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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1148 1377 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.85% 21.97% 24.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.43% 23.73% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 1005 1148
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £25.00 £85.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
5118 5803 5851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.57% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3881 4258 4276
Average daily rate £450 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 80 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 813 (37.62%) Finance
2 615 (28.46%) Banking
3 527 (24.39%) SQL
4 357 (16.52%) Business Analysis
5 277 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 266 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 265 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
8 250 (11.57%) Windows
9 239 (11.06%) Investment Banking
10 215 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 198 (9.16%) MS Excel
12 179 (8.28%) Data Analysis
13 167 (7.73%) SQL Server
14 166 (7.68%) Oracle
15 164 (7.59%) ITIL
16 163 (7.54%) Migration
17 153 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
18 149 (6.89%) MS Office
19 147 (6.80%) Project Management
20 139 (6.43%) UNIX
21 138 (6.39%) Front Office
22 137 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
23 130 (6.02%) Retail
24 129 (5.97%) Data Modelling
25 126 (5.83%) Active Directory
26 122 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
27 116 (5.37%) Degree
28 114 (5.28%) Derivative
29 101 (4.67%) Java
29 101 (4.67%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 91 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.13%) SAS
4 26 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (0.93%) CMS
7 18 (0.83%) IIS
7 18 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.60%) Lync
10 10 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.23%) Apache
14 3 (0.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 198 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 149 (6.89%) MS Office
3 91 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 69 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.20%) MS Project
6 16 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.51%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.32%) SPSS
9 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.14%) Shockwave
11 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.69%) thinkFolio
4 13 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.42%) Sentinel
5 9 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.37%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (0.32%) assyst
8 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.19%) Endur
9 4 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
9 4 (0.19%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (0.42%) SaaS
3 8 (0.37%) Office 365
4 7 (0.32%) IaaS
5 6 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.046%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.046%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.046%) GitHub
9 1 (0.046%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.046%) Force.com
9 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.90%) LAN
2 38 (1.76%) Firewall
3 36 (1.67%) VPN
4 30 (1.39%) Internet
5 23 (1.06%) Wireless
6 20 (0.93%) WAN
7 17 (0.79%) DNS
8 14 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.65%) Network Security
9 11 (0.51%) DHCP
9 11 (0.51%) Intranet
10 10 (0.46%) SAN
10 10 (0.46%) FTP
10 10 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.42%) LDAP
12 8 (0.37%) HTTP
12 8 (0.37%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (0.23%) VLAN
14 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 122 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 65 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (2.22%) QlikView
7 37 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 29 (1.34%) Big Data
9 28 (1.30%) Data Mining
9 28 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.93%) MS Access
11 17 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.60%) MySQL
13 8 (0.37%) UniData
13 8 (0.37%) Data Mart
13 8 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 43 (1.99%) JIRA
2 29 (1.34%) Selenium
3 18 (0.83%) Cucumber
4 17 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (0.51%) SpecFlow
5 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.46%) WebDriver
7 9 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.42%) Toad
8 8 (0.37%) Rational Rose
9 7 (0.32%) Subversion
9 7 (0.32%) Maven
10 6 (0.28%) Calabash
10 6 (0.28%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.23%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.19%) Ant
12 4 (0.19%) JUnit
12 4 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 813 (37.62%) Finance
2 615 (28.46%) Banking
3 239 (11.06%) Investment Banking
4 138 (6.39%) Front Office
5 130 (6.02%) Retail
6 83 (3.84%) Legal
7 81 (3.75%) Financial Institution
8 69 (3.19%) Telecoms
9 67 (3.10%) Back Office
10 56 (2.59%) Retail Banking
11 53 (2.45%) Marketing
12 49 (2.27%) Advertising
13 40 (1.85%) Law
14 15 (0.69%) Publishing
15 14 (0.65%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.56%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.37%) Private Banking
17 8 (0.37%) Billing
17 8 (0.37%) French Language
18 7 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.84%) .NET
2 44 (2.04%) XML
3 33 (1.53%) Middleware
4 28 (1.30%) Web Services
5 27 (1.25%) HTML
6 23 (1.06%) SOAP
7 22 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (0.60%) REST
9 12 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.56%) FpML
10 10 (0.46%) JSP
11 8 (0.37%) MSMQ
11 8 (0.37%) CSS
11 8 (0.37%) MDX
12 7 (0.32%) Gherkin
12 7 (0.32%) J2EE
12 7 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.28%) jQuery
14 5 (0.23%) Mason
14 5 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 265 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.28%) Derivative
3 73 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 68 (3.15%) Fixed Income
5 65 (3.01%) Equities
6 57 (2.64%) NHS
7 56 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 48 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 44 (2.04%) Credit Risk
9 44 (2.04%) Computer Science
10 43 (1.99%) Mathematics
11 39 (1.80%) SWIFT
12 32 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 31 (1.43%) Statistics
14 30 (1.39%) Market Risk
15 26 (1.20%) Reference Data
15 26 (1.20%) User Experience
16 24 (1.11%) Data Extraction
17 19 (0.88%) Mobile App
17 19 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 250 (11.57%) Windows
2 139 (6.43%) UNIX
3 91 (4.21%) Linux
4 80 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 37 (1.71%) Windows XP
6 30 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.16%) Android
8 24 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.83%) Solaris
11 12 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.46%) AIX
13 9 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
17 2 (0.093%) zOS
17 2 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (16.52%) Business Analysis
2 266 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 179 (8.28%) Data Analysis
5 164 (7.59%) ITIL
6 163 (7.54%) Migration
7 153 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 147 (6.80%) Project Management
9 137 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
10 129 (5.97%) Data Modelling
11 101 (4.67%) Analytics
12 99 (4.58%) Asset Management
13 92 (4.26%) Change Management
14 91 (4.21%) CRM
15 88 (4.07%) Risk Management
16 82 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
17 69 (3.19%) Test Scripting
18 65 (3.01%) Scrum
19 64 (2.96%) Data Migration
20 63 (2.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 527 (24.39%) SQL
2 101 (4.67%) Java
3 92 (4.26%) VBA
4 46 (2.13%) C#
5 41 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 23 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 23 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 22 (1.02%) VB
8 20 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 20 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 19 (0.88%) VBScript
10 14 (0.65%) C
11 13 (0.60%) Python
12 11 (0.51%) R
12 11 (0.51%) C++
12 11 (0.51%) Perl
13 8 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.32%) Ruby
15 6 (0.28%) PHP
15 6 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 116 (5.37%) Degree
2 62 (2.87%) ISEB
3 45 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.34%) CISSP
5 25 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.06%) CISM
7 20 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.83%) CISA
9 13 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.60%) MCSE
10 11 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.46%) MOS
12 9 (0.42%) ACCA
12 9 (0.42%) A+ Certification
13 8 (0.37%) PMP
13 8 (0.37%) CIMA
14 7 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.32%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.93%) QA
2 36 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.48%) Solvency II
4 27 (1.25%) SLA
5 20 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.65%) FATCA
8 13 (0.60%) EMIR
9 12 (0.56%) GAAP
10 11 (0.51%) Basel III
11 10 (0.46%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.32%) COREP
13 6 (0.28%) MiFID
14 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.19%) COBIT
16 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
17 2 (0.093%) Basel II
17 2 (0.093%) HL7
17 2 (0.093%) DICOM
System Software
1 126 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.42%) XenApp
4 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.32%) vSphere
5 7 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.23%) Xen
7 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) NLBS
9 2 (0.093%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.046%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.93%) SCCM
3 11 (0.51%) Control-M
4 7 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.19%) SCOM
7 4 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
7 4 (0.19%) Puppet
7 4 (0.19%) Jitterbit
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.14%) Netcool
8 3 (0.14%) OpenView
9 2 (0.093%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.093%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.093%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 277 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 166 (7.68%) Oracle
3 58 (2.68%) SAP
4 53 (2.45%) Citrix
5 50 (2.31%) Tableau
6 40 (1.85%) IBM
7 37 (1.71%) VMware
7 37 (1.71%) Bloomberg
8 35 (1.62%) Cisco
9 33 (1.53%) Cognos
10 31 (1.43%) Business Objects
11 30 (1.39%) HP
12 27 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (1.20%) Remedy
14 25 (1.16%) Sybase
15 21 (0.97%) WorldPay
16 19 (0.88%) Siebel
17 17 (0.79%) Reuters
18 16 (0.74%) Charles River
18 16 (0.74%) Apple
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