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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1171 1572 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.99% 21.90% 27.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.61% 23.72% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1138 1576
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 79
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £23.55 £41.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
5419 6628 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.32% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 4833 5221
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 132 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 824 (33.58%) Finance
2 610 (24.86%) Banking
3 561 (22.86%) SQL
4 363 (14.79%) Business Analysis
5 320 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 319 (13.00%) Windows
7 275 (11.21%) Investment Banking
8 274 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
9 271 (11.04%) MS Excel
10 233 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
11 213 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 210 (8.56%) Data Analysis
13 208 (8.48%) MS Office
14 205 (8.35%) ITIL
15 195 (7.95%) SQL Server
16 191 (7.78%) Oracle
17 183 (7.46%) Project Management
18 166 (6.76%) Active Directory
19 159 (6.48%) Asset Management
19 159 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
20 156 (6.36%) Retail
21 152 (6.19%) Degree
22 144 (5.87%) Data Modelling
22 144 (5.87%) Front Office
23 130 (5.30%) Migration
24 129 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
25 118 (4.81%) Derivative
26 117 (4.77%) UNIX
27 116 (4.73%) Legal
28 115 (4.69%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 88 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 78 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 64 (2.61%) SAS
4 38 (1.55%) CMS
5 31 (1.26%) IBM Notes
6 30 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.53%) Drupal
10 13 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.41%) Lync
11 10 (0.41%) WorkSite
11 10 (0.41%) Apache
12 9 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.37%) IIS
12 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 271 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 208 (8.48%) MS Office
3 101 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 79 (3.22%) MS Visio
5 50 (2.04%) MS Project
6 20 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.61%) SPSS
8 6 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.081%) Gephi
10 2 (0.081%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.041%) Mingle
11 1 (0.041%) FastStats
11 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.041%) Stata
Business Applications
1 36 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 32 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.45%) LatentZero
8 10 (0.41%) Minerva
9 9 (0.37%) SAP HR
10 8 (0.33%) Sentinel
10 8 (0.33%) Tesseract
11 7 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
11 7 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
11 7 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.24%) Agresso
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.20%) SAP SD
13 5 (0.20%) Capstone
13 5 (0.20%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.16%) SaaS
1 4 (0.16%) Google Apps
1 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.12%) Office 365
2 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.081%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.081%) Taleo
4 1 (0.041%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.041%) IaaS
4 1 (0.041%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.57%) Firewall
2 35 (1.43%) Internet
3 32 (1.30%) WAN
4 31 (1.26%) DNS
5 29 (1.18%) SAN
6 28 (1.14%) LAN
7 27 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 26 (1.06%) VPN
9 23 (0.94%) Network Security
10 22 (0.90%) Intranet
11 18 (0.73%) VoIP
12 16 (0.65%) DHCP
13 15 (0.61%) HTTP
14 12 (0.49%) SSL
14 12 (0.49%) MPLS
15 11 (0.45%) Wireless
16 10 (0.41%) LDAP
16 10 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (0.37%) VLAN
17 9 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 37 (1.51%) Data Mining
7 30 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (1.06%) Big Data
8 26 (1.06%) MS Access
9 25 (1.02%) QlikView
10 24 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 23 (0.94%) DB2
12 22 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (0.77%) MySQL
14 16 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.57%) Data Mart
16 13 (0.53%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.53%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (2.08%) Selenium
2 49 (2.00%) JIRA
3 24 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.90%) WebDriver
4 22 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 21 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.61%) FitNesse
7 14 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.37%) JMeter
8 9 (0.37%) ERwin
8 9 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.37%) Toad
8 9 (0.37%) NUnit
9 8 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.33%) SpecFlow
9 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.24%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.24%) WATIR
11 5 (0.20%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.20%) Sahi
General
1 824 (33.58%) Finance
2 610 (24.86%) Banking
3 275 (11.21%) Investment Banking
4 156 (6.36%) Retail
5 144 (5.87%) Front Office
6 116 (4.73%) Legal
7 81 (3.30%) Back Office
8 62 (2.53%) Marketing
9 49 (2.00%) Law
10 42 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 42 (1.71%) Retail Banking
11 41 (1.67%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.39%) Advertising
13 25 (1.02%) Publishing
14 23 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
15 19 (0.77%) General Ledger
16 17 (0.69%) Billing
16 17 (0.69%) French Language
17 15 (0.61%) Games
18 13 (0.53%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (2.89%) .NET
2 62 (2.53%) XML
3 32 (1.30%) Web Services
4 26 (1.06%) HTML
4 26 (1.06%) Middleware
5 16 (0.65%) CSS
6 14 (0.57%) FpML
6 14 (0.57%) MDX
7 10 (0.41%) JSON
7 10 (0.41%) REST
8 8 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (0.33%) SOAP
8 8 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.29%) Regular Expression
10 6 (0.24%) JSP
10 6 (0.24%) WCF
10 6 (0.24%) FIXML
11 5 (0.20%) Mason
11 5 (0.20%) J2EE
11 5 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 233 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (4.81%) Derivative
3 75 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 75 (3.06%) Fixed Income
4 72 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 71 (2.89%) Credit Risk
6 64 (2.61%) Blackberry
7 56 (2.28%) Equities
8 51 (2.08%) Market Risk
9 44 (1.79%) NHS
10 31 (1.26%) User Experience
11 30 (1.22%) SWIFT
12 28 (1.14%) Open Source
13 26 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 25 (1.02%) Statistics
15 24 (0.98%) Computer Science
16 22 (0.90%) Mainframe
17 21 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
18 20 (0.81%) CMDB
18 20 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 319 (13.00%) Windows
2 117 (4.77%) UNIX
3 115 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 83 (3.38%) Linux
5 69 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (2.40%) Windows XP
7 49 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.69%) Android
10 16 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.37%) Solaris
12 8 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.24%) VMS
14 5 (0.20%) AIX
14 5 (0.20%) CentOS
14 5 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (14.79%) Business Analysis
2 274 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 210 (8.56%) Data Analysis
5 205 (8.35%) ITIL
6 183 (7.46%) Project Management
7 159 (6.48%) Asset Management
7 159 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 144 (5.87%) Data Modelling
9 130 (5.30%) Migration
10 129 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 114 (4.65%) Change Management
12 110 (4.48%) Analytics
13 109 (4.44%) CRM
14 92 (3.75%) Investment Management
15 82 (3.34%) Workflow
16 81 (3.30%) ETL
17 79 (3.22%) Risk Management
17 79 (3.22%) User Stories
18 78 (3.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 561 (22.86%) SQL
2 76 (3.10%) VBA
2 76 (3.10%) Java
3 61 (2.49%) C#
4 40 (1.63%) T-SQL
5 32 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 29 (1.18%) C
7 28 (1.14%) VB
8 23 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 22 (0.90%) Perl
10 20 (0.81%) C++
10 20 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 18 (0.73%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.65%) Python
13 14 (0.57%) Ruby
14 13 (0.53%) R
15 10 (0.41%) PHP
16 9 (0.37%) VBScript
16 9 (0.37%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (6.19%) Degree
2 68 (2.77%) Security Cleared
2 68 (2.77%) ISEB
3 27 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.02%) DV Cleared
4 25 (1.02%) CISSP
5 24 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.77%) MOS
8 16 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.53%) MCSE
10 12 (0.49%) MCP
11 10 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.37%) MCSA
12 9 (0.37%) CISM
13 8 (0.33%) ACCA
13 8 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.29%) IIBA
14 7 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.87%) QA
2 47 (1.92%) EMIR
3 34 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 30 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.14%) ISO 9001
6 27 (1.10%) SLA
7 17 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.45%) FATCA
9 11 (0.45%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.41%) Basel III
11 9 (0.37%) MiFID
12 6 (0.24%) Basel II
13 4 (0.16%) COBIT
13 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
13 4 (0.16%) COREP
14 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.081%) P3O
15 2 (0.081%) FINREP
System Software
1 166 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.86%) XenApp
4 11 (0.45%) vSphere
5 10 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.24%) Xen
7 6 (0.24%) NLBS
8 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.12%) NFS
9 2 (0.081%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.081%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.041%) RACF
10 1 (0.041%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.041%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.041%) KVM
10 1 (0.041%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 39 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.94%) Control-M
3 22 (0.90%) SCCM
4 10 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.33%) WSUS
6 6 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
8 4 (0.16%) SCOM
9 3 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.081%) Nagios
10 2 (0.081%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 320 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 191 (7.78%) Oracle
3 78 (3.18%) Citrix
4 65 (2.65%) VMware
5 58 (2.36%) SAP
6 55 (2.24%) HP
7 47 (1.92%) Charles River
8 45 (1.83%) Cisco
9 39 (1.59%) Cognos
10 36 (1.47%) Business Objects
10 36 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.30%) Sybase
12 31 (1.26%) Lotus
13 30 (1.22%) Siebel
14 29 (1.18%) Bloomberg
15 25 (1.02%) Remedy
16 24 (0.98%) IBM
16 24 (0.98%) thinkFolio
17 23 (0.94%) Red Hat
18 22 (0.90%) Google
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £120 to £140 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday