The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Analyst
Rank 538 533 543
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 41 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.051% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 11
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£450 £537 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £426 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £663 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £436 £290
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +50.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £6.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -84.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £6.50 £49.88
% change year-on-year
- -86.96%
Solutions Analyst
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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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Solutions Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solutions Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Analyst across the England region.

Solutions Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Solutions Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Solutions Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solutions Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Analyst across the England region.

Solutions Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
South East - 19 £400 - 4
London +18 15 £563 -8.16% 3
West Midlands -19 4 £388 -11.12% 2
North West - 2 - -
East of England -21 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Solutions Analyst
UK

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (28.26%) CRM
2 22 (23.91%) Siebel
3 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.83%) GAP Analysis
3 21 (22.83%) Degree
4 14 (15.22%) ERP
5 13 (14.13%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (14.13%) ITIL
6 12 (13.04%) Change Management
6 12 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (13.04%) FMCG
7 11 (11.96%) UNIX
7 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
8 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.87%) EJB
8 10 (10.87%) JSP
8 10 (10.87%) XML
8 10 (10.87%) Java
8 10 (10.87%) SQL
8 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
9 9 (9.78%) Project Management
10 8 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (8.70%) Linux
11 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
11 7 (7.61%) Retail
11 7 (7.61%) Finance
11 7 (7.61%) Campaign Management
11 7 (7.61%) Neolane
11 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Summit
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) WAN
2 5 (5.43%) LAN
2 5 (5.43%) SAN
3 3 (3.26%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) Intranet
4 2 (2.17%) GGSN
4 2 (2.17%) SGSN
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.17%) SMS
4 2 (2.17%) SNMP
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) VoIP
5 1 (1.09%) PBX
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) DB2
3 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
1 7 (7.61%) Retail
2 5 (5.43%) Back Office
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Publishing
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) EJB
1 10 (10.87%) JSP
1 10 (10.87%) XML
2 5 (5.43%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.17%) REST
3 2 (2.17%) Middleware
3 2 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (1.09%) WCF
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) FMCG
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) PMI
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (4.35%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.09%) DTV
7 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) UNIX
2 8 (8.70%) Linux
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) CRM
2 21 (22.83%) GAP Analysis
3 14 (15.22%) ERP
4 13 (14.13%) ITIL
5 12 (13.04%) Change Management
6 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.78%) Project Management
8 8 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) Campaign Management
10 6 (6.52%) Change Control
10 6 (6.52%) Information Security
11 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.43%) Migration
11 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Information Assurance
11 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) Java
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.09%) Perl
2 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.43%) CISSP
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) IIBA
6 2 (2.17%) CBAP
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ACCA
7 1 (1.09%) CIMA
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.35%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Siebel
2 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) PeopleSoft
4 7 (7.61%) Neolane
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle
6 4 (4.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) Remedy
7 2 (2.17%) NetCracker
7 2 (2.17%) Comptel
8 1 (1.09%) hybris
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
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