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 29 August 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
29 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 9380 8858 11247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.33% 18.41% 21.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.88% 19.83% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5972 5592 6916
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 553 716
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £27.48 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.00%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 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 29 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 29 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 4418 £405 -4.70% 951
South East +2 1659 £330 -5.71% 351
South West 0 595 £350 -1.40% 160
East of England 0 588 £363 +3.57% 123
North West +1 582 £310 - 172
Yorkshire +1 535 £325 +5.69% 178
West Midlands 0 445 £325 -7.14% 109
East Midlands +1 369 £375 +25.00% 65
North East -2 96 £338 -0.73% 32
Midlands +3 43 £335 -10.66% 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 4982 (26.97%) Finance
2 3343 (18.10%) SQL
3 2742 (14.85%) Business Analysis
4 2491 (13.49%) Microsoft
5 2467 (13.36%) Banking
6 2455 (13.29%) Windows
7 1973 (10.68%) MS Excel
8 1753 (9.49%) ITIL
9 1596 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 1578 (8.54%) MS Office
11 1442 (7.81%) Project Management
12 1382 (7.48%) Oracle
12 1382 (7.48%) Active Directory
13 1329 (7.20%) Retail
14 1302 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 1187 (6.43%) Data Analysis
16 1127 (6.10%) SQL Server
17 1109 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
18 1045 (5.66%) Migration
19 1015 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
20 956 (5.18%) Degree
21 949 (5.14%) Windows 7
22 889 (4.81%) Test Scripting
23 885 (4.79%) Investment Banking
24 862 (4.67%) Security Cleared
25 853 (4.62%) SAP
26 852 (4.61%) Change Management
27 845 (4.58%) ISEB
28 814 (4.41%) UNIX
29 803 (4.35%) QA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 729 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 469 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 363 (1.97%) SAS
4 201 (1.09%) CMS
5 182 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 166 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 163 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 137 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 126 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 118 (0.64%) IIS
11 99 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
12 86 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 85 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 78 (0.42%) Lync
15 61 (0.33%) Apache
16 55 (0.30%) Tomcat
17 53 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
18 50 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
19 38 (0.21%) Confluence
20 37 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 1973 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 1578 (8.54%) MS Office
3 606 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 598 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 356 (1.93%) MS Project
6 172 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 100 (0.54%) SPSS
8 34 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 30 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 13 (0.070%) FastStats
11 12 (0.065%) Photoshop
12 7 (0.038%) Stata
13 5 (0.027%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
14 4 (0.022%) Mingle
15 3 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.016%) InDesign
16 2 (0.011%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.011%) CINEMA 4D
16 2 (0.011%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 176 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 138 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 116 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 79 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 78 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 74 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 69 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 60 (0.32%) SAP HR
8 60 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 60 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
9 57 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
10 52 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
11 51 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 49 (0.27%) SAP FI
13 45 (0.24%) SAP CO
14 44 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
15 43 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
16 40 (0.22%) Agresso
17 35 (0.19%) Maximo
17 35 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 88 (0.48%) Office 365
2 71 (0.38%) SaaS
3 21 (0.11%) Google Apps
4 19 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.097%) Force.com
6 17 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.081%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.038%) IBM Blueworks
9 6 (0.032%) Taleo
10 5 (0.027%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.022%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (0.011%) PaaS
12 2 (0.011%) Heroku
12 2 (0.011%) Trello
13 1 (0.005%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.005%) IaaS
13 1 (0.005%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.005%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 332 (1.80%) Firewall
2 295 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 236 (1.28%) Internet
4 231 (1.25%) LAN
5 227 (1.23%) WAN
6 198 (1.07%) SAN
7 179 (0.97%) DNS
8 145 (0.79%) VPN
9 137 (0.74%) Intranet
10 124 (0.67%) DHCP
11 111 (0.60%) Wireless
12 110 (0.60%) VoIP
13 96 (0.52%) Network Security
14 78 (0.42%) FTP
15 67 (0.36%) HTTP
16 56 (0.30%) MPLS
17 51 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
18 50 (0.27%) LDAP
19 44 (0.24%) SSL
20 40 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1127 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 743 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 393 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 325 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 262 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 241 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 236 (1.28%) MS Access
8 231 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 197 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 176 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 160 (0.87%) QlikView
12 122 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 113 (0.61%) DB2
14 110 (0.60%) MySQL
15 100 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
16 92 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 90 (0.49%) Big Data
18 73 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
19 70 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
20 68 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 293 (1.59%) Selenium
2 280 (1.52%) JIRA
3 192 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 151 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 125 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 95 (0.51%) WebDriver
8 70 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 64 (0.35%) SoapUI
10 60 (0.32%) FitNesse
11 52 (0.28%) Rational Rose
11 52 (0.28%) SpecFlow
12 51 (0.28%) Toad
13 50 (0.27%) JMeter
14 49 (0.27%) Jenkins
15 39 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
16 38 (0.21%) TestDirector
17 37 (0.20%) Eclipse
18 36 (0.19%) Git (software)
19 31 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 4982 (26.97%) Finance
2 2467 (13.36%) Banking
3 1329 (7.20%) Retail
4 885 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 574 (3.11%) Front Office
6 550 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 525 (2.84%) Marketing
8 451 (2.44%) Legal
9 358 (1.94%) Back Office
10 254 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 239 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 238 (1.29%) Law
13 224 (1.21%) Publishing
14 219 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 183 (0.99%) Advertising
16 171 (0.93%) Billing
17 148 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
18 93 (0.50%) General Ledger
19 86 (0.47%) French Language
19 86 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (3.30%) .NET
2 439 (2.38%) XML
3 331 (1.79%) HTML
4 299 (1.62%) Web Services
5 163 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 124 (0.67%) CSS
7 123 (0.67%) Middleware
8 122 (0.66%) SOAP
9 108 (0.58%) J2EE
10 81 (0.44%) JSP
11 60 (0.32%) MDX
12 57 (0.31%) REST
12 57 (0.31%) XSLT
13 54 (0.29%) WCF
14 52 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 49 (0.27%) jQuery
16 47 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
17 46 (0.25%) FpML
18 43 (0.23%) Spring
19 41 (0.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 686 (3.71%) NHS
2 643 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 446 (2.41%) Derivative
4 347 (1.88%) Blackberry
5 296 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 262 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 256 (1.39%) Credit Risk
8 212 (1.15%) Equities
9 203 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 184 (1.00%) Statistics
11 167 (0.90%) Market Risk
12 145 (0.79%) Computer Science
13 135 (0.73%) Mathematics
14 128 (0.69%) Mainframe
15 118 (0.64%) Reference Data
15 118 (0.64%) Open Source
16 106 (0.57%) CMDB
17 103 (0.56%) Data Extraction
18 102 (0.55%) Data Integration
19 99 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2455 (13.29%) Windows
2 949 (5.14%) Windows 7
3 814 (4.41%) UNIX
4 681 (3.69%) Windows XP
5 510 (2.76%) Linux
6 450 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 363 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 140 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 139 (0.75%) Android
10 122 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 104 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 97 (0.53%) Solaris
13 91 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 81 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 59 (0.32%) Windows 2000
16 57 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 54 (0.29%) AIX
18 28 (0.15%) HPUX
19 22 (0.12%) CentOS
20 20 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2742 (14.85%) Business Analysis
2 1753 (9.49%) ITIL
3 1596 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 1442 (7.81%) Project Management
5 1302 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1187 (6.43%) Data Analysis
7 1109 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1045 (5.66%) Migration
9 1015 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
10 889 (4.81%) Test Scripting
11 852 (4.61%) Change Management
12 775 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 765 (4.14%) CRM
14 750 (4.06%) Scrum
15 731 (3.96%) Use Case
16 730 (3.95%) Data Modelling
17 724 (3.92%) UML
18 612 (3.31%) Analytics
19 589 (3.19%) PRINCE2
20 574 (3.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3343 (18.10%) SQL
2 601 (3.25%) Java
3 430 (2.33%) VBA
4 424 (2.30%) C#
5 248 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 227 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 201 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 201 (1.09%) VB
8 147 (0.80%) Perl
9 138 (0.75%) Python
10 137 (0.74%) C
11 125 (0.68%) C++
12 117 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 112 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 72 (0.39%) VBScript
15 68 (0.37%) PHP
16 64 (0.35%) Ruby
17 62 (0.34%) Bash Shell
18 56 (0.30%) R
19 47 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 956 (5.18%) Degree
2 862 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 845 (4.58%) ISEB
4 613 (3.32%) SC Cleared
5 370 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 252 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 204 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 200 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 160 (0.87%) CISSP
10 153 (0.83%) MCP
11 149 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 124 (0.67%) MCSE
13 101 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 101 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 82 (0.44%) PMI Certification
15 81 (0.44%) CCNA
16 72 (0.39%) CISM
17 63 (0.34%) CIMA
17 63 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 60 (0.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 803 (4.35%) QA
2 444 (2.40%) SLA
3 160 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 127 (0.69%) EMIR
5 121 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 115 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 105 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
8 94 (0.51%) Basel III
9 88 (0.48%) PCI DSS
10 80 (0.43%) Solvency II
11 67 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 49 (0.27%) FATCA
13 48 (0.26%) Basel II
14 36 (0.19%) MiFID
15 31 (0.17%) COBIT
16 26 (0.14%) AIFMD
17 22 (0.12%) COREP
18 21 (0.11%) FINREP
19 19 (0.10%) CRD IV
19 19 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 1382 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 193 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (0.50%) XenApp
4 67 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 42 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 41 (0.22%) vSphere
8 29 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 24 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 21 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 18 (0.097%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (0.092%) XenServer
13 14 (0.076%) Xen
13 14 (0.076%) NLBS
13 14 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.065%) RACF
14 12 (0.065%) NFS
14 12 (0.065%) Nmap
14 12 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.054%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 400 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 189 (1.02%) SCCM
3 86 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 69 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 62 (0.34%) Control-M
6 51 (0.28%) OpenView
7 45 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 42 (0.23%) SCOM
9 37 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
10 32 (0.17%) OVSD
11 31 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 31 (0.17%) WSUS
12 26 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (0.14%) Nessus
13 25 (0.14%) Nagios
14 19 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (0.092%) HP UCMDB
16 16 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
17 15 (0.081%) Netcool
18 14 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2491 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 1382 (7.48%) Oracle
3 853 (4.62%) SAP
4 619 (3.35%) HP
5 582 (3.15%) Citrix
6 380 (2.06%) VMware
7 319 (1.73%) Cisco
8 301 (1.63%) Business Objects
9 290 (1.57%) Remedy
10 244 (1.32%) IBM
11 232 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 183 (0.99%) Cognos
13 170 (0.92%) Lotus
14 122 (0.66%) Tableau
15 109 (0.59%) Siebel
16 108 (0.58%) Red Hat
17 104 (0.56%) ServiceNow
18 96 (0.52%) Charles River
19 95 (0.51%) Apple
20 94 (0.51%) Google
City, London
Harnham
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Westbourne Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday