Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Analyst
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 131 136 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.32% 17.39% 11.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 18.21% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 63 79
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £150 £96 £169
90th Percentile £438 £584 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% -8.04% +0.90%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.70 £9.20
90th Percentile £23.00 £23.45 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.57% +12.00%

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 819 747 1,042
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.52% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 418 713
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £240
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 48
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.85% +18.96%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.83 £9.35
90th Percentile £32.75 £29.90 £38.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.63 £14.10 £13.92
% change year-on-year +10.82% +1.33% +3.57%

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 17 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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
Sheffield 0 95 £310 -28.03% 24
Doncaster +10 16 £375 +212.50% 1
Barnsley +4 9 £350 - 1
Rotherham -4 1 £350 -32.04% 2
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 24 (18.32%) SQL
3 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (16.79%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (15.27%) Banking
5 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
6 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
7 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (9.92%) Analytics
10 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
10 11 (8.40%) Investment Management
11 10 (7.63%) SIEM
11 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (6.87%) Windows
12 9 (6.87%) ITIL
12 9 (6.87%) Python
12 9 (6.87%) SAS
12 9 (6.87%) Scrum
12 9 (6.87%) Hadoop
12 9 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.87%) Security Operations
13 8 (6.11%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (6.11%) Datameer
13 8 (6.11%) User Stories
13 8 (6.11%) Visualisation
13 8 (6.11%) Tableau

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 9 (6.87%) SAS
2 6 (4.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) iTrent
3 1 (0.76%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) SaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) SMS
2 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
3 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (2.29%) LAN
3 3 (2.29%) VPN
3 3 (2.29%) WAN
4 2 (1.53%) DHCP
4 2 (1.53%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.11%) QlikView
3 7 (5.34%) Spotfire
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.29%) Power BI
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.76%) Flink
7 1 (0.76%) MS Access
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Selenium
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 20 (15.27%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) HTML
2 3 (2.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) NHS
3 7 (5.34%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.29%) iSeries
5 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.53%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) Unix
3 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) VMS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.79%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
3 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.92%) Analytics
5 11 (8.40%) Investment Management
6 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.63%) SIEM
7 9 (6.87%) ITIL
7 9 (6.87%) Scrum
7 9 (6.87%) Security Operations
7 9 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.11%) Change Management
8 8 (6.11%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (6.11%) Risk Analytics
8 8 (6.11%) User Stories
8 8 (6.11%) Visualisation
9 7 (5.34%) Project Management
9 7 (5.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.32%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Python
3 8 (6.11%) R
4 5 (3.82%) VB
5 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.05%) RPG
5 4 (3.05%) RPG IV
6 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) Java
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) CISSP
2 6 (4.58%) Degree
3 2 (1.53%) CBAP
3 2 (1.53%) CISM
3 2 (1.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) CCA
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCTS
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.29%) GDPR
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
3 2 (1.53%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) QRadar
1 3 (2.29%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) Control-M
2 2 (1.53%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.53%) Grafana
2 2 (1.53%) Kibana
2 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Datameer
2 8 (6.11%) Tableau
2 8 (6.11%) Teradata
3 4 (3.05%) Capita
3 4 (3.05%) Citrix
3 4 (3.05%) IFS
3 4 (3.05%) VMware
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) Splunk
5 2 (1.53%) Google
5 2 (1.53%) Intel
5 2 (1.53%) New Relic
5 2 (1.53%) Remedy
5 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) JDA