Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 434 500 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.89% 15.82% 19.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.72% 16.73% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 291 400
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £126 £188 £157
90th Percentile £475 £525 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 52
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £11.17 £11.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% +1.36% -11.82%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £8.69
90th Percentile £15.99 £30.00 £14.50
England median hourly rate £15.44 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.12% +5.15% -

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 2,596 2,988 3,063
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 94.53% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,615 1,830 1,909
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £237
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 162 119
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £8.74
90th Percentile £42.60 £42.38 £26.15
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 September 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 22 September 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 0 128 £354 -12.82% 23
Nottinghamshire -3 112 £350 - 37
Leicestershire +7 98 £413 +50.00% 14
Derbyshire 0 55 £225 -14.29% 12
Lincolnshire +5 17 £375 +15.38% 8
Rutland - 1 £135 - 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 86 (19.82%) Finance
2 84 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 81 (18.66%) Windows
5 69 (15.90%) Business Analysis
6 68 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (14.52%) Active Directory
8 62 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (13.59%) Retail
10 57 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
11 48 (11.06%) SQL
12 46 (10.60%) ITIL
13 42 (9.68%) SAP
14 38 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
15 36 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (7.60%) Waterfall
17 31 (7.14%) Data Analysis
18 30 (6.91%) Oracle
19 28 (6.45%) Office 365
20 27 (6.22%) Migration
21 26 (5.99%) SDLC
22 25 (5.76%) Windows 10
23 24 (5.53%) Citrix
23 24 (5.53%) SLA
24 23 (5.30%) Windows 7
25 21 (4.84%) User Stories
25 21 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
25 21 (4.84%) ERP
26 20 (4.61%) Scrum
26 20 (4.61%) Java

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 13 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.38%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.38%) Quickr
4 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.92%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.69%) JBoss
6 3 (0.69%) SAS
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) MindAlign
Applications
1 57 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.69%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.46%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
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%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.45%) Office 365
2 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.46%) G Suite
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.92%) LAN
2 13 (3.00%) VPN
3 10 (2.30%) Internet
3 10 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (1.84%) WAN
5 7 (1.61%) Wireless
6 6 (1.38%) DHCP
6 6 (1.38%) DNS
6 6 (1.38%) SMS
7 5 (1.15%) Firewall
7 5 (1.15%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.69%) VoIP
10 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.46%) WLAN
11 1 (0.23%) FTP
11 1 (0.23%) ISDN
11 1 (0.23%) PBX
11 1 (0.23%) PSTN
11 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.61%) Power BI
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.46%) Big Data
7 2 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.46%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.46%) Endeca
7 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.46%) MS Access
7 2 (0.46%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (2.53%) JIRA
2 7 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.38%) Selenium
3 6 (1.38%) Toad
4 5 (1.15%) JDeveloper
5 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.69%) Subversion
6 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.69%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.23%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
General
1 86 (19.82%) Finance
2 59 (13.59%) Retail
3 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.00%) Banking
5 11 (2.53%) Marketing
6 10 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.61%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.69%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.07%) XML
2 7 (1.61%) Web Services
3 6 (1.38%) .NET
3 6 (1.38%) JSP
4 5 (1.15%) SOAP
5 3 (0.69%) HTML
5 3 (0.69%) RESTful
6 2 (0.46%) ADSI
6 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.46%) DHTML
6 2 (0.46%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.46%) LDAP
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (0.46%) WSDL
7 1 (0.23%) CSS
7 1 (0.23%) EDI
7 1 (0.23%) EJB
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) Servlets
7 1 (0.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (1.84%) Blackberry
2 8 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.38%) Virtual Team
5 4 (0.92%) NHS
5 4 (0.92%) User Experience
6 3 (0.69%) Clustering
6 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.69%) FMCG
6 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.69%) PKI
7 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.46%) Replication
7 2 (0.46%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.66%) Windows
2 25 (5.76%) Windows 10
3 23 (5.30%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.38%) Linux
5 16 (3.69%) Windows 8
6 15 (3.46%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.00%) Unix
8 10 (2.30%) Android
8 10 (2.30%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.15%) VMS
10 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (15.90%) Business Analysis
3 68 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (10.60%) ITIL
5 36 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (7.60%) Waterfall
7 31 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 27 (6.22%) Migration
9 26 (5.99%) SDLC
10 21 (4.84%) ERP
10 21 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (4.84%) User Stories
11 20 (4.61%) Scrum
12 19 (4.38%) Test Automation
13 16 (3.69%) ETL
14 15 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (3.46%) Project Management
14 15 (3.46%) Test Scripting
15 14 (3.23%) Decision-Making
15 14 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.06%) SQL
2 20 (4.61%) Java
3 11 (2.53%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.38%) VB
5 6 (1.38%) VBA
6 5 (1.15%) C#
6 5 (1.15%) R
7 3 (0.69%) Python
7 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.46%) Perl
8 2 (0.46%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) C
9 1 (0.23%) JCL
9 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (3.69%) Degree
2 11 (2.53%) ISEB
3 10 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.38%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.69%) ACCA
6 3 (0.69%) CIMA
6 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.69%) MCP
7 2 (0.46%) CCNA
7 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.23%) IIBA
8 1 (0.23%) MBCS
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.53%) SLA
2 11 (2.53%) GDPR
3 8 (1.84%) QA
4 6 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.38%) PMO
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) IFRS
5 2 (0.46%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.23%) BS25999
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (3.92%) SCCM
2 4 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.46%) Control-M
4 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.68%) SAP
3 30 (6.91%) Oracle
4 24 (5.53%) Citrix
5 16 (3.69%) Cisco
6 13 (3.00%) Remedy
7 9 (2.07%) VMware
8 7 (1.61%) McAfee
8 7 (1.61%) Micro Focus
8 7 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.38%) Lotus
10 5 (1.15%) Apple
10 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.15%) Symantec
11 4 (0.92%) HP
11 4 (0.92%) Sun
11 4 (0.92%) Tableau
12 3 (0.69%) Adobe
12 3 (0.69%) Informatica
12 3 (0.69%) Red Hat