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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 110 142 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.57% 26.59% 21.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.64% 27.63% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 85 46
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £492 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 20
Median hourly rate £25.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £15.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.73 £29.40 £21.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
398 514 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.14% 96.25% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 297 226
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Basildon 0 22 £450 +28.57% 1
Colchester -3 11 £275 - 2
Chelmsford +1 10 £450 +30.90% 1
Harlow - 2 - -
Witham - 2 £248 -
Brentwood -3 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -12 1 £350 -18.60%
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 68 (30.22%) Windows
2 57 (25.33%) Microsoft
3 53 (23.56%) MS Excel
4 51 (22.67%) Business Analysis
5 49 (21.78%) MS Office
6 48 (21.33%) Active Directory
7 46 (20.44%) Finance
8 40 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (16.00%) Degree
10 32 (14.22%) Oracle
11 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (13.33%) Windows 7
12 30 (13.33%) Citrix
13 28 (12.44%) SQL
13 28 (12.44%) Data Analysis
14 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (10.22%) Marketing
16 22 (9.78%) SAP
16 22 (9.78%) Incident Management
16 22 (9.78%) Migration
17 21 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
17 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
18 20 (8.89%) Windows 8
18 20 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (8.89%) Security Cleared
19 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
21 17 (7.56%) Mainframe
21 17 (7.56%) CRM
21 17 (7.56%) DB2

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 7 (3.11%) CMS
2 6 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.78%) Confluence
4 3 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.44%) Gentran
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (23.56%) MS Excel
2 49 (21.78%) MS Office
3 21 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.11%) MS Project
5 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.89%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) SAP BPC
2 8 (3.56%) Sonata
2 8 (3.56%) Tercero
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.78%) SAP PS
4 3 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) G Suite
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.67%) Internet
2 5 (2.22%) DHCP
3 4 (1.78%) DNS
3 4 (1.78%) Firewall
3 4 (1.78%) WAN
4 3 (1.33%) LAN
4 3 (1.33%) NAS
4 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.33%) WebEx
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.89%) LDAP
5 2 (0.89%) SAN
5 2 (0.89%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.89%) VoIP
5 2 (0.89%) VPN
5 2 (0.89%) WLAN
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.56%) DB2
3 12 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.00%) SAP BW
5 8 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.11%) Big Data
6 7 (3.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (3.11%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.22%) DataStage
7 5 (2.22%) GIS
8 4 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.89%) Essbase
9 2 (0.89%) MySQL
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) JIRA
2 4 (1.78%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.44%) JMeter
3 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.44%) Selenium
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (20.44%) Finance
2 23 (10.22%) Marketing
3 15 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.89%) Automotive
5 7 (3.11%) Advertising
5 7 (3.11%) Law
6 6 (2.67%) Banking
6 6 (2.67%) Billing
6 6 (2.67%) Legal
6 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Electronics
7 3 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.78%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.33%) J2EE
3 2 (0.89%) Web Services
3 2 (0.89%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) Ajax
4 1 (0.44%) COM
4 1 (0.44%) EDI
4 1 (0.44%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CAF
4 1 (0.44%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.56%) Mainframe
3 14 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.56%) User Experience
5 6 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.22%) NHS
7 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.33%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.33%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.89%) Life Science
8 2 (0.89%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.22%) Windows
2 30 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.89%) Windows 8
4 17 (7.56%) Unix
5 16 (7.11%) Linux
6 10 (4.44%) Windows Vista
7 8 (3.56%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.22%) Solaris
9 4 (1.78%) AIX
9 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.78%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.89%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) Business Analysis
2 40 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.44%) Data Analysis
4 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.78%) Incident Management
5 22 (9.78%) Migration
6 20 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (7.56%) CRM
9 17 (7.56%) ITIL
10 16 (7.11%) Data Migration
10 16 (7.11%) User Stories
11 15 (6.67%) SDLC
12 14 (6.22%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.78%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (5.78%) System Testing
14 12 (5.33%) Post-Production
14 12 (5.33%) Wealth Management
15 11 (4.89%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.44%) SQL
2 9 (4.00%) COBOL
3 8 (3.56%) VBA
4 5 (2.22%) ABAP
5 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) C
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 36 (16.00%) Degree
2 20 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.44%) BC Cleared
4 6 (2.67%) CISSP
4 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.22%) CISM
6 4 (1.78%) CISA
6 4 (1.78%) MOS
7 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.89%) MCSA
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) SLA
2 6 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.89%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Control-M
2 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.44%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (0.44%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) vMotion
3 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 57 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.22%) Oracle
3 30 (13.33%) Citrix
4 22 (9.78%) SAP
5 13 (5.78%) VMware
6 11 (4.89%) Adobe
7 9 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (3.56%) Avaloq
8 8 (3.56%) Cisco
8 8 (3.56%) FNZ
9 6 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.22%) Dell
11 4 (1.78%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.78%) Teradata
12 3 (1.33%) BMC
12 3 (1.33%) Remedy
13 2 (0.89%) ComArch
13 2 (0.89%) Google
13 2 (0.89%) HP
13 2 (0.89%) IBM