Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 37 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 14.57% 33.11% 25.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 34.86% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 59 41
Ipswich median daily rate £348 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.84% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £288
90th Percentile £548 £578 £500
Suffolk median daily rate £345 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -27.37% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Ipswich median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +26.09% +15.00%
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +16.00% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 222 284 263
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.40% 94.98% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 168 172
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +7.75% +0.06%
10th Percentile £211 £261 £263
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -7.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.99 £9.45
90th Percentile £37.20 £30.83 £19.50
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £18.39 £12.75
% change year-on-year -34.73% +44.20% -1.92%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Ipswich

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Ipswich

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Ipswich over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Ipswich

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
3 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
5 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
5 6 (16.22%) Secure Coding
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
7 4 (10.81%) Firewall
7 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
7 4 (10.81%) Selenium
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) Data Privacy
7 4 (10.81%) SIEM
7 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (8.11%) Sequence Diagram
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
8 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.11%) SoapUI

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
2 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Secure Coding
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.81%) Data Privacy
6 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (8.11%) BPMN
7 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
7 3 (8.11%) Sequence Diagram
7 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCIE
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Progress
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy