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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1064 1295 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.34% 21.70% 23.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.86% 23.48% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 960 1140
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £46.61 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
5100 5516 5982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.69% 92.41% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3901 4140 4411
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 76 140
Average hourly rate £19.72 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £45.25 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015, 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.

1 817 (38.00%) Finance
2 613 (28.51%) Banking
3 528 (24.56%) SQL
4 360 (16.74%) Business Analysis
5 279 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
6 267 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
7 242 (11.26%) Investment Banking
7 242 (11.26%) Microsoft
8 221 (10.28%) Windows
9 217 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 201 (9.35%) MS Excel
11 174 (8.09%) Data Analysis
12 166 (7.72%) SQL Server
13 164 (7.63%) Oracle
14 161 (7.49%) Migration
15 155 (7.21%) ITIL
16 150 (6.98%) Project Management
17 146 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 142 (6.60%) Front Office
19 138 (6.42%) MS Office
20 137 (6.37%) UNIX
21 135 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
22 132 (6.14%) Data Modelling
23 129 (6.00%) Retail
24 124 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
25 122 (5.67%) Active Directory
26 115 (5.35%) Degree
27 105 (4.88%) Java
27 105 (4.88%) Derivative
28 100 (4.65%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 93 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 47 (2.19%) SAS
4 22 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (0.93%) CMS
7 19 (0.88%) IIS
8 16 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.56%) Lync
10 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 201 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 138 (6.42%) MS Office
3 83 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 68 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.26%) MS Project
6 15 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.65%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.42%) SPSS
9 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.14%) Shockwave
11 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.047%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
4 10 (0.47%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
7 7 (0.33%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.33%) Sentinel
7 7 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.23%) assyst
9 5 (0.23%) Endur
9 5 (0.23%) Global One
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.19%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 4 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.65%) SaaS
2 9 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (0.42%) Office 365
3 8 (0.37%) IaaS
3 8 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.047%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.047%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.047%) Taleo
7 1 (0.047%) GitHub
7 1 (0.047%) Force.com
7 1 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.047%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.67%) LAN
2 35 (1.63%) Firewall
3 32 (1.49%) VPN
4 26 (1.21%) Internet
5 20 (0.93%) WAN
6 17 (0.79%) DNS
6 17 (0.79%) Wireless
7 15 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.60%) Intranet
9 12 (0.56%) DHCP
10 11 (0.51%) Network Security
11 9 (0.42%) FTP
11 9 (0.42%) LDAP
11 9 (0.42%) SAN
12 7 (0.33%) HTTP
12 7 (0.33%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (0.23%) Multicast
14 5 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 124 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 64 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (2.23%) QlikView
7 37 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 30 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 30 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (1.26%) Big Data
10 25 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (0.93%) MS Access
12 17 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.65%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.60%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.51%) MySQL
16 9 (0.42%) OLAP
16 9 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (1.86%) JIRA
2 23 (1.07%) Selenium
3 18 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.47%) Toad
6 10 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 9 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.42%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.37%) Subversion
8 8 (0.37%) Maven
9 6 (0.28%) Rational Rose
9 6 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.23%) Calabash
10 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.23%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.19%) ERwin
11 4 (0.19%) Ant
11 4 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 817 (38.00%) Finance
2 613 (28.51%) Banking
3 242 (11.26%) Investment Banking
4 142 (6.60%) Front Office
5 129 (6.00%) Retail
6 77 (3.58%) Legal
7 68 (3.16%) Financial Institution
8 66 (3.07%) Back Office
9 62 (2.88%) Telecoms
10 54 (2.51%) Marketing
11 51 (2.37%) Retail Banking
12 48 (2.23%) Advertising
13 35 (1.63%) Law
14 12 (0.56%) Publishing
14 12 (0.56%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.47%) Billing
17 9 (0.42%) Games
18 8 (0.37%) French Language
19 7 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (4.28%) .NET
2 41 (1.91%) XML
3 32 (1.49%) HTML
4 28 (1.30%) Middleware
5 26 (1.21%) Web Services
6 21 (0.98%) SOAP
7 20 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.56%) CSS
9 12 (0.56%) REST
10 10 (0.47%) JSP
10 10 (0.47%) FpML
11 9 (0.42%) Gherkin
12 8 (0.37%) MDX
12 8 (0.37%) MSMQ
13 7 (0.33%) J2EE
14 6 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.28%) Rendezvous
14 6 (0.28%) HTML5
15 5 (0.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 279 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (4.88%) Derivative
3 76 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 75 (3.49%) Fixed Income
5 65 (3.02%) Equities
6 58 (2.70%) NHS
7 52 (2.42%) Credit Risk
8 50 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 45 (2.09%) Blackberry
9 45 (2.09%) SWIFT
10 44 (2.05%) Mathematics
11 39 (1.81%) Computer Science
12 36 (1.67%) Market Risk
13 34 (1.58%) Statistics
14 33 (1.53%) Visualisation
15 27 (1.26%) User Experience
16 26 (1.21%) Data Integration
17 24 (1.12%) Reference Data
18 23 (1.07%) Data Extraction
19 18 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 221 (10.28%) Windows
2 137 (6.37%) UNIX
3 85 (3.95%) Linux
4 73 (3.40%) Windows 7
5 32 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (1.40%) Windows XP
7 25 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (0.98%) Android
9 17 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.70%) Solaris
11 14 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.42%) AIX
13 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.14%) CentOS
16 2 (0.093%) zOS
16 2 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (16.74%) Business Analysis
2 267 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 174 (8.09%) Data Analysis
5 161 (7.49%) Migration
6 155 (7.21%) ITIL
7 150 (6.98%) Project Management
8 146 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 135 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
10 132 (6.14%) Data Modelling
11 100 (4.65%) Analytics
12 91 (4.23%) CRM
13 88 (4.09%) Asset Management
14 86 (4.00%) Risk Management
15 83 (3.86%) Change Management
16 82 (3.81%) SDLC
17 75 (3.49%) GAP Analysis
18 69 (3.21%) Test Scripting
19 62 (2.88%) Scrum
19 62 (2.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 528 (24.56%) SQL
2 105 (4.88%) Java
3 92 (4.28%) VBA
4 48 (2.23%) C#
5 40 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 29 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 26 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 20 (0.93%) VB
9 19 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 18 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 18 (0.84%) VBScript
11 16 (0.74%) C
12 14 (0.65%) Python
13 13 (0.60%) R
14 10 (0.47%) Perl
15 8 (0.37%) C++
15 8 (0.37%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.33%) PHP
17 6 (0.28%) Ruby
17 6 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 115 (5.35%) Degree
2 57 (2.65%) ISEB
3 42 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 23 (1.07%) CISSP
6 18 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.84%) CISM
7 17 (0.79%) CISA
8 13 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.60%) MCSE
9 12 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.47%) ACCA
12 9 (0.42%) PMP
12 9 (0.42%) CIMA
12 9 (0.42%) MOS
13 8 (0.37%) A+ Certification
13 8 (0.37%) IIBA
14 6 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.00%) QA
2 37 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.40%) SLA
4 28 (1.30%) Solvency II
5 24 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 17 (0.79%) EMIR
7 16 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.60%) MiFID
9 13 (0.60%) FATCA
10 11 (0.51%) Basel III
10 11 (0.51%) GAAP
11 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.28%) COREP
13 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.19%) COBIT
15 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
16 2 (0.093%) UCITS
16 2 (0.093%) Basel II
16 2 (0.093%) HL7
System Software
1 122 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.42%) vSphere
3 9 (0.42%) XenApp
4 7 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.14%) Xen
5 3 (0.14%) NLBS
5 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.047%) NFS
7 1 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.047%) GPFS
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.047%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.047%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.65%) SCCM
2 14 (0.65%) Control-M
3 7 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.23%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.19%) Jitterbit
6 4 (0.19%) Puppet
7 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.14%) Netcool
7 3 (0.14%) OpenView
8 2 (0.093%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.093%) WSUS
8 2 (0.093%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.093%) SCOM
8 2 (0.093%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.093%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 242 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 164 (7.63%) Oracle
3 52 (2.42%) SAP
3 52 (2.42%) Citrix
4 49 (2.28%) Tableau
5 44 (2.05%) IBM
6 37 (1.72%) Cisco
7 35 (1.63%) Cognos
8 34 (1.58%) Business Objects
8 34 (1.58%) VMware
9 32 (1.49%) Bloomberg
10 30 (1.40%) HP
11 28 (1.30%) Remedy
12 26 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (1.21%) Sybase
12 26 (1.21%) WorldPay
13 18 (0.84%) Google
13 18 (0.84%) Siebel
14 17 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
15 16 (0.74%) Apple
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