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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / South West
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 402 413 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.84% 13.86% 18.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.57% 14.49% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 306 407
Median daily rate £361 £358 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 42
Median hourly rate £11.75 £20.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.03% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £20.63 £31.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
2426 2850 2955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.59% 95.67% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1937 1891
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 189
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.25 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +2 121 £350 - 42
Wiltshire +5 103 £409 +2.18% 14
Gloucestershire 0 51 £380 +1.33% 19
Somerset +4 44 £300 -13.66% 14
Devon +9 28 £306 -13.80% 5
Dorset -1 22 £400 +12.28% 9
Cornwall +2 6 £300 - 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 280 (33.37%) Finance
2 151 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (16.81%) Business Analysis
4 114 (13.59%) Microsoft
5 111 (13.23%) SQL
6 107 (12.75%) Windows
6 107 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 97 (11.56%) Security Cleared
8 93 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
9 81 (9.65%) MS Office
10 80 (9.54%) ITIL
11 69 (8.22%) MS Excel
12 65 (7.75%) Active Directory
12 65 (7.75%) SC Cleared
13 64 (7.63%) Project Management
14 63 (7.51%) Migration
15 59 (7.03%) Windows 7
16 57 (6.79%) PRINCE2
17 55 (6.56%) Scrum
17 55 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 54 (6.44%) Test Scripting
19 51 (6.08%) SAP
19 51 (6.08%) ISEB
20 49 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (5.72%) Banking
21 48 (5.72%) Retail
22 47 (5.60%) Information Security
23 46 (5.48%) Process Improvement
24 40 (4.77%) Oracle
25 38 (4.53%) Data Analysis

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 31 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.67%) SAS
3 12 (1.43%) Confluence
4 11 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.31%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.60%) IIS
7 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.48%) CICS
7 4 (0.48%) CMS
7 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.36%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.24%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.24%) Moodle
9 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (9.65%) MS Office
2 69 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.67%) MS Project
5 13 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.24%) Findur
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.24%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.12%) Maximo
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.74%) Office 365
2 6 (0.72%) SaaS
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Slack
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.22%) Firewall
2 16 (1.91%) Internet
2 16 (1.91%) LAN
3 13 (1.55%) Network Security
3 13 (1.55%) WAN
4 9 (1.07%) DNS
4 9 (1.07%) Wireless
5 8 (0.95%) VPN
6 7 (0.83%) MPLS
6 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.72%) BGP
7 6 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.72%) OSPF
7 6 (0.72%) WLAN
8 5 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.60%) Intranet
8 5 (0.60%) VoIP
9 4 (0.48%) DHCP
9 4 (0.48%) DMZ
9 4 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (1.31%) OLAP
3 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.72%) Data Mart
5 6 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.48%) Big Data
6 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.48%) Power BI
7 3 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (2.62%) Selenium
2 19 (2.26%) JIRA
2 19 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.07%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.95%) HP UFT
5 8 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 8 (0.95%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.48%) Subversion
7 4 (0.48%) TestComplete
8 3 (0.36%) Ant
8 3 (0.36%) JMeter
9 2 (0.24%) ERwin
9 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 280 (33.37%) Finance
2 48 (5.72%) Banking
2 48 (5.72%) Retail
3 36 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.69%) Marketing
5 14 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.55%) Electronics
7 11 (1.31%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.95%) Advertising
9 8 (0.95%) Back Office
9 8 (0.95%) Billing
10 5 (0.60%) Law
10 5 (0.60%) Military
11 3 (0.36%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.62%) .NET
2 20 (2.38%) XML
3 17 (2.03%) Web Services
4 12 (1.43%) SOAP
5 8 (0.95%) REST
6 5 (0.60%) HTML
7 4 (0.48%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.24%) JSON
9 2 (0.24%) XSD
9 2 (0.24%) XSLT
10 1 (0.12%) AppFabric
10 1 (0.12%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.12%) jQuery
10 1 (0.12%) MDX
10 1 (0.12%) OLE
10 1 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.26%) Data Centre
3 19 (2.26%) NHS
4 13 (1.55%) Fat Client
4 13 (1.55%) Thin Client
5 11 (1.31%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.19%) CMDB
7 8 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 8 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (0.95%) User Experience
8 7 (0.83%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.60%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.48%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.75%) Windows
2 59 (7.03%) Windows 7
3 20 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.67%) Unix
6 11 (1.31%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.19%) Linux
8 6 (0.72%) Android
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.24%) AIX
11 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (16.81%) Business Analysis
3 107 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (9.54%) ITIL
5 64 (7.63%) Project Management
6 63 (7.51%) Migration
7 57 (6.79%) PRINCE2
8 55 (6.56%) Scrum
8 55 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 54 (6.44%) Test Scripting
10 49 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (5.60%) Information Security
12 46 (5.48%) Process Improvement
13 38 (4.53%) Data Analysis
14 32 (3.81%) Change Management
14 32 (3.81%) Incident Management
15 29 (3.46%) BDD
15 29 (3.46%) User Stories
16 28 (3.34%) Data Modelling
17 27 (3.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (13.23%) SQL
2 24 (2.86%) Java
3 21 (2.50%) C#
4 13 (1.55%) PL/SQL
4 13 (1.55%) VBA
5 8 (0.95%) Python
5 8 (0.95%) VBScript
6 7 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.72%) C
7 6 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.48%) F#
8 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.48%) VB
9 3 (0.36%) Perl
10 2 (0.24%) Groovy
10 2 (0.24%) JCL
10 2 (0.24%) REXX
10 2 (0.24%) XPath
11 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 65 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.08%) ISEB
4 30 (3.58%) Degree
5 29 (3.46%) CISSP
6 25 (2.98%) CISA
7 18 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.91%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.31%) APMG
10 10 (1.19%) CCNA
10 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.19%) CISM
10 10 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 7 (0.83%) ACCA
11 7 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.72%) CIMA
12 6 (0.72%) IIBA
12 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (2.38%) QA
3 17 (2.03%) SLA
4 12 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.72%) MiFID
7 5 (0.60%) SEPA
8 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) GDPR
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 65 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.79%) BitLocker
2 15 (1.79%) XenApp
3 13 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.48%) Snort
8 3 (0.36%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (2.26%) SCCM
2 16 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.48%) QRadar
5 3 (0.36%) CA Endevor
5 3 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.36%) Endace
5 3 (0.36%) Nessus
5 3 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.12%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 114 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.08%) SAP
3 40 (4.77%) Oracle
4 29 (3.46%) Cisco
5 27 (3.22%) Citrix
5 27 (3.22%) VMware
6 23 (2.74%) HP
7 12 (1.43%) AppSense
7 12 (1.43%) Intel Security
7 12 (1.43%) Teradata
8 10 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.19%) Wyse
9 9 (1.07%) CA
9 9 (1.07%) Juniper
9 9 (1.07%) Splunk
10 8 (0.95%) IBM
10 8 (0.95%) Murex
11 7 (0.83%) LogRhythm
11 7 (0.83%) Symantec
12 5 (0.60%) Cadence
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West UK
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £185 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago