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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8889 9147 8100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.07% 19.07% 19.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.57% 20.61% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5886 5040
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 504 470
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £32.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 3998 £425 +6.25% 934
South East 0 1642 £350 +7.69% 439
North West 0 689 £336 +7.60% 192
Yorkshire 0 591 £338 +8.87% 197
South West 0 508 £360 +2.85% 214
East of England 0 506 £350 -6.66% 158
West Midlands 0 412 £333 +2.30% 142
East Midlands 0 333 £351 +0.14% 110
North East 0 173 £300 +4.34% 20
Midlands -5 20 £413 -1.78% 5
South Coast +5 9 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5002 (28.36%) Finance
2 3259 (18.48%) SQL
3 2591 (14.69%) Microsoft
4 2531 (14.35%) Business Analysis
5 2407 (13.65%) Banking
6 2331 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2203 (12.49%) Windows
8 2057 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1937 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 1858 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 1590 (9.01%) ITIL
12 1547 (8.77%) MS Office
13 1325 (7.51%) Project Management
14 1235 (7.00%) Active Directory
15 1218 (6.91%) Migration
16 1192 (6.76%) Oracle
17 1177 (6.67%) Data Analysis
18 1120 (6.35%) Retail
19 1044 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
20 1017 (5.77%) SQL Server
21 1013 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
22 865 (4.90%) Data Modelling
23 860 (4.88%) Windows 7
24 838 (4.75%) Degree
25 789 (4.47%) QA
26 757 (4.29%) Investment Banking
27 756 (4.29%) Security Cleared
28 743 (4.21%) CRM
29 738 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
30 725 (4.11%) Test Scripting

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 614 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 366 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 354 (2.01%) SAS
4 201 (1.14%) IIS
5 174 (0.99%) CMS
6 133 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 117 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 113 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 103 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 83 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 82 (0.46%) Lync
12 67 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 62 (0.35%) Apache
14 57 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 57 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 56 (0.32%) Confluence
16 47 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 39 (0.22%) WebLogic
18 38 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 38 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1858 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1547 (8.77%) MS Office
3 599 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 571 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 237 (1.34%) MS Project
6 134 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 55 (0.31%) SPSS
8 47 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 15 (0.085%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.040%) Shockwave
11 6 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.034%) Open Workbench
12 5 (0.028%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.017%) Simulink
13 3 (0.017%) FastStats
13 3 (0.017%) Mingle
14 2 (0.011%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.011%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.011%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 228 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 65 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 63 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 61 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 56 (0.32%) thinkFolio
6 56 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 48 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 47 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 47 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 45 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 37 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
11 36 (0.20%) SAP CO
11 36 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
12 32 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
13 31 (0.18%) Agresso
14 28 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
15 27 (0.15%) Maximo
16 24 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
16 24 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 118 (0.67%) Office 365
2 76 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 66 (0.37%) SaaS
4 49 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
6 41 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 24 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
10 16 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.062%) IaaS
13 10 (0.057%) PaaS
14 7 (0.040%) Force.com
14 7 (0.040%) Taleo
15 6 (0.034%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.028%) GitHub
17 4 (0.023%) Yammer
18 2 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
19 1 (0.006%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 400 (2.27%) Firewall
2 357 (2.02%) LAN
3 321 (1.82%) WAN
4 233 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 213 (1.21%) Internet
6 201 (1.14%) DNS
7 193 (1.09%) VPN
8 170 (0.96%) SAN
9 147 (0.83%) DHCP
10 133 (0.75%) Network Security
10 133 (0.75%) Wireless
11 118 (0.67%) Intranet
12 90 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
13 85 (0.48%) SSL
14 82 (0.46%) VoIP
15 68 (0.39%) LDAP
16 66 (0.37%) HTTP
17 56 (0.32%) MPLS
18 53 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
19 48 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1017 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 738 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 414 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 387 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 271 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 222 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 221 (1.25%) QlikView
8 198 (1.12%) MS Access
9 177 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 168 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 154 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 115 (0.65%) DB2
13 108 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
14 101 (0.57%) Big Data
15 96 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 93 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 82 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
18 81 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
19 73 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
20 71 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 364 (2.06%) JIRA
2 285 (1.62%) Selenium
3 152 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 136 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 125 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 121 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 93 (0.53%) SoapUI
9 78 (0.44%) Subversion
9 78 (0.44%) SpecFlow
10 76 (0.43%) LoadRunner
11 74 (0.42%) Jenkins
12 64 (0.36%) Toad
13 37 (0.21%) Maven
14 36 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 35 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
16 34 (0.19%) Git (software)
17 31 (0.18%) Ant
18 30 (0.17%) ERwin
18 30 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 5002 (28.36%) Finance
2 2407 (13.65%) Banking
3 1120 (6.35%) Retail
4 757 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 620 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 495 (2.81%) Front Office
7 452 (2.56%) Marketing
8 426 (2.42%) Legal
9 319 (1.81%) Back Office
10 252 (1.43%) Retail Banking
11 242 (1.37%) Law
12 233 (1.32%) Manufacturing
13 216 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 187 (1.06%) Advertising
15 152 (0.86%) Billing
16 134 (0.76%) Publishing
17 120 (0.68%) Automotive
18 102 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
19 84 (0.48%) General Ledger
20 81 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (3.90%) .NET
2 451 (2.56%) XML
3 337 (1.91%) Web Services
4 282 (1.60%) HTML
5 192 (1.09%) Middleware
6 155 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 152 (0.86%) SOAP
8 102 (0.58%) CSS
9 77 (0.44%) .NET Framework
10 75 (0.43%) J2EE
11 73 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
12 59 (0.33%) RESTful
13 56 (0.32%) HTML5
14 55 (0.31%) Gherkin
15 52 (0.29%) WCF
16 48 (0.27%) REST
17 45 (0.26%) JSON
18 42 (0.24%) XSLT
19 41 (0.23%) FpML
20 32 (0.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2057 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 568 (3.22%) Management Information System
3 562 (3.19%) NHS
4 392 (2.22%) Derivative
5 321 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 275 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 260 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 258 (1.46%) User Experience
9 250 (1.42%) Equities
10 180 (1.02%) Credit Risk
11 175 (0.99%) Computer Science
12 156 (0.88%) Open Source
13 155 (0.88%) Statistics
14 154 (0.87%) Data Structures
15 148 (0.84%) Market Risk
16 146 (0.83%) Visualisation
17 136 (0.77%) Mathematics
18 125 (0.71%) Data Integration
19 115 (0.65%) Mainframe
20 113 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2203 (12.49%) Windows
2 860 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 714 (4.05%) UNIX
4 492 (2.79%) Linux
5 410 (2.32%) Windows XP
6 372 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 280 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 191 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 133 (0.75%) Android
10 125 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 105 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 84 (0.48%) Solaris
13 66 (0.37%) AIX
14 46 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 36 (0.20%) Windows Vista
16 30 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 28 (0.16%) HPUX
18 19 (0.11%) VME
19 18 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2531 (14.35%) Business Analysis
2 2331 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1937 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 1590 (9.01%) ITIL
5 1325 (7.51%) Project Management
6 1218 (6.91%) Migration
7 1177 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 1044 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
9 1013 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 865 (4.90%) Data Modelling
11 743 (4.21%) CRM
12 725 (4.11%) Test Scripting
13 715 (4.05%) E-Commerce
14 706 (4.00%) Change Management
15 636 (3.61%) Scrum
16 582 (3.30%) Analytics
17 561 (3.18%) Waterfall
18 546 (3.10%) Use Case
19 505 (2.86%) User Stories
20 502 (2.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3259 (18.48%) SQL
2 721 (4.09%) Java
3 458 (2.60%) C#
4 397 (2.25%) VBA
5 291 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 278 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 231 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 174 (0.99%) VB
9 163 (0.92%) Python
10 154 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 146 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 140 (0.79%) C
13 126 (0.71%) Perl
14 109 (0.62%) C++
15 93 (0.53%) VBScript
16 73 (0.41%) Ruby
17 72 (0.41%) VB.NET
18 67 (0.38%) R
19 58 (0.33%) COBOL
20 48 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 838 (4.75%) Degree
2 756 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 719 (4.08%) ISEB
4 458 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 285 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 174 (0.99%) CISSP
7 171 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 160 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 158 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 121 (0.69%) CCNA
11 119 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 114 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 100 (0.57%) MCP
14 96 (0.54%) CISM
15 91 (0.52%) MCSE
16 63 (0.36%) PMI Certification
17 61 (0.35%) CIMA
18 58 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 58 (0.33%) ACCA
19 55 (0.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 789 (4.47%) QA
2 448 (2.54%) SLA
3 199 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 182 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 136 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 103 (0.58%) EMIR
7 88 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
8 87 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 85 (0.48%) FATCA
10 84 (0.48%) PCI DSS
11 60 (0.34%) MiFID
12 40 (0.23%) Basel III
13 35 (0.20%) GAAP
14 29 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 28 (0.16%) COBIT
16 27 (0.15%) GAMP
17 25 (0.14%) Basel II
18 24 (0.14%) COREP
19 19 (0.11%) HL7
20 17 (0.096%) FINREP
System Software
1 1235 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 216 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 105 (0.60%) XenApp
4 74 (0.42%) vSphere
5 45 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 41 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 32 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 16 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 14 (0.079%) Snort
12 12 (0.068%) Xen
13 11 (0.062%) Terminal Server
13 11 (0.062%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.057%) BitLocker
14 10 (0.057%) NLBS
15 9 (0.051%) MetaFrame
16 8 (0.045%) ISA Server
17 7 (0.040%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 306 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 209 (1.18%) SCCM
3 50 (0.28%) SCOM
4 43 (0.24%) WSUS
5 37 (0.21%) OpenView
5 37 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 36 (0.20%) Control-M
7 35 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 23 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 23 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 20 (0.11%) SCVMM
10 19 (0.11%) NetBackup
10 19 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
10 19 (0.11%) AirWatch
11 18 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (0.096%) OVSD
12 17 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (0.096%) Puppet
13 13 (0.074%) Netcool
13 13 (0.074%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2591 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 1192 (6.76%) Oracle
3 711 (4.03%) SAP
4 580 (3.29%) Citrix
5 479 (2.72%) Cisco
6 449 (2.55%) HP
7 432 (2.45%) VMware
8 316 (1.79%) IBM
9 286 (1.62%) Business Objects
10 240 (1.36%) Remedy
11 176 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 175 (0.99%) Cognos
13 166 (0.94%) CheckPoint
14 146 (0.83%) Tableau
15 143 (0.81%) Google
16 127 (0.72%) Adobe
17 117 (0.66%) Lotus
18 111 (0.63%) ServiceNow
19 108 (0.61%) Informatica
20 96 (0.54%) Teradata
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