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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Analyst
Rank 420 413 413
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 183 172 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 111 80
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£300 £275 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £261 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.87% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 29
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £27.50 £25.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -5.06%

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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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
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 November 2014.

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 November 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 -38 181 £300 +9.09% 40
London +14 71 £375 +33.92% 18
South East -18 36 £300 +2.56% 3
City of London +31 28 £375 +36.36% 4
South West -22 20 £272 -1.09% 5
East of England -3 14 £350 +79.48%
North West -4 13 £300 +71.42% 6
Yorkshire -1 11 £283 -0.87% 4
Berkshire +10 10 £375 -
East Midlands +5 9 £275 -1.78% 1
Dorset - 6 £275 -
West Yorkshire -2 4 £275 +12.24% 3
Manchester -10 4 £219 +52.17% 2
Hampshire -20 4 £325 +23.80%
Surrey - 4 £345 - 1
Cambridge +6 3 £350 +100.00%
Suffolk +3 3 £375 +114.28%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £350 +100.00%
Bristol -20 3 £440 +30.37% 1
West Midlands -22 3 £365 +48.97% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Ipswich - 3 £375 -
North Yorkshire +1 2 £275 -3.50%
Southampton -3 2 £313 +20.19%
Merseyside -5 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -11 2 £299 +38.95%
Wiltshire -18 2 £141 -52.91%
Leeds -18 2 - - 2
Reading +10 1 £350 -7.89%
Swindon -9 1 £175 -41.66%

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 202 (50.50%) NHS
2 134 (33.50%) SQL
3 120 (30.00%) Information Security
4 75 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 70 (17.50%) CISSP
6 59 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (13.25%) MS Excel
8 52 (13.00%) Finance
9 47 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (11.50%) Microsoft
11 39 (9.75%) Firewall
12 38 (9.50%) CISM
13 37 (9.25%) Risk Management
13 37 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (8.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 33 (8.25%) Degree
15 31 (7.75%) Data Analysis
15 31 (7.75%) Management Information System
16 30 (7.50%) GIAC
17 29 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (7.00%) MS Office
19 27 (6.75%) Information Assurance
20 25 (6.25%) ITIL
20 25 (6.25%) TCP/IP
20 25 (6.25%) Legal
21 24 (6.00%) Windows
21 24 (6.00%) Data Protection
22 23 (5.75%) Network Security
23 21 (5.25%) CISA
24 20 (5.00%) Penetration Testing

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 53 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.00%) MS Office
3 17 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.00%) SPSS
6 4 (1.00%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.75%) Stata
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.00%) assyst
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.75%) Firewall
2 25 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.75%) Network Security
4 14 (3.50%) Intranet
4 14 (3.50%) Internet
5 9 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.75%) DHCP
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
7 2 (0.50%) Extranet
7 2 (0.50%) LDAP
8 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.50%) QlikView
5 16 (4.00%) MS Access
6 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.50%) MySQL
8 6 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.25%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 52 (13.00%) Finance
2 25 (6.25%) Legal
3 16 (4.00%) Law
4 13 (3.25%) Banking
5 8 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.50%) HTML
1 2 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.25%) XML
2 1 (0.25%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 202 (50.50%) NHS
2 47 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.00%) Informatics
5 13 (3.25%) Statistics
6 10 (2.50%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.00%) Replication
8 4 (1.00%) CESG
8 4 (1.00%) GIS
8 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.50%) PKI
10 2 (0.50%) SCADA
10 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.50%) Equities
10 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.00%) Windows
2 19 (4.75%) UNIX
3 10 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.25%) AIX
4 1 (0.25%) HPUX
4 1 (0.25%) Solaris
4 1 (0.25%) zOS
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.00%) Information Security
2 37 (9.25%) Risk Management
2 37 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (7.75%) Data Analysis
4 27 (6.75%) Information Assurance
5 25 (6.25%) ITIL
6 24 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 20 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (4.25%) Change Control
9 16 (4.00%) Cyber Security
9 16 (4.00%) Project Management
10 15 (3.75%) Benchmarking
10 15 (3.75%) Validation
10 15 (3.75%) Security Management
11 14 (3.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (3.25%) Information Governance
12 13 (3.25%) Data Modelling
13 12 (3.00%) ISMS
14 11 (2.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 134 (33.50%) SQL
2 16 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (3.50%) VBA
4 6 (1.50%) VB
5 3 (0.75%) R
6 2 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.25%) Java
7 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (17.50%) CISSP
2 38 (9.50%) CISM
3 33 (8.25%) Degree
4 30 (7.50%) GIAC
5 21 (5.25%) CISA
6 14 (3.50%) CEH
7 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.00%) MCSE
8 12 (3.00%) CRISC
9 10 (2.50%) GCIA
10 9 (2.25%) CNA
10 9 (2.25%) Novell Certification
10 9 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.75%) CISMP
13 2 (0.50%) ECDL
13 2 (0.50%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.25%) MCP
14 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.00%) COBIT
4 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.50%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) XenApp
2 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.25%) RACF
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 46 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.75%) Oracle
3 13 (3.25%) Business Objects
4 12 (3.00%) Qualys
5 11 (2.75%) ArcSight
5 11 (2.75%) HP
6 9 (2.25%) Tableau
6 9 (2.25%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.00%) Sun
8 6 (1.50%) SAP
8 6 (1.50%) Symantec
9 5 (1.25%) Casewise
10 3 (0.75%) Siebel
10 3 (0.75%) Websense
10 3 (0.75%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.50%) VMware
11 2 (0.50%) McAfee
11 2 (0.50%) Cognos
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco
11 2 (0.50%) IBM
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