The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Taunton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 33 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.02% 9.62% 42.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.85% 9.62% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 11
Average daily rate
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£350 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.29 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 96.18% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 18 25
Average daily rate £350 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £10.58 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 43 (56.58%) Security Cleared
2 41 (53.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
5 33 (43.42%) SAP
6 25 (32.89%) PRINCE2
7 20 (26.32%) ITIL
7 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
8 19 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 19 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 16 (21.05%) ISEB
10 15 (19.74%) SQL
10 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
10 15 (19.74%) Test Management
11 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (18.42%) UML
12 13 (17.11%) Project Management
12 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
14 11 (14.47%) SAP SD
14 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
14 11 (14.47%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (13.16%) Capacity Management
15 10 (13.16%) SolarWinds
15 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
15 10 (13.16%) Operations Management
15 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (13.16%) CMDB
16 9 (11.84%) GIS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) SAP SD
2 3 (3.95%) assyst
3 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.63%) DTS
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.89%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.26%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) MSI
5 1 (1.32%) eggPlant
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) CMDB
2 9 (11.84%) GIS
3 4 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (32.89%) PRINCE2
3 20 (26.32%) ITIL
3 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 19 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 19 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 15 (19.74%) Test Management
5 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
6 14 (18.42%) UML
7 13 (17.11%) Project Management
8 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.47%) Portfolio Management
9 10 (13.16%) Capacity Management
9 10 (13.16%) Operations Management
9 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
10 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.53%) BDD
11 7 (9.21%) Use Case
12 6 (7.89%) Service Management
12 6 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
2 5 (6.58%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) C
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Security Cleared
2 38 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.05%) ISEB
4 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
6 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCITP
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCSE
10 1 (1.32%) MCP
10 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
1 2 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 33 (43.42%) SAP
3 10 (13.16%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Nortel
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Altiris
6 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
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