Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 476 520 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.30% 17.40% 18.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.20% 18.17% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 334 359
East Midlands median daily rate £356 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £114 £150 £157
90th Percentile £484 £488 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 47
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.68 £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% -2.08% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £9.69
90th Percentile £17.88 £24.50 £31.05
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +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 2,767 2,862 3,025
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.78% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,664 1,763 1,785
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £215 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 128 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% +0.45% +3.16%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £9.72
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.90 £40.13
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.96 £19.49
% change year-on-year -2.40% -2.72% +11.37%

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 21 May 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
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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Nottinghamshire +3 151 £353 +2.17% 28
Northamptonshire -3 136 £363 -12.12% 24
Leicestershire +10 96 £243 -27.61% 25
Derbyshire -4 50 £360 +44.00% 18
Lincolnshire +3 10 £207 -17.01% 10
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 104 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (21.43%) Finance
3 80 (16.81%) SQL
4 75 (15.76%) Windows
5 69 (14.50%) Microsoft
6 62 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
6 62 (13.03%) Business Analysis
6 62 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (11.97%) Retail
8 50 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (9.66%) Active Directory
10 42 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
12 38 (7.98%) ITIL
13 34 (7.14%) Migration
14 33 (6.93%) SAP
14 33 (6.93%) Oracle
15 32 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (5.88%) SQL Server
16 28 (5.88%) Decision-Making
17 26 (5.46%) Data Analysis
18 25 (5.25%) Waterfall
19 24 (5.04%) Linux
19 24 (5.04%) GDPR
20 23 (4.83%) Windows 10
20 23 (4.83%) SDLC
20 23 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (4.83%) Scrum
21 22 (4.62%) Java
21 22 (4.62%) Test Automation

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 14 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.10%) Confluence
5 7 (1.47%) SAS
6 5 (1.05%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.84%) IIS
7 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.63%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.42%) CMS
9 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.21%) Quickr
Applications
1 62 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) HipChat
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.42%) BASE24
4 2 (0.42%) Demantra
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.21%) iTrent
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.21%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.36%) Office 365
2 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.47%) SaaS
4 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.84%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.63%) G Suite
6 2 (0.42%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.10%) Wireless
2 9 (1.89%) SMS
3 7 (1.47%) VPN
4 6 (1.26%) Internet
4 6 (1.26%) LAN
4 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.63%) DHCP
6 3 (0.63%) DNS
6 3 (0.63%) Firewall
6 3 (0.63%) WAN
6 3 (0.63%) WLAN
7 2 (0.42%) ATM
7 2 (0.42%) FTP
7 2 (0.42%) ISDN
7 2 (0.42%) NAS
7 2 (0.42%) PBX
7 2 (0.42%) PSTN
7 2 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.10%) Power BI
6 8 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.05%) Big Data
10 4 (0.84%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.84%) MS Access
10 4 (0.84%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.42%) Endeca
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (3.57%) JIRA
2 16 (3.36%) Selenium
3 12 (2.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.68%) ProC
4 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.63%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.63%) Toad
8 2 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.42%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.21%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 102 (21.43%) Finance
2 57 (11.97%) Retail
3 20 (4.20%) Financial Institution
4 16 (3.36%) Banking
5 15 (3.15%) Marketing
6 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.05%) Automotive
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) German Language
9 3 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.78%) Web Services
2 16 (3.36%) .NET
3 12 (2.52%) XML
4 11 (2.31%) JSON
5 9 (1.89%) Gherkin
6 7 (1.47%) SOAP
7 6 (1.26%) REST
8 5 (1.05%) HTML
9 4 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.84%) MDX
10 3 (0.63%) DHTML
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Streams
11 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.42%) CSS
11 2 (0.42%) RESTful
11 2 (0.42%) Velocity
11 2 (0.42%) WSDL
12 1 (0.21%) Node.js
12 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.31%) Credit Risk
2 11 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.10%) User Experience
4 8 (1.68%) Blackberry
4 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.05%) NHS
7 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 4 (0.84%) FMCG
7 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.63%) EPoS
8 3 (0.63%) Replication
8 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.42%) AS400
9 2 (0.42%) Life Science
9 2 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.76%) Windows
2 24 (5.04%) Linux
3 23 (4.83%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.36%) Unix
5 13 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.52%) Windows 8
6 12 (2.52%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.42%) Android
12 2 (0.42%) CentOS
12 2 (0.42%) HPUX
12 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (13.03%) Business Analysis
3 50 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (7.98%) ITIL
6 34 (7.14%) Migration
7 32 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (5.88%) Decision-Making
9 26 (5.46%) Data Analysis
10 25 (5.25%) Waterfall
11 23 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.83%) Scrum
11 23 (4.83%) SDLC
12 22 (4.62%) Test Automation
12 22 (4.62%) User Stories
13 20 (4.20%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.99%) Data Modelling
14 19 (3.99%) ERP
14 19 (3.99%) Time Management
14 19 (3.99%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.81%) SQL
2 22 (4.62%) Java
3 14 (2.94%) C#
4 12 (2.52%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.10%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.10%) VBA
6 8 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.47%) R
7 7 (1.47%) VBScript
8 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.84%) Python
9 4 (0.84%) XMLA
10 3 (0.63%) Perl
11 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) C
12 1 (0.21%) JCL
12 1 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (2.73%) ISEB
2 12 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.10%) Degree
3 10 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.42%) CIMA
8 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.42%) MCP
8 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) AAT
9 1 (0.21%) ACCA
9 1 (0.21%) CAPM
9 1 (0.21%) ECDL
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.04%) GDPR
2 16 (3.36%) PMO
3 12 (2.52%) SLA
4 8 (1.68%) QA
5 5 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) PSD2
8 1 (0.21%) BS25999
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) SCCM
2 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.42%) Control-M
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.93%) Oracle
2 33 (6.93%) SAP
3 17 (3.57%) Citrix
4 11 (2.31%) CyberArk
5 9 (1.89%) Cisco
5 9 (1.89%) Google
5 9 (1.89%) Tableau
6 8 (1.68%) Remedy
7 7 (1.47%) McAfee
8 6 (1.26%) HP
8 6 (1.26%) Pega
9 5 (1.05%) Capita
9 5 (1.05%) Lotus
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.84%) Symantec
11 3 (0.63%) VMware
12 2 (0.42%) Mitel