The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9341 8487 10977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 18.21% 20.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.47% 19.66% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5868 5257 6668
Average daily rate
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£370 £381 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 548 739
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £27.12 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
UK

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 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 4352 £405 -4.70% 912
South East +3 1682 £325 -7.14% 361
East of England 0 640 £371 +6.07% 132
North West +2 589 £318 -0.78% 185
South West +1 568 £350 -0.07% 184
Yorkshire +1 523 £325 +3.17% 163
West Midlands 0 426 £325 -2.98% 98
East Midlands +2 370 £350 - 99
North East -1 97 £344 +6.58% 44
Midlands +2 50 £338 -12.90%
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5120 (27.31%) Finance
2 3440 (18.35%) SQL
3 2862 (15.26%) Business Analysis
4 2513 (13.40%) Microsoft
5 2505 (13.36%) Banking
6 2444 (13.03%) Windows
7 1974 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 1767 (9.42%) ITIL
9 1623 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 1591 (8.49%) MS Office
11 1459 (7.78%) Project Management
12 1420 (7.57%) Oracle
13 1381 (7.37%) Active Directory
14 1345 (7.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 1317 (7.02%) Retail
16 1213 (6.47%) Data Analysis
17 1148 (6.12%) SQL Server
18 1081 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
19 1055 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
20 1048 (5.59%) Migration
21 983 (5.24%) Degree
22 933 (4.98%) Windows 7
23 932 (4.97%) Test Scripting
24 902 (4.81%) Investment Banking
25 889 (4.74%) Security Cleared
26 876 (4.67%) Change Management
27 867 (4.62%) SAP
28 863 (4.60%) ISEB
29 844 (4.50%) CRM
30 826 (4.41%) UNIX

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 712 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 440 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 381 (2.03%) SAS
4 199 (1.06%) CMS
5 180 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 174 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 167 (0.89%) IBM Notes
8 145 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 122 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 113 (0.60%) IIS
11 99 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 83 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 82 (0.44%) Lync
14 77 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 58 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
16 55 (0.29%) Tomcat
16 55 (0.29%) Apache
17 47 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
18 41 (0.22%) Confluence
18 41 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 1974 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1591 (8.49%) MS Office
3 591 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 570 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 364 (1.94%) MS Project
6 171 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 100 (0.53%) SPSS
8 37 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 33 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.064%) FastStats
11 11 (0.059%) Photoshop
12 8 (0.043%) Mingle
13 7 (0.037%) Stata
13 7 (0.037%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.016%) InDesign
14 3 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.011%) Gephi
15 2 (0.011%) Vectorworks
15 2 (0.011%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 181 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 143 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 106 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 73 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 70 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 63 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 63 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 62 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 59 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 59 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 58 (0.31%) SAP SD
10 57 (0.30%) SAP CO
11 56 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
12 55 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
13 51 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
14 48 (0.26%) Agresso
15 44 (0.23%) Maximo
16 43 (0.23%) Google Analytics
17 41 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
18 33 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 82 (0.44%) Office 365
2 73 (0.39%) SaaS
3 26 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
4 20 (0.11%) Google Apps
4 20 (0.11%) Force.com
5 18 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
6 8 (0.043%) Taleo
7 5 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.027%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.011%) IaaS
8 2 (0.011%) PaaS
8 2 (0.011%) Heroku
9 1 (0.005%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.005%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.005%) Trello
9 1 (0.005%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 307 (1.64%) Firewall
2 293 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 246 (1.31%) Internet
4 238 (1.27%) LAN
5 219 (1.17%) WAN
6 200 (1.07%) SAN
7 170 (0.91%) DNS
8 162 (0.86%) VPN
9 131 (0.70%) Intranet
10 117 (0.62%) DHCP
11 116 (0.62%) VoIP
12 110 (0.59%) Wireless
13 84 (0.45%) FTP
14 74 (0.39%) HTTP
14 74 (0.39%) Network Security
15 56 (0.30%) LDAP
16 51 (0.27%) MPLS
17 50 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (0.24%) IP Telephony
19 44 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1148 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 788 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 393 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 333 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 282 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 256 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 244 (1.30%) Data Mining
8 236 (1.26%) MS Access
9 206 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 183 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 171 (0.91%) QlikView
12 123 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 113 (0.60%) DB2
14 105 (0.56%) MySQL
15 99 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
16 96 (0.51%) Big Data
17 89 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
18 80 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 79 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
20 74 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 311 (1.66%) Selenium
2 268 (1.43%) JIRA
3 214 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 178 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 162 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 123 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 106 (0.57%) WebDriver
8 74 (0.39%) FitNesse
8 74 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 66 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 53 (0.28%) JMeter
10 53 (0.28%) Rational Rose
11 52 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 49 (0.26%) SpecFlow
13 45 (0.24%) Toad
14 43 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
14 43 (0.23%) Eclipse
15 40 (0.21%) Git (software)
16 34 (0.18%) TestDirector
17 32 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5120 (27.31%) Finance
2 2505 (13.36%) Banking
3 1317 (7.02%) Retail
4 902 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 576 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 570 (3.04%) Front Office
7 532 (2.84%) Marketing
8 435 (2.32%) Legal
9 388 (2.07%) Back Office
10 257 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 236 (1.26%) Publishing
12 230 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 227 (1.21%) Law
14 215 (1.15%) Financial Institution
15 182 (0.97%) Advertising
16 179 (0.95%) Billing
17 149 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
18 96 (0.51%) General Ledger
19 94 (0.50%) French Language
20 86 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (3.37%) .NET
2 453 (2.42%) XML
3 343 (1.83%) HTML
4 305 (1.63%) Web Services
5 164 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 137 (0.73%) SOAP
7 131 (0.70%) Middleware
8 120 (0.64%) CSS
8 120 (0.64%) J2EE
9 76 (0.41%) JSP
10 70 (0.37%) XSLT
11 66 (0.35%) MDX
12 64 (0.34%) REST
13 57 (0.30%) WCF
14 51 (0.27%) Spring
15 47 (0.25%) .NET Framework
16 46 (0.25%) jQuery
17 42 (0.22%) FpML
17 42 (0.22%) Gherkin
18 38 (0.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 736 (3.93%) NHS
2 683 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 488 (2.60%) Derivative
4 355 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 300 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 273 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 258 (1.38%) Credit Risk
8 230 (1.23%) Equities
9 223 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 187 (1.00%) Statistics
11 166 (0.89%) Market Risk
12 146 (0.78%) Mathematics
13 142 (0.76%) Computer Science
14 131 (0.70%) Mainframe
15 130 (0.69%) Reference Data
16 117 (0.62%) Data Extraction
17 116 (0.62%) Open Source
18 113 (0.60%) FMCG
18 113 (0.60%) Visualisation
19 111 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2444 (13.03%) Windows
2 933 (4.98%) Windows 7
3 826 (4.41%) UNIX
4 693 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 496 (2.65%) Linux
6 451 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 370 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 135 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 134 (0.71%) Android
10 122 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 111 (0.59%) Solaris
12 105 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 82 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 68 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 61 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 61 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 57 (0.30%) AIX
17 21 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
18 20 (0.11%) HPUX
18 20 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2862 (15.26%) Business Analysis
2 1767 (9.42%) ITIL
3 1623 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 1459 (7.78%) Project Management
5 1345 (7.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1213 (6.47%) Data Analysis
7 1081 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 1055 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1048 (5.59%) Migration
10 932 (4.97%) Test Scripting
11 876 (4.67%) Change Management
12 844 (4.50%) CRM
13 806 (4.30%) UML
14 790 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 761 (4.06%) Use Case
16 754 (4.02%) Data Modelling
17 721 (3.85%) Scrum
18 644 (3.43%) Analytics
19 599 (3.19%) PRINCE2
20 568 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3440 (18.35%) SQL
2 615 (3.28%) Java
3 468 (2.50%) C#
4 453 (2.42%) VBA
5 251 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 225 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 216 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 214 (1.14%) VB
9 158 (0.84%) C
10 147 (0.78%) Perl
11 143 (0.76%) Python
12 140 (0.75%) C++
13 124 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 118 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 76 (0.41%) VBScript
16 74 (0.39%) PHP
17 69 (0.37%) Ruby
18 62 (0.33%) VB.NET
18 62 (0.33%) Bash Shell
19 53 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 983 (5.24%) Degree
2 889 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 863 (4.60%) ISEB
4 631 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 378 (2.02%) ISTQB
6 243 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 229 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 209 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 155 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 153 (0.82%) MCP
11 143 (0.76%) CISSP
12 115 (0.61%) MCSE
13 95 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 93 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 77 (0.41%) PMI Certification
16 72 (0.38%) CCNA
17 65 (0.35%) CISM
18 57 (0.30%) CIMA
19 56 (0.30%) ACCA
20 52 (0.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 826 (4.41%) QA
2 436 (2.33%) SLA
3 183 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 130 (0.69%) EMIR
5 120 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 118 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
7 109 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 102 (0.54%) Basel III
9 82 (0.44%) Solvency II
10 75 (0.40%) PCI DSS
11 71 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 47 (0.25%) FATCA
13 46 (0.25%) Basel II
14 37 (0.20%) COBIT
15 31 (0.17%) COREP
16 30 (0.16%) MiFID
17 29 (0.15%) CRD IV
18 26 (0.14%) FINREP
19 23 (0.12%) AIFMD
20 19 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 1381 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 213 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (0.53%) XenApp
4 79 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 63 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 48 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 42 (0.22%) vSphere
8 31 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 30 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 21 (0.11%) XenServer
10 21 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.096%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 16 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.085%) NFS
13 14 (0.075%) Xen
14 13 (0.069%) RACF
14 13 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.064%) NLBS
15 12 (0.064%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.059%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 418 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 192 (1.02%) SCCM
3 98 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 64 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 56 (0.30%) Control-M
6 49 (0.26%) OpenView
7 48 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 43 (0.23%) SCOM
9 38 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 35 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
11 32 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 28 (0.15%) OVSD
13 27 (0.14%) WSUS
14 22 (0.12%) Nessus
15 19 (0.10%) Nagios
16 17 (0.091%) HP UCMDB
17 16 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (0.085%) Netcool
18 15 (0.080%) Norton AntiVirus
19 14 (0.075%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2513 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 1420 (7.57%) Oracle
3 867 (4.62%) SAP
4 623 (3.32%) HP
5 594 (3.17%) Citrix
6 403 (2.15%) VMware
7 325 (1.73%) Cisco
8 323 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 281 (1.50%) IBM
10 279 (1.49%) Remedy
11 238 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 193 (1.03%) Cognos
13 169 (0.90%) Lotus
14 139 (0.74%) Siebel
15 121 (0.65%) Tableau
16 108 (0.58%) Apple
17 103 (0.55%) Teradata
18 101 (0.54%) Sybase
19 95 (0.51%) ServiceNow
20 92 (0.49%) CheckPoint
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
LA International
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £375 - 400 per day + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago