Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 420 521 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.97% 5.70% 6.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.47% 14.61% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 383 307
Central London median daily rate £480 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.54% +3.68% +1.50%
10th Percentile £294 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £725 £688
London median daily rate £475 £490 £475
% change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Central London median hourly rate £17.48 £18.70 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% -6.86% +0.44%
10th Percentile £12.28 £12.49 £15.16
90th Percentile £73.00 £43.23 £29.77
London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% -15.00% +10.00%

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 2,903 3,566 2,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.34% 38.99% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,710 2,120
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £318 £300
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 28
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.71 £12.46
90th Percentile £49.87 £45.60 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.98 £22.62
% change year-on-year +6.64% +1.57% +12.82%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor 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 27 June 2019. 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 -4 339 £500 - 47
West End of London -5 21 £470 -8.29% 1
City of Westminster -17 8 £558 +17.47% 1
Southwark -37 4 £255 -38.55%
Camden +1 1 £540 +500.00%
Analytical Skills
London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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.

1 155 (36.90%) Problem-Solving
2 154 (36.67%) Finance
3 140 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (28.81%) SQL
5 77 (18.33%) Microsoft
6 72 (17.14%) Analytics
7 65 (15.48%) Python
8 61 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 56 (13.33%) Banking
10 55 (13.10%) Degree
11 54 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
12 53 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (12.14%) Project Management
14 49 (11.67%) Java
15 46 (10.95%) SQL Server
15 46 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (10.24%) JavaScript
17 41 (9.76%) Decision-Making
18 37 (8.81%) C#
19 34 (8.10%) Data Analysis
19 34 (8.10%) Git (software)
19 34 (8.10%) Big Data
20 33 (7.86%) Migration
20 33 (7.86%) Windows
21 32 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (7.62%) User Experience
22 31 (7.38%) Power BI
22 31 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (7.38%) Visualisation
22 31 (7.38%) Data Modelling

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 15 (3.57%) Apache Spark
1 15 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.62%) Confluence
3 10 (2.38%) SAS
4 5 (1.19%) Apache
4 5 (1.19%) CMS
5 3 (0.71%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Drupal
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 54 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.24%) Sketch
8 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.19%) Actimize
2 5 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) BASE24
5 1 (0.24%) Endur
5 1 (0.24%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.38%) Power Platform
3 17 (4.05%) Amazon S3
4 13 (3.10%) Office 365
5 11 (2.62%) Serverless
6 10 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.38%) PaaS
7 9 (2.14%) SaaS
8 8 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.43%) GitHub
10 6 (1.43%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.19%) CloudFront
11 5 (1.19%) Route 53
11 5 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.14%) Firewall
2 7 (1.67%) SAN
3 6 (1.43%) DNS
3 6 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.19%) HTTP
4 5 (1.19%) WAN
5 4 (0.95%) DHCP
5 4 (0.95%) NAS
5 4 (0.95%) VPN
6 3 (0.71%) BGP
6 3 (0.71%) LAN
6 3 (0.71%) Skype
6 3 (0.71%) VLAN
7 2 (0.48%) 3G
7 2 (0.48%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.48%) Internet
7 2 (0.48%) Intranet
7 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.48%) MPLS
7 2 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.10%) Big Data
3 32 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (7.38%) Power BI
5 18 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.05%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.81%) QlikView
8 14 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.10%) Data Lake
9 13 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.14%) InfluxDB
11 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.90%) MySQL
12 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 34 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.95%) JIRA
3 22 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.05%) Selenium
5 15 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.10%) SpecFlow
7 11 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (2.14%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.90%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.67%) JUnit
10 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.43%) Appium
11 6 (1.43%) Rational Performance Tester
11 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.95%) Maven
12 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.95%) Subversion
13 3 (0.71%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 154 (36.67%) Finance
2 56 (13.33%) Banking
3 23 (5.48%) Retail
4 14 (3.33%) Legal
5 13 (3.10%) Front Office
6 12 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.38%) Advertising
8 9 (2.14%) Back Office
8 9 (2.14%) Marketing
8 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.67%) Games
10 5 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.95%) German Language
11 4 (0.95%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (27.14%) Analyst
2 90 (21.43%) Developer
3 37 (8.81%) Business Analyst
4 29 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 27 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 20 (4.76%) Data Engineer
7 19 (4.52%) Tester
8 17 (4.05%) Architect
9 16 (3.81%) Consultant
10 15 (3.57%) Product Manager
11 12 (2.86%) Python Developer
12 11 (2.62%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.38%) Data Scientist
13 10 (2.38%) Java Developer
14 9 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (1.90%) Support Analyst
16 7 (1.67%) Automation Tester
16 7 (1.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.90%) HTML
2 26 (6.19%) .NET
3 24 (5.71%) Web Services
4 21 (5.00%) REST
5 19 (4.52%) RESTful
6 18 (4.29%) CSS
7 16 (3.81%) Spring
8 10 (2.38%) Kafka
8 10 (2.38%) Middleware
9 9 (2.14%) SOAP
9 9 (2.14%) XML
10 8 (1.90%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.90%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.90%) JSON
11 7 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.67%) CSS3
11 7 (1.67%) HTML5
12 6 (1.43%) Gherkin
12 6 (1.43%) Node.js
12 6 (1.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.62%) User Experience
2 24 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.29%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.10%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.14%) Derivative
8 8 (1.90%) Robotics
9 6 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.43%) NHS
9 6 (1.43%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.19%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.19%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.86%) Windows
2 31 (7.38%) Linux
3 12 (2.86%) Unix
4 10 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.48%) Android
9 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.90%) Problem-Solving
2 140 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (17.14%) Analytics
4 53 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (12.14%) Project Management
6 46 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (9.76%) Decision-Making
8 34 (8.10%) Data Analysis
9 33 (7.86%) Migration
10 31 (7.38%) Data Modelling
10 31 (7.38%) Visualisation
11 30 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (6.90%) DevOps
12 29 (6.90%) User Stories
13 27 (6.43%) ETL
13 27 (6.43%) Scrum
14 26 (6.19%) Business Analysis
15 25 (5.95%) SDLC
15 25 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (5.71%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 121 (28.81%) SQL
2 65 (15.48%) Python
3 49 (11.67%) Java
4 43 (10.24%) JavaScript
5 37 (8.81%) C#
6 23 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.52%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.81%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.38%) R
10 9 (2.14%) Perl
10 9 (2.14%) VBA
11 8 (1.90%) PHP
12 6 (1.43%) C++
12 6 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.19%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.95%) Java 8
14 4 (0.95%) VB
14 4 (0.95%) VBScript
15 3 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (13.10%) Degree
2 16 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.38%) CISSP
4 9 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.67%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (1.19%) PMP
9 4 (0.95%) CCA
9 4 (0.95%) CEH
9 4 (0.95%) CISM
9 4 (0.95%) ISEB
9 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.71%) CHFI
10 3 (0.71%) CISA
10 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.71%) QA
2 20 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 15 (3.57%) SEPA
4 10 (2.38%) PMO
5 7 (1.67%) SLA
6 5 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.71%) GDPR
7 3 (0.71%) NIST
8 2 (0.48%) Basel III
8 2 (0.48%) IFRS
8 2 (0.48%) MiFID
9 1 (0.24%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.24%) PSD2
9 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.00%) Docker
3 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) Ansible
1 9 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.67%) SCCM
3 6 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.19%) Terraform
5 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.48%) Puppet
6 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.67%) Tableau
3 23 (5.48%) HP
4 22 (5.24%) Oracle
5 15 (3.57%) SAP
6 14 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.86%) Citrix
8 9 (2.14%) Alteryx
8 9 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.14%) Google
9 8 (1.90%) VMware
10 7 (1.67%) Adobe
11 6 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.43%) IBM
12 5 (1.19%) Sybase
13 4 (0.95%) Blue Prism
13 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.95%) Sun
13 4 (0.95%) UiPath
13 4 (0.95%) Workday