Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 26 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.

IT Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 139 107
Rank change year-on-year -12 -32 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 41 53 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.93% 1.23% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.29% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 34
East of England median daily rate £360 £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -27.42% +3.33%
10th Percentile £144 £106 £133
90th Percentile £453 £411 £488
England median daily rate £350 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.90% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 34
East of England median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -42.11% +8.57%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.50 £8.75
90th Percentile £15.00 £33.25 £23.25
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.18 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -5.50% -

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 4,186 4,112 4,845
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.05% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,369 2,447 2,859
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 332 395
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £22.68 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +7.98% +6.33%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.51 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 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 -6 19 £400 +23.08% 13
Cambridgeshire -3 16 £275 +148.31% 2
Bedfordshire -13 3 £300 +93.55% 4
Essex -8 2 £130 -32.53% 2
Norfolk -8 1 £425 - 2
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) VBA
4 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) ERP
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) MS Access
5 6 (14.63%) Quality Management
5 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) JD Edwards
6 5 (12.20%) LIMS
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (12.20%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.32%) SLA

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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MS Access
2 5 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) German Language
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) LIMS
3 1 (2.44%) Animation
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) ERP
3 6 (14.63%) Quality Management
4 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
5 3 (7.32%) SDLC
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
1 7 (17.07%) VBA
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) OpenView
1 3 (7.32%) OVSD
2 1 (2.44%) DameWare
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.44%) Virgin Media