Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £215 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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.

IT Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 228 220
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 141 150 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.91% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 87
South East median daily rate £215 £303 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.93% -11.03% -1.45%
10th Percentile £120 £118 £131
90th Percentile £463 £459 £500
England median daily rate £323 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.86% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 23
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £13.13 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -9.43% +7.41%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.06 £10.10
90th Percentile £21.30 £19.25 £18.95
England median hourly rate £15.49 £13.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year +15.81% -7.76% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,090 15,593 14,536
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.21% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,057 9,346 8,603
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 572 737
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +1.08% +0.68% +2.08%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in the South East

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in the South East

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +32 55 £210 +1.20% 22
Hampshire -28 32 £250 +49.25% 12
Berkshire +16 26 £170 -15.00% 8
Surrey -32 25 £375 +4.75% 9
Oxfordshire +32 18 £145 - 5
West Sussex -25 17 £313 -3.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 11 £280 -20.00% 9
Kent +15 7 £125 +33.69% 1
East Sussex -8 2 £563 +150.00% 1
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (31.21%) Windows
2 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.95%) Active Directory
4 35 (24.82%) Microsoft Office
5 30 (21.28%) Finance
6 19 (13.48%) Degree
6 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
7 18 (12.77%) ITIL
7 18 (12.77%) Windows 10
8 17 (12.06%) Mimecast
8 17 (12.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (11.35%) Service Management
9 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange
9 16 (11.35%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (10.64%) Office 365
10 15 (10.64%) Information Security
11 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
11 14 (9.93%) Business Analysis
11 14 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (9.22%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (9.22%) CISA
12 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
12 13 (9.22%) CISSP
13 12 (8.51%) Citrix
13 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.51%) GIAC

IT 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 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) Documentum
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (24.82%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Mimecast
2 15 (10.64%) Office 365
3 3 (2.13%) G Suite
3 3 (2.13%) Google Drive
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) VoIP
2 5 (3.55%) WAN
3 4 (2.84%) DHCP
3 4 (2.84%) DNS
3 4 (2.84%) Firewall
3 4 (2.84%) LAN
4 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 3 (2.13%) LTE
4 3 (2.13%) SMS
4 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.42%) Network Security
5 2 (1.42%) SSL
5 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.71%) IPsec
6 1 (0.71%) Junos
6 1 (0.71%) Skype
6 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 30 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.84%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Billing
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.55%) PMI
6 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.13%) Life Science
7 3 (2.13%) User Experience
7 3 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.42%) iPhone
8 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.71%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.71%) CMDB
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.21%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
3 18 (12.77%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.26%) Linux
6 4 (2.84%) Android
6 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) Unix
9 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.77%) ITIL
3 16 (11.35%) Service Management
4 15 (10.64%) Information Security
5 14 (9.93%) Business Analysis
5 14 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (9.22%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (8.51%) Patch Management
7 12 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.09%) Change Management
9 9 (6.38%) ITSM
10 7 (4.96%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.96%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.96%) Project Management
11 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.26%) Time Management
11 6 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Degree
2 17 (12.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (9.22%) CISA
3 13 (9.22%) CISSP
4 12 (8.51%) CEH
4 12 (8.51%) CompTIA Security+
4 12 (8.51%) GIAC
5 5 (3.55%) CBAP
5 5 (3.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.42%) MCSE
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) PMO
2 6 (4.26%) SLA
3 4 (2.84%) QA
4 3 (2.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (26.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (8.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.55%) SCCM
3 3 (2.13%) HP ALM
3 3 (2.13%) Netcool
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.51%) Citrix
2 12 (8.51%) Proofpoint
3 6 (4.26%) HP
3 6 (4.26%) ServiceNow
3 6 (4.26%) VMware
4 5 (3.55%) Sophos
4 5 (3.55%) Xerox
5 4 (2.84%) Avaya
5 4 (2.84%) Google
6 3 (2.13%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (1.42%) Apple
7 2 (1.42%) Juniper
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) BMC
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) Dell
8 1 (0.71%) IBM