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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Analyst
Rank 402 438 415
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 214 136 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 84 85
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£350 £279 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.44% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £215
% change year-on-year
- +23.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 29
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.45 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.38 £21.15 £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -12.82%

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 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 +32 209 £350 +25.44% 44
London +49 94 £425 +6.25% 17
South West -12 24 £300 +9.09% 4
City of London +34 22 £475 -5.00% 7
South East -8 22 £289 +4.05% 5
North West 0 16 £238 -5.18% 4
East Midlands +11 14 £315 -3.07% 1
Yorkshire +4 14 £250 +31.57% 5
East of England -36 10 £200 -11.60% 3
Bristol - 10 £520 -
Manchester -6 9 £238 +58.33% 3
West Midlands -15 8 £200 -11.11% 5
West Yorkshire -7 6 £250 +11.11% 3
Essex -5 5 £225 -15.09%
Scotland -5 4 £375 +24.58%
Cheshire +8 3 £203 -27.41%
Surrey +4 3 £318 +76.38% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £275 -4.34%
Leeds -2 3 £250 +31.57% 2
Hertfordshire -27 3 £175 -
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire -5 2 - - 1
Cambridge -8 2 - -
Hampshire -14 2 £450 +66.66%
Dorset - 2 £223 - 2
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Redhill +3 1 - -
Northamptonshire +3 1 £450 -
Northampton +2 1 £450 -

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 254 (56.82%) NHS
2 168 (37.58%) SQL
3 110 (24.61%) Information Security
4 104 (23.27%) SQL Server
5 70 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (14.99%) CISSP
8 65 (14.54%) Finance
9 58 (12.98%) MS Excel
10 51 (11.41%) Management Information System
11 47 (10.51%) Microsoft
12 43 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (8.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 33 (7.38%) Data Analysis
14 33 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (6.94%) Firewall
16 30 (6.71%) CISM
17 28 (6.26%) Degree
18 27 (6.04%) Penetration Testing
19 26 (5.82%) Risk Management
20 24 (5.37%) TCP/IP
21 23 (5.15%) MS Office
21 23 (5.15%) T-SQL
22 22 (4.92%) GIAC
22 22 (4.92%) Network Security
22 22 (4.92%) Information Assurance
23 21 (4.70%) Windows
23 21 (4.70%) Security Management
24 20 (4.47%) ITIL
25 19 (4.25%) Oracle

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.45%) ArcGIS
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.15%) MS Office
3 18 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.34%) SPSS
7 5 (1.12%) Stata
7 5 (1.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.68%) assyst
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.94%) Firewall
2 24 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.92%) Network Security
4 14 (3.13%) Intranet
5 12 (2.68%) Internet
6 8 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) Wireless
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 69 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.80%) QlikView
4 17 (3.80%) MS Access
5 14 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.57%) MySQL
8 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.45%) Xcelsius
11 2 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Subversion
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 65 (14.54%) Finance
2 19 (4.25%) Legal
3 16 (3.58%) Law
4 13 (2.91%) Banking
5 8 (1.79%) Retail
5 8 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Military
9 2 (0.45%) International Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.22%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.67%) HTML
1 3 (0.67%) OLE
2 2 (0.45%) ArcObjects
2 2 (0.45%) .NET
2 2 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 254 (56.82%) NHS
2 70 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (11.41%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.03%) Statistics
5 14 (3.13%) Informatics
6 9 (2.01%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) GIS
10 4 (0.89%) Replication
10 4 (0.89%) Economics
10 4 (0.89%) CESG
10 4 (0.89%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.67%) Wiki
12 2 (0.45%) RMADS
12 2 (0.45%) Equities
12 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.70%) Windows
2 18 (4.03%) UNIX
3 6 (1.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.22%) zOS
4 1 (0.22%) AIX
4 1 (0.22%) HPUX
4 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.61%) Information Security
2 33 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (7.38%) Data Analysis
3 27 (6.04%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (5.82%) Risk Management
5 22 (4.92%) Information Assurance
6 21 (4.70%) Security Management
7 20 (4.47%) ITIL
8 19 (4.25%) Benchmarking
9 18 (4.03%) Information Security Management
9 18 (4.03%) Data Protection
10 17 (3.80%) Change Control
11 16 (3.58%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (3.36%) ISMS
13 14 (3.13%) Validation
14 13 (2.91%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (2.91%) GAP Analysis
14 13 (2.91%) Cyber Security
15 12 (2.68%) Information Governance
15 12 (2.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 168 (37.58%) SQL
2 23 (5.15%) T-SQL
3 8 (1.79%) VB
3 8 (1.79%) VBA
4 5 (1.12%) R
5 4 (0.89%) C
6 2 (0.45%) Java
6 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.22%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 67 (14.99%) CISSP
2 30 (6.71%) CISM
3 28 (6.26%) Degree
4 22 (4.92%) GIAC
5 16 (3.58%) CEH
6 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.91%) CISA
7 12 (2.68%) MCSE
8 11 (2.46%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.01%) GCIA
10 8 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (1.79%) CNA
10 8 (1.79%) Novell Certification
11 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.89%) ECDL
12 4 (0.89%) CRISC
13 2 (0.45%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.22%) MCP
14 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.79%) QA
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) RACF
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.25%) Oracle
3 18 (4.03%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.24%) HP
4 10 (2.24%) Qualys
5 9 (2.01%) ArcSight
5 9 (2.01%) SAP
6 8 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.57%) Sun
8 6 (1.34%) Symantec
8 6 (1.34%) Tableau
9 5 (1.12%) Casewise
9 5 (1.12%) McAfee
10 4 (0.89%) Cognos
11 3 (0.67%) Capita
12 2 (0.45%) IBM
12 2 (0.45%) Reuters
12 2 (0.45%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.45%) LogLogic
12 2 (0.45%) Siebel
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