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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 401 373 440
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +67
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 221 232 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 137 83
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£291 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.75 £14.50 £15.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.89% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £52.30 £20.20
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -45 206 £290 -3.33% 52
London 0 88 £350 +8.52% 16
South East -12 38 £275 -8.33% 4
City of London +4 30 £350 -6.79% 4
Berkshire +18 17 £275 +17.64% 1
North West -29 17 £211 -1.16% 8
Yorkshire -20 16 £250 +13.63% 6
West Midlands -2 14 £293 +30.00% 3
South West -3 14 £270 -16.92% 9
Scotland +7 11 £475 +26.66%
Slough +11 10 £269 +60.44% 1
East of England -5 10 £183 -33.54% 4
West Yorkshire -15 9 £251 +16.86% 3
South Yorkshire -4 7 £250 +11.11% 2
Surrey +6 6 £300 -16.66%
Hampshire -1 6 £260 -28.27%
East Midlands -13 6 £250 -28.57% 1
Essex -11 5 £168 -55.03%
Merseyside -12 5 £173 -14.81% 3
Glasgow - 5 £413 -
Birmingham 0 4 - - 1
Kent -1 4 £331 +188.04%
Bradford - 4 £358 -
Chelmsford - 4 £160 -
Doncaster - 4 - -
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Lancashire +9 3 £213 +2.40% 2
Shropshire +1 3 - -
Sheffield -5 3 £250 - 1
Liverpool -12 3 £173 -14.81% 3

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 185 (47.44%) NHS
2 152 (38.97%) SQL
3 132 (33.85%) Information Security
4 72 (18.46%) Finance
5 71 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 64 (16.41%) Microsoft
8 63 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 57 (14.62%) Management Information System
10 57 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 54 (13.85%) CISSP
12 49 (12.56%) SQL Server
13 44 (11.28%) CISM
14 43 (11.03%) Risk Management
15 37 (9.49%) MS Office
16 33 (8.46%) Degree
17 32 (8.21%) QlikView
18 29 (7.44%) Data Analysis
19 27 (6.92%) VBA
20 25 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
21 24 (6.15%) CISA
22 23 (5.90%) Data Protection
23 21 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 19 (4.87%) Information Management
24 19 (4.87%) ISMS
24 19 (4.87%) Security Management
24 19 (4.87%) Firewall
25 18 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
25 18 (4.62%) PCI DSS

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.28%) IIS
3 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.77%) SAS
3 3 (0.77%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.26%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 60 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.49%) MS Office
3 9 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.54%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.51%) 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 (0.77%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.87%) Firewall
2 13 (3.33%) Intranet
3 6 (1.54%) Internet
4 4 (1.03%) Network Security
5 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.77%) 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 57 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 32 (8.21%) QlikView
4 25 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.56%) MS Access
10 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.54%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.77%) OLAP
13 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.51%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (18.46%) Finance
2 15 (3.85%) Banking
2 15 (3.85%) Marketing
3 13 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (3.08%) Electronics
4 12 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.56%) Legal
6 7 (1.79%) Retail
7 5 (1.28%) Local Government
7 5 (1.28%) Law
8 3 (0.77%) Publishing
8 3 (0.77%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.28%) COM
2 2 (0.51%) JSP
2 2 (0.51%) HTML
2 2 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) DOM
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 185 (47.44%) NHS
2 71 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (14.62%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.10%) Statistics
5 13 (3.33%) Informatics
6 12 (3.08%) DTV
7 5 (1.28%) CESG
7 5 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (1.28%) Human Factors
7 5 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.77%) GIS
9 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.51%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.51%) iSeries
9 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.51%) RMADS
10 1 (0.26%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.05%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
3 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.77%) UNIX
4 2 (0.51%) Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (33.85%) Information Security
2 63 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (11.03%) Risk Management
4 29 (7.44%) Data Analysis
5 23 (5.90%) Data Protection
6 19 (4.87%) ISMS
6 19 (4.87%) Security Management
6 19 (4.87%) Information Management
7 17 (4.36%) Business Analysis
8 16 (4.10%) Information Security Management
9 14 (3.59%) Security Architecture
9 14 (3.59%) Information Governance
9 14 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (3.33%) Programme Management
10 13 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 13 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (3.08%) Validation
11 12 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (38.97%) SQL
2 27 (6.92%) VBA
3 14 (3.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.03%) VB
5 2 (0.51%) C
5 2 (0.51%) C#
5 2 (0.51%) Java
5 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.51%) Python
5 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (13.85%) CISSP
2 44 (11.28%) CISM
3 33 (8.46%) Degree
4 24 (6.15%) CISA
5 9 (2.31%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.79%) CISMP
7 6 (1.54%) CRISC
7 6 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.77%) MCSA
9 2 (0.51%) ISACA
9 2 (0.51%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.26%) CHFI
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB
10 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MCP
10 1 (0.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.10%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.31%) COBIT
5 6 (1.54%) SLA
6 5 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.03%) QA
8 3 (0.77%) GPG13
9 2 (0.51%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 64 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.33%) SAP
3 12 (3.08%) Oracle
4 11 (2.82%) Tableau
5 4 (1.03%) Citrix
5 4 (1.03%) Symantec
5 4 (1.03%) McAfee
5 4 (1.03%) Websense
6 3 (0.77%) Civica
6 3 (0.77%) Google
6 3 (0.77%) Cerner
7 2 (0.51%) Sophos
7 2 (0.51%) Sybase
7 2 (0.51%) ESRI
7 2 (0.51%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.51%) hybris
7 2 (0.51%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.26%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.26%) Varonis
8 1 (0.26%) Northgate
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