The median contractor rate for a Solutions Analyst was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Analyst
UK / England
Rank 568 581 567
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 9 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.064% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.067% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 11
Median daily rate £530 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.45% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +8 3 £550 +37.50%
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £510 -
South East +15 1 £450 -0.55% 2
Yorkshire +7 1 - -
Solutions Analyst
UK

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) XML
3 10 (25.64%) IBM
3 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) SOAP
4 9 (23.08%) HTTPS
4 9 (23.08%) Finance
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) SDLC
4 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
6 7 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (17.95%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (15.38%) Banking
8 5 (12.82%) OpenUP
8 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
8 5 (12.82%) SSL
9 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) Business Process Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
9 4 (10.26%) BPR
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.26%) JIRA
10 3 (7.69%) Data Management
10 3 (7.69%) Scrum

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.56%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.56%) Sonata
2 1 (2.56%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 5 (12.82%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) ATM
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Local Government
5 1 (2.56%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 7 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) GWT
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) Java EE
5 1 (2.56%) JSF
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) EPoS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (23.08%) SDLC
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (12.82%) OpenUP
5 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.26%) BPR
6 4 (10.26%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Management
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
8 2 (5.13%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.56%) PMP
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Basel III
1 1 (2.56%) IFRS
1 1 (2.56%) IFRS 9
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SEPA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.56%) Nintex
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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