The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 246 181 191
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 518 780 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.34% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.41% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 549 441
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £23.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £12.75 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £23.55 £66.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £19.12 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+88.30% -15.96%

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -70 477 £425 -5.55% 177
London -69 249 £475 - 66
South East -10 68 £405 +1.25% 27
City of London +3 54 £500 +17.64% 18
West Midlands -23 30 £363 -13.69% 21
North West -24 30 £378 -16.11% 6
East of England +29 29 £255 -29.70% 8
South West -7 28 £408 -12.36% 18
Scotland -22 25 £393 +13.76% 11
Yorkshire -35 21 £425 -3.40% 20
Surrey +5 19 £438 +9.37% 1
Manchester -3 19 £420 +24.44% 4
Edinburgh -11 19 £400 +14.28% 8
East Midlands -16 18 £425 - 7
West Yorkshire -21 16 £431 -0.28% 15
Berkshire +15 13 £423 +5.62% 8
Essex +11 13 £255 -37.23%
Wiltshire +6 13 £461 -7.75% 2
Leeds -22 12 £454 +0.83% 11
Hampshire +8 11 £350 -6.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £438 +32.07% 2
Hertfordshire +9 9 £488 -2.54% 3
Northamptonshire -8 8 £475 +5.55%
Milton Keynes +20 7 £450 +35.84%
Leatherhead +7 7 £475 +18.75%
Swindon -2 7 £468 -6.50% 1
Northampton -4 7 £475 +5.55%
Herefordshire - 7 £363 - 2
Reading +20 6 £440 +10.00% 4
Kent +12 6 £356 -12.46%

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 378 (35.49%) Finance
2 252 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (20.19%) SQL
4 202 (18.97%) Business Analysis
5 169 (15.87%) Banking
6 163 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
7 149 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 112 (10.52%) Data Analysis
9 108 (10.14%) Windows
10 106 (9.95%) Project Management
11 99 (9.30%) Microsoft
12 85 (7.98%) Migration
13 84 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 83 (7.79%) ISEB
15 80 (7.51%) Retail
16 77 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
17 72 (6.76%) JIRA
18 70 (6.57%) Waterfall
18 70 (6.57%) Oracle
19 67 (6.29%) Linux
20 66 (6.20%) User Stories
21 64 (6.01%) Degree
21 64 (6.01%) Use Case
22 62 (5.82%) Security Cleared
22 62 (5.82%) ITIL
23 61 (5.73%) Active Directory
24 60 (5.63%) Analytics
25 59 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
25 59 (5.54%) QA
26 56 (5.26%) Management Information System

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (3.19%) SAS
2 26 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.22%) Apache
5 11 (1.03%) Confluence
6 9 (0.85%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.56%) CMS
8 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.47%) JBoss
8 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.38%) IIS
10 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.19%) Drupal
11 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.094%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.094%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 56 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.04%) MS Office
3 23 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.50%) MS Project
6 11 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Sonata
2 11 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.94%) Tercero
4 9 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.85%) HFM
5 8 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.19%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (1.13%) Office 365
2 9 (0.85%) IaaS
2 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.47%) BlueKai
5 3 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.28%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.094%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.79%) Firewall
2 16 (1.50%) DNS
2 16 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.50%) VPN
2 16 (1.50%) WAN
3 15 (1.41%) Network Security
4 13 (1.22%) LAN
4 13 (1.22%) Wireless
5 11 (1.03%) DHCP
5 11 (1.03%) SAN
6 10 (0.94%) Internet
7 9 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 8 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (0.75%) MPLS
9 7 (0.66%) VoIP
9 7 (0.66%) WebEx
9 7 (0.66%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (3.38%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.16%) QlikView
4 22 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.94%) Big Data
7 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (0.85%) Data Mart
8 9 (0.85%) Essbase
8 9 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
8 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.75%) GIS
9 8 (0.75%) MS Access
9 8 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.66%) Star Schema
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 72 (6.76%) JIRA
2 35 (3.29%) Selenium
3 19 (1.78%) WebDriver
4 14 (1.31%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.85%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.75%) HP UFT
6 8 (0.75%) JMeter
6 8 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.66%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.47%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.47%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.38%) Maven
10 3 (0.28%) ERwin
10 3 (0.28%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.28%) JUnit
10 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.28%) Subversion
11 2 (0.19%) Protractor
General
1 378 (35.49%) Finance
2 169 (15.87%) Banking
3 80 (7.51%) Retail
4 46 (4.32%) Front Office
5 40 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 39 (3.66%) Marketing
7 37 (3.47%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.72%) Legal
9 24 (2.25%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (1.69%) Back Office
12 13 (1.22%) Publishing
13 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.03%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.94%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.75%) Law
16 7 (0.66%) Advertising
17 6 (0.56%) Games
18 5 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.78%) Web Services
2 18 (1.69%) HTML
3 17 (1.60%) XML
4 15 (1.41%) .NET
5 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.56%) Murex MxML
7 5 (0.47%) REST
8 4 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.38%) CSS
8 4 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.38%) Gherkin
8 4 (0.38%) RESTful
8 4 (0.38%) SOAP
9 3 (0.28%) FpML
9 3 (0.28%) HTML5
9 3 (0.28%) Java EE
9 3 (0.28%) LAMP
9 3 (0.28%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.19%) jQuery
10 2 (0.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 163 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.91%) NHS
4 23 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 20 (1.88%) Credit Risk
5 20 (1.88%) Equities
6 16 (1.50%) Derivative
6 16 (1.50%) Fixed Income
7 14 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.03%) Statistics
10 10 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (0.94%) User Experience
11 9 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.85%) Market Risk
11 9 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
12 7 (0.66%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.14%) Windows
2 67 (6.29%) Linux
3 47 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 39 (3.66%) Unix
5 27 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.31%) Solaris
10 10 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.47%) AIX
12 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.28%) Android
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.094%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (18.97%) Business Analysis
3 149 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (10.52%) Data Analysis
5 106 (9.95%) Project Management
6 85 (7.98%) Migration
7 84 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 77 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (6.57%) Waterfall
10 66 (6.20%) User Stories
11 64 (6.01%) Use Case
12 62 (5.82%) ITIL
13 60 (5.63%) Analytics
14 54 (5.07%) Change Management
14 54 (5.07%) Test Scripting
15 48 (4.51%) Data Modelling
16 46 (4.32%) Data Management
16 46 (4.32%) SDLC
17 45 (4.23%) ETL
18 42 (3.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 215 (20.19%) SQL
2 49 (4.60%) Java
3 36 (3.38%) Python
4 21 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.69%) C#
7 17 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.03%) VBA
10 10 (0.94%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.66%) C++
11 7 (0.66%) COBOL
11 7 (0.66%) R
11 7 (0.66%) VB
12 6 (0.56%) Perl
13 5 (0.47%) PHP
14 4 (0.38%) VBScript
15 3 (0.28%) AppleScript
15 3 (0.28%) Ruby
15 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (7.79%) ISEB
2 64 (6.01%) Degree
3 62 (5.82%) Security Cleared
4 52 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 36 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 28 (2.63%) CISSP
7 21 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.50%) MCP
10 13 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.75%) GIAC
14 7 (0.66%) CBAP
14 7 (0.66%) CISM
14 7 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 6 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.54%) QA
2 29 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.88%) SLA
4 14 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.66%) MiFID
7 6 (0.56%) COBIT
7 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.47%) FINREP
8 5 (0.47%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.38%) FATCA
9 4 (0.38%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.38%) SEPA
10 3 (0.28%) Basel III
10 3 (0.28%) GAAP
11 1 (0.094%) COREP
11 1 (0.094%) COSO
11 1 (0.094%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.094%) PMBOK
System Software
1 61 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.85%) XenApp
4 8 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.094%) Snort
10 1 (0.094%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.78%) SCCM
3 12 (1.13%) SCOM
4 9 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.85%) Puppet
4 9 (0.85%) WSUS
5 7 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (0.66%) Nessus
6 6 (0.56%) EnCase
7 5 (0.47%) RSA Archer
8 4 (0.38%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.38%) Control-M
9 3 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.28%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.28%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.094%) Netcool
11 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.57%) Oracle
3 47 (4.41%) SAP
4 40 (3.76%) VMware
5 36 (3.38%) Cisco
6 27 (2.54%) HP
7 20 (1.88%) IBM
8 17 (1.60%) Adobe
8 17 (1.60%) Citrix
9 16 (1.50%) Murex
9 16 (1.50%) Tableau
10 15 (1.41%) Qualys
11 14 (1.31%) Cyber-Ark
12 13 (1.22%) Intel Security
12 13 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.03%) ArcSight
14 10 (0.94%) Avaloq
14 10 (0.94%) FNZ
14 10 (0.94%) Remedy
15 9 (0.85%) CheckPoint
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