The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 114 111 121
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 41 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.44% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.51% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 57
Median daily rate £550 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £595 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -2.58% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +27.38% -34.37%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2886 3173 4864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.40% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2526 3664
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
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 Senior Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (30.95%) Business Analysis
3 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (22.62%) Banking
6 17 (20.24%) MiFID
7 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.29%) Front Office
9 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.71%) Use Case
10 9 (10.71%) SDLC
11 8 (9.52%) Investment Management
11 8 (9.52%) Advertising
12 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 7 (8.33%) Scrum
12 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Wealth Management
12 7 (8.33%) Derivative
13 6 (7.14%) Cisco
13 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.14%) SQL
13 6 (7.14%) Windows
14 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
14 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
14 5 (5.95%) Process Management
14 5 (5.95%) Change Management
14 5 (5.95%) QA
14 5 (5.95%) Time Management
14 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
14 5 (5.95%) Guidewire

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.38%) IIS
1 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) SAS
2 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.19%) HFM
3 1 (1.19%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.19%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (3.57%) BGP
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.57%) IPsec
2 3 (3.57%) WAN
2 3 (3.57%) Wireless
2 3 (3.57%) WLAN
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.38%) ICMP
3 2 (2.38%) MPLS
3 2 (2.38%) Network Security
3 2 (2.38%) OSPF
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 2 (2.38%) SSH
3 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.19%) Essbase
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) QlikView
4 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (22.62%) Banking
3 12 (14.29%) Front Office
4 8 (9.52%) Advertising
5 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.76%) Retail
7 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.19%) FpML
2 1 (1.19%) Velocity
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Derivative
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.57%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Business Analysis
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
5 9 (10.71%) SDLC
5 9 (10.71%) Use Case
6 8 (9.52%) Investment Management
7 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Wealth Management
8 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.95%) Change Management
9 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) Process Management
9 5 (5.95%) Time Management
10 4 (4.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 4 (4.76%) Business Transformation
10 4 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.38%) CCNP
2 2 (2.38%) CCSA
2 2 (2.38%) CCSE
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) CISSP
3 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) ECDL
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) MiFID
2 5 (5.95%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (5.95%) QA
3 3 (3.57%) SEPA
4 2 (2.38%) SLA
5 1 (1.19%) Basel III
5 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.19%) EMIR
5 1 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 5 (5.95%) Guidewire
4 4 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.38%) Charles River
6 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Meraki
7 1 (1.19%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.19%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) Symantec
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) WorldPay
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