Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £354 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 814 944 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 15.66% 16.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.53% 16.39% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 691 785
South West median daily rate £354 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £225 £205 £206
90th Percentile £488 £475 £480
England median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 62
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.70 £10.78
90th Percentile £35.05 £42.40 £34.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5241 5758 6185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.55% 95.52% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3287 3725 3898
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £219 £230 £225
90th Percentile £531 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 316 370
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +57.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.33
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Bristol -3 217 £358 +4.53% 59
Wiltshire 0 195 £400 +14.29% 19
Gloucestershire +8 135 £350 +1.16% 27
Devon -4 85 £350 +2.94% 6
Dorset 0 65 £425 +17.24% 8
Somerset -9 52 £303 +0.83% 10
Cornwall - 27 £185 - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 287 (35.26%) Finance
2 178 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (13.88%) Business Analysis
6 109 (13.39%) Windows
7 104 (12.78%) SQL
8 100 (12.29%) Microsoft
9 94 (11.55%) Security Cleared
10 91 (11.18%) Migration
11 85 (10.44%) Banking
12 82 (10.07%) Test Scripting
13 73 (8.97%) ISEB
13 73 (8.97%) Oracle
14 71 (8.72%) ITIL
14 71 (8.72%) Retail
15 68 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
16 67 (8.23%) SC Cleared
17 63 (7.74%) Test Automation
18 62 (7.62%) Active Directory
19 61 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
19 61 (7.49%) SAP
20 48 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
21 47 (5.77%) Data Analysis
22 45 (5.53%) QA
23 44 (5.41%) Telecoms
24 41 (5.04%) SQL Server
24 41 (5.04%) ISTQB
25 40 (4.91%) SDLC
25 40 (4.91%) Scenario Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 34 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.98%) CMS
5 8 (0.98%) IIS
6 7 (0.86%) SAS
7 4 (0.49%) Confluence
7 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.37%) Apache
8 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.84%) SAP CO
2 15 (1.84%) SAP FI
2 15 (1.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (1.11%) Maximo
6 8 (0.98%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.86%) SAP FI-AP
8 6 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
8 6 (0.74%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.49%) iTrent
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.37%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.25%) SAP PM
12 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.30%) Office 365
2 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.12%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.44%) Firewall
2 19 (2.33%) Internet
3 16 (1.97%) SAN
4 13 (1.60%) DNS
5 10 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (1.23%) Network Security
6 9 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.11%) VPN
7 8 (0.98%) DHCP
7 8 (0.98%) Skype
8 7 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (0.86%) Wireless
9 6 (0.74%) LDAP
10 5 (0.61%) BGP
10 5 (0.61%) OSPF
11 4 (0.49%) Intranet
11 4 (0.49%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.49%) LAN
11 4 (0.49%) MPLS
11 4 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.86%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.61%) MS Access
8 5 (0.61%) MySQL
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.49%) Power BI
9 4 (0.49%) QlikView
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.37%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 25 (3.07%) JIRA
2 24 (2.95%) Selenium
3 18 (2.21%) WebDriver
4 16 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.23%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.86%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.86%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.61%) Ant
9 5 (0.61%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.61%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.49%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.49%) ERwin
10 4 (0.49%) GitLab
10 4 (0.49%) PhpStorm
11 3 (0.37%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 287 (35.26%) Finance
2 85 (10.44%) Banking
3 71 (8.72%) Retail
4 44 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 39 (4.79%) Retail Banking
6 25 (3.07%) Marketing
7 22 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.21%) Billing
9 15 (1.84%) Electronics
10 9 (1.11%) Back Office
11 8 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.98%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.61%) Legal
13 3 (0.37%) Law
13 3 (0.37%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) Military
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.47%) .NET
2 8 (0.98%) HTML
3 7 (0.86%) XML
4 6 (0.74%) CSS
4 6 (0.74%) Web Services
5 4 (0.49%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.37%) Spring
7 2 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.25%) REST
8 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.12%) COM
8 1 (0.12%) Django
8 1 (0.12%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.12%) J2EE
8 1 (0.12%) JSON
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.12%) SOAP
8 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.12%) WinForms
8 1 (0.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.58%) Data Centre
2 21 (2.58%) RIA
3 13 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (1.11%) PMI
7 8 (0.98%) User Experience
8 6 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.61%) iPad
9 5 (0.61%) NHS
10 4 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.49%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.37%) BYOD
11 3 (0.37%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 109 (13.39%) Windows
2 34 (4.18%) Windows 7
3 28 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.58%) Linux
6 19 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.97%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.97%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.47%) Unix
9 6 (0.74%) AIX
9 6 (0.74%) Android
9 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 113 (13.88%) Business Analysis
4 91 (11.18%) Migration
5 82 (10.07%) Test Scripting
6 71 (8.72%) ITIL
7 68 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 63 (7.74%) Test Automation
9 61 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (5.77%) Data Analysis
11 40 (4.91%) Scenario Testing
11 40 (4.91%) SDLC
12 34 (4.18%) Project Management
13 33 (4.05%) User Stories
14 31 (3.81%) Scrum
15 29 (3.56%) PRINCE2
16 26 (3.19%) CRM
16 26 (3.19%) Data Migration
16 26 (3.19%) Incident Management
17 25 (3.07%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 104 (12.78%) SQL
2 20 (2.46%) Java
3 18 (2.21%) C#
4 17 (2.09%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.72%) VBA
6 8 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.98%) Perl
6 8 (0.98%) Python
7 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.86%) C
7 7 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.74%) Ruby
9 5 (0.61%) PHP
10 4 (0.49%) VBScript
11 3 (0.37%) F#
11 3 (0.37%) Groovy
11 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.25%) VB
13 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 94 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.97%) ISEB
3 67 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 41 (5.04%) ISTQB
5 23 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.58%) Degree
7 13 (1.60%) CISSP
7 13 (1.60%) IIBA
8 12 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (1.11%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.11%) SANS
11 8 (0.98%) CREST Certified
12 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.74%) GCIA
13 6 (0.74%) GCIH
13 6 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.61%) MCSE
15 3 (0.37%) CISA
15 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.53%) QA
2 31 (3.81%) PMO
3 21 (2.58%) SLA
4 10 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 9 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.98%) IFRS
7 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.61%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.61%) MiFID
9 4 (0.49%) GDPR
10 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.25%) SEPA
12 1 (0.12%) FINREP
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 62 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.11%) vSphere
4 6 (0.74%) Snort
4 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.49%) Firmware
5 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.49%) XenApp
5 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.37%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.83%) SCCM
2 15 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.11%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 9 (1.11%) SCOM
4 9 (1.11%) WSUS
5 8 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.74%) RSA enVision
7 5 (0.61%) vRealize
8 4 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.49%) QRadar
8 4 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.49%) SCSM
8 4 (0.49%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.25%) Puppet
10 2 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 100 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.97%) Oracle
3 61 (7.49%) SAP
4 34 (4.18%) VMware
5 25 (3.07%) Cisco
6 24 (2.95%) IBM
7 23 (2.83%) HP
8 14 (1.72%) Teradata
9 13 (1.60%) Citrix
10 12 (1.47%) BMC
10 12 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.35%) CA
12 10 (1.23%) Nokia
12 10 (1.23%) Symantec
13 8 (0.98%) ArcSight
13 8 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.98%) Splunk
14 7 (0.86%) IronPort
14 7 (0.86%) LogRhythm
14 7 (0.86%) MobileIron
Devon
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Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £102.00 per day
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Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Wiltshire
Rullion
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol Area
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Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day Negotiable
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Bristol, Avon
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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