The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / Midlands
Rank 6 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 19 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.81% 18.32% 16.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.43% 19.58% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 7
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 109 189 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.46% 93.56% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 57
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Finance
4 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) ISEB
5 6 (13.04%) Internet
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 6 (13.04%) SIEM
5 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
6 5 (10.87%) Use Case
6 5 (10.87%) Retail
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) V-Model
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (8.70%) Banking
7 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (8.70%) User Stories
8 3 (6.52%) Domain Models
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Selenium
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Aareon QL
1 1 (2.17%) Academy Housing
1 1 (2.17%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (2.17%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (2.17%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.17%) OPENHousing
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.17%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.17%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Protractor
2 1 (2.17%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (13.04%) Scrum
3 6 (13.04%) SIEM
3 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.87%) Use Case
5 4 (8.70%) BDD
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) User Stories
5 4 (8.70%) V-Model
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Domain Models
6 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) F5
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) ScanSafe
4 2 (4.35%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Aareon
5 1 (2.17%) Capita
5 1 (2.17%) Castleton
5 1 (2.17%) Civica
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Intel
5 1 (2.17%) Northgate
5 1 (2.17%) Orchard
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO