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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 304 184 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.95% 5.76% 6.17%
As % of the General category 11.92% 9.61% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 123 125
10th Percentile £313 £357 £255
25th Percentile £462 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% -5.00%
75th Percentile £697 £638 £550
90th Percentile £788 £743 £656
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.89% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
10th Percentile £24.50 - £14.67
25th Percentile £26.00 £25.25 £15.60
Median hourly rate £35.50 £25.50 £29.23
Median % change year-on-year +39.22% -12.75% +72.42%
75th Percentile £45.25 £25.75 £38.73
90th Percentile £56.35 - £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £30.50 £22.75 £29.23
% change year-on-year +34.07% -22.16% +68.93%

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,551 1,915 1,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.35% 59.90% 57.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,833 1,359 1,136
10th Percentile £341 £363 £304
25th Percentile £470 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £511
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.58% -2.62%
75th Percentile £700 £660 £613
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 33
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £25.94 £12.56 £14.00
Median hourly rate £42.87 £23.23 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +84.59% +16.13% +4.58%
75th Percentile £52.25 £31.74 £38.68
90th Percentile £61.45 £37.75 £46.94
Central London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +112.50% -4.76% +5.00%

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 2022.

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 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 132 (43.42%) Social Skills
2 130 (42.76%) Finance
3 107 (35.20%) Agile
4 96 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
5 91 (29.93%) SQL
6 64 (21.05%) Python
7 51 (16.78%) Project Management
8 44 (14.47%) Microsoft
9 40 (13.16%) Project Delivery
10 39 (12.83%) Scrum
10 39 (12.83%) Microsoft Excel
10 39 (12.83%) Banking
11 35 (11.51%) Data Analysis
12 34 (11.18%) Analytics
13 33 (10.86%) AWS
13 33 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (10.20%) Oracle
14 31 (10.20%) Business Analysis
14 31 (10.20%) JIRA
15 30 (9.87%) Java
15 30 (9.87%) DevOps
16 28 (9.21%) SQL Server
16 28 (9.21%) Linux
16 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (8.88%) Front Office
17 27 (8.88%) Self-Motivation
18 26 (8.55%) ITIL
18 26 (8.55%) Windows
19 25 (8.22%) Legal
20 24 (7.89%) Degree

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 15 (4.93%) Confluence
2 11 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.29%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.64%) SAS
5 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.32%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.99%) Camunda
7 3 (0.99%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.66%) Apache
8 2 (0.66%) JBoss
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (12.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) SPSS
7 1 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle Cash Management
1 7 (2.30%) Workday HCM
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.99%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.86%) AWS
2 17 (5.59%) Azure
3 11 (3.62%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.96%) GitHub
4 9 (2.96%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (2.30%) GCP
6 6 (1.97%) OneDrive
6 6 (1.97%) Serverless
7 5 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (1.32%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.32%) GitHub Actions
8 4 (1.32%) Snowflake
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.99%) Asana
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon MSK
10 2 (0.66%) Datadog
10 2 (0.66%) Google Data Studio
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) SSH
2 6 (1.97%) SSL
3 5 (1.64%) WAN
4 4 (1.32%) Internet
4 4 (1.32%) SD-WAN
4 4 (1.32%) Skype
5 3 (0.99%) Wireless
6 2 (0.66%) DHCP
6 2 (0.66%) DNS
6 2 (0.66%) DWDM
6 2 (0.66%) Firewall
6 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.66%) LAN
6 2 (0.66%) MPLS
6 2 (0.66%) Network Security
6 2 (0.66%) SAN
6 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.66%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.62%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.29%) Power BI
5 10 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.96%) Data Mining
6 9 (2.96%) Tableau
7 8 (2.63%) Big Data
7 8 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.64%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.32%) HBase
10 4 (1.32%) MySQL
10 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.99%) Impala
11 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (10.20%) JIRA
2 14 (4.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.63%) IntelliJ
5 6 (1.97%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.32%) CircleCI
6 4 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.32%) Maven
7 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.99%) webpack
8 2 (0.66%) Gatling
8 2 (0.66%) Postman
8 2 (0.66%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) Appium
9 1 (0.33%) Deequ
9 1 (0.33%) GitLab
9 1 (0.33%) GoCD
9 1 (0.33%) Leiningen
9 1 (0.33%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.33%) Serenity BDD
General
1 132 (43.42%) Social Skills
2 130 (42.76%) Finance
3 39 (12.83%) Banking
4 27 (8.88%) Front Office
5 25 (8.22%) Legal
6 23 (7.57%) Financial Institution
7 17 (5.59%) Presentation Skills
8 16 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
8 16 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (4.93%) Public Sector
10 14 (4.61%) Back Office
11 13 (4.28%) Marketing
12 10 (3.29%) Investment Banking
12 10 (3.29%) Retail
13 6 (1.97%) French Language
14 5 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (1.64%) Publishing
14 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.99%) Advertising
15 3 (0.99%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (31.91%) Analyst
2 44 (14.47%) Developer
3 39 (12.83%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.92%) Consultant
5 16 (5.26%) Architect
6 13 (4.28%) Data Analyst
6 13 (4.28%) Project Manager
7 12 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 11 (3.62%) Java Consultant
9 10 (3.29%) Applications Support
9 10 (3.29%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (3.29%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (2.63%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.30%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.92%) HTML
2 17 (5.59%) CSS
3 16 (5.26%) .NET
4 13 (4.28%) Node.js
5 12 (3.95%) Spring
6 11 (3.62%) Kafka
6 11 (3.62%) XML
7 9 (2.96%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.96%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.96%) React
8 8 (2.63%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.30%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.30%) SAML
9 7 (2.30%) XSD
10 6 (1.97%) REST
11 5 (1.64%) HTML5
11 5 (1.64%) J2EE
11 5 (1.64%) J2SE
11 5 (1.64%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.88%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (5.59%) Hedge funds
3 16 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 13 (4.28%) Analytical Mindset
4 13 (4.28%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.28%) Derivative
5 12 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.63%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.30%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.97%) Equities
9 5 (1.64%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.64%) Social Media
10 4 (1.32%) CMDB
10 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.32%) User Experience
11 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.21%) Linux
2 26 (8.55%) Windows
3 17 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.61%) Unix
5 8 (2.63%) CentOS
6 7 (2.30%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) SUSE
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.20%) Agile
2 96 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (16.78%) Project Management
4 40 (13.16%) Project Delivery
5 39 (12.83%) Scrum
6 35 (11.51%) Data Analysis
7 34 (11.18%) Analytics
8 33 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (10.20%) Business Analysis
10 30 (9.87%) DevOps
11 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (8.55%) ITIL
13 24 (7.89%) CI/CD
13 24 (7.89%) Requirements Gathering
14 23 (7.57%) Workflow
15 21 (6.91%) Decision-Making
16 20 (6.58%) Migration
17 19 (6.25%) Change Management
17 19 (6.25%) Data Protection
18 18 (5.92%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.93%) SQL
2 64 (21.05%) Python
3 30 (9.87%) Java
4 18 (5.92%) C#
5 16 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.95%) R
7 11 (3.62%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.29%) Ruby
8 10 (3.29%) Scala
9 9 (2.96%) Bash
9 9 (2.96%) C
9 9 (2.96%) Perl
10 7 (2.30%) C++
10 7 (2.30%) VBA
11 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.89%) Degree
2 23 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.32%) CCNA
5 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.66%) CCNP
7 2 (0.66%) ISEB
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.66%) PhD
8 1 (0.33%) APMG
8 1 (0.33%) GPEN
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.33%) OSCE
8 1 (0.33%) OSCP
8 1 (0.33%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.57%) GDPR
2 14 (4.61%) QA
3 11 (3.62%) PMO
4 7 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.32%) SLA
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.66%) NIST
7 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.33%) IASME
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS 17
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.33%) P3O
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) SEPA
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.62%) Docker
2 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (5.92%) Ansible
2 13 (4.28%) Terraform
3 12 (3.95%) Puppet
4 8 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (1.64%) SCCM
6 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.32%) Salt
7 3 (0.99%) Oozie
8 1 (0.33%) Ambari
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.33%) EnCase
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.20%) Oracle
3 17 (5.59%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.93%) Splunk
5 10 (3.29%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.30%) F5
6 7 (2.30%) Google
6 7 (2.30%) Workday
7 6 (1.97%) Actuate
7 6 (1.97%) Brio
8 5 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.64%) Cisco
8 5 (1.64%) SAP
9 4 (1.32%) CA
9 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.99%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.99%) Meraki
10 3 (0.99%) Remedy
10 3 (0.99%) Teradata
10 3 (0.99%) VMware