Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,031 2,232 2,715
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.96% 5.60% 5.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.03% 16.25% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 1,454 1,778
Median daily rate £500 £485 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% - -0.51%
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £713 £694 £700
England median daily rate £450 £450 £427
% change year-on-year - +5.39% -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +20.32% -16.89%
10th Percentile £17.91 £14.00 £12.44
90th Percentile £47.14 £55.74 £35.00
England median hourly rate £33.21 £21.05 £17.51
% change year-on-year +57.79% +20.22% -20.43%

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 5,719 13,736 16,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.58% 34.47% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,974 9,561 11,714
Median daily rate £538 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 215 255
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% -2.43% +7.06%
10th Percentile £16.68 £13.35 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.53 £53.75 £54.28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +62.79% +0.82% +6.63%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +24 175 £473 -3.08% 49
West London +7 74 £448 - 11
South London +17 46 £450 +3.45% 9
East London +22 19 £375 -14.29% 7
North London +10 4 £375 -46.43%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 344 (33.37%) Problem-Solving
2 325 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (27.84%) Finance
4 219 (21.24%) SQL
5 214 (20.76%) Microsoft
6 195 (18.91%) Security Cleared
7 188 (18.23%) Python
8 174 (16.88%) SC Cleared
9 143 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
10 142 (13.77%) Analytics
11 140 (13.58%) Degree
12 135 (13.09%) Java
13 134 (13.00%) Linux
14 127 (12.32%) Windows
15 123 (11.93%) Azure
16 121 (11.74%) Decision-Making
17 107 (10.38%) AWS
18 105 (10.18%) Scrum
19 102 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
20 101 (9.80%) Banking
20 101 (9.80%) Public Sector
21 94 (9.12%) Oracle
22 93 (9.02%) Risk Management
23 92 (8.92%) DevOps
24 91 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
25 83 (8.05%) Migration
26 82 (7.95%) JavaScript
26 82 (7.95%) C#
27 81 (7.86%) Computer Science
28 80 (7.76%) Data Science

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 39 (3.78%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (2.91%) IIS
4 26 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.42%) SAS
6 18 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.55%) Confluence
8 14 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.16%) Apache
10 9 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.68%) Appian
13 6 (0.58%) CMS
14 5 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.39%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.39%) JBoss
15 4 (0.39%) NetWeaver
16 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 143 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.26%) SPSS
6 12 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) Sketch
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.19%) InVision
9 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.097%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.097%) Figma
10 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.097%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.48%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.39%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 4 (0.39%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 3 (0.29%) Eikon
4 3 (0.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (0.29%) RMDS
4 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.29%) Sprinklr
4 3 (0.29%) Summit
4 3 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.19%) Endur
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 123 (11.93%) Azure
2 107 (10.38%) AWS
3 64 (6.21%) Power Platform
4 29 (2.81%) GCP
5 27 (2.62%) Office 365
6 23 (2.23%) PaaS
6 23 (2.23%) SaaS
7 19 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.55%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.87%) Serverless
10 8 (0.78%) GitHub
11 7 (0.68%) Yammer
12 6 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.58%) IaaS
13 5 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.36%) DNS
2 34 (3.30%) DHCP
3 21 (2.04%) SAN
4 17 (1.65%) Firewall
5 16 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.26%) Skype
7 11 (1.07%) HTTP
7 11 (1.07%) LAN
7 11 (1.07%) WAN
8 10 (0.97%) Internet
8 10 (0.97%) IPv4
8 10 (0.97%) Network Security
9 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.58%) Broadband
10 6 (0.58%) SSL
10 6 (0.58%) VPN
11 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.39%) SSH
12 4 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.50%) Big Data
3 63 (6.11%) Power BI
4 45 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.42%) Data Mining
7 25 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.23%) Data Lake
9 22 (2.13%) MySQL
10 20 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
16 12 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.69%) JIRA
3 36 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.45%) eggPlant
4 15 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.36%) JMeter
6 11 (1.07%) GitLab
6 11 (1.07%) LoadUI
6 11 (1.07%) NeoLoad
6 11 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.68%) SonarQube
10 6 (0.58%) Selenium
10 6 (0.58%) webpack
11 5 (0.48%) JUnit
11 5 (0.48%) Maven
11 5 (0.48%) Postman
11 5 (0.48%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 287 (27.84%) Finance
2 101 (9.80%) Banking
2 101 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 63 (6.11%) Marketing
4 62 (6.01%) Front Office
5 50 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 43 (4.17%) Law
7 33 (3.20%) Legal
8 26 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.33%) Retail
10 18 (1.75%) Advertising
11 14 (1.36%) German Language
12 13 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.16%) French Language
13 12 (1.16%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.07%) Billing
15 10 (0.97%) Electronics
15 10 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.87%) Back Office
16 9 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 244 (23.67%) Developer
2 220 (21.34%) Analyst
3 89 (8.63%) Business Analyst
4 63 (6.11%) Consultant
5 62 (6.01%) Architect
6 50 (4.85%) Java Developer
7 38 (3.69%) Data Analyst
8 37 (3.59%) C# Developer
9 34 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 32 (3.10%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.01%) Python Developer
11 31 (3.01%) Software Engineer
12 29 (2.81%) Data Scientist
13 26 (2.52%) .NET Developer
14 23 (2.23%) Data Engineer
15 22 (2.13%) SQL Developer
16 21 (2.04%) AWS Engineer
17 20 (1.94%) Azure Developer
17 20 (1.94%) Technical Architect
18 19 (1.84%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (6.79%) Web Services
2 62 (6.01%) .NET
3 55 (5.33%) HTML
4 52 (5.04%) AngularJS
4 52 (5.04%) Node.js
5 50 (4.85%) React
6 40 (3.88%) Kafka
6 40 (3.88%) REST
7 39 (3.78%) CSS
8 22 (2.13%) HTML5
8 22 (2.13%) Pandas
9 20 (1.94%) .NET Framework
9 20 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
11 18 (1.75%) Entity Framework
12 17 (1.65%) Velocity
12 17 (1.65%) XML
13 15 (1.45%) Django
14 14 (1.36%) SciPy
14 14 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.89%) Management Information System
2 52 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (4.85%) User Experience
4 46 (4.46%) Algorithms
5 37 (3.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 36 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (3.01%) Data Structures
8 25 (2.42%) Fixed Income
9 22 (2.13%) FMCG
10 20 (1.94%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.55%) Reference Data
11 16 (1.55%) Taxonomies
12 15 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.26%) Derivative
14 12 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
16 9 (0.87%) Market Risk
17 8 (0.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.00%) Linux
2 127 (12.32%) Windows
3 59 (5.72%) Unix
4 53 (5.14%) Windows Server
5 31 (3.01%) Windows 10
6 24 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.26%) Android
10 12 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.097%) AIX
15 1 (0.097%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (33.37%) Problem-Solving
2 325 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (13.77%) Analytics
4 121 (11.74%) Decision-Making
5 105 (10.18%) Scrum
6 102 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
7 93 (9.02%) Risk Management
8 92 (8.92%) DevOps
9 91 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 83 (8.05%) Migration
11 81 (7.86%) Computer Science
12 80 (7.76%) Data Science
13 78 (7.57%) Software Engineering
14 74 (7.18%) Project Management
15 71 (6.89%) Visualisation
16 64 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 61 (5.92%) Information Management
18 59 (5.72%) Data Modelling
19 57 (5.53%) Project Delivery
19 57 (5.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 219 (21.24%) SQL
2 188 (18.23%) Python
3 135 (13.09%) Java
4 82 (7.95%) C#
4 82 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 49 (4.75%) PowerShell
6 45 (4.36%) R
7 37 (3.59%) Bash Shell
7 37 (3.59%) TypeScript
8 28 (2.72%) C++
9 26 (2.52%) Scala
10 25 (2.42%) VBA
11 21 (2.04%) C
12 20 (1.94%) PHP
13 19 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.45%) Java 8
15 15 (1.45%) Perl
16 11 (1.07%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.07%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 195 (18.91%) Security Cleared
2 174 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 140 (13.58%) Degree
4 30 (2.91%) Master's Degree
5 25 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.45%) CISSP
8 14 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
10 11 (1.07%) CCNP
10 11 (1.07%) CISA
10 11 (1.07%) ISEB
11 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.87%) CISM
12 9 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.68%) CCNA
14 6 (0.58%) CIMA
14 6 (0.58%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.63%) QA
2 44 (4.27%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.75%) SLA
5 15 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.16%) NCSC
7 11 (1.07%) GDPR
7 11 (1.07%) Government Security Classifications
7 11 (1.07%) NIST
8 9 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.87%) PMO
9 7 (0.68%) COBIT
10 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.48%) MiFID
12 3 (0.29%) RMADS
12 3 (0.29%) WCAG
13 2 (0.19%) Basel III
13 2 (0.19%) EMIR
13 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.46%) Docker
3 29 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.97%) vSphere
6 7 (0.68%) XenApp
7 4 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.29%) NFS
8 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (0.19%) HDFS
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.097%) Samba
10 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.30%) Terraform
3 15 (1.45%) SCOM
4 14 (1.36%) Ansible
5 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.16%) Kibana
6 12 (1.16%) SCCM
7 11 (1.07%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (0.78%) logstash
10 7 (0.68%) Grafana
10 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.68%) vMotion
10 7 (0.68%) WSUS
11 5 (0.48%) Nagios
11 5 (0.48%) Puppet
12 4 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 214 (20.76%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.12%) Oracle
3 51 (4.95%) SAP
4 37 (3.59%) Tableau
4 37 (3.59%) VMware
5 34 (3.30%) Databricks
6 30 (2.91%) Google
7 26 (2.52%) HP
8 22 (2.13%) Splunk
9 20 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 19 (1.84%) Cisco
11 18 (1.75%) StreamSets
12 17 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.55%) SolarWinds
14 13 (1.26%) Alteryx
14 13 (1.26%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.16%) Dell
15 12 (1.16%) New Relic
15 12 (1.16%) Sybase