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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 305 257 208
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 349 393 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 241 302
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.00 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.92% -3.44%

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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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 -57 305 £410 -2.67% 90
London -45 164 £440 -2.22% 37
South East -1 59 £300 -20.00% 18
City of London +5 46 £344 -23.61% 12
Scotland -5 35 £375 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +2 18 £365 +62.22% 9
Edinburgh +1 18 £240 -21.31%
North West -8 18 £413 +37.50% 6
Berkshire +12 14 £290 -7.20% 2
Surrey +4 14 £245 -32.41% 5
East Midlands +3 14 £384 +31.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £273 -22.14% 5
West Midlands +3 12 £255 -23.88% 3
West Yorkshire +1 10 £300 +114.28% 5
East of England -26 9 £263 -25.00% 5
Manchester -1 8 £381 +36.52% 3
Leeds -2 8 £314 +124.10% 1
Nottingham +15 7 £318 +3.25%
Reading +13 7 £288 -11.53% 2
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £318 +3.25%
Milton Keynes 0 7 £270 -20.00% 4
Cheshire -4 7 £445 +73.65% 1
Glasgow -5 7 £385 +54.00% 1
Leicestershire +8 6 £450 - 1
North East -16 6 £445 - 1
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £445 - 1
Birmingham 0 5 £293 -12.68% 1
South West -39 5 £275 -25.17% 9
Gateshead +2 4 - - 1
Brighton -4 4 £382 -23.60% 2

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 186 (26.12%) Finance
2 177 (24.86%) SQL
3 163 (22.89%) Windows
4 126 (17.70%) Microsoft
5 120 (16.85%) Banking
6 108 (15.17%) ITIL
7 105 (14.75%) Oracle
8 87 (12.22%) Active Directory
9 82 (11.52%) MS Office
10 80 (11.24%) MS Excel
11 79 (11.10%) Java
12 78 (10.96%) UNIX
13 73 (10.25%) Business Analysis
14 70 (9.83%) Migration
15 67 (9.41%) Linux
16 63 (8.85%) MS Exchange
17 58 (8.15%) Windows 7
18 57 (8.01%) SQL Server
19 56 (7.87%) XML
20 53 (7.44%) .NET
21 48 (6.74%) Data Analysis
21 48 (6.74%) Investment Banking
22 47 (6.60%) Data Modelling
23 45 (6.32%) Degree
24 43 (6.04%) Scrum
24 43 (6.04%) Project Management
25 42 (5.90%) CRM
26 41 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
26 41 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
27 38 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 63 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 37 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.39%) IIS
7 16 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.54%) SAS
11 6 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.84%) Lync
12 5 (0.70%) Apache
12 5 (0.70%) CMS
13 4 (0.56%) Documentum
13 4 (0.56%) Confluence
14 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.42%) Moodle
Applications
1 82 (11.52%) MS Office
2 80 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.42%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.12%) SAP HR
2 8 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.84%) Aligne
4 6 (0.84%) Endur
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.70%) ZaiNet
5 5 (0.70%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) Office 365
2 6 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.63%) Firewall
2 19 (2.67%) SAN
3 18 (2.53%) Internet
4 13 (1.83%) WAN
4 13 (1.83%) VPN
5 11 (1.54%) DNS
5 11 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.54%) LAN
6 9 (1.26%) DHCP
6 9 (1.26%) FTP
6 9 (1.26%) Wireless
6 9 (1.26%) NAS
7 8 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.98%) SMTP
9 6 (0.84%) Intranet
10 5 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.70%) SSH
11 4 (0.56%) MPLS
11 4 (0.56%) SSL
11 4 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.53%) DB2
3 18 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.83%) QlikView
5 13 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.40%) MS Access
6 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (1.26%) PowerCenter
7 9 (1.26%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.12%) MySQL
8 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.84%) DTS
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.40%) JIRA
2 10 (1.40%) Selenium
3 9 (1.26%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.56%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.42%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.28%) MSTest
9 2 (0.28%) Toad
9 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.28%) ProC
10 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.14%) Introscope
10 1 (0.14%) JMeter
10 1 (0.14%) LSMW
10 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 186 (26.12%) Finance
2 120 (16.85%) Banking
3 48 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.92%) Retail
5 19 (2.67%) Back Office
6 15 (2.11%) Front Office
6 15 (2.11%) Legal
7 13 (1.83%) Law
8 11 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.26%) Publishing
9 9 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.98%) Private Banking
10 7 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.70%) Marketing
11 5 (0.70%) Advertising
12 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.87%) XML
2 53 (7.44%) .NET
3 24 (3.37%) HTML
4 22 (3.09%) Web Services
5 16 (2.25%) Middleware
6 15 (2.11%) J2EE
7 13 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.83%) JSP
8 11 (1.54%) EJB
9 8 (1.12%) SOAP
10 7 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.84%) JSON
11 6 (0.84%) CSS
11 6 (0.84%) XSLT
12 5 (0.70%) COM+
12 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.56%) HTML5
14 3 (0.42%) Regular Expression
14 3 (0.42%) WCF
14 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 18 (2.53%) Fixed Income
3 17 (2.39%) Derivative
4 16 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 11 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.54%) Replication
6 9 (1.26%) iPad
7 8 (1.12%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.12%) iPhone
8 7 (0.98%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.84%) IPTV
9 6 (0.84%) PMI
9 6 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.84%) Clustering
9 6 (0.84%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.70%) EPoS
10 5 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 163 (22.89%) Windows
2 78 (10.96%) UNIX
3 67 (9.41%) Linux
4 58 (8.15%) Windows 7
5 38 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (4.07%) Windows XP
8 14 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.54%) Android
10 10 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.98%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.84%) Solaris
12 6 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.70%) AIX
13 5 (0.70%) CentOS
14 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (15.17%) ITIL
2 73 (10.25%) Business Analysis
3 70 (9.83%) Migration
4 48 (6.74%) Data Analysis
5 47 (6.60%) Data Modelling
6 43 (6.04%) Project Management
6 43 (6.04%) Scrum
7 42 (5.90%) CRM
8 41 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (5.06%) Systems Analysis
9 36 (5.06%) UML
10 29 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
13 23 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 23 (3.23%) Asset Management
14 21 (2.95%) Data Management
14 21 (2.95%) Change Management
14 21 (2.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 177 (24.86%) SQL
2 79 (11.10%) Java
3 25 (3.51%) PL/SQL
4 24 (3.37%) VBA
5 23 (3.23%) C#
6 22 (3.09%) PowerShell
7 20 (2.81%) VB
8 18 (2.53%) Perl
9 14 (1.97%) VBScript
10 11 (1.54%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.40%) C++
12 9 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.98%) PHP
14 6 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (0.84%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.70%) VB6
15 5 (0.70%) C
15 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (6.32%) Degree
2 32 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.53%) ISEB
6 15 (2.11%) MCSE
7 14 (1.97%) MCP
7 14 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.97%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.98%) MCSA
9 7 (0.98%) CCNA
10 6 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.70%) MCITP
11 5 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.56%) MOS
12 4 (0.56%) CCNP
13 3 (0.42%) CISMP
14 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.37%) QA
2 19 (2.67%) SLA
3 11 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.42%) FATCA
7 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.28%) Basel III
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 87 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.69%) XenApp
4 11 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.56%) vSphere
9 3 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.28%) RACF
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.14%) Nmap
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (3.09%) SCCM
2 8 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.42%) Control-M
5 2 (0.28%) Nagios
5 2 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.28%) SCOM
5 2 (0.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 126 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 105 (14.75%) Oracle
3 38 (5.34%) HP
4 35 (4.92%) Cisco
4 35 (4.92%) Citrix
5 31 (4.35%) VMware
6 21 (2.95%) SAP
7 14 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.83%) Lotus
9 12 (1.69%) Informatica
9 12 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.54%) Remedy
11 10 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.40%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.26%) Cognos
12 9 (1.26%) Sybase
12 9 (1.26%) IBM
12 9 (1.26%) Apple
13 8 (1.12%) Avaya
13 8 (1.12%) ATG
London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Picture More Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
NES Global Talent
Rate: £15 to £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon skillset
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £19.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £25.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Kidlington
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Ripe4
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago