The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Solutions Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Analyst
Rank 629 630 598
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 26 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.042% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.044% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 19
Median daily rate £388 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
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 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solutions Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK.

Solutions Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Solutions Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK.

Solutions Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +17 25 £388 -8.82% 4
London +1 10 £413 -2.94% 1
South East +17 7 £330 -7.36% 2
Surrey +10 6 £360 +2.85% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +23 3 - -
Cambridge +16 3 - -
East of England +10 3 - -
Yorkshire +9 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
City of London +16 2 £378 -11.17%
Bradford - 2 - -
South West +10 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £288 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £288 -
Barking - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 £360 -
Hampshire - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 - -

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) SAP
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (16.67%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
4 7 (14.58%) Investment Management
5 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) SDLC
6 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) Unix
6 5 (10.42%) Windows
7 4 (8.33%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Use Case
7 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (8.33%) Banking
7 4 (8.33%) Data Management
7 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) IaaS
8 3 (6.25%) User Stories
8 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (6.25%) SaltStack
8 3 (6.25%) Retail
8 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell

Solutions 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 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.17%) Magento
3 2 (4.17%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.17%) thinkFolio
4 1 (2.08%) Finacle
4 1 (2.08%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.08%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) QlikView
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) EDI
2 1 (2.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) CMDB
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.08%) Social Network
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
2 7 (14.58%) Investment Management
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) SDLC
3 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.33%) Data Management
5 4 (8.33%) Use Case
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.25%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) COBOL
4 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.08%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 3 (6.25%) webMethods
4 2 (4.17%) Charles River
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau
5 1 (2.08%) Temenos
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