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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 491 447 377
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -70
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 158 182 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 119 122
Median daily rate £350 £325 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £285 £255
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Median hourly rate £21.25 £41.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.79% +176.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £15.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.78 £60.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £41.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-56.62% +181.35%

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -20 156 £350 +7.69% 40
London -24 60 £400 +17.64% 20
South East -18 25 £391 +30.41% 2
North West -18 18 £300 +15.38% 4
South West -5 14 £320 +16.36% 4
East Midlands +14 11 £325 +1.96% 4
West Midlands -6 10 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England +15 9 £475 +26.66% 2
City of London +30 8 £329 +1.15% 3
Manchester -10 8 £250 -4.76% 2
Leicestershire - 8 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +3 7 £321 +14.64% 3
West Yorkshire -6 6 £321 -1.23% 2
Essex +2 5 £475 -
Bristol - 5 £375 -
Loughborough - 5 £306 -
Oxfordshire +13 4 £300 -
Bedfordshire +4 4 £413 +37.50% 1
Hampshire 0 4 £383 +26.97%
Leeds -1 4 £400 +90.47% 2
Surrey -4 4 £400 +39.13%
Coventry - 4 £344 -
Southampton - 4 £383 -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes +2 3 - -
Luton +1 3 £413 +10.00% 1
Merseyside - 3 £300 -
Liverpool - 3 £300 -
Birmingham 0 2 £338 -
North East - 2 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 172 (45.87%) Information Security
2 119 (31.73%) SQL
3 117 (31.20%) NHS
4 81 (21.60%) CISSP
5 73 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (12.80%) Management Information System
8 47 (12.53%) Finance
9 45 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 43 (11.47%) CISM
11 41 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (10.13%) Risk Management
13 36 (9.60%) PCI DSS
14 33 (8.80%) Data Analysis
14 33 (8.80%) Data Quality
15 32 (8.53%) Legal
16 30 (8.00%) Security Management
17 29 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
18 28 (7.47%) Security Operations
19 27 (7.20%) Project Management
19 27 (7.20%) Microsoft
20 26 (6.93%) Data Protection
21 25 (6.67%) Security Cleared
22 24 (6.40%) Windows
23 22 (5.87%) MS Access
23 22 (5.87%) Cyberthreat
24 21 (5.60%) Analytics
24 21 (5.60%) Information Management
25 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 20 (5.33%) COBIT

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 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.80%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.20%) MS Office
4 8 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.80%) MS Project
5 3 (0.80%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.47%) Firewall
2 8 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (2.13%) SAN
3 4 (1.07%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (0.80%) Network Security
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.87%) MS Access
2 20 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.93%) QlikView
7 7 (1.87%) GIS
8 6 (1.60%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.07%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.80%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (12.53%) Finance
2 32 (8.53%) Legal
3 12 (3.20%) Retail
4 9 (2.40%) Banking
5 3 (0.80%) Law
5 3 (0.80%) Local Government
6 2 (0.53%) Automotive
6 2 (0.53%) Billing
6 2 (0.53%) Games
6 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.53%) Web Services
1 2 (0.53%) XML
1 2 (0.53%) XSD
2 1 (0.27%) HTML
2 1 (0.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 117 (31.20%) NHS
2 73 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (12.80%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.87%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.13%) Informatics
6 8 (2.13%) Statistics
7 7 (1.87%) FMCG
8 5 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.07%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.53%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Economics
12 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.40%) Windows
2 11 (2.93%) Linux
3 6 (1.60%) Unix
4 2 (0.53%) VMS
4 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (45.87%) Information Security
2 41 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (10.13%) Risk Management
4 33 (8.80%) Data Analysis
5 30 (8.00%) Security Management
6 29 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (7.47%) Security Operations
8 27 (7.20%) Project Management
9 26 (6.93%) Data Protection
10 21 (5.60%) Analytics
10 21 (5.60%) Information Management
11 19 (5.07%) Information Assurance
12 18 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.53%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (4.27%) ITIL
15 15 (4.00%) Change Management
15 15 (4.00%) Performance Management
15 15 (4.00%) Validation
16 14 (3.73%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 119 (31.73%) SQL
2 9 (2.40%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.60%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.60%) VBA
4 5 (1.33%) VB
5 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.07%) Python
6 3 (0.80%) C#
6 3 (0.80%) R
7 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (21.60%) CISSP
2 43 (11.47%) CISM
3 25 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.53%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.00%) Degree
6 11 (2.93%) CISA
7 8 (2.13%) CEH
8 5 (1.33%) GCIH
9 4 (1.07%) GCIA
9 4 (1.07%) SANS
10 3 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.80%) GIAC
11 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CLAS
12 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.27%) EC-Council LPT
12 1 (0.27%) ECSA
12 1 (0.27%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (9.60%) PCI DSS
3 33 (8.80%) Data Quality
4 20 (5.33%) COBIT
5 9 (2.40%) QA
6 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.07%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.07%) RMADS
8 3 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.80%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.80%) SLA
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.27%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) EnCase
2 3 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Nessus
4 1 (0.27%) Nmap
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.87%) Citrix
2 7 (1.87%) Qualys
2 7 (1.87%) Tableau
3 6 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (1.33%) Cisco
4 5 (1.33%) Forcepoint
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle
5 4 (1.07%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (1.07%) SAP
5 4 (1.07%) VMware
6 3 (0.80%) ArcSight
6 3 (0.80%) Cognos
6 3 (0.80%) Splunk
7 2 (0.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.53%) Civica
7 2 (0.53%) F5
7 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) Intel Security
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