Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 901 1,221 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.00% 17.80% 17.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.62% 18.78% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 924 892
City of London median daily rate £435 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +5.76%
10th Percentile £192 £263 £251
90th Percentile £589 £638 £617
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £443
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 19
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% - -22.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.50 £39.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year +23.25% +15.16% -18.42%

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 6,614 6,502 6,360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.81% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 5,109 5,060
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £651
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £44.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.66% +6.64% -4.17%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -45 3 £425 +21.43%
Moorgate -15 1 £500 -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 355 (39.40%) Finance
2 196 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (19.64%) SQL
4 154 (17.09%) Microsoft
5 144 (15.98%) Business Analysis
6 131 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 129 (14.32%) Windows
8 123 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
9 113 (12.54%) Banking
10 99 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (10.32%) Data Analysis
12 87 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
13 80 (8.88%) SQL Server
13 80 (8.88%) Asset Management
14 78 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
15 70 (7.77%) Degree
16 67 (7.44%) Analytics
17 65 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
18 64 (7.10%) ITIL
19 62 (6.88%) Migration
20 61 (6.77%) Project Management
21 55 (6.10%) Active Directory
22 54 (5.99%) Test Automation
23 53 (5.88%) Windows 7
23 53 (5.88%) JIRA
24 50 (5.55%) Front Office
25 49 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
26 47 (5.22%) Windows 10
26 47 (5.22%) Scrum
26 47 (5.22%) Legal

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 23 (2.55%) Confluence
2 22 (2.44%) SAS
2 22 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.55%) Skype for Business
5 13 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.22%) CMS
7 6 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.44%) JBoss
9 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.22%) Drupal
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.22%) WordPress
12 1 (0.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.11%) OnBase
Applications
1 87 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.22%) Actimize
3 10 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.89%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.67%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.55%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.44%) Eikon
7 4 (0.44%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.44%) ReMetrica
7 4 (0.44%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.44%) Temenos Globus
7 4 (0.44%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.33%) Magento
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.11%) Office 365
2 18 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.78%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.89%) Google Tag Manager
6 6 (0.67%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.55%) GitHub
8 4 (0.44%) G Suite
8 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.33%) Apple Pay
9 3 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.22%) SaaS
10 2 (0.22%) Slack
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.55%) Skype
2 17 (1.89%) Firewall
3 14 (1.55%) DNS
4 13 (1.44%) DHCP
5 12 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (1.33%) LAN
5 12 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.33%) WAN
5 12 (1.33%) WebEx
6 10 (1.11%) Internet
7 7 (0.78%) Telepresence
8 6 (0.67%) SMS
8 6 (0.67%) VPN
8 6 (0.67%) Wireless
9 5 (0.55%) ADSL
9 5 (0.55%) VoIP
10 4 (0.44%) Network Security
10 4 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.66%) Power BI
4 24 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.22%) Big Data
7 10 (1.11%) MySQL
7 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.67%) MS Access
10 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.55%) QlikView
10 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.44%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.44%) DB2
11 4 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (5.88%) JIRA
2 20 (2.22%) Selenium
3 12 (1.33%) SpecFlow
4 11 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.00%) JMeter
5 9 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
7 5 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.44%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.44%) Moq
8 4 (0.44%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.33%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.33%) Mockito
9 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.22%) MSTest
General
1 355 (39.40%) Finance
2 113 (12.54%) Banking
3 50 (5.55%) Front Office
4 47 (5.22%) Legal
5 40 (4.44%) Law
6 31 (3.44%) Retail
7 30 (3.33%) Back Office
8 27 (3.00%) Investment Banking
9 26 (2.89%) Marketing
10 24 (2.66%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.66%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.11%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.00%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.78%) Advertising
14 7 (0.78%) Billing
14 7 (0.78%) French Language
15 6 (0.67%) Publishing
16 5 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.33%) German Language
17 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.44%) .NET
1 22 (2.44%) XML
2 14 (1.55%) HTML
2 14 (1.55%) RESTful
3 13 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (1.11%) Middleware
4 10 (1.11%) Web Services
5 9 (1.00%) SOAP
6 8 (0.89%) REST
7 7 (0.78%) WCF
8 5 (0.55%) jQuery
8 5 (0.55%) WPF
9 4 (0.44%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.44%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.44%) JSON
9 4 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.44%) XMPP
10 3 (0.33%) Java EE
10 3 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 123 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 36 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.44%) Equities
5 27 (3.00%) Derivative
6 24 (2.66%) iPhone
6 24 (2.66%) User Experience
7 23 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (2.11%) Reinsurance
10 18 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.78%) Fintech
12 16 (1.78%) iPad
13 15 (1.66%) Blackberry
13 15 (1.66%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.55%) Tandem
15 11 (1.22%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 129 (14.32%) Windows
2 53 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 47 (5.22%) Windows 10
4 39 (4.33%) Unix
5 26 (2.89%) Linux
6 20 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.78%) Android
8 14 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.55%) Windows 8
8 14 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (15.98%) Business Analysis
3 131 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
5 93 (10.32%) Data Analysis
6 80 (8.88%) Asset Management
7 67 (7.44%) Analytics
8 65 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (7.10%) ITIL
10 62 (6.88%) Migration
11 61 (6.77%) Project Management
12 54 (5.99%) Test Automation
13 49 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 47 (5.22%) Scrum
15 45 (4.99%) SDLC
16 42 (4.66%) User Stories
17 38 (4.22%) Change Management
18 37 (4.11%) Investment Management
19 36 (4.00%) CRM
20 34 (3.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 177 (19.64%) SQL
2 36 (4.00%) Java
3 35 (3.88%) Python
4 34 (3.77%) C#
5 25 (2.77%) VBA
6 23 (2.55%) R
7 19 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.55%) C
8 14 (1.55%) C++
9 12 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.67%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.55%) VBScript
13 4 (0.44%) Perl
14 3 (0.33%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.33%) Scala
15 2 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 70 (7.77%) Degree
2 19 (2.11%) ISEB
3 13 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.67%) CISSP
8 5 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.55%) MCSA
8 5 (0.55%) PhD
9 4 (0.44%) IIBA
10 3 (0.33%) CIMA
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.33%) MBA
10 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.22%) ACCA
11 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.55%) QA
2 19 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.00%) PMO
4 15 (1.66%) MiFID
5 12 (1.33%) GDPR
6 8 (0.89%) SLA
7 5 (0.55%) EMIR
8 4 (0.44%) IFRS
8 4 (0.44%) SEPA
8 4 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.33%) PSD2
10 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.11%) GCP
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.78%) XenApp
5 6 (0.67%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.44%) Docker
6 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.33%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) Xen
8 2 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (2.11%) SCCM
2 14 (1.55%) vCenter Server
3 7 (0.78%) HP ALM
4 6 (0.67%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.55%) QRadar
6 4 (0.44%) CSIRT
6 4 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.33%) Control-M
7 3 (0.33%) Terraform
8 2 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.22%) OpenView
8 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) SCOM
8 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 154 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.11%) Oracle
3 36 (4.00%) Citrix
4 34 (3.77%) Cisco
5 31 (3.44%) Tableau
6 29 (3.22%) Apple
6 29 (3.22%) SAP
7 25 (2.77%) VMware
8 23 (2.55%) Google
9 16 (1.78%) Charles River
9 16 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.44%) IBM
10 13 (1.44%) Wyse
11 11 (1.22%) HP
11 11 (1.22%) iManage
11 11 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.00%) Adobe
13 8 (0.89%) Polycom
13 8 (0.89%) Workday
14 7 (0.78%) Ivanti