Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 July 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 82 151 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.96% 19.53% 13.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.77% 19.92% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 144 50
Kent median daily rate £381 £280 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.16% -3.03% -11.15%
10th Percentile £129 £177 £113
90th Percentile £563 £434 £414
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Kent median hourly rate £17.64 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.10
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.40% -9.05%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 520 758 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 94.89% 98.06% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 550 272
Kent median daily rate £364 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £174 £180 £176
90th Percentile £538 £564 £506
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 22
Kent median hourly rate £26.54 £20.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.39% +30.19% -7.25%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.64 £129.80 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

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 21 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 2017. 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
Chatham -1 9 £550 +205.56%
Maidstone -6 7 £225 +18.42% 6
Dartford - 6 £228 - 1
West Malling +5 5 £375 -
Dover - 3 £368 -
Sittingbourne 0 2 £375 -
Folkestone -5 2 £92 -
Tonbridge +10 1 £500 +53.85%
Canterbury -1 1 £133 -55.29%
Stansted - 1 £325 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Kent region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.85%) Business Analysis
4 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.20%) NHS
6 8 (9.76%) Project Management
7 7 (8.54%) SQL
7 7 (8.54%) ITIL
7 7 (8.54%) Migration
7 7 (8.54%) Network Security
7 7 (8.54%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.32%) Firewall
8 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (7.32%) SLA
8 6 (7.32%) Service Management
8 6 (7.32%) ISEB
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
9 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.88%) Marketing
10 4 (4.88%) MiFID
10 4 (4.88%) JIRA
10 4 (4.88%) ITSM
10 4 (4.88%) Retail

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 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.44%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Network Security
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.22%) IPv4
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.66%) QlikView
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) Selenium
2 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.22%) TestRail
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 2 (2.44%) French Language
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) NHS
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) FMCG
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.85%) Business Analysis
3 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.76%) Project Management
5 7 (8.54%) Investment Management
5 7 (8.54%) ITIL
5 7 (8.54%) Migration
6 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.32%) Service Management
7 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.88%) CRM
7 4 (4.88%) ITSM
7 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.66%) Informatics
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.66%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) ISEB
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) CISSP
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) CBAP
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) MiFID
3 3 (3.66%) GDPR
4 2 (2.44%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.44%) QA
5 1 (1.22%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.22%) EMIR
5 1 (1.22%) FATCA
5 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) HP
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco
3 2 (2.44%) F5
3 2 (2.44%) Nokia
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Remedy
3 2 (2.44%) Workday
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
4 1 (1.22%) Cognos
4 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.22%) VMware