Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 15 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 21.43% 11.58% 14.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 11.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 9
Bedford median daily rate £130 £303 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.02% +0.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £125 £257 £147
90th Percentile £355 £450 £383
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year - +17.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Bedford median hourly rate £13.41 - £20.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.03% -39.75% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. 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
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 70 94 83
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.95% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 64
Bedford median daily rate £350 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +8.90% -4.23%
10th Percentile £125 £202 £200
90th Percentile £488 £450 £514
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Bedford median hourly rate £15.00 £10.65 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -57.40% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.03 £10.32 £20.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £11.38 £30.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bedford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Bedford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) XenApp
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) RSA SecurID
3 7 (46.67%) Google
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (46.67%) McAfee
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (46.67%) VoIP
3 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) G Suite
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365
6 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) G Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) VoIP
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
2 7 (46.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Google
2 7 (46.67%) McAfee
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy