Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 53 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.02% 15.75% 17.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.38% 16.53% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 77
Kent median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +23.81%
10th Percentile £120 £212 £165
90th Percentile £650 £575 £453
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Kent median hourly rate £9.40 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.37% -18.18% +32.00%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 428 484 504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 95.28% 98.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 372 342
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £166 £180
90th Percentile £600 £575 £562
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +42.72% +10.77%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.88 £10.63
90th Percentile £54.00 £132.44 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +12.06% -6.34% +8.15%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 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
Maidstone +15 9 £394 +54.41% 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 8 £325 - 2
West Malling -8 3 £225 -25.00% 1
Rochester - 3 £120 -
Folkestone +2 2 £293 +207.89% 1
Canterbury +1 1 £320 +140.60% 1
Tonbridge 0 1 - -
Dartford -3 1 £400 +79.78%
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Business Analysis
3 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.98%) Remedy
5 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
5 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
5 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) JIRA
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (11.32%) Citrix
7 6 (11.32%) Project Management
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.43%) Office 365
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
8 5 (9.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (9.43%) VMware
8 5 (9.43%) Advertising
8 5 (9.43%) ISEB
8 5 (9.43%) BMC
8 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
8 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) CMDB
8 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
8 5 (9.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (9.43%) Fat Client

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) SAS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) DNS
1 4 (7.55%) Skype
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) FTP
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Power BI
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) CMDB
1 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.66%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) iPhone
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Business Analysis
2 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
3 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.55%) Analytics
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.66%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.66%) ITSM
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Six Sigma
6 3 (5.66%) Swim Lanes
6 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) RPG
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) XenApp
2 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Remedy
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) BMC
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.66%) Wyse
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) IPFX
6 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.77%) Polycom
6 2 (3.77%) Sony
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Capita
7 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) SAP