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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 636 633 605
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 28 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.025% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.026% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 1
Average daily rate £438 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 -

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 28 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 24 £450 +12.50% 1
London -17 8 £575 +17.94%
North West - 6 £450 -
Edinburgh -7 4 £400 +14.28%
Scotland -17 4 £400 +14.28%
Blackpool - 4 £450 -
Lancashire - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire +2 3 £388 +10.71%
West Yorkshire -3 3 £388 +10.71%
South East -13 3 £375 - 1
North East - 3 £465 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £465 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £465 -
Halifax +6 2 £388 -
Leeds - 2 £388 -
City of London +43 1 £400 -
Hampshire +1 1 £350 -12.50%
Basingstoke -6 1 £350 -12.50%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Dorset - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £300 -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Pudsey - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) Oracle
4 12 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (20.83%) Unix
5 10 (20.83%) Banking
5 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.75%) Python
7 8 (16.67%) Linux
7 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) JIRA
7 8 (16.67%) Open Source
7 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (14.58%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) Use Case
8 7 (14.58%) LAN
8 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 7 (14.58%) OO
8 7 (14.58%) WAN
8 7 (14.58%) Firewall
8 7 (14.58%) Service Design
9 6 (12.50%) Migration
9 6 (12.50%) Apache
9 6 (12.50%) UML
9 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (12.50%) Puppet
9 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell

Senior Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) IaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Mart
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
2 2 (4.17%) QlikView
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Gerrit
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) JMeter
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Front Office
4 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) Murex MxML
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Avro
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Statistics
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Blog
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 8 (16.67%) Open Source
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) OO
4 7 (14.58%) Service Design
4 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (14.58%) Use Case
5 6 (12.50%) Migration
5 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (12.50%) UML
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) SFIA
7 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.25%) API Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) Python
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) R
6 2 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 5 (10.42%) Murex
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Informatica
5 3 (6.25%) hybris
6 2 (4.17%) Alteryx
6 2 (4.17%) ATG
6 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.17%) MapR
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) Planview
6 2 (4.17%) Tableau
6 2 (4.17%) Talend
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Interwoven