Period
to 27 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 866 2,009 2,662
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.05% 5.51% 5.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.42% 16.33% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 1,313 1,782
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £293 £275
90th Percentile £691 £700 £688
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 46
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.68 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.36% +21.26% -16.89%
10th Percentile £22.00 £14.63 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.56 £45.63 £39.38
England median hourly rate £32.81 £22.50 £18.02
% change year-on-year +45.83% +24.90% -8.66%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,615 12,303 16,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.23% 33.75% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,852 8,557 11,847
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £481 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 188 250
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.89 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.91% -0.17% +8.16%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £52.65 £53.75
Median hourly rate £34.13 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +58.72% +7.50% +0.91%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the London region over the 6 months to 27 October 2020. 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 +13 119 £464 -4.87% 75
West London +5 56 £445 +2.30% 21
South London +13 21 £394 -10.51% 3
East London +23 19 £450 +5.88% 9
North London +8 5 £338 -25.00% 3
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 312 (36.03%) Problem-Solving
2 294 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (29.33%) Finance
4 186 (21.48%) SQL
5 157 (18.13%) Microsoft
6 155 (17.90%) Python
7 141 (16.28%) Degree
8 122 (14.09%) Analytics
9 121 (13.97%) Java
10 120 (13.86%) Security Cleared
11 118 (13.63%) Azure
12 113 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
13 111 (12.82%) SC Cleared
14 108 (12.47%) Scrum
15 106 (12.24%) Banking
16 104 (12.01%) Linux
17 95 (10.97%) Computer Science
18 94 (10.85%) AWS
19 91 (10.51%) DevOps
20 85 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
20 85 (9.82%) Project Management
21 83 (9.58%) Data Science
22 80 (9.24%) Data Modelling
23 75 (8.66%) Windows
23 75 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
24 73 (8.43%) Migration
25 69 (7.97%) Oracle
25 69 (7.97%) Public Sector
26 67 (7.74%) Git (software)
27 65 (7.51%) SQL Server

Analytical Skills
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 29 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.12%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.19%) Confluence
4 17 (1.96%) Apache
5 16 (1.85%) IIS
6 15 (1.73%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.39%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.27%) SAS
10 10 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.92%) Appian
12 5 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.58%) CMS
12 5 (0.58%) JBoss
12 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 85 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Sketch
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Windchill
6 1 (0.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.46%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.35%) Endur
6 3 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 3 (0.35%) RMDS
7 2 (0.23%) Maximo
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.23%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.23%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 118 (13.63%) Azure
2 94 (10.85%) AWS
3 62 (7.16%) Power Platform
4 29 (3.35%) Office 365
5 23 (2.66%) PaaS
6 22 (2.54%) GCP
6 22 (2.54%) SaaS
7 14 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.62%) Serverless
8 11 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (1.15%) OneDrive
10 9 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.04%) Azure Functions
10 9 (1.04%) GitHub
11 8 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.92%) Datadog
11 8 (0.92%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.19%) DNS
2 18 (2.08%) DHCP
3 17 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.85%) Firewall
5 13 (1.50%) SAN
6 10 (1.15%) Internet
7 9 (1.04%) Network Security
8 7 (0.81%) HTTP
8 7 (0.81%) IPv4
9 6 (0.69%) Broadband
9 6 (0.69%) Skype
10 4 (0.46%) LAN
10 4 (0.46%) SSH
10 4 (0.46%) SSL
10 4 (0.46%) WAN
10 4 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.35%) Converged Networks
11 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.35%) Intranet
11 3 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.81%) Big Data
2 59 (6.81%) Power BI
3 48 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.58%) Tableau
6 29 (3.35%) Data Mining
7 23 (2.66%) Hadoop
8 22 (2.54%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.31%) MySQL
10 19 (2.19%) Data Lake
11 17 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.62%) QlikView
14 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 42 (4.85%) JIRA
4 24 (2.77%) eggPlant
5 15 (1.73%) JMeter
6 11 (1.27%) LoadUI
6 11 (1.27%) NeoLoad
6 11 (1.27%) Selenium
7 10 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.69%) GitLab
9 6 (0.69%) Maven
9 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.58%) GoCD
10 5 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.46%) JUnit
11 4 (0.46%) Subversion
12 3 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 254 (29.33%) Finance
2 106 (12.24%) Banking
3 69 (7.97%) Public Sector
4 63 (7.27%) Marketing
5 46 (5.31%) Investment Banking
6 45 (5.20%) Front Office
7 28 (3.23%) Retail
8 25 (2.89%) Legal
9 24 (2.77%) Telecoms
10 22 (2.54%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.85%) Advertising
12 12 (1.39%) Electronics
13 11 (1.27%) French Language
13 11 (1.27%) Law
14 10 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.15%) German Language
15 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.92%) Back Office
16 8 (0.92%) Billing
16 8 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 191 (22.06%) Analyst
2 173 (19.98%) Developer
3 82 (9.47%) Business Analyst
4 56 (6.47%) Architect
5 47 (5.43%) Data Analyst
6 42 (4.85%) Consultant
7 39 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 27 (3.12%) Senior Developer
9 26 (3.00%) Data Scientist
9 26 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
10 23 (2.66%) Security Engineer
11 22 (2.54%) Azure Developer
11 22 (2.54%) Data Engineer
12 18 (2.08%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (2.08%) C# Developer
12 18 (2.08%) Project Manager
13 17 (1.96%) Data Architect
14 15 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (1.73%) SQL Developer
15 14 (1.62%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.35%) Web Services
2 53 (6.12%) HTML
3 47 (5.43%) .NET
4 41 (4.73%) Kafka
5 35 (4.04%) REST
6 32 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 30 (3.46%) HTML5
7 30 (3.46%) Node.js
8 28 (3.23%) CSS
9 25 (2.89%) React
9 25 (2.89%) XML
10 22 (2.54%) Spring
11 19 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (1.96%) Middleware
12 17 (1.96%) Pandas
13 16 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
14 14 (1.62%) Velocity
15 13 (1.50%) scikit-learn
16 12 (1.39%) NumPy
17 10 (1.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 45 (5.20%) User Experience
3 44 (5.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 38 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.58%) Data Structures
6 27 (3.12%) Algorithms
7 26 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.54%) FMCG
9 21 (2.42%) Derivative
10 19 (2.19%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.62%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.62%) Market Risk
12 13 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.39%) NHS
14 11 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (1.15%) Social Media
16 9 (1.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.01%) Linux
2 75 (8.66%) Windows
3 53 (6.12%) Unix
4 23 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.15%) Android
9 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.35%) CentOS
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.12%) Android TV
14 1 (0.12%) Tizen
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (36.03%) Problem-Solving
2 294 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (14.09%) Analytics
4 113 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
5 108 (12.47%) Scrum
6 95 (10.97%) Computer Science
7 91 (10.51%) DevOps
8 85 (9.82%) Project Management
9 83 (9.58%) Data Science
10 80 (9.24%) Data Modelling
11 75 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (8.43%) Migration
13 60 (6.93%) Business Analysis
14 59 (6.81%) Cybersecurity
14 59 (6.81%) ITIL
14 59 (6.81%) Project Delivery
15 58 (6.70%) Visualisation
16 57 (6.58%) Decision-Making
16 57 (6.58%) Risk Management
17 54 (6.24%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 186 (21.48%) SQL
2 155 (17.90%) Python
3 121 (13.97%) Java
4 55 (6.35%) C#
4 55 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.50%) R
6 35 (4.04%) C++
7 28 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 25 (2.89%) Bash Shell
9 23 (2.66%) Perl
10 18 (2.08%) Ruby
10 18 (2.08%) Scala
10 18 (2.08%) VBA
11 17 (1.96%) Java 8
12 14 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.27%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.04%) C
15 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (16.28%) Degree
2 120 (13.86%) Security Cleared
3 111 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 41 (4.73%) Master's Degree
5 35 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (2.77%) CISSP
6 24 (2.77%) DV Cleared
7 21 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.31%) ISEB
9 19 (2.19%) CCNP
9 19 (2.19%) CISA
9 19 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (2.08%) CISM
11 17 (1.96%) CCNA
12 16 (1.85%) ISTQB
13 15 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.27%) CCIE
14 11 (1.27%) GIAC
15 8 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.92%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 46 (5.31%) QA
3 18 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.08%) NIST
3 18 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.96%) SLA
5 14 (1.62%) PMO
6 12 (1.39%) GDPR
7 11 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (1.15%) Government Security Classifications
8 10 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (1.15%) NCSC
9 7 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.58%) Basel III
10 5 (0.58%) COBIT
10 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.35%) MiFID
12 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (7.16%) Docker
2 35 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.58%) XenApp
6 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.35%) HDFS
7 3 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.35%) vSphere
7 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.23%) KVM
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) NFS
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.23%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) Samba
9 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 54 (6.24%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.23%) Terraform
3 21 (2.42%) Ansible
4 16 (1.85%) SCOM
5 11 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 9 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.92%) Kibana
7 8 (0.92%) Nagios
7 8 (0.92%) Rundeck
8 7 (0.81%) Control-M
8 7 (0.81%) logstash
8 7 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.81%) Puppet
8 7 (0.81%) SCCM
8 7 (0.81%) WSUS
9 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.46%) CASB
10 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 157 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.97%) Oracle
3 46 (5.31%) Databricks
4 37 (4.27%) SAP
5 26 (3.00%) VMware
6 25 (2.89%) Splunk
7 22 (2.54%) Google
7 22 (2.54%) SolarWinds
8 18 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.96%) HP
10 16 (1.85%) Cisco
10 16 (1.85%) StreamSets
11 15 (1.73%) Dynatrace
12 13 (1.50%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.39%) AppDynamics
13 12 (1.39%) New Relic
14 10 (1.15%) Alteryx
14 10 (1.15%) Informatica
15 9 (1.04%) Sparx
16 7 (0.81%) Workday