Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 260 226
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 431 400 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.06% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 294 363
London median daily rate £475 £491 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +3.42% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £338
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
London median hourly rate £18.70 £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.74% +20.00% +4.65%
10th Percentile £15.24 £27.00 £20.15
90th Percentile £43.24 £31.80 £45.85
England median hourly rate £20.10 £27.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -25.56% +21.35% -23.28%

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 42,589 37,835 41,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,770 26,956 30,015
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 666 489 522
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +16.60% -4.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.40 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.99
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.46% +14.24%

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 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -84 76 £494 +4.05% 16
West London -17 19 £475 +2.70% 15
South London -39 9 £375 +18.11% 3
North London +2 4 £148 -61.94% 2
East London -16 3 £425 -30.61% 4
Senior Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 131 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (28.54%) Finance
3 94 (21.81%) SQL
4 87 (20.19%) Business Analysis
5 79 (18.33%) Banking
6 66 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (11.83%) Project Management
9 49 (11.37%) Data Analysis
10 46 (10.67%) Analytics
11 45 (10.44%) Degree
12 41 (9.51%) Microsoft
12 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
13 40 (9.28%) JIRA
14 36 (8.35%) Investment Banking
15 35 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (8.12%) Migration
16 34 (7.89%) Security Cleared
16 34 (7.89%) Waterfall
17 33 (7.66%) Windows
18 32 (7.42%) Front Office
19 31 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
20 30 (6.96%) Test Automation
21 29 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
22 28 (6.50%) User Stories
23 27 (6.26%) Change Management
23 27 (6.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 26 (6.03%) Python
24 26 (6.03%) QA
25 25 (5.80%) 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 20 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.71%) SAS
3 14 (3.25%) Confluence
3 14 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.09%) CMS
4 9 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.23%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.62%) SPSS
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.70%) InDesign
7 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) RMDS
2 4 (0.93%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.70%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.46%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.48%) Google Analytics
2 13 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.02%) Office 365
3 8 (1.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.62%) BrowserStack
4 7 (1.62%) IaaS
5 6 (1.39%) SaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.46%) G Suite
7 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.46%) Trello
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Firebase
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.48%) Firewall
2 14 (3.25%) Network Security
3 10 (2.32%) VPN
4 7 (1.62%) Intranet
4 7 (1.62%) SSL
5 6 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.93%) DNS
6 4 (0.93%) Internet
7 3 (0.70%) WebEx
8 2 (0.46%) Broadband
8 2 (0.46%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) Skype
8 2 (0.46%) SMS
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.23%) DSL
9 1 (0.23%) NGN
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.25%) Big Data
1 14 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.09%) Power BI
4 8 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.39%) Blockchain
6 6 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.16%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.93%) MySQL
8 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.70%) MS Access
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.46%) DB2
10 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (9.28%) JIRA
2 13 (3.02%) Selenium
3 9 (2.09%) Cucumber
3 9 (2.09%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.62%) Zephyr
5 6 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.70%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.46%) webpack
10 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.23%) TestRail
General
1 123 (28.54%) Finance
2 79 (18.33%) Banking
3 36 (8.35%) Investment Banking
4 32 (7.42%) Front Office
5 24 (5.57%) Marketing
6 23 (5.34%) Legal
7 22 (5.10%) Retail
8 7 (1.62%) Advertising
8 7 (1.62%) Back Office
8 7 (1.62%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Games
10 4 (0.93%) Law
11 3 (0.70%) Automotive
11 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.70%) Publishing
11 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.46%) International Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.02%) .NET
2 9 (2.09%) Kafka
3 7 (1.62%) SOAP
4 6 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.39%) RESTful
5 5 (1.16%) Web Services
6 4 (0.93%) CSS
6 4 (0.93%) HTML
6 4 (0.93%) Matplotlib
6 4 (0.93%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.70%) Seaborn
7 3 (0.70%) VML
7 3 (0.70%) WCF
8 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.46%) jQuery
8 2 (0.46%) REST
8 2 (0.46%) WAMP
8 2 (0.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (4.18%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.48%) Derivative
4 15 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.55%) User Experience
6 10 (2.32%) Fintech
7 9 (2.09%) NHS
7 9 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.86%) Equities
9 7 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.39%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.16%) iPad
12 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.70%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.66%) Windows
2 18 (4.18%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.39%) Android
6 4 (0.93%) Linux
6 4 (0.93%) Unix
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.19%) Business Analysis
3 61 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (11.83%) Project Management
5 49 (11.37%) Data Analysis
6 46 (10.67%) Analytics
7 35 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (8.12%) Migration
8 34 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 31 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (6.96%) Test Automation
11 29 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (6.50%) User Stories
13 27 (6.26%) Change Management
14 25 (5.80%) Data Migration
15 23 (5.34%) Investment Management
15 23 (5.34%) Use Case
15 23 (5.34%) Visualisation
16 22 (5.10%) E-Commerce
17 21 (4.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.81%) SQL
2 26 (6.03%) Python
3 20 (4.64%) C#
4 13 (3.02%) Java
5 11 (2.55%) R
5 11 (2.55%) VBA
6 6 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.46%) C
8 2 (0.46%) C++
8 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.23%) Delphi
9 1 (0.23%) Scala
9 1 (0.23%) VB6
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (10.44%) Degree
2 34 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.02%) CISSP
4 13 (3.02%) ISEB
4 13 (3.02%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.09%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.62%) CEH
7 7 (1.62%) SANS
8 6 (1.39%) CREST Certified
8 6 (1.39%) GIAC
9 5 (1.16%) IIBA
9 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.70%) CISM
11 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.46%) CBAP
12 2 (0.46%) CISA
12 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.03%) QA
2 10 (2.32%) GDPR
3 7 (1.62%) PMO
4 6 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.39%) IFRS
4 6 (1.39%) MiFID
5 5 (1.16%) SLA
6 4 (0.93%) EMIR
7 3 (0.70%) HL7
7 3 (0.70%) PSD2
8 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.46%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.23%) SEPA
9 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.16%) BitLocker
4 4 (0.93%) Docker
5 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.71%) SCCM
2 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.46%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.23%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.23%) QRadar
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.18%) Bloomberg
2 18 (4.18%) Oracle
3 17 (3.94%) Google
3 17 (3.94%) Tableau
4 15 (3.48%) Adobe
5 13 (3.02%) Citrix
5 13 (3.02%) VMware
6 11 (2.55%) Cisco
6 11 (2.55%) HP
7 10 (2.32%) Reuters
8 8 (1.86%) SAP
9 7 (1.62%) Dell
9 7 (1.62%) Murex
9 7 (1.62%) Qualys
9 7 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.39%) Charles River
10 6 (1.39%) Omniture
10 6 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.16%) Atlassian