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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Analyst
Rank 566 521 527
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 20 50 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 41 11
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£525 £425 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £485 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £418 £436
% change year-on-year
+25.74% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
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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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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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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
Yorkshire - 9 £350 -
Midlands - 4 £550 -
London -27 3 - -
South East -25 2 £425 +6.25% 3
South West -4 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
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Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 11 (25.58%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.63%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (9.30%) Service Management
7 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.30%) Retail
7 4 (9.30%) Cognos
7 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) .NET
7 4 (9.30%) Hyperion
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
8 3 (6.98%) Life Science
8 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 3 (6.98%) SLA
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Primavera
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (25.58%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.33%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Life Science
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.33%) AS400
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Product Management
7 1 (2.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C#
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) APMP
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Hyperion
2 4 (9.30%) Cognos
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) PTC
4 2 (4.65%) Autodesk
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) SAP