Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Senior Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 235 230
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 139 132 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.85% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 101 121
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £303 £230 £325
90th Percentile £588 £506 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £18.19 - £27.50
10th Percentile £16.59 - £26.25
90th Percentile £20.33 - £28.75
England median hourly rate £22.84 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.56% +105.71% -23.91%

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 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 66 £425 +1.19% 6
Berkshire +22 46 £425 - 1
Hampshire +6 18 £369 +5.36% 2
West Sussex +5 15 £400 +53.85% 2
Surrey -27 15 £400 -5.88% 2
East Sussex +10 12 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire -30 11 £325 -23.53% 2
Oxfordshire -3 9 £550 +197.30% 3
Kent -15 6 £368 +25.64%
Sussex - 4 £438 -
Middlesex +4 1 £450 -
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 57 (41.01%) Finance
2 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.42%) Business Analysis
4 27 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (16.55%) SQL
6 20 (14.39%) Project Management
7 19 (13.67%) Oracle
7 19 (13.67%) Data Analysis
8 15 (10.79%) SLA
8 15 (10.79%) Test Automation
8 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
9 13 (9.35%) Scrum
10 12 (8.63%) JIRA
10 12 (8.63%) Windows
11 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (7.91%) ITIL
11 11 (7.91%) SAP
11 11 (7.91%) Firewall
11 11 (7.91%) ISTQB
11 11 (7.91%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (7.91%) Defect Management
12 10 (7.19%) GDPR
12 10 (7.19%) Scenario Testing
12 10 (7.19%) Analytics
12 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
12 10 (7.19%) VMware
12 10 (7.19%) Workflow
12 10 (7.19%) QA
12 10 (7.19%) Change 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 9 (6.47%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (3.60%) Confluence
3 3 (2.16%) IIS
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.44%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.72%) JBoss
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (6.47%) Sonata
2 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Firewall
2 8 (5.76%) DNS
2 8 (5.76%) WAN
3 7 (5.04%) DHCP
4 6 (4.32%) LAN
5 5 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.88%) Wireless
7 3 (2.16%) Network Security
7 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.16%) VLAN
7 3 (2.16%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.44%) BGP
8 2 (1.44%) MPLS
8 2 (1.44%) OSPF
8 2 (1.44%) SMTP
8 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.44%) VoIP
8 2 (1.44%) VXLAN
8 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.44%) DB2
3 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.72%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) JIRA
2 8 (5.76%) Selenium
3 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.16%) Gatling
3 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (41.01%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.04%) Retail
4 6 (4.32%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) French Language
6 2 (1.44%) German Language
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) Web Services
2 5 (3.60%) XML
3 4 (2.88%) .NET
4 3 (2.16%) SOAP
5 2 (1.44%) CSS
6 1 (0.72%) GWT
6 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.72%) Java EE
6 1 (0.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.72%) Mason
6 1 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) RESTful
6 1 (0.72%) Spring
6 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.16%) CMDB
2 3 (2.16%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.44%) Cybercrime
3 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.44%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.44%) User Experience
3 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.72%) Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.72%) FMCG
4 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Windows
2 10 (7.19%) Unix
3 7 (5.04%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (19.42%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.39%) Project Management
5 19 (13.67%) Data Analysis
6 15 (10.79%) Test Automation
6 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
7 13 (9.35%) Scrum
8 11 (7.91%) Defect Management
8 11 (7.91%) ITIL
8 11 (7.91%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (7.19%) Analytics
9 10 (7.19%) Change Management
9 10 (7.19%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (7.19%) Workflow
10 8 (5.76%) CRM
10 8 (5.76%) SDLC
10 8 (5.76%) User Stories
11 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.55%) SQL
2 5 (3.60%) C
2 5 (3.60%) C#
2 5 (3.60%) Java
3 3 (2.16%) Groovy
3 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.44%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (7.19%) ISEB
2 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.60%) Degree
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.16%) CCNP
7 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.44%) CCNA
8 2 (1.44%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.44%) CSQA
9 1 (0.72%) ACCA
9 1 (0.72%) CCA
9 1 (0.72%) CISSP
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) SLA
2 10 (7.19%) GDPR
2 10 (7.19%) QA
3 8 (5.76%) PMO
4 7 (5.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) MiFID
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
1 9 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) vSphere
2 3 (2.16%) XenApp
2 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) EnCase
1 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.16%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle
2 11 (7.91%) SAP
3 10 (7.19%) VMware
4 9 (6.47%) Citrix
5 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco
6 5 (3.60%) HP
7 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.88%) Siebel
8 3 (2.16%) Apple
8 3 (2.16%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.16%) Google
8 3 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (2.16%) Splunk
8 3 (2.16%) Symantec
9 2 (1.44%) Arista
9 2 (1.44%) Brocade
9 2 (1.44%) Canon
9 2 (1.44%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.44%) Polycom