Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 40 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 42 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.29% 3.16% 6.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.65% 11.43% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 27
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.09% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £229 £296 £232
90th Percentile £599 £494 £606
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £411
% change year-on-year +7.14% -14.89% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £12.67 - £25.00
10th Percentile £10.55 - £17.50
90th Percentile £20.90 - £27.20
East of England median hourly rate £13.72 £15.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year -13.61% -43.30% +30.23%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 238 175 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 35.63% 27.69% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 107 117
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +3.34%
10th Percentile £163 £120 £200
90th Percentile £575 £583 £603
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.39% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 24
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £11.69 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.53% -54.18% +70.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.36 £12.95
90th Percentile £31.25 £12.31 £39.63
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.40 £22.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% +47.27% -5.38%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Bedfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Luton +7 21 £490 +12.00% 2
Bedford +1 3 £313 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £325 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £340 -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
4 8 (19.05%) Analytics
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) VMware
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.29%) UML
6 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (11.90%) SCCM
7 5 (11.90%) Relational Database

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
1 4 (9.52%) WildFly
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (2.38%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 4 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) SMS
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon QuickSight
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.76%) HBase
6 2 (4.76%) Impala
6 2 (4.76%) Mahout
6 2 (4.76%) QlikView
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Data Architect
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) EJB
2 4 (9.52%) Java EE
2 4 (9.52%) JDBC
2 4 (9.52%) JMS
2 4 (9.52%) JPA
2 4 (9.52%) Servlets
3 2 (4.76%) GraphX
3 2 (4.76%) MLlib
3 2 (4.76%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) EPoS
5 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (19.05%) Analytics
2 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
4 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (14.29%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) R
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CISSP
2 4 (9.52%) MCSA
2 4 (9.52%) MCSE
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) COBIT
2 3 (7.14%) PMO
3 2 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) DameWare
3 2 (4.76%) Mesos
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Symantec
4 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
4 4 (9.52%) CommVault
4 4 (9.52%) Dell
4 4 (9.52%) EqualLogic
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) NetApp
4 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.52%) Veritas
5 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) CA