Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 July 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.

Technical Analyst
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 310 338
Rank change year-on-year -75 +28 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 262 299 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 198 232
London median daily rate £438 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +9.36%
10th Percentile £279 £304 £251
90th Percentile £590 £625 £625
England median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £17.38 £15.40 £14.40
90th Percentile £28.13 £28.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £17.32 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.45% -17.14% -12.50%

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 43,884 39,736 43,283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,768 28,294 31,146
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 511 511
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.40 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +12.63% -4.03%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.72 £50.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018.

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 July 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 -35 69 £488 - 15
West London -32 14 £356 -20.83% 5
South London -38 10 £375 -30.23%
East London -24 1 £475 -6.17% 3
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 90 (34.35%) Finance
2 67 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.57%) SQL
3 45 (17.18%) Banking
4 42 (16.03%) Microsoft
5 40 (15.27%) Windows
6 39 (14.89%) User Stories
7 34 (12.98%) Business Analysis
7 34 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (12.21%) SDLC
9 31 (11.83%) Scrum
10 27 (10.31%) Change Management
11 26 (9.92%) Data Modelling
12 23 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (8.40%) Active Directory
14 21 (8.02%) SharePoint
14 21 (8.02%) Migration
14 21 (8.02%) JIRA
15 20 (7.63%) Office 365
15 20 (7.63%) Project Management
16 19 (7.25%) ITIL
17 18 (6.87%) SQL Server
17 18 (6.87%) Acceptance Criteria
17 18 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (6.49%) Oracle
18 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (6.49%) Analytics
18 17 (6.49%) Degree
19 16 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.82%) Confluence
2 10 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.53%) CMS
3 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
6 1 (0.38%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Endur
1 4 (1.53%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.76%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.76%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.76%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.38%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.63%) Office 365
2 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 6 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.29%) Google Tag Manager
4 5 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.15%) SaaS
6 2 (0.76%) G Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Akamai
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) WAN
2 7 (2.67%) Intranet
3 6 (2.29%) Internet
4 5 (1.91%) DNS
4 5 (1.91%) Firewall
4 5 (1.91%) LAN
4 5 (1.91%) VPN
5 2 (0.76%) DHCP
5 2 (0.76%) MPLS
5 2 (0.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.76%) Skype
5 2 (0.76%) VLAN
5 2 (0.76%) WebEx
5 2 (0.76%) WLAN
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) DKIM
6 1 (0.38%) DMARC
6 1 (0.38%) MVNO
6 1 (0.38%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.58%) Blockchain
3 10 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.91%) Big Data
5 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.76%) Power BI
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 21 (8.02%) JIRA
2 5 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.53%) FitNesse
3 4 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.53%) JMeter
3 4 (1.53%) Selenium
3 4 (1.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.76%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (34.35%) Finance
2 45 (17.18%) Banking
3 13 (4.96%) Retail
4 12 (4.58%) Marketing
5 11 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.82%) Front Office
7 7 (2.67%) Legal
7 7 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.29%) Games
9 4 (1.53%) Back Office
9 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.15%) Law
10 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.15%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Publishing
12 1 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.05%) XML
2 6 (2.29%) jQuery
2 6 (2.29%) REST
3 5 (1.91%) SOAP
3 5 (1.91%) Web Services
4 4 (1.53%) GraphQL
4 4 (1.53%) RESTful
5 3 (1.15%) JSON
5 3 (1.15%) React
5 3 (1.15%) React Native
6 2 (0.76%) .NET
6 2 (0.76%) Middleware
6 2 (0.76%) XMPP
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) DirectX
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.44%) User Experience
3 8 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.67%) iPad
5 5 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.53%) Fintech
7 3 (1.15%) Derivative
7 3 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.15%) LIMS
7 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.15%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.76%) Equities
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.27%) Windows
2 15 (5.73%) Linux
3 14 (5.34%) Unix
4 13 (4.96%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.82%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.89%) User Stories
3 34 (12.98%) Business Analysis
3 34 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (12.21%) SDLC
5 31 (11.83%) Scrum
6 27 (10.31%) Change Management
7 26 (9.92%) Data Modelling
8 23 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (8.02%) Migration
10 20 (7.63%) Project Management
11 19 (7.25%) ITIL
12 18 (6.87%) Acceptance Criteria
12 18 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (6.49%) Analytics
14 16 (6.11%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (5.73%) Data Analysis
15 15 (5.73%) Technical Analysis
16 14 (5.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.57%) SQL
2 12 (4.58%) Java
2 12 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.20%) C#
4 9 (3.44%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.29%) Python
6 5 (1.91%) C
7 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.53%) VBA
8 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.76%) R
9 2 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.38%) Java 8
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.49%) Degree
2 5 (1.91%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) MBA
5 2 (0.76%) CISSP
5 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CEH
6 1 (0.38%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.38%) CRISC
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.58%) QA
2 9 (3.44%) GDPR
3 7 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.67%) MiFID
4 5 (1.91%) SLA
5 3 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.15%) EMIR
5 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.76%) PMO
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.38%) GCP
7 1 (0.38%) SEPA
7 1 (0.38%) TARGET2
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.29%) XenApp
3 6 (2.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) Docker
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.76%) Xen
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.20%) SCCM
2 5 (1.91%) Control-M
3 2 (0.76%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.38%) Kibana
4 1 (0.38%) logstash
4 1 (0.38%) Nessus
4 1 (0.38%) QRadar
4 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.49%) Oracle
3 15 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (5.34%) Google
5 11 (4.20%) Citrix
5 11 (4.20%) VMware
6 8 (3.05%) Apple
6 8 (3.05%) Cisco
7 7 (2.67%) Adobe
8 6 (2.29%) Ivanti
8 6 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.91%) BMC
9 5 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.53%) Informatica
10 4 (1.53%) OpenLink
10 4 (1.53%) Tealium
10 4 (1.53%) Workday
11 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.15%) Meraki
11 3 (1.15%) SAP