The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Senior Analyst
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 114 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 20 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.78% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.82% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 30
Median daily rate £470 £360 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.55% -21.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £290 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.48 £36.00 £23.74
% change year-on-year -34.77% +51.67%  

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 2567 2815 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.46% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1820 1923
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 138 199
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 +11 9 £493 +51.69% 1
Bristol -10 7 £470 +25.33% 6
Gloucestershire - 2 £388 - 1
Dorset - 1 £420 - 1
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Business Analysis
3 9 (17.65%) ISEB
3 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (15.69%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) CA
5 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 6 (11.76%) User Stories
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.80%) SLA
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
7 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
7 5 (9.80%) IronPort
8 4 (7.84%) RIA
8 4 (7.84%) SCCM
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.84%) FWSM
8 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.84%) BDD

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 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
1 4 (7.84%) FWSM
1 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
1 4 (7.84%) MPLS
1 4 (7.84%) Unified Communications
1 4 (7.84%) VPN
1 4 (7.84%) Wireless
2 2 (3.92%) BGP
2 2 (3.92%) OSPF
2 2 (3.92%) PPP
2 2 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.84%) Selenium
1 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.88%) Spock
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) Calabash
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) RIA
3 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
5 1 (1.96%) IVR
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.49%) Business Analysis
2 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 6 (11.76%) User Stories
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
6 4 (7.84%) BDD
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
7 3 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (5.88%) Compliance Audit
7 3 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Groovy
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) IIBA
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) CBAP
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) BitLocker
2 3 (5.88%) Firmware
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.88%) XenApp
2 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) CA
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) IronPort
4 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.84%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Nokia
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) AppSense
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
5 3 (5.88%) Wyse
6 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.92%) Teradata
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (1.96%) Intel
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