Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 158 112 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.25% 8.52% 10.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.75% 9.00% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 64 169
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% -4.98%
10th Percentile £185 £187 £179
90th Percentile £488 £450 £440
England median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 16
North East median hourly rate £12.25 £10.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -26.57% +7.92%
10th Percentile £10.27 £8.90 £9.50
90th Percentile £17.75 £22.55 £19.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +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 1,239 1,245 2,181
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 94.68% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 802 1,387
North East median daily rate £380 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +8.86% -4.86%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £533
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 89
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £22.50 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.80% -15.33% +77.17%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.17 £10.94
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.49% +14.27%

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 19 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 2018. 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 +17 127 £373 +6.43% 18
Durham -6 21 £325 - 5
Northumberland - 1 - - 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 40 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (24.68%) Windows
3 36 (22.78%) ITIL
4 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (21.52%) Service Management
6 32 (20.25%) Change Management
7 27 (17.09%) Unix
7 27 (17.09%) Open Source
8 26 (16.46%) Data Management
9 25 (15.82%) Management Information System
9 25 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (15.19%) Windows Server
11 22 (13.92%) Business Analysis
11 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
12 21 (13.29%) Finance
12 21 (13.29%) MVS
12 21 (13.29%) ServiceNow
13 20 (12.66%) ITIL V3
13 20 (12.66%) IaaS
13 20 (12.66%) VMS
13 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
13 20 (12.66%) SaaS
13 20 (12.66%) PaaS
13 20 (12.66%) Statistics
14 19 (12.03%) Linux
15 18 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (11.39%) ISEB
15 18 (11.39%) HP
15 18 (11.39%) SC Cleared
15 18 (11.39%) VME

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 8 (5.06%) SAS
1 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.53%) Confluence
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.27%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.63%) FileNet
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.66%) IaaS
1 20 (12.66%) PaaS
1 20 (12.66%) SaaS
2 4 (2.53%) Office 365
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) SMS
2 5 (3.16%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.16%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) 3G
3 2 (1.27%) DHCP
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Big Data
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.63%) Easytrieve
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) JIRA
2 5 (3.16%) Selenium
2 5 (3.16%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.90%) PVCS
3 3 (1.90%) Toad
4 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (13.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.27%) Billing
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.86%) ISPF
2 5 (3.16%) Web Services
2 5 (3.16%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (15.82%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.23%) VSAM
4 10 (6.33%) User Experience
5 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.90%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.90%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.68%) Windows
2 27 (17.09%) Unix
3 24 (15.19%) Windows Server
4 21 (13.29%) MVS
5 20 (12.66%) VMS
6 19 (12.03%) Linux
7 18 (11.39%) VME
8 17 (10.76%) AIX
9 15 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (8.86%) Solaris
10 14 (8.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (8.23%) HPUX
12 7 (4.43%) Windows 7
13 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.78%) ITIL
2 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.52%) Service Management
4 32 (20.25%) Change Management
5 27 (17.09%) Open Source
6 26 (16.46%) Data Management
7 25 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (13.92%) Business Analysis
9 20 (12.66%) ITIL V3
9 20 (12.66%) Statistics
10 15 (9.49%) Migration
11 14 (8.86%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.23%) Project Management
13 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (7.59%) User Stories
14 11 (6.96%) Scrum
15 10 (6.33%) Decision-Making
15 10 (6.33%) Incident Management
15 10 (6.33%) Test Automation
16 9 (5.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.49%) JCL
1 15 (9.49%) SQL
2 14 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.86%) Shell Script
3 13 (8.23%) C
4 3 (1.90%) Python
4 3 (1.90%) R
5 2 (1.27%) C#
5 2 (1.27%) COBOL
5 2 (1.27%) Java
5 2 (1.27%) Ruby
6 1 (0.63%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.63%) REXX
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.39%) ISEB
2 18 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Degree
4 6 (3.80%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) CCNA
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.63%) HNC
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
1 7 (4.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.53%) PMO
3 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.90%) IFRS
3 3 (1.90%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (8.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 14 (8.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 13 (8.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.59%) RACF
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 16 (10.13%) Tivoli
2 12 (7.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (4.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (3.80%) Puppet
5 3 (1.90%) SCCM
6 2 (1.27%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.63%) Kibana
7 1 (0.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) ServiceNow
2 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.39%) HP
4 15 (9.49%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.86%) BMC
6 7 (4.43%) Axway
7 6 (3.80%) IBM
8 5 (3.16%) Fujitsu
9 4 (2.53%) Capita
9 4 (2.53%) Remedy
9 4 (2.53%) SAP
10 3 (1.90%) Cisco
10 3 (1.90%) Google
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle
11 2 (1.27%) Citrix
11 2 (1.27%) Dell
11 2 (1.27%) Ivanti
11 2 (1.27%) ThinPrint
11 2 (1.27%) VMware
12 1 (0.63%) TSYS