Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 457 504 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.63% 16.03% 18.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.50% 16.82% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 310 379
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +4.64% -
10th Percentile £126 £199 £163
90th Percentile £475 £525 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 40
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £11.18 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% -6.88% +7.62%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.17 £9.55
90th Percentile £16.23 £25.75 £18.08
England median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -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 2,770 2,996 3,116
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.26% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,666 1,836 1,867
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 133 121
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.26% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.38 £9.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Northamptonshire -2 143 £350 -14.37% 19
Nottinghamshire -1 121 £350 - 29
Leicestershire +14 92 £310 -11.43% 35
Derbyshire +1 58 £300 +7.14% 15
Lincolnshire +5 16 £350 +21.74% 5
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 99 (21.66%) Finance
2 98 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (17.94%) Windows
4 77 (16.85%) SQL
4 77 (16.85%) Microsoft
5 63 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 62 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
8 58 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (11.82%) Retail
10 51 (11.16%) Active Directory
11 47 (10.28%) ITIL
12 40 (8.75%) SAP
13 39 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
14 37 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (7.44%) Oracle
16 30 (6.56%) Migration
17 27 (5.91%) SQL Server
17 27 (5.91%) Data Analysis
17 27 (5.91%) Waterfall
17 27 (5.91%) Decision-Making
18 26 (5.69%) Windows 10
19 25 (5.47%) Java
20 24 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (5.25%) SDLC
21 21 (4.60%) Citrix
21 21 (4.60%) Linux
21 21 (4.60%) Office 365
22 20 (4.38%) Test Automation
22 20 (4.38%) SLA

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 15 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.31%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.09%) SAS
6 4 (0.88%) IIS
6 4 (0.88%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.66%) CMS
7 3 (0.66%) Confluence
7 3 (0.66%) JBoss
7 3 (0.66%) Quickr
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) MindAlign
Applications
1 60 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) HipChat
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.44%) BASE24
6 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.22%) Demantra
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.22%) Primavera
7 1 (0.22%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.60%) Office 365
2 14 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.66%) SaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.22%) G Suite
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.63%) LAN
1 12 (2.63%) VPN
2 7 (1.53%) SMS
2 7 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.53%) Wireless
3 6 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (1.09%) Internet
4 5 (1.09%) WAN
5 4 (0.88%) DHCP
5 4 (0.88%) DNS
5 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.66%) Firewall
6 3 (0.66%) WLAN
7 2 (0.44%) ATM
7 2 (0.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.44%) ISDN
7 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.44%) PBX
7 2 (0.44%) PSTN
7 2 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.63%) Power BI
5 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.88%) Big Data
7 4 (0.88%) Data Mart
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.88%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.66%) MS Access
9 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.44%) Endeca
9 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.44%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.63%) JIRA
2 11 (2.41%) Selenium
3 9 (1.97%) Toad
3 9 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.09%) JDeveloper
5 5 (1.09%) ProC
5 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.88%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.66%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.44%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.44%) Subversion
8 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.22%) LoadUI
General
1 99 (21.66%) Finance
2 54 (11.82%) Retail
3 18 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.72%) Financial Institution
5 15 (3.28%) Banking
5 15 (3.28%) Marketing
6 12 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Publishing
8 3 (0.66%) Automotive
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.28%) Web Services
2 13 (2.84%) .NET
3 11 (2.41%) XML
4 6 (1.31%) Gherkin
4 6 (1.31%) HTML
4 6 (1.31%) JSON
4 6 (1.31%) SOAP
5 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.09%) JSP
6 4 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.88%) REST
7 3 (0.66%) CSS
7 3 (0.66%) DHTML
7 3 (0.66%) MDX
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (0.66%) RESTful
8 2 (0.44%) ADSI
8 2 (0.44%) LDAP
8 2 (0.44%) Velocity
8 2 (0.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.41%) Blackberry
2 11 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.19%) Credit Risk
4 9 (1.97%) User Experience
5 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.09%) NHS
7 4 (0.88%) FMCG
7 4 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.66%) EPoS
8 3 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.66%) Life Science
8 3 (0.66%) PKI
8 3 (0.66%) Replication
8 3 (0.66%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.44%) Clustering
9 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.94%) Windows
2 26 (5.69%) Windows 10
3 21 (4.60%) Linux
4 17 (3.72%) Windows 8
4 17 (3.72%) Windows XP
5 16 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.28%) Unix
7 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.75%) Android
10 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.88%) VMS
11 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 58 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (10.28%) ITIL
5 37 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (6.56%) Migration
7 27 (5.91%) Data Analysis
7 27 (5.91%) Decision-Making
7 27 (5.91%) Waterfall
8 24 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (5.25%) SDLC
9 20 (4.38%) Test Automation
10 19 (4.16%) ETL
10 19 (4.16%) Service Management
10 19 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (3.94%) ERP
11 18 (3.94%) Time Management
12 17 (3.72%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.50%) Test Scripting
14 15 (3.28%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.85%) SQL
2 25 (5.47%) Java
3 17 (3.72%) PL/SQL
4 15 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.06%) C#
6 10 (2.19%) VBA
7 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.53%) VBScript
8 5 (1.09%) R
8 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.09%) VB
9 3 (0.66%) Perl
9 3 (0.66%) Python
9 3 (0.66%) XMLA
10 2 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) JCL
11 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (2.84%) Degree
2 12 (2.63%) ISEB
3 11 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.44%) MCP
7 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.22%) AAT
8 1 (0.22%) CAPM
8 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.22%) MBCS
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.38%) SLA
2 17 (3.72%) GDPR
3 10 (2.19%) PMO
4 8 (1.75%) QA
5 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) IFRS
6 2 (0.44%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.44%) PSD2
7 1 (0.22%) BS25999
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.19%) SCCM
2 5 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.44%) Control-M
4 2 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.75%) SAP
3 34 (7.44%) Oracle
4 21 (4.60%) Citrix
5 11 (2.41%) CyberArk
6 10 (2.19%) Cisco
7 8 (1.75%) Google
7 8 (1.75%) McAfee
7 8 (1.75%) Tableau
8 6 (1.31%) Lotus
8 6 (1.31%) Micro Focus
8 6 (1.31%) Symantec
9 5 (1.09%) HP
9 5 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.09%) VMware
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.88%) Remedy
11 3 (0.66%) Capita
11 3 (0.66%) Informatica