Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 July 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 109 136 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.32% 19.97% 10.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.96% 20.61% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 80
Gloucestershire median daily rate £356 £350 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +1.16% -7.73%
10th Percentile £213 £248 £213
90th Percentile £475 £488 £576
South West median daily rate £375 £353 £340
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.68% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £34.29 £11.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.95% - -
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 575 660 905
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.92% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 367 479
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £375 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.83% -4.50%
10th Percentile £231 £194 £230
90th Percentile £563 £513 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 61
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -10.67% +10.29% +60.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Gloucestershire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Gloucestershire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Gloucestershire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Gloucestershire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Gloucestershire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Gloucester -1 53 £342 +1.33% 3
Cheltenham -11 13 £450 +23.29% 6
Stroud -1 1 - -
Cirencester -8 1 - - 2
Filton - 1 - -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.69%) SQL
4 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
5 20 (18.35%) ISTQB
5 20 (18.35%) JIRA
5 20 (18.35%) Banking
6 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (16.51%) ISEB
7 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (15.60%) ITIL
9 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
10 14 (12.84%) Migration
11 13 (11.93%) Data Analysis
11 13 (11.93%) DV Cleared
12 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.09%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
13 11 (10.09%) Selenium
13 11 (10.09%) Confluence
14 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
14 10 (9.17%) Oracle
14 10 (9.17%) Windows
14 10 (9.17%) Scrum
15 9 (8.26%) Information Security
15 9 (8.26%) Data Management
15 9 (8.26%) Risk Management
15 9 (8.26%) Legal
15 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 11 (10.09%) Confluence
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) SAS
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) FinancialForce
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) LAN
2 4 (3.67%) WAN
3 3 (2.75%) BGP
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.75%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) OSPF
3 3 (2.75%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (2.75%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (2.75%) VLAN
3 3 (2.75%) Wireless
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.09%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.75%) Lumira
5 3 (2.75%) Power BI
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) DataStage
7 1 (0.92%) DB2
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.92%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) JIRA
2 11 (10.09%) Selenium
3 7 (6.42%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.83%) ERwin
6 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.92%) NUnit
6 1 (0.92%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.92%) Rational Quality Manager
6 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 20 (18.35%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Legal
4 6 (5.50%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.60%) ITIL
3 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
4 14 (12.84%) Migration
5 13 (11.93%) Data Analysis
6 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.17%) Scrum
8 9 (8.26%) Data Management
8 9 (8.26%) Information Security
8 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.26%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.26%) Use Case
9 8 (7.34%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.34%) ETL
10 7 (6.42%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.42%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) Java
3 7 (6.42%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.75%) C
4 3 (2.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) C++
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) Python
5 1 (0.92%) Ruby
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.35%) ISTQB
3 18 (16.51%) ISEB
4 13 (11.93%) DV Cleared
5 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) CISM
6 4 (3.67%) CISSP
6 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.75%) CCNA
7 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.83%) CRISC
8 2 (1.83%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.59%) GDPR
3 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.83%) COBIT
4 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.83%) PMO
4 2 (1.83%) QA
5 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.92%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Server
2 3 (2.75%) vSphere
2 3 (2.75%) XenApp
3 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.92%) SCOM
2 1 (0.92%) SCSM
2 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
1 10 (9.17%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) IBM
2 7 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.50%) Cognos
3 6 (5.50%) SAP
3 6 (5.50%) Teradata
4 4 (3.67%) Citrix
4 4 (3.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
5 3 (2.75%) CommVault
5 3 (2.75%) NetApp
5 3 (2.75%) Tableau
6 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.83%) HP
7 1 (0.92%) Canon
7 1 (0.92%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.92%) Mitel
7 1 (0.92%) Netezza
7 1 (0.92%) Polycom