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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1178 1557 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.56% 21.65% 26.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.04% 23.38% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1122 1436
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 £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 56
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.70 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £26.90 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.79
% change year-on-year
- -8.15%
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
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 795 (33.99%) Finance
2 558 (23.86%) Banking
3 540 (23.09%) SQL
4 348 (14.88%) Business Analysis
5 325 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 323 (13.81%) Windows
7 260 (11.12%) MS Excel
8 255 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
9 252 (10.77%) Investment Banking
10 235 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
11 220 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 196 (8.38%) MS Office
13 193 (8.25%) Data Analysis
14 185 (7.91%) SQL Server
15 179 (7.65%) Project Management
16 171 (7.31%) Oracle
17 166 (7.10%) Active Directory
18 165 (7.05%) ITIL
19 164 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
20 144 (6.16%) Front Office
21 137 (5.86%) Asset Management
22 135 (5.77%) Degree
23 133 (5.69%) Retail
24 131 (5.60%) Data Modelling
25 127 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
26 125 (5.34%) UNIX
27 119 (5.09%) CRM
28 118 (5.04%) Migration
29 113 (4.83%) Legal
30 112 (4.79%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 70 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 65 (2.78%) SAS
4 30 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (1.24%) CMS
6 23 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (0.64%) IBM Notes
8 14 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.60%) Lync
9 13 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.56%) IIS
10 11 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.43%) WorkSite
12 9 (0.38%) Apache
13 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 260 (11.12%) MS Excel
2 196 (8.38%) MS Office
3 90 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 74 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 53 (2.27%) MS Project
6 22 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.64%) SPSS
8 7 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.043%) Weka
11 1 (0.043%) FastStats
11 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.043%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 33 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.37%) Markit EDM
3 18 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.56%) CODA-Financials
6 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.34%) HiPortfolio
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.26%) Agresso
8 6 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.26%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.21%) assyst
9 5 (0.21%) Algo Collateral
9 5 (0.21%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.17%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.17%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.38%) Google Apps
2 8 (0.34%) SaaS
3 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.086%) Office 365
4 2 (0.086%) IaaS
4 2 (0.086%) Taleo
4 2 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.086%) Force.com
4 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.61%) Firewall
2 38 (1.62%) WAN
3 33 (1.41%) SAN
4 32 (1.37%) LAN
4 32 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.33%) DNS
6 30 (1.28%) Network Security
7 27 (1.15%) VPN
8 26 (1.11%) Internet
9 19 (0.81%) VoIP
10 18 (0.77%) DHCP
11 15 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (0.56%) HTTP
13 12 (0.51%) LDAP
13 12 (0.51%) FTP
13 12 (0.51%) SSL
13 12 (0.51%) VLAN
14 11 (0.47%) Intranet
14 11 (0.47%) MPLS
15 10 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 46 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (1.28%) Big Data
7 29 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 28 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.11%) QlikView
10 25 (1.07%) DB2
11 23 (0.98%) MS Access
11 23 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 19 (0.81%) Hadoop
14 17 (0.73%) MySQL
15 16 (0.68%) Data Mart
15 16 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (2.09%) JIRA
2 47 (2.01%) Selenium
3 24 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 20 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (0.86%) WebDriver
5 18 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 17 (0.73%) FitNesse
7 11 (0.47%) JMeter
8 9 (0.38%) ERwin
9 8 (0.34%) NUnit
9 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.30%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.30%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.30%) Toad
11 6 (0.26%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.21%) WATIR
13 4 (0.17%) Serena SBM
General
1 795 (33.99%) Finance
2 558 (23.86%) Banking
3 252 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 144 (6.16%) Front Office
5 133 (5.69%) Retail
6 113 (4.83%) Legal
7 82 (3.51%) Back Office
8 59 (2.52%) Marketing
9 51 (2.18%) Law
10 45 (1.92%) Financial Institution
11 42 (1.80%) Telecoms
12 39 (1.67%) Advertising
13 36 (1.54%) Retail Banking
14 26 (1.11%) Publishing
15 20 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
16 16 (0.68%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.60%) Billing
17 14 (0.60%) French Language
18 13 (0.56%) Games
19 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (2.99%) .NET
2 69 (2.95%) XML
3 28 (1.20%) Web Services
3 28 (1.20%) HTML
4 26 (1.11%) Middleware
5 19 (0.81%) FpML
6 14 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (0.51%) CSS
8 11 (0.47%) SOAP
9 10 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.38%) JSON
10 9 (0.38%) REST
10 9 (0.38%) MDX
11 8 (0.34%) XSLT
12 7 (0.30%) WCF
12 7 (0.30%) FIXML
12 7 (0.30%) Regular Expression
13 4 (0.17%) SailPoint
13 4 (0.17%) Mustache
13 4 (0.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 235 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (4.19%) Derivative
3 72 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 72 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 71 (3.04%) Fixed Income
5 58 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 56 (2.39%) Credit Risk
7 48 (2.05%) Equities
8 45 (1.92%) Market Risk
9 43 (1.84%) NHS
10 39 (1.67%) SWIFT
11 38 (1.62%) User Experience
12 26 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.03%) Statistics
14 23 (0.98%) Mainframe
15 22 (0.94%) Data Integration
15 22 (0.94%) Open Source
16 19 (0.81%) iPhone
16 19 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 323 (13.81%) Windows
2 125 (5.34%) UNIX
3 109 (4.66%) Windows 7
4 87 (3.72%) Linux
5 69 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 49 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.03%) Android
11 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.26%) Solaris
14 5 (0.21%) AIX
14 5 (0.21%) CentOS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (14.88%) Business Analysis
2 255 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 193 (8.25%) Data Analysis
5 179 (7.65%) Project Management
6 165 (7.05%) ITIL
7 164 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 137 (5.86%) Asset Management
9 131 (5.60%) Data Modelling
10 127 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 119 (5.09%) CRM
12 118 (5.04%) Migration
13 112 (4.79%) Change Management
14 105 (4.49%) Analytics
15 93 (3.98%) Risk Management
16 84 (3.59%) GAP Analysis
17 79 (3.38%) Investment Management
18 78 (3.33%) Workflow
19 76 (3.25%) Scrum
20 73 (3.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 540 (23.09%) SQL
2 82 (3.51%) VBA
3 78 (3.33%) Java
4 56 (2.39%) C#
5 35 (1.50%) T-SQL
6 32 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 32 (1.37%) VB
7 28 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 25 (1.07%) Perl
9 22 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 22 (0.94%) C
10 20 (0.86%) C++
11 19 (0.81%) JavaScript
11 19 (0.81%) Ruby
12 16 (0.68%) Python
13 11 (0.47%) R
14 10 (0.43%) PHP
14 10 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.38%) VB6
15 9 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (5.77%) Degree
2 56 (2.39%) ISEB
3 54 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.45%) CISSP
5 24 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.73%) MOS
8 15 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.60%) CISM
10 13 (0.56%) GIAC
10 13 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.56%) MCSE
11 12 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.47%) CISA
13 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.38%) MCP
13 9 (0.38%) GCIA
13 9 (0.38%) IIBA
14 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.98%) QA
2 34 (1.45%) EMIR
3 26 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 26 (1.11%) SLA
4 25 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 25 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.60%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.34%) Basel II
9 7 (0.30%) Basel III
9 7 (0.30%) MiFID
10 5 (0.21%) FATCA
11 4 (0.17%) P3O
11 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.17%) COBIT
12 3 (0.13%) GAAP
12 3 (0.13%) FINREP
12 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.086%) COREP
System Software
1 166 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.07%) XenApp
4 10 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.38%) vSphere
5 9 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.26%) Xen
6 6 (0.26%) NLBS
7 5 (0.21%) VMware Server
7 5 (0.21%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.17%) Firmware
8 4 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.13%) NFS
9 3 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.086%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.043%) RACF
11 1 (0.043%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 42 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.03%) Control-M
3 22 (0.94%) SCCM
4 10 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.34%) WSUS
6 7 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.21%) SCOM
9 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
10 3 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.086%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.086%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.086%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 325 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 171 (7.31%) Oracle
3 77 (3.29%) Citrix
4 68 (2.91%) VMware
5 57 (2.44%) SAP
6 52 (2.22%) HP
7 45 (1.92%) Business Objects
8 43 (1.84%) Cisco
9 39 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 38 (1.62%) Cognos
11 36 (1.54%) Charles River
12 35 (1.50%) Siebel
13 32 (1.37%) Bloomberg
14 30 (1.28%) Google
15 27 (1.15%) thinkFolio
15 27 (1.15%) Tableau
15 27 (1.15%) Sybase
16 24 (1.03%) Remedy
17 22 (0.94%) Red Hat
18 20 (0.86%) IBM
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £18 - £19 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £950 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Rate: £430 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 to £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: Daily Rate
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago