The table below looks at the statistics for the Cost 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 Cost Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cost Analyst
Rank - 410 402
Contract jobs requiring a Cost Analyst 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.005% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cost 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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Cost Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cost Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cost Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cost Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cost Analyst across the London region.

Cost Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Cost Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Cost 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 Cost Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Cost Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Cost 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 Cost Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun