Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Senior Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 151 113
Rank change year-on-year +9 -38 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 52 50 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.01% 0.92% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.97% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 96
South West median daily rate £350 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33% -12.79%
10th Percentile £296 £306 £296
90th Percentile £475 £603 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £20.74
% change year-on-year -24.59% +47.04% -11.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,882 5,149 5,953
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.05% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,058 3,352 3,956
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £516
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 352 341
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -26.67% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the South West

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Bristol +2 33 £338 -3.57% 6
Dorset -1 7 £450 +7.14%
Gloucestershire +16 3 £413 -2.94% 2
Wiltshire +4 2 - - 3
Devon -1 2 £321 +4.74% 3
Somerset -3 2 - - 1
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior 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 South West region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
4 14 (26.92%) ITIL
4 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (21.15%) SQL
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (19.23%) SLA
7 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
7 9 (17.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (17.31%) Law
7 9 (17.31%) Legal
7 9 (17.31%) iPhone
7 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
7 9 (17.31%) Service Desk Management
7 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (17.31%) Ticket Management
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.46%) Degree
10 6 (11.54%) Data Management
10 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (9.62%) Unix
11 5 (9.62%) Project Management
11 5 (9.62%) Java
11 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.62%) Firewall
11 5 (9.62%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Banking
11 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis

Senior 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 9 (17.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.85%) SMS
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) Endeca
2 2 (3.85%) QlikView
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.85%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Law
2 9 (17.31%) Legal
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) Ajax
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
2 2 (3.85%) J2EE
2 2 (3.85%) JSON
2 2 (3.85%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) REST
2 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
1 9 (17.31%) iPhone
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Unix
4 4 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Service Desk Management
3 9 (17.31%) Ticket Management
4 6 (11.54%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) Coaching
5 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.62%) User Stories
6 4 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (1.92%) CBAP
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
3 4 (7.69%) QA
4 2 (3.85%) GDPR
5 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) BEA
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Siebel