The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
UK
Rank 359 308 283
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 251 356 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 229 206
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.90 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £124.50 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.52%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 -43 227 £425 +6.25% 65
London -3 117 £475 +11.76% 27
South East +3 33 £413 +22.22% 4
City of London +2 21 £425 -2.80% 8
Scotland +15 15 £384 +13.70% 7
East of England +1 15 £338 -20.58% 8
Yorkshire -5 13 £400 +6.66% 7
North West -7 13 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -4 12 £400 +13.87% 5
East Midlands -10 12 £325 +7.43% 3
South West -1 11 £325 -23.52% 7
Peterborough +7 10 £279 -32.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £279 -32.42% 2
West Yorkshire +5 9 £450 +20.00% 5
Manchester -2 8 £288 -28.12%
Northamptonshire -9 8 £350 -30.00% 1
Berkshire +13 7 £438 +29.62% 1
Glasgow +7 7 £410 +17.14% 3
Edinburgh +2 7 £376 +11.48% 1
Coventry -11 7 £463 +23.33%
Oxfordshire -14 6 £400 +33.33%
Leeds +6 5 £456 +31.29% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £350 - 2
Cardiff +14 4 £274 -8.66%
Somerset +10 4 £438 -
South Wales +9 4 £274 -8.66%
Hampshire +8 4 £250 -25.92%
Wiltshire +4 4 £450 +33.23% 2
Wales -3 4 £274 -8.66%
East Sussex - 4 £500 -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 132 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (22.95%) SQL
3 113 (21.08%) Finance
4 89 (16.60%) Banking
5 84 (15.67%) Microsoft
6 73 (13.62%) Business Analysis
7 66 (12.31%) Windows
7 66 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (12.13%) ITIL
9 52 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (9.14%) MS Excel
11 48 (8.96%) Linux
11 48 (8.96%) SQL Server
12 47 (8.77%) Java
13 46 (8.58%) Unix
14 44 (8.21%) Data Modelling
14 44 (8.21%) Project Management
15 43 (8.02%) User Stories
16 42 (7.84%) Migration
17 40 (7.46%) Active Directory
18 37 (6.90%) Data Analysis
18 37 (6.90%) Degree
19 36 (6.72%) Scrum
19 36 (6.72%) .NET
19 36 (6.72%) Use Case
20 35 (6.53%) VMware
21 33 (6.16%) MS Office
21 33 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
21 33 (6.16%) Service Management
21 33 (6.16%) SDLC

Technical 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 24 (4.48%) CMS
2 17 (3.17%) WordPress
3 16 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.24%) Apache
5 11 (2.05%) Drupal
6 10 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.87%) Confluence
7 9 (1.68%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.31%) Commerce Server
9 7 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.12%) Joomla!
10 6 (1.12%) SAS
10 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.93%) IIS
12 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.56%) CICS
Applications
1 49 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.16%) MS Office
3 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) MS Project
5 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) MFGPRO
2 5 (0.93%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.75%) BASE24
3 4 (0.75%) Endur
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite
5 2 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.37%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Findur
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.10%) Office 365
2 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.49%) IaaS
4 7 (1.31%) PaaS
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) AdWords
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.10%) Firewall
2 15 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.61%) Wireless
4 11 (2.05%) Network Security
4 11 (2.05%) VPN
5 10 (1.87%) WAN
6 9 (1.68%) DNS
7 8 (1.49%) MPLS
8 6 (1.12%) Intranet
8 6 (1.12%) LAN
9 5 (0.93%) DHCP
9 5 (0.93%) SAN
9 5 (0.93%) VoIP
10 4 (0.75%) ATM
10 4 (0.75%) Internet
10 4 (0.75%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.56%) Skype
11 3 (0.56%) SSL
11 3 (0.56%) VLAN
12 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.80%) Big Data
6 14 (2.61%) DB2
7 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.49%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.31%) MS Access
10 7 (1.31%) MySQL
10 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.93%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (3.92%) JIRA
2 18 (3.36%) Cucumber
3 16 (2.99%) Selenium
4 8 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.37%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.37%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.37%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 113 (21.08%) Finance
2 89 (16.60%) Banking
3 28 (5.22%) Retail
4 22 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.80%) Front Office
6 14 (2.61%) Marketing
6 14 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.43%) Legal
8 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.12%) Back Office
9 6 (1.12%) International Banking
9 6 (1.12%) Law
10 5 (0.93%) Advertising
11 4 (0.75%) Billing
11 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.56%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.56%) French Language
12 3 (0.56%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.72%) .NET
2 32 (5.97%) XML
3 29 (5.41%) HTML
4 20 (3.73%) CSS
5 17 (3.17%) Web Services
6 10 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (1.68%) FpML
7 9 (1.68%) Middleware
8 8 (1.49%) Ajax
8 8 (1.49%) JSON
8 8 (1.49%) OAuth
9 6 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (1.12%) RESTful
9 6 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.93%) J2EE
10 5 (0.93%) REST
10 5 (0.93%) WCF
10 5 (0.93%) Worklight
10 5 (0.93%) XSD
11 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.80%) User Experience
5 14 (2.61%) Derivative
6 12 (2.24%) NHS
7 11 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.87%) Statistics
9 9 (1.68%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.49%) iSeries
11 7 (1.31%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.31%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.12%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (1.12%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.31%) Windows
2 48 (8.96%) Linux
3 46 (8.58%) Unix
4 26 (4.85%) Windows 7
5 19 (3.54%) Windows Server
6 18 (3.36%) Windows 10
7 17 (3.17%) AIX
8 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.87%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.56%) Solaris
13 2 (0.37%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.62%) Business Analysis
3 65 (12.13%) ITIL
4 52 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (8.21%) Data Modelling
5 44 (8.21%) Project Management
6 43 (8.02%) User Stories
7 42 (7.84%) Migration
8 37 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 36 (6.72%) Scrum
9 36 (6.72%) Use Case
10 33 (6.16%) SDLC
10 33 (6.16%) Service Management
11 31 (5.78%) UML
12 28 (5.22%) E-Commerce
13 26 (4.85%) Change Management
14 25 (4.66%) Analytics
14 25 (4.66%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.29%) Content Management
16 22 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (22.95%) SQL
2 47 (8.77%) Java
3 18 (3.36%) C#
4 17 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.43%) Perl
6 12 (2.24%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.24%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.05%) VB
7 11 (2.05%) VBA
8 7 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.31%) RPG
9 6 (1.12%) C
9 6 (1.12%) COBOL
9 6 (1.12%) Python
9 6 (1.12%) Scala
10 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.75%) R
10 4 (0.75%) Tcl
11 3 (0.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 37 (6.90%) Degree
2 30 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.31%) ISEB
6 6 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.93%) CCNA
8 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.75%) CISSP
9 3 (0.56%) CISM
9 3 (0.56%) MCSE
9 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.56%) PhD
9 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.56%) PMP
10 2 (0.37%) CCNP
10 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.22%) QA
2 22 (4.10%) SLA
3 13 (2.43%) MiFID
4 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.56%) EMIR
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) HL7
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) Basel II
7 1 (0.19%) Basel III
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) COSO
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 40 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
3 12 (2.24%) vSphere
4 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.12%) XenApp
5 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.75%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.37%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.37%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.19%) UAG
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (2.61%) SCCM
2 4 (0.75%) Nagios
2 4 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) logstash
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 2 (0.37%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) Netcool
5 1 (0.19%) Oozie
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.19%) Simpana
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.53%) VMware
3 32 (5.97%) Oracle
4 30 (5.60%) Cisco
5 23 (4.29%) IBM
6 12 (2.24%) LANDesk
7 11 (2.05%) HP
8 10 (1.87%) Tableau
9 9 (1.68%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.31%) Citrix
11 6 (1.12%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.12%) Dell
11 6 (1.12%) Juniper
11 6 (1.12%) QAD
11 6 (1.12%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.12%) SAP
11 6 (1.12%) Splunk
11 6 (1.12%) Symantec
12 5 (0.93%) AppSense
12 5 (0.93%) ServiceNow
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £185 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 4 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 4 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 4 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Strathclyde, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £39,324 - £48,327
Posted: 11 days ago