The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 28.21% 20.69% 28.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.73% 23.08% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Median daily rate £300 £280 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £234 £71
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £307 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £10.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 37 26 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 94.87% 89.66% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 29
Median daily rate £390 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £213 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) SLA
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Remedy
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (11.11%) XenApp
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (11.11%) vSphere
7 2 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (11.11%) Google

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:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.56%) Capita
5 1 (5.56%) ESRI