The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
UK
Rank 351 324 297
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 257 339 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 215 208
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £203 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £528 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £23.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £11.50 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £29.20 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+105.88% -35.84%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 236 £413 +5.09% 63
London +2 111 £475 +19.87% 28
South East +8 33 £388 +18.32% 10
East of England +6 20 £268 -35.15% 5
North West -3 19 £350 -16.16% 5
East Midlands +3 17 £150 -47.36% 2
Scotland +7 15 £403 +7.33% 4
South West -10 14 £315 -21.25% 3
City of London -1 13 £400 +0.06% 6
Yorkshire 0 11 £400 - 5
Northamptonshire - 11 - -
Berkshire +25 10 £406 +8.33% 1
Manchester -2 10 £263 -34.37% 4
West Yorkshire +17 9 £425 +6.25% 3
Glasgow +7 9 £300 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £141 -65.75% 1
West Midlands +4 8 £388 +10.32% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £350 - 1
Edinburgh +4 6 £425 +9.67% 2
Wiltshire +2 6 £450 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +1 6 £344 -5.82% 1
Cheshire +22 5 £350 -33.33% 1
Leeds +3 5 £456 +17.74% 1
Peterborough +2 5 £268 -35.15%
Bristol -1 5 £301 -17.67%
Hampshire +11 4 £286 -12.07% 1
Surrey +7 4 £525 +31.25% 3
Coventry -7 4 £381 +1.66%
Leicestershire +12 3 £150 -53.84%
Milton Keynes +8 3 £350 - 1

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 128 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (23.78%) SQL
3 123 (23.03%) Finance
4 95 (17.79%) Banking
5 79 (14.79%) Microsoft
6 75 (14.04%) Business Analysis
7 72 (13.48%) Windows
8 67 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (12.17%) ITIL
10 53 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (9.18%) User Stories
12 43 (8.05%) MS Excel
12 43 (8.05%) Java
13 42 (7.87%) Data Modelling
13 42 (7.87%) Scrum
13 42 (7.87%) Use Case
14 41 (7.68%) VMware
14 41 (7.68%) Active Directory
14 41 (7.68%) .NET
14 41 (7.68%) SQL Server
15 39 (7.30%) Migration
16 38 (7.12%) Data Analysis
17 37 (6.93%) Service Management
17 37 (6.93%) Project Management
18 33 (6.18%) Linux
18 33 (6.18%) Cisco
19 32 (5.99%) Retail
19 32 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (5.99%) Oracle
19 32 (5.99%) Change Management

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.37%) CMS
2 12 (2.25%) WordPress
3 11 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (1.87%) Confluence
5 9 (1.69%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.31%) Apache
6 7 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.12%) Drupal
7 6 (1.12%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.94%) SAS
8 5 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.56%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.24%) MS Office
3 9 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.12%) MS Project
6 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) MFGPRO
2 4 (0.75%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.56%) Endur
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.37%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.37%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.75%) Office 365
2 8 (1.50%) IaaS
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.31%) PaaS
4 3 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) AdWords
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.18%) Firewall
2 16 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.81%) Wireless
4 13 (2.43%) LAN
5 11 (2.06%) VPN
5 11 (2.06%) WAN
6 9 (1.69%) DNS
6 9 (1.69%) Network Security
7 7 (1.31%) SAN
8 6 (1.12%) DHCP
8 6 (1.12%) Intranet
9 5 (0.94%) MPLS
9 5 (0.94%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.94%) VoIP
10 4 (0.75%) Internet
10 4 (0.75%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.56%) LDAP
11 3 (0.56%) NAS
11 3 (0.56%) VLAN
12 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.18%) Big Data
4 17 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.25%) DB2
7 9 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.31%) MS Access
9 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.94%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.94%) DataStage
10 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (4.12%) Cucumber
2 21 (3.93%) JIRA
2 21 (3.93%) Selenium
3 10 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.56%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.37%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.19%) Toad
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (23.03%) Finance
2 95 (17.79%) Banking
3 32 (5.99%) Retail
4 20 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.81%) Front Office
7 13 (2.43%) Marketing
8 8 (1.50%) Legal
9 6 (1.12%) Advertising
9 6 (1.12%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.12%) International Banking
10 5 (0.94%) Billing
11 4 (0.75%) Back Office
11 4 (0.75%) Games
11 4 (0.75%) Law
11 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.68%) .NET
2 30 (5.62%) XML
3 22 (4.12%) HTML
4 20 (3.75%) Web Services
5 12 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (2.06%) CSS
7 8 (1.50%) FpML
7 8 (1.50%) OAuth
8 6 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.12%) WCF
9 5 (0.94%) XSD
10 4 (0.75%) Ajax
10 4 (0.75%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.75%) JSON
10 4 (0.75%) Middleware
10 4 (0.75%) REST
10 4 (0.75%) WPF
11 3 (0.56%) Akka
11 3 (0.56%) HTML5
11 3 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.37%) Derivative
4 18 (3.37%) User Experience
5 14 (2.62%) Fixed Income
6 13 (2.43%) NHS
7 11 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.31%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.31%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.31%) OTC Derivatives
9 7 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.12%) Equities
10 6 (1.12%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.94%) Fintech
11 5 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.94%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.48%) Windows
2 33 (6.18%) Linux
3 31 (5.81%) Unix
4 29 (5.43%) Windows 7
5 22 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.56%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.43%) AIX
7 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.06%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.75%) Android
11 4 (0.75%) Solaris
12 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) MVS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (14.04%) Business Analysis
3 65 (12.17%) ITIL
4 53 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (9.18%) User Stories
6 42 (7.87%) Data Modelling
6 42 (7.87%) Scrum
6 42 (7.87%) Use Case
7 39 (7.30%) Migration
8 38 (7.12%) Data Analysis
9 37 (6.93%) Project Management
9 37 (6.93%) Service Management
10 32 (5.99%) Change Management
10 32 (5.99%) SDLC
11 31 (5.81%) UML
12 27 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
13 26 (4.87%) Analytics
13 26 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (4.87%) Waterfall
14 25 (4.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 127 (23.78%) SQL
2 43 (8.05%) Java
3 22 (4.12%) C#
4 17 (3.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.62%) VBA
6 11 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.87%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.69%) Perl
8 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.31%) Python
9 7 (1.31%) Scala
9 7 (1.31%) VB
10 6 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.94%) C
12 4 (0.75%) R
12 4 (0.75%) RPG
12 4 (0.75%) Tcl
13 3 (0.56%) COBOL
13 3 (0.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 32 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.24%) Degree
3 23 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.87%) ISEB
6 6 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.75%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.75%) CCNA
9 3 (0.56%) CISM
9 3 (0.56%) CISSP
9 3 (0.56%) PhD
9 3 (0.56%) PMP
10 2 (0.37%) CCNP
10 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.37%) MCSE
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.81%) QA
2 24 (4.49%) SLA
3 16 (3.00%) MiFID
4 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.75%) IFRS
5 4 (0.75%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.37%) HL7
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) Basel II
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 41 (7.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (2.06%) vSphere
5 9 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.12%) XenApp
7 6 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.75%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.56%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.37%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.37%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.43%) SCCM
2 4 (0.75%) Nagios
2 4 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.37%) logstash
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 2 (0.37%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) Netcool
5 1 (0.19%) Oozie
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.68%) VMware
3 33 (6.18%) Cisco
4 32 (5.99%) Oracle
5 12 (2.25%) Citrix
5 12 (2.25%) LANDesk
6 10 (1.87%) IBM
7 9 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.50%) Tableau
9 6 (1.12%) AppSense
9 6 (1.12%) Dell
9 6 (1.12%) QAD
9 6 (1.12%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.12%) SAP
9 6 (1.12%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.12%) Symantec
9 6 (1.12%) Teradata
10 5 (0.94%) HP
10 5 (0.94%) Juniper
10 5 (0.94%) Wyse
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