The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £318 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
England / South West
Rank 127 113 128
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 13 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.86% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.89% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 8
Median daily rate £318 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.62% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £255 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £358
% change year-on-year - +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +34.78% -56.60%  

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 2477 2795 2993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.61% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1808 1877
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 144
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 £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in the South West

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in the South West

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire +3 4 £450 +62.16%
Bristol -2 4 £300 -11.69% 1
Somerset +6 2 £403 -8.00% 1
Gloucestershire +4 1 £325 -23.52% 2
Devon -5 1 - -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
3 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (21.74%) AppSense
4 4 (17.39%) Advertising
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) Wyse
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) MS Office
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (21.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) International Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
1 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Signage
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (21.74%) XenApp
1 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
3 3 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) AppSense
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Wyse
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 3 (13.04%) Pegasus
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) Xerox
4 2 (8.70%) Polycom
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) IBM