Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 235 167 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.20% 13.52% 17.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.08% 14.20% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 89 117
Hertfordshire median daily rate £328 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £145 £196 £221
90th Percentile £475 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 7 23
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £8.35
90th Percentile £21.80 £33.50 £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +17.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,376 1,176 1,274
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.22% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 641 629
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £185 £195 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £569
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 88 91
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.70% -3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.43 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.08 £52.41 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £21.00
% change year-on-year -17.09% -5.24% +2.44%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Watford -3 55 £350 -22.22% 9
Rickmansworth +2 36 £220 -2.22% 2
Welwyn Garden City +15 30 £170 -47.69% 4
Hatfield +4 24 £238 -39.30% 5
Stevenage -5 15 £288 -41.03% 3
Hemel Hempstead -10 6 £335 +3.08% 2
St Albans -2 3 - - 1
Borehamwood - 3 £400 - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £400 - 1
Letchworth 0 1 - - 1
Hitchin - 1 £475 - 3
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £275 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (21.28%) Windows
2 42 (17.87%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (15.32%) Finance
4 33 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (12.34%) ITIL
7 26 (11.06%) SQL
8 25 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 25 (10.64%) Retail
9 24 (10.21%) Business Analysis
9 24 (10.21%) Change Management
10 23 (9.79%) JIRA
11 22 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (8.09%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.09%) VMware
13 19 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (7.66%) SQL Server
15 17 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (7.23%) IBM
15 17 (7.23%) Service Management
15 17 (7.23%) Data Analysis
16 16 (6.81%) HP
16 16 (6.81%) SAP
17 15 (6.38%) Oracle
17 15 (6.38%) Law
17 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing

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 11 (4.68%) SharePoint
1 11 (4.68%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.83%) Confluence
3 4 (1.70%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.70%) JBoss
3 4 (1.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.85%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.43%) SAP EP
Applications
1 42 (17.87%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Magento
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.28%) iTrent
2 3 (1.28%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.85%) HFM
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.85%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) Veeva
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (0.85%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Slack
3 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.96%) SSL
2 12 (5.11%) VPN
3 11 (4.68%) Internet
4 8 (3.40%) VoIP
5 7 (2.98%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.70%) Firewall
7 3 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.85%) LAN
8 2 (0.85%) WAN
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.43%) DHCP
9 1 (0.43%) DNS
9 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.43%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.43%) OSPF
9 1 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.13%) GIS
4 5 (2.13%) Power BI
5 4 (1.70%) DB2
5 4 (1.70%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.28%) MS Access
7 2 (0.85%) Big Data
7 2 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.85%) Looker
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (9.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.70%) Firebug
2 4 (1.70%) JMeter
2 4 (1.70%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.70%) The Grinder
2 4 (1.70%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (15.32%) Finance
2 25 (10.64%) Retail
3 15 (6.38%) Law
4 12 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.55%) Games
6 6 (2.55%) Legal
6 6 (2.55%) Marketing
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.70%) REST
2 4 (1.70%) Web Services
3 3 (1.28%) Middleware
3 3 (1.28%) ODBC
3 3 (1.28%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.85%) CSS
4 2 (0.85%) HTML
4 2 (0.85%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.98%) AS400
3 7 (2.98%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.13%) CMDB
5 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.28%) EPoS
7 2 (0.85%) Animation
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) e-Health
7 2 (0.85%) FMCG
7 2 (0.85%) Life Science
7 2 (0.85%) LIMS
7 2 (0.85%) PACS
7 2 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.28%) Windows
2 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (5.96%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.83%) Linux
6 7 (2.98%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.70%) AIX
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.34%) ITIL
3 24 (10.21%) Business Analysis
3 24 (10.21%) Change Management
4 22 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (8.09%) E-Commerce
5 19 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.23%) Data Analysis
6 17 (7.23%) Service Management
7 14 (5.96%) Load Balancing
7 14 (5.96%) Test Scripting
7 14 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.53%) Migration
8 13 (5.53%) Project Management
9 12 (5.11%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.11%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (4.68%) Analytics
10 11 (4.68%) Scrum
10 11 (4.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.06%) SQL
2 11 (4.68%) Java
3 4 (1.70%) AWK
3 4 (1.70%) Perl
3 4 (1.70%) PHP
4 3 (1.28%) Apex Code
4 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.85%) Python
5 2 (0.85%) R
5 2 (0.85%) VBA
6 1 (0.43%) C
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.83%) Degree
1 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (2.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.13%) ISEB
3 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) MCSE
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.85%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) CCENT
6 1 (0.43%) CCNA
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) SLA
2 8 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.55%) GDPR
3 6 (2.55%) QA
4 5 (2.13%) PMO
5 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.85%) HL7
6 2 (0.85%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.53%) Squid
3 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) OpenView
1 10 (4.26%) OVSD
2 5 (2.13%) SCCM
3 4 (1.70%) Grafana
3 4 (1.70%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.85%) Nagios
5 2 (0.85%) Nessus
5 2 (0.85%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.09%) VMware
3 17 (7.23%) IBM
4 16 (6.81%) HP
4 16 (6.81%) SAP
5 15 (6.38%) Oracle
6 8 (3.40%) Tableau
7 6 (2.55%) Cognos
7 6 (2.55%) Forcepoint
7 6 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.13%) hybris
9 4 (1.70%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.70%) BMC
9 4 (1.70%) Citrix
9 4 (1.70%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.70%) Google
9 4 (1.70%) Intershop
9 4 (1.70%) New Relic
10 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.28%) Mapinfo