The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4358 4764 6035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.55% 19.63% 22.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 21.23% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3000 3278 4082
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£404 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 171 241
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.17 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1193 £425 -3.95% 374
Docklands, London 0 31 £500 +5.26% 1
Uxbridge +1 28 £373 -1.97% 4
Canary Wharf -1 20 £450 -
Brentford +2 12 £334 -7.93% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +5 10 £275 - 1
Croydon -4 10 £263 -25.00% 9
Bromley -3 8 £363 +3.57% 4
Sidcup +2 5 - - 2
Paddington 0 5 £260 -
Chessington +4 4 £134 +11.45% 4
Harrow +2 4 £188 -
Hounslow +8 3 £250 -35.48% 1
Twickenham -2 3 - - 1
Feltham -3 3 £325 -13.33%
Hammersmith +2 2 £388 -8.82%
Chiswick -2 2 - - 1
Greenford - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 - -
West Drayton - 2 £373 - 1
Westminster 0 1 - - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £200 -
Ealing - 1 £250 - 1
Teddington - 1 £100 - 1
Barnet - 1 £130 -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Woodford Green - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2655 (29.60%) Finance
2 1874 (20.89%) SQL
3 1793 (19.99%) Banking
4 1487 (16.58%) Business Analysis
5 1049 (11.69%) Microsoft
6 999 (11.14%) Windows
7 866 (9.65%) Investment Banking
8 862 (9.61%) MS Excel
9 797 (8.89%) ITIL
10 731 (8.15%) Project Management
11 681 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 658 (7.34%) Oracle
12 658 (7.34%) Data Analysis
13 656 (7.31%) MS Office
14 651 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 610 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
15 610 (6.80%) Degree
16 604 (6.73%) Retail
17 594 (6.62%) Active Directory
18 564 (6.29%) Front Office
19 557 (6.21%) SQL Server
20 505 (5.63%) Migration
21 494 (5.51%) Derivative
22 464 (5.17%) Analytics
23 461 (5.14%) QA
24 449 (5.01%) Change Management
25 442 (4.93%) CRM
26 435 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
27 421 (4.69%) Data Modelling
28 411 (4.58%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 203 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 198 (2.21%) SAS
4 140 (1.56%) CMS
5 99 (1.10%) IBM Notes
6 97 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 87 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 60 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 56 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 54 (0.60%) IIS
11 47 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 38 (0.42%) Lync
13 35 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (0.35%) Drupal
15 30 (0.33%) Confluence
16 27 (0.30%) Apache
17 25 (0.28%) Tomcat
18 24 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
19 23 (0.26%) WebLogic
20 21 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 862 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 656 (7.31%) MS Office
3 307 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 261 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 125 (1.39%) MS Project
6 76 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 73 (0.81%) SPSS
8 18 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.078%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.067%) FastStats
12 5 (0.056%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.056%) Stata
13 3 (0.033%) InDesign
14 2 (0.022%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.022%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.022%) Vectorworks
14 2 (0.022%) Gephi
14 2 (0.022%) Mingle
15 1 (0.011%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 100 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.78%) Markit EDM
3 51 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 50 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 41 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 35 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 34 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 34 (0.38%) SAP CO
8 27 (0.30%) LatentZero
8 27 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 25 (0.28%) Agresso
10 24 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 24 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
11 23 (0.26%) Endur
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
13 21 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
14 20 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
15 19 (0.21%) SAP SD
16 18 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 39 (0.43%) Office 365
2 35 (0.39%) SaaS
3 21 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
4 14 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 14 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.16%) Force.com
5 5 (0.056%) Taleo
5 5 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.045%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.045%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.033%) IaaS
8 2 (0.022%) PaaS
8 2 (0.022%) Heroku
9 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.011%) Trello
9 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 150 (1.67%) Firewall
2 122 (1.36%) Internet
3 111 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 100 (1.11%) LAN
5 96 (1.07%) WAN
6 85 (0.95%) Intranet
7 84 (0.94%) SAN
8 82 (0.91%) DNS
8 82 (0.91%) VPN
9 56 (0.62%) DHCP
10 48 (0.54%) VoIP
11 42 (0.47%) FTP
12 41 (0.46%) Network Security
13 40 (0.45%) Wireless
14 38 (0.42%) HTTP
15 31 (0.35%) MPLS
16 25 (0.28%) LDAP
16 25 (0.28%) IP Telephony
17 21 (0.23%) NAS
18 20 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 402 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 193 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 164 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 162 (1.81%) Data Mining
5 162 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 132 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 109 (1.22%) MS Access
8 103 (1.15%) QlikView
9 97 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 78 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 71 (0.79%) Big Data
12 56 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
13 54 (0.60%) MySQL
14 44 (0.49%) DB2
14 44 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
15 42 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 40 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 40 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
17 36 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 192 (2.14%) Selenium
2 143 (1.59%) JIRA
3 83 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 82 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 70 (0.78%) WebDriver
6 65 (0.72%) FitNesse
7 62 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 27 (0.30%) Git (software)
10 26 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 22 (0.25%) Eclipse
11 22 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
11 22 (0.25%) JMeter
12 19 (0.21%) Toad
12 19 (0.21%) WATIR
12 19 (0.21%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
14 16 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 2655 (29.60%) Finance
2 1793 (19.99%) Banking
3 866 (9.65%) Investment Banking
4 604 (6.73%) Retail
5 564 (6.29%) Front Office
6 319 (3.56%) Legal
7 308 (3.43%) Back Office
8 287 (3.20%) Marketing
9 192 (2.14%) Law
10 169 (1.88%) Financial Institution
10 169 (1.88%) Publishing
11 142 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 117 (1.30%) Advertising
13 111 (1.24%) Retail Banking
14 73 (0.81%) Billing
15 57 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 56 (0.62%) Games
16 56 (0.62%) General Ledger
17 48 (0.54%) French Language
18 47 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (2.81%) .NET
2 250 (2.79%) XML
3 161 (1.79%) HTML
4 141 (1.57%) Web Services
5 78 (0.87%) Middleware
6 61 (0.68%) CSS
7 51 (0.57%) XSLT
8 45 (0.50%) SOAP
8 45 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 39 (0.43%) FpML
10 33 (0.37%) MDX
10 33 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
11 32 (0.36%) JSP
11 32 (0.36%) REST
12 26 (0.29%) Gherkin
12 26 (0.29%) .NET Framework
13 25 (0.28%) JSON
13 25 (0.28%) J2EE
14 24 (0.27%) XHTML
14 24 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 494 (5.51%) Derivative
2 354 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 296 (3.30%) Fixed Income
4 266 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 264 (2.94%) NHS
6 226 (2.52%) Equities
7 223 (2.49%) Credit Risk
8 216 (2.41%) Blackberry
9 164 (1.83%) Market Risk
10 114 (1.27%) Reference Data
11 107 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 105 (1.17%) Statistics
12 105 (1.17%) Computer Science
13 94 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 80 (0.89%) FMCG
15 74 (0.82%) Open Source
16 70 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
17 64 (0.71%) Visualisation
18 63 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
19 57 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 999 (11.14%) Windows
2 411 (4.58%) Windows 7
3 409 (4.56%) UNIX
4 249 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 228 (2.54%) Linux
6 172 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 119 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 87 (0.97%) Android
9 83 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 52 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 52 (0.58%) Solaris
11 43 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 37 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 30 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.20%) VMS
16 14 (0.16%) AIX
17 13 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1487 (16.58%) Business Analysis
2 797 (8.89%) ITIL
3 731 (8.15%) Project Management
4 681 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 658 (7.34%) Data Analysis
6 651 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 610 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
8 505 (5.63%) Migration
9 464 (5.17%) Analytics
10 449 (5.01%) Change Management
11 442 (4.93%) CRM
12 435 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
13 421 (4.69%) Data Modelling
14 403 (4.49%) Asset Management
15 397 (4.43%) Test Scripting
16 382 (4.26%) E-Commerce
17 380 (4.24%) Scrum
18 359 (4.00%) UML
19 354 (3.95%) Use Case
20 347 (3.87%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1874 (20.89%) SQL
2 332 (3.70%) Java
3 283 (3.15%) VBA
4 265 (2.95%) C#
5 114 (1.27%) C++
5 114 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 107 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 107 (1.19%) Python
7 102 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 98 (1.09%) Perl
9 83 (0.93%) VB
10 70 (0.78%) C
10 70 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 63 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 50 (0.56%) Ruby
13 48 (0.54%) R
14 45 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 35 (0.39%) VBScript
16 27 (0.30%) PHP
17 20 (0.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 610 (6.80%) Degree
2 263 (2.93%) ISEB
3 205 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 120 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 113 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 92 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 85 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 79 (0.88%) CISSP
9 70 (0.78%) MCP
10 57 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 44 (0.49%) CISM
12 42 (0.47%) MCSE
13 41 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 41 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 35 (0.39%) PhD
15 34 (0.38%) CIMA
16 33 (0.37%) ACCA
17 28 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (0.28%) CISA
19 21 (0.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (5.14%) QA
2 145 (1.62%) SLA
3 128 (1.43%) EMIR
4 126 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 117 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 76 (0.85%) Basel III
7 44 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 39 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 39 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 34 (0.38%) FATCA
10 31 (0.35%) CRD IV
11 27 (0.30%) MiFID
12 26 (0.29%) Basel II
13 20 (0.22%) COREP
13 20 (0.22%) AIFMD
14 16 (0.18%) FINREP
14 16 (0.18%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.10%) COBIT
16 8 (0.089%) PCI DSS
17 6 (0.067%) UCITS
System Software
1 594 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 123 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (0.64%) XenApp
4 27 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 24 (0.27%) vSphere
6 22 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.11%) NLBS
10 10 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (0.10%) Xen
12 8 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.078%) NFS
14 6 (0.067%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 6 (0.067%) XenServer
15 5 (0.056%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.056%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.056%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 126 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (0.72%) SCCM
3 50 (0.56%) Control-M
4 38 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 35 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 35 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
6 30 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 20 (0.22%) SCOM
8 18 (0.20%) Nagios
9 14 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (0.14%) WSUS
11 11 (0.12%) Tivoli NetView
11 11 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (0.12%) OpenView
12 9 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
12 9 (0.10%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.089%) Legato
13 8 (0.089%) Netcool
13 8 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1049 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 658 (7.34%) Oracle
3 376 (4.19%) SAP
4 279 (3.11%) Citrix
5 214 (2.39%) HP
6 194 (2.16%) VMware
7 144 (1.61%) Business Objects
8 141 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 132 (1.47%) Cisco
10 128 (1.43%) Cognos
11 115 (1.28%) IBM
12 100 (1.11%) Lotus
12 100 (1.11%) Tableau
13 97 (1.08%) Sybase
14 93 (1.04%) Siebel
15 86 (0.96%) Charles River
16 84 (0.94%) Remedy
17 77 (0.86%) Bloomberg
18 69 (0.77%) Reuters
18 69 (0.77%) Apple
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 35 minutes ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 37 minutes ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 49 minutes ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 57 minutes ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum 3 months rolling Possibly higher rate depe
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago