The table below looks at the statistics for the Equity Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Analyst
Rank 611 595 568
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Equity Analyst 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate
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£563 £499 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £499 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £499 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
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 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Equity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Equity Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Equity Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equity Analyst within the UK.

Equity Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Equity Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equity Analyst within the UK.

Equity Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Equity Analyst
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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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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 -4 2 £563 +12.83%
England -20 2 £563 +12.83%
City of London -2 1 £600 +20.36%

Equity Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Equity 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 Equity Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) CGI
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Korn
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Equity Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Equity 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 Equity Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CGI
1 6 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft