The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 281 240 231
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 374 385 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 228 265
Average daily rate £400 £400 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.82 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% -0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.13 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 2014.

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 349 £400 -3.03% 103
London -32 197 £425 -15.00% 56
South East -15 55 £375 +30.43% 15
City of London -25 47 £425 -15.00% 24
East of England -11 30 £245 -24.61% 6
Berkshire -5 21 £425 +44.68% 5
North West -25 20 £350 +53.84% 8
South West -18 18 £375 +16.27% 6
Scotland -23 16 £350 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire -24 13 £300 -22.58% 5
Slough - 12 £450 - 1
Essex -10 11 £410 -
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £306 +17.78% 2
Manchester -18 11 £300 +31.86% 5
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £234 -41.56%
Milton Keynes -16 10 £300 +15.38% 1
Hampshire -5 9 £383 +36.00% 2
Edinburgh -25 9 £263 +19.31%
West Yorkshire -32 9 £310 -20.00% 2
Peterborough - 9 £233 -
Swindon -8 8 £400 +52.38% 2
Wiltshire -9 8 £400 +52.38% 2
Leeds -13 8 £320 - 1
West Midlands -16 8 £450 - 4
Hertfordshire -6 6 £291 +1.30% 4
Canary Wharf +17 5 £550 -8.33%
Glasgow +12 5 £363 +20.83%
Surrey -10 5 £343 +10.48% 1
Bristol -15 5 £375 +15.38%
Croydon -10 4 - -

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 183 (27.85%) Finance
2 182 (27.70%) SQL
3 150 (22.83%) Windows
4 110 (16.74%) Oracle
4 110 (16.74%) Microsoft
5 108 (16.44%) Banking
6 94 (14.31%) ITIL
7 77 (11.72%) MS Office
7 77 (11.72%) Active Directory
8 73 (11.11%) .NET
9 72 (10.96%) Business Analysis
10 71 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 71 (10.81%) MS Excel
11 67 (10.20%) Java
12 61 (9.28%) UNIX
13 60 (9.13%) Migration
14 56 (8.52%) Windows 7
15 55 (8.37%) UML
16 52 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
16 52 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 47 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 46 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (6.70%) Windows XP
20 43 (6.54%) XML
20 43 (6.54%) Data Analysis
21 41 (6.24%) MS Exchange
22 40 (6.09%) C#
23 39 (5.94%) Scrum
24 38 (5.78%) Investment Banking
24 38 (5.78%) Linux

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 41 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.83%) IIS
6 11 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.52%) SAS
8 8 (1.22%) CMS
8 8 (1.22%) Lync
9 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.76%) Jadu
12 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.46%) Drupal
14 2 (0.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 77 (11.72%) MS Office
2 71 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.37%) MS Project
6 7 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.52%) Endur
3 6 (0.91%) Aligne
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.76%) ZaiNet
4 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.61%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.46%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.52%) SaaS
2 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.46%) Office 365
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.11%) Firewall
2 20 (3.04%) LAN
3 17 (2.59%) WAN
4 15 (2.28%) SAN
4 15 (2.28%) Wireless
5 13 (1.98%) VPN
6 12 (1.83%) Internet
7 11 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.52%) FTP
9 9 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.22%) NAS
11 7 (1.07%) DNS
12 6 (0.91%) VoIP
13 5 (0.76%) DHCP
14 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.46%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.46%) Network Security
15 3 (0.46%) LDAP
15 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.02%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.52%) MS Access
9 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.37%) DB2
11 7 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.61%) DTS
14 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.61%) SQLPlus
14 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.52%) Selenium
3 6 (0.91%) JIRA
4 5 (0.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.30%) JMeter
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.30%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.30%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) WATIR
7 1 (0.15%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.15%) Toad
7 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 183 (27.85%) Finance
2 108 (16.44%) Banking
3 38 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.65%) Retail
5 20 (3.04%) Legal
6 16 (2.44%) Law
7 15 (2.28%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.13%) Front Office
9 11 (1.67%) Back Office
10 9 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.22%) Local Government
11 8 (1.22%) Marketing
12 7 (1.07%) Publishing
12 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.76%) French Language
14 4 (0.61%) Automotive
14 4 (0.61%) Billing
15 3 (0.46%) German Language
15 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.11%) .NET
2 43 (6.54%) XML
3 30 (4.57%) Web Services
4 27 (4.11%) HTML
5 24 (3.65%) Middleware
6 12 (1.83%) J2EE
7 11 (1.67%) SOAP
8 9 (1.37%) JSP
9 8 (1.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.91%) EJB
10 6 (0.91%) CSS
10 6 (0.91%) HTML5
11 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (0.76%) DHTML
11 5 (0.76%) XSL
11 5 (0.76%) RESTful
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Streams
12 4 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.61%) XSLT
12 4 (0.61%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.74%) Derivative
2 17 (2.59%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 12 (1.83%) Credit Risk
5 11 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 10 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.37%) iPhone
7 9 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.22%) iPad
8 8 (1.22%) NHS
9 6 (0.91%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.76%) Replication
11 4 (0.61%) IPTV
11 4 (0.61%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.61%) Clustering
11 4 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 150 (22.83%) Windows
2 61 (9.28%) UNIX
3 56 (8.52%) Windows 7
4 47 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (6.70%) Windows XP
7 38 (5.78%) Linux
8 15 (2.28%) Solaris
9 10 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.91%) Android
12 5 (0.76%) AIX
13 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (14.31%) ITIL
2 72 (10.96%) Business Analysis
3 60 (9.13%) Migration
4 55 (8.37%) UML
5 52 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 43 (6.54%) Data Analysis
7 39 (5.94%) Scrum
8 38 (5.78%) CRM
9 34 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (5.02%) Use Case
11 31 (4.72%) Technical Analysis
12 28 (4.26%) Data Modelling
13 27 (4.11%) Workflow
14 26 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (3.96%) Project Management
14 26 (3.96%) Waterfall
15 24 (3.65%) Systems Analysis
15 24 (3.65%) User Stories
16 23 (3.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (27.70%) SQL
2 67 (10.20%) Java
3 40 (6.09%) C#
4 25 (3.81%) PL/SQL
5 19 (2.89%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.44%) Perl
7 15 (2.28%) VB
7 15 (2.28%) VBA
8 12 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.37%) PHP
10 9 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.22%) C++
12 6 (0.91%) Ruby
13 5 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.61%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.61%) Python
14 4 (0.61%) C
14 4 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (4.72%) Degree
2 24 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.20%) ISEB
4 16 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.98%) MCSE
7 9 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.22%) MCP
9 7 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.91%) CCNA
10 6 (0.91%) MCITP
11 5 (0.76%) MCSA
12 4 (0.61%) CISSP
12 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.61%) CISM
13 3 (0.46%) CCNP
13 3 (0.46%) CISMP
14 2 (0.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.50%) QA
2 12 (1.83%) SLA
3 11 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.46%) Basel III
5 2 (0.30%) WAI
5 2 (0.30%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) FINREP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 77 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.59%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.22%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.07%) XenApp
6 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.61%) vSphere
8 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.30%) Nmap
9 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (2.13%) SCCM
2 7 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.91%) WSUS
4 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.61%) SCOM
6 3 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.46%) Nessus
6 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.15%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 110 (16.74%) Oracle
1 110 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.63%) Cisco
3 35 (5.33%) HP
4 28 (4.26%) Citrix
4 28 (4.26%) VMware
5 15 (2.28%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.67%) IBM
6 11 (1.67%) Lotus
7 10 (1.52%) SAP
8 9 (1.37%) Sybase
8 9 (1.37%) Siebel
9 8 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.07%) McAfee
11 6 (0.91%) Symantec
11 6 (0.91%) Apple
12 5 (0.76%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.76%) JBoss
12 5 (0.76%) Murex
12 5 (0.76%) Civica
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