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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 551 457 409
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 102 209 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 156 162
Median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.42% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.23 £16.78 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £40.87 £20.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +57.37%

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -92 98 £406 +26.95% 18
London -60 43 £425 +13.33% 7
West Midlands -26 13 £233 -33.57% 1
South East -4 12 £425 +25.92% 3
South West +12 11 £325 +4.00% 2
East of England +8 10 £413 +116.53%
City of London -10 10 £441 +10.31% 1
Bedfordshire -3 6 £500 -
Luton -1 5 £500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £208 -
Hammersmith - 5 £425 -
North West -1 4 £450 +140.00%
Yorkshire -3 4 £500 +83.48% 5
Hertfordshire - 4 £413 -
Scotland +16 3 £330 -26.66%
West Yorkshire +5 3 - - 4
Surrey +3 3 £520 +30.00%
Manchester +1 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £330 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £413 +26.92%
Crawley +13 2 £475 +5.55%
West Sussex +3 2 £475 +63.79%
East Midlands -8 2 £210 -28.81%
Cheltenham - 2 £225 -
Bristol - 2 £365 -
Dorchester - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 -
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 135 (53.36%) Information Security
2 81 (32.02%) SQL
3 74 (29.25%) NHS
4 57 (22.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (22.13%) CISSP
6 46 (18.18%) Finance
7 36 (14.23%) Management Information System
8 34 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (12.65%) PCI DSS
10 31 (12.25%) CISM
10 31 (12.25%) SIEM
11 28 (11.07%) Risk Management
12 25 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (9.88%) Firewall
13 24 (9.49%) MS Excel
14 23 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (8.70%) Security Management
16 20 (7.91%) Security Cleared
16 20 (7.91%) Vulnerability Management
16 20 (7.91%) Security Operations
17 19 (7.51%) Data Quality
17 19 (7.51%) Microsoft
18 18 (7.11%) T-SQL
18 18 (7.11%) Data Analysis
19 16 (6.32%) Information Management
20 15 (5.93%) ISMS
20 15 (5.93%) Incident Management
20 15 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (5.93%) Stakeholder 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 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.14%) MS Office
3 6 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) assyst
1 2 (0.79%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.40%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.95%) Office 365
2 6 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.88%) Firewall
2 10 (3.95%) Network Security
3 8 (3.16%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.58%) Intranet
5 4 (1.58%) LAN
5 4 (1.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) MPLS
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.74%) QlikView
5 9 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.56%) MS Access
6 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.58%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.58%) Power BI
8 2 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.79%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) MySQL
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
General
1 46 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Banking
3 9 (3.56%) Legal
4 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Local Government
6 4 (1.58%) Law
7 3 (1.19%) Retail
8 2 (0.79%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) ODBC
2 1 (0.40%) Middleware
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (29.25%) NHS
2 36 (14.23%) Management Information System
3 34 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (2.77%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.37%) Informatics
7 5 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.98%) PKI
8 4 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.79%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) Statistics
10 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.40%) CESG
11 1 (0.40%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.14%) Windows
2 7 (2.77%) Linux
3 3 (1.19%) Unix
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) MVS
5 1 (0.40%) VMS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.36%) Information Security
2 31 (12.25%) SIEM
3 28 (11.07%) Risk Management
4 23 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.70%) Security Management
6 20 (7.91%) Security Operations
6 20 (7.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (7.11%) Data Analysis
8 16 (6.32%) Information Management
9 15 (5.93%) Incident Management
9 15 (5.93%) ISMS
9 15 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.14%) Information Security Management
10 13 (5.14%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (4.74%) Data Protection
11 12 (4.74%) Project Management
12 11 (4.35%) Analytics
12 11 (4.35%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 81 (32.02%) SQL
2 18 (7.11%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.98%) VBA
4 4 (1.58%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.58%) Python
4 4 (1.58%) VB
5 3 (1.19%) C#
5 3 (1.19%) R
6 2 (0.79%) C
6 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.40%) JCL
7 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (22.13%) CISSP
2 31 (12.25%) CISM
3 20 (7.91%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.53%) Degree
5 13 (5.14%) CISA
6 10 (3.95%) CRISC
6 10 (3.95%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (2.77%) CEH
9 6 (2.37%) CLAS
9 6 (2.37%) SANS
10 4 (1.58%) GCIH
11 3 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.19%) GCIA
11 3 (1.19%) GIAC
11 3 (1.19%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.40%) GSEC
13 1 (0.40%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (22.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (12.65%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.51%) Data Quality
4 10 (3.95%) COBIT
5 3 (1.19%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.79%) QA
7 1 (0.40%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.40%) RMADS
7 1 (0.40%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.58%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) Nessus
4 1 (0.40%) Nmap
4 1 (0.40%) QRadar
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.56%) Cisco
3 8 (3.16%) Tableau
4 7 (2.77%) Forcepoint
4 7 (2.77%) Qualys
4 7 (2.77%) VMware
5 6 (2.37%) ArcSight
5 6 (2.37%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (2.37%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.98%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.98%) Juniper
7 4 (1.58%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle
8 3 (1.19%) SAP
9 2 (0.79%) Infoflex
9 2 (0.79%) Splunk
10 1 (0.40%) Civica
10 1 (0.40%) Lumension
10 1 (0.40%) Palo Alto
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