Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 282 277
Rank change year-on-year -44 -5 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 752 864 930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.96% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 607 620
England median daily rate £325 £360 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £113 £128 £118
90th Percentile £500 £609 £588
UK median daily rate £313 £360 £365
% change year-on-year -13.19% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 103
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% -4.62%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.98 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.75 £23.08 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £15.38 £13.11 £14.00
% change year-on-year +17.38% -6.39% -3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 90,002 89,794 93,514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.90% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,135 59,792 61,540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,774 2,664 3,027
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.23% +3.89% +1.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.68 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Analyst in England

IT 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 IT Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
London -44 339 £329 -22.65% 87
South East -15 142 £213 -30.61% 38
Midlands -7 96 £390 +20.00% 30
North of England -19 84 £273 -9.17% 37
North West -13 53 £195 -37.60% 25
East of England +4 47 £263 -12.50% 10
West Midlands -13 47 £390 +21.88% 17
South West -22 43 £375 +3.09% 14
East Midlands -7 37 £235 -32.86% 13
Yorkshire -7 28 £350 +59.09% 9
North East -8 3 £233 +55.00% 3
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 England region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 257 (34.18%) Windows
2 205 (27.26%) Active Directory
3 188 (25.00%) Finance
4 180 (23.94%) Microsoft
5 155 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
6 128 (17.02%) ITIL
7 125 (16.62%) Windows 10
8 120 (15.96%) Windows 7
9 100 (13.30%) Office 365
10 93 (12.37%) Business Analysis
11 87 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
13 67 (8.91%) Service Management
14 59 (7.85%) Banking
15 58 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
16 57 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 52 (6.91%) Degree
18 49 (6.52%) Information Security
19 47 (6.25%) ServiceNow
20 46 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
21 45 (5.98%) SQL
21 45 (5.98%) Retail
22 44 (5.85%) Project Management
23 42 (5.59%) Cisco
23 42 (5.59%) Apple
24 41 (5.45%) Citrix
24 41 (5.45%) Asset Management
25 40 (5.32%) CISSP
25 40 (5.32%) Migration
25 40 (5.32%) ITSM

IT 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 34 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.99%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.60%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.93%) IIS
4 7 (0.93%) NetWeaver
5 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.40%) Confluence
6 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.40%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.40%) JBoss
7 2 (0.27%) Apache
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.27%) WildFly
8 1 (0.13%) Appian
8 1 (0.13%) Moodle
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.13%) nginx
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 155 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.40%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.40%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Endur
4 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 100 (13.30%) Office 365
2 22 (2.93%) Mimecast
3 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.06%) G Suite
4 8 (1.06%) SaaS
5 6 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.27%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.52%) LAN
2 32 (4.26%) Firewall
3 27 (3.59%) WAN
4 24 (3.19%) DHCP
4 24 (3.19%) DNS
5 20 (2.66%) Wireless
6 18 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.26%) Skype
7 17 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (2.13%) Internet
8 16 (2.13%) VoIP
8 16 (2.13%) VPN
9 15 (1.99%) Intranet
10 11 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (1.46%) Network Security
11 10 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (1.20%) WebEx
13 8 (1.06%) SMS
14 7 (0.93%) ADSL
14 7 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.93%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.40%) QlikView
6 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.27%) GIS
6 2 (0.27%) MS Access
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.13%) Big Data
7 1 (0.13%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.13%) EDMS
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.13%) Informix
7 1 (0.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.13%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (3.06%) JIRA
2 8 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.53%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.27%) Toad
4 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) GitLab
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.13%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 188 (25.00%) Finance
2 59 (7.85%) Banking
3 45 (5.98%) Retail
4 26 (3.46%) Legal
5 22 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.53%) Front Office
7 17 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.99%) Law
9 14 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.73%) Billing
11 11 (1.46%) Marketing
12 8 (1.06%) Back Office
12 8 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.80%) Electronics
13 6 (0.80%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.40%) Advertising
14 3 (0.40%) Publishing
15 2 (0.27%) French Language
15 2 (0.27%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.93%) SAPUI5
1 7 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (0.80%) Web Services
3 4 (0.53%) FpML
3 4 (0.53%) XML
4 3 (0.40%) .NET
4 3 (0.40%) HTML
5 2 (0.27%) JSP
5 2 (0.27%) LDAP
5 2 (0.27%) Middleware
5 2 (0.27%) XSLT
6 1 (0.13%) CSS
6 1 (0.13%) EDI
6 1 (0.13%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.13%) Flash
6 1 (0.13%) Gearman
6 1 (0.13%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.13%) LAMP
6 1 (0.13%) SOAP
6 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.59%) iPhone
5 26 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.06%) iPad
7 16 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.13%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.73%) FMCG
10 12 (1.60%) e-Learning
11 11 (1.46%) Derivative
11 11 (1.46%) Life Science
11 11 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.33%) PMI
12 10 (1.33%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.20%) EPoS
14 8 (1.06%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 257 (34.18%) Windows
2 125 (16.62%) Windows 10
3 120 (15.96%) Windows 7
4 40 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.93%) Linux
7 21 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.66%) Mac OS X
9 19 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (2.39%) Android
10 18 (2.39%) Unix
11 15 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.06%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.06%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.13%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (17.02%) ITIL
2 93 (12.37%) Business Analysis
3 87 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (8.91%) Service Management
6 57 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (6.52%) Information Security
8 44 (5.85%) Project Management
9 41 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 40 (5.32%) ITSM
10 40 (5.32%) Migration
11 38 (5.05%) Incident Management
12 35 (4.65%) Change Management
13 34 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (3.86%) Waterfall
16 27 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (3.59%) Workflow
17 26 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (3.32%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.98%) SQL
2 22 (2.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (0.93%) ABAP
3 7 (0.93%) Java
4 6 (0.80%) C
5 5 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.40%) C#
6 3 (0.40%) VBA
7 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.27%) VB
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) Perl
8 1 (0.13%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (6.91%) Degree
2 40 (5.32%) CISSP
3 21 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.53%) CISA
4 19 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.73%) CEH
6 13 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (1.46%) CISM
7 11 (1.46%) GIAC
7 11 (1.46%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.33%) CBAP
8 10 (1.33%) MCP
8 10 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.20%) MCSA
10 7 (0.93%) ISEB
11 6 (0.80%) MCSE
12 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.19%) SLA
2 18 (2.39%) GDPR
3 17 (2.26%) PMO
4 14 (1.86%) QA
5 10 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.66%) MiFID
8 4 (0.53%) COBIT
9 3 (0.40%) GxP
9 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.13%) EMIR
11 1 (0.13%) PSD2
11 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 205 (27.26%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.33%) BitLocker
4 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.40%) Snort
6 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.40%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (4.52%) SCCM
2 14 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (1.60%) Jamf Pro
4 10 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (1.20%) AirWatch
6 8 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.53%) CASB
9 4 (0.53%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.53%) WSUS
10 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.27%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.27%) Netcool
11 2 (0.27%) QRadar
12 1 (0.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 180 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 42 (5.59%) Apple
3 42 (5.59%) Cisco
4 41 (5.45%) Citrix
5 33 (4.39%) VMware
6 24 (3.19%) Remedy
7 23 (3.06%) SAP
8 15 (1.99%) Bloomberg
8 15 (1.99%) Qualys
9 14 (1.86%) HP
9 14 (1.86%) Splunk
10 13 (1.73%) Oracle
11 12 (1.60%) McAfee
12 10 (1.33%) Adobe
12 10 (1.33%) Ivanti
12 10 (1.33%) Proofpoint
12 10 (1.33%) Reuters
12 10 (1.33%) Symantec
13 9 (1.20%) iManage