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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 3760 4171 4175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.92% 19.10% 21.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.38% 20.51% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2920 2918
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 128 173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £25.23 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
19404 20335 18290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 93.10% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13736 13930 12338
Average daily rate £440 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +2.47%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 375 514
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 1009 £425 -5.55% 367
Docklands, London +1 31 £550 +15.78% 6
Kingston Upon Thames 0 29 £310 -10.40% 3
Bromley -1 24 £425 - 15
Croydon -4 17 £384 +23.79% 3
Canary Wharf -1 16 £438 -7.89%
Feltham -1 13 £333 -0.74% 2
Brentford -4 12 £345 +4.54% 1
Uxbridge -2 6 £313 +6.83% 5
Wembley +2 5 £110 - 2
Chessington 0 4 £150 -63.63% 1
Paddington -1 4 £400 -
Hammersmith -2 4 £450 +40.62%
Chiswick +10 3 £150 -60.00% 3
Hounslow -5 3 - - 1
Westminster -6 3 £288 +15.00% 1
Isleworth - 3 £420 -
Twickenham +1 2 £200 +35.59% 1
Ealing 0 2 - -
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Enfield - 2 £275 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £160 - 1
Harrow -2 1 £135 -61.42% 1
Teddington - 1 £375 - 1
Upminster - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Rainham - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2468 (30.03%) Finance
2 1796 (21.85%) Banking
3 1706 (20.76%) SQL
4 1188 (14.45%) Business Analysis
5 1169 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1133 (13.79%) Windows
7 992 (12.07%) Microsoft
8 935 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
9 792 (9.64%) Investment Banking
10 776 (9.44%) MS Excel
11 740 (9.00%) Project Management
12 729 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 650 (7.91%) ITIL
14 646 (7.86%) MS Office
15 633 (7.70%) Data Analysis
16 559 (6.80%) Oracle
17 552 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
18 548 (6.67%) Active Directory
19 543 (6.61%) Migration
20 542 (6.59%) Retail
21 531 (6.46%) Front Office
22 526 (6.40%) Degree
23 480 (5.84%) UNIX
24 469 (5.71%) SQL Server
25 466 (5.67%) Data Modelling
26 429 (5.22%) Windows 7
27 398 (4.84%) Analytics
28 395 (4.81%) Derivative
28 395 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
29 378 (4.60%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 351 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 196 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 151 (1.84%) SAS
4 98 (1.19%) CMS
5 97 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 80 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 62 (0.75%) IIS
8 52 (0.63%) Lync
9 50 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 49 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 44 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
12 41 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 38 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 37 (0.45%) WorkSite
15 32 (0.39%) Confluence
16 28 (0.34%) Tomcat
17 26 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
18 18 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (0.21%) OpenStack
20 16 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 776 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 646 (7.86%) MS Office
3 309 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 282 (3.43%) MS Visio
5 134 (1.63%) MS Project
6 57 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 44 (0.54%) SPSS
8 18 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 17 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.097%) FastStats
12 7 (0.085%) Shockwave
12 7 (0.085%) Final Cut Pro
13 5 (0.061%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.024%) InDesign
16 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.012%) DOC1
16 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 103 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 46 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 44 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 30 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 26 (0.32%) Endur
8 24 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
8 24 (0.29%) Agresso
9 23 (0.28%) SAP HR
10 21 (0.26%) assyst
10 21 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
11 20 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 20 (0.24%) Summit
12 19 (0.23%) SAP BPC
12 19 (0.23%) Loan IQ
13 18 (0.22%) SAP ERP
13 18 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
14 17 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
15 16 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (0.49%) SaaS
2 33 (0.40%) Office 365
3 21 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 20 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.19%) IaaS
6 10 (0.12%) Force.com
7 9 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.061%) Taleo
9 4 (0.049%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.037%) PaaS
10 3 (0.037%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.024%) LucidChart
11 2 (0.024%) GitHub
12 1 (0.012%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 160 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 157 (1.91%) Firewall
3 147 (1.79%) LAN
4 137 (1.67%) WAN
5 100 (1.22%) SAN
6 98 (1.19%) VPN
7 96 (1.17%) Internet
8 94 (1.14%) DNS
9 80 (0.97%) Network Security
10 62 (0.75%) DHCP
11 56 (0.68%) Wireless
12 50 (0.61%) FTP
13 49 (0.60%) Intranet
14 41 (0.50%) VoIP
15 36 (0.44%) HTTP
16 34 (0.41%) MPLS
17 33 (0.40%) LDAP
17 33 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
17 33 (0.40%) NAS
18 21 (0.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 353 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 194 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 145 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (1.23%) Data Mining
7 89 (1.08%) QlikView
8 87 (1.06%) MS Access
9 83 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 83 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 70 (0.85%) Big Data
11 66 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 55 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 51 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
14 47 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
15 40 (0.49%) DB2
16 39 (0.47%) MySQL
17 36 (0.44%) Hadoop
18 35 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 34 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 212 (2.58%) JIRA
2 133 (1.62%) Selenium
3 62 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (0.73%) WebDriver
4 60 (0.73%) Cucumber
5 42 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 39 (0.47%) Toad
7 37 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 29 (0.35%) SoapUI
9 25 (0.30%) SpecFlow
10 22 (0.27%) JMeter
11 21 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 20 (0.24%) Git (software)
13 18 (0.22%) Subversion
13 18 (0.22%) LoadRunner
14 16 (0.19%) FitNesse
15 15 (0.18%) ClearCase
15 15 (0.18%) ClearQuest
16 14 (0.17%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 2468 (30.03%) Finance
2 1796 (21.85%) Banking
3 792 (9.64%) Investment Banking
4 542 (6.59%) Retail
5 531 (6.46%) Front Office
6 346 (4.21%) Legal
7 261 (3.18%) Back Office
8 234 (2.85%) Marketing
9 221 (2.69%) Law
10 168 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 140 (1.70%) Financial Institution
12 136 (1.65%) Retail Banking
13 122 (1.48%) Publishing
14 102 (1.24%) Advertising
15 70 (0.85%) Games
16 49 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 43 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (0.51%) Billing
19 41 (0.50%) French Language
20 38 (0.46%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (3.15%) .NET
2 226 (2.75%) XML
3 147 (1.79%) HTML
4 122 (1.48%) Middleware
5 111 (1.35%) Web Services
6 87 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
7 62 (0.75%) FpML
8 57 (0.69%) CSS
9 56 (0.68%) SOAP
10 51 (0.62%) ASP.NET
11 38 (0.46%) XSLT
12 34 (0.41%) HTML5
13 29 (0.35%) REST
14 27 (0.33%) jQuery
15 22 (0.27%) .NET Framework
16 21 (0.26%) JSP
17 20 (0.24%) WCF
18 19 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
18 19 (0.23%) RESTful
19 17 (0.21%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 935 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 395 (4.81%) Derivative
3 284 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 272 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 240 (2.92%) Fixed Income
6 215 (2.62%) Equities
7 204 (2.48%) NHS
8 201 (2.45%) Blackberry
9 169 (2.06%) Credit Risk
10 158 (1.92%) Market Risk
11 157 (1.91%) User Experience
12 96 (1.17%) Computer Science
13 95 (1.16%) SWIFT
14 83 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 83 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
15 81 (0.99%) Mathematics
16 78 (0.95%) Data Integration
17 75 (0.91%) Visualisation
17 75 (0.91%) FMCG
18 73 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1133 (13.79%) Windows
2 480 (5.84%) UNIX
3 429 (5.22%) Windows 7
4 253 (3.08%) Linux
5 215 (2.62%) Windows XP
6 194 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 154 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 99 (1.20%) Android
9 79 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 60 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (0.66%) Solaris
12 51 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 39 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 32 (0.39%) AIX
15 26 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.27%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (0.11%) Ubuntu
20 7 (0.085%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1188 (14.45%) Business Analysis
2 1169 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 740 (9.00%) Project Management
4 729 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 650 (7.91%) ITIL
6 633 (7.70%) Data Analysis
7 552 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 543 (6.61%) Migration
9 466 (5.67%) Data Modelling
10 398 (4.84%) Analytics
11 395 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
12 378 (4.60%) CRM
13 348 (4.23%) Change Management
14 330 (4.02%) Scrum
15 314 (3.82%) E-Commerce
16 287 (3.49%) Test Scripting
17 285 (3.47%) Asset Management
18 272 (3.31%) Use Case
19 271 (3.30%) Risk Management
20 268 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1706 (20.76%) SQL
2 340 (4.14%) Java
3 224 (2.73%) VBA
4 185 (2.25%) C#
5 119 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 104 (1.27%) Perl
7 91 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 84 (1.02%) Python
9 79 (0.96%) C++
10 76 (0.92%) C
10 76 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 75 (0.91%) VB
12 65 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 65 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 47 (0.57%) VBScript
14 35 (0.43%) Ruby
14 35 (0.43%) R
15 33 (0.40%) Bash Shell
16 27 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 526 (6.40%) Degree
2 229 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 225 (2.74%) ISEB
4 123 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 103 (1.25%) CISSP
6 77 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 74 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 66 (0.80%) CISM
10 50 (0.61%) MCP
11 46 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 44 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 40 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 32 (0.39%) GIAC
15 32 (0.39%) MCSE
16 31 (0.38%) MOS
17 29 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 29 (0.35%) CCNA
18 28 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (4.39%) QA
2 129 (1.57%) SLA
3 101 (1.23%) EMIR
4 94 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 81 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
6 57 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 56 (0.68%) Solvency II
8 55 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 48 (0.58%) FATCA
10 40 (0.49%) Basel III
11 31 (0.38%) MiFID
12 24 (0.29%) ISO 9001
13 16 (0.19%) Basel II
13 16 (0.19%) COREP
14 15 (0.18%) CRD IV
15 14 (0.17%) PCI DSS
16 13 (0.16%) FINREP
17 10 (0.12%) GAAP
18 7 (0.085%) P3O
19 5 (0.061%) AIFMD
System Software
1 548 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 107 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (0.96%) XenApp
4 50 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 31 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 25 (0.30%) vSphere
8 17 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.19%) Xen
9 16 (0.19%) Terminal Server
10 14 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 13 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.12%) NLBS
13 10 (0.12%) NFS
14 9 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.097%) Firmware
16 7 (0.085%) Nmap
17 5 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 145 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 106 (1.29%) SCCM
3 31 (0.38%) SCOM
4 28 (0.34%) Control-M
5 25 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 24 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
7 19 (0.23%) WSUS
8 16 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 15 (0.18%) SCVMM
10 14 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.16%) EdgeSight
11 13 (0.16%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 9 (0.11%) MOM
13 9 (0.11%) Nessus
14 8 (0.097%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.097%) MAILsweeper
15 7 (0.085%) MIMEsweeper
15 7 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.073%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 992 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 559 (6.80%) Oracle
3 309 (3.76%) Citrix
4 299 (3.64%) SAP
5 216 (2.63%) VMware
6 187 (2.28%) HP
7 166 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 136 (1.65%) Cisco
9 132 (1.61%) Business Objects
10 124 (1.51%) Tableau
11 110 (1.34%) IBM
12 106 (1.29%) Cognos
13 105 (1.28%) Bloomberg
14 97 (1.18%) Sybase
15 86 (1.05%) Remedy
16 85 (1.03%) Google
17 80 (0.97%) Murex
18 75 (0.91%) thinkFolio
19 72 (0.88%) Siebel
20 71 (0.86%) CheckPoint
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