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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 612 597 568
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 16 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.036% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
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£480 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.37% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £358 £310
% change year-on-year
+30.06% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 21 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 30 July 2015. 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 -33 14 £480 +18.37% 3
London +1 5 £600 +47.96% 2
West Yorkshire -21 4 £453 -
Yorkshire -25 4 £453 -
South East -20 2 £393 +48.11%
South West - 2 £550 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £550 - 1
Swindon - 2 £550 - 1
Halifax - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £453 -
Berkshire +6 1 £450 -
Manchester -13 1 - -
North West -19 1 - -
Slough - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £335 -
Basingstoke - 1 £335 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gourock - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £445 - 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) EMIR
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Lync
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 3 (11.11%) FpML
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) DNS

Senior Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) MVNO
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) FpML
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) EFT
4 1 (3.70%) ASIC
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCDP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) EMIR
2 2 (7.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (7.41%) MiFID
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) HL7
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
1 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
1 2 (7.41%) SCDPM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
1 2 (7.41%) SCSM
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.70%) F5