The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 19 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.25% 2.82% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 3.06% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate £550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 327 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 92.21% 92.37% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 253 238
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Analyst
London

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Canary Wharf region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Canary Wharf region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Technical Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) MS Project
3 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) BPR
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Loan IQ

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) BPR
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft