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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trend Analysis
Rank 592 579 522
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -57
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 69 84 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 71
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £150 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £311
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.08 £28.45 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +132.14%

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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Trend Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
England +1 62 £369 +13.46% 12
South East +21 24 £475 +46.83% 3
London -26 14 £355 -2.06% 4
Hampshire +9 9 £475 +35.71%
West Sussex - 7 - -
Horsham - 7 - -
South West +6 6 £325 +8.33%
Yorkshire -4 5 £260 -1.88% 1
Surrey -6 4 - - 1
Berkshire -10 4 £317 +4.10% 2
West Midlands -23 4 £500 +53.84% 1
Shropshire - 4 £500 -
Telford - 4 £500 -
Staines - 4 - -
Isle of Man - 4 £96 -
Scotland 0 3 £85 -82.10% 2
West Yorkshire 0 3 £260 -1.88% 1
Leeds -3 3 £260 -1.88% 1
North West -4 3 £120 -70.90% 1
Fareham -7 3 £475 -
Bracknell -9 3 £313 +42.85%
Winchester - 3 £513 -
Poole - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
Bristol - 3 £325 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Glasgow +2 2 £85 -
Manchester -14 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 (28.89%) ITIL
2 32 (23.70%) Finance
3 29 (21.48%) Service Management
3 29 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 23 (17.04%) SLA
6 19 (14.07%) MS Excel
7 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (13.33%) Change Management
7 18 (13.33%) People Management
8 17 (12.59%) Capacity Management
8 17 (12.59%) Management Information System
8 17 (12.59%) Windows
9 16 (11.85%) HP
9 16 (11.85%) Cisco
10 15 (11.11%) Unix
11 14 (10.37%) MS Office
11 14 (10.37%) Performance Management
11 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
12 13 (9.63%) Degree
12 13 (9.63%) Banking
12 13 (9.63%) Problem Management
12 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
13 12 (8.89%) High Availability
13 12 (8.89%) Service Delivery
13 12 (8.89%) Intel Security
13 12 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (8.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (8.15%) Cybersecurity

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 (5.19%) MS Exchange
1 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.96%) Apache
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.22%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Office
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) IaaS
1 6 (4.44%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Firewall
1 9 (6.67%) Internet
2 7 (5.19%) LAN
2 7 (5.19%) WAN
3 6 (4.44%) DNS
4 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.22%) VPN
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (1.48%) Intranet
6 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.48%) SNA
6 2 (1.48%) Wireless
6 2 (1.48%) WLAN
7 1 (0.74%) 4G
7 1 (0.74%) DMZ
7 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.74%) Skype
7 1 (0.74%) VLAN
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) QlikView
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.74%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) DTS
7 1 (0.74%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 32 (23.70%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.70%) Military
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Publishing
6 2 (1.48%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) Administrator
3 11 (8.15%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Architect
5 9 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Report Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) AIX Administrator
8 5 (3.70%) Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) Problem Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Resource Planner
9 4 (2.96%) Storage Administrator
9 4 (2.96%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.96%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) ELK Stack
1 5 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.48%) Middleware
3 2 (1.48%) RESTful
4 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.59%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.19%) Statistics
5 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.70%) IVR
6 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.22%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Windows
2 15 (11.11%) Unix
3 9 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.44%) AIX
6 5 (3.70%) Linux
7 3 (2.22%) HPUX
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) ITIL
2 29 (21.48%) Service Management
3 27 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 18 (13.33%) Change Management
4 18 (13.33%) People Management
5 17 (12.59%) Capacity Management
6 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
6 14 (10.37%) Performance Management
7 13 (9.63%) Problem Management
8 12 (8.89%) High Availability
8 12 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.15%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (8.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (7.41%) Project Management
11 9 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
12 8 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.93%) Coaching
13 7 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.41%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) Python
3 6 (4.44%) VB
4 3 (2.22%) Java
4 3 (2.22%) R
5 2 (1.48%) VBA
6 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.74%) COBOL
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) JCL
6 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.74%) REXX
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Degree
1 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.19%) CCIE
4 7 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) MCSE
5 6 (4.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) MCP
6 5 (3.70%) MBA
7 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.22%) CCNP
8 3 (2.22%) MCITP
8 3 (2.22%) MCSA
9 2 (1.48%) CCDE
9 2 (1.48%) CISSP
10 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) GCFE
10 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) Ceph
2 5 (3.70%) PowerHA
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.22%) vSphere
5 2 (1.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (3.70%) Ansible
2 5 (3.70%) Kibana
2 5 (3.70%) logstash
2 5 (3.70%) Puppet
3 4 (2.96%) SCCM
4 3 (2.22%) DameWare
4 3 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.74%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.85%) Cisco
2 16 (11.85%) HP
3 12 (8.89%) Intel Security
4 9 (6.67%) Lumension
5 8 (5.93%) IBM
5 8 (5.93%) Oracle
5 8 (5.93%) Remedy
6 6 (4.44%) VMware
7 5 (3.70%) Lotus
7 5 (3.70%) Trustwave
8 4 (2.96%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.96%) Pega
9 3 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.48%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.48%) Avaya
10 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.48%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.48%) Tandberg