Period
to 29 March 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 204 378 507
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.77% 16.03% 16.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.60% 16.81% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 217 307
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £87 £169 £177
90th Percentile £500 £438 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 52
Median hourly rate £12.24 £11.65 £12.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.02% -5.09% +2.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.29
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.17 £18.63
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.30 £15.50
% change year-on-year +7.84% -1.29% +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 1,397 2,249 2,871
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 95.38% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 1,454 1,773
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £136 £207 £224
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 146
Median hourly rate £14.67 £13.69 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.16% -8.73% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.99 £10.29
90th Percentile £43.30 £19.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.95% - +0.05%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 72 £403 +23.85% 21
Derbyshire +3 47 £160 -36.00% 3
Leicestershire -3 38 £250 -10.71% 10
Northamptonshire -7 28 £290 -17.07% 11
Lincolnshire -5 6 £90 -71.70% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 46 (22.55%) Windows
2 42 (20.59%) Finance
3 33 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (15.20%) SQL
5 30 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (13.73%) Banking
7 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 24 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 24 (11.76%) Analytics
9 23 (11.27%) Azure
9 23 (11.27%) Active Directory
9 23 (11.27%) Migration
10 22 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
10 22 (10.78%) Office 365
11 20 (9.80%) SC Cleared
12 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (9.31%) Data Analysis
13 18 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (7.84%) Windows 10
14 16 (7.84%) SLA
15 14 (6.86%) Power BI
15 14 (6.86%) Power Platform
15 14 (6.86%) ITIL
16 13 (6.37%) Business Process Modelling
17 12 (5.88%) AWS
17 12 (5.88%) Visualisation
17 12 (5.88%) Scrum
17 12 (5.88%) Retail

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 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.47%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.98%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.27%) Azure
2 22 (10.78%) Office 365
3 14 (6.86%) Power Platform
4 12 (5.88%) AWS
5 5 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.98%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.98%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.49%) GCP
8 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) DHCP
2 6 (2.94%) DNS
3 4 (1.96%) LAN
3 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.96%) WAN
4 3 (1.47%) SAN
4 3 (1.47%) VPN
5 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) Internet
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) Power BI
2 9 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.43%) Electronic Patient Records
4 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.47%) MS Access
5 3 (1.47%) MySQL
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.98%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) GIS
7 1 (0.49%) QlikView
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) JIRA
2 6 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.49%) JUnit
4 1 (0.49%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.49%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (20.59%) Finance
2 28 (13.73%) Banking
3 12 (5.88%) Retail
4 11 (5.39%) International Banking
5 10 (4.90%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.94%) Law
6 6 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.47%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.96%) JSON
1 4 (1.96%) XML
2 3 (1.47%) Web Services
3 2 (0.98%) ADSI
3 2 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.98%) LDAP
3 2 (0.98%) RESTful
4 1 (0.49%) Ajax
4 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.94%) NHS
3 5 (2.45%) e-Health
3 5 (2.45%) LIMS
3 5 (2.45%) PACS
4 4 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.96%) User Experience
5 3 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.98%) Clustering
6 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.98%) PKI
6 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.55%) Windows
2 16 (7.84%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (2.45%) Linux
8 4 (1.96%) Unix
8 4 (1.96%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.47%) AIX
9 3 (1.47%) HPUX
9 3 (1.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (11.76%) Analytics
4 23 (11.27%) Migration
5 19 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (9.31%) Data Analysis
6 18 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (6.86%) ITIL
8 13 (6.37%) Business Process Modelling
9 12 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 12 (5.88%) Scrum
9 12 (5.88%) Visualisation
10 11 (5.39%) Data Migration
10 11 (5.39%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.39%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (4.90%) Service Management
12 9 (4.41%) User Stories
13 8 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.43%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (3.43%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.20%) SQL
2 5 (2.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.47%) VBScript
4 2 (0.98%) Python
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.94%) ISEB
4 4 (1.96%) Degree
4 4 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.47%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.98%) ACCA
6 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.98%) CIMA
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) IIBA
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.84%) SLA
2 8 (3.92%) PMO
2 8 (3.92%) QA
3 5 (2.45%) GDPR
3 5 (2.45%) HL7
4 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.47%) MiFID
5 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.98%) NIST
6 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 23 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Docker
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.47%) Nessus
1 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.98%) SCCM
2 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) OVSD
3 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.39%) Cognos
3 10 (4.90%) Oracle
3 10 (4.90%) VMware
4 9 (4.41%) SAP
5 5 (2.45%) Cisco
6 3 (1.47%) Computacenter
6 3 (1.47%) GFI Software
6 3 (1.47%) IFS
6 3 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.47%) JDA
6 3 (1.47%) Qualys
6 3 (1.47%) Sybase
6 3 (1.47%) Symantec
7 2 (0.98%) Informatica
7 2 (0.98%) McAfee
7 2 (0.98%) Remedy
7 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.98%) Tableau
7 2 (0.98%) Workday