The table below looks at the statistics for the Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pricing Analyst
Rank 598 572 590
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Pricing Analyst 19 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.037% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £515 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% +3.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Pricing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pricing Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Pricing Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK.

Pricing Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Pricing Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK.

Pricing Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pricing Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pricing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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 -16 19 £400 -24.17% 7
London +5 8 £425 -21.29% 4
South East -9 5 £235 - 2
Surrey 0 1 £150 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -

Pricing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 15 (51.72%) SAP
3 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.24%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Financial Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (13.79%) VBA
5 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) SAP SD
5 4 (13.79%) Statistics
5 4 (13.79%) Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
6 3 (10.34%) General Ledger
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) DTV
6 3 (10.34%) ACCA
6 3 (10.34%) MS Access
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Electronics
6 3 (10.34%) CIMA
6 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow

Pricing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Pricing 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 Pricing Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP SD
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) General Ledger
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.90%) French Language
4 2 (6.90%) German Language
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (3.45%) Swedish Language
5 1 (3.45%) Danish Language
5 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Statistics
3 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.34%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Statistical Modelling
1 5 (17.24%) Financial Analysis
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ACCA
1 3 (10.34%) CIMA
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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