The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 329 524 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.93% 20.54% 19.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.84% 21.38% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 295 352
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £128 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 86 87
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +13.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £11.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £35.13 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

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 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4544 5023 7106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 857 955
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Hertfordshire -3 90 £375 -9.36% 31
Essex -10 73 £425 +41.66% 15
Cambridgeshire +3 65 £300 -1.63% 31
Bedfordshire -3 57 £370 -4.51% 18
Norfolk -8 20 £450 +24.13% 12
Suffolk -6 18 £379 -20.26% 7
East Anglia +4 8 £450 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (15.38%) Windows
3 100 (14.79%) Business Analysis
4 93 (13.76%) SQL
5 92 (13.61%) Finance
6 89 (13.17%) Microsoft
7 74 (10.95%) ITIL
8 71 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (10.36%) Microsoft Excel
9 70 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
10 68 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (9.62%) Migration
12 64 (9.47%) Oracle
13 63 (9.32%) Active Directory
14 60 (8.88%) Project Management
15 52 (7.69%) User Stories
16 49 (7.25%) Scrum
17 46 (6.80%) Data Analysis
17 46 (6.80%) Data Modelling
18 43 (6.36%) Use Case
19 42 (6.21%) Degree
20 40 (5.92%) SAP
21 39 (5.77%) E-Commerce
21 39 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (5.33%) Data Mapping
22 36 (5.33%) Windows 7
23 35 (5.18%) UML
24 34 (5.03%) Validation
25 33 (4.88%) Workflow
25 33 (4.88%) Retail

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 14 (2.07%) Confluence
2 12 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.04%) CMS
5 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.59%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.59%) SAS
7 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.44%) IIS
8 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.15%) Gentran
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (10.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 70 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 23 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Endur
4 3 (0.44%) Lorenzo
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.44%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.30%) Maximo
5 2 (0.30%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.85%) Office 365
2 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.44%) Akamai
5 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) G Suite
5 3 (0.44%) Google Drive
5 3 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.30%) SaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Veeva
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.25%) LAN
2 19 (2.81%) WAN
3 17 (2.51%) Firewall
4 13 (1.92%) Internet
5 12 (1.78%) Network Security
6 8 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.18%) TACACS
6 8 (1.18%) VPN
7 6 (0.89%) DNS
7 6 (0.89%) WebEx
8 5 (0.74%) DHCP
9 4 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.59%) VoIP
10 3 (0.44%) LDAP
10 3 (0.44%) SAN
10 3 (0.44%) SSL
10 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.30%) FTP
11 2 (0.30%) ICMP
11 2 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.25%) Data Mining
2 20 (2.96%) Hadoop
3 19 (2.81%) MySQL
4 17 (2.51%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.22%) Ingres
6 12 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.48%) Big Data
7 10 (1.48%) DB2
7 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.04%) Power BI
10 6 (0.89%) Electronic Patient Records
10 6 (0.89%) MS Access
10 6 (0.89%) QlikView
11 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (3.85%) JIRA
2 15 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 11 (1.63%) Cucumber
3 11 (1.63%) Selenium
4 9 (1.33%) JMeter
5 8 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.89%) IDA Disassembler
6 6 (0.89%) Metasploit
6 6 (0.89%) OllyDbg
6 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.74%) JUnit
7 5 (0.74%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.59%) Appium
8 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.44%) JBehave
9 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 92 (13.61%) Finance
2 33 (4.88%) Retail
3 21 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.63%) Marketing
4 11 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.48%) Automotive
5 10 (1.48%) Law
6 9 (1.33%) Banking
6 9 (1.33%) Legal
6 9 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.89%) Publishing
8 4 (0.59%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Billing
8 4 (0.59%) Electronics
8 4 (0.59%) Local Government
9 3 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.99%) XML
2 26 (3.85%) Middleware
3 14 (2.07%) XSLT
4 11 (1.63%) .NET
5 10 (1.48%) SOAP
6 9 (1.33%) JSON
7 7 (1.04%) Web Services
8 6 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (0.89%) REST
9 5 (0.74%) Java SE
10 4 (0.59%) WSDL
11 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.44%) EDIFACT
11 3 (0.44%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.44%) Java EE
11 3 (0.44%) JSF
11 3 (0.44%) JSON Schema
11 3 (0.44%) JSP
11 3 (0.44%) Spring
11 3 (0.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 19 (2.81%) User Experience
4 18 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.66%) Reinsurance
5 17 (2.51%) Mainframe
5 17 (2.51%) NHS
6 15 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.74%) Life Science
12 5 (0.74%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.38%) Windows
2 36 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 30 (4.44%) Linux
4 16 (2.37%) Unix
5 14 (2.07%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.78%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.63%) Windows Vista
9 9 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.89%) Android
11 6 (0.89%) VMS
12 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.30%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (14.79%) Business Analysis
3 74 (10.95%) ITIL
4 71 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (9.62%) Migration
6 60 (8.88%) Project Management
7 52 (7.69%) User Stories
8 49 (7.25%) Scrum
9 46 (6.80%) Data Analysis
9 46 (6.80%) Data Modelling
10 43 (6.36%) Use Case
11 39 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (5.77%) E-Commerce
12 36 (5.33%) Data Mapping
13 35 (5.18%) UML
14 34 (5.03%) Validation
15 33 (4.88%) Test Automation
15 33 (4.88%) Workflow
16 32 (4.73%) Analytics
16 32 (4.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 93 (13.76%) SQL
2 23 (3.40%) Java
3 14 (2.07%) Python
4 9 (1.33%) C
5 8 (1.18%) VBA
6 7 (1.04%) PHP
6 7 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.89%) C#
7 6 (0.89%) Perl
8 4 (0.59%) Groovy
9 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.44%) C++
9 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.30%) JCL
11 1 (0.15%) REXX
11 1 (0.15%) Ruby
11 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (6.21%) Degree
2 32 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.11%) ISEB
4 16 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.18%) CCIE
6 8 (1.18%) CCNP
6 8 (1.18%) CCSA
6 8 (1.18%) CCSE
6 8 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.89%) A+ Certification
8 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.74%) CISA
9 5 (0.74%) CISSP
9 5 (0.74%) MCP
9 5 (0.74%) MCSE
9 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.73%) SLA
2 17 (2.51%) PMO
3 16 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.37%) GDPR
3 16 (2.37%) QA
4 7 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.44%) HL7
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) GAAP
7 2 (0.30%) IFRS
7 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 63 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.89%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.59%) XenApp
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.30%) RACF
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.63%) SCCM
2 6 (0.89%) EnCase
3 3 (0.44%) Ansible
4 2 (0.30%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.30%) zSecure
5 1 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) DameWare
5 1 (0.15%) Nessus
5 1 (0.15%) Nmap
5 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.15%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 64 (9.47%) Oracle
3 40 (5.92%) SAP
4 29 (4.29%) VMware
5 21 (3.11%) Citrix
6 12 (1.78%) Cisco
7 11 (1.63%) Google
7 11 (1.63%) Tableau
8 10 (1.48%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.33%) F5
9 9 (1.33%) IBM
10 8 (1.18%) Apple
10 8 (1.18%) Blue Coat
10 8 (1.18%) Juniper
10 8 (1.18%) Nokia
11 7 (1.04%) Remedy
12 6 (0.89%) Cognos
12 6 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.74%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.59%) Splunk
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 3 months
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £13 - £15 Per Hour inc holiday pay
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £349 to £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago