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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1010 1245 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.89% 21.05% 22.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.34% 22.47% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 901 970
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 42
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £13.65 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £24.70 £49.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 759 (34.98%) Finance
2 583 (26.87%) Banking
3 527 (24.29%) SQL
4 328 (15.12%) Windows
5 317 (14.61%) Microsoft
5 317 (14.61%) Business Analysis
6 252 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
7 241 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 241 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 234 (10.78%) MS Excel
9 213 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 170 (7.83%) MS Office
11 167 (7.70%) SQL Server
12 166 (7.65%) Project Management
13 165 (7.60%) Oracle
14 164 (7.56%) Data Analysis
15 160 (7.37%) ITIL
16 155 (7.14%) UNIX
17 154 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
18 153 (7.05%) Active Directory
19 145 (6.68%) Front Office
20 127 (5.85%) Data Modelling
20 127 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
21 125 (5.76%) Migration
22 122 (5.62%) Degree
23 114 (5.25%) Retail
24 112 (5.16%) Asset Management
25 104 (4.79%) Derivative
25 104 (4.79%) Change Management
25 104 (4.79%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.12%) SAS
4 35 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 31 (1.43%) CMS
6 28 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (0.78%) IIS
8 17 (0.78%) Lync
9 16 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.41%) WorkSite
12 8 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.23%) Drupal
16 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 234 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 170 (7.83%) MS Office
3 85 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 47 (2.17%) MS Project
6 21 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.23%) SPSS
9 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.14%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.046%) Weka
11 1 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 28 (1.29%) Markit EDM
2 27 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 11 (0.51%) CODA-Financials
5 10 (0.46%) assyst
5 10 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
6 7 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
6 7 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.28%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.28%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.23%) Summit
8 5 (0.23%) RMDS
9 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.51%) Google Apps
2 8 (0.37%) SaaS
3 7 (0.32%) IaaS
4 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.092%) Taleo
5 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.092%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.092%) Force.com
5 2 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.046%) GitHub
6 1 (0.046%) Office 365
6 1 (0.046%) LucidChart
6 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.44%) Firewall
2 38 (1.75%) VPN
3 34 (1.57%) LAN
4 33 (1.52%) DNS
5 32 (1.47%) Network Security
6 30 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 30 (1.38%) SAN
7 29 (1.34%) Internet
8 28 (1.29%) WAN
9 23 (1.06%) Wireless
10 19 (0.88%) DHCP
11 16 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (0.65%) FTP
12 14 (0.65%) VoIP
13 12 (0.55%) VLAN
14 11 (0.51%) Intranet
15 10 (0.46%) IP Telephony
16 9 (0.41%) LDAP
16 9 (0.41%) NAS
17 8 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (1.34%) Big Data
9 25 (1.15%) QlikView
10 23 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 20 (0.92%) MS Access
13 19 (0.88%) Data Mining
14 17 (0.78%) DB2
14 17 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (0.69%) MySQL
16 14 (0.65%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
17 12 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 56 (2.58%) JIRA
2 36 (1.66%) Selenium
3 19 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 17 (0.78%) WebDriver
5 13 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (0.51%) Toad
7 10 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.37%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.32%) JMeter
10 6 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.28%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.23%) Calabash
11 5 (0.23%) Appium
11 5 (0.23%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.23%) Rational Rose
11 5 (0.23%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.23%) Subversion
12 4 (0.18%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 759 (34.98%) Finance
2 583 (26.87%) Banking
3 241 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 145 (6.68%) Front Office
5 114 (5.25%) Retail
6 102 (4.70%) Legal
7 81 (3.73%) Back Office
8 66 (3.04%) Financial Institution
9 56 (2.58%) Telecoms
10 49 (2.26%) Law
11 47 (2.17%) Retail Banking
12 45 (2.07%) Marketing
13 39 (1.80%) Advertising
14 25 (1.15%) Publishing
15 14 (0.65%) Games
16 11 (0.51%) French Language
17 10 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 8 (0.37%) German Language
19 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.32%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (3.36%) .NET
2 57 (2.63%) XML
3 41 (1.89%) Middleware
4 35 (1.61%) HTML
5 25 (1.15%) Web Services
6 20 (0.92%) FpML
7 18 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (0.65%) SOAP
9 10 (0.46%) CSS
10 9 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.37%) REST
12 6 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.28%) FIXML
12 6 (0.28%) HTML5
13 5 (0.23%) SailPoint
13 5 (0.23%) Regular Expression
13 5 (0.23%) XSLT
13 5 (0.23%) Ajax
14 4 (0.18%) Visualforce
14 4 (0.18%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 241 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (4.79%) Derivative
3 78 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 70 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 63 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.63%) Fixed Income
7 53 (2.44%) Equities
8 45 (2.07%) NHS
9 43 (1.98%) SWIFT
10 39 (1.80%) Credit Risk
11 37 (1.71%) Market Risk
12 32 (1.47%) User Experience
13 29 (1.34%) Computer Science
14 28 (1.29%) Mathematics
15 25 (1.15%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.11%) Visualisation
17 22 (1.01%) Reference Data
18 21 (0.97%) Statistics
18 21 (0.97%) Open Source
19 16 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 328 (15.12%) Windows
2 155 (7.14%) UNIX
3 102 (4.70%) Linux
4 90 (4.15%) Windows 7
5 59 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (2.26%) Windows XP
7 42 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.29%) Android
9 27 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.55%) AIX
13 11 (0.51%) Solaris
14 9 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (14.61%) Business Analysis
2 252 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (7.65%) Project Management
5 164 (7.56%) Data Analysis
6 160 (7.37%) ITIL
7 154 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 127 (5.85%) Data Modelling
8 127 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
9 125 (5.76%) Migration
10 112 (5.16%) Asset Management
11 104 (4.79%) Change Management
12 100 (4.61%) CRM
13 96 (4.42%) Analytics
14 94 (4.33%) Risk Management
15 81 (3.73%) GAP Analysis
16 77 (3.55%) Test Scripting
17 72 (3.32%) E-Commerce
18 68 (3.13%) Scrum
19 67 (3.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 527 (24.29%) SQL
2 85 (3.92%) VBA
3 82 (3.78%) Java
4 45 (2.07%) C#
5 30 (1.38%) VB
6 27 (1.24%) T-SQL
6 27 (1.24%) PL/SQL
7 24 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 23 (1.06%) Perl
9 22 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 21 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.92%) C++
12 16 (0.74%) VBScript
13 14 (0.65%) Ruby
13 14 (0.65%) C
13 14 (0.65%) Python
14 11 (0.51%) R
15 10 (0.46%) VB6
16 8 (0.37%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (5.62%) Degree
2 58 (2.67%) ISEB
3 48 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 36 (1.66%) CISSP
5 22 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 22 (1.01%) CISM
5 22 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (0.69%) MOS
8 13 (0.60%) GIAC
8 13 (0.60%) MCP
9 12 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.55%) CISA
10 11 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.51%) PMP
11 10 (0.46%) MCSE
11 10 (0.46%) A+ Certification
12 9 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.41%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.95%) QA
2 31 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.34%) SLA
3 29 (1.34%) Solvency II
4 24 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 20 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.88%) EMIR
7 11 (0.51%) GAAP
8 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.23%) Basel III
9 5 (0.23%) MiFID
10 4 (0.18%) COREP
10 4 (0.18%) FINREP
10 4 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.14%) FATCA
11 3 (0.14%) P3O
11 3 (0.14%) Basel II
12 2 (0.092%) COBIT
System Software
1 153 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.01%) XenApp
4 10 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.41%) vSphere
6 8 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.23%) VMware Server
7 5 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.23%) Xen
8 4 (0.18%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.14%) NFS
10 2 (0.092%) NLBS
10 2 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.046%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.24%) SCCM
3 13 (0.60%) Control-M
4 9 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.28%) SCOM
6 5 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.18%) WSUS
7 4 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.092%) Nessus
9 2 (0.092%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.092%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 317 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 165 (7.60%) Oracle
3 70 (3.23%) VMware
4 65 (3.00%) Citrix
5 58 (2.67%) SAP
6 45 (2.07%) HP
6 45 (2.07%) Bloomberg
7 41 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 40 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (1.84%) Cisco
9 39 (1.80%) Tableau
10 33 (1.52%) Cognos
11 30 (1.38%) Siebel
11 30 (1.38%) Sybase
12 27 (1.24%) IBM
13 26 (1.20%) Murex
14 25 (1.15%) Remedy
14 25 (1.15%) Google
14 25 (1.15%) thinkFolio
15 24 (1.11%) Charles River
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Hays Finance Technology
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Networking People
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McGregor Boyall
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