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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Analyst
UK
Rank 563 581 558
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 28 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.073% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.077% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 24
Median daily rate £450 £419 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £310 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £440 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +20.54%
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 16 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +42 26 £450 +2.27% 2
London +34 22 £450 +45.16% 1
Scotland +23 2 £463 -7.50%
East of England +7 2 £380 -30.90%
City of London - 2 £463 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £380 -
Edinburgh +19 1 £450 -10.00%
South East +18 1 £475 +7.95%
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Stirling - 1 £475 -
Dunstable - 1 £390 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Derby - 1 £650 -
Derbyshire - 1 £650 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £650 -

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 14 (29.79%) Finance
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.40%) SDLC
3 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
3 11 (23.40%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) SOAP
4 9 (19.15%) XML
4 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 9 (19.15%) HTTPS
4 9 (19.15%) IBM
4 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (17.02%) SAP
6 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
6 7 (14.89%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.64%) SSL
8 5 (10.64%) Data Management
8 5 (10.64%) OpenUP
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.64%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Banking
9 4 (8.51%) BPR
9 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
9 4 (8.51%) Oracle

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 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.26%) SAP SD
2 2 (4.26%) Sonata
3 1 (2.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (2.13%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.13%) SAP GTS
3 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM
3 1 (2.13%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTPS
2 5 (10.64%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Billing
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) SOAP
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSF
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.13%) EPoS
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) Physics
2 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
2 11 (23.40%) SDLC
3 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Data Management
5 5 (10.64%) OpenUP
5 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.64%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.51%) BPR
6 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
7 3 (6.38%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (4.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Basel III
1 1 (2.13%) SEPA
1 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) IBM
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) webMethods