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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst
Rank 190 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 637 734 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.39% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.50% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 493 586
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £29.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-21.55% +27.47%

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -41 573 £425 -1.16% 207
London -63 276 £438 -4.89% 96
City of London -10 94 £451 -1.04% 28
South East +14 83 £375 - 29
South West -17 52 £451 +4.94% 16
East Midlands +29 44 £488 +25.80% 7
Scotland -14 37 £405 +15.71% 10
North West +14 34 £450 +23.28% 14
East of England -23 31 £413 +17.85% 10
Yorkshire -5 27 £375 +20.96% 26
Edinburgh 0 26 £423 +20.71% 7
Berkshire +19 25 £375 - 12
West Midlands -23 22 £388 +6.16% 7
West Yorkshire -13 20 £375 +11.94% 20
Swindon +3 19 £500 +16.00% 3
Wiltshire -2 19 £500 +16.00% 3
Manchester -2 19 £450 +34.52% 10
Wales -13 19 £398 +16.91% 6
Northamptonshire +18 18 £450 -10.00% 2
South Wales +7 18 £375 +10.29% 3
Cardiff +5 17 £375 -5.06% 2
Hertfordshire -12 17 £425 - 5
Hampshire -4 15 £381 +6.49% 1
Bristol -7 15 £425 -5.55% 7
Leeds -5 14 £350 - 9
Leicestershire +14 12 £525 - 1
Slough +4 11 £350 -17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 10 £506 +39.65% 3
Reading +23 9 £438 +38.88% 4
Surrey -4 9 £430 +14.66% 3

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 477 (37.09%) Finance
2 250 (19.44%) SQL
3 237 (18.43%) Business Analysis
4 233 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (17.11%) Banking
6 190 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 135 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
9 120 (9.33%) Project Management
10 111 (8.63%) Windows
11 110 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 105 (8.16%) Oracle
13 104 (8.09%) ITIL
14 102 (7.93%) QA
15 94 (7.31%) MS Excel
16 86 (6.69%) Data Analysis
17 83 (6.45%) UML
18 82 (6.38%) Retail
18 82 (6.38%) Degree
19 78 (6.07%) MS Visio
20 74 (5.75%) Scrum
21 73 (5.68%) Risk Management
22 70 (5.44%) SQL Server
22 70 (5.44%) ISEB
23 68 (5.29%) Data Modelling
24 67 (5.21%) Investment Banking
25 66 (5.13%) Migration
25 66 (5.13%) PRINCE2
26 65 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
26 65 (5.05%) Management Information System

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 52 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.81%) SAS
3 25 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.48%) CMS
6 15 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.54%) Escenic
11 7 (0.54%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.54%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.39%) Drupal
13 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.31%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.31%) Apache
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 94 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 61 (4.74%) MS Office
4 37 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (2.72%) MS Project
6 18 (1.40%) SPSS
7 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) Mingle
9 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.078%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) CA Clarity
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.31%) Summit
3 4 (0.31%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.16%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.47%) SaaS
2 3 (0.23%) Office 365
2 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.078%) Force.com
3 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.58%) Firewall
2 21 (1.63%) WAN
3 17 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.32%) DNS
3 17 (1.32%) Internet
4 12 (0.93%) Intranet
4 12 (0.93%) VPN
4 12 (0.93%) LAN
4 12 (0.93%) Network Security
5 10 (0.78%) SAN
6 9 (0.70%) DHCP
6 9 (0.70%) MPLS
7 8 (0.62%) Wireless
7 8 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (0.62%) VoIP
8 6 (0.47%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.31%) FTP
9 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.18%) Data Mining
3 28 (2.18%) Oracle Database
4 25 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.63%) QlikView
7 19 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.17%) Big Data
9 12 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.86%) MySQL
11 10 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (0.70%) MS Access
12 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 41 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (2.80%) Selenium
3 24 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.17%) JIRA
5 14 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 9 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.62%) FitNesse
9 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.39%) Hudson
10 5 (0.39%) JMeter
10 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
10 5 (0.39%) NUnit
11 4 (0.31%) Subversion
11 4 (0.31%) Maven
11 4 (0.31%) JUnit
11 4 (0.31%) Toad
11 4 (0.31%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 477 (37.09%) Finance
2 220 (17.11%) Banking
3 82 (6.38%) Retail
4 67 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 54 (4.20%) Front Office
6 45 (3.50%) Marketing
7 41 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 38 (2.95%) Retail Banking
9 34 (2.64%) Legal
10 23 (1.79%) Advertising
11 17 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.09%) Publishing
13 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.93%) Back Office
13 12 (0.93%) Billing
14 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.62%) Law
17 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 3 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.65%) .NET
2 41 (3.19%) XML
3 20 (1.56%) HTML
4 18 (1.40%) CSS
5 14 (1.09%) Web Services
6 12 (0.93%) J2EE
6 12 (0.93%) Spring
7 11 (0.86%) Ajax
7 11 (0.86%) jQuery
7 11 (0.86%) Gherkin
8 8 (0.62%) HTML5
8 8 (0.62%) Hibernate
8 8 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.54%) Struts
9 7 (0.54%) EJB
9 7 (0.54%) JSF
9 7 (0.54%) LAMP
9 7 (0.54%) Java RMI
9 7 (0.54%) CSS3
9 7 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.58%) NHS
4 26 (2.02%) Derivative
5 24 (1.87%) Fixed Income
6 21 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (1.24%) Credit Risk
7 16 (1.24%) User Experience
8 15 (1.17%) GIS
9 13 (1.01%) Statistics
9 13 (1.01%) Market Risk
10 12 (0.93%) Open Source
10 12 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.78%) Video on Demand
12 10 (0.78%) SWIFT
12 10 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.70%) Equities
14 8 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.63%) Windows
2 42 (3.27%) UNIX
3 38 (2.95%) Linux
4 33 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (2.57%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.54%) Solaris
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.31%) Android
13 3 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.16%) MVS
15 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (18.43%) Business Analysis
2 233 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (9.33%) Project Management
5 110 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 104 (8.09%) ITIL
7 86 (6.69%) Data Analysis
8 83 (6.45%) UML
9 74 (5.75%) Scrum
10 73 (5.68%) Risk Management
11 68 (5.29%) Data Modelling
12 66 (5.13%) PRINCE2
12 66 (5.13%) Migration
13 65 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
13 65 (5.05%) Use Case
14 64 (4.98%) Test Scripting
15 63 (4.90%) Change Management
16 60 (4.67%) Analytics
17 57 (4.43%) GAP Analysis
18 50 (3.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 250 (19.44%) SQL
2 63 (4.90%) Java
3 46 (3.58%) C#
4 22 (1.71%) VBA
5 19 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.17%) VB
8 13 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 12 (0.93%) Python
10 10 (0.78%) Perl
10 10 (0.78%) C++
10 10 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.78%) Scala
11 8 (0.62%) Ruby
12 6 (0.47%) VBScript
13 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.31%) VB6
15 3 (0.23%) Groovy
15 3 (0.23%) JCL
15 3 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (6.38%) Degree
2 70 (5.44%) ISEB
3 49 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 32 (2.49%) CISSP
6 19 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.32%) CISM
8 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.01%) CIMA
11 12 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.86%) MCSE
12 11 (0.86%) ACCA
13 10 (0.78%) CCNA
13 10 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.70%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.62%) CISA
15 8 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.93%) QA
2 20 (1.56%) Basel III
3 15 (1.17%) Solvency II
3 15 (1.17%) SLA
3 15 (1.17%) Basel II
4 13 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.86%) FATCA
7 9 (0.70%) FINREP
8 8 (0.62%) COREP
8 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.47%) EMIR
11 4 (0.31%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.23%) UCITS
12 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.16%) MiFID
14 1 (0.078%) P3O
14 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.47%) vSphere
5 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.23%) NFS
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.23%) Xen
6 3 (0.23%) NLBS
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.078%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.078%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.078%) UAG
8 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.70%) SCCM
3 4 (0.31%) OpenView
4 3 (0.23%) SCOM
4 3 (0.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.078%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.078%) Control-M
6 1 (0.078%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.078%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.078%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.078%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.078%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 147 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.16%) Oracle
3 38 (2.95%) VMware
4 34 (2.64%) SAP
5 32 (2.49%) Cisco
6 28 (2.18%) HP
7 27 (2.10%) IBM
8 17 (1.32%) Citrix
9 14 (1.09%) Tableau
10 12 (0.93%) Cognos
10 12 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 11 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.86%) Remedy
11 11 (0.86%) Siebel
12 10 (0.78%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.70%) JBoss
13 9 (0.70%) Casewise
13 9 (0.70%) Charles River
14 8 (0.62%) Unisys
14 8 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
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