Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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.

Senior Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 258 215
Rank change year-on-year -6 -43 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 894 886 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.99% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.05% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 609 859
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £300
90th Percentile £663 £626 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 14
England median hourly rate £21.15 £31.00 £20.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.77% +54.15% -14.43%
10th Percentile £15.19 £16.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £48.35 £48.75 £31.73
UK median hourly rate £22.68 £31.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year -26.84% +54.15% -14.43%

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 87,749 84,604 93,304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,840 55,711 60,381
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,580 2,902 3,571
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -23 503 £500 +5.26% 100
South East +14 142 £425 +5.59% 33
North of England +35 81 £426 +0.71% 43
Midlands -38 61 £423 -1.17% 31
South West +19 56 £350 -11.11% 14
East of England -26 51 £396 +14.86% 14
Yorkshire +9 37 £442 -0.34% 18
North West 0 37 £435 +2.96% 23
West Midlands -11 36 £465 +5.68% 22
East Midlands -18 25 £410 -4.09% 9
North East +48 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 323 (36.13%) Finance
2 245 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (18.12%) SQL
4 148 (16.55%) Business Analysis
5 147 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 133 (14.88%) Banking
8 121 (13.53%) Project Management
9 98 (10.96%) Degree
10 93 (10.40%) Windows
11 87 (9.73%) Data Analysis
12 85 (9.51%) Test Automation
13 80 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
14 79 (8.84%) Microsoft
15 78 (8.72%) User Stories
16 76 (8.50%) JIRA
17 68 (7.61%) Management Information System
18 65 (7.27%) Waterfall
19 63 (7.05%) Security Cleared
19 63 (7.05%) Scrum
20 62 (6.94%) Analytics
21 61 (6.82%) QA
22 55 (6.15%) Oracle
22 55 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
23 53 (5.93%) Use Case
24 52 (5.82%) Migration
24 52 (5.82%) Java
25 51 (5.70%) BDD
26 50 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
27 48 (5.37%) ISEB

Senior 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 29 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.13%) Confluence
3 21 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.01%) SAS
5 16 (1.79%) CMS
6 13 (1.45%) IIS
7 9 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.89%) Apache
9 6 (0.67%) JBoss
9 6 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.56%) WordPress
11 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.45%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 80 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.22%) Mingle
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.12%) RMDS
3 9 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.01%) SAP SD
3 9 (1.01%) Sonata
4 4 (0.45%) Loan IQ
4 4 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.34%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.11%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.46%) Office 365
2 12 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.67%) IaaS
6 5 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.45%) Trello
8 3 (0.34%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
9 2 (0.22%) PaaS
9 2 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.11%) Slack
10 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.15%) Firewall
2 29 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (2.13%) WAN
4 17 (1.90%) LAN
5 13 (1.45%) DNS
6 12 (1.34%) Network Security
6 12 (1.34%) SSL
6 12 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.01%) DHCP
7 9 (1.01%) Internet
7 9 (1.01%) Intranet
7 9 (1.01%) SMS
8 8 (0.89%) Wireless
9 6 (0.67%) FTP
10 5 (0.56%) HTTP
11 4 (0.45%) 3G
11 4 (0.45%) SAN
11 4 (0.45%) WebEx
12 3 (0.34%) Skype
12 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.79%) Big Data
5 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.68%) Power BI
7 12 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.23%) QlikView
9 9 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.56%) SAS EBI
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.45%) MS Access
14 4 (0.45%) MySQL
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 76 (8.50%) JIRA
2 45 (5.03%) Selenium
3 21 (2.35%) Cucumber
4 19 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 15 (1.68%) Zephyr
6 14 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.01%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.01%) SoapUI
8 9 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.89%) JMeter
9 8 (0.89%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.78%) Appium
11 6 (0.67%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.45%) TestRail
13 3 (0.34%) Gatling
13 3 (0.34%) Maven
13 3 (0.34%) MSTest
13 3 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 323 (36.13%) Finance
2 133 (14.88%) Banking
3 43 (4.81%) Front Office
4 42 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 36 (4.03%) Legal
6 34 (3.80%) Retail
7 27 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (2.91%) Manufacturing
9 22 (2.46%) Marketing
10 21 (2.35%) Law
11 19 (2.13%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.90%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.90%) Retail Banking
13 16 (1.79%) Back Office
14 9 (1.01%) International Banking
15 7 (0.78%) Billing
16 5 (0.56%) Publishing
17 4 (0.45%) Automotive
17 4 (0.45%) Games
18 3 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.81%) .NET
2 22 (2.46%) Web Services
3 16 (1.79%) XML
4 15 (1.68%) Middleware
5 11 (1.23%) HTML
6 10 (1.12%) JSON
7 9 (1.01%) CSS
7 9 (1.01%) SOAP
8 8 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.89%) J2EE
8 8 (0.89%) Node.js
9 5 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.45%) .NET Core
10 4 (0.45%) REST
11 3 (0.34%) Kafka
11 3 (0.34%) MDX
11 3 (0.34%) RESTful
11 3 (0.34%) Spring
12 2 (0.22%) Ajax
12 2 (0.22%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 145 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.80%) User Experience
4 33 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (3.36%) NHS
6 23 (2.57%) Derivative
7 22 (2.46%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.24%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.68%) Cyberattack
10 14 (1.57%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.45%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.34%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.12%) Fintech
14 9 (1.01%) iPhone
15 8 (0.89%) Equities
16 7 (0.78%) CESG
16 7 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.40%) Windows
2 37 (4.14%) Unix
3 31 (3.47%) Windows 7
4 30 (3.36%) Linux
5 16 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.01%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.67%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) Android
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (16.55%) Business Analysis
3 147 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (13.53%) Project Management
5 87 (9.73%) Data Analysis
6 85 (9.51%) Test Automation
7 78 (8.72%) User Stories
8 65 (7.27%) Waterfall
9 63 (7.05%) Scrum
10 62 (6.94%) Analytics
11 55 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 53 (5.93%) Use Case
13 52 (5.82%) Migration
14 51 (5.70%) BDD
15 50 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
16 47 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (5.15%) Information Security
18 44 (4.92%) Acceptance Criteria
18 44 (4.92%) Change Management
18 44 (4.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 162 (18.12%) SQL
2 52 (5.82%) Java
3 33 (3.69%) Python
4 32 (3.58%) C#
5 15 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.57%) VBA
7 13 (1.45%) R
8 11 (1.23%) C
8 11 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.01%) C++
10 8 (0.89%) COBOL
10 8 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.78%) PHP
11 7 (0.78%) Ruby
12 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.56%) Perl
14 3 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.34%) Groovy
15 2 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (10.96%) Degree
2 63 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 48 (5.37%) ISEB
4 46 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 29 (3.24%) CISSP
6 28 (3.13%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.34%) GIAC
7 12 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.01%) IIBA
9 8 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.89%) CEH
9 8 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.89%) CREST Certified
9 8 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.78%) CISM
10 7 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.67%) SANS
12 5 (0.56%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.82%) QA
2 35 (3.91%) PMO
3 32 (3.58%) SLA
4 30 (3.36%) GDPR
5 29 (3.24%) Data Quality
6 21 (2.35%) MiFID
7 11 (1.23%) EMIR
7 11 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.89%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.78%) CESG Infosec
10 7 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.56%) COBIT
11 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.34%) PSD2
14 2 (0.22%) HL7
14 2 (0.22%) IFRS
14 2 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.34%) Docker
6 3 (0.34%) vSphere
6 3 (0.34%) XenApp
6 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (2.46%) SCCM
2 12 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.12%) QRadar
4 7 (0.78%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.34%) Ansible
6 3 (0.34%) EnCase
6 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.34%) Puppet
6 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.15%) Oracle
3 42 (4.70%) SAP
4 36 (4.03%) HP
5 35 (3.91%) VMware
6 29 (3.24%) Citrix
7 28 (3.13%) Cisco
8 19 (2.13%) Bloomberg
9 15 (1.68%) Google
9 15 (1.68%) Reuters
9 15 (1.68%) Splunk
9 15 (1.68%) Tableau
10 13 (1.45%) Dell
10 13 (1.45%) IBM
10 13 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.01%) Adobe
11 9 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.78%) Cognos
12 7 (0.78%) Murex
13 6 (0.67%) PeopleSoft