Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 36 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 267 399 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.62% 5.65% 6.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.50% 14.13% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 289 367
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £261 £262 £304
90th Percentile £725 £678 £738
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +7.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £15.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.61% -45.13% -40.55%
10th Percentile £13.30 £14.80 £24.39
90th Percentile £153.15 £26.80 £43.93
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £15.55 £28.25
% change year-on-year +55.11% -44.96% -40.55%

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 1,842 2,824 3,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.85% 40.01% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,408 2,205 2,323
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £300 £284 £321
90th Percentile £700 £713 £725
Central London median daily rate £523 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -0.48% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 61 36
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -14.29% +19.74%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.31 £13.16
90th Percentile £51.75 £37.09 £33.81
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £21.71
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.17% +15.93%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +34 8 £450 +32.35%
Moorgate -1 1 £550 +10.00%
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 109 (40.82%) Finance
2 94 (35.21%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (21.35%) Microsoft
5 54 (20.22%) SQL
6 43 (16.10%) Analytics
7 40 (14.98%) Project Management
8 38 (14.23%) Python
9 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Excel
10 34 (12.73%) Degree
11 32 (11.99%) Banking
11 32 (11.99%) Java
12 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
13 28 (10.49%) Azure
14 26 (9.74%) Scrum
15 25 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (7.87%) Windows
16 21 (7.87%) MS Visio
16 21 (7.87%) Computer Science
16 21 (7.87%) User Stories
17 20 (7.49%) Decision-Making
17 20 (7.49%) Business Analysis
17 20 (7.49%) ETL
18 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
18 19 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (7.12%) AWS
18 19 (7.12%) Waterfall
19 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (6.74%) ITIL
20 17 (6.37%) Mathematics

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 (3.75%) SAS
2 7 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.62%) Confluence
3 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.50%) IIS
5 3 (1.12%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
6 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.75%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.37%) DNN
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (5.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (4.87%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.12%) Sketch
7 2 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.75%) Snagit
7 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) Actimize
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Eikon
4 1 (0.37%) HFM
4 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.37%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.49%) Azure
2 19 (7.12%) AWS
3 15 (5.62%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.37%) Office 365
5 8 (3.00%) GCP
6 7 (2.62%) SaaS
7 6 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.87%) Serverless
9 4 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.50%) PaaS
10 3 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (1.12%) IaaS
10 3 (1.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.75%) Route 53
11 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.25%) DNS
2 4 (1.50%) LAN
3 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.12%) VPN
4 2 (0.75%) DHCP
4 2 (0.75%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) Megaco
4 2 (0.75%) SAN
4 2 (0.75%) WAN
4 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.37%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.37%) Multicast
5 1 (0.37%) NAS
5 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.62%) Power BI
3 14 (5.24%) Big Data
4 12 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.12%) QlikView
5 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.25%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.87%) Spotfire
8 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.50%) PowerPivot
10 3 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.12%) OLAP
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.62%) JIRA
2 11 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) ERwin
7 1 (0.37%) Grunt
7 1 (0.37%) JUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Moq
7 1 (0.37%) MorphX
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 109 (40.82%) Finance
2 32 (11.99%) Banking
3 11 (4.12%) Marketing
3 11 (4.12%) Retail
4 9 (3.37%) Front Office
4 9 (3.37%) Legal
5 7 (2.62%) Advertising
5 7 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.87%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.50%) Law
7 4 (1.50%) Publishing
8 3 (1.12%) Games
8 3 (1.12%) German Language
9 2 (0.75%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.75%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Serbian Language
Job Titles
1 80 (29.96%) Analyst
2 49 (18.35%) Developer
3 40 (14.98%) Business Analyst
4 22 (8.24%) Architect
5 16 (5.99%) Data Analyst
6 12 (4.49%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.75%) Data Engineer
8 9 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (3.37%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.37%) Product Manager
8 9 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
8 9 (3.37%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.62%) Consultant
9 7 (2.62%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.25%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.25%) Data Scientist
10 6 (2.25%) Java Engineer
10 6 (2.25%) React Developer
10 6 (2.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.24%) CSS
2 13 (4.87%) AngularJS
2 13 (4.87%) XML
3 12 (4.49%) .NET
3 12 (4.49%) Web Services
4 11 (4.12%) React
4 11 (4.12%) Spring
5 10 (3.75%) HTML
5 10 (3.75%) Node.js
6 9 (3.37%) JSON
7 7 (2.62%) REST
8 6 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (2.25%) Kafka
9 5 (1.87%) Redux
10 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.12%) Pandas
10 3 (1.12%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (1.12%) SOAP
10 3 (1.12%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) User Experience
2 16 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.62%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (3.00%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.00%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.62%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.25%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.50%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.50%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.12%) Equities
10 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.12%) Tandem
10 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.87%) Windows
2 13 (4.87%) Linux
3 9 (3.37%) Unix
4 7 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.75%) Android
8 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.21%) Problem-Solving
2 92 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (16.10%) Analytics
4 40 (14.98%) Project Management
5 26 (9.74%) Scrum
6 25 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.87%) Computer Science
7 21 (7.87%) User Stories
8 20 (7.49%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.49%) Decision-Making
8 20 (7.49%) ETL
9 19 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (7.12%) Waterfall
10 18 (6.74%) ITIL
11 17 (6.37%) Mathematics
12 16 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.99%) Data Analysis
12 16 (5.99%) Fintech
12 16 (5.99%) Validation
12 16 (5.99%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.22%) SQL
2 38 (14.23%) Python
3 32 (11.99%) Java
4 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.99%) C#
6 13 (4.87%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.00%) Scala
7 8 (3.00%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.62%) R
9 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.87%) C++
9 5 (1.87%) Java 8
10 4 (1.50%) Perl
10 4 (1.50%) Ruby
10 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.12%) VBA
12 2 (0.75%) Clojure
12 2 (0.75%) Go
12 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (12.73%) Degree
2 10 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) MCSE
5 4 (1.50%) CBAP
5 4 (1.50%) CISSP
5 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.12%) MCSA
6 3 (1.12%) PhD
7 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.75%) CFA
7 2 (0.75%) CISA
7 2 (0.75%) CISM
7 2 (0.75%) IISP
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.62%) QA
2 10 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.25%) PMO
4 4 (1.50%) IFRS
4 4 (1.50%) SEPA
4 4 (1.50%) SLA
5 3 (1.12%) GDPR
5 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.75%) NIST
6 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.37%) Basel II
7 1 (0.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.37%) GAAP
7 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.00%) Docker
3 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) NFS
4 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
5 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.50%) SCCM
1 4 (1.50%) Terraform
2 2 (0.75%) Ansible
2 2 (0.75%) Control-M
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.37%) CASB
3 1 (0.37%) Matomo
3 1 (0.37%) MIIS
3 1 (0.37%) Nessus
3 1 (0.37%) Packer
3 1 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 57 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.99%) Tableau
3 10 (3.75%) Oracle
4 7 (2.62%) VMware
5 6 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.87%) Citrix
7 4 (1.50%) Google
8 3 (1.12%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.12%) Cisco
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.12%) SAP
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe
9 2 (0.75%) ATG
9 2 (0.75%) Huawei
9 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) Juniper
9 2 (0.75%) NetApp
9 2 (0.75%) Nokia
9 2 (0.75%) Sybase