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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4398 4996 6046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.09% 19.72% 23.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.56% 21.22% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3076 3473 4162
Average daily rate
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£404 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £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 134 180 226
Average hourly rate £16.78 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.58 £27.05 £41.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.62 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -5.00%
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
22489 23539 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.91% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15343 16146 15975
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 420 457 618
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 £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.85 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 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 1 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 1 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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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 1148 £425 -1.16% 413
Uxbridge +1 32 £340 -10.52% 5
Docklands, London 0 30 £550 +15.78% 2
Canary Wharf 0 17 £425 +6.91%
Croydon -4 13 £375 +7.14% 9
Hounslow +9 10 £250 +132.55% 2
Chessington +3 10 £153 -58.50% 3
Brentford +2 10 £395 +12.85%
Bromley -3 10 £350 -6.66% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +3 9 £210 - 1
Greenford - 6 - -
Chiswick +2 4 £394 -1.56% 1
Hammersmith -1 4 £475 - 1
Harrow +5 3 £125 - 2
Twickenham +5 3 - - 1
Feltham -4 3 £263 -30.00%
Romford - 3 £275 - 1
West Drayton - 3 £373 -
Wimbledon +3 2 £288 -28.12% 1
Ilford - 2 - -
Grays +1 1 £115 -51.57%
Westminster -2 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £250 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - - 3
Teddington - 1 £100 - 2
Dagenham - 1 £75 -
Enfield - 1 £400 - 2
Barnet - 1 £130 -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
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 1 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 2578 (29.37%) Finance
2 1826 (20.80%) SQL
3 1798 (20.49%) Banking
4 1392 (15.86%) Business Analysis
5 1064 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 1029 (11.72%) Windows
7 859 (9.79%) MS Excel
8 858 (9.78%) Investment Banking
9 778 (8.86%) ITIL
10 741 (8.44%) Project Management
11 658 (7.50%) MS Office
12 657 (7.49%) Oracle
13 654 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 650 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 650 (7.41%) Data Analysis
15 642 (7.31%) Retail
16 614 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
17 599 (6.82%) Active Directory
18 575 (6.55%) Degree
19 560 (6.38%) Front Office
20 532 (6.06%) SQL Server
21 490 (5.58%) Migration
22 451 (5.14%) Change Management
23 440 (5.01%) Derivative
24 439 (5.00%) Analytics
25 431 (4.91%) UNIX
26 426 (4.85%) Windows 7
27 424 (4.83%) QA
28 421 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
29 416 (4.74%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 323 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 221 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 180 (2.05%) SAS
4 139 (1.58%) CMS
5 100 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 91 (1.04%) IBM Notes
7 80 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 69 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 57 (0.65%) IIS
10 51 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 41 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 39 (0.44%) Lync
13 33 (0.38%) Drupal
14 32 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
15 30 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 29 (0.33%) Apache
17 26 (0.30%) Tomcat
18 25 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
18 25 (0.28%) Confluence
19 24 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 859 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 658 (7.50%) MS Office
3 312 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 258 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 132 (1.50%) MS Project
6 75 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.71%) SPSS
8 17 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 10 (0.11%) FastStats
10 10 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.057%) Stata
12 4 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.034%) InDesign
13 3 (0.034%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.023%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.023%) Mingle
14 2 (0.023%) Vectorworks
14 2 (0.023%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 112 (1.28%) 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 33 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 29 (0.33%) Endur
9 28 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
10 26 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
10 26 (0.30%) LatentZero
11 23 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
13 21 (0.24%) SAP FI
13 21 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
13 21 (0.24%) SAP CO
14 20 (0.23%) ION MarketView
15 18 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
15 18 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.49%) Office 365
2 36 (0.41%) SaaS
3 15 (0.17%) Force.com
3 15 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 12 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.057%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.046%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.046%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.034%) Taleo
9 2 (0.023%) PaaS
9 2 (0.023%) Heroku
9 2 (0.023%) Trello
10 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.011%) IaaS
10 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 170 (1.94%) Firewall
2 129 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 112 (1.28%) Internet
4 98 (1.12%) WAN
5 96 (1.09%) SAN
6 93 (1.06%) LAN
7 86 (0.98%) Intranet
8 85 (0.97%) DNS
9 78 (0.89%) VPN
10 66 (0.75%) Network Security
11 57 (0.65%) DHCP
12 48 (0.55%) VoIP
13 45 (0.51%) FTP
14 37 (0.42%) HTTP
15 36 (0.41%) Wireless
16 31 (0.35%) MPLS
17 26 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
18 25 (0.28%) SSL
19 24 (0.27%) DSL
19 24 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 388 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 192 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 151 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 143 (1.63%) Data Mining
7 138 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 101 (1.15%) MS Access
9 94 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 86 (0.98%) QlikView
11 68 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 65 (0.74%) Big Data
13 57 (0.65%) MySQL
14 53 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
15 49 (0.56%) DB2
16 44 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
17 42 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 41 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
19 36 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 168 (1.91%) Selenium
2 154 (1.75%) JIRA
3 75 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 74 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 74 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 65 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 54 (0.62%) FitNesse
7 51 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 27 (0.31%) Jenkins
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 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 16 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
16 15 (0.17%) WATIR
16 15 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 2578 (29.37%) Finance
2 1798 (20.49%) Banking
3 858 (9.78%) Investment Banking
4 642 (7.31%) Retail
5 560 (6.38%) Front Office
6 342 (3.90%) Legal
7 290 (3.30%) Back Office
8 274 (3.12%) Marketing
9 198 (2.26%) Law
10 177 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 152 (1.73%) Publishing
12 130 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 123 (1.40%) Retail Banking
14 110 (1.25%) Advertising
15 68 (0.77%) Billing
16 58 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 53 (0.60%) Games
18 49 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
18 49 (0.56%) French Language
19 43 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (2.85%) .NET
2 247 (2.81%) XML
3 160 (1.82%) HTML
4 132 (1.50%) Web Services
5 83 (0.95%) Middleware
6 70 (0.80%) CSS
7 51 (0.58%) ASP.NET
8 47 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 45 (0.51%) FpML
10 42 (0.48%) SOAP
11 41 (0.47%) XSLT
12 36 (0.41%) JSP
13 32 (0.36%) MDX
14 31 (0.35%) REST
15 25 (0.28%) .NET Framework
16 24 (0.27%) Gherkin
17 23 (0.26%) WCF
18 22 (0.25%) J2EE
19 21 (0.24%) JSON
19 21 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 440 (5.01%) Derivative
2 341 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 293 (3.34%) Fixed Income
4 254 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 239 (2.72%) NHS
6 219 (2.50%) Credit Risk
7 209 (2.38%) Equities
8 203 (2.31%) Blackberry
9 165 (1.88%) Market Risk
10 106 (1.21%) Statistics
11 105 (1.20%) Computer Science
12 101 (1.15%) Reference Data
13 98 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 93 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
15 90 (1.03%) Mathematics
16 79 (0.90%) Open Source
17 69 (0.79%) FMCG
18 59 (0.67%) SWIFT
19 55 (0.63%) Hedge funds
20 54 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1029 (11.72%) Windows
2 431 (4.91%) UNIX
3 426 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 257 (2.93%) Windows XP
5 241 (2.75%) Linux
6 180 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 130 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (1.08%) Android
9 94 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 51 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 48 (0.55%) Solaris
12 46 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (0.48%) Windows Vista
15 26 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.19%) AIX
16 17 (0.19%) VMS
17 14 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 8 (0.091%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1392 (15.86%) Business Analysis
2 778 (8.86%) ITIL
3 741 (8.44%) Project Management
4 654 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 650 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 650 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 614 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
7 490 (5.58%) Migration
8 451 (5.14%) Change Management
9 439 (5.00%) Analytics
10 421 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
11 416 (4.74%) CRM
11 416 (4.74%) Data Modelling
12 402 (4.58%) Asset Management
13 397 (4.52%) Scrum
14 377 (4.30%) Test Scripting
15 360 (4.10%) E-Commerce
16 333 (3.79%) Use Case
17 318 (3.62%) Workflow
18 317 (3.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1826 (20.80%) SQL
2 322 (3.67%) Java
3 256 (2.92%) VBA
4 236 (2.69%) C#
5 120 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 109 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 105 (1.20%) C++
8 103 (1.17%) Python
9 95 (1.08%) Perl
10 94 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 71 (0.81%) VB
12 67 (0.76%) C
13 64 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 63 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 51 (0.58%) R
16 45 (0.51%) Ruby
17 40 (0.46%) Bash Shell
18 32 (0.36%) VBScript
19 26 (0.30%) PHP
20 20 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 575 (6.55%) Degree
2 251 (2.86%) ISEB
3 215 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 127 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 94 (1.07%) CISSP
6 94 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 84 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 66 (0.75%) MCP
9 56 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 48 (0.55%) CISM
11 45 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 44 (0.50%) MCSE
13 41 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 32 (0.36%) CIMA
14 32 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (0.32%) MOS
16 27 (0.31%) ACCA
17 26 (0.30%) PhD
18 24 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 424 (4.83%) QA
2 140 (1.60%) SLA
3 124 (1.41%) EMIR
4 108 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 105 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 69 (0.79%) Basel III
7 55 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 46 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 34 (0.39%) FATCA
10 33 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 31 (0.35%) MiFID
12 28 (0.32%) Basel II
13 22 (0.25%) AIFMD
14 17 (0.19%) CRD IV
14 17 (0.19%) Solvency II
15 13 (0.15%) PCI DSS
15 13 (0.15%) COREP
16 11 (0.13%) FINREP
17 8 (0.091%) P3O
17 8 (0.091%) COBIT
System Software
1 599 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 107 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (0.66%) XenApp
4 29 (0.33%) vSphere
5 28 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 19 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.13%) Xen
9 11 (0.13%) NLBS
10 10 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (0.091%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.068%) NFS
12 6 (0.068%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.057%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.057%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 132 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 72 (0.82%) SCCM
3 57 (0.65%) Control-M
4 40 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 39 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 37 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
7 33 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 22 (0.25%) SCOM
9 19 (0.22%) Nagios
10 17 (0.19%) 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 1064 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 657 (7.49%) Oracle
3 368 (4.19%) SAP
4 270 (3.08%) Citrix
5 216 (2.46%) HP
6 183 (2.08%) VMware
7 143 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 126 (1.44%) Cisco
9 125 (1.42%) Business Objects
10 113 (1.29%) Cognos
11 102 (1.16%) Remedy
12 101 (1.15%) Tableau
13 92 (1.05%) Lotus
13 92 (1.05%) Charles River
14 89 (1.01%) IBM
15 87 (0.99%) Sybase
16 74 (0.84%) Siebel
17 65 (0.74%) Bloomberg
18 64 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
18 64 (0.73%) Adobe
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