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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 430 523 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.53% 17.16% 18.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.19% 17.92% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 371 375
Median daily rate £338 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £460 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 37
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £28.02 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
2831 2918 2823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.67% 95.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1815 1858 1843
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 181 188
Median hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.37 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +1 139 £333 -5.00% 48
Wiltshire -7 84 £325 -18.75% 10
Dorset -2 49 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire -2 47 £375 -4.76% 10
Somerset +8 37 £300 -16.66% 15
Devon -3 35 £330 +1.53% 6
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 326 (37.34%) Finance
2 144 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (15.69%) SQL
4 120 (13.75%) Microsoft
5 114 (13.06%) Security Cleared
6 113 (12.94%) Business Analysis
7 108 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 105 (12.03%) Windows
9 89 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 78 (8.93%) ITIL
12 74 (8.48%) MS Office
13 72 (8.25%) MS Excel
13 72 (8.25%) Migration
14 70 (8.02%) Banking
15 67 (7.67%) Data Analysis
15 67 (7.67%) SC Cleared
16 59 (6.76%) Telecoms
17 58 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
18 57 (6.53%) Cisco
18 57 (6.53%) Active Directory
19 56 (6.41%) ISEB
20 55 (6.30%) Firewall
21 54 (6.19%) SharePoint
22 46 (5.27%) Data Centre
23 45 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
24 44 (5.04%) Scrum
24 44 (5.04%) SAP
25 43 (4.93%) Data Modelling
26 41 (4.70%) SQL Server

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 54 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.83%) SAS
4 11 (1.26%) IIS
4 11 (1.26%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.69%) Apache
6 5 (0.57%) CMS
7 3 (0.34%) ATG Dynamo
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.23%) Confluence
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 74 (8.48%) MS Office
2 72 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.26%) MS Project
7 4 (0.46%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Sonata
6 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.21%) Office 365
2 15 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Pure360
6 1 (0.11%) Responsys
6 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.30%) Firewall
2 35 (4.01%) VPN
3 26 (2.98%) Internet
4 22 (2.52%) Network Security
5 20 (2.29%) WAN
6 19 (2.18%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.06%) LAN
8 14 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (1.15%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (1.03%) DNS
12 8 (0.92%) Wireless
13 7 (0.80%) DHCP
13 7 (0.80%) FWSM
13 7 (0.80%) IP Telephony
14 6 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.69%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.69%) VLAN
14 6 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.03%) QlikView
9 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.80%) Big Data
11 6 (0.69%) Base SAS
11 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
11 6 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.57%) MS Access
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.46%) GIS
13 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (3.44%) Selenium
2 17 (1.95%) Cucumber
2 17 (1.95%) JIRA
3 15 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 14 (1.60%) WebDriver
5 12 (1.37%) Capybara
6 11 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.80%) ERwin
8 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
9 5 (0.57%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.46%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.46%) WATIR
11 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.23%) JMeter
General
1 326 (37.34%) Finance
2 70 (8.02%) Banking
3 59 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.47%) Retail
5 38 (4.35%) Marketing
6 29 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.63%) Electronics
8 15 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.15%) Billing
9 10 (1.15%) Legal
10 5 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.57%) Law
11 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Games
12 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Military
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.06%) .NET
2 12 (1.37%) Gherkin
3 8 (0.92%) HTML
3 8 (0.92%) Web Services
3 8 (0.92%) XML
4 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.46%) Classic ASP
5 4 (0.46%) CSS
5 4 (0.46%) EDI
5 4 (0.46%) SOAP
6 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.34%) Behat
6 3 (0.34%) Itk
7 2 (0.23%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.23%) Mason
7 2 (0.23%) REST
7 2 (0.23%) Spring
8 1 (0.11%) BAPI
8 1 (0.11%) JSON
8 1 (0.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.27%) Data Centre
3 38 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.09%) NHS
5 14 (1.60%) Visualisation
6 12 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 12 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.37%) Reference Data
6 12 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.92%) User Experience
10 7 (0.80%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.69%) Statistics
12 5 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 105 (12.03%) Windows
2 35 (4.01%) Windows 7
3 32 (3.67%) Linux
4 25 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.75%) Unix
6 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.03%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.80%) Android
10 7 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.57%) Solaris
12 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.23%) zOS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (12.94%) Business Analysis
3 108 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (8.93%) ITIL
6 72 (8.25%) Migration
7 67 (7.67%) Data Analysis
8 45 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (5.04%) Scrum
10 43 (4.93%) Data Modelling
11 37 (4.24%) Project Management
12 34 (3.89%) Waterfall
13 32 (3.67%) Software Testing
14 31 (3.55%) CRM
14 31 (3.55%) User Stories
15 29 (3.32%) Test Scripting
16 28 (3.21%) UML
17 26 (2.98%) Programme Management
18 25 (2.86%) ERP
19 24 (2.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 137 (15.69%) SQL
2 36 (4.12%) Java
3 24 (2.75%) Python
4 21 (2.41%) C#
5 19 (2.18%) Ruby
6 13 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.37%) C++
8 11 (1.26%) C
8 11 (1.26%) Perl
9 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.92%) VBA
11 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.80%) VB
12 6 (0.69%) PHP
13 5 (0.57%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.46%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.46%) VBScript
15 3 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 67 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.41%) ISEB
4 41 (4.70%) ISTQB
5 38 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 31 (3.55%) Degree
7 19 (2.18%) CISSP
8 14 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.37%) CCNA
10 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.80%) CCNP
13 6 (0.69%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.69%) MCSE
14 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.57%) MCDST
15 4 (0.46%) MCP
15 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.34%) CIMA
16 3 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.35%) QA
2 32 (3.67%) SLA
3 21 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.80%) ISO22301
6 6 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.46%) Basel II
8 4 (0.46%) Basel III
8 4 (0.46%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.34%) HL7
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.34%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.34%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.23%) RMADS
10 2 (0.23%) UCITS
11 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 57 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.49%) XenApp
4 12 (1.37%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.57%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.34%) UAG
9 2 (0.23%) ACF2
9 2 (0.23%) Firmware
9 2 (0.23%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (2.18%) SCCM
2 16 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (0.69%) Nagios
4 6 (0.69%) Puppet
5 3 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.23%) QRadar
6 2 (0.23%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.23%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.23%) zSecure
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.11%) SCSM
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 120 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.53%) Cisco
3 44 (5.04%) SAP
4 40 (4.58%) VMware
5 32 (3.67%) Citrix
6 29 (3.32%) CheckPoint
7 28 (3.21%) Oracle
8 25 (2.86%) Teradata
9 24 (2.75%) F5
10 23 (2.63%) Nokia
11 17 (1.95%) HP
12 13 (1.49%) IBM
13 12 (1.37%) Forcepoint
14 10 (1.15%) AppSense
14 10 (1.15%) ArcSight
14 10 (1.15%) CA
15 9 (1.03%) IronPort
16 8 (0.92%) Cyber-Ark
16 8 (0.92%) SolarWinds
16 8 (0.92%) Wyse
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