Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £316 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 329 298 309
Rank change year-on-year -31 +11 -37
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 715 819 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.93% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 557 471
England median daily rate £316 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £113 £120 £121
90th Percentile £500 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 96 83
England median hourly rate £15.17 £13.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.40% -7.76% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.64 £10.00 £10.05
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.75 £25.50
UK median hourly rate £15.03 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.33% -3.57% -6.67%

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 86,440 87,851 84,657
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,806 58,894 55,748
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £648 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,583 2,589 2,905
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +0.60% -0.59%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -5.26%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -32 296 £320 -20.00% 88
South East 0 146 £225 -25.31% 42
North of England -28 93 £300 -7.69% 41
Midlands 0 92 £390 +23.81% 34
North West -6 64 £300 -7.69% 24
South West -36 50 £375 +0.67% 21
West Midlands -24 47 £383 +21.43% 17
East of England -7 37 £263 -8.70% 17
East Midlands -12 27 £150 -50.00% 17
Yorkshire -33 23 £350 -6.67% 15
North East -3 6 £300 +118.18% 2
IT Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 255 (35.66%) Windows
2 189 (26.43%) Active Directory
3 183 (25.59%) Finance
4 175 (24.48%) Microsoft
5 154 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
6 126 (17.62%) ITIL
7 122 (17.06%) Windows 10
8 119 (16.64%) Windows 7
9 108 (15.10%) Office 365
10 72 (10.07%) Business Analysis
10 72 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (8.81%) Service Management
13 61 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
15 53 (7.41%) Windows Server
15 53 (7.41%) Banking
16 46 (6.43%) Degree
16 46 (6.43%) ServiceNow
17 45 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
18 44 (6.15%) Citrix
19 42 (5.87%) Management Information System
20 40 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
20 40 (5.59%) SCCM
21 39 (5.45%) CISSP
22 38 (5.31%) Retail
22 38 (5.31%) Asset Management
23 37 (5.17%) SLA
23 37 (5.17%) Cisco
23 37 (5.17%) Information Security

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 35 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.26%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.70%) IIS
4 5 (0.70%) NetWeaver
4 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.42%) Confluence
6 3 (0.42%) Documentum
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 154 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.42%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.14%) Line 500
4 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.10%) Office 365
2 21 (2.94%) Mimecast
3 15 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.68%) SaaS
5 8 (1.12%) G Suite
6 7 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.56%) GitHub
8 4 (0.56%) Google Drive
8 4 (0.56%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.42%) PaaS
10 2 (0.28%) IaaS
10 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.28%) Veeva
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.76%) LAN
2 30 (4.20%) WAN
3 25 (3.50%) DHCP
3 25 (3.50%) DNS
4 24 (3.36%) Firewall
4 24 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.38%) VoIP
6 16 (2.24%) VPN
7 15 (2.10%) Intranet
7 15 (2.10%) Wireless
8 14 (1.96%) Internet
9 12 (1.68%) Skype
9 12 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.12%) Network Security
13 7 (0.98%) WebEx
14 6 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
15 5 (0.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.70%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.42%) GIS
5 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.14%) DTS
7 1 (0.14%) EDMS
7 1 (0.14%) Informix
7 1 (0.14%) MS Access
7 1 (0.14%) MySQL
7 1 (0.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (2.80%) JIRA
2 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.28%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) GitLab
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 183 (25.59%) Finance
2 53 (7.41%) Banking
3 38 (5.31%) Retail
4 28 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.80%) Legal
7 19 (2.66%) Front Office
8 18 (2.52%) Marketing
9 17 (2.38%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.82%) Billing
11 12 (1.68%) Electronics
12 11 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.40%) Law
14 6 (0.84%) Back Office
14 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.70%) French Language
15 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.56%) German Language
17 3 (0.42%) Advertising
17 3 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.84%) .NET
1 6 (0.84%) Web Services
2 5 (0.70%) SAPUI5
2 5 (0.70%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (0.56%) REST
4 2 (0.28%) Flash
4 2 (0.28%) HTML
4 2 (0.28%) JSP
4 2 (0.28%) XSLT
5 1 (0.14%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.14%) FpML
5 1 (0.14%) Middleware
5 1 (0.14%) XML
5 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (5.87%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.92%) iPhone
5 18 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.52%) iPad
6 14 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 13 (1.82%) FMCG
8 11 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.40%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.26%) EPoS
10 9 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.12%) e-Learning
11 8 (1.12%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.98%) Derivative
13 6 (0.84%) Social Media
13 6 (0.84%) User Experience
14 5 (0.70%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 255 (35.66%) Windows
2 122 (17.06%) Windows 10
3 119 (16.64%) Windows 7
4 53 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.94%) Android
7 20 (2.80%) Linux
7 20 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (2.10%) Mac OS
10 13 (1.82%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.68%) Unix
12 11 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.62%) ITIL
2 72 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (10.07%) Business Analysis
3 69 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (8.81%) Service Management
5 61 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (5.31%) Asset Management
7 37 (5.17%) Information Security
8 34 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 33 (4.62%) ITSM
9 33 (4.62%) Migration
10 31 (4.34%) Change Management
11 29 (4.06%) Computer Science
11 29 (4.06%) Project Management
12 27 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (3.64%) SDLC
13 26 (3.64%) Waterfall
14 23 (3.22%) Patch Management
14 23 (3.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.62%) SQL
2 21 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 6 (0.84%) C#
3 6 (0.84%) VB
4 5 (0.70%) ABAP
5 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.56%) Java
6 3 (0.42%) C
6 3 (0.42%) VBA
7 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.14%) Perl
8 1 (0.14%) Python
8 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (6.43%) Degree
2 39 (5.45%) CISSP
3 23 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (2.38%) CISA
4 17 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.10%) CEH
6 13 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
6 13 (1.82%) GIAC
7 9 (1.26%) MCSA
8 7 (0.98%) CISM
8 7 (0.98%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.84%) CBAP
9 6 (0.84%) MCP
9 6 (0.84%) MCSE
9 6 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.70%) A+ Certification
10 5 (0.70%) ISEB
10 5 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.17%) SLA
2 18 (2.52%) PMO
2 18 (2.52%) QA
3 17 (2.38%) GDPR
4 10 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.70%) MiFID
7 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.42%) GxP
8 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.28%) COBIT
9 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.28%) EMIR
9 2 (0.28%) PSD2
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 189 (26.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.98%) BitLocker
4 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.70%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.56%) Snort
5 4 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.42%) XenApp
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (5.59%) SCCM
2 12 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (1.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (1.40%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.98%) AirWatch
4 7 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.98%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.56%) CASB
6 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.56%) Terraform
6 4 (0.56%) WSUS
7 3 (0.42%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.42%) Netcool
7 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.14%) Clonezilla
9 1 (0.14%) QRadar
9 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 175 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.43%) ServiceNow
3 44 (6.15%) Citrix
4 37 (5.17%) Cisco
5 35 (4.90%) Apple
6 32 (4.48%) VMware
7 26 (3.64%) SAP
8 21 (2.94%) Remedy
9 16 (2.24%) Oracle
10 14 (1.96%) Bloomberg
10 14 (1.96%) Splunk
11 13 (1.82%) Avaya
11 13 (1.82%) HP
11 13 (1.82%) Qualys
12 12 (1.68%) Proofpoint
13 11 (1.54%) Google
13 11 (1.54%) Reuters
14 10 (1.40%) Sophos
15 9 (1.26%) iManage
15 9 (1.26%) Symantec