The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 331 276
Rank change year-on-year +11 -55  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 283 317 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.64% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 205 226
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +1.33% +6.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.51% +5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £19.65
% change year-on-year +34.78% -41.47%  

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 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
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 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +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 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 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 +14 128 £450 +12.50% 23
South East +5 50 £350 +27.27% 11
East of England +6 27 £450 +20.00% 4
North West +25 26 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +23 17 £396 +2.25% 6
East Midlands -14 12 £150 -62.50% 2
South West -16 12 £325 -17.72% 3
West Midlands +12 7 £375 +7.14% 3
North East -20 1 - - 1
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 126 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
1 126 (24.42%) SQL
2 122 (23.64%) Finance
3 77 (14.92%) Banking
4 69 (13.37%) Microsoft
5 65 (12.60%) Business Analysis
6 64 (12.40%) Windows
7 57 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (10.85%) ITIL
9 50 (9.69%) User Stories
10 46 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (8.72%) Java
12 44 (8.53%) Oracle
13 41 (7.95%) Scrum
14 40 (7.75%) Data Analysis
15 38 (7.36%) Migration
15 38 (7.36%) Data Modelling
16 37 (7.17%) Active Directory
17 36 (6.98%) Cisco
17 36 (6.98%) SQL Server
18 34 (6.59%) Linux
18 34 (6.59%) MS Excel
19 33 (6.40%) XML
19 33 (6.40%) .NET
19 33 (6.40%) VMware
19 33 (6.40%) Use Case
19 33 (6.40%) Data Centre
20 32 (6.20%) Change Management
20 32 (6.20%) Unix
21 30 (5.81%) Project Management

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 12 (2.33%) Confluence
2 10 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.74%) CMS
4 8 (1.55%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.36%) Apache
5 7 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.97%) SAS
7 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.58%) IIS
8 3 (0.58%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.58%) WordPress
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.39%) Moodle
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.65%) MS Office
3 10 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) MFGPRO
2 5 (0.97%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.39%) Endur
3 2 (0.39%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.39%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (0.39%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (0.39%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.71%) Office 365
2 8 (1.55%) IaaS
3 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.36%) PaaS
4 3 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) G Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Slack
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.23%) Firewall
2 18 (3.49%) Wireless
3 17 (3.29%) LAN
4 15 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.71%) VPN
5 14 (2.71%) WAN
6 12 (2.33%) SAN
7 11 (2.13%) Network Security
8 8 (1.55%) Internet
9 6 (1.16%) DNS
9 6 (1.16%) OSPF
9 6 (1.16%) VoIP
10 5 (0.97%) BGP
10 5 (0.97%) DHCP
10 5 (0.97%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.97%) MPLS
10 5 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.97%) VXLAN
11 3 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.49%) Big Data
5 16 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.71%) DB2
7 11 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.13%) MySQL
7 11 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.94%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.36%) Ingres
10 7 (1.36%) MS Access
10 7 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.16%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (4.07%) JIRA
1 21 (4.07%) Selenium
2 20 (3.88%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.39%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.39%) Protractor
5 2 (0.39%) Subversion
5 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 122 (23.64%) Finance
2 77 (14.92%) Banking
3 28 (5.43%) Retail
4 17 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.71%) Front Office
7 13 (2.52%) Marketing
8 8 (1.55%) Advertising
9 7 (1.36%) Back Office
10 6 (1.16%) Automotive
10 6 (1.16%) International Banking
10 6 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.97%) Billing
11 5 (0.97%) Legal
11 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.58%) French Language
12 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.58%) Local Government
13 2 (0.39%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.40%) .NET
1 33 (6.40%) XML
2 27 (5.23%) Web Services
3 14 (2.71%) Middleware
4 11 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (2.13%) HTML
5 6 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.16%) FpML
5 6 (1.16%) SAML
6 5 (0.97%) Node.js
6 5 (0.97%) WCF
6 5 (0.97%) XSD
7 4 (0.78%) CSS
7 4 (0.78%) Gherkin
7 4 (0.78%) JSON
7 4 (0.78%) WPF
8 3 (0.58%) Akka
8 3 (0.58%) Kafka
8 3 (0.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.68%) Derivative
3 19 (3.68%) User Experience
4 17 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 10 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.94%) NHS
7 9 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.16%) Fintech
8 6 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (1.16%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.97%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.97%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.40%) Windows
2 34 (6.59%) Linux
3 32 (6.20%) Unix
4 26 (5.04%) Windows 7
5 20 (3.88%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.52%) AIX
6 13 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.58%) Solaris
12 2 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (12.60%) Business Analysis
3 56 (10.85%) ITIL
4 50 (9.69%) User Stories
5 46 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (7.95%) Scrum
7 40 (7.75%) Data Analysis
8 38 (7.36%) Data Modelling
8 38 (7.36%) Migration
9 33 (6.40%) Use Case
10 32 (6.20%) Change Management
11 30 (5.81%) Project Management
11 30 (5.81%) SDLC
12 28 (5.43%) Service Management
13 27 (5.23%) Technical Analysis
14 26 (5.04%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.84%) UML
16 24 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (4.46%) Analytics
18 22 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 126 (24.42%) SQL
2 45 (8.72%) Java
3 19 (3.68%) C#
4 18 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.52%) VBA
6 11 (2.13%) Perl
7 10 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.36%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.36%) Python
8 7 (1.36%) Scala
9 6 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.78%) R
10 4 (0.78%) Tcl
10 4 (0.78%) VB
11 3 (0.58%) C
11 3 (0.58%) COBOL
11 3 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.58%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.68%) Degree
4 15 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.13%) CCNA
6 11 (2.13%) ISEB
7 7 (1.36%) CCNP
8 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.78%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.58%) CCSA
10 3 (0.58%) CISM
10 3 (0.58%) CISSP
10 3 (0.58%) PhD
10 3 (0.58%) PMP
11 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) IIBA
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.46%) QA
2 21 (4.07%) SLA
3 15 (2.91%) MiFID
4 6 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.16%) PMO
5 4 (0.78%) IFRS
5 4 (0.78%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.58%) GDPR
6 3 (0.58%) GxP
7 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 37 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (2.13%) vSphere
5 7 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.97%) XenApp
7 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.39%) Docker
9 2 (0.39%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (3.10%) SCCM
2 6 (1.16%) Nagios
3 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.39%) Oozie
4 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Netcool
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.53%) Oracle
3 36 (6.98%) Cisco
4 33 (6.40%) VMware
5 10 (1.94%) Citrix
5 10 (1.94%) LANDesk
6 9 (1.74%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.55%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.16%) Dell
8 6 (1.16%) IBM
8 6 (1.16%) Juniper
8 6 (1.16%) QAD
8 6 (1.16%) SAP
8 6 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.16%) SolarWinds
8 6 (1.16%) Teradata
9 5 (0.97%) Fortinet
9 5 (0.97%) HP
9 5 (0.97%) Murex
9 5 (0.97%) Symantec
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