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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Analyst
Rank 548 556 573
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 47 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.041% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.045% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 11
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£450 £538 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +65.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £429 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £655 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £436 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +34.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £62.50 £6.50 £49.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+861.53% -86.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £6.50 £49.88
% change year-on-year
+861.53% -86.96%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -1 47 £450 -16.27% 17
London +27 24 £475 -17.10% 7
South East +14 15 £325 - 7
City of London +36 7 £450 -20.87% 4
South West - 3 £355 - 1
North West - 3 £475 -
Berkshire - 3 £250 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
West Midlands -24 1 £475 +8.94%
East of England -31 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Weymouth - - - -

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) CRM
3 13 (14.44%) GAP Analysis
3 13 (14.44%) ITIL
3 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 11 (12.22%) XML
4 11 (12.22%) Siebel
4 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
4 11 (12.22%) Degree
5 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (11.11%) ERP
5 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.11%) EJB
5 10 (11.11%) JSP
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 9 (10.00%) UNIX
6 9 (10.00%) Project Management
6 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) Change Control
7 8 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (8.89%) Finance
7 8 (8.89%) Linux
7 8 (8.89%) ISEB
8 7 (7.78%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (7.78%) Retail
8 7 (7.78%) Campaign Management
8 7 (7.78%) Neolane
9 6 (6.67%) FMCG
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.44%) Summit
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) WAN
2 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) SNMP
3 3 (3.33%) SSL
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.22%) Network Security
4 2 (2.22%) GGSN
4 2 (2.22%) SGSN
5 1 (1.11%) PBX
5 1 (1.11%) VoIP
5 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) XMLSpy
1 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Back Office
4 4 (4.44%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) XML
2 10 (11.11%) EJB
2 10 (11.11%) JSP
3 5 (5.56%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) Middleware
4 3 (3.33%) JSON
4 3 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.11%) XSD
6 1 (1.11%) XSLT
6 1 (1.11%) WSDL
6 1 (1.11%) WCF
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) FMCG
1 6 (6.67%) PMI
2 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.44%) SWIFT
2 4 (4.44%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.44%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.11%) DTV
4 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) UNIX
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) CRM
2 13 (14.44%) GAP Analysis
2 13 (14.44%) ITIL
3 10 (11.11%) ERP
3 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.89%) Change Control
5 8 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (7.78%) Campaign Management
7 6 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.56%) UML
8 5 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) ISEB
4 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.56%) CISSP
5 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) MCSE
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.22%) IIBA
8 2 (2.22%) CBAP
9 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) Siebel
3 7 (7.78%) PeopleSoft
3 7 (7.78%) Neolane
4 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle
6 3 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) NetCracker
6 3 (3.33%) Comptel
7 2 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) webMethods
8 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
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