The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Senior Technical Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 618 631
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Analyst 12 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Median daily rate £550 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.50

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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Analyst in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Technical Analyst in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Technical Analyst in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Technical Analyst in the UK

Senior Technical Analyst
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Analyst within the UK 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
England +28 12 £550 +41.93% 2
East Midlands - 6 - -
Northamptonshire - 6 - -
London +22 3 £575 +33.48% 1
Yorkshire +18 3 £388 -
West Yorkshire +13 3 £388 -
Halifax +4 3 £388 -
City of London -8 2 £563 +40.62%

Senior Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) Retail
4 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) CCNA
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) CCSA
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Network Security
9 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

Senior Technical 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 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) DMZ
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (30.00%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.33%) FpML
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) ITSM
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Process Management
8 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) CCSA
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.33%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (3.33%) Tripwire