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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 179 180 186
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 704 631 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.16% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.25% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 426 348
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £387
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +55.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +136.11%

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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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 0 628 £440 +6.02% 257
London +13 313 £483 +7.22% 78
South East -9 93 £375 +11.11% 49
City of London +4 76 £475 -3.79% 29
Scotland +12 60 £363 +3.57% 5
South West -4 59 £444 +10.87% 24
North West +3 48 £450 +33.33% 34
Yorkshire -3 40 £375 +7.14% 28
West Yorkshire +4 33 £350 - 23
Edinburgh -8 32 £350 -6.66% 4
East Midlands -8 29 £425 -17.07% 15
Wiltshire +12 28 £469 +7.20% 10
Swindon +11 28 £469 +7.20% 9
Cheshire +15 27 £450 +5.88% 11
West Midlands -1 23 £450 +38.46% 16
Leeds -8 22 £350 - 14
Glasgow +9 21 £400 +28.00%
East of England +2 19 £375 +13.20% 12
Hampshire -6 19 £350 -15.15% 4
Surrey +11 18 £440 +20.54% 7
Manchester -4 15 £450 +33.33% 19
Northamptonshire -13 15 £450 -12.19% 3
West Sussex -12 14 £313 -21.87% 6
Berkshire -17 14 £419 +26.89% 18
Bristol +9 13 £350 +2.94% 1
Nottinghamshire - 12 £310 -
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £365 +16.33% 11
Nottingham - 9 £400 -
Croydon +3 8 £375 -34.78% 1
Crawley 0 7 £363 -12.12% 5

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 509 (39.31%) Finance
2 258 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (19.92%) Banking
3 241 (18.61%) SQL
4 209 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 197 (15.21%) Business Analysis
6 158 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
7 118 (9.11%) Microsoft
8 116 (8.96%) Project Management
9 112 (8.65%) Retail
10 110 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 109 (8.42%) MS Excel
12 93 (7.18%) Migration
13 92 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
14 84 (6.49%) Oracle
15 82 (6.33%) Windows
16 80 (6.18%) Data Analysis
17 76 (5.87%) .NET
17 76 (5.87%) Data Modelling
17 76 (5.87%) Degree
18 71 (5.48%) SQL Server
18 71 (5.48%) ITIL
19 70 (5.41%) MS Visio
20 69 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
21 67 (5.17%) ISEB
22 66 (5.10%) MS Office
22 66 (5.10%) Investment Banking
22 66 (5.10%) QA
23 63 (4.86%) Scrum
24 62 (4.79%) UML

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 46 (3.55%) SAS
2 37 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 12 (0.93%) CMS
5 9 (0.69%) IIS
6 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.23%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.23%) Lync
11 2 (0.15%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.15%) Confluence
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 109 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 66 (5.10%) MS Office
4 35 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.85%) SPSS
6 10 (0.77%) MS Project
7 8 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) Mingle
8 1 (0.077%) Weka
8 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.077%) Stata
8 1 (0.077%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.00%) SimCorp Dimension
3 9 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
5 6 (0.46%) Front Arena
6 5 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.31%) Summit
7 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.31%) Unica
7 4 (0.31%) Algo Collateral
8 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.23%) Aligne
8 3 (0.23%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.23%) Office 365
3 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.15%) PaaS
3 2 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.077%) SaaS
4 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.077%) IaaS
4 1 (0.077%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.077%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.077%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.08%) Firewall
2 15 (1.16%) LAN
3 14 (1.08%) DNS
3 14 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (0.93%) LDAP
4 12 (0.93%) WAN
4 12 (0.93%) OSPF
5 11 (0.85%) VPN
5 11 (0.85%) DHCP
5 11 (0.85%) Network Security
6 9 (0.69%) IP Telephony
6 9 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (0.69%) SAN
7 8 (0.62%) SSL
7 8 (0.62%) MPLS
7 8 (0.62%) FWSM
7 8 (0.62%) Wireless
7 8 (0.62%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (2.24%) QlikView
5 24 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.24%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.77%) Big Data
12 9 (0.69%) MS Access
13 8 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (0.54%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.54%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (2.70%) JIRA
2 33 (2.55%) Selenium
3 27 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 25 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.16%) SpecFlow
7 13 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (0.93%) SoapUI
9 11 (0.85%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.46%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.46%) Subversion
11 5 (0.39%) Maven
11 5 (0.39%) Toad
12 4 (0.31%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.31%) JUnit
13 3 (0.23%) Ant
13 3 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
General
1 509 (39.31%) Finance
2 258 (19.92%) Banking
3 112 (8.65%) Retail
4 66 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 52 (4.02%) Retail Banking
6 51 (3.94%) Front Office
7 50 (3.86%) Telecoms
8 44 (3.40%) Marketing
9 34 (2.63%) Back Office
10 27 (2.08%) Legal
11 18 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.39%) Law
12 17 (1.31%) Advertising
13 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.77%) Electronics
14 10 (0.77%) Local Government
15 6 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.87%) .NET
2 48 (3.71%) Web Services
3 30 (2.32%) XML
4 23 (1.78%) SOAP
5 20 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.00%) REST
7 12 (0.93%) Gherkin
7 12 (0.93%) HTML
8 8 (0.62%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.54%) Middleware
10 6 (0.46%) CSS
11 5 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.39%) SAP PI
12 4 (0.31%) HTML5
12 4 (0.31%) Entity Framework
12 4 (0.31%) WCF
12 4 (0.31%) jQuery
12 4 (0.31%) XSLT
12 4 (0.31%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 158 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.02%) NHS
3 50 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.85%) Derivative
5 23 (1.78%) Fixed Income
5 23 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (1.78%) Data Structures
6 22 (1.70%) Credit Risk
7 20 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 19 (1.47%) Open Source
9 17 (1.31%) Statistics
9 17 (1.31%) Equities
10 16 (1.24%) User Experience
11 12 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 12 (0.93%) Reference Data
12 10 (0.77%) Data Extraction
12 10 (0.77%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.62%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.33%) Windows
2 42 (3.24%) UNIX
3 29 (2.24%) Linux
4 22 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (1.70%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.39%) Android
8 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.31%) Solaris
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.15%) VME
11 2 (0.15%) CentOS
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.077%) AIX
12 1 (0.077%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 197 (15.21%) Business Analysis
4 116 (8.96%) Project Management
5 110 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 93 (7.18%) Migration
7 92 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (6.18%) Data Analysis
9 76 (5.87%) Data Modelling
10 71 (5.48%) ITIL
11 63 (4.86%) Scrum
12 62 (4.79%) UML
12 62 (4.79%) Analytics
13 59 (4.56%) E-Commerce
14 56 (4.32%) Change Management
14 56 (4.32%) Requirements Analysis
15 54 (4.17%) Software Testing
15 54 (4.17%) Use Case
15 54 (4.17%) Test Scripting
16 52 (4.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 241 (18.61%) SQL
2 48 (3.71%) C#
3 42 (3.24%) Java
4 24 (1.85%) VBA
4 24 (1.85%) Python
5 15 (1.16%) C++
5 15 (1.16%) Perl
6 14 (1.08%) C
7 12 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 12 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 12 (0.93%) Ruby
8 9 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.62%) VB
10 7 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.46%) LINC
11 6 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.39%) COBOL
13 3 (0.23%) Fortran
13 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (5.87%) Degree
2 67 (5.17%) ISEB
3 40 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 36 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.00%) CISSP
8 11 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.85%) ACCA
8 11 (0.85%) CIMA
9 7 (0.54%) CISM
9 7 (0.54%) CCNP
9 7 (0.54%) CBAP
10 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.39%) CCNA
11 5 (0.39%) CCSE
11 5 (0.39%) PMP
11 5 (0.39%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.39%) IIBA
12 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.10%) QA
2 23 (1.78%) SLA
3 17 (1.31%) Basel II
3 17 (1.31%) Solvency II
4 16 (1.24%) Basel III
5 13 (1.00%) FATCA
6 12 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.69%) COREP
8 9 (0.69%) FINREP
9 7 (0.54%) MiFID
10 6 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.39%) EMIR
12 4 (0.31%) GAAP
13 2 (0.15%) HL7
13 2 (0.15%) P3O
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.15%) XenApp
5 2 (0.15%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) Firmware
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.077%) Snort
6 1 (0.077%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.077%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (0.54%) SCCM
3 4 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.23%) OpenView
4 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.15%) MOM
5 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.077%) Control-M
6 1 (0.077%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.077%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.077%) SCOM
6 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.077%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.077%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.077%) vMotion
6 1 (0.077%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 118 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 84 (6.49%) Oracle
3 47 (3.63%) SAP
4 39 (3.01%) VMware
5 32 (2.47%) Cisco
5 32 (2.47%) HP
6 30 (2.32%) IBM
6 30 (2.32%) Business Objects
7 27 (2.08%) Citrix
8 25 (1.93%) Tableau
9 21 (1.62%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.47%) Remedy
11 18 (1.39%) Blue Coat
12 14 (1.08%) Sybase
12 14 (1.08%) Cognos
13 13 (1.00%) SimCorp
14 12 (0.93%) Juniper
15 10 (0.77%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.69%) F5
16 9 (0.69%) Informatica
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 530 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 530 per day + .
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £290 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Real Staffing Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago