The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 523 470 452
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 91 180 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 143 145
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £198 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.12 £15.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -11.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £15.11 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.62 £15.98 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.12 £15.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +11.03%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Analyst in the job title.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -67 88 £400 +6.66% 19
London -36 41 £413 +3.12% 8
South West +11 17 £370 +24.89% 2
City of London -7 16 £420 -4.00% 5
South East +12 15 £358 +17.21% 2
West Midlands -20 8 £400 -9.85%
Dorset +7 6 £363 +41.46%
Wiltshire - 6 £413 - 1
Poole 0 5 £363 +41.46%
Swindon - 5 £413 - 1
Scotland +7 3 £455 -4.21% 2
Warwickshire -1 3 £350 -
North West -13 3 £275 +29.41% 1
Surrey +20 2 £453 +13.12%
Hampshire +18 2 £314 -30.27% 1
Glasgow +7 2 £478 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £350 -7.89%
Birmingham -3 2 £400 -
East of England -7 2 £250 -41.17% 2
Edinburgh +20 1 £425 -10.52% 1
Cheshire +13 1 £450 +40.62%
Yorkshire +9 1 £500 +90.47% 1
West Sussex +7 1 £450 +12.50%
Reading +1 1 - -
Ipswich 0 1 - -
Suffolk 0 1 - -
Lancashire -7 1 £218 -36.02%
Sheffield -10 1 £500 +61.29%
Oxfordshire -13 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -16 1 £500 +66.66%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Information Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 114 (57.29%) Information Security
2 54 (27.14%) CISSP
3 46 (23.12%) SQL
4 44 (22.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (21.11%) NHS
6 38 (19.10%) Finance
7 29 (14.57%) Management Information System
7 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (13.07%) SIEM
9 25 (12.56%) CISM
9 25 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (11.56%) CISA
11 22 (11.06%) Risk Management
11 22 (11.06%) Security Management
12 20 (10.05%) Firewall
13 17 (8.54%) Information Security Management
13 17 (8.54%) Microsoft
13 17 (8.54%) ISMS
13 17 (8.54%) Business Analysis
13 17 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (8.04%) Security Operations
14 16 (8.04%) Incident Management
14 16 (8.04%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
14 16 (8.04%) ITIL
15 15 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (7.54%) PCI DSS
15 15 (7.54%) Data Quality
16 14 (7.04%) Information Management
16 14 (7.04%) Data Warehouse

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.51%) Confluence
2 1 (0.50%) SAS
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) SPSS
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.05%) Firewall
2 12 (6.03%) Network Security
3 5 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.51%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.51%) VPN
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.01%) Intranet
6 2 (1.01%) LAN
6 2 (1.01%) SSL
6 2 (1.01%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) DHCP
7 1 (0.50%) DMZ
7 1 (0.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) IPv6
7 1 (0.50%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) MRTG
7 1 (0.50%) OSPF
7 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.52%) QlikView
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.51%) MS Access
7 3 (1.51%) Power BI
8 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.01%) GIS
8 2 (1.01%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.50%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (19.10%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Retail
2 10 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.02%) Banking
4 7 (3.52%) Legal
5 6 (3.02%) Local Government
6 3 (1.51%) Marketing
6 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.01%) Electronics
7 2 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) Middleware
1 1 (0.50%) ODBC
1 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.11%) NHS
2 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.02%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (2.51%) Informatics
6 4 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.01%) Statistics
7 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.50%) Fintech
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.01%) Windows
2 3 (1.51%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.50%) MVS
3 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (57.29%) Information Security
2 26 (13.07%) SIEM
3 22 (11.06%) Risk Management
3 22 (11.06%) Security Management
4 17 (8.54%) Business Analysis
4 17 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (8.54%) Information Security Management
4 17 (8.54%) ISMS
5 16 (8.04%) Incident Management
5 16 (8.04%) ITIL
5 16 (8.04%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (8.04%) Security Operations
6 15 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.04%) Information Management
8 13 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.53%) Data Analysis
8 13 (6.53%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.03%) Data Protection
10 10 (5.03%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (4.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.12%) SQL
2 12 (6.03%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.01%) R
4 3 (1.51%) VBA
5 2 (1.01%) C
5 2 (1.01%) Python
5 2 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (0.50%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) JCL
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (27.14%) CISSP
2 25 (12.56%) CISM
3 23 (11.56%) CISA
4 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.53%) Degree
6 8 (4.02%) CRISC
7 7 (3.52%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (3.52%) CLAS
7 7 (3.52%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.02%) ISEB
9 4 (2.01%) IIBA
9 4 (2.01%) SANS
10 3 (1.51%) CEH
10 3 (1.51%) GCIA
11 2 (1.01%) CCSP
11 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.01%) EnCE
11 2 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.54%) Data Quality
2 15 (7.54%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.03%) COBIT
4 4 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.01%) QA
6 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.01%) RSA Security Analytics
1 2 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.50%) Nagios
2 1 (0.50%) Nessus
2 1 (0.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.52%) Cisco
3 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
3 6 (3.02%) Qualys
3 6 (3.02%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.51%) Juniper
4 5 (2.51%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.01%) Tableau
5 4 (2.01%) VMware
6 3 (1.51%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (1.51%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.01%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.01%) Citrix
7 2 (1.01%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.01%) Infoflex
7 2 (1.01%) NetWitness
7 2 (1.01%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.50%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.50%) Splunk
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