The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 591 738 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.60% 21.28% 19.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.43% 22.24% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 552 885
Median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 31
Median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.18 £12.75 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £24.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 December 2016.

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 December 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 449 (38.02%) Finance
2 281 (23.79%) SQL
3 233 (19.73%) Business Analysis
4 223 (18.88%) Banking
5 214 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
7 158 (13.38%) Microsoft
8 140 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 115 (9.74%) Windows
10 98 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
11 93 (7.87%) Data Analysis
12 87 (7.37%) Oracle
13 86 (7.28%) MS Excel
13 86 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
13 86 (7.28%) Asset Management
13 86 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 85 (7.20%) Degree
15 84 (7.11%) SQL Server
16 83 (7.03%) ITIL
17 82 (6.94%) Front Office
18 81 (6.86%) Data Modelling
19 80 (6.77%) MS Office
19 80 (6.77%) Migration
20 78 (6.60%) Project Management
21 73 (6.18%) Retail
22 72 (6.10%) Investment Banking
23 68 (5.76%) Fixed Income
24 65 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 64 (5.42%) Analytics
26 63 (5.33%) User Stories

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.29%) SAS
3 22 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.44%) IIS
5 15 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.59%) Apache
7 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.42%) Confluence
10 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.34%) CMS
10 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.25%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 86 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.77%) MS Office
3 43 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.76%) SPSS
6 8 (0.68%) MS Project
7 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.51%) Minerva
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (0.51%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.42%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.34%) Endur
7 4 (0.34%) Summit
7 4 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.10%) Office 365
3 11 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
5 8 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.42%) GitHub
7 5 (0.42%) SaaS
8 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Socialbakers
10 1 (0.085%) AdWords
10 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.085%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.085%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.05%) Firewall
2 25 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.44%) Network Security
4 14 (1.19%) LAN
5 10 (0.85%) VoIP
5 10 (0.85%) VPN
6 9 (0.76%) Internet
6 9 (0.76%) WAN
7 8 (0.68%) DHCP
8 7 (0.59%) Intranet
8 7 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (0.59%) SAN
8 7 (0.59%) SSL
9 6 (0.51%) DNS
10 5 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.34%) BGP
11 4 (0.34%) SSH
11 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.34%) Wireless
11 4 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
2 84 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 36 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 33 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (1.78%) DB2
7 21 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.19%) Big Data
11 12 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.93%) QlikView
13 10 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.59%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.59%) MySQL
16 6 (0.51%) Base SAS
16 6 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (3.22%) JIRA
2 12 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 12 (1.02%) Selenium
3 10 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.59%) Subversion
4 7 (0.59%) WebDriver
5 6 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.51%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.42%) JMeter
7 4 (0.34%) ERwin
7 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.25%) The Grinder
8 3 (0.25%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 449 (38.02%) Finance
2 223 (18.88%) Banking
3 82 (6.94%) Front Office
4 73 (6.18%) Retail
5 72 (6.10%) Investment Banking
6 45 (3.81%) Legal
7 38 (3.22%) Financial Institution
7 38 (3.22%) Marketing
8 25 (2.12%) Back Office
9 22 (1.86%) Advertising
10 18 (1.52%) Law
11 13 (1.10%) Billing
11 13 (1.10%) Games
12 9 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.68%) Publishing
13 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.51%) French Language
14 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.42%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.54%) .NET
2 29 (2.46%) XML
3 23 (1.95%) Web Services
4 20 (1.69%) Middleware
5 16 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (1.02%) HTML
7 9 (0.76%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.76%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (0.68%) SOAP
9 7 (0.59%) FpML
9 7 (0.59%) Gherkin
9 7 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.51%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.51%) RESTful
10 6 (0.51%) XSLT
11 5 (0.42%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.42%) jQuery
11 5 (0.42%) JSON
12 4 (0.34%) Ajax
12 4 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 163 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.76%) Fixed Income
3 65 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 57 (4.83%) Equities
5 54 (4.57%) Derivative
6 41 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.71%) Credit Risk
7 32 (2.71%) Statistics
8 22 (1.86%) User Experience
8 22 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.78%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.69%) SWIFT
11 18 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.52%) Market Risk
11 18 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
12 17 (1.44%) Reference Data
13 16 (1.35%) Fintech
14 15 (1.27%) Reinsurance
15 12 (1.02%) Data Integration
15 12 (1.02%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 115 (9.74%) Windows
2 54 (4.57%) Unix
3 43 (3.64%) Linux
4 40 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.34%) Android
10 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.085%) CentOS
12 1 (0.085%) MVS
12 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (19.73%) Business Analysis
2 214 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (7.87%) Data Analysis
6 86 (7.28%) Asset Management
6 86 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 83 (7.03%) ITIL
8 81 (6.86%) Data Modelling
9 80 (6.77%) Migration
10 78 (6.60%) Project Management
11 64 (5.42%) Analytics
12 63 (5.33%) User Stories
13 58 (4.91%) Information Security
14 54 (4.57%) SDLC
15 51 (4.32%) Change Management
15 51 (4.32%) Data Management
15 51 (4.32%) Use Case
16 50 (4.23%) Risk Management
17 46 (3.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 281 (23.79%) SQL
2 39 (3.30%) Java
2 39 (3.30%) T-SQL
3 36 (3.05%) Python
4 32 (2.71%) R
5 29 (2.46%) C#
6 24 (2.03%) VBA
7 23 (1.95%) C++
8 12 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.93%) Perl
9 11 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.76%) C
10 9 (0.76%) VB
11 8 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.51%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.51%) PHP
13 4 (0.34%) Scala
14 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 85 (7.20%) Degree
2 34 (2.88%) CISSP
3 28 (2.37%) ISEB
4 24 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.69%) CISM
6 16 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.10%) CBAP
9 10 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.76%) CCNA
10 9 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
10 9 (0.76%) CITP
11 8 (0.68%) CCNP
11 8 (0.68%) CISA
11 8 (0.68%) MOS
12 7 (0.59%) GIAC
13 6 (0.51%) GCIH
13 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.15%) Data Quality
2 42 (3.56%) MiFID
3 33 (2.79%) QA
4 24 (2.03%) Solvency II
5 12 (1.02%) SLA
6 11 (0.93%) COBIT
7 10 (0.85%) SEPA
8 9 (0.76%) Basel III
9 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.25%) Basel II
12 3 (0.25%) EMIR
13 2 (0.17%) FATCA
13 2 (0.17%) TARGET2
14 1 (0.085%) ISO15022
14 1 (0.085%) ISO20022
14 1 (0.085%) UCITS
System Software
1 53 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.085%) Firmware
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.44%) SCCM
2 14 (1.19%) Control-M
3 10 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.85%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.42%) Puppet
5 4 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.25%) QRadar
7 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.17%) Nagios
7 2 (0.17%) Nessus
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.17%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.085%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.085%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.085%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 158 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 87 (7.37%) Oracle
3 33 (2.79%) Citrix
4 28 (2.37%) Cisco
5 26 (2.20%) SAP
6 24 (2.03%) VMware
7 21 (1.78%) HP
7 21 (1.78%) Tableau
8 20 (1.69%) Bloomberg
8 20 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 20 (1.69%) Sybase
9 19 (1.61%) Murex
9 19 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.52%) Teradata
11 14 (1.19%) IBM
11 14 (1.19%) Netezza
11 14 (1.19%) Splunk
12 13 (1.10%) Adobe
12 13 (1.10%) Workday
13 12 (1.02%) Google
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