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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Analyst
UK
Rank 486 412 426
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 108 222 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 169 137
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 £173 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.09 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.85% -23.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.44 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £25.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.87 £16.09 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.50% -17.48%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -62 100 £400 +6.66% 25
London -31 57 £410 +2.50% 8
South East +18 15 £207 -28.79% 2
South West +13 9 £413 +73.68% 2
City of London -5 7 £425 -15.00% 2
North West +6 6 £284 -8.83% 4
Yorkshire +7 5 £475 +75.92% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £413 -
Wales - 5 £350 -
West Midlands -1 4 £165 -64.89% 3
East of England -18 4 £190 -55.29% 3
Hampshire - 4 £300 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £350 -
Swindon - 4 £413 -
South Wales - 4 £350 -
Scotland +25 3 £478 +36.42% 1
Manchester +7 3 £315 -3.07% 2
Coventry -4 3 £130 -72.63%
Glasgow -3 2 £478 +36.42% 1
Essex -4 2 £155 -32.16% 1
Merseyside -4 2 £250 +14.94%
Liverpool -7 2 £250 +14.94%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £155 -
York - 2 £475 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +17 1 - -
West Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Reading +9 1 - -
East Sussex +1 1 £550 +175.00%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 103 (55.98%) Information Security
2 59 (32.07%) CISSP
3 42 (22.83%) SQL
4 39 (21.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (19.57%) Finance
6 29 (15.76%) CISA
6 29 (15.76%) CISM
7 28 (15.22%) Degree
8 27 (14.67%) NHS
9 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
10 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (12.50%) PCI DSS
12 22 (11.96%) Management Information System
13 18 (9.78%) Risk Management
13 18 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
13 18 (9.78%) ISMS
13 18 (9.78%) Business Analysis
14 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
15 16 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (8.70%) Data Protection
16 14 (7.61%) Incident Management
16 14 (7.61%) Banking
16 14 (7.61%) ITIL
16 14 (7.61%) Security Management
16 14 (7.61%) Firewall
16 14 (7.61%) Information Security Management
17 13 (7.07%) SIEM
18 12 (6.52%) Data Quality
18 12 (6.52%) IT Audit

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 (1.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
2 5 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.61%) Firewall
2 11 (5.98%) Internet
3 10 (5.43%) Intranet
4 6 (3.26%) Network Security
5 5 (2.72%) VPN
6 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.09%) LAN
8 2 (1.09%) SSL
8 2 (1.09%) WAN
9 1 (0.54%) DHCP
9 1 (0.54%) DMZ
9 1 (0.54%) DNS
9 1 (0.54%) IPv6
9 1 (0.54%) MPLS
9 1 (0.54%) OSPF
9 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.26%) GIS
6 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.17%) MS Access
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.63%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.09%) QlikView
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (19.57%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Banking
3 11 (5.98%) Retail
4 7 (3.80%) Legal
4 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.63%) Local Government
6 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.72%) HTML
2 4 (2.17%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.17%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) HTML5
4 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) NHS
2 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.96%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.89%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Fintech
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Tandem
8 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Linux
2 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.54%) MVS
3 1 (0.54%) Unix
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (55.98%) Information Security
2 18 (9.78%) Business Analysis
2 18 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (9.78%) ISMS
2 18 (9.78%) Risk Management
3 16 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 14 (7.61%) Incident Management
4 14 (7.61%) Information Security Management
4 14 (7.61%) ITIL
4 14 (7.61%) Security Management
5 13 (7.07%) SIEM
6 12 (6.52%) IT Audit
7 11 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (5.98%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.43%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.89%) Information Management
9 9 (4.89%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.35%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.83%) SQL
2 5 (2.72%) R
3 3 (1.63%) ANSI SQL
4 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) C
5 1 (0.54%) C++
5 1 (0.54%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) JCL
5 1 (0.54%) Perl
5 1 (0.54%) Python
5 1 (0.54%) Scala
5 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (32.07%) CISSP
2 29 (15.76%) CISA
2 29 (15.76%) CISM
3 28 (15.22%) Degree
4 9 (4.89%) CISMP
5 6 (3.26%) CRISC
6 5 (2.72%) ISEB
7 4 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (2.17%) CLAS
7 4 (2.17%) IIBA
8 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) CCSP
9 2 (1.09%) CEH
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.09%) EnCE
9 2 (1.09%) GCFA
9 2 (1.09%) GCIA
9 2 (1.09%) PhD
9 2 (1.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.52%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.72%) COBIT
4 5 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.09%) GDPR
5 2 (1.09%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.09%) ISO27002
5 2 (1.09%) SLA
6 1 (0.54%) QA
6 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
2 1 (0.54%) Nessus
2 1 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.54%) Nmap
2 1 (0.54%) QRadar
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.26%) Cisco
2 6 (3.26%) Tableau
3 5 (2.72%) Alteryx
3 5 (2.72%) Mapinfo
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle
4 4 (2.17%) ESRI
4 4 (2.17%) Intel
4 4 (2.17%) Intel Security
4 4 (2.17%) Palo Alto
4 4 (2.17%) Qualys
5 3 (1.63%) SAP
5 3 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix
6 2 (1.09%) Infoflex
6 2 (1.09%) NetWitness
6 2 (1.09%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.09%) Symantec
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