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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Analyst
Rank 631 615 556
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 30 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.047% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 37
Median daily rate £394 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London median 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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 30 £394 -12.50% 2
London +5 13 £388 -8.82% 2
South East +10 11 £400 -
City of London +53 7 £388 -8.82%
East of England +22 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +18 3 - -
Cambridge +14 3 - -
Berkshire +1 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £400 -
Surrey -3 2 £360 -4.00%
Yorkshire -17 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 -
Oxford - 2 £500 -
Reading +6 1 - -
Leeds +2 1 - -
South West -3 1 £413 -
West Yorkshire -4 1 - -
South Yorkshire -10 1 - -
Sheffield -19 1 - -
Staines - 1 £360 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £300 -
Slough - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £300 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Barking - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £413 -

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
4 10 (15.87%) Windows
5 9 (14.29%) Unix
5 9 (14.29%) Linux
6 8 (12.70%) Python
6 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.11%) Oracle
7 7 (11.11%) Apache
7 7 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) C++
9 5 (7.94%) SAP
9 5 (7.94%) VMware
9 5 (7.94%) Retail
9 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 5 (7.94%) Use Case
9 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
9 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
9 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.35%) SaaS
10 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
10 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills

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 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) CICS
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.17%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.59%) Finacle
3 1 (1.59%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.59%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.59%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Back Office
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.17%) Advertising
6 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Billing
7 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.59%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) EDI
2 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) CESG
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.59%) Frameworx
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
3 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) SDLC
6 5 (7.94%) Use Case
6 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.35%) UML
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.76%) CRM
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) ERP
8 3 (4.76%) MVC
8 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) OO
8 3 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) Python
3 5 (7.94%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) ABAP
7 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) IIBA
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) MiFID
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) EMIR
2 1 (1.59%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.59%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) SAP
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
3 3 (4.76%) webMethods
4 2 (3.17%) Charles River
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) BMC
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.59%) OpenText
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Temenos
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago