Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 203 234 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.03% 15.10% 14.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.12% 16.05% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 112 108
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £175 £193 £170
90th Percentile £550 £475 £479
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £12.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +20.58% -17.07%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £9.93
90th Percentile £24.50 £25.50 £13.05
East of England median hourly rate £15.48 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% -12.12% -

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 1,343 1,458 1,366
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.81% 94.06% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 738 775
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 112 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.69% +20.69% -6.45%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.29 £10.07
90th Percentile £47.58 £44.43 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.33 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.79% -5.00% -11.11%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +1 45 £400 +2.56% 11
Stevenage -4 28 £360 +6.67% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 23 £220 -46.67% 2
Rickmansworth -4 22 £388 +29.17%
Hemel Hempstead +7 12 £400 +5.26%
Hatfield +1 12 £300 -0.41% 4
St Albans - 6 £230 - 3
Royston +2 3 £369 +36.57% 2
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00% 1
Hitchin -6 2 £433 -5.46% 3
Ware - 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £305 - 1
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 60 (29.56%) Windows
2 35 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.30%) Active Directory
5 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
6 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.84%) Retail
7 22 (10.84%) SQL
7 22 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (9.85%) SC Cleared
9 19 (9.36%) Windows 7
9 19 (9.36%) Finance
9 19 (9.36%) Law
10 18 (8.87%) Service Management
10 18 (8.87%) Change Management
10 18 (8.87%) Firewall
11 17 (8.37%) Information Security
11 17 (8.37%) Windows 10
12 16 (7.88%) SLA
13 15 (7.39%) ITIL
13 15 (7.39%) SharePoint
13 15 (7.39%) Project Management
13 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.39%) Incident Management
14 14 (6.90%) Migration
15 13 (6.40%) Oracle
15 13 (6.40%) HP
15 13 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (5.91%) VPN

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 15 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.99%) CMS
3 2 (0.99%) Confluence
3 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 35 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.91%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.94%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.48%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.99%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.99%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.49%) Endur
4 1 (0.49%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.99%) Slack
4 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) Firewall
2 12 (5.91%) VPN
3 9 (4.43%) Internet
4 8 (3.94%) DNS
5 5 (2.46%) DHCP
6 4 (1.97%) LAN
6 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.99%) Skype
8 2 (0.99%) WebEx
8 2 (0.99%) Wireless
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.49%) IPsec
9 1 (0.49%) Junos
9 1 (0.49%) Network Security
9 1 (0.49%) OSPF
9 1 (0.49%) SSL
9 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.97%) Electronic Patient Records
1 4 (1.97%) MySQL
2 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Power BI
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) JMeter
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 22 (10.84%) Retail
2 19 (9.36%) Finance
2 19 (9.36%) Law
3 11 (5.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Automotive
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
5 2 (0.99%) Publishing
5 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) LDAP
1 8 (3.94%) Web Services
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.48%) .NET
3 3 (1.48%) OpenID
3 3 (1.48%) SAML
4 2 (0.99%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.49%) EDI
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) REST
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.43%) NHS
3 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.46%) FMCG
5 3 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.48%) e-Health
5 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.48%) LIMS
5 3 (1.48%) PACS
5 3 (1.48%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.99%) CMDB
6 2 (0.99%) EPoS
6 2 (0.99%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.49%) iPhone
7 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.56%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.37%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.91%) Linux
5 10 (4.93%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.43%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.97%) Android
8 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Unix
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (8.87%) Change Management
3 18 (8.87%) Service Management
4 17 (8.37%) Information Security
5 15 (7.39%) Incident Management
5 15 (7.39%) ITIL
5 15 (7.39%) Project Management
5 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.90%) Migration
7 13 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (5.91%) ERP
9 11 (5.42%) Analytics
9 11 (5.42%) Business Analysis
9 11 (5.42%) Data Migration
9 11 (5.42%) Test Strategy
10 10 (4.93%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.93%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.93%) Test Scripting
11 9 (4.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.84%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.45%) Java
4 5 (2.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.48%) C
5 3 (1.48%) Perl
5 3 (1.48%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.97%) Degree
5 3 (1.48%) ACCA
5 3 (1.48%) CIMA
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.48%) MCP
5 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CNE
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.99%) MCSE
6 2 (0.99%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCSA
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.88%) SLA
2 9 (4.43%) GDPR
3 8 (3.94%) Data Quality
4 7 (3.45%) PMO
5 3 (1.48%) HL7
5 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.48%) QA
6 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.49%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (13.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) OpenView
2 6 (2.96%) OVSD
3 5 (2.46%) SCCM
4 4 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.48%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.48%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) QRadar
6 1 (0.49%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.40%) HP
2 13 (6.40%) Oracle
3 12 (5.91%) Remedy
3 12 (5.91%) SAP
4 8 (3.94%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.94%) Sony
5 7 (3.45%) VMware
6 5 (2.46%) hybris
7 4 (1.97%) CA
7 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.97%) Sun
7 4 (1.97%) Symantec
8 3 (1.48%) BMC
8 3 (1.48%) Cisco
8 3 (1.48%) Google
8 3 (1.48%) McAfee
8 3 (1.48%) Sophos
9 2 (0.99%) Altiris
9 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards