Period
to 14 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 57 99 172
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 14.43% 12.56% 17.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.41% 13.20% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 59 86
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +4.88% -5.33%
10th Percentile £156 £140 £128
90th Percentile £600 £492 £550
East of England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £46.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.29% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £11.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.02 £30.00 £26.10
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% -10.34% +3.57%

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 370 750 910
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 95.18% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 487 548
Median daily rate £475 £445 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -11.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £191 £212 £247
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 34
Median hourly rate £19.75 £21.75 £31.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.20% -29.87% -4.57%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.55 £14.95
90th Percentile £55.48 £43.08 £56.91
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -2.86%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 -6 8 £400 -5.88% 2
Colchester +8 6 £400 -15.79%
Basildon +3 6 £388 +216.33% 1
Chelmsford +9 5 £263 -34.38% 1
Harlow +2 3 £140 -67.06%
Brentwood -6 2 £388 +40.91%
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) User Stories
4 13 (22.81%) Microservices
4 13 (22.81%) JIRA
4 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
4 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 12 (21.05%) Windows
6 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (17.54%) Linux
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
7 10 (17.54%) DevOps
7 10 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (17.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
10 7 (12.28%) Unix
10 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.53%) Oracle
11 6 (10.53%) Scrum
12 5 (8.77%) VMware
12 5 (8.77%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.77%) HTML
12 5 (8.77%) Forensic Analysis
12 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.75%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DSL
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.75%) SSL
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) VoIP
1 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) DTS
3 1 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) Ingres
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) ProClarity
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
2 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.26%) Zephyr
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) Gatling
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Redmine
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) SOAP
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) Ajax
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) J2EE
5 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.75%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) RESTful
5 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (5.26%) NHS
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) User Stories
3 13 (22.81%) Microservices
4 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (17.54%) DevOps
5 10 (17.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) Forensic Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Information Assurance
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.02%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
9 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (7.02%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.51%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Delphi
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) CISA
3 2 (3.51%) CISM
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.51%) CRISC
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.75%) ITGC
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) QRadar
1 1 (1.75%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Civica
5 1 (1.75%) Infor
5 1 (1.75%) Liquidlogic
5 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.75%) Sage
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) WSO2