The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Senior Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 234 185
Rank change year-on-year -13 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 403 539 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 1.05% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.10% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 374 425
Median daily rate £450 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -0.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.34% -14.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £17.75 £14.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £43.75 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.88% -18.18%  

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 40556 48928 48108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.58% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26503 32317 29624
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1396 1934
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 26 April 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 -37 198 £500 +4.71% 58
South East +5 78 £375 -6.25% 23
South West +1 29 £383 -0.64% 12
East of England 0 25 £438 -2.77% 13
North West +23 21 £400 +2.56% 12
West Midlands +25 18 £363 -21.62% 9
East Midlands -6 17 £463 +8.82% 2
Yorkshire +6 16 £395 +1.93% 18
Midlands +2 1 £350 -12.50%
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 294 (36.12%) Finance
2 223 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (22.11%) Business Analysis
4 124 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 116 (14.25%) SQL
6 112 (13.76%) Microsoft
6 112 (13.76%) Banking
7 109 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
8 83 (10.20%) Scrum
9 72 (8.85%) Windows
9 72 (8.85%) Project Management
10 65 (7.99%) User Stories
11 63 (7.74%) Degree
12 59 (7.25%) SDLC
13 58 (7.13%) Migration
14 56 (6.88%) Retail
15 54 (6.63%) ITIL
16 53 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 53 (6.51%) Waterfall
17 51 (6.27%) Change Management
18 50 (6.14%) ISEB
19 49 (6.02%) Oracle
19 49 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
19 49 (6.02%) Use Case
20 47 (5.77%) Data Analysis
21 46 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
21 46 (5.65%) Test Scripting
22 45 (5.53%) MiFID
22 45 (5.53%) Security Cleared

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 22 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.35%) Confluence
3 10 (1.23%) CMS
3 10 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.11%) SAS
4 9 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.98%) IIS
6 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Autodesk Flame
6 2 (0.25%) Maya
6 2 (0.25%) NUKE
7 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.61%) Sonata
3 5 (0.61%) Tercero
3 5 (0.61%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.49%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.49%) Lorenzo
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.25%) HFM
6 2 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
6 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.47%) Office 365
3 7 (0.86%) IaaS
3 7 (0.86%) SaaS
4 5 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.61%) PaaS
5 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
7 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.12%) G Suite
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.33%) Firewall
2 18 (2.21%) LAN
3 16 (1.97%) VPN
4 15 (1.84%) Network Security
4 15 (1.84%) WAN
5 13 (1.60%) Wireless
6 12 (1.47%) DNS
7 8 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (0.98%) MPLS
8 7 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (0.86%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.74%) Internet
9 6 (0.74%) OSPF
9 6 (0.74%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.74%) VoIP
10 5 (0.61%) BGP
10 5 (0.61%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.61%) WLAN
11 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.58%) Hadoop
3 20 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.97%) Big Data
5 15 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.98%) DB2
6 8 (0.98%) QlikView
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (0.61%) Power BI
9 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.49%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.49%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (5.16%) JIRA
1 42 (5.16%) Selenium
2 19 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 18 (2.21%) HP UFT
4 11 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 10 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 8 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.74%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.74%) JMeter
8 6 (0.74%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.61%) JUnit
9 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.49%) ERwin
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.49%) Subversion
11 3 (0.37%) Spock
12 2 (0.25%) Appium
General
1 294 (36.12%) Finance
2 112 (13.76%) Banking
3 56 (6.88%) Retail
4 45 (5.53%) Front Office
5 39 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 26 (3.19%) Legal
8 25 (3.07%) Marketing
9 20 (2.46%) Back Office
10 18 (2.21%) Advertising
11 15 (1.84%) Retail Banking
12 13 (1.60%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.86%) Publishing
15 6 (0.74%) Automotive
15 6 (0.74%) Billing
16 5 (0.61%) Electronics
16 5 (0.61%) Law
17 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.21%) Web Services
2 13 (1.60%) .NET
2 13 (1.60%) XML
3 7 (0.86%) SOAP
4 6 (0.74%) HTML
5 5 (0.61%) Gherkin
5 5 (0.61%) Kafka
5 5 (0.61%) Middleware
5 5 (0.61%) Velocity
6 4 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.49%) JSON
7 3 (0.37%) CSS
7 3 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.37%) XML Messaging
8 2 (0.25%) HTML5
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.25%) REST
8 2 (0.25%) WF
9 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.12%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.58%) Derivative
6 20 (2.46%) NHS
7 16 (1.97%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 13 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.35%) Equities
10 11 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.35%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.23%) Fintech
11 10 (1.23%) iPad
12 9 (1.11%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.98%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.85%) Windows
2 29 (3.56%) Linux
3 22 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.21%) Unix
5 16 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 16 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.11%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.98%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.86%) Android
8 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.49%) AIX
9 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) MVS
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (22.11%) Business Analysis
3 124 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (10.20%) Scrum
5 72 (8.85%) Project Management
6 65 (7.99%) User Stories
7 59 (7.25%) SDLC
8 58 (7.13%) Migration
9 54 (6.63%) ITIL
10 53 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (6.51%) Waterfall
11 51 (6.27%) Change Management
12 49 (6.02%) Use Case
13 47 (5.77%) Data Analysis
14 46 (5.65%) Test Scripting
15 44 (5.41%) Data Modelling
16 40 (4.91%) Process Improvement
17 38 (4.67%) Analytics
17 38 (4.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.25%) SQL
2 40 (4.91%) Java
3 17 (2.09%) Python
4 12 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.35%) C#
5 11 (1.35%) Groovy
5 11 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.74%) Ruby
8 5 (0.61%) C
8 5 (0.61%) R
9 4 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.49%) Perl
9 4 (0.49%) VB
10 3 (0.37%) COBOL
10 3 (0.37%) JCL
10 3 (0.37%) VBA
11 2 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (7.74%) Degree
2 50 (6.14%) ISEB
3 45 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 29 (3.56%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.09%) CISSP
7 13 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.11%) MCP
12 8 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.86%) CCNP
13 7 (0.86%) ISSAP
14 6 (0.74%) CCSA
14 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.61%) CCNA
15 5 (0.61%) SANS
16 4 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.53%) MiFID
2 38 (4.67%) QA
3 24 (2.95%) Data Quality
4 23 (2.83%) PMO
5 16 (1.97%) SLA
6 12 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (1.35%) EMIR
8 10 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.98%) GDPR
9 8 (0.98%) SEPA
10 7 (0.86%) IFRS
10 7 (0.86%) IFRS 9
10 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.49%) Basel II
12 4 (0.49%) Basel III
12 4 (0.49%) ISO20022
13 2 (0.25%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.25%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.25%) ISO27005
System Software
1 36 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.47%) XenApp
3 9 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.11%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.37%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.37%) Firmware
6 3 (0.37%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) StorNext
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.25%) Xsan
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.60%) SCCM
3 5 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.49%) Kibana
4 4 (0.49%) logstash
4 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.49%) QRadar
4 4 (0.49%) SCOM
4 4 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.25%) Puppet
6 2 (0.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.12%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.12%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.12%) SCSM
Vendors
1 112 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.02%) Oracle
3 32 (3.93%) SAP
4 27 (3.32%) HP
5 26 (3.19%) Cisco
6 21 (2.58%) IBM
7 19 (2.33%) Citrix
8 16 (1.97%) VMware
9 13 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.23%) Remedy
10 10 (1.23%) Symantec
11 9 (1.11%) BMC
11 9 (1.11%) Guidewire
11 9 (1.11%) IronPort
11 9 (1.11%) Tableau
11 9 (1.11%) Talend
12 8 (0.98%) Adobe
12 8 (0.98%) CA
12 8 (0.98%) Workday
13 7 (0.86%) Bloomberg
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