Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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.

Analyst
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 135 164 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.27% 13.59% 21.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.92% 14.32% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 98 174
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £185 £209 £208
90th Percentile £578 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £17.30 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.51% +21.37% -8.58%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £12.55 £24.13 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.91 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -4.10% +11.54% -10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 798 1145 930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 94.86% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 760 619
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in South Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in South Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in South Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in South Yorkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Sheffield +4 107 £432 +1.53% 6
Doncaster -6 6 £248 +32.00% 2
Rotherham +1 5 £515 +87.27%
Analyst
Yorkshire

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (39.26%) Finance
2 52 (38.52%) Banking
3 35 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.74%) Investment Management
6 28 (20.74%) Security Operations
7 25 (18.52%) Business Analysis
8 22 (16.30%) SIEM
9 21 (15.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 21 (15.56%) Threat Intelligence
10 20 (14.81%) SQL
11 18 (13.33%) Client/Server
12 17 (12.59%) Investment Banking
12 17 (12.59%) Test Automation
13 14 (10.37%) Test Scripting
14 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (9.63%) CRM
14 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
15 12 (8.89%) Information Security
15 12 (8.89%) Firewall
15 12 (8.89%) User Stories
16 11 (8.15%) Financial Institution
16 11 (8.15%) CISSP
16 11 (8.15%) Project Management
16 11 (8.15%) Windows
16 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
17 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
17 10 (7.41%) Test Strategy
17 10 (7.41%) QRadar

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) CMS
3 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.22%) SAS
4 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) OpenDNS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) Firewall
2 9 (6.67%) DNS
2 9 (6.67%) SMS
3 8 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.44%) HTTP
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) Maltego
2 4 (2.96%) Big Data
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
4 2 (1.48%) Power BI
4 2 (1.48%) QlikView
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.74%) Protractor
4 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.74%) Toad
4 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 53 (39.26%) Finance
2 52 (38.52%) Banking
3 17 (12.59%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.15%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.74%) CSS
2 1 (0.74%) Dojo
2 1 (0.74%) Drools
2 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) HTML5
2 1 (0.74%) RESTful
2 1 (0.74%) SOAP
2 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.41%) User Experience
4 9 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.48%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Windows
2 7 (5.19%) Linux
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) Investment Management
3 28 (20.74%) Security Operations
4 25 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 22 (16.30%) SIEM
6 21 (15.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 21 (15.56%) Threat Intelligence
7 17 (12.59%) Test Automation
8 14 (10.37%) Test Scripting
9 13 (9.63%) CRM
9 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.89%) Information Security
10 12 (8.89%) User Stories
11 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.15%) Project Management
12 10 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (7.41%) Cyber Intelligence
12 10 (7.41%) Test Strategy
13 9 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.48%) Java
3 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) CISSP
2 9 (6.67%) Degree
3 7 (5.19%) PMP
4 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) CISM
5 3 (2.22%) CRISC
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) GDPR
1 3 (2.22%) IFRS
1 3 (2.22%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.48%) Basel II
2 2 (1.48%) COREP
2 2 (1.48%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.48%) XenApp
2 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) QRadar
2 7 (5.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (5.19%) Nessus
3 5 (3.70%) CSIRT
3 5 (3.70%) Nmap
4 3 (2.22%) Kibana
5 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Symantec
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) Citrix
5 1 (0.74%) Cognos
5 1 (0.74%) Epicor
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) IFS
5 1 (0.74%) Lotus
5 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.74%) Splunk