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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 292 289 245
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 349 296 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 174 203
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£385 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 17
Average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £27.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +13 324 £385 -9.41% 76
London +32 187 £425 -5.66% 31
South East +27 63 £325 - 6
City of London +18 45 £435 -3.33% 13
Scotland -6 21 £400 +14.28% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £280 -2.60% 1
Surrey +9 18 £475 +46.15%
North West -14 18 £325 -27.77% 4
South West -12 14 £375 +20.96% 7
Edinburgh 0 13 £498 +91.44% 1
East of England -3 11 £400 +9.58% 8
Yorkshire -15 11 £350 +32.07% 12
Bristol 0 10 £388 +35.96% 3
Berkshire 0 9 £410 +9.33% 1
West Midlands +1 8 £280 -6.66% 4
Milton Keynes -6 8 - -
Manchester -7 8 £325 +11.58% 1
High Wycombe - 8 £280 -
East Midlands +9 7 £404 -19.25% 3
West Yorkshire -11 7 £450 - 9
Hertfordshire +7 6 £433 - 4
Oxfordshire -12 6 £475 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £320 -
Glasgow -5 5 £300 -20.00% 4
Hampshire -21 5 £280 -15.15% 2
Bromley +10 4 £475 +5.43% 2
Reading +7 4 £450 +9.09% 1
Cheshire +1 4 £325 -31.57% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £500 +57.48% 1
Nottingham -7 4 £500 +57.48%

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 170 (24.15%) SQL
2 151 (21.45%) Finance
3 131 (18.61%) Windows
4 128 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 127 (18.04%) Banking
6 101 (14.35%) Oracle
7 87 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (12.22%) Migration
9 82 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
10 80 (11.36%) UNIX
11 75 (10.65%) MS Excel
12 74 (10.51%) Business Analysis
13 73 (10.37%) Linux
14 70 (9.94%) ITIL
15 66 (9.38%) Active Directory
16 63 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 51 (7.24%) Data Analysis
18 50 (7.10%) Investment Banking
18 50 (7.10%) Java
19 49 (6.96%) SQL Server
20 47 (6.68%) MS Office
21 46 (6.53%) Project Management
22 44 (6.25%) XML
23 40 (5.68%) Windows 7
24 39 (5.54%) .NET
24 39 (5.54%) MS Exchange
25 38 (5.40%) Degree
26 36 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
26 36 (5.11%) Scrum
27 35 (4.97%) Cisco

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (5.54%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.70%) IIS
5 14 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.70%) SAS
7 9 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.14%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.99%) Apache
10 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.71%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.71%) CMS
11 5 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (0.71%) Lync
12 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 75 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.68%) MS Office
3 14 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
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 14 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.57%) Summit
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.43%) Global One
5 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.43%) SunGard Martini
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.43%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.99%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.27%) TCP/IP
1 23 (3.27%) Firewall
2 19 (2.70%) DNS
3 18 (2.56%) WAN
4 17 (2.41%) LAN
5 16 (2.27%) Internet
6 15 (2.13%) SAN
7 11 (1.56%) DHCP
8 10 (1.42%) HTTP
9 9 (1.28%) VPN
10 8 (1.14%) VoIP
11 7 (0.99%) Intranet
12 6 (0.85%) Network Security
12 6 (0.85%) SSH
13 5 (0.71%) FTP
13 5 (0.71%) LDAP
13 5 (0.71%) TACACS
14 4 (0.57%) NAS
14 4 (0.57%) Wireless
14 4 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.85%) DB2
5 12 (1.70%) QlikView
5 12 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.42%) SAP BW
7 9 (1.28%) MS Access
7 9 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.14%) Big Data
8 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (0.85%) OLAP
10 6 (0.85%) MySQL
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.42%) JIRA
2 9 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.14%) Selenium
4 7 (0.99%) PHPUnit
5 4 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.43%) Toad
6 3 (0.43%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.28%) Behat
7 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.28%) MSI
8 1 (0.14%) JUnit
8 1 (0.14%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.14%) JMeter
8 1 (0.14%) Subversion
8 1 (0.14%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 151 (21.45%) Finance
2 127 (18.04%) Banking
3 50 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.69%) Retail
5 20 (2.84%) Front Office
6 17 (2.41%) Back Office
7 16 (2.27%) Publishing
8 14 (1.99%) Advertising
9 10 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.28%) Marketing
11 8 (1.14%) Law
12 7 (0.99%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.71%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.43%) Games
15 3 (0.43%) Local Government
15 3 (0.43%) International Banking
16 2 (0.28%) Billing
16 2 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.25%) XML
2 39 (5.54%) .NET
3 28 (3.98%) Middleware
4 21 (2.98%) HTML
5 16 (2.27%) SOAP
6 15 (2.13%) Web Services
7 11 (1.56%) RESTful
8 10 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (1.28%) Spring
10 7 (0.99%) CSS
11 6 (0.85%) Spring Integration
11 6 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (0.71%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (0.57%) JSON
13 4 (0.57%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.57%) FpML
13 4 (0.57%) J2EE
14 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (1.99%) Data Integration
2 14 (1.99%) Fixed Income
2 14 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 13 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 13 (1.85%) Derivative
3 13 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 12 (1.70%) Digital Media
4 12 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.56%) User Experience
6 10 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.28%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.99%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.85%) iSeries
10 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 131 (18.61%) Windows
2 80 (11.36%) UNIX
3 73 (10.37%) Linux
4 40 (5.68%) Windows 7
5 27 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.84%) Windows XP
7 19 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.70%) Solaris
9 11 (1.56%) AIX
10 10 (1.42%) HPUX
11 7 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.99%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.43%) OS/400
13 3 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.28%) Android
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (12.22%) Migration
3 74 (10.51%) Business Analysis
4 70 (9.94%) ITIL
5 63 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (7.24%) Data Analysis
7 46 (6.53%) Project Management
8 36 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (5.11%) Scrum
9 33 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (4.69%) User Stories
10 30 (4.26%) CRM
11 28 (3.98%) Data Modelling
12 26 (3.69%) E-Commerce
12 26 (3.69%) ETL
13 24 (3.41%) Data Migration
14 22 (3.13%) Configuration Management
15 21 (2.98%) Use Case
15 21 (2.98%) Service Management
15 21 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (24.15%) SQL
2 50 (7.10%) Java
3 23 (3.27%) VBA
4 20 (2.84%) C#
5 16 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 14 (1.99%) PHP
6 14 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.70%) Perl
8 11 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.42%) Python
10 9 (1.28%) VBScript
11 8 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.71%) COBOL
13 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.43%) VB
14 3 (0.43%) SQR
15 2 (0.28%) Scala
15 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.28%) Groovy
15 2 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (5.40%) Degree
2 31 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.56%) ISEB
7 10 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.42%) MCSE
8 9 (1.28%) CCNP
8 9 (1.28%) CCNA
9 8 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.71%) MCP
10 5 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.57%) MCITP
12 3 (0.43%) IIBA
13 2 (0.28%) CBAP
13 2 (0.28%) MCTS
14 1 (0.14%) CCIE
14 1 (0.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.13%) QA
2 13 (1.85%) SLA
3 9 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.85%) HL7
5 4 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.57%) DICOM
5 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.43%) EMIR
7 2 (0.28%) FATCA
7 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 66 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.70%) XenApp
4 7 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.99%) vSphere
5 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.28%) RACF
9 1 (0.14%) NFS
9 1 (0.14%) Nmap
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.56%) SCCM
2 5 (0.71%) Control-M
2 5 (0.71%) Puppet
3 4 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.57%) Netcool
4 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.43%) Nagios
4 3 (0.43%) SCOM
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 101 (14.35%) Oracle
3 35 (4.97%) Cisco
4 31 (4.40%) VMware
5 28 (3.98%) SAP
6 25 (3.55%) IBM
7 22 (3.13%) Citrix
8 19 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.41%) HP
10 13 (1.85%) Informatica
11 9 (1.28%) Cognos
11 9 (1.28%) Symantec
11 9 (1.28%) EMC
12 8 (1.14%) NetApp
12 8 (1.14%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.99%) Teradata
14 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.85%) JD Edwards
14 6 (0.85%) Avaya
14 6 (0.85%) Business Objects
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