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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 270 183 188
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 502 694 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.24% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.30% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 476 456
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £319 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +43.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+51.67% +58.23%

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -66 445 £443 +1.14% 159
London -65 194 £500 +5.26% 76
South East +2 83 £400 - 15
City of London +20 44 £500 +17.64% 25
Scotland -28 43 £388 +13.97% 14
East of England +45 38 £400 -3.03% 9
North West -32 37 £390 -13.33% 13
Edinburgh -9 29 £400 +23.07% 14
East Midlands +4 25 £500 +23.83% 6
South West -11 25 £363 -22.04% 16
Yorkshire -21 24 £400 -4.76% 14
West Yorkshire -31 23 £400 - 11
Manchester -9 17 £340 -13.92% 7
Surrey -10 16 £434 +5.21% 2
Leeds -22 16 £400 -9.09% 7
Berkshire -7 14 £433 +8.12% 6
Northampton +5 13 £563 +25.00% 1
Northamptonshire +3 13 £563 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -33 13 £475 +14.80% 7
Essex +20 11 £255 - 1
Bristol +10 11 £375 +7.14% 11
Hampshire +6 11 £345 +0.72% 2
Glasgow -4 11 £373 -3.87%
Hertfordshire +15 10 £488 -15.21% 1
Kent +15 10 £356 -20.83%
Lancashire -4 10 £450 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire +20 8 £388 +3.33% 3
East Sussex +10 8 £500 +5.26% 1
Blackpool -3 8 £450 +5.26%
Reading -5 8 £441 +10.31% 2

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 397 (35.77%) Finance
2 232 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (19.73%) SQL
4 213 (19.19%) Business Analysis
5 196 (17.66%) Banking
6 152 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
7 151 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 118 (10.63%) Windows
9 116 (10.45%) Project Management
10 104 (9.37%) Microsoft
11 89 (8.02%) Data Analysis
12 87 (7.84%) Oracle
13 86 (7.75%) Retail
14 80 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
15 76 (6.85%) Degree
16 73 (6.58%) Linux
17 71 (6.40%) ISEB
18 70 (6.31%) Active Directory
18 70 (6.31%) Test Scripting
19 68 (6.13%) Use Case
19 68 (6.13%) ITIL
20 67 (6.04%) Migration
21 65 (5.86%) Analytics
22 64 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (5.68%) Management Information System
23 63 (5.68%) QA
24 60 (5.41%) JIRA
25 59 (5.32%) Security Cleared
25 59 (5.32%) VMware
25 59 (5.32%) Java

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 37 (3.33%) SAS
2 26 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.17%) Apache
5 9 (0.81%) IIS
6 8 (0.72%) Confluence
6 8 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.54%) CMS
8 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.090%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.090%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.090%) JBoss
12 1 (0.090%) Liferay
12 1 (0.090%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.33%) MS Office
3 25 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.17%) MS Project
6 9 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Sonata
2 12 (1.08%) Tercero
3 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.63%) RMDS
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 12 (1.08%) Office 365
3 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.81%) IaaS
5 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.36%) SaaS
6 3 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.090%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.23%) Firewall
2 21 (1.89%) WAN
3 19 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.62%) LAN
4 18 (1.62%) VPN
5 17 (1.53%) DNS
6 15 (1.35%) Wireless
7 13 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (0.99%) SAN
9 10 (0.90%) Network Security
10 9 (0.81%) SSL
10 9 (0.81%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.63%) DHCP
12 7 (0.63%) MPLS
12 7 (0.63%) tcpdump
12 7 (0.63%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.54%) Internet
14 5 (0.45%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 20 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (1.62%) QlikView
5 17 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.17%) Data Mart
6 13 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
9 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.81%) GIS
10 9 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (0.81%) Star Schema
11 8 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.63%) Big Data
13 6 (0.54%) MS Access
13 6 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (5.41%) JIRA
2 37 (3.33%) Selenium
3 17 (1.53%) WebDriver
4 14 (1.26%) SoapUI
5 13 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.08%) HP UFT
6 12 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 9 (0.81%) Protractor
8 8 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.54%) Subversion
9 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.36%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.36%) JMeter
11 3 (0.27%) ERwin
11 3 (0.27%) JUnit
11 3 (0.27%) Maven
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 397 (35.77%) Finance
2 196 (17.66%) Banking
3 86 (7.75%) Retail
4 55 (4.95%) Front Office
5 43 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 40 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.88%) Legal
8 24 (2.16%) Retail Banking
9 23 (2.07%) Marketing
10 18 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.35%) Publishing
12 13 (1.17%) Law
13 12 (1.08%) Back Office
14 11 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.90%) Advertising
15 10 (0.90%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.63%) Games
18 5 (0.45%) Billing
18 5 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.07%) .NET
2 20 (1.80%) Web Services
3 13 (1.17%) Gherkin
3 13 (1.17%) XML
4 11 (0.99%) AngularJS
5 10 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 10 (0.90%) HTML
6 9 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.63%) Murex MxML
8 6 (0.54%) REST
8 6 (0.54%) RESTful
9 5 (0.45%) SOAP
9 5 (0.45%) Spring Boot
10 4 (0.36%) Node.js
10 4 (0.36%) PostGIS
11 3 (0.27%) HTML5
11 3 (0.27%) Java EE
11 3 (0.27%) jQuery
12 2 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 152 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (3.60%) NHS
5 32 (2.88%) Credit Risk
6 29 (2.61%) Derivative
7 26 (2.34%) Equities
8 25 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.53%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.17%) Market Risk
12 11 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (0.81%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.81%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
15 8 (0.72%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.72%) User Experience
16 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.63%) Windows
2 73 (6.58%) Linux
3 54 (4.86%) Unix
4 46 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.17%) Solaris
10 8 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.27%) AIX
13 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.18%) Android
15 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.090%) VMS
15 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (19.19%) Business Analysis
3 151 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (10.45%) Project Management
5 89 (8.02%) Data Analysis
6 80 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 70 (6.31%) Test Scripting
8 68 (6.13%) ITIL
8 68 (6.13%) Use Case
9 67 (6.04%) Migration
10 65 (5.86%) Analytics
11 64 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (4.86%) Change Management
12 54 (4.86%) User Stories
12 54 (4.86%) Waterfall
13 51 (4.59%) Data Management
14 50 (4.50%) Scrum
15 49 (4.41%) Data Modelling
15 49 (4.41%) SDLC
16 42 (3.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 219 (19.73%) SQL
2 59 (5.32%) Java
3 29 (2.61%) Python
4 23 (2.07%) C#
5 18 (1.62%) T-SQL
6 16 (1.44%) PL/SQL
7 15 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.26%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.26%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.26%) VB
9 11 (0.99%) VBA
10 9 (0.81%) Perl
11 6 (0.54%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.54%) R
12 5 (0.45%) C++
12 5 (0.45%) Ruby
12 5 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.36%) VBScript
14 3 (0.27%) C
14 3 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 76 (6.85%) Degree
2 71 (6.40%) ISEB
3 59 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 42 (3.78%) ISTQB
5 36 (3.24%) CISSP
6 32 (2.88%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (1.35%) MCP
11 13 (1.17%) GIAC
12 12 (1.08%) CISM
13 10 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 8 (0.72%) GCFE
16 7 (0.63%) CFCE
16 7 (0.63%) EnCE
16 7 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.68%) QA
2 28 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.62%) SLA
5 13 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.90%) MiFID
8 9 (0.81%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.63%) FINREP
11 6 (0.54%) COBIT
11 6 (0.54%) SEPA
12 4 (0.36%) Basel III
12 4 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.36%) EMIR
12 4 (0.36%) FATCA
12 4 (0.36%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.36%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.27%) COREP
13 3 (0.27%) GAAP
System Software
1 70 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.08%) VMware ESX
3 12 (1.08%) XenApp
4 11 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.36%) vSphere
8 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.090%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.090%) UAG
10 1 (0.090%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (2.79%) SCCM
3 13 (1.17%) SCOM
4 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.81%) Puppet
4 9 (0.81%) WSUS
5 7 (0.63%) EnCase
6 6 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.45%) RSA Archer
8 4 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.27%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.27%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.27%) Nessus
9 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.090%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.090%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.090%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.090%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 104 (9.37%) Microsoft
2 87 (7.84%) Oracle
3 59 (5.32%) VMware
4 41 (3.69%) SAP
5 38 (3.42%) Cisco
6 37 (3.33%) HP
7 33 (2.97%) Citrix
8 27 (2.43%) Murex
9 25 (2.25%) IBM
10 15 (1.35%) Adobe
11 13 (1.17%) ArcSight
11 13 (1.17%) Splunk
12 12 (1.08%) Avaloq
12 12 (1.08%) FNZ
12 12 (1.08%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.99%) Bloomberg
13 11 (0.99%) CheckPoint
13 11 (0.99%) Cyber-Ark
13 11 (0.99%) Intel Security
13 11 (0.99%) Qualys
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