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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1117 1174 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.08% 20.23% 21.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.66% 21.99% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 859 1129
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.03 £25.00
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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
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 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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.

1 882 (38.41%) Finance
2 638 (27.79%) Banking
3 556 (24.22%) SQL
4 382 (16.64%) Business Analysis
5 312 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
6 293 (12.76%) Microsoft
7 284 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
8 275 (11.98%) Investment Banking
9 236 (10.28%) Windows
10 227 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 214 (9.32%) MS Excel
12 181 (7.88%) Data Analysis
13 177 (7.71%) SQL Server
14 174 (7.58%) Project Management
15 163 (7.10%) Oracle
15 163 (7.10%) MS Office
16 161 (7.01%) ITIL
17 156 (6.79%) Front Office
18 154 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 153 (6.66%) Migration
20 141 (6.14%) Active Directory
21 131 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
22 127 (5.53%) Java
23 126 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
24 123 (5.36%) Retail
25 120 (5.23%) Degree
25 120 (5.23%) Data Modelling
26 116 (5.05%) UNIX
27 109 (4.75%) SharePoint
27 109 (4.75%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 109 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.57%) MS Exchange
3 38 (1.66%) SAS
4 22 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (0.96%) IIS
5 18 (0.78%) CMS
6 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (0.61%) Lync
8 13 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.30%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.26%) WorkSite
13 6 (0.26%) JBoss
14 5 (0.22%) Apache
15 4 (0.17%) LiveLink
Applications
1 214 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 163 (7.10%) MS Office
3 94 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 82 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.35%) MS Project
6 15 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.61%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.44%) SPSS
9 2 (0.087%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.087%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.044%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.044%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.044%) FastStats
10 1 (0.044%) Maple
10 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 55 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.44%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.35%) Adaptiv
8 7 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.26%) LatentZero
9 6 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
9 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.22%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
10 5 (0.22%) Endur
10 5 (0.22%) Agresso
10 5 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.65%) SaaS
2 12 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 12 (0.52%) Office 365
3 9 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.17%) IaaS
4 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.17%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.087%) Force.com
6 2 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.044%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.044%) Yammer
7 1 (0.044%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.044%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.044%) Taleo
7 1 (0.044%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.044%) PaaS
7 1 (0.044%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.09%) Firewall
2 46 (2.00%) LAN
3 36 (1.57%) WAN
4 32 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.35%) VPN
6 27 (1.18%) DNS
7 22 (0.96%) Intranet
7 22 (0.96%) Internet
8 19 (0.83%) DHCP
9 13 (0.57%) Wireless
10 11 (0.48%) BIG-IP
10 11 (0.48%) MPLS
11 10 (0.44%) LDAP
12 9 (0.39%) SAN
13 8 (0.35%) HTTP
13 8 (0.35%) Network Security
14 7 (0.30%) DSL
15 6 (0.26%) WLAN
15 6 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 66 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (2.18%) QlikView
7 43 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 38 (1.66%) Big Data
9 36 (1.57%) Data Mining
10 33 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 32 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (0.91%) MS Access
15 20 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 18 (0.78%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (1.79%) JIRA
2 19 (0.83%) Selenium
3 18 (0.78%) HP UFT
4 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.35%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.26%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.26%) Maven
9 5 (0.22%) Subversion
9 5 (0.22%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.22%) ERwin
10 4 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.17%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.17%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.17%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.17%) Axure RP
General
1 882 (38.41%) Finance
2 638 (27.79%) Banking
3 275 (11.98%) Investment Banking
4 156 (6.79%) Front Office
5 123 (5.36%) Retail
6 75 (3.27%) Legal
7 71 (3.09%) Back Office
8 64 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 56 (2.44%) Marketing
10 52 (2.26%) Financial Institution
11 43 (1.87%) Advertising
11 43 (1.87%) Retail Banking
12 33 (1.44%) Law
13 19 (0.83%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.44%) Billing
16 9 (0.39%) Publishing
17 8 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
18 7 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
19 6 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.88%) .NET
2 42 (1.83%) XML
3 29 (1.26%) HTML
3 29 (1.26%) Web Services
4 24 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
5 20 (0.87%) SOAP
5 20 (0.87%) Middleware
6 18 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.57%) CSS
8 11 (0.48%) REST
9 10 (0.44%) MDX
10 9 (0.39%) RESTful
10 9 (0.39%) JSP
11 8 (0.35%) FpML
11 8 (0.35%) JMS
12 7 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.30%) Rendezvous
12 7 (0.30%) J2EE
12 7 (0.30%) Gherkin
13 6 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 312 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (4.57%) Fixed Income
2 105 (4.57%) Derivative
3 89 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 86 (3.75%) Equities
5 62 (2.70%) NHS
6 59 (2.57%) Credit Risk
7 54 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 46 (2.00%) Blackberry
9 43 (1.87%) Market Risk
10 40 (1.74%) Statistics
11 39 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 39 (1.70%) SWIFT
12 32 (1.39%) Computer Science
13 27 (1.18%) User Experience
14 25 (1.09%) Visualisation
15 23 (1.00%) Reference Data
16 22 (0.96%) Data Integration
17 20 (0.87%) Mainframe
17 20 (0.87%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 236 (10.28%) Windows
2 116 (5.05%) UNIX
3 88 (3.83%) Windows 7
4 83 (3.61%) Linux
5 54 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (1.22%) Windows XP
8 22 (0.96%) Android
9 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.57%) Solaris
11 12 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.30%) AIX
14 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.17%) CentOS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.087%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (16.64%) Business Analysis
2 284 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 181 (7.88%) Data Analysis
5 174 (7.58%) Project Management
6 161 (7.01%) ITIL
7 154 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 153 (6.66%) Migration
9 131 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 120 (5.23%) Data Modelling
11 109 (4.75%) Analytics
12 106 (4.62%) CRM
13 100 (4.36%) Risk Management
14 89 (3.88%) Change Management
15 87 (3.79%) Asset Management
16 82 (3.57%) Test Scripting
17 73 (3.18%) SDLC
18 72 (3.14%) Waterfall
18 72 (3.14%) Use Case
18 72 (3.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 556 (24.22%) SQL
2 127 (5.53%) Java
3 103 (4.49%) VBA
4 50 (2.18%) C#
5 46 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 35 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 27 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 26 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 21 (0.91%) Python
10 19 (0.83%) C
10 19 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 17 (0.74%) Perl
12 14 (0.61%) R
13 13 (0.57%) C++
14 12 (0.52%) VB
15 11 (0.48%) VBScript
16 9 (0.39%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 6 (0.26%) PHP
19 5 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (5.23%) Degree
2 62 (2.70%) ISEB
3 42 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.35%) CISSP
5 29 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.91%) CISA
8 20 (0.87%) CISM
9 18 (0.78%) MCSE
10 13 (0.57%) ACCA
10 13 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.48%) MCSA
12 11 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.44%) CIMA
14 9 (0.39%) MOS
14 9 (0.39%) MCP
15 7 (0.30%) PMP
16 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.66%) QA
2 43 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.48%) SLA
4 25 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (1.00%) Solvency II
6 21 (0.91%) EMIR
7 17 (0.74%) MiFID
8 16 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.70%) Basel III
9 14 (0.61%) FATCA
10 13 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.30%) COREP
12 6 (0.26%) COBIT
12 6 (0.26%) GAAP
13 3 (0.13%) Basel II
13 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.087%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.087%) UCITS
14 2 (0.087%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.044%) COSO
System Software
1 141 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.52%) XenApp
4 8 (0.35%) vSphere
4 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.30%) NLBS
6 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.13%) Xen
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.087%) NDS
9 2 (0.087%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.044%) NFS
10 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.044%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.044%) Snort
10 1 (0.044%) HDFS
10 1 (0.044%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 26 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.05%) SCCM
3 18 (0.78%) Control-M
4 12 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.44%) Puppet
6 7 (0.30%) WSUS
7 5 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.22%) SCOM
7 5 (0.22%) Nagios
7 5 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.17%) Jitterbit
8 4 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.13%) OpenView
9 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.13%) Netcool
9 3 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 293 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 163 (7.10%) Oracle
3 66 (2.87%) Citrix
4 56 (2.44%) SAP
5 50 (2.18%) Cisco
6 47 (2.05%) Tableau
7 40 (1.74%) HP
8 36 (1.57%) IBM
9 31 (1.35%) VMware
10 26 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.09%) Remedy
11 25 (1.09%) Sybase
12 24 (1.05%) Bloomberg
13 23 (1.00%) ServiceNow
13 23 (1.00%) WorldPay
14 22 (0.96%) Google
15 21 (0.91%) Cognos
15 21 (0.91%) Informatica
16 20 (0.87%) Siebel
16 20 (0.87%) CheckPoint
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