Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020.

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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 360 776 992
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 13.79% 11.63% 13.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.79% 12.41% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 576 759
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £188 £216 £229
90th Percentile £588 £600 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 20
Median hourly rate £13.47 £13.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.20% -32.79% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £14.10
90th Percentile £28.08 £33.75 £46.58
Central London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.56% -15.90% +10.53%

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 2,434 6,254 6,724
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.22% 93.72% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,740 4,861 5,289
Median daily rate £500 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +3.50% -
10th Percentile £306 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +5.23%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £48.23 £56.50 £32.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +10.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 +42 1 £475 +58.33%
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 124 (34.44%) Finance
2 85 (23.61%) SQL
3 83 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (16.39%) Microsoft
5 51 (14.17%) Windows
6 44 (12.22%) Requirements Gathering
7 42 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 41 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (11.39%) Banking
8 41 (11.39%) Business Analysis
9 38 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (8.61%) Migration
13 31 (8.61%) Active Directory
14 30 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
14 30 (8.33%) Azure
14 30 (8.33%) SDLC
15 28 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (7.78%) Change Management
16 27 (7.50%) ITIL
16 27 (7.50%) QA
17 26 (7.22%) Analytics
18 25 (6.94%) Windows 10
19 24 (6.67%) ETL
20 23 (6.39%) Data Analysis
20 23 (6.39%) Data Modelling
20 23 (6.39%) Degree
20 23 (6.39%) Public Sector

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 9 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.94%) Confluence
3 5 (1.39%) SAS
4 3 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.50%) Misys Midas
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.83%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.56%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.56%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.56%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.33%) Azure
2 19 (5.28%) Office 365
2 19 (5.28%) Power Platform
3 8 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.94%) AWS
5 4 (1.11%) SaaS
6 3 (0.83%) GitHub
6 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.56%) GCP
7 2 (0.56%) PaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Power Automate
7 2 (0.56%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.28%) Apigee
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.28%) npm
8 1 (0.28%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.94%) Firewall
2 4 (1.11%) LAN
2 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.83%) SAN
3 3 (0.83%) VoIP
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.56%) VPN
4 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.28%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) VLAN
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (5.28%) Power BI
4 17 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.78%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.94%) Big Data
8 6 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.11%) BigQuery
9 4 (1.11%) QlikView
10 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.83%) MySQL
10 3 (0.83%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.56%) DB2
11 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (3.33%) JIRA
2 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.83%) Selenium
4 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.28%) Postman
6 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
General
1 124 (34.44%) Finance
2 41 (11.39%) Banking
3 23 (6.39%) Public Sector
4 17 (4.72%) Front Office
5 13 (3.61%) Back Office
6 11 (3.06%) Marketing
7 8 (2.22%) Retail
8 7 (1.94%) Law
8 7 (1.94%) Legal
9 6 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.39%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.11%) Advertising
11 4 (1.11%) Publishing
11 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.83%) Electronics
12 3 (0.83%) International Banking
12 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.56%) French Language
13 2 (0.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.61%) .NET
2 11 (3.06%) EDI
3 6 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (1.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.11%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.11%) Web Services
5 3 (0.83%) .NET Core
5 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.83%) CSS
5 3 (0.83%) LDAP
5 3 (0.83%) WinForms
6 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (0.56%) COM
6 2 (0.56%) HTML
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.56%) REST
6 2 (0.56%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.28%) Struts
7 1 (0.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.22%) Market Risk
5 7 (1.94%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.94%) Derivative
6 6 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.67%) User Experience
7 5 (1.39%) NHS
7 5 (1.39%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.11%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.11%) Equities
8 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.11%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.83%) Tandem
9 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.17%) Windows
2 25 (6.94%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.33%) Linux
4 11 (3.06%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.67%) Unix
6 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.56%) Android
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.22%) Requirements Gathering
3 41 (11.39%) Business Analysis
3 41 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (8.61%) Migration
8 30 (8.33%) SDLC
9 28 (7.78%) Change Management
10 27 (7.50%) ITIL
11 26 (7.22%) Analytics
12 24 (6.67%) ETL
13 23 (6.39%) Data Analysis
13 23 (6.39%) Data Modelling
14 22 (6.11%) Asset Management
15 20 (5.56%) Information Management
15 20 (5.56%) Project Management
15 20 (5.56%) Validation
16 18 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.61%) SQL
2 16 (4.44%) Python
3 12 (3.33%) C#
4 9 (2.50%) Java
4 9 (2.50%) R
5 8 (2.22%) C++
6 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.67%) VBA
8 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.83%) Perl
10 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.28%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.28%) Ruby
12 1 (0.28%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (6.39%) Degree
2 18 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.22%) ISEB
6 5 (1.39%) CISSP
7 4 (1.11%) ACCA
7 4 (1.11%) CIMA
7 4 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.83%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CBAP
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.56%) GIAC
9 2 (0.56%) IIBA
9 2 (0.56%) ISACA
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.50%) QA
2 11 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.78%) Solvency II
4 6 (1.67%) GDPR
4 6 (1.67%) SLA
5 5 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.11%) NIST
7 3 (0.83%) MiFID
7 3 (0.83%) NCSC
8 2 (0.56%) IFRS
8 2 (0.56%) PMO
8 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.28%) COBIT
9 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.56%) Docker
4 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.28%) EnCase
4 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.28%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.28%) vRealize
4 1 (0.28%) WMI
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
4 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.44%) Oracle
3 11 (3.06%) SAP
3 11 (3.06%) Tableau
4 9 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.22%) HP
5 8 (2.22%) VMware
6 6 (1.67%) Apple
6 6 (1.67%) Cisco
7 5 (1.39%) Remedy
7 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.11%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.11%) Google
8 4 (1.11%) Splunk
9 3 (0.83%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.83%) Dell
9 3 (0.83%) Thycotic
9 3 (0.83%) Veeam
9 3 (0.83%) Workday
9 3 (0.83%) Xerox