The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1125 1567 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.32% 22.04% 24.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.76% 23.67% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1129 1230
Average daily rate
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£424 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £25.60 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5420 6621 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 93.14% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 4843 4393
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.15 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the City of London region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the City of London region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 802 (35.10%) Finance
2 549 (24.03%) Banking
3 514 (22.49%) SQL
4 333 (14.57%) Microsoft
5 332 (14.53%) Business Analysis
6 325 (14.22%) Windows
7 260 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
8 252 (11.03%) MS Excel
9 250 (10.94%) Investment Banking
10 231 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
11 217 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 201 (8.80%) MS Office
13 181 (7.92%) Data Analysis
14 178 (7.79%) Project Management
15 173 (7.57%) Active Directory
16 172 (7.53%) SQL Server
17 162 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
18 161 (7.05%) ITIL
19 158 (6.91%) Oracle
20 135 (5.91%) Front Office
21 132 (5.78%) Degree
21 132 (5.78%) Asset Management
22 126 (5.51%) UNIX
22 126 (5.51%) Retail
23 121 (5.30%) Migration
24 120 (5.25%) Data Modelling
25 119 (5.21%) CRM
26 117 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
27 112 (4.90%) Legal
28 111 (4.86%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 67 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.63%) SAS
4 30 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (1.31%) CMS
4 30 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 14 (0.61%) IIS
6 14 (0.61%) Lync
7 13 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.44%) WorkSite
9 9 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.26%) Drupal
12 6 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 252 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 201 (8.80%) MS Office
3 95 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 81 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 51 (2.23%) MS Project
6 21 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) SPSS
8 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.044%) Weka
10 1 (0.044%) FastStats
10 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.044%) Stata
Business Applications
1 35 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.57%) CODA-Financials
5 11 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.31%) Agresso
8 7 (0.31%) assyst
9 6 (0.26%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.22%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.22%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.22%) Sentinel
10 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.44%) Google Apps
2 6 (0.26%) SaaS
3 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.088%) IaaS
4 2 (0.088%) Taleo
4 2 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.088%) Force.com
4 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.044%) PaaS
5 1 (0.044%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.58%) Firewall
2 39 (1.71%) WAN
3 35 (1.53%) DNS
4 34 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.49%) LAN
5 33 (1.44%) SAN
6 30 (1.31%) Internet
7 29 (1.27%) Network Security
8 28 (1.23%) VPN
9 21 (0.92%) DHCP
10 19 (0.83%) VoIP
11 18 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (0.57%) VLAN
12 13 (0.57%) FTP
12 13 (0.57%) HTTP
12 13 (0.57%) Wireless
13 12 (0.53%) Intranet
13 12 (0.53%) LDAP
13 12 (0.53%) SSL
14 10 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 49 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (1.23%) Big Data
7 28 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 27 (1.18%) QlikView
9 24 (1.05%) DB2
9 24 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 19 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 18 (0.79%) MS Access
12 15 (0.66%) MySQL
12 15 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.66%) Data Mart
13 14 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (2.32%) JIRA
2 46 (2.01%) Selenium
3 21 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.83%) WebDriver
4 19 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 17 (0.74%) FitNesse
6 16 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (0.57%) JMeter
9 8 (0.35%) ERwin
9 8 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.31%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.31%) Toad
10 7 (0.31%) NUnit
11 5 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.22%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.18%) Appium
12 4 (0.18%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.18%) ClearQuest
General
1 802 (35.10%) Finance
2 549 (24.03%) Banking
3 250 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 135 (5.91%) Front Office
5 126 (5.51%) Retail
6 112 (4.90%) Legal
7 77 (3.37%) Back Office
8 56 (2.45%) Law
9 55 (2.41%) Financial Institution
10 53 (2.32%) Marketing
11 48 (2.10%) Telecoms
12 40 (1.75%) Advertising
13 36 (1.58%) Retail Banking
14 23 (1.01%) Publishing
15 18 (0.79%) General Ledger
16 17 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
17 15 (0.66%) Billing
18 13 (0.57%) Games
19 12 (0.53%) French Language
20 7 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.76%) .NET
2 62 (2.71%) XML
3 29 (1.27%) HTML
3 29 (1.27%) Middleware
4 22 (0.96%) Web Services
5 21 (0.92%) FpML
6 17 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (0.48%) SOAP
7 11 (0.48%) CSS
8 9 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.35%) REST
10 7 (0.31%) MDX
10 7 (0.31%) JSON
11 6 (0.26%) WCF
11 6 (0.26%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.26%) FIXML
11 6 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.26%) XSLT
12 5 (0.22%) WPF
13 4 (0.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (3.89%) Derivative
3 75 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 75 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 62 (2.71%) Fixed Income
5 59 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 50 (2.19%) Equities
7 43 (1.88%) SWIFT
8 42 (1.84%) NHS
8 42 (1.84%) Credit Risk
9 37 (1.62%) Market Risk
10 36 (1.58%) User Experience
11 25 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.01%) Statistics
12 23 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 21 (0.92%) Data Integration
13 21 (0.92%) iPhone
14 20 (0.88%) Computer Science
15 19 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 325 (14.22%) Windows
2 126 (5.51%) UNIX
3 111 (4.86%) Windows 7
4 86 (3.76%) Linux
5 68 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 49 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.18%) Android
10 24 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.35%) Solaris
14 7 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.22%) AIX
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (14.53%) Business Analysis
2 260 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 181 (7.92%) Data Analysis
5 178 (7.79%) Project Management
6 162 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 161 (7.05%) ITIL
8 132 (5.78%) Asset Management
9 121 (5.30%) Migration
10 120 (5.25%) Data Modelling
11 119 (5.21%) CRM
12 117 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
13 105 (4.60%) Change Management
14 97 (4.25%) Analytics
15 92 (4.03%) Risk Management
16 79 (3.46%) Scrum
16 79 (3.46%) Test Scripting
17 78 (3.41%) GAP Analysis
18 75 (3.28%) Investment Management
19 73 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 514 (22.49%) SQL
2 70 (3.06%) VBA
3 69 (3.02%) Java
4 53 (2.32%) C#
5 33 (1.44%) T-SQL
6 26 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 25 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 24 (1.05%) VB
9 23 (1.01%) Perl
10 22 (0.96%) C++
11 21 (0.92%) JavaScript
12 20 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.79%) C
14 16 (0.70%) Python
15 15 (0.66%) Ruby
16 11 (0.48%) R
17 7 (0.31%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.31%) VB6
17 7 (0.31%) PHP
17 7 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 132 (5.78%) Degree
2 58 (2.54%) ISEB
3 52 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.66%) CISSP
5 26 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.74%) CISM
8 16 (0.70%) MOS
9 14 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.57%) GIAC
10 13 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.57%) MCSE
11 12 (0.53%) MCP
11 12 (0.53%) CISA
12 10 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.39%) GCIA
14 8 (0.35%) IIBA
14 8 (0.35%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.35%) ACCA
14 8 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.72%) QA
2 30 (1.31%) EMIR
3 29 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.27%) SLA
4 20 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 18 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.66%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.31%) Basel III
9 6 (0.26%) FATCA
9 6 (0.26%) MiFID
9 6 (0.26%) Basel II
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
10 4 (0.18%) P3O
10 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.13%) GAAP
11 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.13%) COREP
11 3 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 173 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.14%) XenApp
4 11 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.39%) vSphere
6 9 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.26%) Xen
7 6 (0.26%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 5 (0.22%) NLBS
9 4 (0.18%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.088%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.044%) RACF
12 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.05%) SCCM
3 21 (0.92%) Control-M
4 9 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (0.31%) WSUS
6 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.22%) SCOM
8 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
9 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.088%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.088%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 333 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 158 (6.91%) Oracle
3 78 (3.41%) Citrix
4 74 (3.24%) VMware
5 63 (2.76%) SAP
6 52 (2.28%) HP
7 44 (1.93%) Cisco
8 42 (1.84%) Business Objects
9 40 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (1.53%) Bloomberg
11 32 (1.40%) Google
12 31 (1.36%) Cognos
12 31 (1.36%) Siebel
13 30 (1.31%) Tableau
14 29 (1.27%) Charles River
15 27 (1.18%) thinkFolio
16 24 (1.05%) Sybase
17 22 (0.96%) Remedy
18 21 (0.92%) Murex
19 20 (0.88%) Reuters
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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7 Fifty Two
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Aston Carter
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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