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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 305 250 221
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 354 428 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.81% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.87% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 269 283
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £19.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -65 309 £400 - 89
London -25 166 £440 -2.22% 37
South East 0 53 £340 -9.46% 12
City of London +7 42 £390 -13.33% 11
Scotland -13 37 £375 +7.14% 8
East Midlands +11 20 £318 +1.60% 5
Edinburgh 0 20 £321 -10.76% 7
North West -6 19 £400 +33.33% 7
Yorkshire -8 18 £281 +18.42% 10
Berkshire +1 14 £276 -21.07% 3
Nottingham +20 12 £318 - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 12 £318 - 1
West Midlands -13 12 £255 -23.88% 6
Surrey -5 11 £300 -7.69% 1
West Yorkshire -3 10 £263 -17.19% 3
Manchester -7 10 £340 +6.58% 4
Glasgow -12 9 £380 +8.57%
Reading +14 8 £288 -17.85%
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £363 +7.40% 3
Leeds -5 8 £244 +107.44%
East of England -31 8 £231 -36.20% 5
South West -50 8 £266 -28.04% 7
Leicestershire +8 7 £425 - 1
Cheshire +6 7 £433 +71.62% 3
Birmingham -3 5 £293 -12.68% 2
Bristol -9 5 £138 - 4
Tyne and Wear -28 5 - -
North East -28 5 - -
Gateshead +2 4 - -
Milton Keynes -6 4 £375 +11.11% 1

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 177 (25.04%) Finance
2 173 (24.47%) Windows
3 171 (24.19%) SQL
4 136 (19.24%) Microsoft
5 126 (17.82%) Banking
6 101 (14.29%) ITIL
7 98 (13.86%) Oracle
8 92 (13.01%) Active Directory
9 88 (12.45%) MS Excel
9 88 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (12.31%) MS Office
11 84 (11.88%) UNIX
11 84 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
12 75 (10.61%) Business Analysis
12 75 (10.61%) Migration
13 72 (10.18%) Java
14 66 (9.34%) Linux
15 65 (9.19%) MS Exchange
16 64 (9.05%) Windows 7
17 53 (7.50%) SQL Server
18 52 (7.36%) Investment Banking
19 51 (7.21%) XML
20 49 (6.93%) Data Analysis
21 47 (6.65%) Project Management
22 45 (6.36%) Data Modelling
23 44 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
23 44 (6.22%) Degree
24 43 (6.08%) .NET
25 41 (5.80%) Citrix
25 41 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (9.19%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.55%) IIS
6 15 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.98%) IBM Notes
7 14 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.84%) SAS
9 8 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (0.85%) Lync
11 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.71%) Apache
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.57%) Documentum
12 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 88 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 87 (12.31%) MS Office
3 19 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) MS Project
7 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.13%) SAP HR
2 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.85%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.28%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.41%) Office 365
2 7 (0.99%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.24%) Firewall
2 20 (2.83%) SAN
2 20 (2.83%) Internet
3 17 (2.40%) WAN
4 14 (1.98%) LAN
4 14 (1.98%) VPN
4 14 (1.98%) DNS
5 13 (1.84%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.27%) NAS
7 8 (1.13%) Wireless
7 8 (1.13%) DHCP
8 7 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.99%) SMTP
8 7 (0.99%) SSH
9 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.85%) Intranet
9 6 (0.85%) VoIP
10 5 (0.71%) FTP
10 5 (0.71%) HTTP
10 5 (0.71%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.12%) QlikView
3 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.84%) MS Access
5 13 (1.84%) DB2
6 12 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.41%) PowerCenter
7 10 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.27%) MySQL
9 7 (0.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.71%) Big Data
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.41%) JIRA
3 9 (1.27%) Selenium
4 8 (1.13%) WebDriver
5 7 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.28%) MSI
9 2 (0.28%) ProC
9 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.28%) Toad
9 2 (0.28%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.28%) MSTest
10 1 (0.14%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.14%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.14%) ReSharper
General
1 177 (25.04%) Finance
2 126 (17.82%) Banking
3 52 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.67%) Retail
5 17 (2.40%) Back Office
6 15 (2.12%) Front Office
7 11 (1.56%) Law
7 11 (1.56%) Legal
8 10 (1.41%) Publishing
8 10 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.99%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.71%) Marketing
13 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.57%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.21%) XML
2 43 (6.08%) .NET
3 22 (3.11%) Web Services
4 21 (2.97%) HTML
5 13 (1.84%) J2EE
6 12 (1.70%) Middleware
6 12 (1.70%) JSP
7 11 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.56%) EJB
8 8 (1.13%) SOAP
9 7 (0.99%) CSS
10 6 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.85%) JSON
11 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.71%) COM+
12 4 (0.57%) XSLT
12 4 (0.57%) jQuery
12 4 (0.57%) Regular Expression
13 3 (0.42%) HTML5
13 3 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.69%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.40%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.12%) Derivative
6 14 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.98%) Credit Risk
7 13 (1.84%) User Experience
8 11 (1.56%) Replication
9 9 (1.27%) iPad
10 8 (1.13%) iPhone
11 7 (0.99%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.99%) Reference Data
11 7 (0.99%) PMI
12 6 (0.85%) Clustering
12 6 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.85%) NHS
12 6 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.85%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.71%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 173 (24.47%) Windows
2 84 (11.88%) UNIX
3 66 (9.34%) Linux
4 64 (9.05%) Windows 7
5 35 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (4.53%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.70%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.56%) Android
10 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.85%) CentOS
12 5 (0.71%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.71%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.71%) AIX
13 4 (0.57%) Solaris
13 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (14.29%) ITIL
2 88 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (10.61%) Business Analysis
3 75 (10.61%) Migration
4 49 (6.93%) Data Analysis
5 47 (6.65%) Project Management
6 45 (6.36%) Data Modelling
7 44 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (5.66%) Scrum
10 36 (5.09%) CRM
11 30 (4.24%) Systems Analysis
12 28 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (3.54%) UML
13 25 (3.54%) Technical Analysis
14 21 (2.97%) PRINCE2
15 20 (2.83%) Asset Management
15 20 (2.83%) E-Commerce
16 19 (2.69%) Configuration Management
16 19 (2.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (24.19%) SQL
2 72 (10.18%) Java
3 25 (3.54%) VBA
4 24 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 22 (3.11%) PowerShell
6 18 (2.55%) C#
6 18 (2.55%) Perl
7 16 (2.26%) VB
8 15 (2.12%) VBScript
9 12 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.70%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.13%) PHP
11 8 (1.13%) C++
12 5 (0.71%) C
12 5 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.71%) VB6
13 4 (0.57%) COBOL
13 4 (0.57%) Python
14 3 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (6.22%) Degree
2 28 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.55%) ISEB
6 16 (2.26%) MCSE
7 15 (2.12%) MCP
8 12 (1.70%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.99%) CCNA
10 7 (0.99%) MCITP
11 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.71%) MCSA
13 4 (0.57%) MOS
13 4 (0.57%) CCNP
14 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.14%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.11%) SLA
2 19 (2.69%) QA
3 10 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.42%) FATCA
7 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.28%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) Basel III
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 92 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.70%) XenApp
4 9 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.42%) vSphere
7 3 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.42%) RACF
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (3.11%) SCCM
2 9 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.57%) Puppet
5 3 (0.42%) SCOM
5 3 (0.42%) Nagios
5 3 (0.42%) Control-M
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 136 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 98 (13.86%) Oracle
3 41 (5.80%) Citrix
4 37 (5.23%) HP
5 35 (4.95%) Cisco
6 29 (4.10%) VMware
7 23 (3.25%) SAP
8 15 (2.12%) Informatica
9 14 (1.98%) Lotus
9 14 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.41%) Remedy
11 10 (1.41%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.27%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.27%) Sybase
12 9 (1.27%) Apple
13 8 (1.13%) ATG
13 8 (1.13%) Avaya
13 8 (1.13%) IBM
13 8 (1.13%) Cognos
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