The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 City of London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Analyst
Rank 195 209 230
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.061% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£431 £456 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% -13.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £436 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +34.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Analyst
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Solutions Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solutions Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Analyst across the City of London region.

Solutions Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Solutions Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) EJB
3 3 (25.00%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Cash Management

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) EJB
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
1 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) V-Model
3 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft