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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 514 569 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.06% 18.55% 17.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% 19.92% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 427 251
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.80 £17.00
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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 0 159 £325 - 80
Wiltshire -2 110 £375 +2.04% 29
Gloucestershire +3 59 £375 +7.14% 30
Devon +3 58 £325 -8.45% 5
Dorset +1 47 £400 +6.66% 12
Somerset -6 35 £349 +7.23% 18
Cornwall +4 7 £265 +11.57% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 353 (33.43%) Finance
2 183 (17.33%) SQL
3 175 (16.57%) Business Analysis
4 173 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 159 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 126 (11.93%) Banking
8 124 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
9 104 (9.85%) MS Excel
10 96 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 86 (8.14%) Windows
12 83 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
13 76 (7.20%) ISEB
14 70 (6.63%) Data Analysis
15 69 (6.53%) Retail
16 66 (6.25%) Project Management
17 65 (6.16%) SQL Server
17 65 (6.16%) SAP
18 64 (6.06%) MS Office
19 63 (5.97%) Active Directory
20 61 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
20 61 (5.78%) Migration
21 57 (5.40%) Scrum
21 57 (5.40%) ITIL
22 53 (5.02%) Degree
23 51 (4.83%) ISTQB
23 51 (4.83%) Oracle
24 49 (4.64%) Data Modelling
25 48 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
26 47 (4.45%) QA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.37%) SAS
3 20 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.33%) CMS
5 8 (0.76%) Lync
6 7 (0.66%) IIS
7 6 (0.57%) Drupal
7 6 (0.57%) Liferay
8 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.47%) ATG Dynamo
9 4 (0.38%) StreamWeaver
9 4 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.38%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.38%) JBoss
9 4 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 104 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 64 (6.06%) MS Office
3 46 (4.36%) MS Visio
4 34 (3.22%) MS Project
5 28 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.57%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.38%) SPSS
9 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.57%) Summit
3 5 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.47%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.38%) Agresso
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.38%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.19%) BASE24
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.095%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.85%) Office 365
2 5 (0.47%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.13%) Firewall
2 18 (1.70%) LAN
3 17 (1.61%) WAN
4 14 (1.33%) DNS
5 11 (1.04%) Wireless
6 10 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.95%) DHCP
7 7 (0.66%) Network Security
8 6 (0.57%) VLAN
8 6 (0.57%) VoIP
9 5 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.38%) VPN
11 3 (0.28%) Intranet
11 3 (0.28%) Internet
11 3 (0.28%) FWSM
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.19%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
3 36 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (1.42%) MS Access
6 14 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.66%) QlikView
9 7 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.47%) Base SAS
11 5 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.47%) MySQL
11 5 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (3.22%) Selenium
2 20 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 17 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.42%) WebDriver
5 14 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.14%) LoadRunner
6 12 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.85%) JIRA
8 9 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
9 6 (0.57%) ERwin
10 5 (0.47%) JMeter
10 5 (0.47%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.38%) JBehave
11 4 (0.38%) Toad
11 4 (0.38%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.28%) Subversion
13 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
13 2 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 353 (33.43%) Finance
2 126 (11.93%) Banking
3 69 (6.53%) Retail
4 46 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.13%) Marketing
6 25 (2.37%) Retail Banking
7 15 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.14%) Military
9 10 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.95%) Electronics
10 9 (0.85%) Legal
11 6 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.28%) Advertising
13 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.75%) .NET
2 24 (2.27%) Web Services
3 12 (1.14%) HTML
4 10 (0.95%) CSS
5 9 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.57%) XML
7 5 (0.47%) J2EE
8 4 (0.38%) SOAP
8 4 (0.38%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.28%) REST
9 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.095%) MDX
11 1 (0.095%) Middleware
11 1 (0.095%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.13%) NHS
3 30 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 20 (1.89%) User Experience
5 13 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 10 (0.95%) DTV
7 8 (0.76%) Statistics
8 7 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 7 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.66%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.57%) GIS
10 5 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.47%) AS400
10 5 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.47%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.28%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.28%) iPad
12 3 (0.28%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (8.14%) Windows
2 37 (3.50%) Windows 7
3 28 (2.65%) UNIX
4 19 (1.80%) Windows XP
4 19 (1.80%) Linux
5 14 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.47%) Solaris
9 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.095%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.095%) MVS
11 1 (0.095%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.095%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.095%) Debian
11 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.095%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (16.57%) Business Analysis
2 173 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (6.63%) Data Analysis
6 66 (6.25%) Project Management
7 61 (5.78%) Migration
8 57 (5.40%) Scrum
8 57 (5.40%) ITIL
9 49 (4.64%) Data Modelling
10 48 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 44 (4.17%) Test Scripting
12 41 (3.88%) Data Migration
13 38 (3.60%) Change Management
14 34 (3.22%) PRINCE2
15 31 (2.94%) UML
15 31 (2.94%) ETL
15 31 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
15 31 (2.94%) Software Testing
16 30 (2.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 183 (17.33%) SQL
2 41 (3.88%) Java
3 29 (2.75%) VBA
4 23 (2.18%) C#
5 22 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.70%) C
7 14 (1.33%) C++
7 14 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.04%) LINC
9 10 (0.95%) Ruby
9 10 (0.95%) Python
10 8 (0.76%) Perl
11 7 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.66%) VB
11 7 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.28%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.28%) COBOL
14 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.20%) ISEB
3 53 (5.02%) Degree
4 51 (4.83%) ISTQB
5 41 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 31 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.85%) ACCA
9 8 (0.76%) MOS
9 8 (0.76%) CISSP
9 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.76%) CIMA
9 8 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.66%) MCSE
11 6 (0.57%) MCSA
11 6 (0.57%) CCNA
11 6 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.47%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.45%) QA
2 24 (2.27%) SLA
3 18 (1.70%) Solvency II
4 15 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.23%) Basel II
6 12 (1.14%) Basel III
7 8 (0.76%) FINREP
8 7 (0.66%) COREP
8 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.66%) FATCA
8 7 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.57%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.095%) COBIT
11 1 (0.095%) MiFID
11 1 (0.095%) COSO
11 1 (0.095%) P3O
System Software
1 63 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.47%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.095%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.095%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.85%) SCCM
3 8 (0.76%) SCOM
4 4 (0.38%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.38%) WSUS
5 2 (0.19%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.19%) SCSM
5 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.095%) Nessus
6 1 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 160 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.16%) SAP
3 51 (4.83%) Oracle
4 31 (2.94%) Cisco
5 17 (1.61%) Citrix
6 14 (1.33%) Tableau
7 13 (1.23%) SolarWinds
7 13 (1.23%) Teradata
7 13 (1.23%) IBM
7 13 (1.23%) VMware
8 12 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 12 (1.14%) HP
8 12 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.04%) Unisys
9 11 (1.04%) Juniper
9 11 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 10 (0.95%) ATG
11 9 (0.85%) Google
12 8 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.66%) ArcSight
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Venturi
Rate: V.Good Day Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable.
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Coal IT Services
Rate: £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 - £355 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago