA
12 3 (0.35%) HND
12 3 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.41%) QA
2 26 (3.00%) SLA
3 14 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.81%) ISO22301
5 7 (0.81%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.58%) Basel II
6 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.46%) Basel III
7 4 (0.46%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.35%) HL7
8 3 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.35%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) RMADS
9 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.23%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.23%) UCITS
System Software
1 55 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.38%) XenDesktop
4 10 (1.15%) XenApp
5 9 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.58%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.35%) UAG
10 2 (0.23%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) Samba
11 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.07%) SCCM
2 16 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.69%) Nagios
3 6 (0.69%) Puppet
4 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.23%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 129 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.53%) Cisco
3 44 (5.07%) SAP
4 34 (3.92%) VMware
5 27 (3.11%) Citrix
6 23 (2.65%) CheckPoint
6 23 (2.65%) Teradata
7 22 (2.53%) Oracle
8 20 (2.30%) HP
9 19 (2.19%) F5
10 18 (2.07%) Nokia
11 10 (1.15%) AppSense
12 8 (0.92%) Dell
12 8 (0.92%) IBM
13 7 (0.81%) Forcepoint
13 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.81%) Wyse
14 6 (0.69%) CA
14 6 (0.69%) Intel Security
14 6 (0.69%) Red Hat
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