The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 332 316
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 287 326 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 228 192
Median daily rate £450 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% +10.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.73% -13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.75 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -29.57% -22.82%  

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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +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 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 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 +4 147 £500 +7.52% 29
South East +51 55 £413 +13.24% 11
East of England -7 19 £450 +95.65% 4
North West +5 18 £344 -8.33% 10
Yorkshire +11 16 £395 +5.33% 8
East Midlands -10 11 £350 -22.22% 3
South West +5 10 £423 +2.42% 4
West Midlands +16 6 £388 - 8
North East +55 2 £388 +3.33% 3
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 186 (32.24%) SQL
2 164 (28.42%) Finance
3 134 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (17.50%) Banking
5 93 (16.12%) Microsoft
6 89 (15.42%) Windows
7 71 (12.31%) Business Analysis
8 61 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
9 60 (10.40%) Oracle
10 56 (9.71%) Java
11 52 (9.01%) ITIL
12 51 (8.84%) Active Directory
13 50 (8.67%) User Stories
14 49 (8.49%) XML
15 48 (8.32%) Unix
16 47 (8.15%) Data Analysis
17 46 (7.97%) Web Services
17 46 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (7.80%) VMware
19 43 (7.45%) SQL Server
19 43 (7.45%) Scrum
20 42 (7.28%) Migration
21 39 (6.76%) Cisco
22 37 (6.41%) .NET
23 36 (6.24%) Project Management
23 36 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
24 35 (6.07%) Relational Database
25 34 (5.89%) Linux
26 33 (5.72%) Retail

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 16 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.43%) Confluence
2 14 (2.43%) IIS
2 14 (2.43%) JBoss
3 10 (1.73%) WildFly
4 9 (1.56%) SAS
5 8 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.21%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.52%) CMS
9 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.35%) Moodle
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.17%) Liferay
11 1 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 60 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Mingle
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Temenos T24
2 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.52%) MFGPRO
4 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) Maximo
5 2 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.17%) Actimize
6 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.17%) Global One
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) RMDS
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.64%) Office 365
2 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) G Suite
6 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.17%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Slack
7 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.51%) Firewall
2 18 (3.12%) Wireless
3 17 (2.95%) Internet
3 17 (2.95%) LAN
4 16 (2.77%) WAN
5 15 (2.60%) VPN
6 14 (2.43%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.25%) SAN
8 11 (1.91%) LDAP
8 11 (1.91%) Network Security
9 8 (1.39%) SSH
10 7 (1.21%) OSPF
11 6 (1.04%) BGP
11 6 (1.04%) DNS
11 6 (1.04%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (1.04%) VXLAN
12 5 (0.87%) DHCP
12 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.07%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.43%) Data Mining
4 14 (2.43%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.25%) Big Data
5 13 (2.25%) MySQL
6 12 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.73%) DB2
8 9 (1.56%) MS Access
8 9 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.21%) Ingres
10 5 (0.87%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.69%) QlikView
12 3 (0.52%) DTS
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.33%) Cucumber
1 25 (4.33%) JIRA
1 25 (4.33%) Selenium
2 8 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.87%) Toad
3 5 (0.87%) XMLSpy
4 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.35%) JBehave
6 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.35%) Protractor
6 2 (0.35%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 164 (28.42%) Finance
2 101 (17.50%) Banking
3 33 (5.72%) Retail
4 18 (3.12%) Front Office
5 17 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.43%) Marketing
8 12 (2.08%) Automotive
9 11 (1.91%) Back Office
10 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.04%) Billing
11 6 (1.04%) Electronics
11 6 (1.04%) Legal
11 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) Local Government
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) French Language
14 2 (0.35%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.49%) XML
2 46 (7.97%) Web Services
3 37 (6.41%) .NET
4 27 (4.68%) Middleware
5 18 (3.12%) HTML
6 12 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.56%) JSON
7 9 (1.56%) REST
8 8 (1.39%) CSS
8 8 (1.39%) Node.js
8 8 (1.39%) XSLT
9 7 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (1.21%) SOAP
10 6 (1.04%) FpML
10 6 (1.04%) Gherkin
10 6 (1.04%) SAML
10 6 (1.04%) XSD
11 5 (0.87%) HTML5
12 4 (0.69%) jQuery
12 4 (0.69%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.55%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.77%) User Experience
5 13 (2.25%) Derivative
6 12 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.39%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.04%) iPad
9 6 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.87%) Equities
10 5 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.87%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.69%) NHS
11 4 (0.69%) PMI
11 4 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.42%) Windows
2 48 (8.32%) Unix
3 34 (5.89%) Linux
4 28 (4.85%) Windows 10
5 25 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.99%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.77%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.39%) AIX
10 8 (1.39%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.69%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) Android
13 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (12.31%) Business Analysis
3 52 (9.01%) ITIL
4 50 (8.67%) User Stories
5 47 (8.15%) Data Analysis
6 46 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (7.45%) Scrum
8 42 (7.28%) Migration
9 36 (6.24%) Project Management
10 33 (5.72%) SDLC
11 32 (5.55%) UML
12 31 (5.37%) Change Management
12 31 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 30 (5.20%) Data Modelling
14 29 (5.03%) Analytics
15 26 (4.51%) Data Flow Diagram
15 26 (4.51%) Test Scripting
15 26 (4.51%) Validation
16 24 (4.16%) Technical Analysis
17 23 (3.99%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 186 (32.24%) SQL
2 56 (9.71%) Java
3 32 (5.55%) VBA
4 25 (4.33%) C#
4 25 (4.33%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.33%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.77%) Perl
6 10 (1.73%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.39%) Python
9 7 (1.21%) VB
10 5 (0.87%) C++
10 5 (0.87%) PHP
10 5 (0.87%) Scala
11 4 (0.69%) COBOL
11 4 (0.69%) R
12 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (3.64%) Degree
2 17 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.25%) CCNA
5 9 (1.56%) ISEB
6 8 (1.39%) CCNP
6 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.87%) CCSA
8 5 (0.87%) MCSA
8 5 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.69%) CISSP
9 4 (0.69%) MCSE
10 3 (0.52%) ACSP
10 3 (0.52%) HP AIS
10 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.64%) QA
2 19 (3.29%) MiFID
3 18 (3.12%) SLA
4 7 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.04%) GDPR
6 5 (0.87%) PMO
7 4 (0.69%) IFRS
7 4 (0.69%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.52%) EMIR
8 3 (0.52%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) Basel II
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.17%) FINREP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (2.08%) vSphere
5 11 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.87%) XenApp
8 3 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.52%) vCloud
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.35%) Docker
9 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.17%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) HDFS
10 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (4.51%) SCCM
2 11 (1.91%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.69%) Nagios
4 4 (0.69%) SCOM
4 4 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.35%) Control-M
6 2 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.35%) Oozie
6 2 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) DameWare
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 93 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.40%) Oracle
3 45 (7.80%) VMware
4 39 (6.76%) Cisco
5 19 (3.29%) SAP
6 17 (2.95%) Citrix
7 15 (2.60%) Symantec
8 12 (2.08%) Google
9 11 (1.91%) McAfee
10 10 (1.73%) Temenos
11 9 (1.56%) LANDesk
11 9 (1.56%) Murex
11 9 (1.56%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.56%) Veritas
12 8 (1.39%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.39%) HP
12 8 (1.39%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.21%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.21%) Teradata
14 6 (1.04%) Sophis
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