The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
England / London
Rank 267 294 218
Rank change year-on-year +27 -76  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 134 136 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.62% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.65% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 101 129
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £358
% change year-on-year - +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +34.78% -56.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 20 £413 +3.12% 5
Croydon - 2 £500 -
Bromley +11 1 £375 +3.44%
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 67 (26.27%) Finance
2 63 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (24.31%) SQL
4 58 (22.75%) Banking
5 46 (18.04%) Business Analysis
6 38 (14.90%) Microsoft
7 30 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (10.59%) Java
9 23 (9.02%) ITIL
9 23 (9.02%) Windows
10 22 (8.63%) MS Excel
11 21 (8.24%) Cisco
11 21 (8.24%) .NET
11 21 (8.24%) User Stories
12 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.45%) Change Management
13 19 (7.45%) Derivative
14 18 (7.06%) Scrum
14 18 (7.06%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.67%) SQL Server
15 17 (6.67%) VMware
15 17 (6.67%) Data Analysis
15 17 (6.67%) Investment Banking
15 17 (6.67%) MiFID
15 17 (6.67%) Security Cleared
15 17 (6.67%) SDLC
16 16 (6.27%) Asset Management
16 16 (6.27%) Information Security
16 16 (6.27%) Migration
16 16 (6.27%) Firewall

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (4.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (3.14%) Confluence
3 5 (1.96%) Apache
3 5 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
6 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) Moodle
7 1 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) MS Project
7 1 (0.39%) Mingle
7 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Endur
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.39%) RMDS
2 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) IaaS
2 4 (1.57%) PaaS
3 3 (1.18%) GitHub
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) G Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.39%) Slack
5 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.27%) Firewall
2 15 (5.88%) Wireless
3 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.35%) SAN
5 5 (1.96%) LAN
5 5 (1.96%) OSPF
5 5 (1.96%) VPN
5 5 (1.96%) WAN
6 4 (1.57%) BGP
6 4 (1.57%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.57%) Network Security
6 4 (1.57%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.57%) VXLAN
7 2 (0.78%) DNS
7 2 (0.78%) IMAP
7 2 (0.78%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.78%) POP3
7 2 (0.78%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) DHCP
8 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.92%) Big Data
2 10 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.14%) Data Mining
4 8 (3.14%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.96%) MS Access
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.57%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.57%) DB2
8 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.18%) Flink
9 3 (1.18%) HBase
9 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (5.49%) JIRA
2 9 (3.53%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.14%) Selenium
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 67 (26.27%) Finance
2 58 (22.75%) Banking
3 17 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.88%) Front Office
5 10 (3.92%) Retail
5 10 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.53%) Marketing
7 6 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.96%) Back Office
8 5 (1.96%) International Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Advertising
10 3 (1.18%) Billing
11 2 (0.78%) Electronics
11 2 (0.78%) French Language
11 2 (0.78%) Games
11 2 (0.78%) German Language
11 2 (0.78%) Law
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
11 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) .NET
2 13 (5.10%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (3.53%) XML
4 8 (3.14%) FpML
5 7 (2.75%) Web Services
6 6 (2.35%) SAML
7 4 (1.57%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.57%) Middleware
8 3 (1.18%) Akka
8 3 (1.18%) Kafka
9 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.78%) HTML
9 2 (0.78%) REST
9 2 (0.78%) Sensu
9 2 (0.78%) XSD
10 1 (0.39%) HTML5
10 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.39%) SOAP
10 1 (0.39%) WinForms
10 1 (0.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.45%) Derivative
3 13 (5.10%) Fixed Income
3 13 (5.10%) User Experience
4 12 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.31%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.35%) Equities
8 6 (2.35%) Fintech
8 6 (2.35%) NHS
8 6 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (1.96%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.96%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.57%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.02%) Windows
2 14 (5.49%) Linux
2 14 (5.49%) Unix
3 12 (4.71%) Windows 10
4 11 (4.31%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.04%) Business Analysis
3 23 (9.02%) ITIL
4 21 (8.24%) User Stories
5 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (7.45%) Change Management
7 18 (7.06%) Data Modelling
7 18 (7.06%) Scrum
8 17 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 17 (6.67%) SDLC
9 16 (6.27%) Asset Management
9 16 (6.27%) Information Security
9 16 (6.27%) Migration
10 15 (5.88%) Project Management
11 14 (5.49%) Service Management
12 13 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.71%) Analytics
13 12 (4.71%) Problem Management
13 12 (4.71%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.31%) SQL
2 27 (10.59%) Java
3 13 (5.10%) VBA
4 10 (3.92%) Perl
5 7 (2.75%) C#
6 6 (2.35%) Python
7 5 (1.96%) Scala
7 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.57%) Tcl
8 4 (1.57%) VB
9 3 (1.18%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.18%) R
10 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) C
10 2 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.92%) Degree
5 6 (2.35%) CCNP
5 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.57%) CCNA
6 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.18%) PhD
8 2 (0.78%) CISM
8 2 (0.78%) CISSP
8 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.78%) ISEB
8 2 (0.78%) PMP
9 1 (0.39%) IIBA
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) MiFID
2 15 (5.88%) QA
3 12 (4.71%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) GDPR
4 3 (1.18%) GxP
5 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) EMIR
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 11 (4.31%) vSphere
4 2 (0.78%) Docker
4 2 (0.78%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) Nagios
2 3 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.39%) logstash
4 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.24%) Cisco
3 17 (6.67%) VMware
4 11 (4.31%) LANDesk
4 11 (4.31%) Oracle
5 7 (2.75%) Palo Alto
6 5 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.57%) Arista
7 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.57%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.57%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.57%) Fortinet
7 4 (1.57%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.57%) Murex
7 4 (1.57%) Sybase
8 3 (1.18%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.18%) Juniper
8 3 (1.18%) Tableau
9 2 (0.78%) Google
9 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
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