Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cost Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Cost Analyst
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 613 605
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Cost Analyst 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.023% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
London median daily rate £600 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -3.57% +1.45%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £333
90th Percentile £673 £468 £445
England median daily rate £550 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +57.14% +7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Cost Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cost Analyst in London

Cost Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cost Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cost Analyst in London

Cost Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cost Analyst in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cost Analyst in London

Cost Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Cost 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 Cost Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) MiFID
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management

Cost 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP