Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 259 218 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 14.62% 17.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.36% 15.79% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 101 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £159 £200 £158
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
East of England median daily rate £370 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -5.13% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +28.63% -16.90%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.00 £8.25
90th Percentile £20.68 £25.50 £17.53
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -12.12% +1.15%

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 1,492 1,381 1,358
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 92.62% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 693 740
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.38% +7.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.42% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.90 £10.07
90th Percentile £48.25 £40.00 £53.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.36 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.56% -11.42% -4.94%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 53 £400 +2.56% 10
Welwyn Garden City -2 39 £363 -12.12% 4
Stevenage -1 29 £345 -1.43% 4
Rickmansworth -1 29 £220 -43.23% 1
Hatfield +2 23 £338 -10.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +8 16 £356 -10.94% 2
St Albans - 9 £193 - 3
Royston +1 4 £369 +36.57% 1
Hitchin -2 4 £415 -5.68% 2
Bishop's Stortford +2 2 £305 -
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00%
Ware - 2 - - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £400 - 1
Letchworth -1 1 - - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £275 -
Kings Langley - 1 £430 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 81 (31.27%) Windows
2 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (16.22%) Finance
4 36 (13.90%) Active Directory
5 32 (12.36%) Microsoft
6 28 (10.81%) Law
7 26 (10.04%) Service Management
7 26 (10.04%) Change Management
7 26 (10.04%) Windows 7
7 26 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (9.65%) ERP
8 25 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (9.65%) Retail
9 24 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.88%) ITIL
11 22 (8.49%) Oracle
11 22 (8.49%) Data Analysis
12 21 (8.11%) Business Analysis
13 20 (7.72%) Information Security
14 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
14 19 (7.34%) SharePoint
14 19 (7.34%) Windows 10
15 18 (6.95%) Data Centre
15 18 (6.95%) Data Cleansing
15 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
16 17 (6.56%) Windows Server
16 17 (6.56%) Firewall
17 16 (6.18%) Incident Management
17 16 (6.18%) Migration
17 16 (6.18%) HP

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 19 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.77%) CMS
3 2 (0.77%) SAP EP
3 2 (0.77%) SAS
3 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.39%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.32%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.77%) Lorenzo
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.77%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.39%) Endur
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.39%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.09%) Office 365
2 3 (1.16%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.56%) Firewall
2 12 (4.63%) VPN
3 9 (3.47%) Internet
4 8 (3.09%) DNS
4 8 (3.09%) SSL
4 8 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.93%) DHCP
5 5 (1.93%) LAN
6 4 (1.54%) VoIP
6 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.54%) Wireless
7 3 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.77%) Skype
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.39%) IPsec
9 1 (0.39%) Junos
9 1 (0.39%) Network Security
9 1 (0.39%) VLAN
9 1 (0.39%) WAN
9 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.70%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (1.54%) MySQL
2 4 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.77%) Big Data
4 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.39%) Power BI
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.93%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) JMeter
3 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.39%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (16.22%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Law
3 25 (9.65%) Retail
4 14 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (3.09%) Web Services
3 6 (2.32%) Middleware
4 5 (1.93%) LDAP
5 3 (1.16%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.39%) HTML
6 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.02%) NHS
4 9 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.93%) e-Health
5 5 (1.93%) FMCG
5 5 (1.93%) LIMS
5 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.93%) PACS
6 4 (1.54%) AS400
7 3 (1.16%) CMDB
7 3 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (31.27%) Windows
2 26 (10.04%) Windows 7
3 19 (7.34%) Windows 10
4 17 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.79%) Linux
6 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.47%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.32%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.77%) Unix
11 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.04%) Change Management
1 26 (10.04%) Service Management
2 25 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (9.65%) ERP
3 24 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.88%) ITIL
5 22 (8.49%) Data Analysis
6 21 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 20 (7.72%) Information Security
8 18 (6.95%) Data Cleansing
9 16 (6.18%) Incident Management
9 16 (6.18%) Migration
9 16 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 14 (5.41%) Project Management
11 13 (5.02%) Programme Delivery
11 13 (5.02%) Security Operations
11 13 (5.02%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.02%) Test Strategy
12 12 (4.63%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.18%) SQL
2 14 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.47%) Java
4 5 (1.93%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.16%) C
5 3 (1.16%) Perl
5 3 (1.16%) VB
5 3 (1.16%) VBA
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.32%) ISEB
4 5 (1.93%) Degree
4 5 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ACCA
8 1 (0.39%) CIMA
8 1 (0.39%) CISM
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) SLA
2 7 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.70%) PMO
3 6 (2.32%) GDPR
4 5 (1.93%) HL7
5 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.16%) QA
6 1 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (13.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.70%) Squid
4 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.47%) OpenView
1 9 (3.47%) OVSD
2 3 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (1.16%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.16%) SCCM
3 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.39%) QRadar
4 1 (0.39%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.49%) Oracle
3 16 (6.18%) HP
3 16 (6.18%) SAP
4 13 (5.02%) Remedy
4 13 (5.02%) VMware
5 11 (4.25%) ServiceNow
6 10 (3.86%) Forcepoint
7 8 (3.09%) Sony
8 6 (2.32%) BMC
8 6 (2.32%) Cognos
9 4 (1.54%) Computacenter
9 4 (1.54%) Google
9 4 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.54%) Sun
10 3 (1.16%) Apple
10 3 (1.16%) CA
10 3 (1.16%) Cisco
10 3 (1.16%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.16%) IBM