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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 328 288 290
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 375 423 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.80% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 249 252
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.80 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% +18.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.10 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £26.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-55.76% +14.28%

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -51 340 £400 +3.89% 59
London -48 143 £456 +7.23% 22
South East -31 62 £294 -25.39% 14
North West -28 30 £450 +32.35% 7
East of England +20 27 £365 +59.56%
Scotland -14 24 £375 -6.25% 5
Milton Keynes +19 21 - - 2
East Midlands +16 21 £400 +15.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 21 - - 2
Yorkshire -2 17 £378 +11.85% 8
South West +12 16 £425 +9.67% 6
City of London -3 14 £450 +4.34% 5
Edinburgh -10 14 £400 +3.22%
West Yorkshire 0 13 £383 -10.00% 7
Oxfordshire +3 12 £200 -50.92% 2
West Midlands -4 12 £388 +30.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 11 £410 +16.31% 1
North East -25 11 £450 +275.00%
Nottingham +3 10 £410 +16.31% 1
Hampshire -3 10 £300 +4.34% 1
Lancashire - 10 £450 -
Blackpool - 10 £450 -
Suffolk +10 9 £225 -10.00%
Merseyside +7 8 £375 - 3
Luton - 8 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £450 -
Cheshire -1 7 £513 +46.42%
Leeds -7 7 £388 +19.23% 4
Tyne and Wear -32 7 £435 +262.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 7 £435 +262.50%

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 191 (26.34%) Finance
2 165 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (22.07%) Windows
4 134 (18.48%) SQL
5 124 (17.10%) Banking
6 90 (12.41%) Microsoft
7 85 (11.72%) Linux
8 83 (11.45%) Oracle
9 82 (11.31%) Unix
9 82 (11.31%) Business Analysis
10 80 (11.03%) ITIL
11 77 (10.62%) Migration
12 76 (10.48%) Active Directory
13 60 (8.28%) Java
14 56 (7.72%) Project Management
15 54 (7.45%) Scrum
16 53 (7.31%) Data Analysis
17 48 (6.62%) SQL Server
18 47 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (6.48%) MS Excel
19 44 (6.07%) Security Cleared
20 42 (5.79%) Web Services
21 41 (5.66%) MS Office
22 39 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
22 39 (5.38%) Use Case
23 38 (5.24%) Open Source
23 38 (5.24%) User Stories
24 37 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
24 37 (5.10%) Python
24 37 (5.10%) Windows 7

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (4.14%) Apache
2 26 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.52%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.24%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.24%) SAS
8 7 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.83%) CICS
9 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.69%) CMS
10 5 (0.69%) Confluence
10 5 (0.69%) JBoss
10 5 (0.69%) WordPress
11 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.66%) MS Office
3 17 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.07%) MS Project
5 7 (0.97%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) BASE24
3 3 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.41%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Hi Portfolio
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.14%) Aligne
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
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%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.76%) Office 365
2 12 (1.66%) IaaS
3 9 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Veeva
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) Taleo
7 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.86%) LAN
3 25 (3.45%) WAN
4 22 (3.03%) DNS
4 22 (3.03%) Firewall
5 18 (2.48%) SAN
6 16 (2.21%) VPN
7 15 (2.07%) Internet
8 13 (1.79%) DHCP
8 13 (1.79%) Wireless
9 10 (1.38%) SMTP
10 9 (1.24%) HTTP
10 9 (1.24%) Intranet
11 7 (0.97%) NAS
12 6 (0.83%) ATM
12 6 (0.83%) Skype
12 6 (0.83%) SSL
13 5 (0.69%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.69%) Network Security
13 5 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.76%) Big Data
4 18 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.34%) QlikView
6 16 (2.21%) DB2
7 13 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.24%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.10%) Pentaho
10 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.83%) MySQL
12 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.55%) Data Mart
14 4 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (4.41%) JIRA
2 10 (1.38%) Subversion
3 9 (1.24%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.24%) HP UFT
3 9 (1.24%) Selenium
4 8 (1.10%) SoapUI
5 6 (0.83%) Capybara
5 6 (0.83%) ERwin
5 6 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.55%) JMeter
6 4 (0.55%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.55%) Toad
7 3 (0.41%) JUnit
8 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.28%) Maven
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 191 (26.34%) Finance
2 124 (17.10%) Banking
3 35 (4.83%) Retail
4 29 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.93%) Law
6 13 (1.79%) Legal
7 11 (1.52%) Back Office
7 11 (1.52%) Front Office
8 9 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.10%) Games
10 7 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.97%) Marketing
11 6 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.69%) Publishing
13 4 (0.55%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) International Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.79%) Web Services
2 28 (3.86%) .NET
3 25 (3.45%) Middleware
4 19 (2.62%) XML
5 15 (2.07%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (1.38%) Gherkin
6 10 (1.38%) HTML
7 8 (1.10%) REST
8 7 (0.97%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (0.97%) J2EE
9 6 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.69%) JSF
10 5 (0.69%) RESTful
10 5 (0.69%) SOAP
11 4 (0.55%) Apache Avro
11 4 (0.55%) CSS
11 4 (0.55%) HTML5
11 4 (0.55%) JSON
11 4 (0.55%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.97%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 18 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.34%) Credit Risk
5 17 (2.34%) Derivative
6 13 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
8 10 (1.38%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.24%) Statistics
9 9 (1.24%) User Experience
10 8 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.97%) Equities
12 6 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.83%) EMV
12 6 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (0.83%) NHS
12 6 (0.83%) Streaming Video
12 6 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 160 (22.07%) Windows
2 85 (11.72%) Linux
3 82 (11.31%) Unix
4 37 (5.10%) Windows 7
5 33 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.66%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.38%) AIX
11 10 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.24%) Solaris
13 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.55%) Android
14 4 (0.55%) MVS
15 3 (0.41%) VMS
15 3 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (11.31%) Business Analysis
3 80 (11.03%) ITIL
4 77 (10.62%) Migration
5 56 (7.72%) Project Management
6 54 (7.45%) Scrum
7 53 (7.31%) Data Analysis
8 39 (5.38%) Use Case
9 38 (5.24%) Open Source
9 38 (5.24%) User Stories
10 37 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (4.97%) SDLC
12 35 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (4.69%) Waterfall
14 33 (4.55%) Test Scripting
15 32 (4.41%) Change Management
15 32 (4.41%) Data Modelling
15 32 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (3.72%) Data Migration
16 27 (3.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 134 (18.48%) SQL
2 60 (8.28%) Java
3 37 (5.10%) Python
4 27 (3.72%) Bash Shell
5 23 (3.17%) C#
5 23 (3.17%) Perl
6 15 (2.07%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.66%) AWK
10 11 (1.52%) Ruby
11 10 (1.38%) C++
11 10 (1.38%) VBA
12 9 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.10%) COBOL
14 7 (0.97%) PHP
15 6 (0.83%) R
16 5 (0.69%) VB
16 5 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 28 (3.86%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.90%) Degree
4 15 (2.07%) ISEB
5 13 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.10%) MCSA
7 8 (1.10%) MCSE
8 7 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.69%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.55%) CISSP
10 4 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.41%) CCNP
11 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CISA
12 2 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.90%) QA
2 13 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.10%) SLA
4 8 (1.10%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.55%) HL7
6 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.55%) MiFID
7 3 (0.41%) Basel III
8 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) FINREP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 76 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.24%) XenApp
4 8 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.97%) vSphere
6 6 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.69%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.41%) vCloud
9 2 (0.28%) ClearTrust
9 2 (0.28%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.28%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.14%) NDS
10 1 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (2.90%) Puppet
2 19 (2.62%) SCCM
3 11 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.10%) DameWare
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.55%) Ansible
6 4 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.55%) Foglight
6 4 (0.55%) nmon
6 4 (0.55%) vRealize
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.28%) SCOM
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.14%) Control-M
9 1 (0.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 90 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.45%) Oracle
3 34 (4.69%) VMware
4 25 (3.45%) IBM
5 23 (3.17%) Cisco
6 21 (2.90%) HP
7 20 (2.76%) Citrix
8 13 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.66%) SaltStack
10 11 (1.52%) Adobe
10 11 (1.52%) Informatica
10 11 (1.52%) Tableau
11 10 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.24%) Lotus
13 8 (1.10%) Alteryx
13 8 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (0.97%) Cognos
14 7 (0.97%) Murex
14 7 (0.97%) SAP
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