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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Analyst
UK
Rank 221 216 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 475 579 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.22% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 403 426
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £320 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.49 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.66% -25.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £19.49 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.15 £49.90 £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.70 £19.49 £26.13
% change year-on-year
+42.13% -25.41%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -24 407 £468 +8.72% 135
London -18 237 £500 +3.89% 49
City of London -16 39 £500 +5.26% 10
Scotland +16 37 £375 -6.25% 18
South East -12 37 £403 -5.29% 19
East of England +27 31 £345 -31.00% 12
West Midlands +3 28 £475 +24.42% 10
East Midlands +9 22 £450 - 3
Northamptonshire -1 22 £450 -5.26% 2
South West -27 21 £348 -0.71% 17
Edinburgh +13 20 £375 +7.14% 9
Essex +8 19 £295 - 2
Yorkshire -16 14 £400 +1.58% 12
Northampton -6 13 £450 -10.00% 2
North West +17 12 £410 -6.28% 7
Glasgow +10 12 £388 -15.30% 4
Surrey +21 11 £403 -5.29% 7
Berkshire +9 11 £419 -5.89% 5
Hertfordshire +2 11 £475 -5.00% 4
Coventry -14 11 £620 +133.96% 1
Wales +5 10 £275 -15.38% 1
Cardiff +15 9 £279 -20.35%
South Wales +13 9 £279 -17.40%
West Yorkshire -6 9 £400 +12.28% 8
Bristol -5 8 £350 -2.77% 6
Manchester +9 6 £410 +2.50% 3
Wiltshire 0 6 £488 +8.33% 1
Swindon -2 6 £488 +2.63%
Leatherhead +21 5 £403 -5.84% 2
Warwickshire +1 5 £475 +27.17% 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 335 (33.77%) Finance
2 270 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (20.77%) Business Analysis
4 160 (16.13%) SQL
5 153 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 136 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
7 122 (12.30%) Banking
8 103 (10.38%) Project Management
9 91 (9.17%) Microsoft
10 86 (8.67%) Windows
11 84 (8.47%) Retail
12 82 (8.27%) Scrum
13 80 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
14 79 (7.96%) Migration
15 76 (7.66%) Waterfall
16 73 (7.36%) User Stories
17 71 (7.16%) ITIL
18 68 (6.85%) MS Excel
18 68 (6.85%) Degree
19 65 (6.55%) Data Analysis
20 60 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
21 59 (5.95%) Use Case
21 59 (5.95%) Change Management
22 57 (5.75%) Oracle
23 56 (5.65%) Java
24 55 (5.54%) SAP
25 53 (5.34%) Front Office
25 53 (5.34%) JIRA
25 53 (5.34%) Security Cleared
26 52 (5.24%) 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 16 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.21%) SAS
3 10 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 8 (0.81%) Confluence
5 7 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.71%) CMS
5 7 (0.71%) IIS
6 5 (0.50%) Apache
6 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.20%) JBoss
9 2 (0.20%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.10%) CICS
10 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.53%) MS Office
3 30 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.12%) MS Project
6 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.30%) Mingle
8 2 (0.20%) Autodesk Flame
8 2 (0.20%) Maya
8 2 (0.20%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 15 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.11%) HFM
3 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.91%) Hyperion Planning
4 9 (0.91%) SAP PP
4 9 (0.91%) SAP PP-PI
5 8 (0.81%) SAP MII
5 8 (0.81%) Sonata
5 8 (0.81%) Tercero
6 7 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.60%) BigMachines
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.50%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.40%) Sprinklr
10 3 (0.30%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.30%) Lorenzo
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (1.31%) Office 365
2 12 (1.21%) SaaS
3 11 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 11 (1.11%) IaaS
4 7 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.60%) PaaS
6 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.10%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.63%) Firewall
2 22 (2.22%) DNS
3 21 (2.12%) Internet
3 21 (2.12%) LAN
4 17 (1.71%) VPN
5 15 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.41%) Network Security
6 14 (1.41%) WAN
6 14 (1.41%) Wireless
7 13 (1.31%) VoIP
8 12 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.21%) MPLS
9 10 (1.01%) DHCP
9 10 (1.01%) IPsec
10 8 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.71%) BGP
12 6 (0.60%) DSL
12 6 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.51%) QlikView
5 12 (1.21%) Essbase
6 11 (1.11%) Big Data
7 9 (0.91%) GIS
7 9 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.81%) Power BI
8 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.71%) Redis
10 6 (0.60%) MS Access
10 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (5.34%) JIRA
2 42 (4.23%) Selenium
3 20 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 16 (1.61%) WebDriver
5 13 (1.31%) HP UFT
6 9 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.71%) JMeter
7 7 (0.71%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.40%) Appium
9 4 (0.40%) ERwin
9 4 (0.40%) JUnit
9 4 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.40%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.40%) Subversion
10 3 (0.30%) TestNG
10 3 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 335 (33.77%) Finance
2 122 (12.30%) Banking
3 84 (8.47%) Retail
4 53 (5.34%) Front Office
5 50 (5.04%) Marketing
6 41 (4.13%) Investment Banking
7 40 (4.03%) Telecoms
8 31 (3.13%) Back Office
9 29 (2.92%) Legal
10 28 (2.82%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.92%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.51%) Electronics
13 13 (1.31%) Advertising
14 12 (1.21%) Law
15 11 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.81%) Billing
16 8 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.81%) Publishing
17 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.60%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.92%) Web Services
2 28 (2.82%) XML
3 16 (1.61%) .NET
4 8 (0.81%) HTML
4 8 (0.81%) SAP XI
5 7 (0.71%) ELK Stack
5 7 (0.71%) FpML
5 7 (0.71%) Middleware
5 7 (0.71%) RESTful
5 7 (0.71%) SOAP
6 6 (0.60%) XSLT
7 5 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.50%) Kafka
7 5 (0.50%) REST
8 4 (0.40%) JSON
8 4 (0.40%) Velocity
9 3 (0.30%) Flash
9 3 (0.30%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.30%) J2EE
9 3 (0.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (3.13%) NHS
5 30 (3.02%) Derivative
6 28 (2.82%) Equities
7 27 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.32%) Fixed Income
9 16 (1.61%) User Experience
10 15 (1.51%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.11%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.01%) Statistics
13 9 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.91%) Fintech
14 8 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 8 (0.81%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.71%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.60%) Market Risk
16 6 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 86 (8.67%) Windows
2 52 (5.24%) Linux
3 36 (3.63%) Unix
4 26 (2.62%) Windows 7
4 26 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.81%) AIX
8 7 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.40%) Android
10 4 (0.40%) MVS
10 4 (0.40%) Solaris
11 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (20.77%) Business Analysis
3 153 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (10.38%) Project Management
5 82 (8.27%) Scrum
6 80 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 79 (7.96%) Migration
8 76 (7.66%) Waterfall
9 73 (7.36%) User Stories
10 71 (7.16%) ITIL
11 65 (6.55%) Data Analysis
12 60 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 59 (5.95%) Change Management
13 59 (5.95%) Use Case
14 52 (5.24%) Test Scripting
15 50 (5.04%) Data Modelling
16 49 (4.94%) Analytics
17 43 (4.33%) Mentoring
18 42 (4.23%) SDLC
19 40 (4.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 160 (16.13%) SQL
2 56 (5.65%) Java
3 41 (4.13%) Python
4 15 (1.51%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.41%) C#
6 13 (1.31%) PL/SQL
6 13 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.81%) VB
8 7 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.50%) C++
10 5 (0.50%) COBOL
10 5 (0.50%) Perl
11 4 (0.40%) C
11 4 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (0.40%) JCL
11 4 (0.40%) Ruby
12 3 (0.30%) R
12 3 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (6.85%) Degree
2 53 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.54%) ISEB
4 34 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.12%) CISSP
7 17 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.41%) CCNP
9 11 (1.11%) SANS
10 9 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.71%) CISM
11 7 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.60%) SSCP
13 5 (0.50%) PMP
13 5 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.40%) CCIE
14 4 (0.40%) CIMA
14 4 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.04%) QA
2 39 (3.93%) MiFID
3 22 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.81%) EMIR
4 18 (1.81%) SLA
5 14 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.50%) Basel III
7 5 (0.50%) FATCA
7 5 (0.50%) SEPA
8 3 (0.30%) COBIT
8 3 (0.30%) HL7
8 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.30%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.20%) Basel II
10 1 (0.10%) BS7666
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 44 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.81%) XenApp
3 16 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.51%) XenDesktop
5 13 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.60%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.30%) vSphere
11 2 (0.20%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.20%) HDFS
11 2 (0.20%) StorNext
11 2 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.20%) Xsan
12 1 (0.10%) IAG
Systems Management
1 20 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.41%) SCCM
3 9 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 7 (0.71%) Kibana
4 7 (0.71%) logstash
4 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.60%) Puppet
5 6 (0.60%) QRadar
6 5 (0.50%) SCOM
7 4 (0.40%) Control-M
7 4 (0.40%) RSA enVision
7 4 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 1 (0.10%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 91 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.75%) Oracle
3 55 (5.54%) SAP
4 39 (3.93%) Cisco
5 22 (2.22%) VMware
6 20 (2.02%) Tableau
7 18 (1.81%) HP
7 18 (1.81%) IBM
8 17 (1.71%) Citrix
9 14 (1.41%) F5
10 13 (1.31%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.21%) Hyperion
12 11 (1.11%) Google
13 10 (1.01%) Adobe
13 10 (1.01%) FNZ
13 10 (1.01%) Splunk
13 10 (1.01%) Symantec
14 9 (0.91%) Apple
14 9 (0.91%) Avaloq
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne And Wear
Yoh
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £570 - £620 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gourock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Fuse
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: 350 GBP Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £3130 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Strathclyde, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £39,324 - £48,327
Posted: 14 days ago