Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Junior Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 679 670
Rank change year-on-year -48 -9 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 130 128 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 120
England median daily rate £225 £185 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -17.78% -
10th Percentile £101 £95 £110
90th Percentile £345 £388 £338
UK median daily rate £231 £185 £225
% change year-on-year +25.00% -17.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 18
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +64.44% -13.46%
10th Percentile £9.23 £8.90 £8.50
90th Percentile £84.00 £25.50 £18.40
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year +5.41% +64.44% -26.23%

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 87,929 80,840 93,525
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.86% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,324 52,847 61,139
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,717 2,741 3,061
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%

Junior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Analyst in England

Junior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Analyst in England

Junior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Analyst in England

Junior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Analyst in England

Junior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior Analyst in England

Junior 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 Junior Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 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 -38 74 £220 +25.71% 23
South East -20 17 £250 -29.82% 10
North of England -16 14 £200 +14.29% 5
South West +12 12 £325 +54.76% 6
Midlands -18 11 £240 -4.00% 8
Yorkshire 0 10 £273 +21.11% 3
West Midlands -7 7 £244 +39.29% 7
East Midlands -3 4 £240 -4.00% 1
North West -18 4 £140 +12.00% 2
East of England -9 2 - - 3
South Coast - 1 - -
Junior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Junior 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 Junior Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (30.00%) Finance
2 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
4 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (21.54%) ITIL
6 24 (18.46%) SLA
7 23 (17.69%) Windows
8 20 (15.38%) Service Management
9 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
9 19 (14.62%) Windows 10
10 18 (13.85%) Windows 7
11 15 (11.54%) SQL
12 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 13 (10.00%) Degree
12 13 (10.00%) Analytics
12 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (9.23%) GDPR
14 11 (8.46%) Ivanti
14 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
15 10 (7.69%) Legal
15 10 (7.69%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
16 9 (6.92%) PMO
16 9 (6.92%) AirWatch
17 8 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (6.15%) Banking

Junior 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 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.54%) Confluence
3 2 (1.54%) JBoss
3 2 (1.54%) SAS
3 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (6.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.54%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) FinancialForce
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) AdWords
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.77%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (1.54%) DHCP
2 2 (1.54%) Firewall
2 2 (1.54%) LAN
2 2 (1.54%) WAN
2 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.77%) FTP
3 1 (0.77%) MPLS
3 1 (0.77%) NAS
3 1 (0.77%) SAN
3 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.77%) VLAN
3 1 (0.77%) VoIP
3 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.54%) Power BI
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) QlikView
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.77%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Legal
3 8 (6.15%) Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.31%) Billing
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 2 (1.54%) Front Office
6 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.77%) Electronics
7 1 (0.77%) French Language
7 1 (0.77%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (0.77%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.77%) HTML
2 1 (0.77%) Pandas
2 1 (0.77%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.77%) CCTV
5 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.77%) Derivative
5 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.77%) Equities
5 1 (0.77%) Fintech
5 1 (0.77%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.77%) Social Media
5 1 (0.77%) User Experience
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Windows
2 19 (14.62%) Windows 10
3 18 (13.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.54%) Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) ITIL
2 20 (15.38%) Service Management
3 13 (10.00%) Analytics
3 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (5.38%) CRM
7 7 (5.38%) ITSM
8 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.62%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.62%) Information Security
9 5 (3.85%) Case Management
9 5 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (3.08%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.08%) Decision-Making
10 4 (3.08%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) C#
2 3 (2.31%) Java
2 3 (2.31%) Python
2 3 (2.31%) VBA
3 1 (0.77%) C++
3 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
3 1 (0.77%) PHP
3 1 (0.77%) R
3 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.46%) SLA
2 12 (9.23%) GDPR
3 9 (6.92%) PMO
4 7 (5.38%) QA
5 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.54%) MiFID
5 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.77%) EMIR
6 1 (0.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Ivanti
3 8 (6.15%) Citrix
4 7 (5.38%) SAP
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle
6 3 (2.31%) Cisco
6 3 (2.31%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.54%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.54%) Epicor
7 2 (1.54%) IFS
7 2 (1.54%) Infor
7 2 (1.54%) Maconomy
7 2 (1.54%) Sage
7 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.54%) Tableau
7 2 (1.54%) Xero
8 1 (0.77%) Apttus
8 1 (0.77%) Crimson Hexagon
8 1 (0.77%) Facebook
8 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow