Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 850 784 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.68% 15.57% 19.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.74% 16.53% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 461 558
East of England median daily rate £370 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.13% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £135 £200 £163
90th Percentile £500 £525 £494
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 89 148
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -12.12% +1.15%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.40 £11.04
90th Percentile £20.78 £31.20 £36.00
England median hourly rate £15.48 £15.72 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.50% +4.77% -

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 4,791 4,743 4,661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.03% 94.20% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 2,734 2,657
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +7.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 371 380
East of England median hourly rate £17.36 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.56% -11.42% -4.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.25 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 0 259 £370 +2.07% 47
Cambridgeshire 0 200 £393 +20.77% 53
Essex +3 175 £350 -17.76% 25
Bedfordshire +1 103 £346 -14.83% 18
Suffolk -1 59 £350 -11.39% 8
Norfolk 0 37 £300 -27.21% 9
East Anglia -2 20 £475 +5.56% 18
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 194 (22.82%) Windows
2 157 (18.47%) Microsoft
3 138 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
4 131 (15.41%) Finance
5 128 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (13.76%) ITIL
7 105 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
8 101 (11.88%) Active Directory
9 98 (11.53%) SQL
10 82 (9.65%) Business Analysis
11 79 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 70 (8.24%) Incident Management
13 69 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (7.88%) Microsoft Excel
15 63 (7.41%) Oracle
16 62 (7.29%) Migration
17 60 (7.06%) Service Management
18 57 (6.71%) Data Analysis
19 55 (6.47%) JIRA
19 55 (6.47%) Retail
19 55 (6.47%) Change Management
20 50 (5.88%) Windows 7
21 48 (5.65%) Security Cleared
22 47 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
22 47 (5.53%) ERP
23 46 (5.41%) Test Automation
23 46 (5.41%) User Stories
24 45 (5.29%) SAP
25 44 (5.18%) Project Management
26 43 (5.06%) Scrum

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 41 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.29%) Confluence
3 14 (1.65%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.06%) SAS
5 9 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.82%) Apache
6 7 (0.82%) CMS
7 4 (0.47%) IIS
7 4 (0.47%) Mule
8 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.24%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 138 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (7.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.35%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.24%) SPSS
9 1 (0.12%) HipChat
9 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.35%) Lorenzo
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.12%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.47%) Office 365
2 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.41%) SaaS
4 7 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.47%) Akamai
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.24%) G Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.24%) IaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.24%) vREST
7 2 (0.24%) Yammer
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.24%) Firewall
2 35 (4.12%) Internet
3 20 (2.35%) DNS
4 18 (2.12%) LAN
5 17 (2.00%) WAN
6 16 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.76%) VPN
8 14 (1.65%) VoIP
9 11 (1.29%) Network Security
9 11 (1.29%) SSL
10 9 (1.06%) DHCP
10 9 (1.06%) SAN
10 9 (1.06%) Skype
11 8 (0.94%) Wireless
12 7 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.59%) HTTP
13 5 (0.59%) NAS
13 5 (0.59%) WLAN
14 4 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (1.76%) Electronic Patient Records
4 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.29%) MySQL
6 11 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.82%) Big Data
7 7 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.59%) Pentaho
8 5 (0.59%) Power BI
9 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.35%) MS Access
10 3 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.24%) Impala
Development Applications
1 55 (6.47%) JIRA
2 30 (3.53%) Selenium
3 25 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 14 (1.65%) Zephyr
5 13 (1.53%) JMeter
6 11 (1.29%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.94%) Toad
8 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.71%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.47%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.35%) NUnit
11 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 131 (15.41%) Finance
2 55 (6.47%) Retail
3 41 (4.82%) Law
4 25 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (1.76%) Marketing
7 11 (1.29%) Legal
8 10 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.59%) Electronics
10 4 (0.47%) Automotive
10 4 (0.47%) Banking
10 4 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Military
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.12%) XML
2 23 (2.71%) Web Services
3 18 (2.12%) SOAP
4 15 (1.76%) Middleware
5 13 (1.53%) .NET
5 13 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (1.06%) JSON
7 7 (0.82%) REST
7 7 (0.82%) RESTful
8 5 (0.59%) Gherkin
8 5 (0.59%) LDAP
9 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.35%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.35%) COM
10 3 (0.35%) EDI
10 3 (0.35%) HTML
10 3 (0.35%) JSON Schema
10 3 (0.35%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.24%) Behat
12 1 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 33 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.41%) NHS
5 21 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.29%) User Experience
8 10 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.06%) Clustering
9 9 (1.06%) CMDB
9 9 (1.06%) LIMS
10 8 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.82%) e-Health
11 7 (0.82%) Life Science
11 7 (0.82%) PACS
12 6 (0.71%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.59%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 194 (22.82%) Windows
2 50 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 42 (4.94%) Linux
3 42 (4.94%) Windows 10
4 29 (3.41%) Unix
4 29 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.88%) Windows 8
6 14 (1.65%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.59%) CentOS
9 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (13.76%) ITIL
3 82 (9.65%) Business Analysis
4 79 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (8.24%) Incident Management
6 69 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (7.29%) Migration
8 60 (7.06%) Service Management
9 57 (6.71%) Data Analysis
10 55 (6.47%) Change Management
11 47 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (5.53%) ERP
12 46 (5.41%) Test Automation
12 46 (5.41%) User Stories
13 44 (5.18%) Project Management
14 43 (5.06%) Scrum
15 41 (4.82%) Analytics
15 41 (4.82%) CRM
16 40 (4.71%) Test Scripting
17 37 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 98 (11.53%) SQL
2 38 (4.47%) Java
3 25 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.24%) C
5 17 (2.00%) C#
5 17 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.76%) Python
7 12 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.06%) Perl
9 8 (0.94%) VBA
10 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.71%) VB
12 5 (0.59%) VBScript
13 3 (0.35%) Groovy
13 3 (0.35%) R
13 3 (0.35%) Ruby
13 3 (0.35%) Scala
13 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.24%) JCL
Qualifications
1 48 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.12%) Degree
3 34 (4.00%) ISEB
4 26 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.71%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.29%) MCP
10 9 (1.06%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.94%) CCNA
11 8 (0.94%) MCSE
12 6 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.71%) MCSA
13 5 (0.59%) CISSP
14 4 (0.47%) CCNP
14 4 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (0.35%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.24%) GDPR
2 32 (3.76%) QA
3 28 (3.29%) SLA
4 26 (3.06%) PMO
5 20 (2.35%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.06%) HL7
7 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.24%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.12%) COBIT
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 101 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.82%) Squid
4 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.24%) Docker
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.53%) SCCM
2 9 (1.06%) OpenView
2 9 (1.06%) OVSD
3 7 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.47%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.47%) SCOM
7 3 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.24%) Ansible
8 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.24%) Puppet
8 2 (0.24%) QRadar
8 2 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 157 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.41%) Oracle
3 45 (5.29%) SAP
4 29 (3.41%) Citrix
5 27 (3.18%) VMware
6 25 (2.94%) Cisco
7 23 (2.71%) ServiceNow
8 22 (2.59%) HP
9 16 (1.88%) Remedy
10 14 (1.65%) NetApp
11 12 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.29%) webMethods
13 10 (1.18%) Cognos
13 10 (1.18%) Forcepoint
14 8 (0.94%) IBM
14 8 (0.94%) Sony
14 8 (0.94%) Symantec
15 7 (0.82%) BMC
15 7 (0.82%) Dell