The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8801 8370 8095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.45% 18.15% 19.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.97% 19.62% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5755 5244 5050
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 472 467
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 4027 £425 - 1015
South East +1 1647 £355 +7.57% 422
North West -1 558 £325 - 216
East of England +1 555 £350 -6.66% 140
Yorkshire 0 535 £338 +12.50% 214
South West 0 533 £365 +2.09% 162
West Midlands 0 411 £320 -5.88% 138
East Midlands 0 385 £350 +27.27% 117
North East +6 104 £325 +25.00% 19
Midlands 0 24 £413 +3.12% 5
South Coast +1 4 £400 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 5040 (27.98%) Finance
2 3333 (18.50%) SQL
3 2577 (14.30%) Microsoft
4 2504 (13.90%) Windows
5 2481 (13.77%) Business Analysis
6 2458 (13.64%) Banking
7 2316 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
8 2085 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
9 1955 (10.85%) MS Excel
10 1812 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 1656 (9.19%) ITIL
12 1626 (9.03%) MS Office
13 1350 (7.49%) Project Management
14 1305 (7.24%) Active Directory
15 1263 (7.01%) Oracle
16 1181 (6.56%) Migration
17 1159 (6.43%) Data Analysis
18 1145 (6.36%) Retail
19 1076 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
20 1030 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
21 1020 (5.66%) SQL Server
22 942 (5.23%) Windows 7
23 897 (4.98%) Security Cleared
24 875 (4.86%) Data Modelling
25 854 (4.74%) Degree
26 818 (4.54%) Investment Banking
27 800 (4.44%) UNIX
28 756 (4.20%) ISEB
29 750 (4.16%) QA
30 746 (4.14%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 724 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 413 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 327 (1.82%) SAS
4 182 (1.01%) CMS
5 163 (0.90%) IIS
6 156 (0.87%) IBM Notes
7 140 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 136 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 133 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 96 (0.53%) Lync
11 83 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 77 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 70 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 63 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 57 (0.32%) Confluence
16 55 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
16 55 (0.31%) Apache
17 48 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
18 47 (0.26%) WebLogic
19 41 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1955 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 1626 (9.03%) MS Office
3 620 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 598 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 272 (1.51%) MS Project
6 132 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.34%) SPSS
8 33 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.072%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.072%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.061%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.039%) Shockwave
12 6 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.033%) DOC1
12 6 (0.033%) Mingle
12 6 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.022%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.022%) FastStats
13 4 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 203 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 80 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 78 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 70 (0.39%) thinkFolio
6 69 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 64 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 63 (0.35%) Markit EDM
9 54 (0.30%) SAP FI
10 47 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
11 39 (0.22%) Agresso
12 37 (0.21%) SAP HR
12 37 (0.21%) Maximo
13 33 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
13 33 (0.18%) SAP CO
14 32 (0.18%) Summit
15 30 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
16 28 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
17 27 (0.15%) SAP SD
18 26 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 92 (0.51%) Office 365
2 88 (0.49%) SaaS
3 43 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 22 (0.12%) IaaS
7 16 (0.089%) Force.com
8 15 (0.083%) IBM Blueworks
9 14 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (0.050%) PaaS
11 6 (0.033%) Taleo
11 6 (0.033%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.017%) LucidChart
13 2 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.011%) GitHub
13 2 (0.011%) Yammer
13 2 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.006%) Responsys
14 1 (0.006%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.006%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 355 (1.97%) LAN
2 348 (1.93%) Firewall
3 339 (1.88%) WAN
4 297 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 252 (1.40%) DNS
6 221 (1.23%) VPN
7 217 (1.20%) Internet
8 184 (1.02%) SAN
9 177 (0.98%) DHCP
10 133 (0.74%) Network Security
11 122 (0.68%) VoIP
12 121 (0.67%) Intranet
12 121 (0.67%) Wireless
13 83 (0.46%) FTP
14 80 (0.44%) HTTP
15 75 (0.42%) LDAP
16 72 (0.40%) MPLS
17 52 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
18 49 (0.27%) VLAN
19 48 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1020 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 680 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 357 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 333 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 308 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 238 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 220 (1.22%) MS Access
8 194 (1.08%) QlikView
9 181 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 166 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 149 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 129 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
13 123 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 99 (0.55%) Big Data
15 97 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 83 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 79 (0.44%) DB2
18 75 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
19 70 (0.39%) MySQL
20 69 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 367 (2.04%) JIRA
2 314 (1.74%) Selenium
3 152 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 138 (0.77%) Cucumber
5 131 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 129 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 121 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 82 (0.46%) SoapUI
9 77 (0.43%) SpecFlow
10 68 (0.38%) Toad
11 65 (0.36%) Subversion
12 64 (0.36%) Jenkins
13 56 (0.31%) LoadRunner
14 40 (0.22%) JMeter
15 36 (0.20%) Maven
15 36 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 34 (0.19%) Eclipse
17 28 (0.16%) JUnit
18 25 (0.14%) Git (software)
19 22 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 5040 (27.98%) Finance
2 2458 (13.64%) Banking
3 1145 (6.36%) Retail
4 818 (4.54%) Investment Banking
5 629 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 550 (3.05%) Front Office
7 509 (2.83%) Marketing
8 449 (2.49%) Legal
9 317 (1.76%) Back Office
10 282 (1.57%) Retail Banking
11 277 (1.54%) Law
12 268 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 195 (1.08%) Advertising
14 183 (1.02%) Publishing
15 177 (0.98%) Financial Institution
16 126 (0.70%) Automotive
17 122 (0.68%) Billing
18 109 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 83 (0.46%) Electronics
20 82 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (3.60%) .NET
2 432 (2.40%) XML
3 306 (1.70%) HTML
4 298 (1.65%) Web Services
5 200 (1.11%) Middleware
6 164 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 121 (0.67%) SOAP
8 114 (0.63%) CSS
9 85 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
10 71 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 58 (0.32%) FpML
12 55 (0.31%) HTML5
12 55 (0.31%) XSLT
13 53 (0.29%) J2EE
14 52 (0.29%) RESTful
15 46 (0.26%) jQuery
16 45 (0.25%) JSP
17 44 (0.24%) REST
18 40 (0.22%) WCF
18 40 (0.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2085 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 613 (3.40%) NHS
3 554 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 426 (2.36%) Derivative
5 359 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 297 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 284 (1.58%) Fixed Income
8 243 (1.35%) User Experience
9 240 (1.33%) Equities
10 196 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 171 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 165 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 162 (0.90%) Market Risk
14 159 (0.88%) Open Source
15 144 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 141 (0.78%) Data Structures
17 136 (0.75%) Statistics
18 135 (0.75%) Data Integration
19 133 (0.74%) Visualisation
20 109 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2504 (13.90%) Windows
2 942 (5.23%) Windows 7
3 800 (4.44%) UNIX
4 492 (2.73%) Linux
5 481 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 474 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 351 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 171 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 142 (0.79%) Android
10 128 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 120 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 85 (0.47%) Solaris
13 80 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 61 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 55 (0.31%) AIX
16 39 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 37 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
18 30 (0.17%) HPUX
18 30 (0.17%) Windows 2000
19 23 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2481 (13.77%) Business Analysis
2 2316 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1812 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 1656 (9.19%) ITIL
5 1350 (7.49%) Project Management
6 1181 (6.56%) Migration
7 1159 (6.43%) Data Analysis
8 1076 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1030 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
10 875 (4.86%) Data Modelling
11 746 (4.14%) Change Management
12 738 (4.10%) CRM
13 722 (4.01%) E-Commerce
14 711 (3.95%) Test Scripting
15 627 (3.48%) Analytics
16 622 (3.45%) Scrum
17 567 (3.15%) Waterfall
18 555 (3.08%) PRINCE2
19 532 (2.95%) Service Management
20 507 (2.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3333 (18.50%) SQL
2 715 (3.97%) Java
3 429 (2.38%) VBA
4 382 (2.12%) C#
5 285 (1.58%) PL/SQL
6 254 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 214 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 183 (1.02%) VB
9 171 (0.95%) C
10 158 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 151 (0.84%) Python
12 140 (0.78%) Perl
13 135 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 121 (0.67%) C++
15 91 (0.51%) VBScript
16 84 (0.47%) Ruby
17 70 (0.39%) VB.NET
18 63 (0.35%) Bash Shell
19 58 (0.32%) PHP
19 58 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 897 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 854 (4.74%) Degree
3 756 (4.20%) ISEB
4 596 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 288 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 236 (1.31%) VCP4
7 208 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 174 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 159 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 150 (0.83%) CISSP
11 147 (0.82%) MCP
12 134 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 131 (0.73%) DV Cleared
14 124 (0.69%) CCNA
15 115 (0.64%) MCSE
16 98 (0.54%) CISM
17 73 (0.41%) CCNP
18 66 (0.37%) PMI Certification
19 65 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 64 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 750 (4.16%) QA
2 494 (2.74%) SLA
3 175 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 132 (0.73%) Solvency II
5 128 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 105 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 95 (0.53%) EMIR
8 86 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
9 71 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 70 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 60 (0.33%) FATCA
12 48 (0.27%) Basel III
13 35 (0.19%) Basel II
14 33 (0.18%) MiFID
15 32 (0.18%) COREP
16 26 (0.14%) COBIT
17 24 (0.13%) GAMP
17 24 (0.13%) FINREP
18 22 (0.12%) HL7
19 17 (0.094%) GAAP
System Software
1 1305 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 224 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 118 (0.65%) XenApp
5 61 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 60 (0.33%) vSphere
7 46 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 19 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 19 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (0.094%) Terminal Server
11 17 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 16 (0.089%) Xen
13 13 (0.072%) NFS
14 12 (0.067%) Firmware
14 12 (0.067%) Forefront TMG
15 11 (0.061%) ISA Server
15 11 (0.061%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.056%) Snort
Systems Management
1 334 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 216 (1.20%) SCCM
3 64 (0.36%) SCOM
4 50 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 49 (0.27%) WSUS
6 46 (0.26%) OpenView
7 37 (0.21%) Control-M
7 37 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 35 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 29 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 27 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
11 26 (0.14%) Puppet
12 25 (0.14%) Nessus
13 23 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
13 23 (0.13%) SCVMM
14 19 (0.11%) OVSD
15 14 (0.078%) HP SIM
16 13 (0.072%) EdgeSight
16 13 (0.072%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 12 (0.067%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2577 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 1263 (7.01%) Oracle
3 729 (4.05%) SAP
4 691 (3.84%) Citrix
5 503 (2.79%) HP
6 465 (2.58%) VMware
7 416 (2.31%) Cisco
8 315 (1.75%) Business Objects
9 291 (1.62%) IBM
10 259 (1.44%) Remedy
11 225 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
12 169 (0.94%) Tableau
13 168 (0.93%) Cognos
14 161 (0.89%) Lotus
15 148 (0.82%) Google
16 131 (0.73%) CheckPoint
17 124 (0.69%) Adobe
18 119 (0.66%) Sybase
19 113 (0.63%) Bloomberg
20 110 (0.61%) Siebel
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