Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 71 82 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.20% 15.10% 19.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.81% 15.86% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 146
Kent median daily rate £350 £381 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +41.20% -6.49%
10th Percentile £110 £129 £175
90th Percentile £488 £563 £434
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Kent median hourly rate £9.40 £17.64 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.70% +19.58% -
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%

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 449 517 771
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 95.21% 97.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 373 560
Kent median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £192 £170 £180
90th Percentile £600 £538 £551
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 23
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £26.54 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.74% +27.39% +30.19%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £161.25 £77.64 £129.80
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +14.30%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £218 - 3
Maidstone +5 7 £130 -42.22% 6
Dartford -1 7 £400 +75.82% 4
Folkestone +6 3 £235 +155.43% 1
West Malling 0 3 £406 +8.33% 3
Dover +2 1 £190 -48.30%
Tonbridge 0 1 - - 1
Sandwich - 1 - -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (22.54%) Business Analysis
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Remedy
4 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
5 9 (12.68%) ISEB
6 8 (11.27%) SQL
6 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (9.86%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.86%) Internet
7 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) CMDB
8 6 (8.45%) Retail
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) RPG
8 6 (8.45%) SCCM
8 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.45%) GDPR
9 5 (7.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.04%) Office 365
9 5 (7.04%) XenApp

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 (5.63%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.41%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) Skype
3 3 (4.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Power BI
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Selenium
1 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.63%) TestComplete
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.41%) TestRail
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) CMDB
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
2 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Business Analysis
2 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.86%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
3 7 (9.86%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) CRM
6 4 (5.63%) Data Conversion
6 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
6 4 (5.63%) ERP
6 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.23%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL
7 3 (4.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) RPG
3 5 (7.04%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) GDPR
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) XenApp
2 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Remedy
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) BMC
4 4 (5.63%) Capita
4 4 (5.63%) Workday
5 3 (4.23%) Wyse
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Polycom
6 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.41%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.41%) hybris
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com