Period
to 18 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 56 232 340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 10.75% 12.90% 13.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.29% 13.70% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 167 224
Median daily rate £420 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +1.37%
10th Percentile £308 £174 £214
90th Percentile £650 £480 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.01 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.47% +25.03% -
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.36 £13.25
90th Percentile £32.35 £34.60 £25.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £16.63 £15.59
% change year-on-year +35.34% +6.66% +11.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 496 1,693 2,416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 94.16% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 1,162 1,673
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £305
90th Percentile £588 £575 £555
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 62
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.86 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +24.10% +5.03%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.17 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £30.23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +30.43% +11.29% +9.93%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 Leeds region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (26.79%) NHS
2 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
5 8 (14.29%) Data Security
5 8 (14.29%) SIEM
5 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 8 (14.29%) User Stories
6 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.50%) Public Sector
6 7 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
6 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 7 (12.50%) Splunk
6 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (12.50%) Degree
7 6 (10.71%) CEH
7 6 (10.71%) Use Case
7 6 (10.71%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (10.71%) Windows
7 6 (10.71%) Cyber Resilience
7 6 (10.71%) SANS
7 6 (10.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (8.93%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (8.93%) GDPR
8 5 (8.93%) Stealthwatch
8 5 (8.93%) Management Information System

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (1.79%) SAS
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BASE24
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) ATM
1 1 (1.79%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.57%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) NHS
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Chip Card
5 1 (1.79%) EMV
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 8 (14.29%) Data Security
4 8 (14.29%) SIEM
4 8 (14.29%) User Stories
5 7 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
6 6 (10.71%) Cyber Resilience
6 6 (10.71%) Use Case
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
7 5 (8.93%) Workshop Facilitation
8 4 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) CEH
4 6 (10.71%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (10.71%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (10.71%) SANS
5 2 (3.57%) CBAP
5 2 (3.57%) CISM
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.79%) IIBA
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.93%) GDPR
3 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (3.57%) QA
6 1 (1.79%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Splunk
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica