Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 231 246
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 123 148 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.88% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.93% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 105 86
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.48%
10th Percentile £274 £309 £204
90th Percentile £538 £575 £506
England median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year -0.28% +0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £18.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.56% -39.38% +9.09%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +52.17% -31.34% +81.15%

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 15,834 15,851 15,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.41% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,552 9,455 9,039
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £555
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 623 767
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.96% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.22 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -7 37 £425 - 14
Hampshire -15 32 £450 +16.13% 10
Surrey -14 23 £363 -14.71% 5
Berkshire -26 19 £415 -5.14% 5
East Sussex -10 13 £463 -2.63%
Oxfordshire +20 11 £450 -18.18% 3
West Sussex -17 11 £350 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £375 +15.38% 6
Kent +6 2 £525 +55.56% 2
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.14%) SQL
4 19 (15.45%) Oracle
4 19 (15.45%) Project Management
4 19 (15.45%) Business Analysis
5 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
7 15 (12.20%) VMware
8 14 (11.38%) User Stories
9 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.57%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.57%) ITIL
10 12 (9.76%) Cisco
10 12 (9.76%) HP
10 12 (9.76%) Office 365
10 12 (9.76%) PMO
11 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (8.94%) SCCM
11 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (8.94%) SAP
12 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (8.13%) Scrum
12 10 (8.13%) Retail
12 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (8.13%) vSphere
13 9 (7.32%) Workshop Facilitation
13 9 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared

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 4 (3.25%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) FileNet
2 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.63%) SAS
2 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.63%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.63%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.63%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.81%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.81%) Primavera
3 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Office 365
2 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (1.63%) DHCP
1 2 (1.63%) DNS
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
1 2 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.81%) Broadband
2 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Discoverer
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.25%) Essbase
4 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.44%) MS Access
4 3 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.44%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
5 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) JIRA
1 7 (5.69%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (5.69%) Toad
2 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (3.25%) MSTest
3 4 (3.25%) Selenium
4 3 (2.44%) JMeter
4 3 (2.44%) NUnit
4 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.81%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Retail
3 6 (4.88%) Marketing
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Back Office
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) React
2 2 (1.63%) CSS
2 2 (1.63%) HTML
2 2 (1.63%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (1.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.81%) jQuery
3 1 (0.81%) Middleware
3 1 (0.81%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.81%) REST
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
3 1 (0.81%) SPNEGO
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.25%) Life Science
4 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.63%) PKI
5 2 (1.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.81%) AS400
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) AIX
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.45%) Business Analysis
2 19 (15.45%) Project Management
3 14 (11.38%) User Stories
4 13 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.57%) Data Modelling
4 13 (10.57%) ITIL
4 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.13%) Scrum
6 9 (7.32%) Workshop Facilitation
7 8 (6.50%) Analytics
7 8 (6.50%) CRM
7 8 (6.50%) ERP
7 8 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.69%) Migration
8 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.69%) Test Strategy
8 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
2 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.25%) C#
5 2 (1.63%) ABAP
5 2 (1.63%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) Jython
6 1 (0.81%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) R
6 1 (0.81%) Tcl
6 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) VB
6 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) ISEB
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) IIBA
4 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CBAP
5 1 (0.81%) CEH
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) PMO
2 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCCM
2 3 (2.44%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.81%) QRadar
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.20%) VMware
4 12 (9.76%) Cisco
4 12 (9.76%) HP
5 11 (8.94%) SAP
6 7 (5.69%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.25%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.44%) Google
9 2 (1.63%) Citrix
9 2 (1.63%) IBM
9 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.63%) Workday
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos
10 1 (0.81%) F5
10 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.81%) NetApp
10 1 (0.81%) Siebel
10 1 (0.81%) Tableau