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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 596 608 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.92% 18.50% 17.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.12% 19.81% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 460 260
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£350 £348 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.06 £101.10 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.65%
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 3069 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1980 1290
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 173 169
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 204 £350 +7.69% 62
Wiltshire -1 133 £375 +13.29% 34
Gloucestershire 0 69 £375 -0.66% 24
Devon +4 67 £324 -7.50% 3
Somerset +1 46 £350 +0.35% 3
Dorset 0 43 £400 +6.66% 18
Cornwall +1 4 £230 +76.92% 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 378 (33.63%) Finance
2 197 (17.53%) SQL
3 191 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 178 (15.84%) Business Analysis
6 176 (15.66%) Microsoft
7 143 (12.72%) Banking
8 137 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
9 121 (10.77%) MS Excel
10 106 (9.43%) Security Cleared
11 97 (8.63%) Windows
12 89 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (7.56%) ISEB
14 79 (7.03%) Retail
14 79 (7.03%) SQL Server
15 77 (6.85%) Active Directory
16 74 (6.58%) SAP
16 74 (6.58%) Project Management
17 73 (6.49%) Migration
18 71 (6.32%) MS Office
19 61 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
20 60 (5.34%) ISTQB
21 59 (5.25%) Data Analysis
21 59 (5.25%) ITIL
22 58 (5.16%) Scrum
23 55 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
24 54 (4.80%) QA
25 51 (4.54%) Telecoms
25 51 (4.54%) PRINCE2
25 51 (4.54%) Oracle

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.60%) SAS
4 10 (0.89%) CMS
5 9 (0.80%) IIS
6 8 (0.71%) Lync
7 7 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.53%) StreamWeaver
8 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.53%) Drupal
8 6 (0.53%) Liferay
9 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.36%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.36%) ATG Dynamo
10 4 (0.36%) JBoss
10 4 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 121 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 71 (6.32%) MS Office
3 49 (4.36%) MS Visio
4 36 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.85%) MS Project
6 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.53%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.27%) SPSS
9 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.62%) Summit
4 6 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.44%) Agresso
5 5 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.36%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.18%) Maximo
8 2 (0.18%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.18%) BPCS
8 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.98%) Office 365
2 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.089%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.089%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.65%) Firewall
2 25 (2.22%) DNS
3 18 (1.60%) LAN
4 17 (1.51%) WAN
4 17 (1.51%) Wireless
5 14 (1.25%) DHCP
6 12 (1.07%) Network Security
7 10 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.89%) VPN
8 9 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.62%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.53%) VoIP
11 5 (0.44%) VLAN
12 4 (0.36%) Internet
13 3 (0.27%) Intranet
13 3 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.18%) MPLS
14 2 (0.18%) OSPF
14 2 (0.18%) BGP
14 2 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 26 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.42%) MS Access
7 14 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.53%) QlikView
12 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.44%) MySQL
12 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.36%) Essbase
13 4 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (3.02%) Selenium
2 21 (1.87%) SpecFlow
3 18 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.25%) WebDriver
6 13 (1.16%) LoadRunner
7 12 (1.07%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.98%) JIRA
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
10 6 (0.53%) ERwin
10 6 (0.53%) JDeveloper
11 5 (0.44%) JMeter
12 4 (0.36%) Toad
12 4 (0.36%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.36%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.36%) JBehave
12 4 (0.36%) Capybara
13 3 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 378 (33.63%) Finance
2 143 (12.72%) Banking
3 79 (7.03%) Retail
4 51 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.65%) Marketing
6 28 (2.49%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.33%) Electronics
9 14 (1.25%) Military
10 11 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.80%) Legal
12 6 (0.53%) Billing
13 5 (0.44%) German Language
13 5 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.44%) Back Office
14 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.36%) Polish Language
15 3 (0.27%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.38%) .NET
2 21 (1.87%) HTML
3 19 (1.69%) Web Services
4 11 (0.98%) XML
4 11 (0.98%) CSS
4 11 (0.98%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.71%) Gherkin
6 7 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (0.53%) Middleware
7 6 (0.53%) XSLT
8 5 (0.44%) J2EE
9 4 (0.36%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.27%) SOAP
10 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.18%) COM
12 1 (0.089%) COM+
12 1 (0.089%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.089%) DOM
12 1 (0.089%) WinForms
12 1 (0.089%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 137 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.56%) NHS
3 29 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.69%) User Experience
5 15 (1.33%) DTV
6 12 (1.07%) Mathematics
7 8 (0.71%) iPad
8 7 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.62%) Statistics
8 7 (0.62%) Data Extraction
8 7 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 7 (0.62%) GIS
9 6 (0.53%) AS400
9 6 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.53%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.44%) PDA
10 5 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.44%) iPhone
11 4 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.63%) Windows
2 44 (3.91%) Windows 7
3 27 (2.40%) UNIX
4 25 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 24 (2.14%) Linux
6 18 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.53%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.44%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.089%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.089%) Android
12 1 (0.089%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.089%) MVS
12 1 (0.089%) Debian
12 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.089%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 178 (15.84%) Business Analysis
4 89 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (6.58%) Project Management
6 73 (6.49%) Migration
7 59 (5.25%) Data Analysis
7 59 (5.25%) ITIL
8 58 (5.16%) Scrum
9 55 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 51 (4.54%) PRINCE2
11 48 (4.27%) Test Scripting
11 48 (4.27%) Data Migration
12 46 (4.09%) Data Modelling
13 44 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 38 (3.38%) Change Management
14 38 (3.38%) Software Testing
15 37 (3.29%) CRM
16 36 (3.20%) UML
17 33 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 197 (17.53%) SQL
2 33 (2.94%) Java
3 31 (2.76%) VBA
4 27 (2.40%) C#
5 24 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 17 (1.51%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.42%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.33%) C++
8 15 (1.33%) Ruby
9 13 (1.16%) C
9 13 (1.16%) VB
10 12 (1.07%) Python
11 11 (0.98%) LINC
12 10 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.80%) Perl
14 8 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.53%) COBOL
15 6 (0.53%) XQuery
16 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 106 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.56%) ISEB
3 60 (5.34%) ISTQB
4 47 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 45 (4.00%) Degree
6 32 (2.85%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.80%) CISSP
10 8 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.62%) ACCA
11 7 (0.62%) CCNA
12 6 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.53%) CIMA
13 5 (0.44%) MOS
13 5 (0.44%) CISM
13 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.36%) MCSE
14 4 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.80%) QA
2 26 (2.31%) SLA
3 21 (1.87%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.98%) Basel III
5 11 (0.98%) Basel II
6 10 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.71%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.62%) ISO 14001
9 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.53%) FINREP
9 6 (0.53%) FATCA
10 5 (0.44%) COREP
11 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.089%) COBIT
12 1 (0.089%) MiFID
12 1 (0.089%) COSO
12 1 (0.089%) P3O
System Software
1 77 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
2 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) DFS Replication
3 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.089%) XenApp
5 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.98%) SCCM
3 6 (0.53%) SCOM
3 6 (0.53%) WSUS
4 4 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.27%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.27%) SCSM
5 3 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.089%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.089%) Nessus
6 1 (0.089%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 176 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.58%) SAP
3 51 (4.54%) Oracle
4 35 (3.11%) Cisco
5 20 (1.78%) Citrix
6 17 (1.51%) Teradata
7 13 (1.16%) Tableau
7 13 (1.16%) HP
8 12 (1.07%) VMware
8 12 (1.07%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.98%) SolarWinds
9 11 (0.98%) IBM
9 11 (0.98%) Unisys
9 11 (0.98%) Juniper
10 10 (0.89%) Google
11 9 (0.80%) ATG
11 9 (0.80%) Informatica
11 9 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 8 (0.71%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.71%) Cognos
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