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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 439 549 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.67% 17.01% 17.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.36% 17.74% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 379 305
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £212 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 45 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £32.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
2859 3095 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.52% 95.91% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1931 1959 1456
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 178 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 147 £344 -1.85% 60
Wiltshire -6 84 £400 -5.88% 33
Gloucestershire +2 60 £366 -8.43% 29
Somerset +7 45 £350 -5.02% 17
Dorset 0 43 £400 +10.34% 21
Devon -7 32 £355 +102.85% 5
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 332 (33.98%) Finance
2 182 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (16.58%) Microsoft
4 161 (16.48%) SQL
5 152 (15.56%) Business Analysis
6 131 (13.41%) Security Cleared
6 131 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
7 123 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 105 (10.75%) MS Excel
9 94 (9.62%) Banking
10 90 (9.21%) ISEB
10 90 (9.21%) SC Cleared
11 87 (8.90%) MS Office
12 84 (8.60%) Windows
13 80 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (7.57%) Active Directory
15 72 (7.37%) ITIL
16 66 (6.76%) SQL Server
17 65 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
17 65 (6.65%) Data Analysis
18 64 (6.55%) PRINCE2
19 63 (6.45%) QA
20 62 (6.35%) Migration
21 61 (6.24%) Scrum
22 57 (5.83%) Waterfall
23 56 (5.73%) Project Management
24 55 (5.63%) SAP
25 54 (5.53%) Telecoms
26 52 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
27 50 (5.12%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.33%) IIS
3 13 (1.33%) SAS
4 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.41%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.31%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.20%) CMS
9 2 (0.20%) Confluence
9 2 (0.20%) StreamWeaver
9 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 105 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 87 (8.90%) MS Office
3 47 (4.81%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.13%) MS Project
6 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.20%) BPCS
6 2 (0.20%) Hi Portfolio
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.20%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.20%) Unica
7 1 (0.10%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.58%) Office 365
2 4 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.20%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.10%) Pure360
4 1 (0.10%) Responsys
4 1 (0.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.68%) Firewall
2 20 (2.05%) VPN
3 19 (1.94%) DNS
3 19 (1.94%) Network Security
4 15 (1.54%) Wireless
5 13 (1.33%) Internet
5 13 (1.33%) LAN
6 12 (1.23%) DHCP
7 10 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (0.92%) WAN
9 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.61%) VoIP
11 5 (0.51%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.51%) FWSM
11 5 (0.51%) MPLS
12 4 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.41%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.41%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.23%) MS Access
10 11 (1.13%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.92%) Big Data
11 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.72%) Data Mart
13 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.72%) QlikView
14 6 (0.61%) Base SAS
14 6 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.61%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (3.17%) Selenium
2 30 (3.07%) Cucumber
3 26 (2.66%) Capybara
4 16 (1.64%) SpecFlow
5 12 (1.23%) JIRA
5 12 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.72%) Toad
7 7 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.41%) ERwin
9 4 (0.41%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.41%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.41%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.31%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.31%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (0.20%) JMeter
11 2 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 332 (33.98%) Finance
2 94 (9.62%) Banking
3 54 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.12%) Retail
5 47 (4.81%) Marketing
6 26 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.25%) Electronics
8 15 (1.54%) Billing
9 12 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.02%) Legal
11 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.51%) Front Office
13 5 (0.51%) German Language
14 4 (0.41%) Back Office
15 3 (0.31%) Military
15 3 (0.31%) Polish Language
16 2 (0.20%) Advertising
16 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.20%) .NET
2 31 (3.17%) Gherkin
3 16 (1.64%) HTML
4 14 (1.43%) Web Services
5 10 (1.02%) XML
6 9 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.82%) Middleware
8 4 (0.41%) CSS
8 4 (0.41%) SOAP
9 3 (0.31%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.31%) COM
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.31%) REST
9 3 (0.31%) XSLT
10 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.20%) HTML5
10 2 (0.20%) Mason
10 2 (0.20%) WinForms
11 1 (0.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 131 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.81%) NHS
3 31 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.05%) Visualisation
5 17 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 9 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 9 (0.92%) Reference Data
7 9 (0.92%) Statistics
8 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.72%) Derivative
10 6 (0.61%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.61%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.61%) User Experience
10 6 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.51%) iPad
11 5 (0.51%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.60%) Windows
2 31 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 30 (3.07%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.02%) Linux
8 9 (0.92%) Android
8 9 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.72%) Unix
9 7 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (15.56%) Business Analysis
3 123 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (7.37%) ITIL
6 65 (6.65%) Data Analysis
7 64 (6.55%) PRINCE2
8 62 (6.35%) Migration
9 61 (6.24%) Scrum
10 57 (5.83%) Waterfall
11 56 (5.73%) Project Management
12 52 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (4.71%) Data Modelling
14 43 (4.40%) Test Scripting
15 42 (4.30%) CRM
16 40 (4.09%) Software Testing
16 40 (4.09%) UML
17 39 (3.99%) Test Automation
18 33 (3.38%) User Stories
19 31 (3.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (16.48%) SQL
2 32 (3.28%) Ruby
3 24 (2.46%) Java
4 20 (2.05%) C#
5 18 (1.84%) VBA
6 15 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.43%) VB
8 13 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.02%) C
10 9 (0.92%) C++
10 9 (0.92%) PHP
10 9 (0.92%) Python
11 6 (0.61%) JCL
11 6 (0.61%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.61%) REXX
11 6 (0.61%) VB6
12 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.31%) ABAP
13 3 (0.31%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 131 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 90 (9.21%) ISEB
2 90 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 46 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 37 (3.79%) Degree
5 30 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.23%) CISSP
8 8 (0.82%) CBAP
9 7 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.41%) APMG
11 4 (0.41%) CCNA
11 4 (0.41%) CISM
11 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.31%) CISA
12 3 (0.31%) HND
12 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.20%) CCNP
13 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.45%) QA
2 27 (2.76%) SLA
3 18 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.33%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.72%) Basel II
8 6 (0.61%) Basel III
8 6 (0.61%) EMIR
8 6 (0.61%) MiFID
9 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.41%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.31%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.31%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.20%) P3O
12 2 (0.20%) SEPA
12 2 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 74 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.72%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.51%) XenApp
6 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.31%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.20%) vSphere
9 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.10%) UAG
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.84%) SCCM
2 15 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.51%) WSUS
4 4 (0.41%) SCOM
4 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.10%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.10%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.10%) SCSM
7 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.63%) SAP
3 40 (4.09%) Cisco
4 31 (3.17%) Oracle
5 30 (3.07%) Teradata
6 19 (1.94%) CheckPoint
6 19 (1.94%) VMware
7 18 (1.84%) HP
8 17 (1.74%) Nokia
9 14 (1.43%) Citrix
10 12 (1.23%) IBM
11 11 (1.13%) Remedy
12 9 (0.92%) F5
13 8 (0.82%) CA
14 7 (0.72%) Avaya
15 6 (0.61%) Apple
15 6 (0.61%) IronPort
15 6 (0.61%) SolarWinds
15 6 (0.61%) Tableau
16 5 (0.51%) AppSense
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £385 per day + Per 12 hour shift
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £250 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Mason Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Yoh
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £220 - £320 per day
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £310 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Dorset
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Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
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Bristol
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Rate: £200 - 300 per day
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
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Somerset
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