Period
to 6 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 27 56 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.57% 4.04% 4.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.61% 16.67% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 60
Median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £198 £168 £274
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £429 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +2.08% +12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £77.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -54.98% +331.94% -25.00%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 173 336 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.67% 24.22% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 213 247
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £220
90th Percentile £588 £588 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -2.94% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
Median hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +22.66%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £37.71 £57.50 £42.53
Median hourly rate £20.57 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +24.67% +4.10% -6.76%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 12 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (37.04%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (37.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Cyber Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Threat Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 10 (37.04%) CISSP
2 10 (37.04%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (37.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (29.63%) Azure
3 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) GIAC
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.93%) Decision-Making
4 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (22.22%) Office 365
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (22.22%) Firewall
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Sentinel
6 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Qualys

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Sentinel
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
3 4 (14.81%) Power Platform
4 3 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (7.41%) PaaS
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Broadband
3 1 (3.70%) DMS-100
3 1 (3.70%) DMZ
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) Power BI
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) RStudio
2 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Information Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Apache NiFi
1 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) JDBC
1 1 (3.70%) JPA
1 1 (3.70%) Matplotlib
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
1 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 10 (37.04%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.41%) AS400
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (37.04%) Cyber Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 10 (37.04%) Threat Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (25.93%) Decision-Making
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) Email Filtering
5 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) GIAC
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.41%) CCSA
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (3.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Qualys
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Meraki
4 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Remedy