Period
to 22 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 86 71 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 8.25% 11.34% 21.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.71% 12.18% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 65 120
Swindon median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £241
90th Percentile £493 £500 £513
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
10th Percentile £14.04 - £12.90
90th Percentile £19.10 - £18.10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £14.92 £27.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -44.74% +92.86% -

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 987 583 640
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 93.13% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 441 445
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £245
90th Percentile £650 £600 £563
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +16.07%
10th Percentile £13.89 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £29.35 £55.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +10.00%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019, 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 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) Windows
4 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.79%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.63%) Selenium
6 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.47%) Firewall
7 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.47%) Cisco
8 8 (9.30%) SQL
8 8 (9.30%) Scrum
9 7 (8.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (6.98%) Banking
10 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.98%) CRM
10 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
11 5 (5.81%) Functional Testing
11 5 (5.81%) QA
11 5 (5.81%) Power BI
11 5 (5.81%) Robotic Process Automation
11 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office

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 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Power BI
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.33%) MS Access
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Selenium
2 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
4 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.16%) Gatling
6 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) JMeter
6 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) SOAP
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Robotics
3 2 (2.33%) CESG
3 2 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Fintech
4 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.16%) IVR
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
2 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) Business Analysis
3 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.30%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) CRM
6 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Regression Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Robotic Process Automation
8 4 (4.65%) DevOps
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL
8 4 (4.65%) Migration
8 4 (4.65%) SDET
8 4 (4.65%) Service Management
8 4 (4.65%) Traceability Matrix
9 3 (3.49%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) ISEB
4 3 (3.49%) CISSP
5 2 (2.33%) CISM
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) ECDL
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.33%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) GIAC
6 1 (1.16%) ISACA
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.33%) GDPR
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Snort
2 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Cisco
3 5 (5.81%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) LogRhythm
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.33%) Cognos
6 2 (2.33%) Pega
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.33%) UiPath
7 1 (1.16%) Altiris
7 1 (1.16%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.16%) Veracode