Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £211 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 741 734 738
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 168 161 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 114 98
UK median daily rate £211 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.80% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £101
90th Percentile £338 £350 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £238 £200
% change year-on-year -7.37% +18.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 14
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.58 £10.00 £9.43
90th Percentile £23.47 £21.74 £106.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.87 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +2.24% +50.00% +18.92%

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 99,844 98,017 97,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66,066 64,939 63,502
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,088 2,875 3,289
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -6 154 £210 -16.00% 63
UK excluding London +3 98 £220 -7.37% 46
London +4 68 £186 -32.27% 18
South East -3 32 £250 -13.04% 7
North of England -4 19 £250 +17.65% 12
Midlands -9 19 £125 -47.92% 12
Yorkshire +5 15 £245 - 4
East Midlands +12 14 £125 -43.18% 4
Scotland -8 12 £206 +17.86% 1
South West -37 9 £225 +4.65% 6
East of England +5 6 £230 +15.00% 8
West Midlands -26 5 £90 -67.27% 8
North West -26 4 £275 +29.41% 6
Wales -20 1 - -

Junior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 54 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.60%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (25.00%) Finance
4 40 (23.81%) Windows
5 31 (18.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 31 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (17.86%) Active Directory
7 27 (16.07%) Degree
8 26 (15.48%) ITIL
9 25 (14.88%) Windows 7
9 25 (14.88%) Windows 10
10 24 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 21 (12.50%) QA
12 19 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (10.12%) SLA
14 15 (8.93%) Service Management
15 14 (8.33%) JIRA
15 14 (8.33%) SQL
15 14 (8.33%) Analytics
15 14 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (7.74%) MS Exchange
17 11 (6.55%) Banking
17 11 (6.55%) Asset Management
17 11 (6.55%) Change Management
17 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (6.55%) Office 365
17 11 (6.55%) Proactive Monitoring
18 10 (5.95%) Virtual Team

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 13 (7.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.38%) CMS
5 3 (1.79%) SAS
6 2 (1.19%) IIS
6 2 (1.19%) WordPress
7 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (25.60%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (18.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
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 6 (3.57%) 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
4 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
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%) Internet
4 4 (2.38%) Wireless
5 3 (1.79%) HTTP
5 3 (1.79%) Network Security
6 2 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) DNS
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 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.98%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (2.98%) GIS
3 5 (2.98%) MySQL
4 3 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.79%) MS Access
4 3 (1.79%) QlikView
5 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.19%) Power BI
5 2 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.60%) Appium
3 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Marketing
3 8 (4.76%) Publishing
4 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.98%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.98%) Retail
6 4 (2.38%) Billing
7 3 (1.79%) Advertising
7 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.79%) French Language
7 3 (1.79%) Front Office
7 3 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Military
9 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.60%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) .NET
1 2 (1.19%) Ajax
1 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (1.19%) HTML
1 2 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) COM
2 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.95%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.17%) Life Science
4 7 (4.17%) User Experience
5 6 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.79%) iPad
7 3 (1.79%) iPhone
7 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.79%) NHS
8 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.60%) Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.81%) Windows
2 25 (14.88%) Windows 10
2 25 (14.88%) Windows 7
3 10 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.57%) Android
4 6 (3.57%) Linux
5 3 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.48%) ITIL
2 24 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 24 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.93%) Service Management
5 14 (8.33%) Analytics
6 11 (6.55%) Asset Management
6 11 (6.55%) Change Management
6 11 (6.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.95%) Business Analysis
7 10 (5.95%) Time Management
8 9 (5.36%) Project Management
8 9 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (4.76%) Migration
9 8 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (4.76%) Validation
9 8 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.33%) SQL
2 10 (5.95%) Python
3 7 (4.17%) R
4 3 (1.79%) C
4 3 (1.79%) Java
5 2 (1.19%) C#
5 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.19%) VBA
6 1 (0.60%) Ruby
6 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (16.07%) Degree
2 11 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) ISEB
5 3 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CEH
6 1 (0.60%) CISSP
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) QA
2 17 (10.12%) SLA
3 8 (4.76%) PMO
4 4 (2.38%) GDPR
5 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.36%) AirWatch
2 6 (3.57%) SCCM
3 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.60%) Nessus
4 1 (0.60%) Nmap
4 1 (0.60%) QRadar
4 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.95%) Cisco
3 9 (5.36%) Ivanti
4 8 (4.76%) Apple
5 6 (3.57%) VMware
6 5 (2.98%) Citrix
6 5 (2.98%) Micro Focus
6 5 (2.98%) Oracle
6 5 (2.98%) Polycom
6 5 (2.98%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.38%) SAP
7 4 (2.38%) Tableau
8 3 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.79%) Facebook
8 3 (1.79%) Google
8 3 (1.79%) Splunk
8 3 (1.79%) Twitter
9 2 (1.19%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.19%) IFS
9 2 (1.19%) Xerox