The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 3292 3425 4099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.85% 15.78% 17.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.71% 16.56% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2346 2465 2881
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 73 107
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £39.86 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +1 624 £450 - 149
Canary Wharf 0 19 £450 +14.28%
Westminster +9 12 £223 -25.83%
Docklands, London -2 12 £600 +14.28%
Wimbledon +3 8 £450 +18.42% 1
West End of London +10 6 £388 -10.91% 15
Croydon -30 6 £440 -2.22% 4
Ealing +6 5 £325 -9.72%
Osterley +3 4 £500 +15.60%
Hammersmith -7 4 £354 +45.12% 2
Bromley -7 4 £575 +35.29% 1
West Drayton - 4 £125 -
Hounslow +5 3 - - 2
Hayes 0 3 £375 -5.06%
Uxbridge -10 3 - - 2
South Croydon - 3 - -
Surbiton - 3 - - 3
Twickenham +2 2 £283 -8.87% 3
Greenwich -5 2 £288 -3.52%
Moorgate - 2 - -
Romford +1 1 - -
Barking 0 1 - -
Brentford -2 1 £225 -7.97% 2
Southwark -5 1 £351 +40.20% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -13 1 £325 -21.21% 3
Orpington - 1 - -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1931 (31.34%) Finance
2 1278 (20.74%) SQL
3 1245 (20.21%) Banking
4 1170 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 1032 (16.75%) Business Analysis
6 731 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
7 692 (11.23%) Microsoft
8 672 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 605 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
10 588 (9.54%) Windows
11 474 (7.69%) Front Office
12 461 (7.48%) Data Analysis
13 441 (7.16%) Investment Banking
14 422 (6.85%) Degree
15 421 (6.83%) Retail
16 414 (6.72%) Analytics
17 410 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
18 404 (6.56%) ITIL
19 387 (6.28%) MiFID
20 381 (6.18%) Migration
21 380 (6.17%) Project Management
22 377 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
23 356 (5.78%) Asset Management
24 352 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
24 352 (5.71%) User Stories
25 350 (5.68%) Active Directory
26 348 (5.65%) Scrum
27 346 (5.62%) Oracle
28 337 (5.47%) SQL Server
29 330 (5.36%) Change 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
1 173 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 105 (1.70%) SAS
3 96 (1.56%) Confluence
4 80 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 77 (1.25%) CMS
6 49 (0.80%) IIS
7 36 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 32 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 30 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 30 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 24 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 21 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (0.31%) Apache
15 13 (0.21%) JBoss
16 10 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.16%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 605 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 410 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
3 194 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 186 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 82 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 65 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.32%) SPSS
8 17 (0.28%) Stata
9 5 (0.081%) InDesign
10 4 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.049%) Mingle
11 3 (0.049%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.016%) HipChat
13 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.016%) InVision
13 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 99 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.62%) thinkFolio
3 34 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 25 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (0.41%) Temenos T24
5 24 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 24 (0.39%) ION MarketView
6 22 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 22 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 19 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 19 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
8 17 (0.28%) Endur
8 17 (0.28%) Loan IQ
9 16 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (0.23%) Global One
10 14 (0.23%) Summit
11 12 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 108 (1.75%) Office 365
2 67 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 52 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (0.71%) SaaS
5 33 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (0.42%) G Suite
7 23 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 12 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.18%) GitHub
10 11 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
10 11 (0.18%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.097%) Google Tag Manager
13 6 (0.097%) PaaS
14 5 (0.081%) AdWords
14 5 (0.081%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.065%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.21%) Firewall
2 109 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 86 (1.40%) LAN
4 78 (1.27%) DNS
5 68 (1.10%) DHCP
6 66 (1.07%) WAN
7 57 (0.93%) VPN
8 56 (0.91%) Internet
9 52 (0.84%) Network Security
10 50 (0.81%) Wireless
11 45 (0.73%) SAN
12 33 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (0.34%) Skype
14 21 (0.34%) VoIP
15 18 (0.29%) BGP
15 18 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (0.29%) HTTP
15 18 (0.29%) NAS
16 17 (0.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 210 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 145 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 140 (2.27%) Big Data
5 127 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 122 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 86 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 57 (0.93%) QlikView
10 55 (0.89%) DB2
11 50 (0.81%) Power BI
12 49 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (0.78%) Oracle Database
14 47 (0.76%) Data Mining
15 36 (0.58%) MS Access
16 33 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (0.41%) Data Mart
18 25 (0.41%) RDBMS
19 22 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 291 (4.72%) JIRA
2 109 (1.77%) Selenium
3 77 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 60 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 49 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 37 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 34 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 32 (0.52%) SoapUI
10 29 (0.47%) HP UFT
11 28 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.42%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.36%) LoadRunner
13 22 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
14 21 (0.34%) ERwin
14 21 (0.34%) JMeter
15 19 (0.31%) Toad
16 15 (0.24%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.24%) Subversion
17 13 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1931 (31.34%) Finance
2 1245 (20.21%) Banking
3 474 (7.69%) Front Office
4 441 (7.16%) Investment Banking
5 421 (6.83%) Retail
6 242 (3.93%) Legal
7 225 (3.65%) Marketing
8 161 (2.61%) Back Office
9 109 (1.77%) Advertising
10 107 (1.74%) Telecoms
11 104 (1.69%) Law
12 95 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 71 (1.15%) Retail Banking
14 63 (1.02%) Publishing
15 43 (0.70%) French Language
15 43 (0.70%) Private Banking
16 35 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 29 (0.47%) Manufacturing
18 28 (0.45%) Billing
19 24 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (2.42%) .NET
2 147 (2.39%) XML
3 87 (1.41%) Web Services
4 71 (1.15%) HTML
5 55 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 45 (0.73%) Gherkin
7 41 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 39 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 38 (0.62%) Middleware
10 31 (0.50%) FpML
11 29 (0.47%) JSON
12 28 (0.45%) Murex MxML
13 26 (0.42%) HTML5
13 26 (0.42%) REST
14 25 (0.41%) SOAP
15 23 (0.37%) CSS
16 21 (0.34%) Node.js
16 21 (0.34%) SAML
17 20 (0.32%) .NET Framework
18 19 (0.31%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 731 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 277 (4.50%) Derivative
3 265 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 250 (4.06%) Fixed Income
5 220 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 169 (2.74%) Equities
7 133 (2.16%) User Experience
8 93 (1.51%) Market Risk
9 91 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 90 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
11 83 (1.35%) Computer Science
12 75 (1.22%) Credit Risk
13 70 (1.14%) NHS
13 70 (1.14%) Reference Data
14 68 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 67 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 66 (1.07%) SWIFT
17 63 (1.02%) Blackberry
18 60 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
19 50 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 588 (9.54%) Windows
2 229 (3.72%) Unix
3 187 (3.04%) Linux
4 166 (2.69%) Windows 7
5 122 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 86 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 64 (1.04%) Android
8 57 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 42 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 38 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 29 (0.47%) Solaris
14 28 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 28 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.18%) CentOS
17 10 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.15%) AIX
19 6 (0.097%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1170 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1032 (16.75%) Business Analysis
3 672 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 461 (7.48%) Data Analysis
5 414 (6.72%) Analytics
6 404 (6.56%) ITIL
7 381 (6.18%) Migration
8 380 (6.17%) Project Management
9 377 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 356 (5.78%) Asset Management
11 352 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 352 (5.71%) User Stories
12 348 (5.65%) Scrum
13 330 (5.36%) Change Management
14 314 (5.10%) Data Modelling
15 295 (4.79%) Investment Management
16 262 (4.25%) SDLC
17 252 (4.09%) CRM
18 242 (3.93%) E-Commerce
19 241 (3.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1278 (20.74%) SQL
2 223 (3.62%) Java
3 207 (3.36%) Python
4 178 (2.89%) VBA
5 162 (2.63%) C#
6 146 (2.37%) R
7 109 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 92 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 91 (1.48%) JavaScript
10 76 (1.23%) Perl
11 72 (1.17%) C++
12 65 (1.06%) C
13 54 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 46 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 40 (0.65%) VB
16 26 (0.42%) Bash Shell
16 26 (0.42%) MATLAB
17 22 (0.36%) Scala
17 22 (0.36%) VBScript
18 19 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 422 (6.85%) Degree
2 253 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 170 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 140 (2.27%) ISEB
5 81 (1.31%) CISSP
6 67 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 51 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 49 (0.80%) CISM
9 45 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 38 (0.62%) PMI Certification
12 37 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
13 35 (0.57%) PMP
14 27 (0.44%) IIBA
15 26 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
16 24 (0.39%) CBAP
16 24 (0.39%) CCNP
16 24 (0.39%) Master's Degree
17 23 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (6.28%) MiFID
2 239 (3.88%) QA
3 172 (2.79%) Data Quality
4 130 (2.11%) PMO
5 105 (1.70%) EMIR
6 94 (1.53%) SLA
7 85 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
8 77 (1.25%) GDPR
9 62 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 46 (0.75%) PCI DSS
11 28 (0.45%) IFRS
12 27 (0.44%) Solvency II
13 23 (0.37%) SEPA
14 20 (0.32%) IFRS 9
15 18 (0.29%) Basel III
15 18 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
16 17 (0.28%) COBIT
16 17 (0.28%) ISO 20022
16 17 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 12 (0.19%) Basel II
System Software
1 350 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 68 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.41%) vSphere
4 25 (0.41%) XenApp
5 22 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (0.24%) Docker
7 14 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.11%) HDFS
9 7 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.081%) NFS
11 5 (0.081%) Time Sharing Option
12 4 (0.065%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.065%) RACF
13 3 (0.049%) Firmware
13 3 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 85 (1.38%) SCCM
2 44 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 20 (0.32%) Control-M
4 20 (0.32%) Nagios
5 16 (0.26%) Puppet
5 16 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
6 15 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.23%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.19%) Ansible
8 12 (0.19%) SCOM
9 11 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
10 10 (0.16%) HP Fortify
10 10 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.16%) Salt
11 9 (0.15%) Nessus
12 8 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 692 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 346 (5.62%) Oracle
3 204 (3.31%) SAP
4 150 (2.43%) Tableau
5 123 (2.00%) ServiceNow
6 122 (1.98%) Citrix
7 119 (1.93%) Cisco
8 115 (1.87%) VMware
9 113 (1.83%) Google
10 94 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 87 (1.41%) HP
12 79 (1.28%) Murex
13 71 (1.15%) Sybase
14 70 (1.14%) IBM
15 68 (1.10%) Bloomberg
16 60 (0.97%) Adobe
17 56 (0.91%) Charles River
18 47 (0.76%) Splunk
19 46 (0.75%) Teradata
20 43 (0.70%) Apple
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 400-500pd - 3 month contract, likely to exte
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day (6 month contract)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Computer People
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £23.75 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 - £147 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday