Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 703 740
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 140 148 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 94 83
England median daily rate £180 £273 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.94% +25.29% +8.75%
10th Percentile £101 £100 £101
90th Percentile £300 £350 £363
UK median daily rate £185 £266 £218
% change year-on-year -30.45% +22.30% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -9.43%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.00 £8.96
90th Percentile £27.26 £22.73 £17.10
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% +16.67% -11.11%

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 87,544 85,462 94,497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.90% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,167 56,423 62,370
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 2,531 2,908
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.61 £18.92 £18.97
% change year-on-year -6.95% -0.26% +6.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -39 62 £148 -46.36% 15
South East -13 25 £215 -16.10% 8
North of England -13 21 £190 -10.59% 11
Midlands -12 17 £125 -58.33% 7
Yorkshire -1 14 £200 - 2
East Midlands +10 13 £125 -58.33% 2
South West -9 9 £220 +3.53% 11
North West -12 7 £180 -15.29% 4
East of England -2 6 £175 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -32 4 £90 -71.43% 5
Junior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (30.00%) Windows
3 38 (27.14%) Active Directory
4 33 (23.57%) Finance
5 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
7 26 (18.57%) ITIL
8 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
9 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 20 (14.29%) SLA
12 19 (13.57%) Degree
13 15 (10.71%) Service Management
14 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (8.57%) Analytics
16 12 (8.57%) Cisco
16 12 (8.57%) Data Analysis
17 11 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (7.14%) QA
18 10 (7.14%) Ivanti
18 10 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (7.14%) MS Exchange
18 10 (7.14%) AirWatch
18 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
18 10 (7.14%) Apple iOS
19 9 (6.43%) SQL
19 9 (6.43%) Validation
19 9 (6.43%) JIRA
19 9 (6.43%) Business Analysis

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.14%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) SAS
5 2 (1.43%) WordPress
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (0.71%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Office 365
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) AdWords
4 1 (0.71%) G Suite
4 1 (0.71%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) LAN
2 5 (3.57%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (2.86%) Skype
3 4 (2.86%) Telepresence
3 4 (2.86%) Wireless
4 3 (2.14%) DNS
4 3 (2.14%) HTTP
4 3 (2.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.43%) DHCP
5 2 (1.43%) FTP
5 2 (1.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.71%) SMS
6 1 (0.71%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.43%) MS Access
3 2 (1.43%) Power BI
3 2 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) JIRA
2 4 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) Appium
3 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Marketing
3 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Billing
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) French Language
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
1 1 (0.71%) Ajax
1 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.86%) User Experience
4 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.14%) iPad
5 3 (2.14%) iPhone
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Life Science
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.00%) Windows
2 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
3 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.29%) Android
6 5 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) ITIL
2 15 (10.71%) Service Management
3 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (8.57%) Analytics
5 12 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 11 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.43%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.43%) Validation
9 8 (5.71%) Change Management
9 8 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (5.00%) Decision-Making
10 7 (5.00%) Test Management
11 6 (4.29%) Migration
11 6 (4.29%) Project Management
12 5 (3.57%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
12 5 (3.57%) Software Testing
12 5 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.43%) SQL
2 4 (2.86%) Python
3 3 (2.14%) C
3 3 (2.14%) VBA
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) Java
4 1 (0.71%) R
4 1 (0.71%) Ruby
4 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) Degree
2 10 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) CEH
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) SLA
2 10 (7.14%) QA
3 7 (5.00%) GDPR
4 3 (2.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 6 (4.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.71%) Nessus
3 1 (0.71%) Nmap
3 1 (0.71%) QRadar
3 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.57%) Cisco
3 10 (7.14%) Ivanti
4 8 (5.71%) Citrix
5 7 (5.00%) Apple
6 6 (4.29%) VMware
7 5 (3.57%) Micro Focus
8 4 (2.86%) Google
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle
8 4 (2.86%) Polycom
8 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.14%) Facebook
9 3 (2.14%) SAP
9 3 (2.14%) Splunk
9 3 (2.14%) Tableau
9 3 (2.14%) Twitter
10 2 (1.43%) IFS
11 1 (0.71%) Crimson Hexagon
11 1 (0.71%) F5
11 1 (0.71%) Lumension