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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Analyst
UK
Rank 230 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 479 603 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.16% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.22% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 435 402
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £570 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.27% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £52.50 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -25.00%

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -15 419 £450 +2.27% 129
London -24 216 £500 +5.26% 53
South East -4 58 £400 -3.03% 21
City of London +2 40 £520 -0.95% 13
Scotland +11 36 £369 -7.81% 11
South West -9 31 £348 -6.08% 6
East of England +16 29 £400 -31.18% 14
East Midlands +24 26 £450 +2.85% 5
Northamptonshire +13 24 £450 -10.00% 2
Edinburgh +16 21 £400 +0.62% 11
West Midlands +6 20 £450 +16.12% 4
North West +22 18 £400 -11.11% 8
Surrey +12 17 £403 -3.01% 5
Bristol +4 15 £335 -10.66% 5
Yorkshire +1 15 £394 +14.13% 15
Essex +10 14 £315 - 1
Hampshire -14 13 £310 -11.42% 3
Northampton +4 12 £450 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +3 12 £394 +18.86% 10
Wales +11 11 £275 -15.38% 1
Cardiff +16 10 £275 -15.38%
South Wales +14 10 £275 -15.38%
Manchester +13 9 £340 -22.28% 5
Glasgow 0 9 £325 -17.19%
Hertfordshire +1 8 £398 -35.10% 3
West Sussex -2 8 £370 +7.24%
Leeds -6 8 £400 +21.21% 4
Berkshire -9 8 £400 -10.11% 6
Oxfordshire - 8 £150 - 4
Devon +5 7 £306 -30.45% 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 343 (33.63%) Finance
2 275 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (21.47%) Business Analysis
4 160 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 141 (13.82%) SQL
6 132 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (12.84%) Banking
8 122 (11.96%) Microsoft
9 107 (10.49%) Project Management
10 96 (9.41%) Windows
11 93 (9.12%) Scrum
12 88 (8.63%) Retail
13 82 (8.04%) MS Excel
14 77 (7.55%) ITIL
14 77 (7.55%) Migration
15 75 (7.35%) Degree
15 75 (7.35%) User Stories
16 69 (6.76%) Waterfall
16 69 (6.76%) Use Case
16 69 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (6.57%) Oracle
18 62 (6.08%) Security Cleared
19 59 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
20 58 (5.69%) Change Management
21 56 (5.49%) Java
22 54 (5.29%) Data Analysis
23 53 (5.20%) Front Office
24 52 (5.10%) Linux
24 52 (5.10%) Active Directory
24 52 (5.10%) Test Scripting

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 22 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.18%) CMS
5 10 (0.98%) SAS
6 7 (0.69%) Confluence
6 7 (0.69%) IIS
7 6 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.49%) Apache
8 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.20%) JCAPS
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.098%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.71%) MS Office
3 35 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.25%) MS Project
6 9 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.39%) Mingle
8 2 (0.20%) Autodesk Flame
8 2 (0.20%) Maya
8 2 (0.20%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 12 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.78%) SAP MII
2 8 (0.78%) SAP PP
2 8 (0.78%) SAP PP-PI
2 8 (0.78%) Sonata
2 8 (0.78%) Tercero
3 6 (0.59%) BigMachines
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.39%) Sprinklr
6 3 (0.29%) Lorenzo
6 3 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.67%) Office 365
2 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.18%) SaaS
4 11 (1.08%) IaaS
5 7 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.59%) PaaS
7 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.098%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.33%) Firewall
2 30 (2.94%) LAN
3 23 (2.25%) WAN
4 21 (2.06%) DNS
4 21 (2.06%) VPN
4 21 (2.06%) Wireless
5 20 (1.96%) Network Security
6 18 (1.76%) Internet
7 17 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.47%) VoIP
10 14 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.27%) MPLS
12 10 (0.98%) IPsec
13 9 (0.88%) BGP
13 9 (0.88%) DHCP
14 8 (0.78%) OSPF
14 8 (0.78%) Spanning Tree
14 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (1.27%) Big Data
5 13 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.18%) QlikView
7 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.98%) Redis
9 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.69%) GIS
10 7 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.59%) MS Access
11 6 (0.59%) Power BI
11 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.39%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.39%) DB2
12 4 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (4.80%) JIRA
2 42 (4.12%) Selenium
3 22 (2.16%) Cucumber
4 15 (1.47%) HP UFT
4 15 (1.47%) WebDriver
5 11 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.49%) Appium
10 5 (0.49%) JUnit
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.49%) Subversion
11 4 (0.39%) JMeter
11 4 (0.39%) TestNG
12 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
General
1 343 (33.63%) Finance
2 131 (12.84%) Banking
3 88 (8.63%) Retail
4 53 (5.20%) Front Office
5 42 (4.12%) Marketing
6 40 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 39 (3.82%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.94%) Legal
9 29 (2.84%) Back Office
10 24 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 24 (2.35%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.37%) Advertising
12 12 (1.18%) Electronics
12 12 (1.18%) Law
13 11 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.88%) Publishing
15 8 (0.78%) Billing
16 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.24%) Web Services
2 30 (2.94%) XML
3 17 (1.67%) .NET
4 10 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (0.78%) HTML
5 8 (0.78%) Middleware
5 8 (0.78%) SAP XI
6 7 (0.69%) FpML
7 6 (0.59%) RESTful
7 6 (0.59%) SOAP
7 6 (0.59%) Velocity
7 6 (0.59%) XSLT
8 5 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.49%) Kafka
9 4 (0.39%) Flash
9 4 (0.39%) Gherkin
9 4 (0.39%) J2EE
9 4 (0.39%) JSON
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 132 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 33 (3.24%) Derivative
5 32 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (2.84%) Equities
7 27 (2.65%) NHS
8 26 (2.55%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.18%) User Experience
11 11 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.08%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
12 9 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.88%) Fintech
13 8 (0.78%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.59%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.59%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.41%) Windows
2 52 (5.10%) Linux
3 35 (3.43%) Unix
4 27 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.45%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.88%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.59%) AIX
9 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.49%) Android
11 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.29%) MVS
11 3 (0.29%) Solaris
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.098%) VMS
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (21.47%) Business Analysis
3 160 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (10.49%) Project Management
5 93 (9.12%) Scrum
6 77 (7.55%) ITIL
6 77 (7.55%) Migration
7 75 (7.35%) User Stories
8 69 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (6.76%) Use Case
8 69 (6.76%) Waterfall
9 59 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 58 (5.69%) Change Management
11 54 (5.29%) Data Analysis
12 52 (5.10%) Test Scripting
13 45 (4.41%) Mentoring
14 44 (4.31%) Data Modelling
15 43 (4.22%) Analytics
16 42 (4.12%) SDLC
17 41 (4.02%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 141 (13.82%) SQL
2 56 (5.49%) Java
3 33 (3.24%) Python
4 15 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.37%) C#
6 11 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 10 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.78%) VB
9 7 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.69%) Ruby
10 6 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.49%) C
11 5 (0.49%) Perl
11 5 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.39%) COBOL
12 4 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.29%) Groovy
13 3 (0.29%) JCL
13 3 (0.29%) R
14 2 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (7.35%) Degree
2 62 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 49 (4.80%) ISEB
4 43 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.45%) CISSP
6 21 (2.06%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.37%) CCNP
8 14 (1.37%) SANS
9 11 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.88%) SSCP
12 7 (0.69%) ISSAP
12 7 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.69%) MCP
12 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.59%) CISM
14 5 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.71%) MiFID
2 46 (4.51%) QA
3 30 (2.94%) PMO
4 20 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.86%) Dodd-Frank
6 18 (1.76%) EMIR
7 17 (1.67%) SLA
8 15 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.69%) SEPA
10 5 (0.49%) FATCA
10 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.39%) Basel III
11 4 (0.39%) GDPR
11 4 (0.39%) IFRS
11 4 (0.39%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.29%) COBIT
12 3 (0.29%) HL7
12 3 (0.29%) ISO20022
12 3 (0.29%) ISO27002
System Software
1 52 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.25%) XenApp
3 18 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 13 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.59%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.59%) vSphere
9 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.29%) Firmware
10 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.20%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.20%) StorNext
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.20%) Xsan
12 1 (0.098%) HDFS
12 1 (0.098%) IAG
12 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.86%) SCCM
3 10 (0.98%) Kibana
3 10 (0.98%) logstash
4 9 (0.88%) QRadar
4 9 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (0.78%) SCOM
6 7 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (0.59%) Puppet
8 5 (0.49%) RSA enVision
9 4 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.29%) Control-M
11 2 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 1 (0.098%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.098%) SCSM
Vendors
1 122 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.57%) Oracle
3 49 (4.80%) SAP
4 39 (3.82%) Cisco
5 30 (2.94%) IBM
6 27 (2.65%) VMware
7 24 (2.35%) HP
8 23 (2.25%) Citrix
9 18 (1.76%) Tableau
10 17 (1.67%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.37%) CA
11 14 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.37%) Splunk
11 14 (1.37%) Symantec
12 13 (1.27%) Remedy
13 12 (1.18%) BMC
13 12 (1.18%) F5
14 11 (1.08%) FNZ
15 10 (0.98%) Apple
15 10 (0.98%) NetApp
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Guildford, Surrey
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Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
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Rate: £340 - £350 per day
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