Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 252 186 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.81% 14.25% 18.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.76% 15.33% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 99 139
Hertfordshire median daily rate £340 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £149 £213 £157
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +28.31% -16.69%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.70 £8.25
90th Percentile £24.05 £22.25 £17.05
East of England median hourly rate £14.95 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.79% -15.15% +11.86%

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 1,504 1,213 1,391
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 92.95% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 636 734
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 123 76
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.81 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.70% -7.35%
10th Percentile £11.51 £10.60 £9.13
90th Percentile £46.25 £40.00 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% -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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +5 60 £390 -17.89% 6
Welwyn Garden City +5 44 £173 -61.55% 1
Rickmansworth +2 26 £190 -15.56%
Hatfield 0 21 £200 -46.67% 5
Hemel Hempstead -1 11 £300 -14.29% 3
Stevenage -20 11 £260 -35.00% 2
St Albans +3 8 £144 +30.68% 3
Hitchin - 4 £415 -
Royston - 3 £413 - 1
Letchworth -1 2 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £400 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £275 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +1 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £430 - 2
Tring - 1 £150 - 1
Ware - 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £275 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 68 (26.98%) Windows
2 42 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (16.67%) Finance
3 31 (12.30%) ITIL
4 30 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (11.90%) Retail
5 29 (11.51%) Business Analysis
6 28 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (10.32%) Change Management
8 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
8 26 (10.32%) Active Directory
9 24 (9.52%) Law
10 23 (9.13%) ERP
11 22 (8.73%) Microsoft Excel
11 22 (8.73%) Data Analysis
12 21 (8.33%) Service Management
13 20 (7.94%) Oracle
13 20 (7.94%) Windows 7
14 19 (7.54%) SQL
15 18 (7.14%) VMware
15 18 (7.14%) Windows Server
16 17 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (6.75%) Data Cleansing
16 17 (6.75%) Migration
16 17 (6.75%) SAP
16 17 (6.75%) Project Management
17 16 (6.35%) Manufacturing
17 16 (6.35%) Data Migration
17 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008

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 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.79%) Confluence
3 2 (0.79%) Jupyter
3 2 (0.79%) SAP EP
3 2 (0.79%) SAS
3 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.40%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (8.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.19%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.19%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.79%) HFM
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.79%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.79%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.40%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.78%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Veeva
4 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.95%) SSL
2 8 (3.17%) VPN
3 7 (2.78%) Firewall
3 7 (2.78%) Internet
4 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.38%) VoIP
5 4 (1.59%) Wireless
6 3 (1.19%) LAN
6 3 (1.19%) WAN
6 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.59%) MS Access
3 3 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.79%) Big Data
4 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.79%) Looker
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.17%) JIRA
2 3 (1.19%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.40%) JMeter
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (16.67%) Finance
2 30 (11.90%) Retail
3 24 (9.52%) Law
4 16 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.59%) Marketing
7 3 (1.19%) Advertising
8 2 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (2.38%) Middleware
3 3 (1.19%) HTML
3 3 (1.19%) Web Services
4 2 (0.79%) CSS
4 2 (0.79%) ODBC
4 2 (0.79%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.97%) NHS
4 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.98%) AS400
6 4 (1.59%) FMCG
7 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.19%) CMDB
7 3 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.79%) e-Health
8 2 (0.79%) LIMS
8 2 (0.79%) PACS
8 2 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Animation
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.98%) Windows
2 20 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 18 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.37%) Linux
6 11 (4.37%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.79%) Unix
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.30%) ITIL
2 30 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (11.51%) Business Analysis
4 28 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (10.32%) Change Management
6 23 (9.13%) ERP
7 22 (8.73%) Data Analysis
8 21 (8.33%) Service Management
9 17 (6.75%) Data Cleansing
9 17 (6.75%) Migration
9 17 (6.75%) Project Management
10 16 (6.35%) Data Migration
11 15 (5.95%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
13 13 (5.16%) Security Operations
14 12 (4.76%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (4.37%) Information Security
15 11 (4.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.54%) SQL
2 9 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.98%) Java
4 3 (1.19%) Python
4 3 (1.19%) VBA
5 2 (0.79%) R
6 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.78%) ISEB
3 6 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.59%) Degree
5 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.40%) ACCA
7 1 (0.40%) CCENT
7 1 (0.40%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) SLA
2 9 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.17%) GDPR
4 6 (2.38%) PMO
5 5 (1.98%) QA
6 2 (0.79%) HL7
6 2 (0.79%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) OpenView
1 7 (2.78%) OVSD
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.94%) Oracle
3 18 (7.14%) VMware
4 17 (6.75%) SAP
5 13 (5.16%) HP
6 10 (3.97%) Forcepoint
7 8 (3.17%) Cognos
8 7 (2.78%) IBM
9 5 (1.98%) Citrix
9 5 (1.98%) Google
9 5 (1.98%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.59%) BMC
10 4 (1.59%) Computacenter
10 4 (1.59%) Remedy
10 4 (1.59%) Sony
10 4 (1.59%) Tableau
11 3 (1.19%) Apple
11 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.19%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.79%) Toshiba