Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 136 118 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.13% 9.45% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.60% 10.08% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 73 163
North East median daily rate £338 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -4.55%
10th Percentile £158 £195 £190
90th Percentile £471 £448 £471
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £10.75 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% -24.83% +5.93%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £17.42 £23.00 £18.03
England median hourly rate £15.45 £15.57 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.77% +3.80% -

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 1,172 1,171 2,623
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 93.76% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 752 1,718
North East median daily rate £390 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +9.85% -17.50%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £224
90th Percentile £575 £541 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 135
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -18.52% +80.00%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.03 £10.27
90th Percentile £33.80 £47.50 £35.70
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +9 86 £350 - 18
Durham -6 36 £300 -6.98% 8
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (19.12%) Finance
1 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (15.44%) Windows
3 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
6 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.29%) User Stories
6 14 (10.29%) ITIL
7 12 (8.82%) SQL
7 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
7 12 (8.82%) Service Management
7 12 (8.82%) Change Management
7 12 (8.82%) User Experience
8 11 (8.09%) Windows Server
8 11 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (8.09%) Banking
8 11 (8.09%) Statistics
9 10 (7.35%) Degree
9 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.35%) Oracle
9 10 (7.35%) Firewall
9 10 (7.35%) Migration
9 10 (7.35%) Analytics
10 9 (6.62%) Scrum
10 9 (6.62%) XML
11 8 (5.88%) HP

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 6 (4.41%) SAS
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.68%) SPSS
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Line 500
2 1 (0.74%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) IaaS
1 5 (3.68%) PaaS
1 5 (3.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) Firewall
2 8 (5.88%) BGP
2 8 (5.88%) MPLS
2 8 (5.88%) OSPF
2 8 (5.88%) SMS
3 7 (5.15%) VPN
4 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.68%) VLAN
5 4 (2.94%) Wireless
6 3 (2.21%) NAS
6 3 (2.21%) Network Security
6 3 (2.21%) SAN
7 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.47%) LAN
7 2 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (0.74%) 3G
8 1 (0.74%) DHCP
8 1 (0.74%) DNS
8 1 (0.74%) FTP
8 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Big Data
2 4 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.47%) MS Access
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) JIRA
2 5 (3.68%) GitLab
2 5 (3.68%) Selenium
3 4 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.21%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.21%) PVCS
4 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.47%) Toad
5 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) JMeter
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) XML
2 5 (3.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.47%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) User Experience
3 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.68%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.94%) Clustering
7 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.47%) NHS
9 2 (1.47%) Replication
9 2 (1.47%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.74%) FMCG
10 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.74%) iPhone
10 1 (0.74%) LIMS
10 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.68%) Linux
5 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.21%) VME
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.47%) AIX
8 2 (1.47%) Android
8 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.47%) MVS
8 2 (1.47%) Unix
8 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 14 (10.29%) ITIL
3 14 (10.29%) User Stories
4 12 (8.82%) Change Management
4 12 (8.82%) Service Management
5 11 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (8.09%) Statistics
6 10 (7.35%) Analytics
6 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
6 10 (7.35%) Migration
7 9 (6.62%) Scrum
8 8 (5.88%) BDD
9 7 (5.15%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.15%) Mathematics
9 7 (5.15%) Open Source
9 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.15%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.82%) SQL
2 6 (4.41%) Python
3 5 (3.68%) R
4 4 (2.94%) Java
5 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.21%) VB
6 2 (1.47%) C
6 2 (1.47%) COBOL
6 2 (1.47%) VBA
7 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) JCL
7 1 (0.74%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.35%) Degree
4 7 (5.15%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.41%) ISEB
6 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.74%) GCED
7 1 (0.74%) GCIA
7 1 (0.74%) GIAC
7 1 (0.74%) GSEC
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MBA
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) IFRS
1 5 (3.68%) IFRS 9
2 4 (2.94%) PMO
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) HL7
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) XenApp
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SCCM
2 6 (4.41%) Puppet
3 5 (3.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.68%) vMotion
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.94%) SCOM
4 4 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.94%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.47%) SnapMirror
5 2 (1.47%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.74%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle
3 8 (5.88%) Cisco
3 8 (5.88%) HP
4 7 (5.15%) EMC
5 6 (4.41%) 3PAR
6 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.68%) VMware
7 4 (2.94%) BMC
7 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.94%) SAP
8 3 (2.21%) Capita
8 3 (2.21%) Google
8 3 (2.21%) IBM
9 2 (1.47%) Axway
9 2 (1.47%) Cerner
9 2 (1.47%) Dell
9 2 (1.47%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.47%) NetApp
9 2 (1.47%) Sage