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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 188 141 190
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 590 687 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.43% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.54% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 504 310
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £27.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £36.07 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.13 £27.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +23.63%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -42 543 £425 - 247
London -36 262 £450 - 112
City of London -23 78 £450 -10.00% 38
South East -56 69 £400 +18.51% 35
South West +4 54 £430 -4.44% 18
East of England +34 45 £290 -35.55% 18
North West -10 32 £373 -17.22% 20
Yorkshire -3 27 £425 +12.95% 17
Scotland -32 27 £400 -4.76% 14
West Midlands -3 26 £325 -7.14% 9
Wiltshire +4 25 £500 +10.98% 7
Swindon +2 25 £500 +7.99% 7
East Midlands +4 24 £500 -4.76% 9
Cambridgeshire - 24 £290 - 2
Berkshire -20 21 £368 +11.36% 10
West Yorkshire -4 19 £350 -7.89% 16
Edinburgh -12 18 £400 +14.28% 8
Surrey -12 17 £400 - 5
Manchester -6 16 £410 -18.40% 12
Leeds -7 16 £350 -9.67% 12
Northamptonshire -9 16 £513 -2.38% 2
Bristol +5 15 £363 +16.00% 5
Birmingham +11 14 £406 +16.07% 2
Hampshire -22 12 £368 -2.00% 5
Northampton -5 11 £500 -4.76%
Cheshire +7 9 £450 +56.52% 6
Bedfordshire -1 9 £275 - 3
Cambridge - 9 £350 -
Peterborough - 8 £290 - 1
Oxfordshire -13 7 £450 - 3

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 430 (34.71%) Finance
2 262 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (18.48%) SQL
4 218 (17.59%) Banking
5 199 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 190 (15.33%) Business Analysis
7 149 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
8 122 (9.85%) Microsoft
9 114 (9.20%) Project Management
10 110 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 107 (8.64%) MS Excel
12 101 (8.15%) Retail
13 94 (7.59%) Windows
14 92 (7.43%) ITIL
15 83 (6.70%) Data Analysis
15 83 (6.70%) Degree
16 81 (6.54%) Scrum
16 81 (6.54%) Oracle
17 78 (6.30%) QA
18 77 (6.21%) Analytics
19 74 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
20 73 (5.89%) Migration
21 72 (5.81%) MS Visio
22 69 (5.57%) ISEB
23 67 (5.41%) Data Modelling
23 67 (5.41%) E-Commerce
24 66 (5.33%) Investment Banking
25 64 (5.17%) PRINCE2
25 64 (5.17%) UML
26 63 (5.08%) MS Office

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (3.31%) SAS
2 39 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.81%) CMS
5 8 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.48%) IIS
7 6 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.32%) Lync
9 4 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) WorkSite
Applications
1 107 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 72 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 63 (5.08%) MS Office
4 47 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.45%) MS Project
6 15 (1.21%) SPSS
7 9 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.32%) Mingle
9 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.081%) Weka
10 1 (0.081%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (0.56%) CA Clarity
4 5 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.24%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.16%) Aligne
7 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.65%) SaaS
2 3 (0.24%) Force.com
3 2 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.081%) LucidChart
4 1 (0.081%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.081%) IaaS
4 1 (0.081%) Office 365
4 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.10%) Firewall
2 15 (1.21%) WAN
3 14 (1.13%) DNS
4 13 (1.05%) Wireless
5 12 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.89%) SAN
6 11 (0.89%) Network Security
7 10 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (0.81%) VPN
7 10 (0.81%) DHCP
8 9 (0.73%) OSPF
9 8 (0.65%) MPLS
9 8 (0.65%) LDAP
10 7 (0.56%) LAN
10 7 (0.56%) BGP
10 7 (0.56%) Internet
11 6 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.45%) QlikView
7 17 (1.37%) MS Access
7 17 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 16 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.40%) MySQL
13 5 (0.40%) Base SAS
14 4 (0.32%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.32%) Big Data
14 4 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 29 (2.34%) Selenium
2 22 (1.78%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.53%) JIRA
3 19 (1.53%) Cucumber
4 15 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (1.13%) SoapUI
6 13 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 11 (0.89%) WebDriver
9 9 (0.73%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.48%) JMeter
11 5 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.40%) JUnit
11 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.24%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.24%) Maven
13 3 (0.24%) Rational Functional Tester
14 2 (0.16%) Sahi
14 2 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 430 (34.71%) Finance
2 218 (17.59%) Banking
3 101 (8.15%) Retail
4 66 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.12%) Marketing
6 40 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 32 (2.58%) Legal
7 32 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.50%) Front Office
9 19 (1.53%) Law
10 17 (1.37%) Advertising
11 13 (1.05%) Publishing
11 13 (1.05%) Local Government
12 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.65%) Military
13 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.56%) Games
15 6 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.48%) Back Office
16 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.60%) .NET
2 39 (3.15%) Web Services
3 36 (2.91%) XML
4 22 (1.78%) SOAP
5 15 (1.21%) HTML
6 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.81%) REST
8 9 (0.73%) Gherkin
9 8 (0.65%) Middleware
10 7 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.48%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.48%) CSS
12 5 (0.40%) WCF
12 5 (0.40%) SAP PI
13 4 (0.32%) jQuery
13 4 (0.32%) XSLT
14 3 (0.24%) WSDL
14 3 (0.24%) WPF
14 3 (0.24%) Castle Windsor
14 3 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.36%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.31%) NHS
4 22 (1.78%) Open Source
5 21 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.21%) Derivative
8 14 (1.13%) Blackberry
9 10 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.73%) User Experience
10 9 (0.73%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.73%) Smart Meter
10 9 (0.73%) Video on Demand
11 8 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 8 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.65%) GIS
11 8 (0.65%) PMI
12 7 (0.56%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.59%) Windows
2 50 (4.04%) UNIX
3 41 (3.31%) Linux
4 25 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.56%) Solaris
10 7 (0.56%) Android
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.081%) zOS
14 1 (0.081%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 190 (15.33%) Business Analysis
4 114 (9.20%) Project Management
5 110 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 92 (7.43%) ITIL
7 83 (6.70%) Data Analysis
8 81 (6.54%) Scrum
9 77 (6.21%) Analytics
10 74 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
11 73 (5.89%) Migration
12 67 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 67 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 64 (5.17%) PRINCE2
13 64 (5.17%) UML
14 59 (4.76%) Change Management
15 50 (4.04%) Test Scripting
15 50 (4.04%) Risk Management
16 49 (3.95%) Software Testing
17 48 (3.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 229 (18.48%) SQL
2 48 (3.87%) Java
3 32 (2.58%) C#
4 22 (1.78%) Python
5 18 (1.45%) VBA
6 17 (1.37%) C++
7 14 (1.13%) Perl
8 12 (0.97%) Ruby
9 11 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.89%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.73%) C
11 8 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.40%) VB
13 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.32%) Scala
14 4 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.32%) COBOL
14 4 (0.32%) PHP
15 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (6.70%) Degree
2 69 (5.57%) ISEB
3 38 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 21 (1.69%) CISSP
5 21 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (1.05%) CCNP
8 13 (1.05%) CISM
9 12 (0.97%) CCNA
10 11 (0.89%) ACCA
10 11 (0.89%) CIMA
11 9 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.56%) GIAC
13 7 (0.56%) CBAP
14 5 (0.40%) GCIA
14 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.30%) QA
2 24 (1.94%) SLA
3 17 (1.37%) Basel II
3 17 (1.37%) Basel III
3 17 (1.37%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.73%) FINREP
4 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.65%) COREP
6 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.56%) FATCA
7 5 (0.40%) P3O
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) EMIR
8 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.32%) Firmware
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
6 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.081%) vCloud
7 1 (0.081%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.24%) OpenView
4 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.24%) SCCM
5 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.081%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.081%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.081%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.081%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 122 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.54%) Oracle
3 35 (2.82%) VMware
4 34 (2.74%) SAP
5 27 (2.18%) Cisco
6 23 (1.86%) Citrix
7 21 (1.69%) HP
8 19 (1.53%) IBM
9 16 (1.29%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.13%) Tableau
11 12 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 12 (0.97%) Remedy
12 11 (0.89%) TIBCO
13 10 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.73%) Cognos
14 9 (0.73%) F5
14 9 (0.73%) SolarWinds
15 8 (0.65%) Riverbed
15 8 (0.65%) Blue Coat
15 8 (0.65%) Sybase
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