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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8868 8864 8911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.58% 18.77% 19.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.16% 20.26% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5882 5636 5366
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 548 649
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.24%
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 4077 £413 -2.94% 745
South East +1 1685 £345 +6.15% 313
South West -1 584 £350 - 137
North West 0 538 £300 - 149
East of England 0 527 £350 - 111
Yorkshire 0 509 £333 +2.30% 154
West Midlands +1 464 £320 -1.53% 85
East Midlands +1 357 £350 +75.00% 70
North East -1 104 £325 +33.33% 15
Midlands 0 23 £365 -18.88% 3
South Coast 0 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5010 (27.54%) Finance
2 3335 (18.33%) SQL
3 2662 (14.63%) Windows
4 2592 (14.25%) Microsoft
5 2534 (13.93%) Business Analysis
6 2423 (13.32%) Banking
7 2346 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2099 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2071 (11.38%) MS Excel
10 1712 (9.41%) ITIL
11 1675 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 1656 (9.10%) MS Office
13 1431 (7.87%) Active Directory
14 1366 (7.51%) Project Management
15 1297 (7.13%) Oracle
16 1229 (6.76%) Retail
17 1149 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
18 1126 (6.19%) Data Analysis
19 1123 (6.17%) Migration
20 1056 (5.81%) SQL Server
21 1053 (5.79%) Windows 7
22 1024 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
23 918 (5.05%) Security Cleared
24 894 (4.91%) Degree
25 839 (4.61%) Investment Banking
26 834 (4.58%) UNIX
27 819 (4.50%) SAP
28 797 (4.38%) Change Management
29 776 (4.27%) ISEB
30 767 (4.22%) Data Modelling

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 727 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 486 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 395 (2.17%) SAS
4 180 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 173 (0.95%) CMS
6 168 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 156 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 139 (0.76%) IIS
9 129 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 119 (0.65%) Lync
11 109 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 84 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 83 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 64 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 52 (0.29%) WebLogic
16 51 (0.28%) Tomcat
16 51 (0.28%) Apache
17 47 (0.26%) Confluence
18 46 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
19 41 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2071 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 1656 (9.10%) MS Office
3 642 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 607 (3.34%) MS Visio
5 310 (1.70%) MS Project
6 153 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 100 (0.55%) SPSS
8 25 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 18 (0.099%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.077%) FastStats
11 10 (0.055%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.049%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
14 7 (0.038%) Mingle
15 6 (0.033%) DOC1
16 4 (0.022%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.016%) InDesign
17 3 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 209 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 84 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 81 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 77 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 71 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 67 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
8 65 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
9 50 (0.27%) SAP FI
10 49 (0.27%) Maximo
11 43 (0.24%) Agresso
12 41 (0.23%) SAP ERP
12 41 (0.23%) SAP HR
13 35 (0.19%) assyst
13 35 (0.19%) SAP SD
14 34 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
14 34 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
15 33 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
15 33 (0.18%) SAP CO
16 30 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 106 (0.58%) SaaS
2 78 (0.43%) Office 365
3 30 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 27 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.088%) Force.com
6 12 (0.066%) IaaS
7 11 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
9 8 (0.044%) Taleo
10 6 (0.033%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.016%) PaaS
12 2 (0.011%) LucidChart
12 2 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.005%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.005%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.005%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.005%) Responsys
13 1 (0.005%) Trello
13 1 (0.005%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 370 (2.03%) Firewall
2 345 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 325 (1.79%) WAN
4 317 (1.74%) LAN
5 256 (1.41%) DNS
6 222 (1.22%) Internet
7 209 (1.15%) SAN
8 180 (0.99%) DHCP
9 179 (0.98%) VPN
10 141 (0.78%) VoIP
11 121 (0.67%) Network Security
12 120 (0.66%) Wireless
13 97 (0.53%) Intranet
14 94 (0.52%) FTP
15 82 (0.45%) MPLS
16 72 (0.40%) HTTP
17 66 (0.36%) LDAP
18 60 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
19 56 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
20 54 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1056 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 691 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 356 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 299 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 294 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 245 (1.35%) MS Access
7 233 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 201 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 175 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 164 (0.90%) QlikView
11 144 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
12 142 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 133 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
14 95 (0.52%) Big Data
15 94 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 90 (0.49%) MySQL
17 88 (0.48%) DB2
18 82 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
19 78 (0.43%) RDBMS
20 70 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 354 (1.95%) JIRA
2 286 (1.57%) Selenium
3 175 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 133 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 129 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 120 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 96 (0.53%) WebDriver
8 73 (0.40%) SpecFlow
9 72 (0.40%) SoapUI
10 67 (0.37%) Toad
11 58 (0.32%) LoadRunner
12 47 (0.26%) JMeter
13 38 (0.21%) Jenkins
14 36 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 34 (0.19%) Eclipse
16 33 (0.18%) Subversion
17 32 (0.18%) FitNesse
18 28 (0.15%) Rational Rose
19 26 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
20 25 (0.14%) JUnit
General
1 5010 (27.54%) Finance
2 2423 (13.32%) Banking
3 1229 (6.76%) Retail
4 839 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 597 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 545 (3.00%) Front Office
7 525 (2.89%) Marketing
8 494 (2.72%) Legal
9 348 (1.91%) Back Office
10 285 (1.57%) Retail Banking
11 275 (1.51%) Law
12 265 (1.46%) Manufacturing
13 196 (1.08%) Publishing
14 194 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 191 (1.05%) Advertising
16 119 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 111 (0.61%) Billing
18 104 (0.57%) Automotive
19 82 (0.45%) Games
20 76 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (3.29%) .NET
2 419 (2.30%) XML
3 302 (1.66%) HTML
4 294 (1.62%) Web Services
5 173 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 162 (0.89%) Middleware
7 122 (0.67%) CSS
8 103 (0.57%) SOAP
9 87 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
10 68 (0.37%) FpML
11 58 (0.32%) jQuery
12 56 (0.31%) JSP
13 54 (0.30%) .NET Framework
14 48 (0.26%) XSLT
15 47 (0.26%) WCF
16 46 (0.25%) J2EE
17 44 (0.24%) Gherkin
18 43 (0.24%) RESTful
19 38 (0.21%) REST
19 38 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2099 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 586 (3.22%) NHS
3 583 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 393 (2.16%) Derivative
5 381 (2.09%) Blackberry
6 276 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 243 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 242 (1.33%) User Experience
8 242 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 210 (1.15%) Equities
10 166 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 161 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 159 (0.87%) Market Risk
13 155 (0.85%) Statistics
13 155 (0.85%) Computer Science
14 147 (0.81%) Open Source
15 144 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 119 (0.65%) Data Integration
17 107 (0.59%) Reference Data
18 105 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2662 (14.63%) Windows
2 1053 (5.79%) Windows 7
3 834 (4.58%) UNIX
4 582 (3.20%) Windows XP
5 535 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 527 (2.90%) Linux
7 404 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 165 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 147 (0.81%) Android
10 130 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 129 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 95 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 90 (0.49%) Solaris
14 81 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 68 (0.37%) AIX
16 45 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 45 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 31 (0.17%) HPUX
18 30 (0.16%) Mac OS
19 27 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2534 (13.93%) Business Analysis
2 2346 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1712 (9.41%) ITIL
4 1675 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 1366 (7.51%) Project Management
6 1149 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1126 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 1123 (6.17%) Migration
9 1024 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 797 (4.38%) Change Management
11 767 (4.22%) Data Modelling
12 742 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 729 (4.01%) Test Scripting
14 703 (3.86%) CRM
15 677 (3.72%) Scrum
16 611 (3.36%) Analytics
17 586 (3.22%) Service Management
18 568 (3.12%) Use Case
19 562 (3.09%) PRINCE2
20 524 (2.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3335 (18.33%) SQL
2 603 (3.31%) Java
3 440 (2.42%) VBA
4 370 (2.03%) C#
5 231 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 226 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 211 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 208 (1.14%) VB
9 148 (0.81%) C
10 143 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 129 (0.71%) Perl
12 125 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 116 (0.64%) Python
14 101 (0.56%) C++
15 80 (0.44%) VBScript
16 59 (0.32%) VB.NET
17 57 (0.31%) Ruby
18 55 (0.30%) Bash Shell
19 53 (0.29%) PHP
20 44 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 918 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 894 (4.91%) Degree
3 776 (4.27%) ISEB
4 635 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 309 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 248 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 174 (0.96%) CISSP
8 162 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 158 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 156 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 155 (0.85%) MCP
12 131 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 128 (0.70%) MCSE
14 111 (0.61%) CCNA
15 94 (0.52%) CISM
16 92 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 77 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 71 (0.39%) ACCA
19 70 (0.38%) CIMA
20 65 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 721 (3.96%) QA
2 481 (2.64%) SLA
3 160 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 118 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 116 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 102 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 101 (0.56%) EMIR
8 82 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 82 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
9 62 (0.34%) Basel III
10 60 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 45 (0.25%) FATCA
12 41 (0.23%) Basel II
13 33 (0.18%) COREP
14 29 (0.16%) COBIT
15 28 (0.15%) MiFID
16 26 (0.14%) FINREP
17 19 (0.10%) P3O
18 15 (0.082%) CRD IV
19 12 (0.066%) HL7
System Software
1 1431 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 213 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (0.69%) XenApp
4 102 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 52 (0.29%) vSphere
7 48 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 26 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 21 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 20 (0.11%) Firmware
12 19 (0.10%) XenServer
13 17 (0.093%) Xen
14 16 (0.088%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.088%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 15 (0.082%) VMware Server
15 15 (0.082%) Nmap
16 13 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (0.071%) NFS
17 12 (0.066%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 384 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 207 (1.14%) SCCM
3 75 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 71 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 60 (0.33%) SCOM
6 48 (0.26%) Control-M
7 44 (0.24%) WSUS
8 42 (0.23%) OpenView
9 37 (0.20%) Nessus
10 36 (0.20%) NetBackup
11 29 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
11 29 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 23 (0.13%) Puppet
12 23 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (0.12%) OVSD
14 18 (0.099%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.077%) SCVMM
16 13 (0.071%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 11 (0.060%) HP SIM
17 11 (0.060%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2592 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 1297 (7.13%) Oracle
3 819 (4.50%) SAP
4 699 (3.84%) Citrix
5 584 (3.21%) HP
6 447 (2.46%) VMware
7 362 (1.99%) Cisco
8 308 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 281 (1.54%) IBM
10 269 (1.48%) Remedy
11 220 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 176 (0.97%) Cognos
13 168 (0.92%) Tableau
14 162 (0.89%) Lotus
15 156 (0.86%) Google
16 122 (0.67%) Adobe
16 122 (0.67%) ServiceNow
17 121 (0.67%) CheckPoint
18 113 (0.62%) Red Hat
19 104 (0.57%) Bloomberg
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