Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 82 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 27.42% 27.68% 21.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.89% 28.64% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 59
Dorset median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £322 £163 £162
90th Percentile £488 £438 £445
South West median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Dorset median hourly rate £11.70 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +10.42% -37.66%
10th Percentile £9.95 £10.60 £10.95
90th Percentile £12.96 £18.75 £26.41
South West median hourly rate £13.75 £12.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% -12.50% -15.15%

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 294 433 412
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 96.65% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 293 212
Dorset median daily rate £415 £363 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -0.41% +12.00%
10th Percentile £200 £196 £163
90th Percentile £488 £513 £523
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 63
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £15.88 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.74% -58.21% +127.27%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.75 £11.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.12 £44.75
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 17 November 2017.

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
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 17 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth -3 21 £425 +13.33% 7
Poole +2 11 £450 +28.11% 4
Wimborne -1 7 £425 +3.03%
Blandford Forum -1 1 £165 -
Weymouth -11 1 £250 +28.21%
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Dorset region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (32.93%) Windows
1 27 (32.93%) Migration
2 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
3 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
6 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (18.29%) Windows 7
7 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.85%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
8 13 (15.85%) Skype
8 13 (15.85%) Skype for Business
9 12 (14.63%) Windows 8
9 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (13.41%) Finance
10 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
10 11 (13.41%) Windows 10
10 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
11 10 (12.20%) SCCM
11 10 (12.20%) SCOM
11 10 (12.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (12.20%) MobileIron
11 10 (12.20%) AirWatch
11 10 (12.20%) Symantec
11 10 (12.20%) VMware
12 9 (10.98%) Banking

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 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Skype
2 8 (9.76%) SAN
3 6 (7.32%) OSPF
3 6 (7.32%) WAN
3 6 (7.32%) Wireless
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (6.10%) DNS
5 4 (4.88%) DHCP
5 4 (4.88%) Firewall
5 4 (4.88%) IPsec
5 4 (4.88%) VPN
6 3 (3.66%) 4G
6 3 (3.66%) BGP
6 3 (3.66%) Broadband
6 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.66%) LAN
6 3 (3.66%) Network Security
6 3 (3.66%) Nortel Meridian
6 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.66%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) HP UFT
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
1 3 (3.66%) Toad
2 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.22%) AppScan
3 1 (1.22%) Pylint
3 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) SOAP
1 2 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) Spring
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.44%) iPad
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.29%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.63%) Windows 8
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.41%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.88%) Linux
7 4 (4.88%) Unix
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Migration
2 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.85%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.76%) Software Delivery
5 8 (9.76%) UML
6 7 (8.54%) ITIL
7 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Security Operations
8 5 (6.10%) User Stories
9 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.88%) Change Control
9 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.88%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.88%) Use Case
9 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.66%) CCNA
3 3 (3.66%) CCNP
4 2 (2.44%) CISSP
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) CEH
5 1 (1.22%) CISA
5 1 (1.22%) CISM
5 1 (1.22%) GIAC
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) COBIT
2 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) AirWatch
1 10 (12.20%) SCCM
1 10 (12.20%) SCOM
1 10 (12.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) MobileIron
2 10 (12.20%) Symantec
2 10 (12.20%) VMware
3 9 (10.98%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) McAfee
5 3 (3.66%) Avaya
5 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.66%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Juniper
5 3 (3.66%) Meraki
5 3 (3.66%) Nortel
6 2 (2.44%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) SAP