Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 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 of England
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 599 793 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.63% 17.06% 16.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.56% 17.96% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 454 443
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £164 £151 £163
90th Percentile £491 £500 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 101 76
East of England median hourly rate £13.08 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.83% -12.12% -
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.50 £29.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +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 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 3,850 4,415 4,222
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 95.01% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,244 2,510 2,506
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £204 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 297 332
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -16.67% -2.33%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.56 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% +1.08% -2.63%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 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
Cambridgeshire 0 156 £350 +7.69% 41
Hertfordshire -3 151 £400 +14.29% 45
Essex -3 135 £373 -6.88% 23
Bedfordshire 0 68 £425 +1.80% 18
Norfolk 0 55 £275 -24.66% 14
Suffolk +2 29 £250 -28.57% 9
East Anglia -7 1 - - 9
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 114 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (18.70%) Windows
3 100 (16.69%) SQL
3 100 (16.69%) Microsoft
4 87 (14.52%) Finance
5 84 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
6 80 (13.36%) Oracle
7 75 (12.52%) ITIL
8 62 (10.35%) Business Analysis
9 59 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (9.85%) Active Directory
10 55 (9.18%) User Stories
11 53 (8.85%) Retail
12 49 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (7.68%) JIRA
14 45 (7.51%) CRM
15 43 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (6.84%) QA
18 37 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
18 37 (6.18%) Windows 10
19 36 (6.01%) Test Automation
19 36 (6.01%) Degree
20 35 (5.84%) Security Cleared
20 35 (5.84%) Incident Management
20 35 (5.84%) Data Modelling
20 35 (5.84%) Linux
20 35 (5.84%) Analytics
21 34 (5.68%) SAP

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 24 (4.01%) Confluence
2 13 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.00%) SAS
6 3 (0.50%) CMS
6 3 (0.50%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.33%) Apache
7 2 (0.33%) Documentum
8 1 (0.17%) DNN
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) HipChat
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.67%) Lorenzo
4 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.50%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.33%) Magento
6 2 (0.33%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.33%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.84%) Office 365
2 18 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (1.84%) SaaS
4 9 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.00%) IaaS
5 6 (1.00%) PaaS
6 5 (0.83%) G Suite
6 5 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.67%) Slack
8 3 (0.50%) Veeva
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
9 2 (0.33%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.33%) Yammer
10 1 (0.17%) Akamai
10 1 (0.17%) iTunes
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.01%) Internet
2 17 (2.84%) Firewall
3 16 (2.67%) WAN
4 15 (2.50%) LAN
4 15 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.34%) VPN
6 6 (1.00%) OSPF
7 5 (0.83%) BGP
7 5 (0.83%) DNS
7 5 (0.83%) IPsec
7 5 (0.83%) SSL
8 4 (0.67%) Extranet
8 4 (0.67%) HSRP
8 4 (0.67%) Intranet
8 4 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.67%) NX-OS
8 4 (0.67%) VRRP
8 4 (0.67%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.50%) DHCP
9 3 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.01%) MySQL
3 16 (2.67%) Pentaho
4 15 (2.50%) Ingres
5 14 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.84%) Power BI
7 11 (1.84%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.00%) Big Data
10 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.50%) BODI
13 3 (0.50%) Impala
13 3 (0.50%) OLAP
13 3 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 46 (7.68%) JIRA
2 19 (3.17%) Selenium
2 19 (3.17%) SoapUI
3 11 (1.84%) JMeter
4 8 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.34%) Toad
5 7 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.17%) LoadRunner
6 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.00%) Zephyr
7 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.50%) NUnit
8 3 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 87 (14.52%) Finance
2 53 (8.85%) Retail
3 20 (3.34%) Law
4 19 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (2.00%) Banking
5 12 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.00%) Marketing
6 6 (1.00%) French Language
7 5 (0.83%) Back Office
7 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.50%) Automotive
8 3 (0.50%) Billing
8 3 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.17%) XML
2 8 (1.34%) LDAP
2 8 (1.34%) SOAP
2 8 (1.34%) Web Services
3 6 (1.00%) .NET
3 6 (1.00%) Middleware
4 5 (0.83%) HTML
4 5 (0.83%) JSON
5 4 (0.67%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.67%) HTML5
6 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.50%) OpenID
6 3 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.50%) SAML
6 3 (0.50%) XSLT
7 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.33%) EDI
7 2 (0.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.33%) Grails
7 2 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.34%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.67%) NHS
5 10 (1.67%) Wiki
6 9 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (1.50%) User Experience
7 8 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.00%) Life Science
9 5 (0.83%) LIMS
10 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.67%) e-Health
10 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.67%) iPad
10 4 (0.67%) iPhone
10 4 (0.67%) PACS
11 3 (0.50%) FMCG
11 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 112 (18.70%) Windows
2 37 (6.18%) Windows 10
3 35 (5.84%) Linux
4 29 (4.84%) Unix
4 29 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.34%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.00%) Android
9 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (12.52%) ITIL
3 62 (10.35%) Business Analysis
4 59 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (9.18%) User Stories
6 49 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (7.51%) CRM
8 43 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (6.01%) Test Automation
11 35 (5.84%) Analytics
11 35 (5.84%) Data Modelling
11 35 (5.84%) Incident Management
12 33 (5.51%) Migration
12 33 (5.51%) Test Scripting
13 31 (5.18%) E-Commerce
13 31 (5.18%) ETL
13 31 (5.18%) Project Management
13 31 (5.18%) Scrum
14 29 (4.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (16.69%) SQL
2 23 (3.84%) Java
3 14 (2.34%) Python
4 12 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (1.84%) Perl
6 8 (1.34%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.17%) C#
8 4 (0.67%) C
9 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.33%) Groovy
10 2 (0.33%) Java 8
10 2 (0.33%) VB
10 2 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.17%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) Scala
11 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (6.01%) Degree
2 35 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.67%) ISTQB
5 20 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (3.17%) ISEB
7 14 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.67%) CCNA
8 10 (1.67%) CISSP
9 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.00%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.00%) MCP
11 5 (0.83%) CCNP
11 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.83%) GCFE
11 5 (0.83%) GCIH
11 5 (0.83%) GIAC
11 5 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.84%) QA
2 22 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 20 (3.34%) SLA
4 14 (2.34%) GDPR
5 10 (1.67%) PMO
6 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.67%) HL7
9 3 (0.50%) COBIT
9 3 (0.50%) GxP
9 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.17%) GCP
11 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.50%) Docker
4 3 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (2.34%) SCCM
2 7 (1.17%) OpenView
3 5 (0.83%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 5 (0.83%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.67%) CASB
4 4 (0.67%) OVSD
5 3 (0.50%) Ansible
5 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.33%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.17%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (16.69%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.36%) Oracle
3 34 (5.68%) SAP
4 16 (2.67%) ServiceNow
5 12 (2.00%) Cisco
6 10 (1.67%) Citrix
6 10 (1.67%) HP
6 10 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.67%) VMware
7 9 (1.50%) Tableau
8 8 (1.34%) Remedy
9 7 (1.17%) webMethods
10 6 (1.00%) Apple
11 5 (0.83%) Google
11 5 (0.83%) hybris
11 5 (0.83%) IBM
11 5 (0.83%) Wonderware
12 4 (0.67%) Juniper
12 4 (0.67%) Sophos
12 4 (0.67%) Symantec