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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 445 596 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.37% 17.81% 18.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.24% 18.66% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 436 437
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £470 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 25
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £25.00 £94.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +0.84%
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
2740 3194 3037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.65% 95.46% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 2034 1951
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 223 167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 trends)
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 -2 130 £341 -2.57% 44
Wiltshire -1 101 £350 -6.66% 31
Dorset 0 53 £325 -17.19% 10
Gloucestershire -4 47 £330 -8.96% 23
Somerset +8 42 £298 -14.63% 17
Devon -1 37 £325 - 7
Cornwall -2 1 - - 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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.

1 293 (33.79%) Finance
2 151 (17.42%) SQL
3 124 (14.30%) Windows
4 107 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (12.34%) Business Analysis
5 104 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 103 (11.88%) Microsoft
7 102 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 92 (10.61%) ITIL
9 84 (9.69%) MS Excel
10 83 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (8.65%) Migration
12 72 (8.30%) MS Office
13 71 (8.19%) Banking
14 65 (7.50%) Retail
15 63 (7.27%) SharePoint
16 61 (7.04%) SC Cleared
17 60 (6.92%) SAP
18 59 (6.81%) Oracle
19 57 (6.57%) Data Analysis
20 55 (6.34%) Active Directory
20 55 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
21 54 (6.23%) Firewall
22 51 (5.88%) Project Management
23 50 (5.77%) Marketing
24 46 (5.31%) Telecoms
25 41 (4.73%) Management Information System
25 41 (4.73%) ISEB
26 40 (4.61%) Cisco

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 63 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.23%) SAS
3 14 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.81%) Apache
5 7 (0.81%) CMS
5 7 (0.81%) IIS
6 5 (0.58%) Confluence
7 4 (0.46%) CICS
7 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.23%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.30%) MS Office
3 24 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.38%) MS Project
5 12 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) CATIA
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) ArcView
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Findur
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
7 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.19%) Office 365
2 15 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.23%) Firewall
2 29 (3.34%) Internet
2 29 (3.34%) VPN
3 23 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.65%) WAN
4 22 (2.54%) LAN
5 14 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (1.38%) Cisco ISE
6 12 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (1.27%) Network Security
7 11 (1.27%) WLAN
8 9 (1.04%) DHCP
8 9 (1.04%) DNS
9 8 (0.92%) VoIP
10 7 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.81%) MPLS
10 7 (0.81%) Wireless
11 6 (0.69%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.69%) SSL
11 6 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.81%) Base SAS
8 7 (0.81%) Big Data
9 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.69%) MS Access
9 6 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (0.58%) OLAP
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.58%) QlikView
11 4 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (0.46%) MySQL
11 4 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (3.23%) Selenium
2 20 (2.31%) JIRA
3 12 (1.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.27%) WebDriver
5 9 (1.04%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.58%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.58%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.35%) Capybara
11 3 (0.35%) ERwin
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.35%) WATIR
General
1 293 (33.79%) Finance
2 71 (8.19%) Banking
3 65 (7.50%) Retail
4 50 (5.77%) Marketing
5 46 (5.31%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.65%) Retail Banking
8 22 (2.54%) Electronics
9 8 (0.92%) Back Office
9 8 (0.92%) Billing
10 7 (0.81%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.58%) Legal
11 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.08%) .NET
2 17 (1.96%) HTML
3 16 (1.85%) XML
4 12 (1.38%) Web Services
5 10 (1.15%) SOAP
6 8 (0.92%) CSS
7 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.69%) jQuery
8 5 (0.58%) Classic ASP
8 5 (0.58%) HTML5
9 4 (0.46%) EDI
9 4 (0.46%) REST
9 4 (0.46%) Spring
10 3 (0.35%) Behat
10 3 (0.35%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.35%) Itk
11 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.23%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.23%) Spring MVC
12 1 (0.12%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.11%) NHS
5 20 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 14 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.15%) User Experience
9 9 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.04%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 8 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 8 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.69%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.30%) Windows
2 40 (4.61%) Windows 7
3 39 (4.50%) Linux
4 28 (3.23%) Unix
5 17 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.81%) Solaris
9 7 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.35%) zOS
13 2 (0.23%) Android
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
1 107 (12.34%) Business Analysis
2 102 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (10.61%) ITIL
4 75 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (8.65%) Migration
5 57 (6.57%) Data Analysis
6 55 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 51 (5.88%) Project Management
8 39 (4.50%) CRM
8 39 (4.50%) Test Scripting
9 37 (4.27%) Software Testing
10 35 (4.04%) Programme Management
11 31 (3.58%) Configuration Management
11 31 (3.58%) SIEM
12 30 (3.46%) ERP
12 30 (3.46%) Waterfall
13 28 (3.23%) Functional Testing
14 26 (3.00%) Change Management
15 25 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (17.42%) SQL
2 38 (4.38%) Java
3 25 (2.88%) PL/SQL
4 23 (2.65%) Python
5 17 (1.96%) C#
6 14 (1.61%) Perl
6 14 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.61%) VBA
7 13 (1.50%) C
7 13 (1.50%) VB
8 11 (1.27%) C++
9 8 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.81%) PHP
10 7 (0.81%) Ruby
11 6 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.69%) R
12 5 (0.58%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.58%) VBScript
13 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.73%) ISEB
4 38 (4.38%) DV Cleared
5 34 (3.92%) ISTQB
6 32 (3.69%) Degree
7 16 (1.85%) CISSP
8 13 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.38%) CCNA
10 10 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.69%) MCSE
12 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.58%) MCDST
12 5 (0.58%) Siebel Certification
13 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.35%) ACCA
14 3 (0.35%) CCNP
14 3 (0.35%) CIMA
14 3 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.77%) SLA
2 23 (2.65%) PCI DSS
2 23 (2.65%) QA
3 20 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.46%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.35%) HL7
8 2 (0.23%) RMADS
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.23%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 55 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.92%) XenApp
4 7 (0.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.46%) Snort
6 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.35%) RACF
8 2 (0.23%) ACF2
8 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.12%) Samba
9 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (2.31%) SCCM
2 18 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.50%) QRadar
4 12 (1.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (1.27%) RSA Archer
6 7 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (0.81%) Nagios
6 7 (0.81%) Puppet
7 4 (0.46%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.35%) CA Endevor
8 3 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.35%) SCOM
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.23%) Nessus
9 2 (0.23%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.23%) SCSM
9 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.23%) WSUS
9 2 (0.23%) zSecure
Vendors
1 103 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.92%) SAP
3 59 (6.81%) Oracle
4 40 (4.61%) Cisco
5 34 (3.92%) VMware
6 29 (3.34%) Citrix
7 25 (2.88%) Teradata
8 21 (2.42%) IBM
9 19 (2.19%) HP
10 15 (1.73%) ArcSight
10 15 (1.73%) Forcepoint
11 14 (1.61%) F5
12 13 (1.50%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
14 9 (1.04%) Remedy
15 8 (0.92%) CA
15 8 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.92%) Siebel
16 7 (0.81%) Nokia
16 7 (0.81%) Red Hat
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