The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 554 646 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.33% 18.61% 20.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 19.62% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 516 864
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 18
Median hourly rate £18.99 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.67 £35.47 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  

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 3048 3293 5190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 94.87% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2315 2667 3913
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 75
Median hourly rate £17.39 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.07% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £43.57 £34.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 364 (34.47%) Finance
2 223 (21.12%) SQL
3 213 (20.17%) Business Analysis
4 187 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
5 186 (17.61%) Banking
6 136 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 113 (10.70%) Microsoft
8 104 (9.85%) Front Office
9 100 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
10 94 (8.90%) MiFID
11 90 (8.52%) Asset Management
12 87 (8.24%) SQL Server
13 86 (8.14%) Windows
14 78 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (7.39%) Data Analysis
15 77 (7.29%) Data Modelling
16 76 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 72 (6.82%) ITIL
18 71 (6.72%) Investment Banking
19 67 (6.34%) Project Management
19 67 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
20 66 (6.25%) Investment Management
21 65 (6.16%) Oracle
22 64 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
23 63 (5.97%) Use Case
24 61 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 60 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
25 60 (5.68%) SDLC
26 59 (5.59%) Change Management
27 56 (5.30%) Scrum

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 31 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.70%) IIS
3 15 (1.42%) SAS
4 14 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.23%) Confluence
6 11 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.57%) CMS
8 6 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.47%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.28%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.19%) Apache
11 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.19%) JBoss
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.38%) SPSS
8 1 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.095%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.95%) Summit
3 9 (0.85%) Global One
3 9 (0.85%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.76%) FLEXCUBE
4 8 (0.76%) Loan IQ
4 8 (0.76%) Minerva
4 8 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (0.57%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.57%) Workday HCM
6 5 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.38%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.28%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.23%) Office 365
2 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.28%) GitHub
5 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.095%) AdSense
7 1 (0.095%) AdWords
7 1 (0.095%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.095%) G Suite
7 1 (0.095%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.095%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.75%) Firewall
2 24 (2.27%) LAN
3 22 (2.08%) WAN
4 21 (1.99%) VPN
5 20 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.61%) Wireless
7 12 (1.14%) DHCP
7 12 (1.14%) Network Security
7 12 (1.14%) SAN
8 11 (1.04%) BGP
8 11 (1.04%) OSPF
9 9 (0.85%) Intranet
10 8 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.76%) DNS
11 7 (0.66%) Internet
11 7 (0.66%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.66%) VXLAN
12 6 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.57%) SSL
12 6 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.27%) Big Data
7 23 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 17 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.42%) Power BI
12 14 (1.33%) DB2
12 14 (1.33%) QlikView
13 13 (1.23%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.85%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
17 4 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (4.07%) JIRA
2 27 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.04%) Selenium
5 10 (0.95%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.66%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.47%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.28%) Toad
11 2 (0.19%) MSI
11 2 (0.19%) MSTest
11 2 (0.19%) Subversion
11 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 364 (34.47%) Finance
2 186 (17.61%) Banking
3 104 (9.85%) Front Office
4 71 (6.72%) Investment Banking
5 39 (3.69%) Legal
5 39 (3.69%) Retail
6 31 (2.94%) Advertising
7 27 (2.56%) Law
8 23 (2.18%) Back Office
9 21 (1.99%) Marketing
10 12 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.76%) International Banking
11 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
12 6 (0.57%) French Language
12 6 (0.57%) Games
13 4 (0.38%) Publishing
14 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.03%) .NET
2 18 (1.70%) XML
3 11 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (1.04%) Middleware
4 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.66%) jQuery
4 7 (0.66%) Web Services
5 6 (0.57%) Ajax
5 6 (0.57%) FpML
5 6 (0.57%) JSON
6 5 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.47%) Caliburn.Micro
6 5 (0.47%) Entity Framework
6 5 (0.47%) Gherkin
6 5 (0.47%) HTML
6 5 (0.47%) LINQ
6 5 (0.47%) Task Parallel Library
6 5 (0.47%) WCF
6 5 (0.47%) WPF
6 5 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (4.92%) Derivative
4 51 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 48 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 32 (3.03%) Equities
7 24 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 21 (1.99%) Reference Data
9 20 (1.89%) User Experience
10 15 (1.42%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.42%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.33%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.14%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.95%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.95%) Fintech
13 10 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.95%) Reinsurance
13 10 (0.95%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 86 (8.14%) Windows
2 38 (3.60%) Unix
3 33 (3.13%) Linux
4 30 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.85%) Android
7 6 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.28%) Solaris
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) CentOS
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.095%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.095%) Debian
11 1 (0.095%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (20.17%) Business Analysis
2 187 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (8.52%) Asset Management
5 78 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (7.39%) Data Analysis
6 77 (7.29%) Data Modelling
7 76 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 72 (6.82%) ITIL
9 67 (6.34%) Project Management
10 66 (6.25%) Investment Management
11 63 (5.97%) Use Case
12 60 (5.68%) SDLC
13 59 (5.59%) Change Management
14 56 (5.30%) Analytics
14 56 (5.30%) Migration
14 56 (5.30%) Scrum
15 55 (5.21%) Data Management
16 52 (4.92%) Test Scripting
17 50 (4.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 223 (21.12%) SQL
2 38 (3.60%) C#
3 29 (2.75%) Java
3 29 (2.75%) Python
3 29 (2.75%) VBA
4 25 (2.37%) R
4 25 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 19 (1.80%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.33%) C
6 14 (1.33%) C++
7 13 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.95%) Perl
10 9 (0.85%) VB
11 6 (0.57%) Ruby
12 5 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.47%) VBScript
13 3 (0.28%) Scala
13 3 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (5.11%) Degree
2 41 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.03%) ISEB
4 18 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.33%) CISSP
6 14 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.23%) CBAP
7 13 (1.23%) CCNP
8 10 (0.95%) CCNA
8 10 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (0.95%) CITP
9 8 (0.76%) CISM
10 6 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.47%) MOS
12 4 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.90%) MiFID
2 51 (4.83%) QA
3 43 (4.07%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.70%) SEPA
5 13 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (1.23%) PMO
6 12 (1.14%) EMIR
6 12 (1.14%) GDPR
7 9 (0.85%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.66%) SLA
9 5 (0.47%) IFRS
9 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.38%) IFRS 9
10 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.28%) Basel III
12 2 (0.19%) FATCA
12 2 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.095%) P3O
System Software
1 43 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.095%) Docker
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.095%) NFS
5 1 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.095%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.095%) vSphere
5 1 (0.095%) XenApp
5 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.61%) SCCM
2 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (0.38%) Nagios
3 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.38%) Puppet
4 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.19%) Ansible
5 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.19%) Salt
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.095%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.095%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.095%) TADDM
Vendors
1 113 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.16%) Oracle
3 39 (3.69%) Cisco
4 33 (3.13%) SAP
5 23 (2.18%) Citrix
6 22 (2.08%) Sybase
7 18 (1.70%) Murex
7 18 (1.70%) Tableau
8 15 (1.42%) Charles River
8 15 (1.42%) HP
8 15 (1.42%) Teradata
8 15 (1.42%) VMware
9 13 (1.23%) Bloomberg
9 13 (1.23%) Palo Alto
10 12 (1.14%) SimCorp
11 11 (1.04%) Splunk
11 11 (1.04%) Workday
12 10 (0.95%) Fidessa
12 10 (0.95%) Netezza
12 10 (0.95%) SolarWinds
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