The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / South East
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1110 1421 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.50% 16.24% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.48% 17.19% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 897 969
Median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 87 88
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.21 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7170 8265 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.47% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 5039 4802
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 386 422
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Berkshire -4 254 £388 +4.72% 32
Hampshire -7 210 £325 -7.14% 60
Surrey +4 209 £400 +3.22% 60
Buckinghamshire -4 165 £345 +4.54% 31
Oxfordshire +2 92 £363 -3.33% 32
West Sussex -4 70 £413 +24.06% 19
Kent +2 42 £408 +103.75% 11
East Sussex -5 25 £475 +47.28% 13
Middlesex -4 18 £306 -18.40% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 557 (24.03%) Finance
2 379 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (14.97%) Microsoft
4 340 (14.67%) Business Analysis
5 333 (14.37%) SQL
6 326 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
7 298 (12.86%) Windows
8 281 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 232 (10.01%) MS Excel
10 219 (9.45%) ITIL
11 202 (8.71%) Security Cleared
12 196 (8.46%) MS Office
12 196 (8.46%) Active Directory
13 188 (8.11%) Oracle
14 180 (7.77%) Telecoms
15 179 (7.72%) Data Analysis
16 155 (6.69%) Project Management
16 155 (6.69%) SC Cleared
17 152 (6.56%) Degree
18 136 (5.87%) Migration
19 133 (5.74%) SAP
20 129 (5.57%) Retail
21 121 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
22 119 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
22 119 (5.13%) ISEB
23 118 (5.09%) XML
24 114 (4.92%) Scrum
25 112 (4.83%) User Stories
26 109 (4.70%) Change Management
27 103 (4.44%) SDLC

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 81 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.25%) Confluence
4 28 (1.21%) SAS
5 21 (0.91%) CMS
5 21 (0.91%) IIS
6 19 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.43%) JBoss
9 10 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.35%) Joomla!
11 8 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.35%) WordPress
12 7 (0.30%) Apache
12 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 232 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 196 (8.46%) MS Office
3 81 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 69 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.42%) MS Project
6 14 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.30%) Stata
8 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.043%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.52%) Maximo
7 10 (0.43%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.30%) Lorenzo
9 7 (0.30%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.26%) BigMachines
10 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.26%) Workday HCM
11 5 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.94%) Office 365
2 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
4 12 (0.52%) SaaS
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.26%) IaaS
6 6 (0.26%) PaaS
7 4 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.13%) Force.com
8 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.086%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.043%) GoToWebinar
10 1 (0.043%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.33%) Firewall
2 48 (2.07%) WAN
3 46 (1.98%) LAN
4 35 (1.51%) DNS
5 34 (1.47%) VPN
6 31 (1.34%) Wireless
7 27 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 25 (1.08%) Network Security
9 21 (0.91%) Internet
9 21 (0.91%) VoIP
10 16 (0.69%) DHCP
10 16 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.69%) Intranet
11 15 (0.65%) 4G
12 14 (0.60%) LTE
13 13 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.43%) LDAP
14 10 (0.43%) MPLS
15 9 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 92 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 51 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 32 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 26 (1.12%) DB2
8 22 (0.95%) MS Access
9 20 (0.86%) GIS
10 18 (0.78%) Big Data
11 17 (0.73%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.65%) QlikView
13 14 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.47%) Power BI
16 10 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
16 10 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 93 (4.01%) JIRA
2 92 (3.97%) Selenium
3 42 (1.81%) WebDriver
4 34 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 32 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 27 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 17 (0.73%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.60%) SpecFlow
10 13 (0.56%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.52%) JMeter
12 10 (0.43%) LoadRunner
12 10 (0.43%) Subversion
13 8 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
14 7 (0.30%) HP UFT
14 7 (0.30%) Toad
15 6 (0.26%) Bugzilla
15 6 (0.26%) JUnit
15 6 (0.26%) NUnit
16 5 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 557 (24.03%) Finance
2 180 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 129 (5.57%) Retail
4 80 (3.45%) Banking
5 77 (3.32%) Marketing
6 44 (1.90%) Legal
7 38 (1.64%) Publishing
8 26 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.04%) Back Office
10 20 (0.86%) Billing
11 18 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.69%) Advertising
13 12 (0.52%) Law
13 12 (0.52%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.43%) Automotive
14 10 (0.43%) Electronics
14 10 (0.43%) French Language
15 8 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.35%) Local Government
16 5 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (5.09%) XML
2 84 (3.62%) Web Services
3 60 (2.59%) .NET
4 33 (1.42%) SOAP
5 19 (0.82%) HTML
6 16 (0.69%) Middleware
7 14 (0.60%) CSS
8 12 (0.52%) RESTful
9 11 (0.47%) OAuth
9 11 (0.47%) REST
10 8 (0.35%) Gherkin
11 7 (0.30%) Ajax
11 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (0.30%) JSON
11 7 (0.30%) XSD
12 6 (0.26%) XML Messaging
13 5 (0.22%) Mason
13 5 (0.22%) WSDL
13 5 (0.22%) XSL
13 5 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 326 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 43 (1.86%) User Experience
4 41 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 31 (1.34%) NHS
6 29 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 23 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 22 (0.95%) Smart Meter
9 16 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 14 (0.60%) CMDB
10 14 (0.60%) IVR
11 13 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 13 (0.56%) Life Science
12 12 (0.52%) iPad
13 11 (0.47%) e-Learning
13 11 (0.47%) Smartphone
14 9 (0.39%) AS400
14 9 (0.39%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 298 (12.86%) Windows
2 92 (3.97%) Windows 7
3 61 (2.63%) Linux
4 58 (2.50%) Unix
5 56 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 45 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 22 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.47%) Android
14 10 (0.43%) AIX
15 8 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.22%) Solaris
16 5 (0.22%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (14.67%) Business Analysis
3 281 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 219 (9.45%) ITIL
5 179 (7.72%) Data Analysis
6 155 (6.69%) Project Management
7 136 (5.87%) Migration
8 121 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 119 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 114 (4.92%) Scrum
11 112 (4.83%) User Stories
12 109 (4.70%) Change Management
13 103 (4.44%) SDLC
14 102 (4.40%) CRM
15 88 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 87 (3.75%) Workflow
17 85 (3.67%) Service Management
18 84 (3.62%) Analytics
19 82 (3.54%) Data Modelling
19 82 (3.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 333 (14.37%) SQL
2 79 (3.41%) Java
3 68 (2.93%) C#
4 54 (2.33%) Python
5 27 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 23 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 22 (0.95%) C
8 20 (0.86%) VBA
9 13 (0.56%) VB
10 12 (0.52%) R
10 12 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.39%) Ruby
13 8 (0.35%) PHP
14 7 (0.30%) F#
14 7 (0.30%) Groovy
14 7 (0.30%) Scala
15 6 (0.26%) JCL
16 5 (0.22%) C++
17 4 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 202 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 155 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 152 (6.56%) Degree
4 119 (5.13%) ISEB
5 57 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 48 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 40 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 35 (1.51%) DV Cleared
10 31 (1.34%) CCNA
11 23 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (0.91%) ACCA
12 21 (0.91%) CCNP
13 20 (0.86%) CIMA
14 18 (0.78%) CISSP
15 14 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (0.52%) MCP
17 10 (0.43%) CCSA
17 10 (0.43%) CISA
17 10 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.27%) QA
2 65 (2.80%) SLA
3 44 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.56%) GDPR
8 12 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.47%) IFRS
10 10 (0.43%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.35%) COBIT
11 8 (0.35%) GAAP
12 6 (0.26%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.17%) GAMP
13 4 (0.17%) GxP
14 3 (0.13%) HL7
14 3 (0.13%) MiFID
15 2 (0.086%) COSO
15 2 (0.086%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.086%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 196 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.78%) XenApp
5 13 (0.56%) vSphere
6 12 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.39%) Firmware
8 9 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.22%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.22%) UAG
11 5 (0.22%) XenServer
12 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.17%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.086%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (1.38%) SCCM
3 11 (0.47%) WSUS
4 8 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.26%) EdgeSight
6 6 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.17%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
8 4 (0.17%) SafeCom
8 4 (0.17%) SCOM
8 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.13%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.13%) Netcool
9 3 (0.13%) OVSD
9 3 (0.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 347 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 188 (8.11%) Oracle
3 133 (5.74%) SAP
4 76 (3.28%) Cisco
5 74 (3.19%) HP
6 66 (2.85%) VMware
7 57 (2.46%) Citrix
7 57 (2.46%) Remedy
8 41 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.08%) IBM
10 24 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 23 (0.99%) Workday
12 21 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 21 (0.91%) F5
13 20 (0.86%) Intel Security
14 18 (0.78%) Dell
14 18 (0.78%) Google
15 17 (0.73%) Avaya
16 15 (0.65%) Apple
16 15 (0.65%) BMC
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