Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 67 94 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.86% 20.57% 15.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.43% 21.51% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 68 78
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £155 £194 £275
90th Percentile £400 £549 £449
South West median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Somerset median hourly rate £12.56 £12.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.55% -3.92% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £14.72 £16.25 £14.00
South West median hourly rate £13.75 £12.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% -12.50% -15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 499 437 701
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 95.62% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 226 399
Somerset median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £170 £254
90th Percentile £500 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 73 82
Somerset median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -36.31% +96.25%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £52.63 £42.45 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Somerset

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Somerset

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Somerset

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Somerset

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Bath -10 27 £350 +16.67% 5
Taunton -5 20 £350 +27.27% 1
Yeovil +5 2 £290 -
Street -5 2 £180 -65.71%
Ilminster - 1 - -
Portishead - 1 - -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Somerset region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
4 12 (17.91%) Windows
5 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
6 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.94%) Data Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Degree
7 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.45%) Office 365
8 7 (10.45%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) SQL
8 7 (10.45%) Retail
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) ISEB
9 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.46%) Coaching
10 5 (7.46%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (7.46%) VBA
10 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
10 5 (7.46%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.97%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) iTrent
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) DHCP
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.49%) Power BI
3 1 (1.49%) QlikView
3 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.49%) JMeter
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.94%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) ITIL
5 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Coaching
6 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.46%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.48%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) VBA
3 2 (2.99%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) ABAP
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) ISEB
3 5 (7.46%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) MiFID
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.49%) SCSM
1 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) SAP
2 2 (2.99%) VMware
3 1 (1.49%) Apple
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix
3 1 (1.49%) Google
3 1 (1.49%) HP
3 1 (1.49%) NetApp
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.49%) Snow
3 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.49%) Sophos
3 1 (1.49%) Sybase