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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 316 300 290
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 355 361 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 192 189
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.80 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.68% +34.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £27.80 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 318 £375 -6.25% 103
London -51 121 £400 -5.88% 53
North West +12 49 £400 +23.07% 9
South East -3 49 £300 -23.56% 13
Manchester +4 27 £400 -8.57% 3
Scotland +2 27 £363 -3.33% 7
South West +18 24 £400 - 6
Yorkshire -15 23 £375 +11.11% 11
Edinburgh -5 22 £375 -18.47% 5
East Midlands 0 20 £293 -39.69%
East of England +8 18 £400 +6.66% 6
Oxfordshire +14 17 £238 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -11 12 £375 +7.14% 7
Surrey -13 12 £400 -15.78% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £293 -41.50%
City of London 0 10 £400 -6.97% 10
Nottingham -6 10 £293 -41.50%
Oxford +7 9 £130 -73.73%
Leeds -8 9 £338 +3.84% 5
West Midlands -11 9 £351 +20.60% 1
Lancashire - 9 £525 - 1
Blackpool - 9 £525 -
North Yorkshire +11 8 - - 1
Northallerton - 8 - -
Merseyside +4 7 £275 - 3
Bristol -2 7 £365 -8.75% 1
Wales -6 6 £288 -
South Wales -8 6 £288 -
Devon - 6 £435 - 1
Cardiff - 6 £288 -

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 209 (27.46%) Finance
2 185 (24.31%) SQL
3 166 (21.81%) Windows
4 163 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (16.16%) Banking
6 112 (14.72%) Microsoft
7 91 (11.96%) Business Analysis
8 89 (11.70%) ITIL
9 87 (11.43%) Oracle
10 86 (11.30%) Active Directory
11 83 (10.91%) Unix
12 79 (10.38%) Linux
13 76 (9.99%) Migration
14 71 (9.33%) Java
15 59 (7.75%) SQL Server
16 57 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
17 56 (7.36%) MS Excel
18 51 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (6.44%) Windows 7
19 49 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (5.91%) Scrum
20 45 (5.91%) MS Office
21 44 (5.78%) Windows Server
22 43 (5.65%) Web Services
23 42 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
24 41 (5.39%) Investment Banking
24 41 (5.39%) Security Cleared
25 40 (5.26%) IBM
26 39 (5.12%) Project Management
26 39 (5.12%) Data Analysis

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 25 (3.29%) Apache
3 20 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.71%) IBM Notes
5 13 (1.71%) SAS
6 11 (1.45%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.05%) Drupal
9 7 (0.92%) Confluence
9 7 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.79%) CMS
10 6 (0.79%) Commerce Server
10 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.66%) JBoss
12 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.91%) MS Office
3 14 (1.84%) MS Project
4 13 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.92%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) BASE24
2 5 (0.66%) Magento
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.26%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.13%) Aligne
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.29%) Office 365
2 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.53%) SaaS
3 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Force.com
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Taleo
4 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.29%) Firewall
1 25 (3.29%) LAN
1 25 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.89%) WAN
3 21 (2.76%) DNS
4 19 (2.50%) VPN
4 19 (2.50%) Wireless
5 15 (1.97%) HTTP
5 15 (1.97%) Internet
6 12 (1.58%) DHCP
7 11 (1.45%) Network Security
8 10 (1.31%) SAN
8 10 (1.31%) SMTP
9 9 (1.18%) SSL
10 8 (1.05%) Kerberos
10 8 (1.05%) LDAP
11 7 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.92%) SNMP
12 6 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (4.20%) DB2
4 24 (3.15%) Big Data
5 23 (3.02%) QlikView
6 21 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.97%) Data Mining
10 12 (1.58%) Pentaho
10 12 (1.58%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.18%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.05%) MS Access
13 8 (1.05%) MySQL
14 7 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.02%) JIRA
2 20 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 14 (1.84%) Subversion
4 13 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.58%) Selenium
6 11 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.18%) Capybara
7 9 (1.18%) HP UFT
7 9 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 9 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.92%) JMeter
9 6 (0.79%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.66%) Ant
10 5 (0.66%) JBehave
10 5 (0.66%) JUnit
10 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.53%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.53%) ERwin
11 4 (0.53%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (27.46%) Finance
2 123 (16.16%) Banking
3 41 (5.39%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.60%) Retail
5 21 (2.76%) Front Office
6 18 (2.37%) Law
7 14 (1.84%) Legal
8 13 (1.71%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.58%) Back Office
10 11 (1.45%) Marketing
11 8 (1.05%) Advertising
11 8 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (1.05%) Games
12 6 (0.79%) Publishing
13 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) International Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.65%) Web Services
2 32 (4.20%) .NET
3 27 (3.55%) XML
4 19 (2.50%) Middleware
5 17 (2.23%) HTML
6 15 (1.97%) Gherkin
6 15 (1.97%) LAPP Stack
6 15 (1.97%) REST
7 14 (1.84%) SOAP
8 10 (1.31%) CSS
9 9 (1.18%) JSON
10 8 (1.05%) J2EE
10 8 (1.05%) Java EE
10 8 (1.05%) OAuth2
10 8 (1.05%) OpenID
10 8 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.92%) Ajax
12 6 (0.79%) IBM Integration Bus
12 6 (0.79%) JSF
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.12%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.76%) Derivative
5 19 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.23%) Equities
6 17 (2.23%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.10%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.71%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.58%) Statistics
10 10 (1.31%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.31%) Equity Risk
10 10 (1.31%) User Experience
11 9 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.18%) iSeries
12 8 (1.05%) AS400
13 7 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 166 (21.81%) Windows
2 83 (10.91%) Unix
3 79 (10.38%) Linux
4 49 (6.44%) Windows 7
5 44 (5.78%) Windows Server
6 24 (3.15%) Windows XP
7 21 (2.76%) AIX
8 20 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.84%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.92%) Solaris
13 7 (0.92%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.79%) Android
15 4 (0.53%) MVS
15 4 (0.53%) OS/400
15 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (11.96%) Business Analysis
3 89 (11.70%) ITIL
4 76 (9.99%) Migration
5 49 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (5.91%) Scrum
7 42 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (5.12%) Data Analysis
8 39 (5.12%) Project Management
9 38 (4.99%) Analytics
9 38 (4.99%) User Stories
10 36 (4.73%) ETL
10 36 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (4.47%) E-Commerce
12 31 (4.07%) Test Scripting
13 29 (3.81%) Data Modelling
14 26 (3.42%) Change Management
14 26 (3.42%) Data Migration
15 25 (3.29%) Technical Analysis
16 24 (3.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 185 (24.31%) SQL
2 71 (9.33%) Java
3 34 (4.47%) Python
4 25 (3.29%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.15%) C#
6 22 (2.89%) Shell Script
7 19 (2.50%) Perl
7 19 (2.50%) Ruby
8 18 (2.37%) VBA
9 16 (2.10%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.10%) R
10 14 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.71%) PHP
11 13 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.58%) AWK
13 11 (1.45%) COBOL
14 10 (1.31%) C++
14 10 (1.31%) Scala
15 7 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 22 (2.89%) Degree
3 21 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.50%) ISEB
5 16 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.31%) MOS
8 8 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.05%) CISSP
9 6 (0.79%) CISA
9 6 (0.79%) MCDST
10 5 (0.66%) CCNP
10 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.53%) CISM
11 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.53%) MCITP
12 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.29%) QA
2 19 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.79%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.53%) Basel III
6 4 (0.53%) HL7
6 4 (0.53%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.39%) EMIR
7 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.26%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) FINREP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
9 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 86 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.45%) XenApp
4 9 (1.18%) vSphere
5 8 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.39%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.26%) ClearTrust
8 2 (0.26%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.26%) NDS
8 2 (0.26%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (0.26%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (3.02%) SCCM
2 9 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.05%) Puppet
4 7 (0.92%) DameWare
4 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.79%) Ansible
5 6 (0.79%) SCOM
6 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.53%) WSUS
7 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.26%) Nagios
8 2 (0.26%) Netcool
8 2 (0.26%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.43%) Oracle
3 40 (5.26%) IBM
4 33 (4.34%) VMware
5 29 (3.81%) Cisco
6 19 (2.50%) Citrix
6 19 (2.50%) HP
6 19 (2.50%) Informatica
7 18 (2.37%) Tableau
8 16 (2.10%) Alteryx
9 13 (1.71%) Adobe
9 13 (1.71%) Lotus
10 12 (1.58%) hybris
10 12 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.45%) Cognos
11 11 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (1.31%) webMethods
13 9 (1.18%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.18%) iManage
13 9 (1.18%) Talend
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