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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 307 303 243
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 372 345 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 200 217
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£375 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 17
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +57.14%

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -30 321 £375 -6.25% 70
London -45 145 £400 -2.67% 28
South East -7 56 £400 +15.94% 4
City of London -14 47 £425 +3.65% 15
Scotland +21 41 £350 -6.66% 8
North West +4 35 £339 -3.35% 8
Yorkshire -1 29 £350 -12.22% 13
Manchester +9 20 £325 - 6
Edinburgh +11 18 £350 +33.33% 4
Glasgow +10 15 £375 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +5 15 £375 +72.41% 2
West Yorkshire -10 14 £350 -15.15% 8
Oxfordshire -11 14 £420 -
East Midlands +2 12 £265 -11.66% 2
East of England -3 12 £320 -8.57% 7
Sheffield +4 11 £263 -47.50%
South Yorkshire -4 11 £263 -47.50%
Buckinghamshire -7 11 £350 +23.89%
Leeds -17 11 £350 -12.22% 4
Surrey -4 10 £400 +63.26%
Oxford -5 10 £416 -
Hampshire +6 9 £300 -11.76% 2
South West -16 8 £550 +37.50% 6
Milton Keynes -7 7 £350 +23.89%
Essex -9 7 £350 +3.70% 1
Cheshire -3 6 £400 -0.24% 2
Merseyside -8 6 - -
Berkshire +8 5 £450 +9.09% 1
Inverclyde -4 5 £238 -
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £364 +230.68% 1

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 204 (26.25%) SQL
2 173 (22.27%) Windows
3 170 (21.88%) Finance
4 137 (17.63%) Banking
5 114 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 103 (13.26%) ITIL
6 103 (13.26%) Active Directory
7 100 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (12.36%) Migration
9 93 (11.97%) Oracle
10 84 (10.81%) UNIX
11 80 (10.30%) Business Analysis
12 69 (8.88%) Linux
13 67 (8.62%) SQL Server
13 67 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (8.24%) VMware
15 60 (7.72%) Java
16 57 (7.34%) Cisco
17 55 (7.08%) .NET
18 54 (6.95%) Data Analysis
19 53 (6.82%) ETL
19 53 (6.82%) Citrix
20 48 (6.18%) Data Centre
21 46 (5.92%) MS Excel
21 46 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
21 46 (5.92%) Firewall
22 44 (5.66%) Retail
22 44 (5.66%) WAN
22 44 (5.66%) Project Management
22 44 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 41 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.35%) IIS
4 23 (2.96%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.67%) Apache
7 12 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.90%) Lync
9 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.64%) SAS
11 5 (0.64%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.51%) ATG Dynamo
12 4 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.51%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.41%) MS Office
3 24 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.90%) MS Project
6 5 (0.64%) SPSS
7 4 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.51%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.16%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.51%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.39%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.39%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) BondVision
8 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.67%) Office 365
2 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.92%) Firewall
2 44 (5.66%) WAN
3 35 (4.50%) LAN
4 29 (3.73%) SAN
5 23 (2.96%) SSL
6 22 (2.83%) VPN
6 22 (2.83%) DNS
7 20 (2.57%) Internet
7 20 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (2.19%) NAS
8 17 (2.19%) Network Security
9 16 (2.06%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.80%) DHCP
11 13 (1.67%) HTTP
12 11 (1.42%) Intranet
12 11 (1.42%) Wireless
13 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.90%) FTP
14 6 (0.77%) SMTP
15 5 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.09%) DB2
5 22 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.57%) QlikView
7 18 (2.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (1.80%) Big Data
8 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.29%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.90%) DataStage
15 5 (0.64%) OLAP
15 5 (0.64%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.16%) Selenium
3 8 (1.03%) JIRA
4 7 (0.90%) Ant
5 6 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.77%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.64%) PeopleTools
7 4 (0.51%) ERwin
7 4 (0.51%) Subversion
7 4 (0.51%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.39%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.39%) Maven
8 3 (0.39%) XMLSpy
8 3 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.26%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.26%) Behat
9 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 170 (21.88%) Finance
2 137 (17.63%) Banking
3 44 (5.66%) Retail
4 41 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.06%) Legal
7 15 (1.93%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.42%) Advertising
8 11 (1.42%) Law
8 11 (1.42%) Front Office
9 10 (1.29%) Back Office
9 10 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.64%) Billing
12 4 (0.51%) Marketing
12 4 (0.51%) French Language
13 3 (0.39%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.08%) .NET
2 40 (5.15%) XML
3 23 (2.96%) Middleware
4 15 (1.93%) Web Services
5 14 (1.80%) HTML
6 9 (1.16%) CSS
6 9 (1.16%) JSON
7 7 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.77%) SOAP
8 6 (0.77%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.64%) FpML
9 5 (0.64%) XML Messaging
9 5 (0.64%) XSLT
9 5 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.51%) RESTful
10 4 (0.51%) JSR 170
10 4 (0.51%) WPF
10 4 (0.51%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.51%) ODBC
10 4 (0.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.47%) Fixed Income
4 26 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (2.57%) Mainframe
6 19 (2.45%) PKI
7 18 (2.32%) Derivative
8 13 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.54%) Equities
9 12 (1.54%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.42%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.29%) FMCG
11 10 (1.29%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.29%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.16%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.16%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 173 (22.27%) Windows
2 84 (10.81%) UNIX
3 69 (8.88%) Linux
4 44 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 32 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.06%) AIX
8 15 (1.93%) Solaris
9 12 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.42%) Android
11 10 (1.29%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.03%) HPUX
12 8 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (13.26%) ITIL
2 100 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (12.36%) Migration
4 80 (10.30%) Business Analysis
5 54 (6.95%) Data Analysis
6 53 (6.82%) ETL
7 44 (5.66%) Project Management
8 43 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (5.41%) Test Scripting
10 41 (5.28%) Data Modelling
11 40 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (4.76%) SDLC
13 35 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (4.38%) Scrum
15 33 (4.25%) Change Management
16 32 (4.12%) E-Commerce
16 32 (4.12%) Data Migration
17 29 (3.73%) CRM
18 27 (3.47%) Asset Management
18 27 (3.47%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 204 (26.25%) SQL
2 60 (7.72%) Java
3 30 (3.86%) C#
4 23 (2.96%) VBA
5 20 (2.57%) Python
5 20 (2.57%) JavaScript
6 19 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 15 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.67%) Perl
9 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.29%) R
11 9 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.16%) PHP
12 8 (1.03%) VB
13 6 (0.77%) JCL
13 6 (0.77%) COBOL
14 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.64%) VBScript
14 5 (0.64%) Scala
14 5 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (2.96%) Degree
3 20 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.45%) CISSP
5 18 (2.32%) CISM
6 17 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.93%) CISMP
9 12 (1.54%) MCSE
10 10 (1.29%) ISEB
11 9 (1.16%) CCENT
12 8 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.77%) MCSA
13 6 (0.77%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.51%) CCEE
14 4 (0.51%) CCAA
14 4 (0.51%) CISA
14 4 (0.51%) CCIE
14 4 (0.51%) CCA
14 4 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.15%) QA
2 31 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.16%) SLA
4 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.90%) EMIR
5 6 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.39%) MiFID
9 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) Basel III
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.13%) FATCA
10 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) HL7
10 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 103 (13.26%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.09%) XenApp
4 16 (2.06%) vSphere
5 13 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.03%) MetaFrame
7 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.39%) HDFS
11 3 (0.39%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.13%) iptables
13 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 27 (3.47%) SCCM
2 8 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (0.90%) SCOM
4 6 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.64%) Nagios
6 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.39%) WSUS
7 3 (0.39%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.26%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.26%) SCSM
8 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Netcool
8 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.26%) Icinga
9 1 (0.13%) Iperf
9 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 114 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 93 (11.97%) Oracle
3 64 (8.24%) VMware
4 57 (7.34%) Cisco
5 53 (6.82%) Citrix
6 36 (4.63%) IBM
7 26 (3.35%) AppSense
8 24 (3.09%) SAP
9 21 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 20 (2.57%) HP
11 18 (2.32%) Clearswift
12 16 (2.06%) Kaspersky
13 14 (1.80%) Informatica
13 14 (1.80%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.54%) Tableau
15 11 (1.42%) Cognos
16 10 (1.29%) Symantec
17 9 (1.16%) Wyse
18 8 (1.03%) Teradata
18 8 (1.03%) Lotus
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