Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Junior Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 716 717 742
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 168 150 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 91
UK median daily rate £200 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £101 £105 £101
90th Percentile £323 £350 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £238 £195
% change year-on-year -9.47% +21.79% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 15
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.87% +10.42% -17.24%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.00 £9.51
90th Percentile £24.28 £22.40 £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +10.71% +9.80% -5.56%

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 97,688 94,343 101,051
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,226 61,914 65,863
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,139 2,819 3,291
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +2.33% +1.58%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.68
% change year-on-year -2.78% +1.84% +1.00%

Junior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Analyst over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Analyst over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England +5 150 £193 -30.00% 60
UK excluding London +9 96 £215 -9.47% 48
London -31 67 £145 -47.27% 15
South East +1 32 £215 -21.82% 11
North of England -19 21 £190 -10.59% 9
Midlands -13 17 £125 -58.33% 9
Yorkshire -6 14 £200 - 1
East Midlands +11 13 £125 -58.33% 2
Scotland -7 12 £250 +43.88% 1
South West -13 7 £220 +3.53% 10
North West -20 7 £180 -15.29% 5
East of England -6 6 £193 -3.75% 6
West Midlands -21 4 £90 -70.12% 7
Wales -17 1 - - 2

Junior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Junior 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 Junior Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 48 (28.57%) Finance
3 45 (26.79%) Windows
4 43 (25.60%) Active Directory
5 42 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
7 30 (17.86%) ITIL
8 29 (17.26%) Degree
8 29 (17.26%) Windows 10
9 26 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (14.29%) SLA
10 24 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 19 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (9.52%) Data Analysis
13 16 (9.52%) Service Management
14 15 (8.93%) MS Exchange
14 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (8.33%) QA
15 14 (8.33%) Cisco
16 13 (7.74%) Citrix
16 13 (7.74%) SharePoint
16 13 (7.74%) Analytics
17 12 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (6.55%) Asset Management
18 11 (6.55%) Ivanti
18 11 (6.55%) SQL
18 11 (6.55%) Project Management
18 11 (6.55%) Office 365
18 11 (6.55%) AirWatch

Junior 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 15 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.79%) CMS
4 3 (1.79%) SAS
5 2 (1.19%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.60%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.55%) Office 365
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) G Suite
3 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.19%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) LAN
2 6 (3.57%) Skype
3 5 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (2.98%) Firewall
3 5 (2.98%) Telepresence
4 4 (2.38%) Wireless
5 3 (1.79%) DNS
5 3 (1.79%) HTTP
5 3 (1.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.79%) Network Security
6 2 (1.19%) DHCP
6 2 (1.19%) FTP
6 2 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.60%) SMS
7 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) QlikView
2 4 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.79%) MySQL
3 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.19%) MS Access
4 2 (1.19%) Power BI
4 2 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.95%) JIRA
2 4 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.60%) Appium
3 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Banking
3 7 (4.17%) Billing
3 7 (4.17%) Marketing
4 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.79%) Advertising
6 3 (1.79%) French Language
6 3 (1.79%) Publishing
7 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Law
7 2 (1.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
8 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) .NET
1 1 (0.60%) Ajax
1 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (0.60%) COM
1 1 (0.60%) HTML
1 1 (0.60%) Web Services
1 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (5.95%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.57%) User Experience
3 6 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.79%) iPad
5 3 (1.79%) iPhone
5 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.19%) Life Science
6 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.79%) Windows
2 29 (17.26%) Windows 10
3 24 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.57%) Android
6 5 (2.98%) Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.86%) ITIL
2 19 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 16 (9.52%) Service Management
5 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.74%) Analytics
7 11 (6.55%) Asset Management
7 11 (6.55%) Project Management
7 11 (6.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (5.95%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.95%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (5.95%) Validation
9 9 (5.36%) Change Management
10 8 (4.76%) Migration
11 7 (4.17%) Data Analytics
11 7 (4.17%) Test Management
11 7 (4.17%) Time Management
12 6 (3.57%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.55%) SQL
2 5 (2.98%) Python
3 3 (1.79%) C
3 3 (1.79%) VBA
4 2 (1.19%) Java
4 2 (1.19%) R
5 1 (0.60%) C#
5 1 (0.60%) Ruby
5 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (17.26%) Degree
2 12 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.79%) ISEB
6 2 (1.19%) CISSP
6 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CEH
7 1 (0.60%) CISA
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.60%) ISACA
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.29%) SLA
2 14 (8.33%) QA
3 10 (5.95%) PMO
4 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.60%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 43 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) AirWatch
2 6 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.60%) QRadar
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.33%) Cisco
3 13 (7.74%) Citrix
4 11 (6.55%) Ivanti
5 8 (4.76%) Apple
6 6 (3.57%) Tableau
6 6 (3.57%) VMware
7 5 (2.98%) Micro Focus
7 5 (2.98%) Polycom
7 5 (2.98%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.38%) Apttus
8 4 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle
8 4 (2.38%) SAP
9 3 (1.79%) Facebook
9 3 (1.79%) Google
9 3 (1.79%) Splunk
9 3 (1.79%) Twitter
10 2 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.19%) Sophos