Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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.

Technical Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 382 337
Rank change year-on-year +3 -45 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 594 588 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.64% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 381 446
England median daily rate £445 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £250 £230 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 23
England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -28.13% +40.60%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.41 £12.83
90th Percentile £30.38 £59.40 £90.60
UK median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.41% -29.17% +40.60%

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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
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 £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in England

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analyst in England

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 -12 301 £475 +1.06% 29
South East -2 91 £400 +0.95% 12
North of England +36 73 £375 - 6
East of England +30 52 £440 +19.32% 5
Midlands +22 41 £396 -0.94% 8
South West +14 38 £370 -1.33% 3
Yorkshire +17 31 £375 -6.25% 4
North West +15 30 £344 -3.17% 2
West Midlands +9 18 £429 +7.19% 7
East Midlands -3 18 £363 +3.57% 1
North East +65 12 £338 +3.85%
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 160 (26.94%) SQL
2 156 (26.26%) Finance
3 151 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (18.01%) Banking
5 99 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 97 (16.33%) Windows
7 83 (13.97%) Business Analysis
8 73 (12.29%) Scrum
9 68 (11.45%) Java
10 65 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
11 64 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (10.77%) Oracle
12 62 (10.44%) Migration
13 55 (9.26%) ITIL
13 55 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
14 50 (8.42%) SQL Server
14 50 (8.42%) User Stories
15 49 (8.25%) Unix
16 48 (8.08%) Linux
17 44 (7.41%) Data Analysis
18 43 (7.24%) VMware
19 41 (6.90%) Web Services
19 41 (6.90%) .NET
19 41 (6.90%) Active Directory
20 37 (6.23%) SDLC
21 36 (6.06%) Data Modelling
21 36 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
22 35 (5.89%) Change Management
23 33 (5.56%) XML
23 33 (5.56%) Degree

Technical 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 24 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.86%) JBoss
4 16 (2.69%) Confluence
5 13 (2.19%) IIS
6 9 (1.52%) CMS
6 9 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 9 (1.52%) WildFly
7 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.34%) Apache
11 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.34%) SAS
11 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Liferay
12 1 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 55 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Mingle
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.67%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.17%) Eikon
4 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.88%) Office 365
2 20 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.84%) Slack
4 5 (0.84%) Trello
5 3 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.39%) Firewall
2 21 (3.54%) WAN
3 16 (2.69%) LAN
4 14 (2.36%) Internet
5 10 (1.68%) DNS
5 10 (1.68%) SAN
6 9 (1.52%) DHCP
6 9 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.35%) LDAP
7 8 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (1.35%) Wireless
8 7 (1.18%) Skype
8 7 (1.18%) SSH
8 7 (1.18%) VLAN
9 6 (1.01%) VoIP
10 5 (0.84%) 4G
10 5 (0.84%) Broadband
10 5 (0.84%) VPN
11 4 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.02%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.68%) Data Mining
5 9 (1.52%) Big Data
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.01%) Data Lake
8 6 (1.01%) MS Access
8 6 (1.01%) MySQL
9 5 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.67%) DB2
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.67%) QlikView
10 4 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 33 (5.56%) JIRA
2 27 (4.55%) Selenium
3 20 (3.37%) Cucumber
4 14 (2.36%) SoapUI
5 10 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.01%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.84%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.51%) Ant
10 3 (0.51%) ERwin
10 3 (0.51%) Gatling
10 3 (0.51%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.51%) TestNG
10 3 (0.51%) Toad
11 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 156 (26.26%) Finance
2 107 (18.01%) Banking
3 33 (5.56%) Retail
4 28 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.54%) Marketing
7 19 (3.20%) Front Office
8 15 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.68%) Automotive
10 9 (1.52%) Electronics
11 7 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.01%) Legal
13 5 (0.84%) Back Office
13 5 (0.84%) Law
14 4 (0.67%) Billing
14 4 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.51%) Games
16 2 (0.34%) Local Government
17 1 (0.17%) Advertising
17 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.90%) .NET
1 41 (6.90%) Web Services
2 33 (5.56%) XML
3 25 (4.21%) Middleware
4 18 (3.03%) SOAP
5 17 (2.86%) REST
6 16 (2.69%) HTML
7 12 (2.02%) JSON
8 7 (1.18%) WSDL
9 6 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (1.01%) JSON Schema
9 6 (1.01%) WCF
9 6 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (1.01%) XSD
10 5 (0.84%) CSS
10 5 (0.84%) FpML
10 5 (0.84%) WPF
11 4 (0.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.67%) J2EE
12 3 (0.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.87%) User Experience
3 17 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 17 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.36%) Derivative
5 14 (2.36%) PKI
6 13 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.52%) CMDB
8 9 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.35%) Equities
9 8 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.01%) Smart Meter
11 6 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.33%) Windows
2 49 (8.25%) Unix
3 48 (8.08%) Linux
4 29 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.21%) Windows Server
6 24 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.52%) Android
11 9 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.67%) HPUX
14 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.34%) AIX
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.34%) Solaris
15 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (13.97%) Business Analysis
3 73 (12.29%) Scrum
4 64 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (10.44%) Migration
6 55 (9.26%) ITIL
7 50 (8.42%) User Stories
8 44 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 37 (6.23%) SDLC
10 36 (6.06%) Data Modelling
10 36 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (5.89%) Change Management
12 32 (5.39%) Test Automation
13 31 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (4.71%) Acceptance Criteria
15 27 (4.55%) Service Management
16 26 (4.38%) Project Management
17 25 (4.21%) Analytics
17 25 (4.21%) ETL
18 24 (4.04%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (26.94%) SQL
2 68 (11.45%) Java
3 25 (4.21%) VBA
4 24 (4.04%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 17 (2.86%) C#
7 17 (2.86%) Python
8 13 (2.19%) Perl
9 11 (1.85%) C++
9 11 (1.85%) Scala
10 9 (1.52%) Groovy
11 8 (1.35%) PHP
11 8 (1.35%) VB
12 6 (1.01%) R
12 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.67%) C
13 4 (0.67%) Ruby
13 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (5.56%) Degree
2 18 (3.03%) CISSP
2 18 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.53%) CRISC
5 8 (1.35%) CGEIT
6 7 (1.18%) CISM
6 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.84%) ISEB
7 5 (0.84%) MCSE
8 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.51%) CCNA
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.51%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.88%) QA
2 18 (3.03%) MiFID
3 12 (2.02%) GDPR
4 11 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.85%) SLA
5 6 (1.01%) EMIR
6 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.34%) SEPA
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) FINREP
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 41 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.19%) vSphere
4 10 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.36%) SCCM
2 8 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 2 (0.34%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.17%) Nessus
5 1 (0.17%) Nmap
5 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.77%) Oracle
3 43 (7.24%) VMware
4 30 (5.05%) SAP
5 28 (4.71%) Citrix
6 24 (4.04%) Cisco
7 23 (3.87%) HP
8 17 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.53%) McAfee
9 15 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
10 14 (2.36%) Symantec
11 12 (2.02%) Remedy
12 10 (1.68%) IBM
12 10 (1.68%) NetApp
13 9 (1.52%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.35%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.35%) Forcepoint
15 7 (1.18%) Google
15 7 (1.18%) Veritas
16 6 (1.01%) Tripwire