Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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.

Senior Analyst
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 234 187
Rank change year-on-year -25 -47 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 488 501 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.04% 1.11% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.17% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 360 453
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £300
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
London median hourly rate £17.38 £46.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.63% +173.53% -27.66%
10th Percentile £15.19 £30.75 £15.10
90th Percentile £65.50 £48.45 £25.60
England median hourly rate £22.84 £36.00 £18.49
% change year-on-year -36.56% +94.67% -19.60%

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
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 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -16 101 £500 - 20
West London -7 25 £500 +11.11% 2
South London -22 13 £525 +40.94% 1
East London -9 12 £668 +90.71% 1
North London -15 2 £320 -31.73% 1
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 191 (39.14%) Finance
2 153 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (23.57%) Banking
4 106 (21.72%) SQL
5 79 (16.19%) Business Analysis
6 71 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (12.09%) Project Management
8 57 (11.68%) Front Office
9 53 (10.86%) Degree
9 53 (10.86%) JIRA
10 50 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (10.25%) Analytics
11 49 (10.04%) Windows
12 48 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 44 (9.02%) Microsoft
13 44 (9.02%) Investment Banking
14 43 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 42 (8.61%) QA
15 42 (8.61%) User Stories
16 39 (7.99%) Data Analysis
16 39 (7.99%) Scrum
17 37 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 37 (7.58%) Use Case
18 36 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
19 35 (7.17%) .NET
19 35 (7.17%) Derivative
20 34 (6.97%) Waterfall
21 31 (6.35%) Management Information System
21 31 (6.35%) MiFID
22 30 (6.15%) C#

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 (3.48%) Confluence
2 11 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.05%) CMS
3 10 (2.05%) SAS
4 6 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.82%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.61%) IIS
7 3 (0.61%) JBoss
7 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) Mingle
5 2 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.02%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.82%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.61%) RMDS
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Endur
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.41%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.41%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.20%) Eikon
6 1 (0.20%) Global One
6 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.20%) MoSes
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.20%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.87%) Office 365
2 8 (1.64%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (0.41%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.41%) GitHub
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) Slack
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.64%) WAN
2 7 (1.43%) Internet
2 7 (1.43%) LAN
3 5 (1.02%) 3G
3 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.61%) Firewall
4 3 (0.61%) SSL
5 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.28%) Big Data
2 16 (3.28%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.64%) Power BI
7 7 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.02%) QlikView
10 4 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.61%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.61%) Essbase
11 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 53 (10.86%) JIRA
2 18 (3.69%) Selenium
3 12 (2.46%) Cucumber
3 12 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.05%) WebDriver
4 10 (2.05%) Zephyr
5 7 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.02%) Appium
6 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.82%) TestRail
8 3 (0.61%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.61%) JMeter
9 2 (0.41%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.41%) MSTest
9 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.41%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 191 (39.14%) Finance
2 115 (23.57%) Banking
3 57 (11.68%) Front Office
4 44 (9.02%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.71%) Marketing
6 20 (4.10%) Retail
7 16 (3.28%) Back Office
7 16 (3.28%) Legal
8 13 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.66%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.84%) International Banking
11 7 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.23%) Law
13 5 (1.02%) Publishing
14 3 (0.61%) Billing
14 3 (0.61%) Electronics
15 2 (0.41%) Advertising
16 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.17%) .NET
2 11 (2.25%) Middleware
3 9 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.64%) HTML
4 8 (1.64%) Web Services
5 6 (1.23%) XML
6 5 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.82%) .NET Core
7 4 (0.82%) J2EE
8 3 (0.61%) MDX
8 3 (0.61%) SOAP
8 3 (0.61%) Spring
9 2 (0.41%) CSS
9 2 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.41%) Flash
9 2 (0.41%) FpML
9 2 (0.41%) GWT
9 2 (0.41%) JDBC
9 2 (0.41%) ODBC
9 2 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (7.17%) Derivative
4 31 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.30%) User Experience
6 19 (3.89%) Market Risk
7 18 (3.69%) Fixed Income
7 18 (3.69%) NHS
8 14 (2.87%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.25%) Equities
10 10 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.05%) Fintech
11 9 (1.84%) OTC Derivatives
12 8 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.23%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.23%) Reference Data
14 5 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
14 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.04%) Windows
2 19 (3.89%) Unix
3 17 (3.48%) Linux
4 12 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.43%) Windows 2000
7 6 (1.23%) Android
7 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (16.19%) Business Analysis
3 59 (12.09%) Project Management
4 50 (10.25%) Analytics
4 50 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (9.84%) Test Automation
6 43 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (8.61%) User Stories
8 39 (7.99%) Data Analysis
8 39 (7.99%) Scrum
9 37 (7.58%) Use Case
10 34 (6.97%) Waterfall
11 29 (5.94%) Risk Management
12 27 (5.53%) BDD
13 26 (5.33%) Acceptance Criteria
13 26 (5.33%) Asset Management
13 26 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (4.92%) SDLC
15 23 (4.71%) Data Management
15 23 (4.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 106 (21.72%) SQL
2 30 (6.15%) C#
3 22 (4.51%) Java
3 22 (4.51%) Python
4 16 (3.28%) R
5 11 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.05%) VBA
7 7 (1.43%) C++
8 5 (1.02%) C
8 5 (1.02%) Perl
8 5 (1.02%) PHP
8 5 (1.02%) Ruby
9 3 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.61%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 53 (10.86%) Degree
2 24 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.69%) ISEB
4 17 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.05%) CISSP
5 10 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.84%) CISM
7 6 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.02%) IIBA
8 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.02%) PMP
9 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.61%) CBAP
10 3 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.41%) CISA
11 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.61%) QA
2 31 (6.35%) MiFID
3 23 (4.71%) PMO
4 13 (2.66%) EMIR
5 12 (2.46%) GDPR
6 10 (2.05%) Data Quality
7 8 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (1.43%) PCI DSS
9 5 (1.02%) COBIT
10 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 4 (0.82%) SLA
11 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.41%) PSD2
12 2 (0.41%) SEPA
12 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.20%) IFRS
13 1 (0.20%) TARGET2
System Software
1 12 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.84%) SCCM
3 3 (0.61%) QRadar
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.20%) Nessus
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.20%) SCSM
4 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.30%) Oracle
3 18 (3.69%) Splunk
4 17 (3.48%) HP
5 16 (3.28%) SAP
6 12 (2.46%) VMware
7 11 (2.25%) Adobe
7 11 (2.25%) Tableau
8 10 (2.05%) Citrix
9 8 (1.64%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.64%) Google
10 7 (1.43%) IBM
10 7 (1.43%) Reuters
11 6 (1.23%) Murex
11 6 (1.23%) Qualys
11 6 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.02%) Cisco
12 5 (1.02%) Dell
12 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.61%) Hyperion