Period
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The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Data Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 107 106
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 78 43 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 1.51% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.61% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 41
10th Percentile £185 £214 £330
25th Percentile £358 £293 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £550 £549 £538
90th Percentile £593 £606 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £438 £463
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
10th Percentile - £16.60 -
25th Percentile £18.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -19.15% - -
75th Percentile £19.50 £28.50 -
90th Percentile - £31.20 -
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.15% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,897 2,673 2,971
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 94.02% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,948 1,943 2,230
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
25th Percentile £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £682 £631 £600
90th Percentile £775 £706 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 50
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.04 £12.42
25th Percentile £20.08 £13.81 £14.41
Median hourly rate £35.25 £19.48 £23.37
Median % change year-on-year +80.93% -16.63% +18.32%
75th Percentile £51.31 £28.19 £38.73
90th Percentile £62.50 £37.25 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.50 £18.99 £22.74
% change year-on-year +86.97% -16.48% +13.68%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Data Analyst contract jobs required 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 25 (32.05%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (24.36%) Data Analysis
5 18 (23.08%) Analytics
6 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Excel
7 16 (20.51%) Power BI
7 16 (20.51%) Power Platform
8 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.95%) Social Skills
10 13 (16.67%) Agile
11 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
11 12 (15.38%) Data Quality
12 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
12 10 (12.82%) Degree
13 9 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
13 9 (11.54%) Data Management
13 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
14 7 (8.97%) ETL
14 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (8.97%) Tableau
14 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
15 6 (7.69%) Power Management
15 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
15 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
15 6 (7.69%) Data Governance
15 6 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
15 6 (7.69%) CCENT
15 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
15 6 (7.69%) Time Management

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.28%) Eikon
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.56%) Azure
2 2 (2.56%) GCP
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Collibra
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) Power BI
2 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.97%) Tableau
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.56%) Looker
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Impala
5 1 (1.28%) Metadata
5 1 (1.28%) Metadata Repository
5 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.28%) Power Query
5 1 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.28%) QualityStage
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.28%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.95%) Social Skills
4 6 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.85%) Law
6 3 (3.85%) Legal
6 3 (3.85%) Retail
7 2 (2.56%) Back Office
7 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (1.28%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Front Office
8 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Social Media
3 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.85%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Podcast
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (24.36%) Data Analysis
3 18 (23.08%) Analytics
4 13 (16.67%) Agile
5 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
7 9 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (11.54%) Data Management
8 7 (8.97%) ETL
8 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.69%) Data Governance
9 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (7.69%) Migration
9 6 (7.69%) Power Management
9 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.69%) Time Management
10 5 (6.41%) Data Deduplication
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) R
3 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) CCENT
2 6 (7.69%) CCNA
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) MCSA
2 6 (7.69%) MCSE
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) PhD
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.41%) IFRS
2 5 (6.41%) QA
3 4 (5.13%) IFRS 17
4 3 (3.85%) GDPR
5 1 (1.28%) EMIR
5 1 (1.28%) GAAP
5 1 (1.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (3.85%) Informatica
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) SAP
4 2 (2.56%) Workday
5 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.28%) Ariba
5 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.28%) Cognos
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Maconomy
5 1 (1.28%) Qualtrics
5 1 (1.28%) Refinitiv
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) Talend