The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1104 1518 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.45% 17.01% 17.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.29% 17.91% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 938 960
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 94 109
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

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 7221 8475 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.54% 94.99% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 5056 5117
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 385 431
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 24 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
Surrey +3 247 £400 - 53
Berkshire -4 220 £350 -6.66% 42
Hampshire -2 215 £345 +1.84% 53
Buckinghamshire -7 152 £325 -7.14% 35
West Sussex 0 85 £400 - 15
Oxfordshire -10 66 £393 +13.76% 25
East Sussex -2 52 £450 +28.57% 9
Kent -8 36 £375 +19.04% 11
Middlesex -3 8 £313 -21.08% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 567 (24.57%) Finance
2 412 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (16.90%) Business Analysis
4 369 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
5 360 (15.60%) SQL
6 312 (13.52%) Microsoft
7 271 (11.74%) Windows
8 249 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
9 246 (10.66%) Oracle
10 230 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 219 (9.49%) ITIL
12 199 (8.62%) Active Directory
13 191 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
14 186 (8.06%) Security Cleared
15 179 (7.76%) Degree
16 173 (7.50%) Data Analysis
17 159 (6.89%) Relational Database
18 157 (6.80%) Telecoms
19 144 (6.24%) Project Management
20 138 (5.98%) SAP
21 137 (5.94%) ISEB
22 129 (5.59%) SC Cleared
23 128 (5.55%) Test Automation
24 127 (5.50%) Scrum
25 124 (5.37%) SDLC
26 121 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
27 117 (5.07%) Migration
28 114 (4.94%) SQL Server
29 113 (4.90%) Analytics
30 111 (4.81%) Java

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 101 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 32 (1.39%) SAS
4 28 (1.21%) IIS
5 22 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.95%) Confluence
5 22 (0.95%) JBoss
6 17 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.39%) CMS
8 9 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.39%) WildFly
9 8 (0.35%) Smallworld
10 7 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 249 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 191 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
3 105 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 88 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) SPSS
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.087%) Stata
10 1 (0.043%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 25 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.74%) Maximo
4 10 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.35%) Primavera
6 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.35%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.22%) SAP GRC
9 5 (0.22%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.69%) Office 365
2 28 (1.21%) SaaS
3 14 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.087%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.087%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.087%) Force.com
10 2 (0.087%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.087%) SurveyMonkey
10 2 (0.087%) Taleo
11 1 (0.043%) GitHub
11 1 (0.043%) GoToWebinar
11 1 (0.043%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.043%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.25%) Firewall
2 45 (1.95%) WAN
3 33 (1.43%) LAN
4 29 (1.26%) DNS
5 28 (1.21%) VPN
6 26 (1.13%) Internet
7 25 (1.08%) Wireless
8 22 (0.95%) TCP/IP
9 20 (0.87%) Network Security
10 19 (0.82%) LDAP
11 15 (0.65%) DHCP
11 15 (0.65%) Intranet
12 14 (0.61%) 4G
13 13 (0.56%) LTE
14 11 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (0.48%) Skype
14 11 (0.48%) VoIP
15 10 (0.43%) ATM
16 9 (0.39%) Ethernet
16 9 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (6.89%) Relational Database
2 114 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 54 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 31 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 30 (1.30%) Big Data
8 27 (1.17%) QlikView
8 27 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (1.08%) MS Access
10 20 (0.87%) GIS
10 20 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (0.87%) Power BI
11 18 (0.78%) DB2
12 16 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (0.65%) PowerPivot
14 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 94 (4.07%) JIRA
2 69 (2.99%) Selenium
3 30 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (1.13%) SoapUI
5 23 (1.00%) WebDriver
6 21 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 21 (0.91%) HP UFT
6 21 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.22%) Gatling
10 5 (0.22%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.22%) Subversion
10 5 (0.22%) TestNG
11 4 (0.17%) Appium
11 4 (0.17%) SonarQube
General
1 567 (24.57%) Finance
2 157 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 105 (4.55%) Banking
4 84 (3.64%) Retail
5 75 (3.25%) Marketing
6 31 (1.34%) Legal
6 31 (1.34%) Publishing
7 28 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.04%) Billing
9 23 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (0.87%) Back Office
11 11 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.43%) Automotive
13 9 (0.39%) Advertising
14 7 (0.30%) French Language
14 7 (0.30%) Military
15 6 (0.26%) Electronics
15 6 (0.26%) Front Office
15 6 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (4.72%) XML
2 108 (4.68%) Web Services
3 31 (1.34%) .NET
4 28 (1.21%) HTML
5 27 (1.17%) SOAP
6 19 (0.82%) Middleware
7 17 (0.74%) CSS
8 14 (0.61%) REST
9 11 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (0.43%) AngularJS
11 7 (0.30%) Node.js
12 6 (0.26%) HTML5
13 5 (0.22%) Behat
13 5 (0.22%) jQuery
14 4 (0.17%) CSS3
14 4 (0.17%) D3.js
14 4 (0.17%) JSON
14 4 (0.17%) RESTful
14 4 (0.17%) Three.js
15 3 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 369 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 45 (1.95%) Data Centre
3 45 (1.95%) User Experience
4 29 (1.26%) NHS
5 27 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 22 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 20 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 19 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 19 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 15 (0.65%) Life Science
10 15 (0.65%) Replication
11 12 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.48%) IVR
13 10 (0.43%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.43%) Frameworx
14 9 (0.39%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 271 (11.74%) Windows
2 88 (3.81%) Unix
3 87 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 74 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 67 (2.90%) Linux
6 51 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.43%) Windows 10
8 30 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 17 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.17%) Android
16 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.13%) zOS
17 2 (0.087%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (16.90%) Business Analysis
3 230 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 219 (9.49%) ITIL
5 173 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 144 (6.24%) Project Management
7 128 (5.55%) Test Automation
8 127 (5.50%) Scrum
9 124 (5.37%) SDLC
10 121 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
11 117 (5.07%) Migration
12 113 (4.90%) Analytics
13 110 (4.77%) Change Management
14 108 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 105 (4.55%) Workflow
16 100 (4.33%) User Stories
17 95 (4.12%) Test Scripting
18 94 (4.07%) ERP
19 90 (3.90%) Process Improvement
20 85 (3.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (15.60%) SQL
2 111 (4.81%) Java
3 86 (3.73%) Python
4 49 (2.12%) C#
5 45 (1.95%) VBA
6 28 (1.21%) PowerShell
7 22 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 21 (0.91%) C
9 18 (0.78%) R
10 17 (0.74%) Groovy
11 15 (0.65%) PHP
12 14 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.39%) Scala
13 9 (0.39%) VB
14 8 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.26%) COBOL
15 6 (0.26%) Perl
16 5 (0.22%) F#
16 5 (0.22%) VBScript
17 4 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 186 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 179 (7.76%) Degree
3 137 (5.94%) ISEB
4 129 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 83 (3.60%) ISTQB
6 52 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 34 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (1.34%) DV Cleared
9 30 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (1.04%) CISSP
11 23 (1.00%) CCNA
12 18 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (0.78%) CIMA
13 16 (0.69%) ACCA
13 16 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (0.69%) MCP
14 15 (0.65%) CCNP
15 14 (0.61%) MCSE
16 13 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.20%) PMO
2 86 (3.73%) QA
3 84 (3.64%) SLA
4 37 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 32 (1.39%) GDPR
6 23 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.56%) IFRS
8 13 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.43%) COBIT
10 9 (0.39%) IFRS 9
10 9 (0.39%) ISO 8583
11 7 (0.30%) MiFID
11 7 (0.30%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.26%) Basel II
13 4 (0.17%) GAAP
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.087%) EMIR
System Software
1 199 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.39%) XenApp
6 7 (0.30%) vSphere
7 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.22%) UAG
9 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.17%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
11 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.087%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.087%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.74%) SCCM
3 15 (0.65%) NetBackup
4 7 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.17%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.17%) SCOM
6 4 (0.17%) WSUS
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.087%) Ansible
8 2 (0.087%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.087%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.087%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (0.087%) Oozie
8 2 (0.087%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.087%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 312 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 246 (10.66%) Oracle
3 138 (5.98%) SAP
4 105 (4.55%) HP
5 62 (2.69%) Remedy
5 62 (2.69%) VMware
6 55 (2.38%) Cisco
7 50 (2.17%) Citrix
8 37 (1.60%) Tableau
9 27 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 22 (0.95%) IBM
12 18 (0.78%) F5
12 18 (0.78%) McAfee
12 18 (0.78%) Workday
13 17 (0.74%) Ariba
13 17 (0.74%) Symantec
14 15 (0.65%) Adobe
14 15 (0.65%) Cognos
14 15 (0.65%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £450 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £155 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £270 - £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
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Modis International
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
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Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College
Rate: Up to £40,791 per Annum
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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