Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 32 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 305 417 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.78% 5.96% 6.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.45% 14.73% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 306 307
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £306
90th Percentile £690 £738 £718
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £488
% change year-on-year +2.04% +0.51% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
City of London median hourly rate £17.48 £18.70 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% -29.21% +94.30%
10th Percentile £12.13 £14.80 £18.55
90th Percentile £186.25 £43.22 £31.83
Central London median hourly rate £17.66 £17.50 £22.82
% change year-on-year +0.91% -23.31% +67.86%

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 2,110 2,831 2,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.09% 40.44% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,561 2,166 2,021
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 29
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.50 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -7.82% +11.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.36 £12.80
90th Percentile £56.20 £37.52 £33.47
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% +1.97% +1.47%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -17 5 £353 +38.24%
Moorgate - 2 £550 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 119 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 110 (36.07%) Finance
3 103 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (27.87%) SQL
5 66 (21.64%) Microsoft
6 59 (19.34%) Analytics
7 47 (15.41%) Azure
8 45 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (14.75%) Python
8 45 (14.75%) Degree
9 43 (14.10%) Java
10 40 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 38 (12.46%) Banking
12 34 (11.15%) SQL Server
12 34 (11.15%) Project Management
13 29 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
15 27 (8.85%) Decision-Making
15 27 (8.85%) Power Platform
15 27 (8.85%) Power BI
16 26 (8.52%) C#
17 25 (8.20%) Data Analysis
17 25 (8.20%) Computer Science
17 25 (8.20%) Big Data
18 24 (7.87%) User Experience
18 24 (7.87%) ETL
19 23 (7.54%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (7.54%) User Stories
20 22 (7.21%) Migration
21 21 (6.89%) Scrum

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 13 (4.26%) SAS
1 13 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.28%) Confluence
4 7 (2.30%) Apache
5 4 (1.31%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) nginx
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.33%) Sketch
7 1 (0.33%) Snagit
7 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.64%) Actimize
2 5 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) Aligne
5 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.33%) iTrent
5 1 (0.33%) Line 500
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.33%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.33%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.41%) Azure
2 27 (8.85%) Power Platform
3 18 (5.90%) AWS
4 10 (3.28%) Serverless
5 9 (2.95%) Office 365
6 7 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.97%) GitHub
8 5 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.64%) CloudFront
8 5 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.64%) GCP
8 5 (1.64%) Route 53
8 5 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.31%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.31%) SaaS
10 3 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.97%) Firewall
2 5 (1.64%) DNS
2 5 (1.64%) LAN
3 4 (1.31%) NAS
3 4 (1.31%) SAN
3 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.31%) WAN
4 3 (0.98%) Skype
5 2 (0.66%) DHCP
5 2 (0.66%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) Megaco
5 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
5 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) BGP
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.85%) Power BI
3 25 (8.20%) Big Data
4 23 (7.54%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.92%) Data Lake
7 14 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.93%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.93%) QlikView
8 12 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.30%) MySQL
9 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (6.56%) JIRA
2 15 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.30%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.97%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.64%) Selenium
7 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.31%) JUnit
8 4 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.98%) Subversion
9 3 (0.98%) tSQLt
10 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.33%) Hudson
11 1 (0.33%) Moq
11 1 (0.33%) MSTest
11 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 110 (36.07%) Finance
2 38 (12.46%) Banking
3 20 (6.56%) Retail
4 12 (3.93%) Advertising
4 12 (3.93%) Front Office
5 11 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.61%) Legal
6 9 (2.95%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.62%) Back Office
7 8 (2.62%) Marketing
8 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.97%) Games
10 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.31%) Law
12 3 (0.98%) German Language
13 2 (0.66%) Publishing
14 1 (0.33%) Automotive
14 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.33%) Serbian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (26.56%) Analyst
2 60 (19.67%) Developer
3 27 (8.85%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.21%) Data Analyst
5 21 (6.89%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.56%) Architect
7 16 (5.25%) Data Engineer
8 13 (4.26%) Product Manager
9 11 (3.61%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Administrator
11 9 (2.95%) Consultant
11 9 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.95%) Tester
12 8 (2.62%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.30%) Business Manager
13 7 (2.30%) Salesforce Administrator
14 6 (1.97%) AWS Engineer
14 6 (1.97%) CRM Developer
14 6 (1.97%) Data Scientist
14 6 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.23%) .NET
2 17 (5.57%) Web Services
3 14 (4.59%) REST
4 13 (4.26%) Spring
5 11 (3.61%) XML
6 10 (3.28%) JSON
7 8 (2.62%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.62%) CSS
7 8 (2.62%) HTML
7 8 (2.62%) Node.js
8 7 (2.30%) Kafka
8 7 (2.30%) React
8 7 (2.30%) RESTful
9 6 (1.97%) OAuth
9 6 (1.97%) SOAP
10 5 (1.64%) Middleware
10 5 (1.64%) OAuth2
10 5 (1.64%) Velocity
11 4 (1.31%) Spring Boot
12 3 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.87%) User Experience
2 21 (6.89%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.28%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (3.28%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.97%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.97%) Robotics
9 5 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.64%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.64%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.64%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.31%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.89%) Windows
2 20 (6.56%) Linux
3 12 (3.93%) Unix
4 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 103 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (19.34%) Analytics
4 45 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (11.15%) Project Management
6 29 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (8.85%) Decision-Making
8 25 (8.20%) Computer Science
8 25 (8.20%) Data Analysis
9 24 (7.87%) ETL
10 23 (7.54%) User Stories
11 22 (7.21%) Migration
12 21 (6.89%) Business Analysis
12 21 (6.89%) Data Modelling
12 21 (6.89%) Scrum
13 19 (6.23%) SDLC
13 19 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (5.90%) Waterfall
15 17 (5.57%) Data Science
15 17 (5.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (27.87%) SQL
2 45 (14.75%) Python
3 43 (14.10%) Java
4 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
5 26 (8.52%) C#
6 13 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.62%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.30%) R
10 5 (1.64%) C++
10 5 (1.64%) Perl
11 4 (1.31%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.31%) Java 8
11 4 (1.31%) PHP
11 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.31%) Scala
11 4 (1.31%) VBA
12 3 (0.98%) U-SQL
12 3 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (14.75%) Degree
2 9 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.30%) CISSP
4 6 (1.97%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.98%) CEH
7 3 (0.98%) CHFI
7 3 (0.98%) CISA
7 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.98%) ISEB
7 3 (0.98%) MCSE
7 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) CISM
8 2 (0.66%) CISMP
8 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.66%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.59%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.93%) QA
3 10 (3.28%) PMO
4 7 (2.30%) SEPA
5 4 (1.31%) IFRS
6 3 (0.98%) SLA
7 2 (0.66%) GDPR
7 2 (0.66%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.66%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.33%) Basel II
8 1 (0.33%) Basel III
8 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.33%) NIST
8 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.33%) PSD2
8 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 13 (4.26%) Docker
2 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) NFS
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.97%) Ansible
1 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.97%) Terraform
2 5 (1.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.98%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) CASB
5 1 (0.33%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) MIIS
5 1 (0.33%) Packer
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.33%) vMotion
5 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.25%) Tableau
3 15 (4.92%) Oracle
4 13 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.28%) SAP
6 7 (2.30%) Citrix
7 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.64%) Adobe
8 5 (1.64%) Google
8 5 (1.64%) HP
9 4 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.31%) VMware
10 3 (0.98%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.98%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.98%) NetApp
10 3 (0.98%) Sybase
10 3 (0.98%) UiPath
11 2 (0.66%) Ariba
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco
11 2 (0.66%) Nokia