Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 337 323
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 299 293 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.69% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 208 209
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £214 £220
90th Percentile £625 £625 £586
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
London median hourly rate £20.00 £100.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.00% +270.37% +50.00%
10th Percentile £19.22 £34.00 £14.83
90th Percentile £26.00 £155.00 £65.85
England median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% -30.61% +43.53%

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 42645 42585 44233
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.09% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30744 30415 31166
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £656 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 538 710
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.16% +0.68% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.39 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +18 64 £475 -5.00% 9
West London +15 18 £488 +27.04% 1
East London -8 6 £475 +104.30%
South London -15 6 £500 +29.03% 1
North London - 2 - -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 92 (30.77%) SQL
2 88 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (29.10%) Finance
4 78 (26.09%) Banking
5 54 (18.06%) Windows
6 50 (16.72%) Business Analysis
7 41 (13.71%) Microsoft
8 39 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 34 (11.37%) Scrum
10 33 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (10.03%) Java
12 29 (9.70%) Degree
12 29 (9.70%) User Stories
12 29 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (9.36%) SDLC
13 28 (9.36%) Investment Banking
14 27 (9.03%) Data Analysis
15 26 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 26 (8.70%) Unix
16 25 (8.36%) Linux
16 25 (8.36%) Analytics
17 24 (8.03%) Oracle
18 22 (7.36%) MiFID
19 21 (7.02%) JIRA
19 21 (7.02%) Migration
19 21 (7.02%) .NET
19 21 (7.02%) User Experience
20 20 (6.69%) VBA
20 20 (6.69%) Front Office
20 20 (6.69%) QA

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 12 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.01%) Confluence
2 9 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.34%) JBoss
4 6 (2.01%) CMS
4 6 (2.01%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.34%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.67%) IIS
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.67%) WildFly
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.68%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Temenos T24
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.67%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Eikon
4 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.68%) Office 365
3 6 (2.01%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.33%) Force.com
6 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.35%) Firewall
2 9 (3.01%) Internet
3 8 (2.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.34%) Wireless
5 5 (1.67%) 4G
5 5 (1.67%) Broadband
5 5 (1.67%) Skype
6 4 (1.34%) LAN
6 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.34%) WAN
7 3 (1.00%) DHCP
7 3 (1.00%) DNS
7 3 (1.00%) FTP
7 3 (1.00%) Network Security
8 2 (0.67%) Intranet
8 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.67%) VoIP
9 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.01%) Data Lake
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (2.01%) QlikView
4 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.01%) SQLPlus
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.34%) MySQL
7 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.67%) Big Data
8 2 (0.67%) DB2
8 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (7.02%) JIRA
2 14 (4.68%) Cucumber
3 13 (4.35%) Selenium
4 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.34%) Toad
7 3 (1.00%) JBehave
7 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.00%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.67%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.33%) Ant
9 1 (0.33%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (29.10%) Finance
2 78 (26.09%) Banking
3 28 (9.36%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.69%) Front Office
5 16 (5.35%) Retail
6 7 (2.34%) Marketing
6 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.67%) Billing
7 5 (1.67%) Law
7 5 (1.67%) Legal
7 5 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.34%) Back Office
8 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.34%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.02%) .NET
2 17 (5.69%) XML
3 12 (4.01%) REST
4 11 (3.68%) JSON
4 11 (3.68%) Web Services
5 8 (2.68%) HTML
5 8 (2.68%) SOAP
6 7 (2.34%) Middleware
7 6 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.67%) CSS
8 5 (1.67%) FpML
9 4 (1.34%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.00%) JSON Schema
10 3 (1.00%) WSDL
10 3 (1.00%) XSD
11 2 (0.67%) CGI
11 2 (0.67%) GWT
11 2 (0.67%) jQuery
11 2 (0.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.02%) User Experience
3 14 (4.68%) Derivative
4 12 (4.01%) PKI
5 11 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.34%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.68%) Equities
7 8 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.68%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.01%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.34%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.34%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.06%) Windows
2 26 (8.70%) Unix
3 25 (8.36%) Linux
4 19 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.34%) Android
5 7 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.01%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.34%) HPUX
9 3 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.67%) AIX
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.67%) Solaris
10 2 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.72%) Business Analysis
3 34 (11.37%) Scrum
4 33 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (9.70%) User Stories
6 28 (9.36%) SDLC
7 27 (9.03%) Data Analysis
8 25 (8.36%) Analytics
9 21 (7.02%) Migration
10 19 (6.35%) ITIL
11 17 (5.69%) Information Security
12 16 (5.35%) Acceptance Criteria
12 16 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.35%) Project Management
13 15 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (5.02%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (4.68%) BDD
14 14 (4.68%) DevOps
14 14 (4.68%) ETL
14 14 (4.68%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (30.77%) SQL
2 30 (10.03%) Java
3 20 (6.69%) VBA
4 14 (4.68%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.01%) Python
6 9 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.34%) C#
9 6 (2.01%) C++
9 6 (2.01%) Perl
10 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.00%) R
11 3 (1.00%) Scala
11 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.00%) VB
12 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.67%) PHP
12 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.67%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 29 (9.70%) Degree
2 16 (5.35%) CISSP
3 12 (4.01%) CRISC
4 11 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.68%) CGEIT
6 4 (1.34%) CISM
7 3 (1.00%) MCSE
7 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.67%) GCIA
8 2 (0.67%) GCIH
8 2 (0.67%) GIAC
8 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.67%) MCDST
8 2 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.67%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.67%) SANS
9 1 (0.33%) AAT
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.36%) MiFID
2 20 (6.69%) QA
3 9 (3.01%) SLA
4 6 (2.01%) EMIR
5 5 (1.67%) GDPR
6 2 (0.67%) SEPA
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) FINREP
7 1 (0.33%) PMO
7 1 (0.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.34%) vSphere
3 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) Control-M
1 3 (1.00%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 41 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.03%) Oracle
3 15 (5.02%) Cisco
3 15 (5.02%) VMware
4 13 (4.35%) Citrix
5 9 (3.01%) HP
6 8 (2.68%) Google
6 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.68%) SAP
7 7 (2.34%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.34%) NetApp
7 7 (2.34%) Temenos
8 6 (2.01%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.01%) Tripwire
9 5 (1.67%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.67%) Cognos
9 5 (1.67%) McAfee
9 5 (1.67%) Tableau
10 4 (1.34%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.34%) Forcepoint