The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / South East
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1186 1459 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.34% 15.82% 17.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.31% 16.65% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 945 1007
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 108
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7272 8761 9239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4116 5354 4947
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 446
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Hampshire -2 255 £325 -7.14% 53
Surrey +5 254 £435 +12.33% 68
Berkshire -1 223 £388 +3.33% 57
Buckinghamshire -5 181 £355 -5.33% 43
Oxfordshire -2 82 £350 +16.66% 38
West Sussex +1 80 £413 +32.00% 19
Kent -5 40 £383 +82.14% 8
East Sussex -5 32 £351 +5.81% 9
Middlesex -2 18 £319 -15.06% 2
Home Counties -4 3 £400 -3.61%
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 556 (24.58%) Finance
2 366 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 344 (15.21%) SQL
4 343 (15.16%) Business Analysis
5 323 (14.28%) Microsoft
6 309 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
7 283 (12.51%) Windows
8 240 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 217 (9.59%) ITIL
10 216 (9.55%) Security Cleared
11 213 (9.42%) Oracle
11 213 (9.42%) MS Excel
12 200 (8.84%) Active Directory
13 188 (8.31%) MS Office
14 177 (7.82%) Telecoms
14 177 (7.82%) Data Analysis
15 161 (7.12%) SC Cleared
16 155 (6.85%) Degree
17 149 (6.59%) Project Management
18 139 (6.15%) Migration
19 133 (5.88%) ISEB
20 126 (5.57%) SAP
21 124 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
22 122 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
23 118 (5.22%) XML
24 114 (5.04%) Relational Database
25 113 (5.00%) SDLC
25 113 (5.00%) Scrum
26 105 (4.64%) User Stories
27 101 (4.47%) JIRA

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 94 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.37%) SAS
3 29 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.19%) Confluence
5 17 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (0.75%) IIS
6 16 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 15 (0.66%) CMS
8 14 (0.62%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.40%) JBoss
10 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (0.35%) WordPress
12 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.31%) Smallworld
13 6 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 213 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 188 (8.31%) MS Office
3 89 (3.93%) MS Visio
4 68 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.02%) MS Project
6 19 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.31%) Stata
8 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.088%) SPSS
11 1 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 22 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (0.71%) Maximo
4 16 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 15 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 14 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.40%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.31%) SAP FI
12 6 (0.27%) BigMachines
12 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.27%) Staffware
12 6 (0.27%) Workday HCM
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.34%) Office 365
2 15 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.66%) SaaS
3 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (0.31%) PaaS
5 6 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.27%) IaaS
6 5 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.088%) Force.com
9 1 (0.044%) CallidusCloud
9 1 (0.044%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.56%) Firewall
2 47 (2.08%) WAN
3 40 (1.77%) LAN
4 34 (1.50%) DNS
5 32 (1.41%) Wireless
6 24 (1.06%) Network Security
6 24 (1.06%) VPN
7 23 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 21 (0.93%) 4G
8 21 (0.93%) Intranet
9 20 (0.88%) Internet
10 19 (0.84%) VoIP
11 18 (0.80%) LTE
12 15 (0.66%) DHCP
12 15 (0.66%) Ethernet
13 14 (0.62%) Extranet
13 14 (0.62%) LDAP
14 12 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.44%) MPLS
16 9 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 95 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 43 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
7 31 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 28 (1.24%) DB2
9 25 (1.11%) Big Data
10 24 (1.06%) GIS
10 24 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 24 (1.06%) MS Access
11 20 (0.88%) QlikView
12 14 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.57%) Power BI
13 13 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 101 (4.47%) JIRA
2 92 (4.07%) Selenium
3 37 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 29 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 28 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 24 (1.06%) Cucumber
8 17 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 14 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 13 (0.57%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.53%) Subversion
12 9 (0.40%) JMeter
12 9 (0.40%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.35%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.31%) Bugzilla
14 7 (0.31%) NUnit
14 7 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
15 6 (0.27%) Appium
15 6 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 556 (24.58%) Finance
2 177 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 100 (4.42%) Retail
4 80 (3.54%) Marketing
5 69 (3.05%) Banking
6 44 (1.95%) Legal
7 31 (1.37%) Publishing
8 29 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.11%) Back Office
10 24 (1.06%) Billing
11 23 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.57%) Advertising
13 12 (0.53%) Law
14 10 (0.44%) Electronics
14 10 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.35%) French Language
15 8 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.31%) Automotive
17 6 (0.27%) Local Government
18 4 (0.18%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (5.22%) XML
2 84 (3.71%) Web Services
3 48 (2.12%) .NET
4 33 (1.46%) SOAP
5 22 (0.97%) HTML
6 14 (0.62%) CSS
7 10 (0.44%) REST
8 9 (0.40%) Middleware
9 8 (0.35%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.31%) RESTful
10 7 (0.31%) XSD
11 6 (0.27%) Behat
11 6 (0.27%) JSON
12 5 (0.22%) Node.js
12 5 (0.22%) OAuth
12 5 (0.22%) WSDL
12 5 (0.22%) XSL
13 4 (0.18%) Gherkin
13 4 (0.18%) XML Messaging
14 3 (0.13%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 309 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.12%) User Experience
4 43 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 27 (1.19%) NHS
6 26 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 21 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 19 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 15 (0.66%) Life Science
12 14 (0.62%) IVR
13 13 (0.57%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.53%) CMDB
15 11 (0.49%) e-Learning
15 11 (0.49%) iPad
16 10 (0.44%) Smartphone
16 10 (0.44%) Social Media
17 9 (0.40%) Mainframe
18 8 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 283 (12.51%) Windows
2 88 (3.89%) Windows 7
3 70 (3.09%) Unix
4 60 (2.65%) Linux
5 58 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 42 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 24 (1.06%) Windows 10
10 18 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.53%) Android
13 8 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.27%) zOS
16 4 (0.18%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.088%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (15.16%) Business Analysis
3 240 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 217 (9.59%) ITIL
5 177 (7.82%) Data Analysis
6 149 (6.59%) Project Management
7 139 (6.15%) Migration
8 124 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 122 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
10 113 (5.00%) Scrum
10 113 (5.00%) SDLC
11 105 (4.64%) User Stories
12 101 (4.47%) Change Management
12 101 (4.47%) CRM
13 99 (4.38%) Analytics
13 99 (4.38%) Workflow
14 92 (4.07%) Service Management
15 87 (3.85%) ERP
16 82 (3.63%) Test Scripting
17 80 (3.54%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 344 (15.21%) SQL
2 88 (3.89%) Java
3 70 (3.09%) Python
4 66 (2.92%) C#
5 25 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 25 (1.11%) VBA
6 22 (0.97%) C
7 21 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 20 (0.88%) R
9 14 (0.62%) VB
10 13 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 11 (0.49%) PHP
11 11 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.40%) Groovy
13 8 (0.35%) F#
13 8 (0.35%) Ruby
14 6 (0.27%) Scala
15 5 (0.22%) JCL
16 4 (0.18%) C++
16 4 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 216 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 161 (7.12%) SC Cleared
3 155 (6.85%) Degree
4 133 (5.88%) ISEB
5 74 (3.27%) ISTQB
6 57 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 41 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 40 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (1.37%) CCNA
11 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.84%) CCNP
13 18 (0.80%) ACCA
13 18 (0.80%) CISSP
14 17 (0.75%) CIMA
15 12 (0.53%) CEH
16 11 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (0.49%) CREST Certified
16 11 (0.49%) OSCP
16 11 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.29%) PMO
2 96 (4.24%) QA
3 66 (2.92%) SLA
4 41 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.88%) GDPR
5 20 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
7 13 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.49%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.44%) IFRS
11 8 (0.35%) GAAP
12 6 (0.27%) COBIT
13 5 (0.22%) IFRS 9
14 3 (0.13%) GAMP
14 3 (0.13%) GxP
14 3 (0.13%) MiFID
15 2 (0.088%) EFQM
15 2 (0.088%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.088%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 200 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.75%) XenApp
5 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.44%) vSphere
8 8 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.27%) Firmware
10 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.22%) UAG
10 5 (0.22%) XenServer
11 4 (0.18%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.18%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.088%) Docker
13 2 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (1.46%) SCCM
3 11 (0.49%) WSUS
4 7 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.22%) EdgeSight
6 5 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.18%) SCOM
7 4 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.13%) OVSD
8 3 (0.13%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.088%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.088%) Netcool
9 2 (0.088%) Oozie
Vendors
1 323 (14.28%) Microsoft
2 213 (9.42%) Oracle
3 126 (5.57%) SAP
4 91 (4.02%) HP
5 67 (2.96%) Cisco
6 61 (2.70%) VMware
7 57 (2.52%) Citrix
8 51 (2.25%) Remedy
9 41 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.06%) Workday
11 22 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 21 (0.93%) F5
13 19 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 19 (0.84%) Tableau
14 18 (0.80%) Dell
14 18 (0.80%) IBM
15 16 (0.71%) Avaya
16 15 (0.66%) CA
16 15 (0.66%) Google
16 15 (0.66%) Intel Security
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180 - £226 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £314 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £390 - £415 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago