Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 23 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 -18
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 40 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.53% 6.89% 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.67% 20.87% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £338 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -19.44% -17.24%
10th Percentile £142 £203 £399
90th Percentile £519 £595 £500
East of England median daily rate £411 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +14.08% +3.00% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £16.38
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.56% -40.45%

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 150 206 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.98% 33.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 153 95
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £203 £163 £117
90th Percentile £581 £573 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.06% +10.28% -64.62%
10th Percentile £14.73 £10.16 £11.32
90th Percentile £31.50 £29.38 £12.21
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £32.50 £29.06
% change year-on-year -40.77% +11.86% +34.98%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +4 19 £360 -22.16% 8
Dunstable - 13 £338 - 2
Shefford - 1 £140 -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 20 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Retail
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security
5 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (12.50%) VPN
7 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 5 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (12.50%) GDPR
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
7 5 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (12.50%) SIEM
7 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (12.50%) Office 365

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 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
1 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) VPLS
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) Impala
3 3 (7.50%) OLTP
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Build Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (7.50%) CMDB
2 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.00%) Service Management
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security
5 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 5 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
7 5 (12.50%) SIEM
7 5 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.00%) BPMN
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Python
1 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) GDPR
2 4 (10.00%) COSO
3 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.00%) COBIT
4 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (5.00%) QA
4 2 (5.00%) SLA
5 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
2 3 (7.50%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oozie
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) Juniper
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee
3 1 (2.50%) VMware