The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Analyst
Rank 441 439 406
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 194 143 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 89 89
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£350 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £238
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £24.96 £24.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -13.58%

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Information Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Information Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 191 £350 +29.62% 48
London +37 85 £425 +41.66% 12
South East +2 30 £278 +2.77% 8
City of London +31 29 £475 +26.66% 4
South West -18 21 £288 +6.97% 9
Yorkshire +1 16 £275 +22.22% 2
North West -14 12 £238 +9.07% 7
East of England -30 11 £250 +16.27% 1
Berkshire +19 9 £300 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +11 7 £313 -3.84% 7
Manchester -8 7 £238 +66.66% 2
West Yorkshire -9 6 £250 +11.11% 2
Bristol - 5 £440 -
Leeds -2 4 £250 +31.57%
Hampshire -22 4 £350 +32.07% 1
Dorset - 4 £270 - 3
Reading +17 3 £275 -
Suffolk +9 3 £375 +114.28%
West Midlands -22 3 £365 +62.22% 1
Ipswich - 3 £375 -
Edinburgh +1 2 £375 -
North Yorkshire 0 2 £275 -3.50%
Scotland -6 2 £375 -
Wiltshire -9 2 £263 -
Southampton -11 2 £313 +17.92% 1
Oxfordshire -15 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -30 2 £155 -27.90%
Surrey - 2 £275 - 2
Merseyside - 2 - - 4
Uxbridge - 2 - -

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title.

1 213 (50.59%) NHS
2 140 (33.25%) SQL
3 119 (28.27%) Information Security
4 85 (20.19%) SQL Server
5 72 (17.10%) CISSP
6 64 (15.20%) Finance
7 60 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (12.83%) MS Excel
10 44 (10.45%) Management Information System
11 42 (9.98%) Microsoft
12 38 (9.03%) CISM
13 37 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (8.31%) Risk Management
16 34 (8.08%) Firewall
17 33 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 31 (7.36%) Degree
19 30 (7.13%) GIAC
19 30 (7.13%) Data Analysis
19 30 (7.13%) MS Office
20 27 (6.41%) ITIL
20 27 (6.41%) Legal
20 27 (6.41%) Information Assurance
21 25 (5.94%) Data Protection
21 25 (5.94%) Windows
21 25 (5.94%) TCP/IP
22 24 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
23 23 (5.46%) Network Security
24 21 (4.99%) UNIX

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.38%) IIS
1 10 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.13%) MS Office
3 20 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.43%) SPSS
7 5 (1.19%) Stata
7 5 (1.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.85%) assyst
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.48%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.08%) Firewall
2 25 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.46%) Network Security
4 14 (3.33%) Intranet
5 12 (2.85%) Internet
6 9 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.48%) Extranet
8 1 (0.24%) DNS
8 1 (0.24%) DHCP
8 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 58 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.28%) MS Access
5 14 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.33%) QlikView
6 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.43%) MySQL
7 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (0.48%) Xcelsius
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.48%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 64 (15.20%) Finance
2 27 (6.41%) Legal
3 16 (3.80%) Law
4 15 (3.56%) Banking
5 10 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.43%) Retail
7 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.71%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) International Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.71%) OLE
2 2 (0.48%) ArcObjects
2 2 (0.48%) HTML
2 2 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.24%) CSS
3 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 213 (50.59%) NHS
2 60 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.28%) Statistics
5 14 (3.33%) Informatics
6 9 (2.14%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.19%) GIS
8 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.95%) Replication
9 4 (0.95%) CESG
10 3 (0.71%) Wiki
11 2 (0.48%) RMADS
11 2 (0.48%) Equities
11 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.48%) DTV
12 1 (0.24%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.94%) Windows
2 21 (4.99%) UNIX
3 10 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.24%) zOS
4 1 (0.24%) AIX
4 1 (0.24%) HPUX
4 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.27%) Information Security
2 37 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (8.31%) Risk Management
4 30 (7.13%) Data Analysis
5 27 (6.41%) ITIL
5 27 (6.41%) Information Assurance
6 25 (5.94%) Data Protection
7 24 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (4.28%) Security Management
8 18 (4.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (4.04%) Change Control
9 17 (4.04%) Benchmarking
9 17 (4.04%) Project Management
10 16 (3.80%) Validation
10 16 (3.80%) Cyber Security
11 15 (3.56%) Information Security Management
12 14 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
13 13 (3.09%) Incident Management
13 13 (3.09%) Information Governance
13 13 (3.09%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 140 (33.25%) SQL
2 16 (3.80%) T-SQL
3 11 (2.61%) VBA
4 10 (2.38%) VB
5 5 (1.19%) R
6 4 (0.95%) C
7 2 (0.48%) Java
7 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.48%) Python
8 1 (0.24%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 72 (17.10%) CISSP
2 38 (9.03%) CISM
3 31 (7.36%) Degree
4 30 (7.13%) GIAC
5 20 (4.75%) CISA
6 14 (3.33%) CEH
7 12 (2.85%) MCSE
7 12 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.85%) CRISC
8 11 (2.61%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.38%) GCIA
10 9 (2.14%) CNA
10 9 (2.14%) Novell Certification
10 9 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.19%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.71%) ECDL
14 2 (0.48%) CISMP
14 2 (0.48%) PCI QSA
15 1 (0.24%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.66%) QA
5 3 (0.71%) SLA
6 2 (0.48%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) RACF
2 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.80%) Oracle
3 14 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 11 (2.61%) HP
4 11 (2.61%) Qualys
5 10 (2.38%) ArcSight
6 9 (2.14%) CheckPoint
6 9 (2.14%) Symantec
7 7 (1.66%) Sun
7 7 (1.66%) SAP
7 7 (1.66%) Tableau
8 5 (1.19%) Casewise
9 3 (0.71%) Cognos
9 3 (0.71%) McAfee
9 3 (0.71%) Websense
10 2 (0.48%) ESRI
10 2 (0.48%) VMware
10 2 (0.48%) Cerner
10 2 (0.48%) Siebel
10 2 (0.48%) Reuters
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