The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Analyst
Rank 549 542 554
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 55 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.049% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 10
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£450 £443 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +28.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £372 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £648 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £436 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +34.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Solutions Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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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 +25 55 £450 +1.58% 12
London +24 27 £450 -13.25% 2
South East -16 12 £325 -13.33% 3
City of London +14 8 £431 -5.64% 1
South West - 6 £355 - 1
North West - 3 £475 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £250 - 3
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - - 5
Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) ITIL
3 13 (13.40%) SQL
3 13 (13.40%) CRM
4 12 (12.37%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (11.34%) Siebel
5 11 (11.34%) XML
5 11 (11.34%) Java
5 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.34%) UNIX
5 11 (11.34%) SAP
6 10 (10.31%) EJB
6 10 (10.31%) JSP
6 10 (10.31%) Project Management
6 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
6 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (10.31%) Degree
7 9 (9.28%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (9.28%) ERP
7 9 (9.28%) Finance
8 8 (8.25%) Linux
8 8 (8.25%) ISEB
8 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.25%) Change Control
9 7 (7.22%) Campaign Management
9 7 (7.22%) Neolane
9 7 (7.22%) Retail
10 6 (6.19%) Information Security
10 6 (6.19%) Service Management
10 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.15%) CMS
2 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP SM
2 4 (4.12%) Summit
3 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.03%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) WAN
2 5 (5.15%) LAN
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
3 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 3 (3.09%) SNMP
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) GGSN
4 2 (2.06%) SGSN
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.03%) PBX
5 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) XMLSpy
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Back Office
4 4 (4.12%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) XML
2 10 (10.31%) EJB
2 10 (10.31%) JSP
3 3 (3.09%) Middleware
3 3 (3.09%) JSON
3 3 (3.09%) REST
4 2 (2.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) XSD
5 1 (1.03%) XSLT
5 1 (1.03%) WSDL
5 1 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) PMI
2 5 (5.15%) FMCG
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (4.12%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.12%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (4.12%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.09%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) UNIX
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) ITIL
2 13 (13.40%) CRM
3 12 (12.37%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.31%) Project Management
6 9 (9.28%) ERP
6 9 (9.28%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (8.25%) Change Control
8 7 (7.22%) Campaign Management
9 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Information Security
9 6 (6.19%) Service Management
9 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.15%) Migration
10 5 (5.15%) ITSM
10 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) ISEB
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.15%) CISSP
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.12%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.06%) IIBA
7 2 (2.06%) CBAP
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.12%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) SAP
2 11 (11.34%) Siebel
3 7 (7.22%) Neolane
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle
4 6 (6.19%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.09%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) NetCracker
5 3 (3.09%) Comptel
6 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.03%) webMethods
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
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