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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 189 167 185
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 631 650 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.36% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 446 330
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£425 £410 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £36.07 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.27% +55.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.22 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £45.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.07 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.27% +132.67%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 -14 569 £425 +3.03% 248
London -7 283 £475 +5.55% 101
City of London +7 78 £450 -10.00% 39
South East -57 74 £385 +4.05% 45
South West +17 59 £459 +11.82% 19
Scotland -11 47 £375 -3.22% 12
North West -13 40 £432 +20.83% 23
East of England +18 35 £300 -9.43% 11
Wiltshire +16 28 £500 +18.34% 7
Swindon +14 28 £500 +14.61% 5
Edinburgh -16 28 £350 -12.50% 4
West Midlands -2 25 £400 +14.28% 15
East Midlands -15 25 £425 -15.00% 13
Yorkshire -24 21 £350 +9.37% 19
West Yorkshire -14 19 £350 +7.69% 14
Bristol +14 18 £338 -7.53% 4
Manchester -10 18 £438 - 10
Cheshire +9 17 £450 +5.88% 12
Northamptonshire -18 16 £450 -10.00% 3
Leeds -15 14 £300 -3.22% 7
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £320 -11.72% 2
Surrey +3 13 £420 -20.00% 7
Glasgow +2 13 £415 +10.66% 5
Hampshire -20 12 £384 +2.33% 7
West Sussex -10 11 £301 -24.68% 5
Berkshire -34 11 £425 +30.76% 13
Northampton -14 10 £450 +3.15% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £393 -7.64% 5
Birmingham -6 8 £408 - 4
Bedfordshire 0 7 £350 - 2

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 465 (36.64%) Finance
2 253 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (19.07%) Banking
4 228 (17.97%) SQL
5 202 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 189 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 156 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
8 123 (9.69%) Project Management
9 119 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 112 (8.83%) MS Excel
11 101 (7.96%) Retail
12 100 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 87 (6.86%) Windows
14 86 (6.78%) Migration
15 85 (6.70%) ISEB
16 83 (6.54%) Degree
17 81 (6.38%) Oracle
18 80 (6.30%) Data Analysis
19 79 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
20 78 (6.15%) ITIL
21 77 (6.07%) Data Modelling
22 75 (5.91%) Scrum
23 73 (5.75%) Investment Banking
24 70 (5.52%) MS Visio
24 70 (5.52%) .NET
25 67 (5.28%) SQL Server
25 67 (5.28%) MS Office
25 67 (5.28%) UML
26 66 (5.20%) QA
27 64 (5.04%) Analytics

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 42 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.15%) SAS
3 20 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.10%) CMS
5 10 (0.79%) IIS
6 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.24%) Lync
11 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.16%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.16%) CICS
Applications
1 112 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.52%) MS Visio
3 67 (5.28%) MS Office
4 41 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.02%) MS Project
6 10 (0.79%) SPSS
7 9 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) Mingle
9 2 (0.16%) Weka
10 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.079%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
3 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.47%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.47%) Front Arena
4 6 (0.47%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.32%) Algo Collateral
7 3 (0.24%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.24%) Summit
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.24%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.16%) PaaS
2 2 (0.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.16%) Force.com
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.079%) IaaS
3 1 (0.079%) LucidChart
3 1 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.89%) Firewall
2 15 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (1.10%) LDAP
4 13 (1.02%) VPN
4 13 (1.02%) OSPF
5 12 (0.95%) DNS
6 11 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (0.79%) Wireless
7 10 (0.79%) WAN
7 10 (0.79%) DHCP
8 9 (0.71%) LAN
8 9 (0.71%) SAN
8 9 (0.71%) MPLS
8 9 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.63%) BGP
9 8 (0.63%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.55%) FWSM
10 7 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.89%) QlikView
6 17 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.18%) MS Access
8 14 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 13 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.47%) Big Data
13 5 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 5 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.39%) MySQL
13 5 (0.39%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (2.29%) Selenium
2 27 (2.13%) JIRA
3 26 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 21 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 17 (1.34%) SpecFlow
6 16 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.10%) SoapUI
8 12 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (0.79%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.55%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.47%) Subversion
12 5 (0.39%) Toad
12 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.39%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.32%) Rational Functional Tester
13 4 (0.32%) Maven
13 4 (0.32%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.24%) JUnit
14 3 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
14 3 (0.24%) ERwin
General
1 465 (36.64%) Finance
2 242 (19.07%) Banking
3 101 (7.96%) Retail
4 73 (5.75%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.02%) Marketing
6 48 (3.78%) Front Office
7 45 (3.55%) Retail Banking
8 40 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.60%) Back Office
10 26 (2.05%) Legal
11 19 (1.50%) Law
12 16 (1.26%) Advertising
13 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.02%) Local Government
15 12 (0.95%) Publishing
15 12 (0.95%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.71%) Electronics
17 6 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.52%) .NET
2 44 (3.47%) Web Services
3 23 (1.81%) SOAP
4 22 (1.73%) XML
5 17 (1.34%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.10%) HTML
7 13 (1.02%) REST
8 10 (0.79%) Gherkin
9 9 (0.71%) Middleware
10 8 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.47%) CSS
12 5 (0.39%) WCF
12 5 (0.39%) SAP PI
12 5 (0.39%) jQuery
13 4 (0.32%) HTML5
13 4 (0.32%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.32%) XSLT
14 3 (0.24%) MSMQ
14 3 (0.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 156 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.70%) NHS
2 47 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 22 (1.73%) Fixed Income
3 22 (1.73%) Data Structures
3 22 (1.73%) Credit Risk
4 20 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (1.50%) Derivative
6 18 (1.42%) Open Source
7 16 (1.26%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.10%) User Experience
8 14 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.02%) Equities
10 11 (0.87%) Statistics
10 11 (0.87%) Visualisation
11 10 (0.79%) Data Extraction
11 10 (0.79%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (0.63%) Reference Data
12 8 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (6.86%) Windows
2 43 (3.39%) UNIX
3 33 (2.60%) Linux
4 25 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 23 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.63%) Android
8 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.47%) Solaris
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.16%) VME
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.079%) AIX
13 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 189 (14.89%) Business Analysis
4 123 (9.69%) Project Management
5 100 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 86 (6.78%) Migration
7 80 (6.30%) Data Analysis
8 79 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
9 78 (6.15%) ITIL
10 77 (6.07%) Data Modelling
11 75 (5.91%) Scrum
12 67 (5.28%) UML
13 64 (5.04%) Analytics
14 63 (4.96%) E-Commerce
15 59 (4.65%) Software Testing
16 57 (4.49%) Change Management
17 55 (4.33%) Test Scripting
18 54 (4.26%) CRM
18 54 (4.26%) PRINCE2
19 53 (4.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 228 (17.97%) SQL
2 46 (3.62%) C#
3 41 (3.23%) Java
4 28 (2.21%) Python
5 22 (1.73%) VBA
6 18 (1.42%) C++
7 16 (1.26%) Perl
8 14 (1.10%) C
8 14 (1.10%) Ruby
9 13 (1.02%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.39%) COBOL
14 5 (0.39%) VB
15 4 (0.32%) R
16 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 85 (6.70%) ISEB
2 83 (6.54%) Degree
3 47 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 41 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.50%) CISSP
8 14 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.95%) CISM
10 10 (0.79%) CCNP
11 9 (0.71%) CIMA
11 9 (0.71%) ACCA
12 7 (0.55%) CCNA
13 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.39%) PMP
14 5 (0.39%) CCSE
15 4 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.20%) QA
2 25 (1.97%) SLA
3 19 (1.50%) Basel II
4 18 (1.42%) Solvency II
5 17 (1.34%) Basel III
6 12 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.63%) FINREP
9 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.55%) FATCA
10 6 (0.47%) COREP
10 6 (0.47%) MiFID
11 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.39%) P3O
12 3 (0.24%) EMIR
12 3 (0.24%) GAAP
13 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.24%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.55%) SCCM
3 6 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.32%) OpenView
6 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.16%) MOM
6 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.079%) Control-M
7 1 (0.079%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.079%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.079%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.079%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.079%) vMotion
Vendors
1 119 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.38%) Oracle
3 45 (3.55%) SAP
4 44 (3.47%) VMware
5 31 (2.44%) HP
6 30 (2.36%) Citrix
6 30 (2.36%) Cisco
7 22 (1.73%) IBM
7 22 (1.73%) Business Objects
8 20 (1.58%) Tableau
9 19 (1.50%) CheckPoint
10 16 (1.26%) Remedy
11 15 (1.18%) Sybase
12 13 (1.02%) SimCorp
13 12 (0.95%) Blue Coat
13 12 (0.95%) McAfee
14 11 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.79%) Cognos
15 10 (0.79%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.71%) TIBCO
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