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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4018 4739 4525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.66% 19.91% 21.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.14% 21.40% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2866 3336 3120
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 143 201
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 1063 £425 -4.49% 222
Docklands, London 0 35 £550 +11.11%
Croydon 0 27 £378 +21.77% 5
Bromley +1 24 £500 +17.64% 2
Uxbridge -1 22 £363 +11.53% 1
Canary Wharf 0 20 £425 -12.82% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 19 £310 -10.40% 3
Feltham 0 16 £333 -5.00%
Brentford -1 13 £348 +5.30% 2
Wembley +3 7 £110 -66.02% 2
Chessington 0 6 £150 -62.50% 1
Hammersmith -2 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Hounslow -5 5 - - 3
Chiswick +2 3 £150 -60.00%
Paddington -1 3 £400 - 1
Westminster -10 3 £288 +15.00%
Isleworth - 3 £420 -
Greenford +6 2 - -
Ealing +2 2 - -
Harrow -5 2 £135 -61.42% 1
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Enfield - 2 £275 - 1
Twickenham +2 1 - -
Surbiton 0 1 £388 +47.61%
Romford 0 1 £245 -40.60% 1
Southwark -1 1 £110 -70.27%
Wimbledon -1 1 £160 - 4
Teddington - 1 £375 - 1
Upminster - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Grays - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2567 (30.35%) Finance
2 1777 (21.01%) SQL
3 1774 (20.98%) Banking
4 1255 (14.84%) Business Analysis
5 1218 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
6 1152 (13.62%) Windows
7 1025 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 980 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
9 847 (10.02%) MS Excel
10 802 (9.48%) Investment Banking
11 759 (8.97%) Project Management
12 691 (8.17%) MS Office
13 688 (8.14%) ITIL
14 682 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 652 (7.71%) Data Analysis
16 603 (7.13%) Active Directory
17 598 (7.07%) Oracle
18 590 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
19 574 (6.79%) Retail
20 543 (6.42%) Degree
21 525 (6.21%) Front Office
22 521 (6.16%) Migration
23 496 (5.86%) SQL Server
24 475 (5.62%) UNIX
25 452 (5.34%) Windows 7
26 445 (5.26%) Data Modelling
27 421 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
28 414 (4.90%) Analytics
29 394 (4.66%) Derivative
30 381 (4.51%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 331 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 207 (2.45%) MS Exchange
3 167 (1.97%) SAS
4 100 (1.18%) CMS
5 95 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 91 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 57 (0.67%) IIS
8 53 (0.63%) Lync
9 50 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 49 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 47 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 46 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 41 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 35 (0.41%) WorkSite
15 27 (0.32%) Confluence
16 26 (0.31%) Tomcat
17 25 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
18 24 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
19 20 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
20 17 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 847 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 691 (8.17%) MS Office
3 321 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 270 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 138 (1.63%) MS Project
6 61 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 52 (0.61%) SPSS
8 18 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.13%) FastStats
11 8 (0.095%) Final Cut Pro
12 6 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.059%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.047%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.035%) InDesign
16 2 (0.024%) S-PLUS
17 1 (0.012%) Stata
17 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
17 1 (0.012%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 115 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 50 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 44 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 40 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 35 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (0.34%) Endur
8 26 (0.31%) Agresso
9 25 (0.30%) SAP HR
9 25 (0.30%) SAP BPC
10 23 (0.27%) assyst
11 22 (0.26%) SAP ERP
12 19 (0.22%) Loan IQ
13 18 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
13 18 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
13 18 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
13 18 (0.21%) Summit
13 18 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
14 17 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
14 17 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 45 (0.53%) SaaS
2 29 (0.34%) Office 365
3 21 (0.25%) Google Apps
4 19 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.13%) IaaS
6 10 (0.12%) Force.com
7 8 (0.095%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.071%) Taleo
9 4 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.035%) PaaS
11 2 (0.024%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (0.024%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.012%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.012%) Trello
12 1 (0.012%) LucidChart
12 1 (0.012%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.012%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 167 (1.97%) Firewall
2 166 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 131 (1.55%) WAN
4 129 (1.53%) LAN
5 103 (1.22%) DNS
6 102 (1.21%) Internet
7 100 (1.18%) SAN
8 93 (1.10%) VPN
9 81 (0.96%) Network Security
10 69 (0.82%) DHCP
11 54 (0.64%) FTP
12 50 (0.59%) Wireless
13 47 (0.56%) VoIP
14 46 (0.54%) Intranet
15 40 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
16 38 (0.45%) MPLS
17 34 (0.40%) HTTP
18 32 (0.38%) LDAP
18 32 (0.38%) NAS
19 27 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 381 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
3 183 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 156 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 136 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 112 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 97 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 90 (1.06%) QlikView
9 89 (1.05%) MS Access
10 85 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 81 (0.96%) Big Data
12 61 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
13 56 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
13 56 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 44 (0.52%) MySQL
16 43 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 41 (0.48%) Hadoop
18 38 (0.45%) DB2
19 33 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 200 (2.36%) JIRA
2 138 (1.63%) Selenium
3 82 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (0.72%) WebDriver
5 51 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 49 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 41 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 39 (0.46%) Toad
9 28 (0.33%) SpecFlow
10 27 (0.32%) SoapUI
10 27 (0.32%) FitNesse
11 23 (0.27%) Subversion
12 21 (0.25%) JMeter
13 18 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 17 (0.20%) ClearQuest
14 17 (0.20%) TeamCity
15 16 (0.19%) Git (software)
15 16 (0.19%) Jenkins
16 15 (0.18%) ClearCase
17 14 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 2567 (30.35%) Finance
2 1774 (20.98%) Banking
3 802 (9.48%) Investment Banking
4 574 (6.79%) Retail
5 525 (6.21%) Front Office
6 366 (4.33%) Legal
7 285 (3.37%) Back Office
8 248 (2.93%) Marketing
9 220 (2.60%) Law
10 159 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 153 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 138 (1.63%) Retail Banking
13 121 (1.43%) Publishing
14 107 (1.27%) Advertising
15 68 (0.80%) Games
16 51 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 50 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 44 (0.52%) Billing
19 42 (0.50%) General Ledger
20 34 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (3.05%) .NET
2 243 (2.87%) XML
3 150 (1.77%) HTML
4 110 (1.30%) Middleware
5 109 (1.29%) Web Services
6 85 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
7 69 (0.82%) FpML
8 59 (0.70%) CSS
9 51 (0.60%) SOAP
10 48 (0.57%) ASP.NET
11 39 (0.46%) XSLT
12 30 (0.35%) jQuery
13 28 (0.33%) HTML5
14 25 (0.30%) REST
15 22 (0.26%) WCF
16 21 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
17 19 (0.22%) JSP
18 18 (0.21%) .NET Framework
19 17 (0.20%) Mason
19 17 (0.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 980 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 394 (4.66%) Derivative
3 299 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 264 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 237 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 214 (2.53%) Blackberry
7 205 (2.42%) NHS
8 202 (2.39%) Equities
9 189 (2.23%) Credit Risk
10 159 (1.88%) Market Risk
10 159 (1.88%) User Experience
11 99 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 94 (1.11%) Mathematics
12 94 (1.11%) Statistics
13 93 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
14 91 (1.08%) SWIFT
15 87 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 85 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 79 (0.93%) Data Integration
18 75 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1152 (13.62%) Windows
2 475 (5.62%) UNIX
3 452 (5.34%) Windows 7
4 250 (2.96%) Linux
5 237 (2.80%) Windows XP
6 206 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 153 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 103 (1.22%) Android
9 87 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 66 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 49 (0.58%) Solaris
13 44 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 34 (0.40%) AIX
15 31 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 22 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.11%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (0.095%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1255 (14.84%) Business Analysis
2 1218 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (8.97%) Project Management
4 688 (8.14%) ITIL
5 682 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 652 (7.71%) Data Analysis
7 590 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 521 (6.16%) Migration
9 445 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 421 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
11 414 (4.90%) Analytics
12 379 (4.48%) Change Management
13 378 (4.47%) CRM
14 348 (4.11%) Scrum
15 332 (3.93%) E-Commerce
16 296 (3.50%) Asset Management
16 296 (3.50%) Use Case
17 292 (3.45%) Test Scripting
18 279 (3.30%) Risk Management
19 276 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1777 (21.01%) SQL
2 308 (3.64%) Java
3 236 (2.79%) VBA
4 205 (2.42%) C#
5 120 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 106 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 88 (1.04%) Perl
8 82 (0.97%) C++
9 81 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 77 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 76 (0.90%) VB
12 75 (0.89%) Python
13 68 (0.80%) C
14 66 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 38 (0.45%) VBScript
16 36 (0.43%) R
17 29 (0.34%) Bash Shell
17 29 (0.34%) Ruby
18 25 (0.30%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 543 (6.42%) Degree
2 239 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 229 (2.71%) ISEB
4 141 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 112 (1.32%) CISSP
6 93 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 75 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 61 (0.72%) CISM
10 50 (0.59%) MCP
11 45 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 44 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 43 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (0.50%) MCSE
14 42 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 37 (0.44%) GIAC
16 30 (0.35%) MOS
17 29 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 28 (0.33%) CCNA
18 28 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (4.35%) QA
2 143 (1.69%) SLA
3 99 (1.17%) EMIR
4 87 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 80 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
6 61 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 55 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 44 (0.52%) Solvency II
9 42 (0.50%) Basel III
10 38 (0.45%) FATCA
11 24 (0.28%) MiFID
12 23 (0.27%) Basel II
13 19 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 19 (0.22%) COREP
14 15 (0.18%) FINREP
15 14 (0.17%) CRD IV
16 11 (0.13%) PCI DSS
17 10 (0.12%) P3O
18 8 (0.095%) AIFMD
19 7 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 603 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 95 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (0.89%) XenApp
4 41 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 26 (0.31%) vSphere
7 25 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 15 (0.18%) Xen
10 13 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 13 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 11 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.12%) NLBS
13 9 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.11%) NFS
14 8 (0.095%) Firmware
14 8 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.083%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.083%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 158 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (1.14%) SCCM
3 40 (0.47%) Control-M
4 33 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 28 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 26 (0.31%) SCOM
7 24 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 22 (0.26%) WSUS
8 22 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.12%) HP SIM
9 10 (0.12%) Nessus
9 10 (0.12%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.11%) MOM
10 9 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.095%) EdgeSight
11 8 (0.095%) MAILsweeper
12 7 (0.083%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.083%) MIMEsweeper
12 7 (0.083%) Casper Suite
13 6 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1025 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 598 (7.07%) Oracle
3 324 (3.83%) SAP
4 318 (3.76%) Citrix
5 204 (2.41%) HP
6 200 (2.36%) VMware
7 158 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 143 (1.69%) Tableau
9 134 (1.58%) Cisco
10 130 (1.54%) Business Objects
11 116 (1.37%) Cognos
12 104 (1.23%) Bloomberg
13 95 (1.12%) Remedy
14 94 (1.11%) IBM
15 85 (1.01%) Sybase
15 85 (1.01%) Google
16 73 (0.86%) CheckPoint
17 68 (0.80%) Adobe
18 67 (0.79%) thinkFolio
19 64 (0.76%) Reuters
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