Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 36 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +14
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 39 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.19% 3.09% 5.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.02% 10.97% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £340 £454 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.07% -21.09% +43.75%
10th Percentile £193 £411 £221
90th Percentile £568 £509 £606
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 - £21.25
10th Percentile £13.05 - £16.88
90th Percentile £22.35 - £26.63
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.87% -32.22% -33.48%

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 205 155 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 32.54% 28.13% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 104 99
Bedfordshire median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - -4.49%
10th Percentile £220 £129 £240
90th Percentile £575 £525 £606
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +19.29% -11.95% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 20
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.69 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.04% -62.95% +80.31%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.32 £13.85
90th Percentile £29.38 £37.85 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £22.70 £33.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -32.24% +52.27% +25.71%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +3 19 £450 +5.88% 5
Bedford +2 4 £213 -48.80% 5
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £340 -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Degree
4 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.64%) DHCP
5 10 (25.64%) DNS
5 10 (25.64%) Citrix
5 10 (25.64%) SAN
5 10 (25.64%) Symantec
5 10 (25.64%) Clustering
5 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (25.64%) SCCM
6 9 (23.08%) SCOM
6 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 9 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
6 9 (23.08%) NAS
6 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 9 (23.08%) 3PAR
6 9 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (23.08%) EqualLogic
6 9 (23.08%) Skype for Business

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 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (2.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.64%) DHCP
2 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 10 (25.64%) SAN
3 9 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 9 (23.08%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) SMS
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon QuickSight
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) HBase
3 2 (5.13%) Impala
3 2 (5.13%) Mahout
3 2 (5.13%) QlikView
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Local Government
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Architect
3 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.13%) Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Support Officer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) GraphX
2 2 (5.13%) MLlib
2 2 (5.13%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.56%) EJB
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) JDBC
3 1 (2.56%) JMS
3 1 (2.56%) JPA
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) Replication
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) R
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) MCSA
2 9 (23.08%) MCSE
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) HNC
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) COBIT
2 2 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 9 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 9 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 9 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 9 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (23.08%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) Mesos
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 10 (25.64%) Symantec
4 9 (23.08%) 3PAR
4 9 (23.08%) CommVault
4 9 (23.08%) Dell
4 9 (23.08%) EqualLogic
4 9 (23.08%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) IBM
4 9 (23.08%) NetApp
4 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 9 (23.08%) Veritas
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) Tableau
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Talend