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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1118 1224 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.16% 21.26% 22.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.73% 23.01% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 909 1161
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 52
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £36.29 £31.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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.

1 861 (37.86%) Finance
2 633 (27.84%) Banking
3 558 (24.54%) SQL
4 381 (16.75%) Business Analysis
5 308 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
6 289 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
7 278 (12.23%) Microsoft
8 265 (11.65%) Investment Banking
9 229 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 227 (9.98%) Windows
11 209 (9.19%) MS Excel
12 189 (8.31%) Data Analysis
13 178 (7.83%) SQL Server
14 168 (7.39%) Oracle
15 164 (7.21%) ITIL
16 158 (6.95%) Project Management
17 157 (6.90%) Migration
18 156 (6.86%) MS Office
19 155 (6.82%) Front Office
20 150 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
21 138 (6.07%) Active Directory
22 137 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
23 134 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
24 126 (5.54%) Data Modelling
25 125 (5.50%) UNIX
26 124 (5.45%) Java
27 117 (5.15%) Degree
28 116 (5.10%) Retail
29 112 (4.93%) SharePoint
30 110 (4.84%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 112 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 61 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 40 (1.76%) SAS
4 23 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (0.92%) CMS
6 19 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (0.79%) IIS
8 13 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.57%) Lync
9 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.31%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.22%) Apache
12 5 (0.22%) JBoss
12 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 209 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 156 (6.86%) MS Office
3 95 (4.18%) MS Visio
4 79 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.28%) MS Project
6 17 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.66%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.40%) SPSS
9 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.13%) Shockwave
11 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.088%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.044%) FastStats
12 1 (0.044%) Maple
12 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 52 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (0.53%) thinkFolio
4 10 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.35%) Adaptiv
7 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.26%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) Global One
9 5 (0.22%) Agresso
9 5 (0.22%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.22%) SAP R/3
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.70%) SaaS
2 10 (0.44%) Office 365
3 9 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.31%) IaaS
5 4 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.088%) Force.com
8 1 (0.044%) Taleo
8 1 (0.044%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.044%) PaaS
8 1 (0.044%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.044%) Yammer
8 1 (0.044%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.044%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.89%) Firewall
2 42 (1.85%) LAN
3 30 (1.32%) VPN
4 28 (1.23%) WAN
5 23 (1.01%) DNS
5 23 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.01%) Internet
6 18 (0.79%) Intranet
6 18 (0.79%) DHCP
7 14 (0.62%) Wireless
8 11 (0.48%) LDAP
8 11 (0.48%) Network Security
9 10 (0.44%) SAN
10 8 (0.35%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.31%) MPLS
12 6 (0.26%) DSL
12 6 (0.26%) HTTP
12 6 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.22%) Multicast
13 5 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 134 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 65 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (2.33%) QlikView
7 47 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 39 (1.72%) Data Mining
9 34 (1.50%) Big Data
10 32 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.84%) MS Access
14 17 (0.75%) Hadoop
14 17 (0.75%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.53%) MySQL
15 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (1.93%) JIRA
2 23 (1.01%) Selenium
3 18 (0.79%) HP UFT
4 15 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 13 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.35%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.31%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.31%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.31%) Maven
10 6 (0.26%) Subversion
10 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.22%) Calabash
11 5 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.22%) ERwin
12 4 (0.18%) Ant
12 4 (0.18%) Rational Rose
12 4 (0.18%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 861 (37.86%) Finance
2 633 (27.84%) Banking
3 265 (11.65%) Investment Banking
4 155 (6.82%) Front Office
5 116 (5.10%) Retail
6 74 (3.25%) Legal
7 64 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 59 (2.59%) Back Office
8 59 (2.59%) Marketing
9 57 (2.51%) Financial Institution
10 44 (1.93%) Advertising
10 44 (1.93%) Retail Banking
11 34 (1.50%) Law
12 18 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 11 (0.48%) Publishing
13 11 (0.48%) Games
14 10 (0.44%) Billing
14 10 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.44%) French Language
15 7 (0.31%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (3.87%) .NET
2 41 (1.80%) XML
3 33 (1.45%) HTML
4 30 (1.32%) Web Services
5 22 (0.97%) SOAP
6 20 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
7 18 (0.79%) Middleware
8 15 (0.66%) CSS
8 15 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.53%) REST
10 11 (0.48%) JSP
11 10 (0.44%) MDX
12 9 (0.40%) FpML
13 8 (0.35%) MSMQ
13 8 (0.35%) Gherkin
13 8 (0.35%) RESTful
14 7 (0.31%) HTML5
14 7 (0.31%) JMS
14 7 (0.31%) J2EE
15 6 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 308 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.53%) Derivative
3 95 (4.18%) Fixed Income
4 81 (3.56%) Equities
5 80 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (2.77%) NHS
7 56 (2.46%) Credit Risk
8 52 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 47 (2.07%) Blackberry
10 41 (1.80%) SWIFT
11 40 (1.76%) Market Risk
11 40 (1.76%) Statistics
12 39 (1.72%) Mathematics
13 34 (1.50%) Computer Science
14 32 (1.41%) Visualisation
15 26 (1.14%) User Experience
16 24 (1.06%) Reference Data
17 22 (0.97%) Data Extraction
17 22 (0.97%) Data Integration
18 20 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 227 (9.98%) Windows
2 125 (5.50%) UNIX
3 82 (3.61%) Windows 7
4 77 (3.39%) Linux
5 42 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 22 (0.97%) Android
9 15 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.53%) Solaris
12 11 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.22%) AIX
16 4 (0.18%) CentOS
16 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.088%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.088%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (16.75%) Business Analysis
2 289 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 189 (8.31%) Data Analysis
5 164 (7.21%) ITIL
6 158 (6.95%) Project Management
7 157 (6.90%) Migration
8 150 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 137 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 126 (5.54%) Data Modelling
11 110 (4.84%) Analytics
12 109 (4.79%) CRM
13 96 (4.22%) Risk Management
14 89 (3.91%) Change Management
15 86 (3.78%) Asset Management
16 79 (3.47%) SDLC
17 75 (3.30%) GAP Analysis
18 74 (3.25%) Test Scripting
19 68 (2.99%) Use Case
20 67 (2.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 558 (24.54%) SQL
2 124 (5.45%) Java
3 97 (4.27%) VBA
4 48 (2.11%) C#
5 37 (1.63%) T-SQL
6 36 (1.58%) JavaScript
7 28 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 19 (0.84%) Python
8 19 (0.84%) C
9 18 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 18 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 16 (0.70%) Perl
11 15 (0.66%) VBScript
11 15 (0.66%) VB
12 14 (0.62%) R
13 12 (0.53%) C++
14 9 (0.40%) PHP
15 8 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.35%) Ruby
16 7 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (5.15%) Degree
2 67 (2.95%) ISEB
3 47 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.19%) CISSP
6 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.84%) CISM
8 18 (0.79%) CISA
9 14 (0.62%) MCSE
10 13 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.44%) ACCA
12 10 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.44%) MOS
13 9 (0.40%) CIMA
13 9 (0.40%) PMP
14 8 (0.35%) MCSA
14 8 (0.35%) IIBA
15 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.35%) QA
2 42 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.58%) SLA
4 27 (1.19%) Solvency II
5 24 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
6 19 (0.84%) EMIR
7 17 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.70%) Basel III
9 15 (0.66%) MiFID
10 14 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.48%) FATCA
12 10 (0.44%) GAAP
13 6 (0.26%) COREP
14 5 (0.22%) COBIT
14 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.13%) Basel II
15 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
16 2 (0.088%) UCITS
16 2 (0.088%) HL7
System Software
1 138 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.44%) XenApp
4 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.31%) vSphere
6 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.26%) NLBS
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.13%) Xen
9 2 (0.088%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.044%) Varnish
10 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.044%) GPFS
10 1 (0.044%) Snort
10 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.044%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.044%) NFS
10 1 (0.044%) NDS
10 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.92%) SCCM
3 17 (0.75%) Control-M
4 10 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.22%) WSUS
7 5 (0.22%) SCOM
7 5 (0.22%) Puppet
8 4 (0.18%) Jitterbit
9 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.13%) Netcool
9 3 (0.13%) OpenView
10 2 (0.088%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.088%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.088%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 278 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 168 (7.39%) Oracle
3 57 (2.51%) Citrix
4 53 (2.33%) SAP
5 49 (2.15%) Tableau
6 44 (1.93%) Cisco
7 43 (1.89%) IBM
8 33 (1.45%) VMware
9 32 (1.41%) Cognos
10 31 (1.36%) HP
11 28 (1.23%) Sybase
11 28 (1.23%) Business Objects
11 28 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.10%) Bloomberg
12 25 (1.10%) Remedy
12 25 (1.10%) WorldPay
13 22 (0.97%) Siebel
14 20 (0.88%) ServiceNow
15 19 (0.84%) Google
16 18 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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