The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Taunton region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 9 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.46% 17.65% 19.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.33% 17.82% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 20
Median daily rate £225 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +10.71%
Analyst
Somerset

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
60 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.24% 99.02% 98.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 90 85
Median daily rate £225 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.55% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £436 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.05 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Taunton region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (30.77%) C#
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) WLAN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) SCCM
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 3 (11.54%) Office 365
6 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
6 3 (11.54%) QRadar
6 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
6 3 (11.54%) RSA Archer
6 3 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
1 8 (30.77%) WLAN
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) QRadar
2 3 (11.54%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Meraki
4 1 (3.85%) SAP