Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 151 140
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 48 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 0.98% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 57
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +4.11% -17.70%
10th Percentile £263 £284 £262
90th Percentile £495 £515 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £30.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -30.74% +22.73% -24.14%

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 4,811 4,944 5,649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 95.41% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,896 3,167 3,691
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £235
90th Percentile £550 £539 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 297 341
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% +1.33% +85.78%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £49.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.16% +10.97%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 22 £425 +23.19% 4
Dorset -7 7 £425 +1.19% 1
Wiltshire +1 6 £425 -13.79% 3
Somerset +5 5 £425 +70.00% 2
Gloucestershire +12 1 £210 -45.81% 2
Devon -6 1 £275 -10.13%
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (16.67%) Windows
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) SLA
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (12.50%) Ticket Management
6 6 (12.50%) Law
6 6 (12.50%) Legal
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Banking
6 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) iPhone
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) User Stories
7 5 (10.42%) GDPR
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared

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 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Actimize
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
2 6 (12.50%) Law
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.58%) Scrum
4 6 (12.50%) Analytics
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (12.50%) Ticket Management
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) User Stories
6 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) CBAP
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (2.08%) CA
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.08%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Unisys
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Wyse