Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 239 238
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 142 119 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.76% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.81% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 73 132
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £311 £230 £301
90th Percentile £550 £573 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South East median hourly rate - £30.50 -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -28.33% +36.36% -24.14%

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 15,845 14,673 17,232
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.78% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,300 8,409 10,354
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £541
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 747 812
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.11% +9.15%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.62% - +11.76%

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 19 April 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
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 19 April 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 53 £413 +6.45% 15
Hampshire +26 50 £425 +25.93% 5
Berkshire -2 28 £425 +6.25% 7
Surrey -54 16 £500 +21.21% 6
Buckinghamshire -7 15 £325 +41.30% 5
Oxfordshire -9 10 £550 +83.33% 3
West Sussex -5 7 £525 +41.89% 4
East Sussex +6 3 £525 - 1
Kent +1 3 £390 -20.00% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £485 -
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 46 (32.39%) Finance
2 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.01%) Business Analysis
5 24 (16.90%) Oracle
6 23 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (15.49%) SQL
8 17 (11.97%) User Stories
8 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
8 17 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (11.27%) Project Management
10 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
10 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (10.56%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.15%) Defect Management
11 13 (9.15%) Windows
12 12 (8.45%) JIRA
13 11 (7.75%) QA
13 11 (7.75%) Scrum
13 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
14 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
14 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
14 10 (7.04%) C
14 10 (7.04%) ERP
15 9 (6.34%) Degree
15 9 (6.34%) Java
15 9 (6.34%) CRM
15 9 (6.34%) Acceptance Criteria
15 9 (6.34%) PMO
16 8 (5.63%) Collaborative Working

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 8 (5.63%) Confluence
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Eloqua
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.41%) Sonata
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) VPN
3 4 (2.82%) LAN
3 4 (2.82%) WAN
4 3 (2.11%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.23%) QlikView
4 5 (3.52%) DB2
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.82%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) JIRA
2 8 (5.63%) Selenium
3 4 (2.82%) JMeter
3 4 (2.82%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.82%) Subversion
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.70%) Appium
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Gatling
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) Mocha
6 1 (0.70%) MSI
6 1 (0.70%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (32.39%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.23%) Billing
3 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) French Language
4 5 (3.52%) German Language
5 3 (2.11%) Back Office
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) XML
2 4 (2.82%) .NET
3 3 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (1.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (0.70%) Chai
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) WebdriverIO
5 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.15%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) AIX
5 2 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (19.01%) Business Analysis
4 17 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (11.97%) User Stories
4 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
5 16 (11.27%) Project Management
6 15 (10.56%) Test Automation
7 13 (9.15%) Defect Management
8 11 (7.75%) Scrum
9 10 (7.04%) ERP
10 9 (6.34%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (6.34%) CRM
11 8 (5.63%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.63%) Kanban
12 7 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.93%) SDLC
12 7 (4.93%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.49%) SQL
2 10 (7.04%) C
3 9 (6.34%) Java
4 6 (4.23%) C#
5 5 (3.52%) Python
6 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.11%) Groovy
7 3 (2.11%) VBA
8 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.41%) Scala
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) Degree
4 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) ISEB
5 3 (2.11%) MCSA
5 3 (2.11%) MCSE
5 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.41%) ACCA
6 2 (1.41%) CIMA
6 2 (1.41%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.70%) IIBA
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
2 9 (6.34%) PMO
3 7 (4.93%) GDPR
4 5 (3.52%) SLA
5 4 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) StorNext
3 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) SCCM
2 5 (3.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.82%) Perfmon
4 3 (2.11%) SCOM
5 2 (1.41%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (16.90%) Oracle
2 8 (5.63%) SAP
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.23%) IBM
5 5 (3.52%) Citrix
5 5 (3.52%) Netezza
5 5 (3.52%) VMware
6 4 (2.82%) Cisco
6 4 (2.82%) McAfee
6 4 (2.82%) Workday
7 3 (2.11%) Siebel
8 2 (1.41%) Adobe
8 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.41%) IFS
8 2 (1.41%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.41%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.70%) Cadence
9 1 (0.70%) Google
9 1 (0.70%) hybris
9 1 (0.70%) Tableau