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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 432 360 436
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +76
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 174 251 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 115 70
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.35 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £75.11 £166.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%

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
51453 50379 44110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.31% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31274 30773 25223
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2016 1989 2173
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -78 162 £313 +13.63% 47
London -23 67 £325 +8.33% 10
South East -45 26 £300 +9.09% 8
City of London +20 21 £313 -32.43% 2
North West -18 18 £225 +12.50% 7
Yorkshire -22 13 £278 +2.77% 9
East Midlands -2 12 £275 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 11 £275 +1.85% 5
Scotland +3 10 £175 - 3
Edinburgh +6 9 £175 - 2
West Midlands +1 9 £300 +9.09%
South West +3 8 £225 -35.71% 9
East of England -6 8 £413 +55.66% 1
Derbyshire - 8 £300 - 1
Leeds -7 7 £210 -16.00% 1
Oxfordshire -14 6 £435 +45.00%
Manchester -8 5 £260 -11.11% 4
Preston - 5 £213 -
Lancashire - 5 £213 -
Hampshire -9 3 £384 +50.49% 1
Cheshire -9 3 £225 +9.75% 3
Cumbria - 3 - -
Matlock - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £342 -
Derby - 3 £300 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 - -
Luton +4 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes +3 2 £343 +5.38%
Bedfordshire +2 2 £450 -
Bristol -1 2 £438 +34.61%

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (53.47%) NHS
2 153 (44.22%) SQL
3 99 (28.61%) Information Security
4 69 (19.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (18.79%) Microsoft
6 64 (18.50%) MS Excel
7 55 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (15.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 47 (13.58%) CISSP
10 47 (13.58%) SQL Server
11 43 (12.43%) Finance
12 38 (10.98%) Management Information System
13 37 (10.69%) CISM
14 36 (10.40%) QlikView
15 35 (10.12%) MS Office
16 34 (9.83%) Risk Management
17 30 (8.67%) Data Analysis
18 28 (8.09%) Degree
19 25 (7.23%) VBA
20 23 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 23 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (6.65%) CISA
21 19 (5.49%) Security Management
21 19 (5.49%) Business Objects
22 18 (5.20%) Firewall
22 18 (5.20%) ISMS
23 17 (4.91%) T-SQL
24 16 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
25 15 (4.34%) Banking

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.87%) SAS
2 3 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.29%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 64 (18.50%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.12%) MS Office
3 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.73%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.29%) Primavera
3 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.29%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.20%) Firewall
2 13 (3.76%) Intranet
3 10 (2.89%) Internet
4 5 (1.45%) Network Security
5 2 (0.58%) DNS
5 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.58%) LDAP
5 2 (0.58%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (19.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 36 (10.40%) QlikView
4 23 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.18%) MS Access
7 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.87%) OLAP
10 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.58%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (12.43%) Finance
2 15 (4.34%) Banking
3 8 (2.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.45%) Electronics
6 5 (1.45%) Marketing
7 4 (1.16%) Local Government
7 4 (1.16%) Retail
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Military
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.45%) COM
2 2 (0.58%) HTML
2 2 (0.58%) .NET
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.29%) DOM
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 185 (53.47%) NHS
2 55 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.05%) Informatics
5 8 (2.31%) Statistics
6 6 (1.73%) Human Factors
7 5 (1.45%) DTV
7 5 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.16%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.87%) GIS
9 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.29%) Economics
10 1 (0.29%) PKI
10 1 (0.29%) Derivative
10 1 (0.29%) Equities
10 1 (0.29%) CESG
10 1 (0.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) Windows
2 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
2 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.58%) UNIX
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) Solaris
4 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.61%) Information Security
2 54 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (9.83%) Risk Management
4 30 (8.67%) Data Analysis
5 19 (5.49%) Security Management
6 18 (5.20%) ISMS
7 15 (4.34%) Information Security Management
8 13 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (3.47%) Validation
9 12 (3.47%) Data Protection
9 12 (3.47%) Business Analysis
10 11 (3.18%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.18%) Analytics
11 10 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (2.89%) Data Management
11 10 (2.89%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (2.89%) Data Modelling
12 9 (2.60%) ITIL
12 9 (2.60%) Benchmarking
12 9 (2.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 153 (44.22%) SQL
2 25 (7.23%) VBA
3 17 (4.91%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.87%) VB
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (13.58%) CISSP
2 37 (10.69%) CISM
3 28 (8.09%) Degree
4 23 (6.65%) CISA
5 11 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.02%) CISMP
7 6 (1.73%) GIAC
8 5 (1.45%) CEH
8 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.87%) CRISC
9 3 (0.87%) MCP
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.58%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.29%) ISACA
11 1 (0.29%) GPEN
11 1 (0.29%) SSCP
11 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) HND
11 1 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.73%) COBIT
6 5 (1.45%) SLA
7 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (1.16%) QA
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.29%) XenApp
2 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.49%) Business Objects
3 15 (4.34%) Tableau
4 14 (4.05%) Oracle
5 6 (1.73%) SAP
6 4 (1.16%) Citrix
6 4 (1.16%) Websense
7 3 (0.87%) Sophos
7 3 (0.87%) Cerner
7 3 (0.87%) LogRhythm
7 3 (0.87%) Sourcefire
7 3 (0.87%) Google
8 2 (0.58%) Symantec
8 2 (0.58%) Siebel
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco
8 2 (0.58%) Sybase
9 1 (0.29%) Dell
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.29%) CheckPoint
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