Period
to

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
London > Central London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 594 440 547
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 13.35% 14.21% 14.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.37% 15.17% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 260 406
10th Percentile £250 £276 £195
25th Percentile £396 £397 £357
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.37% +5.56% +2.86%
75th Percentile £580 £564 £538
90th Percentile £688 £650 £588
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 17
10th Percentile - £12.38 -
25th Percentile £18.50 £14.81 £12.42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.98 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -17.30% +48.23% -12.23%
75th Percentile £24.75 £27.44 £24.75
90th Percentile £34.95 £35.13 £27.20
London median hourly rate £24.35 £23.45 £18.55
% change year-on-year +3.84% +26.42% -7.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 4,134 2,900 3,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.92% 93.64% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,150 2,126 2,761
10th Percentile £350 £331 £300
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 57
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.19 £12.47
25th Percentile £20.08 £13.97 £14.97
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.99 £22.74
Median % change year-on-year +89.60% -16.48% +13.68%
75th Percentile £51.31 £27.44 £38.68
90th Percentile £62.50 £37.25 £51.65
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.64 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.62% +26.56% +21.95%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -1 553 £525 +7.69% 157
West End of London -4 5 £400 +5.26% 2
Southwark +7 3 £175 -54.55%
Camden -9 2 £330 +88.57% 1
Lambeth +8 1 £425 -
City of Westminster +1 1 - - 1
Analyst
London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Analyst contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 223 (37.54%) Finance
2 185 (31.14%) Social Skills
3 154 (25.93%) Agile
4 138 (23.23%) SQL
5 101 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (14.81%) Banking
7 84 (14.14%) Business Analysis
8 83 (13.97%) Microsoft
9 73 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
10 72 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (9.60%) ITIL
13 56 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
13 56 (9.43%) Data Analysis
14 55 (9.26%) JIRA
14 55 (9.26%) Windows
15 54 (9.09%) Project Management
16 49 (8.25%) Migration
17 47 (7.91%) Degree
17 47 (7.91%) Analytics
18 46 (7.74%) Scrum
19 44 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
20 42 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
21 41 (6.90%) Requirements Gathering
22 40 (6.73%) Front Office
23 39 (6.57%) Azure
23 39 (6.57%) User Stories
24 38 (6.40%) Power Platform
24 38 (6.40%) Active Directory
25 37 (6.23%) Workshop Facilitation

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (4.04%) Confluence
2 16 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.01%) SAS
4 5 (0.84%) CMS
4 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.17%) CICS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 56 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.51%) SPSS
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.51%) Endur
3 3 (0.51%) Sonata
3 3 (0.51%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.17%) Eikon
5 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.17%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.57%) Azure
2 38 (6.40%) Power Platform
3 33 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (3.20%) AWS
5 10 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (1.68%) GCP
5 10 (1.68%) SaaS
6 5 (0.84%) GitHub
6 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.84%) PaaS
7 4 (0.67%) Collibra
7 4 (0.67%) Google Data Studio
7 4 (0.67%) IaaS
7 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.51%) Figma
8 3 (0.51%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.51%) Miro
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.35%) Firewall
1 8 (1.35%) SSH
2 6 (1.01%) DNS
2 6 (1.01%) WAN
3 5 (0.84%) VPN
4 3 (0.51%) DHCP
4 3 (0.51%) Network Security
4 3 (0.51%) SD-WAN
4 3 (0.51%) Skype
5 2 (0.34%) BGP
5 2 (0.34%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.34%) LAN
5 2 (0.34%) MPLS
5 2 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.34%) SAN
5 2 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) IPsec
6 1 (0.17%) OSPF
6 1 (0.17%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (6.23%) Power BI
3 27 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.19%) Tableau
5 10 (1.68%) DB2
5 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.01%) BigQuery
7 6 (1.01%) Looker
8 5 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (0.84%) QlikView
9 4 (0.67%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.51%) Big Data
10 3 (0.51%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.51%) Power Query
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.51%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 55 (9.26%) JIRA
2 9 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.51%) JMeter
3 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.34%) Postman
4 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.17%) ERwin
5 1 (0.17%) Gatling
5 1 (0.17%) MSI
5 1 (0.17%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
5 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.17%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.17%) XPEDITER
General
1 223 (37.54%) Finance
2 185 (31.14%) Social Skills
3 101 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (14.81%) Banking
5 40 (6.73%) Front Office
6 29 (4.88%) Investment Banking
7 27 (4.55%) Public Sector
8 21 (3.54%) Legal
9 20 (3.37%) Back Office
10 19 (3.20%) Law
11 17 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (2.86%) Retail
12 15 (2.53%) Financial Institution
12 15 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
13 14 (2.36%) Marketing
14 13 (2.19%) Documentation Skills
15 10 (1.68%) Spanish Language
16 8 (1.35%) International Banking
17 7 (1.18%) Publishing
18 6 (1.01%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.19%) XML
2 8 (1.35%) Kafka
3 6 (1.01%) Murex Flex
4 5 (0.84%) .NET
5 4 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.67%) REST
6 2 (0.34%) ADO
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) JSON
6 2 (0.34%) RESTful
6 2 (0.34%) Web Services
7 1 (0.17%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) EDI
7 1 (0.17%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.17%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) Spring
7 1 (0.17%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (3.54%) Derivative
3 16 (2.69%) Equities
4 14 (2.36%) Reinsurance
5 13 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.68%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.68%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.52%) iSeries
10 7 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.18%) Social Media
11 6 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.84%) iPhone
12 5 (0.84%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.67%) CMDB
13 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.26%) Windows
2 20 (3.37%) Windows 10
3 18 (3.03%) Linux
4 14 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.68%) Unix
6 8 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.84%) Android
8 5 (0.84%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.93%) Agile
2 84 (14.14%) Business Analysis
3 73 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (9.60%) ITIL
7 56 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 54 (9.09%) Project Management
9 49 (8.25%) Migration
10 47 (7.91%) Analytics
11 46 (7.74%) Scrum
12 41 (6.90%) Requirements Gathering
13 39 (6.57%) User Stories
14 37 (6.23%) Workshop Facilitation
15 36 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (5.89%) Asset Management
17 32 (5.39%) Change Management
18 31 (5.22%) ETL
19 28 (4.71%) Waterfall
20 25 (4.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.23%) SQL
2 30 (5.05%) Python
3 20 (3.37%) C
4 17 (2.86%) C++
5 16 (2.69%) R
6 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.01%) VBA
8 5 (0.84%) C#
8 5 (0.84%) Java
9 3 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.34%) VBScript
11 1 (0.17%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) Groovy
11 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.17%) JCL
11 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (7.91%) Degree
2 29 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.85%) PhD
6 9 (1.52%) CCNA
6 9 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.01%) CCENT
7 6 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.01%) MCSA
7 6 (1.01%) MCSE
7 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) ACCA
9 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) PMP
10 2 (0.34%) CBAP
10 2 (0.34%) CIMA
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.06%) QA
2 23 (3.87%) PMO
3 16 (2.69%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.85%) NIST
5 10 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.68%) MiFID
6 9 (1.52%) EMIR
7 8 (1.35%) COBIT
7 8 (1.35%) SLA
8 7 (1.18%) GDPR
8 7 (1.18%) IFRS
9 6 (1.01%) IFRS 17
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.34%) SEPA
11 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.17%) COSO
11 1 (0.17%) FATCA
11 1 (0.17%) GAAP
11 1 (0.17%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.52%) Ansible
1 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (1.35%) SCCM
3 4 (0.67%) Nessus
3 4 (0.67%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) CASB
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
5 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (3.54%) ServiceNow
4 19 (3.20%) Oracle
5 15 (2.53%) Citrix
6 14 (2.36%) Cisco
7 10 (1.68%) Bloomberg
7 10 (1.68%) Google
8 9 (1.52%) Apple
8 9 (1.52%) SAP
8 9 (1.52%) Splunk
8 9 (1.52%) VMware
9 8 (1.35%) IBM
9 8 (1.35%) Murex
9 8 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.18%) Informatica
10 7 (1.18%) Workday
11 5 (0.84%) Adobe
11 5 (0.84%) Ivanti
11 5 (0.84%) McAfee