Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 213 220
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 140 162 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.97% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.02% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 103 108
South East median daily rate £215 £310 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.65% -8.82% +4.62%
10th Percentile £120 £125 £124
90th Percentile £476 £488 £520
England median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 23
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +5.36%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.00 £10.10
90th Percentile £35.40 £24.13 £16.70
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% -10.34% -2.39%

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 15,722 15,829 15,510
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.65% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,478 9,392 9,244
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 643 770
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -8.25% +7.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +26 57 £213 +8.97% 11
Hampshire -25 36 £290 +45.00% 8
Berkshire +9 26 £150 - 4
Surrey -28 23 £275 -23.18% 5
Oxfordshire +18 19 £145 - 1
West Sussex -22 16 £350 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 12 £363 +3.57% 6
Kent +6 5 £120 +26.32% 5
East Sussex -5 3 £563 +150.00% 5
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 43 (30.71%) Windows
2 41 (29.29%) Active Directory
3 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (16.43%) Windows 10
6 20 (14.29%) ITIL
6 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 19 (13.57%) Business Analysis
7 19 (13.57%) Degree
7 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
8 18 (12.86%) Service Management
8 18 (12.86%) Finance
9 17 (12.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 14 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (9.29%) Project Management
11 13 (9.29%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (9.29%) Mimecast
11 13 (9.29%) Office 365
12 12 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (8.57%) CISA
12 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
12 12 (8.57%) Information Security
12 12 (8.57%) CISSP
12 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
13 11 (7.86%) Citrix
13 11 (7.86%) ITSM
13 11 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (7.14%) Patch Management

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 14 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.43%) IIS
4 2 (1.43%) JBoss
4 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Mimecast
1 13 (9.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) VoIP
2 7 (5.00%) Firewall
3 5 (3.57%) WAN
4 4 (2.86%) DHCP
4 4 (2.86%) DNS
4 4 (2.86%) LAN
4 4 (2.86%) Network Security
5 3 (2.14%) Internet
5 3 (2.14%) SMS
5 3 (2.14%) SSL
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.43%) IPsec
6 2 (1.43%) LTE
6 2 (1.43%) Skype
6 2 (1.43%) SSH
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
1 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.43%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) LDAP
1 2 (1.43%) Middleware
1 2 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.29%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.71%) Life Science
6 7 (5.00%) PMI
7 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.86%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.86%) User Experience
8 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.14%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.43%) CMDB
10 2 (1.43%) iPhone
10 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.71%) Windows
2 23 (16.43%) Windows 10
3 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.29%) Linux
6 5 (3.57%) Android
6 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.86%) Unix
7 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.29%) ITIL
2 19 (13.57%) Business Analysis
3 18 (12.86%) Service Management
4 13 (9.29%) Project Management
5 12 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (8.57%) Information Security
6 11 (7.86%) ITSM
6 11 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 10 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.43%) Asset Management
8 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.43%) Workflow
9 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (5.00%) Data Science
10 7 (5.00%) Machine Learning
10 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) Degree
2 17 (12.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (8.57%) CISA
3 12 (8.57%) CISSP
4 10 (7.14%) CEH
4 10 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 10 (7.14%) GIAC
5 7 (5.00%) CBAP
5 7 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CISM
6 2 (1.43%) MCSE
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) PMO
3 3 (2.14%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) GxP
System Software
1 41 (29.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 10 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.14%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.43%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.43%) Netcool
4 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.86%) Citrix
3 10 (7.14%) Proofpoint
4 8 (5.71%) VMware
5 6 (4.29%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.86%) HP
6 4 (2.86%) Remedy
7 3 (2.14%) Apple
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco
7 3 (2.14%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.14%) Juniper
7 3 (2.14%) Qualys
7 3 (2.14%) Sophos
7 3 (2.14%) Xerox
8 2 (1.43%) Aruba
8 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.43%) McAfee
8 2 (1.43%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.43%) Veritas