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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 122 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 12 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
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£350 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £334 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £490 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
2835 2944 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.69% 92.40% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1824 1231
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Dorset - 4 - - 2
Bristol -1 2 £320 -14.66%
Somerset +9 1 £425 +30.76%
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Selenium
5 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) ISEB
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) ATG Dynamo
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) SAS
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) IPsec
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
1 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Scrum
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
1 4 (17.39%) BDD
1 4 (17.39%) User Stories
2 3 (13.04%) Email Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) ATG
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Wyse
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata