The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 126 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 16 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.53% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£375 £310 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £286 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £326 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+49.29% +1.42%
Technical 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
2920 2258 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.92% 92.09% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1393 1378
Average daily rate £380 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £476 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 196
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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
Bristol -1 10 £388 +25.00% 3
Gloucestershire -17 2 £366 -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
5 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
5 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
5 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) Apache
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) UNIX
6 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) IPsec
7 3 (11.11%) Wyse
7 3 (11.11%) Summit

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SAS
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Ingres
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) JDBC
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) CGI
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) DAO
2 1 (3.70%) Laravel
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Kindle
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) User Stories
3 3 (11.11%) Email Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Macro
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Wyse
5 2 (7.41%) Teradata
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) HP
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