Period
to 4 July 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 July 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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 175 350 429
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.39% 5.25% 6.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.13% 15.56% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 230 326
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £231 £297 £300
90th Percentile £658 £676 £738
Central London median daily rate £475 £480 £495
% change year-on-year -1.04% -3.03% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.30 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.31% -9.42% -9.71%
10th Percentile £14.73 £12.20 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £86.15 £43.58
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.48 £18.70
% change year-on-year +100.23% -6.52% -6.86%

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 965 2,249 2,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.22% 33.76% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 1,631 2,213
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £306 £330 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £509 £525 £519
% change year-on-year -3.10% +1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 51
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.76 £46.39
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +72.84% +1.25% +21.21%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +44 1 £300 +17.65%
Moorgate +18 1 £500 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 74 (42.29%) Problem-Solving
2 46 (26.29%) Finance
3 42 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (18.29%) SQL
6 28 (16.00%) Degree
7 25 (14.29%) Banking
8 24 (13.71%) Java
9 23 (13.14%) Python
10 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (12.00%) Migration
11 19 (10.86%) Azure
11 19 (10.86%) AWS
12 18 (10.29%) C#
13 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
13 17 (9.71%) QA
14 16 (9.14%) Computer Science
14 16 (9.14%) Oracle
14 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
14 16 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (9.14%) Public Sector
14 16 (9.14%) Decision-Making
15 15 (8.57%) Analytics
15 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (8.00%) ETL
16 14 (8.00%) Scrum
16 14 (8.00%) Data Analysis
17 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
17 13 (7.43%) Test Automation

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 6 (3.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.29%) Confluence
2 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) SAS
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.57%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.57%) InVision
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.57%) Sketch
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 3 (1.71%) Sprinklr
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.14%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.14%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.57%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.86%) AWS
1 19 (10.86%) Azure
2 10 (5.71%) GCP
3 6 (3.43%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.71%) Office 365
4 3 (1.71%) PaaS
4 3 (1.71%) SaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.57%) Google Play
6 1 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Responsys
6 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) Firewall
2 7 (4.00%) LAN
3 4 (2.29%) DHCP
3 4 (2.29%) WAN
4 3 (1.71%) DNS
4 3 (1.71%) SSL
5 2 (1.14%) BGP
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.14%) MPLS
5 2 (1.14%) NetScreen
5 2 (1.14%) Network Security
5 2 (1.14%) OSPF
5 2 (1.14%) SSH
5 2 (1.14%) VLAN
5 2 (1.14%) VXLAN
5 2 (1.14%) Wireless
5 2 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.00%) Big Data
5 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.43%) Power BI
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.71%) MySQL
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.71%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.14%) QlikView
8 2 (1.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.86%) Selenium
2 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.29%) JIRA
2 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.71%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.71%) Postman
4 2 (1.14%) GitLab
4 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.57%) Appium
5 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (26.29%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Banking
3 16 (9.14%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.00%) Advertising
4 7 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.00%) Law
5 6 (3.43%) Front Office
5 6 (3.43%) Legal
6 5 (2.86%) Marketing
7 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.71%) German Language
8 3 (1.71%) Retail
9 2 (1.14%) Japanese Language
9 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (25.14%) Analyst
2 33 (18.86%) Developer
3 19 (10.86%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.00%) Architect
5 8 (4.57%) Consultant
5 8 (4.57%) IT Analyst
6 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.43%) Data Architect
7 6 (3.43%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.43%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.43%) Security Analyst
8 5 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 5 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (2.86%) Programme Manager
8 5 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.29%) Data Scientist
9 4 (2.29%) Regulatory Business Analyst
9 4 (2.29%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) .NET
2 9 (5.14%) Web Services
2 9 (5.14%) XML
3 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.86%) CSS
4 5 (2.86%) HTML
4 5 (2.86%) jQuery
4 5 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (2.86%) XML Schema
5 4 (2.29%) Middleware
5 4 (2.29%) Spring
6 3 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.71%) Node.js
6 3 (1.71%) React
6 3 (1.71%) REST
6 3 (1.71%) TensorFlow
6 3 (1.71%) Vue.js
7 2 (1.14%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.14%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.43%) User Experience
4 5 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.29%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.71%) Derivative
6 3 (1.71%) Social Media
6 3 (1.71%) Social Network
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) Blog
7 2 (1.14%) BYOD
7 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.14%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.86%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Linux
3 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.00%) Unix
4 6 (3.43%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.86%) Android
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (42.29%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.00%) Migration
4 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (9.14%) Computer Science
5 16 (9.14%) Decision-Making
5 16 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.57%) Analytics
7 14 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 14 (8.00%) ETL
7 14 (8.00%) Scrum
8 13 (7.43%) Project Management
8 13 (7.43%) Risk Management
8 13 (7.43%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.29%) Data Modelling
9 11 (6.29%) DevOps
9 11 (6.29%) Time Management
10 10 (5.71%) Information Management
10 10 (5.71%) Mathematics
10 10 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.29%) SQL
2 24 (13.71%) Java
3 23 (13.14%) Python
4 18 (10.29%) C#
5 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.00%) C++
7 5 (2.86%) C
7 5 (2.86%) R
7 5 (2.86%) Scala
7 5 (2.86%) VBA
8 4 (2.29%) Go
8 4 (2.29%) Groovy
8 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.29%) Ruby
8 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) VB
10 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.00%) Degree
2 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.00%) CISSP
4 7 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.86%) CCNP
5 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.71%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.71%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.14%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.14%) CCIE
7 2 (1.14%) CISA
7 2 (1.14%) ISEB
7 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.14%) PhD
8 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.71%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) PMO
3 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.14%) GDPR
5 2 (1.14%) NIST
5 2 (1.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.57%) COBIT
6 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.57%) EMIR
6 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.57%) NCSC
6 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.57%) RMADS
6 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.43%) Docker
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Terraform
2 8 (4.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.14%) Grafana
3 2 (1.14%) Kibana
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.14%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Avamar
4 1 (0.57%) Control-M
4 1 (0.57%) EnCase
4 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Oracle
3 9 (5.14%) SAP
4 8 (4.57%) Cisco
4 8 (4.57%) HP
5 7 (4.00%) Dell
5 7 (4.00%) Informatica
6 5 (2.86%) Alteryx
6 5 (2.86%) Google
6 5 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.29%) Cadence
8 3 (1.71%) Facebook
8 3 (1.71%) Juniper
8 3 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.71%) Remedy
8 3 (1.71%) Tableau
8 3 (1.71%) Twitter
8 3 (1.71%) VMware
8 3 (1.71%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.71%) Xerox