Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 771 749 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.97% 16.95% 15.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.68% 17.59% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 478 490
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £213 £173 £156
90th Percentile £461 £477 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 32 60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% +8.93% +0.68%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.83 £9.50
90th Percentile £22.93 £20.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £15.75 £15.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +4.40% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,622 4,259 4,722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.38% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,103 2,806 3,039
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £542 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 150 211
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.80% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.98 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.19 £18.39
% change year-on-year +2.80% -1.06% -0.62%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire 0 598 £375 +7.14% 138
South Yorkshire -5 116 £300 -33.33% 22
North Yorkshire -5 44 £400 +64.10% 13
East Yorkshire -14 3 £400 +8.47% 3
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 183 (23.74%) Finance
2 180 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (16.86%) Microsoft
5 119 (15.43%) SQL
6 88 (11.41%) Business Analysis
7 81 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (8.82%) Windows
8 68 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 66 (8.56%) User Stories
10 57 (7.39%) SQL Server
10 57 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
10 57 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
11 56 (7.26%) Retail
12 53 (6.87%) Migration
12 53 (6.87%) Test Scripting
13 50 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (6.23%) Banking
15 46 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
16 45 (5.84%) GDPR
17 44 (5.71%) Active Directory
18 43 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.58%) JIRA
19 40 (5.19%) Information Security
19 40 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 38 (4.93%) ITIL
20 38 (4.93%) Analytics
21 37 (4.80%) Oracle
22 36 (4.67%) SAP
22 36 (4.67%) Data Warehouse

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 23 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.20%) Confluence
3 14 (1.82%) SAS
4 11 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.17%) CMS
6 4 (0.52%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.39%) WordPress
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.26%) Gentran
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 57 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 57 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 11 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Magento
3 3 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.13%) iTrent
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (2.08%) Office 365
2 12 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) G Suite
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.85%) Firewall
2 17 (2.20%) Internet
3 16 (2.08%) LAN
4 14 (1.82%) WAN
5 11 (1.43%) DNS
6 7 (0.91%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.65%) DHCP
8 5 (0.65%) FTP
8 5 (0.65%) SSH
8 5 (0.65%) VPN
9 4 (0.52%) HTTP
9 4 (0.52%) MPLS
9 4 (0.52%) Network Security
9 4 (0.52%) SAN
9 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.52%) Wireless
10 3 (0.39%) BGP
10 3 (0.39%) OSPF
10 3 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.46%) Power BI
6 13 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.30%) Big Data
8 10 (1.30%) MS Access
9 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.78%) QlikView
12 5 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.65%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.65%) MySQL
12 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.52%) Spotfire
14 3 (0.39%) DTS
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (5.58%) JIRA
2 18 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.56%) Selenium
4 9 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.04%) JMeter
6 7 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.91%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.78%) Gatling
7 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.65%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.39%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.39%) MSTest
11 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.13%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.13%) Ranorex
General
1 183 (23.74%) Finance
2 56 (7.26%) Retail
3 48 (6.23%) Banking
4 14 (1.82%) Legal
5 13 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.43%) Games
7 11 (1.43%) Marketing
8 7 (0.91%) Law
9 6 (0.78%) Publishing
10 5 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.46%) .NET
2 6 (0.78%) HTML
2 6 (0.78%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.65%) jQuery
4 4 (0.52%) XML
5 3 (0.39%) Web Services
6 2 (0.26%) COM+
6 2 (0.26%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.26%) Middleware
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.13%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (0.13%) MDX
7 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
7 1 (0.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.11%) NHS
3 21 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.59%) User Experience
5 14 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.52%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.39%) PKI
12 2 (0.26%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.82%) Windows
2 27 (3.50%) Unix
3 24 (3.11%) Windows 7
4 17 (2.20%) Linux
5 14 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 13 (1.69%) Windows 2000
6 13 (1.69%) Windows Vista
7 8 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.39%) Android
11 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) MVS
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (11.41%) Business Analysis
4 68 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 66 (8.56%) User Stories
6 53 (6.87%) Migration
6 53 (6.87%) Test Scripting
7 50 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (5.19%) Information Security
11 38 (4.93%) Analytics
11 38 (4.93%) ITIL
12 36 (4.67%) Data Migration
12 36 (4.67%) E-Commerce
13 35 (4.54%) Scrum
13 35 (4.54%) Test Automation
14 33 (4.28%) SDLC
15 32 (4.15%) Change Management
15 32 (4.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 119 (15.43%) SQL
2 25 (3.24%) C#
3 17 (2.20%) T-SQL
4 11 (1.43%) Java
5 9 (1.17%) C
6 6 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.78%) PHP
6 6 (0.78%) Python
7 5 (0.65%) R
8 4 (0.52%) RPG
8 4 (0.52%) RPG IV
8 4 (0.52%) VB
8 4 (0.52%) VBA
9 3 (0.39%) Perl
10 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.26%) C++
10 2 (0.26%) VB6
11 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 23 (2.98%) ISEB
3 17 (2.20%) Degree
3 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.08%) MCSA
4 16 (2.08%) MCSE
5 15 (1.95%) MCP
6 13 (1.69%) HNC
7 12 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.17%) CCNA
9 9 (1.17%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.91%) CISSP
10 7 (0.91%) IIBA
11 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.39%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.84%) GDPR
2 32 (4.15%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.63%) PMO
4 17 (2.20%) QA
5 10 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.30%) SLA
6 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.39%) GxP
8 2 (0.26%) COSO
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.26%) PSD2
8 2 (0.26%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.65%) Grafana
1 5 (0.65%) SCCM
1 5 (0.65%) ZABBIX
2 4 (0.52%) Matomo
2 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.26%) CASB
4 2 (0.26%) Control-M
4 2 (0.26%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.26%) Nessus
4 2 (0.26%) Nmap
4 2 (0.26%) QRadar
5 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Oozie
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 130 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.80%) Oracle
3 36 (4.67%) SAP
4 20 (2.59%) Cisco
5 15 (1.95%) Tableau
6 10 (1.30%) Citrix
6 10 (1.30%) VMware
7 9 (1.17%) HP
7 9 (1.17%) McAfee
8 7 (0.91%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.78%) Google
9 6 (0.78%) IBM
9 6 (0.78%) Intel
9 6 (0.78%) Netskope
9 6 (0.78%) Splunk
10 5 (0.65%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.65%) CyberArk
10 5 (0.65%) Datameer
10 5 (0.65%) Teradata
11 4 (0.52%) F5