The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 489 444 394
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -50
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 151 204 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 144 133
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £190 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.13 £51.17 £71.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%

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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Analyst in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 147 £350 +16.66% 23
London -56 45 £413 +19.13% 10
South West +11 22 £350 +32.07% 1
South East -5 20 £425 +45.92% 2
East Midlands +6 15 £313 +6.38% 1
North West -6 15 £300 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -18 14 £338 +13.92%
East of England +14 8 £350 +16.66% 3
City of London +10 8 £413 +17.85% 1
Manchester +2 8 £250 -7.40% 2
Leicestershire - 8 £325 -
Yorkshire -3 7 £400 +50.94% 1
West Sussex - 7 £425 -
Bristol - 7 £375 -
West Yorkshire +2 6 £400 +59.20%
Leeds 0 5 £400 +68.42%
Coventry -1 5 £344 +114.84%
Essex - 5 £475 - 1
Loughborough - 5 £325 -
Crawley - 4 £425 -
Milton Keynes +11 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +10 3 - -
Staffordshire +6 3 £208 -53.88%
Edinburgh 0 3 £330 - 1
Scotland -29 3 £330 -30.52% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 £260 -
Derbyshire +6 2 £350 -
Hampshire +3 2 £388 +49.03%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Information Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 152 (45.10%) Information Security
2 112 (33.23%) SQL
3 108 (32.05%) NHS
4 73 (21.66%) CISSP
5 62 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (16.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 45 (13.35%) Finance
8 43 (12.76%) Management Information System
9 39 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (11.28%) MS Excel
11 37 (10.98%) CISM
11 37 (10.98%) PCI DSS
12 30 (8.90%) Risk Management
13 28 (8.31%) Security Management
14 27 (8.01%) Legal
15 26 (7.72%) Data Quality
16 25 (7.42%) Windows
17 24 (7.12%) Microsoft
18 23 (6.82%) Firewall
18 23 (6.82%) Information Management
18 23 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (6.82%) Data Analysis
19 22 (6.53%) Security Operations
20 21 (6.23%) Project Management
21 20 (5.93%) Security Cleared
22 19 (5.64%) Data Protection
22 19 (5.64%) Analytics
23 18 (5.34%) Vulnerability Management
23 18 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
24 17 (5.04%) Cyberthreat

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.89%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.15%) MS Office
3 12 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.19%) SPSS
5 2 (0.59%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.08%) Office 365
2 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.82%) Firewall
2 10 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (2.08%) SAN
3 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.78%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (1.19%) Internet
5 4 (1.19%) Intranet
5 4 (1.19%) LAN
5 4 (1.19%) Network Security
5 4 (1.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.45%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.15%) MS Access
5 13 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.56%) QlikView
7 11 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.08%) GIS
9 5 (1.48%) EDRMS
10 4 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.59%) Power BI
12 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.59%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.30%) Biml
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (13.35%) Finance
2 27 (8.01%) Legal
3 9 (2.67%) Banking
4 6 (1.78%) Retail
5 5 (1.48%) Law
6 2 (0.59%) Automotive
6 2 (0.59%) Billing
6 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Local Government
6 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.30%) HTML
1 1 (0.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 108 (32.05%) NHS
2 62 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (12.76%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.04%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.37%) Informatics
7 6 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.48%) PKI
8 5 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.19%) FMCG
9 4 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.19%) Statistics
10 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.42%) Windows
2 13 (3.86%) Linux
3 6 (1.78%) Unix
4 2 (0.59%) VMS
4 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (45.10%) Information Security
2 39 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (8.90%) Risk Management
4 28 (8.31%) Security Management
5 23 (6.82%) Data Analysis
5 23 (6.82%) Information Management
6 22 (6.53%) Security Operations
7 21 (6.23%) Project Management
8 19 (5.64%) Analytics
8 19 (5.64%) Data Protection
9 18 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (5.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (4.45%) ITIL
11 15 (4.45%) SIEM
12 14 (4.15%) Information Assurance
13 13 (3.86%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.86%) Change Management
13 13 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (33.23%) SQL
2 14 (4.15%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.48%) VB
3 5 (1.48%) VBA
4 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.19%) Python
5 3 (0.89%) C#
6 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.59%) R
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (21.66%) CISSP
2 37 (10.98%) CISM
3 20 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.45%) Degree
5 12 (3.56%) CISA
5 12 (3.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.08%) CEH
7 6 (1.78%) CRISC
8 5 (1.48%) GCIH
9 4 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.19%) GCIA
10 3 (0.89%) GIAC
10 3 (0.89%) SANS
11 2 (0.59%) CLAS
11 2 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (16.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 26 (7.72%) Data Quality
4 16 (4.75%) COBIT
5 6 (1.78%) QA
6 4 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.89%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.59%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.59%) SLA
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.30%) RMADS
9 1 (0.30%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) EnCase
2 5 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.19%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) Nmap
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.67%) Tableau
3 7 (2.08%) Forcepoint
3 7 (2.08%) Oracle
3 7 (2.08%) Qualys
4 6 (1.78%) Cisco
4 6 (1.78%) Citrix
4 6 (1.78%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (1.78%) VMware
5 5 (1.48%) ArcSight
5 5 (1.48%) Intel Security
5 5 (1.48%) SAP
6 4 (1.19%) Blue Coat
7 3 (0.89%) Cognos
7 3 (0.89%) Splunk
8 2 (0.59%) Civica
8 2 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.30%) NetWitness
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