Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 380 470 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.66% 6.70% 6.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.45% 15.86% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 342 252
City of London median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £270
90th Percentile £650 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
City of London median hourly rate £17.30 £24.05 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.05% +13.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £14.10 £18.70 £16.45
90th Percentile £59.30 £52.35 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £17.48 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -16.76% +10.53% -4.96%

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 2,629 2,964 2,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.16% 42.26% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,957 2,320 1,778
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £306
90th Percentile £688 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 19
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +1.63% +8.49%
10th Percentile £12.61 £13.24 £14.47
90th Percentile £42.61 £48.48 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.84 £21.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +14.73% -7.45%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -43 2 £255 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 161 (42.37%) Finance
2 131 (34.47%) Problem-Solving
3 121 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (26.05%) SQL
5 81 (21.32%) Microsoft
6 70 (18.42%) Banking
7 61 (16.05%) Analytics
8 55 (14.47%) Degree
9 54 (14.21%) Python
10 49 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
11 44 (11.58%) SQL Server
12 43 (11.32%) Decision-Making
13 41 (10.79%) Project Management
14 40 (10.53%) Java
14 40 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (10.00%) HP
16 38 (10.00%) Windows
16 38 (10.00%) QA
17 36 (9.47%) Validation
18 35 (9.21%) C#
19 33 (8.68%) Test Scripting
20 32 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (8.16%) JavaScript
21 31 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
22 30 (7.89%) ITIL
23 29 (7.63%) Git (software)
23 29 (7.63%) User Experience
24 28 (7.37%) 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 11 (2.89%) Apache Spark
1 11 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.37%) Confluence
3 7 (1.84%) SAS
4 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.05%) CMS
6 3 (0.79%) Apache
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Moodle
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.26%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) Endur
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.26%) Aligne
5 1 (0.26%) BASE24
5 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.26%) Line 500
5 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.26%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.37%) Google Analytics
3 9 (2.37%) Office 365
4 7 (1.84%) PaaS
5 6 (1.58%) Serverless
6 5 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.79%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.53%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.53%) GitHub
9 2 (0.53%) IaaS
9 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.11%) Firewall
2 7 (1.84%) SAN
2 7 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.58%) HTTP
4 5 (1.32%) DNS
5 4 (1.05%) DHCP
5 4 (1.05%) Internet
6 3 (0.79%) LAN
6 3 (0.79%) NAS
6 3 (0.79%) Network Security
6 3 (0.79%) VPN
6 3 (0.79%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) 3G
7 2 (0.53%) 4G
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.53%) HSRP
7 2 (0.53%) Intranet
7 2 (0.53%) Skype
7 2 (0.53%) SMTP
7 2 (0.53%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (7.11%) Big Data
4 21 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.47%) Power BI
6 14 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.42%) MySQL
8 12 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.58%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.58%) BigQuery
12 6 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.58%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.32%) Selenium
3 23 (6.05%) JIRA
4 20 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 17 (4.47%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.16%) SpecFlow
6 12 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.63%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.11%) Appium
8 8 (2.11%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.58%) Rational Performance Tester
10 6 (1.58%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.32%) CMake
11 5 (1.32%) Valgrind
12 4 (1.05%) JUnit
12 4 (1.05%) Subversion
13 3 (0.79%) Fiddler
General
1 161 (42.37%) Finance
2 70 (18.42%) Banking
3 25 (6.58%) Retail
4 20 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 18 (4.74%) Marketing
6 15 (3.95%) Front Office
7 10 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.37%) Advertising
9 8 (2.11%) Legal
9 8 (2.11%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.58%) Back Office
10 6 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.05%) German Language
12 3 (0.79%) Games
12 3 (0.79%) Law
12 3 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.53%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Automotive
14 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (26.05%) Analyst
2 76 (20.00%) Developer
3 28 (7.37%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.58%) Project Manager
5 24 (6.32%) Tester
6 15 (3.95%) Data Analyst
6 15 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
7 13 (3.42%) Data Scientist
7 13 (3.42%) Test Analyst
8 11 (2.89%) Consultant
8 11 (2.89%) Data Engineer
8 11 (2.89%) Product Manager
8 11 (2.89%) Python Developer
9 10 (2.63%) Architect
9 10 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
10 9 (2.37%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.37%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
10 9 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (2.37%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.37%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.58%) REST
2 23 (6.05%) .NET
3 22 (5.79%) RESTful
4 21 (5.53%) HTML
5 20 (5.26%) Web Services
6 16 (4.21%) SOAP
7 11 (2.89%) CSS
7 11 (2.89%) Middleware
8 9 (2.37%) Spring
9 8 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.11%) Gherkin
10 6 (1.58%) JSON
10 6 (1.58%) Kafka
10 6 (1.58%) XML
11 5 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (1.32%) Entity Framework
11 5 (1.32%) PySpark
11 5 (1.32%) Velocity
12 4 (1.05%) HTML5
12 4 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.63%) User Experience
2 21 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.47%) Algorithms
3 17 (4.47%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.89%) Analytical Mindset
5 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.11%) Robotics
7 7 (1.84%) Fintech
7 7 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.58%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.58%) NHS
9 5 (1.32%) Derivative
9 5 (1.32%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.32%) Tandem
10 4 (1.05%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.05%) iPad
10 4 (1.05%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.00%) Windows
2 28 (7.37%) Linux
3 12 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.63%) Unix
5 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.58%) Android
6 6 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (34.47%) Problem-Solving
2 121 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (16.05%) Analytics
4 43 (11.32%) Decision-Making
5 41 (10.79%) Project Management
6 40 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (9.47%) Validation
9 33 (8.68%) Test Scripting
10 32 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.89%) ITIL
12 28 (7.37%) Test Automation
13 27 (7.11%) Computer Science
13 27 (7.11%) Data Analysis
13 27 (7.11%) Scrum
14 26 (6.84%) Data Modelling
14 26 (6.84%) Integration Testing
15 24 (6.32%) Business Analysis
15 24 (6.32%) User Stories
16 23 (6.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.05%) SQL
2 54 (14.21%) Python
3 40 (10.53%) Java
4 35 (9.21%) C#
5 31 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 22 (5.79%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.47%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.21%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.42%) R
9 13 (3.42%) VBA
10 10 (2.63%) C++
10 10 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.84%) PHP
12 6 (1.58%) Perl
13 5 (1.32%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.05%) VBScript
15 3 (0.79%) U-SQL
16 2 (0.53%) C
16 2 (0.53%) Java 8
16 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (14.47%) Degree
2 9 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.58%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.58%) PMP
5 6 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.32%) CCA
6 5 (1.32%) CISSP
6 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.05%) CCNP
7 4 (1.05%) ISEB
7 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.79%) CCNA
8 3 (0.79%) CISM
8 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.79%) MCSE
8 3 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.00%) QA
2 24 (6.32%) SEPA
3 16 (4.21%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.37%) SLA
5 8 (2.11%) PMO
6 5 (1.32%) GDPR
6 5 (1.32%) PSD2
7 4 (1.05%) TARGET2
8 3 (0.79%) IFRS
8 3 (0.79%) MiFID
9 2 (0.53%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.26%) Basel III
10 1 (0.26%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.42%) Docker
3 9 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.53%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (7.11%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.84%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) Ansible
3 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.53%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.53%) vRealize
4 2 (0.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) QRadar
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.00%) HP
3 23 (6.05%) Oracle
4 12 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.16%) VMware
5 11 (2.89%) SAP
6 9 (2.37%) Cisco
6 9 (2.37%) Citrix
7 8 (2.11%) Adobe
7 8 (2.11%) Google
8 6 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.58%) IBM
9 5 (1.32%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.32%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.32%) Tableau
9 5 (1.32%) Wyse
10 4 (1.05%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.05%) Dell
10 4 (1.05%) Sun