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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 195 153 142
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 650 738 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.41% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.52% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 512 502
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.13% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 28
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +30.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.45 £17.00
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
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 2125 2122 2499
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 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -29 597 £430 -4.44% 234
London -40 322 £450 -10.00% 97
City of London +3 115 £450 -7.21% 28
South East +4 85 £415 +10.66% 41
South West -31 46 £375 -10.71% 27
East Midlands +23 33 £450 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire +7 30 £350 +19.65% 23
North West +6 30 £450 +38.46% 13
Scotland -15 27 £416 +18.92% 12
West Midlands -23 26 £400 +3.22% 9
West Yorkshire -1 24 £350 +12.90% 17
Berkshire +13 20 £425 +13.33% 13
Hampshire +4 19 £338 -3.57% 5
Edinburgh -6 19 £416 +18.92% 7
East of England -26 19 £380 +8.57% 16
Wales -16 17 £450 - 8
Cardiff 0 16 £450 - 4
South Wales -7 16 £450 - 7
Manchester +3 15 £450 +34.52% 2
Birmingham -3 15 £400 - 3
Surrey -9 15 £415 +10.66% 2
Northamptonshire +7 14 £450 -18.18% 4
Leeds +1 14 £290 -3.33% 11
Bristol -19 14 £375 +7.14% 6
Wiltshire -15 13 £475 +10.46% 3
Oxfordshire -1 12 £490 +22.50% 10
Swindon -9 12 £475 +10.46% 3
Oxford -6 11 £490 +22.50% 1
Reading +11 10 £439 +39.28% 9
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £506 +65.98% 1

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 453 (34.82%) Finance
2 261 (20.06%) SQL
3 251 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (17.60%) Business Analysis
5 227 (17.45%) Banking
6 191 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 153 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 142 (10.91%) Microsoft
9 130 (9.99%) Project Management
10 108 (8.30%) Windows
11 106 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 102 (7.84%) MS Excel
13 97 (7.46%) ITIL
13 97 (7.46%) Oracle
13 97 (7.46%) QA
14 90 (6.92%) Retail
15 89 (6.84%) Data Analysis
16 87 (6.69%) Degree
17 81 (6.23%) MS Visio
18 78 (6.00%) ISEB
19 75 (5.76%) PRINCE2
19 75 (5.76%) Scrum
20 74 (5.69%) UML
20 74 (5.69%) Analytics
21 73 (5.61%) Data Modelling
21 73 (5.61%) Investment Banking
22 68 (5.23%) Risk Management
23 67 (5.15%) MS Office
24 65 (5.00%) Change Management
24 65 (5.00%) Migration

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.15%) SAS
2 51 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.15%) CMS
5 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.54%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.38%) IIS
10 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.31%) Lync
11 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (0.31%) Drupal
11 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 102 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 81 (6.23%) MS Visio
3 67 (5.15%) MS Office
4 44 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (2.61%) MS Project
6 18 (1.38%) SPSS
7 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.38%) Mingle
9 2 (0.15%) FastStats
10 1 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.077%) Weka
10 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) CA Clarity
3 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.31%) Summit
3 4 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) assyst
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.23%) Office 365
2 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.23%) Force.com
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.077%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.54%) Firewall
2 20 (1.54%) WAN
3 18 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.23%) Internet
5 15 (1.15%) DNS
6 10 (0.77%) Network Security
7 9 (0.69%) VPN
7 9 (0.69%) LAN
8 8 (0.61%) DHCP
8 8 (0.61%) SAN
8 8 (0.61%) Intranet
8 8 (0.61%) Wireless
9 7 (0.54%) MPLS
10 6 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.46%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.38%) VoIP
12 4 (0.31%) SSH
13 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 23 (1.77%) QlikView
4 23 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 19 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.23%) MS Access
8 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
11 9 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.61%) Big Data
13 6 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (3.15%) Selenium
2 37 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (1.15%) JIRA
5 13 (1.00%) SpecFlow
6 11 (0.85%) WebDriver
6 11 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.69%) FitNesse
8 8 (0.61%) JMeter
8 8 (0.61%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.46%) JUnit
11 5 (0.38%) NUnit
11 5 (0.38%) Maven
11 5 (0.38%) TestNG
11 5 (0.38%) Hudson
12 4 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 453 (34.82%) Finance
2 227 (17.45%) Banking
3 90 (6.92%) Retail
4 73 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 50 (3.84%) Marketing
6 48 (3.69%) Front Office
7 46 (3.54%) Retail Banking
8 43 (3.31%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.61%) Legal
10 21 (1.61%) Advertising
11 19 (1.46%) Publishing
12 15 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.85%) Law
15 10 (0.77%) Back Office
16 8 (0.61%) Billing
17 4 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.31%) Automotive
17 4 (0.31%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.31%) .NET
2 34 (2.61%) XML
3 21 (1.61%) Web Services
4 16 (1.23%) Gherkin
5 15 (1.15%) HTML
6 12 (0.92%) CSS
7 10 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (0.69%) WCF
8 9 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.61%) SOAP
10 6 (0.46%) Middleware
10 6 (0.46%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.38%) JSON
11 5 (0.38%) Ajax
11 5 (0.38%) WPF
11 5 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (0.31%) jQuery
12 4 (0.31%) Spring
12 4 (0.31%) ArcObjects
13 3 (0.23%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.07%) NHS
4 24 (1.84%) Derivative
5 22 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (1.54%) Credit Risk
7 19 (1.46%) Fixed Income
8 17 (1.31%) Open Source
8 17 (1.31%) User Experience
9 14 (1.08%) GIS
10 13 (1.00%) Statistics
11 12 (0.92%) Market Risk
11 12 (0.92%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.85%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.77%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.69%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.69%) Fat Client
14 9 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (8.30%) Windows
2 47 (3.61%) UNIX
3 44 (3.38%) Linux
4 33 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.77%) Solaris
10 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.54%) Android
12 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) HPUX
14 2 (0.15%) MVS
15 1 (0.077%) VME
15 1 (0.077%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (17.60%) Business Analysis
3 191 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (9.99%) Project Management
5 106 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 97 (7.46%) ITIL
7 89 (6.84%) Data Analysis
8 75 (5.76%) PRINCE2
8 75 (5.76%) Scrum
9 74 (5.69%) UML
9 74 (5.69%) Analytics
10 73 (5.61%) Data Modelling
11 68 (5.23%) Risk Management
12 65 (5.00%) Change Management
12 65 (5.00%) Migration
13 64 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (4.77%) Use Case
15 59 (4.53%) Test Scripting
16 57 (4.38%) CRM
17 56 (4.30%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 261 (20.06%) SQL
2 59 (4.53%) Java
3 43 (3.31%) C#
4 21 (1.61%) VBA
5 17 (1.31%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.15%) Python
7 14 (1.08%) VB
8 13 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.00%) Perl
9 12 (0.92%) PowerShell
10 11 (0.85%) C++
11 8 (0.61%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.61%) Ruby
12 6 (0.46%) VBScript
13 4 (0.31%) Scala
14 3 (0.23%) JCL
14 3 (0.23%) VB6
14 3 (0.23%) R
14 3 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (6.69%) Degree
2 78 (6.00%) ISEB
3 43 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 30 (2.31%) CISSP
6 29 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.23%) CISM
9 15 (1.15%) CIMA
10 13 (1.00%) ACCA
10 13 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.92%) CCNA
12 11 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.77%) MCSE
13 10 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.69%) CCNP
15 8 (0.61%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.61%) CISA
16 7 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.46%) QA
2 20 (1.54%) Basel III
3 17 (1.31%) Basel II
4 16 (1.23%) SLA
5 15 (1.15%) Solvency II
6 14 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.92%) FATCA
8 11 (0.85%) FINREP
9 9 (0.69%) COREP
9 9 (0.69%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.38%) P3O
11 5 (0.38%) EMIR
11 5 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.23%) AIFMD
13 3 (0.23%) UCITS
14 1 (0.077%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.077%) COBIT
14 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 46 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.38%) vSphere
4 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.23%) NFS
5 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.23%) Xen
5 3 (0.23%) NLBS
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.15%) Firmware
7 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.077%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.077%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.077%) UAG
7 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.61%) SCCM
3 5 (0.38%) OpenView
4 4 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.23%) SCOM
5 3 (0.23%) WSUS
6 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.077%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.077%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.077%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.077%) Control-M
7 1 (0.077%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.077%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.077%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 142 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.46%) Oracle
3 34 (2.61%) SAP
3 34 (2.61%) VMware
4 30 (2.31%) Cisco
5 29 (2.23%) HP
6 23 (1.77%) IBM
7 20 (1.54%) Citrix
8 12 (0.92%) Cognos
8 12 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 10 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.77%) Siebel
9 10 (0.77%) Tableau
10 9 (0.69%) Business Objects
10 9 (0.69%) Casewise
11 8 (0.61%) TIBCO
11 8 (0.61%) Charles River
11 8 (0.61%) Unisys
11 8 (0.61%) Riverbed
12 7 (0.54%) Omniture
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £950 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £480.00 - £525.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Neston, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Rate: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago