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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / South West
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 401 444 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.76% 15.10% 17.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.51% 15.71% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 340 389
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £249 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 38
Median hourly rate £11.25 £20.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £12.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £117.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
2585 2827 3020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1868 1919
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 168 143
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -1 116 £338 -3.57% 58
Wiltshire +5 113 £413 -1.78% 15
Gloucestershire +4 61 £399 +7.11% 17
Devon +3 36 £344 -1.43% 2
Somerset -7 30 £300 -14.28% 6
Dorset -6 15 £386 -3.43% 5
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 273 (31.71%) Finance
2 177 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (16.14%) Business Analysis
4 123 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (13.82%) Windows
5 119 (13.82%) Security Cleared
6 115 (13.36%) Microsoft
7 104 (12.08%) SQL
8 100 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
9 85 (9.87%) ITIL
10 81 (9.41%) SC Cleared
11 78 (9.06%) MS Office
12 71 (8.25%) Active Directory
13 68 (7.90%) MS Excel
14 64 (7.43%) ISEB
15 63 (7.32%) Project Management
16 62 (7.20%) Migration
16 62 (7.20%) PRINCE2
17 60 (6.97%) Windows 7
18 58 (6.74%) Scrum
19 57 (6.62%) Process Improvement
20 55 (6.39%) Test Scripting
21 53 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
22 52 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
23 49 (5.69%) SAP
24 46 (5.34%) Information Security
24 46 (5.34%) Banking
25 44 (5.11%) Oracle
26 43 (4.99%) Retail
27 40 (4.65%) Telecoms

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 25 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.51%) SAS
3 12 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.93%) Confluence
6 8 (0.93%) IIS
7 5 (0.58%) CMS
7 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.58%) GlassFish
7 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.35%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.35%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.23%) Moodle
10 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 78 (9.06%) MS Office
2 68 (7.90%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.51%) MS Project
5 12 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.58%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Maximo
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.60%) Office 365
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.58%) SaaS
3 3 (0.35%) GitHub
4 2 (0.23%) Slack
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.79%) Firewall
2 14 (1.63%) Internet
3 13 (1.51%) Network Security
4 12 (1.39%) DNS
4 12 (1.39%) LAN
4 12 (1.39%) VPN
4 12 (1.39%) Wireless
5 9 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (1.05%) WAN
6 8 (0.93%) MPLS
7 7 (0.81%) BGP
7 7 (0.81%) Intranet
7 7 (0.81%) OSPF
8 6 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.70%) IP Telephony
8 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.58%) DHCP
9 5 (0.58%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.16%) OLAP
5 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.70%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.58%) Big Data
9 5 (0.58%) MS Access
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.58%) QlikView
10 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.46%) Power BI
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (3.02%) Selenium
2 24 (2.79%) JIRA
3 19 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (2.09%) WebDriver
5 13 (1.51%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.93%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.81%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.70%) Ant
9 6 (0.70%) Subversion
10 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.46%) JMeter
10 4 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.46%) Spock
10 4 (0.46%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.35%) ERwin
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 273 (31.71%) Finance
2 46 (5.34%) Banking
3 43 (4.99%) Retail
4 40 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.60%) Marketing
6 14 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.51%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.39%) Electronics
9 11 (1.28%) Billing
10 10 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.93%) Advertising
12 5 (0.58%) Law
12 5 (0.58%) Military
12 5 (0.58%) Publishing
13 4 (0.46%) Back Office
13 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.23%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.21%) .NET
2 16 (1.86%) Web Services
3 14 (1.63%) XML
4 11 (1.28%) SOAP
5 8 (0.93%) REST
6 4 (0.46%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.35%) HTML
8 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.23%) JSON
8 2 (0.23%) XSD
8 2 (0.23%) XSLT
9 1 (0.12%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.12%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.12%) JFC
9 1 (0.12%) jQuery
9 1 (0.12%) MDX
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.12%) Spring
9 1 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.79%) Data Centre
4 15 (1.74%) Fat Client
4 15 (1.74%) NHS
4 15 (1.74%) Thin Client
5 10 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 8 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (0.93%) User Experience
7 7 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 7 (0.81%) CMDB
7 7 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.58%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.58%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.58%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.46%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.82%) Windows
2 60 (6.97%) Windows 7
3 21 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.97%) Linux
6 14 (1.63%) Unix
7 10 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.93%) AIX
9 7 (0.81%) Android
10 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (16.14%) Business Analysis
3 123 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (9.87%) ITIL
5 63 (7.32%) Project Management
6 62 (7.20%) Migration
6 62 (7.20%) PRINCE2
7 58 (6.74%) Scrum
8 57 (6.62%) Process Improvement
9 55 (6.39%) Test Scripting
10 53 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (5.34%) Information Security
13 38 (4.41%) Data Analysis
14 32 (3.72%) Data Modelling
14 32 (3.72%) Incident Management
15 30 (3.48%) User Stories
16 29 (3.37%) Change Management
17 28 (3.25%) BDD
18 25 (2.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (12.08%) SQL
2 32 (3.72%) Java
3 19 (2.21%) C#
4 13 (1.51%) PL/SQL
5 12 (1.39%) VBA
6 11 (1.28%) VBScript
7 9 (1.05%) C
7 9 (1.05%) Python
8 8 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.93%) Perl
9 7 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.70%) Ruby
11 4 (0.46%) F#
11 4 (0.46%) Groovy
11 4 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.35%) C++
13 2 (0.23%) XPath
14 1 (0.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 119 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 81 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 64 (7.43%) ISEB
4 31 (3.60%) Degree
5 28 (3.25%) CISSP
5 28 (3.25%) ISTQB
6 24 (2.79%) CISA
7 19 (2.21%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.39%) APMG
9 9 (1.05%) CISM
9 9 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.81%) CCNA
11 7 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.81%) IIBA
11 7 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.70%) ACCA
12 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 33 (3.83%) PMO
2 29 (3.37%) QA
3 22 (2.56%) SLA
4 14 (1.63%) IFRS
5 13 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.39%) IFRS 9
7 7 (0.81%) MiFID
8 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.58%) SEPA
10 4 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.23%) GDPR
11 2 (0.23%) HL7
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.23%) P3O
12 1 (0.12%) Basel II
12 1 (0.12%) COBIT
12 1 (0.12%) ISO19770
12 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.97%) BitLocker
2 17 (1.97%) XenApp
3 16 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (1.51%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.35%) Firmware
8 3 (0.35%) Snort
8 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.09%) SCCM
2 15 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.35%) Endace
5 3 (0.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
6 2 (0.23%) Nessus
6 2 (0.23%) QRadar
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.12%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 115 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.69%) SAP
3 44 (5.11%) Oracle
4 32 (3.72%) Cisco
5 29 (3.37%) Citrix
6 28 (3.25%) VMware
7 23 (2.67%) HP
8 18 (2.09%) IBM
9 15 (1.74%) CheckPoint
10 14 (1.63%) AppSense
11 12 (1.39%) Wyse
12 11 (1.28%) CA
12 11 (1.28%) Intel Security
12 11 (1.28%) Teradata
13 9 (1.05%) Splunk
14 8 (0.93%) Juniper
14 8 (0.93%) Nokia
14 8 (0.93%) Symantec
15 7 (0.81%) LogRhythm
16 6 (0.70%) IronPort
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits (see ad)
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CAG Recruitment
Rate: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable on salary, Multiple Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago