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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Analyst
Rank 592 555 555
Rank change year-on-year
-37 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 28 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 19
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£450 £450 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £485 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £436
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 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 31 July 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 -55 26 £450 - 14
Yorkshire - 10 £350 -
Sheffield - 8 - -
South Yorkshire - 8 - -
South East -19 4 £400 +23.07% 1
London -25 4 £425 -5.55% 11
Midlands - 4 £550 -
Woking +1 2 £375 -6.25%
Surrey -1 2 £375 -6.25%
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £450 +80.00% 1
South West -13 1 - -
City of London -16 1 £425 -1.27% 7
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Banking
3 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.62%) Investment Management
6 5 (8.62%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
6 5 (8.62%) Front Office
6 5 (8.62%) Service Management
6 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (6.90%) Hyperion
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) Cognos
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) MS Office
7 4 (6.90%) SQL
7 4 (6.90%) .NET
7 4 (6.90%) SLA
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco
7 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Primavera
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.72%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) MPLS
2 1 (1.72%) OSPF
2 1 (1.72%) BGP
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) IPsec
2 1 (1.72%) RTSP
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.72%) ISDN
2 1 (1.72%) PSTN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Front Office
4 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) JFC
2 1 (1.72%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.72%) Itk
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) AS400
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.62%) Service Management
2 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
2 5 (8.62%) Investment Management
3 4 (6.90%) Project Management
3 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.45%) Data Management
5 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Information Management
5 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) C#
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.72%) C++
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) APMP
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Hyperion
2 4 (6.90%) Cognos
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Juniper
5 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.72%) Planview
5 1 (1.72%) Polycom
5 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
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