The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 571 520 549
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 16 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.041% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 10
Average daily rate £338 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 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 Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 16 £338 -43.75% 6
London -8 10 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £338 - 1
City of London +1 1 - -
Watford - 1 £338 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Scarborough - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Telford - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Halifax - - - -

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VPN
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) SCCM
4 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) MobileIron
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) WSUS
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) Apple
5 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix

Senior Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Papyrus
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) MPLS
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) JSF
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) iDTV
2 3 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) User Stories
2 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) MobileIron
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Tandberg
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint