Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 January 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.

Analyst
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 190 191 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.91% 15.64% 8.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.46% 16.47% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 116 136
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -11.33%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £217
90th Percentile £450 £484 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 12
North East median hourly rate £12.25 £11.50 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.52% -7.59% -14.76%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £15.00 £17.50 £22.94
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,314 1,160 2,189
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.00% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 781 1,517
North East median daily rate £415 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +4.73% -7.50%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 99
North East median hourly rate £14.77 £17.30 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% -23.11% +26.62%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.05 £50.00 £36.55
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Tyne and Wear -2 131 £350 - 32
Durham -7 41 £300 -14.29% 7
Northumberland +3 1 £450 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 North East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 28 (14.74%) Test Automation
3 28 (14.74%) SharePoint
3 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (13.16%) ITIL
5 24 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
6 23 (12.11%) Finance
6 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
6 23 (12.11%) Business Analysis
7 22 (11.58%) Selenium
7 22 (11.58%) SQL
7 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
8 21 (11.05%) Test Scripting
9 20 (10.53%) Scrum
10 19 (10.00%) ISEB
10 19 (10.00%) Windows
11 18 (9.47%) Oracle
12 17 (8.95%) Cucumber
13 16 (8.42%) BDD
13 16 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 16 (8.42%) VME
14 15 (7.89%) TPMS
14 15 (7.89%) Change Management
14 15 (7.89%) Management Information System
14 15 (7.89%) User Stories
15 14 (7.37%) CRM
15 14 (7.37%) QA
16 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
16 13 (6.84%) Service Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 28 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.89%) TPMS
3 6 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.11%) Confluence
5 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.05%) CMS
6 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) FileNet
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.58%) Line 500
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.05%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.05%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Office 365
2 6 (3.16%) SaaS
3 5 (2.63%) IaaS
3 5 (2.63%) PaaS
4 3 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Firewall
2 6 (3.16%) BGP
2 6 (3.16%) MPLS
2 6 (3.16%) NAS
2 6 (3.16%) OSPF
2 6 (3.16%) SAN
3 5 (2.63%) VPN
4 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.11%) VLAN
5 3 (1.58%) Skype
5 3 (1.58%) SMS
5 3 (1.58%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.05%) Network Security
6 2 (1.05%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.11%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.58%) MS Access
3 3 (1.58%) Power BI
4 2 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (11.58%) Selenium
2 17 (8.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.74%) JIRA
4 7 (3.68%) JMeter
4 7 (3.68%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.63%) GitLab
6 5 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.63%) JUnit
7 4 (2.11%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.11%) Maven
8 3 (1.58%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.58%) Gatling
8 3 (1.58%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.58%) Toad
8 3 (1.58%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.05%) MSTest
9 2 (1.05%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.05%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (12.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Marketing
3 5 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.32%) XML
2 7 (3.68%) Web Services
3 5 (2.63%) CSS
4 3 (1.58%) SOAP
4 3 (1.58%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.05%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.53%) .NET
6 1 (0.53%) CSS3
6 1 (0.53%) HTML
6 1 (0.53%) HTML5
6 1 (0.53%) JSON
6 1 (0.53%) Node.js
6 1 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.79%) User Experience
4 8 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.68%) CMDB
6 4 (2.11%) Clustering
7 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.05%) NHS
8 2 (1.05%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.53%) AS400
9 1 (0.53%) CESG
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.00%) Windows
2 16 (8.42%) VME
3 7 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.16%) Linux
5 4 (2.11%) Android
5 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.58%) Unix
6 3 (1.58%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.74%) Test Automation
3 25 (13.16%) ITIL
4 23 (12.11%) Business Analysis
5 21 (11.05%) Test Scripting
6 20 (10.53%) Scrum
7 16 (8.42%) BDD
8 15 (7.89%) Change Management
8 15 (7.89%) User Stories
9 14 (7.37%) CRM
10 13 (6.84%) ITIL V3
10 13 (6.84%) Service Management
11 12 (6.32%) Data Analysis
12 11 (5.79%) Open Source
12 11 (5.79%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.26%) Test Strategy
14 9 (4.74%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.74%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.58%) SQL
2 11 (5.79%) Java
3 5 (2.63%) Ruby
4 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.11%) VB
5 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.58%) VBA
6 2 (1.05%) COBOL
6 2 (1.05%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) R
7 1 (0.53%) Scala
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.00%) ISEB
4 10 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.11%) Degree
7 3 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.53%) CISMP
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.53%) GIAC
8 1 (0.53%) GSEC
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.37%) QA
2 9 (4.74%) PMO
3 8 (4.21%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) XenApp
2 4 (2.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (2.63%) vMotion
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.11%) Puppet
2 4 (2.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) SCOM
2 4 (2.11%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.05%) SnapMirror
3 2 (1.05%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.53%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.47%) Oracle
3 8 (4.21%) Cisco
4 7 (3.68%) EMC
5 6 (3.16%) 3PAR
5 6 (3.16%) HP
6 4 (2.11%) BMC
6 4 (2.11%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.11%) SAP
6 4 (2.11%) VMware
7 3 (1.58%) Sage
7 3 (1.58%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.05%) NetApp
9 1 (0.53%) Avaya
9 1 (0.53%) F5
9 1 (0.53%) Genesys
9 1 (0.53%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.53%) IBM