Period
to 28 January 2022

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 258 111 203
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.05% 13.82% 12.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.83% 14.47% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 71 109
10th Percentile £104 £88 £88
25th Percentile £238 £90 £158
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £120 £325
Median % change year-on-year +212.50% -63.08% -4.41%
75th Percentile £444 £371 £438
90th Percentile £532 £413 £503
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 10 36
10th Percentile £8.37 £9.00 £9.38
25th Percentile £9.24 £9.13 £10.50
Median hourly rate £11.51 £10.55 £12.24
Median % change year-on-year +9.07% -13.75% +4.57%
75th Percentile £14.75 £11.22 £15.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £13.35 £17.88
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.40% +5.65% +0.36%

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 1,447 767 1,587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 95.52% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,070 493 893
10th Percentile £158 £123 £161
25th Percentile £313 £258 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £369 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.79% -7.75% -
75th Percentile £500 £475 £475
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 44 139
10th Percentile £9.03 £9.53 £10.71
25th Percentile £12.00 £11.22 £11.56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.20% -0.76%
75th Percentile £20.00 £28.79 £17.50
90th Percentile £33.35 £47.42 £43.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% +0.17%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Nottinghamshire +4 86 £473 +125.24% 20
Northamptonshire +4 62 £388 +10.71% 14
Leicestershire +1 53 £175 +96.41% 21
Derbyshire +4 40 £325 +254.03% 10
Lincolnshire -4 10 £270 +6.93% 4
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 90 (34.88%) Social Skills
2 72 (27.91%) Finance
3 64 (24.81%) Microsoft
4 48 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 46 (17.83%) Windows
6 45 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
7 40 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (14.34%) Microsoft Excel
9 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (11.24%) Microsoft 365
11 29 (11.24%) Windows 10
12 28 (10.85%) SQL
12 28 (10.85%) Business Analysis
13 27 (10.47%) ITIL
14 26 (10.08%) SLA
15 24 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (7.75%) User Stories
16 20 (7.75%) ERP
16 20 (7.75%) Data Analysis
17 19 (7.36%) Migration
18 18 (6.98%) Banking
19 17 (6.59%) ETL
20 15 (5.81%) SAP
20 15 (5.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 15 (5.81%) Requirements Gathering
21 14 (5.43%) Public Sector
21 14 (5.43%) Oracle
21 14 (5.43%) Scrum
22 13 (5.04%) 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 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.39%) Confluence
2 1 (0.39%) SAS
2 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (14.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.49%) FLEXCUBE
2 7 (2.71%) ResourceLink
2 7 (2.71%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.94%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.94%) SAP EWM
3 5 (1.94%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.94%) SAP Travel Management
4 2 (0.78%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.24%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (2.71%) Power Platform
2 7 (2.71%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.94%) Lucidchart
4 4 (1.55%) Azure
5 2 (0.78%) AWS
5 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) GCP
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) VPN
2 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.71%) Power BI
4 4 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.39%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.39%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.04%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) JMeter
2 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.39%) Postman
2 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (34.88%) Social Skills
2 72 (27.91%) Finance
3 24 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.98%) Banking
5 14 (5.43%) Public Sector
6 13 (5.04%) Documentation Skills
6 13 (5.04%) Retail
7 12 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (4.26%) Law
8 11 (4.26%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.71%) Billing
9 7 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.55%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.16%) Automotive
12 3 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.78%) Marketing
13 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.71%) Middleware
2 5 (1.94%) SAP TM
3 3 (1.16%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) JSON
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.39%) SOAP
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.88%) NHS
3 5 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.55%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.39%) PKI
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.83%) Windows
2 29 (11.24%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.71%) Android
4 5 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.16%) Linux
6 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (10.85%) Business Analysis
5 27 (10.47%) ITIL
6 20 (7.75%) Data Analysis
6 20 (7.75%) ERP
6 20 (7.75%) User Stories
7 19 (7.36%) Migration
8 17 (6.59%) ETL
9 15 (5.81%) Requirements Gathering
9 15 (5.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (5.43%) Scrum
11 13 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.65%) SDLC
13 11 (4.26%) Acceptance Criteria
13 11 (4.26%) Change Management
13 11 (4.26%) Process Improvement
13 11 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.85%) SQL
2 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.16%) VBA
4 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.78%) R
4 2 (0.78%) RPG
5 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.39%) Java
5 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.39%) VB
5 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.49%) A+ Certification
1 9 (3.49%) Degree
2 8 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (2.71%) ECDL
3 7 (2.71%) MOS
4 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.16%) CCNA
6 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.16%) MCSA
7 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.78%) MCP
7 2 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CBAP
8 1 (0.39%) CEH
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.08%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.94%) PMO
4 3 (1.16%) GDPR
5 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 48 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.39%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.81%) SAP
3 14 (5.43%) Oracle
4 9 (3.49%) Remedy
5 6 (2.33%) Citrix
6 5 (1.94%) Cisco
7 4 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.55%) VMware
8 3 (1.16%) HP
8 3 (1.16%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.78%) Google
10 1 (0.39%) Apple
10 1 (0.39%) Dell
10 1 (0.39%) hybris
10 1 (0.39%) IBM
10 1 (0.39%) Kronos
10 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.39%) Planview
10 1 (0.39%) Sage
10 1 (0.39%) Teradata