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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 90 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 52 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 1.92% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.08% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 32
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£400 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
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
3073 2019 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.15% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2014 1287 1558
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 183 238
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -12 17 £475 +10.46% 2
Bristol -14 15 £381 +8.92% 6
Gloucestershire - 8 £375 - 7
Somerset -13 7 £325 - 3
Devon -20 2 £356 -20.83%
Dorset -5 1 £500 +9.89% 3
Cornwall - - - -
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 61 (50.83%) Finance
2 33 (27.50%) Business Analysis
2 33 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 31 (25.83%) MS Visio
4 30 (25.00%) Banking
5 29 (24.17%) GAP Analysis
6 28 (23.33%) UML
7 27 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 24 (20.00%) ISEB
9 22 (18.33%) Business Transformation
10 21 (17.50%) SQL
11 20 (16.67%) DSDM
11 20 (16.67%) SSADM
11 20 (16.67%) BPMN
11 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (14.17%) BPR
13 17 (14.17%) Software Testing
13 17 (14.17%) Basel III
14 16 (13.33%) Solvency II
14 16 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (13.33%) Basel II
15 15 (12.50%) Scrum
15 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.67%) Retail
17 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (10.00%) Test Scripting
17 12 (10.00%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (5.83%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (25.83%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.00%) MS Project
4 3 (2.50%) MS Office
4 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) assyst
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.83%) WAN
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.83%) Selenium
3 3 (2.50%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.67%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.83%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (50.83%) Finance
2 30 (25.00%) Banking
3 14 (11.67%) Retail
4 11 (9.17%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Military
7 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) WCF
3 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.50%) SWIFT
2 3 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (2.50%) APACS
3 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) GIS
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Business Analysis
1 33 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 29 (24.17%) GAP Analysis
3 28 (23.33%) UML
4 27 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 22 (18.33%) Business Transformation
7 20 (16.67%) BPMN
7 20 (16.67%) SSADM
7 20 (16.67%) DSDM
8 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.17%) BPR
9 17 (14.17%) Software Testing
10 16 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (12.50%) Scrum
12 12 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 12 (10.00%) BDD
13 11 (9.17%) Test Management
13 11 (9.17%) Project Management
14 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.50%) SQL
2 9 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (2.50%) Java
4 2 (1.67%) Perl
4 2 (1.67%) C++
4 2 (1.67%) Python
4 2 (1.67%) REXX
4 2 (1.67%) JCL
4 2 (1.67%) Ruby
4 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) ISEB
2 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.83%) ACCA
5 7 (5.83%) CIMA
6 6 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.50%) Degree
9 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) CISSP
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) Basel III
2 16 (13.33%) Solvency II
2 16 (13.33%) Basel II
3 9 (7.50%) FATCA
3 9 (7.50%) COREP
3 9 (7.50%) FINREP
4 8 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.33%) SLA
6 2 (1.67%) QA
6 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) SAP
3 6 (5.00%) Casewise
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (0.83%) Teradata
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £425 - £470 per day
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Rate: £700 - £800 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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