Period
to 20 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 20 July 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 15 29
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 85 171 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.48% 8.62% 6.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.68% 32.02% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 116 81
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £211 £217 £215
90th Percentile £629 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £24.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.96% +31.08% +32.14%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.13 £15.64
90th Percentile £20.75 £37.88 £31.20
South East median hourly rate £19.26 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.34% +5.56% -5.26%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 432 534 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.85% 26.92% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 307 279
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £217 £248
90th Percentile £565 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £441 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 22
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.54% +14.44%
10th Percentile £11.82 £10.79 £11.09
90th Percentile £43.90 £48.00 £29.90
South East median hourly rate £22.36 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.48% +71.43% -27.08%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Buckinghamshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Buckinghamshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Buckinghamshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Buckinghamshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Milton Keynes -16 68 £425 +21.43% 13
High Wycombe -17 3 £291 -16.79% 5
Amersham - 2 £108 -
Marlow -1 1 - - 1
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 29 (34.12%) ITIL
1 29 (34.12%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (31.76%) Finance
3 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (18.82%) Windows
4 14 (16.47%) Service Management
4 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.29%) SAP
5 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
7 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (10.59%) Linux
8 9 (10.59%) Retail
9 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
9 8 (9.41%) Time Management
9 8 (9.41%) SLA
9 8 (9.41%) Project Management
9 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (9.41%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (9.41%) Workshop Facilitation
9 8 (9.41%) ITIL V3
10 7 (8.24%) DevOps
10 7 (8.24%) Software Licensing
10 7 (8.24%) Change Management
10 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (8.24%) SQL
10 7 (8.24%) SAP HCM
10 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) SAP HCM
2 6 (7.06%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.18%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
4 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (1.18%) npm
4 1 (1.18%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.35%) LAN
3 2 (2.35%) MPLS
3 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.35%) Skype
3 2 (2.35%) VoIP
3 2 (2.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) BGP
4 1 (1.18%) DWDM
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) OSPF
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Essbase
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) OLAP
3 1 (1.18%) OLTP
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (1.18%) Power BI
3 1 (1.18%) QlikView
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) LSMW
2 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.18%) ERwin
4 1 (1.18%) Grunt
4 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.18%) Mocha
4 1 (1.18%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Legal
4 6 (7.06%) Marketing
5 5 (5.88%) Automotive
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.18%) German Language
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.24%) Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Developer
6 4 (4.71%) HR Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) SAP HR Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) Software Asset Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.53%) Salesforce Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) SOC Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Middleware
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) CSS
2 2 (2.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.35%) J2EE
2 2 (2.35%) SOAP
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.18%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.18%) Express
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
3 1 (1.18%) JSON
3 1 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (1.18%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.18%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) Sass
3 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) NHS
5 3 (3.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) IVR
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) e-Health
7 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) CentOS
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) ITIL
1 29 (34.12%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.47%) Service Management
3 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
4 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
5 8 (9.41%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (9.41%) ITIL V3
5 8 (9.41%) Project Management
5 8 (9.41%) Time Management
5 8 (9.41%) Workshop Facilitation
6 7 (8.24%) Change Management
6 7 (8.24%) DevOps
6 7 (8.24%) Software Licensing
6 7 (8.24%) Validation
7 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.06%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) C#
3 2 (2.35%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.18%) ES6
4 1 (1.18%) Kotlin
4 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) ISEB
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) ACCA
7 1 (1.18%) CCIE
7 1 (1.18%) CCNP
7 1 (1.18%) CIMA
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) COBIT
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.29%) SAP
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 4 (4.71%) CA
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco
3 4 (4.71%) F5
4 3 (3.53%) Nimsoft
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.35%) Apple
5 2 (2.35%) Avaya
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) McAfee
5 2 (2.35%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) BT
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Juniper