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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 402 356 404
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +48
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 173 208 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 126 66
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£290 £265 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.78% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.05 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £31.83 £25.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.19 £17.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -2.91%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
England -41 173 £290 +9.43% 62
London +27 61 £315 +10.52% 23
South East -37 31 £280 -3.44% 16
City of London +26 21 £325 -31.57% 4
South West -17 21 £245 -14.78% 2
North West -13 17 £245 +27.40% 6
East of England +12 15 £300 +13.20% 4
East Midlands +21 12 £275 +19.56% 4
Manchester +4 8 £240 +19.25% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £325 +22.64% 2
Cambridge +1 7 £350 +32.07% 2
Yorkshire -5 7 £433 +162.12% 2
Dorset +1 6 £225 - 1
Surrey +4 5 £325 -16.12% 3
West Yorkshire 0 5 £433 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £275 - 1
Leeds -9 3 £449 - 1
Bristol -10 3 £272 +13.33%
Bournemouth - 3 £211 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £275 - 1
Leicestershire +7 2 £235 -14.54% 1
West Midlands -16 2 £250 -4.30% 2
Hampshire -25 2 £265 +2.91%
Hertfordshire - 2 £371 -
Derbyshire +24 1 £325 +58.53% 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £300 -
Cheshire 0 1 - -
Coventry -2 1 £200 -6.97%
Wiltshire -10 1 £238 -32.14%
Suffolk - 1 £300 - 2

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 196 (53.55%) NHS
2 154 (42.08%) SQL
3 112 (30.60%) Information Security
4 73 (19.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (18.31%) CISSP
6 60 (16.39%) SQL Server
7 54 (14.75%) MS Excel
8 51 (13.93%) Microsoft
9 45 (12.30%) Risk Management
10 43 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (11.20%) CISM
12 39 (10.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 38 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (9.29%) Finance
15 33 (9.02%) Firewall
16 29 (7.92%) GIAC
16 29 (7.92%) Degree
17 28 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (7.38%) QlikView
19 26 (7.10%) Data Analysis
19 26 (7.10%) MS Office
20 25 (6.83%) Management Information System
21 24 (6.56%) CISA
22 21 (5.74%) Legal
22 21 (5.74%) ITIL
23 20 (5.46%) VBA
23 20 (5.46%) MS Access
23 20 (5.46%) Windows
23 20 (5.46%) Security Management
24 19 (5.19%) TCP/IP

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (3.28%) IIS
2 10 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.10%) MS Office
3 9 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.37%) PowerPivot
6 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) assyst
2 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.02%) Firewall
2 19 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.19%) Network Security
3 11 (3.01%) Internet
4 8 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.91%) Intranet
6 3 (0.82%) DNS
6 3 (0.82%) DHCP
7 2 (0.55%) LDAP
7 2 (0.55%) Extranet
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 60 (16.39%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.38%) QlikView
5 20 (5.46%) MS Access
6 18 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.27%) MySQL
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (9.29%) Finance
2 21 (5.74%) Legal
3 11 (3.01%) Banking
4 10 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.46%) Law
6 6 (1.64%) Retail
6 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.27%) .NET
1 1 (0.27%) HTML
1 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 196 (53.55%) NHS
2 38 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.10%) Informatics
5 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.64%) Statistics
6 4 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.82%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.55%) PKI
8 2 (0.55%) SCADA
8 2 (0.55%) Equities
8 2 (0.55%) GIS
8 2 (0.55%) DTV
9 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.27%) Tandem
9 1 (0.27%) CESG
9 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.46%) Windows
2 14 (3.83%) UNIX
3 9 (2.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) zOS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.27%) AIX
4 1 (0.27%) HPUX
4 1 (0.27%) Solaris
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.60%) Information Security
2 45 (12.30%) Risk Management
3 43 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (7.10%) Data Analysis
5 21 (5.74%) ITIL
6 20 (5.46%) Security Management
7 19 (5.19%) Information Assurance
8 17 (4.64%) Data Protection
8 17 (4.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (3.83%) Information Security Management
10 13 (3.55%) Project Management
11 12 (3.28%) ISMS
11 12 (3.28%) Benchmarking
11 12 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.01%) Analytics
12 11 (3.01%) Data Modelling
12 11 (3.01%) Incident Management
13 10 (2.73%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (2.73%) Cyber Security
13 10 (2.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 154 (42.08%) SQL
2 20 (5.46%) VBA
3 18 (4.92%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.37%) VB
5 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.27%) C
5 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (18.31%) CISSP
2 41 (11.20%) CISM
3 29 (7.92%) GIAC
3 29 (7.92%) Degree
4 24 (6.56%) CISA
5 14 (3.83%) CRISC
6 13 (3.55%) CEH
7 9 (2.46%) GCIA
8 8 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.19%) CNA
8 8 (2.19%) Novell Certification
9 7 (1.91%) MCSE
10 5 (1.37%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.82%) CISMP
12 2 (0.55%) PCI QSA
12 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.55%) MCP
12 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.37%) COBIT
6 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.55%) QA
7 2 (0.55%) SLA
7 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.27%) RACF
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) XenApp
2 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.37%) Business Objects
3 12 (3.28%) Qualys
3 12 (3.28%) Tableau
4 11 (3.01%) ArcSight
5 10 (2.73%) HP
5 10 (2.73%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.19%) Oracle
7 7 (1.91%) Sun
8 5 (1.37%) Websense
8 5 (1.37%) Symantec
9 4 (1.09%) Siebel
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco
10 3 (0.82%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.55%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.55%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (0.55%) SAP
11 2 (0.55%) Cerner
11 2 (0.55%) IBM
11 2 (0.55%) McAfee
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