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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 232 214 196
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 531 635 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.15% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.22% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 432 481
Median daily rate £450 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.49 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £17.99 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £25.50 £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £19.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+56.53% +11.34%

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -22 473 £450 +5.88% 123
London -20 240 £500 +5.26% 47
South East +7 60 £363 -14.70% 19
City of London -18 45 £500 -2.43% 17
East of England +18 39 £425 -8.15% 10
North West +10 37 £425 +6.25% 13
West Midlands 0 34 £475 +58.33% 9
Scotland -3 31 £388 -0.64% 18
Yorkshire +1 25 £450 +12.50% 10
Essex +18 22 £400 - 1
South West -32 22 £425 +13.33% 9
Edinburgh +14 21 £375 +4.16% 14
Berkshire +5 21 £425 -9.33% 5
Manchester 0 16 £475 +28.37% 8
West Yorkshire +10 15 £450 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire +7 14 £475 -5.00% 9
Coventry +3 14 £560 +286.20% 2
Reading +12 13 £438 -5.40% 1
Cheshire +15 11 £403 -10.55% 2
East Midlands -7 11 £428 -2.00% 4
Surrey +8 10 £475 +17.28%
Hampshire +25 9 £325 -13.33% 5
Leeds +5 9 £450 +9.09% 2
Glasgow +2 9 £425 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 9 £185 -67.82% 4
Wales -10 9 £284 -15.92% 1
Cardiff +15 8 £285 -18.57% 1
South Wales +4 8 £285 -18.57% 1
Milton Keynes +22 7 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £300 - 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 355 (33.27%) Finance
2 286 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (19.87%) Business Analysis
4 197 (18.46%) SQL
5 156 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 151 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (13.12%) Banking
8 107 (10.03%) Project Management
9 99 (9.28%) Windows
10 98 (9.18%) Microsoft
11 96 (9.00%) Data Analysis
12 91 (8.53%) Migration
13 87 (8.15%) Retail
14 79 (7.40%) User Stories
15 78 (7.31%) Scrum
15 78 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
16 76 (7.12%) Waterfall
17 71 (6.65%) ITIL
18 69 (6.47%) Oracle
19 68 (6.37%) Degree
19 68 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
20 66 (6.19%) JIRA
21 64 (6.00%) Use Case
21 64 (6.00%) ISEB
22 63 (5.90%) Change Management
23 62 (5.81%) Linux
24 61 (5.72%) SAP
25 59 (5.53%) MS Excel
26 58 (5.44%) QA
26 58 (5.44%) Marketing

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 25 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.78%) SAS
3 11 (1.03%) Confluence
3 11 (1.03%) Skype for Business
4 10 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.66%) Apache
5 7 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.66%) CMS
6 6 (0.56%) IIS
7 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.47%) JBoss
8 4 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.28%) Drupal
9 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.19%) CICS
10 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.75%) MS Office
3 36 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 23 (2.16%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Autodesk Flame
7 2 (0.19%) Maya
7 2 (0.19%) Mingle
7 2 (0.19%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 16 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.03%) HFM
4 9 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
4 9 (0.84%) SAP PP
4 9 (0.84%) SAP PP-PI
5 8 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (0.75%) SAP MII
5 8 (0.75%) Sonata
6 6 (0.56%) BigMachines
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.47%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.47%) Tercero
7 5 (0.47%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.37%) Sprinklr
9 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.50%) Office 365
2 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 11 (1.03%) SaaS
4 9 (0.84%) IaaS
5 8 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.56%) PaaS
7 5 (0.47%) BlueKai
7 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.094%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.31%) Firewall
2 22 (2.06%) LAN
3 19 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.69%) DNS
4 18 (1.69%) Network Security
4 18 (1.69%) VPN
5 17 (1.59%) Internet
5 17 (1.59%) VoIP
6 16 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (1.50%) WAN
6 16 (1.50%) Wireless
7 12 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (1.12%) DHCP
7 12 (1.12%) MPLS
8 10 (0.94%) IPsec
9 9 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.66%) BGP
10 7 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (0.66%) WebEx
10 7 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (1.78%) QlikView
4 15 (1.41%) Big Data
4 15 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.12%) Essbase
7 11 (1.03%) GIS
7 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (0.66%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.66%) Redis
10 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.56%) MS Access
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (6.19%) JIRA
2 32 (3.00%) Selenium
3 16 (1.50%) WebDriver
4 15 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.84%) HP UFT
6 8 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.66%) JMeter
8 6 (0.56%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.47%) JUnit
9 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.37%) ERwin
10 4 (0.37%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.28%) Appium
11 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 355 (33.27%) Finance
2 140 (13.12%) Banking
3 87 (8.15%) Retail
4 58 (5.44%) Marketing
5 51 (4.78%) Front Office
6 43 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 38 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 32 (3.00%) Legal
9 30 (2.81%) Back Office
9 30 (2.81%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.87%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.41%) Electronics
11 15 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (1.12%) General Ledger
13 11 (1.03%) Law
14 9 (0.84%) Advertising
14 9 (0.84%) Billing
14 9 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.84%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.62%) Web Services
1 28 (2.62%) XML
2 20 (1.87%) .NET
3 15 (1.41%) HTML
4 8 (0.75%) FpML
4 8 (0.75%) Middleware
4 8 (0.75%) SAP XI
5 7 (0.66%) ELK Stack
5 7 (0.66%) RESTful
6 6 (0.56%) REST
7 5 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.47%) CSS
7 5 (0.47%) Kafka
8 4 (0.37%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.37%) SOAP
8 4 (0.37%) XSLT
9 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.28%) JSON
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 151 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.37%) Equities
4 31 (2.91%) NHS
5 30 (2.81%) Derivative
6 29 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (2.16%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.69%) User Experience
10 16 (1.50%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.03%) Statistics
12 11 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.84%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
13 9 (0.84%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.75%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
15 7 (0.66%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 99 (9.28%) Windows
2 62 (5.81%) Linux
3 38 (3.56%) Unix
4 27 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.03%) Solaris
9 10 (0.94%) AIX
10 7 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.56%) Android
12 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.28%) MVS
14 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (19.87%) Business Analysis
3 156 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (10.03%) Project Management
5 96 (9.00%) Data Analysis
6 91 (8.53%) Migration
7 79 (7.40%) User Stories
8 78 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (7.31%) Scrum
9 76 (7.12%) Waterfall
10 71 (6.65%) ITIL
11 68 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 64 (6.00%) Use Case
13 63 (5.90%) Change Management
14 52 (4.87%) Test Scripting
15 51 (4.78%) Analytics
16 50 (4.69%) SDLC
17 47 (4.40%) Data Modelling
18 41 (3.84%) ETL
19 39 (3.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 197 (18.46%) SQL
2 45 (4.22%) Java
3 44 (4.12%) Python
4 15 (1.41%) C#
5 13 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (0.94%) PL/SQL
7 9 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.66%) C++
8 7 (0.66%) COBOL
8 7 (0.66%) VB
8 7 (0.66%) VBA
9 6 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.37%) C
10 4 (0.37%) PHP
10 4 (0.37%) R
11 3 (0.28%) Perl
11 3 (0.28%) Ruby
12 2 (0.19%) JCL
Qualifications
1 68 (6.37%) Degree
2 64 (6.00%) ISEB
3 54 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 27 (2.53%) CISSP
7 19 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.31%) CCNP
8 14 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (1.12%) SANS
10 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.84%) MCP
12 8 (0.75%) CIMA
13 7 (0.66%) CISM
14 6 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.56%) SSCP
15 5 (0.47%) CCIE
16 4 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.44%) QA
2 34 (3.19%) MiFID
3 19 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.59%) EMIR
5 14 (1.31%) SLA
6 12 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.47%) Basel III
8 5 (0.47%) FATCA
9 4 (0.37%) COBIT
9 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.37%) SEPA
10 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.19%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.094%) COSO
12 1 (0.094%) ISO15022
12 1 (0.094%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.094%) SAS 70
System Software
1 47 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.94%) XenApp
4 9 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (0.37%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) HDFS
10 2 (0.19%) StorNext
10 2 (0.19%) Xsan
11 1 (0.094%) IAG
11 1 (0.094%) Snort
11 1 (0.094%) UAG
11 1 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.59%) SCCM
3 9 (0.84%) SCOM
4 7 (0.66%) FortiGate
4 7 (0.66%) Kibana
4 7 (0.66%) logstash
4 7 (0.66%) Nessus
4 7 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (0.56%) Control-M
5 6 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.56%) Puppet
5 6 (0.56%) QRadar
6 5 (0.47%) WSUS
7 4 (0.37%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.28%) EnCase
8 3 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.19%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 98 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.47%) Oracle
3 61 (5.72%) SAP
4 39 (3.66%) Cisco
5 26 (2.44%) VMware
6 25 (2.34%) Tableau
7 17 (1.59%) Adobe
8 16 (1.50%) F5
8 16 (1.50%) HP
9 14 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.31%) Splunk
10 12 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.12%) Hyperion
11 11 (1.03%) Apple
11 11 (1.03%) Dell
11 11 (1.03%) Google
11 11 (1.03%) IBM
12 9 (0.84%) Citrix
12 9 (0.84%) Intel Security
12 9 (0.84%) Remedy
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