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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 207 205 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 590 585 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.14% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 404 479
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £27.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £15.79 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £32.50 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £32.00 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +2.89%

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 528 £430 +1.17% 196
London +8 289 £475 +1.06% 90
South East +34 76 £406 +1.56% 37
City of London +18 49 £525 +17.31% 23
Yorkshire +4 45 £360 -15.29% 13
Scotland +6 41 £395 +1.93% 19
South West -10 41 £375 -20.21% 15
West Yorkshire +3 32 £350 -9.67% 7
Berkshire +18 29 £445 +21.91% 11
Leeds -11 25 £350 - 6
Hampshire +33 23 £350 -8.49% 2
Edinburgh -6 23 £375 - 9
West Midlands -17 19 £388 +6.89% 12
North West -23 19 £438 +2.94% 12
Wales -2 16 £325 -16.12% 3
South Wales -6 14 £325 -16.12% 3
East Midlands -22 14 £450 -10.00% 4
Cardiff -9 13 £325 -16.12% 1
Bristol +2 12 £375 +3.44% 9
Glasgow +13 11 £460 +16.45% 9
Surrey -11 11 £415 +3.75% 5
East of England -40 11 £500 +72.41% 8
Swindon -16 10 £475 -5.00% 2
Wiltshire -18 10 £475 -5.00% 2
Slough +12 8 £445 +27.14% 4
Manchester -29 8 £438 +2.94% 8
Dorset +6 7 £313 +13.63% 2
Northamptonshire -2 7 £475 -9.52% 1
South Yorkshire -10 7 £400 -20.00% 1
North East -15 7 £363 +3.57% 5

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 426 (33.81%) Finance
2 264 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (19.92%) Banking
4 233 (18.49%) Business Analysis
5 205 (16.27%) SQL
6 199 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 174 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (10.32%) Microsoft
9 129 (10.24%) Project Management
10 121 (9.60%) Retail
11 95 (7.54%) Windows
12 85 (6.75%) Test Scripting
13 84 (6.67%) Oracle
13 84 (6.67%) ISEB
14 79 (6.27%) Change Management
15 78 (6.19%) Degree
15 78 (6.19%) Analytics
16 76 (6.03%) MS Excel
17 73 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 71 (5.63%) QA
19 70 (5.56%) Data Analysis
20 69 (5.48%) Waterfall
21 68 (5.40%) Use Case
21 68 (5.40%) Investment Banking
22 65 (5.16%) Asset Management
22 65 (5.16%) Front Office
23 64 (5.08%) Management Information System
24 63 (5.00%) SQL Server
24 63 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
24 63 (5.00%) Derivative

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 33 (2.62%) SAS
2 25 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.79%) IIS
5 9 (0.71%) CMS
5 9 (0.71%) Confluence
6 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.40%) Apache
7 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.32%) JBoss
9 3 (0.24%) ATG Dynamo
9 3 (0.24%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.079%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.079%) Drupal
11 1 (0.079%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 76 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 48 (3.81%) MS Office
4 33 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.67%) MS Project
6 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.079%) EViews
8 1 (0.079%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Endur
1 8 (0.63%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.56%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.56%) Sonata
2 7 (0.56%) Tercero
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.48%) LatentZero
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.48%) RMDS
3 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.40%) Data Workbench
5 4 (0.32%) BigMachines
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.16%) Findur
7 2 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.63%) Office 365
2 6 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.32%) SaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.24%) IaaS
4 3 (0.24%) PaaS
5 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.079%) GitHub
6 1 (0.079%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.079%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.079%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.25%) Firewall
2 26 (2.06%) LAN
2 26 (2.06%) WAN
3 18 (1.43%) Wireless
4 15 (1.19%) VPN
5 13 (1.03%) Network Security
5 13 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.87%) SAN
7 10 (0.79%) Internet
8 8 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.56%) DNS
9 7 (0.56%) MPLS
10 6 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.48%) NAS
10 6 (0.48%) SSL
10 6 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.40%) ATM
11 5 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 20 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.95%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.87%) Data Mart
12 11 (0.87%) QlikView
13 10 (0.79%) GIS
14 9 (0.71%) Big Data
15 7 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.56%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.56%) MySQL
15 7 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (4.68%) Selenium
2 40 (3.17%) JIRA
3 30 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 28 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 26 (2.06%) SpecFlow
6 22 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 19 (1.51%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.35%) WebDriver
10 15 (1.19%) HP UFT
11 14 (1.11%) FitNesse
12 10 (0.79%) JBehave
12 10 (0.79%) JMeter
12 10 (0.79%) Subversion
13 9 (0.71%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.56%) Protractor
16 6 (0.48%) Gerrit
17 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 426 (33.81%) Finance
2 251 (19.92%) Banking
3 121 (9.60%) Retail
4 68 (5.40%) Investment Banking
5 65 (5.16%) Front Office
6 38 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.86%) Retail Banking
8 33 (2.62%) Marketing
9 25 (1.98%) Legal
10 19 (1.51%) Law
11 18 (1.43%) Back Office
12 12 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.87%) Advertising
14 10 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.79%) Publishing
15 9 (0.71%) Private Banking
16 7 (0.56%) Electronics
17 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.32%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.84%) Web Services
2 42 (3.33%) .NET
3 31 (2.46%) XML
4 25 (1.98%) SOAP
5 17 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 16 (1.27%) REST
7 15 (1.19%) HTML
8 14 (1.11%) Gherkin
9 11 (0.87%) HTML5
10 10 (0.79%) XML Messaging
11 9 (0.71%) J2EE
12 7 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (0.56%) jQuery
13 5 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.40%) CSS
13 5 (0.40%) RESTful
14 4 (0.32%) EDI
14 4 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 199 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 63 (5.00%) Derivative
4 62 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 52 (4.13%) NHS
6 32 (2.54%) User Experience
7 31 (2.46%) Credit Risk
8 27 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 23 (1.83%) Market Risk
10 22 (1.75%) Fixed Income
11 20 (1.59%) Statistics
12 19 (1.51%) Equities
12 19 (1.51%) Mathematics
13 17 (1.35%) Computer Science
14 13 (1.03%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.95%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
17 10 (0.79%) Reinsurance
18 9 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
18 9 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (7.54%) Windows
2 53 (4.21%) Unix
3 41 (3.25%) Linux
4 27 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.11%) AIX
8 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.87%) VMS
10 10 (0.79%) Android
11 7 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.40%) Solaris
14 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.079%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (18.49%) Business Analysis
3 174 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (10.24%) Project Management
5 85 (6.75%) Test Scripting
6 79 (6.27%) Change Management
7 78 (6.19%) Analytics
8 73 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 70 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 69 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 68 (5.40%) Use Case
12 65 (5.16%) Asset Management
13 63 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (4.68%) Data Modelling
15 57 (4.52%) SDLC
16 56 (4.44%) Scrum
17 55 (4.37%) ITIL
18 54 (4.29%) Migration
18 54 (4.29%) Translating Business Requirements
19 53 (4.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (16.27%) SQL
2 59 (4.68%) Java
3 25 (1.98%) C#
4 22 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 18 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.35%) VBA
7 16 (1.27%) Python
8 15 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.11%) VB
10 11 (0.87%) R
11 10 (0.79%) Ruby
12 9 (0.71%) Perl
13 8 (0.63%) C
14 7 (0.56%) C++
15 5 (0.40%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.32%) AWK
16 4 (0.32%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.32%) PHP
16 4 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (6.67%) ISEB
2 78 (6.19%) Degree
3 61 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 56 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 37 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 34 (2.70%) CISSP
7 23 (1.83%) CISM
8 19 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.87%) MCSE
13 10 (0.79%) CCNP
14 9 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.63%) CBAP
15 8 (0.63%) GIAC
16 7 (0.56%) ACCA
17 6 (0.48%) GCIA
18 5 (0.40%) CIMA
18 5 (0.40%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.63%) QA
2 30 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 27 (2.14%) MiFID
4 23 (1.83%) EMIR
5 18 (1.43%) SLA
6 14 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.11%) Solvency II
7 13 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
7 13 (1.03%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.56%) FATCA
10 6 (0.48%) Basel III
11 5 (0.40%) AIFMD
11 5 (0.40%) Basel II
12 4 (0.32%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.24%) GAAP
13 3 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.24%) SEPA
13 3 (0.24%) UCITS
System Software
1 56 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (0.87%) XenApp
5 8 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.40%) vSphere
7 4 (0.32%) XenServer
8 3 (0.24%) Firmware
8 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.16%) ClearTrust
9 2 (0.16%) Varnish
10 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.079%) RACF
10 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.51%) SCCM
3 5 (0.40%) Nessus
3 5 (0.40%) Nmap
4 4 (0.32%) QRadar
4 4 (0.32%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.24%) EnCase
5 3 (0.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.16%) WSUS
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.079%) Control-M
7 1 (0.079%) Open DACS
7 1 (0.079%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.079%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.079%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 130 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 84 (6.67%) Oracle
3 48 (3.81%) HP
4 42 (3.33%) Cisco
5 35 (2.78%) VMware
6 33 (2.62%) Citrix
7 29 (2.30%) SAP
8 28 (2.22%) Murex
9 27 (2.14%) CheckPoint
10 20 (1.59%) Bloomberg
11 19 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.51%) Tableau
12 13 (1.03%) Adobe
12 13 (1.03%) Calypso
12 13 (1.03%) IBM
12 13 (1.03%) Reuters
13 12 (0.95%) Charles River
13 12 (0.95%) Cyber-Ark
13 12 (0.95%) Informatica
14 11 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
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