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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 173 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 738 636 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.16% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.26% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 430 407
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £576 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £23.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £28.68 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% -43.33%

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +10 663 £441 +3.82% 270
London +36 344 £450 - 119
City of London +6 91 £425 -5.55% 45
South East -20 84 £400 +14.28% 42
Scotland +28 63 £350 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +6 60 £450 +28.57% 23
North West +9 54 £450 +12.50% 16
West Yorkshire +8 53 £453 +20.66% 15
Leeds +1 46 £473 +35.00% 9
South West -34 41 £468 +7.02% 27
Edinburgh +10 35 £338 -15.62% 3
East Midlands -16 35 £416 -12.36% 9
West Midlands +8 26 £413 +22.22% 13
Manchester -7 24 £400 - 6
Surrey +8 23 £400 - 4
Cheshire +5 19 £450 +71.42% 5
Nottinghamshire 0 17 £160 -28.88% 6
Glasgow +20 15 £388 -16.21% 2
Berkshire -7 15 £400 +14.28% 12
East of England -18 15 £350 -17.64% 17
Nottingham +2 14 £313 +38.88% 6
East Sussex +8 13 £475 +46.15% 2
Northamptonshire -7 13 £450 -5.26% 2
Wiltshire -15 13 £506 +11.50% 4
Swindon -20 13 £506 +10.47% 2
Hampshire -2 12 £350 +4.47% 11
Leatherhead - 12 £400 -
Birmingham +13 11 £330 +20.00% 2
Bristol -7 11 £406 +3.50% 9
Northampton 0 10 £450 -2.70% 1

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 551 (38.61%) Finance
2 310 (21.72%) Banking
3 291 (20.39%) SQL
4 257 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 220 (15.42%) Business Analysis
7 183 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 141 (9.88%) Retail
9 118 (8.27%) Microsoft
10 112 (7.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 109 (7.64%) Project Management
12 105 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
13 103 (7.22%) Windows
14 96 (6.73%) SQL Server
15 95 (6.66%) MS Excel
16 91 (6.38%) Use Case
17 88 (6.17%) Oracle
17 88 (6.17%) Migration
18 87 (6.10%) Investment Banking
19 81 (5.68%) Test Scripting
20 78 (5.47%) ISEB
21 77 (5.40%) QA
21 77 (5.40%) Analytics
22 76 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
23 72 (5.05%) .NET
24 71 (4.98%) ITIL
24 71 (4.98%) Data Analysis
25 70 (4.91%) Retail Banking
26 69 (4.84%) Data Modelling
27 68 (4.77%) Java

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.29%) SAS
2 42 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.19%) IIS
4 16 (1.12%) CMS
5 15 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.84%) JBoss
7 8 (0.56%) Apache
8 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.35%) WorkSite
8 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.35%) Lync
8 5 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.92%) MS Office
3 55 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 30 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.98%) MS Project
6 7 (0.49%) SPSS
7 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.070%) Stata
9 1 (0.070%) InDesign
9 1 (0.070%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) SimCorp Dimension
2 11 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.42%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.35%) Unica
5 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.35%) Summit
5 5 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.28%) Algo Collateral
6 4 (0.28%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.21%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.21%) Endur
7 3 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.14%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.14%) Office 365
5 1 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.070%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.070%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.070%) Taleo
5 1 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.66%) LAN
2 37 (2.59%) WAN
2 37 (2.59%) Firewall
3 23 (1.61%) IPsec
3 23 (1.61%) Network Security
3 23 (1.61%) SSL
4 21 (1.47%) DNS
5 17 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.12%) DHCP
7 15 (1.05%) VPN
8 13 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (0.84%) Wireless
9 12 (0.84%) Internet
10 10 (0.70%) OSPF
11 9 (0.63%) BIG-IP
11 9 (0.63%) MPLS
11 9 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.56%) BGP
13 7 (0.49%) HTTP
13 7 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (2.17%) QlikView
5 27 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 24 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 22 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.40%) Big Data
9 19 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (0.91%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.42%) MS Access
14 6 (0.42%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (3.22%) Selenium
2 33 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 28 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (1.96%) JIRA
5 21 (1.47%) SoapUI
6 17 (1.19%) SpecFlow
7 11 (0.77%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.63%) Subversion
8 9 (0.63%) FitNesse
8 9 (0.63%) WebDriver
8 9 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.56%) Toad
10 5 (0.35%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.35%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.28%) JBehave
11 4 (0.28%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.21%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 551 (38.61%) Finance
2 310 (21.72%) Banking
3 141 (9.88%) Retail
4 87 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 70 (4.91%) Retail Banking
6 68 (4.77%) Telecoms
7 55 (3.85%) Front Office
8 45 (3.15%) Legal
9 44 (3.08%) Back Office
10 39 (2.73%) Marketing
11 25 (1.75%) Financial Institution
12 18 (1.26%) Law
13 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.91%) Advertising
15 12 (0.84%) Electronics
16 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.35%) Games
17 5 (0.35%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.05%) .NET
2 44 (3.08%) XML
3 41 (2.87%) Web Services
4 35 (2.45%) ASP.NET
5 22 (1.54%) SOAP
6 17 (1.19%) Gherkin
7 15 (1.05%) HTML
8 13 (0.91%) XML Messaging
8 13 (0.91%) jQuery
9 12 (0.84%) CSS
10 8 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (0.49%) Middleware
11 7 (0.49%) REST
12 6 (0.42%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.42%) JSON
13 5 (0.35%) XSLT
13 5 (0.35%) 802.1X
14 4 (0.28%) Lucene
14 4 (0.28%) XMPP
14 4 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 183 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.36%) NHS
4 37 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 30 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 28 (1.96%) Reference Data
8 26 (1.82%) Derivative
9 23 (1.61%) Equities
10 20 (1.40%) User Experience
10 20 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.33%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.19%) Statistics
13 15 (1.05%) Data Integration
14 14 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.77%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.70%) Computer Science
16 10 (0.70%) DTV
16 10 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.22%) Windows
2 53 (3.71%) UNIX
3 37 (2.59%) Linux
4 35 (2.45%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.56%) Android
10 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.21%) Solaris
13 2 (0.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.14%) VME
14 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.070%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.070%) MVS
14 1 (0.070%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 220 (15.42%) Business Analysis
4 112 (7.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 109 (7.64%) Project Management
6 105 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
7 91 (6.38%) Use Case
8 88 (6.17%) Migration
9 81 (5.68%) Test Scripting
10 77 (5.40%) Analytics
11 71 (4.98%) Data Analysis
11 71 (4.98%) ITIL
12 69 (4.84%) Data Modelling
13 63 (4.41%) Requirements Analysis
14 61 (4.27%) Asset Management
14 61 (4.27%) SDLC
15 60 (4.20%) Waterfall
16 58 (4.06%) Scrum
17 55 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
18 54 (3.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 291 (20.39%) SQL
2 68 (4.77%) Java
3 65 (4.56%) C#
4 39 (2.73%) VBA
5 29 (2.03%) PL/SQL
6 19 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.33%) Perl
6 19 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 14 (0.98%) Python
8 11 (0.77%) LINC
9 10 (0.70%) C++
9 10 (0.70%) C
9 10 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.56%) Ruby
11 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.42%) R
11 6 (0.42%) VB
12 4 (0.28%) XQuery
12 4 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (5.47%) ISEB
2 63 (4.41%) Degree
3 50 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 34 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.05%) CISSP
8 12 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.70%) CCNP
10 9 (0.63%) CISM
10 9 (0.63%) CIMA
10 9 (0.63%) IIBA
10 9 (0.63%) APMP
11 8 (0.56%) ACCA
12 7 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (0.35%) CCDP
14 5 (0.35%) CCSA
14 5 (0.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.40%) QA
2 23 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.33%) Solvency II
4 18 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.05%) MiFID
6 15 (1.05%) EMIR
6 15 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
7 14 (0.98%) Basel II
7 14 (0.98%) SLA
7 14 (0.98%) FATCA
8 12 (0.84%) Basel III
9 11 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.49%) COREP
10 7 (0.49%) FINREP
11 5 (0.35%) GAAP
12 4 (0.28%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.14%) HL7
13 2 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 50 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.21%) vSphere
7 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.14%) RACF
7 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.070%) Snort
8 1 (0.070%) Xen
8 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.070%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.070%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 52 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.84%) SCCM
3 6 (0.42%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.35%) WSUS
4 5 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.21%) SCOM
6 3 (0.21%) OpenView
6 3 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.14%) MOM
7 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.14%) Netcool
7 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.14%) Puppet
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.14%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.14%) SCSM
8 1 (0.070%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 118 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (6.17%) Oracle
3 55 (3.85%) Cisco
4 48 (3.36%) SAP
4 48 (3.36%) HP
5 35 (2.45%) VMware
6 33 (2.31%) CheckPoint
7 27 (1.89%) Tableau
8 26 (1.82%) IBM
9 24 (1.68%) Blue Coat
10 23 (1.61%) Juniper
11 20 (1.40%) Citrix
12 19 (1.33%) Informatica
13 16 (1.12%) Teradata
14 13 (0.91%) SimCorp
15 11 (0.77%) McAfee
15 11 (0.77%) Sybase
15 11 (0.77%) Cognos
15 11 (0.77%) Unisys
16 10 (0.70%) Siebel
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