Period
to 22 April 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5,145 6,344 6,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.20% 13.74% 15.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.92% 14.50% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,687 4,473 4,330
London median daily rate £440 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £205 £209 £225
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 144 112
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.58 £11.85
90th Percentile £49.73 £48.75 £32.73
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% -

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 39,834 43,763 38,136
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.76% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,493 31,644 27,206
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 690 501
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +15.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.49 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.88 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.94% -1.58% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -2 1,073 £425 -5.56% 208
West London +2 282 £375 -4.76% 56
South London +5 145 £400 +1.27% 22
East London -19 92 £421 -6.39% 38
North London -17 19 £255 -21.54% 12
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1,604 (31.18%) Finance
2 1,228 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 838 (16.29%) SQL
4 717 (13.94%) Business Analysis
5 691 (13.43%) Banking
6 686 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 654 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
8 647 (12.58%) Windows
9 581 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 557 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
11 478 (9.29%) Data Analysis
12 425 (8.26%) Active Directory
13 405 (7.87%) Analytics
14 399 (7.76%) ITIL
15 391 (7.60%) User Stories
16 390 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
17 373 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
18 352 (6.84%) Migration
19 344 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
20 339 (6.59%) Scrum
21 318 (6.18%) Retail
22 316 (6.14%) Degree
23 309 (6.01%) Security Cleared
24 305 (5.93%) Asset Management
25 293 (5.69%) Project Management
26 282 (5.48%) JIRA
26 282 (5.48%) Office 365
27 280 (5.44%) CRM
28 278 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
29 255 (4.96%) Windows 10

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
1 132 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 126 (2.45%) Confluence
3 65 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 55 (1.07%) SAS
5 52 (1.01%) CMS
6 32 (0.62%) Skype for Business
7 24 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.25%) IIS
10 12 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.19%) Apache
13 9 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.12%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 557 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 390 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
3 165 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 114 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 68 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 32 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.19%) SPSS
8 5 (0.097%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.078%) Stata
10 3 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.058%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.058%) Weka
11 2 (0.039%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.039%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.019%) EViews
12 1 (0.019%) Revit
12 1 (0.019%) Shockwave
12 1 (0.019%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 85 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 20 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 19 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 19 (0.37%) SAP BPC
6 16 (0.31%) FastStats
6 16 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
7 15 (0.29%) Actimize
7 15 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.29%) Endur
8 14 (0.27%) thinkFolio
8 14 (0.27%) Workday HCM
9 13 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 12 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.19%) NetSuite
12 10 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 282 (5.48%) Office 365
2 184 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
5 62 (1.21%) Google Analytics
6 56 (1.09%) SaaS
7 45 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
9 32 (0.62%) IaaS
10 31 (0.60%) PaaS
11 26 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
13 19 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (0.33%) GitHub
16 16 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
17 15 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 12 (0.23%) Taleo
19 11 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (1.85%) Firewall
2 82 (1.59%) LAN
3 76 (1.48%) WAN
4 74 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 72 (1.40%) DNS
6 68 (1.32%) VPN
7 61 (1.19%) Internet
8 54 (1.05%) DHCP
9 35 (0.68%) Skype
10 31 (0.60%) Network Security
11 28 (0.54%) VoIP
12 23 (0.45%) Wireless
13 21 (0.41%) SAN
14 20 (0.39%) FTP
15 18 (0.35%) VLAN
16 15 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (0.27%) Intranet
18 13 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (0.25%) HTTP
19 12 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 187 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (2.80%) Power BI
4 86 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 79 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 77 (1.50%) Big Data
8 56 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 41 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 41 (0.80%) MySQL
10 38 (0.74%) MS Access
11 37 (0.72%) Data Mining
12 34 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 34 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (0.64%) QlikView
14 32 (0.62%) RDBMS
15 25 (0.49%) BigQuery
15 25 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (0.47%) Data Lake
16 24 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 282 (5.48%) JIRA
2 112 (2.18%) Selenium
3 66 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 51 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 32 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 32 (0.62%) JMeter
6 31 (0.60%) WebDriver
7 30 (0.58%) SoapUI
8 29 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 27 (0.52%) SpecFlow
10 24 (0.47%) HP UFT
11 21 (0.41%) Visual Studio
12 17 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 15 (0.29%) Appium
14 12 (0.23%) Rational Rose
14 12 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 11 (0.21%) Hudson
16 9 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
17 8 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 1,604 (31.18%) Finance
2 691 (13.43%) Banking
3 318 (6.18%) Retail
4 201 (3.91%) Front Office
4 201 (3.91%) Marketing
5 150 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 147 (2.86%) Legal
7 141 (2.74%) Law
8 86 (1.67%) Back Office
9 82 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 80 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 75 (1.46%) Retail Banking
12 66 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 53 (1.03%) Advertising
14 45 (0.87%) Billing
15 38 (0.74%) General Ledger
15 38 (0.74%) Private Banking
16 35 (0.68%) Publishing
17 31 (0.60%) Manufacturing
18 28 (0.54%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (1.89%) .NET
2 92 (1.79%) Web Services
3 85 (1.65%) XML
4 66 (1.28%) REST
5 57 (1.11%) HTML
6 48 (0.93%) JSON
7 38 (0.74%) RESTful
7 38 (0.74%) SOAP
8 31 (0.60%) CSS
9 20 (0.39%) Spring
10 19 (0.37%) Gherkin
11 16 (0.31%) HTML5
11 16 (0.31%) NumPy
11 16 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (0.27%) Middleware
13 13 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
13 13 (0.25%) jQuery
14 11 (0.21%) AngularJS
14 11 (0.21%) React
15 10 (0.19%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 654 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 148 (2.88%) User Experience
4 136 (2.64%) Fixed Income
5 122 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 114 (2.22%) Derivative
7 109 (2.12%) Fintech
8 95 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 84 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
10 81 (1.57%) Equities
11 72 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 61 (1.19%) NHS
13 59 (1.15%) FMCG
14 50 (0.97%) Data Centre
15 48 (0.93%) iPhone
16 47 (0.91%) Credit Risk
16 47 (0.91%) Data Structures
17 39 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
19 37 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 647 (12.58%) Windows
2 255 (4.96%) Windows 10
3 187 (3.63%) Windows 7
4 123 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 120 (2.33%) Linux
6 111 (2.16%) Unix
7 76 (1.48%) Android
8 75 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 20 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.12%) Solaris
17 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.078%) Data ONTAP
19 3 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,228 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (13.94%) Business Analysis
3 581 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 478 (9.29%) Data Analysis
5 405 (7.87%) Analytics
6 399 (7.76%) ITIL
7 391 (7.60%) User Stories
8 373 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
9 352 (6.84%) Migration
10 344 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
11 339 (6.59%) Scrum
12 305 (5.93%) Asset Management
13 293 (5.69%) Project Management
14 280 (5.44%) CRM
15 278 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 251 (4.88%) Test Automation
17 242 (4.70%) Data Modelling
18 205 (3.98%) E-Commerce
19 183 (3.56%) Waterfall
20 180 (3.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 838 (16.29%) SQL
2 220 (4.28%) Python
3 154 (2.99%) Java
4 111 (2.16%) C#
5 98 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 96 (1.87%) R
7 95 (1.85%) VBA
8 81 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 53 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 51 (0.99%) C++
11 47 (0.91%) C
12 31 (0.60%) VB
13 28 (0.54%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 22 (0.43%) Perl
16 21 (0.41%) MATLAB
16 21 (0.41%) Ruby
17 10 (0.19%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.17%) Java 8
19 7 (0.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 316 (6.14%) Degree
2 309 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 220 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 74 (1.44%) ISEB
5 46 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 46 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 42 (0.82%) CISSP
7 32 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 31 (0.60%) CISM
9 25 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 21 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
12 19 (0.37%) ACCA
12 19 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
13 17 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.29%) CIMA
15 14 (0.27%) CISA
15 14 (0.27%) PhD
16 13 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (4.82%) QA
2 154 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 111 (2.16%) PMO
4 92 (1.79%) SLA
5 74 (1.44%) GDPR
6 55 (1.07%) PSD2
7 39 (0.76%) MiFID
8 33 (0.64%) IFRS
9 31 (0.60%) SEPA
10 29 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (0.45%) IFRS 9
12 21 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.23%) EMIR
14 11 (0.21%) Basel III
15 10 (0.19%) Solvency II
16 9 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
16 9 (0.17%) GxP
17 7 (0.14%) CDISC
17 7 (0.14%) ISO 9001
17 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 425 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 67 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.87%) XenApp
4 32 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 22 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.39%) Docker
7 19 (0.37%) vSphere
8 16 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 8 (0.16%) NFS
12 8 (0.16%) XenServer
13 7 (0.14%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.14%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.12%) HDFS
14 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.097%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.097%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.078%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 114 (2.22%) SCCM
2 28 (0.54%) AirWatch
3 25 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (0.41%) Ansible
5 20 (0.39%) HP ALM
5 20 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.35%) Puppet
7 17 (0.33%) Control-M
7 17 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 12 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.21%) vMotion
10 10 (0.19%) SELinux
10 10 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.19%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.17%) Kibana
11 9 (0.17%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.16%) Nessus
13 7 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 686 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 234 (4.55%) Oracle
3 197 (3.83%) SAP
4 181 (3.52%) Tableau
5 154 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 150 (2.92%) Citrix
7 138 (2.68%) Google
8 123 (2.39%) ServiceNow
8 123 (2.39%) VMware
9 93 (1.81%) Cisco
10 76 (1.48%) Adobe
10 76 (1.48%) HP
11 63 (1.22%) Workday
12 55 (1.07%) Bloomberg
13 52 (1.01%) Charles River
14 44 (0.86%) IBM
14 44 (0.86%) Sony
15 41 (0.80%) Apple
16 37 (0.72%) Ivanti
17 35 (0.68%) Murex