Period
to 20 January 2021

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 45 135 177
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.53% 16.67% 16.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.01% 17.62% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 115 109
Median daily rate £390 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £251 £155 £173
90th Percentile £456 £575 £472
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.87 £26.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +112.24% -24.62%
10th Percentile £13.07 £25.00 £11.58
90th Percentile £14.86 £27.00 £12.73
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year -3.13% +13.88% -7.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 346 766 1,016
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 94.57% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 499 626
Median daily rate £449 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £276 £205 £230
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 39
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -51.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £37.25 £51.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.35% -6.26% +14.29%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in West Sussex.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
Worthing +1 23 £434 -3.61% 2
Gatwick 0 7 £300 +4.35%
Crawley +2 3 £350 -17.65% 4
Horsham -1 3 £425 -26.09% 3
Chichester +7 1 - -
Haywards Heath +2 1 £310 +138.46%
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 West Sussex region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (33.33%) JIRA
4 14 (31.11%) Public Sector
5 12 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
6 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
6 11 (24.44%) XML
6 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
7 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (22.22%) SDLC
7 10 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (20.00%) ISEB
8 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.56%) Google
10 7 (15.56%) Selenium
10 7 (15.56%) Google Analytics
10 7 (15.56%) Hyperion
10 7 (15.56%) Baan
10 7 (15.56%) ERP
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.56%) Confluence
10 7 (15.56%) Analytics
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Measurement
11 6 (13.33%) Cucumber

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 2 (4.44%) Azure
4 1 (2.22%) BPaaS
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.67%) Power BI
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) Ingres
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (8.89%) Gatling
5 3 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (6.67%) Toad
6 1 (2.22%) NUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Postman
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (31.11%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Fire and Rescue
3 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) EDI
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) SAML
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Unix
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
1 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
1 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
2 10 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (22.22%) SDLC
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.56%) Analytics
5 7 (15.56%) ERP
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Measurement
6 6 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 6 (13.33%) Validation
7 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CISA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CISM
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) VCAP
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Baan
2 7 (15.56%) Google
2 7 (15.56%) Hyperion
3 6 (13.33%) Concur
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Tripwire
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (6.67%) webMethods
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Cognos
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (2.22%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec