Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 13 December 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 of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 772 849 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.49% 16.63% 17.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.50% 17.62% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 503 488
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £144 £180 £175
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 117
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -12.12% -
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.23 £11.22
90th Percentile £22.10 £29.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.72 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.38% +4.78% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,680 4,818 4,586
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 94.36% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,770 2,784 2,636
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 368 373
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% -7.50% -5.34%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.07 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Hertfordshire -1 233 £400 +12.68% 39
Essex +1 187 £370 -12.94% 17
Cambridgeshire -3 154 £375 +8.70% 48
Bedfordshire +1 86 £350 -15.66% 20
Suffolk -1 50 £370 +7.25% 13
Norfolk +5 47 £275 -31.25% 2
East Anglia -5 12 - - 11
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 178 (23.06%) Windows
2 139 (18.01%) Microsoft
3 137 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
5 111 (14.38%) Finance
6 108 (13.99%) SQL
7 107 (13.86%) ITIL
8 101 (13.08%) Active Directory
9 93 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
10 81 (10.49%) Oracle
11 73 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (8.68%) Incident Management
13 67 (8.68%) User Stories
14 66 (8.55%) Business Analysis
15 60 (7.77%) Service Management
16 59 (7.64%) JIRA
17 56 (7.25%) Windows 10
18 55 (7.12%) Test Automation
18 55 (7.12%) Microsoft Excel
19 52 (6.74%) Security Cleared
20 49 (6.35%) Windows 7
21 48 (6.22%) CRM
21 48 (6.22%) Migration
22 46 (5.96%) Retail
22 46 (5.96%) Management Information System
23 45 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
24 44 (5.70%) Linux
24 44 (5.70%) Project Management
25 43 (5.57%) ERP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 35 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.40%) Confluence
3 13 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.17%) SAS
5 8 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.78%) Apache
7 5 (0.65%) CMS
8 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.39%) IIS
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 121 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (7.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (1.17%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.13%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.44%) Office 365
2 22 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.33%) SaaS
4 14 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.04%) IaaS
6 6 (0.78%) PaaS
7 5 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.52%) Akamai
8 4 (0.52%) G Suite
8 4 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.26%) GitHub
10 2 (0.26%) Slack
10 2 (0.26%) Yammer
11 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.13%) iTunes
11 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.05%) Internet
2 36 (4.66%) Firewall
3 18 (2.33%) VPN
4 16 (2.07%) DNS
5 13 (1.68%) LAN
6 11 (1.42%) WAN
7 10 (1.30%) Network Security
8 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.17%) VoIP
9 7 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.91%) Skype
9 7 (0.91%) Wireless
10 6 (0.78%) DHCP
11 5 (0.65%) HTTP
11 5 (0.65%) Intranet
11 5 (0.65%) SAN
11 5 (0.65%) SSL
11 5 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.52%) Extranet
13 3 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.72%) MySQL
4 17 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (1.81%) Pentaho
5 14 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.17%) Ingres
9 7 (0.91%) Power BI
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
11 5 (0.65%) Impala
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.39%) OLAP
13 3 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 59 (7.64%) JIRA
2 32 (4.15%) Selenium
3 30 (3.89%) SoapUI
4 18 (2.33%) JMeter
5 16 (2.07%) Zephyr
6 10 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.17%) LoadRunner
7 9 (1.17%) Toad
8 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.65%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.52%) NUnit
11 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.26%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (14.38%) Finance
2 46 (5.96%) Retail
3 36 (4.66%) Law
4 24 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.07%) Marketing
7 9 (1.17%) Legal
8 7 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.52%) Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Automotive
10 3 (0.39%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.63%) XML
2 21 (2.72%) Web Services
3 17 (2.20%) SOAP
4 11 (1.42%) .NET
5 9 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.04%) Middleware
7 7 (0.91%) LDAP
8 6 (0.78%) Gherkin
8 6 (0.78%) RESTful
9 5 (0.65%) HTML
10 4 (0.52%) REST
11 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.39%) EDI
11 3 (0.39%) HTML5
12 2 (0.26%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.26%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.26%) Grails
12 2 (0.26%) JSON
12 2 (0.26%) XML Schema
12 2 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.50%) Data Centre
4 25 (3.24%) Client/Server
5 20 (2.59%) NHS
6 15 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.42%) User Experience
9 10 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (1.04%) Life Science
11 6 (0.78%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.78%) CMDB
11 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.65%) Clustering
12 5 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.65%) FMCG
12 5 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.65%) LIMS
12 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 178 (23.06%) Windows
2 56 (7.25%) Windows 10
3 49 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 44 (5.70%) Linux
5 31 (4.02%) Unix
6 23 (2.98%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.68%) Windows 8
7 13 (1.68%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.65%) Android
12 4 (0.52%) CentOS
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (13.86%) ITIL
3 73 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (8.68%) Incident Management
5 67 (8.68%) User Stories
6 66 (8.55%) Business Analysis
7 60 (7.77%) Service Management
8 55 (7.12%) Test Automation
9 48 (6.22%) CRM
9 48 (6.22%) Migration
10 45 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (5.70%) Project Management
12 43 (5.57%) Data Modelling
12 43 (5.57%) ERP
13 42 (5.44%) Change Management
13 42 (5.44%) Scrum
13 42 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (5.31%) Test Scripting
15 40 (5.18%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (13.99%) SQL
2 33 (4.27%) Java
3 22 (2.85%) PowerShell
4 16 (2.07%) PL/SQL
5 15 (1.94%) C
6 13 (1.68%) C#
7 12 (1.55%) Python
8 11 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.30%) Perl
10 7 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.91%) VB
11 6 (0.78%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.65%) Groovy
13 3 (0.39%) Scala
14 2 (0.26%) JCL
14 2 (0.26%) R
14 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.26%) VBScript
15 1 (0.13%) PHP
15 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.53%) ISEB
2 35 (4.53%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.89%) Degree
4 26 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 23 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.91%) CCNA
10 7 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.91%) MCP
10 7 (0.91%) MCSE
11 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.65%) CISSP
12 4 (0.52%) CCNP
12 4 (0.52%) MCSA
12 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.79%) QA
2 32 (4.15%) GDPR
3 31 (4.02%) SLA
4 27 (3.50%) PMO
5 25 (3.24%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.52%) COBIT
8 4 (0.52%) HL7
9 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) SEPA
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 101 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.26%) Docker
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (2.20%) SCCM
2 10 (1.30%) OpenView
3 8 (1.04%) OVSD
4 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.39%) QRadar
5 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Ansible
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.26%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 139 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.49%) Oracle
3 42 (5.44%) SAP
4 28 (3.63%) Citrix
5 26 (3.37%) ServiceNow
6 18 (2.33%) HP
6 18 (2.33%) Remedy
7 17 (2.20%) VMware
8 16 (2.07%) Cisco
9 11 (1.42%) webMethods
10 9 (1.17%) Apple
11 8 (1.04%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.04%) Sony
12 7 (0.91%) Cognos
12 7 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.91%) Symantec
13 6 (0.78%) BMC
13 6 (0.78%) Google
13 6 (0.78%) Tableau
14 5 (0.65%) Splunk