The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Technical Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 150 138
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 24 14 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.40% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.42% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 37
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £23.40
% change year-on-year +30.43% -50.85%  

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 3076 3304 5192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.14% 94.89% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2347 2682 3915
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 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 75
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.84% +4.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £43.57 £32.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the City of London.

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

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Technical Analyst
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 Technical Analyst in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) Front Office
4 7 (15.91%) SAN
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
5 6 (13.64%) VXLAN
5 6 (13.64%) Arista
5 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
5 6 (13.64%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.64%) Investment Management
5 6 (13.64%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 6 (13.64%) Network Management
5 6 (13.64%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) LAN
5 6 (13.64%) WAN
5 6 (13.64%) VPN
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.64%) CCNP
5 6 (13.64%) CCNA
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) OSPF
5 6 (13.64%) BGP
5 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 6 (13.64%) Wireless
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

Technical 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 (6.82%) Apache
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) Global One
1 1 (2.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) BGP
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 6 (13.64%) LAN
2 6 (13.64%) OSPF
2 6 (13.64%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (13.64%) VPN
2 6 (13.64%) VXLAN
2 6 (13.64%) WAN
2 6 (13.64%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.82%) Flink
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) HBase
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) Neo4j
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.27%) XMLSpy
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Front Office
4 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Advertising
6 3 (6.82%) Retail
7 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.27%) Games
8 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Akka
2 3 (6.82%) Kafka
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.27%) FpML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Derivative
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
4 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Equities
5 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.27%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Investment Management
3 6 (13.64%) Network Management
4 4 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) MapReduce
5 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) SDLC
5 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) Statistics
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) UML
5 3 (6.82%) User Stories
6 2 (4.55%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) Scala
4 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) R
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) CCNA
1 6 (13.64%) CCNP
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) PhD
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) MiFID
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Arista
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco
1 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
1 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
1 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
2 3 (6.82%) Hortonworks
2 3 (6.82%) Tableau
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.27%) Charles River
4 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.27%) SimCorp
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Yardi
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