Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 186 212
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 52 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.85% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.88% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 27
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +15.94%
10th Percentile £282 £363 £363
90th Percentile £555 £666 £625
Central London median daily rate £481 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.35 -
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -

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 6,736 6,229 6,523
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.83% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,296 4,780 5,236
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £453
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.73% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 77 82
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% -
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.52 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.60 £30.07 £32.23
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.64 £19.74
% change year-on-year +6.04% -10.67% +6.72%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) Finance
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.23%) Windows
5 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (17.31%) SDLC
6 8 (15.38%) Information Management
7 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Document Management
7 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
7 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
7 7 (13.46%) Citrix
8 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
8 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) Intranet
8 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (11.54%) Change Management
8 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.54%) Banking
8 6 (11.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 6 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (9.62%) Analytics
9 5 (9.62%) User Stories
9 5 (9.62%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008

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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Workday HCM
2 2 (3.85%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (3.85%) ReMetrica
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
3 3 (5.77%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Intranet
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) MPLS
5 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.85%) WebEx
6 1 (1.92%) 4G
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) jQuery
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) XMPP
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) LIMS
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Handset
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SDLC
2 8 (15.38%) Information Management
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Document Management
4 6 (11.54%) Change Management
4 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.62%) Analytics
5 5 (9.62%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.62%) User Stories
5 5 (9.62%) Workflow
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) R
6 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GDPR
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) SEPA
3 1 (1.92%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) XenApp
2 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (9.62%) Google
4 5 (9.62%) Ivanti
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (7.69%) Workday
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.92%) BMC
7 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Tealium
7 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard