Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 518 601 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.35% 18.64% 21.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.17% 19.39% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 370 398
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
10th Percentile £204 £162 £140
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
England median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 73
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.18 £12.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +7.43% -10.12%
10th Percentile £9.88 £8.89 £10.04
90th Percentile £25.75 £18.68 £19.20
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3017 3100 3178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.23% 96.15% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1866 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +5.52% +6.62%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 115 171
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.73 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.72 £36.00 £30.00
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

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 22 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor 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 22 July 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
Northamptonshire -1 173 £413 +3.13% 12
Nottinghamshire -2 134 £350 +7.69% 32
Derbyshire -8 78 £325 -7.14% 8
Leicestershire -14 59 £350 +27.27% 15
Lincolnshire -7 16 £299 -17.59% 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 113 (21.81%) Finance
2 97 (18.73%) Business Analysis
3 80 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (15.25%) SQL
5 73 (14.09%) Windows
6 65 (12.55%) Oracle
7 62 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (10.62%) Microsoft
10 54 (10.42%) Retail
11 48 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (9.07%) Migration
13 44 (8.49%) SAP
14 42 (8.11%) Project Management
15 40 (7.72%) Active Directory
15 40 (7.72%) Banking
16 39 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (6.76%) ITIL
17 35 (6.76%) Manufacturing
18 32 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (5.98%) Data Migration
20 29 (5.60%) Test Scripting
20 29 (5.60%) Degree
20 29 (5.60%) ISEB
20 29 (5.60%) Unix
21 28 (5.41%) SDLC
22 27 (5.21%) SQL Server
23 26 (5.02%) E-Commerce
23 26 (5.02%) Management Information System
23 26 (5.02%) Analytics

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 18 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.16%) Confluence
6 4 (0.77%) CMS
7 3 (0.58%) IIS
8 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Liferay
9 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.35%) SAP GTS
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.77%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.77%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.58%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.58%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) Primavera
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.35%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.16%) Office 365
3 4 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.70%) Internet
2 12 (2.32%) VPN
3 10 (1.93%) SAN
4 9 (1.74%) Firewall
5 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.97%) Wireless
6 4 (0.77%) DNS
6 4 (0.77%) LAN
6 4 (0.77%) VoIP
7 3 (0.58%) DHCP
7 3 (0.58%) WAN
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 2 (0.39%) NGN
8 2 (0.39%) SMS
8 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.39%) VLAN
8 2 (0.39%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.93%) Big Data
6 10 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.97%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.58%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.58%) MS Access
10 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.32%) Selenium
2 11 (2.12%) JIRA
3 8 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.19%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.19%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.19%) Protractor
8 1 (0.19%) Synon
General
1 113 (21.81%) Finance
2 54 (10.42%) Retail
3 40 (7.72%) Banking
4 35 (6.76%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.90%) Marketing
6 13 (2.51%) Automotive
7 8 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.97%) Publishing
9 4 (0.77%) Electronics
9 4 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.32%) .NET
2 7 (1.35%) HTML
2 7 (1.35%) Web Services
2 7 (1.35%) XML
3 6 (1.16%) WCF
4 5 (0.97%) SOAP
4 5 (0.97%) WPF
5 4 (0.77%) CSS
6 3 (0.58%) EDI
6 3 (0.58%) EDIFACT
6 3 (0.58%) JSON
6 3 (0.58%) Middleware
6 3 (0.58%) REST
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) JDBC
8 1 (0.19%) JSP
8 1 (0.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.12%) Data Structures
4 10 (1.93%) Smart Meter
5 7 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 5 (0.97%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.97%) NHS
8 4 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.77%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.77%) User Experience
9 3 (0.58%) PMI
10 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.39%) EPoS
10 2 (0.39%) FMCG
10 2 (0.39%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.09%) Windows
2 29 (5.60%) Unix
3 25 (4.83%) Linux
4 16 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.51%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.93%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.74%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.77%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.58%) HPUX
12 2 (0.39%) AIX
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.73%) Business Analysis
2 80 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (9.07%) Migration
5 42 (8.11%) Project Management
6 39 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (6.76%) ITIL
8 32 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (5.98%) Data Migration
10 29 (5.60%) Test Scripting
11 28 (5.41%) SDLC
12 26 (5.02%) Analytics
12 26 (5.02%) E-Commerce
13 24 (4.63%) ETL
13 24 (4.63%) User Stories
14 23 (4.44%) Data Analysis
14 23 (4.44%) Scrum
14 23 (4.44%) Service Management
14 23 (4.44%) Test Automation
15 20 (3.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.25%) SQL
2 25 (4.83%) Java
3 16 (3.09%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.12%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.93%) C#
6 8 (1.54%) VBScript
7 5 (0.97%) VBA
8 3 (0.58%) C
8 3 (0.58%) Python
8 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.39%) PeopleCode
9 2 (0.39%) R
9 2 (0.39%) RPG
9 2 (0.39%) SQR
9 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) ABAP
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (5.60%) Degree
1 29 (5.60%) ISEB
2 13 (2.51%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.97%) CISM
7 5 (0.97%) CISSP
7 5 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.77%) CCA
8 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) CCNA
9 3 (0.58%) CCNP
9 3 (0.58%) MCSE
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.19%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.05%) QA
2 17 (3.28%) PMO
3 16 (3.09%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.32%) SLA
5 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) TickIT
6 3 (0.58%) IFRS
7 2 (0.39%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.39%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) GCP
8 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.35%) XenDesktop
3 6 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) vSphere
4 3 (0.58%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.58%) Ganglia
3 3 (0.58%) nmon
3 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (12.55%) Oracle
2 55 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.49%) SAP
4 16 (3.09%) Citrix
5 14 (2.70%) HP
6 13 (2.51%) VMware
7 9 (1.74%) Google
7 9 (1.74%) Tableau
8 8 (1.54%) Cisco
8 8 (1.54%) Remedy
9 7 (1.35%) Lotus
9 7 (1.35%) NetApp
10 6 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.97%) FNZ
11 5 (0.97%) IBM
11 5 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.77%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.77%) Infor
12 4 (0.77%) Omniture
12 4 (0.77%) WSO2
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