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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 580 368 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.28% 16.49% 21.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.57% 17.76% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 252 474
Average daily rate
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£350 £354 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.80 £16.00 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.33%
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
2964 2072 2911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.83% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1282 1706
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 157 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 0 176 £325 -7.14% 70
Wiltshire +2 156 £338 -7.53% 27
Dorset +2 55 £393 +24.11% 11
Somerset -1 54 £350 +16.66% 21
Gloucestershire -4 47 £375 - 26
Devon 0 46 £330 - 9
Cornwall - 5 £130 - 4
Avon - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 390 (34.70%) Finance
2 189 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 175 (15.57%) SQL
4 168 (14.95%) Business Analysis
5 151 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 151 (13.43%) Security Cleared
6 144 (12.81%) Banking
7 141 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 128 (11.39%) MS Excel
9 120 (10.68%) SC Cleared
10 115 (10.23%) Windows
11 106 (9.43%) ISEB
12 104 (9.25%) Project Management
13 103 (9.16%) SAP
14 92 (8.19%) MS Office
15 90 (8.01%) Test Scripting
16 85 (7.56%) MS Visio
17 84 (7.47%) Retail
18 83 (7.38%) Migration
19 76 (6.76%) Data Analysis
20 74 (6.58%) UML
21 73 (6.49%) ITIL
22 70 (6.23%) PRINCE2
23 66 (5.87%) Data Modelling
24 61 (5.43%) SQL Server
25 60 (5.34%) MS Project
25 60 (5.34%) Change Management
26 59 (5.25%) ISTQB
27 53 (4.72%) Requirements Analysis
28 51 (4.54%) Software Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.29%) SAS
3 11 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.53%) CMS
5 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.44%) Exstream Dialogue
7 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.27%) CICS
9 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.18%) IIS
9 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.18%) Escenic
9 2 (0.18%) Lync
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 128 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 92 (8.19%) MS Office
3 85 (7.56%) MS Visio
4 60 (5.34%) MS Project
5 42 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.62%) SPSS
8 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.089%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.07%) SAP SD
2 8 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.62%) SAP PM
4 6 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.44%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.44%) Summit
5 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.44%) Exstream
6 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.36%) assyst
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.53%) Office 365
2 6 (0.53%) SaaS
3 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.87%) Firewall
2 14 (1.25%) Internet
3 9 (0.80%) DNS
4 7 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.53%) Intranet
6 5 (0.44%) Wireless
6 5 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.44%) VPN
6 5 (0.44%) DHCP
7 4 (0.36%) WAN
8 3 (0.27%) LAN
8 3 (0.27%) VoIP
9 2 (0.18%) SAN
9 2 (0.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.18%) OSPF
9 2 (0.18%) Nortel Meridian
9 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.18%) FWSM
9 2 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.69%) MS Access
6 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.25%) MySQL
8 10 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
9 9 (0.80%) DTS
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.44%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.27%) OLAP
15 2 (0.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.16%) SpecFlow
3 12 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.07%) Selenium
4 10 (0.89%) JIRA
5 8 (0.71%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.36%) Subversion
10 3 (0.27%) JMeter
10 3 (0.27%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.27%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.18%) Toad
11 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.18%) MSI
11 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.18%) FitNesse
General
1 390 (34.70%) Finance
2 144 (12.81%) Banking
3 84 (7.47%) Retail
4 48 (4.27%) Retail Banking
5 34 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.87%) Marketing
7 20 (1.78%) Legal
8 15 (1.33%) Military
9 12 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.44%) Advertising
12 5 (0.44%) Law
13 4 (0.36%) Back Office
13 4 (0.36%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) Front Office
14 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
16 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.089%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.20%) .NET
2 21 (1.87%) Web Services
3 15 (1.33%) HTML
4 12 (1.07%) XML
5 10 (0.89%) CSS
6 9 (0.80%) Gherkin
7 6 (0.53%) SOAP
8 5 (0.44%) J2EE
9 4 (0.36%) Spring
9 4 (0.36%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.36%) HTML5
9 4 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.27%) RESTful
10 3 (0.27%) LAMP
10 3 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.27%) Java RMI
11 2 (0.18%) EJB
11 2 (0.18%) Struts
11 2 (0.18%) JSF
11 2 (0.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.74%) NHS
2 34 (3.02%) Management Information System
3 21 (1.87%) GIS
4 14 (1.25%) CMDB
5 13 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 10 (0.89%) Data Extraction
7 9 (0.80%) Replication
8 8 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.44%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.44%) iPhone
10 5 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (0.44%) iPad
10 5 (0.44%) CESG
11 4 (0.36%) DTV
11 4 (0.36%) PDA
11 4 (0.36%) AS400
11 4 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 115 (10.23%) Windows
2 39 (3.47%) Windows XP
3 32 (2.85%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.16%) Windows 8
5 13 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.07%) Linux
6 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.89%) UNIX
7 10 (0.89%) Android
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) MVS
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.089%) pSOS
10 1 (0.089%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (14.95%) Business Analysis
2 151 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 141 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (9.25%) Project Management
5 90 (8.01%) Test Scripting
6 83 (7.38%) Migration
7 76 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 74 (6.58%) UML
9 73 (6.49%) ITIL
10 70 (6.23%) PRINCE2
11 66 (5.87%) Data Modelling
12 60 (5.34%) Change Management
13 53 (4.72%) Requirements Analysis
14 51 (4.54%) Software Testing
15 50 (4.45%) Use Case
16 49 (4.36%) GAP Analysis
17 47 (4.18%) Data Migration
18 44 (3.91%) Test Management
19 43 (3.83%) Business Transformation
19 43 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 175 (15.57%) SQL
2 28 (2.49%) VBA
3 25 (2.22%) C#
4 24 (2.14%) Java
5 20 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.60%) VB
7 11 (0.98%) C
8 10 (0.89%) REXX
8 10 (0.89%) JCL
9 6 (0.53%) C++
9 6 (0.53%) COBOL
9 6 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.53%) PHP
10 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.36%) Ruby
11 4 (0.36%) Scala
11 4 (0.36%) SELCOPY
12 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 151 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 120 (10.68%) SC Cleared
3 106 (9.43%) ISEB
4 59 (5.25%) ISTQB
5 39 (3.47%) Degree
6 35 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (1.25%) ACCA
10 13 (1.16%) CIMA
11 12 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.98%) CISSP
13 10 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.44%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.44%) PMP
16 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.36%) MCSE
16 4 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.76%) SLA
2 28 (2.49%) QA
3 23 (2.05%) Solvency II
4 20 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.60%) Basel II
6 17 (1.51%) Basel III
7 11 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.89%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.80%) FINREP
9 9 (0.80%) FATCA
9 9 (0.80%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.71%) COREP
11 4 (0.36%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.36%) XenApp
4 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) RACF
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.089%) vSphere
6 1 (0.089%) UAG
6 1 (0.089%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.089%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 22 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.36%) SCCM
5 3 (0.27%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.089%) WSUS
7 1 (0.089%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.089%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 189 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.16%) SAP
3 46 (4.09%) Oracle
4 36 (3.20%) Business Objects
5 21 (1.87%) Cisco
6 20 (1.78%) HP
7 18 (1.60%) Teradata
8 15 (1.33%) IBM
9 14 (1.25%) Casewise
10 13 (1.16%) SolarWinds
10 13 (1.16%) VMware
11 10 (0.89%) McAfee
12 9 (0.80%) Juniper
13 8 (0.71%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.62%) Qualys
14 7 (0.62%) Apple
14 7 (0.62%) Citrix
15 5 (0.44%) LANDesk
15 5 (0.44%) Hyperion
16 4 (0.36%) Cognos
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