The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 290 250 226
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 332 389 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 229 279
Average daily rate
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£388 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 42
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.79 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.06 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.12% -11.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -54 293 £400 -5.32% 100
London -34 161 £425 -5.55% 42
South East +5 59 £325 -2.25% 13
City of London +24 54 £380 -15.55% 19
Scotland -5 29 £300 -17.24% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 18 £313 -3.84% 5
East of England -27 16 £313 -10.71% 5
North West -13 14 £400 +21.21% 9
Berkshire +6 13 £369 +20.90% 2
Milton Keynes +8 12 £313 -3.84% 4
Edinburgh -18 11 £210 -31.14% 1
Surrey -3 10 £240 -37.04% 2
Yorkshire -11 10 £399 +42.41% 9
West Midlands -3 9 £236 - 4
South West -35 9 £350 -5.40% 9
Tyne and Wear - 8 £415 - 1
North East - 8 £415 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 7 £350 -6.66% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £309 +12.27% 8
West Yorkshire -3 6 £399 +4.93% 6
Cheshire -8 6 £401 -5.76%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £415 -
Reading +7 5 £383 -
Manchester +3 5 £313 +72.65% 6
Glasgow +3 5 £400 -15.78% 1
Wiltshire -15 5 £350 -5.40% 4
Nottinghamshire +13 4 £214 -5.00% 3
Nottingham +12 4 £214 -5.00% 3
Essex +1 4 £275 +5.76%
Leeds -2 4 £385 +24.19% 3

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 189 (27.08%) Finance
2 182 (26.07%) SQL
3 159 (22.78%) Windows
4 118 (16.91%) Microsoft
5 107 (15.33%) Oracle
6 103 (14.76%) Banking
7 102 (14.61%) ITIL
8 82 (11.75%) Active Directory
9 81 (11.60%) Business Analysis
10 78 (11.17%) Java
11 76 (10.89%) MS Office
12 67 (9.60%) MS Excel
13 63 (9.03%) UNIX
13 63 (9.03%) Migration
14 62 (8.88%) Windows 7
15 60 (8.60%) MS Exchange
16 59 (8.45%) .NET
17 57 (8.17%) SQL Server
17 57 (8.17%) Linux
18 52 (7.45%) CRM
19 50 (7.16%) XML
20 48 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
21 47 (6.73%) Data Analysis
22 46 (6.59%) Data Modelling
23 45 (6.45%) Degree
24 43 (6.16%) UML
25 42 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
25 42 (6.02%) Scrum
26 41 (5.87%) Investment Banking
26 41 (5.87%) HP

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 60 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 39 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.44%) IIS
7 16 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 11 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.29%) SAS
11 5 (0.72%) Apache
11 5 (0.72%) Lync
12 4 (0.57%) Confluence
12 4 (0.57%) CMS
12 4 (0.57%) Documentum
12 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (10.89%) MS Office
2 67 (9.60%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.86%) MS Project
5 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.15%) SAP HR
4 7 (1.00%) Endur
4 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.86%) Aligne
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.72%) ZaiNet
7 4 (0.57%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.86%) Office 365
2 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.43%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.87%) Firewall
2 18 (2.58%) SAN
3 16 (2.29%) Internet
4 15 (2.15%) LAN
4 15 (2.15%) WAN
5 14 (2.01%) Wireless
5 14 (2.01%) VPN
6 11 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.43%) NAS
7 10 (1.43%) FTP
8 9 (1.29%) DNS
9 8 (1.15%) DHCP
10 5 (0.72%) VoIP
10 5 (0.72%) SMTP
10 5 (0.72%) Intranet
10 5 (0.72%) SSH
10 5 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.57%) Network Security
11 4 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (1.86%) DB2
6 13 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.15%) QlikView
10 8 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.15%) PowerCenter
11 7 (1.00%) MySQL
11 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.86%) DTS
12 6 (0.86%) MS Access
13 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.86%) Selenium
3 11 (1.58%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.15%) JIRA
4 8 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.57%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.43%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.43%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.29%) JMeter
8 2 (0.29%) ProC
9 1 (0.14%) PVCS
9 1 (0.14%) Toad
9 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.14%) LSMW
9 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 189 (27.08%) Finance
2 103 (14.76%) Banking
3 41 (5.87%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.01%) Retail
5 17 (2.44%) Legal
6 16 (2.29%) Law
7 13 (1.86%) Front Office
8 12 (1.72%) Back Office
9 9 (1.29%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.86%) Publishing
13 5 (0.72%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.72%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.43%) Automotive
14 3 (0.43%) German Language
14 3 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.45%) .NET
2 50 (7.16%) XML
3 22 (3.15%) HTML
4 21 (3.01%) Web Services
5 19 (2.72%) Middleware
6 17 (2.44%) J2EE
7 15 (2.15%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.86%) JSP
9 11 (1.58%) EJB
10 8 (1.15%) SOAP
11 6 (0.86%) JSON
11 6 (0.86%) XSLT
12 5 (0.72%) CSS
12 5 (0.72%) COM+
13 4 (0.57%) WebCenter
13 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (0.43%) JSF
14 3 (0.43%) Regular Expression
14 3 (0.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.01%) Management Information System
2 19 (2.72%) Derivative
3 17 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 10 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.29%) Replication
6 9 (1.29%) iPad
6 9 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.15%) iPhone
8 7 (1.00%) NHS
8 7 (1.00%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.86%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.86%) SWIFT
9 6 (0.86%) Clustering
9 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.86%) PMI
10 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.72%) IPTV
10 5 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 159 (22.78%) Windows
2 63 (9.03%) UNIX
3 62 (8.88%) Windows 7
4 57 (8.17%) Linux
5 42 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 11 (1.58%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.43%) Android
12 7 (1.00%) Solaris
12 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.43%) AIX
15 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (14.61%) ITIL
2 81 (11.60%) Business Analysis
3 63 (9.03%) Migration
4 52 (7.45%) CRM
5 48 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 47 (6.73%) Data Analysis
7 46 (6.59%) Data Modelling
8 43 (6.16%) UML
9 42 (6.02%) Scrum
10 39 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
11 35 (5.01%) Project Management
11 35 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (4.87%) Technical Analysis
13 31 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (3.72%) Workflow
16 25 (3.58%) Use Case
17 24 (3.44%) PRINCE2
17 24 (3.44%) Change Management
18 23 (3.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 182 (26.07%) SQL
2 78 (11.17%) Java
3 28 (4.01%) PL/SQL
4 26 (3.72%) C#
5 23 (3.30%) VB
6 20 (2.87%) VBA
6 20 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 17 (2.44%) Perl
8 14 (2.01%) VBScript
9 13 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.58%) C++
11 10 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.29%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.15%) PHP
14 6 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (0.86%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.72%) Python
15 5 (0.72%) VB6
16 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (6.45%) Degree
2 26 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.87%) ISEB
5 17 (2.44%) MCSE
6 16 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 14 (2.01%) MCP
9 10 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.15%) MCITP
11 7 (1.00%) MCSA
12 6 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.72%) MOS
14 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.57%) CCNA
15 3 (0.43%) CISMP
16 2 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
16 2 (0.29%) MCDST
16 2 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.58%) QA
2 15 (2.15%) SLA
3 12 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.43%) Basel III
6 2 (0.29%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 82 (11.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.72%) XenApp
5 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.57%) vSphere
7 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.29%) RACF
9 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.14%) Nmap
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.87%) SCCM
2 6 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.57%) SCOM
4 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
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
6 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 118 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 107 (15.33%) Oracle
3 41 (5.87%) HP
4 39 (5.59%) Cisco
5 37 (5.30%) Citrix
6 32 (4.58%) VMware
7 15 (2.15%) SAP
8 11 (1.58%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.58%) Siebel
8 11 (1.58%) Lotus
9 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.43%) Apple
9 10 (1.43%) Informatica
10 9 (1.29%) ATG
11 8 (1.15%) Avaloq
11 8 (1.15%) Cognos
11 8 (1.15%) Sybase
12 7 (1.00%) IBM
12 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.00%) Remedy
London
Cititec
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day 12 Month Contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £250 - £375 per day 12 Month
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1.00 - £1.10 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £13 to £14 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Finshore Partners
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gateshead
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago