Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Junior Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 710 727
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 171 148 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 88 104
UK median daily rate £200 £225 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £101 £99 £105
90th Percentile £338 £338 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £236 £189
% change year-on-year -8.99% +25.17% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 12
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +21.74% -25.81%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.00 £8.84
90th Percentile £132.88 £20.45 £16.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +40.00% -25.93%

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 97,761 90,923 103,351
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,013 59,062 67,380
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,131 2,801 3,129
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.75 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.00 £49.00 £46.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.73%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 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
England -31 150 £191 -15.00% 48
UK excluding London +6 101 £215 -8.99% 38
London -34 65 £150 -27.71% 13
North of England -7 26 £190 -10.59% 5
South East -8 25 £215 -9.47% 10
Yorkshire +3 17 £200 - 2
Midlands -1 17 £125 -58.33% 6
Scotland -30 14 £255 +46.76% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £125 -58.33%
South West -8 12 £220 +3.53% 9
North West -15 9 £180 -15.29% 3
East of England -13 5 £148 -24.36% 5
West Midlands -21 5 £90 -71.43% 6
Northern Ireland +29 2 - -

Junior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 46 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.73%) Finance
3 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 38 (22.22%) Windows
4 31 (18.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (15.20%) SLA
6 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (14.04%) ITIL
8 21 (12.28%) Windows 10
9 20 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (11.11%) Analytics
10 19 (11.11%) Degree
11 17 (9.94%) Data Analysis
11 17 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.77%) Business Analysis
12 15 (8.77%) Windows 7
13 14 (8.19%) QA
13 14 (8.19%) SQL
14 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.02%) Service Management
16 11 (6.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 10 (5.85%) JIRA
17 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
17 10 (5.85%) Citrix
18 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
18 9 (5.26%) Virtual Team
18 9 (5.26%) PMO
18 9 (5.26%) Cisco
18 9 (5.26%) MS Exchange

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 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.17%) SAS
4 2 (1.17%) WordPress
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (18.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.58%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) AdWords
4 1 (0.58%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.58%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) Firewall
1 7 (4.09%) LAN
2 5 (2.92%) Wireless
3 3 (1.75%) DNS
3 3 (1.75%) HTTP
3 3 (1.75%) Internet
3 3 (1.75%) Network Security
4 2 (1.17%) DHCP
4 2 (1.17%) FTP
4 2 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.58%) SMS
5 1 (0.58%) TACACS
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.92%) QlikView
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.75%) MySQL
4 3 (1.75%) Power BI
5 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.85%) JIRA
2 4 (2.34%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) Appium
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (25.73%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Banking
2 8 (4.68%) Marketing
3 7 (4.09%) Billing
4 5 (2.92%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Advertising
5 3 (1.75%) Legal
5 3 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.17%) Law
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) COM
1 1 (0.58%) Gherkin
1 1 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 8 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.09%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.75%) iPhone
7 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.17%) Life Science
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) PKI
9 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.22%) Windows
2 21 (12.28%) Windows 10
3 15 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.09%) Linux
6 4 (2.34%) Android
7 2 (1.17%) Unix
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.58%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.04%) ITIL
2 20 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.11%) Analytics
4 17 (9.94%) Data Analysis
4 17 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (8.77%) Business Analysis
6 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.02%) Service Management
8 9 (5.26%) Project Management
8 9 (5.26%) Validation
9 8 (4.68%) Change Management
9 8 (4.68%) Information Security
9 8 (4.68%) Migration
9 8 (4.68%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.68%) Time Management
10 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.09%) Change Control
10 7 (4.09%) Mathematics
10 7 (4.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.19%) SQL
2 4 (2.34%) Python
3 3 (1.75%) Java
3 3 (1.75%) VBA
4 2 (1.17%) C
4 2 (1.17%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) R
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.17%) CISSP
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.58%) CEH
7 1 (0.58%) CISA
7 1 (0.58%) ISACA
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.20%) SLA
2 14 (8.19%) QA
3 9 (5.26%) PMO
4 8 (4.68%) GDPR
5 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.58%) EMIR
6 1 (0.58%) MiFID
6 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) AirWatch
2 6 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) Nmap
3 1 (0.58%) QRadar
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) Citrix
3 9 (5.26%) Cisco
4 8 (4.68%) Ivanti
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle
5 6 (3.51%) Tableau
5 6 (3.51%) VMware
6 5 (2.92%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.34%) Apttus
7 4 (2.34%) Facebook
7 4 (2.34%) Google
7 4 (2.34%) Micro Focus
7 4 (2.34%) Twitter
8 3 (1.75%) Apple
8 3 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.75%) Splunk
9 2 (1.17%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.17%) Maconomy
9 2 (1.17%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) LogRhythm