Period
to 27 November 2021

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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.

IT Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 114 170
Rank change year-on-year -17 +56 +16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 53 10 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.33% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 41
10th Percentile £180 £196 £130
25th Percentile £226 £263 £200
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £533 £375
Median % change year-on-year -15.57% +42.13% +36.36%
75th Percentile £568 £575 £469
90th Percentile £635 £640 £550
Central London median daily rate £427 £523 £350
% change year-on-year -18.36% +49.43% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £24.25 " £12.76
Median hourly rate £24.50 - £16.47
75th Percentile £24.75 " £20.19
90th Percentile " " £23.75
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 - £16.47

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 3,685 1,810 5,406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.61% 92.30% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,836 1,371 4,290
10th Percentile £358 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £608 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 60
10th Percentile £13.88 £17.30 £12.03
25th Percentile £19.56 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £32.70 £35.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +79.75% +5.61%
75th Percentile £44.75 £43.00 £23.56
90th Percentile £63.25 £47.40 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £34.75 £32.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.29% +59.49% +9.63%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the City of London

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for IT Analyst in the City of London

IT Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in the City of London

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in the City of London

IT Analyst
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 IT Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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 - 1 £140 -
IT Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Social Skills
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) ITIL
4 14 (26.42%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.64%) Windows
7 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
9 8 (15.09%) Azure
9 8 (15.09%) Banking
9 8 (15.09%) SQL
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco
10 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (11.32%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (9.43%) Business Case
12 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
12 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.43%) QA
12 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
12 5 (9.43%) Time Management
13 4 (7.55%) CCENT
13 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
13 4 (7.55%) Power Management
13 4 (7.55%) SDLC

IT 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.89%) RMDS
2 1 (1.89%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (15.09%) Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.89%) AWS
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.89%) GCP
5 1 (1.89%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) OpenVPN
1 1 (1.89%) SD-WAN
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) Power BI
4 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) HBase
4 1 (1.89%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) OLAP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Social Skills
3 8 (15.09%) Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.55%) Public Sector
6 3 (5.66%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (3.77%) Front Office
7 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.89%) Back Office
8 1 (1.89%) International Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.89%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.55%) Equities
4 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.77%) Housing Association
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
5 5 (9.43%) Business Case
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.43%) Time Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.55%) Power Management
6 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) R
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) CCENT
1 4 (7.55%) CCNA
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.55%) MCSA
1 4 (7.55%) MCSE
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) COBIT
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) NIST
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.89%) EMIR
3 1 (1.89%) GRC
3 1 (1.89%) MiFID
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco
3 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.66%) Apple
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) Sun
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.89%) Cadence
6 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO