Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 January 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 49 117 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.70% 23.83% 17.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.61% 25.55% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 70
Southampton median daily rate £350 £333 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.72% -9.29%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £225
90th Percentile £413 £536 £431
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 11
Southampton median hourly rate £16.35 £13.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.94% -11.37% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.29 £10.91 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.00 £15.35 £25.44
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.75% +1.79% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 422 458 581
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 93.28% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 299 398
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £175 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 51
Southampton median hourly rate £44.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.29% -12.50% +16.36%
10th Percentile £14.83 £10.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.49 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year - -19.52% +56.44%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Southampton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Southampton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Southampton

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Southampton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Southampton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.24%) SDLC
4 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) ISEB
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) QA
5 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) XML
5 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.16%) Office 365
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
5 4 (8.16%) GDPR
5 4 (8.16%) PMO
6 3 (6.12%) Innovative Thinking
6 3 (6.12%) Internet
6 3 (6.12%) ERP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.04%) InDesign
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.04%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) EDI
2 2 (4.08%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.04%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Handset
3 1 (2.04%) Life Science
3 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) SDLC
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (4.08%) BDD
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PHP
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) GDPR
2 4 (8.16%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.04%) GAMP
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) SAP
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Veeam
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
4 1 (2.04%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.04%) OpenText
4 1 (2.04%) Sage
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Thunderhead