The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 30 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 / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 14 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.05% 20.92% 23.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.56% 21.65% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 27
Median daily rate £410 £363 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £251 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £11.68 £12.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.00 £16.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £18.30 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 231 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.77% 96.65% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 141 121
Median daily rate £363 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 24
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +2 4 £353 +23.68%
Bournemouth -5 4 £410 +2.50% 4
Wimborne - 1 £210 -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Information Security
3 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (18.97%) CISSP
4 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
5 9 (15.52%) CISA
6 8 (13.79%) BitLocker
7 7 (12.07%) ISMS
7 7 (12.07%) Information Security Management
7 7 (12.07%) Security Management
7 7 (12.07%) MS Office
8 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.62%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.90%) XML
10 4 (6.90%) HP
10 4 (6.90%) Finance
10 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
10 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012

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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) BGP
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
1 3 (5.17%) OSPF
1 3 (5.17%) WAN
1 3 (5.17%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) GIS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) QGIS
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) iPad
4 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Information Security
2 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Information Security Management
3 7 (12.07%) ISMS
3 7 (12.07%) Security Management
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.62%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Use Case
7 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 2 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) CISSP
2 9 (15.52%) CISA
3 3 (5.17%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) Guidewire
3 3 (5.17%) Juniper
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.72%) VMware