The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Senior Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Analyst
England / South West
Rank 111 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 28 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 1.41% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.46% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 43
Median daily rate £325 £381 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -29.68%

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
2496 2867 3084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 96.31% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1913 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 162 171
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +13 15 £335 -10.66% 4
Devon +6 6 £306 -30.45%
Wiltshire -5 3 - -
Gloucestershire +2 2 £419 +52.27% 1
Somerset +2 1 - -
Dorset -5 1 £420 +34.40%
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.00%) CA
4 8 (16.00%) Windows
5 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 5 (10.00%) DNS
7 5 (10.00%) MS Office
7 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) VMware
7 5 (10.00%) IronPort
7 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (8.00%) IFRS
8 4 (8.00%) IFRS 9
8 4 (8.00%) FWSM
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Senior 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 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) FWSM
2 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (8.00%) MPLS
2 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (8.00%) VPN
2 4 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (4.00%) BGP
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) OSPF
3 2 (4.00%) PPP
3 2 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Spock
2 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Calabash
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) AppFabric
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) JSON
1 1 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) IVR
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) BDD
6 3 (6.00%) Document Management
6 3 (6.00%) EAM
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Groovy
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) IFRS
1 4 (8.00%) IFRS 9
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) MiFID
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) BitLocker
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
1 4 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) CA
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) IronPort
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) AppSense
4 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 4 (8.00%) Nokia
4 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.00%) Symantec
4 4 (8.00%) Wyse
5 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.00%) Cadence
5 2 (4.00%) Teradata
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Verint