Period
to 16 September 2021

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 231 77 265
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.54% 14.50% 13.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.35% 15.25% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 51 151
10th Percentile £92 £85 £154
25th Percentile £124 £88 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £250 £340
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -26.47% -5.56%
75th Percentile £461 £375 £439
90th Percentile £538 £425 £519
England median daily rate £439 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.25% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 9 41
10th Percentile £9.06 £9.40 £10.00
25th Percentile £10.35 £9.52 £11.00
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.04 £12.30
Median % change year-on-year +24.56% -18.41% +0.31%
75th Percentile £15.75 £11.07 £15.25
90th Percentile £22.45 £13.75 £19.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.72 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.31% +7.87% +1.64%

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 1,259 505 1,928
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.10% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 313 1,174
10th Percentile £153 £135 £178
25th Percentile £300 £262 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £496 £444 £488
90th Percentile £588 £525 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 37 127
10th Percentile £9.46 £9.52 £10.43
25th Percentile £11.17 £11.61 £11.17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.44 £14.26
Median % change year-on-year -11.80% +15.29% -8.00%
75th Percentile £20.00 £36.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £49.05 £44.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in the East Midlands

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 16 September 2021. 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 +1 71 £500 +53.85% 34
Leicestershire +2 66 £96 +6.54% 15
Derbyshire +1 40 £313 +254.31% 17
Northamptonshire +8 37 £325 +18.18% 15
Lincolnshire -1 6 £475 +26.67% 7
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 73 (31.60%) Social Skills
2 66 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 65 (28.14%) Active Directory
4 58 (25.11%) Finance
5 55 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
5 55 (23.81%) Windows
6 43 (18.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 42 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 39 (16.88%) Microsoft 365
9 30 (12.99%) ITIL
9 30 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (11.69%) Business Analysis
11 27 (11.69%) SLA
12 25 (10.82%) Data Analysis
13 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (7.36%) Process Improvement
15 17 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (7.36%) ERP
16 16 (6.93%) SQL
16 16 (6.93%) Migration
17 15 (6.49%) Management Information System
18 14 (6.06%) Degree
18 14 (6.06%) QA
19 13 (5.63%) SAP
19 13 (5.63%) Time Management
19 13 (5.63%) Business Transformation
19 13 (5.63%) Public Sector
20 12 (5.19%) Power Platform

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 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (18.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.33%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.88%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (5.19%) Power Platform
3 9 (3.90%) Azure
4 6 (2.60%) AWS
4 6 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.87%) GCP
6 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) Firewall
1 4 (1.73%) Internet
1 4 (1.73%) Wireless
2 2 (0.87%) 802.15
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.87%) IPv6
2 2 (0.87%) Network Security
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.87%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.43%) PBX
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.19%) Power BI
2 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.73%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.30%) Tableau
5 2 (0.87%) DB2
5 2 (0.87%) MySQL
5 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) Adabas
6 1 (0.43%) MS Access
6 1 (0.43%) QlikView
6 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (31.60%) Social Skills
2 58 (25.11%) Finance
3 18 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.63%) Public Sector
5 12 (5.19%) Retail
6 11 (4.76%) Aerospace
7 8 (3.46%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.03%) Law
9 6 (2.60%) Banking
9 6 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.73%) Legal
11 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.30%) French Language
12 3 (1.30%) German Language
12 3 (1.30%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.87%) Automotive
13 2 (0.87%) Billing
13 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.73%) Middleware
2 2 (0.87%) .NET
2 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) EDI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.43%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.43%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.33%) NHS
3 5 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.73%) User Experience
5 3 (1.30%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) PKI
7 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.81%) Windows
2 42 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.60%) Android
3 6 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.60%) Windows 8
4 4 (1.73%) Linux
4 4 (1.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.87%) Unix
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.99%) ITIL
1 30 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.69%) Business Analysis
4 25 (10.82%) Data Analysis
5 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.36%) ERP
6 17 (7.36%) Process Improvement
7 16 (6.93%) Migration
8 13 (5.63%) Business Transformation
8 13 (5.63%) Time Management
9 12 (5.19%) Project Management
10 11 (4.76%) Change Management
10 11 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.76%) Validation
10 11 (4.76%) Workshop Facilitation
11 10 (4.33%) SDLC
12 9 (3.90%) Scrum
12 9 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.93%) SQL
2 5 (2.16%) VBA
3 4 (1.73%) Java
4 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.87%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) C
6 1 (0.43%) COBOL
6 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.43%) JCL
6 1 (0.43%) Natural
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) R
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.06%) Degree
2 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) A+ Certification
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.87%) CCNA
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.87%) MCP
4 2 (0.87%) MCSA
4 2 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CEH
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.43%) MOS
5 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.69%) SLA
2 14 (6.06%) QA
3 11 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.60%) PMO
5 2 (0.87%) GRC
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (28.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) SCCM
2 4 (1.73%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.30%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.87%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.63%) SAP
3 11 (4.76%) Remedy
4 9 (3.90%) HP
5 7 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.60%) Citrix
7 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.30%) Cisco
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle
8 3 (1.30%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe
10 1 (0.43%) Cadence
10 1 (0.43%) Cognos
10 1 (0.43%) Google
10 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.43%) IBM
10 1 (0.43%) Kronos
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.43%) Teradata