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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9519 9328 8476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.45% 18.87% 18.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.95% 20.38% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6259 5872 5249
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 559 549
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.79 £27.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
47724 45773 43200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.58% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30889 28241 25946
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1778 1846 1974
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 4306 £425 +5.13% 873
South East -1 1709 £350 +7.69% 339
North West 0 738 £330 +3.12% 217
East of England 0 649 £350 -5.72% 161
Yorkshire -1 590 £350 +7.69% 146
South West -2 528 £349 -0.42% 185
West Midlands 0 440 £350 +7.69% 112
East Midlands 0 364 £350 - 111
North East 0 134 £360 +2.85% 17
Midlands -2 36 £507 +50.07% 3
South Coast +1 12 £310 +40.90%
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5489 (29.22%) Finance
2 3490 (18.58%) SQL
3 2796 (14.88%) Business Analysis
4 2726 (14.51%) Microsoft
5 2630 (14.00%) Banking
6 2590 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 2231 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2223 (11.83%) Windows
9 2047 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2025 (10.78%) MS Excel
11 1699 (9.04%) ITIL
12 1610 (8.57%) MS Office
13 1395 (7.43%) Project Management
14 1294 (6.89%) Active Directory
15 1245 (6.63%) Retail
16 1219 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
17 1218 (6.48%) Oracle
18 1212 (6.45%) Migration
19 1194 (6.36%) Data Analysis
20 1157 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
21 1142 (6.08%) SQL Server
22 902 (4.80%) Security Cleared
23 897 (4.77%) Windows 7
24 886 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
25 882 (4.69%) Test Scripting
26 867 (4.62%) Degree
27 861 (4.58%) CRM
28 829 (4.41%) QA
29 824 (4.39%) Data Modelling
30 790 (4.21%) Investment Banking

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 658 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 373 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 352 (1.87%) SAS
4 212 (1.13%) IIS
5 180 (0.96%) CMS
6 132 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 124 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 108 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 95 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 92 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 92 (0.49%) Lync
11 73 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 69 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 65 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 54 (0.29%) Confluence
15 53 (0.28%) Apache
16 51 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 47 (0.25%) JBoss
18 44 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 40 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2025 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 1610 (8.57%) MS Office
3 635 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 578 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 268 (1.43%) MS Project
6 151 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 67 (0.36%) SPSS
8 42 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 16 (0.085%) Open Workbench
10 10 (0.053%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.048%) FastStats
12 4 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.016%) Mingle
13 3 (0.016%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.016%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.011%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.011%) InDesign
14 2 (0.011%) MicroStation
15 1 (0.005%) Weka
15 1 (0.005%) Maple
Business Applications
1 306 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 89 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 78 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 62 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 59 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 54 (0.29%) SAP HR
8 52 (0.28%) thinkFolio
9 49 (0.26%) Markit EDM
10 47 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 39 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 39 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
12 36 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
13 35 (0.19%) Summit
13 35 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
14 31 (0.17%) SAP CO
14 31 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
14 31 (0.17%) Agresso
15 28 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
16 27 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 152 (0.81%) Office 365
2 87 (0.46%) SaaS
3 80 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 47 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
7 34 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
8 27 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 23 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (0.090%) PaaS
10 17 (0.090%) IBM Blueworks
10 17 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.075%) IaaS
12 9 (0.048%) Force.com
13 8 (0.043%) Yammer
14 7 (0.037%) Taleo
14 7 (0.037%) GitHub
15 4 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.016%) Mimecast
17 2 (0.011%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 397 (2.11%) Firewall
2 348 (1.85%) LAN
3 327 (1.74%) WAN
4 257 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 234 (1.25%) Internet
6 226 (1.20%) DNS
7 177 (0.94%) DHCP
8 167 (0.89%) VPN
9 159 (0.85%) SAN
10 133 (0.71%) Network Security
11 127 (0.68%) Intranet
12 107 (0.57%) Wireless
13 95 (0.51%) SSL
14 84 (0.45%) VoIP
15 77 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
16 68 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
17 62 (0.33%) HTTP
18 60 (0.32%) LDAP
19 59 (0.31%) MPLS
20 54 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 886 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 460 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 429 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 300 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
6 261 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 244 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 225 (1.20%) QlikView
9 201 (1.07%) MS Access
10 187 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 185 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 170 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 130 (0.69%) DB2
14 127 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
15 122 (0.65%) Big Data
16 109 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 107 (0.57%) RDBMS
18 93 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
19 92 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
20 89 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 382 (2.03%) JIRA
2 343 (1.83%) Selenium
3 192 (1.02%) Cucumber
4 183 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 141 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 130 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 125 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 115 (0.61%) HP UFT
9 109 (0.58%) LoadRunner
10 92 (0.49%) Subversion
11 85 (0.45%) Jenkins
12 83 (0.44%) SpecFlow
13 57 (0.30%) Toad
14 50 (0.27%) JMeter
15 43 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
16 39 (0.21%) Eclipse
16 39 (0.21%) Maven
17 37 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 36 (0.19%) Git (software)
18 36 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 5489 (29.22%) Finance
2 2630 (14.00%) Banking
3 1245 (6.63%) Retail
4 790 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 662 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 500 (2.66%) Front Office
7 477 (2.54%) Legal
8 475 (2.53%) Marketing
9 330 (1.76%) Back Office
10 291 (1.55%) Retail Banking
11 255 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 254 (1.35%) Law
13 214 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 180 (0.96%) Advertising
15 171 (0.91%) Billing
16 139 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
17 125 (0.67%) Automotive
18 114 (0.61%) Publishing
19 102 (0.54%) General Ledger
20 81 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 693 (3.69%) .NET
2 516 (2.75%) XML
3 338 (1.80%) Web Services
4 271 (1.44%) HTML
5 168 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 162 (0.86%) SOAP
7 142 (0.76%) Middleware
8 125 (0.67%) CSS
9 72 (0.38%) J2EE
9 72 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
9 72 (0.38%) Gherkin
10 67 (0.36%) .NET Framework
11 59 (0.31%) RESTful
12 55 (0.29%) JSON
12 55 (0.29%) XML Messaging
13 49 (0.26%) WCF
14 44 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
15 43 (0.23%) jQuery
16 41 (0.22%) REST
17 39 (0.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2231 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 621 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 491 (2.61%) NHS
4 369 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 363 (1.93%) Derivative
6 306 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 285 (1.52%) Equities
8 264 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 248 (1.32%) User Experience
10 227 (1.21%) Data Centre
11 196 (1.04%) Credit Risk
12 180 (0.96%) Statistics
13 164 (0.87%) Visualisation
14 159 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 159 (0.85%) Mainframe
15 155 (0.83%) Computer Science
16 137 (0.73%) Market Risk
17 135 (0.72%) Mathematics
18 124 (0.66%) Reference Data
19 122 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2223 (11.83%) Windows
2 897 (4.77%) Windows 7
3 693 (3.69%) UNIX
4 487 (2.59%) Linux
5 445 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 377 (2.01%) Windows XP
7 298 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 207 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 144 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 140 (0.75%) Android
11 103 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 61 (0.32%) Solaris
13 56 (0.30%) AIX
13 56 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 43 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 29 (0.15%) zOS
17 25 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.080%) VME
19 14 (0.075%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2796 (14.88%) Business Analysis
2 2590 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2047 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 1699 (9.04%) ITIL
5 1395 (7.43%) Project Management
6 1219 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
7 1212 (6.45%) Migration
8 1194 (6.36%) Data Analysis
9 1157 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 882 (4.69%) Test Scripting
11 861 (4.58%) CRM
12 824 (4.39%) Data Modelling
13 747 (3.98%) Scrum
13 747 (3.98%) Change Management
14 707 (3.76%) E-Commerce
15 697 (3.71%) Use Case
16 680 (3.62%) Waterfall
17 620 (3.30%) SDLC
18 616 (3.28%) Analytics
19 598 (3.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3490 (18.58%) SQL
2 776 (4.13%) Java
3 485 (2.58%) C#
4 438 (2.33%) VBA
5 344 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 266 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 245 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 189 (1.01%) VB
9 180 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 174 (0.93%) Python
11 146 (0.78%) Perl
12 137 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 125 (0.67%) C
14 106 (0.56%) C++
15 81 (0.43%) R
16 69 (0.37%) VB.NET
17 67 (0.36%) VBScript
17 67 (0.36%) Ruby
18 53 (0.28%) COBOL
19 50 (0.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 902 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 867 (4.62%) Degree
3 768 (4.09%) ISEB
4 581 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 340 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 206 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 193 (1.03%) CISSP
8 170 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 157 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 153 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 122 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 113 (0.60%) CCNA
13 100 (0.53%) CISM
14 95 (0.51%) MCP
15 91 (0.48%) CIMA
16 82 (0.44%) MCSE
17 80 (0.43%) ACCA
18 74 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 73 (0.39%) PMI Certification
20 63 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 829 (4.41%) QA
2 468 (2.49%) SLA
3 211 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 172 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 119 (0.63%) EMIR
6 115 (0.61%) Solvency II
7 109 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 102 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 99 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
10 84 (0.45%) MiFID
11 73 (0.39%) FATCA
12 50 (0.27%) Basel III
13 33 (0.18%) COBIT
14 29 (0.15%) GAAP
14 29 (0.15%) COREP
15 26 (0.14%) Basel II
16 23 (0.12%) GAMP
17 21 (0.11%) ISO 9001
18 20 (0.11%) AIFMD
19 17 (0.090%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1294 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 250 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (0.48%) vSphere
4 86 (0.46%) XenApp
5 85 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 47 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 42 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 36 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 32 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 21 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
11 19 (0.10%) NLBS
12 17 (0.090%) Snort
13 14 (0.075%) Xen
14 13 (0.069%) vCloud
15 11 (0.059%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.059%) BitLocker
16 9 (0.048%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.048%) MetaFrame
16 9 (0.048%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 333 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 232 (1.23%) SCCM
3 51 (0.27%) WSUS
4 47 (0.25%) Control-M
5 44 (0.23%) Backup Exec
5 44 (0.23%) SCOM
6 37 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 30 (0.16%) AirWatch
8 27 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 26 (0.14%) Puppet
10 25 (0.13%) Nessus
11 22 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 22 (0.12%) OpenView
12 21 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (0.10%) Nagios
13 19 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
13 19 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
14 18 (0.096%) OVSD
15 15 (0.080%) Cisco Prime
16 14 (0.075%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2726 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 1218 (6.48%) Oracle
3 726 (3.86%) SAP
4 569 (3.03%) Citrix
5 506 (2.69%) HP
6 501 (2.67%) Cisco
7 464 (2.47%) VMware
8 305 (1.62%) IBM
9 226 (1.20%) Remedy
10 186 (0.99%) Cognos
11 168 (0.89%) CheckPoint
12 167 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 162 (0.86%) Tableau
14 146 (0.78%) Google
15 141 (0.75%) ServiceNow
16 131 (0.70%) Informatica
17 127 (0.68%) Adobe
18 122 (0.65%) Teradata
19 114 (0.61%) Symantec
20 97 (0.52%) Sybase
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Rate: £350 - 390 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.33 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
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