Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 38 95 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 14.02% 30.84% 26.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.62% 31.56% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 70 62
Dorset median daily rate £300 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +8.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £131 £280 £191
90th Percentile £453 £535 £438
South West median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Dorset median hourly rate £15.45 £13.11 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +8.08% -41.21%
10th Percentile £13.63 £9.95 £10.56
90th Percentile £16.29 £27.55 £18.25
South West median hourly rate £16.22 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +15.88% +16.67% -22.58%

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 260 301 332
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.73% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 178 234
Dorset median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £177 £175 £200
90th Percentile £519 £535 £489
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 18
Dorset median hourly rate £15.45 £26.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.72% +82.76% -61.33%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.13 £10.64
90th Percentile £46.20 £46.25 £36.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -19.12%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -6 21 £370 -12.94% 10
Poole -1 4 £193 -45.00% 9
Wimborne -1 3 £128 -70.00%
Dorchester - 3 - - 2
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
2 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.42%) PMO
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.53%) High Availability
5 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
5 4 (10.53%) Legal
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (7.89%) MCSE
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Information Management
6 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring

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 2 (5.26%) Apache Qpid
1 2 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Kafka
1 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
1 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) High Availability
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) Information Management
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Service Design
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.26%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Perl
1 2 (5.26%) Python
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) PMO
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) HP