The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / England
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 6355 8150 8925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.20% 16.62% 18.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.03% 17.45% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 5492 5765
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 326 518
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £11.11 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £32.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 2860 £425 - 564
South East -1 1204 £376 +7.42% 300
North West 0 446 £350 - 155
West Midlands 0 404 £345 +6.15% 121
South West -1 385 £355 +1.42% 116
East of England -2 351 £350 -6.66% 76
Yorkshire -1 336 £350 +3.70% 121
East Midlands 0 273 £350 +7.69% 60
North East -15 66 £350 +6.06% 25
Midlands -3 20 £350 -12.50% 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3619 (27.87%) Finance
2 2380 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2122 (16.34%) SQL
4 2017 (15.53%) Business Analysis
5 1665 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 1553 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1456 (11.21%) Banking
8 1455 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 1454 (11.20%) Windows
10 1181 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 1102 (8.49%) ITIL
12 998 (7.68%) MS Office
13 942 (7.25%) Data Analysis
14 886 (6.82%) Migration
15 876 (6.75%) Oracle
16 852 (6.56%) Active Directory
17 846 (6.51%) Project Management
18 792 (6.10%) Security Cleared
19 779 (6.00%) Retail
20 772 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
21 743 (5.72%) Degree
22 717 (5.52%) Scrum
23 685 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
24 663 (5.11%) User Stories
25 661 (5.09%) SAP
26 650 (5.01%) Change Management
27 648 (4.99%) SQL Server
28 642 (4.94%) Analytics
29 587 (4.52%) Test Scripting
30 563 (4.34%) Data Modelling

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 385 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 219 (1.69%) SAS
3 184 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 160 (1.23%) Confluence
5 124 (0.95%) CMS
6 89 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 87 (0.67%) IIS
8 86 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 74 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 72 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 60 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 48 (0.37%) IBM Notes
13 40 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 36 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
16 34 (0.26%) Apache
17 33 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.22%) Tomcat
19 28 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
20 26 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1181 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 998 (7.68%) MS Office
3 388 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 369 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 169 (1.30%) MS Project
6 163 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.18%) SPSS
8 9 (0.069%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.054%) Stata
10 6 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.046%) LaTeX
11 5 (0.039%) Open Workbench
11 5 (0.039%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.031%) Mingle
12 4 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.023%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.015%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 181 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 57 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 54 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 54 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 49 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 41 (0.32%) SAP CO
6 41 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 40 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 40 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 38 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
9 34 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 33 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 33 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
11 29 (0.22%) thinkFolio
12 28 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
12 28 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 26 (0.20%) Maximo
14 20 (0.15%) Endur
14 20 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 225 (1.73%) Office 365
2 99 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (0.66%) SaaS
4 64 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 41 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 38 (0.29%) IaaS
7 36 (0.28%) PaaS
8 28 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 22 (0.17%) G Suite
11 21 (0.16%) GitHub
12 20 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
13 15 (0.12%) Mimecast
14 11 (0.085%) Google Tag Manager
15 10 (0.077%) OneDrive
16 9 (0.069%) Trello
17 7 (0.054%) Force.com
18 6 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
19 5 (0.039%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 321 (2.47%) Firewall
2 202 (1.56%) LAN
3 199 (1.53%) WAN
4 198 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 149 (1.15%) Internet
6 145 (1.12%) DNS
7 139 (1.07%) VPN
8 137 (1.05%) Network Security
9 121 (0.93%) Wireless
10 90 (0.69%) DHCP
11 86 (0.66%) VoIP
12 69 (0.53%) Intranet
13 67 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 60 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
15 55 (0.42%) SAN
16 51 (0.39%) HTTP
17 45 (0.35%) MPLS
18 44 (0.34%) LDAP
19 39 (0.30%) Unified Communications
20 36 (0.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 425 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
3 288 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 282 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 238 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 216 (1.66%) Big Data
7 192 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
8 178 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 142 (1.09%) QlikView
10 136 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 114 (0.88%) DB2
12 106 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 83 (0.64%) MS Access
14 82 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 78 (0.60%) Data Mining
15 78 (0.60%) Power BI
16 75 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
17 63 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
18 50 (0.39%) MySQL
18 50 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 486 (3.74%) JIRA
2 308 (2.37%) Selenium
3 156 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 146 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 117 (0.90%) WebDriver
6 108 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 93 (0.72%) HP UFT
8 92 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 78 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 63 (0.49%) Git (software)
11 53 (0.41%) LoadRunner
12 50 (0.39%) JMeter
13 47 (0.36%) SpecFlow
14 41 (0.32%) Eclipse
15 37 (0.28%) TeamCity
16 35 (0.27%) Toad
17 33 (0.25%) Subversion
18 30 (0.23%) Appium
18 30 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 26 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3619 (27.87%) Finance
2 1456 (11.21%) Banking
3 779 (6.00%) Retail
4 410 (3.16%) Front Office
5 397 (3.06%) Marketing
6 378 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 375 (2.89%) Investment Banking
8 370 (2.85%) Legal
9 231 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 227 (1.75%) Back Office
11 167 (1.29%) Law
12 145 (1.12%) Advertising
13 121 (0.93%) Publishing
14 114 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 103 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 96 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
17 70 (0.54%) Billing
18 62 (0.48%) Automotive
19 58 (0.45%) French Language
20 53 (0.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (2.70%) XML
2 268 (2.06%) .NET
3 258 (1.99%) Web Services
4 131 (1.01%) HTML
5 112 (0.86%) SOAP
6 79 (0.61%) Middleware
7 67 (0.52%) Gherkin
8 57 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
9 56 (0.43%) CSS
10 48 (0.37%) JSON
11 41 (0.32%) REST
12 38 (0.29%) ASP.NET
13 34 (0.26%) .NET Framework
14 32 (0.25%) RESTful
15 30 (0.23%) AngularJS
16 22 (0.17%) HTML5
16 22 (0.17%) Murex MxML
16 22 (0.17%) XSLT
17 21 (0.16%) XML Messaging
18 20 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1553 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 454 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 303 (2.33%) Derivative
4 297 (2.29%) User Experience
5 258 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 232 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 227 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 207 (1.59%) Equities
9 197 (1.52%) NHS
10 148 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 127 (0.98%) Credit Risk
12 123 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 118 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 100 (0.77%) Mobile App
15 95 (0.73%) SWIFT
16 88 (0.68%) Reference Data
17 78 (0.60%) Market Risk
18 77 (0.59%) iPad
19 70 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
20 67 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1454 (11.20%) Windows
2 479 (3.69%) Windows 7
3 467 (3.60%) Unix
4 427 (3.29%) Linux
5 272 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 152 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 151 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 146 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 120 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 102 (0.79%) Android
11 95 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 82 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 73 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 59 (0.45%) AIX
15 50 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 32 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 31 (0.24%) Windows Vista
18 19 (0.15%) Solaris
19 18 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (0.092%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2380 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2017 (15.53%) Business Analysis
3 1455 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 1102 (8.49%) ITIL
5 942 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 886 (6.82%) Migration
7 846 (6.51%) Project Management
8 772 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 717 (5.52%) Scrum
10 685 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 663 (5.11%) User Stories
12 650 (5.01%) Change Management
13 642 (4.94%) Analytics
14 587 (4.52%) Test Scripting
15 563 (4.34%) Data Modelling
16 530 (4.08%) CRM
17 500 (3.85%) Use Case
18 489 (3.77%) SDLC
19 440 (3.39%) Service Management
20 431 (3.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2122 (16.34%) SQL
2 470 (3.62%) Java
3 309 (2.38%) C#
4 290 (2.23%) Python
5 244 (1.88%) VBA
6 183 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 148 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 141 (1.09%) R
9 136 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 131 (1.01%) C
11 122 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 94 (0.72%) C++
13 91 (0.70%) Perl
14 71 (0.55%) VB
15 59 (0.45%) Shell Script
16 46 (0.35%) VBScript
17 39 (0.30%) Ruby
18 29 (0.22%) PHP
19 27 (0.21%) VB.NET
20 25 (0.19%) JCL
Qualifications
1 792 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 743 (5.72%) Degree
3 546 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 495 (3.81%) ISEB
5 235 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 173 (1.33%) CISSP
7 140 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 124 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 114 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 104 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 103 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 84 (0.65%) CCNA
13 77 (0.59%) CISM
14 67 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 61 (0.47%) MCP
16 60 (0.46%) CCNP
17 55 (0.42%) CISA
18 52 (0.40%) IIBA
19 49 (0.38%) MCSE
20 44 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 506 (3.90%) QA
2 399 (3.07%) PMO
3 327 (2.52%) MiFID
4 325 (2.50%) SLA
5 320 (2.46%) Data Quality
6 114 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 82 (0.63%) EMIR
8 78 (0.60%) GDPR
9 75 (0.58%) PCI DSS
10 74 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
11 65 (0.50%) Solvency II
12 63 (0.49%) IFRS
13 54 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
14 46 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 40 (0.31%) IFRS 9
16 36 (0.28%) SEPA
17 25 (0.19%) COBIT
18 22 (0.17%) FATCA
19 19 (0.15%) Basel III
20 18 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 852 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 173 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (0.52%) XenApp
4 56 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 49 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 45 (0.35%) vSphere
7 41 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 33 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 31 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 17 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.092%) Firmware
12 12 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.085%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 9 (0.069%) Docker
15 9 (0.069%) RACF
16 8 (0.062%) XenServer
17 7 (0.054%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 158 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 144 (1.11%) SCCM
3 54 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 24 (0.18%) Control-M
5 23 (0.18%) Nagios
5 23 (0.18%) QRadar
6 22 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 22 (0.17%) SCOM
7 21 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 20 (0.15%) Nessus
9 18 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (0.14%) WSUS
10 17 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 16 (0.12%) AirWatch
11 16 (0.12%) Kibana
11 16 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 14 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
13 13 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (0.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1665 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 876 (6.75%) Oracle
3 661 (5.09%) SAP
4 298 (2.29%) Cisco
5 292 (2.25%) Citrix
6 286 (2.20%) VMware
7 265 (2.04%) HP
8 203 (1.56%) Tableau
9 169 (1.30%) IBM
10 154 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 146 (1.12%) ServiceNow
12 142 (1.09%) Google
13 125 (0.96%) Remedy
14 95 (0.73%) Adobe
15 92 (0.71%) CheckPoint
16 89 (0.69%) Splunk
17 84 (0.65%) Sybase
18 77 (0.59%) Bloomberg
19 76 (0.59%) Murex
20 73 (0.56%) Apple
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Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Rate: £350 - 380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £competitive day rate
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Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
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Rate: Up to £550 per day
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Testing Circle Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £11.17 per annum
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Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £380 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum
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West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
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Hampshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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