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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 289 286 254
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 397 351 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.70% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 228 212
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Average hourly rate £23.40 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.39 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £23.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%

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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -2 363 £375 -6.25% 64
London +9 178 £425 +1.67% 23
South East -14 68 £400 +6.66% 15
City of London +22 58 £438 +2.94% 8
North West +24 53 £340 -2.85% 2
Manchester +32 41 £340 +54.54%
Scotland +3 22 £400 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire -10 20 £338 +25.58% 10
Berkshire -6 19 £405 -4.70% 2
Oxfordshire -5 16 £410 +17.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £303 -1.22% 2
West Yorkshire 0 13 £425 +41.66% 6
Hampshire -8 13 £275 -28.10% 1
South West -2 12 £350 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh -2 12 £388 +158.33% 3
East Midlands 0 11 £345 - 2
Oxford - 10 £412 - 2
Glasgow 0 9 £400 +10.34% 2
West Midlands -14 9 £300 +33.33% 3
High Wycombe - 9 £300 -
East of England -2 8 £208 -13.54% 4
Bracknell +6 7 £488 +17.46% 1
South Yorkshire -4 7 £250 -
Leeds -14 7 £375 - 2
Sheffield - 7 £250 -
Greenford - 7 - -
Reading +5 6 £400 +28.00%
Essex +1 6 £208 -52.84% 1
Cheshire -5 6 £400 +14.28% 1
Winchester - 6 £238 -

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 188 (25.37%) SQL
2 157 (21.19%) Finance
3 150 (20.24%) Windows
4 128 (17.27%) Banking
5 109 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 103 (13.90%) ITIL
7 99 (13.36%) Migration
8 96 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (12.55%) Oracle
10 92 (12.42%) Active Directory
11 86 (11.61%) UNIX
12 79 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (9.72%) Linux
14 70 (9.45%) Business Analysis
15 61 (8.23%) Java
16 60 (8.10%) Cisco
17 59 (7.96%) Data Analysis
18 54 (7.29%) VMware
19 51 (6.88%) SQL Server
20 50 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
20 50 (6.75%) ETL
21 47 (6.34%) Citrix
21 47 (6.34%) WAN
21 47 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
22 46 (6.21%) Firewall
22 46 (6.21%) MS Excel
23 43 (5.80%) Investment Banking
24 42 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
24 42 (5.67%) XML
24 42 (5.67%) Project Management

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (4.59%) IIS
2 30 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 26 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 21 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (1.89%) Apache
9 11 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.67%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.67%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.67%) SAS
12 4 (0.54%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.54%) CMS
12 4 (0.54%) ATG Dynamo
12 4 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 46 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.24%) MS Office
3 18 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.40%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.21%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
4 5 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.40%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.40%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.27%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.27%) Summit
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.08%) Office 365
2 7 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Boomi
5 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.34%) WAN
2 46 (6.21%) Firewall
3 37 (4.99%) LAN
4 24 (3.24%) SSL
5 23 (3.10%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.83%) VPN
7 20 (2.70%) DNS
7 20 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (2.43%) SAN
8 18 (2.43%) HTTP
9 16 (2.16%) Internet
10 14 (1.89%) Network Security
11 12 (1.62%) Wireless
12 11 (1.48%) DHCP
12 11 (1.48%) Intranet
13 9 (1.21%) SNMP
14 7 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.94%) TACACS
14 7 (0.94%) NAS
15 6 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.97%) DB2
4 20 (2.70%) QlikView
5 18 (2.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 15 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.89%) Big Data
7 14 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.08%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.81%) DataStage
14 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.54%) MySQL
15 4 (0.54%) Star Schema
15 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Selenium
2 10 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.08%) JIRA
4 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.81%) Ant
5 6 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (0.67%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.40%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.40%) Subversion
8 3 (0.40%) Maven
8 3 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.40%) PeopleTools
8 3 (0.40%) ERwin
8 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.27%) Behat
9 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 157 (21.19%) Finance
2 128 (17.27%) Banking
3 43 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.91%) Retail
5 18 (2.43%) Advertising
5 18 (2.43%) Front Office
6 15 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.75%) Legal
8 12 (1.62%) Back Office
9 11 (1.48%) Law
10 9 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.08%) Publishing
12 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.81%) Marketing
14 5 (0.67%) Billing
15 3 (0.40%) Local Government
16 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.67%) XML
2 40 (5.40%) .NET
3 32 (4.32%) Middleware
4 15 (2.02%) HTML
5 12 (1.62%) Web Services
6 9 (1.21%) CSS
6 9 (1.21%) JSON
7 8 (1.08%) SOAP
8 6 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.54%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.54%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.40%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.40%) Ajax
10 3 (0.40%) JSR 170
10 3 (0.40%) FpML
11 2 (0.27%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.27%) XSLT
11 2 (0.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.64%) Fixed Income
3 26 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.10%) Derivative
6 18 (2.43%) PKI
6 18 (2.43%) Mainframe
7 14 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 14 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.35%) iSeries
8 10 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.35%) Data Extraction
8 10 (1.35%) Reference Data
8 10 (1.35%) Equities
9 9 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.08%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 150 (20.24%) Windows
2 86 (11.61%) UNIX
3 72 (9.72%) Linux
4 40 (5.40%) Windows 7
5 39 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (2.83%) AIX
9 19 (2.56%) Solaris
10 14 (1.89%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.48%) HPUX
11 11 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.21%) Android
13 8 (1.08%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.40%) OS/400
16 3 (0.40%) zOS
16 3 (0.40%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (13.90%) ITIL
2 99 (13.36%) Migration
3 96 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (9.45%) Business Analysis
5 59 (7.96%) Data Analysis
6 50 (6.75%) ETL
7 47 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (5.67%) Project Management
9 39 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 37 (4.99%) Scrum
11 36 (4.86%) Data Modelling
12 34 (4.59%) CRM
12 34 (4.59%) Data Migration
13 30 (4.05%) Data Mapping
14 27 (3.64%) Test Scripting
14 27 (3.64%) Change Management
14 27 (3.64%) User Stories
15 24 (3.24%) Systems Analysis
16 22 (2.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (25.37%) SQL
2 61 (8.23%) Java
3 27 (3.64%) C#
4 24 (3.24%) Python
5 21 (2.83%) VBA
6 18 (2.43%) Perl
7 14 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.48%) PHP
9 10 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.08%) VBScript
11 7 (0.94%) VB
11 7 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.81%) R
13 5 (0.67%) Jython
13 5 (0.67%) COBOL
14 4 (0.54%) Groovy
14 4 (0.54%) Scala
15 3 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (3.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (2.97%) Degree
3 18 (2.43%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.43%) CISSP
4 17 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (2.29%) CISM
5 15 (2.02%) CISMP
6 13 (1.75%) MCSE
7 12 (1.62%) ISEB
8 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.21%) CCENT
11 5 (0.67%) CCNA
11 5 (0.67%) MCSA
11 5 (0.67%) CCIE
11 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.54%) CCEE
12 4 (0.54%) CCAA
12 4 (0.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.53%) QA
2 32 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.21%) SLA
4 9 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.94%) HL7
6 5 (0.67%) DICOM
7 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.54%) EMIR
8 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) MiFID
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.13%) FATCA
10 1 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 92 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.37%) XenApp
4 14 (1.89%) vSphere
5 10 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.08%) MetaFrame
7 8 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.81%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.40%) HDFS
11 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) iptables
12 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (3.64%) SCCM
2 12 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (0.81%) Netcool
4 5 (0.67%) Nagios
4 5 (0.67%) SCOM
5 4 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.40%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.27%) Icinga
8 1 (0.13%) Iperf
8 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 109 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 93 (12.55%) Oracle
3 60 (8.10%) Cisco
4 54 (7.29%) VMware
5 47 (6.34%) Citrix
6 38 (5.13%) IBM
7 25 (3.37%) CheckPoint
8 24 (3.24%) AppSense
9 22 (2.97%) SAP
10 18 (2.43%) Clearswift
11 17 (2.29%) HP
12 16 (2.16%) Kaspersky
13 13 (1.75%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.62%) EMC
14 12 (1.62%) Informatica
15 11 (1.48%) NetApp
15 11 (1.48%) Cognos
16 10 (1.35%) Tableau
17 9 (1.21%) Business Objects
18 8 (1.08%) Wyse
City, London
JM
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
WBRS
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £370 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 21 days ago