The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Analyst
England / South East
Rank 181 185 199
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 72 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 55
Median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -2.58% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +27.38% -34.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +19 27 £403 -3.01% 9
Hampshire 0 11 £310 -11.42% 5
Oxfordshire 0 10 £338 - 2
West Sussex +9 9 £370 +42.30%
Berkshire +15 8 £388 -12.92% 4
Kent +11 3 £525 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 2 - - 4
East Sussex +1 1 - - 1
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (29.75%) Finance
2 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.31%) Business Analysis
3 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.88%) User Stories
5 17 (14.05%) ISEB
5 17 (14.05%) Windows
6 16 (13.22%) SQL
6 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.22%) Scrum
6 16 (13.22%) Degree
7 14 (11.57%) Selenium
7 14 (11.57%) MS Office
7 14 (11.57%) ITIL
7 14 (11.57%) Process Improvement
8 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
9 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
9 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (9.09%) Defect Management
10 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 11 (9.09%) Oracle
10 11 (9.09%) Java
11 10 (8.26%) HP
11 10 (8.26%) LAN
11 10 (8.26%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (8.26%) JIRA
11 10 (8.26%) Marketing
11 10 (8.26%) SDLC
11 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
12 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Office
2 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) BigMachines
2 5 (4.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.48%) Workday HCM
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.83%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) LAN
2 7 (5.79%) Firewall
2 7 (5.79%) WAN
3 5 (4.13%) Network Security
3 5 (4.13%) Wireless
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (2.48%) IPsec
4 3 (2.48%) MPLS
4 3 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.48%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (2.48%) VoIP
4 3 (2.48%) VPN
4 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.48%) WLAN
5 2 (1.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) BGP
6 1 (0.83%) OSPF
6 1 (0.83%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Selenium
2 10 (8.26%) JIRA
3 7 (5.79%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.96%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.13%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.31%) Subversion
7 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.65%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.65%) JMeter
8 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.83%) Appium
9 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.83%) JUnit
9 1 (0.83%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (29.75%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Marketing
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.96%) Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Billing
5 4 (3.31%) Legal
6 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) XML
2 5 (4.13%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) SOAP
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
3 3 (2.48%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.65%) XSLT
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) AS400
4 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.65%) iSeries
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Windows
2 7 (5.79%) Linux
2 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.48%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.48%) Unix
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.65%) Android
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (22.31%) Business Analysis
2 18 (14.88%) User Stories
3 16 (13.22%) Scrum
3 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (11.57%) ITIL
4 14 (11.57%) Process Improvement
5 11 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 10 (8.26%) SDLC
7 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.61%) Migration
8 8 (6.61%) Use Case
9 7 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.96%) CRM
10 6 (4.96%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.96%) UML
10 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) Java
3 7 (5.79%) C#
4 6 (4.96%) Python
5 4 (3.31%) Groovy
6 2 (1.65%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.65%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) ISEB
2 16 (13.22%) Degree
3 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
4 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.13%) CCNP
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.48%) CBAP
7 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.48%) MCP
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) AAT
8 1 (0.83%) ACCA
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) GDPR
3 3 (2.48%) PMO
4 2 (1.65%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) GAAP
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.65%) XenApp
3 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Oracle
3 10 (8.26%) HP
3 10 (8.26%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (5.79%) Cisco
4 7 (5.79%) SAP
5 6 (4.96%) Apttus
5 6 (4.96%) VMware
6 5 (4.13%) BMC
6 5 (4.13%) Remedy
7 4 (3.31%) Workday
8 3 (2.48%) Aruba
8 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.48%) F5
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) NetApp
9 2 (1.65%) CA
9 2 (1.65%) Citrix
9 2 (1.65%) Symantec
9 2 (1.65%) Wyse
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago