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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Analyst
Rank 505 420 381
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 139 235 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 163 154
Median daily rate £375 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +56.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £46.02 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +56.89%

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -102 134 £375 +26.05% 22
London -60 43 £425 +17.24% 8
South West +18 24 £320 +20.75% 4
South East -27 14 £425 +50.44%
East of England +22 13 £444 +92.72% 1
West Midlands -22 13 £235 +3.86% 2
East Midlands +6 12 £260 -11.48% 1
Yorkshire -4 10 £400 +55.33% 1
West Yorkshire +1 9 £400 +59.20%
City of London +17 7 £468 +28.96% 1
Bedfordshire +9 7 £456 +52.08% 1
West Sussex +1 7 £425 +46.55%
Bristol - 7 £370 - 1
Luton +8 6 £500 +66.66%
North West -24 6 £175 -17.64% 4
Leeds -5 5 £400 +68.42%
Essex +7 4 £488 +191.04%
Edinburgh -1 4 £330 -
Scotland -1 4 £330 -30.52%
Coventry -12 4 £338 +110.93% 2
Manchester -12 4 £175 -35.18% 2
Leicestershire - 4 £260 -
Crawley - 4 £425 -
Staffordshire - 4 £208 -
Chelmsford +10 3 £475 +196.87%
Derbyshire +9 3 £280 -
Gloucestershire -1 3 £225 -19.64% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £381 -
Leicester - 3 £260 -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 161 (49.54%) Information Security
2 104 (32.00%) SQL
3 96 (29.54%) NHS
4 74 (22.77%) CISSP
5 62 (19.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (13.85%) Finance
8 41 (12.62%) Management Information System
9 36 (11.08%) CISM
9 36 (11.08%) MS Excel
10 34 (10.46%) PCI DSS
11 32 (9.85%) Risk Management
11 32 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (8.92%) Security Management
13 27 (8.31%) Legal
14 26 (8.00%) Firewall
15 25 (7.69%) Security Cleared
15 25 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
16 24 (7.38%) Microsoft
16 24 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (7.08%) Data Quality
18 22 (6.77%) SIEM
18 22 (6.77%) Windows
19 21 (6.46%) Security Operations
20 20 (6.15%) Data Analysis
21 19 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
21 19 (5.85%) Information Management
21 19 (5.85%) Vulnerability Management
22 18 (5.54%) Analytics
23 16 (4.92%) Data Protection

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 13 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.00%) MS Office
3 12 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) SPSS
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.62%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.46%) Office 365
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.00%) Firewall
2 11 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.15%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (1.85%) Network Security
6 4 (1.23%) Internet
6 4 (1.23%) Intranet
6 4 (1.23%) LAN
6 4 (1.23%) WAN
7 3 (0.92%) SAN
8 1 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (4.31%) MS Access
2 14 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.08%) QlikView
4 10 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.54%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.23%) GIS
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (0.92%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.62%) Power BI
10 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (13.85%) Finance
2 27 (8.31%) Legal
3 10 (3.08%) Banking
4 5 (1.54%) Law
5 4 (1.23%) Retail
5 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Automotive
7 2 (0.62%) Billing
7 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.31%) HTML
1 1 (0.31%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 96 (29.54%) NHS
2 57 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (12.62%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (3.08%) Informatics
6 9 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.15%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.54%) PKI
9 5 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.23%) Statistics
11 3 (0.92%) FMCG
11 3 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.62%) Fintech
12 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.77%) Windows
2 10 (3.08%) Linux
3 5 (1.54%) Unix
4 2 (0.62%) VMS
4 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.31%) AIX
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (49.54%) Information Security
2 32 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (9.85%) Risk Management
3 29 (8.92%) Security Management
4 25 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (6.77%) SIEM
6 21 (6.46%) Security Operations
7 20 (6.15%) Data Analysis
8 19 (5.85%) Information Management
8 19 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (5.85%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (5.54%) Analytics
10 16 (4.92%) Data Protection
10 16 (4.92%) Project Management
11 15 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.31%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.31%) Information Assurance
13 12 (3.69%) Change Management
13 12 (3.69%) Information Security Management
14 11 (3.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (32.00%) SQL
2 15 (4.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.85%) VBA
4 5 (1.54%) VB
5 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.23%) Python
6 3 (0.92%) C#
6 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.62%) R
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (22.77%) CISSP
2 36 (11.08%) CISM
3 25 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.62%) Degree
4 15 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.38%) CISA
6 7 (2.15%) CEH
6 7 (2.15%) CRISC
7 5 (1.54%) GCIH
8 4 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.23%) GCIA
8 4 (1.23%) SANS
9 3 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.92%) GIAC
9 3 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (0.62%) CLAS
11 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.31%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.31%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (19.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (10.46%) PCI DSS
3 23 (7.08%) Data Quality
4 16 (4.92%) COBIT
5 4 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.23%) QA
6 3 (0.92%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.62%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.62%) SLA
8 1 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.31%) RMADS
8 1 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) EnCase
2 6 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.23%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.62%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.62%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) Nmap
5 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.08%) Tableau
3 8 (2.46%) Cisco
3 8 (2.46%) Forcepoint
3 8 (2.46%) Qualys
4 7 (2.15%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (2.15%) VMware
5 6 (1.85%) ArcSight
6 5 (1.54%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.23%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle
8 3 (0.92%) Cognos
8 3 (0.92%) SAP
8 3 (0.92%) Splunk
9 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.31%) Juniper
10 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
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