Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 10 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 173 142 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.55% 11.68% 7.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.18% 12.35% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 144
North East median daily rate £368 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.95% -0.77% -13.04%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £203
90th Percentile £475 £428 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -19.65% -17.03%
10th Percentile £10.67 £8.96 £8.75
90th Percentile £15.66 £16.25 £24.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -0.40%

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 1,220 1,150 2,500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 94.57% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 759 1,699
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £560 £550 £524
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 128
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £17.48 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.71% -34.04% +51.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.50 £10.24
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.50 £33.82
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% +0.34% +2.78%

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 November 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
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 November 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 +12 111 £375 +25.00% 54
Durham -2 43 £300 -7.69% 11
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 47 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.08%) Finance
3 27 (15.61%) Business Analysis
4 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
5 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
6 24 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
7 22 (12.72%) SQL
8 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (11.56%) SharePoint
9 20 (11.56%) SC Cleared
10 18 (10.40%) Scrum
10 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (9.83%) Oracle
12 16 (9.25%) User Stories
13 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
13 15 (8.67%) Windows
13 15 (8.67%) Test Scripting
13 15 (8.67%) Selenium
14 14 (8.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 14 (8.09%) Banking
14 14 (8.09%) ISEB
14 14 (8.09%) User Experience
15 13 (7.51%) Service Management
15 13 (7.51%) VME
16 12 (6.94%) TPMS
16 12 (6.94%) Data Analysis
16 12 (6.94%) XML
16 12 (6.94%) ITIL
16 12 (6.94%) Open Source
16 12 (6.94%) BDD

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 20 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.94%) TPMS
3 7 (4.05%) SAS
4 4 (2.31%) Confluence
4 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) FileNet
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (8.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.89%) SPSS
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Line 500
2 2 (1.16%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.16%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.58%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.58%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) IaaS
1 5 (2.89%) PaaS
1 5 (2.89%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.16%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.78%) Firewall
2 8 (4.62%) BGP
2 8 (4.62%) MPLS
2 8 (4.62%) OSPF
3 7 (4.05%) SMS
3 7 (4.05%) VPN
4 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.89%) VLAN
5 4 (2.31%) Wireless
6 3 (1.73%) NAS
6 3 (1.73%) Network Security
6 3 (1.73%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.58%) FTP
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.89%) Big Data
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.31%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.16%) MS Access
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.58%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Power BI
6 1 (0.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (8.67%) Selenium
2 11 (6.36%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.62%) JIRA
4 5 (2.89%) GitLab
4 5 (2.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.89%) JMeter
4 5 (2.89%) JUnit
5 4 (2.31%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.31%) Maven
5 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.73%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.73%) Gatling
7 2 (1.16%) Toad
7 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (19.08%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.31%) Retail
5 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Billing
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) XML
2 7 (4.05%) Web Services
3 4 (2.31%) CSS
4 2 (1.16%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.58%) REST
5 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.09%) User Experience
3 10 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.89%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.31%) Clustering
6 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.73%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.16%) NHS
8 2 (1.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.16%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.58%) iSeries
9 1 (0.58%) LIMS
9 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.67%) Windows
2 13 (7.51%) VME
3 5 (2.89%) Linux
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.73%) Unix
6 2 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.61%) Business Analysis
3 18 (10.40%) Scrum
4 16 (9.25%) User Stories
5 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (8.67%) Test Scripting
6 13 (7.51%) Service Management
7 12 (6.94%) Analytics
7 12 (6.94%) BDD
7 12 (6.94%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.94%) ITIL
7 12 (6.94%) Open Source
8 11 (6.36%) Change Management
8 11 (6.36%) CRM
9 10 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.20%) DevOps
10 9 (5.20%) Project Management
10 9 (5.20%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.72%) SQL
2 8 (4.62%) Java
3 6 (3.47%) Python
4 5 (2.89%) R
5 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.73%) VB
6 2 (1.16%) C
6 2 (1.16%) C#
6 2 (1.16%) COBOL
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
7 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) JCL
7 1 (0.58%) REXX
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.09%) ISEB
4 10 (5.78%) Degree
5 7 (4.05%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.47%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.58%) GCED
8 1 (0.58%) GCIA
8 1 (0.58%) GIAC
8 1 (0.58%) GSEC
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.58%) MBA
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) QA
2 5 (2.89%) IFRS
2 5 (2.89%) IFRS 9
2 5 (2.89%) PMO
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.31%) XenApp
2 4 (2.31%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) SCCM
1 5 (2.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (2.89%) vMotion
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.31%) Puppet
2 4 (2.31%) SCOM
2 4 (2.31%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.16%) SnapMirror
3 2 (1.16%) SnapVault
3 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.83%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) EMC
4 6 (3.47%) 3PAR
4 6 (3.47%) HP
5 5 (2.89%) Cisco
5 5 (2.89%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.31%) BMC
6 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.31%) VMware
7 3 (1.73%) SAP
8 2 (1.16%) Cerner
8 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.16%) IBM
8 2 (1.16%) NetApp
8 2 (1.16%) Sage
9 1 (0.58%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.58%) Qualys
9 1 (0.58%) Samsung