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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9246 9279 8101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.27% 18.94% 19.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.78% 20.48% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5981 5994 5038
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 478 470
Average hourly rate £14.82 £15.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £30.43 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 4186 £425 +5.59% 843
South East 0 1703 £350 +6.06% 400
North West 0 715 £338 +8.87% 208
Yorkshire +1 621 £330 +9.54% 172
South West 0 525 £370 +5.71% 183
East of England 0 512 £370 -1.33% 145
West Midlands +1 408 £325 -7.14% 116
East Midlands 0 375 £350 +0.07% 105
North East +1 172 £313 +13.84% 24
Midlands -6 17 £400 -
South Coast +3 7 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4932 (28.17%) Finance
2 3225 (18.42%) SQL
3 2569 (14.67%) Microsoft
4 2517 (14.38%) Business Analysis
5 2425 (13.85%) Banking
6 2330 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
7 2221 (12.69%) Windows
8 2053 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
9 1923 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 1817 (10.38%) MS Excel
11 1590 (9.08%) ITIL
12 1543 (8.81%) MS Office
13 1305 (7.45%) Project Management
14 1223 (6.99%) Active Directory
15 1205 (6.88%) Migration
16 1182 (6.75%) Oracle
17 1164 (6.65%) Data Analysis
18 1106 (6.32%) Retail
19 1033 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
20 998 (5.70%) SQL Server
21 995 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
22 859 (4.91%) Data Modelling
23 850 (4.86%) Windows 7
24 839 (4.79%) Degree
25 793 (4.53%) QA
26 758 (4.33%) Security Cleared
27 749 (4.28%) Investment Banking
28 733 (4.19%) CRM
28 733 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
29 725 (4.14%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 636 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 359 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 343 (1.96%) SAS
4 195 (1.11%) IIS
5 166 (0.95%) CMS
6 131 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 120 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 112 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 107 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 78 (0.45%) Lync
11 76 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 61 (0.35%) Confluence
13 58 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 56 (0.32%) Apache
15 55 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
16 54 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
17 50 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
18 38 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 36 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
19 36 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1817 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 1543 (8.81%) MS Office
3 608 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 574 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 242 (1.38%) MS Project
6 137 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 57 (0.33%) SPSS
8 41 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 15 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.040%) Shockwave
10 7 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
11 6 (0.034%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.034%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.023%) FastStats
13 3 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.017%) Mingle
13 3 (0.017%) Simulink
13 3 (0.017%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.011%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 222 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 66 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 64 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 61 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 57 (0.33%) thinkFolio
7 51 (0.29%) SAP HR
8 46 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 46 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 44 (0.25%) SAP FI
10 40 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
11 35 (0.20%) Maximo
12 33 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 31 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
13 31 (0.18%) SAP CO
14 29 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
15 28 (0.16%) SAP SD
16 27 (0.15%) Agresso
17 24 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
18 23 (0.13%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 105 (0.60%) Office 365
2 73 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 63 (0.36%) SaaS
4 41 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
5 27 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 24 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
8 15 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.063%) IaaS
10 10 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.046%) Force.com
11 8 (0.046%) PaaS
12 7 (0.040%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.023%) GitHub
13 4 (0.023%) Taleo
14 3 (0.017%) Yammer
15 2 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.006%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 394 (2.25%) Firewall
2 363 (2.07%) LAN
3 332 (1.90%) WAN
4 230 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 210 (1.20%) Internet
6 199 (1.14%) DNS
7 195 (1.11%) VPN
8 168 (0.96%) SAN
9 139 (0.79%) DHCP
10 132 (0.75%) Wireless
10 132 (0.75%) Network Security
11 110 (0.63%) Intranet
12 85 (0.49%) SSL
12 85 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
13 84 (0.48%) VoIP
14 78 (0.45%) HTTP
15 71 (0.41%) LDAP
16 59 (0.34%) MPLS
17 57 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
18 52 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 998 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 733 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 388 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 365 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 264 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 224 (1.28%) QlikView
7 219 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 191 (1.09%) MS Access
9 172 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 162 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 156 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 108 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
13 100 (0.57%) Big Data
14 95 (0.54%) DB2
15 88 (0.50%) RDBMS
16 87 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
17 84 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 75 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 74 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
20 67 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 372 (2.12%) JIRA
2 278 (1.59%) Selenium
3 148 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 138 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 127 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 116 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 80 (0.46%) SoapUI
9 79 (0.45%) Subversion
10 77 (0.44%) SpecFlow
11 72 (0.41%) LoadRunner
12 71 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 67 (0.38%) Toad
14 37 (0.21%) Maven
14 37 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 36 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
16 33 (0.19%) Git (software)
17 31 (0.18%) Eclipse
18 30 (0.17%) Ant
18 30 (0.17%) JMeter
General
1 4932 (28.17%) Finance
2 2425 (13.85%) Banking
3 1106 (6.32%) Retail
4 749 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 614 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 492 (2.81%) Front Office
7 451 (2.58%) Marketing
8 421 (2.40%) Legal
9 319 (1.82%) Back Office
10 267 (1.53%) Retail Banking
11 243 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 241 (1.38%) Law
13 209 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 184 (1.05%) Advertising
15 145 (0.83%) Billing
16 144 (0.82%) Publishing
17 116 (0.66%) Automotive
18 103 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
19 82 (0.47%) General Ledger
20 77 (0.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (3.92%) .NET
2 443 (2.53%) XML
3 323 (1.85%) Web Services
4 288 (1.65%) HTML
5 193 (1.10%) Middleware
6 157 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 140 (0.80%) SOAP
8 99 (0.57%) CSS
9 80 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
10 78 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 64 (0.37%) J2EE
12 59 (0.34%) WCF
13 57 (0.33%) RESTful
13 57 (0.33%) HTML5
14 44 (0.25%) REST
14 44 (0.25%) Gherkin
14 44 (0.25%) XSLT
15 41 (0.23%) FpML
16 40 (0.23%) JSON
17 35 (0.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2053 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 589 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 572 (3.27%) NHS
4 398 (2.27%) Derivative
5 317 (1.81%) Fixed Income
6 280 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 267 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 251 (1.43%) Equities
9 243 (1.39%) User Experience
10 183 (1.05%) Credit Risk
11 169 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 160 (0.91%) Open Source
13 157 (0.90%) Statistics
14 151 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 143 (0.82%) Market Risk
16 136 (0.78%) Mathematics
17 133 (0.76%) Visualisation
18 131 (0.75%) Data Integration
19 130 (0.74%) Mobile App
20 104 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2221 (12.69%) Windows
2 850 (4.86%) Windows 7
3 705 (4.03%) UNIX
4 480 (2.74%) Linux
5 426 (2.43%) Windows XP
6 380 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 282 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 189 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 142 (0.81%) Android
10 121 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 110 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 83 (0.47%) Solaris
13 72 (0.41%) AIX
14 50 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 47 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 44 (0.25%) Windows Vista
17 35 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 28 (0.16%) HPUX
19 21 (0.12%) VME
20 20 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2517 (14.38%) Business Analysis
2 2330 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1923 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 1590 (9.08%) ITIL
5 1305 (7.45%) Project Management
6 1205 (6.88%) Migration
7 1164 (6.65%) Data Analysis
8 1033 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
9 995 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 859 (4.91%) Data Modelling
11 733 (4.19%) CRM
12 707 (4.04%) E-Commerce
13 706 (4.03%) Test Scripting
14 694 (3.96%) Change Management
15 638 (3.64%) Scrum
16 583 (3.33%) Analytics
17 572 (3.27%) Waterfall
18 545 (3.11%) Use Case
19 503 (2.87%) Data Migration
20 498 (2.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3225 (18.42%) SQL
2 699 (3.99%) Java
3 462 (2.64%) C#
4 382 (2.18%) VBA
5 278 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 266 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 229 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 186 (1.06%) VB
9 159 (0.91%) Python
10 157 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 150 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 142 (0.81%) C
13 123 (0.70%) Perl
14 102 (0.58%) C++
15 98 (0.56%) VBScript
16 76 (0.43%) VB.NET
17 75 (0.43%) Ruby
18 69 (0.39%) R
19 51 (0.29%) Bash Shell
19 51 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 839 (4.79%) Degree
2 758 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 725 (4.14%) ISEB
4 460 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 291 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 178 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 170 (0.97%) CISSP
8 162 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 156 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 122 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 120 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 115 (0.66%) CCNA
13 108 (0.62%) MCP
14 98 (0.56%) CISM
15 91 (0.52%) MCSE
16 65 (0.37%) CIMA
17 62 (0.35%) ACCA
18 59 (0.34%) CCNP
18 59 (0.34%) PMI Certification
19 57 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 793 (4.53%) QA
2 444 (2.54%) SLA
3 200 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 178 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 133 (0.76%) Solvency II
6 93 (0.53%) EMIR
7 89 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 85 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 82 (0.47%) FATCA
10 79 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
11 48 (0.27%) MiFID
12 45 (0.26%) Basel III
13 36 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 30 (0.17%) GAMP
14 30 (0.17%) COBIT
15 29 (0.17%) COREP
16 28 (0.16%) GAAP
17 27 (0.15%) Basel II
18 21 (0.12%) HL7
19 18 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 1223 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 216 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (0.65%) XenApp
4 107 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 72 (0.41%) vSphere
6 46 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 46 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 30 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 18 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (0.086%) Snort
10 15 (0.086%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.069%) Xen
12 11 (0.063%) NLBS
12 11 (0.063%) MetaFrame
13 9 (0.051%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.051%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.046%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 295 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 217 (1.24%) SCCM
3 52 (0.30%) SCOM
4 46 (0.26%) WSUS
5 38 (0.22%) OpenView
6 36 (0.21%) Tivoli
7 33 (0.19%) Control-M
7 33 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 23 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 23 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 22 (0.13%) SCVMM
10 19 (0.11%) NetBackup
10 19 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 19 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
11 17 (0.097%) OVSD
12 15 (0.086%) Netcool
12 15 (0.086%) Puppet
13 14 (0.080%) HP SIM
14 13 (0.074%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (0.074%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2569 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 1182 (6.75%) Oracle
3 703 (4.02%) SAP
4 600 (3.43%) Citrix
5 472 (2.70%) Cisco
6 445 (2.54%) HP
7 432 (2.47%) VMware
8 310 (1.77%) IBM
9 285 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 245 (1.40%) Remedy
11 180 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 173 (0.99%) Cognos
13 160 (0.91%) CheckPoint
14 148 (0.85%) Tableau
15 138 (0.79%) Google
16 124 (0.71%) Lotus
16 124 (0.71%) Adobe
17 108 (0.62%) Informatica
18 104 (0.59%) ServiceNow
19 99 (0.57%) Symantec
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