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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 170 176 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 650 536 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.12% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.22% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 341 507
Average daily rate £410 £425 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.10 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.34% -19.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £14.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.08 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+190.32% -48.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +10 595 £413 -3.50% 110
London +9 320 £450 -5.26% 35
City of London +10 86 £500 +8.69% 10
South East -10 84 £365 -8.75% 29
South West +4 54 £400 +23.07% 10
Scotland -1 44 £375 +7.14% 5
North West -9 38 £390 +15.55% 10
Edinburgh -5 33 £400 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +10 32 £513 +20.58% 4
East of England -10 31 £338 -10.00% 8
Northamptonshire +9 28 £513 +17.88%
Yorkshire +1 28 £330 +1.53% 10
West Yorkshire +2 27 £330 +3.12% 8
Berkshire -8 25 £330 +10.00% 4
Manchester -8 20 £425 +27.81% 6
Wiltshire -10 20 £423 +19.01% 1
Swindon +3 19 £436 +22.88% 1
Leeds -2 19 £330 +1.53% 3
Hampshire -20 19 £375 -8.53% 3
Somerset -8 14 £325 +4.83% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £390 -2.50%
Milton Keynes - 13 £390 -
Northampton -2 12 £500 +12.48%
Lancashire -13 12 £325 -5.79% 1
Surrey -6 10 £365 -16.57% 9
Cambridgeshire -11 9 £363 -
Hook +2 8 £370 -12.94%
Hertfordshire -2 8 £331 -28.37% 5
Taunton -9 8 £325 +8.33%
West Midlands -22 8 £345 +14.04% 3

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 446 (33.28%) Finance
2 259 (19.33%) SQL
3 257 (19.18%) Business Analysis
4 231 (17.24%) Banking
5 192 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (10.82%) Microsoft
7 129 (9.63%) Project Management
8 117 (8.73%) MS Excel
9 114 (8.51%) Oracle
10 103 (7.69%) Windows
11 88 (6.57%) UML
12 86 (6.42%) ITIL
13 85 (6.34%) SQL Server
14 84 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
14 84 (6.27%) Scrum
15 82 (6.12%) ISEB
15 82 (6.12%) Degree
15 82 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 80 (5.97%) Test Scripting
16 80 (5.97%) NHS
17 78 (5.82%) Data Analysis
18 77 (5.75%) QA
19 73 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
20 72 (5.37%) Investment Banking
21 69 (5.15%) Management Information System
22 66 (4.93%) Risk Management
22 66 (4.93%) Telecoms
22 66 (4.93%) Data Modelling
23 65 (4.85%) Migration
23 65 (4.85%) Change Management

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.81%) SAS
3 24 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 22 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.27%) IIS
5 17 (1.27%) CMS
6 16 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 12 (0.90%) Escenic
8 12 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.60%) CICS
10 8 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.52%) Apache
12 6 (0.45%) MS Project Server
12 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 117 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.40%) MS Office
3 49 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.79%) MS Project
6 19 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.60%) SPSS
8 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.15%) FastStats
10 1 (0.075%) Mingle
10 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.075%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.075%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.37%) Maximo
4 5 (0.37%) MultiFonds
5 4 (0.30%) Summit
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.22%) CA Clarity
6 3 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
6 3 (0.22%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.52%) SaaS
2 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.54%) Firewall
2 23 (1.72%) LAN
3 20 (1.49%) WAN
4 16 (1.19%) Intranet
5 15 (1.12%) VoIP
6 14 (1.04%) VPN
7 12 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.90%) Network Security
8 11 (0.82%) DNS
8 11 (0.82%) Internet
9 10 (0.75%) MPLS
10 9 (0.67%) BGP
10 9 (0.67%) DHCP
11 8 (0.60%) EIGRP
11 8 (0.60%) DMZ
12 7 (0.52%) OSPF
12 7 (0.52%) SAN
12 7 (0.52%) HSRP
13 6 (0.45%) Multicast
13 6 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 38 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.49%) MS Access
6 20 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.27%) Big Data
9 16 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 15 (1.12%) MySQL
10 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (0.75%) Base SAS
12 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (0.52%) DB2
14 7 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 37 (2.76%) Selenium
2 23 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 11 (0.82%) JIRA
5 11 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.52%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.52%) TestDirector
9 6 (0.45%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.45%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.45%) Maven
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.45%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.37%) Subversion
10 5 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 446 (33.28%) Finance
2 231 (17.24%) Banking
3 72 (5.37%) Investment Banking
4 66 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.70%) Retail
6 54 (4.03%) Marketing
7 48 (3.58%) Front Office
8 40 (2.99%) Legal
9 33 (2.46%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.87%) Back Office
11 19 (1.42%) Advertising
12 12 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.90%) Billing
12 12 (0.90%) Local Government
13 11 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.67%) Law
14 9 (0.67%) Games
15 5 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.37%) French Language
16 4 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.88%) .NET
2 45 (3.36%) XML
3 36 (2.69%) Web Services
4 35 (2.61%) HTML
5 29 (2.16%) CSS
6 22 (1.64%) J2EE
7 20 (1.49%) Spring
7 20 (1.49%) Ajax
7 20 (1.49%) jQuery
8 18 (1.34%) JSF
9 17 (1.27%) Hibernate
10 15 (1.12%) LAMP
11 14 (1.04%) HTML5
11 14 (1.04%) Struts
12 13 (0.97%) SOAP
12 13 (0.97%) EJB
13 12 (0.90%) Java RMI
13 12 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (0.90%) CSS3
14 10 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.97%) NHS
2 69 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.31%) Derivative
4 25 (1.87%) Equities
5 24 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 20 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.04%) Statistics
9 12 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 11 (0.82%) AS400
10 11 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (0.82%) SWIFT
11 10 (0.75%) Reference Data
11 10 (0.75%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.67%) Market Risk
13 8 (0.60%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.52%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.45%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.69%) Windows
2 53 (3.96%) UNIX
3 32 (2.39%) Windows 7
4 29 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (1.87%) Linux
7 13 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 12 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.75%) AIX
9 10 (0.75%) Solaris
10 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.52%) Android
12 6 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.45%) VMS
13 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (19.18%) Business Analysis
2 192 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (9.63%) Project Management
4 88 (6.57%) UML
5 86 (6.42%) ITIL
6 84 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (6.27%) Scrum
7 82 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 80 (5.97%) Test Scripting
9 78 (5.82%) Data Analysis
10 73 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (4.93%) Risk Management
11 66 (4.93%) Data Modelling
12 65 (4.85%) Change Management
12 65 (4.85%) Migration
13 60 (4.48%) CRM
14 59 (4.40%) Use Case
15 55 (4.10%) GAP Analysis
16 53 (3.96%) Asset Management
17 52 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 259 (19.33%) SQL
2 59 (4.40%) Java
3 44 (3.28%) C#
4 36 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.09%) VBA
6 18 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.19%) C
9 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.97%) Scala
10 13 (0.97%) Ruby
11 8 (0.60%) Korn
11 8 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.60%) VB
12 7 (0.52%) R
13 6 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.45%) PHP
14 5 (0.37%) VB6
15 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (6.12%) ISEB
1 82 (6.12%) Degree
2 56 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.39%) ISTQB
5 27 (2.01%) CISSP
6 22 (1.64%) CISM
7 16 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.12%) CCNP
9 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.60%) IIBA
10 6 (0.45%) MCSE
10 6 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.30%) ACCA
12 4 (0.30%) CIMA
12 4 (0.30%) GIAC
12 4 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.75%) QA
2 22 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.57%) SLA
4 19 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.04%) Basel III
6 13 (0.97%) EMIR
7 11 (0.82%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.75%) Basel II
8 10 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.67%) MiFID
10 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.45%) FATCA
12 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.30%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.30%) CDISC
13 4 (0.30%) COREP
13 4 (0.30%) FINREP
13 4 (0.30%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.67%) XenApp
4 5 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.22%) vSphere
6 3 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.15%) RHEV
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.075%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.27%) SCCM
3 5 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (0.30%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.30%) AppDNA
4 4 (0.30%) Netcool
4 4 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.30%) WSUS
4 4 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.30%) Puppet
5 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.075%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.075%) OpenView
6 1 (0.075%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.075%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 145 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 114 (8.51%) Oracle
3 41 (3.06%) SAP
4 36 (2.69%) Cisco
5 33 (2.46%) VMware
6 30 (2.24%) CheckPoint
6 30 (2.24%) Business Objects
7 26 (1.94%) IBM
7 26 (1.94%) HP
8 25 (1.87%) Citrix
9 23 (1.72%) JBoss
10 20 (1.49%) Remedy
11 18 (1.34%) Cyber-Ark
12 17 (1.27%) Siebel
13 16 (1.19%) Teradata
13 16 (1.19%) Gemalto
14 15 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.97%) Tableau
16 12 (0.90%) Cognos
17 11 (0.82%) Apple
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