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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 508 561 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.29% 18.79% 18.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.32% 20.26% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 406 261
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £28.25 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
2933 2769 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.04% 92.76% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1813 1158
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 171 129
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 147 £325 - 60
Wiltshire -1 113 £375 -3.22% 27
Dorset +1 55 £385 +18.46% 15
Devon +6 54 £325 -3.70% 11
Gloucestershire -1 44 £381 +19.14% 29
Somerset -10 37 £355 +18.33% 11
Cornwall +1 9 £265 +11.57%
Avon - 1 - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 367 (33.86%) Finance
2 189 (17.44%) Business Analysis
3 172 (15.87%) SQL
4 164 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (14.67%) Microsoft
7 124 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
8 120 (11.07%) Banking
9 102 (9.41%) MS Excel
10 94 (8.67%) Windows
11 91 (8.39%) Security Cleared
12 84 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
13 76 (7.01%) MS Office
14 73 (6.73%) Active Directory
15 70 (6.46%) Migration
16 69 (6.37%) SAP
16 69 (6.37%) Data Analysis
17 66 (6.09%) Retail
18 65 (6.00%) Project Management
19 64 (5.90%) SQL Server
20 61 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
21 60 (5.54%) ISEB
22 56 (5.17%) Data Modelling
22 56 (5.17%) Oracle
23 54 (4.98%) ITIL
23 54 (4.98%) MS Visio
24 51 (4.70%) Telecoms
25 50 (4.61%) Degree
26 48 (4.43%) Scrum
27 47 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.49%) SAS
3 23 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.20%) CMS
5 9 (0.83%) IIS
6 8 (0.74%) Lync
7 7 (0.65%) Apache
8 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.46%) Liferay
8 5 (0.46%) Drupal
9 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.37%) StreamWeaver
9 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.37%) ATG Dynamo
9 4 (0.37%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.37%) JBoss
10 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 102 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 76 (7.01%) MS Office
3 54 (4.98%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.86%) MS Project
5 30 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.55%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.28%) SPSS
8 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.65%) Summit
3 6 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.37%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.37%) Agresso
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.37%) BASE24
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.18%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.092%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.092%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.092%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.83%) Office 365
2 6 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.092%) SaaS
6 1 (0.092%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.06%) Firewall
2 20 (1.85%) DNS
3 19 (1.75%) LAN
4 18 (1.66%) WAN
5 16 (1.48%) DHCP
6 12 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.11%) Wireless
7 11 (1.01%) VPN
8 10 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.74%) VLAN
11 6 (0.55%) FWSM
11 6 (0.55%) Internet
11 6 (0.55%) Network Security
12 5 (0.46%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (0.46%) MPLS
12 5 (0.46%) OSPF
12 5 (0.46%) BGP
12 5 (0.46%) VoIP
12 5 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.11%) MS Access
8 12 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.74%) MySQL
12 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.65%) QlikView
13 5 (0.46%) Base SAS
13 5 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.37%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (2.31%) Selenium
2 15 (1.38%) SpecFlow
3 14 (1.29%) WebDriver
4 12 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.11%) JIRA
4 12 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.55%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.55%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.46%) Subversion
7 5 (0.46%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.37%) Toad
9 3 (0.28%) ERwin
9 3 (0.28%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.18%) Ant
10 2 (0.18%) JMeter
10 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.092%) JUnit
General
1 367 (33.86%) Finance
2 120 (11.07%) Banking
3 66 (6.09%) Retail
4 51 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.32%) Marketing
6 23 (2.12%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.29%) Electronics
9 12 (1.11%) Legal
9 12 (1.11%) Military
9 12 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.55%) Back Office
11 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.28%) Law
12 3 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.77%) .NET
2 24 (2.21%) Web Services
3 10 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.92%) HTML
4 9 (0.83%) CSS
5 8 (0.74%) SOAP
6 7 (0.65%) REST
7 4 (0.37%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.37%) J2EE
7 4 (0.37%) XML
8 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (0.18%) Middleware
10 1 (0.092%) WinForms
10 1 (0.092%) JSON
10 1 (0.092%) COM
10 1 (0.092%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.51%) NHS
3 29 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.94%) User Experience
5 14 (1.29%) DTV
6 11 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 9 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 9 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 7 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.46%) GIS
10 5 (0.46%) Smartcard
10 5 (0.46%) Statistics
11 4 (0.37%) AS400
11 4 (0.37%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.37%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.28%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.28%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.67%) Windows
2 43 (3.97%) Windows 7
3 29 (2.68%) UNIX
4 24 (2.21%) Linux
5 20 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 16 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.46%) Solaris
12 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.092%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.092%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.092%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (17.44%) Business Analysis
2 164 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 163 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (6.46%) Migration
6 69 (6.37%) Data Analysis
7 65 (6.00%) Project Management
8 56 (5.17%) Data Modelling
9 54 (4.98%) ITIL
10 48 (4.43%) Scrum
11 47 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 47 (4.34%) Data Migration
12 41 (3.78%) Test Scripting
13 40 (3.69%) UML
14 38 (3.51%) Change Management
14 38 (3.51%) GAP Analysis
15 34 (3.14%) ETL
16 32 (2.95%) CRM
16 32 (2.95%) Requirements Analysis
16 32 (2.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 172 (15.87%) SQL
2 40 (3.69%) Java
3 23 (2.12%) C#
3 23 (2.12%) VBA
4 21 (1.94%) C
5 19 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 15 (1.38%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.20%) C++
8 11 (1.01%) LINC
9 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.55%) Python
10 6 (0.55%) Perl
11 5 (0.46%) VB
11 5 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.46%) Ruby
12 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.28%) COBOL
14 2 (0.18%) RPG
14 2 (0.18%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 91 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 60 (5.54%) ISEB
3 50 (4.61%) Degree
4 43 (3.97%) ISTQB
5 38 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.11%) ACCA
8 11 (1.01%) CIMA
9 10 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.83%) CCNA
11 8 (0.74%) CISSP
11 8 (0.74%) MCSE
11 8 (0.74%) MOS
11 8 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.55%) MCSA
13 6 (0.55%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.87%) QA
2 25 (2.31%) SLA
3 20 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.66%) Solvency II
5 14 (1.29%) Basel II
6 13 (1.20%) Basel III
7 11 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.92%) FINREP
9 9 (0.83%) COREP
9 9 (0.83%) FATCA
10 8 (0.74%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.65%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.18%) COBIT
14 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.092%) P3O
14 1 (0.092%) COSO
14 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.46%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.46%) XenApp
3 5 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.28%) vSphere
4 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.092%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.092%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.83%) SCCM
3 8 (0.74%) SCOM
4 5 (0.46%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.28%) WSUS
6 2 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.18%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.18%) SCSM
7 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.37%) SAP
3 56 (5.17%) Oracle
4 39 (3.60%) Cisco
5 34 (3.14%) Business Objects
6 23 (2.12%) Citrix
7 18 (1.66%) VMware
8 17 (1.57%) CheckPoint
8 17 (1.57%) IBM
9 16 (1.48%) SolarWinds
10 12 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.11%) HP
11 11 (1.01%) Unisys
11 11 (1.01%) Juniper
11 11 (1.01%) Teradata
12 10 (0.92%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.92%) Google
12 10 (0.92%) Tableau
13 9 (0.83%) ATG
14 8 (0.74%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
HFG
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Recruit121
Rate: daily rate all inclusive
Posted: Yesterday
UK Bristol Area
Recruit121
Rate: Daily rate all inclusive in GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
CHM Recruit
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
CHM Recruit
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £540 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £135 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OR equivalent contract rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidmouth, Devon
Strata
Posted: 7 days ago
Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, South West
East Devon Disctrict Council
Rate: £30,178 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago