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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Analyst
Rank 611 593 583
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 14 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.041% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.045% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
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£500 £445 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +43.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.37% -
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 18 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 28 August 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 -23 12 £500 +12.35% 6
London +18 5 £500 +18.27% 3
South West - 3 £550 - 2
Swindon - 3 £550 -
Wiltshire - 3 £550 -
South East -26 2 £335 +26.41% 1
Leeds - 2 £453 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £453 -
City of London - 2 £445 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £453 -
Hampshire - 1 £335 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £335 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Gourock - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Lync
5 4 (13.79%) DFS Replication
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) DNS
5 4 (13.79%) SCOM
6 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
6 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) SCCM
6 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) WSUS
6 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix

Senior Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (13.79%) Lync
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) MVNO
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) FpML
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) ASIC
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) User Stories
5 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCDP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) EMIR
2 2 (6.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.90%) MiFID
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) DFS Replication
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCDPM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOrch
2 3 (10.34%) SCSM
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Murex
5 1 (3.45%) Calypso
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Intel
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.45%) F5