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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 289 319 250
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -69
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 357 285 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.60% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 169 192
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£385 £415 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £276 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.20 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £23.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +35 333 £375 -11.76% 64
London +45 175 £435 -3.33% 27
South East +33 81 £373 -0.66% 5
City of London -10 39 £435 -8.42% 8
Scotland -1 21 £400 +33.33% 7
North West -6 21 £325 -27.77% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 20 £280 +1.81%
Surrey +5 16 £300 -25.00%
East of England -1 16 £375 -11.76% 4
Manchester -1 14 £313 +10.61% 4
Edinburgh -11 14 £431 +131.54% 5
Oxfordshire - 13 £475 -
Hampshire -10 12 £319 -0.39% 2
South West -26 11 £333 +2.30% 4
West Sussex - 10 £365 -
West Midlands -11 9 £225 -25.00% 2
High Wycombe - 8 £280 -
Hertfordshire +8 7 £404 - 2
East Midlands -8 7 £338 +6.29% 3
West Yorkshire -13 7 £350 -22.22% 7
Yorkshire -15 7 £350 +21.73% 12
Crawley - 7 £373 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £320 -
Berkshire 0 5 £400 -36.00% 2
Glasgow -4 5 £400 +14.28% 1
North East -24 5 £330 -
Essex - 5 £375 - 2
Leeds -11 4 £350 -22.22% 4
Bristol -15 4 £263 -19.23% 1
Tyne and Wear -16 4 £330 -

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (24.89%) SQL
2 143 (20.11%) Finance
3 141 (19.83%) Windows
4 129 (18.14%) Microsoft
5 120 (16.88%) Banking
6 96 (13.50%) Oracle
7 94 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
8 91 (12.80%) MS Excel
9 90 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (11.81%) UNIX
11 82 (11.53%) Migration
12 80 (11.25%) ITIL
12 80 (11.25%) Business Analysis
13 74 (10.41%) Active Directory
14 72 (10.13%) Linux
15 58 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 55 (7.74%) Java
17 52 (7.31%) MS Office
18 49 (6.89%) Investment Banking
19 48 (6.75%) Windows 7
20 47 (6.61%) SQL Server
20 47 (6.61%) Project Management
21 45 (6.33%) XML
22 42 (5.91%) Scrum
22 42 (5.91%) Degree
23 41 (5.77%) MS Exchange
23 41 (5.77%) Data Analysis
24 39 (5.49%) .NET
25 38 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
26 36 (5.06%) CRM

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 41 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.81%) WebSphere
3 19 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.97%) IIS
4 14 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.69%) SAS
6 8 (1.13%) NetWeaver
6 8 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.98%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.84%) Lync
9 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.56%) CMS
10 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.56%) Apache
10 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.28%) CICS
Applications
1 91 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.31%) MS Office
3 20 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.28%) DOC1
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.13%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.84%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.42%) Global One
5 3 (0.42%) Summit
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.42%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.83%) SaaS
2 7 (0.98%) Office 365
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.67%) WAN
3 18 (2.53%) LAN
4 16 (2.25%) SAN
4 16 (2.25%) Firewall
5 15 (2.11%) DNS
6 14 (1.97%) Internet
7 9 (1.27%) VoIP
8 7 (0.98%) DHCP
8 7 (0.98%) HTTP
9 6 (0.84%) VPN
9 6 (0.84%) SMTP
9 6 (0.84%) Intranet
9 6 (0.84%) SSH
9 6 (0.84%) Network Security
10 5 (0.70%) MPLS
10 5 (0.70%) Wireless
10 5 (0.70%) TACACS
10 5 (0.70%) LDAP
10 5 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.11%) QlikView
5 12 (1.69%) DB2
6 10 (1.41%) MS Access
6 10 (1.41%) SAP BW
7 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.98%) Big Data
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.56%) PowerCenter
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
1 9 (1.27%) Selenium
2 6 (0.84%) JIRA
3 5 (0.70%) PHPUnit
3 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.56%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.42%) Toad
6 2 (0.28%) MSI
6 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.28%) MSTest
7 1 (0.14%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 143 (20.11%) Finance
2 120 (16.88%) Banking
3 49 (6.89%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.36%) Retail
5 19 (2.67%) Front Office
6 18 (2.53%) Publishing
7 17 (2.39%) Back Office
8 15 (2.11%) Advertising
9 10 (1.41%) Marketing
10 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.84%) Law
13 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.42%) Legal
15 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.42%) Local Government
15 3 (0.42%) Games
15 3 (0.42%) International Banking
16 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.33%) XML
2 39 (5.49%) .NET
3 28 (3.94%) Middleware
4 22 (3.09%) HTML
5 17 (2.39%) Web Services
6 16 (2.25%) SOAP
7 11 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (1.41%) RESTful
9 9 (1.27%) Spring
10 6 (0.84%) JSON
10 6 (0.84%) CSS
10 6 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (0.84%) Spring Integration
11 5 (0.70%) jQuery
11 5 (0.70%) HTML5
11 5 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.70%) SAP Basis
12 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.56%) FpML
12 4 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (1.97%) Credit Risk
2 14 (1.97%) Client/Server
2 14 (1.97%) Fixed Income
3 13 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.69%) Derivative
4 12 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.55%) Video on Demand
6 10 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 10 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.41%) User Experience
7 9 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 6 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 6 (0.84%) iSeries
9 5 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 141 (19.83%) Windows
2 84 (11.81%) UNIX
3 72 (10.13%) Linux
4 48 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 28 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.95%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.69%) Solaris
9 12 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.27%) HPUX
11 8 (1.13%) AIX
12 7 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.98%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.70%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.42%) OS/400
14 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.42%) CentOS
14 3 (0.42%) Android
15 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (11.53%) Migration
3 80 (11.25%) Business Analysis
3 80 (11.25%) ITIL
4 58 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (6.61%) Project Management
6 42 (5.91%) Scrum
7 41 (5.77%) Data Analysis
8 38 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (5.06%) CRM
10 32 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (4.08%) Data Modelling
11 29 (4.08%) User Stories
12 28 (3.94%) Configuration Management
13 25 (3.52%) ETL
14 22 (3.09%) Service Management
14 22 (3.09%) E-Commerce
14 22 (3.09%) UML
15 20 (2.81%) Data Migration
16 19 (2.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (24.89%) SQL
2 55 (7.74%) Java
3 24 (3.38%) VBA
4 18 (2.53%) C#
5 15 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.83%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.69%) VBScript
8 11 (1.55%) PHP
9 10 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.41%) Perl
9 10 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.98%) Python
11 5 (0.70%) VB
11 5 (0.70%) COBOL
12 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.28%) VB6
13 2 (0.28%) Korn
13 2 (0.28%) C
13 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (5.91%) Degree
2 28 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.97%) ISEB
6 13 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.55%) MCSE
8 10 (1.41%) MCP
8 10 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.98%) CCNP
10 7 (0.98%) CCNA
11 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.42%) IIBA
13 2 (0.28%) CBAP
13 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.28%) MCITP
14 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.39%) SLA
1 17 (2.39%) QA
2 8 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.84%) HL7
3 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.56%) FATCA
4 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.56%) DICOM
5 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.28%) MiFID
6 2 (0.28%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 74 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.69%) XenApp
4 8 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.56%) vSphere
7 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.28%) RACF
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Nmap
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.95%) SCCM
2 7 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.70%) Control-M
3 5 (0.70%) Puppet
4 4 (0.56%) SCOM
4 4 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.56%) Netcool
5 3 (0.42%) Nagios
5 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 129 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 96 (13.50%) Oracle
3 32 (4.50%) Cisco
4 28 (3.94%) Citrix
5 27 (3.80%) VMware
6 26 (3.66%) HP
7 25 (3.52%) SAP
8 24 (3.38%) IBM
9 19 (2.67%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.39%) Informatica
11 10 (1.41%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.27%) Symantec
12 9 (1.27%) Cognos
13 8 (1.13%) EMC
14 7 (0.98%) Lotus
14 7 (0.98%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.98%) Teradata
14 7 (0.98%) Neolane
15 6 (0.84%) ION Trading
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