Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Analyst
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 94 117 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.35% 17.65% 16.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.07% 18.84% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 82 93
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £291 £263
90th Percentile £472 £502 £485
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Swindon median hourly rate £12.48 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £12.48 £16.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year -24.39% +40.43% -9.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 719 621 652
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 93.67% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 425 468
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £292 £263
90th Percentile £625 £592 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +4.24% +10.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 7
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.26% -37.00% +20.55%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £31.75 £44.15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.57% -2.03% +86.47%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Swindon

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Swindon

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Swindon over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Swindon

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Swindon

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Swindon region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (39.36%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (35.11%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (35.11%) User Stories
2 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.91%) Manufacturing
4 28 (29.79%) People Management
5 25 (26.60%) Automotive
6 24 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (23.40%) Visualisation
8 20 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (20.21%) Data Mining
9 19 (20.21%) Data Science
9 19 (20.21%) Dimensional Modelling
10 16 (17.02%) Logistics
10 16 (17.02%) Finance
11 15 (15.96%) Business Analysis
12 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
14 9 (9.57%) CRM
15 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (6.38%) SQL
15 6 (6.38%) SAP
15 6 (6.38%) Scrum
15 6 (6.38%) Banking
15 6 (6.38%) Retail
15 6 (6.38%) Migration
15 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
16 5 (5.32%) JIRA
16 5 (5.32%) ITIL

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.06%) LAN
2 1 (1.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.06%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) VLAN
2 1 (1.06%) VPN
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) Wireless
2 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (20.21%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.19%) MOLAP
3 3 (3.19%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.06%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.06%) Hudson
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (31.91%) Manufacturing
2 25 (26.60%) Automotive
3 16 (17.02%) Finance
4 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Middleware
1 2 (2.13%) REST
1 2 (2.13%) SOAP
1 2 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) RESTful
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) IVR
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) PMI
5 1 (1.06%) Robotics
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.06%) VMS
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (35.11%) Problem-Solving
1 33 (35.11%) User Stories
2 28 (29.79%) People Management
3 24 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (23.40%) Visualisation
5 19 (20.21%) Data Science
5 19 (20.21%) Dimensional Modelling
6 16 (17.02%) Logistics
7 15 (15.96%) Business Analysis
8 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.57%) CRM
11 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.38%) Migration
11 6 (6.38%) Scrum
11 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.32%) Physics
12 5 (5.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) C
2 2 (2.13%) COBOL
3 1 (1.06%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.06%) R
3 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) PMP
2 3 (3.19%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CIMA
4 1 (1.06%) ICAEW
4 1 (1.06%) IIBA
4 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) PMO
2 2 (2.13%) PSD2
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) P3O
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.06%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) SAP
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.13%) Unisys
6 1 (1.06%) F5
6 1 (1.06%) JDA
6 1 (1.06%) McAfee
6 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) VMware