The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 194 153 137
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 627 731 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.40% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.51% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 507 514
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.75 £22.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.45 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.20 £40.35 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%

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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2082 2105 2549
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -36 576 £438 -2.77% 240
London -33 314 £450 -10.00% 90
City of London +6 114 £451 -8.37% 31
South East +9 84 £415 +10.66% 45
South West -36 40 £428 +1.78% 29
East Midlands +19 33 £450 +28.57% 5
North West 0 28 £450 +39.75% 11
Yorkshire +2 27 £338 +15.38% 27
Scotland -23 26 £423 +20.71% 10
West Midlands -27 23 £400 +3.22% 12
West Yorkshire +1 21 £325 +4.83% 21
East of England -31 21 £380 +8.57% 17
Hampshire -4 20 £338 -3.57% 7
Berkshire +12 19 £425 +13.33% 15
Edinburgh -6 19 £416 +18.92% 5
Wales -22 18 £438 -2.77% 6
Cardiff +2 17 £450 - 2
South Wales -8 17 £450 - 5
Manchester -8 15 £450 +34.52% 2
Northamptonshire +8 14 £450 -18.18% 4
Leeds +4 14 £290 -3.33% 13
Surrey 0 14 £415 +10.66% 2
Wiltshire -16 14 £475 +10.46% 2
Birmingham -6 13 £400 - 4
Swindon -9 13 £475 +10.46% 2
Oxfordshire -3 12 £490 +22.50% 10
Bristol -24 12 £381 +8.92% 5
Oxford -6 11 £490 +22.50% 1
Reading +16 10 £439 +39.28% 9
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £506 +65.98% 1

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 444 (35.02%) Finance
2 255 (20.11%) SQL
3 247 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (17.51%) Business Analysis
5 219 (17.27%) Banking
6 188 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 148 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
8 140 (11.04%) Microsoft
9 122 (9.62%) Project Management
10 107 (8.44%) Windows
11 102 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 100 (7.89%) MS Excel
13 96 (7.57%) QA
14 95 (7.49%) ITIL
15 94 (7.41%) Oracle
16 87 (6.86%) Data Analysis
17 84 (6.62%) Retail
18 83 (6.55%) Degree
19 80 (6.31%) MS Visio
20 72 (5.68%) Investment Banking
20 72 (5.68%) Analytics
21 71 (5.60%) Scrum
21 71 (5.60%) Data Modelling
21 71 (5.60%) PRINCE2
21 71 (5.60%) UML
21 71 (5.60%) ISEB
22 69 (5.44%) Risk Management
23 65 (5.13%) MS Office
24 64 (5.05%) Change Management
25 63 (4.97%) Migration

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.26%) SAS
2 50 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.18%) CMS
5 13 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.55%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.39%) IIS
10 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.32%) Drupal
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (0.32%) Lync
11 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 100 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 65 (5.13%) MS Office
4 42 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.52%) MS Project
6 18 (1.42%) SPSS
7 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.39%) Mingle
9 2 (0.16%) FastStats
10 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.079%) Weka
10 1 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) CA Clarity
3 4 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.32%) Summit
3 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.24%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.24%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.24%) Force.com
2 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.60%) Firewall
2 20 (1.58%) WAN
3 18 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.26%) Internet
5 15 (1.18%) DNS
6 10 (0.79%) Network Security
7 9 (0.71%) LAN
7 9 (0.71%) VPN
8 8 (0.63%) DHCP
8 8 (0.63%) SAN
8 8 (0.63%) Intranet
8 8 (0.63%) Wireless
9 7 (0.55%) MPLS
10 6 (0.47%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.39%) VoIP
12 3 (0.24%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.24%) SSH
12 3 (0.24%) DSL
12 3 (0.24%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.37%) Data Mining
4 23 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.74%) QlikView
6 19 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.18%) MS Access
9 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (0.63%) Big Data
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (3.08%) Selenium
2 35 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (1.18%) JIRA
5 11 (0.87%) WebDriver
5 11 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.71%) FitNesse
8 7 (0.55%) JMeter
8 7 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.47%) JUnit
10 5 (0.39%) Maven
10 5 (0.39%) NUnit
10 5 (0.39%) TestNG
10 5 (0.39%) Hudson
11 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 444 (35.02%) Finance
2 219 (17.27%) Banking
3 84 (6.62%) Retail
4 72 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 49 (3.86%) Front Office
5 49 (3.86%) Marketing
6 43 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.39%) Retail Banking
7 34 (2.68%) Legal
8 21 (1.66%) Advertising
9 18 (1.42%) Publishing
10 15 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.79%) Back Office
14 9 (0.71%) Law
15 8 (0.63%) Billing
16 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.32%) Automotive
16 4 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.31%) .NET
2 34 (2.68%) XML
3 20 (1.58%) Web Services
4 14 (1.10%) Gherkin
4 14 (1.10%) HTML
5 12 (0.95%) CSS
6 10 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.63%) WCF
8 8 (0.63%) SOAP
9 6 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.47%) Middleware
10 5 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (0.39%) Ajax
10 5 (0.39%) JSON
11 4 (0.32%) WPF
11 4 (0.32%) jQuery
11 4 (0.32%) ArcObjects
11 4 (0.32%) Spring
12 3 (0.24%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.00%) NHS
4 25 (1.97%) Derivative
5 23 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (1.58%) Fixed Income
7 19 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.34%) User Experience
8 17 (1.34%) Open Source
9 14 (1.10%) GIS
10 13 (1.03%) Statistics
11 12 (0.95%) Market Risk
11 12 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.87%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.79%) Video on Demand
14 9 (0.71%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.71%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.44%) Windows
2 45 (3.55%) UNIX
3 43 (3.39%) Linux
4 33 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.58%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.79%) Solaris
10 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.55%) Android
12 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.24%) AIX
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) MVS
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.079%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (17.51%) Business Analysis
3 188 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 122 (9.62%) Project Management
5 102 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 95 (7.49%) ITIL
7 87 (6.86%) Data Analysis
8 72 (5.68%) Analytics
9 71 (5.60%) Scrum
9 71 (5.60%) Data Modelling
9 71 (5.60%) PRINCE2
9 71 (5.60%) UML
10 69 (5.44%) Risk Management
11 64 (5.05%) Change Management
12 63 (4.97%) Migration
13 62 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (4.81%) Use Case
15 57 (4.50%) CRM
16 56 (4.42%) GAP Analysis
17 54 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 255 (20.11%) SQL
2 58 (4.57%) Java
3 41 (3.23%) C#
4 22 (1.74%) VBA
5 17 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.18%) Python
7 14 (1.10%) VB
8 13 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.03%) Perl
9 12 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 12 (0.95%) C++
10 8 (0.63%) Ruby
10 8 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.47%) VBScript
12 4 (0.32%) R
12 4 (0.32%) Scala
13 3 (0.24%) VB6
13 3 (0.24%) JCL
13 3 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (6.55%) Degree
2 71 (5.60%) ISEB
3 42 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.37%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.29%) CISSP
6 28 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.18%) CISM
8 15 (1.18%) CIMA
9 13 (1.03%) ACCA
9 13 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.95%) CCNA
11 11 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.79%) MCSE
12 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.71%) CCNP
14 8 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.63%) CISA
15 7 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.57%) QA
2 20 (1.58%) Basel III
3 17 (1.34%) Basel II
4 15 (1.18%) SLA
4 15 (1.18%) Solvency II
5 14 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.95%) FATCA
7 10 (0.79%) FINREP
8 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.71%) COREP
9 6 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.39%) EMIR
10 5 (0.39%) P3O
11 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.24%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.24%) UCITS
12 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.39%) vSphere
4 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.24%) NFS
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) Xen
5 3 (0.24%) NLBS
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
6 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.079%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.079%) UAG
7 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.63%) SCCM
3 5 (0.39%) OpenView
4 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.24%) WSUS
5 3 (0.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.079%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.079%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.079%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.079%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.079%) Control-M
7 1 (0.079%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.079%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 140 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.41%) Oracle
3 34 (2.68%) VMware
4 33 (2.60%) SAP
5 30 (2.37%) Cisco
6 29 (2.29%) HP
7 22 (1.74%) IBM
8 20 (1.58%) Citrix
9 11 (0.87%) CheckPoint
9 11 (0.87%) Cognos
10 10 (0.79%) Tableau
10 10 (0.79%) Siebel
10 10 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.71%) Business Objects
11 9 (0.71%) Casewise
12 8 (0.63%) Riverbed
12 8 (0.63%) Unisys
12 8 (0.63%) Charles River
13 7 (0.55%) Teradata
13 7 (0.55%) TIBCO
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