Period
to

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5,106 2,626 2,120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 13.25% 11.05% 10.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.27% 11.90% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,751 1,868 1,559
10th Percentile £300 £275 £190
25th Percentile £406 £363 £335
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £538
90th Percentile £675 £650 £606
England median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 62
10th Percentile £14.48 £14.13 £12.42
25th Percentile £17.00 £19.11 £14.50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £19.48
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% +15.49% -2.59%
75th Percentile £33.75 £34.88 £25.35
90th Percentile £42.60 £42.75 £34.59
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 35,784 22,060 19,215
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 92.80% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,231 15,898 13,911
10th Percentile £375 £338 £305
25th Percentile £468 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £680 £625 £606
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 219 255
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.80 £13.58
25th Percentile £22.41 £21.13 £17.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00% +23.00%
75th Percentile £49.96 £53.38 £45.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.50 £57.10
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +13.16% +2.70%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in London.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in London

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in London.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 6 months to 17 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -1 601 £514 +8.21% 174
West London +11 118 £450 -5.26% 29
South London -3 45 £390 -17.89% 6
East London +14 40 £600 +33.33% 32
North London 0 10 £175 -45.31% 5
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, Analyst contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1,745 (34.18%) Finance
2 1,502 (29.42%) Agile
3 1,492 (29.22%) Social Skills
4 1,013 (19.84%) SQL
5 908 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 762 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
7 688 (13.47%) Banking
8 680 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 533 (10.44%) Microsoft
10 497 (9.73%) Analytics
11 475 (9.30%) JIRA
11 475 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 475 (9.30%) Requirements Gathering
12 466 (9.13%) Data Analysis
13 457 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
14 437 (8.56%) User Stories
15 433 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
16 395 (7.74%) Migration
17 369 (7.23%) Azure
18 348 (6.82%) Windows
18 348 (6.82%) Python
19 347 (6.80%) Project Management
19 347 (6.80%) Change Management
20 346 (6.78%) Scrum
21 333 (6.52%) Power Platform
22 320 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
23 318 (6.23%) Power BI
24 311 (6.09%) Presentation Skills
25 298 (5.84%) Workshop Facilitation
26 293 (5.74%) Security Cleared

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
1 216 (4.23%) Confluence
2 135 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 40 (0.78%) SAS
4 37 (0.72%) CMS
5 35 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.29%) MTS
7 10 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.18%) ArcGIS
8 9 (0.18%) IIS
9 8 (0.16%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.14%) Apache
10 7 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.078%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.078%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.078%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.078%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.059%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.059%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 457 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 250 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 187 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 117 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.37%) Chatbot
8 17 (0.33%) SPSS
9 5 (0.098%) Adobe XD
10 4 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.059%) Stata
12 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 39 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 39 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (0.39%) Endur
2 20 (0.39%) NetSuite
3 19 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
4 17 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 17 (0.33%) SAP FI-GL
5 15 (0.29%) BondVision
5 15 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 12 (0.24%) Misys Midas
7 11 (0.22%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 10 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 9 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.18%) Sentinel
10 7 (0.14%) RMDS
10 7 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 369 (7.23%) Azure
2 333 (6.52%) Power Platform
3 213 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
4 141 (2.76%) AWS
5 81 (1.59%) GCP
5 81 (1.59%) SaaS
6 71 (1.39%) Google Analytics
7 55 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 50 (0.98%) Google Data Studio
9 42 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 41 (0.80%) GitHub
11 35 (0.69%) Snowflake
12 25 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
12 25 (0.49%) Veeva
13 24 (0.47%) Collibra
14 23 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 21 (0.41%) PaaS
16 17 (0.33%) PowerApps
17 15 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
17 15 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.21%) Firewall
2 50 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 42 (0.82%) VPN
4 31 (0.61%) WAN
5 29 (0.57%) Network Security
6 27 (0.53%) DNS
7 26 (0.51%) SAN
8 24 (0.47%) LAN
8 24 (0.47%) SSH
9 21 (0.41%) DHCP
10 20 (0.39%) VoIP
11 18 (0.35%) Internet
12 15 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (0.27%) Wireless
14 13 (0.25%) SD-WAN
15 12 (0.24%) HTTP
15 12 (0.24%) MPLS
15 12 (0.24%) Unified Communications
16 11 (0.22%) IPsec
16 11 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (6.23%) Power BI
2 206 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 203 (3.98%) SQL Server
3 203 (3.98%) Tableau
4 75 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (1.21%) Metadata
7 53 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 52 (1.02%) BigQuery
9 42 (0.82%) Data Lake
9 42 (0.82%) Looker
10 40 (0.78%) Big Data
11 37 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
12 29 (0.57%) MySQL
13 28 (0.55%) SAP HANA
14 26 (0.51%) Hadoop
15 23 (0.45%) Data Mining
16 21 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 475 (9.30%) JIRA
2 21 (0.41%) Eclipse
2 21 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 19 (0.37%) Postman
4 18 (0.35%) ERwin
4 18 (0.35%) Selenium
5 16 (0.31%) Subversion
6 14 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 14 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 14 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.25%) JMeter
8 12 (0.24%) Bitbucket
9 11 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.20%) Balsamiq
10 10 (0.20%) GitLab
11 8 (0.16%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.16%) Travis CI
General
1 1,745 (34.18%) Finance
2 1,492 (29.22%) Social Skills
3 762 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
4 688 (13.47%) Banking
5 311 (6.09%) Presentation Skills
6 278 (5.44%) Public Sector
7 266 (5.21%) Front Office
8 265 (5.19%) Retail
9 231 (4.52%) Investment Banking
10 164 (3.21%) Marketing
11 151 (2.96%) Legal
12 120 (2.35%) Influencing Skills
13 116 (2.27%) Telecoms
14 105 (2.06%) Back Office
15 93 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 88 (1.72%) Law
17 80 (1.57%) Financial Institution
18 77 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
19 62 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
20 51 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (1.61%) XML
2 77 (1.51%) .NET
3 35 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
4 34 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 33 (0.65%) Middleware
6 31 (0.61%) JSON
7 24 (0.47%) Kafka
8 23 (0.45%) REST
8 23 (0.45%) Web Services
9 18 (0.35%) HTML
9 18 (0.35%) SOAP
10 17 (0.33%) Rendezvous
11 15 (0.29%) FpML
11 15 (0.29%) RESTful
12 14 (0.27%) XSD
13 12 (0.24%) Gherkin
14 10 (0.20%) .NET Framework
14 10 (0.20%) ADO
15 9 (0.18%) AngularJS
15 9 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 160 (3.13%) Derivative
2 141 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 132 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 123 (2.41%) User Experience
5 112 (2.19%) Fixed Income
6 97 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 91 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 78 (1.53%) Renewable Energy
9 76 (1.49%) Equities
10 69 (1.35%) SWIFT
11 68 (1.33%) NHS
12 55 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 55 (1.08%) Market Risk
13 53 (1.04%) Data Centre
14 51 (1.00%) Reinsurance
15 50 (0.98%) Credit Risk
16 48 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
17 44 (0.86%) Reference Data
18 40 (0.78%) Mobile App
19 36 (0.71%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 348 (6.82%) Windows
2 134 (2.62%) Linux
3 112 (2.19%) Windows 10
4 97 (1.90%) Unix
5 61 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 31 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (0.59%) Android
7 30 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.098%) HPUX
15 4 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.059%) VMS
17 2 (0.039%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.020%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,502 (29.42%) Agile
2 908 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 680 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 497 (9.73%) Analytics
5 475 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
5 475 (9.30%) Requirements Gathering
6 466 (9.13%) Data Analysis
7 437 (8.56%) User Stories
8 433 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
9 395 (7.74%) Migration
10 347 (6.80%) Change Management
10 347 (6.80%) Project Management
11 346 (6.78%) Scrum
12 320 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 298 (5.84%) Workshop Facilitation
14 287 (5.62%) ITIL
15 281 (5.50%) Data Modelling
16 254 (4.97%) Acceptance Criteria
17 251 (4.92%) Waterfall
18 244 (4.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,013 (19.84%) SQL
2 348 (6.82%) Python
3 111 (2.17%) Java
4 109 (2.13%) R
5 90 (1.76%) C#
6 70 (1.37%) VBA
7 63 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 62 (1.21%) C
9 48 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 44 (0.86%) C++
11 36 (0.71%) Perl
12 35 (0.69%) JavaScript
13 27 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.27%) RPG
16 12 (0.24%) VB
17 11 (0.22%) TypeScript
18 9 (0.18%) PHP
19 8 (0.16%) Korn
19 8 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 293 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 246 (4.82%) Degree
3 241 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 53 (1.04%) CISSP
5 44 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 42 (0.82%) CISM
7 34 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (0.67%) IIBA
8 33 (0.65%) CBAP
8 33 (0.65%) CCNA
8 33 (0.65%) ISEB
9 30 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 29 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 26 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 26 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
12 23 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (0.37%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (5.07%) QA
2 193 (3.78%) Data Quality
3 165 (3.23%) PMO
4 70 (1.37%) SLA
5 56 (1.10%) MiFID
6 55 (1.08%) IFRS
7 54 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 41 (0.80%) NIST
9 34 (0.67%) EMIR
10 32 (0.63%) GDPR
11 29 (0.57%) COBIT
11 29 (0.57%) ISO 20022
12 28 (0.55%) GxP
12 28 (0.55%) SEPA
13 27 (0.53%) IFRS 17
14 23 (0.45%) Accessibility
15 22 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 22 (0.43%) Good Clinical Practice
16 18 (0.35%) GAAP
17 16 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 212 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.31%) XenApp
4 14 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (0.25%) vSphere
6 9 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.098%) Firmware
9 4 (0.078%) HDFS
9 4 (0.078%) NFS
10 3 (0.059%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.039%) Docker
12 1 (0.020%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.020%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.020%) UAG
12 1 (0.020%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (0.88%) SCCM
2 41 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 25 (0.49%) Ansible
5 24 (0.47%) BladeLogic
6 15 (0.29%) Control-M
7 12 (0.24%) Terraform
8 11 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.18%) CSIRT
10 8 (0.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (0.16%) CASB
10 8 (0.16%) Nessus
11 7 (0.14%) HP ALM
11 7 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.14%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.12%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.098%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.098%) QRadar
13 5 (0.098%) WSUS
Vendors
1 533 (10.44%) Microsoft
2 217 (4.25%) Oracle
3 163 (3.19%) SAP
4 156 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 131 (2.57%) ServiceNow
6 121 (2.37%) Google
7 91 (1.78%) Splunk
8 75 (1.47%) Citrix
9 73 (1.43%) Cisco
10 61 (1.19%) VMware
11 59 (1.16%) Adobe
12 49 (0.96%) Bloomberg
12 49 (0.96%) Informatica
13 46 (0.90%) Apple
14 45 (0.88%) Alteryx
15 44 (0.86%) IBM
16 42 (0.82%) Workday
17 31 (0.61%) Murex
17 31 (0.61%) TIBCO
18 30 (0.59%) Charles River