Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 August 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 513 448 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.64% 17.85% 16.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.55% 18.82% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 321 315
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +11.74%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £160
90th Percentile £525 £525 £503
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Surrey median hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.88% -19.24% +32.08%
10th Percentile £11.87 £12.35 £10.56
90th Percentile £138.50 £21.00 £24.93
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,099 2,380 2,460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.82% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,149 1,628 1,660
Surrey median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £242
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 113
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Surrey

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Surrey

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Surrey

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Surrey

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Surrey

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Reigate -2 86 £475 +18.75% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 62 £375 +3.81%
Staines -1 54 £375 +7.14% 4
Leatherhead +12 40 £375 +15.38% 4
Redhill +2 30 £450 -10.00% 3
Epsom -2 23 £359 +218.89% 1
Guildford -23 21 £400 -3.03% 8
Woking +4 8 £210 -44.00% 3
Cobham +8 7 £343 -
Weybridge -10 6 £388 +10.71% 2
Camberley -4 4 £525 +27.27% 1
Dorking -1 3 £250 -47.92%
Egham - 3 £450 -
Tadworth +1 2 - - 1
Chertsey -3 1 - - 2
East Molesey - 1 - -
Addlestone - 1 £350 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Surrey region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 193 (37.62%) Finance
2 122 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (21.64%) Microsoft
4 91 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (16.96%) SQL
6 70 (13.65%) Degree
7 67 (13.06%) Windows
8 59 (11.50%) Active Directory
8 59 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (11.50%) Business Analysis
9 54 (10.53%) Scrum
10 52 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
11 51 (9.94%) Oracle
11 51 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (9.75%) Microsoft Office
12 50 (9.75%) SAP
13 45 (8.77%) MS Visio
14 44 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (8.38%) Project Management
16 41 (7.99%) Migration
16 41 (7.99%) Workflow
16 41 (7.99%) ITIL
17 37 (7.21%) SLA
18 36 (7.02%) Test Automation
19 35 (6.82%) Office 365
20 32 (6.24%) Java
21 30 (5.85%) Cisco
21 30 (5.85%) Change Management
21 30 (5.85%) SCCM
22 29 (5.65%) Test Scripting

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 18 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.36%) JBoss
5 6 (1.17%) Confluence
6 5 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.97%) IIS
6 5 (0.97%) WildFly
7 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.58%) CMS
8 3 (0.58%) SAS
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) Documentum
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (9.75%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (8.77%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.34%) PlanetPress Connect
2 7 (1.36%) SAP HR
3 6 (1.17%) assyst
3 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.78%) Exstream
4 4 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.39%) Global One
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.82%) Office 365
2 16 (3.12%) IBM Blueworks
3 13 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (1.17%) Yammer
7 4 (0.78%) SaaS
8 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Google Play
9 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.07%) LAN
1 26 (5.07%) WAN
2 19 (3.70%) Internet
3 18 (3.51%) Firewall
4 14 (2.73%) VPN
5 13 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (2.34%) IPsec
6 12 (2.34%) SSL
7 11 (2.14%) Network Security
8 9 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.75%) VoIP
9 8 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.56%) DNS
10 7 (1.36%) Skype
11 5 (0.97%) Intranet
11 5 (0.97%) SSH
12 4 (0.78%) DHCP
12 4 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.78%) WebEx
12 4 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.87%) Relational Database
2 22 (4.29%) Power BI
2 22 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.53%) EDMS
6 10 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.75%) MySQL
7 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.56%) Big Data
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (1.56%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.17%) MS Access
11 5 (0.97%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.53%) JIRA
2 13 (2.53%) Selenium
3 9 (1.75%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.78%) LSMW
6 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.58%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.58%) JMeter
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.58%) Protractor
7 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.58%) TestRail
8 2 (0.39%) JUnit
8 2 (0.39%) TestNG
8 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 193 (37.62%) Finance
2 27 (5.26%) Retail
3 21 (4.09%) Billing
4 17 (3.31%) Banking
5 16 (3.12%) Legal
6 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.36%) Marketing
8 6 (1.17%) Back Office
8 6 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.17%) Publishing
9 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.51%) Web Services
1 18 (3.51%) XML
2 16 (3.12%) .NET
3 8 (1.56%) Middleware
4 6 (1.17%) XSLT
5 5 (0.97%) LDAP
6 4 (0.78%) IDoc
7 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.58%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.58%) REST
8 2 (0.39%) Drools
8 2 (0.39%) HTML
8 2 (0.39%) SOAP
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.19%) CSS
9 1 (0.19%) J2EE
9 1 (0.19%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.19%) RESTful
9 1 (0.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.56%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.78%) Device Driver
8 4 (0.78%) NHS
8 4 (0.78%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.78%) User Experience
9 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.58%) PKI
9 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.39%) CMDB
11 1 (0.19%) IVR
11 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.06%) Windows
2 26 (5.07%) Unix
3 22 (4.29%) Linux
4 20 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.56%) SUSE
9 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.97%) Android
11 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (11.50%) Business Analysis
2 59 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (10.53%) Scrum
4 51 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (8.38%) Project Management
7 41 (7.99%) ITIL
7 41 (7.99%) Migration
7 41 (7.99%) Workflow
8 36 (7.02%) Test Automation
9 30 (5.85%) Change Management
10 29 (5.65%) Test Scripting
11 28 (5.46%) User Stories
12 27 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 27 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (5.07%) Requirements Analysis
13 26 (5.07%) Use Case
13 26 (5.07%) Wireframes
14 25 (4.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.96%) SQL
2 32 (6.24%) Java
3 14 (2.73%) T-SQL
4 13 (2.53%) Python
5 12 (2.34%) C#
5 12 (2.34%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.95%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.36%) VB
8 6 (1.17%) VBA
9 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.78%) VBScript
10 3 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.39%) C
11 2 (0.39%) HiveQL
11 2 (0.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.19%) R
12 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (13.65%) Degree
2 24 (4.68%) SC Cleared
2 24 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.90%) ISEB
4 14 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.36%) MCSE
8 6 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.97%) CISSP
10 4 (0.78%) CCNA
10 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.78%) CRISC
10 4 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.78%) MCDST
10 4 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.58%) SSCP
11 3 (0.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.21%) SLA
2 26 (5.07%) QA
3 24 (4.68%) PMO
4 14 (2.73%) GDPR
5 13 (2.53%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) GAMP
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) MiFID
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.14%) vSphere
4 10 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.17%) XenApp
7 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (5.85%) SCCM
2 8 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.36%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.78%) QRadar
5 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.58%) MIIS
5 3 (0.58%) Nagios
6 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 2 (0.39%) Mesos
6 2 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.19%) Oozie
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 111 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.94%) Oracle
3 50 (9.75%) SAP
4 30 (5.85%) Cisco
5 28 (5.46%) VMware
6 23 (4.48%) Citrix
6 23 (4.48%) HP
7 21 (4.09%) Workday
8 20 (3.90%) IBM
9 14 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.53%) Palo Alto
11 12 (2.34%) Aruba
11 12 (2.34%) Qualys
11 12 (2.34%) Xerox
12 11 (2.14%) Juniper
12 11 (2.14%) OpenText
13 10 (1.95%) CA
13 10 (1.95%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.75%) Kronos
14 9 (1.75%) McAfee