Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £484 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 230 195
Rank change year-on-year -5 -35 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 508 467 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.14% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.20% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 325 403
London median daily rate £484 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £303
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
London median hourly rate £17.38 £40.25 £20.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.83% +94.05% -11.73%
10th Percentile £14.47 £34.33 £16.13
90th Percentile £60.63 £47.18 £32.35
England median hourly rate £22.25 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.05% +38.64% -6.38%

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 43,899 38,917 42,397
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.91% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,965 27,733 30,061
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 544 654
London median hourly rate £20.60 £21.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +11.21% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

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 25 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 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 -43 97 £496 -0.80% 24
West London -10 28 £494 +16.18% 15
South London -30 11 £588 +67.86% 4
East London -10 6 £675 +80.00% 6
North London -5 3 £320 -31.73% 2
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 164 (32.28%) Finance
2 145 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (20.87%) SQL
4 101 (19.88%) Banking
5 91 (17.91%) Business Analysis
6 82 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (14.17%) Degree
8 71 (13.98%) Project Management
9 58 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
10 55 (10.83%) JIRA
11 54 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (10.63%) Analytics
12 52 (10.24%) Microsoft
13 46 (9.06%) Windows
14 42 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (8.27%) Test Automation
15 40 (7.87%) Data Analysis
16 38 (7.48%) Security Cleared
16 38 (7.48%) Front Office
17 36 (7.09%) QA
17 36 (7.09%) Waterfall
17 36 (7.09%) User Stories
18 35 (6.89%) Investment Banking
19 33 (6.50%) Management Information System
19 33 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (6.10%) Change Management
20 31 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 30 (5.91%) Use Case
22 29 (5.71%) Legal
22 29 (5.71%) Scrum

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 19 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.15%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.15%) SAS
3 15 (2.95%) CMS
4 13 (2.56%) Confluence
5 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.98%) WordPress
6 4 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.59%) IIS
7 3 (0.59%) JBoss
7 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.39%) Apache
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.98%) SPSS
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.39%) InDesign
8 2 (0.39%) Mingle
8 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) RMDS
2 7 (1.38%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.59%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.39%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.39%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.39%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Kondor
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.15%) Google Analytics
2 12 (2.36%) Office 365
3 10 (1.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.18%) IaaS
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.79%) BrowserStack
5 4 (0.79%) Trello
6 3 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (0.59%) GitHub
7 2 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.36%) SSL
2 7 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (1.38%) Network Security
3 6 (1.18%) Internet
4 5 (0.98%) Firewall
4 5 (0.98%) WAN
5 4 (0.79%) DNS
5 4 (0.79%) LAN
5 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.59%) 3G
6 3 (0.59%) DHCP
7 2 (0.39%) Intranet
7 2 (0.39%) SMS
7 2 (0.39%) VoIP
7 2 (0.39%) WebEx
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) DAB
8 1 (0.20%) DSL
8 1 (0.20%) NGN
8 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.35%) Power BI
3 12 (2.36%) Big Data
4 8 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.18%) MS Access
7 5 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.98%) SAS EBI
8 4 (0.79%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.79%) MySQL
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.79%) QlikView
8 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.59%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (10.83%) JIRA
2 21 (4.13%) Selenium
3 12 (2.36%) Cucumber
4 11 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.77%) Zephyr
6 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.38%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.98%) Appium
8 5 (0.98%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.79%) JMeter
9 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.79%) TestRail
10 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.39%) Applitools
11 2 (0.39%) Calabash
11 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.39%) TestNG
General
1 164 (32.28%) Finance
2 101 (19.88%) Banking
3 38 (7.48%) Front Office
4 35 (6.89%) Investment Banking
5 29 (5.71%) Legal
6 17 (3.35%) Retail
7 15 (2.95%) Marketing
8 12 (2.36%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.17%) Law
9 11 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.57%) International Banking
11 7 (1.38%) Back Office
12 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.79%) Games
14 3 (0.59%) Advertising
14 3 (0.59%) Billing
15 2 (0.39%) Automotive
15 2 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.53%) .NET
2 10 (1.97%) HTML
2 10 (1.97%) Web Services
3 7 (1.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.38%) Middleware
4 6 (1.18%) XML
5 5 (0.98%) CSS
5 5 (0.98%) Kafka
5 5 (0.98%) SOAP
5 5 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.79%) .NET Core
6 4 (0.79%) J2EE
6 4 (0.79%) RESTful
7 3 (0.59%) MDX
8 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.39%) Flash
8 2 (0.39%) Spring
9 1 (0.20%) BAPI
9 1 (0.20%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (5.12%) NHS
5 25 (4.92%) Derivative
6 18 (3.54%) User Experience
7 17 (3.35%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.56%) Fintech
9 12 (2.36%) Virtual Team
10 11 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.97%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.77%) Equities
13 7 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (1.38%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.18%) Cyberattack
14 6 (1.18%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.06%) Windows
2 18 (3.54%) Unix
3 15 (2.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.36%) Linux
5 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.98%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.79%) Android
8 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.79%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (17.91%) Business Analysis
3 71 (13.98%) Project Management
4 54 (10.63%) Analytics
4 54 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (8.27%) Test Automation
5 42 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (7.87%) Data Analysis
7 36 (7.09%) User Stories
7 36 (7.09%) Waterfall
8 33 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (6.10%) Change Management
10 30 (5.91%) Use Case
11 29 (5.71%) Scrum
11 29 (5.71%) SDLC
12 27 (5.31%) Migration
13 24 (4.72%) Functional Testing
13 24 (4.72%) Information Security
14 23 (4.53%) BDD
14 23 (4.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.87%) SQL
2 26 (5.12%) C#
3 23 (4.53%) Python
4 16 (3.15%) Java
4 16 (3.15%) VBA
5 14 (2.76%) R
6 10 (1.97%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.38%) C++
9 6 (1.18%) PHP
10 5 (0.98%) Ruby
11 4 (0.79%) C
12 3 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.59%) Perl
12 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.39%) VB
14 1 (0.20%) Delphi
14 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.20%) VB6
14 1 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (14.17%) Degree
2 38 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.13%) ISEB
5 15 (2.95%) CISSP
6 12 (2.36%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.38%) CEH
9 6 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.18%) CREST Certified
9 6 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.18%) GIAC
9 6 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.18%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.18%) SANS
10 5 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.09%) QA
2 18 (3.54%) GDPR
2 18 (3.54%) MiFID
3 17 (3.35%) PMO
4 8 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.57%) EMIR
5 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.38%) SLA
6 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.79%) COBIT
7 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 4 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.59%) PSD2
8 3 (0.59%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.39%) HL7
9 2 (0.39%) IFRS
9 2 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (4.13%) SCCM
2 10 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.38%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.79%) QRadar
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.12%) HP
3 23 (4.53%) VMware
4 22 (4.33%) Bloomberg
4 22 (4.33%) Oracle
5 17 (3.35%) Reuters
5 17 (3.35%) SAP
6 16 (3.15%) Google
7 15 (2.95%) Adobe
7 15 (2.95%) Cisco
7 15 (2.95%) Citrix
7 15 (2.95%) Dell
7 15 (2.95%) Tableau
8 10 (1.97%) IBM
8 10 (1.97%) Splunk
9 9 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.38%) Murex
10 7 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.79%) WorldPay