Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 834 875 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.16% 17.95% 20.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.19% 18.78% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 507 683
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £172 £163 £185
90th Percentile £500 £488 £488
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 189
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% - -
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.22 £11.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £36.00 £33.30
England median hourly rate £15.58 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.87% -3.23% +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 4851 4659 5596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 95.59% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 2689 3270
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 378 535
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -1 245 £361 -3.67% 29
Cambridgeshire +6 228 £336 +12.00% 42
Bedfordshire 0 136 £413 - 5
Essex -11 132 £425 +66.67% 5
Suffolk -1 47 £345 -27.37% 12
Norfolk +1 37 £400 +7.82% 6
East Anglia - 9 £450 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 177 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (17.51%) Windows
3 135 (16.19%) Microsoft
4 132 (15.83%) Finance
5 131 (15.71%) Business Analysis
6 121 (14.51%) SQL
7 105 (12.59%) ITIL
8 97 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
8 97 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
9 96 (11.51%) Active Directory
10 89 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 83 (9.95%) Retail
12 75 (8.99%) Scrum
13 66 (7.91%) User Stories
14 65 (7.79%) Migration
15 63 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
17 61 (7.31%) Oracle
18 56 (6.71%) E-Commerce
18 56 (6.71%) Change Management
19 52 (6.24%) Project Management
19 52 (6.24%) SQL Server
19 52 (6.24%) JIRA
20 50 (6.00%) Data Modelling
21 48 (5.76%) Windows 7
22 46 (5.52%) ISEB
23 45 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
23 45 (5.40%) Data Analysis
24 43 (5.16%) Degree
25 42 (5.04%) SLA

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 29 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.76%) Confluence
4 14 (1.68%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (0.96%) IIS
7 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.36%) CMS
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.24%) SAS
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 97 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.48%) Sonata
6 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.36%) SystmOne
7 2 (0.24%) Lorenzo
7 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.84%) Office 365
2 6 (0.72%) G Suite
3 5 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Force.com
5 3 (0.36%) Veeva
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.80%) Firewall
2 26 (3.12%) DHCP
2 26 (3.12%) DNS
3 25 (3.00%) WAN
4 24 (2.88%) LAN
5 22 (2.64%) SAN
6 16 (1.92%) Internet
6 16 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.80%) VPN
7 15 (1.80%) Wireless
8 13 (1.56%) WebEx
9 12 (1.44%) VoIP
10 10 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.20%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.20%) Skype
10 10 (1.20%) SSL
11 8 (0.96%) Network Security
11 8 (0.96%) TACACS
12 7 (0.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (1.68%) Data Mining
3 14 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.44%) MySQL
5 11 (1.32%) Ingres
6 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.96%) Big Data
8 7 (0.84%) Power BI
8 7 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.72%) MS Access
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.48%) DB2
11 4 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (6.24%) JIRA
2 18 (2.16%) SoapUI
3 15 (1.80%) Selenium
4 10 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.72%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.72%) Zephyr
7 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.48%) NUnit
8 4 (0.48%) Subversion
8 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.36%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.36%) IDA Disassembler
9 3 (0.36%) JMeter
9 3 (0.36%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.36%) OllyDbg
9 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 132 (15.83%) Finance
2 83 (9.95%) Retail
3 31 (3.72%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (1.92%) Marketing
6 14 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.56%) Banking
8 11 (1.32%) Law
9 9 (1.08%) Games
10 6 (0.72%) French Language
10 6 (0.72%) German Language
10 6 (0.72%) Legal
11 5 (0.60%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.04%) XML
2 32 (3.84%) Middleware
3 25 (3.00%) XSLT
4 21 (2.52%) SOAP
5 18 (2.16%) Web Services
6 17 (2.04%) .NET
7 12 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (1.32%) JSON
9 6 (0.72%) REST
9 6 (0.72%) WSDL
9 6 (0.72%) XSD
10 5 (0.60%) JSON Schema
10 5 (0.60%) XML Schema
11 4 (0.48%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.48%) HTML
12 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.36%) CSS
12 3 (0.36%) J2EE
13 2 (0.24%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.24%) PRADO
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 33 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.56%) NHS
4 13 (1.56%) User Experience
5 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.08%) Replication
6 8 (0.96%) iPhone
6 8 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (0.84%) AS400
7 7 (0.84%) Clustering
7 7 (0.84%) EPoS
7 7 (0.84%) Life Science
7 7 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
8 6 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (0.72%) iPad
8 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 146 (17.51%) Windows
2 48 (5.76%) Windows 7
3 35 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.40%) Linux
4 20 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.48%) Unix
11 3 (0.36%) VMS
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (15.71%) Business Analysis
3 105 (12.59%) ITIL
4 89 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (8.99%) Scrum
6 66 (7.91%) User Stories
7 65 (7.79%) Migration
8 63 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (6.71%) Change Management
9 56 (6.71%) E-Commerce
10 52 (6.24%) Project Management
11 50 (6.00%) Data Modelling
12 45 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (5.40%) Data Analysis
13 38 (4.56%) Acceptance Criteria
13 38 (4.56%) Data Integration
13 38 (4.56%) Data Mapping
14 37 (4.44%) ERP
14 37 (4.44%) Information Security
15 34 (4.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (14.51%) SQL
2 15 (1.80%) C
3 14 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 13 (1.56%) Python
5 11 (1.32%) C#
6 10 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.08%) Java
8 6 (0.72%) VBA
9 5 (0.60%) VBScript
10 4 (0.48%) Perl
10 4 (0.48%) RPG
10 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.36%) R
11 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.24%) JCL
12 2 (0.24%) Scala
13 1 (0.12%) ABAP
13 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (5.52%) ISEB
2 43 (5.16%) Degree
3 41 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.20%) CCIE
8 10 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.08%) CCNP
9 9 (1.08%) CISSP
9 9 (1.08%) MCP
10 8 (0.96%) CCSA
10 8 (0.96%) CCSE
10 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.84%) MCSE
12 6 (0.72%) CBAP
12 6 (0.72%) IIBA
13 5 (0.60%) CCNA
14 4 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.04%) SLA
2 32 (3.84%) GDPR
3 27 (3.24%) QA
4 23 (2.76%) PMO
5 15 (1.80%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.08%) COBIT
7 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.36%) IFRS
9 3 (0.36%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.24%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.24%) PSD2
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) GAAP
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 96 (11.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.56%) vSphere
5 10 (1.20%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.84%) XenApp
7 5 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 5 (0.60%) NFS
7 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.48%) Docker
9 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.24%) RACF
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (2.40%) SCCM
2 15 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.60%) DameWare
5 5 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.48%) SCOM
7 3 (0.36%) EnCase
8 2 (0.24%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.24%) zSecure
9 1 (0.12%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 135 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.31%) Oracle
3 41 (4.92%) Cisco
4 37 (4.44%) Citrix
5 36 (4.32%) SAP
6 31 (3.72%) HP
6 31 (3.72%) VMware
7 20 (2.40%) NetApp
8 14 (1.68%) Google
8 14 (1.68%) McAfee
8 14 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.56%) Juniper
10 11 (1.32%) IBM
11 10 (1.20%) F5
12 9 (1.08%) Apple
12 9 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.96%) Blue Coat
13 8 (0.96%) Nokia
13 8 (0.96%) Remedy
14 7 (0.84%) Symantec