The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 88 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 57 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.73% 1.35% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.45% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 31
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£438 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £322 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +40.00%
Senior 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
3068 2067 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.14% 93.11% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1312 1746
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 162 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Analyst across the South West region.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Analyst across the South West region.

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -5 23 £475 +10.20% 1
Bristol -9 15 £400 -11.11% 5
Somerset -6 8 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire -13 5 £331 -11.66% 3
Dorset -4 3 £500 +11.11% 3
Cornwall - - - -
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 71 (51.45%) Finance
2 38 (27.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 37 (26.81%) Business Analysis
4 35 (25.36%) MS Visio
5 33 (23.91%) GAP Analysis
5 33 (23.91%) Banking
6 31 (22.46%) UML
7 30 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (21.01%) Data Modelling
8 29 (21.01%) ISEB
9 28 (20.29%) Security Cleared
10 27 (19.57%) SC Cleared
11 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
12 25 (18.12%) Business Transformation
13 22 (15.94%) BPMN
13 22 (15.94%) DSDM
13 22 (15.94%) SSADM
13 22 (15.94%) SQL
14 20 (14.49%) BPR
14 20 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (13.77%) Test Scripting
15 19 (13.77%) Software Testing
16 17 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (12.32%) Basel III
17 16 (11.59%) Solvency II
17 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (11.59%) Basel II
18 15 (10.87%) Test Management
19 14 (10.14%) ISTQB
20 13 (9.42%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.25%) SAS
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.45%) Escenic
2 2 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (25.36%) MS Visio
2 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.07%) MS Project
4 3 (2.17%) MS Office
4 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) assyst
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Firewall
2 3 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.45%) WAN
3 2 (1.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) OSPF
4 1 (0.72%) BGP
4 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.17%) MS Access
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.45%) Big Data
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.80%) SpecFlow
3 7 (5.07%) Selenium
4 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.17%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Yeoman
General
1 71 (51.45%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Banking
3 13 (9.42%) Retail
4 10 (7.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.17%) Military
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.45%) HTML
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) J2EE
2 2 (1.45%) EJB
2 2 (1.45%) CSS
2 2 (1.45%) Struts
2 2 (1.45%) XML
2 2 (1.45%) Java RMI
2 2 (1.45%) LAMP
2 2 (1.45%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.45%) Spring
2 2 (1.45%) JSF
2 2 (1.45%) Ajax
2 2 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.45%) jQuery
2 2 (1.45%) HTML5
2 2 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
2 3 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.17%) AS400
2 3 (2.17%) APACS
2 3 (2.17%) CMDB
2 3 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (1.45%) GIS
3 2 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (0.72%) PMI
4 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.62%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) Requirements Analysis
2 37 (26.81%) Business Analysis
3 33 (23.91%) GAP Analysis
4 31 (22.46%) UML
5 30 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (21.01%) Data Modelling
7 25 (18.12%) Business Transformation
8 22 (15.94%) SSADM
8 22 (15.94%) DSDM
8 22 (15.94%) BPMN
9 20 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (14.49%) BPR
10 19 (13.77%) Software Testing
10 19 (13.77%) Test Scripting
11 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (10.87%) Test Management
13 12 (8.70%) BDD
13 12 (8.70%) Project Management
13 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) C#
3 3 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.45%) REXX
4 2 (1.45%) JCL
4 2 (1.45%) Scala
5 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) ISEB
2 28 (20.29%) Security Cleared
3 27 (19.57%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.14%) ISTQB
5 9 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.35%) Degree
6 6 (4.35%) ACCA
6 6 (4.35%) CIMA
7 4 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.90%) CISSP
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.45%) CCNP
8 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CCIP
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) Basel III
2 16 (11.59%) Solvency II
2 16 (11.59%) Basel II
3 9 (6.52%) FATCA
3 9 (6.52%) FINREP
4 8 (5.80%) COREP
5 7 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (3.62%) PCI DSS
7 4 (2.90%) QA
8 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
3 12 (8.70%) SAP
4 7 (5.07%) Casewise
5 5 (3.62%) Cisco
6 4 (2.90%) IBM
7 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.17%) VMware
8 2 (1.45%) CA
8 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.72%) Cognos
9 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.72%) HP
9 1 (0.72%) IronPort
9 1 (0.72%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.72%) Nokia
9 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.72%) Blue Coat
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