The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 95 172 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.70% 18.84% 22.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.29% 19.50% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 130 151
Median daily rate £350 £341 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.79% +173.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.80 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £41.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.80 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 773 882 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.20% 96.60% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 616 551
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bristol

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 80 (37.91%) Finance
2 41 (19.43%) Business Analysis
3 40 (18.96%) Microsoft
3 40 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (18.48%) Windows
5 38 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (14.69%) MS Office
7 29 (13.74%) SQL
8 28 (13.27%) Active Directory
9 27 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.43%) SAP
10 22 (10.43%) Windows 7
11 21 (9.95%) MS Excel
12 19 (9.00%) Telecoms
12 19 (9.00%) ITIL
13 18 (8.53%) Process Improvement
13 18 (8.53%) Security Cleared
14 17 (8.06%) Citrix
14 17 (8.06%) Cisco
15 15 (7.11%) SC Cleared
16 14 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (6.64%) CheckPoint
16 14 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.64%) Marketing
17 13 (6.16%) Incident Management
17 13 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (6.16%) AppSense
17 13 (6.16%) SLA
17 13 (6.16%) Thin Client
17 13 (6.16%) Fat Client

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.32%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.37%) SAS
3 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.42%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.42%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (14.69%) MS Office
2 21 (9.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) SAP CO
1 5 (2.37%) SAP FI
1 5 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.95%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Maximo
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) Firewall
2 11 (5.21%) DNS
3 8 (3.79%) VPN
4 6 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.84%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.37%) Internet
5 5 (2.37%) Network Security
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.90%) FWSM
6 4 (1.90%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.90%) MPLS
6 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.90%) Wireless
7 3 (1.42%) DHCP
8 2 (0.95%) BGP
8 2 (0.95%) Intranet
8 2 (0.95%) OSPF
8 2 (0.95%) PPP
8 2 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.95%) Power BI
6 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.95%) QlikView
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) Lumira
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) JIRA
2 4 (1.90%) Selenium
3 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.95%) ERwin
4 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) TestComplete
General
1 80 (37.91%) Finance
2 19 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.64%) Marketing
4 8 (3.79%) Banking
4 8 (3.79%) Retail
5 6 (2.84%) Billing
6 5 (2.37%) Electronics
6 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Law
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) .NET
1 3 (1.42%) XML
2 2 (0.95%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.47%) jQuery
3 1 (0.47%) JSON
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.16%) Fat Client
2 13 (6.16%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.95%) CMDB
7 2 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.95%) Digital Signage
7 2 (0.95%) FMCG
7 2 (0.95%) Handset
7 2 (0.95%) IVR
7 2 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.48%) Windows
2 22 (10.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.79%) Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Unix
5 4 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) CentOS
7 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.43%) Business Analysis
2 38 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.00%) ITIL
5 18 (8.53%) Process Improvement
6 14 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (6.16%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.69%) Migration
9 11 (5.21%) Test Scripting
10 10 (4.74%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.74%) Information Security
10 10 (4.74%) Project Management
10 10 (4.74%) Scrum
10 10 (4.74%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.74%) User Stories
11 9 (4.27%) ERP
11 9 (4.27%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.79%) Analytics
12 8 (3.79%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.74%) SQL
2 6 (2.84%) Java
2 6 (2.84%) VBA
3 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.42%) Python
5 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.95%) C
5 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) COBOL
6 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.74%) Degree
4 9 (4.27%) ISEB
5 6 (2.84%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.37%) ACCA
6 5 (2.37%) CIMA
6 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.42%) MCITP
9 2 (0.95%) CISSP
9 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.95%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.95%) MCPD
9 2 (0.95%) MCSA
9 2 (0.95%) MCSD
9 2 (0.95%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.47%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) SLA
2 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.32%) PMO
3 5 (2.37%) QA
4 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.42%) IFRS
System Software
1 28 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.69%) XenApp
3 12 (5.69%) XenDesktop
4 11 (5.21%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.32%) BitLocker
5 7 (3.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.42%) Firmware
6 3 (1.42%) Snort
7 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.16%) SCCM
2 7 (3.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.95%) Nessus
5 2 (0.95%) QRadar
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 40 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.43%) SAP
3 17 (8.06%) Cisco
3 17 (8.06%) Citrix
4 14 (6.64%) CheckPoint
5 13 (6.16%) AppSense
6 12 (5.69%) VMware
7 11 (5.21%) Wyse
8 10 (4.74%) Oracle
9 9 (4.27%) CA
9 9 (4.27%) Nokia
10 7 (3.32%) IronPort
10 7 (3.32%) Symantec
11 6 (2.84%) Dell
12 5 (2.37%) F5
12 5 (2.37%) HP
12 5 (2.37%) IBM
12 5 (2.37%) Teradata
13 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.42%) RightFax
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