The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Analyst
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 2869 3746 4076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.72% 16.79% 18.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.52% 17.67% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 2732 2945
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 100 105
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -11.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £25.15 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.80 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 501 £425 -5.55% 144
Canary Wharf -5 15 £478 +9.14%
Croydon +4 12 £450 +29.49% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 11 £325 +2.36% 7
Docklands, London -5 9 £525 +7.69%
Bromley +1 8 £425 +13.33%
Westminster +7 6 £445 +55.18% 3
Uxbridge +5 5 £355 +13.60% 2
Wimbledon -2 5 £294 -30.88% 1
Hammersmith -4 4 £404 +5.90% 1
West End of London -8 3 £438 - 18
Hayes - 3 £271 -
Chessington +3 2 £300 -33.33%
Ilford +2 2 - -
Southwark +1 2 - -
Chiswick -1 2 £185 -
Feltham -6 2 £363 -3.33% 1
Hendon - 2 £307 -
Greenwich - 2 £370 -
Harrow +6 1 £438 +36.71%
Brentford +1 1 - - 1
Moorgate +1 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £270 -
West Drayton - 1 £125 - 1
Heathrow - 1 £445 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1896 (31.41%) Finance
2 1142 (18.92%) SQL
3 1121 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1084 (17.96%) Banking
5 1019 (16.88%) Business Analysis
6 705 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
7 683 (11.31%) Microsoft
8 661 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 539 (8.93%) Windows
10 518 (8.58%) MS Excel
11 471 (7.80%) Data Analysis
12 433 (7.17%) MS Office
13 428 (7.09%) ITIL
14 405 (6.71%) Front Office
15 397 (6.58%) Degree
16 385 (6.38%) Retail
17 372 (6.16%) Project Management
18 371 (6.15%) Analytics
19 366 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
20 361 (5.98%) Migration
21 357 (5.91%) Investment Banking
22 342 (5.67%) Oracle
23 334 (5.53%) SQL Server
23 334 (5.53%) Data Modelling
24 327 (5.42%) Scrum
24 327 (5.42%) Change Management
25 322 (5.33%) Active Directory
26 318 (5.27%) MiFID
27 316 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
28 314 (5.20%) Asset Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 161 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 107 (1.77%) SAS
3 82 (1.36%) Confluence
4 76 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 64 (1.06%) CMS
6 49 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 48 (0.80%) IIS
8 36 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 34 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 34 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 23 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.31%) Apache
14 17 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (0.27%) IBM Notes
16 14 (0.23%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (0.17%) Drupal
18 10 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 518 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 433 (7.17%) MS Office
3 172 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 171 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 76 (1.26%) MS Project
6 74 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.25%) SPSS
8 6 (0.099%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.066%) Stata
10 3 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.050%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.050%) Mingle
10 3 (0.050%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.033%) Autodesk Flame
11 2 (0.033%) InDesign
11 2 (0.033%) Maya
11 2 (0.033%) NUKE
11 2 (0.033%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 107 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 27 (0.45%) thinkFolio
5 25 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 25 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 18 (0.30%) Loan IQ
7 18 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
8 17 (0.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 16 (0.27%) Endur
9 16 (0.27%) ION MarketView
9 16 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 16 (0.27%) Summit
10 15 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
11 14 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (0.22%) FastStats
13 12 (0.20%) Minerva
13 12 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
14 11 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (1.37%) Office 365
2 49 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 46 (0.76%) SaaS
4 42 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 16 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 16 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
7 15 (0.25%) GitHub
8 14 (0.23%) G Suite
9 11 (0.18%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.15%) IaaS
10 9 (0.15%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.15%) PaaS
11 8 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.083%) Force.com
14 4 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.066%) Google Play
14 4 (0.066%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.24%) Firewall
2 109 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 81 (1.34%) LAN
4 77 (1.28%) WAN
5 62 (1.03%) Internet
6 58 (0.96%) DNS
6 58 (0.96%) VPN
6 58 (0.96%) Wireless
7 54 (0.89%) DHCP
8 52 (0.86%) Network Security
9 38 (0.63%) VoIP
10 35 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 33 (0.55%) Intranet
11 33 (0.55%) SAN
12 28 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (0.38%) BGP
14 19 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (0.31%) HTTP
14 19 (0.31%) MPLS
15 17 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 262 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
3 143 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 134 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 131 (2.17%) Big Data
6 119 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 80 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 76 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 70 (1.16%) QlikView
10 67 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 66 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (0.91%) DB2
13 43 (0.71%) Power BI
14 42 (0.70%) Data Mining
15 33 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (0.48%) Apache Hive
17 28 (0.46%) MS Access
17 28 (0.46%) RDBMS
18 24 (0.40%) NoSQL
19 22 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 241 (3.99%) JIRA
2 94 (1.56%) Selenium
3 66 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 44 (0.73%) HP UFT
6 40 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 29 (0.48%) WebDriver
8 27 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.43%) SoapUI
10 24 (0.40%) Git (software)
11 23 (0.38%) TeamCity
12 21 (0.35%) ERwin
12 21 (0.35%) LoadRunner
13 20 (0.33%) SpecFlow
14 19 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (0.30%) Toad
16 16 (0.27%) Eclipse
17 13 (0.22%) JMeter
18 12 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 11 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 1896 (31.41%) Finance
2 1084 (17.96%) Banking
3 405 (6.71%) Front Office
4 385 (6.38%) Retail
5 357 (5.91%) Investment Banking
6 235 (3.89%) Legal
7 193 (3.20%) Marketing
8 179 (2.97%) Back Office
9 123 (2.04%) Law
10 96 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 95 (1.57%) Advertising
12 87 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 60 (0.99%) Publishing
14 56 (0.93%) Retail Banking
15 47 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (0.65%) Games
17 35 (0.58%) French Language
18 31 (0.51%) Manufacturing
19 26 (0.43%) Billing
20 22 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (2.22%) XML
2 128 (2.12%) .NET
3 91 (1.51%) Web Services
4 64 (1.06%) HTML
5 54 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 40 (0.66%) Middleware
7 38 (0.63%) Gherkin
8 37 (0.61%) SOAP
9 29 (0.48%) ASP.NET
10 22 (0.36%) Murex MxML
11 21 (0.35%) CSS
12 18 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 18 (0.30%) AngularJS
12 18 (0.30%) REST
12 18 (0.30%) XML Messaging
13 17 (0.28%) FpML
14 16 (0.27%) JSON
15 15 (0.25%) HTML5
15 15 (0.25%) XML Schema
16 14 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 705 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 300 (4.97%) Derivative
3 248 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 223 (3.69%) Fixed Income
5 208 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 196 (3.25%) Equities
7 157 (2.60%) User Experience
8 99 (1.64%) Credit Risk
9 85 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 85 (1.41%) SWIFT
10 81 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 81 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 81 (1.34%) NHS
11 80 (1.33%) Market Risk
12 70 (1.16%) Reference Data
13 60 (0.99%) Fintech
14 59 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 47 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
16 46 (0.76%) Hedge funds
17 44 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 539 (8.93%) Windows
2 196 (3.25%) Unix
3 187 (3.10%) Linux
4 181 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 107 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 70 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 62 (1.03%) Android
8 42 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 42 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 41 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 38 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 31 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.20%) Solaris
14 9 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.13%) OpenVMS
15 8 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1121 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1019 (16.88%) Business Analysis
3 661 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 471 (7.80%) Data Analysis
5 428 (7.09%) ITIL
6 372 (6.16%) Project Management
7 371 (6.15%) Analytics
8 366 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 361 (5.98%) Migration
10 334 (5.53%) Data Modelling
11 327 (5.42%) Change Management
11 327 (5.42%) Scrum
12 316 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 314 (5.20%) Asset Management
14 301 (4.99%) User Stories
15 256 (4.24%) CRM
16 246 (4.07%) SDLC
17 236 (3.91%) Investment Management
17 236 (3.91%) Use Case
18 233 (3.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1142 (18.92%) SQL
2 219 (3.63%) Java
3 177 (2.93%) Python
4 175 (2.90%) C#
5 162 (2.68%) VBA
6 120 (1.99%) T-SQL
7 115 (1.90%) R
8 87 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 84 (1.39%) C++
10 71 (1.18%) Perl
11 70 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 65 (1.08%) C
13 49 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 47 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 43 (0.71%) VB
16 21 (0.35%) MATLAB
16 21 (0.35%) VBScript
17 16 (0.27%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.25%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 397 (6.58%) Degree
2 284 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 202 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 136 (2.25%) ISEB
5 100 (1.66%) CISSP
6 61 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 54 (0.89%) CISM
8 49 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 46 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 45 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (0.53%) PhD
13 31 (0.51%) CBAP
14 28 (0.46%) CCNP
14 28 (0.46%) IIBA
15 23 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 23 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
15 23 (0.38%) PMP
15 23 (0.38%) SANS
16 20 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (5.27%) MiFID
2 241 (3.99%) QA
3 181 (3.00%) Data Quality
4 127 (2.10%) PMO
5 106 (1.76%) SLA
6 82 (1.36%) EMIR
7 79 (1.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 51 (0.84%) Solvency II
9 45 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 40 (0.66%) PCI DSS
11 38 (0.63%) GDPR
12 33 (0.55%) IFRS
13 28 (0.46%) SEPA
14 21 (0.35%) IFRS 9
15 20 (0.33%) FATCA
16 19 (0.31%) Basel III
17 18 (0.30%) ISO20022
18 16 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 15 (0.25%) COBIT
20 12 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 322 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 71 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.41%) XenApp
4 23 (0.38%) vSphere
5 21 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.13%) RACF
9 8 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.12%) Docker
11 6 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.066%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.050%) Dovecot
13 3 (0.050%) NFS
13 3 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.033%) HDFS
14 2 (0.033%) Time Sharing Option
14 2 (0.033%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.033%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 54 (0.89%) SCCM
2 53 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 20 (0.33%) Nagios
5 19 (0.31%) Control-M
6 13 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.17%) SCOM
8 9 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.15%) Kibana
8 9 (0.15%) Puppet
9 8 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 7 (0.12%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.099%) Nessus
11 6 (0.099%) vMotion
Vendors
1 683 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 342 (5.67%) Oracle
3 242 (4.01%) SAP
4 133 (2.20%) Cisco
5 132 (2.19%) Citrix
6 125 (2.07%) Tableau
7 111 (1.84%) VMware
8 95 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 93 (1.54%) ServiceNow
10 87 (1.44%) Google
10 87 (1.44%) HP
11 84 (1.39%) Sybase
12 75 (1.24%) Bloomberg
13 72 (1.19%) Murex
14 68 (1.13%) IBM
15 59 (0.98%) Charles River
16 57 (0.94%) Adobe
17 48 (0.80%) Splunk
18 47 (0.78%) Teradata
19 38 (0.63%) Informatica
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £470.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £9999999 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £450 per day for a 6 month contract with view to extend
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day / c.£50-55,000 per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day +
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 11 hours ago