The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9756 8577 11696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.63% 19.53% 21.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.18% 21.05% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6265 5344 7074
Average daily rate £375 £388 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 491 622
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.07 £32.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Analyst
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London 0 4795 £400 -5.88% 1034
South East +1 1712 £338 +3.84% 381
East of England 0 680 £375 +7.14% 133
South West 0 615 £350 +7.69% 221
North West 0 589 £310 +3.33% 177
Yorkshire -3 462 £310 -6.06% 175
East Midlands 0 379 £311 -4.23% 95
West Midlands -2 335 £350 +7.69% 96
North East -4 134 £275 -12.00% 20
Midlands +4 29 £394 +12.50% 3
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5115 (28.72%) Finance
2 3294 (18.50%) SQL
3 2822 (15.85%) Banking
4 2587 (14.53%) Business Analysis
5 2365 (13.28%) Microsoft
6 2329 (13.08%) Windows
7 1999 (11.23%) MS Excel
8 1678 (9.42%) MS Office
9 1581 (8.88%) ITIL
10 1572 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 1393 (7.82%) Project Management
12 1358 (7.63%) Oracle
13 1252 (7.03%) Active Directory
14 1184 (6.65%) User Acceptance Testing
15 1145 (6.43%) Retail
16 1100 (6.18%) SQL Server
17 1056 (5.93%) Data Analysis
18 1046 (5.87%) Investment Banking
19 1022 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
20 1012 (5.68%) Migration
21 943 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
22 907 (5.09%) Degree
23 872 (4.90%) Windows 7
24 837 (4.70%) ISEB
25 836 (4.69%) Test Scripting
26 819 (4.60%) CRM
27 803 (4.51%) QA
28 785 (4.41%) Security Cleared
29 763 (4.28%) UML
30 762 (4.28%) Windows XP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 732 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 363 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 330 (1.85%) SAS
4 180 (1.01%) CMS
5 164 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 155 (0.87%) IBM Notes
7 134 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 132 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 117 (0.66%) IIS
10 113 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 71 (0.40%) Lync
12 70 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
13 57 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 56 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 54 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 52 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 42 (0.24%) Tomcat
18 39 (0.22%) Apache
19 36 (0.20%) Drupal
19 36 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1999 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 1678 (9.42%) MS Office
3 635 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 504 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 356 (2.00%) MS Project
6 202 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 72 (0.40%) SPSS
8 34 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 31 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 27 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 11 (0.062%) Mingle
12 10 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (0.051%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.039%) FastStats
15 5 (0.028%) InDesign
16 3 (0.017%) Stata
16 3 (0.017%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.011%) Final Cut Pro
17 2 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
17 2 (0.011%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 166 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 76 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 68 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 59 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 58 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 57 (0.32%) SAP HR
8 50 (0.28%) Maximo
9 48 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 48 (0.27%) Agresso
9 48 (0.27%) Markit EDM
10 46 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
11 43 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 43 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 42 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
13 38 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
14 37 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 35 (0.20%) Summit
16 31 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
17 30 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 93 (0.52%) SaaS
2 37 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
3 32 (0.18%) Office 365
4 21 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.073%) Force.com
6 13 (0.073%) Google Apps
7 12 (0.067%) Taleo
8 10 (0.056%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.039%) PaaS
10 6 (0.034%) IaaS
11 4 (0.022%) GitHub
12 1 (0.006%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.006%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 243 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 235 (1.32%) Firewall
2 235 (1.32%) Internet
3 213 (1.20%) LAN
4 197 (1.11%) WAN
4 197 (1.11%) VPN
5 135 (0.76%) DNS
6 120 (0.67%) SAN
7 104 (0.58%) Intranet
8 98 (0.55%) VoIP
9 90 (0.51%) DHCP
9 90 (0.51%) Wireless
10 76 (0.43%) Network Security
11 73 (0.41%) FTP
12 57 (0.32%) HTTP
13 52 (0.29%) LDAP
14 51 (0.29%) IP Telephony
15 45 (0.25%) SSL
16 37 (0.21%) MPLS
17 35 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1100 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 711 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 410 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 320 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 260 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 248 (1.39%) MS Access
7 245 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 209 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 189 (1.06%) Data Mining
10 155 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 126 (0.71%) QlikView
12 116 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 104 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 102 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
15 95 (0.53%) MySQL
16 85 (0.48%) DB2
17 75 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
17 75 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
18 72 (0.40%) Big Data
19 61 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 346 (1.94%) Selenium
2 225 (1.26%) JIRA
3 196 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 183 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 163 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 118 (0.66%) WebDriver
7 113 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 95 (0.53%) SoapUI
9 77 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 70 (0.39%) FitNesse
11 66 (0.37%) Jenkins
12 53 (0.30%) Subversion
13 49 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 48 (0.27%) Toad
15 47 (0.26%) JMeter
16 45 (0.25%) SpecFlow
17 38 (0.21%) RequisitePro
18 36 (0.20%) Rational Rose
19 31 (0.17%) TestDirector
20 30 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5115 (28.72%) Finance
2 2822 (15.85%) Banking
3 1145 (6.43%) Retail
4 1046 (5.87%) Investment Banking
5 610 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 608 (3.41%) Front Office
7 521 (2.93%) Legal
8 464 (2.61%) Marketing
9 457 (2.57%) Back Office
10 275 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 257 (1.44%) Law
12 206 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 195 (1.10%) Publishing
14 170 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 170 (0.95%) Billing
15 163 (0.92%) Advertising
16 131 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
17 100 (0.56%) Games
17 100 (0.56%) Local Government
18 75 (0.42%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 661 (3.71%) .NET
2 454 (2.55%) XML
3 315 (1.77%) Web Services
4 305 (1.71%) HTML
5 159 (0.89%) SOAP
6 151 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 128 (0.72%) CSS
8 114 (0.64%) Middleware
9 107 (0.60%) J2EE
10 76 (0.43%) XSLT
11 62 (0.35%) WCF
12 59 (0.33%) REST
13 57 (0.32%) .NET Framework
14 45 (0.25%) HTML5
15 43 (0.24%) WPF
16 41 (0.23%) jQuery
16 41 (0.23%) Spring
17 40 (0.22%) MDX
17 40 (0.22%) JSP
18 37 (0.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 713 (4.00%) NHS
2 600 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 553 (3.11%) Derivative
4 386 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 294 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 282 (1.58%) Credit Risk
7 276 (1.55%) Equities
8 275 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 207 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 165 (0.93%) Market Risk
11 155 (0.87%) Statistics
12 142 (0.80%) Reference Data
13 128 (0.72%) Mathematics
14 116 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 111 (0.62%) Computer Science
16 97 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
16 97 (0.54%) Visualisation
17 95 (0.53%) FMCG
18 90 (0.51%) EPoS
19 89 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2329 (13.08%) Windows
2 872 (4.90%) Windows 7
3 762 (4.28%) Windows XP
4 722 (4.05%) UNIX
5 438 (2.46%) Linux
6 399 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 322 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 114 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 111 (0.62%) Android
10 104 (0.58%) Solaris
11 80 (0.45%) AIX
12 71 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 58 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 57 (0.32%) Windows 2000
16 48 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 28 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
19 22 (0.12%) VMS
20 20 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2587 (14.53%) Business Analysis
2 1581 (8.88%) ITIL
3 1572 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 1393 (7.82%) Project Management
5 1184 (6.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1056 (5.93%) Data Analysis
7 1022 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
8 1012 (5.68%) Migration
9 943 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
10 836 (4.69%) Test Scripting
11 819 (4.60%) CRM
12 763 (4.28%) UML
13 738 (4.14%) E-Commerce
14 715 (4.02%) Change Management
15 701 (3.94%) Use Case
16 691 (3.88%) Data Modelling
17 657 (3.69%) Scrum
18 559 (3.14%) Analytics
19 558 (3.13%) PRINCE2
20 539 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3294 (18.50%) SQL
2 606 (3.40%) Java
3 474 (2.66%) C#
4 429 (2.41%) VBA
5 247 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 230 (1.29%) PL/SQL
7 208 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 207 (1.16%) VB
9 175 (0.98%) C
10 141 (0.79%) Perl
11 136 (0.76%) C++
12 122 (0.69%) Python
13 112 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 92 (0.52%) PowerShell
15 88 (0.49%) VB.NET
16 84 (0.47%) VBScript
17 81 (0.45%) PHP
18 80 (0.45%) Ruby
19 39 (0.22%) R
20 31 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 907 (5.09%) Degree
2 837 (4.70%) ISEB
3 785 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 548 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 302 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 252 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 192 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 129 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 120 (0.67%) MCP
10 119 (0.67%) CISSP
11 98 (0.55%) MCSE
12 93 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 83 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
14 80 (0.45%) PMI Certification
15 73 (0.41%) CISM
16 57 (0.32%) ACCA
17 52 (0.29%) CCNP
18 50 (0.28%) CIMA
19 47 (0.26%) CCNA
20 44 (0.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 803 (4.51%) QA
2 381 (2.14%) SLA
3 188 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 172 (0.97%) EMIR
5 148 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
6 118 (0.66%) Basel III
7 106 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 101 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 94 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 93 (0.52%) PCI DSS
11 56 (0.31%) CRD IV
12 47 (0.26%) FATCA
13 46 (0.26%) COREP
14 41 (0.23%) MiFID
14 41 (0.23%) FINREP
15 38 (0.21%) Solvency II
15 38 (0.21%) Basel II
16 34 (0.19%) COBIT
17 17 (0.095%) GxP
18 16 (0.090%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1252 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 165 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (0.64%) XenApp
4 63 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 44 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 39 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 38 (0.21%) vSphere
9 34 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.10%) Xen
12 16 (0.090%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.067%) UAG
14 12 (0.067%) XenServer
14 12 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (0.062%) NFS
15 11 (0.062%) RACF
16 7 (0.039%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.039%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 393 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 166 (0.93%) SCCM
3 96 (0.54%) Tivoli
4 58 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 49 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
6 38 (0.21%) SCOM
7 30 (0.17%) OpenView
8 29 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 25 (0.14%) Puppet
10 24 (0.13%) WSUS
10 24 (0.13%) OVSD
11 23 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 23 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 17 (0.095%) Control-M
14 17 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (0.084%) Tivoli NetView
15 15 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 14 (0.079%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2365 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 1358 (7.63%) Oracle
3 742 (4.17%) SAP
4 548 (3.08%) Citrix
5 509 (2.86%) HP
6 359 (2.02%) Business Objects
7 327 (1.84%) Cisco
8 326 (1.83%) VMware
9 285 (1.60%) Remedy
10 263 (1.48%) IBM
11 210 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 157 (0.88%) Lotus
13 142 (0.80%) Cognos
14 117 (0.66%) CheckPoint
15 106 (0.60%) Apple
16 95 (0.53%) Siebel
17 93 (0.52%) Teradata
18 91 (0.51%) Bloomberg
19 89 (0.50%) Sybase
20 85 (0.48%) Symantec
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