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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 177 176 186
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 707 643 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.22% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.31% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 442 398
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Average hourly rate £25.25 £17.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.52% -46.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.00 £23.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+93.33% -

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 0 629 £438 +2.94% 281
London +22 321 £468 +2.91% 137
South East -10 82 £388 +15.67% 33
City of London +7 81 £425 -5.55% 61
Scotland +32 63 £340 -9.33% 14
Yorkshire +12 59 £433 +23.57% 29
North West +6 58 £450 +16.12% 9
West Yorkshire +12 54 £425 +15.64% 24
Leeds +5 45 £450 +28.57% 15
South West -50 41 £465 +16.25% 22
Edinburgh +16 34 £325 -16.12% 7
East Midlands -20 27 £416 -16.75% 15
West Midlands +13 26 £413 +22.22% 22
Manchester -8 26 £395 -1.25% 4
Cheshire +13 21 £450 +36.88% 3
Surrey +7 20 £400 -5.88% 4
Berkshire +6 17 £400 +17.64% 7
Glasgow +4 16 £388 +8.77% 7
Wiltshire -9 16 £500 +11.04% 4
Swindon -15 16 £500 +10.98% 2
Hampshire +5 15 £343 +2.23% 6
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £160 -28.88% 2
East of England -20 12 £424 -2.86% 12
East Sussex -3 11 £475 +46.15% 3
Northamptonshire -10 11 £450 -10.00% 6
Birmingham +3 10 £380 +38.18% 6
Nottingham -1 10 £160 -28.88% 2
Bristol -7 10 £363 -2.35% 4
Croydon - 10 £375 - 1
Dorset +7 9 £140 - 5

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 552 (39.63%) Finance
2 298 (21.39%) Banking
3 276 (19.81%) SQL
4 256 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (16.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 214 (15.36%) Business Analysis
7 158 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
8 133 (9.55%) Retail
9 119 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 118 (8.47%) Microsoft
11 102 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
12 99 (7.11%) MS Excel
12 99 (7.11%) Project Management
13 97 (6.96%) Migration
14 94 (6.75%) Windows
15 86 (6.17%) Oracle
16 85 (6.10%) SQL Server
16 85 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
16 85 (6.10%) Use Case
17 83 (5.96%) ISEB
18 82 (5.89%) Test Scripting
19 81 (5.81%) Investment Banking
20 75 (5.38%) QA
21 74 (5.31%) Data Analysis
22 73 (5.24%) Data Modelling
22 73 (5.24%) .NET
23 71 (5.10%) ITIL
24 66 (4.74%) Telecoms
24 66 (4.74%) Requirements Analysis
25 65 (4.67%) Analytics

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 46 (3.30%) SAS
2 41 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.01%) CMS
4 11 (0.79%) IIS
5 8 (0.57%) Apache
6 6 (0.43%) JBoss
7 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.36%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.22%) Lync
9 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.22%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 99 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 62 (4.45%) MS Visio
3 52 (3.73%) MS Office
4 29 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.79%) MS Project
6 8 (0.57%) SPSS
7 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.072%) Stata
9 1 (0.072%) InDesign
9 1 (0.072%) Weka
9 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (0.93%) SimCorp Dimension
2 11 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.43%) Front Arena
4 6 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.43%) Summit
5 5 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.36%) Unica
6 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
6 4 (0.29%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.14%) Aligne
8 2 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.22%) SaaS
2 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.14%) PaaS
3 2 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.072%) IaaS
4 1 (0.072%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.072%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.072%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.072%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.51%) Firewall
2 30 (2.15%) LAN
3 28 (2.01%) WAN
4 20 (1.44%) SSL
5 19 (1.36%) Network Security
6 18 (1.29%) IPsec
6 18 (1.29%) DNS
7 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.93%) VPN
9 12 (0.86%) DHCP
9 12 (0.86%) Internet
9 12 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (0.79%) Wireless
11 10 (0.72%) OSPF
12 9 (0.65%) MPLS
13 8 (0.57%) BGP
13 8 (0.57%) LDAP
13 8 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.57%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (6.10%) SQL Server
1 85 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (2.23%) QlikView
4 28 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 28 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.44%) Big Data
7 19 (1.36%) Data Mining
8 18 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 13 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.43%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 5 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (3.59%) Selenium
2 36 (2.58%) JIRA
3 33 (2.37%) Cucumber
4 28 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.29%) SoapUI
7 16 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 13 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 12 (0.86%) HP UFT
10 10 (0.72%) Subversion
11 9 (0.65%) FitNesse
12 8 (0.57%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.50%) Toad
14 5 (0.36%) Git (software)
14 5 (0.36%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.29%) JBehave
15 4 (0.29%) Axure RP
16 3 (0.22%) TestComplete
16 3 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
16 3 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
General
1 552 (39.63%) Finance
2 298 (21.39%) Banking
3 133 (9.55%) Retail
4 81 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 66 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 64 (4.59%) Retail Banking
7 52 (3.73%) Front Office
8 39 (2.80%) Legal
9 37 (2.66%) Back Office
10 35 (2.51%) Marketing
11 25 (1.79%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.08%) Advertising
13 14 (1.01%) Law
14 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.72%) Electronics
16 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.36%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.29%) Games
18 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
19 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.24%) .NET
2 48 (3.45%) Web Services
3 39 (2.80%) XML
4 29 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 29 (2.08%) SOAP
5 17 (1.22%) Gherkin
6 14 (1.01%) REST
7 12 (0.86%) XML Messaging
8 11 (0.79%) HTML
9 9 (0.65%) CSS
10 8 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (0.57%) jQuery
11 7 (0.50%) Middleware
12 6 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.43%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.36%) JSON
13 5 (0.36%) XSLT
14 4 (0.29%) Lucene
14 4 (0.29%) Entity Framework
15 3 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.16%) NHS
4 31 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 26 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 24 (1.72%) Reference Data
8 23 (1.65%) Derivative
8 23 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.58%) Credit Risk
9 22 (1.58%) Equities
10 19 (1.36%) User Experience
11 18 (1.29%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.22%) Statistics
13 13 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.86%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.72%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.72%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.65%) Blackberry
16 9 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (6.75%) Windows
2 46 (3.30%) UNIX
3 33 (2.37%) Linux
3 33 (2.37%) Windows 7
4 24 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.57%) Android
9 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.29%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) HPUX
11 2 (0.14%) VME
11 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.072%) zOS
12 1 (0.072%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.072%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (16.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 214 (15.36%) Business Analysis
4 119 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 102 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 99 (7.11%) Project Management
7 97 (6.96%) Migration
8 85 (6.10%) Use Case
9 82 (5.89%) Test Scripting
10 74 (5.31%) Data Analysis
11 73 (5.24%) Data Modelling
12 71 (5.10%) ITIL
13 66 (4.74%) Requirements Analysis
14 65 (4.67%) Analytics
15 59 (4.24%) Waterfall
16 56 (4.02%) UML
17 55 (3.95%) Validation
18 54 (3.88%) GAP Analysis
18 54 (3.88%) E-Commerce
18 54 (3.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 276 (19.81%) SQL
2 61 (4.38%) C#
2 61 (4.38%) Java
3 32 (2.30%) VBA
4 26 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 18 (1.29%) Perl
6 14 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.01%) C++
6 14 (1.01%) Python
6 14 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 12 (0.86%) C
8 11 (0.79%) LINC
9 9 (0.65%) Ruby
10 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.36%) VB
12 5 (0.36%) COBOL
13 4 (0.29%) R
13 4 (0.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 83 (5.96%) ISEB
2 62 (4.45%) Degree
3 44 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.22%) CISSP
8 11 (0.79%) ACCA
8 11 (0.79%) CIMA
9 10 (0.72%) CISM
9 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.57%) CCNP
10 8 (0.57%) APMP
10 8 (0.57%) IIBA
11 6 (0.43%) CBAP
11 6 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.36%) CISA
12 5 (0.36%) CCDP
13 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.38%) QA
2 22 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.15%) Basel II
4 16 (1.15%) Solvency II
5 15 (1.08%) SLA
5 15 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.08%) FATCA
6 14 (1.01%) Basel III
7 12 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.79%) MiFID
9 10 (0.72%) EMIR
9 10 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.65%) COREP
10 9 (0.65%) FINREP
11 5 (0.36%) GAAP
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.14%) HL7
13 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.072%) P3O
System Software
1 47 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.072%) vSphere
6 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.072%) Snort
6 1 (0.072%) Xen
6 1 (0.072%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 50 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.86%) SCCM
3 6 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.22%) SCOM
5 3 (0.22%) OpenView
5 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.14%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.14%) SCSM
6 2 (0.14%) MOM
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.072%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.072%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.072%) Netcool
7 1 (0.072%) Control-M
Vendors
1 118 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.17%) Oracle
3 47 (3.37%) SAP
4 46 (3.30%) Cisco
5 37 (2.66%) HP
6 31 (2.23%) IBM
7 28 (2.01%) CheckPoint
7 28 (2.01%) VMware
8 27 (1.94%) Business Objects
9 22 (1.58%) Blue Coat
10 21 (1.51%) Tableau
11 20 (1.44%) Citrix
12 18 (1.29%) Juniper
13 17 (1.22%) Informatica
14 15 (1.08%) Teradata
15 14 (1.01%) Cognos
16 13 (0.93%) Siebel
16 13 (0.93%) SimCorp
17 12 (0.86%) Sybase
18 11 (0.79%) Unisys
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £480 per day + .
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £11.00 - £12.25 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Barclays
Rate: competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £20 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £490 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £650 to £750 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £480 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago