The table below looks at the statistics for Trend Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trend Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Trend Analysis
UK
Rank 552 589 533
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -56
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 49 47 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 51
Median daily rate £348 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.55 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.76% +57.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £16.55 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+141.76% +57.57%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Trend Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Trend Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Trend Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK.

Trend Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Trend Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Trend Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK.

Trend Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +21 45 £348 +6.92% 8
London +19 10 £409 +26.74% 1
West Midlands +13 8 £413 -17.50% 1
South West +5 8 £325 +2.36%
North West +25 7 £125 -61.53% 2
South East +15 7 £550 +69.23%
Birmingham - 4 £375 -
Surrey - 4 £550 -
Somerset - 4 - -
City of London +1 3 £600 +92.00%
Warwickshire 0 3 £400 -
East of England -6 3 £315 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £313 -
Cheshire - 3 £120 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £315 - 1
Yeovil - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 £120 -
Reading +17 2 - -
Berkshire +13 2 - -
East Midlands +2 2 £338 - 1
Atherstone - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Swindon - 2 £313 -
Staines - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Salisbury - 1 - -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Trend Analysis.

1 39 (34.82%) ITIL
2 35 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 35 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (28.57%) SLA
4 29 (25.89%) Finance
5 27 (24.11%) Problem Management
6 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
7 23 (20.54%) SQL
8 22 (19.64%) Change Management
9 21 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 20 (17.86%) Telecoms
11 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
12 18 (16.07%) Workflow
13 16 (14.29%) Oracle
13 16 (14.29%) MS Office
13 16 (14.29%) CRM
13 16 (14.29%) Banking
14 15 (13.39%) Degree
15 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (10.71%) Service Management
16 12 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (10.71%) Citrix
16 12 (10.71%) Billing
17 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
17 11 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (9.82%) HP
18 10 (8.93%) Project Management
18 10 (8.93%) Active Directory

Trend Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Confluence
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.29%) MS Office
3 10 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (8.04%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.57%) BASE24
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Network Security
1 7 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (1.79%) 2G
2 2 (1.79%) 3G
2 2 (1.79%) 4G
2 2 (1.79%) LTE
2 2 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.89%) ATM
3 1 (0.89%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) OSPF
3 1 (0.89%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (0.89%) VLAN
3 1 (0.89%) VoIP
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (6.25%) MS Access
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (3.57%) OLAP
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.79%) Big Data
6 2 (1.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Subversion
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.79%) VersaTest
4 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 16 (14.29%) Banking
4 12 (10.71%) Billing
5 8 (7.14%) Back Office
6 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.46%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.68%) Electronics
8 3 (2.68%) Marketing
8 3 (2.68%) Retail
9 2 (1.79%) Legal
9 2 (1.79%) Military
10 1 (0.89%) Law
10 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Analyst
2 15 (13.39%) Incident Manager
3 13 (11.61%) Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Data Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Service Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Report Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Operations Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Support Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.68%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.68%) BASE24 Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Problem Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.89%) Middleware
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.14%) Derivative
3 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.25%) CLARiiON
4 7 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
5 5 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.57%) EFT
6 4 (3.57%) iPhone
7 2 (1.79%) EPoS
7 2 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Blog
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) IVR
8 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.89%) PMI
8 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Unix
3 6 (5.36%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) ITIL
2 35 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 27 (24.11%) Problem Management
4 22 (19.64%) Change Management
5 21 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 18 (16.07%) Workflow
7 16 (14.29%) CRM
8 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (10.71%) Service Management
10 11 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.93%) Project Management
12 9 (8.04%) Data Analysis
12 9 (8.04%) Product Management
12 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 8 (7.14%) Test Scripting
14 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) VBA
3 4 (3.57%) Python
3 4 (3.57%) R
3 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) MCP
3 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) CCIE
5 1 (0.89%) CCNA
5 1 (0.89%) CCNP
5 1 (0.89%) CCSP
5 1 (0.89%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) CRISC
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.57%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) COBIT
4 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) SRDF
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (1.79%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Puppet
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle
3 12 (10.71%) Citrix
4 11 (9.82%) HP
5 9 (8.04%) IBM
6 8 (7.14%) SmartStream
7 7 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 7 (6.25%) Cisco
7 7 (6.25%) EMC
7 7 (6.25%) Lotus
7 7 (6.25%) NetApp
8 6 (5.36%) VMware
9 5 (4.46%) Brocade
9 5 (4.46%) Dell
10 4 (3.57%) Remedy
10 4 (3.57%) Thales
11 3 (2.68%) IFS
12 2 (1.79%) Huawei
12 2 (1.79%) Nokia Networks
12 2 (1.79%) Tellabs