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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 486 450 364
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -86
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 161 195 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 123 130
Median daily rate £366 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.20% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £60.00 £75.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +5.26%

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 -42 157 £366 +12.69% 31
London -8 74 £400 +23.07% 16
South East -8 31 £395 +17.03% 3
North West -4 17 £300 +23.71% 5
City of London +29 10 £413 +32.00% 2
East Midlands +8 9 £325 +13.04% 1
East of England +7 9 £255 -34.19% 1
Bedfordshire +7 7 £413 +3.12%
Surrey 0 7 £400 +23.07%
South West -4 7 £343 +41.23% 2
West Midlands -15 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Manchester -7 6 £275 +4.76% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £325 -
Luton -1 5 £413 -8.33%
Loughborough - 5 £306 -
Milton Keynes +11 4 £155 -51.75%
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £155 -51.75%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £300 -31.03%
Merseyside +3 3 £300 - 2
Liverpool - 3 £300 -
Essex +5 2 £173 -
Gloucestershire +1 2 £275 +22.00%
Lancashire +1 2 £330 +52.60%
Hampshire 0 2 £383 -0.32% 1
Birmingham 0 2 £338 -
Berkshire -1 2 £395 -7.05% 1
Cheshire -13 2 £271 +20.22% 1
Scotland -24 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £369 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 167 (45.26%) Information Security
2 116 (31.44%) NHS
3 114 (30.89%) SQL
4 77 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (20.60%) CISSP
6 58 (15.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (13.01%) Finance
8 47 (12.74%) Management Information System
8 47 (12.74%) MS Excel
9 42 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (11.11%) CISM
11 37 (10.03%) Risk Management
12 36 (9.76%) PCI DSS
12 36 (9.76%) Data Analysis
13 34 (9.21%) Data Quality
14 30 (8.13%) Security Management
14 30 (8.13%) Legal
14 30 (8.13%) Microsoft
15 29 (7.86%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (7.59%) Project Management
17 27 (7.32%) Security Operations
18 26 (7.05%) Data Protection
19 23 (6.23%) Security Cleared
19 23 (6.23%) Windows
20 22 (5.96%) MS Access
20 22 (5.96%) Cyberthreat
21 21 (5.69%) Analytics
21 21 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
22 20 (5.42%) SQL Server
23 19 (5.15%) Information Management

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 11 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.81%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 47 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.52%) MS Office
4 7 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.81%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.98%) Firewall
2 8 (2.17%) SAN
3 6 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.81%) Network Security
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.96%) MS Access
2 21 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (5.42%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.98%) QlikView
7 9 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.17%) GIS
9 6 (1.63%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.36%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (13.01%) Finance
2 30 (8.13%) Legal
3 15 (4.07%) Retail
4 7 (1.90%) Banking
5 3 (0.81%) Local Government
6 2 (0.54%) Automotive
6 2 (0.54%) Billing
6 2 (0.54%) Games
6 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Law
6 2 (0.54%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.54%) Web Services
1 2 (0.54%) XML
1 2 (0.54%) XSD
2 1 (0.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (31.44%) NHS
2 77 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (12.74%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.96%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (2.44%) Informatics
5 9 (2.44%) Statistics
6 7 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (1.90%) FMCG
7 4 (1.08%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.54%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.27%) Economics
10 1 (0.27%) PKI
10 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.23%) Windows
2 9 (2.44%) Linux
3 7 (1.90%) Unix
4 2 (0.54%) VMS
4 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (45.26%) Information Security
2 42 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (10.03%) Risk Management
4 36 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 30 (8.13%) Security Management
6 29 (7.86%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (7.59%) Project Management
8 27 (7.32%) Security Operations
9 26 (7.05%) Data Protection
10 21 (5.69%) Analytics
11 19 (5.15%) Information Management
12 17 (4.61%) Information Assurance
13 16 (4.34%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.34%) ITIL
13 16 (4.34%) Performance Management
13 16 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.07%) Change Management
14 15 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (3.79%) Data Modelling
15 14 (3.79%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (30.89%) SQL
2 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.36%) VB
4 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.08%) Python
4 4 (1.08%) VBA
5 3 (0.81%) C#
5 3 (0.81%) R
6 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (20.60%) CISSP
2 41 (11.11%) CISM
3 23 (6.23%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.34%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.79%) Degree
6 11 (2.98%) CISA
7 7 (1.90%) CEH
8 5 (1.36%) GCIH
9 4 (1.08%) GCIA
9 4 (1.08%) SANS
10 3 (0.81%) GIAC
11 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CBAP
12 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.27%) CLAS
12 1 (0.27%) CRISC
12 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.27%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (15.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 34 (9.21%) Data Quality
4 19 (5.15%) COBIT
5 9 (2.44%) QA
6 5 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.08%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.08%) RMADS
8 3 (0.81%) SLA
9 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.54%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.27%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) EnCase
2 2 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) Nessus
3 1 (0.27%) Nmap
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.90%) Citrix
2 7 (1.90%) Qualys
3 6 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (1.63%) Tableau
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle
5 4 (1.08%) SAP
5 4 (1.08%) Varonis
6 3 (0.81%) Cisco
6 3 (0.81%) Forcepoint
6 3 (0.81%) Splunk
7 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.54%) Civica
7 2 (0.54%) Cognos
7 2 (0.54%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.54%) F5
7 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy
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