Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 233 233
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 145 125 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 83 129
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £236 £260
90th Percentile £561 £585 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £26.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.34% - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.65% +37.78% +4.65%

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 16,179 15,038 17,779
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.62% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,561 8,651 10,733
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £230
90th Percentile £585 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 722 787
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Hampshire +22 50 £431 +21.48% 1
Thames Valley +6 39 £375 +20.00% 7
Surrey -33 28 £438 +6.06% 3
Berkshire -2 27 £438 +27.27% 5
West Sussex +6 17 £413 +3.13% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 10 £335 - 2
Kent +8 3 £475 -9.52%
Middlesex +4 2 - -
Oxfordshire -9 2 £318 +76.88%
Sussex +2 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 16 July 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 (31.03%) Finance
2 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.69%) SQL
4 28 (19.31%) Business Analysis
5 25 (17.24%) Oracle
6 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 18 (12.41%) ITIL
8 18 (12.41%) Active Directory
8 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (11.72%) SCCM
9 17 (11.72%) Windows
9 17 (11.72%) Project Management
9 17 (11.72%) VMware
10 16 (11.03%) Degree
11 15 (10.34%) Migration
11 15 (10.34%) ERP
11 15 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (10.34%) Waterfall
12 14 (9.66%) Office 365
12 14 (9.66%) Cisco
12 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
12 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
13 13 (8.97%) HP
13 13 (8.97%) Data Migration
13 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
14 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
14 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (8.28%) Management Information System
15 11 (7.59%) 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 2 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (1.38%) Confluence
1 2 (1.38%) SAS
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SAP APO
1 5 (3.45%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.07%) Eloqua
3 3 (2.07%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.07%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.69%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) Office 365
2 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Firewall
2 5 (3.45%) LAN
2 5 (3.45%) VPN
2 5 (3.45%) WAN
3 3 (2.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.38%) DHCP
4 2 (1.38%) DNS
4 2 (1.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) Big Data
2 7 (4.83%) QlikView
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.45%) Data Lake
4 5 (3.45%) DB2
4 5 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.76%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (2.76%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Power BI
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.52%) JIRA
2 4 (2.76%) JMeter
2 4 (2.76%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.76%) Subversion
3 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.07%) Selenium
4 2 (1.38%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.69%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (31.03%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.52%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Billing
5 6 (4.14%) Back Office
6 5 (3.45%) French Language
6 5 (3.45%) German Language
6 5 (3.45%) Marketing
7 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.07%) Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.38%) Local Government
9 2 (1.38%) Military
10 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) XML
2 4 (2.76%) HTML
3 2 (1.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.38%) RESTful
3 2 (1.38%) Web Services
3 2 (1.38%) XSLT
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) REST
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.07%) AS400
6 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Contactless
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) AIX
5 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Unix
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.31%) Business Analysis
3 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (12.41%) ITIL
5 17 (11.72%) Project Management
6 15 (10.34%) ERP
6 15 (10.34%) Migration
6 15 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.97%) Data Migration
8 11 (7.59%) Asset Management
8 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (7.59%) User Stories
9 10 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.90%) Defect Management
9 10 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (6.21%) Scrum
11 8 (5.52%) Analytics
11 8 (5.52%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (5.52%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.69%) SQL
2 9 (6.21%) C
3 6 (4.14%) C#
3 6 (4.14%) Python
4 5 (3.45%) Java
5 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.76%) VBA
6 2 (1.38%) Groovy
6 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.38%) R
6 2 (1.38%) Scala
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.14%) ISEB
5 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.07%) MCSA
6 3 (2.07%) MCSE
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MBA
8 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) PMO
2 7 (4.83%) QA
3 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.21%) vSphere
4 5 (3.45%) StorNext
5 4 (2.76%) XenApp
5 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (11.72%) SCCM
2 6 (4.14%) HP ALM
3 5 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.76%) Perfmon
4 4 (2.76%) SCOM
5 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.69%) QRadar
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) Oracle
2 17 (11.72%) VMware
3 14 (9.66%) Cisco
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.97%) HP
5 8 (5.52%) Citrix
5 8 (5.52%) SAP
6 6 (4.14%) IBM
6 6 (4.14%) Netezza
6 6 (4.14%) Workday
7 4 (2.76%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.76%) McAfee
8 3 (2.07%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.07%) Polycom
8 3 (2.07%) Siebel
9 2 (1.38%) Adobe
9 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.38%) IFS
9 2 (1.38%) NetApp
9 2 (1.38%) Tableau