Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 933 1,201 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.36% 18.32% 17.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.07% 19.17% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 882 953
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £238 £258
90th Percentile £625 £638 £595
Central London median daily rate £438 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -2.78% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 23
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.94% - -18.42%
10th Percentile £15.17 £10.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.35 £22.75 £23.85
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.82 £15.50
% change year-on-year +39.06% +2.06% -13.89%

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 6,633 6,264 6,483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.53% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 4,800 5,208
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 76 71
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.04% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.00 £30.38 £35.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -1.63% +5.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 August 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.

1 353 (37.83%) Finance
2 192 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (20.58%) SQL
3 159 (17.04%) Business Analysis
4 137 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 124 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
7 123 (13.18%) Banking
8 117 (12.54%) Windows
9 92 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
10 82 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 82 (8.79%) Analytics
11 81 (8.68%) Data Analysis
12 76 (8.15%) Asset Management
13 70 (7.50%) Degree
13 70 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 66 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
15 65 (6.97%) SQL Server
16 63 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (6.75%) Project Management
16 63 (6.75%) Migration
17 59 (6.32%) Legal
18 58 (6.22%) ITIL
19 56 (6.00%) Python
19 56 (6.00%) Active Directory
20 55 (5.89%) Front Office
21 53 (5.68%) JIRA
22 51 (5.47%) Oracle
23 49 (5.25%) Unix
24 48 (5.14%) Retail

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 (3.11%) Confluence
2 27 (2.89%) SAS
3 19 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.29%) CMS
4 12 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.64%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.43%) Hyperledger
9 4 (0.43%) JBoss
10 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.21%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (4.72%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.32%) SPSS
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.61%) Actimize
2 12 (1.29%) Temenos T24
3 11 (1.18%) Temenos Globus
4 9 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.96%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.54%) Magento
7 5 (0.54%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.43%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.43%) ReMetrica
8 4 (0.43%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.43%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.32%) Eikon
9 3 (0.32%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.32%) Orchestrade
10 2 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.75%) Office 365
2 22 (2.36%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.07%) Google Tag Manager
5 9 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.64%) SaaS
7 6 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.54%) G Suite
9 4 (0.43%) GitHub
10 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.21%) PaaS
12 1 (0.11%) AdWords
12 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.11%) IaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.14%) Firewall
2 14 (1.50%) Skype
3 13 (1.39%) DHCP
3 13 (1.39%) DNS
3 13 (1.39%) SMS
4 11 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.18%) VPN
5 9 (0.96%) Internet
5 9 (0.96%) LAN
5 9 (0.96%) WAN
5 9 (0.96%) WebEx
6 7 (0.75%) Intranet
6 7 (0.75%) SSL
6 7 (0.75%) Wireless
7 5 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.54%) Network Security
8 3 (0.32%) ADSL
8 3 (0.32%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.36%) Power BI
4 19 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.18%) Big Data
6 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.86%) MySQL
9 7 (0.75%) Blockchain
9 7 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.75%) QlikView
10 6 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (0.54%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (5.68%) JIRA
2 11 (1.18%) Selenium
3 8 (0.86%) SpecFlow
3 8 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 7 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.32%) JMeter
6 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.21%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.21%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 353 (37.83%) Finance
2 123 (13.18%) Banking
3 59 (6.32%) Legal
4 55 (5.89%) Front Office
5 48 (5.14%) Retail
6 44 (4.72%) Law
6 44 (4.72%) Marketing
7 31 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.89%) Back Office
9 19 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.39%) Advertising
12 10 (1.07%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.75%) German Language
13 7 (0.75%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.64%) French Language
15 5 (0.54%) Billing
15 5 (0.54%) Publishing
16 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.25%) XML
2 16 (1.71%) .NET
2 16 (1.71%) HTML
3 15 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (1.18%) Middleware
5 10 (1.07%) Web Services
6 9 (0.96%) REST
7 8 (0.86%) SOAP
8 7 (0.75%) RESTful
8 7 (0.75%) WCF
9 5 (0.54%) jQuery
9 5 (0.54%) WPF
10 4 (0.43%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.43%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.43%) Spring
11 3 (0.32%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.32%) Caliburn.Micro
11 3 (0.32%) Java EE
11 3 (0.32%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.75%) Fixed Income
3 29 (3.11%) Derivative
3 29 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.79%) Reinsurance
5 25 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (2.47%) Equities
7 22 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.71%) iPad
9 16 (1.71%) iPhone
9 16 (1.71%) Tandem
10 15 (1.61%) User Experience
11 14 (1.50%) Fintech
12 11 (1.18%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.18%) NHS
13 10 (1.07%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.07%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (12.54%) Windows
2 49 (5.25%) Unix
3 44 (4.72%) Windows 10
4 38 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 34 (3.64%) Linux
6 20 (2.14%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.18%) Android
10 9 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (17.04%) Business Analysis
3 137 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
5 82 (8.79%) Analytics
6 81 (8.68%) Data Analysis
7 76 (8.15%) Asset Management
8 70 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 63 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (6.75%) Migration
9 63 (6.75%) Project Management
10 58 (6.22%) ITIL
11 47 (5.04%) Scrum
12 43 (4.61%) User Stories
13 40 (4.29%) SDLC
14 39 (4.18%) CRM
15 38 (4.07%) Decision-Making
16 37 (3.97%) E-Commerce
16 37 (3.97%) Test Automation
17 36 (3.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 192 (20.58%) SQL
2 56 (6.00%) Python
3 37 (3.97%) Java
4 34 (3.64%) C#
5 32 (3.43%) R
6 26 (2.79%) C++
7 24 (2.57%) VBA
8 22 (2.36%) JavaScript
9 16 (1.71%) C
10 10 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.54%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.54%) VBScript
14 3 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.32%) Perl
14 3 (0.32%) PHP
14 3 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (7.50%) Degree
2 17 (1.82%) ISEB
3 16 (1.71%) PhD
4 14 (1.50%) CISSP
4 14 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.54%) CCNA
8 5 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.54%) MBA
9 4 (0.43%) CEH
9 4 (0.43%) CISA
9 4 (0.43%) MCSE
10 3 (0.32%) MCSA
10 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.07%) QA
2 27 (2.89%) GDPR
3 19 (2.04%) MiFID
4 17 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.61%) PMO
6 12 (1.29%) SLA
7 7 (0.75%) EMIR
8 6 (0.64%) IFRS
8 6 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.54%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.43%) PSD2
10 4 (0.43%) SEPA
11 2 (0.21%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.21%) HL7
11 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.21%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.21%) TARGET2
System Software
1 56 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (0.86%) XenApp
4 7 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.43%) Docker
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.32%) Xen
7 2 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (2.25%) SCCM
2 6 (0.64%) QRadar
3 5 (0.54%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.43%) Control-M
4 4 (0.43%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.32%) CSIRT
5 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.32%) Kibana
5 3 (0.32%) logstash
5 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.32%) Terraform
6 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.21%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.21%) Nessus
6 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.21%) OpenView
6 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.47%) Oracle
3 37 (3.97%) Tableau
4 31 (3.32%) Citrix
5 29 (3.11%) Google
6 27 (2.89%) Cisco
7 25 (2.68%) SAP
8 22 (2.36%) Apple
8 22 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.82%) iManage
10 15 (1.61%) IBM
11 13 (1.39%) Charles River
11 13 (1.39%) VMware
11 13 (1.39%) Workday
12 12 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.29%) Temenos
13 11 (1.18%) HP
14 9 (0.96%) Adobe
14 9 (0.96%) Ivanti
15 8 (0.86%) Bloomberg