The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Analysis skills 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 Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analysis
Rank 144 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.092% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analysis across the South West region.

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis across the South West region.

Technical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Analysis
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 Technical Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Gloucestershire -14 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -15 1 £375 -7.40%
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Technical Analysis also 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 that cited Technical Analysis.

1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) BMC
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Wireshark

Technical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Technical Analysis also 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 that cited Technical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) PSTN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SCADA
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
3 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) RPG
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Postfix
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) BMC
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft