The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Senior Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 260 191
Rank change year-on-year +5 -69  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 436 497 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.92% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.97% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 358 453
Median daily rate £450 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +2.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £295 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £36.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +67.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £18.00 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £39.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.48 £36.00 £23.74
% change year-on-year -34.77% +51.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +1 378 £450 - 156
London +30 218 £475 -5.00% 69
City of London +15 57 £463 -7.50% 18
Scotland +44 53 £375 -6.25% 10
South East -30 46 £390 -2.50% 28
Edinburgh +38 44 £375 -6.25% 9
Yorkshire +32 25 £395 -1.25% 11
South West 0 20 £470 +29.65% 11
West Yorkshire +13 19 £395 -1.25% 9
East Midlands -10 18 £500 -9.09% 1
East of England -18 18 £488 +25.80% 13
North West 0 17 £410 -8.88% 10
West Midlands +22 14 £410 -13.68% 12
Leeds +16 14 £413 +3.12% 6
Hampshire +7 12 £375 +7.14% 5
Manchester +13 10 £363 +6.61% 6
Berkshire +18 9 £310 -28.32% 6
Wiltshire +6 9 £493 +51.69% 1
Surrey -1 8 £413 -4.95% 5
Swindon +10 7 £493 +57.76%
Bristol -6 7 £470 +25.33% 5
Birmingham +11 6 £469 -3.84% 5
Northamptonshire -5 6 £463 -17.77%
Northampton -6 6 £463 -17.77%
Essex -20 6 £488 +91.17% 2
Maidenhead +2 5 £310 -27.05%
Bedfordshire -6 5 £500 +33.33% 3
Hertfordshire -7 5 £450 -7.69% 3
Derby - 5 £500 - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £500 - 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 305 (34.23%) Finance
2 245 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (19.19%) Business Analysis
4 159 (17.85%) Banking
5 143 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 134 (15.04%) SQL
7 132 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 116 (13.02%) Microsoft
9 87 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 81 (9.09%) Scrum
11 80 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 79 (8.87%) User Stories
13 74 (8.31%) Migration
13 74 (8.31%) Retail
13 74 (8.31%) Windows
14 70 (7.86%) Project Management
15 68 (7.63%) Degree
16 63 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
17 62 (6.96%) JIRA
18 61 (6.85%) ISEB
19 59 (6.62%) Analytics
20 57 (6.40%) Java
20 57 (6.40%) Change Management
21 56 (6.29%) SDLC
22 55 (6.17%) Data Analysis
23 54 (6.06%) Use Case
24 52 (5.84%) Active Directory
25 51 (5.72%) Selenium
26 49 (5.50%) Oracle
27 48 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.13%) SAS
3 17 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.80%) CMS
5 13 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.23%) Confluence
7 9 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.56%) IIS
10 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.45%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.67%) SPSS
8 2 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.56%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.34%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.22%) Endur
7 2 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.22%) Lorenzo
7 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.22%) Sonata
7 2 (0.22%) Tercero
8 1 (0.11%) iTrent
8 1 (0.11%) Pega PRPC
8 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.80%) Office 365
2 6 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.45%) SaaS
4 3 (0.34%) GitHub
4 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.11%) G Suite
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.24%) LAN
2 19 (2.13%) WAN
3 18 (2.02%) Firewall
4 17 (1.91%) DNS
5 15 (1.68%) Network Security
6 14 (1.57%) VPN
7 12 (1.35%) Wireless
8 10 (1.12%) Internet
9 9 (1.01%) DHCP
10 8 (0.90%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.56%) MPLS
13 5 (0.56%) SAN
13 5 (0.56%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.56%) VoIP
14 4 (0.45%) BGP
14 4 (0.45%) FWSM
14 4 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (3.14%) Hadoop
3 27 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.47%) Big Data
5 20 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.79%) DB2
10 6 (0.67%) QlikView
11 5 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.45%) Redis
13 3 (0.34%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.34%) MS Access
13 3 (0.34%) MySQL
13 3 (0.34%) Power BI
13 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (6.96%) JIRA
2 51 (5.72%) Selenium
3 21 (2.36%) WebDriver
4 18 (2.02%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.46%) HP UFT
6 13 (1.46%) SoapUI
7 9 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.90%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.45%) JMeter
11 4 (0.45%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.45%) Subversion
12 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.34%) ERwin
12 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.34%) Spock
13 2 (0.22%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.22%) TestNG
General
1 305 (34.23%) Finance
2 159 (17.85%) Banking
3 74 (8.31%) Retail
4 47 (5.27%) Front Office
5 40 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.70%) Legal
7 32 (3.59%) Marketing
8 30 (3.37%) Retail Banking
9 27 (3.03%) Telecoms
10 20 (2.24%) Back Office
11 13 (1.46%) Advertising
12 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.90%) Automotive
14 8 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.90%) Law
15 6 (0.67%) Publishing
16 5 (0.56%) Billing
16 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.45%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.13%) XML
2 15 (1.68%) Web Services
3 12 (1.35%) .NET
3 12 (1.35%) SOAP
4 9 (1.01%) Middleware
5 8 (0.90%) JSON
6 6 (0.67%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.56%) HTML
7 5 (0.56%) RESTful
8 4 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.45%) Kafka
8 4 (0.45%) Spring
8 4 (0.45%) WSDL
9 3 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.34%) JSON Schema
9 3 (0.34%) REST
9 3 (0.34%) XSD
10 2 (0.22%) CSS
10 2 (0.22%) Flash
10 2 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.36%) Derivative
6 18 (2.02%) Credit Risk
6 18 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 13 (1.46%) NHS
8 12 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.35%) iPad
8 12 (1.35%) User Experience
9 11 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.23%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.12%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.90%) Equities
12 8 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.31%) Windows
2 34 (3.82%) Linux
3 25 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.57%) Unix
5 14 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.79%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.67%) Android
9 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (19.19%) Business Analysis
3 143 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 81 (9.09%) Scrum
6 80 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 79 (8.87%) User Stories
8 74 (8.31%) Migration
9 70 (7.86%) Project Management
10 59 (6.62%) Analytics
11 57 (6.40%) Change Management
12 56 (6.29%) SDLC
13 55 (6.17%) Data Analysis
14 54 (6.06%) Use Case
15 47 (5.27%) Process Improvement
16 45 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (5.05%) Test Scripting
16 45 (5.05%) Test Strategy
17 43 (4.83%) ITIL
18 42 (4.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (15.04%) SQL
2 57 (6.40%) Java
3 43 (4.83%) Python
4 18 (2.02%) C#
5 17 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 17 (1.91%) R
6 14 (1.57%) Groovy
7 9 (1.01%) C
7 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.79%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.67%) VBA
10 5 (0.56%) Perl
11 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.45%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.34%) PHP
12 3 (0.34%) Ruby
12 3 (0.34%) VB
13 2 (0.22%) C++
13 2 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 68 (7.63%) Degree
2 61 (6.85%) ISEB
3 48 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 34 (3.82%) ISTQB
5 28 (3.14%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.13%) CISSP
7 15 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.90%) CISM
11 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.90%) MCP
12 7 (0.79%) CBAP
12 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.56%) CISA
14 5 (0.56%) IIBA
14 5 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.05%) QA
2 44 (4.94%) MiFID
3 24 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.69%) PMO
4 17 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (1.46%) SLA
6 12 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (1.23%) GDPR
7 11 (1.23%) IFRS
7 11 (1.23%) IFRS 9
8 10 (1.12%) EMIR
9 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.67%) SEPA
10 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.45%) Basel II
12 3 (0.34%) Basel III
12 3 (0.34%) COBIT
12 3 (0.34%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 52 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.36%) XenApp
3 11 (1.23%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.90%) vSphere
5 7 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.34%) Firmware
8 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.22%) Docker
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.57%) SCCM
3 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (0.67%) SCOM
4 5 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.45%) Kibana
5 4 (0.45%) logstash
5 4 (0.45%) QRadar
5 4 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.34%) Ansible
6 3 (0.34%) WSUS
7 2 (0.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.22%) SCSM
7 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.11%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.11%) EnCase
8 1 (0.11%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 116 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.50%) Oracle
3 29 (3.25%) Citrix
3 29 (3.25%) HP
4 28 (3.14%) SAP
5 26 (2.92%) IBM
6 18 (2.02%) Cisco
7 16 (1.80%) VMware
8 15 (1.68%) Splunk
9 11 (1.23%) Adobe
9 11 (1.23%) Informatica
10 10 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.12%) Symantec
11 9 (1.01%) Google
11 9 (1.01%) IronPort
12 8 (0.90%) Remedy
12 8 (0.90%) Tableau
13 7 (0.79%) BMC
13 7 (0.79%) NetApp
13 7 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum Initial 6 Months - Likely Rolling
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £240 to £270 per day (12 Months Contract)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Paw Associates Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 17 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Stonewater
Rate: c. £35,000 (subject to experience)
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
ECMWF
Posted: 13 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 18 days ago