The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 87 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 53 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.39% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 13
Median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £485 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.29% +20.00%
Analytics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2216 2525 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.53% 76.31% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1678 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 85
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the South West region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the South West region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +15 26 £388 +20.71% 10
Wiltshire +9 12 £349 -27.72% 5
Gloucestershire +5 7 £350 -22.22% 5
Somerset +23 1 £368 +10.52% 1
Devon -1 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 56 (52.83%) SQL
2 44 (41.51%) Finance
3 30 (28.30%) Degree
4 29 (27.36%) Data Analytics
5 26 (24.53%) Marketing
6 25 (23.58%) Python
6 25 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (22.64%) Linux
8 22 (20.75%) Java
8 22 (20.75%) SAS
9 19 (17.92%) Machine Learning
10 17 (16.04%) Big Data
11 16 (15.09%) Data Mining
11 16 (15.09%) HTML
11 16 (15.09%) CSS
12 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
12 15 (14.15%) REST
13 14 (13.21%) Ansible
13 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
13 14 (13.21%) Teradata
14 13 (12.26%) C++
14 13 (12.26%) Unix
14 13 (12.26%) Retail
14 13 (12.26%) Docker
15 12 (11.32%) DevOps
15 12 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (11.32%) R
15 12 (11.32%) Apache Spark
15 12 (11.32%) Data Analysis

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 22 (20.75%) SAS
2 12 (11.32%) Apache
2 12 (11.32%) Apache Spark
2 12 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.72%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.89%) Confluence
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) WordPress
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) SPSS
3 3 (2.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.94%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) Heroku
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.94%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) DNS
1 8 (7.55%) DSL
1 8 (7.55%) LDAP
2 7 (6.60%) FCAPS
3 5 (4.72%) Internet
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.83%) Firewall
4 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.94%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) Big Data
2 16 (15.09%) Data Mining
3 9 (8.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (8.49%) HBase
3 9 (8.49%) Neo4j
4 8 (7.55%) CouchDB
4 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.55%) Parquet
4 8 (7.55%) Redis
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.83%) GIS
8 3 (2.83%) OLAP
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.83%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.83%) Text Mining
8 3 (2.83%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 44 (41.51%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Marketing
3 13 (12.26%) Retail
4 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.89%) Military
7 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Analyst
1 29 (27.36%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) Data Scientist
3 10 (9.43%) Software Developer
4 7 (6.60%) Insight Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Analytics Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Customer Insight Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Designer
8 3 (2.83%) Junior
8 3 (2.83%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.83%) SAS Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Insight Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) CSS
1 16 (15.09%) HTML
2 15 (14.15%) REST
3 10 (9.43%) Akka
3 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
3 10 (9.43%) GraphX
4 9 (8.49%) CSS3
4 9 (8.49%) HTML5
5 8 (7.55%) Apache Avro
5 8 (7.55%) ODBC
5 8 (7.55%) SOAP
5 8 (7.55%) WebSockets
6 6 (5.66%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (4.72%) .NET
7 5 (4.72%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.77%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (2.83%) Node.js
9 3 (2.83%) TensorFlow
9 3 (2.83%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.60%) User Experience
3 7 (6.60%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.66%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.77%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.77%) Social Media
6 4 (3.77%) Statistics
7 3 (2.83%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.83%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.83%) Neural Network
7 3 (2.83%) Ontologies
7 3 (2.83%) Remote Sensing
7 3 (2.83%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Unix
3 8 (7.55%) Mesosphere
4 7 (6.60%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Data Analytics
2 19 (17.92%) Machine Learning
3 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.32%) Data Analysis
4 12 (11.32%) DevOps
4 12 (11.32%) Project Management
5 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.43%) Use Case
6 9 (8.49%) Direct Marketing
6 9 (8.49%) Pay per click
6 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.55%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.60%) Customer Insight
9 6 (5.66%) Actionable Insight
9 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.66%) ETL
9 6 (5.66%) Web Analytics
10 5 (4.72%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (52.83%) SQL
2 25 (23.58%) Python
3 22 (20.75%) Java
4 13 (12.26%) C++
5 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.32%) MATLAB
5 12 (11.32%) R
6 11 (10.38%) Scala
7 8 (7.55%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) Ruby
11 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) Degree
2 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.32%) PhD
4 8 (7.55%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.66%) HNC
7 3 (2.83%) HND
8 1 (0.94%) ISEB
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.89%) SSAE 16
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) Snort
3 1 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Ansible
2 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.83%) Kibana
3 3 (2.83%) Nessus
3 3 (2.83%) QRadar
4 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) Puppet
5 1 (0.94%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.94%) Oozie
5 1 (0.94%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.94%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Teradata
2 10 (9.43%) Google
3 7 (6.60%) Nokia
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle
5 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) Omniture
7 3 (2.83%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco
7 3 (2.83%) Citrix
7 3 (2.83%) Facebook
7 3 (2.83%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.83%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.83%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.89%) i2
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.89%) SAP
8 2 (1.89%) Tableau
9 1 (0.94%) Ektron
9 1 (0.94%) Netezza
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