Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 737 689 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.62% 15.80% 18.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.52% 16.58% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 429 577
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £147 £163 £200
90th Percentile £507 £525 £499
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 64 115
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £24.00 £39.19 £23.25
England median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% - -

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 4,207 4,155 4,807
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.25% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,379 2,470 2,836
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £194 £200 £213
90th Percentile £584 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 333 391
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.65% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.57 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +1 229 £330 -12.00% 52
Cambridgeshire +3 179 £388 +24.00% 61
Essex -1 140 £400 +14.29% 21
Bedfordshire +5 120 £419 +19.64% 21
Norfolk -2 38 £320 -17.42% 8
Suffolk -14 25 £350 -24.32% 17
East Anglia -1 9 £350 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 170 (23.07%) Microsoft
2 153 (20.76%) Windows
3 129 (17.50%) ITIL
4 126 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (16.69%) Microsoft Office
6 118 (16.01%) SQL
7 102 (13.84%) Finance
7 102 (13.84%) Business Analysis
8 98 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
9 95 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
10 80 (10.85%) Active Directory
10 80 (10.85%) Retail
11 77 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
12 67 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 65 (8.82%) Change Management
14 60 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (8.14%) JIRA
15 56 (7.60%) E-Commerce
15 56 (7.60%) Scrum
16 54 (7.33%) Data Analysis
17 50 (6.78%) Data Modelling
17 50 (6.78%) Oracle
18 48 (6.51%) Migration
18 48 (6.51%) Incident Management
19 46 (6.24%) HP
20 45 (6.11%) SQL Server
20 45 (6.11%) Management Information System
20 45 (6.11%) Test Scripting
20 45 (6.11%) User Stories

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 27 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.26%) Confluence
2 24 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.81%) JBoss
6 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.54%) Apache
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.54%) IIS
8 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.41%) CMS
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 123 (16.69%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (5.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 6 (0.81%) SAP CO
1 6 (0.81%) SAP FI
1 6 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.54%) iTrent
3 4 (0.54%) Magento
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.54%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.54%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.41%) assyst
4 3 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) HFM
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.27%) ProductWriter
5 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.21%) Office 365
2 8 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.81%) SaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.41%) Veeva
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.27%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) G Suite
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.53%) Firewall
2 22 (2.99%) DHCP
2 22 (2.99%) DNS
3 21 (2.85%) VPN
4 18 (2.44%) SSL
5 17 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (2.04%) SAN
7 14 (1.90%) iSCSI
8 13 (1.76%) Internet
9 12 (1.63%) VoIP
10 9 (1.22%) HTTP
10 9 (1.22%) NX-OS
10 9 (1.22%) OSPF
10 9 (1.22%) Skype
11 8 (1.09%) BGP
11 8 (1.09%) HSRP
11 8 (1.09%) IPsec
11 8 (1.09%) Junos
11 8 (1.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.63%) MySQL
4 12 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.49%) MS Access
5 11 (1.49%) Power BI
6 9 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.09%) DB2
7 8 (1.09%) GIS
7 8 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.81%) Big Data
9 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (8.14%) JIRA
2 18 (2.44%) Selenium
3 16 (2.17%) SoapUI
4 10 (1.36%) JMeter
4 10 (1.36%) Zephyr
5 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.95%) Maven
6 7 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.81%) The Grinder
8 5 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.68%) Toad
9 4 (0.54%) Firebug
9 4 (0.54%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.41%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.41%) Protractor
10 3 (0.41%) Subversion
10 3 (0.41%) TestRail
10 3 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 102 (13.84%) Finance
2 80 (10.85%) Retail
3 35 (4.75%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.04%) Marketing
4 15 (2.04%) Military
5 13 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.63%) Legal
6 12 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.49%) Law
8 8 (1.09%) Games
9 7 (0.95%) Electronics
10 5 (0.68%) Advertising
11 4 (0.54%) Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Front Office
12 3 (0.41%) German Language
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.75%) XML
2 22 (2.99%) SOAP
3 15 (2.04%) REST
3 15 (2.04%) Web Services
4 14 (1.90%) JSON
5 12 (1.63%) Middleware
6 11 (1.49%) .NET
7 10 (1.36%) Spring
8 9 (1.22%) JSON Schema
8 9 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (0.95%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.95%) XSLT
10 5 (0.68%) HTML
10 5 (0.68%) WSDL
11 4 (0.54%) CSS
11 4 (0.54%) J2EE
12 3 (0.41%) ODBC
12 3 (0.41%) Visualforce
13 2 (0.27%) EDI
13 2 (0.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (2.99%) CMDB
5 16 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.04%) User Experience
7 11 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 8 (1.09%) NHS
10 7 (0.95%) AS400
10 7 (0.95%) Clustering
10 7 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.95%) Replication
11 6 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.68%) LIMS
12 5 (0.68%) RIA
13 4 (0.54%) EPoS
14 3 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (20.76%) Windows
2 30 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 25 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 23 (3.12%) Linux
5 22 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 12 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.22%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.09%) Unix
11 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.68%) AIX
12 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.14%) CentOS
15 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (17.50%) ITIL
2 126 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (13.84%) Business Analysis
4 98 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 65 (8.82%) Change Management
7 60 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (7.60%) E-Commerce
8 56 (7.60%) Scrum
9 54 (7.33%) Data Analysis
10 50 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 48 (6.51%) Incident Management
11 48 (6.51%) Migration
12 45 (6.11%) Test Scripting
12 45 (6.11%) User Stories
13 42 (5.70%) Problem Management
14 39 (5.29%) Project Management
15 38 (5.16%) Service Management
16 35 (4.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 118 (16.01%) SQL
2 41 (5.56%) Java
3 21 (2.85%) C
4 14 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.63%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.36%) VBA
7 8 (1.09%) Python
7 8 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.95%) Perl
8 7 (0.95%) PHP
9 6 (0.81%) VBScript
10 5 (0.68%) C#
11 4 (0.54%) AWK
11 4 (0.54%) R
12 3 (0.41%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.41%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.27%) Lua
13 2 (0.27%) Ruby
14 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (5.83%) Degree
2 40 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.34%) MCP
4 28 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.66%) ISEB
6 20 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.76%) ISTQB
10 12 (1.63%) MCSE
11 8 (1.09%) CISSP
11 8 (1.09%) MCSA
12 6 (0.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.41%) CCNA
14 3 (0.41%) GIAC
14 3 (0.41%) ISSAP
14 3 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.02%) GDPR
2 26 (3.53%) SLA
3 23 (3.12%) QA
4 15 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 15 (2.04%) Def Stans
4 15 (2.04%) ISO 9001
5 12 (1.63%) PMO
6 8 (1.09%) COBIT
6 8 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.41%) IFRS
8 3 (0.41%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.27%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 80 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.90%) vSphere
4 11 (1.49%) Docker
4 11 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 10 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.22%) DFS Replication
6 9 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.09%) NFS
8 7 (0.95%) Squid
9 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (4.21%) SCCM
2 16 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.49%) Ansible
3 11 (1.49%) vCenter Server
4 10 (1.36%) HP ALM
4 10 (1.36%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.22%) OpenView
5 9 (1.22%) OVSD
5 9 (1.22%) SCOM
6 8 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.95%) Consul
7 7 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.68%) DameWare
9 5 (0.68%) Terraform
10 4 (0.54%) Grafana
Vendors
1 170 (23.07%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.78%) Oracle
3 46 (6.24%) HP
4 43 (5.83%) SAP
5 39 (5.29%) NetApp
5 39 (5.29%) VMware
6 38 (5.16%) Cisco
7 27 (3.66%) Citrix
8 24 (3.26%) IBM
9 13 (1.76%) Google
10 12 (1.63%) Tableau
11 11 (1.49%) Cognos
11 11 (1.49%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.36%) Juniper
12 10 (1.36%) Remedy
12 10 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.36%) Symantec
13 9 (1.22%) Clearswift
13 9 (1.22%) Huawei
13 9 (1.22%) McAfee