Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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 > Dorset
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 76 45 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.90% 20.64% 21.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.76% 21.43% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 68
Dorset median daily rate £375 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.47% -1.67%
10th Percentile £273 £284 £219
90th Percentile £535 £438 £488
South West median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 10
Dorset median hourly rate £13.11 £11.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.14% -46.67% -15.82%
10th Percentile £9.95 £10.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.55 £12.06 £21.65
South West median hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +14.58% -41.82% +37.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Dorset
Contract vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 307 210 434
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.33% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 145 268
Dorset median daily rate £375 £338 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.01% +8.28%
10th Percentile £176 £195 £229
90th Percentile £538 £488 £529
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 49
Dorset median hourly rate £13.16 £12.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.42% -66.40% +36.36%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £43.50 £44.00
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.86% -6.67% +81.82%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Dorset

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Dorset

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Dorset

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Dorset

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Dorset

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +9 31 £350 -0.71% 3
Bournemouth -10 23 £425 +22.74% 12
Wimborne 0 1 - - 1
Weymouth -1 1 - -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dorset region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) Finance
3 17 (22.37%) Windows
4 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.11%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.11%) JIRA
6 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (14.47%) ITIL
7 10 (13.16%) SQL
7 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.16%) Banking
7 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.16%) User Stories
8 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.53%) BDD
9 8 (10.53%) WebDriver
9 8 (10.53%) SpecFlow
9 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (10.53%) Selenium
9 8 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.53%) NUnit
9 8 (10.53%) JMeter
9 8 (10.53%) .NET
9 8 (10.53%) C#
9 8 (10.53%) Unix
9 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (10.53%) LoadRunner
10 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
10 7 (9.21%) Java

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Exstream
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) WAN
2 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) SMS
3 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) Ingres
2 2 (2.63%) MariaDB
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) JIRA
2 8 (10.53%) JMeter
2 8 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 8 (10.53%) NUnit
2 8 (10.53%) Selenium
2 8 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 8 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.95%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Finance
6 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) POJO
2 2 (2.63%) REST
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.95%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Business Analysis
3 11 (14.47%) ITIL
4 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
4 10 (13.16%) User Stories
5 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.53%) BDD
6 8 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.21%) Use Case
8 6 (7.89%) CRM
8 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.26%) IT Strategy
10 4 (5.26%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) C#
3 7 (9.21%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) Korn
4 2 (2.63%) PHP
4 2 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (2.63%) R
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) CCNP
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.26%) ISEB
2 3 (3.95%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.32%) MCSA
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.32%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle