Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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.

Technical Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 282 254
Rank change year-on-year -2 -28 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 91 97 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 82
South East median daily rate £400 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +13.21% -1.75%
10th Percentile £126 £213 £201
90th Percentile £536 £500 £488
England median daily rate £445 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.86% -26.25% +17.41%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.98 £12.35
90th Percentile £17.25 £18.13 £24.10
England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.80% -28.13% +40.60%

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 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
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 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Technical Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 -8 44 £365 -18.89% 6
Berkshire +11 25 £425 -5.56% 2
Surrey +6 18 £525 +34.62% 3
Buckinghamshire -19 14 £120 - 3
Hampshire -1 13 £406 +22.64% 1
Middlesex +8 6 £475 +74.31%
West Sussex -3 6 £300 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +3 5 £406 +1.56% 1
Kent -8 3 £223 -31.54%
East Sussex -2 1 £275 -45.00%
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (27.47%) SQL
2 22 (24.18%) Finance
3 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.78%) Oracle
4 18 (19.78%) ITIL
5 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
5 17 (18.68%) Java
5 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (17.58%) Web Services
6 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
7 15 (16.48%) Windows
8 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (14.29%) Linux
9 12 (13.19%) Unix
9 12 (13.19%) Service Management
9 12 (13.19%) VMware
10 11 (12.09%) Banking
10 11 (12.09%) Scrum
10 11 (12.09%) Remedy
10 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.99%) IIS
11 10 (10.99%) JBoss
11 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
12 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
12 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (9.89%) Client/Server
12 9 (9.89%) PeopleSoft

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 10 (10.99%) IIS
1 10 (10.99%) JBoss
2 9 (9.89%) WildFly
3 4 (4.40%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) LDAP
1 7 (7.69%) SSH
2 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) NAS
3 2 (2.20%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.20%) SAN
3 2 (2.20%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) VLAN
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.40%) MS Access
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Selenium
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.49%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.30%) Gatling
6 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.20%) Ant
7 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.20%) TestNG
8 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) Web Services
2 9 (9.89%) Middleware
3 5 (5.49%) .NET
4 2 (2.20%) XML
5 1 (1.10%) EDI
5 1 (1.10%) GWT
5 1 (1.10%) ISAPI
5 1 (1.10%) SAML
5 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.79%) CMDB
4 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.40%) Replication
6 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (13.19%) Unix
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) Service Management
3 11 (12.09%) Scrum
4 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
5 8 (8.79%) Capacity Management
5 8 (8.79%) Migration
5 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.69%) API Testing
6 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (5.49%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.40%) Analytics
8 4 (4.40%) BDD
8 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.40%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) Java
3 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.59%) VBA
5 4 (4.40%) Groovy
5 4 (4.40%) Python
5 4 (4.40%) R
6 3 (3.30%) Perl
7 2 (2.20%) F#
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.20%) MCSE
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCITP
4 1 (1.10%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) IFRS
3 1 (1.10%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 12 (13.19%) VMware
4 11 (12.09%) Remedy
5 9 (9.89%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (8.79%) SAP
7 7 (7.69%) Citrix
7 7 (7.69%) McAfee
7 7 (7.69%) Symantec
7 7 (7.69%) Veritas
8 3 (3.30%) Capita
8 3 (3.30%) HP
9 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.20%) Software AG
9 2 (2.20%) webMethods
10 1 (1.10%) BMC
10 1 (1.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com