Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Technical Analyst
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 368 321
Rank change year-on-year +25 -47 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 301 264 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.62% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 188 221
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £220
90th Percentile £588 £650 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
London median hourly rate £20.00 £100.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.00% +244.83% +56.76%
10th Percentile £19.22 £43.00 £20.40
90th Percentile £26.00 £155.00 £151.50
England median hourly rate £17.60 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +0.57% -28.57% +44.12%

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 45044 42282 44042
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32714 30029 31071
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £269
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 569 671
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in London

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analyst in London

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 -3 69 £475 - 8
West London -17 15 £488 +14.71% 3
South London -21 8 £500 +29.03% 1
East London -9 5 £363 +55.91% 2
North London -9 1 - -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 93 (30.90%) Finance
2 88 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (25.25%) Banking
4 74 (24.58%) SQL
5 55 (18.27%) Windows
6 49 (16.28%) Business Analysis
7 40 (13.29%) Microsoft
8 35 (11.63%) Scrum
9 33 (10.96%) User Stories
10 32 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (8.97%) Unix
11 27 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (8.31%) Oracle
12 25 (8.31%) Java
12 25 (8.31%) Linux
12 25 (8.31%) Investment Banking
12 25 (8.31%) Degree
13 23 (7.64%) Data Analysis
13 23 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
14 22 (7.31%) ITIL
15 21 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
15 21 (6.98%) Firewall
15 21 (6.98%) MiFID
15 21 (6.98%) JIRA
16 20 (6.64%) QA
16 20 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (6.64%) Windows 7
16 20 (6.64%) SDLC
16 20 (6.64%) Acceptance Criteria
17 19 (6.31%) User Experience

Technical 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 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.99%) Confluence
3 10 (3.32%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.99%) MQSeries
5 7 (2.33%) CMS
6 6 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.66%) JBoss
8 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.33%) Moodle
10 1 (0.33%) Mule
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.33%) Mingle
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.66%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.66%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.33%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.33%) Eikon
3 1 (0.33%) Kondor
3 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (4.98%) Office 365
2 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.33%) Force.com
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.98%) Firewall
2 11 (3.65%) WAN
3 10 (3.32%) LAN
4 8 (2.66%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (2.33%) Internet
5 7 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.33%) Wireless
6 5 (1.66%) 4G
6 5 (1.66%) Broadband
6 5 (1.66%) DHCP
6 5 (1.66%) DNS
6 5 (1.66%) SAN
6 5 (1.66%) Skype
7 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.00%) FTP
8 3 (1.00%) VLAN
9 2 (0.66%) Intranet
9 2 (0.66%) IPv4
9 2 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.99%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.33%) Big Data
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.33%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.00%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.00%) DB2
6 3 (1.00%) MySQL
6 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.00%) QlikView
6 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (6.98%) JIRA
2 11 (3.65%) Cucumber
2 11 (3.65%) Selenium
3 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.00%) Toad
6 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.33%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.33%) Maven
7 1 (0.33%) TestNG
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (30.90%) Finance
2 76 (25.25%) Banking
3 25 (8.31%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.31%) Front Office
5 16 (5.32%) Retail
6 7 (2.33%) Marketing
7 5 (1.66%) Back Office
7 5 (1.66%) Billing
8 4 (1.33%) Law
8 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.33%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.31%) .NET
2 12 (3.99%) XML
3 10 (3.32%) HTML
4 8 (2.66%) Middleware
4 8 (2.66%) REST
4 8 (2.66%) Web Services
5 7 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (1.99%) FpML
6 6 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.66%) JSON
7 5 (1.66%) SOAP
8 3 (1.00%) CSS
8 3 (1.00%) OAuth
9 2 (0.66%) ADO
9 2 (0.66%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.66%) GWT
9 2 (0.66%) J2EE
9 2 (0.66%) jQuery
9 2 (0.66%) Swagger
10 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.31%) User Experience
3 14 (4.65%) Derivative
4 12 (3.99%) PKI
5 11 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.99%) Equities
6 9 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.66%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.99%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.66%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.33%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.33%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.33%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.27%) Windows
2 27 (8.97%) Unix
3 25 (8.31%) Linux
4 20 (6.64%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.32%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.66%) Android
7 8 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.99%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.33%) HPUX
11 3 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.28%) Business Analysis
3 35 (11.63%) Scrum
4 33 (10.96%) User Stories
5 32 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (7.64%) Data Analysis
7 22 (7.31%) ITIL
8 20 (6.64%) Acceptance Criteria
8 20 (6.64%) SDLC
8 20 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (5.98%) Migration
10 17 (5.65%) DevOps
11 16 (5.32%) Analytics
11 16 (5.32%) Information Security
12 15 (4.98%) Change Management
13 13 (4.32%) BDD
13 13 (4.32%) Service Management
13 13 (4.32%) SIEM
13 13 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (3.99%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.58%) SQL
2 25 (8.31%) Java
3 15 (4.98%) VBA
4 12 (3.99%) Python
5 11 (3.65%) C++
6 8 (2.66%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.33%) C#
7 7 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.33%) Perl
7 7 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.99%) PHP
9 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.00%) VB
11 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.66%) Scala
12 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.33%) F#
12 1 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (8.31%) Degree
2 12 (3.99%) CISSP
2 12 (3.99%) CRISC
2 12 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.66%) CGEIT
5 4 (1.33%) CISM
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ISEB
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.66%) MCSE
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.33%) IIBA
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.98%) MiFID
2 20 (6.64%) QA
3 9 (2.99%) GDPR
4 8 (2.66%) EMIR
5 4 (1.33%) SLA
6 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.66%) SEPA
7 1 (0.33%) FINREP
7 1 (0.33%) PSD2
7 1 (0.33%) TARGET2
System Software
1 13 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.32%) vSphere
3 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.33%) Ansible
2 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.33%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.33%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.31%) Oracle
3 16 (5.32%) HP
4 15 (4.98%) Cisco
4 15 (4.98%) Citrix
5 14 (4.65%) VMware
6 12 (3.99%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.99%) NetApp
8 8 (2.66%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.66%) IBM
9 6 (1.99%) Adobe
9 6 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.99%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.66%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.33%) Apple
11 4 (1.33%) BeyondTrust
11 4 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.33%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.33%) McAfee
11 4 (1.33%) Sybase