Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 109 283 395
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.13% 4.59% 5.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.00% 14.57% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 199 303
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £291 £269 £265
90th Percentile £706 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £474 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.82% +2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.66 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% -5.56% -29.41%
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.05 £14.80
90th Percentile £32.50 £186.50 £25.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.66 £18.10
% change year-on-year +13.25% -2.43% -31.68%

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 641 1,943 2,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.05% 31.51% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 1,463 2,161
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £690 £688 £720
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.75% +3.23% -6.97%
10th Percentile £16.40 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.38 £52.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate £35.75 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +78.75% +2.56% +2.63%

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 22 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (31.19%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (26.61%) Finance
3 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.51%) Java
4 18 (16.51%) Python
4 18 (16.51%) Azure
5 17 (15.60%) Degree
6 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
7 15 (13.76%) Migration
7 15 (13.76%) Linux
8 14 (12.84%) Banking
9 13 (11.93%) Unix
9 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
10 12 (11.01%) AWS
10 12 (11.01%) SDLC
10 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
10 12 (11.01%) C#
10 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
10 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (10.09%) SQL
11 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
11 11 (10.09%) Risk Management
12 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.17%) Validation
12 10 (9.17%) Information Security
12 10 (9.17%) Analytics
12 10 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
13 9 (8.26%) QA

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 3 (2.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) Apache
3 1 (0.92%) Appian
3 1 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.92%) JBoss
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.75%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.75%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.75%) Sprinklr
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.92%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Azure
2 12 (11.01%) AWS
3 7 (6.42%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.59%) Office 365
4 5 (4.59%) SaaS
5 3 (2.75%) Amazon Cognito
5 3 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.75%) GCP
5 3 (2.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.83%) Apigee
6 2 (1.83%) GitHub
6 2 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.83%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) DHCP
3 4 (3.67%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) BGP
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.83%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) LAN
4 2 (1.83%) MPLS
4 2 (1.83%) OSPF
4 2 (1.83%) Skype
4 2 (1.83%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.83%) SSH
4 2 (1.83%) VLAN
4 2 (1.83%) VXLAN
4 2 (1.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Power BI
3 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.75%) Big Data
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) OLAP
7 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.92%) QlikView
7 1 (0.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.92%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.75%) GoCD
3 3 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.83%) GitLab
4 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.92%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.92%) Hudson
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) Postman
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.67%) Front Office
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Advertising
5 3 (2.75%) French Language
5 3 (2.75%) Law
6 2 (1.83%) German Language
6 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (24.77%) Analyst
2 20 (18.35%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Architect
4 8 (7.34%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Consultant
6 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.59%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.75%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Integration Architect
8 3 (2.75%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) Web Services
1 9 (8.26%) XML
2 8 (7.34%) .NET
3 5 (4.59%) CSS
3 5 (4.59%) Node.js
3 5 (4.59%) REST
4 4 (3.67%) Kafka
5 3 (2.75%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.75%) JSON
5 3 (2.75%) Middleware
5 3 (2.75%) React
5 3 (2.75%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.83%) Celery
6 2 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.83%) HTML
6 2 (1.83%) jQuery
6 2 (1.83%) LDAP
6 2 (1.83%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.34%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.42%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.59%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.59%) Derivative
4 5 (4.59%) Market Risk
4 5 (4.59%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.75%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.75%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.83%) Blog
7 2 (1.83%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.83%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.83%) NHS
7 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.76%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Unix
3 9 (8.26%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.83%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (31.19%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (13.76%) Migration
3 12 (11.01%) SDLC
4 11 (10.09%) Risk Management
5 10 (9.17%) Analytics
5 10 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (9.17%) Information Security
5 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.17%) Validation
6 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.34%) Information Management
7 8 (7.34%) Line Management
8 7 (6.42%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.42%) DevOps
8 7 (6.42%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) Java
1 18 (16.51%) Python
2 12 (11.01%) C#
2 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.09%) SQL
4 9 (8.26%) Perl
5 6 (5.50%) C++
6 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.67%) R
8 3 (2.75%) ABAP
8 3 (2.75%) Ruby
8 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) Lisp
9 2 (1.83%) VB
9 2 (1.83%) VBA
9 2 (1.83%) VBScript
10 1 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) Degree
2 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.59%) CCNP
5 5 (4.59%) CISSP
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.67%) CISA
6 4 (3.67%) CISM
7 3 (2.75%) CCIE
7 3 (2.75%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.83%) CCNA
9 1 (0.92%) CCSP
9 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.92%) PMP
9 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.83%) GDPR
5 1 (0.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.92%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.92%) NCSC
5 1 (0.92%) NIST
5 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.92%) PMO
5 1 (0.92%) RMADS
5 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.67%) Ansible
2 4 (3.67%) Rundeck
2 4 (3.67%) Terraform
3 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.83%) Grafana
4 2 (1.83%) Kibana
4 2 (1.83%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.92%) Demisto
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) SAP
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle
5 3 (2.75%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.75%) Databricks
5 3 (2.75%) Facebook
5 3 (2.75%) HP
5 3 (2.75%) Instagram
5 3 (2.75%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.75%) Twitter
5 3 (2.75%) YouTube
6 2 (1.83%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.83%) Dell
6 2 (1.83%) IBM
6 2 (1.83%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.83%) Splunk
6 2 (1.83%) WSO2