The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Analyst
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 57 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 23.17% 24.55% 25.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.57% 25.35% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 35
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £333 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £563 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 232 217 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 94.31% 96.88% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 161 143
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 12
Median hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £8.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £18.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northampton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Northampton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Northampton

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Northampton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northampton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (39.68%) Finance
2 27 (21.43%) Banking
3 24 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.46%) Windows
5 16 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (7.94%) ITIL
9 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
9 9 (7.14%) Project Management
9 9 (7.14%) Migration
9 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.35%) VMware
10 8 (6.35%) Unix
11 7 (5.56%) SQL
11 7 (5.56%) Oracle
11 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
11 7 (5.56%) ISEB
11 7 (5.56%) Windows Server
12 6 (4.76%) Performance Testing
12 6 (4.76%) ITSM
12 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (4.76%) SAN
12 6 (4.76%) Linux
13 5 (3.97%) Java
13 5 (3.97%) NetApp
13 5 (3.97%) Internet

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (1.59%) Confluence
1 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) SAN
2 5 (3.97%) Internet
3 3 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (1.59%) DHCP
4 2 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.79%) SSH
5 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
2 1 (0.79%) Selenium
2 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (39.68%) Finance
2 27 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Automotive
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) SOAP
2 3 (2.38%) JSON
2 3 (2.38%) REST
2 3 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.59%) NHS
2 2 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.79%) iPad
3 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Unix
3 7 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.76%) Linux
5 5 (3.97%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (7.94%) ITIL
5 9 (7.14%) Migration
5 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.14%) Project Management
5 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (4.76%) ITSM
6 6 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 5 (3.97%) Analytics
7 5 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (3.97%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (3.97%) Service Management
7 5 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (3.97%) User Stories
8 4 (3.17%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (3.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (3.17%) Test Planning
8 4 (3.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) COBOL
3 1 (0.79%) JCL
3 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) ISEB
2 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.17%) CISM
4 4 (3.17%) CISSP
4 4 (3.17%) Degree
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.38%) MCSE
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.59%) CCNA
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ACCA
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) PMO
2 3 (2.38%) IFRS
3 2 (1.59%) IAS 39
3 2 (1.59%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) FATCA
4 1 (0.79%) GCP
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) vSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Ganglia
1 3 (2.38%) nmon
1 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) VMware
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle
4 5 (3.97%) Citrix
4 5 (3.97%) NetApp
5 3 (2.38%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.38%) Google
5 3 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco
6 2 (1.59%) HP
6 2 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) WSO2
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.79%) Infor
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.79%) Teradata
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas