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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 344 314 311
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 339 389 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.72% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 219 196
Median daily rate £424 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.23 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £103.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £17.54
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.05%

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
51014 53920 51780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.75% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33199 34160 31337
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 2016 2081
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 311 £425 +7.05% 75
London -13 154 £470 +17.50% 27
South East +1 42 £410 +5.12% 10
North West +16 36 £250 -32.43% 9
Manchester +12 32 £234 -10.95% 6
Yorkshire +2 26 £375 +7.14% 7
City of London +12 21 £500 +17.64% 10
Berkshire +9 17 £450 - 2
Scotland -21 17 £350 - 2
West Midlands -28 14 £388 -3.12% 4
East of England +17 12 £334 -4.64% 3
South West +9 11 £400 -21.95% 11
West Yorkshire -3 11 £380 +4.82% 4
Edinburgh -10 9 £550 +57.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 8 - - 2
South Yorkshire -5 8 £500 +100.00% 2
East Midlands -9 8 £463 +27.58% 3
Sheffield -9 7 £500 +100.00% 1
Slough +12 6 £450 - 1
North East -40 6 £325 +120.33% 1
Durham +14 5 £325 +85.71%
Halifax +2 5 £425 -
North Yorkshire -1 5 £270 -22.85%
Coventry -6 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Surrey -12 5 £330 -10.50% 1
Milton Keynes +10 4 - - 1
Bristol +2 4 £450 +309.09% 2
Essex +2 4 £215 -46.25%
Glasgow -6 4 £190 -49.33% 1
Leeds -6 4 £346 -7.66% 3

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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.

1 171 (23.92%) Finance
2 155 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (21.12%) Windows
4 129 (18.04%) Banking
5 126 (17.62%) SQL
6 96 (13.43%) Business Analysis
7 91 (12.73%) Linux
8 88 (12.31%) Oracle
9 86 (12.03%) ITIL
9 86 (12.03%) Unix
10 81 (11.33%) Microsoft
11 80 (11.19%) Active Directory
12 67 (9.37%) Data Analysis
13 66 (9.23%) Migration
14 61 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (7.83%) Java
16 55 (7.69%) Scrum
17 54 (7.55%) VMware
18 52 (7.27%) Project Management
19 49 (6.85%) Windows Server
20 48 (6.71%) SDLC
21 45 (6.29%) Use Case
22 43 (6.01%) Security Cleared
22 43 (6.01%) MS Excel
23 42 (5.87%) Data Modelling
23 42 (5.87%) User Stories
24 41 (5.73%) SQL Server
25 40 (5.59%) Retail
26 38 (5.31%) UML

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 33 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.08%) Apache
4 17 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.26%) Confluence
8 8 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.12%) CICS
9 7 (0.98%) CMS
10 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.84%) SAS
10 6 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.70%) WordPress
12 4 (0.56%) IIS
13 3 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.62%) MS Office
3 22 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.10%) MS Project
5 13 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.28%) BASE24
4 2 (0.28%) Endur
4 2 (0.28%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.28%) Hi Portfolio
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Findur
5 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.80%) IaaS
2 14 (1.96%) Office 365
3 10 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.12%) PaaS
5 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.42%) SaaS
7 2 (0.28%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Veeva
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Force.com
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.08%) WAN
2 19 (2.66%) LAN
2 19 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.52%) DNS
4 16 (2.24%) Firewall
4 16 (2.24%) SAN
5 15 (2.10%) DHCP
6 12 (1.68%) Network Security
7 11 (1.54%) Intranet
8 8 (1.12%) Internet
9 7 (0.98%) VPN
9 7 (0.98%) Wireless
10 5 (0.70%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.70%) LDAP
11 4 (0.56%) HTTP
11 4 (0.56%) MPLS
11 4 (0.56%) VoIP
12 3 (0.42%) ATM
12 3 (0.42%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.52%) DB2
4 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.68%) Big Data
6 10 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.26%) MySQL
8 8 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.84%) QlikView
10 5 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.56%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (5.31%) JIRA
2 7 (0.98%) SoapUI
2 7 (0.98%) Subversion
3 6 (0.84%) Selenium
4 4 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.56%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.56%) Toad
5 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.28%) ERwin
5 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.28%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.28%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.14%) Spock
General
1 171 (23.92%) Finance
2 129 (18.04%) Banking
3 40 (5.59%) Retail
4 31 (4.34%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.24%) Back Office
5 16 (2.24%) Front Office
6 13 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.68%) Legal
7 12 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.40%) Law
8 10 (1.40%) Marketing
9 9 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.84%) Games
11 3 (0.42%) Automotive
11 3 (0.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.42%) Publishing
11 3 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.90%) XML
2 33 (4.62%) .NET
3 22 (3.08%) Middleware
4 20 (2.80%) HTML
4 20 (2.80%) Web Services
5 8 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (0.98%) RESTful
6 7 (0.98%) WCF
6 7 (0.98%) WPF
7 6 (0.84%) CSS
7 6 (0.84%) FpML
8 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.70%) JSON
8 5 (0.70%) SOAP
9 4 (0.56%) HTML5
9 4 (0.56%) Murex MxML
10 3 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.42%) REST
10 3 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.22%) Credit Risk
3 23 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 19 (2.66%) Derivative
6 15 (2.10%) SWIFT
7 13 (1.82%) Equities
8 11 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.54%) User Experience
9 10 (1.40%) NHS
10 9 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.70%) Clustering
13 5 (0.70%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 151 (21.12%) Windows
2 91 (12.73%) Linux
3 86 (12.03%) Unix
4 49 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 29 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (2.52%) Solaris
10 12 (1.68%) AIX
11 11 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.26%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.12%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.42%) Android
15 3 (0.42%) VMS
15 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.28%) zOS
17 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (13.43%) Business Analysis
3 86 (12.03%) ITIL
4 67 (9.37%) Data Analysis
5 66 (9.23%) Migration
6 56 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (7.69%) Scrum
8 52 (7.27%) Project Management
9 48 (6.71%) SDLC
10 45 (6.29%) Use Case
11 42 (5.87%) Data Modelling
11 42 (5.87%) User Stories
12 38 (5.31%) UML
12 38 (5.31%) Waterfall
13 35 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (4.62%) Change Management
15 32 (4.48%) Data Migration
16 28 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
16 28 (3.92%) Test Scripting
17 27 (3.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (17.62%) SQL
2 56 (7.83%) Java
3 21 (2.94%) C#
4 18 (2.52%) Python
5 17 (2.38%) Perl
6 16 (2.24%) PL/SQL
7 15 (2.10%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.98%) COBOL
12 6 (0.84%) VB
12 6 (0.84%) VBScript
13 5 (0.70%) AWK
13 5 (0.70%) C++
14 4 (0.56%) PHP
14 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.42%) C
15 3 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.62%) Degree
3 28 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.96%) CISSP
7 10 (1.40%) ISEB
8 9 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.26%) CISMP
9 8 (1.12%) MCP
9 8 (1.12%) MCSE
10 7 (0.98%) MCSA
11 6 (0.84%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.56%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.56%) EMCSA
14 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.36%) QA
2 13 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.54%) MiFID
4 9 (1.26%) Solvency II
5 8 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (1.12%) SLA
6 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.42%) SEPA
8 2 (0.28%) EMIR
8 2 (0.28%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) Basel III
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.12%) vSphere
4 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.98%) XenApp
5 6 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.42%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.42%) vCloud
8 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Docker
9 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.14%) Samba
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (4.48%) SCCM
2 21 (2.94%) Puppet
3 20 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.24%) SCOM
5 15 (2.10%) WSUS
6 9 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.70%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.56%) Ansible
8 4 (0.56%) Foglight
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.56%) nmon
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.56%) vRealize
9 3 (0.42%) Control-M
9 3 (0.42%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.42%) SCSM
9 3 (0.42%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (12.31%) Oracle
2 81 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.55%) VMware
4 26 (3.64%) IBM
5 25 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.08%) Citrix
7 20 (2.80%) Cisco
7 20 (2.80%) HP
8 12 (1.68%) SaltStack
9 11 (1.54%) SAP
10 10 (1.40%) EMC
10 10 (1.40%) Intel Security
10 10 (1.40%) Murex
11 8 (1.12%) LANDesk
11 8 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.98%) Dell
13 6 (0.84%) Informatica
13 6 (0.84%) NetApp
14 5 (0.70%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.70%) Intel
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