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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9098 9184 9826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.44% 19.31% 20.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.27% 20.80% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6001 5821 5964
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 579 657
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 4289 £400 -5.88% 902
South East +3 1737 £340 - 381
South West -1 602 £350 -4.62% 184
North West 0 559 £313 +0.80% 184
East of England -1 501 £333 -5.00% 158
West Midlands +1 469 £350 +7.69% 138
Yorkshire 0 455 £325 - 195
East Midlands +1 342 £348 +48.08% 87
North East -3 113 £338 +7.14% 28
Midlands -1 25 £365 -2.66% 3
South Coast -1 2 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5087 (27.49%) Finance
2 3323 (17.96%) SQL
3 2654 (14.34%) Windows
4 2651 (14.32%) Microsoft
5 2642 (14.28%) Business Analysis
6 2436 (13.16%) Banking
7 2367 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2140 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
9 2085 (11.27%) MS Excel
10 1740 (9.40%) ITIL
11 1674 (9.05%) MS Office
12 1666 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 1449 (7.83%) Active Directory
14 1374 (7.42%) Project Management
15 1303 (7.04%) Retail
16 1287 (6.95%) Oracle
17 1215 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 1151 (6.22%) Data Analysis
19 1104 (5.97%) Migration
20 1095 (5.92%) Windows 7
21 1076 (5.81%) SQL Server
22 1039 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
23 907 (4.90%) Degree
24 898 (4.85%) Security Cleared
25 863 (4.66%) Investment Banking
26 842 (4.55%) UNIX
27 817 (4.41%) SAP
28 814 (4.40%) Change Management
29 784 (4.24%) Test Scripting
30 772 (4.17%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 735 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 508 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 395 (2.13%) SAS
4 191 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 184 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 168 (0.91%) CMS
7 160 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 132 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 126 (0.68%) IIS
10 114 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 112 (0.61%) Lync
12 105 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 88 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 65 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 64 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 53 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 51 (0.28%) Apache
18 49 (0.26%) Tomcat
18 49 (0.26%) Confluence
19 44 (0.24%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2085 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 1674 (9.05%) MS Office
3 652 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 628 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 331 (1.79%) MS Project
6 164 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 106 (0.57%) SPSS
8 31 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 20 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 18 (0.097%) InfoPath
11 16 (0.086%) FastStats
12 8 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
12 8 (0.043%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.038%) DOC1
13 7 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
14 6 (0.032%) Mingle
15 5 (0.027%) Stata
16 4 (0.022%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 221 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 111 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 84 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 83 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 77 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 75 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 73 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 73 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 48 (0.26%) SAP SD
9 44 (0.24%) Agresso
10 42 (0.23%) SAP HR
11 41 (0.22%) SAP FI
12 39 (0.21%) Maximo
13 38 (0.21%) SAP ERP
14 36 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
15 35 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
16 34 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
17 30 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
17 30 (0.16%) Summit
17 30 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 101 (0.55%) SaaS
2 90 (0.49%) Office 365
3 29 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 24 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (0.081%) Force.com
7 12 (0.065%) IaaS
8 10 (0.054%) IBM Blueworks
9 9 (0.049%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.032%) Taleo
10 6 (0.032%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (0.027%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.016%) PaaS
13 2 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.011%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.011%) Trello
13 2 (0.011%) LucidChart
14 1 (0.005%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.005%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.005%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 361 (1.95%) Firewall
2 346 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 321 (1.73%) WAN
4 297 (1.60%) LAN
5 246 (1.33%) Internet
6 241 (1.30%) DNS
7 197 (1.06%) SAN
8 177 (0.96%) VPN
9 172 (0.93%) DHCP
10 139 (0.75%) VoIP
11 120 (0.65%) Network Security
12 113 (0.61%) Intranet
13 109 (0.59%) Wireless
14 95 (0.51%) FTP
15 79 (0.43%) HTTP
15 79 (0.43%) MPLS
16 64 (0.35%) LDAP
17 63 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
18 53 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
19 46 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1076 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 721 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 369 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 294 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 276 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 231 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 229 (1.24%) MS Access
8 203 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 192 (1.04%) Data Mining
10 164 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 160 (0.86%) QlikView
12 141 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
13 138 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
14 106 (0.57%) DB2
15 101 (0.55%) MySQL
16 98 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
17 93 (0.50%) Big Data
18 82 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
19 79 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 79 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 344 (1.86%) JIRA
2 293 (1.58%) Selenium
3 172 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 134 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 127 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 122 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 91 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 75 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 65 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 63 (0.34%) LoadRunner
11 55 (0.30%) Toad
12 52 (0.28%) JMeter
13 40 (0.22%) FitNesse
14 37 (0.20%) Jenkins
15 36 (0.19%) Rational Rose
16 34 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 33 (0.18%) Eclipse
18 30 (0.16%) JUnit
19 28 (0.15%) Subversion
20 25 (0.14%) TestDirector
General
1 5087 (27.49%) Finance
2 2436 (13.16%) Banking
3 1303 (7.04%) Retail
4 863 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 596 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 537 (2.90%) Front Office
7 523 (2.83%) Marketing
8 496 (2.68%) Legal
9 327 (1.77%) Back Office
10 283 (1.53%) Retail Banking
11 276 (1.49%) Law
12 262 (1.42%) Manufacturing
13 213 (1.15%) Publishing
14 195 (1.05%) Financial Institution
15 190 (1.03%) Advertising
16 143 (0.77%) Billing
17 129 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 105 (0.57%) Automotive
19 85 (0.46%) Games
20 79 (0.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (3.20%) .NET
2 430 (2.32%) XML
3 290 (1.57%) HTML
4 272 (1.47%) Web Services
5 168 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 148 (0.80%) Middleware
7 120 (0.65%) CSS
8 106 (0.57%) SOAP
9 82 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
10 68 (0.37%) FpML
11 60 (0.32%) JSP
12 58 (0.31%) jQuery
13 54 (0.29%) .NET Framework
13 54 (0.29%) J2EE
14 49 (0.26%) WCF
15 44 (0.24%) Gherkin
16 41 (0.22%) XSLT
17 40 (0.22%) EDI
18 39 (0.21%) REST
19 38 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2140 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 599 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 591 (3.19%) NHS
4 382 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 366 (1.98%) Derivative
6 262 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 242 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 240 (1.30%) User Experience
9 229 (1.24%) Credit Risk
10 198 (1.07%) Equities
11 180 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 175 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 162 (0.88%) Statistics
14 154 (0.83%) Market Risk
15 152 (0.82%) Computer Science
16 137 (0.74%) Mathematics
17 129 (0.70%) Open Source
18 123 (0.66%) Mainframe
19 113 (0.61%) Reference Data
20 111 (0.60%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2654 (14.34%) Windows
2 1095 (5.92%) Windows 7
3 842 (4.55%) UNIX
4 610 (3.30%) Windows XP
5 564 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 517 (2.79%) Linux
7 421 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 149 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 144 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 138 (0.75%) Android
11 133 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 103 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 89 (0.48%) Solaris
14 83 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 55 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 52 (0.28%) AIX
17 51 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 29 (0.16%) Mac OS
19 28 (0.15%) HPUX
20 25 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2642 (14.28%) Business Analysis
2 2367 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1740 (9.40%) ITIL
4 1666 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1374 (7.42%) Project Management
6 1215 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1151 (6.22%) Data Analysis
8 1104 (5.97%) Migration
9 1039 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
10 814 (4.40%) Change Management
11 784 (4.24%) Test Scripting
12 765 (4.13%) E-Commerce
13 752 (4.06%) CRM
14 740 (4.00%) Data Modelling
15 709 (3.83%) Scrum
16 611 (3.30%) Use Case
17 604 (3.26%) Analytics
18 588 (3.18%) Service Management
19 569 (3.07%) PRINCE2
20 550 (2.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3323 (17.96%) SQL
2 596 (3.22%) Java
3 424 (2.29%) VBA
4 377 (2.04%) C#
5 239 (1.29%) JavaScript
6 227 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 198 (1.07%) VB
8 195 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 151 (0.82%) C
10 138 (0.75%) Perl
11 131 (0.71%) PowerShell
12 117 (0.63%) Python
13 114 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 105 (0.57%) C++
15 70 (0.38%) VBScript
16 68 (0.37%) Bash Shell
17 65 (0.35%) PHP
18 56 (0.30%) Ruby
19 52 (0.28%) VB.NET
20 51 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 907 (4.90%) Degree
2 898 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 772 (4.17%) ISEB
4 631 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 317 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 263 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 171 (0.92%) CISSP
8 166 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 164 (0.89%) MCP
10 155 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 142 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
12 132 (0.71%) MCSE
13 126 (0.68%) DV Cleared
14 107 (0.58%) CCNA
15 91 (0.49%) CISM
16 82 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 80 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 74 (0.40%) CIMA
18 74 (0.40%) ACCA
19 67 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 719 (3.89%) QA
2 496 (2.68%) SLA
3 148 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 122 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 114 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 103 (0.56%) EMIR
7 102 (0.55%) Solvency II
8 88 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
9 77 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 71 (0.38%) PCI DSS
11 64 (0.35%) Basel III
12 44 (0.24%) FATCA
12 44 (0.24%) Basel II
13 29 (0.16%) COBIT
14 28 (0.15%) MiFID
14 28 (0.15%) COREP
15 21 (0.11%) FINREP
16 18 (0.097%) P3O
17 13 (0.070%) AIFMD
18 12 (0.065%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1449 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 195 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (0.67%) XenApp
4 93 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 48 (0.26%) vSphere
7 44 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 28 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 25 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 24 (0.13%) Firmware
12 20 (0.11%) Xen
13 19 (0.10%) XenServer
14 17 (0.092%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 15 (0.081%) NLBS
15 15 (0.081%) VMware Server
16 14 (0.076%) NFS
17 13 (0.070%) Terminal Server
17 13 (0.070%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.065%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 390 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 199 (1.08%) SCCM
3 78 (0.42%) Backup Exec
4 76 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 66 (0.36%) Control-M
6 63 (0.34%) SCOM
7 47 (0.25%) OpenView
7 47 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 43 (0.23%) WSUS
9 33 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 33 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
10 32 (0.17%) Nessus
11 28 (0.15%) OVSD
12 23 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 22 (0.12%) Puppet
14 18 (0.097%) Nagios
15 16 (0.086%) Norton AntiVirus
16 15 (0.081%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 11 (0.059%) HP SIM
17 11 (0.059%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2651 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 1287 (6.95%) Oracle
3 817 (4.41%) SAP
4 700 (3.78%) Citrix
5 629 (3.40%) HP
6 429 (2.32%) VMware
7 347 (1.87%) Cisco
8 299 (1.62%) Business Objects
9 280 (1.51%) Remedy
10 270 (1.46%) IBM
11 224 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 179 (0.97%) Cognos
13 164 (0.89%) Lotus
14 156 (0.84%) Tableau
15 146 (0.79%) Google
16 119 (0.64%) ServiceNow
16 119 (0.64%) Siebel
17 110 (0.59%) Adobe
17 110 (0.59%) Red Hat
18 102 (0.55%) CheckPoint
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £270 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £175 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 hours ago