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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 574 572 577
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 22 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.019% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
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£450 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.06% -20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £310 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £446 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £319 -
% change year-on-year
+41.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £20.00

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Senior Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 27 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 17 September 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 -4 22 £450 +20.80% 14
South East - 8 - - 2
London +15 5 £450 +10.42% 5
East Midlands - 4 £450 -
North West -2 2 £450 +41.06%
Manchester -7 2 £450 +41.06%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 5
City of London - - - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Redruth - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Campaign Management
3 7 (20.00%) Neolane
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (14.29%) SAN
5 5 (14.29%) Finance
5 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
6 4 (11.43%) Time Management
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) JD Edwards

Senior Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (2.86%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) MPLS
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) PSTN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) RIP
4 1 (2.86%) BGP
4 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) PowerCenter
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Campaign Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.86%) OOD
8 1 (2.86%) OO
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBA
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
1 7 (20.00%) Neolane
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) JD Edwards
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) Tandberg
4 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Unisys
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) Nortel