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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 526 615 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.30% 18.99% 16.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.47% 20.56% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 394 241
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£365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.15 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
2848 2991 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.37% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1840 1244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 186 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +1 176 £350 -3.78% 44
Wiltshire 0 134 £400 +8.84% 36
Dorset +2 46 £418 +67.00% 19
Devon +5 43 £350 +75.00% 10
Somerset -9 40 £325 +8.33% 21
Gloucestershire -13 38 £369 +3.87% 38
Cornwall +4 8 £100 -
Avon - 1 - - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 389 (35.59%) Finance
2 185 (16.93%) SQL
3 178 (16.29%) Business Analysis
4 159 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 158 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (10.98%) Banking
8 107 (9.79%) Windows
9 96 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
10 94 (8.60%) MS Excel
11 85 (7.78%) MS Office
12 75 (6.86%) Security Cleared
13 74 (6.77%) Retail
14 73 (6.68%) Migration
15 71 (6.50%) Active Directory
15 71 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (6.40%) SQL Server
17 69 (6.31%) SAP
18 66 (6.04%) Data Analysis
19 63 (5.76%) MS Visio
20 58 (5.31%) Oracle
21 55 (5.03%) Data Migration
22 54 (4.94%) Data Modelling
23 53 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
24 50 (4.57%) Project Management
25 49 (4.48%) Telecoms
25 49 (4.48%) Windows 7
26 46 (4.21%) Scrum
26 46 (4.21%) NHS
26 46 (4.21%) Java

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 43 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.57%) SAS
3 25 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.19%) CMS
5 9 (0.82%) StreamWeaver
5 9 (0.82%) IIS
6 6 (0.55%) Lync
7 5 (0.46%) Liferay
7 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.46%) Drupal
7 5 (0.46%) Commerce Server
7 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.37%) Apache
8 4 (0.37%) ATG Dynamo
8 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.18%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 94 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 85 (7.78%) MS Office
3 63 (5.76%) MS Visio
4 34 (3.11%) MS Project
5 28 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.91%) SPSS
8 1 (0.091%) Simulink
8 1 (0.091%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.091%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.37%) BASE24
4 3 (0.27%) Summit
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.27%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Maximo
5 2 (0.18%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.091%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.091%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.64%) Office 365
3 6 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.091%) SaaS
5 1 (0.091%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.12%) Firewall
2 24 (2.20%) LAN
3 22 (2.01%) WAN
4 17 (1.56%) VPN
5 14 (1.28%) Wireless
6 13 (1.19%) DNS
7 12 (1.10%) DHCP
8 11 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.73%) FWSM
9 8 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (0.73%) VLAN
10 7 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.64%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (0.64%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.64%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.64%) Internet
10 7 (0.64%) MPLS
10 7 (0.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.83%) MS Access
7 18 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.82%) QlikView
14 7 (0.64%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (0.46%) MySQL
17 4 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
17 4 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (1.74%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.28%) Selenium
4 12 (1.10%) JIRA
5 10 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.73%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.46%) Toad
7 5 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.46%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (0.37%) Subversion
8 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.27%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.27%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.27%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.18%) Maven
10 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.091%) Rational DOORS
General
1 389 (35.59%) Finance
2 120 (10.98%) Banking
3 74 (6.77%) Retail
4 49 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.84%) Marketing
6 26 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 18 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.28%) Electronics
8 14 (1.28%) Legal
9 8 (0.73%) Military
9 8 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.73%) Back Office
10 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.27%) Law
10 3 (0.27%) Billing
11 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.091%) Local Government
12 1 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.75%) .NET
2 23 (2.10%) Web Services
3 17 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 17 (1.56%) HTML
4 11 (1.01%) CSS
5 9 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (0.73%) REST
6 8 (0.73%) SOAP
6 8 (0.73%) XML
7 6 (0.55%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.27%) JSON
10 2 (0.18%) Middleware
10 2 (0.18%) XSL
10 2 (0.18%) XSLT
10 2 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.091%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.091%) J2SE
11 1 (0.091%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.21%) NHS
3 20 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.74%) Open Source
5 14 (1.28%) User Experience
6 13 (1.19%) DTV
7 12 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 9 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.55%) PDA
9 6 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.46%) Smartcard
10 5 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.37%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.37%) Statistics
11 4 (0.37%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.27%) PKI
12 3 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.79%) Windows
2 49 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 25 (2.29%) UNIX
4 24 (2.20%) Windows XP
5 22 (2.01%) Linux
6 15 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.01%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.37%) Android
12 1 (0.091%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.091%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (16.29%) Business Analysis
2 158 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 142 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (6.68%) Migration
5 71 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (6.04%) Data Analysis
7 55 (5.03%) Data Migration
8 54 (4.94%) Data Modelling
9 50 (4.57%) Project Management
10 46 (4.21%) Scrum
11 45 (4.12%) Test Scripting
12 44 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 44 (4.03%) GAP Analysis
13 41 (3.75%) UML
14 39 (3.57%) ITIL
15 38 (3.48%) Requirements Analysis
15 38 (3.48%) Business Transformation
16 36 (3.29%) Waterfall
16 36 (3.29%) CRM
16 36 (3.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (16.93%) SQL
2 46 (4.21%) Java
3 25 (2.29%) VBA
4 21 (1.92%) C#
5 18 (1.65%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.37%) VB
6 15 (1.37%) C
7 13 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 13 (1.19%) C++
8 11 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.64%) Python
9 7 (0.64%) VB6
9 7 (0.64%) LINC
10 5 (0.46%) Ruby
10 5 (0.46%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.46%) Perl
11 4 (0.37%) COBOL
12 3 (0.27%) JCL
13 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 75 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 43 (3.93%) ISEB
3 38 (3.48%) Degree
4 30 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.01%) CIMA
7 11 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.01%) ACCA
8 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.91%) CISSP
8 10 (0.91%) MOS
9 9 (0.82%) CCNA
10 7 (0.64%) MCSE
11 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.46%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.37%) CISM
13 4 (0.37%) MCSA
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.20%) Solvency II
3 22 (2.01%) QA
4 19 (1.74%) SLA
5 17 (1.56%) Basel II
6 16 (1.46%) Basel III
7 13 (1.19%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.91%) FINREP
9 9 (0.82%) COREP
9 9 (0.82%) FATCA
10 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.27%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.18%) COBIT
12 2 (0.18%) P3O
13 1 (0.091%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 71 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.73%) XenApp
4 6 (0.55%) vSphere
5 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.18%) Snort
7 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.18%) XenServer
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.091%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.091%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.82%) SCCM
3 7 (0.64%) SCOM
3 7 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.27%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.31%) SAP
3 58 (5.31%) Oracle
4 42 (3.84%) Business Objects
5 34 (3.11%) Cisco
6 27 (2.47%) Citrix
7 23 (2.10%) VMware
8 21 (1.92%) IBM
9 19 (1.74%) CheckPoint
10 15 (1.37%) HP
10 15 (1.37%) SolarWinds
11 14 (1.28%) Teradata
12 11 (1.01%) Google
13 9 (0.82%) hybris
13 9 (0.82%) Juniper
13 9 (0.82%) Adobe
13 9 (0.82%) ATG
14 7 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.64%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.64%) CA
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