Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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.

Data Analyst
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 192 134
Rank change year-on-year +39 -58 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 100 108 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.32% 1.19% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.25% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 91 100
Central London median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +8.26%
10th Percentile £264 £215 £298
90th Percentile £575 £525 £607
London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +28.63% -65.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.29 £10.86
90th Percentile £13.75 £22.15 £14.03
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.00 £19.82
% change year-on-year +4.20% +11.00% -8.22%

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 7,124 8,669 7,675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 95.49% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,551 6,729 5,904
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £310 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 138 107
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.31% +4.93%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.00 £12.18
90th Percentile £49.27 £30.60 £33.25
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.22
% change year-on-year +10.53% -6.02% +6.24%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Central London

Data 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 Data Analyst within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +14 74 £450 +16.88% 9
City of Westminster +1 5 £338 +3.85%
West End of London +25 3 £375 +11.11%
Data Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (45.00%) SQL
2 35 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (32.00%) Finance
3 32 (32.00%) Data Analysis
3 32 (32.00%) Analytics
4 30 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (22.00%) Power BI
5 22 (22.00%) Power Platform
6 20 (20.00%) Tableau
7 18 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (16.00%) Python
8 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (15.00%) ETL
9 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.00%) Data Quality
10 13 (13.00%) Data Analytics
11 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.00%) Data Modelling
13 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (10.00%) QlikView
13 10 (10.00%) Visualisation
14 9 (9.00%) Data Mapping
14 9 (9.00%) Validation
14 9 (9.00%) Migration
14 9 (9.00%) Banking
14 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (8.00%) Azure
16 7 (7.00%) Data Migration

Data 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 7 (7.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.00%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.00%) Power Platform
2 8 (8.00%) Azure
3 4 (4.00%) AWS
4 2 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.00%) GCP
4 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.00%) Google Sheets
4 2 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Firewall
1 1 (1.00%) FTP
1 1 (1.00%) LAN
1 1 (1.00%) Multicast
1 1 (1.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) Power BI
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.00%) QlikView
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.00%) Big Data
9 2 (2.00%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) ERwin
1 2 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Ant
2 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.00%) Hudson
2 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Front Office
5 2 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) XML
2 4 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.00%) COM
4 1 (1.00%) D3.js
4 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
4 1 (1.00%) JSON
4 1 (1.00%) NumPy
4 1 (1.00%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.00%) SciPy
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Analytics
1 32 (32.00%) Data Analysis
2 30 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.00%) ETL
5 13 (13.00%) Data Analytics
6 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.00%) Visualisation
9 9 (9.00%) Data Mapping
9 9 (9.00%) Migration
9 9 (9.00%) Validation
10 7 (7.00%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.00%) Data Science
11 6 (6.00%) Data Governance
11 6 (6.00%) Data Management
11 6 (6.00%) Mathematics
12 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.00%) SQL
2 16 (16.00%) Python
3 5 (5.00%) R
3 5 (5.00%) VBA
4 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.00%) C#
6 2 (2.00%) Java
6 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) PhD
4 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.00%) GDPR
2 4 (4.00%) IFRS
3 3 (3.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.00%) Basel II
4 1 (1.00%) Basel III
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Tableau
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.00%) Google
4 6 (6.00%) SAP
5 5 (5.00%) Cognos
6 4 (4.00%) IBM
7 3 (3.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.00%) Casewise
8 1 (1.00%) ConsenSys
8 1 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.00%) Siebel
8 1 (1.00%) Teradata