Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 34 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 255 395 468
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.12% 5.83% 6.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.60% 15.69% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 253 337
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £276 £277
90th Percentile £750 £650 £738
Central London median daily rate £475 £480 £500
% change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Median hourly rate £20.54 £16.60 £27.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -39.73% +30.21%
10th Percentile £10.99 £14.74 £18.71
90th Percentile £38.75 £20.31 £52.35
Central London median hourly rate £20.54 £16.95 £24.05
% change year-on-year +21.15% -29.51% +19.76%

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 1,449 2,518 2,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.76% 37.14% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,044 1,852 2,264
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £285 £305 £316
90th Percentile £700 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 53
Median hourly rate £25.72 £18.98 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.55% -11.74% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.05 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.50 £48.45
Median hourly rate £26.72 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +33.60% -6.98% +13.16%

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 4 April 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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 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 +52 4 £450 +76.47%
Moorgate +16 1 £500 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 96 (37.65%) Problem-Solving
2 91 (35.69%) Finance
3 74 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (18.04%) Microsoft
5 42 (16.47%) SQL
6 35 (13.73%) Banking
7 34 (13.33%) Degree
7 34 (13.33%) Python
7 34 (13.33%) Project Management
8 32 (12.55%) Java
9 31 (12.16%) Azure
10 30 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 24 (9.41%) Scrum
11 24 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (9.02%) QA
13 22 (8.63%) Computer Science
13 22 (8.63%) AWS
13 22 (8.63%) JavaScript
14 21 (8.24%) C#
14 21 (8.24%) SQL Server
14 21 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
14 21 (8.24%) ETL
15 20 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (7.84%) Analytics
16 19 (7.45%) Use Case
16 19 (7.45%) Data Analysis
17 18 (7.06%) Software Engineering
17 18 (7.06%) Data Modelling
17 18 (7.06%) Decision-Making
18 17 (6.67%) GCP

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 10 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.35%) Confluence
3 4 (1.57%) SAS
3 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.18%) CMS
4 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.78%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.78%) DNN
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.39%) Moodle
6 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.57%) Sketch
6 3 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.39%) InVision
7 1 (0.39%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.78%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.39%) HFM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.16%) Azure
2 22 (8.63%) AWS
3 17 (6.67%) GCP
4 8 (3.14%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.57%) SaaS
6 3 (1.18%) Office 365
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.78%) PaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) Google Play
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Responsys
8 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.10%) Firewall
2 6 (2.35%) LAN
3 4 (1.57%) DHCP
4 3 (1.18%) DNS
5 2 (0.78%) Network Security
5 2 (0.78%) SSL
5 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.78%) WAN
5 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.39%) VSAN
6 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.10%) Big Data
5 8 (3.14%) Power BI
5 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.35%) QlikView
7 4 (1.57%) Flink
7 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.57%) Spotfire
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.18%) MySQL
8 3 (1.18%) PowerPivot
8 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) JIRA
2 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.96%) Selenium
4 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.18%) Postman
5 3 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.78%) GitLab
6 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.39%) Appium
7 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) MorphX
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (35.69%) Finance
2 35 (13.73%) Banking
3 8 (3.14%) Investment Banking
3 8 (3.14%) Legal
3 8 (3.14%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.75%) Advertising
4 7 (2.75%) Marketing
4 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.35%) Front Office
6 5 (1.96%) Law
7 3 (1.18%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 2 (0.78%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (27.06%) Analyst
2 47 (18.43%) Developer
3 27 (10.59%) Business Analyst
4 19 (7.45%) Architect
5 14 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 10 (3.92%) Consultant
6 10 (3.92%) IT Analyst
7 9 (3.53%) Data Scientist
8 8 (3.14%) Java Engineer
8 8 (3.14%) Security Analyst
8 8 (3.14%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.75%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.75%) Java Developer
9 7 (2.75%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (2.35%) Applications Architect
10 6 (2.35%) Data Architect
10 6 (2.35%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.35%) Tableau Developer
11 5 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.27%) .NET
2 15 (5.88%) Web Services
3 13 (5.10%) XML
4 11 (4.31%) CSS
5 10 (3.92%) HTML
6 9 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (3.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.75%) Pandas
8 7 (2.75%) REST
8 7 (2.75%) Spring
8 7 (2.75%) TensorFlow
9 6 (2.35%) MLlib
9 6 (2.35%) SciPy
10 5 (1.96%) jQuery
10 5 (1.96%) JSON
10 5 (1.96%) Node.js
10 5 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.96%) XML Schema
11 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.49%) User Experience
2 11 (4.31%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.92%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.96%) Derivative
8 4 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.57%) iPhone
8 4 (1.57%) Social Network
9 3 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.18%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.27%) Windows
2 12 (4.71%) Linux
3 9 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.53%) Unix
4 7 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.57%) Android
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.65%) Problem-Solving
2 74 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (13.33%) Project Management
4 24 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (9.41%) Scrum
5 22 (8.63%) Computer Science
6 21 (8.24%) ETL
7 20 (7.84%) Analytics
8 19 (7.45%) Data Analysis
8 19 (7.45%) Use Case
9 18 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.06%) Decision-Making
9 18 (7.06%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.67%) Migration
11 16 (6.27%) DevOps
12 15 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 14 (5.49%) Incident Management
13 14 (5.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.47%) SQL
2 34 (13.33%) Python
3 32 (12.55%) Java
4 22 (8.63%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.24%) C#
6 10 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.14%) C++
7 8 (3.14%) Scala
8 7 (2.75%) C
8 7 (2.75%) Ruby
8 7 (2.75%) VBA
9 6 (2.35%) Go
9 6 (2.35%) Groovy
10 5 (1.96%) R
10 5 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.78%) Perl
12 2 (0.78%) VB
12 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (13.33%) Degree
2 14 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.75%) CISSP
4 7 (2.75%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.35%) PhD
6 5 (1.96%) ISEB
6 5 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.57%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.78%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.78%) CBAP
9 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.02%) QA
2 7 (2.75%) PMO
3 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.96%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) EMIR
4 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.78%) COBIT
5 2 (0.78%) IFRS
5 2 (0.78%) NIST
5 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.39%) GAAP
6 1 (0.39%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.39%) NCSC
System Software
1 12 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.14%) Docker
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.53%) Kubernetes
1 9 (3.53%) Terraform
2 2 (0.78%) Control-M
2 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.78%) Grafana
2 2 (0.78%) Kibana
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) Avamar
3 1 (0.39%) EnCase
3 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.39%) Nessus
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 46 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.67%) Oracle
3 10 (3.92%) SAP
4 9 (3.53%) Tableau
5 8 (3.14%) Google
5 8 (3.14%) HP
6 7 (2.75%) Dell
6 7 (2.75%) Informatica
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco
7 6 (2.35%) Remedy
8 5 (1.96%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.57%) Cadence
9 4 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.57%) VMware
9 4 (1.57%) Xerox
10 3 (1.18%) Apple
10 3 (1.18%) Citrix
10 3 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.18%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.78%) Juniper