The median contractor rate for a Information Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Analyst
UK / England
Rank 476 441 409
Rank change year-on-year -35 -32  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 90 174 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 124 136
Median daily rate £375 £371 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +18.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £306 £290
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Median hourly rate £19.87 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -1.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.12 £13.96 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £24.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.87 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.22% -7.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Information Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Analyst in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London -26 38 £400 - 14
South East +4 17 £300 -12.08% 9
East of England -10 10 £225 -47.05% 1
Yorkshire +21 9 £475 +90.00% 1
West Midlands +16 7 £325 -3.70% 1
North West +20 6 £226 +4.02%
South West +2 3 £363 +41.46% 1
Information Analyst
UK

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Information 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 across the England region featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 94 (51.93%) Information Security
2 53 (29.28%) CISSP
3 45 (24.86%) SQL
4 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
4 33 (18.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (16.57%) Finance
5 30 (16.57%) NHS
6 29 (16.02%) CISA
7 27 (14.92%) Degree
8 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
10 21 (11.60%) Management Information System
10 21 (11.60%) Business Analysis
11 20 (11.05%) PCI DSS
11 20 (11.05%) CISM
12 19 (10.50%) MS Excel
13 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (9.94%) Risk Management
14 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (8.29%) Data Protection
16 14 (7.73%) ISMS
16 14 (7.73%) Incident Management
16 14 (7.73%) Retail
16 14 (7.73%) PRINCE2
17 13 (7.18%) ITIL
17 13 (7.18%) Internet
17 13 (7.18%) Banking
17 13 (7.18%) Data Analysis
18 11 (6.08%) Information Management
18 11 (6.08%) IT Audit

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (2.76%) Confluence
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
2 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.18%) Internet
2 10 (5.52%) Firewall
2 10 (5.52%) Intranet
3 6 (3.31%) VPN
4 5 (2.76%) Network Security
5 3 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.10%) LAN
6 2 (1.10%) SSL
6 2 (1.10%) WAN
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) DMZ
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) HTTP
7 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.55%) IPv6
7 1 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.31%) GIS
5 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.76%) MS Access
7 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.66%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.10%) DB2
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) ERwin
2 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Retail
3 13 (7.18%) Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.76%) Legal
6 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.10%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Electronics
7 2 (1.10%) Local Government
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) HTML
1 5 (2.76%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.66%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.57%) NHS
2 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.60%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.97%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) BYOD
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.21%) Windows
2 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.93%) Information Security
2 21 (11.60%) Business Analysis
3 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (9.94%) Risk Management
4 15 (8.29%) Data Protection
5 14 (7.73%) Incident Management
5 14 (7.73%) ISMS
5 14 (7.73%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.18%) Data Analysis
6 13 (7.18%) ITIL
7 11 (6.08%) Information Management
7 11 (6.08%) IT Audit
8 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.52%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (5.52%) Security Management
9 9 (4.97%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (4.97%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (4.97%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (4.97%) Information Security Management
9 9 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.86%) SQL
2 6 (3.31%) R
3 3 (1.66%) ANSI SQL
3 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.10%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.55%) C++
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Scala
5 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (29.28%) CISSP
2 29 (16.02%) CISA
3 27 (14.92%) Degree
4 20 (11.05%) CISM
5 9 (4.97%) CISMP
6 7 (3.87%) ISEB
7 6 (3.31%) IIBA
8 4 (2.21%) CRISC
9 2 (1.10%) CCFP
9 2 (1.10%) CCSP
9 2 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.10%) CLAS
9 2 (1.10%) EnCE
9 2 (1.10%) GCFA
9 2 (1.10%) GCIA
9 2 (1.10%) GPEN
9 2 (1.10%) GREM
9 2 (1.10%) PhD
9 2 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (11.05%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.52%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.66%) COBIT
5 3 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.66%) GDPR
6 2 (1.10%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (1.10%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.55%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.55%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.55%) Nagios
1 1 (0.55%) Nessus
1 1 (0.55%) Nmap
1 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.87%) Intel
3 6 (3.31%) Intel Security
3 6 (3.31%) Oracle
3 6 (3.31%) Tableau
4 5 (2.76%) Alteryx
4 5 (2.76%) Mapinfo
5 4 (2.21%) ESRI
5 4 (2.21%) Qualys
5 4 (2.21%) SAP
6 3 (1.66%) Cisco
7 2 (1.10%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.10%) Citrix
7 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.10%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.10%) Symantec
7 2 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (0.55%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.55%) Varonis