The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4356 4943 6043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.17% 19.77% 23.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.64% 21.28% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3028 3432 4159
Average daily rate
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£402 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 180 226
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.05 £41.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22179 23233 24249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.51% 92.90% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15073 15935 15950
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the London region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the London region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 1144 £425 -1.16% 400
Uxbridge +2 31 £338 -11.18% 3
Docklands, London 0 29 £550 +15.78% 3
Canary Wharf 0 18 £438 +10.06%
Croydon -5 11 £375 +7.14% 8
Hounslow +9 10 £250 +132.55% 2
Brentford +4 10 £395 +12.85%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 9 £210 - 2
Bromley -5 9 £350 -6.66% 11
Chessington +3 8 £146 -60.20% 2
Greenford - 6 - -
Chiswick +2 4 £394 -1.56% 1
Hammersmith 0 4 £475 - 1
Twickenham +5 3 - - 1
Harrow +5 3 £125 - 2
Feltham -4 3 £263 -30.00%
West Drayton - 3 £373 -
Romford - 2 £258 - 1
Ilford - 2 - -
Wimbledon +3 1 £200 -50.00% 1
Westminster -1 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £250 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - - 3
Teddington - 1 £100 - 2
Dagenham - 1 £75 -
Enfield - 1 £400 - 2
Barnet - 1 £130 - 1
Beckenham - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Woodford Green - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2581 (29.39%) Finance
2 1814 (20.66%) SQL
3 1793 (20.42%) Banking
4 1405 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 1063 (12.11%) Microsoft
6 1023 (11.65%) Windows
7 868 (9.88%) MS Excel
8 851 (9.69%) Investment Banking
9 781 (8.89%) ITIL
10 732 (8.34%) Project Management
11 664 (7.56%) Oracle
12 656 (7.47%) MS Office
13 651 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 645 (7.35%) Data Analysis
15 639 (7.28%) Retail
16 638 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 615 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
18 604 (6.88%) Active Directory
19 584 (6.65%) Degree
20 560 (6.38%) Front Office
21 537 (6.12%) SQL Server
22 488 (5.56%) Migration
23 446 (5.08%) Change Management
24 444 (5.06%) Derivative
25 440 (5.01%) Analytics
26 431 (4.91%) UNIX
27 426 (4.85%) Windows 7
28 425 (4.84%) QA
29 418 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
30 417 (4.75%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 315 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 222 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 178 (2.03%) SAS
4 142 (1.62%) CMS
5 100 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 92 (1.05%) IBM Notes
7 80 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 66 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 59 (0.67%) IIS
10 51 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 41 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 40 (0.46%) Lync
13 33 (0.38%) Drupal
14 31 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (0.33%) Apache
16 28 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 26 (0.30%) Confluence
17 26 (0.30%) Tomcat
18 25 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
19 24 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 868 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 656 (7.47%) MS Office
3 311 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 261 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 133 (1.51%) MS Project
6 76 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.71%) SPSS
8 17 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 15 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 10 (0.11%) FastStats
12 5 (0.057%) Stata
13 4 (0.046%) InDesign
13 4 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.034%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.023%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.023%) Mingle
15 2 (0.023%) Vectorworks
15 2 (0.023%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 110 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 58 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 56 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 43 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 34 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 31 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 29 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
8 29 (0.33%) Endur
9 27 (0.31%) LatentZero
10 26 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
11 23 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
12 22 (0.25%) SAP CO
12 22 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
12 22 (0.25%) SAP FI
13 19 (0.22%) ION MarketView
14 18 (0.20%) Agresso
14 18 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 40 (0.46%) Office 365
2 36 (0.41%) SaaS
3 16 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
4 15 (0.17%) Force.com
5 13 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 12 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.057%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.057%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.046%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.034%) Taleo
10 2 (0.023%) PaaS
10 2 (0.023%) Heroku
10 2 (0.023%) Trello
11 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.011%) IaaS
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 171 (1.95%) Firewall
2 127 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 113 (1.29%) Internet
4 98 (1.12%) WAN
5 95 (1.08%) LAN
6 94 (1.07%) SAN
7 83 (0.95%) Intranet
7 83 (0.95%) DNS
8 78 (0.89%) VPN
9 65 (0.74%) Network Security
10 58 (0.66%) DHCP
11 49 (0.56%) VoIP
12 46 (0.52%) FTP
13 38 (0.43%) Wireless
14 37 (0.42%) HTTP
15 32 (0.36%) MPLS
16 26 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (0.27%) NAS
17 24 (0.27%) SSL
17 24 (0.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 387 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 192 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 162 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 152 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 146 (1.66%) Data Mining
7 140 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 103 (1.17%) MS Access
9 93 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 86 (0.98%) QlikView
11 68 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 66 (0.75%) Big Data
13 57 (0.65%) MySQL
14 54 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
15 48 (0.55%) DB2
16 44 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
17 42 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 40 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (0.43%) RDBMS
20 36 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 173 (1.97%) Selenium
2 156 (1.78%) JIRA
3 80 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 75 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 75 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 68 (0.77%) WebDriver
6 54 (0.61%) FitNesse
7 51 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
8 32 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 30 (0.34%) Git (software)
10 24 (0.27%) Toad
11 22 (0.25%) Eclipse
11 22 (0.25%) SpecFlow
12 20 (0.23%) SoapUI
12 20 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
13 19 (0.22%) JMeter
14 18 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 17 (0.19%) WATIR
16 16 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
16 16 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 2581 (29.39%) Finance
2 1793 (20.42%) Banking
3 851 (9.69%) Investment Banking
4 639 (7.28%) Retail
5 560 (6.38%) Front Office
6 338 (3.85%) Legal
7 292 (3.33%) Back Office
8 274 (3.12%) Marketing
9 199 (2.27%) Law
10 178 (2.03%) Financial Institution
11 149 (1.70%) Publishing
12 129 (1.47%) Telecoms
13 120 (1.37%) Retail Banking
14 110 (1.25%) Advertising
15 69 (0.79%) Billing
16 58 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 51 (0.58%) Games
17 51 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 45 (0.51%) French Language
19 42 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (2.85%) .NET
2 246 (2.80%) XML
3 163 (1.86%) HTML
4 133 (1.51%) Web Services
5 83 (0.95%) Middleware
6 72 (0.82%) CSS
7 51 (0.58%) ASP.NET
8 45 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
9 44 (0.50%) SOAP
9 44 (0.50%) FpML
10 42 (0.48%) XSLT
11 36 (0.41%) JSP
12 32 (0.36%) MDX
12 32 (0.36%) REST
13 26 (0.30%) .NET Framework
14 25 (0.28%) Gherkin
15 23 (0.26%) WCF
15 23 (0.26%) JSON
16 22 (0.25%) J2EE
17 21 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 444 (5.06%) Derivative
2 341 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 295 (3.36%) Fixed Income
4 254 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 243 (2.77%) NHS
6 214 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 210 (2.39%) Equities
8 204 (2.32%) Blackberry
9 161 (1.83%) Market Risk
10 108 (1.23%) Statistics
11 104 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 102 (1.16%) Reference Data
13 100 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 91 (1.04%) Mathematics
15 90 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
16 80 (0.91%) Open Source
17 68 (0.77%) FMCG
18 55 (0.63%) Hedge funds
18 55 (0.63%) SWIFT
18 55 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1023 (11.65%) Windows
2 431 (4.91%) UNIX
3 426 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 256 (2.92%) Windows XP
5 239 (2.72%) Linux
6 178 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 128 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 96 (1.09%) Android
8 96 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 52 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 48 (0.55%) Solaris
11 44 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (0.49%) Windows Vista
13 28 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.19%) AIX
14 17 (0.19%) VMS
15 14 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.13%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.091%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1405 (16.00%) Business Analysis
2 781 (8.89%) ITIL
3 732 (8.34%) Project Management
4 651 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 645 (7.35%) Data Analysis
6 638 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 615 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
8 488 (5.56%) Migration
9 446 (5.08%) Change Management
10 440 (5.01%) Analytics
11 418 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
12 417 (4.75%) CRM
13 407 (4.64%) Data Modelling
14 402 (4.58%) Asset Management
15 401 (4.57%) Scrum
16 373 (4.25%) Test Scripting
17 362 (4.12%) E-Commerce
18 344 (3.92%) Use Case
19 321 (3.66%) Risk Management
20 314 (3.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1814 (20.66%) SQL
2 328 (3.74%) Java
3 255 (2.90%) VBA
4 236 (2.69%) C#
5 121 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 110 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 104 (1.18%) C++
7 104 (1.18%) Python
8 97 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 94 (1.07%) Perl
10 71 (0.81%) VB
11 66 (0.75%) C
12 65 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 65 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 51 (0.58%) R
13 51 (0.58%) Ruby
14 40 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 32 (0.36%) VBScript
16 27 (0.31%) PHP
17 22 (0.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 584 (6.65%) Degree
2 256 (2.92%) ISEB
3 215 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 128 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 101 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 94 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (1.06%) CISSP
8 84 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 67 (0.76%) MCP
10 56 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 47 (0.54%) CISM
12 45 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 44 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 43 (0.49%) MCSE
15 32 (0.36%) CIMA
16 31 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 27 (0.31%) ACCA
17 27 (0.31%) PhD
18 26 (0.30%) MOS
19 24 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (4.84%) QA
2 138 (1.57%) SLA
3 124 (1.41%) EMIR
4 106 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 102 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 69 (0.79%) Basel III
7 53 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 45 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 34 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 34 (0.39%) FATCA
10 30 (0.34%) MiFID
11 28 (0.32%) Basel II
12 22 (0.25%) AIFMD
13 18 (0.20%) CRD IV
14 17 (0.19%) Solvency II
15 13 (0.15%) COREP
16 12 (0.14%) PCI DSS
17 11 (0.13%) FINREP
18 8 (0.091%) P3O
18 8 (0.091%) COBIT
System Software
1 604 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 109 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (0.64%) XenApp
4 29 (0.33%) vSphere
5 28 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.14%) NLBS
11 11 (0.13%) Xen
12 10 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.080%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.068%) NFS
15 6 (0.068%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.057%) XenServer
16 5 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 5 (0.057%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.057%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 131 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 70 (0.80%) SCCM
3 58 (0.66%) Control-M
4 40 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 39 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 36 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
7 33 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 22 (0.25%) SCOM
9 19 (0.22%) Nagios
10 18 (0.20%) WSUS
11 13 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (0.14%) OpenView
13 11 (0.13%) Tivoli NetView
14 10 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (0.10%) HP SIM
15 9 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
16 8 (0.091%) Netcool
16 8 (0.091%) Legato
16 8 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
16 8 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1063 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 664 (7.56%) Oracle
3 367 (4.18%) SAP
4 268 (3.05%) Citrix
5 214 (2.44%) HP
6 184 (2.10%) VMware
7 140 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 128 (1.46%) Business Objects
9 126 (1.43%) Cisco
10 112 (1.28%) Cognos
11 101 (1.15%) Tableau
12 100 (1.14%) Remedy
13 93 (1.06%) Lotus
14 92 (1.05%) Charles River
15 89 (1.01%) IBM
16 87 (0.99%) Sybase
17 73 (0.83%) Siebel
18 69 (0.79%) Bloomberg
19 65 (0.74%) Apple
19 65 (0.74%) Adobe
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