Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an HR Analyst was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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.

Human Resources Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 730 749 727
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 -51
Contract jobs requiring an HR Analyst 141 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 87 101
UK median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £284 £250
90th Percentile £532 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £19.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.92% +17.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £16.65 £19.00 £12.91
90th Percentile £35.00 £19.00 £19.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.99 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +36.78% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,341 94,536 90,401
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,381 62,788 59,003
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,894 2,791 3,199
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

HR Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HR Analyst in the UK

HR Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HR Analyst in the UK

HR Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HR Analyst over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HR Analyst in the UK

HR Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HR Analyst in the UK

HR Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HR Analyst over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HR Analyst in the UK

HR Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HR Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
England +14 130 £423 +5.63% 12
London +38 68 £450 +12.50% 5
UK excluding London -55 66 £400 - 8
South East +6 40 £400 -5.88% 2
Midlands +6 12 £425 +10.39%
East Midlands +14 7 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -20 5 £375 -2.60%
North of England -28 5 £415 +10.67% 3
Scotland -22 4 - - 1
North West -10 3 £415 +3.75% 1
South West -33 3 £275 -31.25% 1
East of England +4 2 £350 +9.38% 1
Yorkshire -18 2 £350 +16.67% 2

HR Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, HR 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 featuring HR Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (31.91%) Workday
3 34 (24.11%) SAP
4 29 (20.57%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
8 22 (15.60%) SQL
9 21 (14.89%) Migration
10 19 (13.48%) Business Analysis
10 19 (13.48%) Project Management
10 19 (13.48%) Data Migration
10 19 (13.48%) Workday HCM
11 18 (12.77%) SAP HR
12 17 (12.06%) Data Modelling
12 17 (12.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 17 (12.06%) Data Management
13 16 (11.35%) Data Conversion
13 16 (11.35%) ETL
14 15 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (10.64%) Finance
14 15 (10.64%) SuccessFactors
15 14 (9.93%) Data Mapping
15 14 (9.93%) Workshop Facilitation
15 14 (9.93%) VB
16 13 (9.22%) Change Management
16 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
16 13 (9.22%) Power BI
17 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (8.51%) MS Access

HR Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (12.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.71%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Workday HCM
2 18 (12.77%) SAP HR
3 4 (2.84%) iTrent
4 2 (1.42%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.42%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.64%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.71%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) Power BI
2 12 (8.51%) MS Access
3 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.84%) Impala
5 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.71%) Essbase
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.71%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.71%) TestRail
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Publishing
3 4 (2.84%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Legal
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.71%) XML
2 1 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.80%) Reference Data
3 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.57%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (14.89%) Migration
4 19 (13.48%) Business Analysis
4 19 (13.48%) Data Migration
4 19 (13.48%) Project Management
5 17 (12.06%) Data Management
5 17 (12.06%) Data Modelling
6 16 (11.35%) Data Conversion
6 16 (11.35%) ETL
7 15 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.93%) Data Mapping
8 14 (9.93%) Workshop Facilitation
9 13 (9.22%) Change Management
9 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
10 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.80%) Data Architecture
11 11 (7.80%) Reference Data Management
12 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.60%) SQL
2 14 (9.93%) VB
3 1 (0.71%) C
3 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) ISEB
2 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.67%) GDPR
3 7 (4.96%) QA
4 3 (2.13%) PMO
5 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (31.91%) Workday
2 34 (24.11%) SAP
3 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle
5 4 (2.84%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (1.42%) Remedy
7 2 (1.42%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) Lotus
8 1 (0.71%) Northgate
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau