Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 390 530 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.80% 17.64% 19.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.68% 18.53% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 314 425
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +13.64% -2.94%
10th Percentile £121 £169 £138
90th Percentile £463 £500 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 69 45
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.88 £11.17 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.31% - -10.64%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.69
90th Percentile £17.33 £30.00 £15.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -

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 2,338 2,860 3,016
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.21% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 1,779 1,898
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £224 £217 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 167 136
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.72% -0.35%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £45.00 £39.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.08% +0.60% -0.59%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire 0 112 £340 -9.33% 30
Northamptonshire 0 107 £351 -6.40% 30
Leicestershire 0 77 £363 +3.57% 30
Derbyshire -3 52 £225 -23.40% 7
Lincolnshire +6 25 £350 +7.69% 7
Rutland - 1 £135 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 79 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 75 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.44%) Windows
4 63 (16.15%) Finance
5 61 (15.64%) Active Directory
6 54 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
7 51 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (13.08%) Retail
8 48 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
9 43 (11.03%) Business Analysis
10 37 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (8.46%) ITIL
12 30 (7.69%) SQL Server
12 30 (7.69%) Windows 7
13 29 (7.44%) SQL
14 28 (7.18%) SAP
15 25 (6.41%) Waterfall
15 25 (6.41%) User Stories
16 24 (6.15%) Project Management
16 24 (6.15%) Windows 10
17 22 (5.64%) Oracle
18 21 (5.38%) SLA
18 21 (5.38%) Cisco
18 21 (5.38%) Banking
18 21 (5.38%) Office 365
18 21 (5.38%) Degree
19 19 (4.87%) Scenario Testing
20 18 (4.62%) Migration

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 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.77%) IBM Notes
2 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
2 3 (0.77%) Quickr
3 2 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.26%) Confluence
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.51%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.51%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.51%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.77%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) iTrent
4 1 (0.26%) Line 500
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.38%) Office 365
2 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.77%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.51%) IaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.33%) Internet
2 10 (2.56%) Wireless
3 8 (2.05%) Unified Communications
4 7 (1.79%) LAN
4 7 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (1.79%) VoIP
5 6 (1.54%) DNS
5 6 (1.54%) Firewall
5 6 (1.54%) SAN
6 4 (1.03%) DHCP
6 4 (1.03%) WAN
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.51%) VPN
7 2 (0.51%) WLAN
8 1 (0.26%) HTTP
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) SMS
8 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.54%) MS Access
4 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.28%) Power BI
6 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.77%) DTS
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.51%) MySQL
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.26%) Essbase
9 1 (0.26%) GIS
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.59%) Selenium
2 12 (3.08%) Cucumber
2 12 (3.08%) JIRA
3 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.28%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.51%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.26%) JMeter
6 1 (0.26%) ProC
6 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.26%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
General
1 63 (16.15%) Finance
2 51 (13.08%) Retail
3 21 (5.38%) Banking
4 10 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.05%) Marketing
5 8 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.79%) Legal
7 6 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.03%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.54%) .NET
1 6 (1.54%) Web Services
2 5 (1.28%) XML
3 4 (1.03%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.77%) Node.js
5 2 (0.51%) Flash
6 1 (0.26%) EJB
6 1 (0.26%) J2EE
6 1 (0.26%) JSP
6 1 (0.26%) Servlets
6 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.82%) NHS
3 11 (2.82%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.03%) FMCG
8 3 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.77%) User Experience
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.26%) Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.26%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) PDA
10 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.44%) Windows
2 30 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 24 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.79%) Linux
4 7 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.03%) Android
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.77%) Unix
7 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (11.03%) Business Analysis
4 37 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (9.49%) Test Automation
5 33 (8.46%) ITIL
6 25 (6.41%) User Stories
6 25 (6.41%) Waterfall
7 24 (6.15%) Project Management
8 19 (4.87%) Scenario Testing
9 18 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (4.62%) Migration
10 17 (4.36%) Scrum
11 16 (4.10%) Incident Management
11 16 (4.10%) SDLC
11 16 (4.10%) Test Scripting
12 15 (3.85%) BDD
12 15 (3.85%) E-Commerce
13 14 (3.59%) Business Continuity
13 14 (3.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.44%) SQL
2 12 (3.08%) Java
2 12 (3.08%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.03%) C#
4 4 (1.03%) VBA
5 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.51%) Delphi
6 2 (0.51%) Python
6 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.26%) C
7 1 (0.26%) R
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (5.38%) Degree
2 16 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.56%) ISEB
4 9 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.03%) CCNA
7 4 (1.03%) CCNP
7 4 (1.03%) MCP
8 3 (0.77%) CIMA
8 3 (0.77%) HND
8 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.51%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.51%) HNC
9 2 (0.51%) IIBA
9 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PMP
9 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.38%) SLA
2 14 (3.59%) QA
3 10 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.05%) PMO
5 5 (1.28%) GDPR
6 2 (0.51%) COBIT
6 2 (0.51%) COSO
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 2 (0.51%) PSD2
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.56%) SCCM
2 3 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.51%) Control-M
3 2 (0.51%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.51%) Nessus
3 2 (0.51%) Netcool
3 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.18%) SAP
3 22 (5.64%) Oracle
4 21 (5.38%) Cisco
5 17 (4.36%) Remedy
6 14 (3.59%) Tableau
7 12 (3.08%) Citrix
8 11 (2.82%) VMware
9 7 (1.79%) HP
10 6 (1.54%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.28%) Symantec
12 4 (1.03%) Exinda
12 4 (1.03%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.03%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.77%) Apple
13 3 (0.77%) Google
13 3 (0.77%) Lotus
13 3 (0.77%) Micro Focus
13 3 (0.77%) Verint