Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 804 705 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.46% 15.88% 19.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.46% 16.60% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 419 607
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.01%
10th Percentile £141 £163 £206
90th Percentile £500 £494 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 80 134
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% - -
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.98 £11.50
90th Percentile £27.80 £36.01 £30.65
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +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 4,356 4,246 4,876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.63% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,509 2,463 2,857
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £219
90th Percentile £583 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 331 467
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -8.38% +11.88%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +1 244 £340 -10.82% 66
Cambridgeshire +4 211 £325 +8.33% 60
Bedfordshire +4 141 £414 +3.12% 25
Essex -4 116 £400 +33.33% 30
Norfolk +1 50 £406 +11.91% 15
Suffolk -2 37 £350 -20.00% 21
East Anglia +3 5 £350 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 173 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 168 (20.90%) Windows
3 138 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (16.04%) ITIL
5 128 (15.92%) Finance
6 125 (15.55%) Business Analysis
7 121 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
8 110 (13.68%) SQL
9 101 (12.56%) Active Directory
10 93 (11.57%) Retail
11 92 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
12 77 (9.58%) Microsoft Excel
13 75 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (8.83%) E-Commerce
14 71 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 63 (7.84%) JIRA
16 59 (7.34%) User Stories
17 58 (7.21%) Scrum
18 57 (7.09%) SQL Server
19 56 (6.97%) Data Analysis
20 54 (6.72%) Change Management
21 53 (6.59%) Migration
21 53 (6.59%) Degree
22 52 (6.47%) Oracle
23 50 (6.22%) HP
24 46 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
25 45 (5.60%) Cisco
25 45 (5.60%) VMware
26 43 (5.35%) Project Management
27 42 (5.22%) Firewall

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 36 (4.48%) MS Exchange
1 36 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.99%) Confluence
3 18 (2.24%) Skype for Business
4 17 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.75%) IIS
7 6 (0.75%) JBoss
7 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.50%) Apache
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.50%) CMS
8 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.25%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 121 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (9.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 27 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.62%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.50%) iTrent
5 4 (0.50%) Magento
5 4 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.60%) Office 365
2 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (0.75%) SaaS
4 5 (0.62%) G Suite
4 5 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.37%) Force.com
6 2 (0.25%) Taleo
6 2 (0.25%) Veeva
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
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%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.22%) Firewall
2 32 (3.98%) DHCP
2 32 (3.98%) DNS
3 27 (3.36%) SAN
3 27 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.99%) VPN
5 20 (2.49%) Internet
6 19 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (2.24%) iSCSI
8 16 (1.99%) WAN
9 15 (1.87%) LAN
10 14 (1.74%) VoIP
11 12 (1.49%) NAS
11 12 (1.49%) Wireless
12 11 (1.37%) SSL
13 10 (1.24%) Skype
14 9 (1.12%) HTTP
14 9 (1.12%) NX-OS
14 9 (1.12%) OSPF
15 8 (1.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.12%) DB2
7 8 (1.00%) Power BI
8 7 (0.87%) GIS
8 7 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.87%) MySQL
8 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.62%) MS Access
10 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.50%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (0.50%) Ingres
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (7.84%) JIRA
2 20 (2.49%) SoapUI
3 14 (1.74%) Selenium
4 9 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.12%) JMeter
4 9 (1.12%) Zephyr
5 8 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.75%) The Grinder
8 4 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.50%) Firebug
8 4 (0.50%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.50%) NUnit
8 4 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.37%) Subversion
10 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.25%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.25%) Toad
11 1 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
General
1 128 (15.92%) Finance
2 93 (11.57%) Retail
3 32 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 16 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.74%) Games
7 13 (1.62%) Marketing
8 10 (1.24%) Banking
8 10 (1.24%) Law
9 9 (1.12%) Military
10 7 (0.87%) Electronics
10 7 (0.87%) Legal
11 6 (0.75%) German Language
12 4 (0.50%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) Billing
13 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Front Office
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.48%) XML
2 25 (3.11%) SOAP
3 21 (2.61%) Web Services
4 15 (1.87%) JSON
5 13 (1.62%) Middleware
5 13 (1.62%) REST
6 12 (1.49%) .NET
7 10 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (1.12%) XSLT
9 7 (0.87%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.87%) JSON Schema
9 7 (0.87%) WSDL
10 5 (0.62%) HTML
11 4 (0.50%) CSS
12 3 (0.37%) J2EE
13 2 (0.25%) EDI
13 2 (0.25%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.25%) LDAP
13 2 (0.25%) PRADO
13 2 (0.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 16 (1.99%) User Experience
5 14 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (1.62%) CMDB
7 12 (1.49%) Clustering
8 11 (1.37%) AS400
8 11 (1.37%) Replication
9 8 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.00%) NHS
10 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (0.87%) EPoS
11 6 (0.75%) iPhone
12 5 (0.62%) iPad
12 5 (0.62%) IVR
12 5 (0.62%) RIA
12 5 (0.62%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 168 (20.90%) Windows
2 41 (5.10%) Windows 7
3 35 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.74%) Linux
6 15 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.50%) AIX
10 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Unix
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (16.04%) ITIL
3 125 (15.55%) Business Analysis
4 75 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (8.83%) E-Commerce
5 71 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 59 (7.34%) User Stories
7 58 (7.21%) Scrum
8 56 (6.97%) Data Analysis
9 54 (6.72%) Change Management
10 53 (6.59%) Migration
11 46 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (5.35%) Project Management
13 42 (5.22%) Incident Management
14 40 (4.98%) Data Modelling
15 36 (4.48%) Acceptance Criteria
15 36 (4.48%) Use Case
15 36 (4.48%) Waterfall
16 35 (4.35%) Problem Management
16 35 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (13.68%) SQL
2 26 (3.23%) Java
3 17 (2.11%) C
3 17 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.24%) VBScript
5 8 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.00%) VBA
6 7 (0.87%) C#
6 7 (0.87%) Python
7 6 (0.75%) Perl
7 6 (0.75%) PHP
7 6 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.62%) R
9 4 (0.50%) AWK
9 4 (0.50%) RPG
10 2 (0.25%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 53 (6.59%) Degree
2 39 (4.85%) ISEB
3 38 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (2.99%) MCP
6 22 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (1.62%) MCSE
10 10 (1.24%) MCSA
11 9 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.00%) CISSP
13 7 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.75%) CCNA
14 6 (0.75%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.62%) CBAP
15 5 (0.62%) IIBA
15 5 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.98%) SLA
2 34 (4.23%) GDPR
3 21 (2.61%) QA
4 15 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.87%) PMO
5 11 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.12%) Def Stans
6 9 (1.12%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.00%) COBIT
8 4 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.37%) IFRS
9 3 (0.37%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.25%) PSD2
11 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 101 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.24%) vSphere
5 14 (1.74%) Terminal Services
6 12 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.12%) DFS Replication
8 8 (1.00%) NFS
9 5 (0.62%) XenApp
10 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.25%) Docker
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (4.10%) SCCM
2 18 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (1.37%) SCOM
5 11 (1.37%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.24%) HP ALM
6 10 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (0.87%) OpenView
9 7 (0.87%) OVSD
10 4 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.50%) DameWare
10 4 (0.50%) Grafana
10 4 (0.50%) Nessus
11 3 (0.37%) QRadar
12 2 (0.25%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 173 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.47%) Oracle
3 50 (6.22%) HP
4 45 (5.60%) Cisco
4 45 (5.60%) VMware
5 41 (5.10%) SAP
6 37 (4.60%) NetApp
7 33 (4.10%) Citrix
8 28 (3.48%) IBM
9 19 (2.36%) Google
10 15 (1.87%) McAfee
11 13 (1.62%) Remedy
11 13 (1.62%) Symantec
12 12 (1.49%) Dell
12 12 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.24%) Cognos
13 10 (1.24%) CommVault
13 10 (1.24%) EqualLogic
13 10 (1.24%) Juniper
13 10 (1.24%) Veritas