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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4493 5010 6145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.35% 19.93% 23.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.89% 21.44% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3172 3486 4268
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £250
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 147 180 236
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £28.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 1175 £413 -4.06% 331
Uxbridge +3 41 £338 -7.53% 4
Docklands, London +2 31 £550 +12.82% 1
Canary Wharf +4 19 £388 +0.64%
Chessington +2 13 £146 -63.43% 2
Bromley -3 13 £350 -17.64% 10
Croydon -10 13 £415 +18.57% 2
Hounslow +8 12 £290 +26.77%
Brentford +3 10 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 7 £175 -
Greenford - 7 - - 1
Harrow - 5 £250 - 2
Twickenham +7 4 £350 -
Chiswick +2 4 £394 -1.56% 1
Hammersmith -2 4 £475 - 2
Romford +11 3 £275 -21.42%
Feltham +1 2 £306 -26.20%
West Drayton - 2 - - 1
Wimbledon +3 1 £375 -6.25% 1
Grays +2 1 £115 -51.57%
Wembley 0 1 £150 -48.27%
Westminster -2 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £250 -
Teddington - 1 £100 - 1
Dagenham - 1 £75 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Isleworth - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Woodford Green - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - - 3
Finchley - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2663 (29.51%) Finance
2 1850 (20.50%) SQL
3 1818 (20.14%) Banking
4 1426 (15.80%) Business Analysis
5 1231 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1124 (12.45%) Windows
7 1109 (12.29%) Microsoft
8 1041 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
9 869 (9.63%) Investment Banking
10 868 (9.62%) MS Excel
11 797 (8.83%) ITIL
12 776 (8.60%) Project Management
13 691 (7.66%) MS Office
14 690 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 677 (7.50%) Oracle
16 669 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 667 (7.39%) Retail
18 661 (7.32%) Data Analysis
19 642 (7.11%) Active Directory
20 585 (6.48%) Degree
21 571 (6.33%) Front Office
22 550 (6.09%) SQL Server
23 511 (5.66%) Migration
24 468 (5.19%) UNIX
25 462 (5.12%) Windows 7
26 457 (5.06%) Change Management
27 437 (4.84%) Analytics
28 434 (4.81%) Data Modelling
29 424 (4.70%) CRM
29 424 (4.70%) Derivative

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 348 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 247 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 184 (2.04%) SAS
4 126 (1.40%) CMS
5 116 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 92 (1.02%) IBM Notes
7 85 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 74 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 55 (0.61%) IIS
10 54 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.45%) Lync
13 36 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 34 (0.38%) Drupal
15 30 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 30 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (0.29%) WebLogic
17 26 (0.29%) Apache
18 23 (0.25%) WorkSite
Applications
1 868 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 691 (7.66%) MS Office
3 318 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 259 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 138 (1.53%) MS Project
6 69 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 63 (0.70%) SPSS
8 17 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 15 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.11%) FastStats
12 5 (0.055%) Stata
12 5 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
13 4 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.022%) Gephi
14 2 (0.022%) Mingle
14 2 (0.022%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.022%) InDesign
15 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 126 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.92%) Markit EDM
3 58 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 54 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 47 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 44 (0.49%) SAP HR
7 43 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 26 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 25 (0.28%) LatentZero
10 23 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
10 23 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 23 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
11 22 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
12 21 (0.23%) Endur
12 21 (0.23%) Agresso
13 20 (0.22%) Loan IQ
14 19 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
14 19 (0.21%) assyst
15 18 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
15 18 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 47 (0.52%) Office 365
2 44 (0.49%) SaaS
3 14 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 13 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (0.12%) Force.com
5 11 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.066%) IaaS
8 5 (0.055%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.055%) Taleo
9 4 (0.044%) PaaS
9 4 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.022%) Trello
10 2 (0.022%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.022%) Heroku
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.08%) Firewall
2 152 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 116 (1.29%) Internet
4 114 (1.26%) WAN
5 106 (1.17%) LAN
6 104 (1.15%) SAN
7 98 (1.09%) DNS
8 90 (1.00%) VPN
9 81 (0.90%) Intranet
10 72 (0.80%) Network Security
11 64 (0.71%) DHCP
12 55 (0.61%) VoIP
13 40 (0.44%) FTP
14 39 (0.43%) MPLS
15 37 (0.41%) HTTP
16 36 (0.40%) Wireless
17 26 (0.29%) NAS
18 25 (0.28%) SSL
19 23 (0.25%) LDAP
19 23 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 388 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 189 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 161 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 150 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 143 (1.58%) Data Mining
7 128 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 99 (1.10%) MS Access
9 94 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 85 (0.94%) QlikView
11 70 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 70 (0.78%) Big Data
12 61 (0.68%) MySQL
13 55 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
14 49 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
15 44 (0.49%) DB2
16 42 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 42 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
17 39 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
18 34 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 165 (1.83%) JIRA
2 163 (1.81%) Selenium
3 74 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 71 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 66 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 64 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 49 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 48 (0.53%) FitNesse
9 32 (0.35%) Toad
10 27 (0.30%) Git (software)
11 24 (0.27%) SpecFlow
11 24 (0.27%) Jenkins
12 22 (0.24%) Eclipse
13 21 (0.23%) JMeter
14 19 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (0.21%) SoapUI
15 17 (0.19%) Subversion
16 16 (0.18%) Maven
17 15 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 2663 (29.51%) Finance
2 1818 (20.14%) Banking
3 869 (9.63%) Investment Banking
4 667 (7.39%) Retail
5 571 (6.33%) Front Office
6 368 (4.08%) Legal
7 281 (3.11%) Back Office
8 272 (3.01%) Marketing
9 205 (2.27%) Law
10 182 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 148 (1.64%) Publishing
12 134 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 120 (1.33%) Retail Banking
14 108 (1.20%) Advertising
15 67 (0.74%) Billing
16 66 (0.73%) Games
17 58 (0.64%) General Ledger
18 56 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.57%) Manufacturing
20 50 (0.55%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (2.85%) .NET
2 252 (2.79%) XML
3 155 (1.72%) HTML
4 133 (1.47%) Web Services
5 92 (1.02%) Middleware
6 67 (0.74%) CSS
7 52 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
8 51 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 50 (0.55%) FpML
10 39 (0.43%) SOAP
11 34 (0.38%) XSLT
11 34 (0.38%) JSP
12 33 (0.37%) MDX
13 31 (0.34%) REST
14 24 (0.27%) Gherkin
14 24 (0.27%) JSON
15 23 (0.25%) WCF
15 23 (0.25%) .NET Framework
16 20 (0.22%) HTML5
16 20 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1041 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 424 (4.70%) Derivative
3 360 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 288 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 255 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 231 (2.56%) NHS
7 217 (2.40%) Equities
8 212 (2.35%) Credit Risk
9 204 (2.26%) Blackberry
10 173 (1.92%) User Experience
11 163 (1.81%) Market Risk
12 108 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 104 (1.15%) Statistics
13 104 (1.15%) Mobile App
14 101 (1.12%) Reference Data
15 93 (1.03%) Mathematics
16 90 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
17 86 (0.95%) Open Source
18 73 (0.81%) FMCG
19 65 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1124 (12.45%) Windows
2 468 (5.19%) UNIX
3 462 (5.12%) Windows 7
4 268 (2.97%) Linux
4 268 (2.97%) Windows XP
5 205 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 101 (1.12%) Android
8 97 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 57 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 52 (0.58%) Solaris
12 46 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 27 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.20%) VMS
16 17 (0.19%) AIX
17 15 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 9 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1426 (15.80%) Business Analysis
2 1231 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 797 (8.83%) ITIL
4 776 (8.60%) Project Management
5 690 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 669 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 661 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 511 (5.66%) Migration
9 457 (5.06%) Change Management
10 437 (4.84%) Analytics
11 434 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 424 (4.70%) CRM
13 423 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
14 410 (4.54%) Asset Management
15 381 (4.22%) Scrum
16 378 (4.19%) E-Commerce
17 365 (4.04%) Test Scripting
18 348 (3.86%) Use Case
19 324 (3.59%) Workflow
20 316 (3.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1850 (20.50%) SQL
2 338 (3.75%) Java
3 254 (2.81%) VBA
4 232 (2.57%) C#
5 122 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 114 (1.26%) C++
7 107 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 103 (1.14%) Perl
9 102 (1.13%) Python
10 89 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 78 (0.86%) VB
12 76 (0.84%) C
13 69 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 67 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 43 (0.48%) R
16 42 (0.47%) Bash Shell
17 40 (0.44%) Ruby
18 33 (0.37%) VBScript
19 28 (0.31%) PHP
20 21 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 585 (6.48%) Degree
2 257 (2.85%) ISEB
3 221 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 131 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 105 (1.16%) CISSP
6 103 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 85 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 69 (0.76%) MCP
10 52 (0.58%) MCSE
11 51 (0.57%) CISM
11 51 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 45 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 41 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 39 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 34 (0.38%) CIMA
16 31 (0.34%) CCNA
16 31 (0.34%) MOS
17 30 (0.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (4.57%) QA
2 146 (1.62%) SLA
3 125 (1.39%) EMIR
4 112 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 97 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 61 (0.68%) Basel III
7 58 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 47 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 31 (0.34%) FATCA
10 28 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 26 (0.29%) MiFID
12 25 (0.28%) Basel II
13 21 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 20 (0.22%) AIFMD
15 14 (0.16%) CRD IV
15 14 (0.16%) PCI DSS
16 13 (0.14%) COREP
17 11 (0.12%) COBIT
17 11 (0.12%) FINREP
18 8 (0.089%) UCITS
System Software
1 642 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 113 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (0.72%) XenApp
4 35 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 29 (0.32%) vSphere
6 24 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.14%) NFS
9 13 (0.14%) NLBS
10 12 (0.13%) Xen
11 10 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 10 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.066%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.055%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.055%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 142 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 79 (0.88%) SCCM
3 61 (0.68%) Control-M
4 46 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 38 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 37 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
7 35 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 25 (0.28%) SCOM
9 21 (0.23%) WSUS
10 18 (0.20%) Nagios
11 13 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (0.13%) OpenView
13 11 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
13 11 (0.12%) Tivoli NetView
13 11 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
14 10 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
15 9 (0.100%) HP SIM
15 9 (0.100%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 9 (0.100%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1109 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 677 (7.50%) Oracle
3 367 (4.07%) SAP
4 297 (3.29%) Citrix
5 225 (2.49%) HP
6 188 (2.08%) VMware
7 149 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 132 (1.46%) Cisco
9 118 (1.31%) Cognos
10 116 (1.29%) Remedy
11 114 (1.26%) Business Objects
12 102 (1.13%) Tableau
13 98 (1.09%) Sybase
13 98 (1.09%) IBM
14 93 (1.03%) Lotus
15 92 (1.02%) Charles River
16 84 (0.93%) Siebel
17 69 (0.76%) Google
18 66 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
19 63 (0.70%) Bloomberg
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