Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 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.

Technical Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 158 170
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 45 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 1.06% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.13% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 11
East of England median daily rate £325 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +28.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £115 £220 £200
90th Percentile £550 £544 £475
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -17.95% -2.50%
England median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +8.25% -7.25% -24.18%

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 4,809 4,778 4,606
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 94.17% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,838 2,752 2,637
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £197 £213 £200
90th Percentile £586 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 367 379
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.19% -11.42% -3.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.08 £11.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the East of England

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the East of England.

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

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the East of England.

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

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 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 +7 19 £113 -53.13% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £288 +15.00% 2
Essex -9 10 £550 +4.76% 1
East Anglia -1 4 - - 2
Suffolk -14 2 £333 -39.55%
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (31.11%) Information Security
2 12 (26.67%) Law
3 11 (24.44%) Web Services
3 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Firewall
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
7 7 (15.56%) Linux
7 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
7 7 (15.56%) Information Security Management
7 7 (15.56%) Sony
7 7 (15.56%) Network Security
7 7 (15.56%) ISMS
7 7 (15.56%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
7 7 (15.56%) Security Management
7 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
7 7 (15.56%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 6 (13.33%) Citrix
9 5 (11.11%) SAN
9 5 (11.11%) Internet
9 5 (11.11%) SOA
9 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.11%) SOAP
9 5 (11.11%) XML

Technical 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Akamai
2 1 (2.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) WebEx
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (26.67%) Law
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Electronics
3 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) RESTful
3 3 (6.67%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) JSON Schema
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) NHS
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Information Security
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
4 7 (15.56%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (15.56%) Information Security Management
4 7 (15.56%) ISMS
4 7 (15.56%) Security Management
4 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (11.11%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCSA
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CCNA
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GDPR
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Sony
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 4 (8.89%) Computacenter
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Toshiba
7 2 (4.44%) VMware
8 1 (2.22%) Google