The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Technical Analyst
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 234 209
Rank change year-on-year +51 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 55 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.49% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.51% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 37
Median daily rate £413 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -8.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £201 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -29.57% -22.82%  

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 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in the South East

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +21 22 £525 +40.00% 1
Berkshire +17 12 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire +15 11 £335 +11.66% 4
Buckinghamshire -19 5 £406 - 3
West Sussex +19 3 - - 1
Kent +1 2 £388 +124.63%
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (38.83%) SQL
2 35 (33.98%) Finance
3 32 (31.07%) Web Services
4 26 (25.24%) Unix
5 22 (21.36%) Data Analysis
6 19 (18.45%) Oracle
7 18 (17.48%) XML
8 17 (16.50%) Windows
8 17 (16.50%) OO
8 17 (16.50%) OOD
8 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
8 17 (16.50%) Relational Database
8 17 (16.50%) Data Flow Diagram
9 16 (15.53%) Banking
10 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.62%) ITIL
12 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
12 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
12 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (10.68%) Java
13 11 (10.68%) VMware
14 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (9.71%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
14 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 9 (8.74%) IIS
15 9 (8.74%) Middleware

Technical 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 (8.74%) IIS
2 8 (7.77%) JBoss
2 8 (7.77%) WildFly
3 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.91%) SAS
5 2 (1.94%) Confluence
5 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.97%) CICS
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) LDAP
1 8 (7.77%) SSH
2 4 (3.88%) WAN
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) Network Security
4 2 (1.94%) NAS
4 2 (1.94%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
5 1 (0.97%) VoIP
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.77%) DB2
4 6 (5.83%) Big Data
4 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.91%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.94%) Impala
8 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.97%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Selenium
2 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.91%) JIRA
2 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.94%) Protractor
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.97%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (33.98%) Finance
2 16 (15.53%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.07%) Web Services
2 18 (17.48%) XML
3 9 (8.74%) Middleware
4 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.83%) Node.js
5 2 (1.94%) .NET
6 1 (0.97%) HTML
6 1 (0.97%) XSD
6 1 (0.97%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.94%) Clustering
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.97%) iPad
7 1 (0.97%) iPhone
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.97%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.97%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Unix
2 17 (16.50%) Windows
3 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.77%) Linux
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Data Analysis
2 17 (16.50%) Data Flow Diagram
2 17 (16.50%) OO
2 17 (16.50%) OOD
3 13 (12.62%) ITIL
4 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
5 8 (7.77%) Capacity Management
5 8 (7.77%) ITSM
6 7 (6.80%) Service Management
7 6 (5.83%) BPMN
7 6 (5.83%) ETL
7 6 (5.83%) Migration
7 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.88%) Analytics
9 4 (3.88%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.83%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) Java
3 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.88%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) COBOL
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
6 2 (1.94%) Scala
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.97%) R
7 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) ISEB
2 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) MCITP
3 2 (1.94%) MCP
3 2 (1.94%) MCSA
3 2 (1.94%) MCSE
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.94%) GDPR
1 2 (1.94%) IFRS
1 2 (1.94%) IFRS 9
1 2 (1.94%) PMO
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.94%) Oozie
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle
2 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.68%) VMware
4 9 (8.74%) McAfee
4 9 (8.74%) Symantec
5 8 (7.77%) Citrix
5 8 (7.77%) Veritas
6 6 (5.83%) Remedy
7 5 (4.85%) Ab Initio
7 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.85%) Teradata
8 3 (2.91%) SAP
8 3 (2.91%) Temenos
9 2 (1.94%) HP
9 2 (1.94%) Kaseya
10 1 (0.97%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco
10 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.97%) Minitab