Period
to

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 2 July 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.

IT Analyst
England > London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 312 336 290
Rank change year-on-year +24 -46 +99
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 304 171 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.67% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 127 79
10th Percentile £158 £163 £170
25th Percentile £198 £356 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £445 £443
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% +0.56% +39.92%
75th Percentile £575 £550 £503
90th Percentile £700 £638 £630
England median daily rate £353 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.88% +6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 10
10th Percentile £14.75 £18.01 -
25th Percentile £14.94 £22.53 £12.42
Median hourly rate £18.79 £26.50 £15.25
Median % change year-on-year -29.11% +73.77% -1.55%
75th Percentile £22.79 £28.80 £19.25
90th Percentile £28.18 £33.17 £21.78
England median hourly rate £17.54 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year +14.05% -0.81% +3.33%

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 36,783 25,694 16,480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 92.81% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,048 18,508 11,928
10th Percentile £375 £350 £313
25th Percentile £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £613
90th Percentile £788 £713 £700
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 253 194
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.00 £14.26
25th Percentile £22.00 £20.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.40 £31.83
Median % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.79% +57.87%
75th Percentile £51.55 £51.00 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.35 £62.48
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.99 £19.80
% change year-on-year +14.34% +6.01% +5.88%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in London

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for IT Analyst in London

IT Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in London

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in London

IT Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing IT Analyst in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for IT Analyst in London

IT 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 IT Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 2 July 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 59 £483 +10.92% 15
West London +1 14 £193 +18.46% 6
South London -8 6 £219 - 2
North London - 1 £175 -
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 108 (35.53%) Social Skills
2 94 (30.92%) Finance
3 81 (26.64%) Windows
4 65 (21.38%) Agile
5 64 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 60 (19.74%) Microsoft 365
7 57 (18.75%) Banking
8 56 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 53 (17.43%) Business Analysis
10 51 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (16.12%) ITIL
12 46 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
13 43 (14.14%) Windows 10
14 33 (10.86%) Requirements Gathering
15 32 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (9.54%) Project Management
16 29 (9.54%) SQL
17 28 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (8.88%) JIRA
19 26 (8.55%) Change Management
19 26 (8.55%) Citrix
20 25 (8.22%) Risk Management
20 25 (8.22%) Azure
21 22 (7.24%) Incident Management
21 22 (7.24%) Presentation Skills
22 19 (6.25%) Workshop Facilitation
23 18 (5.92%) SharePoint
24 17 (5.59%) Cisco
24 17 (5.59%) Investment Banking
24 17 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery

IT 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 18 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.95%) Confluence
3 5 (1.64%) ArcGIS
4 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.33%) Camunda
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Site Server
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (0.99%) Temenos Globus
1 3 (0.99%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.66%) Eikon
2 2 (0.66%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.66%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.74%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (8.22%) Azure
3 15 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.96%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.64%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.64%) SaaS
6 4 (1.32%) Google Workspace
6 4 (1.32%) Smartsheet
7 3 (0.99%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Collibra
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) DNS
2 6 (1.97%) DHCP
2 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.97%) VPN
3 5 (1.64%) Firewall
3 5 (1.64%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.99%) VoIP
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.66%) Intranet
5 2 (0.66%) IPsec
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) NX-OS
5 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.66%) SAN
5 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.66%) WAN
5 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.64%) GIS
2 5 (1.64%) Power BI
3 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (8.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.33%) Toad
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 108 (35.53%) Social Skills
2 94 (30.92%) Finance
3 57 (18.75%) Banking
4 32 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (7.24%) Presentation Skills
6 17 (5.59%) Investment Banking
7 13 (4.28%) Front Office
8 10 (3.29%) Law
9 9 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (2.30%) Local Government
10 7 (2.30%) Marketing
10 7 (2.30%) Retail
11 6 (1.97%) Back Office
11 6 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.97%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.64%) Legal
12 5 (1.64%) Publishing
13 4 (1.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (1.97%) SOAP
3 5 (1.64%) Web Services
4 4 (1.32%) XML
5 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) EDI
6 1 (0.33%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.33%) FpML
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) Middleware
6 1 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.96%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.96%) Derivative
2 9 (2.96%) Renewable Energy
2 9 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.63%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.30%) Equities
4 7 (2.30%) NHS
5 6 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.32%) PMI
6 4 (1.32%) User Experience
7 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.66%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.66%) PKI
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (26.64%) Windows
2 43 (14.14%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.30%) Linux
5 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.97%) Unix
6 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (0.66%) HPUX
9 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.38%) Agile
2 53 (17.43%) Business Analysis
3 51 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (16.12%) ITIL
5 33 (10.86%) Requirements Gathering
6 29 (9.54%) Project Management
7 28 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (8.55%) Change Management
9 25 (8.22%) Risk Management
10 22 (7.24%) Incident Management
11 19 (6.25%) Workshop Facilitation
12 17 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (5.26%) Use Case
13 16 (5.26%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.93%) Decision-Making
14 15 (4.93%) GAP Analysis
15 14 (4.61%) Business Case
15 14 (4.61%) Migration
15 14 (4.61%) Scrum
15 14 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.54%) SQL
2 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.32%) C#
3 4 (1.32%) Python
4 3 (0.99%) Java
4 3 (0.99%) R
4 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.99%) VB
5 2 (0.66%) C
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.93%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) CBAP
2 9 (2.96%) CISA
3 6 (1.97%) CCENT
3 6 (1.97%) CCNA
3 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.97%) MCSA
3 6 (1.97%) MCSE
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.64%) CGEIT
4 5 (1.64%) CRISC
5 4 (1.32%) CISM
5 4 (1.32%) CISSP
5 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.99%) IIBA
6 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.29%) EMIR
3 9 (2.96%) MiFID
3 9 (2.96%) NIST
3 9 (2.96%) SLA
4 8 (2.63%) QA
5 7 (2.30%) COBIT
5 7 (2.30%) PMO
6 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.66%) GRC
9 1 (0.33%) Basel III
9 1 (0.33%) COREP
9 1 (0.33%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.33%) GxP
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 64 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.66%) vSphere
4 2 (0.66%) XenApp
4 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (5.26%) SCCM
2 15 (4.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.32%) Control-M
4 3 (0.99%) CASB
5 2 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.66%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.66%) PaperCut
5 2 (0.66%) Terraform
6 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.55%) Citrix
3 17 (5.59%) Cisco
4 16 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.62%) VMware
6 8 (2.63%) Apple
6 8 (2.63%) Oracle
7 7 (2.30%) HP
8 6 (1.97%) Concur
9 5 (1.64%) ESRI
9 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.64%) SAP
10 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.32%) iManage
10 4 (1.32%) Mitel
10 4 (1.32%) NetApp
10 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.99%) IBM
11 3 (0.99%) Intapp
12 2 (0.66%) Adobe