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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 454 589 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.09% 17.80% 18.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.05% 18.70% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 433 455
Median daily rate £330 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 26
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.88 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-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
2663 3150 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.37% 95.19% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1713 1992 2053
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 224 179
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -5 119 £341 -5.86% 38
Wiltshire +2 112 £340 -15.00% 22
Dorset +4 61 £338 -15.62% 11
Somerset +14 47 £275 -21.42% 14
Gloucestershire -3 44 £340 -9.33% 23
Devon -5 39 £325 -4.41% 4
Cornwall -1 1 - - 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 299 (32.86%) Finance
2 161 (17.69%) SQL
3 140 (15.38%) Windows
4 120 (13.19%) Business Analysis
5 111 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 108 (11.87%) ITIL
7 106 (11.65%) Security Cleared
8 105 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 89 (9.78%) MS Excel
10 82 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
11 80 (8.79%) MS Office
12 77 (8.46%) Migration
13 70 (7.69%) Banking
14 68 (7.47%) Active Directory
15 67 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
16 66 (7.25%) Retail
17 63 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 63 (6.92%) Data Analysis
18 60 (6.59%) SC Cleared
19 58 (6.37%) Oracle
19 58 (6.37%) Firewall
20 57 (6.26%) Project Management
21 55 (6.04%) SAP
22 51 (5.60%) Windows 7
23 50 (5.49%) Marketing
24 49 (5.38%) ISEB
25 48 (5.27%) SharePoint
25 48 (5.27%) Test Scripting
26 44 (4.84%) Cisco

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 48 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.30%) SAS
3 14 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.88%) IIS
6 6 (0.66%) CMS
7 5 (0.55%) Confluence
8 4 (0.44%) Apache
8 4 (0.44%) CICS
8 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.22%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.22%) Moodle
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 80 (8.79%) MS Office
3 25 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.65%) MS Project
4 15 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.44%) SPSS
7 2 (0.22%) CATIA
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) ArcView
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.22%) Findur
7 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.53%) Office 365
2 15 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.55%) SaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.37%) Firewall
2 26 (2.86%) VPN
3 25 (2.75%) LAN
4 24 (2.64%) WAN
5 21 (2.31%) Internet
6 18 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (1.54%) WLAN
8 12 (1.32%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.21%) Wireless
10 9 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (0.99%) DNS
10 9 (0.99%) Network Security
11 8 (0.88%) DHCP
11 8 (0.88%) SSL
12 7 (0.77%) BGP
12 7 (0.77%) MPLS
12 7 (0.77%) OSPF
12 7 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.88%) Base SAS
7 7 (0.77%) Big Data
7 7 (0.77%) MS Access
7 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.66%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (0.66%) QlikView
8 6 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.55%) OLAP
9 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (0.44%) MySQL
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (2.97%) Selenium
2 20 (2.20%) JIRA
3 14 (1.54%) WebDriver
4 11 (1.21%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.77%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.66%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.55%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.55%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.33%) Capybara
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.33%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.33%) WATIR
10 2 (0.22%) Hudson
10 2 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 299 (32.86%) Finance
2 70 (7.69%) Banking
3 66 (7.25%) Retail
4 50 (5.49%) Marketing
5 42 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.09%) Electronics
7 19 (2.09%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.10%) Back Office
9 9 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.88%) Billing
11 5 (0.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.33%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.42%) .NET
2 21 (2.31%) Web Services
2 21 (2.31%) XML
3 18 (1.98%) HTML
4 14 (1.54%) SOAP
5 8 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.88%) CSS
5 8 (0.88%) REST
6 6 (0.66%) Classic ASP
6 6 (0.66%) jQuery
7 5 (0.55%) HTML5
8 4 (0.44%) Spring
9 3 (0.33%) Behat
9 3 (0.33%) EDI
9 3 (0.33%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.33%) Itk
10 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.22%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.22%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 35 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.30%) NHS
5 19 (2.09%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.10%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.99%) Driving Licence
8 9 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 9 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 8 (0.88%) User Experience
10 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.66%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.55%) EPoS
12 5 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.38%) Windows
2 51 (5.60%) Windows 7
3 32 (3.52%) Linux
4 22 (2.42%) Unix
5 20 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.77%) Solaris
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.33%) Android
12 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.33%) zOS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (13.19%) Business Analysis
2 108 (11.87%) ITIL
3 105 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (8.46%) Migration
6 67 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (6.92%) Data Analysis
7 63 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 57 (6.26%) Project Management
9 48 (5.27%) Test Scripting
10 39 (4.29%) CRM
11 35 (3.85%) Programme Management
11 35 (3.85%) Software Testing
12 33 (3.63%) ERP
13 31 (3.41%) Change Management
13 31 (3.41%) SIEM
14 30 (3.30%) Configuration Management
15 29 (3.19%) Analytics
15 29 (3.19%) Waterfall
16 28 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (17.69%) SQL
2 34 (3.74%) Java
3 29 (3.19%) PL/SQL
4 18 (1.98%) C#
5 16 (1.76%) Python
6 15 (1.65%) VBA
7 14 (1.54%) C
8 13 (1.43%) VB
9 12 (1.32%) Perl
10 10 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.88%) PHP
13 7 (0.77%) C++
14 6 (0.66%) R
14 6 (0.66%) Ruby
15 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.44%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.33%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 60 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.38%) ISEB
4 35 (3.85%) Degree
4 35 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 34 (3.74%) ISTQB
6 19 (2.09%) CISSP
7 17 (1.87%) CCNA
7 17 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.66%) CISA
10 5 (0.55%) CISM
10 5 (0.55%) MCDST
10 5 (0.55%) MCSE
10 5 (0.55%) Siebel Certification
11 4 (0.44%) MCP
12 3 (0.33%) HNC
12 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.75%) SLA
2 24 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.98%) QA
5 9 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.55%) SEPA
7 4 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.33%) HL7
8 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 68 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.66%) XenApp
4 5 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.33%) RACF
6 3 (0.33%) Snort
6 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.22%) ACF2
7 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.22%) Firmware
7 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (2.31%) SCCM
2 19 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.43%) QRadar
4 12 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (1.21%) RSA Archer
6 9 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (0.66%) Nagios
7 6 (0.66%) Puppet
8 5 (0.55%) WSUS
9 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.33%) CA Endevor
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.33%) Endace
10 3 (0.33%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.33%) SCOM
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.22%) Nessus
11 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 111 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.37%) Oracle
3 55 (6.04%) SAP
4 44 (4.84%) Cisco
5 34 (3.74%) VMware
6 31 (3.41%) Citrix
7 26 (2.86%) Teradata
8 21 (2.31%) IBM
9 20 (2.20%) HP
10 14 (1.54%) ArcSight
10 14 (1.54%) Forcepoint
11 13 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.43%) F5
12 10 (1.10%) CA
12 10 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
12 10 (1.10%) Remedy
13 9 (0.99%) Intel Security
14 8 (0.88%) Juniper
14 8 (0.88%) Siebel
15 7 (0.77%) Nokia
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
networx
Rate: From £30,514 to £33,905 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago