The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 311 309 264
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 388 346 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.67% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 190 248
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 11
Average hourly rate £26.50 £16.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.20% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.30 £18.92 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.04 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+33.54% +15.49%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 -1 330 £400 -0.12% 74
London -3 153 £438 - 32
South East -18 68 £401 +28.40% 13
Scotland -6 40 £370 -1.33% 3
City of London 0 35 £469 +36.36% 6
North West -24 26 £375 -9.09% 7
South West +15 24 £450 +63.63% 5
Berkshire +7 23 £450 +56.52% 2
Yorkshire -23 23 £350 -4.10% 9
Glasgow +17 16 £375 -1.31% 1
Hampshire +8 14 £413 +26.92% 2
Edinburgh -19 14 £426 +77.39% 2
Wiltshire +16 13 £463 +68.18%
West Yorkshire -24 13 £350 +16.66% 8
East Midlands -13 12 £350 -8.79% 1
Manchester -14 12 £350 -8.19% 3
Leeds -24 12 £363 +15.53% 5
Surrey -4 11 £400 +63.26% 4
Canary Wharf - 10 £400 -
West Midlands +7 9 £349 +36.76% 4
Bracknell +2 9 £500 +47.05%
East of England +6 8 £263 - 3
Cardiff 0 8 £356 -16.17% 2
South Wales -4 8 £356 -16.17% 3
South Yorkshire -11 8 £250 -50.00%
Wales -12 8 £356 -16.17% 3
Swindon +3 7 £513 +86.36%
Merseyside -2 7 - - 3
Sheffield -17 7 £250 -50.00%
Winchester - 7 £375 -

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 192 (24.81%) SQL
2 176 (22.74%) Windows
3 174 (22.48%) Finance
4 122 (15.76%) Microsoft
5 120 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (15.50%) Banking
6 110 (14.21%) Active Directory
6 110 (14.21%) ITIL
7 97 (12.53%) Migration
8 94 (12.14%) Oracle
9 89 (11.50%) Business Analysis
10 68 (8.79%) UNIX
11 67 (8.66%) SQL Server
12 66 (8.53%) Linux
13 64 (8.27%) MS Excel
14 63 (8.14%) VMware
15 59 (7.62%) Java
15 59 (7.62%) Data Centre
16 57 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (7.11%) Cisco
17 55 (7.11%) Scrum
18 54 (6.98%) Firewall
18 54 (6.98%) .NET
19 52 (6.72%) Citrix
20 50 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
21 47 (6.07%) Project Management
22 45 (5.81%) MS Office
23 44 (5.68%) ETL
24 42 (5.43%) QA
24 42 (5.43%) Windows 7

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.97%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.07%) IIS
4 16 (2.07%) Apache
5 14 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (1.68%) Lync
6 13 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.90%) Commerce Server
9 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.65%) CMS
10 5 (0.65%) SAS
10 5 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.52%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 64 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.81%) MS Office
3 24 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.55%) MS Project
6 5 (0.65%) SPSS
7 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.16%) SAP HR
4 7 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.39%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.39%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.26%) Summit
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.26%) Agresso
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.71%) Office 365
2 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.13%) Taleo
6 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.98%) Firewall
2 40 (5.17%) WAN
3 33 (4.26%) SAN
4 29 (3.75%) SSL
5 25 (3.23%) LAN
5 25 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (3.10%) Network Security
7 20 (2.58%) DNS
8 18 (2.33%) Internet
9 17 (2.20%) NAS
10 16 (2.07%) VPN
11 12 (1.55%) DHCP
11 12 (1.55%) Wireless
12 11 (1.42%) HTTP
13 9 (1.16%) FTP
13 9 (1.16%) TCP/IP
13 9 (1.16%) Intranet
14 6 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.65%) IP Telephony
15 5 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (3.62%) DB2
4 25 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.55%) QlikView
8 11 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.90%) Big Data
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.65%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.65%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (2.20%) JIRA
2 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.78%) Ant
3 5 (0.65%) Selenium
3 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.52%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.39%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.39%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.39%) Toad
5 3 (0.39%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.39%) XMLSpy
5 3 (0.39%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.13%) JBehave
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.13%) Trac
General
1 174 (22.48%) Finance
2 120 (15.50%) Banking
3 41 (5.30%) Retail
4 38 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.94%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.55%) Legal
8 11 (1.42%) Advertising
9 10 (1.29%) Marketing
10 8 (1.03%) Back Office
11 7 (0.90%) Front Office
11 7 (0.90%) Publishing
11 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.78%) Games
12 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.78%) Law
13 5 (0.65%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.52%) French Language
14 4 (0.52%) Automotive
15 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.98%) .NET
2 27 (3.49%) XML
3 25 (3.23%) Middleware
4 15 (1.94%) HTML
4 15 (1.94%) CSS
4 15 (1.94%) Web Services
5 11 (1.42%) Ext JS
6 8 (1.03%) JSON
7 7 (0.90%) Ajax
8 6 (0.78%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.78%) FpML
8 6 (0.78%) XSLT
8 6 (0.78%) Gherkin
9 4 (0.52%) ODBC
9 4 (0.52%) SOAP
9 4 (0.52%) WPF
9 4 (0.52%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.39%) Murex MxML
10 3 (0.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 57 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.36%) PKI
4 22 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.58%) Derivative
6 15 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.68%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.68%) Equities
9 11 (1.42%) IVR
9 11 (1.42%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.29%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.03%) User Experience
12 8 (1.03%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.90%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 176 (22.74%) Windows
2 68 (8.79%) UNIX
3 66 (8.53%) Linux
4 42 (5.43%) Windows 7
5 41 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (2.07%) AIX
9 13 (1.68%) Solaris
10 11 (1.42%) Android
10 11 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.42%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.16%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.78%) zOS
13 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.52%) HPUX
15 3 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
16 1 (0.13%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (14.21%) ITIL
3 97 (12.53%) Migration
4 89 (11.50%) Business Analysis
5 55 (7.11%) Scrum
6 50 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (6.07%) Project Management
8 44 (5.68%) ETL
9 38 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 35 (4.52%) CRM
12 34 (4.39%) SDLC
13 32 (4.13%) Data Analysis
13 32 (4.13%) Data Migration
14 31 (4.01%) Test Scripting
14 31 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (4.01%) Change Management
14 31 (4.01%) Technical Analysis
15 28 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
16 27 (3.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 192 (24.81%) SQL
2 59 (7.62%) Java
3 27 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 22 (2.84%) C#
5 20 (2.58%) VBA
5 20 (2.58%) PL/SQL
6 18 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.94%) Python
8 13 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.42%) VB
10 8 (1.03%) COBOL
11 7 (0.90%) Perl
12 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.65%) VBScript
13 5 (0.65%) JCL
13 5 (0.65%) PHP
13 5 (0.65%) Jython
13 5 (0.65%) R
14 3 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (4.13%) Degree
2 30 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (2.84%) CISSP
5 21 (2.71%) CISM
6 19 (2.45%) CISMP
7 17 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.42%) ISEB
8 11 (1.42%) MCSE
9 9 (1.16%) CCENT
10 6 (0.78%) MCDST
11 5 (0.65%) CISA
11 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.52%) CCA
12 4 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.52%) MCSA
12 4 (0.52%) CCIE
12 4 (0.52%) MOS
12 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.43%) QA
2 38 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.68%) SLA
4 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.90%) EMIR
6 5 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.39%) MiFID
8 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) Basel III
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) FATCA
10 1 (0.13%) TickIT
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.84%) XenApp
4 16 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (1.55%) vSphere
6 9 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (1.16%) MetaFrame
7 7 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.65%) DFS Replication
8 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.39%) HDFS
10 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (4.39%) SCCM
2 10 (1.29%) SCOM
3 9 (1.16%) NetBackup
4 7 (0.90%) WSUS
4 7 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.52%) Nagios
8 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.39%) Control-M
8 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.39%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.39%) SCSM
9 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 122 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 94 (12.14%) Oracle
3 63 (8.14%) VMware
4 55 (7.11%) Cisco
5 52 (6.72%) Citrix
6 40 (5.17%) IBM
7 26 (3.36%) CheckPoint
7 26 (3.36%) AppSense
8 23 (2.97%) Clearswift
8 23 (2.97%) SAP
8 23 (2.97%) Informatica
9 21 (2.71%) Kaspersky
10 20 (2.58%) HP
11 15 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.55%) Avaya
13 11 (1.42%) Genesys
14 10 (1.29%) Teradata
14 10 (1.29%) webMethods
14 10 (1.29%) Symantec
14 10 (1.29%) Tableau
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