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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 10130 9380 8858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.80% 18.32% 18.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.26% 19.85% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6731 5972 5592
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 529 553
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.75 £27.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +3.50%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 0 4539 £425 +4.93% 802
South East 0 1839 £350 +6.06% 334
North West 0 866 £350 +12.90% 220
East of England 0 649 £350 -3.44% 124
Yorkshire -1 633 £350 +7.69% 144
South West 0 603 £350 - 150
West Midlands 0 476 £350 +7.69% 126
East Midlands 0 361 £350 -6.66% 89
North East -5 142 £400 +18.51% 11
Midlands -4 25 £323 -3.73%
South Coast +1 10 £310 +138.46%
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5604 (29.74%) Finance
2 3462 (18.37%) SQL
3 2846 (15.10%) Business Analysis
4 2795 (14.83%) Microsoft
5 2690 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
6 2669 (14.16%) Banking
7 2275 (12.07%) Windows
8 2261 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2073 (11.00%) MS Excel
10 2041 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 1664 (8.83%) ITIL
12 1629 (8.65%) MS Office
13 1438 (7.63%) Project Management
14 1321 (7.01%) Active Directory
15 1244 (6.60%) Retail
16 1241 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
17 1223 (6.49%) Oracle
18 1207 (6.41%) Migration
19 1202 (6.38%) SQL Server
20 1163 (6.17%) Data Analysis
21 1158 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
22 927 (4.92%) Test Scripting
23 926 (4.91%) Windows 7
24 923 (4.90%) Security Cleared
25 883 (4.69%) CRM
26 871 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
27 854 (4.53%) Degree
28 836 (4.44%) QA
29 781 (4.14%) Data Modelling
30 779 (4.13%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 650 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 408 (2.17%) SAS
3 379 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 190 (1.01%) IIS
5 180 (0.96%) CMS
6 147 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 136 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 123 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 101 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 94 (0.50%) Lync
11 89 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 78 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 67 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 59 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 58 (0.31%) JBoss
16 57 (0.30%) Confluence
17 54 (0.29%) Apache
18 49 (0.26%) WorkSite
19 48 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
20 47 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2073 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 1629 (8.65%) MS Office
3 658 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 579 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 258 (1.37%) MS Project
6 147 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 83 (0.44%) SPSS
8 36 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 17 (0.090%) Open Workbench
10 11 (0.058%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.053%) FastStats
12 4 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.016%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.016%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.011%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.011%) InDesign
14 2 (0.011%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.011%) Mingle
15 1 (0.005%) PTC Creo
15 1 (0.005%) Maple
Business Applications
1 320 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 98 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 80 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 63 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 52 (0.28%) SAP HR
7 50 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 50 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 48 (0.25%) thinkFolio
9 46 (0.24%) SAP FI
10 43 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 43 (0.23%) Markit EDM
11 40 (0.21%) Agresso
12 38 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
13 36 (0.19%) SAP ERP
13 36 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
13 36 (0.19%) SAP CO
14 35 (0.19%) Summit
15 30 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
16 28 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 172 (0.91%) Office 365
2 93 (0.49%) SaaS
3 81 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 51 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 32 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 26 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 19 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.090%) PaaS
11 15 (0.080%) IaaS
11 15 (0.080%) IBM Blueworks
12 13 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.053%) Taleo
13 10 (0.053%) Yammer
14 8 (0.042%) GitHub
15 7 (0.037%) Force.com
16 4 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.021%) Lucidchart
16 4 (0.021%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 409 (2.17%) Firewall
2 330 (1.75%) LAN
3 319 (1.69%) WAN
4 253 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 229 (1.22%) DNS
6 224 (1.19%) Internet
7 178 (0.94%) DHCP
8 171 (0.91%) SAN
9 154 (0.82%) VPN
10 127 (0.67%) Network Security
11 114 (0.60%) Intranet
12 109 (0.58%) Wireless
13 97 (0.51%) SSL
14 87 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
15 78 (0.41%) VoIP
16 70 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
17 60 (0.32%) HTTP
18 57 (0.30%) LDAP
19 50 (0.27%) MPLS
20 49 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1202 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 871 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 480 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 449 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 350 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
6 250 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 244 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 200 (1.06%) MS Access
9 198 (1.05%) QlikView
10 194 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 193 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 185 (0.98%) Data Mining
13 157 (0.83%) DB2
14 136 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
15 126 (0.67%) Big Data
16 124 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 120 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
18 100 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
19 97 (0.51%) RDBMS
20 94 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 408 (2.17%) JIRA
2 338 (1.79%) Selenium
3 205 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 182 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 164 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 144 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 118 (0.63%) LoadRunner
8 116 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 105 (0.56%) HP UFT
10 85 (0.45%) SpecFlow
11 78 (0.41%) Jenkins
12 77 (0.41%) Subversion
13 60 (0.32%) Toad
14 54 (0.29%) JMeter
15 46 (0.24%) Git (software)
16 41 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
17 37 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 36 (0.19%) Maven
18 36 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
19 34 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 5604 (29.74%) Finance
2 2669 (14.16%) Banking
3 1244 (6.60%) Retail
4 770 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 653 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 489 (2.60%) Legal
7 476 (2.53%) Marketing
8 472 (2.50%) Front Office
9 307 (1.63%) Back Office
10 305 (1.62%) Retail Banking
11 276 (1.46%) Law
12 241 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 214 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 168 (0.89%) Advertising
15 157 (0.83%) Billing
16 135 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 129 (0.68%) Publishing
18 106 (0.56%) Automotive
19 102 (0.54%) General Ledger
20 76 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (3.58%) .NET
2 527 (2.80%) XML
3 358 (1.90%) Web Services
4 273 (1.45%) HTML
5 184 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 168 (0.89%) SOAP
7 146 (0.77%) Middleware
8 138 (0.73%) CSS
9 79 (0.42%) Gherkin
10 70 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
11 69 (0.37%) J2EE
12 57 (0.30%) .NET Framework
13 56 (0.30%) JSON
14 54 (0.29%) WCF
15 52 (0.28%) XML Messaging
16 48 (0.25%) RESTful
17 46 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
18 43 (0.23%) jQuery
18 43 (0.23%) REST
19 42 (0.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2261 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 623 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 492 (2.61%) NHS
4 368 (1.95%) Derivative
5 320 (1.70%) Fixed Income
6 280 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 279 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 271 (1.44%) Equities
9 241 (1.28%) User Experience
10 233 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 201 (1.07%) Credit Risk
12 185 (0.98%) Mainframe
13 182 (0.97%) Statistics
14 155 (0.82%) Computer Science
15 153 (0.81%) Visualisation
16 151 (0.80%) Data Structures
17 135 (0.72%) Mathematics
18 134 (0.71%) Reference Data
19 130 (0.69%) Data Extraction
20 128 (0.68%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2275 (12.07%) Windows
2 926 (4.91%) Windows 7
3 679 (3.60%) UNIX
4 508 (2.70%) Linux
5 435 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 395 (2.10%) Windows XP
7 308 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 211 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 142 (0.75%) Android
10 141 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 97 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 69 (0.37%) AIX
13 63 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 61 (0.32%) Solaris
15 49 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 40 (0.21%) zOS
17 19 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
18 16 (0.085%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.080%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2846 (15.10%) Business Analysis
2 2690 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
3 2041 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 1664 (8.83%) ITIL
5 1438 (7.63%) Project Management
6 1241 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
7 1207 (6.41%) Migration
8 1163 (6.17%) Data Analysis
9 1158 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 927 (4.92%) Test Scripting
11 883 (4.69%) CRM
12 781 (4.14%) Data Modelling
13 752 (3.99%) Waterfall
14 750 (3.98%) Change Management
15 737 (3.91%) Scrum
16 710 (3.77%) E-Commerce
17 697 (3.70%) Use Case
18 645 (3.42%) User Stories
19 643 (3.41%) Analytics
20 593 (3.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3462 (18.37%) SQL
2 737 (3.91%) Java
3 492 (2.61%) C#
4 426 (2.26%) VBA
5 385 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 286 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 230 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 206 (1.09%) VB
9 182 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 158 (0.84%) Python
11 150 (0.80%) Perl
12 126 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 121 (0.64%) C
14 107 (0.57%) C++
15 83 (0.44%) R
16 64 (0.34%) VBScript
17 60 (0.32%) JCL
18 58 (0.31%) VB.NET
19 56 (0.30%) Ruby
20 46 (0.24%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 923 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 854 (4.53%) Degree
3 760 (4.03%) ISEB
4 592 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 348 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 199 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 191 (1.01%) CISSP
8 188 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 173 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 129 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 122 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 99 (0.53%) CISM
13 95 (0.50%) MCP
14 86 (0.46%) CIMA
15 83 (0.44%) CCNA
16 79 (0.42%) ACCA
17 74 (0.39%) MCSE
18 72 (0.38%) PMI Certification
19 70 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 55 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (4.44%) QA
2 466 (2.47%) SLA
3 221 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 177 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 125 (0.66%) EMIR
6 110 (0.58%) Solvency II
7 99 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 98 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 97 (0.51%) MiFID
9 97 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
10 65 (0.34%) FATCA
11 53 (0.28%) Basel III
12 30 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 28 (0.15%) COBIT
14 26 (0.14%) COREP
14 26 (0.14%) GAAP
15 22 (0.12%) AIFMD
16 21 (0.11%) Basel II
17 18 (0.096%) CRD IV
17 18 (0.096%) COSO
System Software
1 1321 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 269 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (0.47%) XenApp
3 89 (0.47%) vSphere
4 78 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 42 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 37 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 37 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 21 (0.11%) NLBS
9 21 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
10 19 (0.10%) Snort
11 16 (0.085%) Xen
12 14 (0.074%) vCloud
13 12 (0.064%) RACF
14 10 (0.053%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.053%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.048%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 359 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 245 (1.30%) SCCM
3 51 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 49 (0.26%) SCOM
4 49 (0.26%) WSUS
5 46 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 43 (0.23%) Control-M
7 31 (0.16%) AirWatch
8 27 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 27 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 26 (0.14%) Nessus
10 25 (0.13%) Puppet
11 24 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
12 23 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 20 (0.11%) BladeLogic
13 20 (0.11%) Nagios
14 17 (0.090%) ITRS Geneos
15 16 (0.085%) CA Endevor
15 16 (0.085%) OVSD
16 14 (0.074%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2795 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 1223 (6.49%) Oracle
3 779 (4.13%) SAP
4 566 (3.00%) Citrix
5 534 (2.83%) HP
6 493 (2.62%) VMware
7 477 (2.53%) Cisco
8 322 (1.71%) IBM
9 202 (1.07%) Remedy
10 197 (1.05%) Cognos
11 168 (0.89%) CheckPoint
11 168 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 167 (0.89%) Tableau
13 157 (0.83%) Google
14 151 (0.80%) ServiceNow
15 143 (0.76%) Informatica
16 130 (0.69%) Teradata
17 123 (0.65%) Symantec
18 122 (0.65%) Adobe
19 112 (0.59%) CA
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £200 - £600 per day
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Randstad Technologies
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
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