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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 572 410 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.93% 16.72% 19.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.07% 18.09% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 289 328
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £32.50 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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 2266 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.98% 92.41% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 1393 1385
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 192
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 192 £350 - 87
Wiltshire +3 128 £425 +14.86% 45
Gloucestershire -5 70 £375 -6.83% 33
Dorset +1 47 £363 +116.41% 18
Devon -4 37 £175 -53.33% 8
Somerset -3 32 £347 +11.85% 13
Cornwall 0 4 - -
Avon - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 392 (34.39%) Finance
2 183 (16.05%) SQL
3 175 (15.35%) Microsoft
4 154 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 145 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (11.23%) Windows
7 123 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (10.18%) MS Excel
9 112 (9.82%) Banking
10 109 (9.56%) MS Office
11 92 (8.07%) Security Cleared
12 90 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
13 89 (7.81%) Migration
14 85 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (7.02%) SQL Server
16 76 (6.67%) Retail
17 74 (6.49%) Active Directory
18 73 (6.40%) Data Analysis
19 72 (6.32%) SAP
20 65 (5.70%) Data Migration
21 61 (5.35%) Data Modelling
22 60 (5.26%) MS Visio
23 58 (5.09%) ITIL
24 55 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
24 55 (4.82%) Windows 7
25 54 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
26 53 (4.65%) Project Management
27 52 (4.56%) Oracle
28 51 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
29 50 (4.39%) SC Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (3.16%) SAS
2 33 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.05%) IIS
5 11 (0.96%) StreamWeaver
6 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (0.79%) Apache
8 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.44%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.35%) CMS
10 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.26%) Exstream Dialogue
11 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.18%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.18%) TPMS
13 1 (0.088%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 116 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 109 (9.56%) MS Office
3 60 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 43 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.89%) MS Project
6 19 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.79%) SPSS
8 1 (0.088%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.088%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.53%) Summit
3 5 (0.44%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.35%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.26%) BASE24
5 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.26%) Exstream
5 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) SAP HR-PA
7 1 (0.088%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.088%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.44%) SaaS
2 4 (0.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.088%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.16%) Firewall
2 26 (2.28%) VPN
3 25 (2.19%) WAN
4 22 (1.93%) LAN
5 17 (1.49%) DNS
6 14 (1.23%) DHCP
7 13 (1.14%) Internet
8 11 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (0.88%) VoIP
10 8 (0.70%) MPLS
10 8 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.70%) Wireless
10 8 (0.70%) Network Security
11 7 (0.61%) BGP
12 6 (0.53%) OSPF
12 6 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (0.44%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (2.11%) MS Access
6 16 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.14%) MySQL
9 12 (1.05%) Base SAS
10 10 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (0.79%) QlikView
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 5 (0.44%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 20 (1.75%) Selenium
2 17 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.40%) JIRA
4 15 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 11 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.79%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.53%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.44%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.26%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (0.26%) Maven
10 3 (0.26%) Toad
10 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.18%) Subversion
11 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.088%) Metasploit
12 1 (0.088%) Git (software)
General
1 392 (34.39%) Finance
2 112 (9.82%) Banking
3 76 (6.67%) Retail
4 48 (4.21%) Marketing
5 39 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.07%) Retail Banking
7 22 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.84%) Legal
9 17 (1.49%) Electronics
10 9 (0.79%) Military
11 8 (0.70%) Law
12 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.088%) Advertising
16 1 (0.088%) Local Government
16 1 (0.088%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.21%) .NET
2 14 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 14 (1.23%) HTML
2 14 (1.23%) Web Services
3 12 (1.05%) CSS
4 9 (0.79%) REST
4 9 (0.79%) SOAP
5 7 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (0.61%) XML
6 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.44%) JSON
8 3 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.26%) GWT
8 3 (0.26%) Ext JS
8 3 (0.26%) Spring
8 3 (0.26%) J2SE
8 3 (0.26%) J2EE
8 3 (0.26%) Middleware
9 2 (0.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.30%) NHS
3 27 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.49%) DTV
5 14 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 13 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 11 (0.96%) Open Source
9 8 (0.70%) Clustering
10 7 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.61%) Data Extraction
10 7 (0.61%) User Experience
10 7 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.53%) iPad
11 6 (0.53%) iPhone
11 6 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.44%) PDA
12 5 (0.44%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (11.23%) Windows
2 55 (4.82%) Windows 7
3 29 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (2.02%) Linux
5 22 (1.93%) Windows XP
6 19 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.49%) UNIX
8 9 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.53%) Android
11 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.26%) MVS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.088%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (13.51%) Business Analysis
2 145 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 123 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (7.81%) Migration
5 85 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (6.40%) Data Analysis
7 65 (5.70%) Data Migration
8 61 (5.35%) Data Modelling
9 58 (5.09%) ITIL
10 54 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 53 (4.65%) Project Management
12 51 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
13 48 (4.21%) Test Scripting
14 42 (3.68%) UML
15 41 (3.60%) Scrum
16 40 (3.51%) Change Management
16 40 (3.51%) Business Transformation
17 39 (3.42%) E-Commerce
18 37 (3.25%) Waterfall
19 36 (3.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 183 (16.05%) SQL
2 35 (3.07%) Java
3 22 (1.93%) C#
4 20 (1.75%) VB
5 17 (1.49%) VBA
6 12 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 11 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 10 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 10 (0.88%) C++
9 9 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.70%) C
11 7 (0.61%) VB6
11 7 (0.61%) Python
11 7 (0.61%) JCL
12 6 (0.53%) Ruby
13 5 (0.44%) COBOL
13 5 (0.44%) Perl
14 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.35%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 92 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 50 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.86%) ISEB
4 38 (3.33%) Degree
5 24 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.05%) CCNA
9 11 (0.96%) MOS
10 10 (0.88%) CIMA
10 10 (0.88%) ACCA
11 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.35%) CISSP
14 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.26%) CCNP
14 3 (0.26%) MCSE
14 3 (0.26%) Siebel Certification
15 2 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.63%) SLA
2 28 (2.46%) Solvency II
3 24 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.40%) Basel III
5 15 (1.32%) QA
5 15 (1.32%) Basel II
6 12 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.79%) COREP
7 9 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.61%) FINREP
8 7 (0.61%) FATCA
9 6 (0.53%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.18%) COBIT
13 1 (0.088%) HL7
13 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.088%) P3O
13 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 74 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.23%) XenApp
4 8 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.53%) vSphere
6 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.18%) Snort
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.088%) UAG
9 1 (0.088%) Nmap
9 1 (0.088%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.088%) NFS
9 1 (0.088%) Firmware
9 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.14%) SCCM
3 6 (0.53%) SCOM
4 5 (0.44%) WSUS
4 5 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.088%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.088%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.088%) Puppet
6 1 (0.088%) Nessus
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.088%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 175 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.32%) SAP
3 52 (4.56%) Oracle
4 48 (4.21%) Business Objects
5 34 (2.98%) Cisco
6 33 (2.89%) HP
7 31 (2.72%) Citrix
8 28 (2.46%) VMware
9 19 (1.67%) IBM
10 15 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.14%) Teradata
11 13 (1.14%) Nokia
12 11 (0.96%) SolarWinds
12 11 (0.96%) hybris
13 10 (0.88%) Siebel
14 9 (0.79%) Google
15 8 (0.70%) IronPort
16 7 (0.61%) Informatica
17 6 (0.53%) Juniper
17 6 (0.53%) CA
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £333.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £36 per hour or £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £28 - £36 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago