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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 477 518 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.64% 16.15% 18.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.49% 16.92% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 376 429
Median daily rate £336 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 35
Median hourly rate £13.13 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £29.15 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -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
2892 3061 2921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.45% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1951 1906
Median daily rate £369 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 202 178
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +1 155 £350 +7.69% 38
Wiltshire -4 90 £350 -6.66% 22
Dorset -2 50 £318 -20.62% 13
Gloucestershire -6 50 £325 -14.75% 22
Somerset +15 45 £300 -14.28% 5
Devon 0 45 £333 +2.70% 5
Cornwall -2 1 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 314 (33.91%) Finance
2 153 (16.52%) SQL
3 128 (13.82%) Windows
4 121 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (12.53%) Microsoft
5 116 (12.53%) Security Cleared
6 114 (12.31%) Business Analysis
7 111 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 99 (10.69%) ITIL
9 89 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
10 86 (9.29%) MS Excel
10 86 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (8.75%) Migration
12 74 (7.99%) MS Office
13 70 (7.56%) Banking
14 67 (7.24%) SC Cleared
15 65 (7.02%) Active Directory
16 62 (6.70%) SAP
17 61 (6.59%) Retail
18 60 (6.48%) Data Analysis
18 60 (6.48%) SharePoint
18 60 (6.48%) Firewall
19 56 (6.05%) Telecoms
19 56 (6.05%) Oracle
20 55 (5.94%) Project Management
20 55 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
21 52 (5.62%) Marketing
22 48 (5.18%) Cisco
23 44 (4.75%) ISEB
24 43 (4.64%) Data Centre

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 60 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.02%) SAS
3 19 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.76%) Apache
5 7 (0.76%) CMS
5 7 (0.76%) IIS
6 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.22%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 86 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 74 (7.99%) MS Office
3 24 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.30%) MS Project
6 11 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.65%) SPSS
8 2 (0.22%) CATIA
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) ArcView
9 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (3.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.22%) SystmOne
9 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.48%) Office 365
2 18 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.48%) Firewall
2 35 (3.78%) VPN
3 30 (3.24%) Internet
4 26 (2.81%) WAN
5 25 (2.70%) LAN
6 24 (2.59%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.73%) Network Security
8 15 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
11 10 (1.08%) DHCP
11 10 (1.08%) DNS
12 9 (0.97%) VoIP
12 9 (0.97%) WLAN
13 7 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.76%) VLAN
13 7 (0.76%) Wireless
14 6 (0.65%) BIG-IP
14 6 (0.65%) IP Telephony
14 6 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
1 35 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.76%) Big Data
6 7 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.65%) Base SAS
7 6 (0.65%) MS Access
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (0.65%) QlikView
8 4 (0.43%) MySQL
8 4 (0.43%) OLAP
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.32%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (2.81%) Selenium
2 19 (2.05%) JIRA
3 11 (1.19%) LoadRunner
4 10 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.08%) WebDriver
5 9 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.54%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.43%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.32%) Capybara
9 3 (0.32%) ERwin
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.32%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (0.32%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.32%) WATIR
10 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 314 (33.91%) Finance
2 70 (7.56%) Banking
3 61 (6.59%) Retail
4 56 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 52 (5.62%) Marketing
6 32 (3.46%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.81%) Electronics
8 22 (2.38%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.97%) Billing
10 7 (0.76%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.65%) Back Office
11 6 (0.65%) Legal
12 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.32%) Games
13 3 (0.32%) Law
13 3 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.94%) .NET
2 16 (1.73%) HTML
3 13 (1.40%) XML
4 12 (1.30%) Web Services
5 8 (0.86%) CSS
5 8 (0.86%) SOAP
6 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.65%) HTML5
6 6 (0.65%) jQuery
7 5 (0.54%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.43%) EDI
8 4 (0.43%) Spring
9 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.32%) Behat
9 3 (0.32%) Itk
9 3 (0.32%) REST
10 2 (0.22%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.22%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.22%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.11%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 42 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.70%) NHS
5 15 (1.62%) Mainframe
6 13 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.19%) User Experience
9 9 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 8 (0.86%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 8 (0.86%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.86%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.65%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 128 (13.82%) Windows
2 41 (4.43%) Windows 7
3 36 (3.89%) Linux
4 23 (2.48%) Unix
5 22 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.30%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.76%) Android
9 7 (0.76%) Solaris
9 7 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.32%) zOS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (12.31%) Business Analysis
3 111 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (10.69%) ITIL
5 89 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (8.75%) Migration
7 60 (6.48%) Data Analysis
8 55 (5.94%) Project Management
8 55 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (4.32%) Test Scripting
10 38 (4.10%) Programme Management
10 38 (4.10%) Software Testing
11 36 (3.89%) CRM
11 36 (3.89%) Waterfall
12 34 (3.67%) ERP
12 34 (3.67%) Scrum
12 34 (3.67%) SIEM
13 32 (3.46%) Functional Testing
14 28 (3.02%) Configuration Management
15 27 (2.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (16.52%) SQL
2 37 (4.00%) Java
3 24 (2.59%) PL/SQL
4 22 (2.38%) Python
5 18 (1.94%) C#
6 16 (1.73%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.62%) C
8 14 (1.51%) Perl
9 12 (1.30%) C++
9 12 (1.30%) VBA
10 11 (1.19%) VB
11 10 (1.08%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.76%) PHP
12 7 (0.76%) Ruby
13 6 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.65%) R
13 6 (0.65%) VBScript
14 5 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 116 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 67 (7.24%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.75%) ISEB
4 41 (4.43%) DV Cleared
5 34 (3.67%) Degree
5 34 (3.67%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.94%) CISSP
7 15 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.40%) CCNA
9 11 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.76%) CCNP
11 7 (0.76%) MCSE
12 5 (0.54%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.54%) MCDST
12 5 (0.54%) Siebel Certification
13 4 (0.43%) GCIA
13 4 (0.43%) MCP
13 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.35%) SLA
2 27 (2.92%) QA
3 23 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 20 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.54%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.43%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.32%) HL7
8 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.22%) RMADS
9 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.11%) Basel II
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.11%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 65 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.97%) XenApp
4 8 (0.86%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.43%) Snort
6 4 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.32%) UAG
8 2 (0.22%) ACF2
8 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.22%) Firmware
8 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.62%) SCCM
3 12 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (1.19%) QRadar
5 10 (1.08%) RSA Archer
6 7 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (0.76%) Nagios
6 7 (0.76%) Puppet
7 5 (0.54%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.32%) SCOM
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.22%) SCSM
9 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.22%) WSUS
9 2 (0.22%) zSecure
10 1 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 116 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.70%) SAP
3 56 (6.05%) Oracle
4 48 (5.18%) Cisco
5 36 (3.89%) VMware
6 34 (3.67%) Citrix
7 24 (2.59%) Teradata
8 21 (2.27%) HP
8 21 (2.27%) IBM
9 19 (2.05%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.94%) F5
11 16 (1.73%) ArcSight
12 15 (1.62%) Forcepoint
13 14 (1.51%) Nokia
14 10 (1.08%) Cyber-Ark
15 8 (0.86%) Intel Security
15 8 (0.86%) Remedy
15 8 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.86%) Siebel
16 7 (0.76%) Red Hat
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