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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 425 378 422
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 190 230 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 116 74
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£290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £268
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £16.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -7.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £71.98 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £14.75 £15.60
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -5.44%

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -73 176 £285 -5.00% 48
London -19 83 £343 +7.87% 20
South East -20 30 £283 -5.83% 10
City of London 0 25 £350 -16.41% 8
North West -30 14 £225 +8.43% 7
Berkshire +22 13 £275 +17.64% 1
South West -6 13 £265 +6.00% 3
Yorkshire -20 12 £258 +14.44% 3
West Midlands 0 11 £226 -19.91% 3
Scotland - 10 £475 -
Slough +11 8 £269 +60.44%
West Yorkshire -19 7 £251 +8.06% 3
Hampshire -3 6 £260 -25.71%
East Midlands -14 6 £250 -21.87% 1
East of England -11 5 £270 -9.24% 1
Birmingham -3 4 - - 2
Cheshire -5 4 £211 -0.70%
Manchester -10 4 £270 -43.15% 5
South Yorkshire -13 4 £250 +42.85%
Glasgow - 4 £413 -
Bradford - 4 £358 - 1
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £343 - 1
Doncaster - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £343 - 1
Wales +7 2 £175 - 1
Shropshire 0 2 - -
Midlands -2 2 £245 -
South Wales -2 2 £175 - 1
Kent -5 2 £331 +188.04% 1

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 181 (46.77%) NHS
2 153 (39.53%) SQL
3 131 (33.85%) Information Security
4 70 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (17.83%) Microsoft
6 67 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (16.80%) MS Excel
8 64 (16.54%) Finance
9 63 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 59 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (14.99%) CISSP
12 57 (14.73%) Management Information System
13 50 (12.92%) SQL Server
14 48 (12.40%) Risk Management
15 46 (11.89%) CISM
16 38 (9.82%) MS Office
17 34 (8.79%) Degree
18 31 (8.01%) QlikView
19 29 (7.49%) Data Analysis
20 28 (7.24%) Business Objects
21 25 (6.46%) VBA
22 24 (6.20%) Security Management
22 24 (6.20%) CISA
22 24 (6.20%) ISMS
23 23 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 21 (5.43%) Firewall
25 20 (5.17%) Information Security Management
25 20 (5.17%) PCI DSS
26 19 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
26 19 (4.91%) Data Quality

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.29%) IIS
3 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.78%) SAS
3 3 (0.78%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.26%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 65 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 38 (9.82%) MS Office
3 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.81%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.43%) Firewall
2 13 (3.36%) Intranet
3 7 (1.81%) Internet
4 6 (1.55%) Network Security
5 3 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (12.92%) SQL Server
3 31 (8.01%) QlikView
4 23 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.81%) MS Access
9 5 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.03%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.78%) OLAP
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.52%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (16.54%) Finance
2 16 (4.13%) Banking
3 11 (2.84%) Marketing
4 10 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.33%) Electronics
5 9 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.33%) Legal
6 8 (2.07%) Retail
7 6 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.29%) Local Government
9 4 (1.03%) Law
10 3 (0.78%) Publishing
10 3 (0.78%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Military
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.29%) COM
2 2 (0.52%) JSP
2 2 (0.52%) HTML
2 2 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) DOM
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 181 (46.77%) NHS
2 67 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (14.73%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.88%) Statistics
5 13 (3.36%) Informatics
6 9 (2.33%) DTV
7 6 (1.55%) Human Factors
8 5 (1.29%) CESG
8 5 (1.29%) GIS
9 4 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.52%) iSeries
11 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.52%) RMADS
11 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.26%) Economics
12 1 (0.26%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.07%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
3 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.78%) UNIX
4 2 (0.52%) Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (33.85%) Information Security
2 59 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (12.40%) Risk Management
4 29 (7.49%) Data Analysis
5 24 (6.20%) ISMS
5 24 (6.20%) Security Management
6 20 (5.17%) Information Security Management
7 18 (4.65%) Data Protection
8 17 (4.39%) Information Management
8 17 (4.39%) Information Governance
9 16 (4.13%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (3.62%) Business Analysis
10 14 (3.62%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (3.10%) Analytics
12 12 (3.10%) Validation
13 11 (2.84%) Security Architecture
13 11 (2.84%) SIEM
14 10 (2.58%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.53%) SQL
2 25 (6.46%) VBA
3 11 (2.84%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.78%) VB
5 2 (0.52%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.26%) R
6 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.26%) C#
6 1 (0.26%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (14.99%) CISSP
2 46 (11.89%) CISM
3 34 (8.79%) Degree
4 24 (6.20%) CISA
5 10 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.81%) CISMP
7 6 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.29%) CRISC
8 5 (1.29%) CEH
8 5 (1.29%) GIAC
9 3 (0.78%) ISACA
10 2 (0.52%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.52%) MCP
11 1 (0.26%) MCSA
11 1 (0.26%) ISEB
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.26%) SSCP
11 1 (0.26%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.91%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.81%) COBIT
5 6 (1.55%) SLA
5 6 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.29%) QA
7 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.78%) GPG13
9 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 69 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.24%) Business Objects
3 12 (3.10%) Oracle
3 12 (3.10%) Tableau
4 10 (2.58%) SAP
5 6 (1.55%) Websense
6 4 (1.03%) Symantec
6 4 (1.03%) McAfee
6 4 (1.03%) Citrix
7 3 (0.78%) Cerner
7 3 (0.78%) Sophos
7 3 (0.78%) Sourcefire
7 3 (0.78%) Civica
7 3 (0.78%) Google
7 3 (0.78%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco
8 2 (0.52%) hybris
8 2 (0.52%) ESRI
8 2 (0.52%) Sybase
9 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
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