Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 179 174 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.81% 17.90% 16.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.55% 18.53% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 122 127
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +3.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £165 £110 £234
90th Percentile £466 £487 £488
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £12.25 £16.25 £10.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.62% +53.52% -31.71%
10th Percentile £11.58 £12.63 £10.25
90th Percentile £12.73 £19.25 £14.75
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.35% +3.33% -3.23%

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 1,020 939 1,056
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.60% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 566 611
West Sussex median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £199 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 62 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +40.21%
10th Percentile £11.58 £13.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

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 21 January 2019.

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
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 21 January 2019. 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 70 £419 -6.94% 7
Crawley -3 46 £400 +8.47% 9
Gatwick -7 20 £213 -39.29% 5
Horsham -12 9 £123 -68.39% 5
East Grinstead +3 3 £390 +14.71%
Burgess Hill -2 1 £135 +35.00%
Chichester - 1 £413 - 1
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 68 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.43%) Windows
3 54 (30.17%) JIRA
4 47 (26.26%) Confluence
5 40 (22.35%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (21.79%) Microsoft Office
7 38 (21.23%) Finance
8 37 (20.67%) SQL
9 36 (20.11%) Java
10 35 (19.55%) Active Directory
11 30 (16.76%) ISTQB
11 30 (16.76%) Data Analysis
12 29 (16.20%) Oracle
13 28 (15.64%) Test Automation
13 28 (15.64%) Test Scripting
14 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
15 26 (14.53%) ISEB
15 26 (14.53%) Unix
15 26 (14.53%) Selenium
16 25 (13.97%) Degree
16 25 (13.97%) Cucumber
16 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Excel
17 22 (12.29%) PowerShell
18 21 (11.73%) SoapUI
18 21 (11.73%) QA
18 21 (11.73%) Windows Server
18 21 (11.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (11.17%) SDLC
19 20 (11.17%) Waterfall

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 47 (26.26%) Confluence
2 13 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.23%) SAS
4 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Documentum
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 39 (21.79%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.94%) Mimecast
3 8 (4.47%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.35%) Office 365
5 3 (1.68%) Trello
6 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) DHCP
2 3 (1.68%) DNS
2 3 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.23%) MS Access
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (30.17%) JIRA
2 26 (14.53%) Selenium
3 25 (13.97%) Cucumber
4 21 (11.73%) SoapUI
5 17 (9.50%) JMeter
6 10 (5.59%) Toad
7 9 (5.03%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (3.35%) Gatling
9 3 (1.68%) AdminStudio
9 3 (1.68%) InstallShield
9 3 (1.68%) MSI
10 2 (1.12%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (21.23%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Marketing
3 8 (4.47%) Back Office
4 6 (3.35%) Online Betting
5 5 (2.79%) Publishing
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.61%) SOAP
2 17 (9.50%) XML
3 4 (2.23%) Web Services
4 3 (1.68%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.56%) RESTful
5 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.35%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.91%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.56%) Robotics
7 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.43%) Windows
2 26 (14.53%) Unix
3 21 (11.73%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.23%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.68%) Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.76%) Data Analysis
3 28 (15.64%) Test Automation
3 28 (15.64%) Test Scripting
4 20 (11.17%) SDLC
4 20 (11.17%) Waterfall
5 18 (10.06%) BDD
5 18 (10.06%) Scrum
5 18 (10.06%) Workshop Facilitation
6 17 (9.50%) Data Modelling
6 17 (9.50%) Information Security
6 17 (9.50%) Integration Testing
7 16 (8.94%) API Testing
7 16 (8.94%) Computer Science
7 16 (8.94%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (8.94%) Patch Management
7 16 (8.94%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (8.94%) Systems Analysis
8 15 (8.38%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.67%) SQL
2 36 (20.11%) Java
3 22 (12.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.79%) VBA
5 5 (2.79%) VBScript
6 2 (1.12%) ABAP
6 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) Groovy
7 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (16.76%) ISTQB
2 26 (14.53%) ISEB
3 25 (13.97%) Degree
4 21 (11.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (8.94%) CEH
5 16 (8.94%) CISA
5 16 (8.94%) CISSP
5 16 (8.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 16 (8.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (8.94%) GIAC
6 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.68%) CCNA
7 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.68%) MCITP
8 2 (1.12%) CCNP
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) VCAP
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.73%) QA
2 14 (7.82%) PMO
3 5 (2.79%) SLA
4 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) GAMP
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (19.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.38%) XenApp
3 13 (7.26%) XenDesktop
4 12 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.03%) vSphere
7 3 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (8.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (4.47%) vRealize
3 5 (2.79%) SCCM
4 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (16.20%) Oracle
2 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.06%) Proofpoint
3 18 (10.06%) VMware
4 15 (8.38%) Citrix
5 9 (5.03%) HP
5 9 (5.03%) webMethods
6 8 (4.47%) Cisco
6 8 (4.47%) Google
7 6 (3.35%) Apple
7 6 (3.35%) IBM
7 6 (3.35%) SAP
8 3 (1.68%) Symantec
9 2 (1.12%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.12%) NetApp
9 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.12%) Tableau
10 1 (0.56%) Concur
10 1 (0.56%) Samsung
10 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow