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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 368 317 338
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 261 391 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.71% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 238 215
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Median hourly rate £19.25 £25.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +38.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £84.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +49.25%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -62 243 £425 +9.67% 62
London -37 118 £450 -5.26% 22
South East -12 40 £396 +32.08% 8
City of London -13 28 £550 +15.78% 5
North West -7 16 £350 -5.40% 4
Yorkshire +16 15 £375 +16.27% 11
West Midlands -7 15 £400 +16.78% 6
Hampshire +26 13 £250 -33.33%
East of England -7 12 £413 +3.12% 6
East Midlands -15 12 £328 -6.42% 1
Scotland -8 11 £384 +20.39% 2
South West -4 9 £323 -19.37% 4
West Yorkshire +11 8 £450 +38.46% 8
Coventry - 8 £400 -
Southampton - 7 £309 -
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £290 +28.31% 2
Peterborough +3 6 £290 +28.31% 2
Berkshire -4 6 £475 +61.01%
Manchester -9 6 £304 -17.90% 2
Oxfordshire -22 6 £400 +33.33% 1
Somerset +27 5 £313 -
Cheshire +18 5 £425 +33.33%
Edinburgh +8 5 £350 +7.69%
Glasgow +4 5 £455 +45.60%
South Yorkshire -9 5 £310 +24.00% 2
Cardiff +14 4 £381 +27.08%
Bath +11 4 £301 -
Surrey +9 4 £450 +13.20%
South Wales +4 4 £381 +27.08%
Wales -2 4 £381 +27.08%

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 127 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
1 127 (21.71%) SQL
2 121 (20.68%) Finance
3 97 (16.58%) Microsoft
4 93 (15.90%) Windows
4 93 (15.90%) Banking
5 78 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (12.65%) ITIL
7 67 (11.45%) Linux
8 66 (11.28%) Business Analysis
9 60 (10.26%) Unix
10 55 (9.40%) Java
10 55 (9.40%) Active Directory
10 55 (9.40%) Migration
11 53 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (8.55%) Project Management
13 47 (8.03%) MS Excel
14 46 (7.86%) SQL Server
15 45 (7.69%) Data Analysis
16 44 (7.52%) VMware
17 43 (7.35%) Data Modelling
18 41 (7.01%) .NET
19 40 (6.84%) XML
19 40 (6.84%) Degree
20 39 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
20 39 (6.67%) User Stories
21 38 (6.50%) Oracle
22 36 (6.15%) HTML
22 36 (6.15%) Use Case
22 36 (6.15%) Security Cleared

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 26 (4.44%) CMS
2 17 (2.91%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.91%) WordPress
3 16 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.39%) Apache
4 14 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.88%) Drupal
5 11 (1.88%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.20%) Commerce Server
7 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.03%) Joomla!
8 6 (1.03%) SAS
8 6 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.85%) IIS
9 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.30%) MS Office
3 15 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.71%) MS Project
5 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) BASE24
1 5 (0.85%) Endur
1 5 (0.85%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.51%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.34%) Findur
3 2 (0.34%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (0.34%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (0.34%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.93%) Office 365
2 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.54%) IaaS
4 8 (1.37%) PaaS
5 5 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) AdWords
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) G Suite
6 1 (0.17%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.10%) Firewall
2 13 (2.22%) DNS
3 11 (1.88%) Network Security
3 11 (1.88%) WAN
4 10 (1.71%) DHCP
4 10 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.71%) VPN
5 9 (1.54%) Intranet
5 9 (1.54%) MPLS
5 9 (1.54%) Wireless
6 7 (1.20%) Internet
6 7 (1.20%) LAN
7 6 (1.03%) SAN
8 5 (0.85%) ATM
8 5 (0.85%) VoIP
9 3 (0.51%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.51%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.51%) Skype
9 3 (0.51%) SSL
10 2 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.74%) Big Data
6 14 (2.39%) DB2
7 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.54%) MySQL
9 8 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.20%) MS Access
10 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.68%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.68%) DataStage
13 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.51%) Flink
Development Applications
1 16 (2.74%) JIRA
2 11 (1.88%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.37%) Selenium
4 7 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.51%) Subversion
7 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.34%) AccuRev
8 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.34%) Toad
8 2 (0.34%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.17%) MSI
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.17%) TestRail
General
1 121 (20.68%) Finance
2 93 (15.90%) Banking
3 33 (5.64%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.13%) Retail
5 17 (2.91%) Front Office
6 16 (2.74%) Legal
7 14 (2.39%) Marketing
8 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.54%) Law
9 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.20%) Back Office
10 7 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.85%) Advertising
11 5 (0.85%) Billing
11 5 (0.85%) French Language
12 4 (0.68%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.01%) .NET
2 40 (6.84%) XML
3 36 (6.15%) HTML
4 22 (3.76%) CSS
5 19 (3.25%) Web Services
6 15 (2.56%) Middleware
7 9 (1.54%) JSON
7 9 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (1.37%) Ajax
8 8 (1.37%) FpML
9 7 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (1.20%) RESTful
10 6 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (1.03%) J2EE
10 6 (1.03%) OAuth
11 5 (0.85%) REST
11 5 (0.85%) SOAP
11 5 (0.85%) WCF
11 5 (0.85%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.56%) Derivative
4 15 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.88%) NHS
6 11 (1.88%) User Experience
7 10 (1.71%) Equities
7 10 (1.71%) Statistics
8 9 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.54%) iSeries
9 8 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (1.37%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.03%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 93 (15.90%) Windows
2 67 (11.45%) Linux
3 60 (10.26%) Unix
4 35 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 28 (4.79%) Windows 7
6 26 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.56%) AIX
10 12 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.88%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.20%) Solaris
13 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.34%) Android
15 2 (0.34%) CentOS
16 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.17%) MVS
16 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (12.65%) ITIL
3 66 (11.28%) Business Analysis
4 55 (9.40%) Migration
5 53 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (8.55%) Project Management
7 45 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 43 (7.35%) Data Modelling
9 39 (6.67%) User Stories
10 36 (6.15%) Use Case
11 33 (5.64%) Systems Analysis
12 32 (5.47%) Scrum
13 31 (5.30%) UML
14 29 (4.96%) SDLC
15 26 (4.44%) Content Management
15 26 (4.44%) E-Commerce
15 26 (4.44%) Service Management
16 24 (4.10%) Analytics
16 24 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 127 (21.71%) SQL
2 55 (9.40%) Java
3 23 (3.93%) C#
4 18 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 14 (2.39%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.22%) Perl
8 11 (1.88%) VB
9 10 (1.71%) VBA
10 7 (1.20%) COBOL
10 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.20%) Python
10 7 (1.20%) RPG
11 5 (0.85%) C
11 5 (0.85%) Scala
12 4 (0.68%) R
12 4 (0.68%) Tcl
13 3 (0.51%) JCL
13 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (6.84%) Degree
2 36 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.20%) ISEB
7 6 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.85%) CCNA
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.85%) CISSP
8 5 (0.85%) MCP
9 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.68%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.51%) CISM
10 3 (0.51%) PhD
10 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.51%) PMP
11 2 (0.34%) IIBA
11 2 (0.34%) MCSA
11 2 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.44%) QA
2 18 (3.08%) SLA
3 11 (1.88%) MiFID
4 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.85%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.68%) EMIR
7 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.17%) Basel III
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) COSO
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 55 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.03%) vSphere
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.85%) XenApp
6 4 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) UAG
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (4.27%) SCCM
2 11 (1.88%) SCOM
3 9 (1.54%) WSUS
4 5 (0.85%) Nagios
4 5 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.68%) Puppet
6 3 (0.51%) Control-M
6 3 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.34%) logstash
7 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.34%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.34%) SCSM
7 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.52%) VMware
3 38 (6.50%) Oracle
4 29 (4.96%) IBM
5 23 (3.93%) Cisco
6 13 (2.22%) HP
7 12 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.05%) Tableau
8 8 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.37%) Citrix
9 7 (1.20%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.20%) LANDesk
9 7 (1.20%) Splunk
9 7 (1.20%) Symantec
10 6 (1.03%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.03%) SAP
11 5 (0.85%) Apple
11 5 (0.85%) Dell
11 5 (0.85%) Informatica
11 5 (0.85%) Juniper
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