Period
to

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 560 459 392
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 12.81% 14.36% 14.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.72% 15.33% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 272 286
10th Percentile £285 £264 £188
25th Percentile £410 £407 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £602 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £600
Central London median daily rate £524 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.75% +5.26% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 11
10th Percentile - £12.38 -
25th Percentile £18.50 £14.81 £12.42
Median hourly rate £24.75 £24.48 £13.44
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% +82.11% -0.04%
75th Percentile £35.50 £32.55 £20.75
90th Percentile £39.25 £37.50 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £13.47
% change year-on-year -21.57% +89.31% -23.73%

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 4,083 2,995 2,566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 93.68% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,018 2,197 1,925
10th Percentile £358 £350 £306
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £544 £500
% change year-on-year +1.10% +8.80% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 37
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.30 £12.47
25th Percentile £25.94 £14.06 £14.38
Median hourly rate £44.50 £23.00 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +93.48% -11.54% +30.00%
75th Percentile £55.38 £31.08 £38.75
90th Percentile £64.55 £38.65 £54.10
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £26.22
% change year-on-year +86.96% -12.28% +31.10%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Moorgate - 1 £213 -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Analyst contract jobs required the following 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.

1 224 (40.00%) Finance
2 173 (30.89%) Social Skills
3 150 (26.79%) Agile
4 115 (20.54%) SQL
5 98 (17.50%) Business Analysis
6 97 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (15.18%) Banking
8 84 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 74 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (10.36%) Data Analysis
13 51 (9.11%) User Stories
14 50 (8.93%) Requirements Gathering
14 50 (8.93%) JIRA
14 50 (8.93%) Project Management
15 48 (8.57%) Migration
15 48 (8.57%) ITIL
16 47 (8.39%) Windows
16 47 (8.39%) Scrum
17 46 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
18 45 (8.04%) Degree
19 44 (7.86%) Workshop Facilitation
20 41 (7.32%) Front Office
21 40 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
22 37 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
23 36 (6.43%) Asset Management
24 34 (6.07%) Change Management
25 33 (5.89%) ETL
25 33 (5.89%) Power Platform

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 22 (3.93%) Confluence
2 20 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.89%) CMS
5 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.54%) SAS
7 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.36%) Camunda
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
1 7 (1.25%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.54%) Endur
2 3 (0.54%) Fidessa
2 3 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.18%) Eikon
4 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BRIM
4 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.89%) Power Platform
2 32 (5.71%) Azure
3 29 (5.18%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (2.86%) AWS
5 11 (1.96%) SaaS
6 10 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.25%) GCP
7 7 (1.25%) PaaS
8 6 (1.07%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (0.89%) IaaS
10 4 (0.71%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.54%) Figma
11 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.54%) Miro
12 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.36%) Google Data Studio
12 2 (0.36%) Serverless
12 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.36%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.61%) WAN
2 8 (1.43%) SSH
3 7 (1.25%) VPN
4 5 (0.89%) Firewall
4 5 (0.89%) LAN
5 4 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.54%) Internet
6 3 (0.54%) SD-WAN
6 3 (0.54%) WebEx
6 3 (0.54%) Wireless
7 2 (0.36%) BGP
7 2 (0.36%) DHCP
7 2 (0.36%) DNS
7 2 (0.36%) HTTP
7 2 (0.36%) MPLS
7 2 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.36%) SAN
7 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 1 (0.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.71%) Power BI
2 31 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.79%) DB2
5 10 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.07%) QlikView
7 6 (1.07%) Tableau
8 5 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (0.71%) BigQuery
9 4 (0.71%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.36%) Big Data
11 2 (0.36%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.36%) GIS
11 2 (0.36%) Looker
11 2 (0.36%) Metadata
12 1 (0.18%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 50 (8.93%) JIRA
2 9 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) Postman
3 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.18%) ERwin
4 1 (0.18%) Gatling
4 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.18%) Maven
4 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.18%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.18%) XPEDITER
4 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 224 (40.00%) Finance
2 173 (30.89%) Social Skills
3 97 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (15.18%) Banking
5 41 (7.32%) Front Office
6 26 (4.64%) Public Sector
7 25 (4.46%) Investment Banking
8 21 (3.75%) Legal
9 20 (3.57%) Back Office
10 18 (3.21%) Retail
11 16 (2.86%) Financial Institution
12 14 (2.50%) Marketing
12 14 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
13 12 (2.14%) Law
14 11 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (1.79%) Spanish Language
16 9 (1.61%) International Banking
16 9 (1.61%) Publishing
17 8 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
17 8 (1.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.32%) XML
2 9 (1.61%) Kafka
3 8 (1.43%) Murex Flex
4 6 (1.07%) .NET
5 5 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.71%) REST
7 3 (0.54%) XMPP
8 2 (0.36%) ADO
8 2 (0.36%) RESTful
9 1 (0.18%) COM
9 1 (0.18%) EDI
9 1 (0.18%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) Middleware
9 1 (0.18%) Spring
9 1 (0.18%) Swing
9 1 (0.18%) Velocity
9 1 (0.18%) Web Services
9 1 (0.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (4.11%) Derivative
3 18 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.68%) Reinsurance
5 13 (2.32%) Market Risk
6 11 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.79%) Equities
8 9 (1.61%) iSeries
9 8 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.43%) Social Media
10 7 (1.25%) CMDB
10 7 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.25%) iPhone
11 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.07%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.07%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.07%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.39%) Windows
2 20 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 16 (2.86%) Linux
4 11 (1.96%) Unix
5 9 (1.61%) Android
5 9 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (26.79%) Agile
2 98 (17.50%) Business Analysis
3 74 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (10.36%) Data Analysis
7 51 (9.11%) User Stories
8 50 (8.93%) Project Management
8 50 (8.93%) Requirements Gathering
9 48 (8.57%) ITIL
9 48 (8.57%) Migration
10 47 (8.39%) Scrum
11 44 (7.86%) Workshop Facilitation
12 37 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (6.43%) Asset Management
14 34 (6.07%) Change Management
15 33 (5.89%) Analytics
15 33 (5.89%) ETL
16 29 (5.18%) Project Delivery
17 28 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 115 (20.54%) SQL
2 32 (5.71%) Python
3 17 (3.04%) C
4 16 (2.86%) C++
5 12 (2.14%) R
6 8 (1.43%) VBA
7 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.89%) C#
8 5 (0.89%) Java
9 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.18%) COBOL
10 1 (0.18%) Groovy
10 1 (0.18%) JCL
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (8.04%) Degree
2 29 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.61%) PhD
6 8 (1.43%) CCNA
6 8 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.07%) CCENT
8 6 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.07%) MCSA
8 6 (1.07%) MCSE
8 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.54%) ACCA
10 3 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.36%) CIMA
11 2 (0.36%) GIAC
11 2 (0.36%) ISACA
11 2 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.82%) QA
2 21 (3.75%) PMO
3 18 (3.21%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.14%) EMIR
4 12 (2.14%) MiFID
5 9 (1.61%) GDPR
6 8 (1.43%) NIST
6 8 (1.43%) SLA
7 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.71%) COBIT
8 4 (0.71%) IFRS
9 3 (0.54%) IFRS 17
10 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.36%) SEPA
11 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.18%) COREP
11 1 (0.18%) FATCA
11 1 (0.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 30 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.79%) Ansible
2 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.07%) SCCM
4 4 (0.71%) Nessus
4 4 (0.71%) Nexpose
5 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) CASB
7 1 (0.18%) Control-M
7 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Oozie
7 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 19 (3.39%) Cisco
5 18 (3.21%) Oracle
6 15 (2.68%) Citrix
7 14 (2.50%) SAP
8 12 (2.14%) Workday
9 11 (1.96%) Apple
10 10 (1.79%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.79%) Murex
11 9 (1.61%) Google
11 9 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.61%) Splunk
11 9 (1.61%) VMware
12 7 (1.25%) Informatica
13 6 (1.07%) Altiris
13 6 (1.07%) McAfee
14 5 (0.89%) HP
14 5 (0.89%) Reuters