Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 23 November 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 106 110 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.54% 11.38% 22.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.13% 12.06% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 153
Sheffield median daily rate £445 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £226 £228 £208
90th Percentile £588 £525 £535
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £11.75 £13.46 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +1.58% -13.88%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £12.63 £25.16 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £17.30 £14.25
% change year-on-year -33.51% +21.37% -8.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 657 912 725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 94.31% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 609 515
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.65 £9.78
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.59 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.87 £12.75
% change year-on-year +5.92% +16.63% -15.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Sheffield

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Sheffield

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Sheffield

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Sheffield

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

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

1 50 (47.17%) Banking
2 49 (46.23%) Finance
3 32 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (29.25%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (26.42%) Investment Management
6 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.53%) Security Operations
8 23 (21.70%) Business Analysis
9 21 (19.81%) SIEM
10 20 (18.87%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 20 (18.87%) Threat Intelligence
11 18 (16.98%) Client/Server
12 17 (16.04%) Investment Banking
13 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
14 13 (12.26%) Test Scripting
15 12 (11.32%) Firewall
16 11 (10.38%) Financial Institution
16 11 (10.38%) Windows
16 11 (10.38%) Information Security
17 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
17 10 (9.43%) SQL
17 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
17 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
17 10 (9.43%) CISSP
17 10 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
17 10 (9.43%) Cyber Intelligence
18 9 (8.49%) Elastic Stack
18 9 (8.49%) Creative Thinking
18 9 (8.49%) DNS

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.83%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) OpenDNS
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) DNS
2 9 (8.49%) SMS
3 8 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.66%) HTTP
5 1 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Maltego
2 5 (4.72%) Big Data
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) Power BI
4 2 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.94%) Protractor
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
General
1 50 (47.17%) Banking
2 49 (46.23%) Finance
3 17 (16.04%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.38%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) Dojo
2 1 (0.94%) Drools
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) HTML5
2 1 (0.94%) RESTful
2 1 (0.94%) SOAP
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.98%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.77%) User Experience
7 3 (2.83%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (26.42%) Investment Management
3 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (24.53%) Security Operations
5 23 (21.70%) Business Analysis
6 21 (19.81%) SIEM
7 20 (18.87%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 20 (18.87%) Threat Intelligence
8 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.26%) Test Scripting
10 11 (10.38%) Information Security
11 10 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (9.43%) Cyber Intelligence
11 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
11 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.49%) Creative Thinking
12 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
12 9 (8.49%) Use Case
12 9 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) CISSP
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) PMP
4 3 (2.83%) CISM
4 3 (2.83%) CRISC
5 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) GDPR
1 3 (2.83%) IFRS
1 3 (2.83%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.89%) Basel II
2 2 (1.89%) COREP
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.89%) XenApp
2 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) QRadar
2 7 (6.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (6.60%) Nessus
3 5 (4.72%) CSIRT
3 5 (4.72%) Nmap
4 3 (2.83%) Kibana
5 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Symantec
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Lotus
5 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.94%) Splunk