Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 43 26
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 162 119 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.42% 5.38% 6.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.98% 20.38% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 70 70
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £215 £194
90th Percentile £538 £500 £480
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +32.14% -
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £18.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.05% +15.63% +8.47%

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 559 584 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.05% 26.39% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 276 329
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +12.68%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £230
90th Percentile £550 £559 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% -0.69%
10th Percentile £10.78 £11.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.70 £31.00 £36.75
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +59.72% -21.74% +35.29%

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 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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
Milton Keynes +15 129 £375 +0.67% 17
High Wycombe +1 11 £330 +94.12% 4
Aylesbury +13 5 £525 - 2
Marlow - 2 £450 - 1
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Analytical Skills
South East

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

1 52 (32.10%) Security Cleared
2 48 (29.63%) ITIL
3 44 (27.16%) SC Cleared
4 40 (24.69%) Microsoft
4 40 (24.69%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (22.84%) Finance
5 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (21.60%) Project Management
7 32 (19.75%) Service Management
7 32 (19.75%) ITIL V3
8 28 (17.28%) Change Management
9 26 (16.05%) PRINCE2
9 26 (16.05%) Oracle
10 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Office
11 22 (13.58%) Windows
11 22 (13.58%) Service Delivery
11 22 (13.58%) ITSM
12 21 (12.96%) Data Modelling
13 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
13 20 (12.35%) Problem Management
14 17 (10.49%) SQL
15 16 (9.88%) Linux
15 16 (9.88%) Business Analysis
16 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
17 14 (8.64%) Degree
17 14 (8.64%) Virtual Environments
17 14 (8.64%) Analytical Thinking
18 13 (8.02%) Retail
18 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel

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 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) Confluence
3 5 (3.09%) IIS
4 4 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.23%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.47%) InVision
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.47%) UserZoom
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Office 365
2 3 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) Firewall
2 4 (2.47%) DNS
2 4 (2.47%) LAN
2 4 (2.47%) WAN
2 4 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.85%) BGP
3 3 (1.85%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.85%) ICMP
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
3 3 (1.85%) IPsec
3 3 (1.85%) OSPF
3 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.85%) VPN
3 3 (1.85%) Wireless
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.23%) HTTP
4 2 (1.23%) Skype
5 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.94%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.70%) Big Data
5 5 (3.09%) MySQL
6 3 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.85%) OLAP
7 2 (1.23%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.23%) HBase
7 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) mvBase
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) JIRA
2 4 (2.47%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.23%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.23%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) GitLab
4 1 (0.62%) Introscope
4 1 (0.62%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.62%) LSMW
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Retail
3 9 (5.56%) Banking
4 8 (4.94%) Marketing
5 6 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.85%) Automotive
6 3 (1.85%) Law
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (12.96%) Developer
3 18 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.79%) Project Officer
5 9 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 8 (4.94%) Consultant
7 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Problem Analyst
8 6 (3.70%) Support Officer
9 5 (3.09%) Project Support Officer
9 5 (3.09%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Compliance Manager
10 4 (2.47%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.47%) Data Centre Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) Data Centre Technician
10 4 (2.47%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.47%) Project Planner
10 4 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) .NET
2 5 (3.09%) Web Services
3 4 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.85%) CSS
4 3 (1.85%) Node.js
4 3 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.23%) HTML
5 2 (1.23%) Kafka
5 2 (1.23%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (1.23%) WCF
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.62%) EDI
6 1 (0.62%) J2EE
6 1 (0.62%) LDAP
6 1 (0.62%) XHTML
6 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.94%) User Experience
4 6 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.09%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Blog
8 2 (1.23%) EPoS
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.62%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) e-Health
9 1 (0.62%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.58%) Windows
2 16 (9.88%) Linux
3 8 (4.94%) Unix
3 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) ITIL
2 40 (24.69%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (21.60%) Project Management
5 32 (19.75%) ITIL V3
5 32 (19.75%) Service Management
6 28 (17.28%) Change Management
7 26 (16.05%) PRINCE2
8 22 (13.58%) ITSM
8 22 (13.58%) Service Delivery
9 21 (12.96%) Data Modelling
10 20 (12.35%) Problem Management
11 16 (9.88%) Business Analysis
12 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.64%) Analytical Thinking
13 14 (8.64%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
15 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (6.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) SQL
2 7 (4.32%) Java
2 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.47%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.85%) C#
5 3 (1.85%) Scala
6 2 (1.23%) C
6 2 (1.23%) C++
6 2 (1.23%) Delphi
6 2 (1.23%) Python
6 2 (1.23%) R
6 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (32.10%) Security Cleared
2 44 (27.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
4 14 (8.64%) Degree
5 10 (6.17%) ISEB
6 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.32%) MCSE
8 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.85%) MCP
10 3 (1.85%) MCSA
11 2 (1.23%) APMP
11 2 (1.23%) CIPD
11 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.62%) CCNP
12 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.62%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) PMO
2 8 (4.94%) QA
3 7 (4.32%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) COBIT
4 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.23%) HDFS
4 2 (1.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) SCCM
2 4 (2.47%) Kibana
3 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.85%) SCOM
4 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.62%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.62%) OVSD
5 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.05%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (4.94%) Cisco
5 7 (4.32%) Citrix
5 7 (4.32%) ServiceNow
5 7 (4.32%) VMware
6 5 (3.09%) Remedy
7 4 (2.47%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.47%) F5
7 4 (2.47%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.85%) HP
8 3 (1.85%) hybris
8 3 (1.85%) McAfee
8 3 (1.85%) NetApp
8 3 (1.85%) SAP
9 2 (1.23%) Capita
9 2 (1.23%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) Tableau