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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 547 484 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.20% 17.18% 17.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.40% 18.66% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 323 305
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
2973 2594 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.46% 92.05% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 1547 1424
Average daily rate £380 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 171
Average hourly rate £22.60 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.11% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £37.20 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 186 £350 -2.77% 63
Wiltshire +2 146 £425 +14.86% 36
Gloucestershire -11 51 £375 -7.40% 36
Dorset +2 48 £369 +47.50% 9
Devon 0 38 £353 +0.71% 7
Somerset -10 27 £325 - 9
Cornwall +2 5 - -
Avon - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 391 (34.24%) Finance
2 184 (16.11%) SQL
3 171 (14.97%) Microsoft
4 168 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 148 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 134 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (11.03%) Windows
8 111 (9.72%) MS Excel
9 110 (9.63%) MS Office
9 110 (9.63%) Banking
10 94 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
11 90 (7.88%) Security Cleared
12 89 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
13 77 (6.74%) SQL Server
14 76 (6.65%) Active Directory
14 76 (6.65%) Migration
15 73 (6.39%) Data Analysis
16 71 (6.22%) Retail
17 68 (5.95%) SAP
18 64 (5.60%) Data Modelling
19 61 (5.34%) ITIL
20 56 (4.90%) Project Management
20 56 (4.90%) Data Migration
21 55 (4.82%) Windows 7
21 55 (4.82%) Oracle
22 54 (4.73%) MS Visio
22 54 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
23 52 (4.55%) Test Scripting
24 51 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
25 50 (4.38%) .NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.42%) SAS
3 24 (2.10%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.96%) IIS
5 10 (0.88%) StreamWeaver
6 9 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (0.79%) Apache
7 8 (0.70%) CMS
8 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.44%) Commerce Server
8 5 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.18%) TPMS
10 2 (0.18%) Exstream Dialogue
10 2 (0.18%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 111 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 110 (9.63%) MS Office
3 54 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 34 (2.98%) MS Project
5 30 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.79%) SPSS
8 1 (0.088%) Simulink
8 1 (0.088%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.53%) Summit
3 5 (0.44%) BASE24
3 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) Exstream
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.088%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.088%) PaaS
3 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.98%) Firewall
2 25 (2.19%) WAN
3 24 (2.10%) VPN
4 20 (1.75%) LAN
5 16 (1.40%) DNS
6 13 (1.14%) DHCP
7 11 (0.96%) VoIP
8 10 (0.88%) Internet
9 8 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.70%) Network Security
10 7 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.61%) Wireless
10 7 (0.61%) MPLS
11 6 (0.53%) OSPF
11 6 (0.53%) BGP
11 6 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (0.44%) FWSM
12 5 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (1.66%) MS Access
5 17 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.05%) Base SAS
9 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (0.88%) MySQL
11 9 (0.79%) QlikView
11 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (1.66%) Selenium
2 18 (1.58%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.49%) JIRA
4 11 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.79%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 6 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 3 (0.26%) Maven
9 3 (0.26%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.26%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.088%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.088%) Toad
General
1 391 (34.24%) Finance
2 110 (9.63%) Banking
3 71 (6.22%) Retail
4 46 (4.03%) Marketing
5 41 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.63%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.40%) Legal
8 16 (1.40%) Electronics
9 6 (0.53%) Law
9 6 (0.53%) Military
10 5 (0.44%) Billing
10 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.35%) Back Office
12 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.088%) Advertising
14 1 (0.088%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.088%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.38%) .NET
2 20 (1.75%) Web Services
3 16 (1.40%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.40%) HTML
4 14 (1.23%) CSS
5 11 (0.96%) SOAP
5 11 (0.96%) REST
6 9 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 9 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (0.61%) XML
8 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.44%) JSON
10 3 (0.26%) Spring
10 3 (0.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.26%) GWT
10 3 (0.26%) Ext JS
10 3 (0.26%) J2SE
10 3 (0.26%) J2EE
11 2 (0.18%) XSL
11 2 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.94%) NHS
3 25 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.40%) DTV
4 16 (1.40%) Open Source
5 13 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 8 (0.70%) User Experience
7 8 (0.70%) Clustering
7 8 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 8 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.61%) Data Extraction
8 7 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.44%) Statistics
9 5 (0.44%) Smartcard
9 5 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.35%) PDA
10 4 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 126 (11.03%) Windows
2 55 (4.82%) Windows 7
3 26 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.84%) Windows XP
5 19 (1.66%) Linux
6 17 (1.49%) UNIX
6 17 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.44%) Android
9 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.18%) MVS
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.088%) VMS
11 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.088%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (14.71%) Business Analysis
2 148 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 134 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (6.65%) Migration
6 73 (6.39%) Data Analysis
7 64 (5.60%) Data Modelling
8 61 (5.34%) ITIL
9 56 (4.90%) Project Management
9 56 (4.90%) Data Migration
10 52 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 51 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
13 46 (4.03%) Scrum
14 42 (3.68%) Change Management
14 42 (3.68%) UML
15 40 (3.50%) Data Management
16 39 (3.42%) Waterfall
17 38 (3.33%) E-Commerce
17 38 (3.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 184 (16.11%) SQL
2 40 (3.50%) Java
3 24 (2.10%) C#
4 16 (1.40%) VB
4 16 (1.40%) VBA
5 14 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.05%) C++
6 12 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 12 (1.05%) C
7 11 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.61%) Python
9 7 (0.61%) VB6
9 7 (0.61%) JCL
10 6 (0.53%) Ruby
11 5 (0.44%) COBOL
12 4 (0.35%) Perl
12 4 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.12%) SC Cleared
2 47 (4.12%) ISEB
3 39 (3.42%) Degree
4 24 (2.10%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.40%) MOS
7 15 (1.31%) VCP4
8 14 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.96%) CCNA
10 9 (0.79%) ACCA
10 9 (0.79%) CIMA
11 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.35%) CISSP
14 4 (0.35%) MCSE
15 3 (0.26%) CCNP
15 3 (0.26%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.54%) Solvency II
2 26 (2.28%) SLA
3 25 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.49%) QA
4 17 (1.49%) Basel II
5 16 (1.40%) Basel III
6 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.79%) COREP
8 7 (0.61%) FINREP
8 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.53%) FATCA
9 6 (0.53%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.18%) COBIT
12 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.088%) P3O
12 1 (0.088%) HL7
12 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
System Software
1 76 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.14%) XenApp
4 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.53%) vSphere
6 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.18%) Snort
8 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.088%) NFS
9 1 (0.088%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.14%) SCCM
3 7 (0.61%) SCOM
4 6 (0.53%) WSUS
5 5 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.088%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.088%) Puppet
Vendors
1 171 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.95%) SAP
3 55 (4.82%) Oracle
4 43 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 30 (2.63%) HP
5 30 (2.63%) Citrix
6 28 (2.45%) Cisco
7 27 (2.36%) VMware
8 15 (1.31%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.23%) IBM
9 14 (1.23%) Teradata
10 12 (1.05%) Siebel
10 12 (1.05%) Nokia
11 11 (0.96%) SolarWinds
11 11 (0.96%) hybris
12 8 (0.70%) Google
13 7 (0.61%) IronPort
14 6 (0.53%) Tableau
14 6 (0.53%) ATG
14 6 (0.53%) CA
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £401450 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 360 per day + .
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago