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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 199 154 172
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 577 681 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.34% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.45% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 483 358
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.56 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% +10.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.88 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £41.43 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +38.22%

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -40 522 £425 - 237
London -37 252 £475 +5.55% 90
City of London -20 76 £450 -10.00% 31
South East -73 54 £400 +8.10% 44
South West +4 50 £470 +4.44% 17
East of England +38 49 £290 -14.70% 10
Scotland -15 39 £400 -2.14% 12
North West -21 33 £425 +30.76% 20
East Midlands -15 29 £450 -12.19% 13
Swindon +5 26 £500 +11.11% 5
Wiltshire +4 26 £500 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -11 26 £425 +32.81% 22
West Midlands -9 24 £391 +12.58% 16
Cambridgeshire +19 23 £290 -
Edinburgh -10 22 £350 -14.37% 7
Northamptonshire -14 21 £513 -2.38% 4
West Yorkshire -20 19 £350 +9.37% 15
Manchester -12 17 £438 -12.93% 11
Surrey -6 16 £400 -23.80% 7
Leeds -14 15 £350 +16.66% 11
Bristol +2 14 £325 -10.95% 7
Glasgow -10 14 £415 -5.14% 3
Northampton -15 13 £450 +3.15%
Cheshire +1 11 £425 +8.97% 5
Bedfordshire +2 10 £275 -
Berkshire -33 10 £420 +27.27% 9
Cambridge +9 9 £356 -
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £393 -3.68% 10
Peterborough - 9 £290 -
Birmingham - 8 £400 - 2

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 433 (35.12%) Finance
2 252 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (18.65%) Banking
4 223 (18.09%) SQL
5 202 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 184 (14.92%) Business Analysis
7 159 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 118 (9.57%) Microsoft
9 110 (8.92%) Project Management
10 107 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 104 (8.43%) MS Excel
12 101 (8.19%) Retail
13 89 (7.22%) Degree
14 87 (7.06%) Data Analysis
14 87 (7.06%) Windows
15 85 (6.89%) ITIL
16 82 (6.65%) ISEB
17 79 (6.41%) Oracle
18 77 (6.24%) Migration
19 76 (6.16%) Data Modelling
20 74 (6.00%) Scrum
21 73 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
22 71 (5.76%) QA
23 70 (5.68%) MS Visio
23 70 (5.68%) .NET
24 69 (5.60%) Analytics
25 66 (5.35%) Investment Banking
26 65 (5.27%) MS Office
27 63 (5.11%) SQL Server
27 63 (5.11%) E-Commerce

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 47 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.84%) SAS
3 15 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.89%) CMS
5 8 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (0.65%) IIS
5 8 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.32%) Lync
9 4 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.24%) CICS
11 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) TeamSite
Applications
1 104 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.68%) MS Visio
3 65 (5.27%) MS Office
4 45 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.38%) MS Project
6 11 (0.89%) SPSS
7 9 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.32%) Mingle
9 2 (0.16%) Weka
9 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
4 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.49%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.24%) Summit
6 3 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.24%) Aligne
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.16%) PaaS
2 2 (0.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.16%) Force.com
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.081%) IaaS
3 1 (0.081%) LucidChart
3 1 (0.081%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.46%) Firewall
2 16 (1.30%) DNS
3 14 (1.14%) WAN
4 12 (0.97%) DHCP
4 12 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (0.89%) LDAP
5 11 (0.89%) OSPF
6 10 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.73%) SAN
7 9 (0.73%) LAN
7 9 (0.73%) MPLS
7 9 (0.73%) Wireless
8 8 (0.65%) VPN
8 8 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (0.57%) BGP
10 6 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.49%) WLAN
10 6 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (1.95%) QlikView
3 24 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.70%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.14%) MS Access
5 14 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.65%) Big Data
9 6 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.41%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (2.84%) Selenium
2 29 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.78%) Cucumber
4 21 (1.70%) JIRA
5 16 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.30%) SpecFlow
6 15 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (1.14%) WebDriver
8 13 (1.05%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.65%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.49%) Subversion
11 5 (0.41%) JMeter
11 5 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.41%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.32%) JUnit
12 4 (0.32%) Maven
13 3 (0.24%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.24%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (0.24%) Geb
General
1 433 (35.12%) Finance
2 230 (18.65%) Banking
3 101 (8.19%) Retail
4 66 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 50 (4.06%) Marketing
6 42 (3.41%) Retail Banking
7 34 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.76%) Front Office
8 28 (2.27%) Legal
9 19 (1.54%) Law
10 15 (1.22%) Advertising
11 14 (1.14%) Back Office
12 13 (1.05%) Publishing
12 13 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.05%) Local Government
13 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.65%) Games
15 7 (0.57%) Military
15 7 (0.57%) Electronics
16 6 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.68%) .NET
2 44 (3.57%) Web Services
3 30 (2.43%) XML
4 23 (1.87%) SOAP
5 16 (1.30%) HTML
6 14 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.14%) REST
7 10 (0.81%) Gherkin
8 8 (0.65%) Middleware
8 8 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (0.49%) CSS
10 5 (0.41%) WCF
10 5 (0.41%) jQuery
10 5 (0.41%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.32%) HTML5
11 4 (0.32%) XSLT
12 3 (0.24%) MSMQ
12 3 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (0.24%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 159 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.81%) NHS
4 21 (1.70%) Open Source
5 19 (1.54%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.22%) Derivative
7 15 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 12 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 12 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 11 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 11 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.81%) Data Extraction
10 10 (0.81%) GIS
10 10 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 10 (0.81%) Statistics
11 8 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 8 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.06%) Windows
2 50 (4.06%) UNIX
3 38 (3.08%) Linux
4 23 (1.87%) 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%) Solaris
10 7 (0.57%) Android
10 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.16%) HPUX
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.16%) VME
14 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.081%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 184 (14.92%) Business Analysis
4 110 (8.92%) Project Management
5 107 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 87 (7.06%) Data Analysis
7 85 (6.89%) ITIL
8 77 (6.24%) Migration
9 76 (6.16%) Data Modelling
10 74 (6.00%) Scrum
11 73 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
12 69 (5.60%) Analytics
13 63 (5.11%) E-Commerce
14 62 (5.03%) PRINCE2
14 62 (5.03%) UML
15 59 (4.79%) Change Management
16 55 (4.46%) Test Scripting
17 54 (4.38%) Software Testing
18 50 (4.06%) CRM
18 50 (4.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 223 (18.09%) SQL
2 42 (3.41%) Java
3 40 (3.24%) C#
4 25 (2.03%) Python
5 20 (1.62%) C++
6 19 (1.54%) VBA
7 15 (1.22%) Ruby
7 15 (1.22%) Perl
8 13 (1.05%) C
8 13 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.49%) COBOL
12 6 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.41%) VB
14 4 (0.32%) PHP
14 4 (0.32%) R
15 3 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (7.22%) Degree
2 82 (6.65%) ISEB
3 42 (3.41%) ISTQB
4 36 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.30%) CISSP
7 16 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.14%) CCNP
9 13 (1.05%) VCP4
10 12 (0.97%) CISM
11 11 (0.89%) CCNA
12 9 (0.73%) CIMA
12 9 (0.73%) ACCA
13 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.49%) CBAP
15 5 (0.41%) CCSE
16 4 (0.32%) GIAC
16 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.76%) QA
2 25 (2.03%) SLA
3 19 (1.54%) Basel II
4 18 (1.46%) Solvency II
5 17 (1.38%) Basel III
6 11 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.65%) FINREP
9 7 (0.57%) COREP
9 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.49%) FATCA
11 5 (0.41%) P3O
12 4 (0.32%) MiFID
13 3 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.081%) EMIR
15 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.081%) HL7
15 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Firmware
4 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.081%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (0.32%) SCCM
4 3 (0.24%) OpenView
5 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.081%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.081%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.081%) MOM
6 1 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.081%) Control-M
6 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.081%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.081%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.41%) Oracle
3 40 (3.24%) SAP
4 37 (3.00%) VMware
5 28 (2.27%) Cisco
6 25 (2.03%) Citrix
7 21 (1.70%) HP
8 19 (1.54%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.46%) Tableau
10 17 (1.38%) IBM
11 14 (1.14%) Sybase
11 14 (1.14%) Remedy
12 13 (1.05%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.89%) TIBCO
14 11 (0.89%) McAfee
15 10 (0.81%) Cognos
15 10 (0.81%) SolarWinds
15 10 (0.81%) F5
16 9 (0.73%) Blue Coat
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City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Rate: From £28,989 to £35,431 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £390 per day
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £600 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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