The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 178 181 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 651 587 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.15% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.24% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 406 553
Average daily rate
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£425 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.39% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 17
Average hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.46% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.35 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.84 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +76.47%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +11 597 £428 -3.22% 197
London -19 267 £455 -4.21% 69
South East +9 87 £350 -12.50% 25
South West +20 80 £438 +2.94% 17
City of London 0 72 £450 - 22
East Midlands +28 46 £475 +18.75% 13
Wiltshire +23 38 £451 +6.00% 7
Swindon +20 37 £451 +6.00% 6
East of England -6 36 £425 +6.25% 14
Scotland -22 34 £400 +10.34% 3
Berkshire +11 28 £350 -12.50% 4
North West +5 27 £400 +18.51% 28
Yorkshire -6 27 £350 -19.07% 21
Northamptonshire +11 24 £475 +11.17% 7
West Yorkshire -7 22 £375 -14.77% 14
Edinburgh -20 20 £400 -5.88%
Manchester +10 19 £400 +18.51% 6
West Midlands -10 19 £338 -10.00% 7
Leicestershire - 18 £525 -
Hertfordshire +11 16 £425 - 4
Leeds +7 16 £350 - 8
Bristol -16 16 £393 +16.29% 3
Leicester - 15 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £275 -31.25% 5
Somerset -5 13 £305 - 4
Hampshire -18 13 £335 -16.25% 2
Surrey -7 12 £400 -3.03% 8
Slough +9 11 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 10 £288 -28.12% 3
Wales -11 9 £358 +5.14% 3

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 464 (35.66%) Finance
2 265 (20.37%) SQL
3 261 (20.06%) Business Analysis
4 219 (16.83%) Banking
5 200 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 152 (11.68%) Microsoft
7 125 (9.61%) Project Management
8 114 (8.76%) MS Excel
9 107 (8.22%) Oracle
10 105 (8.07%) Windows
11 102 (7.84%) UML
12 96 (7.38%) Data Analysis
13 93 (7.15%) ITIL
14 91 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 88 (6.76%) QA
16 85 (6.53%) Degree
17 83 (6.38%) ISEB
18 82 (6.30%) Scrum
19 80 (6.15%) SQL Server
20 79 (6.07%) Data Modelling
21 78 (6.00%) MS Visio
22 74 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
22 74 (5.69%) Test Scripting
23 73 (5.61%) Migration
24 70 (5.38%) Risk Management
25 67 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
26 66 (5.07%) NHS
26 66 (5.07%) Use Case
27 65 (5.00%) MS Office
27 65 (5.00%) GAP Analysis

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 53 (4.07%) SAS
2 50 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.23%) CMS
7 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.92%) IIS
9 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.61%) CICS
12 7 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.54%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.54%) Escenic
13 6 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.38%) MS Project Server
14 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 114 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 65 (5.00%) MS Office
4 37 (2.84%) MS Project
5 29 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.77%) SPSS
7 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.38%) CA Clarity
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (0.31%) LatentZero
4 4 (0.31%) Summit
5 3 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
5 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.15%) assyst
6 2 (0.15%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.15%) Maximo
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.077%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
1 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.23%) Office 365
4 2 (0.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.77%) Firewall
2 18 (1.38%) Intranet
3 16 (1.23%) WAN
3 16 (1.23%) Internet
4 13 (1.00%) LAN
5 12 (0.92%) SAN
6 11 (0.85%) VPN
7 10 (0.77%) DNS
8 8 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.61%) VoIP
8 8 (0.61%) MPLS
9 6 (0.46%) Broadband
10 5 (0.38%) Wireless
10 5 (0.38%) DHCP
10 5 (0.38%) FTP
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.23%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 19 (1.46%) QlikView
7 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.23%) MS Access
8 15 (1.15%) Big Data
9 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (0.92%) DB2
10 11 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.77%) MySQL
12 9 (0.69%) Base SAS
12 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (3.15%) Selenium
3 31 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.08%) JIRA
4 14 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 12 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (0.85%) FitNesse
7 10 (0.77%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.77%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.77%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.46%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.31%) WATIR
10 4 (0.31%) Hudson
10 4 (0.31%) TestNG
10 4 (0.31%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.31%) JUnit
10 4 (0.31%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.31%) Subversion
10 4 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 464 (35.66%) Finance
2 219 (16.83%) Banking
3 63 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 63 (4.84%) Retail
3 63 (4.84%) Front Office
4 50 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.46%) Marketing
6 36 (2.77%) Retail Banking
7 28 (2.15%) Legal
8 25 (1.92%) Advertising
9 24 (1.84%) Back Office
10 16 (1.23%) Billing
11 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.00%) Publishing
13 12 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.46%) Law
17 5 (0.38%) Automotive
18 3 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.84%) .NET
2 30 (2.31%) XML
3 23 (1.77%) Web Services
4 22 (1.69%) HTML
5 20 (1.54%) CSS
6 15 (1.15%) J2EE
7 14 (1.08%) Spring
8 12 (0.92%) Ajax
8 12 (0.92%) Gherkin
9 11 (0.85%) jQuery
10 10 (0.77%) Hibernate
10 10 (0.77%) JSF
11 9 (0.69%) Struts
11 9 (0.69%) WCF
12 8 (0.61%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.61%) HTML5
12 8 (0.61%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.54%) LAMP
13 7 (0.54%) EJB
13 7 (0.54%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.07%) NHS
2 61 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 35 (2.69%) Derivative
4 26 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 24 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (1.77%) Credit Risk
7 22 (1.69%) Equities
8 16 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 14 (1.08%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 12 (0.92%) Statistics
12 11 (0.85%) AS400
13 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.77%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 10 (0.77%) GIS
14 9 (0.69%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.69%) Open Source
14 9 (0.69%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 105 (8.07%) Windows
2 48 (3.69%) UNIX
3 37 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 30 (2.31%) Linux
6 27 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.31%) Windows XP
8 14 (1.08%) Solaris
9 13 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.54%) AIX
13 7 (0.54%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.46%) Android
15 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.31%) VMS
16 3 (0.23%) MVS
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (20.06%) Business Analysis
2 200 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 125 (9.61%) Project Management
4 102 (7.84%) UML
5 96 (7.38%) Data Analysis
6 93 (7.15%) ITIL
7 91 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 82 (6.30%) Scrum
9 79 (6.07%) Data Modelling
10 74 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (5.69%) Test Scripting
11 73 (5.61%) Migration
12 70 (5.38%) Risk Management
13 67 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (5.07%) Use Case
15 65 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
16 64 (4.92%) CRM
17 62 (4.77%) Change Management
18 61 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
19 55 (4.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 265 (20.37%) SQL
2 58 (4.46%) Java
3 49 (3.77%) C#
4 26 (2.00%) VBA
5 21 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 15 (1.15%) Ruby
9 14 (1.08%) VB
10 9 (0.69%) Perl
11 8 (0.61%) Korn
11 8 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.61%) Scala
11 8 (0.61%) VBScript
12 5 (0.38%) C++
12 5 (0.38%) Python
12 5 (0.38%) R
13 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 85 (6.53%) Degree
2 83 (6.38%) ISEB
3 45 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 33 (2.54%) CISSP
7 22 (1.69%) CISM
8 19 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.85%) CIMA
10 11 (0.85%) MCSE
11 9 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.69%) ACCA
12 7 (0.54%) CISA
12 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.76%) QA
2 22 (1.69%) Basel III
3 17 (1.31%) Solvency II
4 16 (1.23%) SLA
4 16 (1.23%) Basel II
5 12 (0.92%) FATCA
5 12 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.69%) FINREP
8 8 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.61%) COREP
8 8 (0.61%) EMIR
9 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.31%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.31%) CDISC
12 3 (0.23%) MiFID
12 3 (0.23%) UCITS
13 2 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 59 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.61%) XenApp
5 7 (0.54%) vSphere
6 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.23%) NFS
7 3 (0.23%) NLBS
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.23%) Xen
8 2 (0.15%) RHEV
8 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.077%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.077%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.85%) SCCM
3 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
3 4 (0.31%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.23%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.23%) SCOM
4 3 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.15%) OpenView
5 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Netcool
6 1 (0.077%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.077%) Control-M
6 1 (0.077%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.077%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 152 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.22%) Oracle
3 44 (3.38%) VMware
4 36 (2.77%) SAP
5 33 (2.54%) HP
6 30 (2.31%) IBM
7 26 (2.00%) Citrix
7 26 (2.00%) Cisco
8 21 (1.61%) Siebel
8 21 (1.61%) CheckPoint
9 18 (1.38%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.38%) Teradata
10 16 (1.23%) Tableau
11 15 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
12 14 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.00%) Remedy
13 13 (1.00%) Cognos
14 11 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
14 11 (0.85%) Gemalto
15 9 (0.69%) JBoss
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