The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 94 93
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 30 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 1.45% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.50% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 44
Median daily rate £356 £365 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.39% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +27.38% -34.37%  

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 2456 2802 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.23% 96.42% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1815 1867
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 182 147
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Bristol +2 12 £335 -5.63% 6
Wiltshire +2 8 £495 -0.95% 3
Devon +5 6 £343 -22.04% 1
Somerset +8 2 £250 -39.02% 2
Dorset -4 1 £420 +34.40%
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) CA
4 8 (15.69%) ISEB
4 8 (15.69%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (9.80%) IronPort
7 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (9.80%) QA
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
7 5 (9.80%) DNS
7 5 (9.80%) MS Office
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.84%) Firewall

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 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) FWSM
2 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
2 4 (7.84%) MPLS
2 4 (7.84%) Unified Communications
2 4 (7.84%) VPN
2 4 (7.84%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) BGP
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) OSPF
3 2 (3.92%) PPP
3 2 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) OLAP
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
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%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) Calabash
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Spring
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Derivative
5 1 (1.96%) Equities
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
5 1 (1.96%) IVR
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
3 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Change Management
4 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
4 5 (9.80%) Scrum
4 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.84%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (7.84%) BDD
5 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) Network Management
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Groovy
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.96%) IIBA
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) IFRS
2 3 (5.88%) IFRS 9
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) MiFID
4 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) BitLocker
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.84%) XenApp
3 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) CA
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) IronPort
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) AppSense
4 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
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%) Symantec
4 4 (7.84%) Wyse
5 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.96%) Intel
6 1 (1.96%) RightFax
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.96%) Verint
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