Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 418 386 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.03% 6.18% 6.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.98% 15.21% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 259 336
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £309
90th Percentile £738 £700 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £472
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.74% +4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
City of London median hourly rate £19.10 £21.16 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.71% +5.83% -46.05%
10th Percentile £14.48 £16.73 £12.80
90th Percentile £45.13 £29.77 £31.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.08 £19.99
% change year-on-year -6.86% +0.44% -30.25%

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 2,990 2,537 2,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.11% 40.60% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,319 1,926 2,142
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £309 £294
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £471
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.10% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 22 43
City of London median hourly rate £20.63 £18.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.42% -0.79% -7.07%
10th Percentile £12.57 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.06 £29.77 £45.95
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -7.07%

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 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -10 2 £415 -7.78%
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 200 (47.85%) Problem-Solving
2 192 (45.93%) Finance
3 109 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (19.86%) SQL
5 69 (16.51%) Microsoft
6 61 (14.59%) Banking
7 48 (11.48%) Front Office
7 48 (11.48%) Java
8 47 (11.24%) Analytics
9 46 (11.00%) Degree
10 45 (10.77%) Python
10 45 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (10.53%) Windows
12 43 (10.29%) Project Management
13 41 (9.81%) ITIL
14 40 (9.57%) Linux
15 39 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
16 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
16 38 (9.09%) Business Analysis
17 37 (8.85%) SDLC
18 35 (8.37%) Migration
19 33 (7.89%) Investment Banking
20 32 (7.66%) Unix
20 32 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 31 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
22 29 (6.94%) Workflow
23 28 (6.70%) C#
23 28 (6.70%) .NET
23 28 (6.70%) QA
24 27 (6.46%) JIRA

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 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 11 (2.63%) Confluence
2 10 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.91%) SAS
4 7 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.96%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) Jetty
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 18 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.20%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.20%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.72%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) Sonata
6 1 (0.24%) Endur
6 1 (0.24%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) RMDS
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.11%) Office 365
4 12 (2.87%) PaaS
5 11 (2.63%) SaaS
6 7 (1.67%) IaaS
7 5 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.35%) Firewall
2 13 (3.11%) FTP
3 12 (2.87%) HTTP
4 8 (1.91%) VPN
4 8 (1.91%) WAN
5 6 (1.44%) SMS
5 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.20%) DHCP
6 5 (1.20%) LAN
7 4 (0.96%) DNS
8 3 (0.72%) OSPF
8 3 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.48%) BGP
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.48%) Internet
9 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.48%) SNMP
9 2 (0.48%) VoIP
9 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.24%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 19 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.87%) Big Data
4 12 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.63%) Siebel EIM
6 10 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.91%) Power BI
8 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.44%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.20%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.96%) KDB
11 4 (0.96%) Kdb+
11 4 (0.96%) OLAP
11 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (6.46%) JIRA
2 19 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.83%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.67%) Selenium
6 5 (1.20%) JMeter
6 5 (1.20%) Maven
6 5 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.96%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.96%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.48%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.48%) MSTest
9 2 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 192 (45.93%) Finance
2 61 (14.59%) Banking
3 48 (11.48%) Front Office
4 33 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.26%) Marketing
6 21 (5.02%) Financial Institution
7 16 (3.83%) Retail
8 14 (3.35%) Legal
9 11 (2.63%) Advertising
10 7 (1.67%) Law
11 6 (1.44%) Back Office
12 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.72%) International Banking
13 3 (0.72%) Publishing
14 2 (0.48%) Games
15 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (30.14%) Analyst
2 85 (20.33%) Developer
3 57 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.74%) Project Manager
5 21 (5.02%) Architect
6 17 (4.07%) Python Developer
7 14 (3.35%) C# Developer
8 12 (2.87%) Consultant
8 12 (2.87%) Data Analyst
8 12 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (2.63%) Java Developer
9 11 (2.63%) Machine Learning Developer
9 11 (2.63%) Siebel Developer
10 10 (2.39%) Analyst Developer
10 10 (2.39%) Designer
10 10 (2.39%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (2.39%) Qualitative Analyst
10 10 (2.39%) Quantitative Analyst
10 10 (2.39%) UX Designer
11 9 (2.15%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.70%) .NET
2 27 (6.46%) Web Services
3 20 (4.78%) XML
4 17 (4.07%) HTML
5 12 (2.87%) CSS
5 12 (2.87%) REST
6 10 (2.39%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.39%) WCF
7 9 (2.15%) HTML5
7 9 (2.15%) Spring
8 6 (1.44%) EDI
8 6 (1.44%) IDoc
9 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.20%) Kafka
9 5 (1.20%) Spring Boot
9 5 (1.20%) WPF
10 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.96%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.96%) jQuery
10 4 (0.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.02%) Computer Science
1 21 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
1 21 (5.02%) User Experience
2 17 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.59%) Hedge funds
4 13 (3.11%) Robotics
5 11 (2.63%) Derivative
6 10 (2.39%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.15%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.91%) Equities
8 8 (1.91%) Fintech
8 8 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.20%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.20%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.53%) Windows
2 40 (9.57%) Linux
3 32 (7.66%) Unix
4 19 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.59%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.44%) Solaris
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.96%) AIX
13 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.48%) Android
14 2 (0.48%) CentOS
14 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (47.85%) Problem-Solving
2 109 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (11.24%) Analytics
4 45 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (10.29%) Project Management
6 41 (9.81%) ITIL
7 38 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 37 (8.85%) SDLC
9 35 (8.37%) Migration
10 31 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (6.94%) Workflow
12 27 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (6.22%) Change Management
13 26 (6.22%) Data Analysis
14 25 (5.98%) Machine Learning
15 24 (5.74%) ETL
16 23 (5.50%) Asset Management
16 23 (5.50%) Scrum
17 22 (5.26%) Decision-Making
17 22 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.86%) SQL
2 48 (11.48%) Java
3 45 (10.77%) Python
4 28 (6.70%) C#
5 21 (5.02%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.31%) C++
7 16 (3.83%) R
8 11 (2.63%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 11 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.44%) C
10 6 (1.44%) Java 8
11 5 (1.20%) VBA
12 4 (0.96%) AppleScript
12 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.96%) Perl
12 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.96%) Scala
12 4 (0.96%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (11.00%) Degree
2 17 (4.07%) CISSP
3 14 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.11%) PhD
5 11 (2.63%) Siebel Certification
6 10 (2.39%) PMP
6 10 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.15%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.91%) CISM
9 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.44%) APMP
10 6 (1.44%) CCNP
10 6 (1.44%) MCSE
10 6 (1.44%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.20%) MCDST
12 4 (0.96%) CEH
12 4 (0.96%) CISA
12 4 (0.96%) SANS
13 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.70%) QA
2 9 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.91%) PMO
3 8 (1.91%) SLA
4 7 (1.67%) GDPR
5 3 (0.72%) EMIR
5 3 (0.72%) MiFID
6 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.67%) Docker
5 6 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.96%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.48%) HDFS
8 2 (0.48%) KVM
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.24%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.59%) SCCM
2 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.20%) Ansible
3 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.96%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.72%) Puppet
5 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.48%) Control-M
6 2 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.48%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.48%) Terraform
6 2 (0.48%) vMotion
6 2 (0.48%) vRealize
7 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.24%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.26%) Oracle
3 17 (4.07%) Tableau
4 16 (3.83%) Citrix
5 15 (3.59%) VMware
6 14 (3.35%) SAP
7 13 (3.11%) Cisco
8 12 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.87%) Siebel
9 9 (2.15%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.15%) Splunk
9 9 (2.15%) Wyse
10 8 (1.91%) Reuters
11 6 (1.44%) Google
12 5 (1.20%) Adobe
12 5 (1.20%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.20%) HP
13 4 (0.96%) Apple
13 4 (0.96%) Juniper
13 4 (0.96%) Sybase