The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8257 9267 9388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.21% 18.31% 18.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.06% 19.33% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5496 5961 6047
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £537 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 541 477
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.29 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.75 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 3695 £425 - 655
South East -1 1583 £363 +3.57% 269
North West -1 651 £350 +3.70% 147
East of England 0 484 £350 -2.77% 95
West Midlands -1 482 £325 - 113
South West +1 442 £340 -6.52% 119
Yorkshire -2 429 £350 +7.69% 177
East Midlands 0 310 £350 -0.14% 54
North East -15 135 £310 -0.64% 11
Midlands +3 29 £425 +18.05% 1
South Coast 0 4 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 4651 (28.58%) Finance
2 2685 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2650 (16.28%) SQL
4 2465 (15.15%) Business Analysis
5 2071 (12.73%) Banking
6 1949 (11.98%) Microsoft
7 1930 (11.86%) Windows
8 1862 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1724 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 1499 (9.21%) MS Excel
11 1376 (8.46%) ITIL
12 1280 (7.87%) Project Management
13 1277 (7.85%) MS Office
14 1176 (7.23%) Active Directory
15 1085 (6.67%) Oracle
16 1076 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
17 1065 (6.54%) Migration
18 1054 (6.48%) Retail
19 1032 (6.34%) Data Analysis
20 991 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
21 858 (5.27%) Security Cleared
22 855 (5.25%) Test Scripting
23 789 (4.85%) Degree
24 788 (4.84%) SQL Server
25 778 (4.78%) Change Management
26 771 (4.74%) ISEB
27 764 (4.69%) CRM
28 724 (4.45%) SAP
29 704 (4.33%) Windows 7
30 703 (4.32%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 576 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 300 (1.84%) MS Exchange
2 300 (1.84%) SAS
3 165 (1.01%) CMS
4 134 (0.82%) IIS
5 128 (0.79%) Confluence
6 114 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 104 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 93 (0.57%) Apache
9 76 (0.47%) Skype for Business
10 73 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 72 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 71 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 67 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 57 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 47 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
16 44 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
17 42 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
18 40 (0.25%) JBoss
19 36 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1499 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 1277 (7.85%) MS Office
3 484 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 457 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 288 (1.77%) MS Project
6 116 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 41 (0.25%) SPSS
8 17 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.043%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.025%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.018%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.018%) Casewise Modeler
11 3 (0.018%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.018%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.018%) Mingle
12 2 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.006%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.006%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.006%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.006%) Stata
Business Applications
1 241 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 57 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 55 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 54 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 51 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 40 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 40 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 35 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 35 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
9 34 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 33 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 33 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 29 (0.18%) Magento
11 29 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
12 25 (0.15%) Maximo
12 25 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
12 25 (0.15%) Summit
13 23 (0.14%) HFM
13 23 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 230 (1.41%) Office 365
2 91 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (0.45%) SaaS
4 56 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 54 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
7 36 (0.22%) IaaS
8 33 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
9 25 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 20 (0.12%) GitHub
12 15 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.092%) PaaS
12 15 (0.092%) Taleo
13 11 (0.068%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.068%) IBM Blueworks
13 11 (0.068%) Yammer
14 8 (0.049%) AdWords
15 7 (0.043%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.043%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 336 (2.06%) Firewall
2 245 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 241 (1.48%) Internet
4 236 (1.45%) LAN
5 232 (1.43%) WAN
6 217 (1.33%) DNS
7 187 (1.15%) VPN
8 119 (0.73%) DHCP
8 119 (0.73%) Network Security
9 113 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 98 (0.60%) SAN
11 90 (0.55%) Wireless
12 87 (0.53%) Intranet
13 85 (0.52%) SSL
14 82 (0.50%) HTTP
15 58 (0.36%) FTP
16 56 (0.34%) VoIP
17 37 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
18 34 (0.21%) IP Telephony
18 34 (0.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 606 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
3 245 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 237 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
5 212 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 185 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 180 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 180 (1.11%) MS Access
8 170 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 144 (0.88%) Big Data
10 143 (0.88%) QlikView
11 98 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 96 (0.59%) DB2
13 79 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 79 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 75 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 74 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 71 (0.44%) MySQL
17 59 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
17 59 (0.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 454 (2.79%) JIRA
2 301 (1.85%) Selenium
3 189 (1.16%) Cucumber
4 158 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 129 (0.79%) HP UFT
6 123 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 118 (0.73%) WebDriver
8 98 (0.60%) LoadRunner
9 85 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 78 (0.48%) Visual Studio
11 69 (0.42%) SpecFlow
12 61 (0.37%) Toad
13 57 (0.35%) JMeter
14 51 (0.31%) Maven
15 50 (0.31%) Subversion
16 49 (0.30%) Git (software)
17 35 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
18 34 (0.21%) ERwin
19 32 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
20 30 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 4651 (28.58%) Finance
2 2071 (12.73%) Banking
3 1054 (6.48%) Retail
4 606 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 533 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 482 (2.96%) Legal
7 459 (2.82%) Front Office
8 443 (2.72%) Marketing
9 250 (1.54%) Law
10 240 (1.47%) Back Office
11 221 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 219 (1.35%) Retail Banking
13 156 (0.96%) Advertising
14 132 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 123 (0.76%) Publishing
16 119 (0.73%) Billing
17 94 (0.58%) Electronics
18 78 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 76 (0.47%) Local Government
20 70 (0.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (2.46%) .NET
2 328 (2.02%) Web Services
3 326 (2.00%) XML
4 145 (0.89%) HTML
5 125 (0.77%) SOAP
6 113 (0.69%) Middleware
7 109 (0.67%) Gherkin
8 84 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 79 (0.49%) CSS
10 58 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
11 49 (0.30%) J2EE
12 46 (0.28%) REST
13 42 (0.26%) .NET Framework
14 39 (0.24%) AngularJS
15 36 (0.22%) RESTful
16 32 (0.20%) FpML
17 31 (0.19%) jQuery
18 30 (0.18%) EDI
18 30 (0.18%) JSON
18 30 (0.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1862 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 548 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 367 (2.26%) NHS
4 335 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 289 (1.78%) Derivative
6 260 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 237 (1.46%) User Experience
8 226 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 220 (1.35%) Equities
10 202 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 199 (1.22%) Credit Risk
12 192 (1.18%) Visualisation
13 158 (0.97%) Statistics
14 149 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 146 (0.90%) Computer Science
16 132 (0.81%) Market Risk
17 122 (0.75%) Mathematics
18 110 (0.68%) Mainframe
19 103 (0.63%) Mobile App
20 101 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1930 (11.86%) Windows
2 704 (4.33%) Windows 7
3 597 (3.67%) Unix
4 511 (3.14%) Linux
5 435 (2.67%) Windows Server
6 286 (1.76%) Windows XP
7 243 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 199 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 194 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 192 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 87 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 86 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 81 (0.50%) Android
14 66 (0.41%) Solaris
15 64 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (0.23%) AIX
17 37 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.15%) Windows Vista
19 20 (0.12%) Windows 2000
20 16 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2685 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2465 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 1724 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 1376 (8.46%) ITIL
5 1280 (7.87%) Project Management
6 1076 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1065 (6.54%) Migration
8 1032 (6.34%) Data Analysis
9 991 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
10 855 (5.25%) Test Scripting
11 778 (4.78%) Change Management
12 764 (4.69%) CRM
13 703 (4.32%) Scrum
14 699 (4.30%) Data Modelling
15 693 (4.26%) User Stories
16 649 (3.99%) Waterfall
17 644 (3.96%) Analytics
18 619 (3.80%) Use Case
19 594 (3.65%) SDLC
20 516 (3.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2650 (16.28%) SQL
2 600 (3.69%) Java
3 354 (2.18%) C#
4 296 (1.82%) VBA
5 243 (1.49%) Python
6 226 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 192 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 186 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 147 (0.90%) VB
10 140 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 124 (0.76%) C++
12 117 (0.72%) Perl
13 105 (0.65%) C
14 93 (0.57%) Ruby
15 82 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 76 (0.47%) VBScript
17 73 (0.45%) Bash Shell
18 65 (0.40%) PHP
19 59 (0.36%) R
20 32 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 858 (5.27%) Security Cleared
2 789 (4.85%) Degree
3 771 (4.74%) ISEB
4 535 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 414 (2.54%) ISTQB
6 250 (1.54%) CISSP
7 189 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 176 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 171 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 135 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 123 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
12 122 (0.75%) CISM
13 94 (0.58%) MCP
14 84 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 81 (0.50%) MCSE
16 76 (0.47%) CCNA
17 65 (0.40%) ACCA
18 62 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 60 (0.37%) PMI Certification
20 59 (0.36%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 685 (4.21%) QA
2 495 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 307 (1.89%) SLA
4 179 (1.10%) MiFID
5 155 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 111 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 99 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 89 (0.55%) EMIR
9 88 (0.54%) Solvency II
10 77 (0.47%) FATCA
11 70 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 61 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
13 46 (0.28%) COBIT
14 32 (0.20%) SEPA
15 28 (0.17%) Basel II
16 26 (0.16%) AIFMD
17 23 (0.14%) Basel III
18 18 (0.11%) CRD IV
19 16 (0.098%) COREP
19 16 (0.098%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1176 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 197 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (0.47%) XenApp
4 59 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 49 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 45 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 44 (0.27%) vSphere
9 27 (0.17%) UAG
10 21 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 17 (0.10%) Firmware
12 16 (0.098%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.080%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (0.080%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 12 (0.074%) Docker
15 11 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.061%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.061%) Xen
17 9 (0.055%) RACF
18 8 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 310 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 189 (1.16%) SCCM
3 55 (0.34%) Puppet
4 42 (0.26%) QRadar
5 36 (0.22%) Backup Exec
5 36 (0.22%) Control-M
6 34 (0.21%) Nessus
7 31 (0.19%) Nmap
8 30 (0.18%) SCOM
9 29 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 28 (0.17%) Nagios
11 27 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
12 25 (0.15%) DameWare
13 24 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
13 24 (0.15%) WSUS
14 23 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
15 21 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
16 20 (0.12%) NetBackup
16 20 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1949 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 1085 (6.67%) Oracle
3 724 (4.45%) SAP
4 498 (3.06%) Citrix
5 447 (2.75%) HP
6 361 (2.22%) Cisco
7 357 (2.19%) VMware
8 302 (1.86%) IBM
9 182 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 181 (1.11%) Tableau
11 172 (1.06%) Remedy
12 166 (1.02%) ServiceNow
13 150 (0.92%) Murex
14 130 (0.80%) Cognos
15 121 (0.74%) Bloomberg
16 113 (0.69%) Adobe
17 110 (0.68%) CheckPoint
18 103 (0.63%) Splunk
19 95 (0.58%) Google
19 95 (0.58%) Symantec
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