The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 23 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 82 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.40% 19.33% 23.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.84% 20.27% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 50
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £323 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £553 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £11.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 344 370 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 93.99% 95.36% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 262 237
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% -10.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 58 £425 -5.55% 3
Kettering -2 2 £300 -13.35%
Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 67 (36.02%) Finance
2 34 (18.28%) Banking
3 33 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (15.59%) Business Analysis
5 27 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (12.90%) Windows
7 20 (10.75%) Migration
7 20 (10.75%) Oracle
7 20 (10.75%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.14%) ITIL
8 17 (9.14%) Project Management
9 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (8.06%) SQL
11 12 (6.45%) Java
11 12 (6.45%) Test Scripting
11 12 (6.45%) Data Migration
12 11 (5.91%) Retail
12 11 (5.91%) ITSM
12 11 (5.91%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (5.38%) SQL Server
13 10 (5.38%) PRINCE2
13 10 (5.38%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
13 10 (5.38%) VMware
14 9 (4.84%) Scrum
14 9 (4.84%) ISEB
14 9 (4.84%) Unix
14 9 (4.84%) Service Management
14 9 (4.84%) Service Delivery

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.15%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.61%) Infor M3
5 2 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) SAN
2 5 (2.69%) Firewall
2 5 (2.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) DHCP
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) ADSL
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) MPLS
4 1 (0.54%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.54%) SSH
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.61%) DB2
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.08%) Big Data
3 2 (1.08%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) Essbase
4 1 (0.54%) MS Access
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) QlikView
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Selenium
2 6 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 67 (36.02%) Finance
2 34 (18.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.91%) Retail
4 3 (1.61%) Automotive
4 3 (1.61%) Legal
4 3 (1.61%) Marketing
4 3 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) SOAP
1 5 (2.69%) XML
2 4 (2.15%) JSON
2 4 (2.15%) REST
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.61%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.08%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.08%) NHS
4 2 (1.08%) PMI
4 2 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.54%) iPad
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.90%) Windows
2 9 (4.84%) Unix
3 8 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.23%) Linux
5 5 (2.69%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (2.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.15%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (0.54%) HPUX
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.59%) Business Analysis
3 27 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (10.75%) Migration
5 17 (9.14%) ITIL
5 17 (9.14%) Project Management
6 12 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 12 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 11 (5.91%) ITSM
8 10 (5.38%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.38%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.84%) Scrum
9 9 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.84%) Service Management
10 8 (4.30%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (4.30%) ERP
10 8 (4.30%) ETL
10 8 (4.30%) Performance Testing
11 7 (3.76%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.06%) SQL
2 12 (6.45%) Java
3 3 (1.61%) COBOL
3 3 (1.61%) JCL
4 2 (1.08%) R
4 2 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.54%) RPG
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) ISEB
2 7 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.23%) Degree
3 6 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.69%) CISM
4 5 (2.69%) CISSP
5 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.61%) MCSE
5 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.08%) CCNA
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ACCA
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) Data Quality
1 7 (3.76%) PMO
2 5 (2.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.61%) IFRS
4 2 (1.08%) IAS 39
4 2 (1.08%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.54%) FATCA
5 1 (0.54%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.69%) vSphere
4 2 (1.08%) vCloud
5 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (1.61%) Ganglia
2 3 (1.61%) nmon
3 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (10.75%) Microsoft
1 20 (10.75%) Oracle
2 10 (5.38%) VMware
3 5 (2.69%) Citrix
3 5 (2.69%) NetApp
3 5 (2.69%) SAP
4 4 (2.15%) Cisco
4 4 (2.15%) IBM
4 4 (2.15%) WSO2
5 3 (1.61%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.61%) Google
5 3 (1.61%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.61%) Infor
6 2 (1.08%) EMC
6 2 (1.08%) HP
6 2 (1.08%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.08%) Remedy
6 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.08%) Zerto
7 1 (0.54%) Nimble Storage