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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 324 283 289
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 360 401 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.78% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 226 246
Median daily rate £400 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £29.75 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.82% -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -29 328 £400 +6.66% 74
London -24 132 £473 +18.12% 33
South East -24 59 £345 -13.75% 12
North West -32 37 £375 +8.69% 3
East of England +18 24 £375 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire 0 22 £375 +3.44% 12
Milton Keynes +23 20 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +22 20 - - 2
City of London +6 18 £500 +17.64% 7
Scotland -23 18 £425 +13.33% 2
Manchester -38 18 £225 -33.82% 3
West Yorkshire +7 17 £376 -5.93% 8
East Midlands +15 16 £410 +13.10% 2
West Midlands -17 15 £388 +19.23% 3
South West -7 13 £400 +3.22% 3
Edinburgh -16 12 £550 +57.14% 1
Blackpool +13 10 £450 +66.66%
Lancashire +10 10 £450 +66.66%
Oxfordshire +1 10 £345 -15.33% 2
Leeds -6 10 £350 -12.50% 5
North East -45 10 £435 +262.50% 1
Coventry +2 8 £388 +37.16%
Suffolk +2 8 £238 -
Berkshire -5 8 £450 -5.36% 3
Tyne and Wear -42 8 £405 +237.50% 1
Essex -2 7 £475 +70.40%
Hampshire -7 7 £313 +19.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne -52 7 £435 +262.50% 1
Ipswich +9 6 £220 -
Luton +5 5 £413 +37.50%

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (24.75%) Finance
2 155 (22.43%) Windows
3 145 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (16.35%) SQL
5 109 (15.77%) Banking
6 89 (12.88%) Linux
7 84 (12.16%) Unix
8 78 (11.29%) Oracle
9 76 (11.00%) ITIL
10 75 (10.85%) Microsoft
11 73 (10.56%) Active Directory
12 71 (10.27%) Business Analysis
13 59 (8.54%) Migration
14 57 (8.25%) Data Analysis
15 52 (7.53%) Scrum
16 51 (7.38%) Project Management
17 49 (7.09%) MS Excel
18 46 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
19 44 (6.37%) Java
20 43 (6.22%) Security Cleared
21 42 (6.08%) Use Case
22 41 (5.93%) VMware
23 39 (5.64%) SQL Server
23 39 (5.64%) Windows Server
23 39 (5.64%) User Stories
24 38 (5.50%) Open Source
25 37 (5.35%) MS Office
25 37 (5.35%) SDLC
26 36 (5.21%) Windows 7
26 36 (5.21%) Waterfall

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 (4.63%) Apache
2 29 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.01%) Confluence
8 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.87%) SAS
9 5 (0.72%) CICS
9 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.72%) JBoss
9 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.72%) WordPress
10 4 (0.58%) IIS
10 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.35%) MS Office
3 18 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.17%) MS Project
5 14 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) BASE24
3 3 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Hi Portfolio
4 2 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.14%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.75%) IaaS
2 14 (2.03%) Office 365
3 10 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.01%) PaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.43%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.29%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Veeva
8 1 (0.14%) Force.com
8 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Taleo
8 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.33%) LAN
2 23 (3.33%) WAN
3 20 (2.89%) DNS
3 20 (2.89%) Firewall
4 17 (2.46%) SAN
5 13 (1.88%) Wireless
6 11 (1.59%) DHCP
6 11 (1.59%) VPN
7 10 (1.45%) Internet
8 9 (1.30%) HTTP
8 9 (1.30%) Intranet
8 9 (1.30%) Network Security
9 6 (0.87%) ATM
9 6 (0.87%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.87%) SMTP
9 6 (0.87%) SSL
10 5 (0.72%) Skype
11 4 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.75%) DB2
4 18 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.59%) QlikView
5 11 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.87%) Big Data
8 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.72%) MySQL
10 4 (0.58%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.58%) MS Access
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.43%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 34 (4.92%) JIRA
2 8 (1.16%) Subversion
3 7 (1.01%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.01%) HP UFT
4 6 (0.87%) ERwin
4 6 (0.87%) Selenium
5 5 (0.72%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.58%) Capybara
7 3 (0.43%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.43%) Maven
7 3 (0.43%) Toad
8 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.29%) FishEye
8 2 (0.29%) Gradle
8 2 (0.29%) JUnit
8 2 (0.29%) Spock
8 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.29%) VersionOne
General
1 171 (24.75%) Finance
2 109 (15.77%) Banking
3 30 (4.34%) Retail
4 25 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.03%) Law
6 12 (1.74%) Back Office
7 11 (1.59%) Front Office
7 11 (1.59%) Legal
8 9 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.01%) Games
10 7 (1.01%) Marketing
11 4 (0.58%) Advertising
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Billing
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.07%) Web Services
2 22 (3.18%) Middleware
3 21 (3.04%) .NET
4 19 (2.75%) XML
5 15 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (1.59%) HTML
7 7 (1.01%) Gherkin
8 6 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (0.87%) J2EE
8 6 (0.87%) RESTful
9 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.72%) JSON
9 5 (0.72%) REST
9 5 (0.72%) WCF
9 5 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (0.72%) WPF
10 4 (0.58%) CSS
10 4 (0.58%) FpML
10 4 (0.58%) HTML5
10 4 (0.58%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 18 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.32%) Credit Risk
6 15 (2.17%) Derivative
7 13 (1.88%) SWIFT
8 12 (1.74%) NHS
9 10 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
9 10 (1.45%) Equities
10 9 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.30%) User Experience
11 8 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.87%) EMV
13 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.87%) Tandem
13 6 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 155 (22.43%) Windows
2 89 (12.88%) Linux
3 84 (12.16%) Unix
4 39 (5.64%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.21%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.32%) Solaris
9 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.59%) Windows 10
11 10 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.16%) AIX
12 8 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.01%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.72%) Android
15 3 (0.43%) VMS
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (11.00%) ITIL
3 71 (10.27%) Business Analysis
4 59 (8.54%) Migration
5 57 (8.25%) Data Analysis
6 52 (7.53%) Scrum
7 51 (7.38%) Project Management
8 42 (6.08%) Use Case
9 39 (5.64%) User Stories
10 38 (5.50%) Open Source
11 37 (5.35%) SDLC
12 36 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (5.21%) Waterfall
13 35 (5.07%) Data Modelling
13 35 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (4.78%) Service Design
15 32 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (4.05%) Change Management
16 28 (4.05%) Test Scripting
17 27 (3.91%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (16.35%) SQL
2 44 (6.37%) Java
3 27 (3.91%) Bash Shell
4 26 (3.76%) Perl
5 25 (3.62%) Python
6 15 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.03%) C#
8 12 (1.74%) AWK
8 12 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.30%) C++
11 7 (1.01%) COBOL
11 7 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.87%) Ruby
12 6 (0.87%) VB
13 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.72%) VBScript
14 4 (0.58%) PHP
15 3 (0.43%) C
16 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.91%) Degree
3 26 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.45%) CISSP
8 8 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.01%) CISMP
9 7 (1.01%) MCSE
10 6 (0.87%) ISEB
10 6 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.87%) MCSA
11 5 (0.72%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.58%) EMCSA
12 4 (0.58%) MCP
13 3 (0.43%) CCNP
13 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.89%) QA
2 10 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.30%) SLA
4 8 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.16%) MiFID
4 8 (1.16%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) Basel III
6 2 (0.29%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) FINREP
7 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 73 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.01%) vSphere
4 7 (1.01%) XenApp
5 6 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.72%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.43%) vCloud
8 2 (0.29%) ClearTrust
8 2 (0.29%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.14%) Docker
9 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.14%) Samba
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (3.04%) Puppet
2 19 (2.75%) SCCM
3 9 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.87%) SCOM
4 6 (0.87%) WSUS
5 4 (0.58%) Ansible
5 4 (0.58%) DameWare
5 4 (0.58%) Foglight
5 4 (0.58%) nmon
5 4 (0.58%) vRealize
6 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (11.29%) Oracle
2 75 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.93%) VMware
4 25 (3.62%) Cisco
5 23 (3.33%) IBM
6 21 (3.04%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.89%) Citrix
8 19 (2.75%) HP
9 12 (1.74%) SaltStack
10 11 (1.59%) SAP
11 10 (1.45%) EMC
11 10 (1.45%) Intel Security
11 10 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.16%) Murex
13 7 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.87%) LANDesk
14 6 (0.87%) Symantec
14 6 (0.87%) Wyse
15 5 (0.72%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.72%) iManage
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Rate: From £15,500 to £15,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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