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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 616 358 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.47% 15.85% 21.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.76% 17.08% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 246 485
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £28.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.83%
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
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +1 205 £330 -10.07% 54
Wiltshire +3 146 £313 -15.54% 28
Dorset +5 66 £350 -6.66% 20
Somerset 0 54 £325 - 12
Gloucestershire -5 54 £375 +10.29% 15
Devon -3 45 £350 - 11
Cornwall - 3 £130 - 1
Avon - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 407 (34.61%) Finance
2 189 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 186 (15.82%) SQL
4 177 (15.05%) Business Analysis
5 158 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 152 (12.93%) Security Cleared
7 139 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 139 (11.82%) Banking
8 132 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (10.46%) Windows
10 119 (10.12%) MS Excel
11 115 (9.78%) SC Cleared
12 110 (9.35%) SAP
13 104 (8.84%) ISEB
14 100 (8.50%) Project Management
15 92 (7.82%) MS Office
16 84 (7.14%) MS Visio
16 84 (7.14%) Test Scripting
16 84 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
17 83 (7.06%) Migration
18 79 (6.72%) Retail
19 76 (6.46%) ITIL
19 76 (6.46%) Data Analysis
20 66 (5.61%) SQL Server
21 65 (5.53%) PRINCE2
22 64 (5.44%) UML
22 64 (5.44%) Data Modelling
22 64 (5.44%) Change Management
23 61 (5.19%) ISTQB
24 54 (4.59%) GAP Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (3.32%) SAS
2 34 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.60%) Exstream Dialogue
5 7 (0.60%) CMS
6 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.26%) StreamWeaver
8 3 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.26%) CICS
8 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.17%) Apache
9 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 119 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 92 (7.82%) MS Office
3 84 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 54 (4.59%) MS Project
5 44 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.51%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.02%) SAP SD
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.60%) SAP PM
4 7 (0.60%) Exstream
5 6 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.43%) Summit
6 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.43%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.34%) assyst
8 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.26%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.085%) SAP HR-PA
10 1 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.60%) Office 365
3 6 (0.51%) SaaS
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.96%) Firewall
2 13 (1.11%) DNS
2 13 (1.11%) Internet
3 10 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (0.60%) VPN
4 7 (0.60%) DHCP
5 6 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.51%) Intranet
6 5 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.43%) VoIP
6 5 (0.43%) MPLS
7 4 (0.34%) WAN
7 4 (0.34%) LAN
7 4 (0.34%) Wireless
8 3 (0.26%) Network Security
8 3 (0.26%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.26%) SAN
9 2 (0.17%) OSPF
9 2 (0.17%) BGP
9 2 (0.17%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.53%) MS Access
6 16 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
8 11 (0.94%) MySQL
9 10 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.60%) DTS
10 7 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.17%) Base SAS
14 2 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.19%) SpecFlow
3 13 (1.11%) Selenium
4 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (0.77%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.60%) JIRA
7 6 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (0.51%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.34%) RequisitePro
8 4 (0.34%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.17%) Toad
10 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.17%) MSI
10 2 (0.17%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.17%) Subversion
10 2 (0.17%) eggPlant
10 2 (0.17%) LoadUI
General
1 407 (34.61%) Finance
2 139 (11.82%) Banking
3 79 (6.72%) Retail
4 45 (3.83%) Retail Banking
5 36 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.21%) Marketing
7 23 (1.96%) Legal
8 17 (1.45%) Military
9 15 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.51%) Electronics
11 6 (0.51%) Law
11 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.34%) Advertising
12 4 (0.34%) Publishing
13 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.26%) Billing
13 3 (0.26%) Front Office
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.23%) .NET
2 21 (1.79%) Web Services
3 15 (1.28%) HTML
4 12 (1.02%) XML
4 12 (1.02%) CSS
5 9 (0.77%) Gherkin
6 6 (0.51%) SOAP
7 4 (0.34%) J2EE
7 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.34%) HTML5
7 4 (0.34%) Spring
8 3 (0.26%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.26%) RESTful
9 2 (0.17%) CSS3
9 2 (0.17%) JSF
9 2 (0.17%) Ajax
9 2 (0.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.17%) ISPF
9 2 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.40%) NHS
3 34 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.79%) GIS
5 15 (1.28%) CMDB
6 14 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 14 (1.19%) User Experience
7 10 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 9 (0.77%) Data Extraction
9 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.51%) iPhone
10 6 (0.51%) DTV
10 6 (0.51%) Replication
10 6 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.43%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.43%) CESG
11 5 (0.43%) iPad
12 4 (0.34%) Clustering
12 4 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.34%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 123 (10.46%) Windows
2 40 (3.40%) Windows XP
3 35 (2.98%) Windows 7
4 22 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.28%) UNIX
7 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.02%) Linux
8 12 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.94%) Android
10 4 (0.34%) MVS
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.085%) pSOS
13 1 (0.085%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.085%) VMS
13 1 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (15.05%) Business Analysis
2 158 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 139 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 132 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (8.50%) Project Management
6 84 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 83 (7.06%) Migration
8 76 (6.46%) Data Analysis
8 76 (6.46%) ITIL
9 65 (5.53%) PRINCE2
10 64 (5.44%) UML
10 64 (5.44%) Data Modelling
10 64 (5.44%) Change Management
11 54 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
12 52 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
13 51 (4.34%) Data Migration
13 51 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (4.08%) Software Testing
14 48 (4.08%) Business Transformation
15 47 (4.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 186 (15.82%) SQL
2 27 (2.30%) C#
3 24 (2.04%) VBA
4 21 (1.79%) Java
5 19 (1.62%) T-SQL
6 17 (1.45%) VB
7 12 (1.02%) REXX
7 12 (1.02%) JCL
8 11 (0.94%) C
9 8 (0.68%) COBOL
10 7 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.51%) C++
12 4 (0.34%) PHP
12 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.34%) SELCOPY
13 3 (0.26%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.26%) Scala
13 3 (0.26%) Perl
14 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 152 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 115 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 104 (8.84%) ISEB
4 61 (5.19%) ISTQB
5 40 (3.40%) Degree
6 35 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 35 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (1.11%) ACCA
9 12 (1.02%) CIMA
9 12 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.02%) CISSP
10 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.51%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.43%) MOS
14 4 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.23%) SLA
2 27 (2.30%) QA
3 25 (2.13%) Solvency II
4 21 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.36%) Basel III
6 15 (1.28%) Basel II
7 10 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.85%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.77%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.77%) FATCA
8 9 (0.77%) FINREP
9 8 (0.68%) COREP
10 4 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.26%) MiFID
12 1 (0.085%) COBIT
12 1 (0.085%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.34%) XenApp
4 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.26%) RACF
5 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.085%) Nmap
7 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.085%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.085%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.085%) UAG
7 1 (0.085%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.43%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.085%) Nessus
7 1 (0.085%) WSUS
7 1 (0.085%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.085%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.085%) SCOM
7 1 (0.085%) Puppet
Vendors
1 189 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 110 (9.35%) SAP
3 47 (4.00%) Oracle
4 34 (2.89%) Business Objects
5 29 (2.47%) Cisco
6 26 (2.21%) HP
7 21 (1.79%) Teradata
8 17 (1.45%) VMware
9 15 (1.28%) Casewise
9 15 (1.28%) IBM
10 14 (1.19%) SolarWinds
11 13 (1.11%) Juniper
12 10 (0.85%) Citrix
12 10 (0.85%) McAfee
13 9 (0.77%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.60%) LANDesk
14 7 (0.60%) Qualys
15 6 (0.51%) F5
15 6 (0.51%) Apple
16 5 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
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