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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 188 157 131
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 609 731 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.50% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 500 570
Average daily rate
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£425 £433 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £18.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.40 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +23.07%

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -33 547 £425 -2.85% 220
London -60 271 £440 -7.36% 90
City of London 0 94 £453 -0.98% 30
South East +2 80 £400 +6.66% 39
South West -23 44 £463 +7.55% 17
East Midlands +30 41 £475 +35.71% 5
Scotland -6 36 £423 +16.55% 12
North West +2 28 £450 +33.33% 19
East of England -18 28 £406 +16.07% 12
Yorkshire -4 26 £375 +28.20% 22
West Midlands -21 25 £400 +9.58% 13
Edinburgh -1 24 £434 +23.92% 9
Berkshire +20 22 £375 - 9
Northamptonshire +18 19 £450 - 2
Wiltshire -3 19 £500 +16.00% 3
Swindon -5 19 £500 +16.00% 3
West Yorkshire -9 19 £375 +17.18% 15
Wales -16 19 £375 -8.53% 3
Cardiff +4 18 £375 -12.79%
South Wales +1 18 £375 -8.53% 1
Hampshire +2 16 £338 -5.72% 5
Manchester -8 16 £450 +34.52% 14
Hertfordshire -12 15 £425 - 4
Leeds +1 13 £350 - 6
Bristol -7 12 £394 +12.50% 7
Birmingham -3 11 £400 +9.58% 4
Surrey -4 11 £415 +10.66% 7
Leicestershire +13 10 £525 - 1
Slough -2 10 £350 -17.64% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 9 £506 +55.76% 1

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 457 (36.07%) Finance
2 251 (19.81%) SQL
3 237 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (17.68%) Business Analysis
5 213 (16.81%) Banking
6 185 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 145 (11.44%) Microsoft
8 140 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
9 117 (9.23%) Project Management
10 111 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 108 (8.52%) Windows
12 103 (8.13%) QA
13 101 (7.97%) ITIL
14 98 (7.73%) Oracle
15 94 (7.42%) MS Excel
16 85 (6.71%) Data Analysis
17 82 (6.47%) Retail
18 80 (6.31%) Degree
19 78 (6.16%) MS Visio
20 76 (6.00%) UML
21 75 (5.92%) Risk Management
22 69 (5.45%) Data Modelling
22 69 (5.45%) ISEB
23 68 (5.37%) Investment Banking
24 67 (5.29%) Scrum
25 65 (5.13%) Migration
25 65 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
25 65 (5.13%) PRINCE2
25 65 (5.13%) Test Scripting
25 65 (5.13%) Use Case

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 51 (4.03%) SAS
3 23 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.18%) CMS
5 15 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.55%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.24%) IIS
10 3 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 94 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.16%) MS Visio
3 63 (4.97%) MS Office
4 39 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (2.68%) MS Project
6 18 (1.42%) SPSS
7 4 (0.32%) Mingle
7 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
9 1 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) CA Clarity
2 4 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.32%) Summit
2 4 (0.32%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.24%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.16%) assyst
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
4 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.55%) SaaS
2 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.24%) Office 365
3 2 (0.16%) Force.com
4 1 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.63%) Firewall
2 20 (1.58%) WAN
3 17 (1.34%) DNS
3 17 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.26%) Internet
5 12 (0.95%) Network Security
5 12 (0.95%) VPN
6 10 (0.79%) MPLS
6 10 (0.79%) LAN
7 9 (0.71%) DHCP
7 9 (0.71%) SAN
7 9 (0.71%) Intranet
7 9 (0.71%) Wireless
8 8 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.55%) VoIP
10 6 (0.47%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.32%) FTP
12 3 (0.24%) WLAN
12 3 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.21%) Data Mining
4 25 (1.97%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.66%) QlikView
7 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.87%) Big Data
10 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.63%) MS Access
14 7 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (3.08%) Selenium
3 25 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.18%) JIRA
5 13 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 9 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 9 (0.71%) FitNesse
9 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.47%) JUnit
11 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.39%) JMeter
11 5 (0.39%) Maven
11 5 (0.39%) NUnit
11 5 (0.39%) TestNG
11 5 (0.39%) Hudson
12 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.32%) Subversion
12 4 (0.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 457 (36.07%) Finance
2 213 (16.81%) Banking
3 82 (6.47%) Retail
4 68 (5.37%) Investment Banking
5 54 (4.26%) Front Office
6 45 (3.55%) Marketing
7 40 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 38 (3.00%) Retail Banking
9 33 (2.60%) Legal
10 21 (1.66%) Advertising
11 17 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.03%) Publishing
13 12 (0.95%) Billing
14 11 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.87%) Back Office
14 11 (0.87%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.55%) Law
15 7 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.32%) Automotive
17 3 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.24%) .NET
2 38 (3.00%) XML
3 17 (1.34%) HTML
3 17 (1.34%) Web Services
4 14 (1.10%) CSS
5 12 (0.95%) Gherkin
6 8 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (0.63%) Spring
6 8 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.55%) J2EE
7 7 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.55%) jQuery
7 7 (0.55%) WCF
7 7 (0.55%) Ajax
8 6 (0.47%) SOAP
9 5 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (0.39%) JSON
10 4 (0.32%) ArcObjects
10 4 (0.32%) HTML5
10 4 (0.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.39%) NHS
4 25 (1.97%) Derivative
5 24 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 21 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 16 (1.26%) Open Source
8 16 (1.26%) User Experience
9 15 (1.18%) GIS
10 13 (1.03%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.03%) Statistics
11 12 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.87%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.79%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.71%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.71%) Equities
14 9 (0.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (8.52%) Windows
2 39 (3.08%) Linux
3 38 (3.00%) UNIX
4 35 (2.76%) Windows 7
5 32 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.58%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.63%) Solaris
9 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.47%) Android
12 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.24%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) MVS
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (17.68%) Business Analysis
3 185 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (9.23%) Project Management
5 111 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 101 (7.97%) ITIL
7 85 (6.71%) Data Analysis
8 76 (6.00%) UML
9 75 (5.92%) Risk Management
10 69 (5.45%) Data Modelling
11 67 (5.29%) Scrum
12 65 (5.13%) Migration
12 65 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 65 (5.13%) PRINCE2
12 65 (5.13%) Test Scripting
12 65 (5.13%) Use Case
13 63 (4.97%) Change Management
14 59 (4.66%) Analytics
15 54 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
16 48 (3.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 251 (19.81%) SQL
2 58 (4.58%) Java
3 42 (3.31%) C#
4 21 (1.66%) VBA
5 16 (1.26%) T-SQL
6 15 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.10%) VB
7 14 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 12 (0.95%) Python
9 11 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.79%) Perl
10 10 (0.79%) C++
11 9 (0.71%) Ruby
12 7 (0.55%) Scala
13 6 (0.47%) VBScript
14 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.32%) R
16 3 (0.24%) JCL
16 3 (0.24%) VB6
16 3 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (6.31%) Degree
2 69 (5.45%) ISEB
3 49 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.53%) CISSP
6 30 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (1.34%) CISM
9 15 (1.18%) CIMA
10 13 (1.03%) ACCA
10 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.79%) CCNA
12 10 (0.79%) MCSE
13 9 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.63%) CISA
14 8 (0.63%) CCNP
14 8 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (8.13%) QA
2 20 (1.58%) Basel III
3 15 (1.18%) Basel II
3 15 (1.18%) SLA
3 15 (1.18%) Solvency II
4 14 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.95%) FATCA
5 12 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.79%) FINREP
7 9 (0.71%) COREP
8 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.39%) EMIR
11 4 (0.32%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.24%) UCITS
13 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.079%) P3O
14 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 48 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.32%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) NFS
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.24%) NLBS
5 3 (0.24%) Xen
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.079%) Firmware
7 1 (0.079%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.079%) UAG
7 1 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.71%) SCCM
3 4 (0.32%) OpenView
4 3 (0.24%) WSUS
4 3 (0.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.079%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.079%) Control-M
6 1 (0.079%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.079%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.079%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.079%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.079%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.079%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 145 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.73%) Oracle
3 34 (2.68%) VMware
3 34 (2.68%) SAP
4 32 (2.53%) Cisco
5 26 (2.05%) HP
6 23 (1.82%) IBM
7 19 (1.50%) Citrix
8 12 (0.95%) Tableau
8 12 (0.95%) Cognos
9 10 (0.79%) CheckPoint
9 10 (0.79%) Siebel
9 10 (0.79%) Business Objects
10 9 (0.71%) Charles River
10 9 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.71%) Casewise
11 8 (0.63%) Omniture
11 8 (0.63%) Juniper
11 8 (0.63%) Unisys
12 7 (0.55%) Neolane
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 640 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £550 - 640 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £10 - £12.75 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago