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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Analyst
Rank 429 419 402
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 182 160 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 103 89
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£301 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £409 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £251
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 29
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.50 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -2 179 £314 +14.09% 46
London +7 71 £400 +42.85% 17
South East -1 37 £300 +1.69% 7
City of London +10 27 £375 +36.36% 4
South West -24 18 £267 -2.81% 3
East of England -11 14 £350 +79.48%
Yorkshire -3 12 £290 +13.72% 6
North West -13 12 £268 +52.85% 6
Berkshire +10 10 £375 - 1
East Midlands +7 8 £263 -6.66% 3
Hampshire -18 5 £325 +23.80% 1
West Yorkshire -1 4 £275 +22.22% 5
Manchester -12 4 £218 +51.30% 2
Dorset - 4 £270 -
Surrey - 4 £345 - 1
Suffolk +5 3 £375 +114.28%
Cambridge +5 3 £350 +100.00%
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £350 +100.00%
West Midlands -20 3 £365 +48.97% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Ipswich - 3 £375 -
North Yorkshire +2 2 £275 -3.50%
Southampton -4 2 £313 +20.19%
Merseyside -8 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -9 2 £299 +38.95%
Leeds -10 2 - - 3
Bristol -15 2 £440 +60.00% 1
Wiltshire -17 2 £141 -
Reading +16 1 £350 -7.89%
Edinburgh -10 1 - -

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 199 (49.50%) NHS
2 130 (32.34%) SQL
3 124 (30.85%) Information Security
4 72 (17.91%) CISSP
5 71 (17.66%) SQL Server
6 55 (13.68%) Finance
6 55 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (13.18%) MS Excel
8 48 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
9 45 (11.19%) Microsoft
10 39 (9.70%) Firewall
10 39 (9.70%) CISM
11 38 (9.45%) Risk Management
12 35 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (8.46%) Management Information System
13 34 (8.46%) Degree
14 33 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 31 (7.71%) Data Analysis
16 30 (7.46%) GIAC
17 29 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (7.21%) MS Office
18 28 (6.97%) Information Assurance
19 26 (6.47%) Windows
20 25 (6.22%) ITIL
20 25 (6.22%) TCP/IP
20 25 (6.22%) Legal
21 24 (5.97%) Data Protection
22 23 (5.72%) Network Security
23 22 (5.47%) CISA
23 22 (5.47%) Vulnerability Management

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 53 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.21%) MS Office
3 17 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.24%) SPSS
7 4 (1.00%) Stata
7 4 (1.00%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.99%) assyst
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.70%) Firewall
2 25 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.72%) Network Security
4 14 (3.48%) Intranet
4 14 (3.48%) Internet
5 9 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
6 3 (0.75%) DHCP
7 2 (0.50%) LDAP
7 2 (0.50%) Extranet
8 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.98%) QlikView
4 16 (3.98%) MS Access
4 16 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.49%) MySQL
7 6 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 7
9 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.25%) EDMS
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 55 (13.68%) Finance
2 25 (6.22%) Legal
3 16 (3.98%) Law
4 13 (3.23%) Banking
5 8 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.49%) Retail
6 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.50%) HTML
1 2 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.25%) XML
2 1 (0.25%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 199 (49.50%) NHS
2 48 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.46%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.48%) Statistics
4 14 (3.48%) Informatics
5 10 (2.49%) Data Extraction
6 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.00%) GIS
7 4 (1.00%) Replication
7 4 (1.00%) CESG
7 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.50%) SCADA
9 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.50%) PKI
9 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.50%) DTV
9 2 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.47%) Windows
2 21 (5.22%) UNIX
3 10 (2.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) zOS
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.25%) AIX
4 1 (0.25%) HPUX
4 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (30.85%) Information Security
2 38 (9.45%) Risk Management
3 35 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (7.71%) Data Analysis
5 28 (6.97%) Information Assurance
6 25 (6.22%) ITIL
7 24 (5.97%) Data Protection
8 22 (5.47%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (4.23%) Change Control
11 16 (3.98%) Cyber Security
11 16 (3.98%) Project Management
11 16 (3.98%) Security Management
12 15 (3.73%) Validation
13 14 (3.48%) Benchmarking
13 14 (3.48%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (3.23%) Information Governance
15 12 (2.99%) ISMS
16 11 (2.74%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 130 (32.34%) SQL
2 15 (3.73%) T-SQL
3 13 (3.23%) VBA
4 7 (1.74%) VB
5 4 (1.00%) C
5 4 (1.00%) R
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (17.91%) CISSP
2 39 (9.70%) CISM
3 34 (8.46%) Degree
4 30 (7.46%) GIAC
5 22 (5.47%) CISA
6 14 (3.48%) CEH
7 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.99%) MCSE
8 12 (2.99%) CRISC
9 10 (2.49%) GCIA
10 9 (2.24%) CNA
10 9 (2.24%) Novell Certification
10 9 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.75%) CISMP
14 2 (0.50%) ECDL
14 2 (0.50%) PCI QSA
15 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.00%) COBIT
5 2 (0.50%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) RACF
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) XenApp
2 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 45 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.73%) Oracle
3 13 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 12 (2.99%) Qualys
5 11 (2.74%) ArcSight
5 11 (2.74%) HP
6 9 (2.24%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.99%) Sun
7 8 (1.99%) Tableau
8 6 (1.49%) SAP
8 6 (1.49%) Symantec
9 5 (1.24%) Casewise
10 3 (0.75%) Tripwire
10 3 (0.75%) Websense
10 3 (0.75%) Siebel
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco
11 2 (0.50%) IBM
11 2 (0.50%) Cognos
11 2 (0.50%) McAfee
11 2 (0.50%) Cerner
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