The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 125 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 16 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Average daily rate £375 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £194 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3096 2254 3356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.14% 94.43% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1342 1944
Average daily rate £350 £343 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 153 247
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.10 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.88% -39.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst across the South West region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst across the South West region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -12 6 £400 +52.38% 2
Bristol -14 5 £375 +15.38%
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) MS Office
6 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
6 6 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Middleware
8 4 (14.81%) McAfee
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.81%) IBM
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
8 4 (14.81%) Qualys
9 3 (11.11%) MCITP
9 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) VBA
9 3 (11.11%) MCSE
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JMeter
1 2 (7.41%) JDeveloper
2 1 (3.70%) WATIR
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
2 2 (7.41%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) ODBC
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) BPEL
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) XQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCITP
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCENT
3 1 (3.70%) MCSM
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) OCP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) McAfee
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Qualys
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
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