The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 162 166 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.54% 26.02% 29.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.32% 26.69% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 63
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 23 41
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.40 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.55 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
472 622 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.72% 97.49% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 376 264
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 46 67
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Essex region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Colchester +1 60 £400 +14.28% 2
Chelmsford 0 18 £350 - 1
Basildon +1 9 £255 -36.25%
Brentwood -1 9 £279 -5.42%
Southend-on-Sea +3 8 £499 +13.35%
Harlow +4 2 - -
Epping - 1 £95 -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Essex region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 105 (37.77%) Windows
2 100 (35.97%) Finance
3 99 (35.61%) Active Directory
4 94 (33.81%) MS Excel
5 88 (31.65%) MS Office
6 86 (30.94%) Windows 7
7 84 (30.22%) Incident Management
8 79 (28.42%) Citrix
9 48 (17.27%) Document Management
9 48 (17.27%) Business Analysis
10 45 (16.19%) Law
10 45 (16.19%) Blackberry
10 45 (16.19%) SQL
11 40 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (13.67%) Microsoft
13 32 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (9.71%) Windows 8
15 26 (9.35%) ITIL
16 24 (8.63%) Waterfall
17 22 (7.91%) SDLC
18 16 (5.76%) Mentoring
19 15 (5.40%) Mainframe
20 13 (4.68%) SQL Server
20 13 (4.68%) User Stories
21 12 (4.32%) Windows Server
21 12 (4.32%) FNZ
21 12 (4.32%) Tercero
21 12 (4.32%) Sonata
21 12 (4.32%) Time Management
21 12 (4.32%) Avaloq

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (3.24%) Confluence
2 5 (1.80%) IIS
2 5 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.36%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 94 (33.81%) MS Excel
2 88 (31.65%) MS Office
3 12 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.32%) Sonata
1 12 (4.32%) Tercero
2 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.80%) Internet
1 5 (1.80%) VPN
2 4 (1.44%) WebEx
3 2 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.24%) MS Access
4 7 (2.52%) DB2
5 5 (1.80%) GIS
6 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.44%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.08%) Essbase
8 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) QlikView
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.24%) JIRA
2 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.80%) Selenium
3 3 (1.08%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) JUnit
4 2 (0.72%) Maven
4 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.36%) VisualVM
General
1 100 (35.97%) Finance
2 45 (16.19%) Law
3 7 (2.52%) Automotive
4 6 (2.16%) Banking
5 4 (1.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.88%) J2EE
2 6 (2.16%) Web Services
3 5 (1.80%) .NET
3 5 (1.80%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.80%) Middleware
4 4 (1.44%) HTML
4 4 (1.44%) XML
5 3 (1.08%) COM
5 3 (1.08%) SOAP
6 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.72%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.72%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.72%) HTML5
6 2 (0.72%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.72%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.36%) COM+
7 1 (0.36%) Mason
7 1 (0.36%) ODBC
7 1 (0.36%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.19%) Blackberry
2 40 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.40%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.80%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.44%) NHS
7 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.72%) EMV
8 2 (0.72%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.36%) DataPower
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (37.77%) Windows
2 86 (30.94%) Windows 7
3 27 (9.71%) Windows 8
4 12 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.08%) Linux
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.22%) Incident Management
2 48 (17.27%) Business Analysis
2 48 (17.27%) Document Management
3 32 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.35%) ITIL
5 24 (8.63%) Waterfall
6 22 (7.91%) SDLC
7 16 (5.76%) Mentoring
8 13 (4.68%) User Stories
9 12 (4.32%) Data Analysis
9 12 (4.32%) Time Management
9 12 (4.32%) Wealth Management
10 11 (3.96%) Analytics
10 11 (3.96%) Information Security
11 9 (3.24%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (3.24%) Migration
11 9 (3.24%) Project Management
11 9 (3.24%) Release Management
12 8 (2.88%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.19%) SQL
2 9 (3.24%) COBOL
3 6 (2.16%) Java
4 5 (1.80%) VBA
5 3 (1.08%) C#
5 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.60%) CISSP
2 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.80%) CISM
3 5 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.08%) CEH
4 3 (1.08%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) CCNA
5 2 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Degree
5 2 (0.72%) GSEC
5 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.72%) MCSE
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) SSCP
6 1 (0.36%) MCP
6 1 (0.36%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) SANS
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) QA
2 10 (3.60%) SLA
3 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 99 (35.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.16%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) Nagios
2 1 (0.36%) Nessus
2 1 (0.36%) Opsview
2 1 (0.36%) QRadar
2 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 79 (28.42%) Citrix
2 38 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.32%) Avaloq
3 12 (4.32%) FNZ
4 7 (2.52%) HP
4 7 (2.52%) Oracle
5 5 (1.80%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.80%) SAP
6 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.44%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.08%) Dell
7 3 (1.08%) Infor
7 3 (1.08%) Kaspersky
8 2 (0.72%) BMC
8 2 (0.72%) Juniper
8 2 (0.72%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.72%) Remedy
8 2 (0.72%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.36%) Splunk
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