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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 7744 9941 9367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.65% 18.80% 18.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.52% 19.79% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5073 6593 5960
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £220 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 500 526
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £30.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £14.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -2.03%
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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 3443 £425 - 567
South East -2 1388 £363 +3.57% 263
West Midlands -1 569 £375 +7.14% 119
North West -2 550 £350 - 133
East of England +1 480 £350 - 82
Yorkshire -1 459 £350 - 135
South West -1 441 £330 -5.71% 139
East Midlands -2 279 £350 - 52
North East -28 83 £308 -21.90% 19
Midlands -7 21 £450 +26.31% 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4557 (28.87%) Finance
2 2827 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 2519 (15.96%) SQL
4 2477 (15.69%) Business Analysis
5 1889 (11.97%) Microsoft
6 1867 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 1853 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1852 (11.73%) Banking
9 1784 (11.30%) Windows
10 1469 (9.31%) MS Excel
11 1386 (8.78%) ITIL
12 1281 (8.12%) MS Office
13 1155 (7.32%) Project Management
14 1147 (7.27%) Active Directory
15 1123 (7.11%) Data Analysis
16 1112 (7.05%) Retail
17 1066 (6.75%) Migration
18 1018 (6.45%) Oracle
19 1001 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
20 956 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
21 870 (5.51%) Security Cleared
22 821 (5.20%) Degree
23 811 (5.14%) Change Management
24 792 (5.02%) SAP
25 773 (4.90%) User Stories
26 758 (4.80%) Test Scripting
27 723 (4.58%) Scrum
28 709 (4.49%) CRM
29 702 (4.45%) SQL Server
30 689 (4.37%) ISEB

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
1 593 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 299 (1.89%) SAS
3 283 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 159 (1.01%) CMS
5 148 (0.94%) Confluence
6 103 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 97 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 94 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 94 (0.60%) IIS
9 89 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 79 (0.50%) Apache
11 72 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 56 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 48 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 43 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 40 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
15 40 (0.25%) IBM Notes
16 37 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 36 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 1469 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 1281 (8.12%) MS Office
3 526 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 476 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 233 (1.48%) MS Project
6 150 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 53 (0.34%) SPSS
8 13 (0.082%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.063%) Mingle
10 9 (0.057%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.044%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.025%) LaTeX
12 4 (0.025%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.025%) Stata
13 3 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.019%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.013%) CATIA
15 1 (0.006%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.006%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.006%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 179 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 87 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 74 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 53 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 46 (0.29%) SAP HR
7 45 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 44 (0.28%) SAP FI
9 39 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
10 33 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 33 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
11 32 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
12 30 (0.19%) Sonata
13 29 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 29 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
13 29 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
13 29 (0.18%) SAP CRM
14 27 (0.17%) Markit EDM
14 27 (0.17%) Maximo
15 24 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 269 (1.70%) Office 365
2 104 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (0.50%) SaaS
5 78 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
6 59 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 46 (0.29%) IaaS
8 30 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
9 29 (0.18%) PaaS
10 26 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 19 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 14 (0.089%) Mimecast
14 13 (0.082%) OneDrive
15 10 (0.063%) Yammer
16 9 (0.057%) GitHub
17 8 (0.051%) AdWords
18 7 (0.044%) Force.com
19 6 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
19 6 (0.038%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 335 (2.12%) Firewall
2 249 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 232 (1.47%) LAN
4 218 (1.38%) WAN
5 201 (1.27%) Internet
6 195 (1.24%) VPN
7 187 (1.18%) DNS
8 131 (0.83%) DHCP
8 131 (0.83%) Network Security
9 87 (0.55%) SAN
10 78 (0.49%) Wireless
11 77 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 73 (0.46%) HTTP
13 60 (0.38%) Intranet
14 59 (0.37%) VoIP
15 57 (0.36%) SSL
16 46 (0.29%) FTP
17 45 (0.29%) Skype
18 42 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
19 36 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 532 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 268 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 232 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 214 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 198 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
7 157 (0.99%) QlikView
8 152 (0.96%) Big Data
9 147 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 144 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 127 (0.80%) MS Access
12 107 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 100 (0.63%) DB2
14 92 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 82 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 73 (0.46%) MySQL
17 70 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
18 69 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
19 68 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
20 50 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 540 (3.42%) JIRA
2 306 (1.94%) Selenium
3 163 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 135 (0.86%) SoapUI
5 129 (0.82%) WebDriver
6 114 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 100 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 98 (0.62%) HP UFT
9 61 (0.39%) JMeter
10 57 (0.36%) LoadRunner
10 57 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 57 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 51 (0.32%) Git (software)
11 51 (0.32%) Subversion
12 49 (0.31%) Maven
13 45 (0.29%) JUnit
14 35 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 34 (0.22%) Toad
16 29 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
16 29 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4557 (28.87%) Finance
2 1852 (11.73%) Banking
3 1112 (7.05%) Retail
4 517 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 475 (3.01%) Marketing
6 441 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 390 (2.47%) Legal
8 339 (2.15%) Front Office
9 269 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 228 (1.44%) Back Office
11 216 (1.37%) Law
12 186 (1.18%) Retail Banking
13 153 (0.97%) Advertising
14 141 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 122 (0.77%) Billing
16 118 (0.75%) Publishing
17 90 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 84 (0.53%) Electronics
19 77 (0.49%) General Ledger
20 75 (0.48%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (2.28%) XML
2 331 (2.10%) .NET
3 304 (1.93%) Web Services
4 208 (1.32%) HTML
5 148 (0.94%) SOAP
6 111 (0.70%) CSS
7 106 (0.67%) Middleware
8 81 (0.51%) Gherkin
9 68 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 66 (0.42%) REST
11 49 (0.31%) J2EE
12 45 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
12 45 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 39 (0.25%) .NET Framework
14 38 (0.24%) FpML
14 38 (0.24%) HTML5
15 33 (0.21%) Ajax
15 33 (0.21%) EDI
15 33 (0.21%) JSON
16 32 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1853 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 565 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 296 (1.88%) User Experience
4 286 (1.81%) NHS
5 237 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 224 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 213 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 209 (1.32%) Credit Risk
9 208 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 201 (1.27%) Derivative
11 199 (1.26%) Equities
12 185 (1.17%) Data Centre
13 171 (1.08%) Visualisation
14 164 (1.04%) Computer Science
15 159 (1.01%) Statistics
16 133 (0.84%) Mathematics
17 128 (0.81%) Mobile App
18 120 (0.76%) Data Structures
19 108 (0.68%) Data Extraction
20 94 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1784 (11.30%) Windows
2 679 (4.30%) Windows 7
3 541 (3.43%) Unix
4 468 (2.97%) Linux
5 397 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 232 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 228 (1.44%) Windows XP
8 210 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 172 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 166 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 126 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 93 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 77 (0.49%) Android
14 64 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 63 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 54 (0.34%) Solaris
17 33 (0.21%) AIX
18 18 (0.11%) Windows 2000
19 16 (0.10%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2827 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2477 (15.69%) Business Analysis
3 1867 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 1386 (8.78%) ITIL
5 1155 (7.32%) Project Management
6 1123 (7.11%) Data Analysis
7 1066 (6.75%) Migration
8 1001 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 956 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 811 (5.14%) Change Management
11 773 (4.90%) User Stories
12 758 (4.80%) Test Scripting
13 723 (4.58%) Scrum
14 709 (4.49%) CRM
15 668 (4.23%) Waterfall
16 642 (4.07%) Use Case
17 632 (4.00%) Data Modelling
18 626 (3.97%) SDLC
19 621 (3.93%) Analytics
20 517 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2519 (15.96%) SQL
2 643 (4.07%) Java
3 317 (2.01%) C#
4 296 (1.88%) VBA
5 254 (1.61%) Python
6 240 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 233 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 184 (1.17%) T-SQL
9 149 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 127 (0.80%) C
11 123 (0.78%) VB
12 122 (0.77%) C++
13 109 (0.69%) Perl
14 99 (0.63%) R
15 79 (0.50%) PHP
16 68 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 61 (0.39%) Bash Shell
18 55 (0.35%) Ruby
19 54 (0.34%) COBOL
20 42 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 870 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 821 (5.20%) Degree
3 689 (4.37%) ISEB
4 557 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 361 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 235 (1.49%) CISSP
7 172 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 167 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 156 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 156 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 119 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 119 (0.75%) CISM
11 98 (0.62%) MCP
12 91 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
13 88 (0.56%) CCNA
14 66 (0.42%) MCSE
15 57 (0.36%) CISA
16 56 (0.35%) CIMA
17 51 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 50 (0.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 670 (4.24%) QA
2 403 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 331 (2.10%) SLA
4 160 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 148 (0.94%) MiFID
6 119 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 84 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 77 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
9 58 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 51 (0.32%) EMIR
11 46 (0.29%) COBIT
12 43 (0.27%) SEPA
13 39 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
14 38 (0.24%) FATCA
15 29 (0.18%) Basel III
16 19 (0.12%) ISO20022
17 17 (0.11%) SDET
18 16 (0.10%) Basel II
19 15 (0.095%) COREP
19 15 (0.095%) GxP
System Software
1 1147 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 167 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (0.43%) XenApp
4 47 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 37 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 33 (0.21%) vSphere
8 32 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 25 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.11%) Firmware
11 18 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
12 15 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.089%) BitLocker
14 13 (0.082%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 11 (0.070%) UAG
15 11 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.063%) Snort
16 10 (0.063%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 249 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 186 (1.18%) SCCM
3 58 (0.37%) Puppet
4 53 (0.34%) SCOM
5 46 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 37 (0.23%) Control-M
7 35 (0.22%) QRadar
8 32 (0.20%) WSUS
9 31 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
10 24 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (0.15%) RSA Archer
11 22 (0.14%) Nagios
12 21 (0.13%) Nessus
13 20 (0.13%) AirWatch
13 20 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 18 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
15 17 (0.11%) NetBackup
16 15 (0.095%) ITRS Geneos
16 15 (0.095%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 14 (0.089%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1889 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 1018 (6.45%) Oracle
3 792 (5.02%) SAP
4 433 (2.74%) Citrix
5 386 (2.45%) HP
6 331 (2.10%) Cisco
7 321 (2.03%) VMware
8 278 (1.76%) IBM
9 232 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 199 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 197 (1.25%) Tableau
12 192 (1.22%) Remedy
13 125 (0.79%) Google
14 121 (0.77%) Cognos
15 115 (0.73%) CA
16 104 (0.66%) Teradata
17 102 (0.65%) Adobe
18 99 (0.63%) CheckPoint
19 98 (0.62%) Bloomberg
20 84 (0.53%) Intel Security
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