The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Analyst
Rank 559 556 542
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 34 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.076% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.083% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 17
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£425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £515 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £301
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 -25 20 £400 -4.30% 12
Scotland +13 13 £450 - 1
Edinburgh - 13 £450 - 1
South East -17 10 £500 +35.13% 3
London -11 4 £388 -6.85% 4
North West -18 4 £395 -7.05% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £500 - 1
Berkshire +7 2 £350 +3.32%
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £350 -
City of London +18 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -18 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 3
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Hove - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.18%) Degree
4 11 (16.18%) Network Security
4 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.24%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 8 (11.76%) Windows
7 7 (10.29%) SOA
7 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.29%) OOP
7 7 (10.29%) OO
7 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Internet
7 7 (10.29%) Middleware
7 7 (10.29%) VMware
7 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.82%) Validation
8 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.82%) UNIX
8 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Primavera
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.47%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) Network Security
2 7 (10.29%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
4 4 (5.88%) LAN
4 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Front Office
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Local Government
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Middleware
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Life Science
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) AS400
4 1 (1.47%) Handset
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.24%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (11.76%) Migration
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) OOP
4 7 (10.29%) OO
4 7 (10.29%) SOA
4 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
5 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.82%) Validation
5 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
5 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C#
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.29%) VMware
2 4 (5.88%) PTC
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco
2 4 (5.88%) Autodesk
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Motorola
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