Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 1190 1205 2271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.42% 17.67% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.24% 18.54% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 950 1739
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £230 £265 £238
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 39
City of London median hourly rate £16.32 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.73 £11.25 £10.90
90th Percentile £23.35 £28.20 £25.05
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -23.08% +11.43%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6185 6498 10815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.74% 95.29% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 5231 8285
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 76 164
City of London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.68% +1.30% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.38 £10.33
90th Percentile £30.04 £39.29 £37.04
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £18.60
% change year-on-year -11.52% +4.81% +6.29%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
London Bridge - 7 £350 - 1
Moorgate -4 2 - -
Analyst
Central London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 419 (35.21%) Finance
2 283 (23.78%) SQL
3 252 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (20.84%) Banking
5 207 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 138 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 132 (11.09%) Microsoft
8 131 (11.01%) Front Office
9 120 (10.08%) Asset Management
10 119 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 110 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
12 108 (9.08%) MiFID
13 107 (8.99%) Data Analysis
14 101 (8.49%) Windows
15 96 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
16 95 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 91 (7.65%) SQL Server
18 90 (7.56%) Data Modelling
19 82 (6.89%) Investment Management
20 78 (6.55%) JIRA
20 78 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
21 69 (5.80%) Analytics
22 67 (5.63%) User Stories
22 67 (5.63%) Test Automation
22 67 (5.63%) ITIL
23 64 (5.38%) Scrum
23 64 (5.38%) Migration
23 64 (5.38%) QA
24 63 (5.29%) Use Case
24 63 (5.29%) Derivative

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 26 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.76%) Confluence
3 16 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.18%) SAS
5 12 (1.01%) CMS
6 10 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 8 (0.67%) JBoss
8 7 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.50%) IIS
10 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.17%) Apache
12 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.084%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 96 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.34%) Stata
7 3 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.084%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.084%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 22 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.76%) Markit EDM
3 15 (1.26%) thinkFolio
4 12 (1.01%) Global One
5 10 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.67%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.42%) Summit
9 4 (0.34%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.34%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.34%) Loan IQ
10 3 (0.25%) Actimize
10 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.25%) Minerva
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.25%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (1.51%) Office 365
2 10 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.42%) SaaS
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.25%) GitHub
5 3 (0.25%) Taleo
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.17%) G Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.084%) AdSense
7 1 (0.084%) AdWords
7 1 (0.084%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.084%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.52%) Firewall
2 23 (1.93%) LAN
3 22 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.34%) DNS
5 15 (1.26%) DHCP
5 15 (1.26%) WAN
6 13 (1.09%) SAN
6 13 (1.09%) VPN
7 11 (0.92%) Network Security
8 10 (0.84%) Wireless
9 7 (0.59%) BGP
9 7 (0.59%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.59%) OSPF
9 7 (0.59%) VXLAN
10 6 (0.50%) Intranet
10 6 (0.50%) NAS
10 6 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (0.42%) Internet
12 4 (0.34%) SMTP
12 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (2.44%) Big Data
5 28 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 25 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.76%) QlikView
10 16 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.34%) Power BI
10 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.76%) DB2
12 9 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.67%) MS Access
14 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.50%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 78 (6.55%) JIRA
2 32 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (2.44%) Selenium
4 20 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.43%) WebDriver
6 14 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.42%) Appium
11 4 (0.34%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.34%) Protractor
11 4 (0.34%) Toad
11 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.25%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.25%) Sinon.JS
General
1 419 (35.21%) Finance
2 248 (20.84%) Banking
3 131 (11.01%) Front Office
4 119 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 48 (4.03%) Legal
5 48 (4.03%) Retail
6 38 (3.19%) Advertising
7 37 (3.11%) Marketing
8 35 (2.94%) Law
9 24 (2.02%) Back Office
10 15 (1.26%) International Banking
10 15 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.67%) Publishing
14 4 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.44%) .NET
1 29 (2.44%) XML
2 15 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (1.26%) Gherkin
3 13 (1.09%) JSON
4 12 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 12 (1.01%) HTML
5 10 (0.84%) Web Services
6 9 (0.76%) Middleware
7 8 (0.67%) CSS
7 8 (0.67%) FpML
8 7 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.59%) WPF
9 6 (0.50%) XSLT
10 5 (0.42%) D3.js
10 5 (0.42%) HTML5
10 5 (0.42%) jQuery
10 5 (0.42%) REST
10 5 (0.42%) WCF
10 5 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.29%) Derivative
3 56 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (4.62%) Fixed Income
5 44 (3.70%) Equities
6 43 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.93%) User Experience
8 20 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.60%) Blackberry
10 17 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 17 (1.43%) Market Risk
11 16 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.26%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.09%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.09%) Reinsurance
14 12 (1.01%) Reference Data
15 11 (0.92%) Computer Science
15 11 (0.92%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.49%) Windows
2 60 (5.04%) Unix
3 45 (3.78%) Linux
4 40 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.43%) Android
7 16 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.42%) Solaris
12 4 (0.34%) CentOS
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.25%) OS/390
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 138 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (10.08%) Asset Management
5 107 (8.99%) Data Analysis
6 95 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 90 (7.56%) Data Modelling
8 82 (6.89%) Investment Management
9 69 (5.80%) Analytics
10 67 (5.63%) ITIL
10 67 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 67 (5.63%) User Stories
11 64 (5.38%) Migration
11 64 (5.38%) Scrum
12 63 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (5.29%) Use Case
13 62 (5.21%) Project Management
13 62 (5.21%) Waterfall
14 59 (4.96%) SDLC
15 58 (4.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (23.78%) SQL
2 50 (4.20%) Java
3 46 (3.87%) C#
4 35 (2.94%) Python
4 35 (2.94%) VBA
5 31 (2.61%) R
6 24 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.93%) C
7 23 (1.93%) Shell Script
8 22 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.43%) VB
10 11 (0.92%) C++
10 11 (0.92%) Perl
11 8 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.50%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.50%) Ruby
12 6 (0.50%) VBScript
13 4 (0.34%) Korn
13 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (4.54%) Degree
2 31 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.76%) ISEB
4 16 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.01%) CISSP
6 12 (1.01%) GCIH
6 12 (1.01%) GIAC
6 12 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.84%) CCNA
9 9 (0.76%) CCNP
9 9 (0.76%) GCIA
9 9 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.76%) SANS
10 8 (0.67%) CISM
10 8 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (0.50%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (9.08%) MiFID
2 64 (5.38%) QA
3 35 (2.94%) Data Quality
4 34 (2.86%) GDPR
5 22 (1.85%) EMIR
6 20 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (1.34%) PMO
8 14 (1.18%) SEPA
9 9 (0.76%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.59%) SLA
11 5 (0.42%) FINREP
11 5 (0.42%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.34%) COREP
12 4 (0.34%) IFRS
12 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.25%) Basel III
13 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 63 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
2 7 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.42%) Docker
5 3 (0.25%) XenApp
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.084%) Firmware
7 1 (0.084%) HDFS
7 1 (0.084%) NFS
7 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.51%) SCCM
2 7 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.42%) Ansible
3 5 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.42%) Puppet
3 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
4 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.34%) Salt
4 4 (0.34%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.25%) CSIRT
5 3 (0.25%) IBM BigFix
5 3 (0.25%) Nagios
5 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.25%) TADDM
5 3 (0.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 3 (0.25%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 132 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.96%) Oracle
3 29 (2.44%) Cisco
4 25 (2.10%) Charles River
4 25 (2.10%) SAP
5 22 (1.85%) Bloomberg
6 21 (1.76%) Tableau
7 20 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 19 (1.60%) VMware
9 18 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.51%) Sybase
10 17 (1.43%) IBM
10 17 (1.43%) SimCorp
11 14 (1.18%) HP
11 14 (1.18%) Murex
12 13 (1.09%) Citrix
13 11 (0.92%) Apple
13 11 (0.92%) Calypso
13 11 (0.92%) Reuters
13 11 (0.92%) Yardi
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: From £55,000 to £60,000 per day Asset finance, Business analysis, leas
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £200 per day 3 months
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £21.03 - £26.06 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £250 / Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £40 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago