Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 426 547 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.86% 16.99% 18.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 17.85% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 332 417
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £127 £200 £150
90th Percentile £475 £500 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 42
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £11.18 £10.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +2.17% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.69
90th Percentile £15.95 £29.95 £14.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -2.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,556 3,064 3,137
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.18% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,639 1,893 1,955
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £392 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% - +4.53%
10th Percentile £249 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £557
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 166 130
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.03% +4.21%
10th Percentile £10.09 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £26.20 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Northamptonshire 0 126 £350 -6.67% 14
Nottinghamshire 0 116 £363 -3.33% 37
Leicestershire +4 86 £363 - 28
Derbyshire -3 48 £225 -10.00% 17
Lincolnshire +9 29 £350 +7.69% 8
Rutland - 1 £135 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 89 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 83 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (18.54%) Finance
4 78 (18.31%) Windows
5 67 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (14.55%) Active Directory
8 55 (12.91%) Retail
8 55 (12.91%) Business Analysis
9 53 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
10 50 (11.74%) Microsoft Office
11 40 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (9.15%) ITIL
12 39 (9.15%) SQL
13 36 (8.45%) SAP
14 33 (7.75%) SQL Server
14 33 (7.75%) Waterfall
15 32 (7.51%) Windows 7
16 29 (6.81%) Oracle
17 28 (6.57%) SLA
18 26 (6.10%) User Stories
18 26 (6.10%) Windows 10
19 24 (5.63%) Migration
19 24 (5.63%) SDLC
20 23 (5.40%) Degree
21 21 (4.93%) Office 365
21 21 (4.93%) Test Automation
21 21 (4.93%) Scrum
21 21 (4.93%) Banking
22 20 (4.69%) Business Intelligence

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.17%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.17%) Quickr
5 4 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (11.74%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.70%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.23%) assyst
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.23%) iTrent
7 1 (0.23%) Maximo
7 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.23%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.93%) Office 365
2 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.47%) G Suite
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.52%) LAN
2 11 (2.58%) Internet
3 9 (2.11%) VPN
3 9 (2.11%) Wireless
4 8 (1.88%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (1.64%) WAN
6 6 (1.41%) DNS
7 4 (0.94%) DHCP
7 4 (0.94%) Firewall
7 4 (0.94%) SAN
8 3 (0.70%) VoIP
9 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.47%) WLAN
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.23%) HTTP
10 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.23%) Skype
10 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.64%) Power BI
4 6 (1.41%) MS Access
5 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.70%) DTS
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.47%) QlikView
8 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.23%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.52%) JIRA
2 8 (1.88%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.88%) Selenium
3 6 (1.41%) Toad
4 5 (1.17%) JDeveloper
4 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.17%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.47%) Subversion
7 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.23%) JMeter
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
General
1 79 (18.54%) Finance
2 55 (12.91%) Retail
3 21 (4.93%) Banking
4 13 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.11%) Marketing
7 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.64%) Legal
8 4 (0.94%) Billing
9 3 (0.70%) Law
9 3 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.88%) XML
2 6 (1.41%) JSP
3 5 (1.17%) .NET
4 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.94%) Web Services
5 3 (0.70%) Node.js
6 2 (0.47%) SOAP
7 1 (0.23%) ADSI
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.23%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.23%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) Servlets
7 1 (0.23%) WCF
7 1 (0.23%) WinForms
7 1 (0.23%) WPF
7 1 (0.23%) XSD
7 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.05%) NHS
4 12 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.70%) FMCG
8 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.70%) User Experience
9 2 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.47%) Clustering
9 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.47%) iPad
9 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.23%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.23%) PDA
10 1 (0.23%) PKI
10 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.31%) Windows
2 32 (7.51%) Windows 7
3 26 (6.10%) Windows 10
4 15 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.58%) Windows 8
6 10 (2.35%) Android
6 10 (2.35%) Linux
7 9 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.64%) Unix
9 6 (1.41%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.17%) VMS
10 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (12.91%) Business Analysis
4 40 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (9.15%) ITIL
6 33 (7.75%) Waterfall
7 26 (6.10%) User Stories
8 24 (5.63%) Migration
8 24 (5.63%) SDLC
9 21 (4.93%) Scrum
9 21 (4.93%) Test Automation
10 20 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (4.69%) Data Analysis
10 20 (4.69%) Project Management
11 18 (4.23%) ERP
12 13 (3.05%) Risk Management
12 13 (3.05%) Test Scripting
12 13 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (2.82%) Analytics
13 12 (2.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.15%) SQL
2 15 (3.52%) Java
3 13 (3.05%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.88%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.88%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.41%) C#
5 6 (1.41%) VB
5 6 (1.41%) VBA
6 3 (0.70%) Python
7 2 (0.47%) Delphi
7 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.23%) C
8 1 (0.23%) R
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (5.40%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.82%) ISEB
4 7 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.94%) CCNA
6 4 (0.94%) MCP
7 3 (0.70%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.70%) ACCA
7 3 (0.70%) CIMA
7 3 (0.70%) HND
7 3 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.47%) CCNP
8 2 (0.47%) HNC
8 2 (0.47%) IIBA
8 2 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.57%) SLA
2 13 (3.05%) QA
3 10 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.41%) GDPR
5 4 (0.94%) PMO
6 2 (0.47%) COBIT
6 2 (0.47%) COSO
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 2 (0.47%) PSD2
7 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) IFRS
7 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 62 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.76%) SCCM
2 4 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.47%) Control-M
4 2 (0.47%) Netcool
4 2 (0.47%) SCOM
4 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.45%) SAP
3 29 (6.81%) Oracle
4 17 (3.99%) Citrix
5 16 (3.76%) Cisco
5 16 (3.76%) Remedy
6 15 (3.52%) Tableau
7 13 (3.05%) VMware
8 7 (1.64%) Micro Focus
9 6 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.41%) Symantec
10 5 (1.17%) HP
10 5 (1.17%) Lotus
10 5 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.94%) Apple
11 4 (0.94%) Google
11 4 (0.94%) Sun
12 3 (0.70%) Adobe
12 3 (0.70%) Informatica
12 3 (0.70%) McAfee