Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 748 904 1,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.13% 13.05% 18.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 13.74% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 686 932
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £235 £209 £257
90th Percentile £595 £614 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 20
City of London median hourly rate £13.44 £20.00 £15.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.80% +28.45% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £10.48
90th Percentile £29.85 £25.50 £23.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.33 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -16.68% +29.41% +13.33%

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 5,802 6,580 6,463
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 94.96% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,537 5,197 5,016
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 127 88
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.60% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.52
90th Percentile £53.75 £25.50 £30.23
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.40
% change year-on-year +6.95% +1.66% +5.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 6 £450 +5.88%
Moorgate -3 4 - -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 298 (39.84%) Finance
2 185 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (16.71%) SQL
4 121 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 112 (14.97%) Banking
6 105 (14.04%) Business Analysis
7 98 (13.10%) Windows
8 86 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 84 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 79 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
11 76 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
12 72 (9.63%) Migration
13 66 (8.82%) Data Analysis
14 64 (8.56%) Active Directory
15 61 (8.16%) User Stories
16 57 (7.62%) Analytics
16 57 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
17 53 (7.09%) CRM
17 53 (7.09%) JIRA
18 50 (6.68%) SQL Server
19 49 (6.55%) Degree
20 48 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
21 46 (6.15%) ITIL
21 46 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
22 44 (5.88%) Office 365
23 42 (5.61%) Python
24 41 (5.48%) Scrum
25 40 (5.35%) Project Management
25 40 (5.35%) SDLC
26 37 (4.95%) Change Management

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 32 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.61%) Confluence
3 14 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.87%) SAS
4 6 (0.80%) IIS
5 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.13%) Camunda
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.67%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.27%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 28 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.80%) Actimize
5 4 (0.53%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.88%) Office 365
2 36 (4.81%) Azure
3 33 (4.41%) Power Platform
4 15 (2.01%) AWS
5 12 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.94%) SaaS
8 6 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.40%) G Suite
9 3 (0.40%) GCP
10 2 (0.27%) Firebase
10 2 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.13%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.41%) Firewall
2 12 (1.60%) LAN
3 11 (1.47%) DNS
3 11 (1.47%) Network Security
4 10 (1.34%) WAN
5 9 (1.20%) Internet
6 7 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.80%) Skype
8 5 (0.67%) FTP
8 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.53%) VPN
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.40%) MPLS
10 3 (0.40%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.40%) VLAN
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.27%) HTTP
11 2 (0.27%) Intranet
11 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.41%) Power BI
3 32 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.74%) Big Data
8 11 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.20%) QlikView
10 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.80%) MS Access
11 5 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.40%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.40%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 53 (7.09%) JIRA
2 12 (1.60%) Selenium
3 11 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.80%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.40%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.27%) ERwin
9 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.27%) MSI
9 2 (0.27%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.13%) JMeter
10 1 (0.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 298 (39.84%) Finance
2 112 (14.97%) Banking
3 37 (4.95%) Public Sector
4 36 (4.81%) Front Office
5 28 (3.74%) Retail
6 27 (3.61%) Legal
7 21 (2.81%) Law
8 19 (2.54%) Back Office
9 18 (2.41%) Investment Banking
10 16 (2.14%) Financial Institution
11 15 (2.01%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.87%) Advertising
13 9 (1.20%) Marketing
14 6 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.67%) International Banking
15 5 (0.67%) Local Government
16 4 (0.53%) German Language
17 3 (0.40%) French Language
18 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.67%) Web Services
1 20 (2.67%) XML
2 17 (2.27%) .NET
3 15 (2.01%) Middleware
4 8 (1.07%) .NET Framework
4 8 (1.07%) HTML
4 8 (1.07%) REST
5 7 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.67%) JSON
6 5 (0.67%) WCF
6 5 (0.67%) XSLT
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.53%) RESTful
8 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.40%) Spring
9 2 (0.27%) COM
9 2 (0.27%) EDI
9 2 (0.27%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.27%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.21%) User Experience
4 19 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.14%) Equities
5 16 (2.14%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.01%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.74%) Tandem
9 12 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.60%) Derivative
10 8 (1.07%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (0.80%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.80%) iPad
12 6 (0.80%) iPhone
12 6 (0.80%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.10%) Windows
2 37 (4.95%) Windows 10
3 28 (3.74%) Linux
4 25 (3.34%) Unix
5 23 (3.07%) Windows Server
6 22 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.94%) Android
9 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.27%) Solaris
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (14.04%) Business Analysis
3 84 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (9.63%) Migration
5 66 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 61 (8.16%) User Stories
7 57 (7.62%) Analytics
7 57 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (7.09%) CRM
9 48 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 46 (6.15%) ITIL
11 41 (5.48%) Scrum
12 40 (5.35%) Project Management
12 40 (5.35%) SDLC
13 37 (4.95%) Change Management
14 35 (4.68%) Waterfall
15 32 (4.28%) Asset Management
16 29 (3.88%) ETL
17 28 (3.74%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 125 (16.71%) SQL
2 42 (5.61%) Python
3 26 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 22 (2.94%) C#
5 19 (2.54%) Java
5 19 (2.54%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.60%) R
7 8 (1.07%) C++
7 8 (1.07%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.07%) VBA
8 7 (0.94%) C
9 6 (0.80%) Perl
9 6 (0.80%) VB
10 3 (0.40%) AWK
10 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.40%) C-shell
10 3 (0.40%) Korn
10 3 (0.40%) VBScript
11 2 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.27%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 49 (6.55%) Degree
2 22 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.34%) CISSP
5 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.07%) HND
7 7 (0.94%) ISEB
8 6 (0.80%) CISM
8 6 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.80%) MCSE
9 5 (0.67%) IIBA
10 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.53%) MCSA
11 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.40%) CBAP
11 3 (0.40%) CISA
11 3 (0.40%) HNC
11 3 (0.40%) MCDST
11 3 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.28%) QA
2 21 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.41%) PMO
4 14 (1.87%) SLA
5 12 (1.60%) MiFID
6 10 (1.34%) PSD2
7 9 (1.20%) GDPR
8 6 (0.80%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.67%) EMIR
10 4 (0.53%) IFRS
10 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.27%) COBIT
11 2 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.27%) NIST
11 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.27%) SEPA
11 2 (0.27%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.13%) Basel II
12 1 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 64 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (0.80%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.67%) XenApp
5 3 (0.40%) Docker
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.94%) SCCM
2 7 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.40%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.27%) Kibana
5 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.27%) Nessus
5 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.27%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.27%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) Nmap
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 121 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.74%) Oracle
3 22 (2.94%) Tableau
4 20 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.27%) Citrix
6 14 (1.87%) Google
7 10 (1.34%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.20%) SAP
9 8 (1.07%) Adobe
10 6 (0.80%) Cisco
11 5 (0.67%) IBM
11 5 (0.67%) iManage
11 5 (0.67%) Nintex
11 5 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.67%) VMware
12 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.53%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.53%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.53%) Splunk
12 4 (0.53%) TIBCO