Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 18 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 49 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.54% 7.17% 4.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.75% 19.35% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £331 £463 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.38% +7.25% +1.47%
10th Percentile £156 £257 £239
90th Percentile £586 £597 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +3.13% +17.65% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £11.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.58% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -22.86% -41.67%

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 198 248 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 34.49% 37.07% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 173 113
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +12.58%
10th Percentile £226 £220 £265
90th Percentile £549 £575 £570
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.38 £14.50 £28.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% -49.17% +1.88%
10th Percentile £13.73 £10.66 £15.01
90th Percentile £18.25 £36.25 £41.74
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% -3.00% +3.49%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Luton -1 21 £450 -10.89% 9
Dunstable +3 16 £338 +3.85% 1
Bedford +3 5 £150 -50.00% 5
Shefford - 1 £140 - 1
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 18 (36.73%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.45%) Retail
3 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Service Management
5 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) JIRA
6 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL
6 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.29%) Big Data
6 7 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) Security Operations
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.24%) CRM
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Information Security
7 6 (12.24%) Firewall
8 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.20%) Python
8 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (10.20%) Unix
8 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
8 5 (10.20%) OLTP
8 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
8 5 (10.20%) Security Operations Centre

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 5 (10.20%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 4 (8.16%) Mule
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) VPLS
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Big Data
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Hive
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Kudu
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.20%) Impala
3 5 (10.20%) OLTP
3 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (22.45%) Retail
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Data Integration Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Content Editor
8 2 (4.08%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (4.08%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Kafka
2 4 (8.16%) JSON
2 4 (8.16%) Middleware
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (6.12%) CMDB
2 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) Service Management
6 7 (14.29%) Analytics
6 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) CRM
7 6 (12.24%) Information Security
7 6 (12.24%) Security Operations
8 5 (10.20%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (10.20%) Matrix Management
8 5 (10.20%) Patch Management
8 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery Management
8 5 (10.20%) SIEM
8 5 (10.20%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) Use Case
8 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.04%) ECDL
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) GDPR
2 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
3 3 (6.12%) COSO
3 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) COBIT
4 1 (2.04%) PMO
4 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Apache Flume
1 5 (10.20%) HDFS
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Oozie
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.08%) Dell
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Xerox
3 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) CommVault
3 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Juniper
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee
3 1 (2.04%) NetApp
3 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas