Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 97 111 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.96% 15.35% 11.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.96% 16.11% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 87 81
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £372 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.91% -0.80% -
10th Percentile £238 £213 £164
90th Percentile £475 £513 £563
South West median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £22.50 £9.19 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.83% -43.45% +30.57%
10th Percentile £21.25 £8.56 £11.88
90th Percentile £23.75 £13.80 £21.63
South West median hourly rate £13.88 £12.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +15.63% -41.82% +37.50%

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 540 689 880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 95.30% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 442 470
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £158 £220
90th Percentile £550 £538 £551
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 79 57
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -35.29% +4.94%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.80 £11.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.75 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.86% -6.67% +78.57%

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 April 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
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 April 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 +2 38 £342 +5.23% 8
Cheltenham -11 13 £450 +27.66% 6
Filton - 2 £126 -
Cirencester -1 1 - - 3
Stroud - 1 - - 1
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.99%) Finance
3 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
4 20 (20.62%) Migration
5 19 (19.59%) JIRA
6 18 (18.56%) Banking
7 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (16.49%) SQL
9 14 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.43%) ISTQB
9 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
10 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (13.40%) Legal
10 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
10 13 (13.40%) ITIL
11 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
11 12 (12.37%) Information Security
11 12 (12.37%) PCI DSS
12 11 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (11.34%) ISEB
13 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
13 10 (10.31%) Confluence
14 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
14 9 (9.28%) Data Migration
14 9 (9.28%) Selenium
14 9 (9.28%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.28%) Scrum

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 10 (10.31%) Confluence
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Actimize
2 2 (2.06%) SnowdropKCS
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) FinancialForce
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) BGP
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.03%) OSPF
2 1 (1.03%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.03%) VLAN
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.25%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.09%) Big Data
5 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (3.09%) Lumira
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) Power BI
7 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) JIRA
2 9 (9.28%) Selenium
3 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.03%) NUnit
4 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
3 13 (13.40%) Legal
4 9 (9.28%) Retail Banking
5 8 (8.25%) Retail
6 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) International Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) CSS
2 1 (1.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Migration
3 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.40%) ITIL
5 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
5 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
6 12 (12.37%) Information Security
7 11 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.28%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (9.28%) Data Migration
9 9 (9.28%) Scrum
10 8 (8.25%) ETL
10 8 (8.25%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.22%) Analytics
11 7 (7.22%) Decision-Making
11 7 (7.22%) ISMS
11 7 (7.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.06%) C
4 2 (2.06%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
2 14 (14.43%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.34%) ISEB
4 9 (9.28%) CISM
4 9 (9.28%) CISSP
4 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.15%) CRISC
6 4 (4.12%) ISACA
7 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.22%) QA
3 6 (6.19%) GDPR
4 5 (5.15%) COBIT
4 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle
1 8 (8.25%) Salesforce.com
1 8 (8.25%) SAP
2 6 (6.19%) Cognos
2 6 (6.19%) IBM
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) HP
4 2 (2.06%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.03%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.03%) Teradata