Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 119 141 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.93% 16.30% 13.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.65% 17.05% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 66 96
South Yorkshire median daily rate £310 £425 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.06% +20.14% +8.85%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £212
90th Percentile £475 £581 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -34.95% +19.28%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.45 £11.88 £24.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.12 £14.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +0.86% +7.69%

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 872 827 1,151
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 95.61% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 474 766
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.12% +3.35%
10th Percentile £248 £213 £232
90th Percentile £550 £588 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 57
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £9.45 £12.00 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.75 £39.48 £34.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.88 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.95% +8.18% +1.14%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -3 88 £263 -40.34% 16
Doncaster +3 12 £300 +21.21% 5
Barnsley - 7 £350 - 1
Rotherham -3 1 £425 -17.48% 3
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 26 (21.85%) SQL
3 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (13.45%) Data Analysis
7 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.76%) Change Management
9 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
11 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (8.40%) Analytics
12 9 (7.56%) Power BI
12 9 (7.56%) ITIL
12 9 (7.56%) Banking
12 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.72%) Python
13 8 (6.72%) SAS
13 8 (6.72%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (6.72%) Datameer
13 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (6.72%) R
13 8 (6.72%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (6.72%) Tableau
13 8 (6.72%) Teradata
13 8 (6.72%) QlikView
13 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.72%) Test Scripting

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 8 (6.72%) SAS
2 2 (1.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) iTrent
2 1 (0.84%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.84%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.84%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) LAN
1 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) VPN
2 3 (2.52%) WAN
3 2 (1.68%) DHCP
3 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) Skype
4 1 (0.84%) SMS
4 1 (0.84%) VoIP
4 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Power BI
2 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.72%) QlikView
3 7 (5.88%) Spotfire
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Selenium
2 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
1 3 (2.52%) HTML
1 3 (2.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) NHS
3 3 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) iSeries
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) SCADA
5 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (13.45%) Data Analysis
3 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.76%) Change Management
5 10 (8.40%) Analytics
5 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.56%) ITIL
7 8 (6.72%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (6.72%) Risk Analytics
7 8 (6.72%) Test Scripting
7 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.72%) Visualisation
8 6 (5.04%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (5.04%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.04%) Project Management
8 6 (5.04%) Security Operations
8 6 (5.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) Python
2 8 (6.72%) R
3 4 (3.36%) RPG
3 4 (3.36%) RPG IV
4 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (0.84%) Degree
1 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) GDPR
3 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.84%) PSD2
4 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Grafana
1 2 (1.68%) Kibana
2 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Datameer
2 8 (6.72%) Tableau
2 8 (6.72%) Teradata
3 3 (2.52%) Citrix
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) VMware
4 2 (1.68%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.68%) Informatica
4 2 (1.68%) New Relic
4 2 (1.68%) Remedy
4 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.84%) Capita
5 1 (0.84%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) HP
5 1 (0.84%) JDA
5 1 (0.84%) Northgate
5 1 (0.84%) Splunk