The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Analyst
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 74 160 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.33% 34.04% 25.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.23% 34.78% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 73 98
Median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 67 23
Median hourly rate £31.75 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.42% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

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 406 460 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.08% 97.87% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 221 370
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 108 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 -14 26 £425 -14.78%
Colchester -2 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Basildon +4 7 £488 +91.17% 1
Chelmsford -3 4 £343 -2.14%
Brentwood -4 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Harlow +1 1 £288 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 44 (26.83%) Windows
2 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.95%) Oracle
4 30 (18.29%) SQL
4 30 (18.29%) Scrum
5 24 (14.63%) Middleware
6 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
7 22 (13.41%) Data Integration
8 21 (12.80%) Validation
8 21 (12.80%) Finance
8 21 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (12.20%) Linux
9 20 (12.20%) UML
9 20 (12.20%) Data Mapping
9 20 (12.20%) Business Analysis
10 18 (10.98%) XML
10 18 (10.98%) MySQL
10 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (10.98%) Requirements Management
10 18 (10.98%) Degree
10 18 (10.98%) User Stories
11 17 (10.37%) Hadoop
11 17 (10.37%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
13 15 (9.15%) Ingres
13 15 (9.15%) CRM
13 15 (9.15%) Mainframe
13 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 15 (9.15%) Data Munging

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 11 (6.71%) Confluence
2 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) Gentran
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.22%) Sonata
2 2 (1.22%) Tercero
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) G Suite
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Internet
2 5 (3.05%) Firewall
3 4 (2.44%) VPN
4 3 (1.83%) WebEx
5 2 (1.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.98%) MySQL
2 17 (10.37%) Hadoop
3 15 (9.15%) Ingres
4 13 (7.93%) Data Mining
5 10 (6.10%) DB2
6 5 (3.05%) Big Data
7 3 (1.83%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.22%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Essbase
9 1 (0.61%) GIS
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) JIRA
1 13 (7.93%) SoapUI
2 10 (6.10%) JMeter
3 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.05%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.05%) Selenium
5 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.44%) JUnit
6 3 (1.83%) Subversion
General
1 21 (12.80%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.10%) Automotive
4 5 (3.05%) Legal
4 5 (3.05%) Marketing
4 5 (3.05%) Publishing
5 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.83%) Electronics
6 3 (1.83%) Law
7 2 (1.22%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) Middleware
2 18 (10.98%) XML
3 11 (6.71%) XSLT
4 8 (4.88%) JSON
4 8 (4.88%) SOAP
5 4 (2.44%) REST
5 4 (2.44%) WSDL
6 3 (1.83%) JSON Schema
6 3 (1.83%) Web Services
6 3 (1.83%) XSD
7 2 (1.22%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.61%) EDI
8 1 (0.61%) IDoc
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Mainframe
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.27%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.83%) Replication
7 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.61%) LIMS
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.83%) Windows
2 20 (12.20%) Linux
3 13 (7.93%) Unix
4 11 (6.71%) Windows Vista
5 7 (4.27%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.29%) Scrum
3 22 (13.41%) Data Integration
4 21 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (12.80%) Validation
5 20 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 20 (12.20%) Data Mapping
5 20 (12.20%) UML
6 18 (10.98%) Requirements Management
6 18 (10.98%) User Stories
7 17 (10.37%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (9.15%) Analytics
8 15 (9.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 15 (9.15%) CRM
8 15 (9.15%) Data Munging
8 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (9.15%) Test Automation
8 15 (9.15%) Wireframes
9 14 (8.54%) Data Analysis
9 14 (8.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.29%) SQL
2 9 (5.49%) Java
3 5 (3.05%) C
3 5 (3.05%) PHP
4 4 (2.44%) Groovy
4 4 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) ABAP
5 1 (0.61%) COBOL
5 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.05%) ISEB
4 5 (3.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.44%) CISA
5 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) PMO
1 5 (3.05%) QA
1 5 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.93%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) SCCM
2 3 (1.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) DameWare
Vendors
1 36 (21.95%) Oracle
2 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.54%) SAP
3 14 (8.54%) VMware
4 4 (2.44%) Citrix
5 3 (1.83%) Cisco
6 2 (1.22%) Apple
6 2 (1.22%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.22%) FNZ
6 2 (1.22%) IBM
6 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.61%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (0.61%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.61%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (0.61%) F5
7 1 (0.61%) Pega
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) WatchGuard
Essex
Nigel Frank International
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