Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 243 188 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.69% 14.08% 17.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.61% 14.72% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 139
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.11% +7.35%
10th Percentile £178 £169 £210
90th Percentile £475 £488 £490
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 16 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.05 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -16.90% +16.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £27.10 £32.63 £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -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 1,463 1,277 1,275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 95.66% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 723 647
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £213
90th Percentile £569 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 129
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -19.44% +6.51%
10th Percentile £10.02 £10.16 £9.18
90th Percentile £44.95 £52.50 £48.05
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +17.95%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -1 75 £390 -8.24% 12
Rickmansworth +3 32 £300 +9.09% 2
Welwyn Garden City +11 27 £219 -22.98% 6
Stevenage +5 18 £254 +13.00% 6
Hatfield -2 17 £285 -30.06% 10
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £380 +8.57% 8
Hertford +1 4 - -
Hitchin - 2 £458 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £400 - 1
Hoddesdon 0 1 - - 1
Royston -4 1 £270 -16.92% 5
Tring - 1 £250 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 - 1
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 47 (19.34%) Microsoft Office
1 47 (19.34%) Finance
2 38 (15.64%) Retail
3 37 (15.23%) Windows
4 33 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (13.17%) Business Analysis
5 32 (13.17%) JIRA
6 29 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 28 (11.52%) SQL
8 27 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 27 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (9.05%) Oracle
12 21 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.82%) Project Management
13 19 (7.82%) Time Management
14 18 (7.41%) User Stories
14 18 (7.41%) Data Analysis
15 17 (7.00%) Internet
15 17 (7.00%) SLA
16 16 (6.58%) DNA
16 16 (6.58%) ITIL
16 16 (6.58%) WebSphere
17 15 (6.17%) Confluence
17 15 (6.17%) Change Management
18 14 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
19 13 (5.35%) HP
19 13 (5.35%) SAP

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 16 (6.58%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.17%) Confluence
3 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.65%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.65%) JBoss
4 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (19.34%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.65%) iTrent
2 4 (1.65%) Magento
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.65%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.65%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.23%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.41%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Force.com
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.82%) Veeva
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) Internet
2 12 (4.94%) Firewall
3 10 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.12%) VPN
4 7 (2.88%) Wireless
5 6 (2.47%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (2.06%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (2.06%) VoIP
7 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.82%) DHCP
8 2 (0.82%) DNS
8 2 (0.82%) WebEx
9 1 (0.41%) ATM
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.41%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.41%) OSPF
9 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.47%) Power BI
5 5 (2.06%) DB2
5 5 (2.06%) GIS
6 4 (1.65%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) MS Access
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (13.17%) JIRA
2 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.65%) Firebug
3 4 (1.65%) JMeter
3 4 (1.65%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.65%) The Grinder
4 2 (0.82%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) NUnit
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (19.34%) Finance
2 38 (15.64%) Retail
3 11 (4.53%) Games
4 8 (3.29%) Law
4 8 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.47%) German Language
5 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.65%) Banking
7 4 (1.65%) French Language
8 3 (1.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (2.47%) Web Services
3 3 (1.23%) REST
4 2 (0.82%) PRADO
4 2 (0.82%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.82%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.41%) .NET
5 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.41%) HTML
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
5 1 (0.41%) JSON
5 1 (0.41%) Mason
5 1 (0.41%) ODBC
5 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.53%) AS400
3 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.88%) EPoS
5 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.65%) CMDB
6 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.23%) Life Science
6 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.23%) User Experience
7 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.82%) Fintech
7 2 (0.82%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) Animation
8 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.41%) FMCG
8 1 (0.41%) iSeries
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.23%) Windows
2 9 (3.70%) Linux
3 8 (3.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.88%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.88%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.17%) Business Analysis
3 27 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
5 21 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (7.82%) Project Management
6 19 (7.82%) Time Management
7 18 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 18 (7.41%) User Stories
8 16 (6.58%) DNA
8 16 (6.58%) ITIL
9 15 (6.17%) Change Management
10 14 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.94%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (4.94%) Test Scripting
12 11 (4.53%) Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (4.53%) Integration Testing
12 11 (4.53%) Migration
12 11 (4.53%) Scenario Testing
13 10 (4.12%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.52%) SQL
2 6 (2.47%) Java
3 5 (2.06%) C
4 4 (1.65%) AWK
4 4 (1.65%) Perl
4 4 (1.65%) PHP
5 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.82%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.82%) R
6 2 (0.82%) VBA
7 1 (0.41%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (4.94%) Degree
2 11 (4.53%) ISEB
2 11 (4.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) ACCA
5 2 (0.82%) CCNA
5 2 (0.82%) CIMA
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.82%) MCSE
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CISM
6 1 (0.41%) CISSP
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.00%) SLA
2 10 (4.12%) PMO
3 9 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.06%) GDPR
4 5 (2.06%) QA
5 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.82%) PSD2
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.12%) SCCM
2 8 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.88%) OpenView
3 7 (2.88%) OVSD
4 5 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.65%) Grafana
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 2 (0.82%) Nessus
6 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.05%) Oracle
3 13 (5.35%) HP
3 13 (5.35%) SAP
4 11 (4.53%) IBM
5 9 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.70%) VMware
6 8 (3.29%) Cisco
7 7 (2.88%) Tableau
8 5 (2.06%) hybris
9 4 (1.65%) Adobe
9 4 (1.65%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.65%) BMC
9 4 (1.65%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.65%) Google
9 4 (1.65%) Intershop
9 4 (1.65%) New Relic
10 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.23%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.82%) Red Hat