Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £269 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 September 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.

IT Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 152 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 -60 +46
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 49 56 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 1.15% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.22% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 50
East of England median daily rate £269 £300 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +30.43% -37.84%
10th Percentile £119 £118 £130
90th Percentile £486 £478 £491
England median daily rate £333 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -5.00% -3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 38
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.47% +1.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £9.94 £11.55 £8.25
90th Percentile £16.75 £33.08 £20.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +3.45%

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 4,733 4,597 4,849
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 94.03% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,752 2,688 2,778
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 364 385
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -11.42% -0.88%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.97 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.85 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the East of England

IT 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 IT Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in the East of England

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in the East of England

IT 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 IT Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in the East of England

IT 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 IT Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 September 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 +6 19 £166 -36.67% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £291 -2.92% 3
Essex -11 9 £298 -6.67% 8
Suffolk - 4 £145 - 1
Bedfordshire -1 3 £269 -10.42%
Norfolk +20 2 £325 +75.68% 1
East Anglia -8 1 £475 - 1
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
5 15 (30.61%) ITIL
6 14 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
8 11 (22.45%) Office 365
8 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (20.41%) Service Management
10 9 (18.37%) ITSM
10 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
11 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
11 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
12 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
12 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
13 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
14 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
14 5 (10.20%) Change Management
15 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (8.16%) Degree
15 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
15 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
15 4 (8.16%) Skype
15 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (6.12%) SCCM
16 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment

IT 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 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) G Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Skype
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) GitLab
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (20.41%) Service Management
4 9 (18.37%) ITSM
4 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
5 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Information Security
9 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
10 2 (4.08%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Altiris
2 2 (4.08%) Apple
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco
2 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.08%) Symantec
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy
3 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.04%) Virgin Media