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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1023 1119 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.45% 19.27% 21.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.92% 20.92% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 829 1144
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.74% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 56
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.35 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.65%
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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
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 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 815 (38.74%) Finance
2 597 (28.37%) Banking
3 482 (22.91%) SQL
4 374 (17.78%) Business Analysis
5 294 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
6 279 (13.26%) Microsoft
7 265 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
8 257 (12.21%) Investment Banking
9 215 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 214 (10.17%) Windows
11 199 (9.46%) MS Excel
12 166 (7.89%) Project Management
13 158 (7.51%) SQL Server
14 155 (7.37%) Data Analysis
15 154 (7.32%) MS Office
16 146 (6.94%) Oracle
17 145 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 140 (6.65%) ITIL
19 137 (6.51%) Front Office
20 126 (5.99%) Degree
21 122 (5.80%) Migration
21 122 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
22 117 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
22 117 (5.56%) Active Directory
23 114 (5.42%) Data Modelling
24 113 (5.37%) Java
25 103 (4.90%) Derivative
26 101 (4.80%) Retail
27 98 (4.66%) VBA
27 98 (4.66%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 94 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 33 (1.57%) SAS
4 22 (1.05%) CMS
5 18 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (0.76%) IIS
7 11 (0.52%) Lync
7 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.33%) JBoss
11 7 (0.33%) WorkSite
11 7 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.24%) Apache
14 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.19%) LiveLink
Applications
1 199 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 154 (7.32%) MS Office
3 83 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 79 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.43%) MS Project
6 15 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.52%) SPSS
8 8 (0.38%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.095%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.095%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.048%) FastStats
11 1 (0.048%) Maple
11 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.048%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.048%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.048%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.048%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 54 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.38%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.33%) Adaptiv
8 6 (0.29%) Agresso
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
9 5 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.71%) SaaS
2 13 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 13 (0.62%) Office 365
3 8 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.095%) Force.com
6 2 (0.095%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.095%) IaaS
7 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.048%) Yammer
7 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.048%) Taleo
7 1 (0.048%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.00%) Firewall
2 36 (1.71%) LAN
3 34 (1.62%) WAN
4 32 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.09%) DNS
6 21 (1.00%) Intranet
7 17 (0.81%) Internet
7 17 (0.81%) VPN
8 15 (0.71%) DHCP
9 11 (0.52%) MPLS
9 11 (0.52%) BIG-IP
10 8 (0.38%) Wireless
10 8 (0.38%) SAN
11 7 (0.33%) DSL
12 6 (0.29%) WLAN
12 6 (0.29%) Multicast
13 5 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.24%) VoIP
13 5 (0.24%) LDAP
13 5 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 117 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 62 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
7 40 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 40 (1.90%) QlikView
8 35 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (1.52%) Big Data
10 26 (1.24%) Data Mining
11 24 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (0.81%) MS Access
15 14 (0.67%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (2.04%) JIRA
2 17 (0.81%) Selenium
3 9 (0.43%) HP UFT
4 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.24%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.19%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.19%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.19%) ERwin
8 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.19%) Gradle
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.14%) JMeter
General
1 815 (38.74%) Finance
2 597 (28.37%) Banking
3 257 (12.21%) Investment Banking
4 137 (6.51%) Front Office
5 101 (4.80%) Retail
6 65 (3.09%) Back Office
7 63 (2.99%) Legal
8 53 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 52 (2.47%) Marketing
10 48 (2.28%) Advertising
11 42 (2.00%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.47%) Retail Banking
13 25 (1.19%) Law
14 14 (0.67%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
16 10 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.43%) Billing
18 8 (0.38%) Publishing
19 7 (0.33%) Private Banking
20 6 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.94%) .NET
2 33 (1.57%) XML
3 31 (1.47%) Web Services
4 27 (1.28%) HTML
5 25 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
6 17 (0.81%) SOAP
6 17 (0.81%) Middleware
7 16 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 12 (0.57%) CSS
9 10 (0.48%) JMS
10 9 (0.43%) JSP
10 9 (0.43%) RESTful
10 9 (0.43%) REST
11 8 (0.38%) HTML5
11 8 (0.38%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.38%) FpML
12 7 (0.33%) Rendezvous
13 6 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (0.24%) Gherkin
15 4 (0.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 294 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.90%) Derivative
3 98 (4.66%) Fixed Income
4 84 (3.99%) Equities
5 76 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 66 (3.14%) NHS
7 54 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 53 (2.52%) Credit Risk
9 44 (2.09%) Market Risk
9 44 (2.09%) Blackberry
10 40 (1.90%) Statistics
11 37 (1.76%) SWIFT
12 36 (1.71%) Mathematics
13 30 (1.43%) Computer Science
14 23 (1.09%) Mainframe
15 22 (1.05%) User Experience
16 20 (0.95%) Reference Data
16 20 (0.95%) Data Integration
17 19 (0.90%) Data Centre
18 15 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.17%) Windows
2 90 (4.28%) UNIX
3 79 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 68 (3.23%) Linux
5 57 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 17 (0.81%) Android
9 14 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.57%) Solaris
10 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.29%) AIX
14 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.19%) OS/390
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (17.78%) Business Analysis
2 265 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (7.89%) Project Management
5 155 (7.37%) Data Analysis
6 145 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 140 (6.65%) ITIL
8 122 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
8 122 (5.80%) Migration
9 114 (5.42%) Data Modelling
10 96 (4.56%) Analytics
11 95 (4.52%) CRM
12 87 (4.13%) Risk Management
13 80 (3.80%) Test Scripting
14 79 (3.75%) Asset Management
15 74 (3.52%) Change Management
16 70 (3.33%) Scrum
17 67 (3.18%) Use Case
17 67 (3.18%) Waterfall
18 64 (3.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 482 (22.91%) SQL
2 113 (5.37%) Java
3 98 (4.66%) VBA
4 48 (2.28%) C#
5 46 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 35 (1.66%) JavaScript
7 26 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 23 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 22 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 21 (1.00%) Python
11 17 (0.81%) Perl
12 16 (0.76%) C
13 13 (0.62%) VB
14 11 (0.52%) C++
14 11 (0.52%) R
15 9 (0.43%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.29%) VBScript
16 6 (0.29%) Groovy
17 5 (0.24%) PHP
18 4 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (5.99%) Degree
2 51 (2.42%) ISEB
3 35 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.09%) CISSP
5 22 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.67%) CISA
6 14 (0.67%) CISM
7 13 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.57%) MCSE
8 12 (0.57%) ACCA
8 12 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.43%) CIMA
9 9 (0.43%) MCP
10 7 (0.33%) MCSA
10 7 (0.33%) MOS
11 6 (0.29%) PMP
11 6 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.61%) QA
2 40 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.43%) SLA
4 22 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
5 21 (1.00%) EMIR
5 21 (1.00%) Basel III
6 19 (0.90%) MiFID
7 17 (0.81%) Solvency II
8 16 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.33%) FATCA
10 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.19%) COREP
12 3 (0.14%) COBIT
13 2 (0.095%) GAAP
13 2 (0.095%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.095%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.095%) UCITS
14 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.048%) COSO
14 1 (0.048%) CDISC
System Software
1 117 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.57%) XenApp
4 8 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.33%) NLBS
6 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.29%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.14%) Xen
10 2 (0.095%) NDS
11 1 (0.048%) NFS
11 1 (0.048%) Snort
11 1 (0.048%) Firmware
11 1 (0.048%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.048%) Samba
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.048%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.09%) SCCM
3 16 (0.76%) Control-M
4 12 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.38%) WSUS
5 8 (0.38%) Puppet
6 7 (0.33%) Nagios
7 6 (0.29%) SCOM
8 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.14%) Netcool
10 3 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.095%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.095%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 279 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 146 (6.94%) Oracle
3 56 (2.66%) SAP
4 55 (2.61%) Citrix
5 42 (2.00%) HP
6 40 (1.90%) Cisco
7 38 (1.81%) Tableau
8 33 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.24%) VMware
10 25 (1.19%) Remedy
10 25 (1.19%) IBM
11 23 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.09%) Google
12 21 (1.00%) WorldPay
12 21 (1.00%) Sybase
13 19 (0.90%) Informatica
13 19 (0.90%) CheckPoint
14 18 (0.86%) Apple
14 18 (0.86%) Bloomberg
14 18 (0.86%) Symantec
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