Period
to 13 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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.

Senior Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 330 341 359
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 331 264 577
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.68% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 199 418
10th Percentile £300 £305 £310
25th Percentile £401 £388 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £435 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% -
75th Percentile £575 £513 £538
90th Percentile £631 £590 £638
UK median daily rate £490 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +15.18% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
10th Percentile £20.41 £15.48 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.18 £15.75 £26.13
Median hourly rate £23.21 £16.50 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.67% -68.27% +178.07%
75th Percentile £24.03 £18.82 £66.16
90th Percentile £27.15 £38.43 £78.57
UK median hourly rate £23.21 £16.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year +40.67% -68.27% +206.88%

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 45,228 36,424 78,293
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 93.77% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,245 24,642 52,882
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
25th Percentile £399 £373 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £673 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +3.16% +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,472 1,235 2,352
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.63 £11.15
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.40 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +3.74% +6.86%
75th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.70
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £19.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +8.59% +6.85% +4.29%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Analyst in England.

Daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Analyst in England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Analyst in England.

Hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. 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 -9 158 £500 +5.26% 26
South East +17 65 £475 +6.47% 18
North of England +33 48 £463 +2.94% 11
North West +13 21 £400 -1.54% 8
Yorkshire +24 19 £480 -4.00% 2
East of England +3 18 £150 -63.64% 6
Midlands -22 17 £511 +27.75% 11
South West -12 11 £452 +6.24% 6
East Midlands +6 10 £520 +48.57% 3
North East +17 8 £550 +25.71% 1
West Midlands -22 7 £448 +5.29% 8
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 98 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.68%) Finance
3 69 (20.85%) Social Skills
4 63 (19.03%) Business Analysis
5 56 (16.92%) SQL
6 51 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (12.39%) Microsoft
8 41 (12.39%) Analytics
9 40 (12.08%) Requirements Gathering
10 37 (11.18%) User Stories
11 36 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (10.57%) Banking
13 31 (9.37%) Migration
13 31 (9.37%) Security Cleared
13 31 (9.37%) Azure
14 28 (8.46%) Workshop Facilitation
15 26 (7.85%) Degree
15 26 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (7.55%) Data Analysis
16 25 (7.55%) SC Cleared
17 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
17 23 (6.95%) NHS
18 21 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
19 20 (6.04%) JIRA
19 20 (6.04%) Power Platform
19 20 (6.04%) Power BI
20 19 (5.74%) Waterfall
20 19 (5.74%) Information Security
20 19 (5.74%) Data Modelling

Senior 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 8 (2.42%) Confluence
1 8 (2.42%) SAS
2 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.91%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.30%) Appian
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Workfront
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Endur
3 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.30%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.30%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.30%) Maximo
4 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.37%) Azure
2 20 (6.04%) Power Platform
3 16 (4.83%) AWS
4 13 (3.93%) GCP
5 7 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (1.51%) IaaS
7 4 (1.21%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.21%) PaaS
8 3 (0.91%) SaaS
9 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.60%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.60%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Service Fabric
10 1 (0.30%) Boomi
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.93%) Internet
2 11 (3.32%) Firewall
3 7 (2.11%) Network Security
4 6 (1.81%) WAN
5 5 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.21%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.91%) DNS
7 3 (0.91%) SD-WAN
8 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.60%) LAN
8 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.30%) DMARC
9 1 (0.30%) Intranet
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
9 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.30%) VPN
9 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.04%) Power BI
2 15 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.93%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.02%) Tableau
5 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.91%) Big Data
7 3 (0.91%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.91%) GIS
8 2 (0.60%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.04%) JIRA
2 4 (1.21%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.60%) IDA Disassembler
3 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) JMeter
3 2 (0.60%) Selenium
3 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.30%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.30%) LINQPad
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.30%) Postman
4 1 (0.30%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (25.68%) Finance
2 69 (20.85%) Social Skills
3 51 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (10.57%) Banking
5 18 (5.44%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.63%) Front Office
7 11 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.32%) Legal
8 9 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
8 9 (2.72%) Marketing
9 8 (2.42%) Retail
10 7 (2.11%) Back Office
10 7 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.21%) Advertising
11 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.21%) Publishing
11 4 (1.21%) Social Science
12 3 (0.91%) French Language
12 3 (0.91%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.81%) .NET
2 5 (1.51%) Middleware
3 4 (1.21%) REST
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 2 (0.60%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) JSON
5 2 (0.60%) RESTful
5 2 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) MDX
6 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.30%) SAML
6 1 (0.30%) SOAP
6 1 (0.30%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.95%) NHS
2 10 (3.02%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (1.81%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.81%) Reference Data
3 6 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (1.81%) User Experience
4 5 (1.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.91%) Derivative
6 3 (0.91%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.60%) FMCG
7 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.60%) iSeries
7 2 (0.60%) IVR
7 2 (0.60%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.23%) Windows
2 8 (2.42%) Linux
3 4 (1.21%) Unix
3 4 (1.21%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.03%) Business Analysis
3 44 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (12.39%) Analytics
5 40 (12.08%) Requirements Gathering
6 37 (11.18%) User Stories
7 36 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (9.37%) Migration
9 28 (8.46%) Workshop Facilitation
10 26 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (7.55%) Data Analysis
12 21 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (5.74%) Data Modelling
13 19 (5.74%) Information Security
13 19 (5.74%) Waterfall
14 18 (5.44%) Acceptance Criteria
14 18 (5.44%) Epics
14 18 (5.44%) Project Management
14 18 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (5.14%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.92%) SQL
2 15 (4.53%) Python
3 9 (2.72%) R
4 6 (1.81%) Java
5 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.91%) C
6 3 (0.91%) C#
6 3 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.60%) Ruby
7 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (9.37%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.85%) Degree
3 25 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.02%) CISSP
5 9 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.11%) PMP
7 6 (1.81%) GIAC
7 6 (1.81%) ISEB
7 6 (1.81%) SANS
8 5 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.21%) MBA
9 4 (1.21%) PhD
10 3 (0.91%) CBAP
10 3 (0.91%) IIBA
11 2 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.60%) GCIA
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.23%) QA
2 10 (3.02%) PMO
3 9 (2.72%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.81%) GDPR
4 6 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.51%) MiFID
6 3 (0.91%) EMIR
6 3 (0.91%) NCSC
6 3 (0.91%) NIST
7 2 (0.60%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.60%) FATCA
7 2 (0.60%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.60%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.30%) COREP
8 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) Snort
5 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) CASB
1 2 (0.60%) EnCase
1 2 (0.60%) FTK
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (0.60%) QRadar
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.53%) SAP
3 13 (3.93%) Google
4 10 (3.02%) Splunk
5 9 (2.72%) Oracle
6 8 (2.42%) Cisco
7 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.21%) Citrix
8 4 (1.21%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.91%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.91%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.91%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.91%) VMware
9 3 (0.91%) Workday
10 2 (0.60%) Avaya
10 2 (0.60%) Facebook
10 2 (0.60%) HP
10 2 (0.60%) Tanium