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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 36 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.98% 25.00% 23.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.56% 27.54% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
205 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 96.70% 90.79% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 17 22
Average daily rate £350 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Analyst
Somerset

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 (57.45%) User Acceptance Testing
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
5 13 (27.66%) Project Management
5 13 (27.66%) UML
5 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
6 12 (25.53%) PRINCE2
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
7 11 (23.40%) SAP
7 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (21.28%) Use Case
8 10 (21.28%) Test Management
8 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
9 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.89%) ISEB
10 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (12.77%) MS Office
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
12 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) Selenium
12 5 (10.64%) GIS
12 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
12 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
13 4 (8.51%) BDD
13 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
13 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Summit
2 1 (2.13%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) GIS
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
3 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 13 (27.66%) UML
3 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.53%) PRINCE2
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Use Case
6 10 (21.28%) Test Management
6 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
9 4 (8.51%) SOA
9 4 (8.51%) Operations Management
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (14.89%) ISEB
5 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.26%) MCSE
7 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) MCITP
8 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Altiris
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Nortel
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