Period
to

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 460 354 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 18.36% 17.82% 13.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.25% 19.32% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 205 148
10th Percentile £129 £120 £135
25th Percentile £210 £143 £211
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £238 £363
Median % change year-on-year +68.42% -34.48% -9.38%
75th Percentile £481 £419 £438
90th Percentile £525 £486 £529
England median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 93 36
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.97 £13.00
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.68% +19.23%
75th Percentile £20.25 £18.27 £21.71
90th Percentile £21.20 £24.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.86 £16.25
% change year-on-year +0.83% +3.75% +5.90%

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 2,272 1,832 1,880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.66% 92.20% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,385 1,054 1,162
10th Percentile £182 £150 £185
25th Percentile £319 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £468 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.45% -3.00% -4.97%
75th Percentile £575 £524 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 256 121
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +21.19% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.11 £30.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.63 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.28%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in the East of England

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -1 219 £350 +52.17% 21
Hertfordshire +3 89 £288 -28.13% 33
Bedfordshire +9 68 £456 +24.15% 5
Essex -10 52 £350 +94.99% 10
Norfolk +10 16 £425 +146.38% 1
Suffolk -8 16 £518 +80.17% 8
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Analyst contract jobs required the following 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.

1 184 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 104 (22.61%) ITIL
3 98 (21.30%) Incident Management
4 83 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
5 81 (17.61%) Microsoft 365
6 77 (16.74%) MCP
7 71 (15.43%) Microsoft
8 70 (15.22%) Retail
8 70 (15.22%) Finance
9 69 (15.00%) Agile
9 69 (15.00%) SQL
10 64 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (11.96%) Service Delivery
12 53 (11.52%) Windows
13 50 (10.87%) Business Analysis
14 49 (10.65%) Active Directory
15 45 (9.78%) Mathematics
16 44 (9.57%) Power Platform
17 43 (9.35%) Citrix
17 43 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
18 41 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (8.70%) Problem Management
20 39 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
20 39 (8.48%) Oracle
20 39 (8.48%) Power BI
21 38 (8.26%) JIRA
21 38 (8.26%) User Stories
22 35 (7.61%) ITSM
23 34 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing

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 19 (4.13%) Confluence
2 15 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (1.96%) SAS
5 5 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.22%) Site Server
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.65%) CATIA
5 3 (0.65%) Windchill
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.87%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.43%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.22%) assyst
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 81 (17.61%) Microsoft 365
2 44 (9.57%) Power Platform
3 25 (5.43%) Azure
4 12 (2.61%) AWS
5 9 (1.96%) GCP
5 9 (1.96%) Tricentis Tosca
6 6 (1.30%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Veeva
8 1 (0.22%) Alation
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) BigCommerce
8 1 (0.22%) Collibra
8 1 (0.22%) Commercetools
8 1 (0.22%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.22%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.09%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (1.09%) Skype
2 5 (1.09%) Wireless
3 4 (0.87%) LAN
3 4 (0.87%) WAN
4 2 (0.43%) DHCP
4 2 (0.43%) DNS
4 2 (0.43%) Firewall
4 2 (0.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) WebEx
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.22%) LTE
5 1 (0.22%) SMTP
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.48%) Power BI
2 14 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.61%) MySQL
4 11 (2.39%) Impala
4 11 (2.39%) Tableau
5 9 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.96%) Pentaho
6 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.30%) MS Access
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.09%) SQL Navigator
10 4 (0.87%) QlikView
11 2 (0.43%) Big Data
11 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.43%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (8.26%) JIRA
2 13 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 9 (1.96%) GitLab
3 9 (1.96%) Zephyr
4 5 (1.09%) Toad
5 3 (0.65%) JMeter
6 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) Postman
General
1 184 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 70 (15.22%) Finance
2 70 (15.22%) Retail
3 64 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.26%) Legal
5 13 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.83%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.17%) Marketing
8 8 (1.74%) German Language
8 8 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.09%) Automotive
11 5 (1.09%) Aviation
12 4 (0.87%) Games
12 4 (0.87%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.65%) Hungarian Language
13 3 (0.65%) Lithuanian Language
13 3 (0.65%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.30%) JSON
2 5 (1.09%) Web Services
3 4 (0.87%) HTML
4 3 (0.65%) CSS
4 3 (0.65%) LDAP
4 3 (0.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) .NET
5 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) jQuery
5 1 (0.22%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.22%) Spring
5 1 (0.22%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.22%) Struts
5 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.26%) iPhone
1 15 (3.26%) NHS
2 13 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.96%) User Experience
5 7 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (1.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (0.87%) FMCG
8 3 (0.65%) IoT
8 3 (0.65%) Social Media
9 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.43%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.43%) PDA
9 2 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.22%) CMDB
10 1 (0.22%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.52%) Windows
2 20 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 14 (3.04%) Unix
4 12 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.52%) Android
7 4 (0.87%) Linux
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.61%) ITIL
2 98 (21.30%) Incident Management
3 83 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (15.00%) Agile
5 55 (11.96%) Service Delivery
6 50 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 45 (9.78%) Mathematics
8 41 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (8.70%) Problem Management
9 40 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (8.26%) User Stories
11 35 (7.61%) ITSM
12 34 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (7.17%) Analytics
14 31 (6.74%) Migration
15 29 (6.30%) Requirements Gathering
16 27 (5.87%) Business Case
17 26 (5.65%) Use Case
18 25 (5.43%) Data Analysis
18 25 (5.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.00%) SQL
2 15 (3.26%) PL/SQL
3 12 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.17%) Python
5 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.09%) VBA
6 3 (0.65%) Java
6 3 (0.65%) R
7 2 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) Bash
8 1 (0.22%) C
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) Lua
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (16.74%) MCP
2 34 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.65%) A+ Certification
4 26 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (5.43%) MCSA
6 19 (4.13%) Degree
7 16 (3.48%) CCNA
7 16 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.39%) ISTQB
8 11 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.30%) ISEB
10 3 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.43%) PMP
12 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.22%) CISSP
12 1 (0.22%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.22%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.43%) SLA
2 20 (4.35%) QA
3 10 (2.17%) PMO
4 5 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.83%) Ansible
2 10 (2.17%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.87%) Puppet
3 4 (0.87%) Terraform
4 2 (0.43%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.22%) Grafana
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.22%) QRadar
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.35%) Citrix
3 39 (8.48%) Oracle
4 30 (6.52%) ServiceNow
5 21 (4.57%) Sun
6 13 (2.83%) Cisco
7 12 (2.61%) Informatica
7 12 (2.61%) SAP
8 10 (2.17%) NetApp
9 9 (1.96%) Remedy
9 9 (1.96%) Siemens
9 9 (1.96%) Talend
10 8 (1.74%) Avaya
10 8 (1.74%) Peregrine
11 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.09%) VMware
13 4 (0.87%) Apple
13 4 (0.87%) HP
13 4 (0.87%) Qualys
13 4 (0.87%) Workday