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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 180 170 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 653 635 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.19% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.29% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 427 592
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £26.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -11.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £21.80 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.41 £33.40 £35.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +47.36%

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
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 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -3 586 £428 +0.76% 231
London -26 262 £450 -1.96% 100
South East +25 91 £350 -6.66% 41
City of London +3 80 £475 +10.46% 46
South West -5 56 £451 +5.38% 24
East Midlands +38 50 £475 +26.66% 7
Scotland -23 41 £400 +14.28% 9
North West +11 36 £450 +20.00% 18
East of England -2 36 £413 +3.12% 10
Berkshire +18 30 £350 -12.50% 5
Northamptonshire +20 26 £463 +10.44% 4
Wiltshire +1 26 £488 +13.37% 5
Swindon +11 25 £500 +16.27% 5
Manchester +9 25 £450 +33.33% 9
Edinburgh -13 25 £400 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire -7 24 £350 - 22
West Midlands -9 24 £381 +1.66% 7
West Yorkshire -4 20 £375 -13.29% 16
Hampshire -6 18 £335 -6.42% 8
Hertfordshire 0 17 £425 - 1
Leicestershire +17 16 £525 -
Leeds +10 15 £350 - 12
Wales -4 15 £375 +10.29% 11
Slough +14 14 £350 -17.64% 2
South Wales -2 14 £375 +10.29% 9
Bristol -11 13 £500 +11.11% 6
Leicester +8 12 £525 -
Cardiff +3 12 £375 -5.06% 8
Stirling -7 9 £400 -15.78%
Milton Keynes +11 8 £350 -12.50% 4

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (36.28%) Finance
2 265 (20.72%) SQL
3 238 (18.61%) Business Analysis
4 206 (16.11%) Banking
5 185 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 147 (11.49%) Microsoft
7 116 (9.07%) Project Management
8 107 (8.37%) Windows
9 105 (8.21%) Oracle
9 105 (8.21%) MS Excel
10 99 (7.74%) QA
11 98 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 98 (7.66%) ITIL
12 95 (7.43%) UML
13 87 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (6.65%) Data Analysis
15 81 (6.33%) Scrum
16 78 (6.10%) MS Visio
16 78 (6.10%) Degree
17 75 (5.86%) Test Scripting
18 74 (5.79%) ISEB
19 73 (5.71%) SQL Server
20 72 (5.63%) Risk Management
21 71 (5.55%) Migration
22 70 (5.47%) Data Modelling
23 66 (5.16%) Use Case
24 65 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
24 65 (5.08%) MS Office
25 64 (5.00%) Java
25 64 (5.00%) Investment Banking

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 51 (3.99%) SAS
2 43 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.41%) CMS
6 16 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.63%) IIS
10 8 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.55%) Escenic
11 7 (0.55%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.55%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.39%) CICS
12 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.31%) Drupal
13 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 105 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.10%) MS Visio
3 65 (5.08%) MS Office
4 38 (2.97%) MS Project
5 31 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (1.33%) SPSS
7 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) Mingle
9 1 (0.078%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) CA Clarity
3 4 (0.31%) LatentZero
3 4 (0.31%) Summit
4 3 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.16%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.16%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.23%) SaaS
2 3 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.078%) Force.com
3 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.44%) Firewall
2 17 (1.33%) Internet
3 16 (1.25%) WAN
4 15 (1.17%) Intranet
5 14 (1.09%) VPN
6 13 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.02%) LAN
7 12 (0.94%) DNS
8 11 (0.86%) SAN
9 9 (0.70%) Wireless
10 8 (0.63%) MPLS
10 8 (0.63%) Network Security
10 8 (0.63%) VoIP
11 7 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.47%) DHCP
13 5 (0.39%) Broadband
14 4 (0.31%) FTP
14 4 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (0.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 28 (2.19%) Data Mining
4 28 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.33%) QlikView
7 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.09%) Big Data
9 13 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.02%) MS Access
10 11 (0.86%) MySQL
11 10 (0.78%) DB2
11 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (2.97%) Selenium
3 25 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (1.09%) JIRA
5 13 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.70%) WebDriver
6 9 (0.70%) FitNesse
7 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.31%) JUnit
9 4 (0.31%) WATIR
9 4 (0.31%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.31%) Subversion
9 4 (0.31%) Maven
9 4 (0.31%) Hudson
9 4 (0.31%) TestNG
10 3 (0.23%) Sahi
General
1 464 (36.28%) Finance
2 206 (16.11%) Banking
3 64 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 63 (4.93%) Retail
5 58 (4.53%) Front Office
6 49 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.83%) Marketing
7 30 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 28 (2.19%) Advertising
9 25 (1.95%) Legal
10 17 (1.33%) Back Office
10 17 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.25%) Billing
12 13 (1.02%) Publishing
13 11 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Automotive
16 3 (0.23%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.44%) .NET
2 30 (2.35%) XML
3 20 (1.56%) HTML
4 19 (1.49%) Web Services
5 18 (1.41%) CSS
6 14 (1.09%) J2EE
7 12 (0.94%) Spring
7 12 (0.94%) Gherkin
8 11 (0.86%) jQuery
8 11 (0.86%) Ajax
9 8 (0.63%) Hibernate
9 8 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.63%) WCF
9 8 (0.63%) HTML5
10 7 (0.55%) CSS3
10 7 (0.55%) LAMP
10 7 (0.55%) EJB
10 7 (0.55%) Struts
10 7 (0.55%) Java RMI
10 7 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.61%) NHS
2 56 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.35%) Derivative
4 26 (2.03%) Fixed Income
5 22 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (1.41%) Equities
7 17 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 14 (1.09%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.02%) GIS
10 12 (0.94%) Statistics
10 12 (0.94%) Market Risk
11 10 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.78%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (0.70%) Open Source
12 9 (0.70%) Video on Demand
12 9 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.63%) FMCG
13 8 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.37%) Windows
2 44 (3.44%) UNIX
3 37 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (2.58%) Windows 7
5 29 (2.27%) Linux
6 25 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 12 (0.94%) Solaris
8 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.55%) Android
12 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.16%) MVS
15 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (18.61%) Business Analysis
2 185 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (9.07%) Project Management
4 98 (7.66%) ITIL
4 98 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 95 (7.43%) UML
6 87 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (6.65%) Data Analysis
8 81 (6.33%) Scrum
9 75 (5.86%) Test Scripting
10 72 (5.63%) Risk Management
11 71 (5.55%) Migration
12 70 (5.47%) Data Modelling
13 66 (5.16%) Use Case
14 65 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (4.77%) Change Management
15 61 (4.77%) GAP Analysis
16 60 (4.69%) PRINCE2
17 56 (4.38%) CRM
18 53 (4.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 265 (20.72%) SQL
2 64 (5.00%) Java
3 42 (3.28%) C#
4 25 (1.95%) VBA
5 20 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.17%) PL/SQL
7 15 (1.17%) VB
8 11 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 10 (0.78%) Ruby
10 9 (0.70%) Perl
11 8 (0.63%) Python
11 8 (0.63%) Scala
12 7 (0.55%) VBScript
13 5 (0.39%) C++
13 5 (0.39%) Korn
13 5 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.39%) R
14 4 (0.31%) VB6
15 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (6.10%) Degree
2 74 (5.79%) ISEB
3 49 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 35 (2.74%) CISSP
6 33 (2.58%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.64%) CISM
8 20 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.02%) CIMA
11 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.94%) MCSE
12 11 (0.86%) ACCA
13 10 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.63%) CCNA
15 7 (0.55%) CISA
15 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (7.74%) QA
2 21 (1.64%) Basel III
3 18 (1.41%) SLA
4 17 (1.33%) Solvency II
5 16 (1.25%) Basel II
6 13 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.94%) FATCA
7 12 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.78%) FINREP
9 9 (0.70%) COREP
10 8 (0.63%) EMIR
11 7 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.39%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.31%) AIFMD
14 3 (0.23%) UCITS
14 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.23%) CDISC
15 2 (0.16%) MiFID
15 2 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 55 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.47%) vSphere
5 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.31%) XenApp
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.23%) Xen
6 3 (0.23%) NLBS
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.23%) NFS
7 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.078%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.078%) UAG
8 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.078%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.78%) SCCM
3 4 (0.31%) OpenView
4 3 (0.23%) SCOM
4 3 (0.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.16%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.078%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.078%) Control-M
6 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.078%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.078%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.078%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 147 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.21%) Oracle
3 40 (3.13%) VMware
4 38 (2.97%) SAP
5 31 (2.42%) Cisco
5 31 (2.42%) IBM
6 30 (2.35%) HP
7 21 (1.64%) Citrix
8 18 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 16 (1.25%) Business Objects
10 15 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.09%) Siebel
11 14 (1.09%) Tableau
12 13 (1.02%) Remedy
13 12 (0.94%) Teradata
14 9 (0.70%) JBoss
14 9 (0.70%) Cognos
15 8 (0.63%) Juniper
15 8 (0.63%) Charles River
15 8 (0.63%) Cyber-Ark
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Liphook, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £292 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550-650 Daily
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago