Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Information Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 643 663 514
Rank change year-on-year +20 -149 -52
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 201 201 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 155 288
England median daily rate £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £216 £204 £188
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £316
% change year-on-year +13.33% +18.58% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
England median hourly rate £14.15 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.17% -18.60% +48.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.38 £13.12
90th Percentile £16.63 £23.00 £40.45
UK median hourly rate £14.15 £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -19.17% -23.08% +54.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 106 £425 +3.03% 12
South East +21 44 £413 -1.49% 9
North of England +62 18 £425 +6.25% 2
Midlands +14 16 £425 +51.79% 5
East of England -17 11 £470 +13.94% 1
North West +27 9 £350 +60.92% 1
Yorkshire +24 9 £425 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +11 9 £350 +48.94% 1
West Midlands +13 7 £425 +21.43% 4
South West -14 7 £323 -9.47% 1
Information Analyst
UK

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 134 (66.67%) Information Security
2 65 (32.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (20.90%) SQL
4 40 (19.90%) Finance
4 40 (19.90%) GDPR
5 37 (18.41%) CISSP
6 35 (17.41%) Management Information System
7 33 (16.42%) PCI DSS
7 33 (16.42%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (14.43%) Firewall
9 29 (14.43%) Microsoft
9 29 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
10 27 (13.43%) NHS
11 23 (11.44%) Data Protection
11 23 (11.44%) COBIT
11 23 (11.44%) SANS
12 22 (10.95%) CISM
13 20 (9.95%) Windows
13 20 (9.95%) Data Analysis
13 20 (9.95%) SIEM
14 19 (9.45%) Degree
15 16 (7.96%) Cisco
16 15 (7.46%) McAfee
17 14 (6.97%) Risk Management
17 14 (6.97%) Penetration Testing
18 13 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (6.47%) Linux
18 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (5.97%) Data Privacy

Information Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (2.99%) SAS
2 5 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) SPSS
5 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) assyst
1 1 (0.50%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.98%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.43%) Firewall
2 8 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.49%) Internet
3 5 (2.49%) Network Security
4 4 (1.99%) SMS
4 4 (1.99%) SNMP
5 3 (1.49%) Intranet
5 3 (1.49%) LDAP
5 3 (1.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) 802.11
6 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.50%) CDMA
6 1 (0.50%) GSM
6 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.50%) LTE
6 1 (0.50%) SAN
6 1 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) TETRA
6 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.48%) MS Access
3 7 (3.48%) QlikView
3 7 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.00%) Power BI
6 2 (1.00%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.00%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 40 (19.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.98%) Legal
3 8 (3.98%) Law
4 5 (2.49%) Retail
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) CSS
1 2 (1.00%) JSON
1 2 (1.00%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.00%) SOAP
1 2 (1.00%) XML
1 2 (1.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.50%) HTML
2 1 (0.50%) HTML5
2 1 (0.50%) LAMP
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.41%) Management Information System
2 30 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.43%) NHS
4 3 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.49%) Reinsurance
4 3 (1.49%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.00%) CESG
5 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (0.50%) BYOD
6 1 (0.50%) CCTV
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.95%) Windows
2 13 (6.47%) Linux
3 7 (3.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) AIX
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (66.67%) Information Security
2 33 (16.42%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (11.44%) Data Protection
4 20 (9.95%) Data Analysis
4 20 (9.95%) SIEM
5 14 (6.97%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (6.97%) Risk Management
6 13 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (5.97%) Data Privacy
7 12 (5.97%) Information Assurance
8 11 (5.47%) Computer Security
8 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.98%) ISMS
9 10 (4.98%) Project Management
10 9 (4.48%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.48%) ITIL
10 9 (4.48%) Line Management
10 9 (4.48%) Security Management
10 9 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.90%) SQL
2 6 (2.99%) VBA
3 3 (1.49%) Java
3 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.49%) VBScript
4 2 (1.00%) C
4 2 (1.00%) C#
4 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.00%) Python
4 2 (1.00%) R
5 1 (0.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (18.41%) CISSP
2 23 (11.44%) SANS
3 22 (10.95%) CISM
4 19 (9.45%) Degree
5 11 (5.47%) GCIA
5 11 (5.47%) GCIH
5 11 (5.47%) GIAC
5 11 (5.47%) SSCP
6 10 (4.98%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.49%) CCNA
7 5 (2.49%) CEH
7 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.00%) CISA
10 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) ECDL
10 2 (1.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (32.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (19.90%) GDPR
3 33 (16.42%) PCI DSS
4 23 (11.44%) COBIT
5 11 (5.47%) Data Quality
6 10 (4.98%) NIST 800
7 7 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (1.00%) PMO
9 2 (1.00%) SLA
10 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.98%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.99%) WMI
3 2 (1.00%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.50%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.96%) Cisco
3 15 (7.46%) McAfee
4 11 (5.47%) Blue Coat
4 11 (5.47%) CheckPoint
4 11 (5.47%) Tableau
5 10 (4.98%) Dell
5 10 (4.98%) FireEye
6 8 (3.98%) Qualys
6 8 (3.98%) Splunk
7 7 (3.48%) Oracle
7 7 (3.48%) Tufin
7 7 (3.48%) Varonis
8 4 (1.99%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.99%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.99%) SAP
8 4 (1.99%) VMware
9 3 (1.49%) LogLogic
10 2 (1.00%) Lieberman
10 2 (1.00%) Thycotic