Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 268 263
Rank change year-on-year -83 -5 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 747 1,004 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.97% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.03% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 717 738
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £313 £268
90th Percentile £638 £633 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 11
UK median hourly rate £29.99 £23.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.39% -36.11% +108.70%
10th Percentile £15.73 £15.19 £12.25
90th Percentile £56.43 £55.40 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.99 £23.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +30.39% -31.34% +61.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 98,884 97,779 100,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,251 64,406 65,253
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £262 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,108 2,926 3,323
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.92 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Top 16 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 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
England -76 668 £450 -1.64% 210
UK excluding London -68 401 £413 +3.13% 119
London -67 340 £500 - 103
South East -16 127 £425 - 32
North of England -8 86 £400 +2.56% 31
Midlands -25 48 £368 -14.78% 24
Scotland -80 44 £350 -9.68% 10
Yorkshire -19 41 £395 - 9
East of England +5 35 £450 +12.50% 8
South West -47 30 £424 +13.00% 13
East Midlands +7 26 £363 -21.62% 9
Wales -1 26 £555 +16.84% 2
North East +17 23 £425 +13.33% 4
North West -17 23 £400 - 18
West Midlands -40 21 £375 -7.41% 15
Northern Ireland - 5 £350 -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 237 (31.73%) Finance
2 223 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (18.47%) Business Analysis
4 130 (17.40%) SQL
5 105 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 96 (12.85%) Microsoft
8 77 (10.31%) Banking
9 73 (9.77%) Project Management
9 73 (9.77%) Analytics
10 68 (9.10%) Degree
10 68 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
11 65 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 63 (8.43%) User Stories
13 59 (7.90%) Migration
13 59 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
14 58 (7.76%) Data Analysis
15 56 (7.50%) SQL Server
15 56 (7.50%) Active Directory
16 55 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
16 55 (7.36%) Test Automation
17 53 (7.10%) Windows
18 52 (6.96%) Oracle
19 51 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
20 49 (6.56%) JIRA
21 48 (6.43%) ITIL
21 48 (6.43%) Scrum
21 48 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
22 46 (6.16%) Waterfall
23 43 (5.76%) Python

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 27 (3.61%) SAS
2 25 (3.35%) Confluence
3 16 (2.14%) CMS
4 15 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.67%) IIS
6 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.27%) FileNet
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) MTS
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.80%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Endur
2 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.80%) SAP APO
3 5 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.67%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.40%) Actimize
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.40%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (4.69%) Office 365
3 24 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.01%) SaaS
5 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.07%) IaaS
7 7 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.80%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.80%) PaaS
9 5 (0.67%) GitHub
9 5 (0.67%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.54%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.40%) Trello
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.75%) Firewall
2 14 (1.87%) VPN
3 13 (1.74%) WAN
4 12 (1.61%) LAN
5 10 (1.34%) DNS
5 10 (1.34%) Network Security
6 9 (1.20%) Internet
6 9 (1.20%) Wireless
7 7 (0.94%) VoIP
8 6 (0.80%) DHCP
8 6 (0.80%) SAN
8 6 (0.80%) Skype
9 5 (0.67%) BGP
9 5 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.67%) MPLS
9 5 (0.67%) OSPF
9 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.67%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.54%) Cisco ICM
10 4 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.35%) Big Data
4 20 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (2.68%) Power BI
5 14 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.61%) QlikView
7 11 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.07%) MS Access
10 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (0.94%) Riak
12 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (0.67%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 49 (6.56%) JIRA
2 23 (3.08%) Selenium
3 13 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 8 (1.07%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.07%) Toad
6 7 (0.94%) GitLab
6 7 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.94%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.80%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.67%) JMeter
9 4 (0.54%) ERwin
9 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.40%) MSTest
10 3 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 237 (31.73%) Finance
2 77 (10.31%) Banking
3 37 (4.95%) Retail
4 30 (4.02%) Front Office
5 20 (2.68%) Marketing
6 18 (2.41%) Back Office
7 17 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.28%) Legal
8 14 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.20%) Law
10 9 (1.20%) Publishing
10 9 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.67%) Advertising
14 4 (0.54%) Billing
15 3 (0.40%) Games
15 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.88%) .NET
2 24 (3.21%) XML
3 21 (2.81%) HTML
4 17 (2.28%) Web Services
5 16 (2.14%) Middleware
6 13 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (1.47%) RESTful
7 11 (1.47%) SOAP
8 10 (1.34%) CSS
9 7 (0.94%) Kafka
10 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.80%) Gherkin
10 6 (0.80%) jQuery
10 6 (0.80%) REST
11 5 (0.67%) React
12 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.54%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.54%) JSON
12 4 (0.54%) XSLT
13 3 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.15%) Derivative
4 25 (3.35%) User Experience
5 23 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (2.95%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.54%) NHS
8 16 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.74%) Fintech
11 10 (1.34%) Reinsurance
12 9 (1.20%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.07%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (0.94%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.94%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.10%) Windows
2 22 (2.95%) Unix
2 22 (2.95%) Windows Server
3 18 (2.41%) Linux
4 14 (1.87%) Windows 10
4 14 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.07%) Android
9 7 (0.94%) AIX
10 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (18.47%) Business Analysis
3 100 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (9.77%) Analytics
4 73 (9.77%) Project Management
5 68 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
6 65 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 63 (8.43%) User Stories
8 59 (7.90%) Migration
9 58 (7.76%) Data Analysis
10 55 (7.36%) Test Automation
11 51 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 48 (6.43%) ITIL
12 48 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (6.43%) Scrum
13 46 (6.16%) Waterfall
14 39 (5.22%) Change Management
15 33 (4.42%) Mentoring
16 32 (4.28%) Asset Management
16 32 (4.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 130 (17.40%) SQL
2 43 (5.76%) Python
3 42 (5.62%) Java
4 30 (4.02%) C#
5 22 (2.95%) C++
6 21 (2.81%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.41%) R
8 15 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.34%) VBA
11 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.94%) C
12 7 (0.94%) VB
13 6 (0.80%) Scala
14 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.67%) Java 8
15 4 (0.54%) Perl
15 4 (0.54%) PHP
16 3 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 68 (9.10%) Degree
2 31 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.48%) ISEB
4 24 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.28%) CISSP
6 14 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.47%) CISM
9 8 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.94%) CISA
11 6 (0.80%) CCNA
11 6 (0.80%) GCFA
11 6 (0.80%) GCIH
11 6 (0.80%) MCSA
11 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.80%) PhD
12 5 (0.67%) CCNP
12 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.67%) MCSE
13 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.09%) QA
2 37 (4.95%) PMO
3 22 (2.95%) GDPR
4 19 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.34%) SLA
6 9 (1.20%) IFRS
6 9 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.80%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.54%) MiFID
9 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.40%) COBIT
10 3 (0.40%) PSD2
11 2 (0.27%) EMIR
11 2 (0.27%) GxP
11 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.27%) SEPA
12 1 (0.13%) COREP
12 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 56 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.87%) vSphere
4 9 (1.20%) XenApp
5 8 (1.07%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.54%) Docker
7 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.40%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.13%) HDFS
10 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (3.35%) SCCM
2 9 (1.20%) HP ALM
3 7 (0.94%) Puppet
3 7 (0.94%) SCOM
4 6 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.67%) CASB
5 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.67%) vMotion
6 4 (0.54%) Ansible
6 4 (0.54%) QRadar
6 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.54%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.27%) Control-M
8 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.96%) Oracle
3 39 (5.22%) SAP
4 37 (4.95%) Cisco
5 36 (4.82%) Tableau
5 36 (4.82%) VMware
6 24 (3.21%) HP
7 11 (1.47%) Google
8 10 (1.34%) Citrix
9 9 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.07%) F5
10 8 (1.07%) Murex
11 7 (0.94%) Adobe
11 7 (0.94%) Apple
11 7 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.80%) Cognos
12 6 (0.80%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.80%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.67%) Cloudera