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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 254 181 192
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 520 733 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.28% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.35% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 511 429
Median daily rate £425 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £21.19 £28.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £15.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+138.01% -11.02%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -66 473 £425 -4.49% 157
London -60 231 £489 +8.61% 66
South East +3 72 £400 - 23
City of London +10 51 £500 +17.64% 24
East of England +40 37 £375 +2.95% 7
South West -12 35 £375 -20.04% 9
Scotland -25 35 £375 +7.14% 8
North West -21 34 £378 -16.11% 12
Edinburgh -9 27 £400 +18.51% 7
Yorkshire -34 26 £400 -11.11% 19
Manchester -4 21 £420 +5.00% 9
West Yorkshire -30 21 £400 -11.35% 15
East Midlands -13 19 £475 +14.11% 6
Surrey -13 19 £442 +10.50% 4
West Midlands -33 15 £356 -13.63% 13
Wiltshire 0 14 £385 -24.87% 3
Leeds -29 13 £413 -12.46% 13
Essex +13 12 £255 -7.27% 1
Bristol +6 12 £381 -6.15% 3
Hampshire 0 12 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire +22 10 £488 -22.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 10 £425 +44.06% 4
Berkshire -1 10 £420 +5.00% 4
Kent +18 8 £356 -20.83% 1
Swindon -3 8 £415 -19.02% 2
Northamptonshire -11 8 £550 +22.22% 2
South Wales +20 7 £350 -18.60% 2
Wales +19 7 £350 -18.60% 2
Milton Keynes +19 7 £450 +40.62% 2
Northampton -5 7 £550 +22.22% 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 388 (34.58%) Finance
2 245 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (19.70%) SQL
4 216 (19.25%) Business Analysis
5 192 (17.11%) Banking
6 157 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
7 154 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 117 (10.43%) Project Management
9 114 (10.16%) Windows
10 103 (9.18%) Microsoft
11 98 (8.73%) Data Analysis
12 87 (7.75%) ISEB
13 86 (7.66%) Retail
13 86 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
14 85 (7.58%) Migration
15 77 (6.86%) Oracle
16 74 (6.60%) Linux
16 74 (6.60%) Degree
17 71 (6.33%) ITIL
18 69 (6.15%) Active Directory
18 69 (6.15%) JIRA
19 68 (6.06%) Use Case
20 67 (5.97%) Security Cleared
21 65 (5.79%) QA
22 64 (5.70%) Waterfall
23 62 (5.53%) Test Scripting
23 62 (5.53%) Change Management
24 61 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
24 61 (5.44%) User Stories
25 60 (5.35%) Analytics

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 38 (3.39%) SAS
2 25 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.16%) Apache
5 9 (0.80%) Confluence
6 8 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.62%) CMS
8 6 (0.53%) IIS
8 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.45%) JBoss
10 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.18%) Drupal
12 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.089%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.089%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 59 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.83%) MS Office
3 24 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.60%) MS Project
6 11 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) Sonata
2 12 (1.07%) Tercero
3 11 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.62%) RMDS
5 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.07%) Office 365
3 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.80%) IaaS
5 8 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.36%) BlueKai
6 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (0.36%) SaaS
7 3 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.089%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.089%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.90%) Firewall
2 19 (1.69%) WAN
3 18 (1.60%) DNS
4 17 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.43%) VPN
6 15 (1.34%) LAN
7 14 (1.25%) Network Security
7 14 (1.25%) Wireless
8 11 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (0.98%) SAN
9 10 (0.89%) DHCP
9 10 (0.89%) SSL
9 10 (0.89%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.71%) Internet
11 8 (0.71%) MPLS
11 8 (0.71%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.62%) VoIP
13 6 (0.53%) Skype
13 6 (0.53%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.05%) QlikView
4 20 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.07%) Data Mart
6 12 (1.07%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.89%) Big Data
7 10 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.89%) GIS
8 9 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
8 9 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.62%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 69 (6.15%) JIRA
2 36 (3.21%) Selenium
3 17 (1.52%) WebDriver
4 13 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 10 (0.89%) HP UFT
6 9 (0.80%) SoapUI
6 9 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.62%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.53%) JMeter
8 6 (0.53%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.45%) Protractor
9 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.36%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.36%) Maven
10 4 (0.36%) Subversion
10 4 (0.36%) Zephyr
11 3 (0.27%) JUnit
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.18%) RequisitePro
General
1 388 (34.58%) Finance
2 192 (17.11%) Banking
3 86 (7.66%) Retail
4 47 (4.19%) Front Office
5 41 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 38 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 34 (3.03%) Legal
8 32 (2.85%) Marketing
9 26 (2.32%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.34%) Back Office
12 14 (1.25%) Publishing
13 11 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.98%) Law
14 10 (0.89%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.71%) Advertising
15 8 (0.71%) Games
16 7 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.78%) Web Services
2 19 (1.69%) .NET
2 19 (1.69%) HTML
3 17 (1.52%) XML
4 10 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.62%) AngularJS
6 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
6 6 (0.53%) Murex MxML
6 6 (0.53%) RESTful
7 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (0.45%) CSS
7 5 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.45%) Spring Boot
8 4 (0.36%) HTML5
8 4 (0.36%) Node.js
8 4 (0.36%) PostGIS
8 4 (0.36%) REST
9 3 (0.27%) Java EE
9 3 (0.27%) jQuery
9 3 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.30%) NHS
4 27 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.23%) Credit Risk
6 24 (2.14%) Equities
7 23 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.78%) Derivative
9 18 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.43%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.80%) Market Risk
12 9 (0.80%) Statistics
12 9 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.16%) Windows
2 74 (6.60%) Linux
3 48 (4.28%) Unix
3 48 (4.28%) Windows Server
4 28 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.16%) Solaris
9 10 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.80%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.45%) AIX
12 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.36%) Android
14 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.089%) MVS
16 1 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (19.25%) Business Analysis
3 154 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (10.43%) Project Management
5 98 (8.73%) Data Analysis
6 86 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 85 (7.58%) Migration
8 71 (6.33%) ITIL
9 68 (6.06%) Use Case
10 64 (5.70%) Waterfall
11 62 (5.53%) Change Management
11 62 (5.53%) Test Scripting
12 61 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (5.44%) User Stories
13 60 (5.35%) Analytics
14 56 (4.99%) Data Modelling
15 50 (4.46%) Data Management
16 46 (4.10%) SDLC
17 44 (3.92%) Scrum
18 42 (3.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 221 (19.70%) SQL
2 54 (4.81%) Java
3 34 (3.03%) Python
4 22 (1.96%) C#
4 22 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.60%) T-SQL
6 16 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.07%) VBA
9 11 (0.98%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.80%) VB
11 7 (0.62%) Perl
11 7 (0.62%) R
12 6 (0.53%) COBOL
12 6 (0.53%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.53%) PHP
13 5 (0.45%) C++
14 4 (0.36%) VBScript
15 3 (0.27%) AppleScript
15 3 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (7.75%) ISEB
2 74 (6.60%) Degree
3 67 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 51 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 41 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 31 (2.76%) CISSP
7 27 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (1.43%) MCP
11 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.80%) CISM
12 9 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.80%) GIAC
12 9 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 8 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.62%) CBAP
14 7 (0.62%) EnCE
14 7 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.79%) QA
2 24 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.43%) SLA
5 10 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.80%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.71%) MiFID
7 8 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.62%) FINREP
9 6 (0.53%) COBIT
9 6 (0.53%) SEPA
10 4 (0.36%) FATCA
10 4 (0.36%) ISO20022
11 3 (0.27%) Basel III
11 3 (0.27%) COREP
11 3 (0.27%) GAAP
12 1 (0.089%) Basel II
12 1 (0.089%) EMIR
12 1 (0.089%) IAS 39
System Software
1 69 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (0.80%) XenApp
4 7 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.36%) vSphere
7 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.089%) Snort
9 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.41%) SCCM
3 12 (1.07%) SCOM
4 9 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.80%) Puppet
4 9 (0.80%) WSUS
5 7 (0.62%) EnCase
5 7 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (0.62%) Nessus
6 5 (0.45%) RSA Archer
7 4 (0.36%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.27%) Control-M
8 3 (0.27%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.27%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.089%) MOM
9 1 (0.089%) Netcool
9 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.86%) Oracle
3 49 (4.37%) VMware
4 41 (3.65%) SAP
5 40 (3.57%) Cisco
6 35 (3.12%) HP
7 28 (2.50%) Citrix
8 22 (1.96%) Murex
9 20 (1.78%) IBM
10 17 (1.52%) Adobe
11 15 (1.34%) Qualys
11 15 (1.34%) Tableau
12 14 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
12 14 (1.25%) Intel Security
13 13 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.07%) ArcSight
14 12 (1.07%) Avaloq
14 12 (1.07%) Bloomberg
14 12 (1.07%) FNZ
15 10 (0.89%) Splunk
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