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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9332 9010 8454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.47% 18.27% 19.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.98% 19.76% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6057 5692 5328
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 486 470
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.62 £30.10 £30.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.44 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
46715 45592 39854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.44% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28913 27925 23439
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1846 1926 2117
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
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 £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 4220 £425 +3.03% 940
South East +2 1767 £350 +3.70% 384
North West -1 657 £340 +4.61% 196
South West 0 579 £375 +7.14% 180
Yorkshire 0 570 £325 +8.33% 192
East of England +1 555 £350 -6.66% 129
West Midlands +1 429 £325 -7.14% 110
East Midlands 0 385 £350 +16.66% 113
North East +3 121 £330 +24.52% 21
Midlands -3 24 £363 -6.45% 4
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4949 (27.92%) Finance
2 3231 (18.23%) SQL
3 2542 (14.34%) Microsoft
4 2458 (13.87%) Business Analysis
5 2452 (13.83%) Banking
6 2365 (13.34%) Windows
7 2278 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
8 2039 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1876 (10.58%) MS Excel
10 1832 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 1650 (9.31%) ITIL
12 1560 (8.80%) MS Office
13 1310 (7.39%) Project Management
14 1242 (7.01%) Active Directory
15 1220 (6.88%) Oracle
16 1177 (6.64%) Migration
17 1147 (6.47%) Data Analysis
18 1126 (6.35%) Retail
19 1042 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
20 1017 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
21 1005 (5.67%) SQL Server
22 894 (5.04%) Windows 7
23 872 (4.92%) Data Modelling
24 857 (4.84%) Security Cleared
25 845 (4.77%) Degree
26 795 (4.49%) QA
27 792 (4.47%) Investment Banking
28 769 (4.34%) UNIX
29 768 (4.33%) ISEB
30 733 (4.14%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 668 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 383 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 339 (1.91%) SAS
4 177 (1.00%) CMS
5 175 (0.99%) IIS
6 135 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 127 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 122 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 112 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 80 (0.45%) Lync
11 72 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 68 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 64 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 63 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 59 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 55 (0.31%) Apache
17 53 (0.30%) Confluence
18 49 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
19 39 (0.22%) WebLogic
20 37 (0.21%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1876 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 1560 (8.80%) MS Office
3 615 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 582 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 256 (1.44%) MS Project
6 138 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 60 (0.34%) SPSS
8 37 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 15 (0.085%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.056%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.039%) Shockwave
12 6 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.028%) FastStats
13 5 (0.028%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.023%) Mingle
15 3 (0.017%) Photoshop
15 3 (0.017%) Simulink
15 3 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.011%) Weka
16 2 (0.011%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 201 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 76 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 68 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 66 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 65 (0.37%) thinkFolio
7 60 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 58 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 52 (0.29%) SAP FI
10 50 (0.28%) SAP HR
11 48 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
12 39 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
13 37 (0.21%) Maximo
14 34 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
14 34 (0.19%) SAP CO
15 32 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
16 31 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
17 30 (0.17%) SAP SD
17 30 (0.17%) Agresso
18 26 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 92 (0.52%) Office 365
2 75 (0.42%) SaaS
3 40 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 17 (0.096%) IaaS
7 16 (0.090%) IBM Blueworks
8 13 (0.073%) Force.com
9 12 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.039%) PaaS
11 7 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.023%) Taleo
13 3 (0.017%) LucidChart
14 2 (0.011%) GitHub
14 2 (0.011%) Yammer
14 2 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.006%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.006%) Responsys
15 1 (0.006%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 365 (2.06%) Firewall
2 357 (2.01%) LAN
3 342 (1.93%) WAN
4 247 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 218 (1.23%) DNS
6 214 (1.21%) Internet
7 201 (1.13%) VPN
8 166 (0.94%) SAN
9 157 (0.89%) DHCP
10 134 (0.76%) Network Security
11 132 (0.74%) Wireless
12 110 (0.62%) Intranet
13 105 (0.59%) VoIP
14 78 (0.44%) HTTP
15 71 (0.40%) LDAP
15 71 (0.40%) FTP
15 71 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
16 62 (0.35%) MPLS
16 62 (0.35%) SSL
17 55 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1005 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 733 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 364 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 341 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 299 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 225 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 213 (1.20%) QlikView
8 201 (1.13%) MS Access
9 179 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 172 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 144 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 124 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
13 116 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
14 91 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 88 (0.50%) Big Data
16 87 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
17 84 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
18 78 (0.44%) DB2
19 71 (0.40%) Base SAS
20 70 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 371 (2.09%) JIRA
2 300 (1.69%) Selenium
3 157 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 139 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 134 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 120 (0.68%) WebDriver
7 114 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
8 93 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 83 (0.47%) SpecFlow
10 69 (0.39%) Subversion
11 68 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 64 (0.36%) LoadRunner
13 62 (0.35%) Toad
14 38 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 37 (0.21%) Maven
16 35 (0.20%) JMeter
17 34 (0.19%) Eclipse
18 30 (0.17%) Git (software)
19 27 (0.15%) Ant
20 26 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4949 (27.92%) Finance
2 2452 (13.83%) Banking
3 1126 (6.35%) Retail
4 792 (4.47%) Investment Banking
5 617 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 524 (2.96%) Front Office
7 490 (2.76%) Marketing
8 393 (2.22%) Legal
9 324 (1.83%) Back Office
10 281 (1.59%) Retail Banking
11 262 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 254 (1.43%) Law
13 192 (1.08%) Advertising
14 183 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 172 (0.97%) Publishing
16 122 (0.69%) Billing
16 122 (0.69%) Automotive
17 103 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 81 (0.46%) General Ledger
19 79 (0.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (3.72%) .NET
2 438 (2.47%) XML
3 301 (1.70%) HTML
4 295 (1.66%) Web Services
5 195 (1.10%) Middleware
6 168 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 142 (0.80%) SOAP
8 111 (0.63%) CSS
9 81 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
10 72 (0.41%) .NET Framework
11 59 (0.33%) HTML5
12 58 (0.33%) J2EE
13 57 (0.32%) RESTful
14 52 (0.29%) XSLT
15 50 (0.28%) WCF
16 45 (0.25%) JSP
16 45 (0.25%) FpML
16 45 (0.25%) REST
17 41 (0.23%) Gherkin
18 38 (0.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2039 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 593 (3.35%) NHS
3 551 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 418 (2.36%) Derivative
5 320 (1.81%) Blackberry
6 301 (1.70%) Fixed Income
7 294 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 244 (1.38%) User Experience
9 238 (1.34%) Equities
10 180 (1.02%) Credit Risk
11 164 (0.93%) Computer Science
12 153 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 149 (0.84%) Market Risk
14 145 (0.82%) Open Source
15 144 (0.81%) Visualisation
16 142 (0.80%) Mobile App
17 138 (0.78%) Statistics
18 137 (0.77%) Mathematics
19 130 (0.73%) Data Integration
20 107 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2365 (13.34%) Windows
2 894 (5.04%) Windows 7
3 769 (4.34%) UNIX
4 497 (2.80%) Linux
5 435 (2.45%) Windows XP
6 433 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 309 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 187 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 133 (0.75%) Android
10 128 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 114 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 88 (0.50%) Solaris
13 73 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 72 (0.41%) AIX
15 50 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 39 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 37 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
18 34 (0.19%) HPUX
19 24 (0.14%) Windows 2000
20 22 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2458 (13.87%) Business Analysis
2 2278 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1832 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 1650 (9.31%) ITIL
5 1310 (7.39%) Project Management
6 1177 (6.64%) Migration
7 1147 (6.47%) Data Analysis
8 1042 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1017 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 872 (4.92%) Data Modelling
11 709 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 708 (3.99%) Change Management
13 707 (3.99%) CRM
14 705 (3.98%) Test Scripting
15 636 (3.59%) Scrum
16 614 (3.46%) Analytics
17 572 (3.23%) Waterfall
18 523 (2.95%) PRINCE2
19 519 (2.93%) Use Case
20 498 (2.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3231 (18.23%) SQL
2 704 (3.97%) Java
3 421 (2.38%) C#
4 416 (2.35%) VBA
5 273 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 255 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 224 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 166 (0.94%) VB
8 166 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 160 (0.90%) Python
10 149 (0.84%) C
11 144 (0.81%) PowerShell
12 135 (0.76%) Perl
13 117 (0.66%) C++
14 93 (0.52%) VBScript
15 85 (0.48%) Ruby
16 71 (0.40%) VB.NET
17 66 (0.37%) Bash Shell
18 64 (0.36%) R
19 58 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 857 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 845 (4.77%) Degree
3 768 (4.33%) ISEB
4 556 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 308 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 185 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 175 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 159 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 155 (0.87%) CISSP
10 139 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 133 (0.75%) MCP
12 132 (0.74%) DV Cleared
13 122 (0.69%) CCNA
14 98 (0.55%) MCSE
15 92 (0.52%) CISM
16 72 (0.41%) CCNP
17 69 (0.39%) PMI Certification
18 63 (0.36%) CIMA
19 61 (0.34%) ACCA
20 60 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 795 (4.49%) QA
2 478 (2.70%) SLA
3 182 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 160 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 140 (0.79%) Solvency II
6 96 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 87 (0.49%) EMIR
8 80 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 75 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
10 68 (0.38%) FATCA
11 56 (0.32%) ISO 9001
12 44 (0.25%) Basel III
13 35 (0.20%) MiFID
14 33 (0.19%) Basel II
15 30 (0.17%) GAMP
16 28 (0.16%) COREP
17 26 (0.15%) COBIT
18 24 (0.14%) HL7
19 21 (0.12%) GAAP
19 21 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 1242 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 213 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 108 (0.61%) XenApp
5 60 (0.34%) vSphere
6 50 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 41 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 27 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 25 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 24 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.096%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (0.068%) Xen
13 12 (0.068%) Terminal Server
13 12 (0.068%) Firmware
13 12 (0.068%) MetaFrame
14 11 (0.062%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (0.062%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.056%) Snort
15 10 (0.056%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 312 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 220 (1.24%) SCCM
3 55 (0.31%) SCOM
4 44 (0.25%) WSUS
4 44 (0.25%) Backup Exec
5 42 (0.24%) OpenView
6 33 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 32 (0.18%) Control-M
8 30 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 28 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 23 (0.13%) SCVMM
11 22 (0.12%) Nessus
12 21 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (0.12%) NetBackup
13 20 (0.11%) Puppet
13 20 (0.11%) OVSD
14 16 (0.090%) Cisco Prime
15 15 (0.085%) Netcool
16 14 (0.079%) HP SIM
17 13 (0.073%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2542 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 1220 (6.88%) Oracle
3 722 (4.07%) SAP
4 654 (3.69%) Citrix
5 468 (2.64%) HP
6 451 (2.54%) VMware
7 446 (2.52%) Cisco
8 308 (1.74%) IBM
9 305 (1.72%) Business Objects
10 249 (1.40%) Remedy
11 203 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
12 173 (0.98%) Cognos
13 168 (0.95%) Tableau
14 143 (0.81%) CheckPoint
15 140 (0.79%) Lotus
15 140 (0.79%) Google
16 123 (0.69%) Adobe
17 109 (0.61%) Bloomberg
18 104 (0.59%) Sybase
19 91 (0.51%) McAfee
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