The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 616 385 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.77% 16.41% 20.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.34% 17.44% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 262 496
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £260 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 51
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.65 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3028 2207 3325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.26% 94.08% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1839 1304 1930
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 149 239
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Analyst
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 171 £363 +11.53% 25
Wiltshire +1 158 £350 - 13
Somerset +3 97 £300 - 7
Gloucestershire +20 56 £360 +12.50% 7
Dorset +1 39 £250 -33.33% 11
Devon -5 29 £175 -42.71% 2
Cornwall - 8 £140 - 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 325 (31.10%) Finance
2 159 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 158 (15.12%) SQL
4 144 (13.78%) Security Cleared
5 132 (12.63%) Business Analysis
6 131 (12.54%) MS Excel
6 131 (12.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 125 (11.96%) Banking
8 123 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (11.20%) SC Cleared
10 111 (10.62%) Windows
11 94 (9.00%) Project Management
12 89 (8.52%) MS Office
13 81 (7.75%) ISEB
14 80 (7.66%) NHS
15 79 (7.56%) UML
16 76 (7.27%) ITIL
17 73 (6.99%) SQL Server
17 73 (6.99%) Retail
18 67 (6.41%) Data Analysis
19 64 (6.12%) PRINCE2
20 61 (5.84%) Data Modelling
21 59 (5.65%) Test Scripting
21 59 (5.65%) Use Case
22 58 (5.55%) Migration
23 56 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
23 56 (5.36%) Oracle
24 54 (5.17%) MS Project
24 54 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
25 53 (5.07%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.49%) SAS
3 19 (1.82%) CMS
4 16 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.77%) ColdFusion
7 7 (0.67%) Lync
7 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (0.48%) Escenic
9 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.48%) IIS
9 5 (0.48%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 131 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 89 (8.52%) MS Office
3 54 (5.17%) MS Project
4 41 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 34 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.57%) SPSS
8 1 (0.096%) FastStats
8 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.96%) Summit
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.38%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.29%) Agresso
6 2 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.19%) assyst
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.096%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.096%) Maximo
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.096%) PaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.096%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.20%) Firewall
2 11 (1.05%) SAN
2 11 (1.05%) Internet
2 11 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.05%) VPN
3 8 (0.77%) WAN
3 8 (0.77%) DNS
4 7 (0.67%) LAN
5 5 (0.48%) NAS
5 5 (0.48%) Network Security
5 5 (0.48%) Nortel Meridian
5 5 (0.48%) Intranet
5 5 (0.48%) DHCP
5 5 (0.48%) VoIP
6 3 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.29%) PBX
7 2 (0.19%) OSPF
7 2 (0.19%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.19%) Wireless
7 2 (0.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.63%) DTS
7 16 (1.53%) MS Access
7 16 (1.53%) MySQL
8 13 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.86%) QlikView
10 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.57%) Big Data
14 5 (0.48%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (1.72%) Selenium
2 14 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.86%) JIRA
3 9 (0.86%) Eclipse
4 7 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.67%) Hudson
4 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.48%) FitNesse
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.38%) Subversion
7 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.29%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.29%) JMeter
8 3 (0.29%) MSI
8 3 (0.29%) JDeveloper
General
1 325 (31.10%) Finance
2 125 (11.96%) Banking
3 73 (6.99%) Retail
4 48 (4.59%) Retail Banking
5 32 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.63%) Legal
7 11 (1.05%) Back Office
7 11 (1.05%) Marketing
8 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.48%) Military
9 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.096%) French Language
13 1 (0.096%) Electronics
13 1 (0.096%) Front Office
13 1 (0.096%) Publishing
13 1 (0.096%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.97%) .NET
2 28 (2.68%) HTML
3 20 (1.91%) XML
4 16 (1.53%) CSS
5 12 (1.15%) HTML5
6 11 (1.05%) Web Services
7 9 (0.86%) CSS3
8 8 (0.77%) Middleware
9 7 (0.67%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.67%) LAMP
9 7 (0.67%) Hibernate
10 6 (0.57%) Java RMI
10 6 (0.57%) XHTML
10 6 (0.57%) J2EE
10 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.57%) Spring
10 6 (0.57%) jQuery
11 5 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (0.48%) Ajax
11 5 (0.48%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.66%) NHS
2 21 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 20 (1.91%) GIS
4 11 (1.05%) Statistics
5 10 (0.96%) CMDB
6 8 (0.77%) Open Source
7 7 (0.67%) Data Extraction
7 7 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.57%) iPad
9 5 (0.48%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.48%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.38%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.38%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.38%) PKI
10 4 (0.38%) Handset
10 4 (0.38%) Clustering
10 4 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.62%) Windows
2 44 (4.21%) Windows 7
3 28 (2.68%) Windows XP
4 19 (1.82%) UNIX
4 19 (1.82%) Linux
5 14 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.38%) Solaris
8 4 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.096%) CentOS
10 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.096%) Debian
10 1 (0.096%) MVS
10 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.096%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (12.63%) Business Analysis
2 131 (12.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 123 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (9.00%) Project Management
5 79 (7.56%) UML
6 76 (7.27%) ITIL
7 67 (6.41%) Data Analysis
8 64 (6.12%) PRINCE2
9 61 (5.84%) Data Modelling
10 59 (5.65%) Test Scripting
10 59 (5.65%) Use Case
11 58 (5.55%) Migration
12 54 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
13 50 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (4.02%) Change Management
15 41 (3.92%) Software Testing
16 36 (3.44%) Scrum
16 36 (3.44%) Test Strategy
17 34 (3.25%) Change Control
18 31 (2.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 158 (15.12%) SQL
2 38 (3.64%) VBA
3 22 (2.11%) T-SQL
4 21 (2.01%) Java
4 21 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.01%) C#
5 14 (1.34%) C
6 10 (0.96%) PL/SQL
7 9 (0.86%) VB
7 9 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 8 (0.77%) PHP
9 6 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.57%) Scala
10 4 (0.38%) XQuery
10 4 (0.38%) VBScript
10 4 (0.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.29%) Ruby
11 3 (0.29%) Perl
11 3 (0.29%) Python
12 2 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 144 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 117 (11.20%) SC Cleared
3 81 (7.75%) ISEB
4 39 (3.73%) Degree
5 33 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 29 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.86%) MCSE
11 8 (0.77%) ACCA
12 6 (0.57%) CISSP
12 6 (0.57%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.48%) CCNA
14 4 (0.38%) MCSA
14 4 (0.38%) CIMA
14 4 (0.38%) PMP
14 4 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.78%) SLA
2 23 (2.20%) QA
3 19 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.15%) Basel II
6 12 (1.15%) Basel III
6 12 (1.15%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.96%) ISO 14001
8 8 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.77%) COREP
9 7 (0.67%) FINREP
10 2 (0.19%) FATCA
10 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.096%) COBIT
11 1 (0.096%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.096%) IAS 39
System Software
1 46 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.48%) NFS
6 4 (0.38%) UAG
7 3 (0.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.19%) vCloud
9 1 (0.096%) vSphere
9 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.096%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.096%) Xen
9 1 (0.096%) KVM
9 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.096%) Samba
9 1 (0.096%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.15%) SCCM
3 9 (0.86%) SCOrch
4 7 (0.67%) SCOM
5 6 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.48%) SCSM
7 3 (0.29%) WSUS
8 2 (0.19%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.19%) nmon
8 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.096%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.096%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.36%) Oracle
3 53 (5.07%) SAP
4 39 (3.73%) Business Objects
5 28 (2.68%) Cisco
6 27 (2.58%) HP
7 24 (2.30%) VMware
8 18 (1.72%) Citrix
9 15 (1.44%) IBM
10 14 (1.34%) Teradata
11 11 (1.05%) SolarWinds
12 10 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.77%) Remedy
13 8 (0.77%) McAfee
14 6 (0.57%) JBoss
14 6 (0.57%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.57%) Nortel
14 6 (0.57%) Qualys
15 5 (0.48%) 3PAR
15 5 (0.48%) AppSense
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 9 hours ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280-£330pd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £401 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Rate: £260.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis IT
Rate: £75 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago