Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 406 421 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.80% 6.13% 6.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.37% 13.99% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 331 332
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.18% -1.79%
10th Percentile £258 £308 £313
90th Percentile £700 £725 £613
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £455
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
City of London median hourly rate £15.55 £28.50 £47.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.44% -40.03% +126.29%
10th Percentile £14.80 £23.74 £19.30
90th Percentile £24.60 £33.64 £124.03
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £47.52
% change year-on-year -38.60% -40.03% +126.29%

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 3,036 3,010 2,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.37% 43.83% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,365 2,318 2,212
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £671
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 36 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +9.74% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £82.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -13.93%

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 19 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor 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 19 October 2018. 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 -40 6 £340 +4.62%
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 172 (42.36%) Finance
2 167 (41.13%) Problem-Solving
3 116 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 76 (18.72%) SQL
6 63 (15.52%) Banking
7 51 (12.56%) Degree
7 51 (12.56%) ITIL
8 50 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (11.33%) Project Management
10 45 (11.08%) Windows
11 42 (10.34%) Python
11 42 (10.34%) Data Analysis
12 41 (10.10%) Analytics
13 39 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (9.36%) ETL
14 38 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (8.62%) Migration
15 35 (8.62%) User Experience
15 35 (8.62%) Decision-Making
16 34 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
17 33 (8.13%) SQL Server
18 32 (7.88%) Scrum
19 31 (7.64%) Computer Science
20 30 (7.39%) .NET
20 30 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
21 29 (7.14%) QA
22 28 (6.90%) SDLC
23 27 (6.65%) JavaScript

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 12 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.71%) SAS
3 9 (2.22%) Ethereum
3 9 (2.22%) Hyperledger
4 7 (1.72%) Confluence
5 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.74%) CMS
7 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.74%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.49%) Apache
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (2.22%) R3 Corda
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.99%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.25%) Sonata
5 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.96%) Office 365
4 9 (2.22%) PaaS
5 6 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.48%) SaaS
6 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.99%) GitHub
7 4 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.99%) IaaS
8 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.49%) Google Play
9 2 (0.49%) Heroku
9 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.96%) Firewall
2 11 (2.71%) WAN
3 7 (1.72%) FTP
3 7 (1.72%) HTTP
4 6 (1.48%) LAN
4 6 (1.48%) SMS
4 6 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.48%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.23%) BGP
5 5 (1.23%) Skype
5 5 (1.23%) Wireless
6 4 (0.99%) DNS
6 4 (0.99%) SSL
7 3 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.74%) IMAP
7 3 (0.74%) Internet
7 3 (0.74%) SMTP
7 3 (0.74%) SSH
8 2 (0.49%) 3G
8 2 (0.49%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.45%) Big Data
6 13 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.46%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.46%) Power BI
9 9 (2.22%) Blockchain
9 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.22%) MySQL
9 9 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.48%) Star Schema
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (5.17%) JIRA
2 15 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.46%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.72%) Selenium
8 6 (1.48%) JMeter
9 5 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.23%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.99%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.99%) webpack
11 3 (0.74%) ERwin
11 3 (0.74%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.74%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.74%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 172 (42.36%) Finance
2 63 (15.52%) Banking
3 22 (5.42%) Front Office
3 22 (5.42%) Investment Banking
3 22 (5.42%) Marketing
4 12 (2.96%) Legal
5 11 (2.71%) Retail
6 10 (2.46%) Back Office
7 7 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.72%) Law
7 7 (1.72%) Publishing
8 5 (1.23%) Advertising
9 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (31.28%) Analyst
2 83 (20.44%) Developer
3 44 (10.84%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.16%) Consultant
5 22 (5.42%) Architect
5 22 (5.42%) Data Analyst
6 15 (3.69%) Project Manager
6 15 (3.69%) Python Developer
7 14 (3.45%) Service Analyst
8 13 (3.20%) Support Analyst
9 12 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (2.46%) Banking Analyst
11 10 (2.46%) Designer
12 9 (2.22%) Blockchain Consultant
12 9 (2.22%) Desktop Support
12 9 (2.22%) ITIL Service Analyst
12 9 (2.22%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (2.22%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.39%) .NET
2 19 (4.68%) AngularJS
2 19 (4.68%) HTML
3 18 (4.43%) CSS
4 17 (4.19%) Web Services
5 13 (3.20%) React
6 11 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (2.71%) REST
7 10 (2.46%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.22%) WCF
9 7 (1.72%) JSON
9 7 (1.72%) XML
10 6 (1.48%) jQuery
10 6 (1.48%) Spring
11 5 (1.23%) D3.js
11 5 (1.23%) HTML5
11 5 (1.23%) Kafka
11 5 (1.23%) RESTful
12 4 (0.99%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.62%) User Experience
2 31 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.19%) Fintech
5 16 (3.94%) Derivative
5 16 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.71%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (2.46%) Blog
7 10 (2.46%) Robotics
8 9 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.22%) Bitcoin
8 9 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.97%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.72%) Equities
10 7 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.48%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.08%) Windows
2 24 (5.91%) Linux
3 22 (5.42%) Windows 7
4 15 (3.69%) Windows 8
5 10 (2.46%) Unix
6 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.97%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.74%) Solaris
10 2 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (41.13%) Problem-Solving
2 116 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (12.56%) ITIL
4 50 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (11.33%) Project Management
6 42 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 41 (10.10%) Analytics
8 38 (9.36%) ETL
8 38 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (8.62%) Decision-Making
9 35 (8.62%) Migration
10 32 (7.88%) Scrum
11 28 (6.90%) SDLC
12 25 (6.16%) Visualisation
13 24 (5.91%) Business Analysis
13 24 (5.91%) Data Modelling
13 24 (5.91%) TDD
14 23 (5.67%) Mentoring
14 23 (5.67%) Service Management
15 22 (5.42%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.72%) SQL
2 42 (10.34%) Python
3 27 (6.65%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.16%) Java
5 20 (4.93%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.68%) C#
7 11 (2.71%) C++
7 11 (2.71%) R
8 9 (2.22%) C
8 9 (2.22%) Solidity
8 9 (2.22%) VBA
9 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.72%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.23%) ES6
11 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.99%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 3 (0.74%) AppleScript
13 3 (0.74%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (12.56%) Degree
2 24 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.94%) CISSP
4 14 (3.45%) CISM
5 12 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.46%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.22%) PhD
7 9 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.97%) CISA
8 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.72%) CCNA
10 6 (1.48%) CCIE
11 5 (1.23%) CCNP
11 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.23%) PMP
12 4 (0.99%) Siebel Certification
13 3 (0.74%) CEH
13 3 (0.74%) CRISC
13 3 (0.74%) SANS
13 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.14%) QA
2 13 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.97%) GDPR
4 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.72%) PMO
5 5 (1.23%) SLA
6 4 (0.99%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.99%) MiFID
7 3 (0.74%) IFRS
8 2 (0.49%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.25%) Basel III
9 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.25%) EMIR
9 1 (0.25%) GAAP
9 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 25 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.23%) Docker
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.74%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.25%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.22%) vCenter Server
2 8 (1.97%) SCCM
2 8 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.23%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.49%) Ansible
6 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.49%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.25%) Cacti
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.25%) Control-M
7 1 (0.25%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) Suricata
7 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.65%) VMware
3 22 (5.42%) Oracle
4 18 (4.43%) Wyse
5 17 (4.19%) Citrix
6 16 (3.94%) Tableau
7 14 (3.45%) Cisco
8 10 (2.46%) SAP
8 10 (2.46%) Splunk
9 8 (1.97%) Google
10 7 (1.72%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.48%) Altiris
11 6 (1.48%) New Relic
12 5 (1.23%) HP
12 5 (1.23%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.99%) Apple
13 4 (0.99%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.99%) CyberArk
13 4 (0.99%) Siebel
13 4 (0.99%) Sybase