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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 389 350 397
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +47
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 186 237 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 131 76
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£285 £265 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £274
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.75 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £111.00 £151.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%

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
47659 47013 42321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.36% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29398 27746 24152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1803 2001 2307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -39 183 £300 +13.74% 46
London +6 65 £325 +18.18% 19
South East -61 30 £275 - 7
City of London +30 24 £311 -37.75% 3
South West -13 21 £224 -31.15%
North West -19 18 £209 +3.08% 5
East of England +18 15 £300 +14.28% 4
East Midlands +15 14 £275 +19.56% 3
Yorkshire -6 8 £433 +82.10% 4
Manchester -1 7 £213 -14.90% 2
West Yorkshire +2 6 £433 +73.00% 2
Berkshire -1 6 £250 -16.66%
Derbyshire +17 5 £325 +58.53%
Oxfordshire -11 5 £435 +45.00%
West Midlands -14 5 £300 +14.83% 4
Dorset +1 4 £224 -48.56%
Leeds 0 4 £449 +79.50% 1
Bristol -8 4 £363 +51.04%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £275 -
Surrey +3 3 £325 +23.80% 1
Edinburgh -1 3 £175 -
Scotland -7 3 £175 -54.24% 2
Nottingham - 3 £275 -
Bournemouth +3 2 £211 -51.43%
Staffordshire 0 2 £300 - 1
Wiltshire -6 2 £225 -35.71%
Leicestershire - 2 £235 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 1 £280 +7.69%
Essex +7 1 - - 2
Coventry +5 1 £200 -

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 193 (52.16%) NHS
2 154 (41.62%) SQL
3 110 (29.73%) Information Security
4 68 (18.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (16.49%) CISSP
6 60 (16.22%) MS Excel
7 59 (15.95%) Microsoft
8 56 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (14.32%) SQL Server
10 49 (13.24%) CISM
11 47 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (11.89%) Risk Management
13 43 (11.62%) Finance
13 43 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 35 (9.46%) CISA
15 32 (8.65%) QlikView
16 31 (8.38%) MS Office
17 30 (8.11%) Management Information System
18 28 (7.57%) Degree
19 27 (7.30%) Data Analysis
20 26 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (6.49%) VBA
22 23 (6.22%) Firewall
23 20 (5.41%) Security Management
24 19 (5.14%) MS Access
24 19 (5.14%) Business Objects
24 19 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
25 18 (4.86%) Incident Management
25 18 (4.86%) GIAC
26 17 (4.59%) T-SQL

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (3.24%) IIS
2 9 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.38%) MS Office
3 10 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.62%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) assyst
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.54%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.22%) Firewall
2 10 (2.70%) Network Security
3 6 (1.62%) Internet
4 5 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.81%) DNS
5 3 (0.81%) Intranet
5 3 (0.81%) DHCP
6 2 (0.54%) LDAP
6 2 (0.54%) Extranet
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 53 (14.32%) SQL Server
3 32 (8.65%) QlikView
4 26 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.14%) MS Access
5 19 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.81%) OLAP
11 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (11.62%) Finance
2 17 (4.59%) Legal
3 12 (3.24%) Banking
4 11 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.62%) Retail
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
7 4 (1.08%) Electronics
7 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.81%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.54%) HTML
1 2 (0.54%) .NET
1 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.27%) COM
2 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 193 (52.16%) NHS
2 47 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.78%) Informatics
5 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.35%) Statistics
7 4 (1.08%) DTV
7 4 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.81%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.54%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.54%) PKI
9 2 (0.54%) GIS
9 2 (0.54%) Equities
9 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.32%) Windows
2 8 (2.16%) Linux
3 7 (1.89%) UNIX
4 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.27%) HPUX
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.73%) Information Security
2 56 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (11.89%) Risk Management
4 27 (7.30%) Data Analysis
5 20 (5.41%) Security Management
6 18 (4.86%) Incident Management
7 17 (4.59%) Project Management
8 16 (4.32%) ITIL
9 15 (4.05%) ISMS
9 15 (4.05%) Data Protection
10 14 (3.78%) Information Security Management
10 14 (3.78%) Analytics
11 13 (3.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.97%) Benchmarking
12 11 (2.97%) Information Assurance
12 11 (2.97%) Performance Management
13 10 (2.70%) Data Management
13 10 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 154 (41.62%) SQL
2 24 (6.49%) VBA
3 17 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.08%) VB
5 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.27%) C
5 1 (0.27%) C#
5 1 (0.27%) Java
5 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (16.49%) CISSP
2 49 (13.24%) CISM
3 35 (9.46%) CISA
4 28 (7.57%) Degree
5 18 (4.86%) GIAC
6 14 (3.78%) CRISC
7 7 (1.89%) CEH
8 6 (1.62%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.81%) CISMP
9 3 (0.81%) GCIA
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.81%) CNA
9 3 (0.81%) Novell Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCP
10 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCSE
10 2 (0.54%) VCP4
11 1 (0.27%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.16%) COBIT
4 8 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.35%) SLA
6 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (1.08%) QA
7 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) XenApp
3 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.14%) Business Objects
3 15 (4.05%) Tableau
4 12 (3.24%) Oracle
5 8 (2.16%) Qualys
6 7 (1.89%) ArcSight
6 7 (1.89%) Websense
7 6 (1.62%) HP
7 6 (1.62%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.62%) Symantec
8 4 (1.08%) Citrix
8 4 (1.08%) SAP
8 4 (1.08%) Cisco
9 3 (0.81%) Siebel
9 3 (0.81%) Sun
9 3 (0.81%) Sophos
9 3 (0.81%) Tripwire
9 3 (0.81%) Sourcefire
9 3 (0.81%) Google
9 3 (0.81%) LogRhythm
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