Period
to 10 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 136 212 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.78% 18.48% 17.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.51% 19.19% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 129 121
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £155 £196 £110
90th Percentile £575 £488 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
West Sussex median hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.00% -28.57% +20.69%
10th Percentile £25.00 £11.65 £13.00
90th Percentile £27.00 £30.55 £25.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.08% -13.48% +10.00%

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 877 1,105 1,005
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 671 591
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £170 £250 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 47 61
West Sussex median hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.11% - +32.35%
10th Percentile £13.33 £11.95 £15.00
90th Percentile £153.75 £51.00 £50.25
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -5.26%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 38 £425 +1.80% 6
Crawley -6 24 £425 +6.25% 11
Horsham -2 22 £575 +369.39% 6
Gatwick +10 12 £288 +43.75% 1
Littlehampton - 4 £220 -
Chichester -8 1 - - 1
East Grinstead -8 1 £155 -60.26%
Haywards Heath - 1 £130 - 3
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 42 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.32%) Windows
4 27 (19.85%) Test Automation
5 25 (18.38%) Finance
6 23 (16.91%) SQL
7 22 (16.18%) Selenium
8 21 (15.44%) Cucumber
8 21 (15.44%) .NET
8 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
9 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (13.97%) Data Analysis
11 18 (13.24%) JIRA
11 18 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
12 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (11.76%) C#
13 16 (11.76%) QA
13 16 (11.76%) Confluence
14 14 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (10.29%) PMO
15 13 (9.56%) Visual Studio
15 13 (9.56%) WebDriver
15 13 (9.56%) Tableau
15 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
16 12 (8.82%) ITIL
16 12 (8.82%) Data Modelling
16 12 (8.82%) ETL
16 12 (8.82%) Salesforce.com

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 16 (11.76%) Confluence
2 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.94%) Open Workbench
5 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) Primavera
1 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Power Platform
2 9 (6.62%) Azure
2 9 (6.62%) Office 365
3 6 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (4.41%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.09%) Power BI
4 9 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.41%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.94%) DTS
7 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.47%) Big Data
8 2 (1.47%) MS Access
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.47%) QlikView
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.18%) Selenium
2 21 (15.44%) Cucumber
3 18 (13.24%) JIRA
4 13 (9.56%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.56%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.68%) Gatling
6 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.21%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (2.21%) Postman
7 3 (2.21%) REST Assured
7 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (2.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Law
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.44%) .NET
2 10 (7.35%) XML
3 6 (4.41%) RESTful
3 6 (4.41%) Web Services
4 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.94%) CSS
4 4 (2.94%) HTML
5 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.21%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.21%) HTML5
5 3 (2.21%) JSON
5 3 (2.21%) SOAP
6 1 (0.74%) COM
6 1 (0.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) NHS
4 4 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.32%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.15%) Unix
4 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.85%) Test Automation
3 19 (13.97%) Data Analysis
4 18 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 12 (8.82%) ETL
6 12 (8.82%) ITIL
7 11 (8.09%) Test Scripting
7 11 (8.09%) Visualisation
8 10 (7.35%) Project Delivery
8 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.62%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (6.62%) Migration
10 8 (5.88%) Decision-Making
10 8 (5.88%) Project Management
10 8 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.15%) Data Science
11 7 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.91%) SQL
2 16 (11.76%) C#
3 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.88%) Python
5 7 (5.15%) R
6 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.21%) C
7 3 (2.21%) Groovy
7 3 (2.21%) Java
7 3 (2.21%) Scala
8 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.47%) SOQL
8 2 (1.47%) VBA
8 2 (1.47%) VBScript
9 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) ISEB
2 6 (4.41%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.68%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.68%) MCP
4 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) AAT
5 1 (0.74%) ACCA
5 1 (0.74%) CIMA
5 1 (0.74%) MCDST
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) QA
2 14 (10.29%) PMO
3 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.47%) GDPR
4 2 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (3.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.74%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 42 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Tableau
3 12 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (8.09%) SAP
5 8 (5.88%) Oracle
6 6 (4.41%) Symantec
7 5 (3.68%) Cognos
7 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.94%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.94%) Niku
8 4 (2.94%) RightFax
9 3 (2.21%) Apple
9 3 (2.21%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.21%) IBM
9 3 (2.21%) VMware
10 2 (1.47%) Planview
10 2 (1.47%) Progress
11 1 (0.74%) Demandware
11 1 (0.74%) HP
11 1 (0.74%) Orchard