Period
to 16 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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.

IT Analyst
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 50 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.40% 0.91% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.93% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Kent median daily rate £175 £120 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -48.94% +37.43%
10th Percentile £104 £120 £122
90th Percentile £319 £257 £358
South East median daily rate £313 £263 £310
% change year-on-year +19.05% -15.32% -8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%

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 419 428 482
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 97.05% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 270 371
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £170 £175
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 16
Kent median hourly rate £17.00 £38.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.26% +47.92% +42.72%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.45 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.25 £54.00 £132.44
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £20.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% +11.79% -7.38%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Kent

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in Kent

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in Kent

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in Kent

IT 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 IT Analyst within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. 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
Folkestone - 4 £175 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £450 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £115 -
IT Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

IT 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft