Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 48 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 14.77% 22.93% 21.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.55% 24.05% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 56
Suffolk median daily rate £345 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.37% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £141 £306 £269
90th Percentile £539 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +16.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £10.09 £13.75 £9.50
90th Percentile £12.00 £15.25 £13.75
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 290 449 444
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.23% 95.33% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 278 293
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +4.06% -
10th Percentile £131 £219 £263
90th Percentile £565 £550 £523
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.95 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.13 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Suffolk

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Suffolk

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Suffolk

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Suffolk

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 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
Ipswich -4 37 £348 -26.84% 2
Bury St Edmunds +10 2 - -
Beccles - 2 £128 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Suffolk region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (12.50%) Secure Coding
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Selenium
8 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.33%) Firewall
8 4 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (8.33%) Benchmarking
8 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.33%) Data Privacy
8 4 (8.33%) SIEM
9 3 (6.25%) Analytics
9 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
9 3 (6.25%) Sequence Diagram
9 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) NAS
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Secure Coding
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Benchmarking
6 4 (8.33%) Data Privacy
6 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.33%) SIEM
6 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (6.25%) Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) BPMN
7 3 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCIE
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) CISM
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Progress
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy