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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 433 470 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.52% 14.72% 18.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.33% 15.37% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 336 426
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 48
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £20.63 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +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
2652 3057 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.77% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2073 2029
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 152 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +1 119 £360 -0.68% 41
Wiltshire +2 110 £375 +6.15% 19
Dorset +1 53 £370 +46.82% 4
Gloucestershire -6 45 £380 +1.33% 24
Somerset +3 40 £325 -7.14% 15
Devon -4 29 £345 -1.42% 3
Cornwall -4 5 £300 +17.07% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 252 (28.80%) Finance
2 134 (15.31%) Business Analysis
3 127 (14.51%) SQL
4 119 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (13.14%) Windows
6 110 (12.57%) Microsoft
6 110 (12.57%) Security Cleared
7 109 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 100 (11.43%) ITIL
9 84 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (9.37%) MS Office
11 80 (9.14%) MS Excel
12 71 (8.11%) SC Cleared
13 70 (8.00%) Migration
14 64 (7.31%) Active Directory
15 62 (7.09%) Retail
16 60 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
17 59 (6.74%) Banking
17 59 (6.74%) Project Management
18 56 (6.40%) SAP
18 56 (6.40%) Test Scripting
19 53 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
20 52 (5.94%) Windows 7
21 51 (5.83%) Oracle
22 50 (5.71%) Information Security
23 45 (5.14%) ISEB
24 44 (5.03%) Data Analysis
25 42 (4.80%) SharePoint
25 42 (4.80%) PRINCE2
26 41 (4.69%) Marketing

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 42 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.43%) SAS
3 13 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.26%) Confluence
4 11 (1.26%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.46%) CICS
6 4 (0.46%) CMS
6 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.34%) IIS
7 3 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.23%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.23%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) Moodle
8 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 82 (9.37%) MS Office
2 80 (9.14%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.71%) MS Project
6 8 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) CATIA
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) ArcView
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.57%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.34%) SystmOne
9 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.23%) Findur
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.29%) Office 365
2 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.57%) SaaS
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) Slack
6 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.46%) Firewall
2 22 (2.51%) LAN
3 20 (2.29%) Internet
4 18 (2.06%) WAN
5 13 (1.49%) Network Security
6 11 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.26%) VPN
6 11 (1.26%) Wireless
7 9 (1.03%) WLAN
8 8 (0.91%) BGP
8 8 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (0.91%) DNS
8 8 (0.91%) OSPF
8 8 (0.91%) VoIP
9 7 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.80%) MPLS
10 6 (0.69%) DHCP
10 6 (0.69%) SSL
11 5 (0.57%) Intranet
12 4 (0.46%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.03%) Base SAS
6 9 (1.03%) OLAP
7 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.46%) Big Data
9 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.46%) MySQL
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.46%) Power BI
9 4 (0.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (2.51%) Selenium
2 20 (2.29%) JIRA
3 14 (1.60%) WebDriver
4 10 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.69%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.23%) ERwin
9 2 (0.23%) Hudson
9 2 (0.23%) JMeter
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 252 (28.80%) Finance
2 62 (7.09%) Retail
3 59 (6.74%) Banking
4 41 (4.69%) Marketing
5 36 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.60%) Electronics
8 12 (1.37%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.26%) Back Office
10 7 (0.80%) Billing
11 6 (0.69%) Military
12 5 (0.57%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Legal
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.23%) Publishing
16 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.63%) XML
2 21 (2.40%) Web Services
3 20 (2.29%) .NET
4 14 (1.60%) SOAP
5 13 (1.49%) HTML
6 9 (1.03%) REST
7 7 (0.80%) jQuery
8 5 (0.57%) CSS
8 5 (0.57%) HTML5
9 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.46%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.23%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.23%) MDX
10 2 (0.23%) Spring
10 2 (0.23%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.23%) XSLT
11 1 (0.11%) JSON
11 1 (0.11%) Middleware
11 1 (0.11%) OLE
11 1 (0.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.43%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.17%) NHS
5 14 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 8 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 8 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 8 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 8 (0.91%) User Experience
7 8 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 115 (13.14%) Windows
2 52 (5.94%) Windows 7
3 20 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.83%) Linux
4 16 (1.83%) Unix
4 16 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 8 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.46%) Android
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.34%) zOS
9 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (15.31%) Business Analysis
2 119 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 100 (11.43%) ITIL
5 70 (8.00%) Migration
6 60 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 59 (6.74%) Project Management
8 56 (6.40%) Test Scripting
9 53 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (5.71%) Information Security
11 44 (5.03%) Data Analysis
12 42 (4.80%) PRINCE2
13 39 (4.46%) Scrum
14 37 (4.23%) Change Management
15 36 (4.11%) Process Improvement
15 36 (4.11%) Programme Management
16 33 (3.77%) CRM
17 30 (3.43%) Incident Management
18 28 (3.20%) Analytics
19 26 (2.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 127 (14.51%) SQL
2 29 (3.31%) Java
3 23 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 14 (1.60%) VBA
5 12 (1.37%) C#
5 12 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.14%) C
6 10 (1.14%) Python
7 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.69%) VB
9 5 (0.57%) Perl
10 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.46%) R
10 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.23%) C++
11 2 (0.23%) JCL
11 2 (0.23%) PHP
11 2 (0.23%) REXX
11 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 110 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 71 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 45 (5.14%) ISEB
4 35 (4.00%) Degree
5 32 (3.66%) CISSP
6 28 (3.20%) DV Cleared
7 25 (2.86%) CISA
8 21 (2.40%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.26%) CCNA
9 11 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.14%) CISM
11 9 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.69%) ACCA
14 6 (0.69%) IIBA
14 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.57%) MCITP
15 5 (0.57%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (2.74%) QA
3 21 (2.40%) SLA
4 13 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.69%) MiFID
8 5 (0.57%) SEPA
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.23%) HL7
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.23%) P3O
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 64 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.37%) BitLocker
3 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.14%) XenApp
4 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.69%) Snort
4 6 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.34%) RACF
6 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (2.17%) SCCM
2 17 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.03%) QRadar
4 7 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.57%) RSA Archer
7 4 (0.46%) Nessus
7 4 (0.46%) RSA enVision
7 4 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.46%) WSUS
8 3 (0.34%) CA Endevor
8 3 (0.34%) Endace
8 3 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Nagios
9 1 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.11%) Puppet
9 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 110 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.40%) SAP
3 51 (5.83%) Oracle
4 28 (3.20%) Cisco
5 25 (2.86%) Citrix
5 25 (2.86%) VMware
6 20 (2.29%) HP
7 19 (2.17%) Teradata
8 13 (1.49%) Intel Security
9 11 (1.26%) IBM
9 11 (1.26%) Juniper
9 11 (1.26%) Splunk
10 9 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.03%) LogRhythm
11 8 (0.91%) CA
11 8 (0.91%) Siebel
12 7 (0.80%) AppSense
12 7 (0.80%) ArcSight
12 7 (0.80%) Remedy
13 6 (0.69%) Palo Alto
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