Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £364 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 803 724 1,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.86% 15.38% 20.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.85% 16.32% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 471 615
East of England median daily rate £364 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £135 £185 £151
90th Percentile £500 £525 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 59 134
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -17.58% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.40 £11.73
90th Percentile £22.78 £33.05 £32.40
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +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 4,499 4,436 4,975
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.22% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,566 2,631 2,893
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £205 £207
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 344 356
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.50 £11.44
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +1 262 £330 -12.00% 52
Cambridgeshire +4 198 £375 +15.38% 37
Essex +5 156 £388 -4.32% 24
Bedfordshire +1 88 £400 +4.58% 24
Suffolk -6 48 £319 -29.17% 14
Norfolk +2 37 £348 -18.24% 13
East Anglia -3 19 £438 -2.78%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 172 (21.42%) Windows
2 157 (19.55%) Microsoft
3 135 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
4 124 (15.44%) ITIL
5 119 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (14.32%) Finance
7 101 (12.58%) SQL
8 94 (11.71%) Business Analysis
9 91 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (10.21%) Active Directory
11 79 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
12 73 (9.09%) Retail
13 71 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
14 67 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 61 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
16 60 (7.47%) Migration
17 58 (7.22%) Data Analysis
17 58 (7.22%) Incident Management
18 57 (7.10%) Change Management
19 55 (6.85%) JIRA
20 53 (6.60%) SAP
21 50 (6.23%) Oracle
22 49 (6.10%) Scrum
22 49 (6.10%) Test Scripting
23 48 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
24 46 (5.73%) ERP
24 46 (5.73%) Data Modelling
25 44 (5.48%) XML
26 43 (5.35%) Security Cleared
27 42 (5.23%) Service Management

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 26 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.99%) Confluence
3 15 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.75%) CMS
7 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.50%) Mule
9 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.25%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.25%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.25%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.12%) IIS
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
11 1 (0.12%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 135 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.50%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.37%) assyst
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.37%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.37%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.25%) Lorenzo
7 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.74%) Office 365
2 12 (1.49%) SaaS
3 9 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.37%) Taleo
5 3 (0.37%) Veeva
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.25%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.25%) vREST
6 2 (0.25%) Yammer
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.36%) Internet
2 17 (2.12%) WAN
3 15 (1.87%) Firewall
3 15 (1.87%) SSL
3 15 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.74%) VoIP
4 14 (1.74%) VPN
5 12 (1.49%) LAN
6 10 (1.25%) DNS
7 8 (1.00%) SAN
8 7 (0.87%) DHCP
9 6 (0.75%) Skype
9 6 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.75%) WLAN
10 5 (0.62%) Network Security
11 4 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.50%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.50%) NAS
11 4 (0.50%) Wireless
12 3 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.49%) Big Data
5 12 (1.49%) MySQL
6 11 (1.37%) Electronic Patient Records
6 11 (1.37%) MS Access
7 9 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.00%) Power BI
8 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.62%) DB2
11 5 (0.62%) Pentaho
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.50%) GIS
13 3 (0.37%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 55 (6.85%) JIRA
2 24 (2.99%) Selenium
3 12 (1.49%) SoapUI
4 9 (1.12%) JMeter
5 8 (1.00%) Toad
6 7 (0.87%) Maven
6 7 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.62%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.50%) Protractor
9 4 (0.50%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.50%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.37%) TestRail
11 2 (0.25%) MSTest
11 2 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.25%) Robot Framework
General
1 115 (14.32%) Finance
2 73 (9.09%) Retail
3 41 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 29 (3.61%) Law
5 16 (1.99%) Marketing
6 15 (1.87%) Legal
7 13 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.25%) Military
9 8 (1.00%) Electronics
10 4 (0.50%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Front Office
11 3 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Automotive
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.48%) XML
2 15 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (1.87%) Web Services
3 14 (1.74%) Middleware
3 14 (1.74%) SOAP
4 13 (1.62%) JSON
5 11 (1.37%) REST
6 10 (1.25%) .NET
6 10 (1.25%) Spring
7 7 (0.87%) JSON Schema
8 6 (0.75%) HTML
9 5 (0.62%) XSLT
10 4 (0.50%) CSS
10 4 (0.50%) EDI
10 4 (0.50%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.37%) RESTful
11 3 (0.37%) Visualforce
12 2 (0.25%) Behat
12 2 (0.25%) XML Messaging
12 2 (0.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.49%) NHS
6 17 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.99%) User Experience
8 15 (1.87%) CMDB
9 11 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.25%) LIMS
11 9 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.87%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.75%) AS400
14 5 (0.62%) Clustering
14 5 (0.62%) Life Science
14 5 (0.62%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.50%) e-Health
15 4 (0.50%) PACS
15 4 (0.50%) Replication
15 4 (0.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 172 (21.42%) Windows
2 37 (4.61%) Windows 7
3 29 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.24%) Linux
5 21 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.37%) Windows 10
8 17 (2.12%) Unix
8 17 (2.12%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.50%) CentOS
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (15.44%) ITIL
2 119 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (11.71%) Business Analysis
4 79 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (7.47%) Migration
8 58 (7.22%) Data Analysis
8 58 (7.22%) Incident Management
9 57 (7.10%) Change Management
10 49 (6.10%) Scrum
10 49 (6.10%) Test Scripting
11 48 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (5.73%) Data Modelling
12 46 (5.73%) ERP
13 42 (5.23%) Service Management
14 39 (4.86%) Service Delivery
15 38 (4.73%) Problem Management
16 36 (4.48%) Analytics
16 36 (4.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 101 (12.58%) SQL
2 40 (4.98%) Java
3 20 (2.49%) C
4 15 (1.87%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.62%) VBA
6 11 (1.37%) C#
6 11 (1.37%) Python
7 10 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.62%) VBScript
10 4 (0.50%) R
10 4 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.37%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.25%) Lua
12 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.25%) Perl
12 2 (0.25%) PHP
12 2 (0.25%) Ruby
12 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 34 (4.23%) Degree
3 30 (3.74%) ISEB
3 30 (3.74%) MCP
4 28 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.62%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.49%) MCSE
8 11 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.00%) CCNA
9 8 (1.00%) MCSA
10 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.50%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.50%) CISSP
12 4 (0.50%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.37%) CCNP
13 3 (0.37%) CCSP
13 3 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.23%) QA
2 33 (4.11%) GDPR
3 28 (3.49%) SLA
4 19 (2.37%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.99%) PMO
6 11 (1.37%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.25%) Def Stans
8 6 (0.75%) HL7
9 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.12%) COBIT
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (10.21%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.74%) Squid
4 9 (1.12%) Docker
5 8 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (1.49%) SCCM
2 11 (1.37%) OpenView
2 11 (1.37%) OVSD
3 9 (1.12%) Ansible
3 9 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.87%) Consul
4 7 (0.87%) HP ALM
4 7 (0.87%) NetBackup
4 7 (0.87%) SCOM
5 5 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.62%) Terraform
6 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.25%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) DameWare
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 157 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.60%) SAP
3 50 (6.23%) Oracle
4 34 (4.23%) Cisco
4 34 (4.23%) VMware
5 31 (3.86%) HP
6 28 (3.49%) NetApp
7 24 (2.99%) Citrix
8 20 (2.49%) IBM
9 13 (1.62%) Cognos
9 13 (1.62%) Remedy
9 13 (1.62%) Tableau
10 12 (1.49%) Google
11 11 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.37%) Workday
12 10 (1.25%) Forcepoint
12 10 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.12%) JD Edwards
13 9 (1.12%) webMethods
14 7 (0.87%) Red Hat