The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 353 474 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.60% 19.11% 21.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.41% 19.79% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 286 299
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 91
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £19.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +1.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2395 2535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.34% 96.57% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1396 1427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 166 249
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.34% -2.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -3 89 £328 -6.42% 9
Hertfordshire -4 86 £381 +1.66% 26
Cambridgeshire -1 73 £319 -8.92% 17
Bedfordshire -1 46 £390 -8.23% 12
Norfolk +6 28 £425 +36.00% 4
Suffolk -4 28 £475 +5.55% 7
East Anglia +4 3 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 130 (18.49%) Windows
1 130 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (18.35%) Finance
3 104 (14.79%) Microsoft
3 104 (14.79%) Business Analysis
4 93 (13.23%) SQL
5 78 (11.10%) Active Directory
6 77 (10.95%) MS Excel
7 75 (10.67%) MS Office
8 72 (10.24%) Oracle
9 68 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (9.53%) ITIL
11 61 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (8.39%) Migration
13 51 (7.25%) Project Management
13 51 (7.25%) SAP
14 50 (7.11%) Windows 7
15 47 (6.69%) CRM
16 46 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (6.54%) Degree
17 45 (6.40%) Data Analysis
18 40 (5.69%) Linux
19 39 (5.55%) Use Case
20 38 (5.41%) Scrum
21 37 (5.26%) Java
22 35 (4.98%) SQL Server
22 35 (4.98%) Data Migration
22 35 (4.98%) Security Cleared
22 35 (4.98%) User Stories
23 33 (4.69%) E-Commerce

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 17 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.56%) CMS
4 8 (1.14%) SAS
5 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.71%) Confluence
7 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.57%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.43%) IIS
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 77 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 75 (10.67%) MS Office
3 21 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.14%) MS Project
6 7 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) SAP BPC
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.00%) Sonata
3 7 (1.00%) Tercero
4 6 (0.85%) MFGPRO
4 6 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.57%) SAP PS
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.43%) Endur
7 3 (0.43%) Lorenzo
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.43%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.42%) Office 365
2 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) G Suite
3 4 (0.57%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.43%) Veeva
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) AdWords
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.42%) LAN
2 16 (2.28%) WAN
3 11 (1.56%) Firewall
3 11 (1.56%) Internet
4 10 (1.42%) VPN
5 9 (1.28%) DNS
6 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.71%) DHCP
8 5 (0.71%) LDAP
8 5 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.57%) SAN
9 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.43%) NAS
10 3 (0.43%) Network Security
10 3 (0.43%) Wireless
11 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.28%) Skype
11 2 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 14 (1.99%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.85%) DB2
6 11 (1.56%) MySQL
6 11 (1.56%) SAP BW
7 10 (1.42%) Big Data
7 10 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 7 (1.00%) QlikView
9 6 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (0.85%) Ingres
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.71%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.57%) DataStage
11 4 (0.57%) GIS
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (3.84%) Selenium
2 21 (2.99%) WebDriver
3 20 (2.84%) Cucumber
4 15 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.13%) JIRA
5 14 (1.99%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.85%) Appium
7 12 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (1.56%) JBehave
9 6 (0.85%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.85%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.71%) JUnit
11 4 (0.57%) AccuRev
11 4 (0.57%) JMeter
11 4 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.57%) Subversion
12 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.28%) Maven
13 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 129 (18.35%) Finance
2 31 (4.41%) Retail
3 26 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.41%) Marketing
5 21 (2.99%) Banking
6 16 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.99%) Automotive
8 11 (1.56%) Legal
9 9 (1.28%) Back Office
10 8 (1.14%) Publishing
11 7 (1.00%) Electronics
11 7 (1.00%) Law
11 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.71%) Advertising
13 4 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.57%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.28%) XML
2 15 (2.13%) Middleware
3 10 (1.42%) .NET
4 7 (1.00%) HTML
5 6 (0.85%) Gherkin
5 6 (0.85%) Web Services
5 6 (0.85%) XSLT
6 5 (0.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (0.71%) Spring
7 4 (0.57%) Java SE
7 4 (0.57%) JSON
8 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.43%) Java EE
8 3 (0.43%) JSF
8 3 (0.43%) JSP
8 3 (0.43%) REST
8 3 (0.43%) Struts
8 3 (0.43%) XSL
9 2 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.28%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.56%) User Experience
3 16 (2.28%) Data Centre
3 16 (2.28%) NHS
4 15 (2.13%) Reinsurance
5 14 (1.99%) Mainframe
5 14 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.42%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.28%) EPoS
8 9 (1.28%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.00%) Life Science
11 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.71%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.57%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.57%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 130 (18.49%) Windows
2 50 (7.11%) Windows 7
3 40 (5.69%) Linux
4 29 (4.13%) Unix
5 18 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 14 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 12 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.42%) AIX
10 8 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.57%) Android
14 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (14.79%) Business Analysis
3 67 (9.53%) ITIL
4 61 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (8.39%) Migration
6 51 (7.25%) Project Management
7 47 (6.69%) CRM
8 46 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (6.40%) Data Analysis
10 39 (5.55%) Use Case
11 38 (5.41%) Scrum
12 35 (4.98%) Data Migration
12 35 (4.98%) User Stories
13 33 (4.69%) E-Commerce
14 32 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (4.41%) Analytics
15 31 (4.41%) Change Management
15 31 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (4.13%) UML
17 28 (3.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (13.23%) SQL
2 37 (5.26%) Java
3 8 (1.14%) C
3 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 7 (1.00%) C#
4 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.71%) ABAP
6 5 (0.71%) PHP
6 5 (0.71%) Ruby
7 4 (0.57%) Python
7 4 (0.57%) VBA
8 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.28%) C++
9 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.14%) Groovy
10 1 (0.14%) Tcl
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (6.54%) Degree
2 35 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.70%) ISEB
4 12 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.42%) BC Cleared
5 10 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.00%) MCP
8 6 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.85%) MCSE
9 5 (0.71%) CISSP
9 5 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.57%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.57%) MOS
11 3 (0.43%) CCNA
11 3 (0.43%) CCNP
11 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.43%) CISM
11 3 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.27%) QA
2 20 (2.84%) SLA
3 15 (2.13%) PMO
4 8 (1.14%) GDPR
5 7 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.43%) HL7
8 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) P3O
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 78 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.99%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.57%) XenApp
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.28%) XenServer
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.85%) SCCM
2 2 (0.28%) DameWare
2 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.14%) Nessus
3 1 (0.14%) Nmap
3 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.14%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.14%) SCSM
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 104 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.24%) Oracle
3 51 (7.25%) SAP
4 31 (4.41%) VMware
5 26 (3.70%) Citrix
6 15 (2.13%) Adobe
6 15 (2.13%) Tableau
7 12 (1.71%) Apple
8 10 (1.42%) HP
8 10 (1.42%) IBM
9 9 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
9 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.14%) Remedy
11 7 (1.00%) Avaloq
11 7 (1.00%) BMC
11 7 (1.00%) Cisco
11 7 (1.00%) FNZ
11 7 (1.00%) Google
12 6 (0.85%) QAD
12 6 (0.85%) ServiceNow
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