Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 151 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 -39 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 51 52 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.90% 0.91% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.96% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 87
South West median daily rate £370 £418 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.38% +7.05% -9.30%
10th Percentile £314 £321 £313
90th Percentile £536 £624 £600
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £32.50 - £21.25
90th Percentile £37.50 - £23.75
England median hourly rate £22.84 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.56% +105.71% -23.91%

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 5369 5418 6233
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.95% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3365 3520 4060
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 344 395
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 24 £338 -11.48% 2
Wiltshire -12 10 £413 -12.47% 1
Gloucestershire +25 7 £413 -2.94% 2
Devon +5 5 £321 -21.83%
Dorset +4 5 £490 - 4
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
4 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (19.61%) ITIL
6 9 (17.65%) Data Management
6 9 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) Degree
6 9 (17.65%) SLA
7 7 (13.73%) Project Management
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.76%) Unix
8 6 (11.76%) Java
8 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
9 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) SDLC
9 5 (9.80%) User Experience
9 5 (9.80%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (9.80%) PMO
9 5 (9.80%) Banking
9 5 (9.80%) QA
9 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) 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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.88%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) SPSS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
1 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) Endeca
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Power BI
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.96%) MSTest
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (3.92%) Ajax
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.88%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.61%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Data Management
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.80%) ERP
7 5 (9.80%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) UML
8 4 (7.84%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) Line Management
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) HND
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) CEH
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) PMO
2 5 (9.80%) QA
3 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) AlienVault
2 4 (7.84%) Forcepoint
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) Informatica
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
4 2 (3.92%) Teradata
5 1 (1.96%) BEA
5 1 (1.96%) FNZ
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Siebel