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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1079 1473 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.12% 21.67% 22.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.61% 23.22% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 1070 1079
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 52
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.30 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.51 £42.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.24%
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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 794 (35.23%) Finance
2 569 (25.24%) Banking
3 526 (23.34%) SQL
4 335 (14.86%) Microsoft
5 328 (14.55%) Windows
6 322 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 258 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
8 253 (11.22%) MS Excel
9 241 (10.69%) Investment Banking
10 235 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
11 214 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 187 (8.30%) MS Office
13 181 (8.03%) Project Management
14 177 (7.85%) SQL Server
15 174 (7.72%) Active Directory
16 168 (7.45%) ITIL
17 167 (7.41%) Data Analysis
18 165 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
19 159 (7.05%) Oracle
20 143 (6.34%) UNIX
21 139 (6.17%) Front Office
22 132 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
23 128 (5.68%) Asset Management
24 124 (5.50%) Retail
25 123 (5.46%) Degree
26 122 (5.41%) Data Modelling
27 121 (5.37%) Migration
28 108 (4.79%) Legal
29 107 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
30 104 (4.61%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 68 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.53%) SAS
4 32 (1.42%) CMS
5 30 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.62%) Lync
8 14 (0.62%) IIS
9 13 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 11 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.40%) WorkSite
13 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.27%) Drupal
14 6 (0.27%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 253 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 187 (8.30%) MS Office
3 87 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 78 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 47 (2.09%) MS Project
6 23 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.31%) SPSS
8 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.089%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.089%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.044%) Stata
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.044%) Weka
11 1 (0.044%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 31 (1.38%) Markit EDM
2 29 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
5 11 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.35%) assyst
7 8 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
8 7 (0.31%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.27%) Agresso
9 6 (0.27%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.22%) RMDS
10 5 (0.22%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
10 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.49%) Google Apps
2 6 (0.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.089%) Force.com
4 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.089%) IaaS
4 2 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.089%) Taleo
5 1 (0.044%) Office 365
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.80%) Firewall
2 34 (1.51%) DNS
3 33 (1.46%) VPN
4 32 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.38%) Internet
6 30 (1.33%) LAN
6 30 (1.33%) SAN
7 29 (1.29%) WAN
7 29 (1.29%) Network Security
8 19 (0.84%) DHCP
8 19 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (0.80%) Wireless
10 16 (0.71%) FTP
11 15 (0.67%) VoIP
12 13 (0.58%) VLAN
13 10 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.44%) HTTP
14 9 (0.40%) SSL
14 9 (0.40%) IP Telephony
15 8 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (1.29%) Big Data
7 27 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 22 (0.98%) QlikView
8 22 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 21 (0.93%) DB2
9 21 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
10 19 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 18 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.75%) MS Access
13 13 (0.58%) MySQL
14 12 (0.53%) Data Mart
15 10 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 53 (2.35%) JIRA
2 42 (1.86%) Selenium
3 17 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.75%) Cucumber
3 17 (0.75%) WebDriver
4 13 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.58%) FitNesse
5 12 (0.53%) Toad
6 9 (0.40%) JMeter
6 9 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.27%) NUnit
8 5 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.22%) ERwin
8 5 (0.22%) Subversion
8 5 (0.22%) Appium
8 5 (0.22%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.18%) Rational Rose
General
1 794 (35.23%) Finance
2 569 (25.24%) Banking
3 241 (10.69%) Investment Banking
4 139 (6.17%) Front Office
5 124 (5.50%) Retail
6 108 (4.79%) Legal
7 93 (4.13%) Back Office
8 67 (2.97%) Financial Institution
9 56 (2.48%) Telecoms
10 54 (2.40%) Marketing
11 50 (2.22%) Law
12 42 (1.86%) Retail Banking
13 41 (1.82%) Advertising
14 23 (1.02%) Publishing
15 16 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
16 12 (0.53%) Billing
17 11 (0.49%) Games
17 11 (0.49%) General Ledger
18 10 (0.44%) French Language
19 7 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.11%) .NET
2 63 (2.80%) XML
3 39 (1.73%) Middleware
4 31 (1.38%) HTML
5 23 (1.02%) Web Services
6 21 (0.93%) FpML
7 19 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (0.53%) SOAP
9 10 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.40%) REST
11 8 (0.35%) CSS
12 7 (0.31%) XSLT
12 7 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.22%) JSON
13 5 (0.22%) MDX
13 5 (0.22%) Mason
13 5 (0.22%) SailPoint
13 5 (0.22%) Regular Expression
14 4 (0.18%) HTML5
14 4 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 235 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (4.53%) Derivative
3 76 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 73 (3.24%) Blackberry
5 64 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.57%) Fixed Income
7 51 (2.26%) Equities
8 44 (1.95%) SWIFT
9 43 (1.91%) Credit Risk
10 40 (1.77%) NHS
11 39 (1.73%) Market Risk
12 28 (1.24%) User Experience
13 27 (1.20%) Mathematics
13 27 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 27 (1.20%) Statistics
13 27 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.02%) Data Integration
15 20 (0.89%) Open Source
16 19 (0.84%) iPhone
17 18 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 328 (14.55%) Windows
2 143 (6.34%) UNIX
3 98 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 92 (4.08%) Linux
5 58 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 39 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.33%) Android
9 16 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.58%) Solaris
11 10 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.44%) AIX
12 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 258 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 181 (8.03%) Project Management
5 168 (7.45%) ITIL
6 167 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 165 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 132 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
9 128 (5.68%) Asset Management
10 122 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 121 (5.37%) Migration
12 104 (4.61%) CRM
13 103 (4.57%) Change Management
14 97 (4.30%) Analytics
15 94 (4.17%) Risk Management
16 78 (3.46%) Test Scripting
17 76 (3.37%) Investment Management
18 75 (3.33%) Scrum
19 74 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
20 71 (3.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 526 (23.34%) SQL
2 76 (3.37%) VBA
3 67 (2.97%) Java
4 52 (2.31%) C#
5 33 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 29 (1.29%) VB
7 28 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 24 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 21 (0.93%) Perl
10 20 (0.89%) PL/SQL
10 20 (0.89%) C++
11 18 (0.80%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.71%) C
13 13 (0.58%) Python
13 13 (0.58%) Ruby
13 13 (0.58%) R
14 10 (0.44%) VBScript
15 9 (0.40%) VB6
16 8 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 123 (5.46%) Degree
2 59 (2.62%) ISEB
3 49 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.77%) CISSP
5 25 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (0.93%) CISM
7 20 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.62%) GIAC
11 13 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.58%) MCP
11 13 (0.58%) CISA
11 13 (0.58%) MOS
12 12 (0.53%) MCSE
13 10 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.40%) GCIA
15 8 (0.35%) A+ Certification
15 8 (0.35%) CCNA
15 8 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.46%) QA
2 34 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.42%) SLA
4 23 (1.02%) EMIR
5 21 (0.93%) Solvency II
6 20 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
7 19 (0.84%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.27%) Basel III
9 5 (0.22%) Basel II
9 5 (0.22%) GAAP
9 5 (0.22%) MiFID
10 4 (0.18%) FATCA
10 4 (0.18%) P3O
10 4 (0.18%) COREP
10 4 (0.18%) FINREP
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
11 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 174 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.02%) XenApp
4 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.40%) vSphere
6 7 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.22%) Xen
7 5 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.18%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.13%) NFS
9 3 (0.13%) Firmware
9 3 (0.13%) NLBS
9 3 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.089%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.044%) RACF
Systems Management
1 45 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.20%) SCCM
3 16 (0.71%) Control-M
4 10 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.22%) WSUS
6 5 (0.22%) SCOM
7 4 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
7 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.089%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.089%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.089%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 335 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 159 (7.05%) Oracle
3 77 (3.42%) Citrix
4 69 (3.06%) VMware
5 61 (2.71%) SAP
6 48 (2.13%) HP
7 45 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 43 (1.91%) Bloomberg
9 41 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 39 (1.73%) Cisco
11 38 (1.69%) Tableau
12 31 (1.38%) Cognos
12 31 (1.38%) Google
13 28 (1.24%) thinkFolio
13 28 (1.24%) Sybase
14 26 (1.15%) Siebel
15 25 (1.11%) Reuters
15 25 (1.11%) Remedy
16 24 (1.06%) Charles River
17 22 (0.98%) Murex
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Eames Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £650 per day
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JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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ISL
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £519.13 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £462.61 per day
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Red10
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Roc Search
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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