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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 420 391 443
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +52
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 208 221 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 137 84
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£300 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £184 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £258
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Average hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £15.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.82% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £11.80 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £82.97 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £14.50 £13.80
% change year-on-year
+56.89% +5.07%

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
53327 52003 49532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33998 31446 29411
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1974 1998 2145
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -43 198 £300 -6.97% 41
London +11 86 £350 -12.50% 21
City of London +19 36 £350 -26.31% 7
South East -14 32 £306 +6.52% 2
Yorkshire -18 20 £265 +17.77% 4
North West -32 16 £196 -17.14% 4
South West -14 14 £298 -8.46% 4
West Midlands +11 12 £300 +41.17% 3
West Yorkshire -20 10 £265 +23.25% 2
East of England 0 9 £175 -29.29% 1
Berkshire +11 7 £275 -4.34% 1
Scotland +4 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Surrey +2 7 £400 +25.98%
South Yorkshire -12 7 £250 +11.11% 1
Merseyside -9 6 £170 -16.04% 1
Kent +7 5 £425 +269.56%
Essex -2 5 £168 -47.65%
Hampshire -4 5 £270 -22.85%
Liverpool -2 4 £170 -16.04% 1
East Midlands -20 4 £215 -33.84% 2
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Doncaster - 4 - -
Staines - 4 £525 -
Slough - 4 £263 -
Chelmsford - 4 £160 -
Midlands +3 3 £316 +58.12%
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £295 - 2
Lancashire -5 3 £213 +2.40%
Shropshire -6 3 - -
Sheffield -14 3 £250 +11.11% 1

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 179 (47.73%) NHS
2 149 (39.73%) SQL
3 137 (36.53%) Information Security
4 69 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (18.13%) Finance
6 65 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (15.47%) SQL Server
8 57 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (15.20%) Microsoft
9 56 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (14.13%) MS Excel
11 48 (12.80%) Management Information System
12 46 (12.27%) CISSP
13 42 (11.20%) Risk Management
14 37 (9.87%) CISM
14 37 (9.87%) Degree
15 34 (9.07%) Data Analysis
16 32 (8.53%) MS Office
17 27 (7.20%) VBA
17 27 (7.20%) QlikView
18 25 (6.67%) Security Management
19 24 (6.40%) Data Protection
20 23 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
21 22 (5.87%) Information Security Management
21 22 (5.87%) Banking
22 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 19 (5.07%) ISMS
24 18 (4.80%) Information Management
25 17 (4.53%) Business Analysis
25 17 (4.53%) Statistics

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.33%) IIS
3 3 (0.80%) SAS
3 3 (0.80%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 53 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.53%) MS Office
3 9 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.00%) Firewall
2 12 (3.20%) Intranet
3 6 (1.60%) Internet
4 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.20%) QlikView
4 23 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.40%) MS Access
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.53%) FileMaker
14 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
15 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
15 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (18.13%) Finance
2 22 (5.87%) Banking
3 14 (3.73%) Marketing
4 12 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.93%) Electronics
5 11 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.40%) Legal
6 9 (2.40%) Retail
7 6 (1.60%) Law
7 6 (1.60%) Advertising
8 5 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.33%) Local Government
9 3 (0.80%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Publishing
10 2 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.07%) .NET
1 4 (1.07%) COM
2 2 (0.53%) JSP
3 1 (0.27%) DOM
3 1 (0.27%) HTML5
3 1 (0.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 179 (47.73%) NHS
2 69 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (12.80%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.53%) Statistics
5 15 (4.00%) Informatics
6 11 (2.93%) DTV
7 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.33%) CESG
8 5 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.07%) Human Factors
9 4 (1.07%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.80%) GIS
11 2 (0.53%) iSeries
11 2 (0.53%) RMADS
11 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.87%) Windows
2 2 (0.53%) UNIX
3 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (36.53%) Information Security
2 57 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (11.20%) Risk Management
4 34 (9.07%) Data Analysis
5 25 (6.67%) Security Management
6 24 (6.40%) Data Protection
7 22 (5.87%) Information Security Management
8 19 (5.07%) ISMS
9 18 (4.80%) Information Management
10 17 (4.53%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.00%) Security Architecture
11 15 (4.00%) SIEM
11 15 (4.00%) Cyber Security
12 13 (3.47%) Information Governance
12 13 (3.47%) Programme Management
13 12 (3.20%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (2.93%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (2.67%) Project Management
15 10 (2.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 149 (39.73%) SQL
2 27 (7.20%) VBA
3 14 (3.73%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.07%) VB
4 4 (1.07%) Java
5 2 (0.53%) C
5 2 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.27%) C#
6 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (12.27%) CISSP
2 37 (9.87%) CISM
2 37 (9.87%) Degree
3 13 (3.47%) CISA
4 10 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.87%) CISMP
6 6 (1.60%) CRISC
6 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.80%) MCSA
8 2 (0.53%) ISACA
8 2 (0.53%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.27%) CHFI
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) GIAC
9 1 (0.27%) GCIA
9 1 (0.27%) GCIH
9 1 (0.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.73%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.60%) COBIT
5 3 (0.80%) GPG13
6 2 (0.53%) QA
6 2 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.53%) SLA
6 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 57 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.73%) Tableau
3 12 (3.20%) SAP
4 10 (2.67%) Symantec
5 9 (2.40%) McAfee
6 7 (1.87%) Oracle
6 7 (1.87%) Qualys
7 6 (1.60%) Civica
7 6 (1.60%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.07%) Websense
9 2 (0.53%) ESRI
9 2 (0.53%) Sybase
9 2 (0.53%) hybris
9 2 (0.53%) Cerner
10 1 (0.27%) Infor
10 1 (0.27%) MEDITECH
10 1 (0.27%) Varonis
10 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.27%) Intel
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix
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