The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 118 144 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.95% 16.88% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.53% 17.35% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 114 107
Median daily rate £375 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £243 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £427 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -20.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

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 812 830 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.98% 97.30% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 589 643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 94 (42.73%) Finance
2 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.73%) Business Analysis
3 37 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (15.91%) Windows
5 30 (13.64%) SQL
6 25 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 25 (11.36%) Test Scripting
7 24 (10.91%) Active Directory
7 24 (10.91%) Banking
7 24 (10.91%) Migration
8 21 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 20 (9.09%) Marketing
10 19 (8.64%) SAP
11 18 (8.18%) Software Testing
11 18 (8.18%) Retail
11 18 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
11 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
12 17 (7.73%) Firewall
13 16 (7.27%) Windows 7
14 15 (6.82%) ITIL
14 15 (6.82%) SLA
14 15 (6.82%) Cisco
15 14 (6.36%) Oracle
15 14 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (2.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.36%) IIS
2 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.36%) SAS
3 2 (0.91%) Apache
3 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (4.09%) Maximo
2 9 (4.09%) SAP CO
2 9 (4.09%) SAP FI
2 9 (4.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.27%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (2.27%) SAP SRM
4 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.36%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.91%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.45%) iTrent
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.91%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.73%) Firewall
2 11 (5.00%) DNS
3 9 (4.09%) VPN
4 7 (3.18%) Network Security
5 6 (2.73%) Internet
6 5 (2.27%) DHCP
6 5 (2.27%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.82%) FWSM
7 4 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.82%) MPLS
7 4 (1.82%) Wireless
8 2 (0.91%) BGP
8 2 (0.91%) Intranet
8 2 (0.91%) OSPF
8 2 (0.91%) PPP
8 2 (0.91%) SAN
8 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.82%) Spatial Data
4 3 (1.36%) GIS
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.91%) Big Data
5 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.91%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.91%) QlikView
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) JIRA
1 5 (2.27%) Selenium
2 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.91%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.91%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.45%) ERwin
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.45%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 94 (42.73%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Banking
3 20 (9.09%) Marketing
3 20 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.18%) Retail
5 13 (5.91%) Manufacturing
6 12 (5.45%) Electronics
7 11 (5.00%) Retail Banking
8 8 (3.64%) Billing
9 6 (2.73%) Back Office
10 4 (1.82%) Legal
11 3 (1.36%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.36%) Law
12 2 (0.91%) Advertising
12 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.91%) Publishing
13 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) XML
2 2 (0.91%) .NET
2 2 (0.91%) Gherkin
2 2 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (0.91%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) Django
3 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.09%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.09%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.36%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) CMDB
7 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.91%) Digital Signage
7 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.91%) Handset
7 2 (0.91%) IVR
7 2 (0.91%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.91%) Windows
2 16 (7.27%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.00%) Linux
4 9 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.36%) Unix
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.91%) CentOS
9 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (17.73%) Business Analysis
2 25 (11.36%) Test Scripting
3 24 (10.91%) Migration
4 21 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (8.18%) Software Testing
5 18 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (6.82%) ITIL
7 14 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.45%) Programme Management
9 11 (5.00%) Project Management
10 10 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.55%) ERP
10 10 (4.55%) Scrum
10 10 (4.55%) User Stories
11 9 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.09%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.64%) SQL
2 7 (3.18%) C#
3 6 (2.73%) Java
3 6 (2.73%) VBA
4 5 (2.27%) Python
5 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.36%) C
5 3 (1.36%) Perl
5 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.91%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
1 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.00%) ISEB
3 10 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.18%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.73%) CISSP
5 6 (2.73%) CREST Certified
5 6 (2.73%) GCIA
5 6 (2.73%) GCIH
5 6 (2.73%) SANS
6 5 (2.27%) Degree
7 2 (0.91%) IIBA
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ACCA
8 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CIMA
8 1 (0.45%) CITP
8 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PMP
8 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) SLA
2 8 (3.64%) QA
3 6 (2.73%) PMO
4 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.91%) IFRS
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) FINREP
System Software
1 24 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.09%) XenApp
3 9 (4.09%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.73%) Snort
4 6 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.27%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.36%) Firmware
7 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) SCCM
2 9 (4.09%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 6 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.73%) RSA enVision
4 5 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.91%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.45%) Kibana
7 1 (0.45%) logstash
7 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.64%) SAP
3 15 (6.82%) Cisco
4 14 (6.36%) Oracle
5 13 (5.91%) VMware
6 12 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.00%) Citrix
7 11 (5.00%) HP
8 10 (4.55%) Nokia
9 9 (4.09%) AppSense
9 9 (4.09%) Wyse
10 7 (3.18%) ArcSight
10 7 (3.18%) CA
10 7 (3.18%) IronPort
11 6 (2.73%) Dell
11 6 (2.73%) F5
11 6 (2.73%) IBM
11 6 (2.73%) LogRhythm
11 6 (2.73%) Splunk
12 5 (2.27%) Symantec
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