The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 85 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.88% 24.95% 24.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.19% 25.91% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 54
Median daily rate £325 £350 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 21
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.54% -48.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £19.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 383 440 445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.10% 96.28% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 236 236
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 54
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -13 18 £403 +0.75% 1
Colchester 0 12 £375 - 1
Basildon +4 8 £290 -
Brentwood 0 2 £300 +30.43%
Chelmsford -2 2 £394 +16.66% 1
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 64 (32.32%) Windows
2 42 (21.21%) Oracle
3 41 (20.71%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (18.69%) Business Analysis
6 32 (16.16%) Finance
7 30 (15.15%) SQL
8 28 (14.14%) Active Directory
9 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 26 (13.13%) SAP
11 25 (12.63%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (12.12%) MS Office
13 23 (11.62%) Unix
13 23 (11.62%) Linux
13 23 (11.62%) Degree
13 23 (11.62%) Security Cleared
14 21 (10.61%) CRM
15 20 (10.10%) User Stories
15 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (9.60%) VMware
16 19 (9.60%) Migration
16 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.09%) Manufacturing
17 18 (9.09%) Data Analysis
17 18 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (8.59%) Data Migration
18 17 (8.59%) Marketing
18 17 (8.59%) VMware ESX
18 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (8.59%) SQL Server

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (3.54%) CMS
2 4 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.12%) MS Office
3 9 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.01%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) SAP BPC
2 7 (3.54%) Sonata
2 7 (3.54%) Tercero
3 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.02%) SAP PS
4 3 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.01%) G Suite
2 2 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) Internet
2 8 (4.04%) Firewall
3 4 (2.02%) VPN
4 3 (1.52%) DHCP
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) NAS
4 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.01%) LDAP
5 2 (1.01%) Network Security
5 2 (1.01%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.01%) VoIP
5 2 (1.01%) WAN
5 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.51%) BGP
6 1 (0.51%) LAN
6 1 (0.51%) OSPF
6 1 (0.51%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) Hadoop
3 12 (6.06%) DB2
4 11 (5.56%) MySQL
5 9 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.55%) SAP BW
6 7 (3.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.03%) Ingres
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.53%) Big Data
9 4 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.02%) DataStage
9 4 (2.02%) GIS
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) JIRA
2 4 (2.02%) AccuRev
2 4 (2.02%) JMeter
2 4 (2.02%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.02%) Selenium
2 4 (2.02%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 18 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.59%) Marketing
4 14 (7.07%) Automotive
5 7 (3.54%) Publishing
5 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Banking
7 4 (2.02%) Electronics
7 4 (2.02%) Law
8 3 (1.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.01%) Advertising
9 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) Middleware
2 8 (4.04%) XML
3 3 (1.52%) XSLT
4 2 (1.01%) JSON
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) Ajax
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) J2EE
5 1 (0.51%) JSON Schema
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CAF
5 1 (0.51%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) WSDL
5 1 (0.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.57%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.55%) User Experience
4 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.52%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.01%) Life Science
8 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.51%) Handset
9 1 (0.51%) LIMS
9 1 (0.51%) PACS
9 1 (0.51%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.51%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 64 (32.32%) Windows
2 23 (11.62%) Linux
2 23 (11.62%) Unix
3 11 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 9 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 7 (3.54%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.01%) Solaris
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.69%) Business Analysis
3 25 (12.63%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (10.61%) CRM
5 20 (10.10%) User Stories
6 19 (9.60%) Migration
6 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.59%) Data Migration
9 16 (8.08%) Analytics
9 16 (8.08%) Forensic Analysis
9 16 (8.08%) Requirements Management
9 16 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (8.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (7.58%) Scrum
11 14 (7.07%) Data Analytics
11 14 (7.07%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (7.07%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (7.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.15%) SQL
2 5 (2.53%) ABAP
2 5 (2.53%) Java
3 4 (2.02%) C
4 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.01%) VBA
6 1 (0.51%) Groovy
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) Degree
1 23 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.05%) BC Cleared
3 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) ISEB
4 4 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.02%) MOS
5 3 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.01%) CISM
6 2 (1.01%) CISSP
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) MCSA
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.01%) PMO
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) Ansible
2 1 (0.51%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.51%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 42 (21.21%) Oracle
2 41 (20.71%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.13%) SAP
4 19 (9.60%) VMware
5 13 (6.57%) Citrix
6 11 (5.56%) Adobe
7 9 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (3.54%) Avaloq
8 7 (3.54%) FNZ
9 4 (2.02%) Cisco
9 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.02%) Teradata
10 3 (1.52%) BMC
10 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.52%) Remedy
11 2 (1.01%) F5
11 2 (1.01%) Google
11 2 (1.01%) HP
11 2 (1.01%) IBM
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