Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 166 101 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.67% 12.52% 13.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.57% 13.13% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 46 85
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.50% +22.17%
10th Percentile £162 £85 £255
90th Percentile £475 £506 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £364 £350
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.93% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -8.54%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.73 £8.85
90th Percentile £20.00 £24.89 £22.18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.15 £11.50 £13.66
% change year-on-year +31.74% -15.78% +5.04%

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 945 769 971
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.29% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 429 679
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £185 £263
90th Percentile £538 £565 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 27
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.15% -11.67% +21.21%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £8.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £22.99 £26.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% -6.46% +3.85%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +9 123 £350 -7.89% 10
Doncaster +9 8 £438 +264.58% 3
Rotherham -1 7 £313 +78.57% 1
Barnsley -4 7 £400 +14.29% 2
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 59 (35.54%) Finance
2 44 (26.51%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (22.89%) Banking
4 34 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (16.27%) Investment Management
6 26 (15.66%) SQL
6 26 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.65%) Security Operations
9 20 (12.05%) Scrum
10 19 (11.45%) User Stories
11 18 (10.84%) Windows
12 17 (10.24%) Data Analysis
13 16 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (9.64%) Client/Server
13 16 (9.64%) SIEM
13 16 (9.64%) Acceptance Criteria
14 15 (9.04%) JIRA
15 14 (8.43%) Business Analysis
15 14 (8.43%) Confluence
15 14 (8.43%) SMS
16 13 (7.83%) SDLC
16 13 (7.83%) Threat Intelligence
16 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (7.83%) Test Scripting
17 11 (6.63%) Capita
17 11 (6.63%) Test Automation
17 11 (6.63%) Financial Institution
17 11 (6.63%) Information Security

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 14 (8.43%) Confluence
2 5 (3.01%) SAS
3 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
2 2 (1.20%) OpenDNS
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) SMS
2 8 (4.82%) Internet
3 6 (3.61%) Intranet
4 5 (3.01%) Firewall
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) QlikView
3 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.41%) Spotfire
5 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.81%) Power BI
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.60%) Flink
7 1 (0.60%) Maltego
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) JIRA
2 8 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) JMeter
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (35.54%) Finance
2 38 (22.89%) Banking
3 11 (6.63%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) .NET
2 6 (3.61%) HTML
3 4 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.81%) CSS
4 3 (1.81%) Middleware
5 2 (1.20%) CSS3
5 2 (1.20%) HTML5
5 2 (1.20%) jQuery
5 2 (1.20%) JSON
5 2 (1.20%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) XSLT
6 1 (0.60%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
6 1 (0.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.64%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.82%) NHS
6 7 (4.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (4.22%) User Experience
7 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.20%) iSeries
10 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.60%) iPad
11 1 (0.60%) iPhone
11 1 (0.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.84%) Windows
2 8 (4.82%) Unix
3 4 (2.41%) Linux
4 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.51%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (16.27%) Investment Management
5 21 (12.65%) Security Operations
6 20 (12.05%) Scrum
7 19 (11.45%) User Stories
8 17 (10.24%) Data Analysis
9 16 (9.64%) Acceptance Criteria
9 16 (9.64%) SIEM
9 16 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (8.43%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.83%) SDLC
11 13 (7.83%) Test Scripting
11 13 (7.83%) Threat Intelligence
12 11 (6.63%) Information Security
12 11 (6.63%) Programme Delivery
12 11 (6.63%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.02%) Coaching
13 10 (6.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.66%) SQL
2 8 (4.82%) Python
3 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.01%) Java
5 4 (2.41%) R
5 4 (2.41%) VB
6 3 (1.81%) C#
6 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) CISSP
2 6 (3.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.20%) CBAP
3 2 (1.20%) CISM
3 2 (1.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) CCA
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CRISC
4 1 (0.60%) MCTS
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) GDPR
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.81%) PSD2
4 2 (1.20%) SEPA
5 1 (0.60%) GCP
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) XenApp
3 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) QRadar
2 6 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.41%) CSIRT
3 4 (2.41%) SCCM
4 3 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.20%) Control-M
5 2 (1.20%) Grafana
5 2 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Capita
3 7 (4.22%) Intel
4 5 (3.01%) Tableau
5 4 (2.41%) Datameer
5 4 (2.41%) IFS
5 4 (2.41%) SAP
5 4 (2.41%) Teradata
6 3 (1.81%) Cisco
6 3 (1.81%) Cognos
6 3 (1.81%) CyberArk
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle
6 3 (1.81%) Splunk
7 2 (1.20%) Citrix
7 2 (1.20%) Google
7 2 (1.20%) New Relic
7 2 (1.20%) Remedy
7 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.20%) VMware