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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 7751 9731 9181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.58% 18.71% 17.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.46% 19.70% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5157 6462 5902
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 473 531
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £31.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -0.34%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 3428 £425 - 490
South East -1 1340 £363 +3.57% 242
North West -1 578 £350 - 123
West Midlands -1 556 £375 +9.64% 116
Yorkshire 0 474 £350 - 104
South West -1 460 £330 -9.58% 122
East of England 0 454 £350 -3.44% 115
East Midlands -2 330 £350 - 52
North East -12 102 £330 -7.69% 14
Midlands -12 14 £500 +29.03% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 4482 (28.56%) Finance
2 2912 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2499 (15.93%) SQL
4 2473 (15.76%) Business Analysis
5 1895 (12.08%) Microsoft
6 1892 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1863 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 1829 (11.66%) Banking
9 1813 (11.55%) Windows
10 1422 (9.06%) MS Excel
11 1404 (8.95%) ITIL
12 1267 (8.07%) MS Office
13 1153 (7.35%) Active Directory
14 1142 (7.28%) Data Analysis
15 1128 (7.19%) Project Management
16 1100 (7.01%) Retail
17 1042 (6.64%) Migration
18 965 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
19 963 (6.14%) Oracle
20 942 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
21 863 (5.50%) Degree
22 853 (5.44%) Security Cleared
23 816 (5.20%) User Stories
24 815 (5.19%) Change Management
24 815 (5.19%) SAP
25 767 (4.89%) Scrum
26 740 (4.72%) Test Scripting
27 694 (4.42%) Windows 7
28 691 (4.40%) SQL Server
29 683 (4.35%) CRM

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
1 561 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 283 (1.80%) SAS
3 276 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 164 (1.05%) CMS
5 158 (1.01%) Confluence
6 107 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 106 (0.68%) IIS
8 103 (0.66%) Skype for Business
9 101 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 91 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 77 (0.49%) Apache
12 68 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 62 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 47 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 47 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 40 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
15 40 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
16 39 (0.25%) IBM Notes
17 35 (0.22%) Drupal
18 32 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1422 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 1267 (8.07%) MS Office
3 539 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 466 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 235 (1.50%) MS Project
6 142 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 64 (0.41%) SPSS
8 12 (0.076%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.064%) Mingle
10 8 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.038%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.025%) Stata
13 3 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.019%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.019%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.013%) CATIA
15 1 (0.006%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.006%) InDesign
15 1 (0.006%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 175 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 114 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 78 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 63 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 56 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 51 (0.33%) SAP HR
7 49 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 46 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 42 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 42 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 41 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 38 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
12 34 (0.22%) Markit EDM
13 30 (0.19%) Sonata
14 29 (0.18%) SAP CRM
15 28 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
16 25 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 25 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
17 24 (0.15%) thinkFolio
18 23 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 294 (1.87%) Office 365
2 106 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
5 79 (0.50%) SaaS
6 74 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 48 (0.31%) IaaS
8 29 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
9 28 (0.18%) PaaS
10 26 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
11 18 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 17 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.089%) OneDrive
14 12 (0.076%) Mimecast
15 11 (0.070%) GitHub
16 9 (0.057%) Force.com
17 8 (0.051%) Yammer
18 7 (0.045%) Google Drive
18 7 (0.045%) Google Tag Manager
18 7 (0.045%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 365 (2.33%) Firewall
2 258 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 241 (1.54%) LAN
4 219 (1.40%) WAN
5 200 (1.27%) VPN
6 189 (1.20%) Internet
7 172 (1.10%) DNS
8 130 (0.83%) DHCP
9 128 (0.82%) Network Security
10 89 (0.57%) SAN
11 85 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
12 82 (0.52%) Wireless
13 68 (0.43%) HTTP
14 67 (0.43%) VoIP
15 62 (0.40%) Intranet
16 48 (0.31%) Skype
17 46 (0.29%) SSL
18 42 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
18 42 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
19 38 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 511 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 258 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 225 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 212 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 189 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 159 (1.01%) Big Data
8 149 (0.95%) QlikView
9 135 (0.86%) Data Mining
10 130 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 110 (0.70%) MS Access
12 99 (0.63%) DB2
13 98 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 97 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 87 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 73 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
17 61 (0.39%) MySQL
18 56 (0.36%) GIS
19 53 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
20 51 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 584 (3.72%) JIRA
2 322 (2.05%) Selenium
3 174 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 145 (0.92%) WebDriver
5 128 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 125 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 116 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 93 (0.59%) HP UFT
9 64 (0.41%) Git (software)
10 59 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 58 (0.37%) JMeter
12 54 (0.34%) SpecFlow
13 51 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 51 (0.33%) Maven
13 51 (0.33%) Subversion
14 50 (0.32%) JUnit
15 35 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 29 (0.18%) Eclipse
17 28 (0.18%) Ant
18 27 (0.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 4482 (28.56%) Finance
2 1829 (11.66%) Banking
3 1100 (7.01%) Retail
4 524 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 485 (3.09%) Marketing
6 431 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 366 (2.33%) Legal
8 340 (2.17%) Front Office
9 269 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 218 (1.39%) Back Office
11 196 (1.25%) Law
12 184 (1.17%) Retail Banking
13 162 (1.03%) Advertising
14 144 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 126 (0.80%) Billing
16 120 (0.76%) Publishing
17 96 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
18 84 (0.54%) Electronics
19 82 (0.52%) General Ledger
20 72 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (2.45%) XML
2 327 (2.08%) .NET
3 318 (2.03%) Web Services
4 227 (1.45%) HTML
5 145 (0.92%) SOAP
6 110 (0.70%) CSS
7 109 (0.69%) Middleware
8 76 (0.48%) REST
9 73 (0.47%) Gherkin
10 59 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 55 (0.35%) J2EE
11 55 (0.35%) RESTful
12 49 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
13 46 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
14 44 (0.28%) JSON
15 42 (0.27%) FpML
16 41 (0.26%) HTML5
17 38 (0.24%) XSLT
18 35 (0.22%) Ajax
18 35 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1892 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 564 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 312 (1.99%) User Experience
4 281 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 281 (1.79%) NHS
5 240 (1.53%) Fixed Income
6 229 (1.46%) Equities
7 215 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 211 (1.34%) Derivative
9 208 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 184 (1.17%) Credit Risk
10 184 (1.17%) Data Centre
11 183 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 173 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 162 (1.03%) Statistics
14 133 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 133 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 124 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 92 (0.59%) Data Extraction
17 88 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1813 (11.55%) Windows
2 694 (4.42%) Windows 7
3 532 (3.39%) Unix
4 475 (3.03%) Linux
5 382 (2.43%) Windows Server
6 227 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 221 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 207 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 155 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 154 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 130 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 97 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 87 (0.55%) Android
14 63 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 56 (0.36%) Solaris
16 53 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 39 (0.25%) AIX
18 21 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 18 (0.11%) Windows Vista
20 16 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2912 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2473 (15.76%) Business Analysis
3 1863 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 1404 (8.95%) ITIL
5 1142 (7.28%) Data Analysis
6 1128 (7.19%) Project Management
7 1042 (6.64%) Migration
8 965 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 942 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 816 (5.20%) User Stories
11 815 (5.19%) Change Management
12 767 (4.89%) Scrum
13 740 (4.72%) Test Scripting
14 683 (4.35%) CRM
15 665 (4.24%) Waterfall
16 648 (4.13%) Data Modelling
17 646 (4.12%) Use Case
18 634 (4.04%) Analytics
19 615 (3.92%) SDLC
20 500 (3.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2499 (15.93%) SQL
2 653 (4.16%) Java
3 313 (1.99%) C#
4 292 (1.86%) Python
5 263 (1.68%) VBA
6 228 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 215 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 194 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 141 (0.90%) C
10 133 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 124 (0.79%) VB
12 117 (0.75%) C++
13 113 (0.72%) Perl
14 108 (0.69%) R
15 79 (0.50%) PHP
16 75 (0.48%) Bash Shell
16 75 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 58 (0.37%) COBOL
18 53 (0.34%) Ruby
19 44 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 863 (5.50%) Degree
2 853 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 654 (4.17%) ISEB
4 545 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 328 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 255 (1.63%) CISSP
7 161 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 155 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 139 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 137 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 124 (0.79%) CISM
12 114 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 100 (0.64%) MCP
14 88 (0.56%) CCNA
15 85 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
16 57 (0.36%) MCSE
17 55 (0.35%) CISA
18 54 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 42 (0.27%) CBAP
19 42 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 666 (4.24%) QA
2 379 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 348 (2.22%) SLA
4 178 (1.13%) MiFID
5 158 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 118 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 81 (0.52%) Solvency II
8 74 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
9 59 (0.38%) EMIR
9 59 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 49 (0.31%) SEPA
11 45 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
12 44 (0.28%) COBIT
13 32 (0.20%) FATCA
14 31 (0.20%) Basel III
15 17 (0.11%) GxP
15 17 (0.11%) ISO20022
15 17 (0.11%) SDET
16 16 (0.10%) ISO 9001
17 15 (0.096%) Basel II
System Software
1 1153 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 169 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (0.40%) XenApp
4 40 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (0.22%) vSphere
6 31 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 25 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 22 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (0.12%) Firmware
11 18 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
12 14 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.083%) BitLocker
13 13 (0.083%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 11 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.064%) Snort
15 10 (0.064%) Terminal Server
16 8 (0.051%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 225 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 200 (1.27%) SCCM
3 70 (0.45%) Puppet
4 59 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 55 (0.35%) SCOM
6 43 (0.27%) QRadar
7 38 (0.24%) Control-M
7 38 (0.24%) WSUS
8 36 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 30 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (0.18%) AirWatch
11 25 (0.16%) Nagios
12 24 (0.15%) RSA Archer
13 22 (0.14%) Nessus
14 21 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 21 (0.13%) NetBackup
15 19 (0.12%) logstash
16 18 (0.11%) Kibana
16 18 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
17 15 (0.096%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 1895 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 963 (6.14%) Oracle
3 815 (5.19%) SAP
4 392 (2.50%) Citrix
5 349 (2.22%) HP
6 319 (2.03%) VMware
7 315 (2.01%) Cisco
8 250 (1.59%) IBM
9 228 (1.45%) ServiceNow
10 196 (1.25%) Tableau
11 189 (1.20%) Remedy
12 184 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
13 151 (0.96%) Google
14 117 (0.75%) Cognos
15 112 (0.71%) CA
16 100 (0.64%) Teradata
17 99 (0.63%) Adobe
17 99 (0.63%) Intel Security
18 94 (0.60%) Apple
18 94 (0.60%) CheckPoint
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
networx
Rate: From £30,514 to £33,905 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Rate: From £31,656 to £36,672 per annum plus £4497 London weighting
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Xcede
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Montash
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £190 to £215 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Kyna Associates
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £224 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £21.03 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday