The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 341 459 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.73% 15.36% 17.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 15.98% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 348 407
Median daily rate £355 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £465 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 33
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £110.45 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  

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 2558 2872 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.48% 96.12% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1857 1922
Median daily rate £399 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 187 164
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 93 £400 +18.43% 15
Bristol -10 83 £366 +7.72% 36
Gloucestershire +8 60 £353 +2.17% 20
Devon -2 40 £350 +2.94% 9
Dorset -2 23 £353 -4.40% 4
Somerset -7 18 £300 -7.69% 16
Cornwall - 3 - - 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 265 (35.48%) Finance
2 184 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (15.93%) Business Analysis
5 104 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (13.65%) Windows
7 97 (12.99%) Security Cleared
8 87 (11.65%) Microsoft
9 84 (11.24%) SQL
10 71 (9.50%) SC Cleared
11 66 (8.84%) ISEB
12 60 (8.03%) Test Scripting
13 56 (7.50%) Scrum
14 55 (7.36%) Migration
14 55 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (7.23%) SAP
16 53 (7.10%) ITIL
16 53 (7.10%) Active Directory
17 51 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
17 51 (6.83%) Retail
17 51 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 50 (6.69%) Oracle
19 49 (6.56%) PRINCE2
19 49 (6.56%) Banking
20 48 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
20 48 (6.43%) Process Improvement
21 45 (6.02%) Project Management
22 44 (5.89%) Windows 7
23 42 (5.62%) Telecoms
24 31 (4.15%) Data Analysis

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 23 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.47%) SAS
4 9 (1.20%) Confluence
5 8 (1.07%) IIS
6 7 (0.94%) CMS
6 7 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.67%) GlassFish
7 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.20%) SAP CO
2 9 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.67%) SAP PM
5 4 (0.54%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.27%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) Maximo
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.61%) Office 365
2 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.21%) Firewall
2 20 (2.68%) Internet
3 13 (1.74%) Network Security
4 10 (1.34%) DNS
5 9 (1.20%) VPN
6 8 (1.07%) SAN
6 8 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.94%) MPLS
7 7 (0.94%) Wireless
8 6 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.80%) IP Telephony
8 6 (0.80%) LAN
8 6 (0.80%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.67%) BGP
9 5 (0.67%) Intranet
9 5 (0.67%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.67%) LDAP
9 5 (0.67%) OSPF
9 5 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.80%) Data Mart
7 6 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.67%) OLAP
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.54%) Big Data
9 4 (0.54%) MS Access
9 4 (0.54%) QlikView
10 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.40%) Power BI
10 3 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (3.75%) JIRA
2 27 (3.61%) Selenium
3 20 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (2.41%) WebDriver
5 12 (1.61%) HP UFT
6 11 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.34%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.94%) Ant
8 7 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.67%) Spock
10 5 (0.67%) Subversion
11 4 (0.54%) JMeter
11 4 (0.54%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.40%) ERwin
12 3 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 265 (35.48%) Finance
2 51 (6.83%) Retail
3 49 (6.56%) Banking
4 42 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.61%) Marketing
6 19 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.87%) Billing
9 13 (1.74%) Electronics
10 11 (1.47%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.80%) Advertising
12 5 (0.67%) Law
13 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.40%) Publishing
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.41%) .NET
2 11 (1.47%) Web Services
3 8 (1.07%) XML
4 7 (0.94%) SOAP
5 6 (0.80%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.54%) REST
7 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.27%) HTML
7 2 (0.27%) JSON
7 2 (0.27%) Spring
7 2 (0.27%) XSD
8 1 (0.13%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.13%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) JFC
8 1 (0.13%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.13%) WCF
8 1 (0.13%) WinForms
8 1 (0.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.95%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.87%) Data Centre
4 11 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 11 (1.47%) RIA
4 11 (1.47%) Thin Client
5 7 (0.94%) CMDB
5 7 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 7 (0.94%) Credit Risk
5 7 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 7 (0.94%) NHS
5 7 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (0.80%) iPad
6 6 (0.80%) User Experience
6 6 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.67%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.65%) Windows
2 44 (5.89%) Windows 7
3 23 (3.08%) Linux
4 20 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.01%) Unix
7 10 (1.34%) Android
8 8 (1.07%) AIX
9 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.27%) CentOS
13 2 (0.27%) Solaris
13 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 119 (15.93%) Business Analysis
4 60 (8.03%) Test Scripting
5 56 (7.50%) Scrum
6 55 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (7.36%) Migration
7 53 (7.10%) ITIL
8 51 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 49 (6.56%) PRINCE2
10 48 (6.43%) Process Improvement
11 45 (6.02%) Project Management
12 31 (4.15%) Data Analysis
13 30 (4.02%) Information Security
14 29 (3.88%) Data Modelling
15 28 (3.75%) User Stories
16 27 (3.61%) Incident Management
17 25 (3.35%) Waterfall
18 24 (3.21%) Automated Testing
18 24 (3.21%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (11.24%) SQL
2 30 (4.02%) Java
3 24 (3.21%) C#
4 17 (2.28%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.61%) VBScript
6 10 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.34%) Python
7 9 (1.20%) Perl
7 9 (1.20%) VBA
8 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.94%) C
9 7 (0.94%) F#
9 7 (0.94%) Ruby
10 5 (0.67%) Groovy
11 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.40%) C++
12 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.13%) ABAP
13 1 (0.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 97 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 71 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 66 (8.84%) ISEB
4 30 (4.02%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.28%) Degree
7 15 (2.01%) CISSP
8 14 (1.87%) APMG
9 9 (1.20%) CISA
9 9 (1.20%) IIBA
9 9 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.80%) CREST Certified
11 6 (0.80%) SANS
12 5 (0.67%) ACCA
12 5 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.67%) CIMA
12 5 (0.67%) GCIA
12 5 (0.67%) GCIH
12 5 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.88%) QA
2 27 (3.61%) PMO
3 19 (2.54%) SLA
4 18 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.61%) IFRS
6 10 (1.34%) IFRS 9
7 9 (1.20%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.54%) MiFID
10 3 (0.40%) GDPR
11 2 (0.27%) SEPA
12 1 (0.13%) Basel II
12 1 (0.13%) COBIT
12 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.13%) ISO19770
12 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (1.47%) XenApp
4 10 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.94%) Snort
7 6 (0.80%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.40%) Firmware
10 2 (0.27%) vSphere
11 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.87%) SCCM
2 13 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.94%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 7 (0.94%) WSUS
4 6 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.67%) QRadar
5 5 (0.67%) RSA enVision
5 5 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.40%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.27%) Control-M
8 2 (0.27%) Nessus
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.27%) vRealize
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.23%) SAP
3 50 (6.69%) Oracle
4 24 (3.21%) VMware
5 23 (3.08%) Cisco
6 21 (2.81%) Citrix
6 21 (2.81%) IBM
7 19 (2.54%) HP
8 13 (1.74%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.47%) AppSense
10 9 (1.20%) LogRhythm
10 9 (1.20%) Nokia
10 9 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.20%) Splunk
10 9 (1.20%) Teradata
10 9 (1.20%) Wyse
11 8 (1.07%) Intel Security
12 7 (0.94%) ArcSight
12 7 (0.94%) CA
12 7 (0.94%) IronPort
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Corsham
CPS Group Limited
Rate: Depedant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Bond Dickinson
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago