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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 440 362 450
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +88
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 155 227 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 110 59
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £477 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £258
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £60.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.09% -10.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -14.28%

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
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 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -85 140 £300 +9.09% 59
London -24 62 £338 +8.87% 24
South East -18 27 £279 -14.23% 5
City of London +12 20 £325 -27.77% 10
North West -30 13 £260 +25.30% 8
Scotland - 12 £425 - 6
Berkshire +4 11 £275 +10.00%
Yorkshire -19 11 £280 +3.70% 4
South West -1 10 £275 +2.32% 4
West Yorkshire -16 9 £325 +20.37% 4
West Midlands -7 8 £300 +16.50% 6
Edinburgh - 7 - - 2
Slough +7 6 £275 +64.17%
Hampshire -3 5 £301 +3.87%
Manchester -10 5 £263 -41.66% 4
East Midlands -18 5 £338 +22.72% 4
Leeds -13 4 £210 -22.22% 3
East of England -14 4 £360 +30.90% 4
Cumbria -7 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £413 - 4
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 - -
Bradford - 3 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £260 -
Surrey +5 2 £288 -36.11% 1
Milton Keynes +5 2 £343 +5.38%
Kent +3 2 £325 -25.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £343 +5.38%
Derbyshire 0 2 - -
South Wales -4 2 £150 -14.28%
Wales -6 2 £150 -14.28%

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 174 (50.73%) NHS
2 148 (43.15%) SQL
3 107 (31.20%) Information Security
4 64 (18.66%) Microsoft
5 62 (18.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (17.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (16.62%) MS Excel
8 52 (15.16%) Finance
9 51 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (13.99%) CISSP
11 42 (12.24%) Risk Management
12 41 (11.95%) Management Information System
12 41 (11.95%) SQL Server
13 39 (11.37%) CISM
14 37 (10.79%) MS Office
15 32 (9.33%) QlikView
15 32 (9.33%) Data Analysis
16 29 (8.45%) Degree
17 24 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (7.00%) VBA
18 23 (6.71%) CISA
18 23 (6.71%) Security Management
18 23 (6.71%) ISMS
19 22 (6.41%) Business Objects
20 19 (5.54%) Firewall
21 18 (5.25%) Information Security Management
21 18 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
22 17 (4.96%) PCI DSS
23 15 (4.37%) T-SQL

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.17%) IIS
2 4 (1.17%) SAS
3 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.29%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 57 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 37 (10.79%) MS Office
3 7 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.04%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.29%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.54%) Firewall
2 13 (3.79%) Intranet
3 7 (2.04%) Internet
4 6 (1.75%) Network Security
5 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 41 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 32 (9.33%) QlikView
4 24 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.33%) MS Access
9 7 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.17%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.87%) OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.58%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.58%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (15.16%) Finance
2 12 (3.50%) Banking
3 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.04%) Electronics
4 7 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.04%) Marketing
5 6 (1.75%) Retail
5 6 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.46%) Legal
6 5 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Law
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
8 3 (0.87%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Military
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) COM
2 2 (0.58%) .NET
2 2 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) DOM
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 174 (50.73%) NHS
2 51 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (11.95%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.21%) Informatics
5 7 (2.04%) DTV
6 6 (1.75%) Statistics
6 6 (1.75%) Human Factors
7 4 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.17%) GIS
8 3 (0.87%) CESG
8 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.58%) iSeries
10 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.29%) Equities
10 1 (0.29%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.62%) Windows
2 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
3 3 (0.87%) UNIX
3 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.20%) Information Security
2 51 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (12.24%) Risk Management
4 32 (9.33%) Data Analysis
5 23 (6.71%) Security Management
5 23 (6.71%) ISMS
6 18 (5.25%) Information Security Management
7 13 (3.79%) Incident Management
7 13 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (3.50%) Data Protection
8 12 (3.50%) Business Analysis
8 12 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (3.50%) Analytics
9 11 (3.21%) Data Management
9 11 (3.21%) Validation
10 10 (2.92%) Migration
10 10 (2.92%) Project Management
10 10 (2.92%) ITIL
11 9 (2.62%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 148 (43.15%) SQL
2 24 (7.00%) VBA
3 15 (4.37%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.87%) VB
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (13.99%) CISSP
2 39 (11.37%) CISM
3 29 (8.45%) Degree
4 23 (6.71%) CISA
5 11 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.04%) CISMP
7 6 (1.75%) GIAC
8 5 (1.46%) CEH
8 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.46%) CRISC
9 3 (0.87%) ISACA
10 2 (0.58%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.58%) MCP
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) ISEB
11 1 (0.29%) MCSA
11 1 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (18.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.21%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.46%) SLA
4 5 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.46%) COBIT
5 4 (1.17%) QA
5 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.58%) GPG13
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 64 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.41%) Business Objects
3 12 (3.50%) Oracle
3 12 (3.50%) Tableau
4 8 (2.33%) SAP
5 5 (1.46%) Websense
6 4 (1.17%) Symantec
6 4 (1.17%) Citrix
7 3 (0.87%) Cerner
7 3 (0.87%) Sophos
7 3 (0.87%) Sourcefire
7 3 (0.87%) Civica
7 3 (0.87%) Google
7 3 (0.87%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.58%) McAfee
8 2 (0.58%) Sybase
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco
9 1 (0.29%) Siebel
9 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.29%) OpenText
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