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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 281 274 214
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 371 346 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 193 242
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.20 £36.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +2 347 £400 - 76
London +16 204 £435 -3.44% 37
South East -2 67 £380 +11.76% 10
City of London +28 58 £425 - 14
Berkshire +3 20 £400 -11.11% 2
Scotland +2 18 £375 +5.63% 4
Yorkshire -6 18 £388 +21.09% 8
North West -12 18 £333 -1.48% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £293 -2.50% 2
Surrey +3 13 £475 +46.15% 2
West Yorkshire -14 13 £425 +32.81% 4
South West -15 13 £388 +23.01% 3
Edinburgh +2 12 £455 +1.16% 4
West Midlands +3 11 £280 -37.77%
Bristol -6 9 £400 +25.00% 1
Reading - 9 £410 -
East Midlands -4 8 £365 -27.00% 6
Manchester -12 8 £345 +10.40% 5
Hampshire -20 8 £273 -17.19% 1
Milton Keynes -6 7 - -
Oxfordshire -11 7 £405 +15.71% 2
Leeds -13 7 £350 +19.65% 3
East of England -8 6 £375 +15.38% 4
Cheshire +1 5 £325 -7.14% 3
Nottingham -1 5 £365 +14.96%
Glasgow -2 5 £300 -27.71%
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £365 +14.96%
High Wycombe - 5 £280 - 2
Oxford - 4 £405 - 2
Bradford - 4 £450 - 1

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 183 (25.77%) SQL
2 154 (21.69%) Finance
3 130 (18.31%) Banking
4 129 (18.17%) Windows
5 112 (15.77%) Microsoft
6 95 (13.38%) Oracle
7 90 (12.68%) UNIX
8 89 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
10 83 (11.69%) Migration
11 78 (10.99%) Business Analysis
12 71 (10.00%) ITIL
13 69 (9.72%) Linux
14 67 (9.44%) Active Directory
15 66 (9.30%) MS Excel
16 57 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 55 (7.75%) Data Analysis
18 51 (7.18%) SQL Server
19 50 (7.04%) Java
20 49 (6.90%) Investment Banking
21 47 (6.62%) XML
22 46 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
23 45 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
24 44 (6.20%) Project Management
25 39 (5.49%) ETL
26 37 (5.21%) .NET
26 37 (5.21%) VMware
27 36 (5.07%) MS Office
27 36 (5.07%) Cisco
28 35 (4.93%) Degree

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 30 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.52%) IIS
4 24 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.27%) SAS
6 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.99%) Apache
9 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.70%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.56%) CMS
11 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.42%) Lync
12 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 66 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.07%) MS Office
3 15 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.28%) DOC1
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.56%) Summit
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.28%) Global One
5 2 (0.28%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.27%) SaaS
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.52%) WAN
3 24 (3.38%) LAN
4 22 (3.10%) Firewall
5 17 (2.39%) Internet
5 17 (2.39%) DNS
6 13 (1.83%) SAN
7 11 (1.55%) VPN
7 11 (1.55%) HTTP
8 9 (1.27%) DHCP
8 9 (1.27%) Intranet
9 8 (1.13%) VoIP
10 7 (0.99%) Network Security
11 6 (0.85%) SSH
11 6 (0.85%) LDAP
11 6 (0.85%) SNMP
12 5 (0.70%) FTP
12 5 (0.70%) MPLS
12 5 (0.70%) TACACS
12 5 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.39%) QlikView
5 15 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 14 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.97%) DB2
7 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.55%) Big Data
9 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.13%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.99%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.85%) OLAP
12 6 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.70%) MySQL
13 5 (0.70%) MS Access
13 5 (0.70%) DataStage
14 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Selenium
2 8 (1.13%) JIRA
3 7 (0.99%) PHPUnit
4 6 (0.85%) SoapUI
4 6 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.42%) Subversion
6 3 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.42%) PeopleTools
6 3 (0.42%) ERwin
7 2 (0.28%) MSI
7 2 (0.28%) Maven
7 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.28%) Behat
7 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.14%) TestLink
8 1 (0.14%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.14%) Ant
8 1 (0.14%) JUnit
General
1 154 (21.69%) Finance
2 130 (18.31%) Banking
3 49 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.37%) Retail
5 22 (3.10%) Front Office
6 16 (2.25%) Advertising
7 13 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.69%) Publishing
9 11 (1.55%) Back Office
10 8 (1.13%) Law
11 7 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.99%) Marketing
12 6 (0.85%) Legal
12 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.56%) Local Government
14 4 (0.56%) Billing
15 3 (0.42%) Games
15 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.42%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.62%) XML
2 37 (5.21%) .NET
3 30 (4.23%) Middleware
4 19 (2.68%) SOAP
4 19 (2.68%) HTML
5 13 (1.83%) Web Services
6 12 (1.69%) RESTful
7 9 (1.27%) Spring
8 7 (0.99%) CSS
8 7 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.85%) JSON
9 6 (0.85%) Spring Integration
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (0.56%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.56%) FpML
11 4 (0.56%) J2EE
11 4 (0.56%) XSLT
12 3 (0.42%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.52%) Fixed Income
3 18 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (2.54%) Mainframe
3 18 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 16 (2.25%) Derivative
5 13 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.27%) User Experience
7 9 (1.27%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 7 (0.99%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (0.85%) Equities
10 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 129 (18.17%) Windows
2 90 (12.68%) UNIX
3 69 (9.72%) Linux
4 34 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 27 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.83%) Solaris
9 12 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.55%) HPUX
11 10 (1.41%) AIX
12 6 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.85%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.42%) Android
14 3 (0.42%) OS/400
15 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (11.69%) Migration
3 78 (10.99%) Business Analysis
4 71 (10.00%) ITIL
5 57 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (7.75%) Data Analysis
7 45 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (6.20%) Project Management
9 39 (5.49%) ETL
10 34 (4.79%) User Stories
11 33 (4.65%) Scrum
12 31 (4.37%) E-Commerce
13 30 (4.23%) Data Modelling
14 29 (4.08%) CRM
14 29 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (3.52%) Change Management
16 24 (3.38%) Data Migration
17 22 (3.10%) Data Mapping
17 22 (3.10%) Test Scripting
17 22 (3.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 183 (25.77%) SQL
2 50 (7.04%) Java
3 25 (3.52%) VBA
4 20 (2.82%) C#
5 17 (2.39%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.11%) Perl
6 15 (2.11%) Python
7 14 (1.97%) PHP
8 11 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.27%) VBScript
10 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.85%) VB
11 6 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.70%) COBOL
12 5 (0.70%) R
13 4 (0.56%) Groovy
14 3 (0.42%) SQR
14 3 (0.42%) Scala
15 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (4.93%) Degree
2 25 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.83%) VCP4
6 10 (1.41%) MCSE
7 9 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.13%) ISEB
8 8 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.85%) CCNA
10 5 (0.70%) MCP
10 5 (0.70%) CCNP
10 5 (0.70%) MCITP
10 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.42%) IIBA
12 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.28%) MCTS
13 2 (0.28%) CBAP
13 2 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.24%) QA
2 12 (1.69%) SLA
2 12 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.85%) HL7
4 4 (0.56%) DICOM
4 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.28%) FATCA
6 2 (0.28%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 67 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.69%) XenApp
4 10 (1.41%) vSphere
5 8 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.28%) RACF
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Nmap
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (2.68%) SCCM
2 5 (0.70%) SCOM
2 5 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.56%) Netcool
4 3 (0.42%) Nagios
4 3 (0.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.28%) Icinga
5 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.28%) Control-M
5 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
6 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 112 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 95 (13.38%) Oracle
3 37 (5.21%) VMware
4 36 (5.07%) Cisco
5 27 (3.80%) IBM
6 25 (3.52%) Citrix
7 21 (2.96%) SAP
8 14 (1.97%) HP
8 14 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.83%) Cognos
10 11 (1.55%) Informatica
11 10 (1.41%) NetApp
12 8 (1.13%) EMC
13 7 (0.99%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.99%) Symantec
13 7 (0.99%) Tableau
14 6 (0.85%) Alteryx
14 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.85%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.85%) Google
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