Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 33 80 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.87% 28.07% 24.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.36% 28.57% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 71 68
Dorset median daily rate £370 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +19.30% -9.24%
10th Percentile £238 £320 £161
90th Percentile £456 £480 £452
South West median daily rate £375 £353 £340
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.68% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Dorset median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.50
10th Percentile £10.33 - £13.15
90th Percentile £15.88 - £18.75
South West median hourly rate £15.45 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.12% +36.00% -10.71%

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 267 280 456
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 98.25% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 302
Dorset median daily rate £418 £415 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +13.31% +1.74%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £200
90th Percentile £575 £488 £515
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Dorset median hourly rate £13.00 £39.75 £16.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.30% +134.24% -58.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.58 £12.00
90th Percentile £34.75 £48.75 £35.70
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.36% +25.00% +8.91%

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 18 October 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
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 18 October 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
Bournemouth -9 22 £370 -12.94% 11
Weymouth +6 2 - -
Wimborne +1 1 - -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 13 (39.39%) Data Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (15.15%) Master's Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Ansible
6 5 (15.15%) SOAP
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) Nagios
6 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) Benchmarking
6 5 (15.15%) Maven
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Kafka
6 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
6 5 (15.15%) Puppet

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 (15.15%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Endur
1 1 (3.03%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) iPaaS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Toad
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Kafka
1 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (15.15%) REST
1 5 (15.15%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Data Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
4 6 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (18.18%) Workflow
5 5 (15.15%) Benchmarking
5 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 3 (9.09%) Information Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
2 5 (15.15%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
1 5 (15.15%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
1 5 (15.15%) Nagios
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) OpenLink
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow