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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 127 137 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
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£268 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £378 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £258
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+181.35% -15.71%
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
2873 2735 1904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.67% 92.59% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1810 1789 1146
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 187 138
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £243 -
Devon - 1 £210 -
Information Analyst
England

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) NHS
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (10.00%) CISSP
9 2 (6.67%) CISA
9 2 (6.67%) CISM
9 2 (6.67%) HOOD
9 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.67%) MS Office
9 2 (6.67%) MCP
9 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Data Management
9 2 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
10 1 (3.33%) F5
10 1 (3.33%) ISACA
10 1 (3.33%) GPEN
10 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) NHS
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Data Management
3 2 (6.67%) HOOD
3 2 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) ISMS
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) CISA
2 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) GSEC
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) CHFI
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISACA
3 1 (3.33%) GPEN
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Websense
2 1 (3.33%) F5
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco