Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 398 483 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.64% 6.76% 6.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.64% 15.80% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 380 300
City of London median daily rate £475 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +9.47% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £312
90th Percentile £675 £738 £639
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £15.55 £27.55 £32.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% -15.19% +54.67%
10th Percentile £14.80 £20.50 £14.26
90th Percentile £24.60 £40.10 £114.79
Central London median hourly rate £15.60 £27.55 £32.48
% change year-on-year -43.37% -15.19% +54.67%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,917 3,057 2,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.34% 42.78% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,251 2,399 2,011
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £285 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +18.42% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.19 £12.73
90th Percentile £33.41 £33.69 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.62 £18.73
% change year-on-year -10.96% +15.46% -3.97%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 -49 5 £425 +30.77%
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 163 (40.95%) Finance
2 135 (33.92%) Problem-Solving
3 111 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (21.61%) SQL
5 84 (21.11%) Microsoft
6 66 (16.58%) Banking
7 58 (14.57%) Degree
8 56 (14.07%) Analytics
9 53 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (12.56%) Python
11 48 (12.06%) ITIL
12 45 (11.31%) Windows
12 45 (11.31%) Project Management
13 42 (10.55%) Decision-Making
14 41 (10.30%) Data Analysis
15 39 (9.80%) User Experience
16 37 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (9.30%) ETL
16 37 (9.30%) SQL Server
17 36 (9.05%) QA
18 33 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
19 32 (8.04%) Migration
19 32 (8.04%) Computer Science
19 32 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
21 29 (7.29%) .NET
22 28 (7.04%) Validation
23 27 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
23 27 (6.78%) Data Science

Analytical Skills
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 13 (3.27%) SAS
2 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.26%) Ethereum
3 9 (2.26%) Hyperledger
4 8 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.51%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.01%) CMS
8 3 (0.75%) Apache
8 3 (0.75%) Confluence
8 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.25%) Moodle
10 1 (0.25%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (2.26%) R3 Corda
2 4 (1.01%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.25%) Endur
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) RMDS
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.52%) Office 365
4 9 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.51%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.01%) GitHub
8 4 (1.01%) PaaS
9 3 (0.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (0.75%) SaaS
10 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.50%) Google Play
10 2 (0.50%) Heroku
10 2 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.76%) Firewall
2 9 (2.26%) WAN
3 7 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.51%) HTTP
4 6 (1.51%) LAN
4 6 (1.51%) Wireless
5 5 (1.26%) BGP
5 5 (1.26%) DNS
5 5 (1.26%) IMAP
5 5 (1.26%) SMTP
5 5 (1.26%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.01%) Internet
6 4 (1.01%) Skype
6 4 (1.01%) SSL
7 3 (0.75%) FTP
7 3 (0.75%) WAAS
8 2 (0.50%) 4G
8 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.50%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (6.03%) Big Data
5 19 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.77%) MySQL
7 14 (3.52%) Power BI
7 14 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (3.27%) Blockchain
9 12 (3.02%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.26%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (2.01%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.02%) JIRA
4 11 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.51%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.51%) Selenium
9 5 (1.26%) Appium
10 4 (1.01%) CMake
10 4 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.01%) Valgrind
11 3 (0.75%) ERwin
11 3 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.75%) webpack
12 2 (0.50%) Hudson
12 2 (0.50%) PostCSS
General
1 163 (40.95%) Finance
2 66 (16.58%) Banking
3 25 (6.28%) Marketing
4 17 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.02%) Retail
6 15 (3.77%) Front Office
7 11 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.76%) Legal
8 9 (2.26%) Publishing
9 8 (2.01%) Back Office
10 7 (1.76%) Law
11 6 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.26%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 123 (30.90%) Analyst
2 75 (18.84%) Developer
3 36 (9.05%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.28%) Consultant
5 20 (5.03%) Data Analyst
6 17 (4.27%) Architect
7 16 (4.02%) Project Manager
8 14 (3.52%) Test Analyst
9 13 (3.27%) Service Analyst
9 13 (3.27%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (3.27%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.27%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (2.76%) Data Scientist
10 11 (2.76%) Tester
11 10 (2.51%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 10 (2.51%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (2.51%) Python Developer
11 10 (2.51%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.26%) Blockchain Consultant
12 9 (2.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.29%) .NET
2 17 (4.27%) HTML
3 15 (3.77%) CSS
4 13 (3.27%) Web Services
5 12 (3.02%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.02%) React
5 12 (3.02%) REST
6 11 (2.76%) RESTful
7 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (1.76%) jQuery
9 7 (1.76%) JSON
10 6 (1.51%) D3.js
10 6 (1.51%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.51%) SOAP
11 5 (1.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (1.26%) HTML5
11 5 (1.26%) WCF
11 5 (1.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.80%) User Experience
2 20 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.77%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.27%) Analytical Mindset
4 13 (3.27%) Fintech
4 13 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.76%) Blog
6 10 (2.51%) Derivative
7 9 (2.26%) Bitcoin
7 9 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.01%) Equities
8 8 (2.01%) Robotics
9 7 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.76%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.76%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.31%) Windows
2 21 (5.28%) Linux
3 20 (5.03%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.27%) Windows 8
5 8 (2.01%) Unix
6 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.26%) Android
8 5 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (33.92%) Problem-Solving
2 111 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.07%) Analytics
4 53 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (12.06%) ITIL
6 45 (11.31%) Project Management
7 42 (10.55%) Decision-Making
8 41 (10.30%) Data Analysis
9 37 (9.30%) ETL
9 37 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (8.04%) Computer Science
10 32 (8.04%) Migration
11 28 (7.04%) Validation
12 27 (6.78%) Data Science
13 25 (6.28%) Scrum
13 25 (6.28%) Test Scripting
14 24 (6.03%) Information Security
14 24 (6.03%) Visualisation
15 23 (5.78%) Machine Learning
15 23 (5.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (21.61%) SQL
2 50 (12.56%) Python
3 22 (5.53%) T-SQL
4 21 (5.28%) Java
4 21 (5.28%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.03%) C#
6 15 (3.77%) R
7 14 (3.52%) C++
8 13 (3.27%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.27%) VBA
9 10 (2.51%) C
10 9 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.26%) Solidity
11 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.01%) ES6
13 4 (1.01%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.75%) Perl
14 3 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (14.57%) Degree
2 18 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.02%) Master's Degree
4 12 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.76%) CISSP
6 10 (2.51%) CISM
7 9 (2.26%) PhD
8 8 (2.01%) CCNA
8 8 (2.01%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.76%) CISA
9 7 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.76%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.26%) CCIE
10 5 (1.26%) CCNP
10 5 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.01%) PMP
11 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.75%) CRISC
13 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.05%) QA
2 13 (3.27%) SEPA
3 12 (3.02%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.76%) GDPR
5 6 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.51%) PMO
6 5 (1.26%) IFRS
7 4 (1.01%) MiFID
7 4 (1.01%) PSD2
7 4 (1.01%) SLA
7 4 (1.01%) TARGET2
8 3 (0.75%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.75%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.50%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.25%) Basel III
10 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.25%) EMIR
10 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 23 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.77%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.01%) Docker
6 3 (0.75%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.25%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.51%) vCenter Server
3 6 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.26%) SCCM
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.50%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.50%) vRealize
5 2 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Cacti
6 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) QRadar
6 1 (0.25%) Suricata
6 1 (0.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 84 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.28%) Oracle
2 25 (6.28%) VMware
3 16 (4.02%) Wyse
4 15 (3.77%) HP
5 14 (3.52%) Cisco
6 13 (3.27%) Citrix
7 11 (2.76%) Google
8 10 (2.51%) Tableau
9 8 (2.01%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.01%) Splunk
10 6 (1.51%) Altiris
10 6 (1.51%) SAP
11 5 (1.26%) Apple
11 5 (1.26%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.26%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.01%) Alteryx
12 4 (1.01%) New Relic
12 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.75%) Calypso