Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 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
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 37 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 159 258 389
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.10% 5.48% 5.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.15% 16.20% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 200 267
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £310 £257 £263
90th Percentile £700 £726 £658
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.50 £20.54 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.75% +23.70% -38.72%
10th Percentile £35.75 £10.99 £14.74
90th Percentile £37.25 £38.75 £22.25
Central London median hourly rate £36.50 £20.54 £17.13
% change year-on-year +77.75% +19.88% -28.76%

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 876 1,593 2,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.11% 33.86% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 1,210 1,984
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £263 £283
90th Percentile £725 £700 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 47
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.31 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +24.65% -15.98%
10th Percentile £13.07 £12.42 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £52.25 £35.54
Median hourly rate £24.75 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.32% -14.54%

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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 +8 6 £600 +33.33%
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 58 (36.48%) Finance
2 44 (27.67%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.38%) SQL
5 29 (18.24%) Python
6 26 (16.35%) AWS
7 25 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (15.09%) Banking
9 23 (14.47%) Analytics
10 22 (13.84%) Degree
11 21 (13.21%) Project Management
11 21 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (12.58%) Azure
13 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
13 19 (11.95%) Data Analysis
14 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (11.32%) Use Case
15 17 (10.69%) Big Data
15 17 (10.69%) Apache Spark
16 16 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (10.06%) Java
17 15 (9.43%) Business Case
17 15 (9.43%) Front Office
17 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
18 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
18 14 (8.81%) Market Risk
18 14 (8.81%) QA
18 14 (8.81%) Change Management
19 13 (8.18%) Mathematics
19 13 (8.18%) 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 17 (10.69%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.40%) Apache
2 7 (4.40%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Eikon
2 2 (1.26%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.26%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.63%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.63%) RMDS
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.35%) AWS
2 20 (12.58%) Azure
3 7 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.40%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (4.40%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (3.77%) GCP
4 6 (3.77%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.89%) Amazon Cognito
6 3 (1.89%) SaaS
7 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.26%) PaaS
7 2 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.63%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) Heroku
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) Firewall
2 8 (5.03%) HTTP
3 5 (3.14%) Network Security
4 4 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.52%) DHCP
4 4 (2.52%) DNS
4 4 (2.52%) Internet
4 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.52%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.52%) VoIP
4 4 (2.52%) VPN
5 3 (1.89%) Skype
6 2 (1.26%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.26%) H.323
6 2 (1.26%) MGCP
6 2 (1.26%) NX-OS
6 2 (1.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.69%) Big Data
2 16 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (8.18%) Data Lake
4 10 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.03%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.40%) Parquet
6 7 (4.40%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.77%) Power BI
8 4 (2.52%) Tableau
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.26%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.26%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.63%) OLTP
11 1 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.29%) JIRA
2 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.89%) GoCD
3 3 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.26%) Maven
4 2 (1.26%) Postman
4 2 (1.26%) Selenium
4 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.26%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) Hudson
5 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.63%) JUnit
5 1 (0.63%) LSMW
5 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (36.48%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Banking
3 15 (9.43%) Front Office
4 6 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.77%) Legal
4 6 (3.77%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.89%) Back Office
7 3 (1.89%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.63%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (30.82%) Analyst
2 17 (10.69%) Business Analyst
2 17 (10.69%) Developer
3 16 (10.06%) Data Engineer
4 9 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (5.66%) Qualitative Analyst
4 9 (5.66%) Quantitative Analyst
5 8 (5.03%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.40%) Architect
6 7 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Consultant
7 5 (3.14%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.14%) Pricing Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Validation Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (2.52%) Data Scientist
8 4 (2.52%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (2.52%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) Kafka
1 11 (6.92%) XML
2 9 (5.66%) .NET
2 9 (5.66%) Web Services
3 8 (5.03%) HTML
4 7 (4.40%) PostGIS
5 5 (3.14%) JSON
5 5 (3.14%) REST
5 5 (3.14%) Spring
6 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.26%) CSS
6 2 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.26%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.26%) Middleware
6 2 (1.26%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (1.26%) React
7 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.63%) JMS
7 1 (0.63%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (8.81%) Market Risk
3 12 (7.55%) Derivative
4 10 (6.29%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.29%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.40%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.89%) NHS
8 3 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.89%) User Experience
8 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.26%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.66%) Unix
1 9 (5.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
3 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.67%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (14.47%) Analytics
5 21 (13.21%) Project Management
6 19 (11.95%) Data Analysis
7 18 (11.32%) Use Case
8 15 (9.43%) Business Case
9 14 (8.81%) Change Management
10 13 (8.18%) Data Science
10 13 (8.18%) Mathematics
11 12 (7.55%) Requirements Gathering
12 11 (6.92%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.92%) Machine Learning
12 11 (6.92%) Validation
13 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
13 10 (6.29%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.29%) Workshop Facilitation
14 9 (5.66%) Migration
14 9 (5.66%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.38%) SQL
2 29 (18.24%) Python
3 16 (10.06%) Java
4 10 (6.29%) C++
5 9 (5.66%) C#
6 8 (5.03%) R
7 6 (3.77%) VB
8 5 (3.14%) Haskell
8 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.52%) Perl
9 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.52%) Ruby
9 4 (2.52%) Scala
9 4 (2.52%) VBA
9 4 (2.52%) VBScript
10 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.26%) Java 8
11 2 (1.26%) PHP
11 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (13.84%) Degree
2 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.52%) PhD
5 3 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.89%) MCP
5 3 (1.89%) MCSE
5 3 (1.89%) MCTS
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.89%) SAFe Agilist
6 2 (1.26%) CCNP
6 2 (1.26%) CISM
6 2 (1.26%) CISSP
6 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.26%) MBA
6 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) QA
2 8 (5.03%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.14%) PMO
4 2 (1.26%) GDPR
4 2 (1.26%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.26%) IFRS
5 1 (0.63%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.63%) MiFID
5 1 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.63%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) Docker
3 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.26%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.63%) Snort
5 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Ansible
1 6 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.52%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) Rundeck
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.63%) Demisto
5 1 (0.63%) Salt
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle
2 7 (4.40%) Splunk
3 6 (3.77%) VMware
4 5 (3.14%) Cisco
4 5 (3.14%) SAP
5 4 (2.52%) Cadence
5 4 (2.52%) Solace
5 4 (2.52%) Talend
6 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.89%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.89%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.89%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.26%) ExtraHop
7 2 (1.26%) F5
7 2 (1.26%) IBM
7 2 (1.26%) Reuters