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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 310 308 247
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 367 340 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 182 232
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£380 £378 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 16
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £23.80 £30.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £13.85
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +23.24%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -15 307 £400 +2.56% 69
London -4 160 £400 -5.88% 31
City of London -14 50 £400 +5.26% 8
South East -26 46 £400 +23.07% 9
Scotland +5 44 £350 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire -10 27 £350 -9.09% 4
North West -21 20 £400 +12.28% 8
Glasgow +18 18 £375 -6.25%
Edinburgh -3 16 £350 +66.66% 3
West Yorkshire -18 15 £363 +5.83% 3
West Midlands +8 14 £400 +69.31% 1
Leeds -17 13 £375 +22.95% 3
East Midlands +1 10 £363 +17.40% 4
East of England -2 10 £350 +27.27% 8
Surrey -3 9 £400 +66.66% 2
South West -5 9 £513 +46.42% 3
Oxfordshire -16 9 £400 -
South Yorkshire -1 8 £250 -50.00%
Berkshire -2 8 £450 +38.46% 3
Manchester -5 8 £263 -16.00% 7
Merseyside -5 7 - -
Sheffield -5 7 £250 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £350 - 1
Canary Wharf - 7 £313 -
Hampshire -4 6 £378 +16.15% 1
Inverclyde -5 6 £250 -
Milton Keynes -12 6 £350 +12.00%
Oxford -15 6 £400 -
South Wales +4 5 £350 -11.11% 7
Cardiff +3 5 £350 -17.64% 5

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 198 (25.61%) SQL
2 177 (22.90%) Windows
3 172 (22.25%) Finance
4 132 (17.08%) Banking
5 114 (14.75%) Microsoft
6 110 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (14.10%) Active Directory
8 103 (13.32%) ITIL
9 90 (11.64%) Migration
10 87 (11.25%) Oracle
11 84 (10.87%) Business Analysis
12 78 (10.09%) UNIX
13 67 (8.67%) SQL Server
13 67 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (8.28%) VMware
15 63 (8.15%) Linux
16 58 (7.50%) Java
17 56 (7.24%) Cisco
18 55 (7.12%) MS Excel
18 55 (7.12%) .NET
19 53 (6.86%) ETL
20 52 (6.73%) Citrix
21 51 (6.60%) Project Management
22 50 (6.47%) Data Centre
23 47 (6.08%) Scrum
24 45 (5.82%) Retail
24 45 (5.82%) WAN
24 45 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
25 44 (5.69%) Firewall
25 44 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.98%) WebSphere
4 21 (2.72%) IIS
5 16 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (1.42%) Apache
7 11 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (1.29%) Lync
9 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.65%) CMS
11 5 (0.65%) SAS
11 5 (0.65%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.52%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.52%) JBoss
12 4 (0.52%) ATG Dynamo
13 3 (0.39%) LiveLink
Applications
1 55 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.43%) MS Office
3 28 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.16%) MS Project
6 5 (0.65%) SPSS
7 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.16%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.91%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (0.78%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.52%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
7 3 (0.39%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.26%) Primavera
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.26%) Agresso
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.07%) Office 365
2 7 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.82%) WAN
2 44 (5.69%) Firewall
3 34 (4.40%) SAN
3 34 (4.40%) LAN
4 24 (3.10%) SSL
5 21 (2.72%) Internet
6 20 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (2.46%) NAS
7 19 (2.46%) VPN
8 18 (2.33%) DNS
8 18 (2.33%) Network Security
9 13 (1.68%) TCP/IP
10 12 (1.55%) HTTP
10 12 (1.55%) Wireless
11 11 (1.42%) Intranet
12 9 (1.16%) DHCP
13 8 (1.03%) FTP
14 7 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.78%) SMTP
16 5 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (2.85%) DB2
6 20 (2.59%) QlikView
7 17 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.55%) Big Data
10 11 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.91%) DataStage
15 4 (0.52%) Star Schema
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.55%) JIRA
2 10 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.91%) Selenium
3 7 (0.91%) Ant
4 6 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.52%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.52%) ERwin
7 3 (0.39%) XMLSpy
7 3 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.39%) PeopleTools
7 3 (0.39%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.39%) Subversion
7 3 (0.39%) Maven
8 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.26%) Toad
9 1 (0.13%) TestLink
General
1 172 (22.25%) Finance
2 132 (17.08%) Banking
3 45 (5.82%) Retail
4 37 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.07%) Legal
7 15 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.55%) Advertising
9 10 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.16%) Front Office
10 9 (1.16%) Back Office
10 9 (1.16%) Marketing
11 8 (1.03%) Law
11 8 (1.03%) Publishing
12 6 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.65%) Dutch Language
13 5 (0.65%) Billing
13 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.52%) Automotive
14 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.12%) .NET
2 31 (4.01%) XML
3 25 (3.23%) Middleware
4 16 (2.07%) Web Services
5 13 (1.68%) HTML
6 11 (1.42%) CSS
7 9 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.03%) Ext JS
9 7 (0.91%) JSON
10 6 (0.78%) SOAP
11 5 (0.65%) XSLT
11 5 (0.65%) FpML
11 5 (0.65%) XML Messaging
11 5 (0.65%) Gherkin
12 4 (0.52%) SAP Basis
12 4 (0.52%) JSR 170
12 4 (0.52%) WPF
12 4 (0.52%) ODBC
13 3 (0.39%) XSD
13 3 (0.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.98%) Fixed Income
5 21 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (2.59%) PKI
7 19 (2.46%) Derivative
8 16 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.94%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.29%) Reference Data
13 9 (1.16%) Data Extraction
13 9 (1.16%) SWIFT
13 9 (1.16%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.16%) Equities
14 8 (1.03%) IVR
14 8 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 177 (22.90%) Windows
2 78 (10.09%) UNIX
3 63 (8.15%) Linux
4 44 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (5.05%) Windows 7
6 32 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.94%) Solaris
8 15 (1.94%) AIX
9 12 (1.55%) Android
10 9 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.78%) HPUX
12 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.26%) zOS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (13.32%) ITIL
3 90 (11.64%) Migration
4 84 (10.87%) Business Analysis
5 53 (6.86%) ETL
6 51 (6.60%) Project Management
7 47 (6.08%) Scrum
8 44 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.43%) Data Analysis
11 38 (4.92%) Data Modelling
12 37 (4.79%) Change Management
13 35 (4.53%) Test Scripting
14 34 (4.40%) CRM
15 32 (4.14%) SDLC
16 31 (4.01%) Technical Analysis
17 30 (3.88%) E-Commerce
18 29 (3.75%) Data Migration
19 28 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (3.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (25.61%) SQL
2 58 (7.50%) Java
3 27 (3.49%) C#
4 24 (3.10%) VBA
5 21 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 19 (2.46%) Python
7 16 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 14 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.55%) VB
9 12 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.42%) Perl
11 10 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.29%) R
12 6 (0.78%) JCL
12 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.78%) PHP
13 5 (0.65%) COBOL
13 5 (0.65%) Jython
14 4 (0.52%) VBScript
15 3 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.36%) Degree
3 21 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.46%) CISSP
5 18 (2.33%) CISM
6 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.07%) CISMP
7 16 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.68%) MCSE
9 11 (1.42%) ISEB
10 9 (1.16%) CCENT
11 6 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.78%) MCSA
11 6 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.52%) CISA
12 4 (0.52%) CCIE
12 4 (0.52%) CCA
12 4 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.52%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.79%) QA
2 32 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.55%) SLA
4 6 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.78%) EMIR
5 5 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.39%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 109 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.72%) XenApp
4 14 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (1.55%) vSphere
6 8 (1.03%) MetaFrame
6 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (0.91%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.65%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.39%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.39%) HDFS
10 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (4.01%) SCCM
2 9 (1.16%) SCOM
3 8 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (0.91%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.65%) Nagios
6 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.52%) WSUS
8 3 (0.39%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Netcool
9 2 (0.26%) Control-M
9 2 (0.26%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.26%) SCSM
9 2 (0.26%) Icinga
Vendors
1 114 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.25%) Oracle
3 64 (8.28%) VMware
4 56 (7.24%) Cisco
5 52 (6.73%) Citrix
6 38 (4.92%) IBM
7 26 (3.36%) AppSense
8 23 (2.98%) SAP
9 21 (2.72%) CheckPoint
10 19 (2.46%) HP
10 19 (2.46%) Clearswift
11 17 (2.20%) Informatica
12 16 (2.07%) Kaspersky
13 13 (1.68%) Tableau
14 11 (1.42%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.42%) Cognos
15 9 (1.16%) Avaya
15 9 (1.16%) Symantec
15 9 (1.16%) Alteryx
16 8 (1.03%) Remedy
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £540 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Brentford
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Kent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago