Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 136 98 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.83% 15.48% 25.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.76% 16.42% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 77 121
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £130 £176 £168
90th Percentile £475 £480 £473
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.05 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -39.75% +60.00%
10th Percentile £10.94 £11.62 £12.50
90th Percentile £15.30 £14.00 £26.15
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 655 597 632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 94.31% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 387 418
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £212
90th Percentile £578 £580 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £41.60 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 63 £439 +3.24% 1
Bedford +4 15 £130 -57.02%
Dunstable -6 3 £413 +2.17% 1
Analyst
East of England

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

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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (27.21%) Windows
2 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 28 (20.59%) Active Directory
4 28 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (19.85%) Retail
6 24 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 22 (16.18%) Business Analysis
8 21 (15.44%) ITIL
9 19 (13.97%) User Stories
9 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.50%) SQL
11 16 (11.76%) Migration
11 16 (11.76%) Use Case
12 15 (11.03%) VMware
12 15 (11.03%) CRM
12 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (10.29%) Citrix
13 14 (10.29%) Data Modelling
13 14 (10.29%) Information Security
13 14 (10.29%) Office 365
13 14 (10.29%) GDPR
14 13 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (8.82%) Finance
15 12 (8.82%) DNS
15 12 (8.82%) DHCP
16 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (8.09%) Scrum
16 11 (8.09%) Data Flow Diagram
17 10 (7.35%) Waterfall

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
1 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.41%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (0.74%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.29%) Office 365
2 5 (3.68%) G Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Veeva
3 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) DHCP
1 12 (8.82%) DNS
2 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.15%) VoIP
3 7 (5.15%) VPN
4 6 (4.41%) Firewall
5 5 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.68%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.68%) NAS
5 5 (3.68%) SAN
6 3 (2.21%) Network Security
6 3 (2.21%) VLAN
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.74%) FTP
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) Skype
7 1 (0.74%) SMS
7 1 (0.74%) TACACS
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.74%) Power BI
5 1 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) JIRA
2 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.74%) ERwin
3 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (19.85%) Retail
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Games
4 2 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.74%) Middleware
2 1 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.15%) RSA SecurID
4 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.68%) Clustering
5 5 (3.68%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.68%) IVR
5 5 (3.68%) Replication
6 4 (2.94%) RIA
7 3 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.21%) EPoS
8 2 (1.47%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.74%) BYOD
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) NHS
9 1 (0.74%) PMI
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.21%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 8 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.74%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 22 (16.18%) Business Analysis
5 21 (15.44%) ITIL
6 19 (13.97%) User Stories
7 16 (11.76%) Migration
7 16 (11.76%) Use Case
8 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.03%) CRM
9 14 (10.29%) Data Modelling
9 14 (10.29%) Information Security
10 13 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (8.09%) Data Flow Diagram
11 11 (8.09%) Scrum
12 10 (7.35%) Change Management
12 10 (7.35%) Revenue Management
12 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.62%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (6.62%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.68%) VBScript
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.41%) CISSP
2 6 (4.41%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) MCSA
3 4 (2.94%) MCSE
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) CCNA
5 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CCIE
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) HNC
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) GDPR
2 8 (5.88%) COBIT
3 7 (5.15%) PMO
4 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.21%) SLA
6 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 28 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) vSphere
2 7 (5.15%) XenApp
3 6 (4.41%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Backup Exec
1 5 (3.68%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (3.68%) NetBackup
1 5 (3.68%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) DameWare
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) VMware
3 14 (10.29%) Citrix
4 7 (5.15%) Google
4 7 (5.15%) McAfee
5 6 (4.41%) HP
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
6 5 (3.68%) 3PAR
6 5 (3.68%) CommVault
6 5 (3.68%) Dell
6 5 (3.68%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.68%) NetApp
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle
6 5 (3.68%) Symantec
6 5 (3.68%) Veritas
7 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.21%) Cognos
9 2 (1.47%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.47%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.47%) Remedy