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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 302 290 241
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 388 351 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.67% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.72% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 226 217
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
- +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.00 £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +58.62%

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -22 352 £388 -3.12% 73
London -5 165 £400 -3.61% 33
South East -4 61 £400 +6.66% 6
North West +15 54 £345 -4.82% 5
City of London 0 54 £425 -5.55% 8
Manchester +32 40 £340 +195.65% 2
Scotland +9 26 £375 +66.66% 6
Yorkshire -9 22 £413 +37.50% 10
Oxfordshire -3 18 £408 -
Edinburgh +8 15 £350 +133.33% 3
West Midlands -3 14 £325 +54.76% 6
West Yorkshire -6 14 £425 +9.67% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £300 -4.00% 1
Hampshire +11 12 £275 -28.10%
South West +3 12 £350 -12.50% 2
Oxford +2 11 £412 -
Berkshire -4 11 £450 +13.20% 1
Leeds -4 10 £400 - 2
Glasgow +2 9 £400 +10.34% 2
East Midlands -7 9 £363 +76.82% 2
East of England -18 9 £279 +16.14% 7
High Wycombe - 9 £300 -
Essex +1 7 £279 -34.41% 2
Greenford - 7 - -
South Yorkshire - 6 £250 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £250 - 1
Merseyside -8 5 - - 1
Cheshire -10 5 £400 +6.52% 1
Dorset - 5 - - 1
Winchester - 5 £250 -

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 195 (26.07%) SQL
2 166 (22.19%) Finance
3 153 (20.45%) Windows
4 130 (17.38%) Banking
5 109 (14.57%) Microsoft
6 99 (13.24%) ITIL
6 99 (13.24%) Migration
7 92 (12.30%) Oracle
8 91 (12.17%) Active Directory
8 91 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (11.76%) UNIX
10 76 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (9.89%) Linux
12 65 (8.69%) Business Analysis
13 61 (8.16%) Cisco
14 59 (7.89%) SQL Server
14 59 (7.89%) Java
14 59 (7.89%) Data Analysis
15 54 (7.22%) VMware
16 49 (6.55%) ETL
17 47 (6.28%) MS Excel
17 47 (6.28%) .NET
17 47 (6.28%) Citrix
17 47 (6.28%) Firewall
18 46 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
19 45 (6.02%) WAN
20 44 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
20 44 (5.88%) Investment Banking
20 44 (5.88%) Data Centre
21 41 (5.48%) Business Intelligence

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.01%) IIS
3 25 (3.34%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.34%) WebSphere
4 21 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (1.87%) Apache
8 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.67%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.67%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.67%) SAS
10 5 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.53%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.53%) CMS
11 4 (0.53%) ATG Dynamo
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.95%) MS Office
3 19 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) MS Project
5 4 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.07%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (0.80%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.40%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.40%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.27%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.13%) Agresso
8 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.20%) Office 365
2 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.40%) SaaS
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Boomi
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.28%) Firewall
2 45 (6.02%) WAN
3 37 (4.95%) LAN
4 23 (3.07%) SSL
5 22 (2.94%) VPN
6 20 (2.67%) SAN
6 20 (2.67%) Internet
6 20 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (2.54%) DNS
7 19 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.14%) HTTP
8 16 (2.14%) Network Security
9 13 (1.74%) Wireless
10 11 (1.47%) Intranet
10 11 (1.47%) DHCP
11 9 (1.20%) SNMP
11 9 (1.20%) NAS
12 7 (0.94%) MPLS
12 7 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.94%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.34%) DB2
3 25 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.54%) QlikView
6 16 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (1.87%) Big Data
9 11 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.80%) DataStage
13 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (1.47%) Selenium
1 11 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.07%) JIRA
3 7 (0.94%) Ant
4 6 (0.80%) SoapUI
4 6 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.53%) ERwin
5 4 (0.53%) Subversion
6 3 (0.40%) Maven
6 3 (0.40%) XMLSpy
6 3 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.40%) PeopleTools
6 3 (0.40%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 166 (22.19%) Finance
2 130 (17.38%) Banking
3 44 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 37 (4.95%) Retail
5 17 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.14%) Front Office
6 16 (2.14%) Advertising
7 15 (2.01%) Legal
8 13 (1.74%) Back Office
9 12 (1.60%) Law
10 10 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.94%) Publishing
13 6 (0.80%) Billing
13 6 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.80%) Marketing
14 4 (0.53%) French Language
15 3 (0.40%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.28%) .NET
2 39 (5.21%) XML
3 29 (3.88%) Middleware
4 14 (1.87%) HTML
5 10 (1.34%) Web Services
5 10 (1.34%) CSS
6 9 (1.20%) JSON
7 8 (1.07%) SOAP
8 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.67%) XML Schema
9 5 (0.67%) XSLT
9 5 (0.67%) XML Messaging
9 5 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.67%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.53%) WPF
10 4 (0.53%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.53%) XSD
10 4 (0.53%) FpML
11 3 (0.40%) ODBC
11 3 (0.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (3.61%) Fixed Income
4 26 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.94%) Derivative
6 19 (2.54%) PKI
7 18 (2.41%) Mainframe
8 14 (1.87%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.74%) Data Integration
9 13 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.47%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.34%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.34%) Equities
12 9 (1.20%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.20%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.07%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.94%) iSeries
14 7 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 153 (20.45%) Windows
2 88 (11.76%) UNIX
3 74 (9.89%) Linux
4 39 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 35 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (2.81%) AIX
9 19 (2.54%) Solaris
10 12 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.47%) HPUX
11 11 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.34%) Android
13 8 (1.07%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.40%) BlackBerry OS
15 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.40%) zOS
16 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.24%) ITIL
1 99 (13.24%) Migration
2 91 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (8.69%) Business Analysis
4 59 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 49 (6.55%) ETL
6 44 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (5.48%) Project Management
8 39 (5.21%) E-Commerce
8 39 (5.21%) Data Modelling
9 38 (5.08%) Scrum
10 34 (4.55%) Data Migration
11 33 (4.41%) SDLC
12 32 (4.28%) Test Scripting
12 32 (4.28%) CRM
13 31 (4.14%) Data Mapping
14 28 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (3.61%) Change Management
15 27 (3.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 195 (26.07%) SQL
2 59 (7.89%) Java
3 27 (3.61%) C#
4 23 (3.07%) Python
5 22 (2.94%) VBA
6 18 (2.41%) Perl
7 15 (2.01%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.20%) PHP
12 8 (1.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.94%) R
14 5 (0.67%) Groovy
14 5 (0.67%) Scala
14 5 (0.67%) Jython
14 5 (0.67%) COBOL
14 5 (0.67%) VBScript
14 5 (0.67%) VB
15 4 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (3.48%) Degree
2 25 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.54%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (2.41%) CISSP
5 17 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.27%) CISM
6 15 (2.01%) CISMP
7 14 (1.87%) MCSE
8 9 (1.20%) ISEB
8 9 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.20%) CCENT
9 8 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.80%) MCSA
11 5 (0.67%) CCIE
12 4 (0.53%) CCA
12 4 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.53%) CCNA
12 4 (0.53%) CCEE
12 4 (0.53%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.35%) QA
2 33 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.07%) SLA
6 6 (0.80%) EMIR
7 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.40%) HL7
8 3 (0.40%) DICOM
9 2 (0.27%) MiFID
9 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) Basel III
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.13%) FATCA
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.07%) XenApp
4 14 (1.87%) vSphere
5 10 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.07%) MetaFrame
8 7 (0.94%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.40%) HDFS
12 1 (0.13%) iptables
12 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (3.48%) SCCM
2 12 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.80%) SCOM
3 6 (0.80%) Netcool
4 5 (0.67%) Nagios
5 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.40%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.27%) Icinga
7 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.13%) Iperf
8 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 92 (12.30%) Oracle
3 61 (8.16%) Cisco
4 54 (7.22%) VMware
5 47 (6.28%) Citrix
6 40 (5.35%) IBM
7 25 (3.34%) CheckPoint
7 25 (3.34%) AppSense
8 19 (2.54%) SAP
9 18 (2.41%) HP
9 18 (2.41%) Clearswift
10 16 (2.14%) Kaspersky
11 14 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.60%) EMC
13 11 (1.47%) NetApp
14 10 (1.34%) Informatica
14 10 (1.34%) Cognos
15 9 (1.20%) Wyse
15 9 (1.20%) Tableau
16 8 (1.07%) Alteryx
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