The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Information Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 129 140 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 15 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.42% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 15
Median daily rate £313 £298 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £336 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.20% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +56.89%
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
2688 3194 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.58% 95.54% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2034 1945
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 225 171
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Information Analyst in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 - 3 £365 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 2 £225 -25.00% 1
Dorset +2 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £613 -
Information Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Information 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 Information Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) NHS
3 13 (43.33%) Information Security
4 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (26.67%) CISSP
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
6 7 (23.33%) Forcepoint
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Content Management
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (20.00%) VMware
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 6 (20.00%) SIEM
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (20.00%) Office 365
7 6 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 6 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation

Information 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco ISE
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) PowerPivot
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) NHS
2 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Informatics
6 1 (3.33%) CESG
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 6 (20.00%) Compliance Management
2 6 (20.00%) Content Management
2 6 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) SIEM
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Threat Management
2 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (10.00%) Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (10.00%) ISMS
3 3 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) IT Audit
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.33%) CISA
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.33%) RMADS
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
1 7 (23.33%) Forcepoint
2 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP