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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Analyst
Rank 588 578 568
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 40 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.060% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.064% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 9
Average daily rate £408 £475 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £359 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £521 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.59% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 28 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 32 £413 -5.17% 9
London +11 11 £310 -39.16% 4
South West - 9 £450 - 1
South East +2 6 £440 +17.33%
Wiltshire - 6 £465 - 1
Hampshire +10 4 £440 +38.03%
Yorkshire -13 2 £500 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £371 -
Corsham - 2 £450 - 1
City of London +45 1 £400 -14.43% 2
Hook +12 1 £475 +49.01%
Durham +5 1 - - 1
Scotland -10 1 - -
South Yorkshire -11 1 - - 1
Sheffield -17 1 - - 1
North West -22 1 - -
North East -25 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £310 -
County Londonderry - 1 £310 -

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
4 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
5 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
6 9 (12.86%) Banking
7 7 (10.00%) Windows
7 7 (10.00%) Retail
8 6 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (8.57%) VMware
8 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
8 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) Unix
8 6 (8.57%) Java
9 5 (7.14%) C
9 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.14%) .NET
9 5 (7.14%) SAP
9 5 (7.14%) IBM
9 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (7.14%) SaaS
10 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
10 4 (5.71%) User Stories
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.71%) Linux

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.86%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MSI
1 2 (2.86%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.43%) PVCS
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.43%) jQuery
4 1 (1.43%) JSON
4 1 (1.43%) JSP
4 1 (1.43%) Servlets
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.43%) IPTV
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) VME
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
2 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.71%) Information Security
4 4 (5.71%) Migration
4 4 (5.71%) User Stories
5 3 (4.29%) ERP
5 3 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
5 3 (4.29%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (4.29%) Scrum
5 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.29%) Workflow
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.86%) Project Management
6 2 (2.86%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) C
3 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.29%) C++
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.43%) ABAP
7 1 (1.43%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) MiFID
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) VMware
2 5 (7.14%) IBM
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.43%) BEA
5 1 (1.43%) Cognos
5 1 (1.43%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) iManage
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.43%) OpenText
5 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.43%) RainStor
5 1 (1.43%) Recommind
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) SmartStream
5 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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