Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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.

Senior Analyst
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 255 252
Rank change year-on-year -40 -3 -80
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 393 440 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.99% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 341 346
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £346 £350 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £434
% change year-on-year - +3.69% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
London median hourly rate £18.70 £27.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.74% -26.53% +137.10%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.99 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.13% -33.36% +100.17%

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 43,461 42,097 42,841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.02% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,402 30,222 30,778
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 523 506
London median hourly rate £19.37 £21.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.77% +9.20% +0.73%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.57 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.57 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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 -73 67 £500 +5.26% 31
West London -20 21 £480 -4.00% 13
East London -9 12 £612 -9.33% 3
South London -24 11 £375 -27.18%
North London +1 3 £148 -61.94%
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 128 (32.57%) Finance
2 118 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (19.34%) Business Analysis
4 70 (17.81%) SQL
5 66 (16.79%) Banking
6 55 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 38 (9.67%) Data Analysis
10 37 (9.41%) Migration
10 37 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (9.41%) Analytics
11 35 (8.91%) Project Management
11 35 (8.91%) Data Modelling
12 33 (8.40%) Windows
12 33 (8.40%) Test Automation
13 31 (7.89%) Java
14 30 (7.63%) Front Office
15 29 (7.38%) Investment Banking
16 28 (7.12%) Degree
16 28 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (7.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (6.87%) User Stories
18 26 (6.62%) JIRA
18 26 (6.62%) QA
19 25 (6.36%) Python
19 25 (6.36%) Risk Management
20 23 (5.85%) Validation
20 23 (5.85%) Data Migration

Senior 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 17 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.05%) Confluence
3 9 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.78%) SAS
5 6 (1.53%) CMS
6 5 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.51%) Appian
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.25%) IIS
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) MTS
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.76%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Endur
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Summit
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.31%) Office 365
3 10 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.29%) SaaS
5 5 (1.27%) BrowserStack
5 5 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.51%) G Suite
7 2 (0.51%) GitHub
7 2 (0.51%) IaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.58%) Firewall
2 12 (3.05%) VPN
3 9 (2.29%) Network Security
4 5 (1.27%) Intranet
5 4 (1.02%) DNS
5 4 (1.02%) Internet
5 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.76%) CTI
6 3 (0.76%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.76%) PBX
6 3 (0.76%) Skype
6 3 (0.76%) WAN
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.51%) DHCP
7 2 (0.51%) LAN
7 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.51%) WebEx
7 2 (0.51%) Wireless
8 1 (0.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.54%) Power BI
3 8 (2.04%) Big Data
4 6 (1.53%) Riak
5 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.02%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.02%) QlikView
7 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.76%) DB2
7 3 (0.76%) MySQL
7 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.51%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.51%) Looker
9 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 26 (6.62%) JIRA
2 11 (2.80%) Selenium
2 11 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.29%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.76%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.51%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.51%) webpack
11 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.25%) ERwin
11 1 (0.25%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
General
1 128 (32.57%) Finance
2 66 (16.79%) Banking
3 30 (7.63%) Front Office
4 29 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.34%) Marketing
6 17 (4.33%) Back Office
7 16 (4.07%) Legal
8 14 (3.56%) Retail
9 8 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.78%) Law
10 7 (1.78%) Publishing
11 6 (1.53%) Advertising
12 5 (1.27%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.02%) Games
14 3 (0.76%) Automotive
14 3 (0.76%) Billing
14 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.83%) .NET
2 13 (3.31%) XML
3 10 (2.54%) Web Services
4 7 (1.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (1.78%) SOAP
5 6 (1.53%) HTML
5 6 (1.53%) Kafka
5 6 (1.53%) Middleware
5 6 (1.53%) RESTful
6 4 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.02%) REST
7 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.76%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.76%) IDoc
7 3 (0.76%) jQuery
7 3 (0.76%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.76%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.76%) Seaborn
7 3 (0.76%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (5.85%) Derivative
4 21 (5.34%) Fixed Income
5 15 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.31%) User Experience
7 10 (2.54%) Fintech
8 9 (2.29%) Reinsurance
9 8 (2.04%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.78%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.27%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.27%) Equities
12 5 (1.27%) iPad
12 5 (1.27%) NHS
13 4 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
14 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.40%) Windows
2 17 (4.33%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.05%) Unix
4 10 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.04%) Android
6 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.78%) Linux
7 6 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (19.34%) Business Analysis
3 44 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (9.67%) Data Analysis
5 37 (9.41%) Analytics
5 37 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (9.41%) Migration
6 35 (8.91%) Data Modelling
6 35 (8.91%) Project Management
7 33 (8.40%) Test Automation
8 28 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (6.87%) User Stories
10 25 (6.36%) Risk Management
11 23 (5.85%) Data Migration
11 23 (5.85%) Validation
11 23 (5.85%) Visualisation
11 23 (5.85%) Waterfall
12 21 (5.34%) Asset Management
13 20 (5.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.81%) SQL
2 31 (7.89%) Java
3 25 (6.36%) Python
4 20 (5.09%) C#
5 16 (4.07%) C++
6 9 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.27%) R
8 5 (1.27%) VB
8 5 (1.27%) VBA
9 4 (1.02%) C
10 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.76%) Perl
10 3 (0.76%) PHP
10 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) Scala
11 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.51%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (7.12%) Degree
2 17 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.54%) ISEB
5 7 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.27%) CISSP
7 4 (1.02%) GCIH
7 4 (1.02%) IIBA
7 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.76%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.76%) CFA
8 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.76%) CISM
8 3 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) GCFA
9 2 (0.51%) CBAP
9 2 (0.51%) CEH
9 2 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.62%) QA
2 13 (3.31%) GDPR
3 9 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.04%) PMO
5 5 (1.27%) IFRS
5 5 (1.27%) SLA
6 4 (1.02%) MiFID
7 3 (0.76%) EMIR
7 3 (0.76%) PSD2
8 2 (0.51%) SEPA
9 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.25%) HL7
9 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.27%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.76%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) Docker
5 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Xen
5 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) SCCM
2 3 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.51%) CASB
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
3 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.25%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.09%) Tableau
3 19 (4.83%) Oracle
4 11 (2.80%) SAP
4 11 (2.80%) VMware
5 9 (2.29%) Cisco
6 7 (1.78%) Adobe
6 7 (1.78%) Google
6 7 (1.78%) Murex
7 6 (1.53%) Apple
7 6 (1.53%) Charles River
7 6 (1.53%) Citrix
7 6 (1.53%) Omniture
7 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.27%) Informatica
8 5 (1.27%) Qualys
8 5 (1.27%) Zscaler
9 4 (1.02%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.02%) OpenLink