Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Analyst
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 212 189 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.79% 18.07% 20.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.54% 18.77% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 128 173
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £110 £214
90th Percentile £488 £475 £498
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +20.69% +9.64%
10th Percentile £11.73 £13.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.60 £25.00 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -1.64%

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 1,085 1,007 1,213
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.27% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 597 702
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £219 £261
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 60
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +32.35% +106.06%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.30 £10.29
90th Percentile £52.38 £50.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year +13.89% -8.25% +7.18%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in West Sussex

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 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
Worthing +9 71 £425 -3.41% 1
Crawley 0 58 £400 +18.52% 8
Horsham 0 17 £214 -43.00% 4
Gatwick -12 16 £200 -46.67%
East Grinstead +2 3 £390 +14.71%
Chichester -2 1 £413 +26.92%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £500 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 73 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.60%) Windows
3 51 (24.06%) JIRA
4 44 (20.75%) Finance
4 44 (20.75%) SQL
5 40 (18.87%) Test Automation
6 39 (18.40%) Confluence
7 37 (17.45%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (16.98%) Java
8 36 (16.98%) Active Directory
9 32 (15.09%) Data Analysis
10 31 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
10 31 (14.62%) SoapUI
11 29 (13.68%) Selenium
12 28 (13.21%) Scrum
13 26 (12.26%) User Stories
14 25 (11.79%) XML
14 25 (11.79%) QA
15 24 (11.32%) Degree
15 24 (11.32%) PowerShell
15 24 (11.32%) Migration
16 23 (10.85%) Management Information System
16 23 (10.85%) Cucumber
16 23 (10.85%) API Testing
17 22 (10.38%) VMware
18 21 (9.91%) SOAP
18 21 (9.91%) Microsoft
18 21 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (9.91%) Windows Server
19 20 (9.43%) Test Scripting

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 39 (18.40%) Confluence
2 13 (6.13%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.89%) SAS
5 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.94%) CMS
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.47%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.55%) Mimecast
3 13 (6.13%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.83%) Office 365
5 2 (0.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) DHCP
1 3 (1.42%) DNS
1 3 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.47%) CTI
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (3.30%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.30%) NoSQL
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.94%) MS Access
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 51 (24.06%) JIRA
2 31 (14.62%) SoapUI
3 29 (13.68%) Selenium
4 23 (10.85%) Cucumber
5 15 (7.08%) JMeter
6 12 (5.66%) Toad
7 3 (1.42%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.42%) Gatling
7 3 (1.42%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.42%) MSI
7 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.94%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (20.75%) Finance
2 16 (7.55%) Marketing
3 9 (4.25%) Back Office
4 8 (3.77%) Online Betting
5 7 (3.30%) Publishing
6 4 (1.89%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Billing
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.79%) XML
2 21 (9.91%) SOAP
3 13 (6.13%) Web Services
4 8 (3.77%) Gherkin
5 7 (3.30%) RESTful
5 7 (3.30%) XSD
5 7 (3.30%) XSL
6 2 (0.94%) HTML
7 1 (0.47%) .NET
7 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.45%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (10.85%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.36%) User Experience
7 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
9 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.47%) Robotics
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.60%) Windows
2 21 (9.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.60%) Unix
4 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.30%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.83%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.87%) Test Automation
3 32 (15.09%) Data Analysis
4 28 (13.21%) Scrum
5 26 (12.26%) User Stories
6 24 (11.32%) Migration
7 23 (10.85%) API Testing
8 20 (9.43%) Test Scripting
9 19 (8.96%) SDLC
10 18 (8.49%) Integration Testing
11 17 (8.02%) BDD
11 17 (8.02%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (8.02%) Data Modelling
11 17 (8.02%) Waterfall
11 17 (8.02%) Workshop Facilitation
12 16 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (7.55%) Patch Management
12 16 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.75%) SQL
2 36 (16.98%) Java
3 24 (11.32%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.30%) Groovy
4 7 (3.30%) Scala
4 7 (3.30%) VBScript
5 3 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.94%) ABAP
6 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (11.32%) Degree
2 19 (8.96%) ISEB
3 17 (8.02%) ISTQB
3 17 (8.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (7.55%) CEH
4 16 (7.55%) CISA
4 16 (7.55%) CISSP
4 16 (7.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (7.55%) GIAC
5 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.42%) CCNA
6 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.42%) MCITP
6 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.94%) VCAP
7 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.79%) QA
2 11 (5.19%) PMO
3 5 (2.36%) SLA
4 4 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) GAMP
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.49%) XenApp
3 16 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.55%) XenDesktop
4 12 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.72%) vSphere
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (7.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (7.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (4.25%) vRealize
3 4 (1.89%) SCCM
4 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.94%) RSA enVision
4 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (10.38%) VMware
2 21 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.49%) Citrix
3 18 (8.49%) Oracle
3 18 (8.49%) Proofpoint
4 13 (6.13%) Google
5 11 (5.19%) webMethods
6 10 (4.72%) Cisco
6 10 (4.72%) HP
7 8 (3.77%) IBM
8 7 (3.30%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.83%) Apple
9 6 (2.83%) SAP
10 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.42%) Symantec
12 2 (0.94%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.94%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.94%) McAfee
12 2 (0.94%) Tableau