Period
to 22 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 August 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 104 139 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.55% 7.22% 5.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.71% 27.42% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 106 61
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +0.65%
10th Percentile £277 £246 £210
90th Percentile £584 £524 £575
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Bristol median hourly rate £25.68 £37.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.52% +206.12% -
10th Percentile £20.35 £36.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £51.50 £38.75 £13.30
South West median hourly rate £37.24 £38.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +28.80% -32.95%

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 479 507 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.55% 26.32% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 351 316
Bristol median daily rate £413 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +0.31% +6.33%
10th Percentile £256 £273 £250
90th Percentile £585 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £442 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 8
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +90.79% -44.09%
10th Percentile £9.41 £15.48 £12.08
90th Percentile £60.10 £52.00 £81.43
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +14.08%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Bristol

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 45 (43.27%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.08%) SQL
4 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
5 22 (21.15%) Project Management
5 22 (21.15%) Degree
6 21 (20.19%) Security Cleared
7 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (15.38%) Finance
8 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 16 (15.38%) Public Sector
9 14 (13.46%) Azure
9 14 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (11.54%) ITIL
10 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.58%) C#
11 11 (10.58%) ISTQB
11 11 (10.58%) Programme Management
11 11 (10.58%) User Stories
11 11 (10.58%) SDLC
11 11 (10.58%) Project Delivery
12 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
12 10 (9.62%) JIRA
12 10 (9.62%) ISEB
13 9 (8.65%) CISSP
13 9 (8.65%) Change Management
13 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
13 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
13 9 (8.65%) .NET

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (8.65%) Confluence
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.88%) Simulink
5 3 (2.88%) Stateflow
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.96%) Primavera
2 1 (0.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Azure
2 6 (5.77%) AWS
2 6 (5.77%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.88%) Office 365
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Azure Stack
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (3.85%) 2G
2 4 (3.85%) 3G
2 4 (3.85%) 4G
2 4 (3.85%) 5G
2 4 (3.85%) GSM
2 4 (3.85%) LTE
2 4 (3.85%) Node B
2 4 (3.85%) RNC
2 4 (3.85%) UMTS
2 4 (3.85%) WiMAX
2 4 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.96%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Big Data
3 6 (5.77%) Power BI
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.88%) MS Access
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.92%) QlikView
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) Impala
8 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.96%) SQL CLR
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) JIRA
2 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.88%) Rational Statemate
3 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) Ant
4 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.96%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.96%) JUnit
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.96%) tSQLt
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
1 16 (15.38%) Public Sector
2 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Electronics
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Law
5 2 (1.92%) Police
6 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
2 12 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Developer
4 6 (5.77%) Test Leader
5 5 (4.81%) IT Security Officer
5 5 (4.81%) Security Officer
5 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Development Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Report Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Tester
7 3 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.88%) Architect
7 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) .NET
2 5 (4.81%) HTML
2 5 (4.81%) Web Services
2 5 (4.81%) XML
3 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.88%) JSON
4 3 (2.88%) REST
5 2 (1.92%) CSS
5 2 (1.92%) J2EE
5 2 (1.92%) JMS
5 2 (1.92%) SOAP
5 2 (1.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.96%) EJB
6 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.96%) JFC
6 1 (0.96%) JSF
6 1 (0.96%) JSP
6 1 (0.96%) Kafka
6 1 (0.96%) RESTful
6 1 (0.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.81%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.92%) CESG
4 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.92%) Wiki
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) Project Management
4 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.54%) ITIL
5 11 (10.58%) Programme Management
5 11 (10.58%) Project Delivery
5 11 (10.58%) SDLC
5 11 (10.58%) User Stories
6 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.65%) Change Management
7 9 (8.65%) DevOps
7 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.65%) Scrum
8 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
9 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) Decision-Making
9 7 (6.73%) Time Management
10 6 (5.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) C#
3 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.85%) C
4 4 (3.85%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.88%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.88%) VBA
6 2 (1.92%) R
7 1 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.96%) Python
7 1 (0.96%) Scala
7 1 (0.96%) VB
7 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 21 (20.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.58%) ISTQB
5 10 (9.62%) ISEB
6 9 (8.65%) CISSP
7 6 (5.77%) CISM
8 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.88%) IISP
10 3 (2.88%) MCSA
10 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.88%) PMP
11 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.92%) MCITP
12 1 (0.96%) APMP
12 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.81%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.85%) SLA
4 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.92%) PMO
5 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.96%) GDPR
5 1 (0.96%) HL7
5 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
1 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) IBM
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) Huawei
4 5 (4.81%) Nokia
5 4 (3.85%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.85%) Nortel
5 4 (3.85%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Cadence
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) DataCore
6 2 (1.92%) Dell
6 2 (1.92%) Juniper
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.96%) Intapp
7 1 (0.96%) RedGate
7 1 (0.96%) Tableau