Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 150 115
Rank change year-on-year -10 -35 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 44 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.89% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.94% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 40
East of England median daily rate £263 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £112 £141 £163
90th Percentile £474 £438 £488
England median daily rate £321 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -8.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 18
East of England median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.34% +5.66% -30.26%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.71 £9.48
90th Percentile £25.37 £29.50 £20.24
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.02 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.09% -7.04% -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 4,614 4,776 4,572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 94.48% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,723 2,767 2,621
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 352 373
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.18% -2.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.13 £11.01
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.60
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

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 18 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 December 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
Essex -2 15 £263 +101.92% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £413 +43.48% 4
Hertfordshire -5 10 £163 -50.76% 3
Suffolk -2 3 £140 - 1
Bedfordshire 0 2 £325 -22.16% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
3 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Windows 10
4 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (27.27%) Office 365
6 11 (25.00%) Service Management
7 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 10 (22.73%) ITSM
8 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
8 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
8 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
9 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 8 (18.18%) Supplier Management
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 7 (15.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
12 5 (11.36%) Change Management
12 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
13 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (9.09%) Skype
13 4 (9.09%) Linux
13 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
13 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
14 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
14 3 (6.82%) SCCM

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 (4.55%) Documentum
1 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) G Suite
2 2 (4.55%) OneDrive
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Veeva
3 1 (2.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Skype
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) GitLab
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) iPhone
2 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Life Science
3 1 (2.27%) LIMS
3 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows 10
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Management
3 10 (22.73%) ITSM
3 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
4 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
5 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 8 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Information Security
9 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) PDM
10 2 (4.55%) Project Management
10 2 (4.55%) Validation
10 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ACSP
2 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CBAP
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) GxP
2 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Apple
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Altiris
3 2 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) OpenText
3 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.55%) Siebel
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco