Period
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The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 235 205 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.13% 17.01% 13.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.45% 17.83% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 134 65
10th Percentile £119 £91 £86
25th Percentile £200 £94 £88
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 £295 £250
Median % change year-on-year +22.03% +18.00% -26.20%
75th Percentile £438 £433 £396
90th Percentile £500 £520 £425
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 10
10th Percentile £9.74 £9.52 £8.95
25th Percentile £16.25 £10.35 £9.50
Median hourly rate £19.67 £12.23 £10.04
Median % change year-on-year +60.86% +21.82% -17.98%
75th Percentile £35.00 £15.50 £13.31
90th Percentile - £20.00 £14.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.91
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.38% +9.10%

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 1,274 1,150 661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 95.44% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 782 379
10th Percentile £181 £136 £122
25th Percentile £320 £281 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -9.68%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £450
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 75 44
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.52 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.20 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate £19.83 £14.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.78% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £35.00 £20.50 £22.01
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.25 £44.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.52 £20.56
% change year-on-year +28.07% -5.07% +8.22%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +2 70 £373 +44.66% 18
Leicestershire 0 63 £300 +222.58% 16
Nottinghamshire -1 48 £395 -10.23% 21
Derbyshire -5 36 £160 -44.83% 7
Lincolnshire -3 4 £450 - 10
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Analyst contract jobs required the following 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 72 (30.64%) Social Skills
2 54 (22.98%) Windows
2 54 (22.98%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 40 (17.02%) SQL
5 38 (16.17%) Agile
5 38 (16.17%) Microsoft 365
6 34 (14.47%) ITIL
7 32 (13.62%) Finance
8 30 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
9 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
10 25 (10.64%) Security Cleared
10 25 (10.64%) Windows 10
11 23 (9.79%) SLA
11 23 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (8.94%) PMO
13 21 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (8.51%) Aerospace
14 20 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (7.66%) User Stories
15 18 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (7.23%) Scrum
16 17 (7.23%) SC Cleared
16 17 (7.23%) Visualisation
16 17 (7.23%) Data Analysis
16 17 (7.23%) Public Sector
17 16 (6.81%) IT Strategy
17 16 (6.81%) Analytics
17 16 (6.81%) Data Visualisation

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 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) CICS
2 2 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.17%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (5.96%) Azure
3 10 (4.26%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.13%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) AWS
7 1 (0.43%) GCP
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.55%) LAN
2 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.13%) WAN
3 4 (1.70%) Wireless
4 3 (1.28%) DHCP
4 3 (1.28%) DNS
4 3 (1.28%) Firewall
4 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.28%) WLAN
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) NAS
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.26%) Power BI
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.28%) Tableau
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.43%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) DTS
6 1 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) Impala
6 1 (0.43%) Looker
6 1 (0.43%) MS Access
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.70%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Postman
3 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (30.64%) Social Skills
2 32 (13.62%) Finance
3 22 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.51%) Aerospace
5 17 (7.23%) Public Sector
6 14 (5.96%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (3.83%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.40%) Marketing
8 8 (3.40%) Retail
9 7 (2.98%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.70%) Automotive
10 4 (1.70%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.70%) Legal
11 3 (1.28%) Banking
12 2 (0.85%) Law
12 2 (0.85%) Local Government
12 2 (0.85%) Police
12 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.43%) Electronics
13 1 (0.43%) Fire and Rescue
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) XML
2 5 (2.13%) .NET
3 3 (1.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.43%) RESTful
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.38%) NHS
2 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.13%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (1.28%) Clustering
5 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.28%) PKI
5 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.85%) Cyberattack
6 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.43%) PACS
7 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.98%) Windows
2 25 (10.64%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.98%) Linux
6 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.85%) Unix
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.17%) Agile
2 34 (14.47%) ITIL
3 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
4 23 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (7.66%) User Stories
8 17 (7.23%) Data Analysis
8 17 (7.23%) Scrum
8 17 (7.23%) Visualisation
9 16 (6.81%) Analytics
9 16 (6.81%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (6.81%) GAP Analysis
9 16 (6.81%) IT Strategy
10 15 (6.38%) Service Management
10 15 (6.38%) Technology Strategy
11 13 (5.53%) Compliance Audit
11 13 (5.53%) DevOps
11 13 (5.53%) ERP
12 12 (5.11%) Energy Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.02%) SQL
2 7 (2.98%) C#
2 7 (2.98%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.55%) Python
4 4 (1.70%) C++
5 3 (1.28%) VB
6 2 (0.85%) COBOL
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.96%) Degree
4 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.13%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.28%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.28%) MCP
8 3 (1.28%) MCSA
8 3 (1.28%) MCSE
9 2 (0.85%) CISM
9 2 (0.85%) CISSP
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.85%) CRISC
9 2 (0.85%) SSCP
10 1 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.43%) PMP
10 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) SLA
2 21 (8.94%) PMO
3 10 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.13%) QA
5 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.43%) GRC
6 1 (0.43%) HL7
6 1 (0.43%) NIST
System Software
1 47 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 3 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.43%) Nessus
3 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 54 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.83%) Cisco
2 9 (3.83%) HP
2 9 (3.83%) Oracle
2 9 (3.83%) SAP
3 8 (3.40%) Citrix
3 8 (3.40%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.55%) Google
5 5 (2.13%) Dell
6 4 (1.70%) IBM
7 3 (1.28%) McAfee
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.28%) Symantec
8 2 (0.85%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) Workday
9 1 (0.43%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy
9 1 (0.43%) Snow