Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 250 229
Rank change year-on-year -63 -21 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 362 508 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 1.08% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.13% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 391 361
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £323
90th Percentile £663 £691 £650
England median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year -0.28% +0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
London median hourly rate £176.50 £17.38 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +915.83% -62.63% +173.53%
10th Percentile £176.25 £15.19 £30.75
90th Percentile £176.75 £65.50 £48.45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +52.17% -31.34% +81.15%

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 44,019 44,813 42,223
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.92% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,807 32,544 30,005
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 554 567
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.96% +3.24%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.37
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -72 54 £500 -2.44% 19
East London -24 18 £609 -9.78% 3
West London -16 13 £393 -21.50% 8
South London -20 8 £375 -28.62% 3
North London -4 2 £148 -53.91% 1
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 132 (36.46%) Finance
2 106 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (18.23%) Business Analysis
4 56 (15.47%) SQL
5 55 (15.19%) Banking
6 54 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (11.88%) Data Modelling
8 41 (11.33%) Data Analysis
8 41 (11.33%) Degree
9 39 (10.77%) Python
10 38 (10.50%) Microsoft
11 36 (9.94%) Test Automation
11 36 (9.94%) Analytics
12 35 (9.67%) Java
13 33 (9.12%) Derivative
14 31 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
15 30 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (8.01%) Project Management
16 29 (8.01%) Tableau
17 27 (7.46%) Windows
17 27 (7.46%) QA
18 26 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
19 25 (6.91%) Front Office
20 24 (6.63%) .NET
20 24 (6.63%) JIRA
20 24 (6.63%) Visualisation
20 24 (6.63%) Waterfall
21 23 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (6.35%) Amazon AWS

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 16 (4.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.93%) CMS
3 6 (1.66%) Confluence
4 5 (1.38%) SAS
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.55%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.55%) FileNet
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.28%) Documentum
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) MTS
8 1 (0.28%) OnBase
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.28%) Mingle
7 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.59%) Endur
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) FastStats
3 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.28%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.28%) Summit
3 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.49%) Office 365
3 8 (2.21%) IaaS
4 7 (1.93%) PaaS
4 7 (1.93%) SaaS
5 6 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.66%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.38%) Datadog
6 5 (1.38%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.10%) GitHub
7 4 (1.10%) Serverless
8 3 (0.83%) Trello
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.42%) Firewall
2 8 (2.21%) WAN
3 7 (1.93%) LAN
4 6 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.38%) Network Security
6 4 (1.10%) SAN
6 4 (1.10%) VLAN
6 4 (1.10%) VPN
7 3 (0.83%) CTI
7 3 (0.83%) DNS
7 3 (0.83%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.83%) PBX
7 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.83%) Wireless
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.55%) DHCP
8 2 (0.55%) FTP
8 2 (0.55%) Internet
8 2 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.76%) Power BI
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.21%) QlikView
6 7 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.93%) Riak
7 6 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.38%) Big Data
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.83%) Looker
10 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (6.63%) JIRA
2 14 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.21%) Selenium
5 7 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.38%) ERwin
6 5 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.83%) JMeter
8 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.55%) JUnit
9 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.55%) Mocha
9 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (36.46%) Finance
2 55 (15.19%) Banking
3 25 (6.91%) Front Office
4 21 (5.80%) Back Office
5 11 (3.04%) Marketing
6 10 (2.76%) Retail
7 9 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.21%) Legal
9 6 (1.66%) Publishing
10 5 (1.38%) Law
10 5 (1.38%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 3 (0.83%) Billing
11 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.63%) .NET
2 18 (4.97%) XML
3 16 (4.42%) Web Services
4 15 (4.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (2.21%) HTML
6 7 (1.93%) RESTful
7 6 (1.66%) Middleware
7 6 (1.66%) SOAP
8 4 (1.10%) Kafka
8 4 (1.10%) scikit-learn
9 3 (0.83%) CSS
9 3 (0.83%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.83%) IDoc
9 3 (0.83%) React
10 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Avro
10 2 (0.55%) HTML5
10 2 (0.55%) Pandas
10 2 (0.55%) REST
10 2 (0.55%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.12%) Derivative
3 23 (6.35%) Fixed Income
4 21 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (4.70%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.59%) User Experience
8 12 (3.31%) Fintech
8 12 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.21%) Equities
9 8 (2.21%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (1.93%) Reinsurance
11 6 (1.66%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.38%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.83%) EPoS
13 3 (0.83%) IVR
13 3 (0.83%) Social Media
13 3 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.46%) Windows
2 19 (5.25%) Unix
3 12 (3.31%) Linux
4 10 (2.76%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.66%) Android
7 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.23%) Business Analysis
3 43 (11.88%) Data Modelling
4 41 (11.33%) Data Analysis
5 36 (9.94%) Analytics
5 36 (9.94%) Test Automation
6 31 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (8.01%) Project Management
9 26 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (6.63%) Visualisation
10 24 (6.63%) Waterfall
11 23 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 23 (6.35%) User Stories
11 23 (6.35%) Workflow
12 22 (6.08%) BDD
12 22 (6.08%) ITIL
12 22 (6.08%) Migration
12 22 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.47%) SQL
2 39 (10.77%) Python
3 35 (9.67%) Java
4 23 (6.35%) C++
5 18 (4.97%) C#
6 11 (3.04%) R
7 9 (2.49%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.49%) Ruby
8 7 (1.93%) Java 8
8 7 (1.93%) VBA
9 6 (1.66%) VB
10 4 (1.10%) C
10 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.83%) Perl
11 3 (0.83%) Scala
11 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) Groovy
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (11.33%) Degree
2 18 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.31%) ISEB
5 9 (2.49%) CISM
5 9 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.21%) CISSP
6 8 (2.21%) PhD
7 7 (1.93%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.93%) CISA
7 7 (1.93%) RHCE
8 6 (1.66%) GCFA
8 6 (1.66%) GCIH
9 5 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.10%) ACCA
10 4 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.83%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.46%) QA
2 13 (3.59%) GDPR
3 12 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.21%) PMO
5 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.38%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.10%) MiFID
8 4 (1.10%) PSD2
8 4 (1.10%) SLA
9 2 (0.55%) EMIR
9 2 (0.55%) IFRS
10 1 (0.28%) COBIT
10 1 (0.28%) COREP
10 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.38%) XenApp
4 2 (0.55%) Docker
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.49%) Ansible
2 7 (1.93%) HP ALM
2 7 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.93%) Puppet
2 7 (1.93%) SELinux
3 5 (1.38%) CASB
3 5 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.10%) SCCM
5 2 (0.55%) Control-M
5 2 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.28%) vMotion
6 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.01%) Tableau
3 17 (4.70%) Oracle
4 12 (3.31%) SAP
5 11 (3.04%) Cisco
5 11 (3.04%) VMware
6 8 (2.21%) Google
6 8 (2.21%) Murex
7 7 (1.93%) Adobe
7 7 (1.93%) HP
7 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.66%) Citrix
8 6 (1.66%) Qualys
8 6 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.66%) Splunk
9 5 (1.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.38%) Darktrace
9 5 (1.38%) Thycotic
10 4 (1.10%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.10%) Nimble Storage