The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 576 516 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.96% 17.27% 17.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.16% 18.68% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 320 296
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£369 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.19 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £41.75 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
3007 2763 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.73% 92.50% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1650 1384
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 160 163
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
Bristol +1 197 £350 -3.44% 57
Wiltshire 0 159 £422 +20.64% 33
Dorset +2 56 £416 +66.50% 12
Devon +4 41 £350 +86.66% 8
Gloucestershire -16 40 £363 -3.33% 30
Somerset -11 36 £325 - 16
Cornwall +1 8 £100 -28.57% 5
Avon - - - - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 397 (34.98%) Finance
2 184 (16.21%) SQL
3 174 (15.33%) Business Analysis
4 159 (14.01%) Microsoft
5 152 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (10.66%) Banking
8 120 (10.57%) Windows
9 101 (8.90%) MS Excel
10 95 (8.37%) MS Office
11 91 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
12 85 (7.49%) Security Cleared
13 82 (7.22%) Migration
14 81 (7.14%) Retail
15 77 (6.78%) SQL Server
16 75 (6.61%) Active Directory
17 71 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (6.17%) Data Analysis
19 69 (6.08%) SAP
20 60 (5.29%) Oracle
20 60 (5.29%) Data Modelling
20 60 (5.29%) Data Migration
21 56 (4.93%) MS Visio
22 55 (4.85%) ITIL
22 55 (4.85%) Windows 7
23 53 (4.67%) Test Scripting
23 53 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
23 53 (4.67%) Project Management
24 52 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
25 48 (4.23%) Java

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 42 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.61%) SAS
3 29 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.97%) IIS
4 11 (0.97%) StreamWeaver
5 10 (0.88%) CMS
6 8 (0.70%) Apache
7 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.44%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.35%) Lync
10 3 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.26%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.18%) Drupal
11 2 (0.18%) TPMS
11 2 (0.18%) Liferay
11 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 95 (8.37%) MS Office
3 56 (4.93%) MS Visio
4 36 (3.17%) MS Project
5 24 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.79%) SPSS
8 1 (0.088%) Simulink
8 1 (0.088%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.088%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.53%) Summit
2 6 (0.53%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.44%) BASE24
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.18%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.53%) Office 365
2 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.088%) PaaS
4 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.70%) Firewall
2 26 (2.29%) WAN
3 23 (2.03%) LAN
4 22 (1.94%) VPN
5 14 (1.23%) Wireless
6 12 (1.06%) DNS
6 12 (1.06%) DHCP
7 11 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (0.88%) Internet
9 8 (0.70%) VoIP
9 8 (0.70%) FWSM
10 7 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.62%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (0.62%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.62%) VLAN
10 7 (0.62%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (0.62%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.76%) MS Access
5 20 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.32%) Base SAS
9 13 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 10 (0.88%) MySQL
13 9 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.79%) QlikView
13 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 19 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.41%) JIRA
3 14 (1.23%) Selenium
4 10 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 10 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
6 7 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.44%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.44%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.26%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.18%) Toad
10 2 (0.18%) Maven
11 1 (0.088%) ERwin
General
1 397 (34.98%) Finance
2 121 (10.66%) Banking
3 81 (7.14%) Retail
4 46 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.44%) Marketing
6 33 (2.91%) Retail Banking
7 17 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.23%) Electronics
9 12 (1.06%) Legal
10 7 (0.62%) Back Office
10 7 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.53%) Military
12 5 (0.44%) Law
13 3 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.088%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.088%) Local Government
15 1 (0.088%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.14%) .NET
2 25 (2.20%) Web Services
3 20 (1.76%) ASP.NET
4 18 (1.59%) HTML
5 13 (1.15%) CSS
6 11 (0.97%) SOAP
6 11 (0.97%) REST
7 10 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (0.70%) XML
9 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
9 6 (0.53%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.44%) JSON
11 3 (0.26%) Spring
11 3 (0.26%) J2SE
11 3 (0.26%) J2EE
11 3 (0.26%) GWT
11 3 (0.26%) Ext JS
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.05%) NHS
3 21 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 21 (1.85%) Open Source
4 14 (1.23%) DTV
4 14 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 13 (1.15%) User Experience
6 12 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 9 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 9 (0.79%) Data Extraction
8 8 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.70%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.62%) Clustering
10 6 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.44%) Smartcard
11 5 (0.44%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.35%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.35%) PDA
12 4 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 120 (10.57%) Windows
2 55 (4.85%) Windows 7
3 25 (2.20%) Windows XP
4 22 (1.94%) Linux
4 22 (1.94%) UNIX
5 21 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Android
10 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.088%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (15.33%) Business Analysis
2 152 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (7.22%) Migration
5 71 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (6.17%) Data Analysis
7 60 (5.29%) Data Modelling
7 60 (5.29%) Data Migration
8 55 (4.85%) ITIL
9 53 (4.67%) Project Management
9 53 (4.67%) Test Scripting
10 52 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 46 (4.05%) Scrum
12 44 (3.88%) UML
13 43 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
14 39 (3.44%) Change Management
15 38 (3.35%) CRM
15 38 (3.35%) E-Commerce
15 38 (3.35%) Waterfall
16 35 (3.08%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 184 (16.21%) SQL
2 48 (4.23%) Java
3 25 (2.20%) C#
4 18 (1.59%) VBA
5 17 (1.50%) VB
6 16 (1.41%) C++
7 14 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.23%) C
8 13 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 11 (0.97%) Python
10 10 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.88%) Ruby
11 7 (0.62%) VB6
11 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.62%) Perl
12 5 (0.44%) JCL
12 5 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.35%) COBOL
14 3 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 45 (3.96%) ISEB
3 42 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.08%) Degree
5 23 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.06%) MOS
9 11 (0.97%) CCNA
10 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.79%) ACCA
10 9 (0.79%) CIMA
11 7 (0.62%) CISSP
12 6 (0.53%) MCSE
13 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.44%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.26%) MCSA
15 2 (0.18%) CCNP
15 2 (0.18%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.38%) Solvency II
3 24 (2.11%) QA
4 21 (1.85%) SLA
5 18 (1.59%) Basel II
6 17 (1.50%) Basel III
7 9 (0.79%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.70%) COREP
9 7 (0.62%) FINREP
9 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.53%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.44%) FATCA
12 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.18%) P3O
14 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.088%) COBIT
14 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 75 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.15%) XenApp
4 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.53%) vSphere
6 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.18%) Snort
8 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.088%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (1.41%) SCCM
2 12 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.79%) SCOM
4 7 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (0.53%) WSUS
6 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.088%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 159 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.08%) SAP
3 60 (5.29%) Oracle
4 44 (3.88%) Business Objects
5 33 (2.91%) Cisco
5 33 (2.91%) Citrix
6 27 (2.38%) VMware
7 23 (2.03%) HP
8 22 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 21 (1.85%) IBM
10 16 (1.41%) SolarWinds
11 12 (1.06%) Teradata
12 11 (0.97%) Nokia
13 9 (0.79%) Siebel
13 9 (0.79%) hybris
13 9 (0.79%) Google
14 8 (0.70%) Adobe
15 7 (0.62%) CA
15 7 (0.62%) IronPort
15 7 (0.62%) Blue Coat
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