Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 180 202
Rank change year-on-year -36 +22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 43 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.86% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.91% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 37
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £348
90th Percentile £572 £625 £660
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - £162.50
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.35 £162.50
% change year-on-year +2.67% -85.02% -

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 6,695 6,505 6,398
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.84% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,298 5,092 5,106
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 90 74
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £45.59
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.38
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.17% -3.47%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) Analytics
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.60%) Google
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) Investment Management
7 5 (11.63%) Google Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Google Tag Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) Apple
8 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.30%) Java
8 4 (9.30%) VMware
8 4 (9.30%) Marketing
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.30%) Workday
8 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.30%) Workday HCM
8 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Workday HCM
2 2 (4.65%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (4.65%) ReMetrica
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Google Analytics
1 5 (11.63%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Apple Pay
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) WebEx
3 1 (2.33%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
4 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) jQuery
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) XMPP
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) Equities
4 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Analytics
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Management
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Microservices
4 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) SDLC
5 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Science
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) R
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) IIBA
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.30%) XenApp
1 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Google
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) Ivanti
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Workday
4 3 (6.98%) Calypso
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) Tealium