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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 12 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.46% 26.92% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.43% 28.00% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
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£325 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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
97 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 93.27% 96.15% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 33 23
Average daily rate £348 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +78.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 27 (50.00%) SAP
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) PRINCE2
3 19 (35.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 18 (33.33%) ITIL
5 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 15 (27.78%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.37%) SAP SD
9 10 (18.52%) ISEB
10 9 (16.67%) Project Management
10 9 (16.67%) Migration
10 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Data Extraction
11 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Web Services
12 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.96%) Data Structures
13 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
13 6 (11.11%) UML
13 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (11.11%) Analytics
13 6 (11.11%) Data Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.70%) assyst
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) DTS
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 7 (12.96%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.26%) GIS
3 5 (9.26%) CMDB
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) PRINCE2
1 19 (35.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 18 (33.33%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) UML
7 6 (11.11%) Data Management
7 6 (11.11%) Test Management
8 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Operations Management
8 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) ISEB
4 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) SAP
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
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