Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 191 197
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 51 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.72% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.75% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 19
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £304 £285 £347
90th Percentile £549 £663 £525
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 6,626 5,882 6,188
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.83% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,232 4,559 4,910
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £290
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 61 94
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -11.15% +11.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.73
90th Percentile £37.50 £30.07 £46.85
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% -15.20% +11.95%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) Windows
6 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.65%) Service Management
6 9 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) SDLC
7 8 (15.69%) Information Management
7 8 (15.69%) Front Office
8 7 (13.73%) Document Management
8 7 (13.73%) Banking
8 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (13.73%) User Stories
8 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 6 (11.76%) ITIL
9 6 (11.76%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.80%) Use Case
10 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.80%) Back Office
10 5 (9.80%) Workflow
10 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
10 5 (9.80%) Intranet

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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Kondor
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
1 5 (9.80%) Intranet
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) MPLS
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Front Office
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 5 (9.80%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ADO
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.96%) FpML
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.88%) LIMS
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Equities
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.65%) SDLC
2 9 (17.65%) Service Management
2 9 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Information Management
4 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.73%) Document Management
4 7 (13.73%) User Stories
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Client Onboarding
6 5 (9.80%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.80%) Use Case
6 5 (9.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (9.80%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GDPR
2 2 (3.92%) MiFID
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) SEPA
3 1 (1.96%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
2 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.96%) PingFederate
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Cadence
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Ping Identity
6 1 (1.96%) Sybase
6 1 (1.96%) Tealium
6 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard