Period
to 5 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
London > Central London
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 229 428 534
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 6.90% 4.91% 5.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.61% 14.53% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 288 396
Median daily rate £475 £480 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -2.78% +3.95%
10th Percentile £213 £289 £300
90th Percentile £641 £675 £725
London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.21% -2.51% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.48 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.23% -6.52% -6.86%
10th Percentile £14.73 £12.28 £12.49
90th Percentile £38.75 £73.00 £42.88
London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +59.09% +17.65% -16.89%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,168 2,946 3,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 35.20% 33.77% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 2,138 2,776
Median daily rate £509 £525 £517
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +1.50% +3.45%
10th Percentile £306 £330 £319
90th Percentile £688 £675 £713
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.84% +1.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.01
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.45 £44.54
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +8.89% -0.27%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Central London region over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 175 £475 -5.00% 30
West End of London +18 12 £500 +6.38% 1
City of Westminster +33 10 £456 -17.64%
Southwark +48 1 £300 +17.65%
Analytical Skills
London

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 101 (44.10%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (31.44%) Finance
3 65 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (20.52%) SQL
5 44 (19.21%) Microsoft
6 31 (13.54%) Python
7 30 (13.10%) Degree
7 30 (13.10%) Azure
8 29 (12.66%) Java
9 27 (11.79%) Migration
10 26 (11.35%) Banking
11 25 (10.92%) AWS
11 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
12 23 (10.04%) Scrum
12 23 (10.04%) JavaScript
12 23 (10.04%) C#
13 22 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (9.17%) Computer Science
15 20 (8.73%) Test Automation
16 19 (8.30%) Security Cleared
16 19 (8.30%) QA
16 19 (8.30%) Oracle
16 19 (8.30%) SQL Server
16 19 (8.30%) Windows
17 18 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.86%) Data Analysis
17 18 (7.86%) Decision-Making
18 17 (7.42%) NoSQL
18 17 (7.42%) DevOps
18 17 (7.42%) Linux

Analytical Skills
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 6 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.75%) Confluence
2 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.31%) SAS
4 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.44%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.87%) SPSS
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.44%) InVision
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.44%) Sketch
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 3 (1.31%) Sprinklr
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.87%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.44%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.10%) Azure
2 25 (10.92%) AWS
3 16 (6.99%) GCP
4 10 (4.37%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.18%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.75%) Heroku
7 3 (1.31%) Office 365
7 3 (1.31%) PaaS
7 3 (1.31%) SaaS
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.87%) GitHub
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.44%) Google Play
9 1 (0.44%) IaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Responsys
9 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) Firewall
2 7 (3.06%) LAN
3 5 (2.18%) WAN
4 4 (1.75%) DHCP
4 4 (1.75%) DNS
5 3 (1.31%) SSL
6 2 (0.87%) BGP
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.87%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.87%) MPLS
6 2 (0.87%) NetScreen
6 2 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.87%) OSPF
6 2 (0.87%) SSH
6 2 (0.87%) VLAN
6 2 (0.87%) Wireless
6 2 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.42%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (5.68%) Big Data
5 10 (4.37%) Power BI
6 7 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.75%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.31%) MySQL
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.31%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.87%) QlikView
10 2 (0.87%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) JIRA
2 6 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.18%) Selenium
3 5 (2.18%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.75%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.75%) webpack
5 3 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.31%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.31%) Postman
6 2 (0.87%) GitLab
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.44%) Appium
7 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (31.44%) Finance
2 26 (11.35%) Banking
3 16 (6.99%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.93%) Front Office
5 8 (3.49%) Marketing
6 7 (3.06%) Advertising
6 7 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.06%) Law
7 6 (2.62%) Legal
8 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.87%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) French Language
11 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (23.58%) Analyst
2 50 (21.83%) Developer
3 24 (10.48%) Business Analyst
4 16 (6.99%) Architect
5 11 (4.80%) Consultant
6 9 (3.93%) IT Analyst
7 8 (3.49%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.06%) Security Analyst
8 7 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.06%) Senior Developer
9 6 (2.62%) C# Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Data Architect
9 6 (2.62%) Digital Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Head of Delivery
9 6 (2.62%) Head of IT
9 6 (2.62%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.18%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (2.18%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.11%) .NET
2 11 (4.80%) React
2 11 (4.80%) XML
3 9 (3.93%) CSS
3 9 (3.93%) Node.js
3 9 (3.93%) Web Services
4 6 (2.62%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (2.62%) HTML
5 5 (2.18%) jQuery
5 5 (2.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (2.18%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.75%) GraphQL
6 4 (1.75%) Jest
6 4 (1.75%) Middleware
6 4 (1.75%) Pandas
6 4 (1.75%) Redux
6 4 (1.75%) SciPy
6 4 (1.75%) Spring
7 3 (1.31%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.68%) User Experience
2 12 (5.24%) Algorithms
2 12 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.93%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.06%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.18%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.18%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.31%) Derivative
9 3 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.31%) Social Media
9 3 (1.31%) Social Network
10 2 (0.87%) Blog
10 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.30%) Windows
2 17 (7.42%) Linux
3 11 (4.80%) Unix
4 9 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.49%) Android
5 8 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.62%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.62%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.10%) Problem-Solving
2 65 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.79%) Migration
4 23 (10.04%) Scrum
5 22 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (9.17%) Computer Science
7 20 (8.73%) Test Automation
8 18 (7.86%) Data Analysis
8 18 (7.86%) Decision-Making
8 18 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.42%) DevOps
10 15 (6.55%) Analytics
10 15 (6.55%) ETL
10 15 (6.55%) Line Management
11 14 (6.11%) Project Management
12 13 (5.68%) OO
12 13 (5.68%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.24%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.24%) Open Source
13 12 (5.24%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.52%) SQL
2 31 (13.54%) Python
3 29 (12.66%) Java
4 23 (10.04%) C#
4 23 (10.04%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.80%) C
6 8 (3.49%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.49%) R
7 7 (3.06%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.06%) C++
7 7 (3.06%) PHP
8 6 (2.62%) Ruby
9 5 (2.18%) Go
9 5 (2.18%) Scala
9 5 (2.18%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.18%) VBA
10 4 (1.75%) ES6
10 4 (1.75%) Groovy
10 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.10%) Degree
2 19 (8.30%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.06%) CISSP
4 7 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.18%) CCNP
5 5 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.75%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.31%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.31%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.87%) CCIE
8 2 (0.87%) CISA
8 2 (0.87%) ISEB
8 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.87%) PhD
9 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.30%) QA
2 5 (2.18%) PMO
3 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.87%) MiFID
4 2 (0.87%) NIST
4 2 (0.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.44%) NCSC
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) RMADS
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.37%) Docker
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (5.68%) Terraform
2 12 (5.24%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.18%) SCCM
4 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.87%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.87%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.87%) Grafana
5 2 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.87%) Kibana
5 2 (0.87%) Nagios
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.87%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Avamar
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.44%) EnCase
6 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.30%) Oracle
3 11 (4.80%) SAP
4 8 (3.49%) Cisco
4 8 (3.49%) HP
5 7 (3.06%) Dell
5 7 (3.06%) Google
5 7 (3.06%) Informatica
6 6 (2.62%) Alteryx
7 5 (2.18%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.18%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.18%) Tableau
8 4 (1.75%) Cadence
8 4 (1.75%) Sybase
8 4 (1.75%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.31%) Facebook
9 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.31%) Twitter
9 3 (1.31%) VMware
9 3 (1.31%) Xerox