Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 30 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 420 401 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.01% 6.12% 6.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.75% 14.51% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 298 350
City of London median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% -
10th Percentile £285 £300 £313
90th Percentile £738 £700 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £464
% change year-on-year +4.74% +2.48% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.42 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.21% +133.81% -55.70%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.55 £8.94
90th Percentile £43.58 £31.83 £13.82
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £22.82 £11.30
% change year-on-year -20.68% +101.99% -58.64%

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 3,055 2,764 2,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.74% 42.15% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,341 2,098 2,225
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £304
90th Percentile £725 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £465
% change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 30 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% -8.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.54 £33.36 £47.80
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.85 £18.73
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% -10.12%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -15 5 £255 -27.14%
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 197 (46.90%) Finance
2 187 (44.52%) Problem-Solving
3 112 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (17.38%) SQL
5 68 (16.19%) Degree
6 65 (15.48%) Microsoft
7 52 (12.38%) Banking
8 51 (12.14%) Analytics
9 50 (11.90%) Python
10 45 (10.71%) Windows
10 45 (10.71%) Java
11 44 (10.48%) Project Management
12 43 (10.24%) ITIL
13 42 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (8.81%) Microsoft Office
15 36 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (8.57%) Migration
15 36 (8.57%) Front Office
16 35 (8.33%) Computer Science
17 34 (8.10%) Linux
17 34 (8.10%) SDLC
18 33 (7.86%) Microsoft Excel
19 32 (7.62%) Business Analysis
19 32 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (7.62%) Decision-Making
20 31 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (7.38%) Data Analysis
21 29 (6.90%) QA
21 29 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
22 27 (6.43%) .NET

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 10 (2.38%) Ethereum
1 10 (2.38%) SAS
2 9 (2.14%) Hyperledger
3 7 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.43%) Confluence
4 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.95%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.71%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Jetty
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (8.81%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (7.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (5.24%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (2.14%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (2.14%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Endur
4 1 (0.24%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) RMDS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.10%) Office 365
4 11 (2.62%) PaaS
5 8 (1.90%) SaaS
6 7 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.67%) IaaS
7 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.48%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.29%) Firewall
2 14 (3.33%) FTP
3 12 (2.86%) HTTP
4 10 (2.38%) WAN
5 8 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.67%) SMS
6 7 (1.67%) VPN
7 6 (1.43%) LAN
7 6 (1.43%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.19%) DNS
9 4 (0.95%) BGP
10 3 (0.71%) DHCP
10 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.71%) OSPF
10 3 (0.71%) Skype
10 3 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.71%) SSH
10 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.71%) Wireless
11 2 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.33%) Big Data
4 13 (3.10%) Data Mining
4 13 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.62%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.62%) Power BI
7 10 (2.38%) Blockchain
7 10 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.38%) Siebel EIM
8 8 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.90%) MySQL
9 7 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.43%) HBase
10 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.95%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.95%) KDB
11 4 (0.95%) QlikView
11 4 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (5.71%) JIRA
2 17 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.90%) Selenium
5 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.43%) JMeter
6 6 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.19%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.95%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.95%) Maven
8 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.48%) JUnit
10 2 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 197 (46.90%) Finance
2 52 (12.38%) Banking
3 36 (8.57%) Front Office
4 24 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.76%) Marketing
6 17 (4.05%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.57%) Retail
8 12 (2.86%) Legal
9 9 (2.14%) Advertising
10 7 (1.67%) Law
11 6 (1.43%) Back Office
12 5 (1.19%) Publishing
12 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.48%) Games
13 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (29.52%) Analyst
2 75 (17.86%) Developer
3 53 (12.62%) Business Analyst
4 26 (6.19%) Architect
5 23 (5.48%) Consultant
6 19 (4.52%) Project Manager
7 18 (4.29%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.81%) Python Developer
9 11 (2.62%) Designer
9 11 (2.62%) UX Designer
10 10 (2.38%) Java Developer
10 10 (2.38%) Siebel Developer
11 9 (2.14%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (2.14%) Blockchain Consultant
11 9 (2.14%) Qualitative Analyst
11 9 (2.14%) Quantitative Analyst
11 9 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.14%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (2.14%) Technical Leader
12 8 (1.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.43%) .NET
2 26 (6.19%) Web Services
3 19 (4.52%) HTML
4 17 (4.05%) CSS
5 15 (3.57%) XML
6 14 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.38%) REST
8 9 (2.14%) React
8 9 (2.14%) Spring
9 8 (1.90%) WCF
10 7 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.43%) HTML5
11 6 (1.43%) Kafka
11 6 (1.43%) Spring Boot
12 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.19%) D3.js
12 5 (1.19%) JSON
12 5 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (1.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.95%) User Experience
3 20 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.81%) Fintech
5 14 (3.33%) Derivative
5 14 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 14 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.38%) Bitcoin
6 10 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.38%) Robotics
7 9 (2.14%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.14%) Blog
8 8 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.67%) Equities
9 7 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.71%) Windows
2 34 (8.10%) Linux
3 23 (5.48%) Unix
4 21 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.19%) Solaris
8 5 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.71%) AIX
10 3 (0.71%) Android
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.48%) CentOS
11 2 (0.48%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (44.52%) Problem-Solving
2 112 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (12.14%) Analytics
4 44 (10.48%) Project Management
5 43 (10.24%) ITIL
6 42 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (8.57%) Migration
8 34 (8.10%) SDLC
9 32 (7.62%) Business Analysis
9 32 (7.62%) Decision-Making
10 31 (7.38%) Data Analysis
11 26 (6.19%) Workflow
12 25 (5.95%) Asset Management
12 25 (5.95%) Risk Management
12 25 (5.95%) Scrum
13 23 (5.48%) Data Science
13 23 (5.48%) ETL
13 23 (5.48%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.38%) SQL
2 50 (11.90%) Python
3 45 (10.71%) Java
4 23 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.52%) C++
6 18 (4.29%) C#
6 18 (4.29%) R
7 11 (2.62%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.38%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 9 (2.14%) C
9 9 (2.14%) Solidity
10 8 (1.90%) VBA
11 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.95%) Java 8
12 4 (0.95%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.71%) AppleScript
13 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.71%) Scala
13 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (16.19%) Degree
2 29 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (5.48%) CISSP
4 16 (3.81%) CISM
5 15 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.33%) PhD
7 10 (2.38%) CISA
7 10 (2.38%) Master's Degree
7 10 (2.38%) Siebel Certification
8 9 (2.14%) CCNP
8 9 (2.14%) PMP
8 9 (2.14%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.90%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.67%) CCNA
11 6 (1.43%) CCIE
11 6 (1.43%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.19%) CRISC
12 5 (1.19%) MCDST
12 5 (1.19%) MCSE
12 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.90%) QA
2 14 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.38%) GDPR
3 10 (2.38%) PMO
4 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.67%) SLA
5 5 (1.19%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.24%) Basel III
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) GCP
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.67%) Docker
5 5 (1.19%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.71%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.71%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.48%) HDFS
8 2 (0.48%) KVM
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%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.10%) SCCM
2 6 (1.43%) Ansible
2 6 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.19%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.71%) Puppet
5 3 (0.71%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.48%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.48%) Terraform
6 2 (0.48%) vMotion
6 2 (0.48%) vRealize
7 1 (0.24%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.24%) Packer
7 1 (0.24%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.24%) Suricata
Vendors
1 65 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.00%) VMware
3 20 (4.76%) Oracle
3 20 (4.76%) Tableau
4 17 (4.05%) Cisco
5 15 (3.57%) Citrix
6 14 (3.33%) Wyse
7 11 (2.62%) SAP
7 11 (2.62%) Siebel
8 10 (2.38%) Splunk
9 9 (2.14%) Alteryx
9 9 (2.14%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.14%) Google
10 8 (1.90%) Reuters
11 7 (1.67%) New Relic
12 5 (1.19%) CyberArk
12 5 (1.19%) HP
12 5 (1.19%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.19%) Sybase
13 4 (0.95%) ForeScout