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 28 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
28 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 8040 9001 9169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.07% 17.95% 19.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.93% 18.95% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 5762 5902
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 548 508
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £30.00 £30.00
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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 3496 £425 - 644
South East -1 1533 £375 +7.14% 303
North West -1 660 £350 +6.06% 165
East of England 0 494 £363 +3.57% 135
West Midlands -1 482 £330 -1.49% 111
Yorkshire -1 445 £353 +4.44% 154
South West -1 426 £339 -5.90% 117
East Midlands 0 311 £350 -0.07% 64
North East -19 153 £310 +1.63% 27
Midlands -3 20 £450 -10.00% 2
South Coast 0 5 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 4524 (28.25%) Finance
2 2686 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2633 (16.44%) SQL
4 2391 (14.93%) Business Analysis
5 1972 (12.31%) Banking
6 1882 (11.75%) Microsoft
7 1863 (11.63%) Windows
8 1843 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1729 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 1453 (9.07%) MS Excel
11 1332 (8.32%) ITIL
12 1242 (7.76%) MS Office
13 1220 (7.62%) Project Management
14 1155 (7.21%) Active Directory
15 1058 (6.61%) Data Analysis
16 1055 (6.59%) Oracle
17 1050 (6.56%) Migration
18 1046 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
19 1028 (6.42%) Retail
20 985 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
21 884 (5.52%) Security Cleared
22 810 (5.06%) Test Scripting
23 771 (4.81%) Degree
24 758 (4.73%) CRM
25 756 (4.72%) Change Management
26 749 (4.68%) ISEB
27 747 (4.66%) SAP
28 746 (4.66%) SQL Server
29 694 (4.33%) User Stories
30 693 (4.33%) 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
1 589 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 286 (1.79%) SAS
3 281 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 152 (0.95%) CMS
5 149 (0.93%) Confluence
6 128 (0.80%) IIS
7 106 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 103 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 92 (0.57%) Apache
10 78 (0.49%) Skype for Business
11 76 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 70 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 63 (0.39%) IBM Notes
14 62 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 42 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
15 42 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
16 40 (0.25%) JBoss
16 40 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
17 38 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
17 38 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1453 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 1242 (7.76%) MS Office
3 456 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 417 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 263 (1.64%) MS Project
6 132 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 43 (0.27%) SPSS
8 11 (0.069%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.050%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.044%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.019%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.019%) Casewise Modeler
11 3 (0.019%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.019%) Mingle
12 2 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.012%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.006%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.006%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.006%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.006%) Stata
Business Applications
1 223 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 62 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 55 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 55 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 49 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 41 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 39 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 35 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 34 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 33 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 33 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
11 31 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 28 (0.17%) Magento
13 27 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
13 27 (0.17%) Maximo
14 26 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
15 24 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
16 22 (0.14%) HFM
16 22 (0.14%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 228 (1.42%) Office 365
2 83 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (0.46%) SaaS
4 61 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 53 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 50 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
7 39 (0.24%) IaaS
8 34 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
9 25 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 18 (0.11%) GitHub
12 17 (0.11%) PaaS
12 17 (0.11%) Taleo
13 14 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.069%) Google Apps
14 11 (0.069%) Yammer
15 10 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
16 8 (0.050%) OneDrive
17 7 (0.044%) AdWords
17 7 (0.044%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 346 (2.16%) Firewall
2 256 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 233 (1.45%) Internet
4 218 (1.36%) WAN
5 216 (1.35%) LAN
6 212 (1.32%) DNS
7 206 (1.29%) VPN
8 125 (0.78%) Network Security
9 114 (0.71%) DHCP
10 107 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 93 (0.58%) SAN
12 91 (0.57%) SSL
13 90 (0.56%) Wireless
14 83 (0.52%) HTTP
14 83 (0.52%) Intranet
15 63 (0.39%) FTP
16 53 (0.33%) VoIP
17 39 (0.24%) ATM
18 37 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (0.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 746 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 594 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 248 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 240 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 215 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 188 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 178 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 175 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 172 (1.07%) MS Access
10 146 (0.91%) QlikView
11 133 (0.83%) Big Data
12 91 (0.57%) DB2
13 87 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 75 (0.47%) MySQL
14 75 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 73 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
16 72 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 72 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
17 69 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
18 58 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 468 (2.92%) JIRA
2 312 (1.95%) Selenium
3 175 (1.09%) Cucumber
4 144 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 123 (0.77%) WebDriver
6 121 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 118 (0.74%) HP UFT
8 91 (0.57%) LoadRunner
9 84 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 73 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 69 (0.43%) SpecFlow
12 58 (0.36%) JMeter
13 52 (0.32%) Toad
14 49 (0.31%) Maven
15 48 (0.30%) Git (software)
15 48 (0.30%) Subversion
16 30 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (0.17%) ERwin
17 28 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
18 27 (0.17%) Ant
General
1 4524 (28.25%) Finance
2 1972 (12.31%) Banking
3 1028 (6.42%) Retail
4 563 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 502 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 466 (2.91%) Legal
7 429 (2.68%) Front Office
8 422 (2.64%) Marketing
9 250 (1.56%) Law
10 237 (1.48%) Back Office
11 221 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 199 (1.24%) Retail Banking
13 151 (0.94%) Advertising
14 124 (0.77%) Billing
15 118 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 118 (0.74%) Publishing
16 87 (0.54%) Electronics
17 78 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 74 (0.46%) Games
18 74 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (2.29%) .NET
2 342 (2.14%) XML
3 293 (1.83%) Web Services
4 164 (1.02%) HTML
5 127 (0.79%) SOAP
6 111 (0.69%) Middleware
7 90 (0.56%) Gherkin
8 87 (0.54%) CSS
9 74 (0.46%) ASP.NET
10 65 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
11 51 (0.32%) J2EE
12 46 (0.29%) REST
13 44 (0.27%) .NET Framework
14 40 (0.25%) AngularJS
15 38 (0.24%) FpML
16 34 (0.21%) JSON
17 33 (0.21%) RESTful
18 31 (0.19%) EDI
19 30 (0.19%) jQuery
20 29 (0.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1843 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 540 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 343 (2.14%) NHS
4 317 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 262 (1.64%) Derivative
6 254 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 243 (1.52%) User Experience
8 213 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 210 (1.31%) Equities
10 202 (1.26%) Credit Risk
10 202 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 188 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 153 (0.96%) Computer Science
13 149 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 146 (0.91%) Statistics
15 123 (0.77%) Mathematics
16 119 (0.74%) Market Risk
17 112 (0.70%) Mainframe
18 108 (0.67%) Mobile App
19 104 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1863 (11.63%) Windows
2 678 (4.23%) Windows 7
3 587 (3.67%) Unix
4 510 (3.18%) Linux
5 438 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 272 (1.70%) Windows XP
7 241 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 196 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 192 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 192 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 89 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 88 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 75 (0.47%) Android
13 72 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 68 (0.42%) Solaris
15 44 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 31 (0.19%) AIX
17 20 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 18 (0.11%) Windows 2000
19 16 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2686 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2391 (14.93%) Business Analysis
3 1729 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 1332 (8.32%) ITIL
5 1220 (7.62%) Project Management
6 1058 (6.61%) Data Analysis
7 1050 (6.56%) Migration
8 1046 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 985 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 810 (5.06%) Test Scripting
11 758 (4.73%) CRM
12 756 (4.72%) Change Management
13 694 (4.33%) User Stories
14 693 (4.33%) Scrum
15 690 (4.31%) Data Modelling
16 637 (3.98%) Waterfall
17 610 (3.81%) Analytics
18 605 (3.78%) SDLC
19 604 (3.77%) Use Case
20 499 (3.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2633 (16.44%) SQL
2 583 (3.64%) Java
3 352 (2.20%) C#
4 293 (1.83%) VBA
5 236 (1.47%) Python
6 224 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 204 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 179 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 156 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 139 (0.87%) VB
11 127 (0.79%) C++
12 125 (0.78%) Perl
13 105 (0.66%) C
14 85 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 78 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 71 (0.44%) Ruby
17 63 (0.39%) PHP
17 63 (0.39%) VBScript
18 58 (0.36%) R
19 34 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 884 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 771 (4.81%) Degree
3 749 (4.68%) ISEB
4 559 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 402 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 247 (1.54%) CISSP
7 191 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 179 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 169 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 139 (0.87%) DV Cleared
11 119 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 118 (0.74%) CISM
13 101 (0.63%) MCP
14 82 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
15 80 (0.50%) MCSE
16 77 (0.48%) CCNA
17 60 (0.37%) ACCA
18 57 (0.36%) PMI Certification
18 57 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 55 (0.34%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 650 (4.06%) QA
2 481 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 295 (1.84%) SLA
4 149 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 147 (0.92%) MiFID
6 117 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 83 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 83 (0.52%) Solvency II
8 70 (0.44%) EMIR
9 66 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 62 (0.39%) FATCA
11 53 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
12 43 (0.27%) COBIT
13 26 (0.16%) Basel III
13 26 (0.16%) SEPA
14 22 (0.14%) AIFMD
14 22 (0.14%) Basel II
15 19 (0.12%) COREP
16 17 (0.11%) ISO20022
17 14 (0.087%) FINREP
System Software
1 1155 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 191 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (0.47%) XenApp
4 56 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 46 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 42 (0.26%) vSphere
9 28 (0.17%) UAG
10 20 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 19 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.11%) Firmware
13 14 (0.087%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 14 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.081%) Docker
15 11 (0.069%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 8 (0.050%) Time Sharing Option
17 8 (0.050%) Xen
18 7 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 279 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 176 (1.10%) SCCM
3 59 (0.37%) Puppet
4 46 (0.29%) QRadar
5 39 (0.24%) Control-M
6 36 (0.22%) Nessus
7 32 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 32 (0.20%) Nmap
8 31 (0.19%) SCOM
9 27 (0.17%) Nagios
10 26 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
10 26 (0.16%) WSUS
11 25 (0.16%) Tivoli
12 24 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
13 23 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
13 23 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (0.12%) DameWare
14 20 (0.12%) NetBackup
14 20 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 18 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1882 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 1055 (6.59%) Oracle
3 747 (4.66%) SAP
4 486 (3.03%) Citrix
5 422 (2.64%) HP
6 379 (2.37%) Cisco
7 350 (2.19%) VMware
8 310 (1.94%) IBM
9 193 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 193 (1.21%) ServiceNow
10 188 (1.17%) Tableau
11 168 (1.05%) Remedy
12 135 (0.84%) Murex
13 125 (0.78%) Cognos
14 123 (0.77%) Bloomberg
15 111 (0.69%) CheckPoint
16 102 (0.64%) Splunk
17 101 (0.63%) Adobe
18 98 (0.61%) Google
19 89 (0.56%) Red Hat
North Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £220 to £270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £130.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
London Business School
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago