Period
to 24 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Analyst
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 105 168 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.64% 17.34% 17.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.53% 18.48% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 91 99
Essex median daily rate £400 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -22.35% +58.58%
10th Percentile £131 £128 £284
90th Percentile £489 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 21
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
10th Percentile £11.65 £15.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.25 £23.00 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £14.25
% change year-on-year -14.05% +6.14% -13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 676 909 813
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.28% 93.81% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 578 540
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £164 £217 £231
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 73
Essex median hourly rate £16.75 £22.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.86% -33.33% +32.00%
10th Percentile £10.06 £14.75 £11.94
90th Percentile £39.05 £58.25 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.32 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.62% -3.78% -11.42%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Southend-on-Sea +11 26 £430 -2.27% 1
Chelmsford +3 19 £400 +166.67% 1
Basildon +1 9 £123 -58.47% 6
Harlow -6 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Colchester -3 5 £475 +171.43% 2
Brentwood +1 3 £275 +134.04%
Maldon +1 1 £325 -
Westcliff-on-Sea - 1 - -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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 Essex region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.90%) SQL
3 23 (21.90%) Oracle
4 22 (20.95%) Windows
4 22 (20.95%) Public Sector
5 21 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (16.19%) XML
7 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
9 13 (12.38%) Degree
10 12 (11.43%) Confluence
10 12 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (10.48%) Windows 10
11 11 (10.48%) JIRA
12 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.52%) Finance
12 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (9.52%) MySQL
12 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
13 9 (8.57%) SDLC
13 9 (8.57%) SAP
13 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
14 8 (7.62%) Project Management
14 8 (7.62%) ETL
14 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (11.43%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.95%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.81%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Azure
2 3 (2.86%) iTunes
3 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) VPN
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.95%) SMTP
4 1 (0.95%) SSL
4 1 (0.95%) VLAN
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (9.52%) MySQL
1 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.71%) Pentaho
3 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 5 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.81%) Data Mart
4 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.95%) DTS
6 1 (0.95%) Ingres
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) JIRA
2 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) Subversion
3 4 (3.81%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.81%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.86%) JMeter
4 3 (2.86%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.90%) Selenium
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.95%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 22 (20.95%) Public Sector
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Local Government
4 4 (3.81%) Publishing
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) XML
2 5 (4.76%) JDBC
2 5 (4.76%) Kafka
3 3 (2.86%) SOAP
3 3 (2.86%) Spring
4 2 (1.90%) .NET
4 2 (1.90%) Middleware
4 2 (1.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.95%) J2EE
5 1 (0.95%) JSON
5 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.71%) NHS
3 6 (5.71%) Reinsurance
4 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) iSeries
6 1 (0.95%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.67%) Unix
4 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
4 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.57%) SDLC
6 8 (7.62%) ETL
6 8 (7.62%) Project Delivery
6 8 (7.62%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.62%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.67%) Scrum
7 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (6.67%) Workflow
8 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.71%) ERP
8 6 (5.71%) RUP
8 6 (5.71%) Service Management
8 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (2.86%) C
3 3 (2.86%) Java 8
4 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.95%) C#
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) ISEB
4 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) CCNP
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.81%) PMO
3 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.86%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.90%) Oracle
3 9 (8.57%) SAP
4 5 (4.76%) Informatica
5 4 (3.81%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.86%) Apple
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) Ariba
8 1 (0.95%) Aruba
8 1 (0.95%) HP
8 1 (0.95%) IFS
8 1 (0.95%) Meraki
8 1 (0.95%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.95%) Talend
8 1 (0.95%) Teradata
8 1 (0.95%) WSO2