Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £339 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 284 440 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.69% 15.58% 16.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.41% 16.52% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 265 312
East Midlands median daily rate £339 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.90% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £169 £127 £205
90th Percentile £489 £475 £525
England median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 42
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £12.30 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.09% -0.69%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.33 £9.41
90th Percentile £19.00 £16.00 £25.13
England median hourly rate £15.76 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.34% -1.61% +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 1,971 2,663 2,954
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,204 1,636 1,824
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £180 £220 £235
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 156 137
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.96% +13.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.60 £10.21
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £42.92
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

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 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -6 78 £375 +7.14% 34
Northamptonshire 0 77 £345 -4.17% 19
Leicestershire -8 62 £325 -18.75% 31
Derbyshire +1 41 £350 +9.38% 9
Lincolnshire -1 11 - - 9
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 61 (21.48%) Finance
2 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.07%) Windows
4 53 (18.66%) Microsoft
5 47 (16.55%) ITIL
6 40 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (12.32%) SQL
8 31 (10.92%) SQL Server
8 31 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
8 31 (10.92%) SLA
9 30 (10.56%) Active Directory
10 25 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
11 24 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (8.10%) Retail
12 23 (8.10%) Business Analysis
13 22 (7.75%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.75%) Office 365
14 21 (7.39%) ERP
14 21 (7.39%) Analytics
15 20 (7.04%) Windows 7
16 18 (6.34%) QA
16 18 (6.34%) Windows 10
17 17 (5.99%) Manufacturing
17 17 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (5.63%) Migration
18 16 (5.63%) Information Security
18 16 (5.63%) Waterfall
18 16 (5.63%) User Stories
19 15 (5.28%) JIRA
19 15 (5.28%) Cisco

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 10 (3.52%) IIS
2 5 (1.76%) SAS
3 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) Confluence
4 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.35%) Quickr
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.70%) Workfront
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.75%) Office 365
2 6 (2.11%) Azure
2 6 (2.11%) Power Platform
3 4 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.70%) AWS
4 2 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.35%) G Suite
5 1 (0.35%) GCP
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.23%) Internet
2 8 (2.82%) Firewall
3 7 (2.46%) LAN
3 7 (2.46%) VPN
3 7 (2.46%) WAN
4 5 (1.76%) Wireless
5 4 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.06%) Intranet
6 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.70%) DSL
7 2 (0.70%) Skype
7 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.11%) Power BI
5 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.41%) MS Access
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.06%) GIS
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 15 (5.28%) JIRA
2 10 (3.52%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.46%) Selenium
3 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.35%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.35%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.35%) Telerik Test Studio
5 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (21.48%) Finance
2 23 (8.10%) Retail
3 17 (5.99%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.58%) Public Sector
5 12 (4.23%) Banking
6 8 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.11%) Marketing
8 5 (1.76%) Local Government
9 4 (1.41%) Law
9 4 (1.41%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.70%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) Gherkin
1 6 (2.11%) Middleware
2 4 (1.41%) JSON
2 4 (1.41%) RESTful
2 4 (1.41%) Web Services
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.70%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) CGI
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) MDX
4 1 (0.35%) Swagger
4 1 (0.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.17%) NHS
3 7 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.11%) CMDB
5 5 (1.76%) User Experience
6 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.06%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.70%) Life Science
8 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.35%) PKI
9 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.07%) Windows
2 20 (7.04%) Windows 7
3 18 (6.34%) Windows 10
4 9 (3.17%) Linux
5 8 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.06%) Unix
7 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.70%) Android
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.55%) ITIL
3 24 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (8.10%) Business Analysis
5 22 (7.75%) Test Automation
6 21 (7.39%) Analytics
6 21 (7.39%) ERP
7 17 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.63%) Information Security
8 16 (5.63%) Migration
8 16 (5.63%) User Stories
8 16 (5.63%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.28%) Matrix Organization
10 14 (4.93%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (4.93%) Data Analysis
10 14 (4.93%) ITSM
11 13 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.58%) SDLC
12 12 (4.23%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (4.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.32%) SQL
2 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.41%) VBA
5 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) C
6 1 (0.35%) C#
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (3.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.17%) Degree
4 4 (1.41%) ISEB
4 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.70%) ACCA
6 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.70%) CCNP
6 2 (0.70%) CEH
6 2 (0.70%) CIMA
6 2 (0.70%) CISSP
6 2 (0.70%) GNVQ
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.70%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.35%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.92%) SLA
2 18 (6.34%) QA
3 7 (2.46%) GDPR
3 7 (2.46%) PMO
4 5 (1.76%) PSD2
5 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.35%) NIST
7 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) Firmware
4 2 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) Control-M
2 6 (2.11%) SCCM
3 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) Avamar
6 1 (0.35%) CASB
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.35%) OVSD
6 1 (0.35%) QRadar
6 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.28%) Cisco
3 14 (4.93%) IBM
4 13 (4.58%) HP
4 13 (4.58%) Oracle
5 11 (3.87%) Remedy
6 10 (3.52%) BMC
6 10 (3.52%) Dell
7 9 (3.17%) Hitachi
7 9 (3.17%) Sun
8 7 (2.46%) SAP
8 7 (2.46%) Tableau
8 7 (2.46%) VMware
9 6 (2.11%) Citrix
10 5 (1.76%) NetApp
10 5 (1.76%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.41%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.41%) Google
11 4 (1.41%) Sony
11 4 (1.41%) Zerto