The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 57 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.03% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.66% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£404 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.15% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -
Technical Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
642 604 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.55% 95.27% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 313 429
Average daily rate £380 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 £404 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Technical Analyst
East of England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) OS/400
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) iSeries
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) AS400
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iSeries
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) OS/400
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) i5/OS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau