The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.33% 15.38% 32.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.03% 15.69% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Average daily rate
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£349 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £404 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
131 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.62% 98.08% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 33 22
Average daily rate £375 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +103.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Taunton region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Taunton region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
1 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
2 33 (48.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 32 (47.06%) SAP
4 20 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 19 (27.94%) ITIL
6 18 (26.47%) Business Analysis
7 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 16 (23.53%) ISEB
9 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
10 14 (20.59%) Test Strategy
10 14 (20.59%) SQL
11 12 (17.65%) Test Management
11 12 (17.65%) ISTQB
11 12 (17.65%) Test Planning
12 11 (16.18%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (16.18%) Service Delivery
12 11 (16.18%) SAP SD
13 10 (14.71%) SolarWinds
13 10 (14.71%) Capacity Management
13 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.71%) Operations Management
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (14.71%) CMDB
13 10 (14.71%) Asset Management
14 9 (13.24%) UML
14 9 (13.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.18%) SAP SD
2 3 (4.41%) assyst
3 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) DTS
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) CMDB
2 8 (11.76%) GIS
3 4 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 19 (27.94%) ITIL
4 18 (26.47%) Business Analysis
5 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
7 14 (20.59%) Test Strategy
8 12 (17.65%) Test Management
8 12 (17.65%) Test Planning
9 11 (16.18%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (16.18%) Service Delivery
10 10 (14.71%) Capacity Management
10 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.71%) Operations Management
10 10 (14.71%) Asset Management
11 9 (13.24%) UML
12 8 (11.76%) BDD
12 8 (11.76%) Project Management
13 6 (8.82%) Service Management
13 6 (8.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
2 5 (7.35%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) C
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.53%) ISEB
4 12 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 9 (13.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.47%) MCITP
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.47%) MCSE
9 1 (1.47%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.06%) SAP
3 10 (14.71%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Altiris
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Nortel
5 1 (1.47%) Business Objects