Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 36 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 248 382 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.29% 5.69% 6.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.85% 14.72% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 247 360
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £217 £262 £300
90th Percentile £691 £653 £738
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
City of London median hourly rate £15.98 £16.83 £24.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.05% -30.01% -27.71%
10th Percentile £10.96 £14.71 £16.61
90th Percentile £25.76 £22.88 £37.58
Central London median hourly rate £15.98 £17.66 £24.05
% change year-on-year -9.51% -26.55% -27.71%

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 1,565 2,595 2,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.36% 38.69% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 1,961 2,297
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £275 £281 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -3.81% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -13.53% +13.82%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.88 £12.58
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.09 £47.58
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% -13.02% +13.16%

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 17 February 2020.

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
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 17 February 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 +46 7 £450 +5.88%
Moorgate +4 1 £500 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 101 (40.73%) Finance
2 86 (34.68%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (19.76%) Microsoft
5 41 (16.53%) Project Management
6 35 (14.11%) Java
7 34 (13.71%) SQL
7 34 (13.71%) Banking
7 34 (13.71%) Degree
8 31 (12.50%) Python
9 29 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 26 (10.48%) Scrum
10 26 (10.48%) Azure
11 25 (10.08%) JavaScript
12 23 (9.27%) Analytics
13 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (8.87%) Computer Science
14 21 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (8.06%) Business Analysis
15 20 (8.06%) DevOps
16 19 (7.66%) Use Case
16 19 (7.66%) AWS
16 19 (7.66%) ITIL
16 19 (7.66%) Windows
17 18 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (7.26%) MS Visio
17 18 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.26%) QA
17 18 (7.26%) GCP
18 17 (6.85%) Decision-Making

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 (4.03%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.82%) Confluence
3 4 (1.61%) Apache
4 3 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.81%) DNN
5 2 (0.81%) IIS
5 2 (0.81%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.40%) Moodle
6 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (7.26%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.61%) Sketch
7 3 (1.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.40%) InVision
8 1 (0.40%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.40%) HFM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.40%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) Azure
2 19 (7.66%) AWS
3 18 (7.26%) GCP
4 6 (2.42%) Office 365
4 6 (2.42%) SaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.21%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 2 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Serverless
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.40%) Datadog
9 1 (0.40%) Responsys
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Firewall
2 6 (2.42%) LAN
3 4 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (0.81%) DHCP
4 2 (0.81%) SSL
4 2 (0.81%) WAN
4 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.40%) IPv4
5 1 (0.40%) IPv6
5 1 (0.40%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.05%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.65%) Big Data
3 14 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.02%) Power BI
5 5 (2.02%) QlikView
6 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.61%) Flink
6 4 (1.61%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.21%) OLAP
7 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.21%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (4.44%) JIRA
2 9 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.61%) Selenium
5 3 (1.21%) Postman
5 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.81%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Appium
7 1 (0.40%) ERwin
7 1 (0.40%) Grunt
7 1 (0.40%) MorphX
7 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 101 (40.73%) Finance
2 34 (13.71%) Banking
3 9 (3.63%) Marketing
4 8 (3.23%) Advertising
5 7 (2.82%) Legal
6 6 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.02%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.61%) German Language
8 4 (1.61%) Retail
9 3 (1.21%) Front Office
9 3 (1.21%) Publishing
10 2 (0.81%) Automotive
10 2 (0.81%) French Language
10 2 (0.81%) Games
10 2 (0.81%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.81%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Environmental Health
11 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (30.65%) Analyst
2 41 (16.53%) Developer
3 40 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 19 (7.66%) Architect
5 14 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.44%) IT Analyst
7 9 (3.63%) Data Scientist
8 8 (3.23%) Consultant
8 8 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 8 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.82%) Risk Business Analyst
9 7 (2.82%) Security Analyst
9 7 (2.82%) Web Analyst
10 6 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (2.42%) Applications Architect
10 6 (2.42%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.42%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.05%) .NET
2 14 (5.65%) XML
3 12 (4.84%) CSS
3 12 (4.84%) Web Services
4 11 (4.44%) HTML
5 9 (3.63%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (3.63%) JSON
5 9 (3.63%) REST
5 9 (3.63%) Spring
6 8 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.23%) Node.js
7 5 (2.02%) Pandas
7 5 (2.02%) React
7 5 (2.02%) Spring Boot
7 5 (2.02%) TensorFlow
8 4 (1.61%) Kafka
8 4 (1.61%) MLlib
8 4 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (1.61%) SciPy
8 4 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.24%) Management Information System
1 13 (5.24%) User Experience
2 9 (3.63%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.61%) iPhone
6 4 (1.61%) Wiki
7 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.21%) Derivative
7 3 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.21%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.66%) Windows
2 8 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.82%) Linux
4 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.02%) Unix
6 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.21%) Android
7 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.68%) Problem-Solving
2 77 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.53%) Project Management
4 26 (10.48%) Scrum
5 23 (9.27%) Analytics
6 22 (8.87%) Computer Science
7 21 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.06%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.06%) DevOps
9 19 (7.66%) ITIL
9 19 (7.66%) Use Case
10 18 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.85%) Decision-Making
11 17 (6.85%) Waterfall
12 16 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.45%) User Stories
13 15 (6.05%) Data Analysis
13 15 (6.05%) Data Modelling
13 15 (6.05%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.11%) Java
2 34 (13.71%) SQL
3 31 (12.50%) Python
4 25 (10.08%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.85%) C#
6 12 (4.84%) Scala
7 10 (4.03%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.03%) Ruby
8 8 (3.23%) Go
9 7 (2.82%) Groovy
9 7 (2.82%) R
10 4 (1.61%) C
10 4 (1.61%) Java 8
10 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.61%) VBA
11 3 (1.21%) C++
12 2 (0.81%) Clojure
12 2 (0.81%) Perl
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (13.71%) Degree
2 8 (3.23%) CISSP
2 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.42%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.02%) ISEB
5 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.61%) CBAP
6 4 (1.61%) MCSE
6 4 (1.61%) PhD
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.21%) MCSA
7 3 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CCNA
8 2 (0.81%) CISM
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.26%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.42%) SLA
4 5 (2.02%) PMO
5 3 (1.21%) EMIR
5 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.81%) COBIT
6 2 (0.81%) GDPR
6 2 (0.81%) IFRS
6 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.81%) NIST
6 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.40%) GAAP
7 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.63%) Docker
3 4 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 8 (3.23%) Terraform
2 2 (0.81%) Control-M
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.40%) Matomo
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) Nessus
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 49 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.03%) Oracle
3 9 (3.63%) Tableau
4 7 (2.82%) Google
5 6 (2.42%) VMware
6 5 (2.02%) Cisco
6 5 (2.02%) Citrix
6 5 (2.02%) HP
6 5 (2.02%) Remedy
6 5 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.61%) Dell
7 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.21%) Apple
8 3 (1.21%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.21%) Xerox
9 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.81%) Juniper
9 2 (0.81%) Reuters
9 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.81%) Xamarin