The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1207 1543 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.46% 21.72% 26.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.24% 23.48% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 1143 1530
Average daily rate
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£425 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 76
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.97 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.02 £32.12 £44.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 879 (34.47%) Finance
2 655 (25.69%) Banking
3 592 (23.22%) SQL
4 394 (15.45%) Business Analysis
5 303 (11.88%) Investment Banking
6 293 (11.49%) Windows
7 283 (11.10%) Microsoft
8 258 (10.12%) MS Excel
9 245 (9.61%) ITIL
10 216 (8.47%) MS Office
10 216 (8.47%) Data Analysis
11 192 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 184 (7.22%) Oracle
13 183 (7.18%) SQL Server
14 179 (7.02%) Degree
15 175 (6.86%) Project Management
16 166 (6.51%) Derivative
16 166 (6.51%) Asset Management
17 161 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 161 (6.31%) Active Directory
18 159 (6.24%) Retail
19 156 (6.12%) Front Office
20 148 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
21 143 (5.61%) Data Modelling
22 136 (5.33%) Analytics
23 135 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
24 133 (5.22%) Migration
25 121 (4.75%) Legal
26 116 (4.55%) Change Management
26 116 (4.55%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 92 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.55%) SAS
3 63 (2.47%) MS Exchange
4 51 (2.00%) CMS
5 44 (1.73%) IBM Notes
6 34 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.51%) Confluence
10 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.47%) Drupal
12 11 (0.43%) Apache
12 11 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.24%) Node.js
14 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 258 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 216 (8.47%) MS Office
3 105 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.29%) MS Project
6 17 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.63%) SPSS
8 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.078%) Gephi
10 1 (0.039%) FastStats
10 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.039%) Mingle
10 1 (0.039%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.039%) Stata
10 1 (0.039%) InDesign
10 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 27 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 20 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 15 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.59%) Agresso
4 13 (0.51%) LatentZero
5 12 (0.47%) Minerva
6 10 (0.39%) Sentinel
6 10 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.35%) RMDS
7 9 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
8 8 (0.31%) Tesseract
8 8 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 8 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.27%) Summit
9 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.24%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.16%) Office 365
3 3 (0.12%) SaaS
4 2 (0.078%) Force.com
5 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.039%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.039%) PaaS
5 1 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.039%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.61%) Firewall
2 38 (1.49%) Internet
3 32 (1.25%) LAN
4 31 (1.22%) WAN
5 28 (1.10%) Intranet
6 20 (0.78%) DNS
7 18 (0.71%) HTTP
8 15 (0.59%) VPN
9 14 (0.55%) SAN
10 13 (0.51%) VoIP
10 13 (0.51%) LDAP
11 12 (0.47%) DHCP
12 11 (0.43%) IP Telephony
13 10 (0.39%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.39%) MPLS
14 9 (0.35%) Network Security
15 7 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.27%) Wireless
15 7 (0.27%) SSL
16 6 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 50 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 46 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.18%) MS Access
10 29 (1.14%) QlikView
11 24 (0.94%) Big Data
12 23 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (0.59%) DB2
16 14 (0.55%) MySQL
16 14 (0.55%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
17 13 (0.51%) Data Mart
18 12 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (2.12%) Selenium
2 35 (1.37%) JIRA
3 24 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 21 (0.82%) WebDriver
6 20 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 18 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (0.59%) FitNesse
9 10 (0.39%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.35%) ERwin
10 9 (0.35%) JMeter
11 8 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.24%) Toad
13 6 (0.24%) NUnit
14 5 (0.20%) WATIR
14 5 (0.20%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.20%) Sahi
15 4 (0.16%) SoapUI
General
1 879 (34.47%) Finance
2 655 (25.69%) Banking
3 303 (11.88%) Investment Banking
4 159 (6.24%) Retail
5 156 (6.12%) Front Office
6 121 (4.75%) Legal
7 88 (3.45%) Back Office
8 69 (2.71%) Marketing
9 48 (1.88%) Retail Banking
10 47 (1.84%) Law
11 42 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.53%) Telecoms
13 35 (1.37%) Advertising
14 27 (1.06%) Publishing
15 21 (0.82%) General Ledger
16 20 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
17 19 (0.75%) French Language
18 15 (0.59%) Private Banking
19 14 (0.55%) Games
20 13 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.63%) .NET
2 54 (2.12%) XML
3 27 (1.06%) HTML
3 27 (1.06%) Web Services
4 20 (0.78%) CSS
5 15 (0.59%) Middleware
6 14 (0.55%) MDX
7 11 (0.43%) J2EE
8 9 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.35%) JSON
8 9 (0.35%) REST
9 8 (0.31%) Spring
9 8 (0.31%) SOAP
9 8 (0.31%) FpML
10 7 (0.27%) JSP
11 6 (0.24%) Mason
12 5 (0.20%) jQuery
12 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.20%) XSLT
12 5 (0.20%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 166 (6.51%) Derivative
2 85 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 84 (3.29%) Credit Risk
4 80 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 75 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 68 (2.67%) Equities
8 63 (2.47%) NHS
9 50 (1.96%) Market Risk
10 33 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 30 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
12 27 (1.06%) Statistics
12 27 (1.06%) Computer Science
12 27 (1.06%) CMDB
13 26 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 23 (0.90%) Reference Data
15 21 (0.82%) FMCG
15 21 (0.82%) SWIFT
16 20 (0.78%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 293 (11.49%) Windows
2 116 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 84 (3.29%) UNIX
4 78 (3.06%) Windows XP
5 64 (2.51%) Linux
6 52 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.75%) Android
9 15 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.35%) Solaris
12 8 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.16%) CentOS
13 4 (0.16%) VMS
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.12%) zOS
14 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (15.45%) Business Analysis
2 245 (9.61%) ITIL
3 216 (8.47%) Data Analysis
4 192 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 175 (6.86%) Project Management
6 166 (6.51%) Asset Management
7 161 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 148 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 143 (5.61%) Data Modelling
10 136 (5.33%) Analytics
11 135 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 133 (5.22%) Migration
13 116 (4.55%) Change Management
14 103 (4.04%) CRM
15 92 (3.61%) UML
16 89 (3.49%) ETL
16 89 (3.49%) Data Management
17 86 (3.37%) Systems Analysis
17 86 (3.37%) Investment Management
18 85 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 592 (23.22%) SQL
2 89 (3.49%) VBA
3 78 (3.06%) Java
4 63 (2.47%) C#
5 48 (1.88%) T-SQL
6 37 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 32 (1.25%) C++
8 31 (1.22%) VB
9 29 (1.14%) C
10 21 (0.82%) Python
11 20 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.78%) JavaScript
12 19 (0.75%) Perl
13 18 (0.71%) Ruby
14 17 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.55%) R
16 10 (0.39%) PHP
17 9 (0.35%) VBScript
17 9 (0.35%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.16%) sed
Qualifications
1 179 (7.02%) Degree
2 79 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.43%) ISEB
4 34 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.59%) CISSP
8 15 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.55%) PhD
10 13 (0.51%) MCP
10 13 (0.51%) MOS
11 10 (0.39%) MBA
12 9 (0.35%) CBAP
13 8 (0.31%) IIBA
13 8 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.31%) CISM
13 8 (0.31%) MCSE
14 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.31%) QA
2 51 (2.00%) EMIR
3 40 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 39 (1.53%) Data Quality
5 35 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 33 (1.29%) SLA
7 23 (0.90%) Basel III
8 17 (0.67%) FATCA
9 15 (0.59%) CRD IV
10 14 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (0.39%) MiFID
11 10 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.31%) AIFMD
13 7 (0.27%) Basel II
13 7 (0.27%) Solvency II
14 6 (0.24%) COREP
15 2 (0.078%) FINREP
15 2 (0.078%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.078%) P3O
15 2 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 161 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.71%) XenApp
4 8 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.27%) vSphere
6 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.20%) NLBS
8 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.16%) Xen
9 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.078%) RACF
10 2 (0.078%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.039%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.039%) SRDF
11 1 (0.039%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 28 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.71%) SCCM
3 16 (0.63%) Control-M
4 8 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.20%) WSUS
7 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.12%) SCOM
8 3 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.12%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.078%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.078%) Nagios
9 2 (0.078%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.078%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 283 (11.10%) Microsoft
2 184 (7.22%) Oracle
3 81 (3.18%) Citrix
4 67 (2.63%) VMware
5 58 (2.27%) SAP
6 50 (1.96%) HP
7 46 (1.80%) Charles River
8 45 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (1.73%) Lotus
9 44 (1.73%) Business Objects
10 39 (1.53%) Cognos
10 39 (1.53%) Cisco
11 36 (1.41%) Sybase
12 34 (1.33%) ServiceNow
13 31 (1.22%) Bloomberg
14 28 (1.10%) Siebel
15 25 (0.98%) Tableau
16 24 (0.94%) Reuters
17 20 (0.78%) IBM
17 20 (0.78%) Google
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