Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Analyst was £438 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.

Solution Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 814 806
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 33 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.051% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.054% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 30
England median daily rate £438 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £229 £357 £325
90th Percentile £592 £610 £553
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £29.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% - -
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year +5.36% - -

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%

Solutions Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Analyst in England

Solutions Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Analyst in England

Solutions Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Analyst in England

Solutions Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Analyst in England

Solutions 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 Solutions 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 -47 10 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +5 7 £431 +19.79%
Midlands +34 6 £375 +30.43%
East Midlands - 5 £375 -
East of England -13 4 £370 - 1
North of England +56 3 £488 +14.71%
Yorkshire +20 3 £488 +14.71%
South West +7 2 £388 -6.06% 1
West Midlands +29 1 - -
Solutions Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Marketing
6 4 (12.12%) ERP
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Banking
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) SMS
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) SAP GTS
7 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
7 3 (9.09%) Metadata Management
7 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) User Stories
8 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
8 2 (6.06%) Cash Management
8 2 (6.06%) Degree

Solutions 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 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP GTS
2 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Change Management
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) Logistics
4 3 (9.09%) Metadata Management
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) BPR
5 2 (6.06%) Cash Management
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Economics
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) User Stories
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) Basel II
2 1 (3.03%) COREP
2 1 (3.03%) IFRS
2 1 (3.03%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Siebel