Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 80 68 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.68% 13.88% 16.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 14.38% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 58 91
Kent median daily rate £375 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -14.73%
10th Percentile £126 £148 £200
90th Percentile £570 £475 £430
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Kent median hourly rate £19.97 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.02% +32.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.95 £10.30
90th Percentile £144.95 £19.05 £13.35
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 520 473 526
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 96.53% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 330 339
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £131 £174 £200
90th Percentile £600 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.56% -3.03% -26.67%
10th Percentile £11.55 £9.71 £9.30
90th Percentile £130.10 £23.90 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +2 10 £538 +43.33%
Folkestone +1 5 £95 +3.26% 1
West Malling +1 5 £350 +27.27%
Maidstone -9 5 £388 -3.13%
Tunbridge Wells +5 3 £118 -63.85%
Dartford +1 3 £223 +78.00%
Stansted 0 2 £425 -
Dover -1 2 £346 +25.91%
Tonbridge - 2 £513 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.75%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 9 (11.25%) Asset Management
6 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) GDPR
8 7 (8.75%) Windows
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) NHS
9 6 (7.50%) ISEB
9 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (7.50%) Firewall
9 6 (7.50%) SDLC
9 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.50%) Line Management
9 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.25%) JIRA
10 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.25%) Banking
10 5 (6.25%) Retail
10 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.25%) .NET
10 5 (6.25%) IIS
10 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 5 (6.25%) Remedy

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 5 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) Apache
2 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) SMS
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.25%) QlikView
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) NHS
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.50%) AS400
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Solaris
2 2 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
2 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 9 (11.25%) Asset Management
4 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis
5 7 (8.75%) ITIL
6 6 (7.50%) Line Management
6 6 (7.50%) SDLC
6 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.75%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.75%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) CCNA
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) GDPR
2 4 (5.00%) MiFID
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.50%) PSD2
4 1 (1.25%) AIFMD
4 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.25%) EMIR
4 1 (1.25%) FATCA
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Remedy
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix
2 4 (5.00%) HP
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) VMware
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) BMC
4 2 (2.50%) Capita
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe
5 1 (1.25%) BEA
5 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) F5
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Nokia
5 1 (1.25%) Northgate
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) SAP