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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 335 307 303
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 336 420 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.72% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 235 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 26
Median hourly rate £17.25 £24.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.34 £13.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £73.20 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.07
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.16%

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 314 £425 +6.25% 58
London -19 163 £450 +4.04% 19
South East -16 45 £425 +6.25% 14
North West +19 28 £355 -6.57% 6
Manchester +13 25 £355 +1.42% 3
City of London +7 24 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +1 24 £424 +21.07% 8
Scotland -11 16 £270 -25.51% 3
West Midlands -22 16 £388 +11.11% 2
South West +9 13 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -1 13 £450 - 3
East of England +19 10 £325 +23.80% 7
South Yorkshire -3 10 £500 +100.00%
Sheffield -6 10 £500 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +14 9 - -
West Yorkshire -5 8 £424 +16.89% 8
Hampshire +4 7 £500 +21.21% 2
East Midlands -9 7 £250 -23.07%
North East -9 7 £325 - 1
Bristol -2 6 £400 +64.94%
Edinburgh -3 6 £525 +50.00% 2
Coventry -11 6 £458 +90.62%
Slough +10 5 £450 - 1
Durham - 5 £325 -
Halifax - 5 £425 -
Milton Keynes +5 4 - -
West Sussex 0 4 £383 +9.28% 2
Glasgow 0 4 £300 -20.00%
Wiltshire -1 4 £375 -18.91%
Hertfordshire - 4 £268 - 1

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 171 (24.57%) Finance
2 156 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (19.25%) Windows
4 130 (18.68%) Banking
5 118 (16.95%) SQL
6 93 (13.36%) Unix
7 92 (13.22%) Business Analysis
8 88 (12.64%) Linux
8 88 (12.64%) ITIL
9 84 (12.07%) Microsoft
10 81 (11.64%) Oracle
11 71 (10.20%) Active Directory
11 71 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (9.20%) Project Management
14 63 (9.05%) Java
14 63 (9.05%) Migration
14 63 (9.05%) Data Analysis
15 52 (7.47%) VMware
16 47 (6.75%) SQL Server
17 46 (6.61%) Retail
17 46 (6.61%) Scrum
17 46 (6.61%) Use Case
18 45 (6.47%) MS Excel
18 45 (6.47%) Data Modelling
18 45 (6.47%) Windows Server
19 43 (6.18%) User Stories
20 42 (6.03%) SDLC
20 42 (6.03%) UML
21 40 (5.75%) Degree

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 32 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.02%) Apache
3 21 (3.02%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.72%) CMS
6 10 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.44%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.15%) CICS
7 8 (1.15%) WordPress
8 7 (1.01%) Confluence
8 7 (1.01%) SAS
8 7 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.72%) Drupal
11 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 45 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.32%) MS Office
3 20 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.30%) MS Project
5 15 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) BASE24
2 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.43%) Endur
4 3 (0.43%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.29%) Findur
5 2 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Hi Portfolio
6 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.87%) IaaS
2 13 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.87%) Office 365
3 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Veeva
6 1 (0.14%) AdWords
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.44%) WAN
2 16 (2.30%) Firewall
3 15 (2.16%) SAN
4 14 (2.01%) DNS
4 14 (2.01%) LAN
5 12 (1.72%) DHCP
5 12 (1.72%) Network Security
5 12 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.15%) Intranet
7 7 (1.01%) Wireless
8 6 (0.86%) ATM
8 6 (0.86%) Internet
8 6 (0.86%) VPN
9 5 (0.72%) MPLS
10 4 (0.57%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.43%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.43%) SMS
11 3 (0.43%) SSL
11 3 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.44%) DB2
3 17 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.87%) Big Data
5 12 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.29%) MySQL
6 9 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.72%) QlikView
10 4 (0.57%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (4.89%) JIRA
2 8 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.86%) Selenium
3 6 (0.86%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.57%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.57%) Subversion
4 4 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.57%) Toad
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.43%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.29%) ERwin
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.29%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.29%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.29%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.14%) TestRail
General
1 171 (24.57%) Finance
2 130 (18.68%) Banking
3 46 (6.61%) Retail
4 33 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.30%) Front Office
6 15 (2.16%) Back Office
6 15 (2.16%) Legal
6 15 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.01%) Marketing
8 11 (1.58%) Law
9 9 (1.29%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.86%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Automotive
11 4 (0.57%) Electronics
11 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 4 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Billing
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.46%) XML
2 33 (4.74%) .NET
3 26 (3.74%) HTML
4 22 (3.16%) Middleware
5 21 (3.02%) Web Services
6 13 (1.87%) CSS
7 11 (1.58%) RESTful
8 10 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (1.15%) FpML
9 8 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (1.01%) JSON
10 7 (1.01%) REST
10 7 (1.01%) WCF
10 7 (1.01%) WPF
11 6 (0.86%) J2EE
11 6 (0.86%) SOAP
12 5 (0.72%) Ajax
12 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.57%) Murex MxML
14 3 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.88%) Mainframe
5 17 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 15 (2.16%) SWIFT
7 13 (1.87%) Derivative
7 13 (1.87%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.72%) Equities
9 11 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.58%) NHS
10 9 (1.29%) User Experience
11 8 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.01%) iSeries
12 7 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 7 (1.01%) Tandem
13 6 (0.86%) Clustering
13 6 (0.86%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (19.25%) Windows
2 93 (13.36%) Unix
3 88 (12.64%) Linux
4 45 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 28 (4.02%) Windows 7
5 28 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.44%) Solaris
9 13 (1.87%) AIX
10 9 (1.29%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.43%) Android
14 3 (0.43%) VMS
15 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.29%) zOS
16 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (13.22%) Business Analysis
3 88 (12.64%) ITIL
4 70 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (9.20%) Project Management
6 63 (9.05%) Data Analysis
6 63 (9.05%) Migration
7 46 (6.61%) Scrum
7 46 (6.61%) Use Case
8 45 (6.47%) Data Modelling
9 43 (6.18%) User Stories
10 42 (6.03%) SDLC
10 42 (6.03%) UML
11 38 (5.46%) Waterfall
12 36 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (4.45%) Data Migration
14 30 (4.31%) Systems Analysis
15 28 (4.02%) Change Management
16 27 (3.88%) E-Commerce
17 25 (3.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 118 (16.95%) SQL
2 63 (9.05%) Java
3 22 (3.16%) C#
4 18 (2.59%) Python
5 17 (2.44%) Perl
6 16 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 15 (2.16%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.01%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.87%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.58%) COBOL
11 10 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.15%) VB
14 5 (0.72%) C
15 4 (0.57%) AWK
15 4 (0.57%) C++
15 4 (0.57%) PHP
15 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.57%) VBA
15 4 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (5.75%) Degree
2 39 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.16%) CISSP
7 10 (1.44%) ISEB
8 9 (1.29%) CISMP
9 7 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.01%) MCP
9 7 (1.01%) MCSA
9 7 (1.01%) MCSE
10 6 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.57%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.57%) EMCSA
12 3 (0.43%) CCNA
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.43%) HND
12 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.59%) QA
2 13 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.58%) SLA
4 10 (1.44%) MiFID
5 8 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.86%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.57%) EMIR
8 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.43%) SEPA
10 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.29%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.14%) Basel III
11 1 (0.14%) COBIT
11 1 (0.14%) COSO
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.15%) vSphere
4 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.01%) XenApp
5 6 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.43%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.29%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) UAG
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (4.60%) SCCM
2 17 (2.44%) Puppet
3 16 (2.30%) SCOM
4 15 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.01%) WSUS
6 9 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.01%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.57%) Foglight
8 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.57%) nmon
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.43%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.43%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.43%) SCSM
9 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 84 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.64%) Oracle
3 52 (7.47%) VMware
4 33 (4.74%) IBM
5 23 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.87%) Cisco
6 20 (2.87%) Citrix
7 19 (2.73%) HP
8 12 (1.72%) SaltStack
9 11 (1.58%) EMC
10 10 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.44%) SAP
11 9 (1.29%) Intel Security
11 9 (1.29%) LANDesk
11 9 (1.29%) Murex
12 8 (1.15%) Dell
13 7 (1.01%) Tableau
14 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.86%) Informatica
15 5 (0.72%) NetApp
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago