The median contractor rate for an Information Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 461 448
Rank change year-on-year -40 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 87 160 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 102 129
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £188 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £275
% change year-on-year +25.92% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Median hourly rate £18.30 £17.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -57.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £15.10 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.66 £27.55 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -31.82% -65.80%  

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 -10 41 £400 - 14
South East +5 19 £413 - 4
Yorkshire +28 10 £425 +17.89% 5
North West +13 6 £313 +4.16% 1
West Midlands +7 5 £450 +30.90% 1
South West -10 4 £350 -
East of England -12 3 £425 -10.52% 1
East Midlands -18 2 £425 +36.00%
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Information Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 85 (48.57%) Information Security
2 53 (30.29%) SQL
3 33 (18.86%) CISSP
3 33 (18.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (18.29%) Microsoft
5 31 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 27 (15.43%) NHS
8 26 (14.86%) Finance
8 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
9 23 (13.14%) Degree
9 23 (13.14%) Data Analysis
10 22 (12.57%) CISM
11 20 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (11.43%) PCI DSS
12 19 (10.86%) CISA
13 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (9.71%) Management Information System
14 17 (9.71%) Risk Management
15 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (8.57%) Data Protection
16 15 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (8.00%) Information Management
18 13 (7.43%) Business Analysis
18 13 (7.43%) Incident Management
19 12 (6.86%) Penetration Testing
19 12 (6.86%) Legal
20 10 (5.71%) Firewall
20 10 (5.71%) VBA
20 10 (5.71%) Windows

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 4 (2.29%) SAS
1 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.14%) Confluence
4 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) Firewall
2 5 (2.86%) Internet
2 5 (2.86%) VPN
3 4 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.71%) SNMP
5 2 (1.14%) LDAP
5 2 (1.14%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Extranet
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.43%) GIS
5 6 (3.43%) MS Access
6 5 (2.86%) QlikView
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.14%) DB2
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.14%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) ERwin
2 1 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 26 (14.86%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Legal
3 7 (4.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) HTML
1 6 (3.43%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.29%) Web Services
3 3 (1.71%) HTML5
4 2 (1.14%) CSS
4 2 (1.14%) JSON
4 2 (1.14%) SOAP
4 2 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (15.43%) NHS
3 17 (9.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.14%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) BYOD
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.57%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.71%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.71%) Unix
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.14%) Linux
5 1 (0.57%) AIX
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (48.57%) Information Security
2 23 (13.14%) Data Analysis
3 20 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (9.71%) Risk Management
5 15 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (8.57%) Data Protection
6 14 (8.00%) Information Management
7 13 (7.43%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.43%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.86%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
9 10 (5.71%) ISMS
10 9 (5.14%) Information Assurance
10 9 (5.14%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.00%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.00%) Informatics
11 7 (4.00%) Security Management
11 7 (4.00%) Workflow
11 7 (4.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.29%) SQL
2 10 (5.71%) VBA
3 3 (1.71%) ANSI SQL
3 3 (1.71%) Java
3 3 (1.71%) R
4 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
5 1 (0.57%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) Scala
5 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (18.86%) CISSP
2 23 (13.14%) Degree
3 22 (12.57%) CISM
4 19 (10.86%) CISA
5 8 (4.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (3.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.43%) CRISC
6 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.71%) CCNA
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.14%) CNA
10 2 (1.14%) CNE
10 2 (1.14%) ISEB
10 2 (1.14%) MCSE
10 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.14%) Novell Certification
10 2 (1.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.71%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.43%) COBIT
5 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (2.29%) GDPR
7 3 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.57%) QA
8 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) WMI
2 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.57%) Nessus
2 1 (0.57%) Nmap
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.71%) Tableau
3 9 (5.14%) Intel
3 9 (5.14%) McAfee
4 8 (4.57%) Oracle
5 6 (3.43%) Alteryx
6 5 (2.86%) Cognos
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco
7 4 (2.29%) ESRI
7 4 (2.29%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.71%) SAP
8 3 (1.71%) VMware
9 2 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.57%) BMC
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.57%) Sophos
10 1 (0.57%) TOWER Software
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