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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 173 189 173
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 784 659 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.28% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 437 432
Average daily rate
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£443 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.33 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% -0.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £17.45 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £66.60 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.12 £22.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-15.96% -18.75%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 718 £450 +5.88% 219
London +51 377 £475 +5.55% 110
City of London +11 90 £425 -10.52% 23
South East -29 84 £400 +14.28% 29
North West -4 64 £450 - 16
Yorkshire +9 63 £440 +25.71% 12
Scotland +11 57 £345 -13.75% 10
South West -19 47 £465 +5.68% 24
West Yorkshire -1 42 £433 +19.31% 6
Leeds -7 36 £450 +28.57% 6
East Midlands -16 35 £425 -5.55% 8
Edinburgh -5 33 £350 -12.50% 8
West Midlands +5 28 £420 +8.38% 13
Cheshire +11 24 £450 - 4
Manchester -20 23 £325 -27.77% 10
Surrey +9 20 £400 -10.61% 4
East of England -14 19 £363 -12.06% 7
Glasgow +16 17 £300 -38.46% 2
Nottingham +2 16 £313 +4.16% 3
Nottinghamshire +1 16 £313 -26.47% 3
Northamptonshire -10 16 £450 - 3
Hampshire -11 16 £374 +10.74% 7
Wiltshire -11 16 £500 +2.56% 2
Swindon -15 16 £500 - 1
East Sussex +10 15 £494 - 1
Northampton +3 13 £450 - 1
Bristol -4 13 £475 +2.70% 9
Sheffield -7 13 £550 +100.00% 2
South Yorkshire -8 13 £550 +76.00% 3
Leatherhead - 12 £400 -

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 553 (37.06%) Finance
2 334 (22.39%) Banking
3 306 (20.51%) SQL
4 269 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 258 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 253 (16.96%) Business Analysis
7 208 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
8 144 (9.65%) Retail
9 138 (9.25%) Project Management
10 128 (8.58%) Microsoft
11 114 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
11 114 (7.64%) Windows
12 109 (7.31%) MS Excel
12 109 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 100 (6.70%) Use Case
13 100 (6.70%) Analytics
14 99 (6.64%) SQL Server
15 91 (6.10%) Oracle
16 87 (5.83%) Investment Banking
17 85 (5.70%) Migration
18 80 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
19 79 (5.29%) Test Scripting
20 78 (5.23%) QA
20 78 (5.23%) Retail Banking
21 77 (5.16%) Data Modelling
22 76 (5.09%) Data Analysis
23 75 (5.03%) Java
24 74 (4.96%) ITIL
25 71 (4.76%) Asset Management
26 70 (4.69%) ISEB

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (3.89%) SAS
2 36 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.27%) IIS
4 17 (1.14%) JBoss
5 15 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.74%) CMS
7 9 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.54%) Apache
8 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.40%) Lync
10 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.34%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.34%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 109 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.42%) MS Office
3 55 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 30 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.07%) MS Project
6 6 (0.40%) SPSS
7 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.067%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
2 10 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.34%) Findur
5 5 (0.34%) LatentZero
5 5 (0.34%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.27%) Unica
6 4 (0.27%) Summit
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.067%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.067%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.067%) Office 365
3 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.067%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.067%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.75%) LAN
1 41 (2.75%) WAN
2 39 (2.61%) Firewall
3 25 (1.68%) IPsec
3 25 (1.68%) SSL
4 23 (1.54%) Network Security
5 20 (1.34%) DNS
6 17 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.07%) DHCP
8 15 (1.01%) VPN
9 14 (0.94%) Internet
10 13 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (0.80%) Wireless
12 10 (0.67%) HTTP
13 8 (0.54%) MPLS
13 8 (0.54%) OSPF
13 8 (0.54%) BGP
14 7 (0.47%) SMTP
14 7 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.47%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 28 (1.88%) QlikView
6 27 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
7 25 (1.68%) Data Mining
8 22 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.21%) Big Data
10 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.54%) MySQL
17 7 (0.47%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
18 6 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (3.28%) Selenium
2 30 (2.01%) JIRA
2 30 (2.01%) Cucumber
3 28 (1.88%) Visual Studio
3 28 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (1.81%) SoapUI
5 14 (0.94%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.67%) HP UFT
7 9 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.60%) FitNesse
8 8 (0.54%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.47%) Toad
10 6 (0.40%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.34%) Subversion
12 4 (0.27%) Maven
12 4 (0.27%) JMeter
12 4 (0.27%) JUnit
12 4 (0.27%) JBehave
13 3 (0.20%) TestComplete
General
1 553 (37.06%) Finance
2 334 (22.39%) Banking
3 144 (9.65%) Retail
4 87 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 78 (5.23%) Retail Banking
6 64 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 60 (4.02%) Front Office
8 48 (3.22%) Legal
9 47 (3.15%) Back Office
10 39 (2.61%) Marketing
11 25 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.61%) Law
13 12 (0.80%) Advertising
14 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.60%) Electronics
16 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.40%) Billing
17 5 (0.34%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.22%) .NET
2 57 (3.82%) Web Services
3 49 (3.28%) XML
4 32 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.54%) SOAP
6 19 (1.27%) HTML
7 16 (1.07%) Gherkin
8 15 (1.01%) XML Messaging
9 13 (0.87%) CSS
9 13 (0.87%) jQuery
10 11 (0.74%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.54%) HTML5
11 8 (0.54%) Middleware
12 7 (0.47%) J2EE
12 7 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.40%) JDBC
13 6 (0.40%) Spring
14 5 (0.34%) SAP XI
14 5 (0.34%) JSON
14 5 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 208 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.75%) NHS
3 52 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 40 (2.68%) Fixed Income
5 39 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 37 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 35 (2.35%) Reference Data
8 33 (2.21%) Derivative
9 25 (1.68%) Equities
10 22 (1.47%) User Experience
11 21 (1.41%) Statistics
12 20 (1.34%) Credit Risk
13 16 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 15 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.74%) Computer Science
16 10 (0.67%) Market Risk
17 8 (0.54%) AS400
18 7 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 114 (7.64%) Windows
2 56 (3.75%) UNIX
3 40 (2.68%) Linux
3 40 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 29 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.54%) Android
9 7 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.27%) Solaris
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.067%) MVS
13 1 (0.067%) AIX
13 1 (0.067%) HPUX
13 1 (0.067%) VME
13 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 253 (16.96%) Business Analysis
4 138 (9.25%) Project Management
5 114 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
6 109 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 100 (6.70%) Use Case
7 100 (6.70%) Analytics
8 85 (5.70%) Migration
9 79 (5.29%) Test Scripting
10 77 (5.16%) Data Modelling
11 76 (5.09%) Data Analysis
12 74 (4.96%) ITIL
13 71 (4.76%) Asset Management
14 66 (4.42%) Waterfall
15 64 (4.29%) Scrum
16 63 (4.22%) Change Management
17 61 (4.09%) Requirements Analysis
18 60 (4.02%) SDLC
19 59 (3.95%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 306 (20.51%) SQL
2 75 (5.03%) Java
3 59 (3.95%) C#
4 41 (2.75%) VBA
5 31 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 22 (1.47%) Perl
7 21 (1.41%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.87%) Python
9 13 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.87%) R
10 11 (0.74%) LINC
11 10 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.60%) C
13 8 (0.54%) C++
14 7 (0.47%) VB
15 6 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.40%) Ruby
16 4 (0.27%) XPath
16 4 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 70 (4.69%) ISEB
2 64 (4.29%) Degree
3 63 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 39 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.94%) CISSP
8 10 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.67%) IIBA
9 9 (0.60%) APMP
9 9 (0.60%) CCNP
10 8 (0.54%) CIMA
10 8 (0.54%) ACCA
10 8 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.47%) CISM
12 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.34%) CCDP
13 5 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.23%) QA
2 32 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.34%) Solvency II
4 19 (1.27%) SLA
5 18 (1.21%) EMIR
6 17 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (1.07%) PCI DSS
8 15 (1.01%) FATCA
9 14 (0.94%) MiFID
10 13 (0.87%) Basel II
11 11 (0.74%) Basel III
12 9 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.40%) COREP
13 6 (0.40%) FINREP
13 6 (0.40%) AIFMD
14 5 (0.34%) GAAP
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.13%) P3O
16 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.40%) vSphere
6 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.13%) RACF
9 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.067%) Samba
10 1 (0.067%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.067%) Snort
10 1 (0.067%) Xen
10 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.067%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.94%) SCCM
3 7 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.47%) WSUS
4 6 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.34%) SCOM
6 4 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.20%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.20%) SCSM
7 3 (0.20%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.20%) Puppet
7 3 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.13%) MOM
8 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 128 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.10%) Oracle
3 55 (3.69%) HP
4 53 (3.55%) Cisco
5 42 (2.82%) SAP
6 35 (2.35%) CheckPoint
7 34 (2.28%) VMware
8 32 (2.14%) Tableau
9 29 (1.94%) IBM
10 24 (1.61%) Blue Coat
11 22 (1.47%) Juniper
12 21 (1.41%) Citrix
12 21 (1.41%) Informatica
13 16 (1.07%) Teradata
14 14 (0.94%) Cognos
15 13 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (0.87%) SimCorp
16 12 (0.80%) Google
17 11 (0.74%) Unisys
18 10 (0.67%) Siebel
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