The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 26 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 88 120 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.95% 18.60% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.04% 19.26% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 74
Median daily rate £375 £394 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £488 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 20
Median hourly rate £13.03 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.23% -14.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £8.25 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.35 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 585 623 826
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.71% 96.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 320 434
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 35 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.30 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Watford -2 21 £463 +66.66% 5
Hatfield -1 13 £375 +7.14% 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 8 £300 -28.35% 5
Stevenage -3 4 £400 +72.97% 1
Rickmansworth -2 3 £225 +47.54% 2
Berkhamsted - 1 £425 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 £263 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 25 (14.29%) Finance
1 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (12.57%) Windows
4 21 (12.00%) SQL
4 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (10.86%) SAP
6 19 (10.86%) ITIL
7 18 (10.29%) Retail
8 17 (9.71%) Data Centre
9 15 (8.57%) Project Management
10 14 (8.00%) Python
10 14 (8.00%) Information Security
10 14 (8.00%) SDLC
11 13 (7.43%) WAN
11 13 (7.43%) LAN
12 12 (6.86%) NHS
12 12 (6.86%) Migration
13 11 (6.29%) VMware
13 11 (6.29%) Incident Management
14 10 (5.71%) Degree
14 10 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.71%) Test Scripting
14 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
14 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
14 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (5.71%) User Stories

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.71%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) SAS
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.71%) Endur
2 3 (1.71%) Lorenzo
2 3 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.71%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.14%) Maximo
3 2 (1.14%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Office 365
2 4 (2.29%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.14%) G Suite
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) LAN
1 13 (7.43%) WAN
2 9 (5.14%) Firewall
3 7 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.00%) Network Security
3 7 (4.00%) TACACS
4 3 (1.71%) Internet
4 3 (1.71%) SAN
4 3 (1.71%) SSL
4 3 (1.71%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.14%) ICMP
5 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) VoIP
5 2 (1.14%) WLAN
6 1 (0.57%) FTP
6 1 (0.57%) LDAP
6 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
6 1 (0.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.29%) Big Data
3 4 (2.29%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (1.71%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) QlikView
6 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.43%) IDA Disassembler
1 6 (3.43%) Metasploit
1 6 (3.43%) OllyDbg
2 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) MSI
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (14.29%) Finance
2 18 (10.29%) Retail
3 8 (4.57%) Law
3 8 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.86%) Legal
5 4 (2.29%) Marketing
6 3 (1.71%) Advertising
6 3 (1.71%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) French Language
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) .NET
2 5 (2.86%) Java SE
3 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.14%) HTML
3 2 (1.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) EDI
4 1 (0.57%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.57%) IDoc
4 1 (0.57%) ISPF
4 1 (0.57%) JDBC
4 1 (0.57%) JMS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.71%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.86%) NHS
4 6 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.71%) FMCG
6 3 (1.71%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.57%) Windows
2 8 (4.57%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.43%) Linux
3 6 (3.43%) VMS
3 6 (3.43%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.14%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.14%) Unix
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.86%) ITIL
3 15 (8.57%) Project Management
4 14 (8.00%) Information Security
4 14 (8.00%) SDLC
5 12 (6.86%) Migration
6 11 (6.29%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.71%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.71%) User Stories
8 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.14%) ERP
8 9 (5.14%) Service Management
8 9 (5.14%) Validation
9 8 (4.57%) Change Management
9 8 (4.57%) Computer Forensics
9 8 (4.57%) Data Management
9 8 (4.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.00%) SQL
2 14 (8.00%) Python
3 9 (5.14%) Java
4 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.43%) Perl
6 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.71%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.14%) JCL
7 2 (1.14%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) C++
8 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) REXX
8 1 (0.57%) RPG
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.71%) Degree
1 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) CCIE
2 7 (4.00%) CCNP
2 7 (4.00%) CCSA
2 7 (4.00%) CCSE
2 7 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.14%) GCIA
3 2 (1.14%) GCIH
3 2 (1.14%) ISEB
3 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) MBCS
4 1 (0.57%) MCDST
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) QA
3 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.71%) GDPR
4 3 (1.71%) HL7
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.14%) RACF
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) EnCase
2 4 (2.29%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.14%) zSecure
4 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.86%) SAP
3 11 (6.29%) VMware
4 10 (5.71%) Oracle
5 8 (4.57%) Citrix
6 7 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.00%) Cisco
6 7 (4.00%) F5
6 7 (4.00%) Juniper
6 7 (4.00%) Nokia
7 5 (2.86%) Computacenter
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
8 4 (2.29%) BMC
8 4 (2.29%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.29%) Remedy
9 3 (1.71%) Lotus
9 3 (1.71%) OpenLink
9 3 (1.71%) Planview
9 3 (1.71%) Splunk
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