The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 626 643 611
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 22 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.029% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.031% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Median daily rate £425 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £317 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £565 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.50

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 22 £425 -11.45% 1
London -3 10 £500 -9.09%
North West +18 7 £378 +4.86%
Manchester -7 6 £355 -1.38%
Hampshire +16 2 - -
South East +16 2 - - 1
South West +12 2 £363 -34.09%
Havant - 2 - -
City of London +22 1 £500 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Bath - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Somerset - 1 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 £475 -

Senior Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Senior Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (30.00%) Unix
3 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (30.00%) Finance
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.00%) Oracle
6 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (20.00%) Project Management
7 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.00%) Use Case
8 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.00%) JIRA
8 9 (18.00%) SCCM
8 9 (18.00%) SCOM
9 8 (16.00%) WSUS
9 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (16.00%) Banking
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (16.00%) Java
9 8 (16.00%) UML
9 8 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (16.00%) OO
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL

Senior Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Murex MxML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.00%) FpML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (30.00%) Unix
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.00%) Solaris
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Use Case
4 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) OO
5 8 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (16.00%) Open Source
5 8 (16.00%) Patch Management
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (16.00%) UML
6 7 (14.00%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Security Patching
6 7 (14.00%) Service Design
6 7 (14.00%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (8.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) Python
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) MCP
3 5 (10.00%) CISSP
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
1 9 (18.00%) SCOM
2 8 (16.00%) WSUS
3 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
1 13 (26.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (12.00%) SaltStack
4 5 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (10.00%) Murex
4 5 (10.00%) Qualys
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
6 3 (6.00%) Wyse
7 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec