Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 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.

Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 750 977 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.64% 14.16% 17.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.42% 14.95% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 751 792
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £440 £445 £438
% change year-on-year -1.12% +1.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 10
City of London median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.24% -6.17% +39.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £10.48
90th Percentile £33.75 £49.41 £23.05
Central London median hourly rate £17.66 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.70% +5.26% +24.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,040 6,537 5,956
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 94.77% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,671 5,161 4,576
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 110 71
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £33.90 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -14.97%

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 19 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 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
London Bridge - 6 £300 -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 City of London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 313 (41.73%) Finance
2 184 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (16.53%) Business Analysis
4 121 (16.13%) SQL
5 120 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 115 (15.33%) Banking
7 107 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (13.60%) Windows
9 84 (11.20%) Data Analysis
9 84 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
10 74 (9.87%) Microsoft Excel
11 73 (9.73%) Active Directory
12 71 (9.47%) User Stories
13 66 (8.80%) Asset Management
14 65 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
15 60 (8.00%) ITIL
16 59 (7.87%) Migration
17 58 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (7.20%) Analytics
19 53 (7.07%) SDLC
19 53 (7.07%) JIRA
20 52 (6.93%) CRM
21 51 (6.80%) SQL Server
22 44 (5.87%) Degree
22 44 (5.87%) Windows 10
23 41 (5.47%) Change Management
24 40 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
24 40 (5.33%) Office 365
25 36 (4.80%) QA
26 35 (4.67%) Front Office

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 29 (3.87%) Confluence
2 25 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.13%) CMS
4 14 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.33%) SAS
6 6 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) nginx
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (9.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Revit
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 26 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.93%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.67%) Actimize
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.40%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.27%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.13%) iTrent
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.33%) Office 365
2 32 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.00%) Power Platform
4 14 (1.87%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.53%) Azure Functions
8 4 (0.53%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (0.53%) Serverless
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.27%) Firebase
9 2 (0.27%) G Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.27%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.47%) Firewall
2 19 (2.53%) DNS
3 17 (2.27%) WAN
4 16 (2.13%) LAN
5 14 (1.87%) Network Security
6 12 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.33%) VPN
8 8 (1.07%) Internet
8 8 (1.07%) Skype
9 7 (0.93%) DHCP
10 6 (0.80%) Wireless
11 5 (0.67%) VoIP
12 4 (0.53%) Broadband
12 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.53%) HTTP
12 4 (0.53%) ISDN
12 4 (0.53%) NAS
13 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (4.00%) Power BI
4 13 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (0.93%) MS Access
7 7 (0.93%) MySQL
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.67%) Big Data
9 5 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.53%) GIS
10 4 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (7.07%) JIRA
2 10 (1.33%) Selenium
3 8 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.93%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.67%) JMeter
6 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.40%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.40%) MSI
8 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.27%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.27%) Hudson
8 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.13%) ERwin
9 1 (0.13%) JUnit
9 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 313 (41.73%) Finance
2 115 (15.33%) Banking
3 35 (4.67%) Front Office
4 30 (4.00%) Retail
5 22 (2.93%) Legal
6 21 (2.80%) Law
6 21 (2.80%) Marketing
7 20 (2.67%) Retail Banking
8 18 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 17 (2.27%) Advertising
10 16 (2.13%) Back Office
11 11 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.53%) Billing
14 4 (0.53%) French Language
14 4 (0.53%) Games
14 4 (0.53%) German Language
14 4 (0.53%) International Banking
15 3 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.73%) Middleware
1 13 (1.73%) Web Services
1 13 (1.73%) XML
2 12 (1.60%) .NET
3 8 (1.07%) REST
3 8 (1.07%) RESTful
4 7 (0.93%) HTML
4 7 (0.93%) JSON
5 6 (0.80%) Spring
6 4 (0.53%) jQuery
7 3 (0.40%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.40%) CSS
7 3 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.40%) Spring Boot
8 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.27%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.27%) OAuth
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.60%) User Experience
4 21 (2.80%) Fixed Income
5 19 (2.53%) Tandem
6 18 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.47%) Equities
10 9 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.07%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.07%) Reinsurance
12 7 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.93%) Derivative
12 7 (0.93%) NHS
12 7 (0.93%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.80%) CUDA
13 6 (0.80%) iPad
13 6 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.60%) Windows
2 44 (5.87%) Windows 10
3 34 (4.53%) Windows 7
4 25 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.27%) Linux
5 17 (2.27%) Unix
6 13 (1.73%) Android
6 13 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (16.53%) Business Analysis
3 107 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (11.20%) Data Analysis
5 71 (9.47%) User Stories
6 66 (8.80%) Asset Management
7 60 (8.00%) ITIL
8 59 (7.87%) Migration
9 58 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
10 54 (7.20%) Analytics
11 53 (7.07%) SDLC
12 52 (6.93%) CRM
13 41 (5.47%) Change Management
14 40 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (4.53%) Project Management
15 34 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (4.40%) Information Security
17 32 (4.27%) Scrum
17 32 (4.27%) Waterfall
18 29 (3.87%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 121 (16.13%) SQL
2 27 (3.60%) Python
3 24 (3.20%) Java
4 22 (2.93%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.67%) C#
6 14 (1.87%) C++
6 14 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.33%) R
8 9 (1.20%) VBA
9 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.53%) Perl
11 3 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.40%) Korn
11 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.27%) C
12 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.27%) PHP
12 2 (0.27%) VB
12 2 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (5.87%) Degree
2 20 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.13%) CISSP
4 13 (1.73%) ISEB
5 10 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.20%) CISM
7 7 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.80%) CISA
8 6 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.67%) CCNA
9 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.53%) PhD
11 3 (0.40%) CISMP
11 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.27%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.27%) CEH
12 2 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.80%) QA
2 19 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.87%) PMO
4 10 (1.33%) PSD2
5 8 (1.07%) MiFID
6 7 (0.93%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.80%) SEPA
7 6 (0.80%) SLA
8 5 (0.67%) GDPR
9 3 (0.40%) EMIR
9 3 (0.40%) IFRS
9 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) Basel III
11 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 73 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.67%) vSphere
4 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.27%) Docker
7 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) Varnish
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (3.47%) SCCM
2 5 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.27%) Kibana
3 2 (0.27%) Nessus
3 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.27%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.27%) SafeCom
3 2 (0.27%) SCSM
3 2 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.13%) Automic
4 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.13%) Nmap
4 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.13%) WMI
4 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.73%) Oracle
3 20 (2.67%) Tableau
4 19 (2.53%) Google
5 18 (2.40%) Citrix
6 17 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.00%) VMware
8 14 (1.87%) Cisco
9 13 (1.73%) Adobe
10 12 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.47%) SAP
12 9 (1.20%) iManage
13 8 (1.07%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.93%) Apple
14 7 (0.93%) HP
15 6 (0.80%) Ivanti
15 6 (0.80%) NVIDIA
16 5 (0.67%) GoldenSource
16 5 (0.67%) NetApp
16 5 (0.67%) Workday