The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Analyst
Rank 191 220 224
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.029% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£505 £569 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £436 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +34.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £6.50 £49.88
% change year-on-year
+861.53% -86.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5354 6825 7332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.66% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 4983 5319
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 150 174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Siebel
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (23.08%) EJB
4 3 (23.08%) JSP
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (23.08%) FMCG
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
5 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) EJB
1 3 (23.08%) JSP
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) V-Model
3 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Siebel
2 3 (23.08%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP