Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 September 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.

Senior Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 243 241
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 135 122 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.75% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.79% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 86 121
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60% +3.75%
10th Percentile £279 £305 £260
90th Percentile £558 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £434
% change year-on-year - +3.69% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £18.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.05% - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.99 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.13% -33.36% +94.91%

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 15,639 15,449 16,222
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.68% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,366 9,162 9,754
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £260 £240 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 619 750
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the South East

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the South East

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -4 40 £420 -1.18% 16
Hampshire -3 31 £450 +25.87% 5
Surrey -20 28 £425 +3.03% 3
Berkshire -12 26 £415 -2.35% 4
West Sussex +3 19 £413 +3.13% 3
Oxfordshire +14 8 £450 +42.97% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £363 +11.54% 8
East Sussex -4 6 £425 -10.53% 4
Kent +8 4 £425 +14.48% 3
Middlesex +11 2 - -
Sussex +4 1 £575 +43.75%
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.63%) Finance
3 29 (21.48%) SQL
4 24 (17.78%) Business Analysis
5 21 (15.56%) Oracle
5 21 (15.56%) Project Management
6 18 (13.33%) VMware
6 18 (13.33%) ITIL
6 18 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 17 (12.59%) SCCM
7 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (11.85%) User Stories
9 15 (11.11%) Degree
9 15 (11.11%) Migration
9 15 (11.11%) HP
9 15 (11.11%) Windows
10 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
10 14 (10.37%) Office 365
10 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
11 13 (9.63%) Data Migration
12 12 (8.89%) Scrum
12 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
12 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
12 12 (8.89%) SAP
12 12 (8.89%) ERP
12 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.89%) Cisco
13 11 (8.15%) Asset Management

Senior 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 3 (2.22%) Confluence
2 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) SAP APO
1 5 (3.70%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.96%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.22%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.48%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.74%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.74%) Primavera
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Office 365
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Firewall
1 5 (3.70%) LAN
1 5 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (1.48%) DHCP
2 2 (1.48%) DNS
2 2 (1.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) Big Data
2 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (3.70%) Data Lake
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.96%) Essbase
4 4 (2.96%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.96%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.22%) MS Access
5 3 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) JIRA
2 6 (4.44%) JMeter
3 5 (3.70%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (3.70%) Toad
4 4 (2.96%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.96%) Subversion
5 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.22%) MSTest
5 3 (2.22%) Selenium
5 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.48%) NUnit
6 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.74%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Retail
3 7 (5.19%) Back Office
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Military
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Local Government
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.96%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) React
3 2 (1.48%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.74%) REST
4 1 (0.74%) RESTful
4 1 (0.74%) SOAP
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.96%) Life Science
5 3 (2.22%) AS400
5 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Contactless
7 1 (0.74%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) AIX
3 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 21 (15.56%) Project Management
4 18 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 18 (13.33%) ITIL
5 16 (11.85%) User Stories
6 15 (11.11%) Migration
7 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.63%) Data Migration
9 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.89%) ERP
9 12 (8.89%) Scrum
10 11 (8.15%) Asset Management
11 10 (7.41%) Test Strategy
12 9 (6.67%) Analytics
12 9 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (5.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.48%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) C#
2 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
3 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.70%) C
4 5 (3.70%) Python
4 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.48%) ABAP
7 2 (1.48%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) R
8 1 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) ISEB
5 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CBAP
6 1 (0.74%) CEH
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) IIBA
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MBA
6 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) PMO
2 5 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.96%) QA
4 3 (2.22%) GDPR
4 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.15%) vSphere
4 4 (2.96%) XenApp
4 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.74%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 17 (12.59%) SCCM
2 6 (4.44%) HP ALM
3 4 (2.96%) Perfmon
3 4 (2.96%) SCOM
4 2 (1.48%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) QRadar
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Oracle
2 18 (13.33%) VMware
3 15 (11.11%) HP
4 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.89%) Cisco
5 12 (8.89%) SAP
6 6 (4.44%) JD Edwards
7 5 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.96%) Citrix
8 4 (2.96%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.22%) Cognos
9 3 (2.22%) Google
9 3 (2.22%) Polycom
9 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.22%) Siebel
9 3 (2.22%) Workday
10 2 (1.48%) Cadence
10 2 (1.48%) IBM
10 2 (1.48%) NetApp
10 2 (1.48%) Pegasus