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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 603 949 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 20.50% 19.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.46% 21.53% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 735 846
Median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 28
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -0.34%
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
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 469 (39.88%) Finance
2 277 (23.55%) SQL
3 243 (20.66%) Banking
4 212 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (17.35%) Business Analysis
6 159 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
7 147 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 139 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 101 (8.59%) Windows
9 101 (8.59%) Data Analysis
10 96 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 89 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 85 (7.23%) Migration
13 82 (6.97%) ITIL
14 81 (6.89%) Oracle
14 81 (6.89%) MS Excel
15 80 (6.80%) MS Office
15 80 (6.80%) User Stories
16 79 (6.72%) SQL Server
17 76 (6.46%) Investment Banking
18 74 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
19 73 (6.21%) Degree
20 72 (6.12%) Asset Management
21 71 (6.04%) Analytics
22 69 (5.87%) Retail
23 68 (5.78%) Data Modelling
24 67 (5.70%) Project Management
25 64 (5.44%) Active Directory
26 63 (5.36%) Front Office
27 57 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint

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 31 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.30%) SAS
3 19 (1.62%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.19%) IIS
6 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.60%) Confluence
8 6 (0.51%) Apache
8 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.26%) CMS
11 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.26%) Totara
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 81 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.80%) MS Office
3 57 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.94%) MS Project
6 11 (0.94%) SPSS
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.62%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.43%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.26%) Endur
7 3 (0.26%) Summit
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.36%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.28%) Office 365
3 9 (0.77%) IBM Blueworks
3 9 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.43%) SaaS
6 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.34%) Taleo
7 3 (0.26%) GitHub
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.17%) Socialbakers
9 1 (0.085%) AdWords
9 1 (0.085%) Force.com
9 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.085%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.085%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.47%) Firewall
2 15 (1.28%) Network Security
2 15 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.94%) LAN
4 9 (0.77%) WAN
5 8 (0.68%) VoIP
6 7 (0.60%) VPN
7 6 (0.51%) DNS
7 6 (0.51%) Internet
8 5 (0.43%) DHCP
8 5 (0.43%) Intranet
8 5 (0.43%) SAN
9 4 (0.34%) HTTP
9 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.26%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.26%) Skype
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.17%) FTP
11 2 (0.17%) SSH
11 2 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (1.36%) QlikView
10 15 (1.28%) DB2
11 14 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.94%) Big Data
12 11 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.77%) MySQL
14 7 (0.60%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.51%) MS Access
16 5 (0.43%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 38 (3.23%) JIRA
2 13 (1.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (1.02%) Selenium
4 10 (0.85%) JMeter
5 9 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.60%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.51%) Subversion
8 5 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.34%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.34%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.26%) Ant
10 3 (0.26%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.26%) The Grinder
10 3 (0.26%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 469 (39.88%) Finance
2 243 (20.66%) Banking
3 76 (6.46%) Investment Banking
4 69 (5.87%) Retail
5 63 (5.36%) Front Office
6 52 (4.42%) Legal
7 43 (3.66%) Marketing
8 31 (2.64%) Financial Institution
9 25 (2.13%) Back Office
10 22 (1.87%) Advertising
10 22 (1.87%) Billing
11 20 (1.70%) Law
12 16 (1.36%) Publishing
13 10 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.85%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.68%) French Language
15 5 (0.43%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.34%) Games
16 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.55%) XML
2 26 (2.21%) .NET
3 23 (1.96%) Web Services
4 14 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (1.11%) HTML
6 10 (0.85%) Middleware
7 9 (0.77%) SOAP
8 7 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (0.60%) RESTful
9 6 (0.51%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.51%) FpML
9 6 (0.51%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.43%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.43%) CSS
10 5 (0.43%) Spring
10 5 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.34%) Django
11 4 (0.34%) EDI
11 4 (0.34%) Velocity
11 4 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 159 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.51%) Fixed Income
3 50 (4.25%) Equities
4 49 (4.17%) Derivative
4 49 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.38%) User Experience
6 28 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 27 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 21 (1.79%) Statistics
9 19 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.36%) Fintech
10 16 (1.36%) Reinsurance
11 15 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.11%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.02%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.02%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.02%) Economics
13 12 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.59%) Windows
2 48 (4.08%) Unix
3 40 (3.40%) Windows 7
4 36 (3.06%) Linux
5 26 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.26%) Android
12 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.17%) MVS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.085%) CentOS
14 1 (0.085%) Solaris
14 1 (0.085%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (17.35%) Business Analysis
3 139 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (8.59%) Data Analysis
5 96 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 89 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 85 (7.23%) Migration
8 82 (6.97%) ITIL
9 80 (6.80%) User Stories
10 72 (6.12%) Asset Management
11 71 (6.04%) Analytics
12 68 (5.78%) Data Modelling
13 67 (5.70%) Project Management
14 52 (4.42%) CRM
14 52 (4.42%) Data Management
15 48 (4.08%) SDLC
16 45 (3.83%) Scrum
17 44 (3.74%) Information Security
17 44 (3.74%) Use Case
18 41 (3.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (23.55%) SQL
2 47 (4.00%) Java
3 39 (3.32%) T-SQL
4 32 (2.72%) Python
5 31 (2.64%) VBA
6 30 (2.55%) C#
7 26 (2.21%) R
8 21 (1.79%) C++
9 17 (1.45%) VB
10 16 (1.36%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.02%) Perl
12 11 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.85%) PHP
13 10 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.77%) C
14 9 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.26%) Jython
16 3 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (6.21%) Degree
2 34 (2.89%) CISSP
3 24 (2.04%) ISEB
4 20 (1.70%) CISM
5 18 (1.53%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.85%) CCNA
9 8 (0.68%) CISA
9 8 (0.68%) CRISC
10 7 (0.60%) CGEIT
10 7 (0.60%) MCP
10 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.51%) CBAP
11 6 (0.51%) CCNP
11 6 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.51%) MOS
12 5 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.43%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 38 (3.23%) MiFID
3 37 (3.15%) QA
4 36 (3.06%) Solvency II
5 14 (1.19%) COBIT
6 13 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.11%) SLA
7 10 (0.85%) SEPA
8 8 (0.68%) Basel III
8 8 (0.68%) FATCA
9 7 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.26%) Basel II
12 3 (0.26%) EMIR
12 3 (0.26%) GPG13
13 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
13 2 (0.17%) P3O
13 2 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 64 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.43%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.26%) Firmware
4 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.085%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (1.53%) Control-M
2 15 (1.28%) SCCM
3 11 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.51%) RSA Archer
6 4 (0.34%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.34%) Puppet
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.26%) QRadar
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.17%) Nessus
8 2 (0.17%) SCSM
9 1 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.085%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.085%) Nagios
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.085%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 147 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.89%) Oracle
3 29 (2.47%) Citrix
4 24 (2.04%) VMware
5 23 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.87%) SAP
7 19 (1.62%) Tableau
8 18 (1.53%) Bloomberg
8 18 (1.53%) Google
8 18 (1.53%) IBM
8 18 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.45%) Cisco
9 17 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
10 16 (1.36%) HP
10 16 (1.36%) Murex
11 14 (1.19%) Sybase
12 13 (1.11%) CA
13 12 (1.02%) Intel Security
13 12 (1.02%) Remedy
13 12 (1.02%) Teradata
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