The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 571 563 543
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 21 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.015% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 13
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£345 £700 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% +115.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £700 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £700 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.20 -

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK.

Senior Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Senior Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK.

Senior Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 21 £345 -50.69% 5
London +31 18 £425 -39.28% 1
City of London +7 2 £463 -33.92%
North West - 2 £319 -
Yorkshire -11 1 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire -14 1 £325 - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Halifax - - - - 1
Leicester - - - - 1

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (16.28%) Finance
4 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) Campaign Management
4 7 (16.28%) Neolane
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) Service Management
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
7 4 (9.30%) Market Making
7 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
7 4 (9.30%) ERP
7 4 (9.30%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) Derivative
7 4 (9.30%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Time Management

Senior Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (2.33%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
1 2 (4.65%) TETRA
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) BGP
2 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) PSTN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) RIP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) JSP
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Derivative
2 4 (9.30%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) CCTV
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Campaign Management
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) Workflow
5 4 (9.30%) ERP
5 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (9.30%) Market Making
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) User Stories
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) VBA
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) OpenView
1 1 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Neolane
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.98%) JD Edwards
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Siemens
6 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Unisys
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Nortel