The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 119 106 120
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 21 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.95% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.03% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 3
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£224 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.15% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £411 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £274
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Information 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 2622 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.06% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1567 1455
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 £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 148 174
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.31 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information 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 Information Analyst across the South West region.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Information Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Information 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 Information Analyst across the South West region.

Information Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Information 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 Information Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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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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
Dorset +1 4 £224 -48.56%
Bristol -8 4 £363 +51.04%
Wiltshire -6 2 £225 -35.71%
Information Analyst
England

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title.

1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) NHS
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.26%) Analytics
9 4 (10.26%) Data Management
9 4 (10.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) MS Office
10 3 (7.69%) VB
10 3 (7.69%) Information Security
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
11 2 (5.13%) CISSP
11 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
12 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (2.56%) MS Access
12 1 (2.56%) CRM

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) NHS
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.26%) Data Management
2 4 (10.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (10.26%) Analytics
3 3 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.56%) HOOD
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CISSP
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISACA
2 1 (2.56%) GPEN
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) SSCP
2 1 (2.56%) CISA
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (2.56%) GIAC
2 1 (2.56%) GSEC
2 1 (2.56%) CEH
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Websense
3 1 (2.56%) F5