Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 107 268 401
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.46% 4.64% 5.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.70% 14.52% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 197 290
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -7.41%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £263
90th Percentile £716 £736 £688
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.12 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.23% +55.11% -44.96%
10th Percentile £17.05 £13.30 £14.80
90th Percentile £22.15 £153.15 £26.58
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.12 £15.60
% change year-on-year -21.23% +54.62% -44.78%

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 728 1,846 2,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.14% 31.99% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 1,410 2,200
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £297 £287
90th Percentile £721 £700 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £525
% change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% -18.92%
10th Percentile £14.92 £12.30 £13.45
90th Percentile £47.05 £51.85 £36.27
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% +9.09% -14.44%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend 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 28 November 2020. 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 +16 1 - - 1
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 39 (36.45%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (34.58%) Finance
2 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.82%) Banking
4 18 (16.82%) Azure
5 16 (14.95%) Analytics
5 16 (14.95%) Python
6 14 (13.08%) Java
6 14 (13.08%) SQL
6 14 (13.08%) Project Management
6 14 (13.08%) Degree
6 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (12.15%) SDLC
8 12 (11.21%) Linux
8 12 (11.21%) Unix
9 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.28%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
10 10 (9.35%) Migration
10 10 (9.35%) Windows
10 10 (9.35%) C#
10 10 (9.35%) .NET
10 10 (9.35%) Kubernetes
10 10 (9.35%) AWS
10 10 (9.35%) Process Improvement
10 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
10 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared

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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) Appian
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.87%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Azure
2 10 (9.35%) AWS
3 7 (6.54%) Office 365
4 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.67%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.74%) SaaS
6 3 (2.80%) Amazon Cognito
6 3 (2.80%) GCP
6 3 (2.80%) PaaS
7 2 (1.87%) Apigee
7 2 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.87%) GitHub
7 2 (1.87%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Firewall
2 4 (3.74%) Skype
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.80%) DHCP
3 3 (2.80%) DNS
3 3 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 3 (2.80%) Network Security
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.80%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.87%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.87%) H.323
4 2 (1.87%) MGCP
4 2 (1.87%) NX-OS
4 2 (1.87%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.87%) VoIP
4 2 (1.87%) VPN
4 2 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) Power BI
3 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) OLTP
5 1 (0.93%) Parquet
5 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.80%) GoCD
3 3 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Postman
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (34.58%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Front Office
4 4 (3.74%) Back Office
4 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 4 (3.74%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) French Language
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Developer
3 9 (8.41%) Business Analyst
3 9 (8.41%) Data Analyst
4 5 (4.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (4.67%) Architect
4 5 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (4.67%) Consultant
4 5 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
5 4 (3.74%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
6 3 (2.80%) Desktop Support
6 3 (2.80%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (2.80%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (2.80%) Development Consultant
6 3 (2.80%) Network Engineer
6 3 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (2.80%) Support Technician
6 3 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) XML
3 7 (6.54%) Web Services
4 6 (5.61%) REST
5 4 (3.74%) JSON
6 3 (2.80%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.80%) CSS
6 3 (2.80%) Kafka
6 3 (2.80%) Middleware
6 3 (2.80%) React
7 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.87%) HTML
7 2 (1.87%) JAX-RS
7 2 (1.87%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.93%) Django
8 1 (0.93%) jQuery
8 1 (0.93%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) Derivative
3 6 (5.61%) Market Risk
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.80%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (2.80%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) User Experience
6 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.87%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.87%) NHS
7 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Linux
1 12 (11.21%) Unix
2 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.95%) Analytics
4 14 (13.08%) Project Management
4 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.15%) SDLC
6 11 (10.28%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.35%) Migration
7 10 (9.35%) Process Improvement
8 9 (8.41%) Business Case
8 9 (8.41%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (8.41%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (7.48%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.48%) Information Security
9 8 (7.48%) Mathematics
9 8 (7.48%) Use Case
9 8 (7.48%) Validation
10 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) Python
2 14 (13.08%) Java
2 14 (13.08%) SQL
3 10 (9.35%) C#
4 9 (8.41%) Perl
5 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.54%) C++
6 7 (6.54%) R
7 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.74%) VB
8 4 (3.74%) VBA
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby
9 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.87%) ABAP
10 2 (1.87%) C
10 2 (1.87%) Haskell
10 2 (1.87%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.74%) CCNP
4 4 (3.74%) CISM
4 4 (3.74%) CISSP
5 3 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.80%) CISA
5 3 (2.80%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.80%) MCP
5 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 3 (2.80%) MCTS
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) CCIE
6 2 (1.87%) CCNA
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.93%) CLAS
7 1 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.80%) PMO
4 2 (1.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.93%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.93%) COBIT
5 1 (0.93%) GDPR
5 1 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.93%) IFRS
5 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.93%) MiFID
5 1 (0.93%) NCSC
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.93%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Docker
2 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.61%) Ansible
3 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.74%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) Rundeck
3 4 (3.74%) Terraform
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.87%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.93%) Demisto
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) Salt
6 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) Cisco
4 4 (3.74%) Palo Alto
4 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.74%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.80%) Cadence
5 3 (2.80%) Databricks
5 3 (2.80%) F5
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.87%) ExtraHop
6 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) Splunk
6 2 (1.87%) WSO2
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) UiPath