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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 415 415 360
Rank change year-on-year
0 -55
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 208 188 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 137 135
Average daily rate £375 £291 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Average hourly rate £16.05 £18.25 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +4.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.60 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £16.19 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-0.88% -7.36%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +16 201 £375 +29.31% 47
London +33 104 £400 +26.98% 22
East of England +7 23 £425 +41.66% 1
Yorkshire -2 16 £263 -39.30% 3
South East -16 15 £290 +5.45% 7
North West -20 15 £311 +29.68% 5
Bedfordshire - 15 £425 -
Luton - 14 £425 -
East Midlands -8 11 £300 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -10 10 £454 +51.25% 3
City of London +25 8 £450 +45.16% 5
South Yorkshire -4 8 £305 +190.47% 1
Glasgow - 7 £350 - 1
Scotland - 7 £350 - 1
Sheffield -8 6 £349 +232.14% 1
South West -12 6 £238 - 4
Lancashire -3 5 £313 -7.40% 2
West Yorkshire -5 5 £218 -49.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £400 +23.07%
Merseyside +1 4 £218 -
Nottingham -10 4 £513 +86.36%
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £513 +86.36%
Leeds -16 4 £270 -37.57% 1
Liverpool - 4 £218 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £275 -
Berkshire -2 3 £203 -26.36% 2
Manchester -22 3 £325 +48.57% 1
Brighton - 3 £198 -
East Sussex - 3 £198 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £295 +47.25% 1

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 157 (40.67%) Information Security
2 135 (34.97%) NHS
3 133 (34.46%) SQL
4 72 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (17.10%) Finance
6 62 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 61 (15.80%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (15.54%) CISSP
9 47 (12.18%) Management Information System
10 44 (11.40%) Microsoft
10 44 (11.40%) MS Excel
11 38 (9.84%) Risk Management
11 38 (9.84%) SQL Server
11 38 (9.84%) Data Analysis
12 36 (9.33%) CISM
13 35 (9.07%) Security Management
14 30 (7.77%) PCI DSS
15 27 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (6.99%) Data Quality
16 26 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (6.48%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (6.48%) Project Management
18 23 (5.96%) Information Security Management
18 23 (5.96%) Legal
18 23 (5.96%) Information Management
18 23 (5.96%) Business Analysis
18 23 (5.96%) Data Protection
18 23 (5.96%) Degree
19 21 (5.44%) Security Operations
19 21 (5.44%) Windows

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.26%) IIS
2 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.18%) MS Office
3 10 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.04%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.78%) MS Project
6 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.52%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.33%) Firewall
2 8 (2.07%) SAN
3 5 (1.30%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) IPv4
5 1 (0.26%) IPv6
5 1 (0.26%) MRTG
5 1 (0.26%) OSPF
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
5 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.15%) QlikView
4 16 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.85%) MS Access
7 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.55%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.04%) GIS
11 2 (0.52%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.52%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.26%) Big Data
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (17.10%) Finance
2 23 (5.96%) Legal
3 19 (4.92%) Retail
4 14 (3.63%) Banking
5 7 (1.81%) Advertising
6 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.30%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Electronics
8 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.78%) Games
9 3 (0.78%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.04%) XML
2 3 (0.78%) .NET
2 3 (0.78%) XSD
3 2 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 135 (34.97%) NHS
2 72 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (12.18%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.40%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (3.63%) Informatics
6 13 (3.37%) Statistics
7 11 (2.85%) Data Extraction
8 8 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.30%) FMCG
11 4 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.78%) Health Informatics
13 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
14 1 (0.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.26%) Fintech
14 1 (0.26%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.44%) Windows
2 9 (2.33%) Linux
3 8 (2.07%) Unix
4 3 (0.78%) AIX
4 3 (0.78%) VMS
5 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (40.67%) Information Security
2 61 (15.80%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (9.84%) Data Analysis
3 38 (9.84%) Risk Management
4 35 (9.07%) Security Management
5 25 (6.48%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (6.48%) Project Management
6 23 (5.96%) Business Analysis
6 23 (5.96%) Data Protection
6 23 (5.96%) Information Management
6 23 (5.96%) Information Security Management
7 21 (5.44%) Security Operations
8 18 (4.66%) ITIL
9 17 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (4.15%) Analytics
11 15 (3.89%) Data Modelling
11 15 (3.89%) Information Assurance
11 15 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (3.89%) Validation
12 14 (3.63%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 133 (34.46%) SQL
2 9 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (2.07%) VBA
4 6 (1.55%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.04%) Java
6 3 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (15.54%) CISSP
2 36 (9.33%) CISM
3 23 (5.96%) Degree
4 20 (5.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.33%) CISA
7 5 (1.30%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.52%) CEH
8 2 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) ISEB
8 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.52%) SANS
9 1 (0.26%) CCSA
9 1 (0.26%) CCSE
9 1 (0.26%) CISMP
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) GCIA
9 1 (0.26%) GCIH
9 1 (0.26%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (7.77%) PCI DSS
3 27 (6.99%) Data Quality
4 13 (3.37%) COBIT
5 9 (2.33%) QA
6 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.78%) RMADS
7 3 (0.78%) SLA
8 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.52%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.26%) EMIR
9 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (3.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) EnCase
2 1 (0.26%) Nagios
2 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.59%) SAP
3 8 (2.07%) Citrix
4 7 (1.81%) Tableau
5 6 (1.55%) ArcSight
5 6 (1.55%) Civica
5 6 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (1.55%) Oracle
5 6 (1.55%) Symantec
6 5 (1.30%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.30%) Cisco
6 5 (1.30%) McAfee
6 5 (1.30%) Qualys
7 4 (1.04%) Varonis
8 3 (0.78%) Blue Coat
8 3 (0.78%) Cognos
8 3 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (0.78%) HP
8 3 (0.78%) IronPort
8 3 (0.78%) Remedy
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