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

Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 6480 7828 9189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.25% 16.07% 18.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.10% 16.91% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4306 5173 5941
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 388 543
Median hourly rate £15.64 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.42 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £35.65 £27.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 June 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 3217 £450 +5.88% 633
South East -2 1104 £375 - 255
South West 0 421 £350 +2.94% 116
North West 0 393 £364 +3.92% 143
West Midlands 0 360 £335 -4.28% 124
Yorkshire +1 350 £367 +1.24% 143
East of England -5 321 £400 +14.28% 89
East Midlands -2 228 £400 +10.34% 49
North East +12 46 £325 +8.33% 26
Midlands +5 16 £364 -19.16% 174
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3639 (28.35%) Finance
2 2457 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2197 (17.12%) SQL
4 2067 (16.10%) Business Analysis
5 1654 (12.89%) Banking
6 1652 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1566 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 1457 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 1403 (10.93%) Windows
10 1171 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
11 1000 (7.79%) ITIL
12 932 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
13 900 (7.01%) Data Analysis
14 898 (7.00%) Oracle
15 879 (6.85%) Project Management
16 878 (6.84%) Migration
17 864 (6.73%) Active Directory
18 840 (6.54%) Retail
19 794 (6.19%) Degree
20 740 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
21 714 (5.56%) User Stories
22 712 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
23 702 (5.47%) Scrum
24 676 (5.27%) Analytics
25 674 (5.25%) Security Cleared
26 656 (5.11%) SAP
27 643 (5.01%) Change Management
28 616 (4.80%) Test Automation
29 611 (4.76%) SQL Server
30 605 (4.71%) Test Scripting

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 391 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 209 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 208 (1.62%) SAS
4 176 (1.37%) Confluence
5 124 (0.97%) CMS
6 102 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 99 (0.77%) IIS
8 69 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 56 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 53 (0.41%) Apache Spark
11 50 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 50 (0.39%) IBM Notes
12 44 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 41 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 40 (0.31%) JBoss
15 37 (0.29%) Apache
16 33 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 33 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
17 27 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
18 26 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1171 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 932 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
3 459 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 383 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 171 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 129 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.20%) SPSS
8 19 (0.15%) Stata
9 7 (0.055%) Mingle
10 5 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.039%) InDesign
10 5 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.031%) Open Workbench
11 4 (0.031%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.008%) HipChat
14 1 (0.008%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 184 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 54 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 53 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 51 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 50 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 47 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 47 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 43 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
9 42 (0.33%) Maximo
10 36 (0.28%) thinkFolio
11 34 (0.26%) SAP ERP
12 33 (0.26%) Markit EDM
12 33 (0.26%) Temenos T24
13 32 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
14 28 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
14 28 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
15 24 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
15 24 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
16 23 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 276 (2.15%) Office 365
2 99 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 80 (0.62%) SaaS
5 56 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
7 31 (0.24%) G Suite
8 27 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 22 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.13%) GitHub
12 15 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
13 14 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.11%) Mimecast
14 12 (0.093%) Google Tag Manager
15 8 (0.062%) Trello
16 7 (0.055%) IaaS
16 7 (0.055%) OpenDNS
16 7 (0.055%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 304 (2.37%) Firewall
2 186 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 185 (1.44%) LAN
4 181 (1.41%) WAN
5 171 (1.33%) Internet
6 166 (1.29%) DNS
7 137 (1.07%) VPN
8 122 (0.95%) DHCP
9 113 (0.88%) Network Security
10 104 (0.81%) Wireless
11 84 (0.65%) SAN
12 58 (0.45%) VoIP
13 57 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 55 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
15 49 (0.38%) LDAP
16 47 (0.37%) Intranet
17 43 (0.34%) Skype
18 41 (0.32%) HTTP
19 33 (0.26%) MPLS
19 33 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 381 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 372 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 237 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 212 (1.65%) Big Data
6 201 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 175 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 170 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 142 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 120 (0.93%) QlikView
11 111 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 100 (0.78%) DB2
13 93 (0.72%) MS Access
14 90 (0.70%) Power BI
15 76 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 67 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
17 66 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 60 (0.47%) MySQL
19 55 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
20 49 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 551 (4.29%) JIRA
2 279 (2.17%) Selenium
3 159 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 133 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 119 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 116 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 101 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 91 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 78 (0.61%) HP UFT
10 69 (0.54%) Git (software)
11 58 (0.45%) LoadRunner
11 58 (0.45%) SpecFlow
12 54 (0.42%) JMeter
13 38 (0.30%) TeamCity
14 33 (0.26%) Toad
15 32 (0.25%) Eclipse
16 29 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
17 27 (0.21%) ERwin
18 26 (0.20%) Subversion
19 23 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3639 (28.35%) Finance
2 1654 (12.89%) Banking
3 840 (6.54%) Retail
4 464 (3.62%) Front Office
5 441 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 407 (3.17%) Marketing
7 364 (2.84%) Legal
8 356 (2.77%) Telecoms
9 227 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 215 (1.68%) Back Office
11 159 (1.24%) Retail Banking
12 142 (1.11%) Law
13 137 (1.07%) Advertising
14 107 (0.83%) Publishing
15 105 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 98 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
17 84 (0.65%) Billing
18 77 (0.60%) Automotive
19 55 (0.43%) French Language
20 53 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (2.58%) XML
2 260 (2.03%) Web Services
3 256 (1.99%) .NET
4 130 (1.01%) HTML
5 98 (0.76%) Middleware
6 94 (0.73%) SOAP
7 73 (0.57%) Gherkin
8 57 (0.44%) JSON
9 54 (0.42%) REST
10 53 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
11 52 (0.41%) AngularJS
11 52 (0.41%) CSS
12 47 (0.37%) ASP.NET
13 33 (0.26%) .NET Framework
14 32 (0.25%) HTML5
15 31 (0.24%) Node.js
16 29 (0.23%) J2EE
16 29 (0.23%) Murex MxML
16 29 (0.23%) XSLT
17 28 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1652 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 444 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 274 (2.13%) Derivative
4 257 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 246 (1.92%) User Experience
6 241 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 238 (1.85%) Fixed Income
8 166 (1.29%) NHS
9 163 (1.27%) Equities
10 144 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 141 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 137 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 116 (0.90%) Credit Risk
13 116 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 90 (0.70%) Market Risk
15 87 (0.68%) Blackberry
16 84 (0.65%) Reference Data
17 77 (0.60%) SWIFT
18 70 (0.55%) Smart Meter
19 67 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1403 (10.93%) Windows
2 448 (3.49%) Unix
3 429 (3.34%) Windows 7
4 395 (3.08%) Linux
5 307 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 197 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 165 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 155 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 104 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 101 (0.79%) Android
11 91 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 88 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 76 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 54 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 38 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (0.29%) AIX
17 35 (0.27%) Windows Vista
18 34 (0.26%) Solaris
19 16 (0.12%) CentOS
20 10 (0.078%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2457 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2067 (16.10%) Business Analysis
3 1457 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1000 (7.79%) ITIL
5 900 (7.01%) Data Analysis
6 879 (6.85%) Project Management
7 878 (6.84%) Migration
8 740 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 714 (5.56%) User Stories
10 712 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 702 (5.47%) Scrum
12 676 (5.27%) Analytics
13 643 (5.01%) Change Management
14 616 (4.80%) Test Automation
15 605 (4.71%) Test Scripting
16 579 (4.51%) Data Modelling
17 528 (4.11%) SDLC
18 503 (3.92%) CRM
19 502 (3.91%) Use Case
20 463 (3.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2197 (17.12%) SQL
2 464 (3.62%) Java
3 323 (2.52%) Python
4 285 (2.22%) VBA
5 267 (2.08%) C#
6 185 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 168 (1.31%) R
8 147 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 123 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 121 (0.94%) C
11 107 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 103 (0.80%) Perl
13 77 (0.60%) C++
14 70 (0.55%) VB
15 68 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 47 (0.37%) PHP
17 44 (0.34%) VBScript
18 41 (0.32%) Bash Shell
19 39 (0.30%) Scala
20 36 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 794 (6.19%) Degree
2 674 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 508 (3.96%) ISEB
4 447 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 249 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 148 (1.15%) CISSP
7 134 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 113 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 106 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 105 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 101 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 78 (0.61%) CISM
13 74 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
14 70 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
15 68 (0.53%) CCNA
16 62 (0.48%) CCNP
17 56 (0.44%) IIBA
18 52 (0.41%) MCP
19 51 (0.40%) MCSE
20 49 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 484 (3.77%) QA
2 397 (3.09%) PMO
3 394 (3.07%) MiFID
4 311 (2.42%) SLA
5 301 (2.35%) Data Quality
6 144 (1.12%) GDPR
7 120 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 109 (0.85%) EMIR
9 87 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
10 75 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 71 (0.55%) IFRS
12 54 (0.42%) IFRS 9
13 50 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
14 46 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 35 (0.27%) Solvency II
16 32 (0.25%) COBIT
17 27 (0.21%) SEPA
18 19 (0.15%) Basel II
19 18 (0.14%) Basel III
19 18 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 864 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 173 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 58 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (0.44%) vSphere
6 52 (0.41%) XenApp
7 34 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 31 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.17%) Docker
9 22 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.093%) Firmware
12 10 (0.078%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.078%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 9 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.062%) Snort
14 8 (0.062%) Time Sharing Option
15 7 (0.055%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 179 (1.39%) SCCM
2 156 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 44 (0.34%) NetBackup
4 28 (0.22%) SCOM
5 26 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 23 (0.18%) Control-M
7 20 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 20 (0.16%) Nagios
8 19 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.15%) WSUS
9 18 (0.14%) Ansible
9 18 (0.14%) Puppet
9 18 (0.14%) QRadar
10 16 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
11 15 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 15 (0.12%) Kibana
11 15 (0.12%) vCenter Server
12 14 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1566 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 898 (7.00%) Oracle
3 656 (5.11%) SAP
4 302 (2.35%) HP
5 288 (2.24%) VMware
6 276 (2.15%) Cisco
7 263 (2.05%) Citrix
8 225 (1.75%) Tableau
9 184 (1.43%) Google
10 163 (1.27%) ServiceNow
11 161 (1.25%) IBM
12 142 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
13 132 (1.03%) Remedy
14 88 (0.69%) Adobe
15 84 (0.65%) Murex
16 74 (0.58%) Splunk
17 73 (0.57%) Sybase
17 73 (0.57%) Teradata
18 72 (0.56%) Apple
19 68 (0.53%) Bloomberg
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