Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 150 136 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.21% 6.96% 7.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.78% 22.37% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 79 75
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £386 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.36% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £210 £215 £238
90th Percentile £538 £490 £492
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +62.50% -24.32%
10th Percentile £10.78 £15.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £35.88 £32.40 £14.82
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +15.15%

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 540 608 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.96% 31.12% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 297 318
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £210 £225 £231
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% -1.84% +6.97%
10th Percentile £10.76 £11.06 £10.12
90th Percentile £48.00 £32.48 £38.80
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -28.26% +38.55%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +4 126 £375 - 20
High Wycombe +3 8 £320 +88.24% 8
Aylesbury +3 5 £525 +31.25%
Marlow - 2 £450 - 1
Buckingham - 1 £475 - 1
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 49 (32.67%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (30.67%) Security Cleared
4 43 (28.67%) ITIL
5 41 (27.33%) SC Cleared
6 40 (26.67%) Change Management
7 39 (26.00%) ITIL V3
8 38 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (24.67%) Windows
10 32 (21.33%) Finance
11 30 (20.00%) Project Management
11 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (17.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 25 (16.67%) PRINCE2
14 23 (15.33%) Service Delivery
15 22 (14.67%) Service Management
16 21 (14.00%) Linux
16 21 (14.00%) TCP/IP
16 21 (14.00%) Network Virtualisation
17 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (12.00%) Cisco
18 18 (12.00%) SQL
18 18 (12.00%) Oracle
18 18 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (11.33%) Firewall
19 17 (11.33%) VMware
19 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
20 16 (10.67%) CRM
20 16 (10.67%) ITSM

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 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 9 (6.00%) Confluence
4 7 (4.67%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.00%) SAS
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) Apache
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.00%) InVision
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.00%) UserZoom
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) Office 365
2 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) IaaS
4 2 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.33%) Firewall
3 13 (8.67%) Wireless
4 10 (6.67%) BGP
4 10 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (6.67%) ICMP
4 10 (6.67%) IPsec
4 10 (6.67%) OSPF
5 9 (6.00%) BIG-IP
6 8 (5.33%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.33%) Skype
8 4 (2.67%) DNS
8 4 (2.67%) LAN
8 4 (2.67%) WAN
8 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.00%) Internet
9 3 (2.00%) VPN
10 2 (1.33%) HTTP
11 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) Hadoop
2 9 (6.00%) Big Data
2 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.67%) OLAP
5 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.00%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.33%) HBase
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.33%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.67%) Redis
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) JIRA
2 3 (2.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.33%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) Appium
4 1 (0.67%) Calabash
4 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) GitLab
4 1 (0.67%) Introscope
4 1 (0.67%) LSMW
4 1 (0.67%) Maven
4 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (21.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Retail
3 10 (6.67%) Marketing
4 8 (5.33%) Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.67%) Legal
7 3 (2.00%) Automotive
7 3 (2.00%) Back Office
7 3 (2.00%) German Language
8 2 (1.33%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.33%) French Language
8 2 (1.33%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.33%) Law
8 2 (1.33%) Publishing
8 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (23.33%) Analyst
2 17 (11.33%) Team Leader
3 14 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.33%) Developer
4 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 8 (5.33%) Architect
5 8 (5.33%) Consultant
5 8 (5.33%) Service Manager
6 7 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (3.33%) Project Officer
8 5 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.67%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.67%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Project Planner
9 4 (2.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.00%) Oracle Analyst
10 3 (2.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
1 5 (3.33%) Web Services
2 4 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.67%) Kafka
3 3 (2.00%) XML
4 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.33%) CSS
4 2 (1.33%) HTML
4 2 (1.33%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.67%) CSS3
5 1 (0.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.67%) HTML5
5 1 (0.67%) jQuery
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.67%) REST
5 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (4.67%) User Experience
4 5 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.67%) CMDB
5 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) Social Media
7 2 (1.33%) Blog
7 2 (1.33%) EPoS
7 2 (1.33%) FMCG
7 2 (1.33%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) e-Health
8 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.67%) Windows
2 21 (14.00%) Linux
3 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (8.67%) Unix
5 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.33%) Android
8 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (28.67%) ITIL
3 40 (26.67%) Change Management
4 39 (26.00%) ITIL V3
5 38 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (20.00%) Project Management
7 26 (17.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 25 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 23 (15.33%) Service Delivery
10 22 (14.67%) Service Management
11 21 (14.00%) Network Virtualisation
12 18 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.67%) CRM
13 16 (10.67%) ITSM
14 15 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (9.33%) Virtual Environments
16 13 (8.67%) Problem Management
17 12 (8.00%) Business Analysis
18 11 (7.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.00%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) Java
3 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.67%) Scala
5 3 (2.00%) VBA
6 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.33%) C#
6 2 (1.33%) C++
6 2 (1.33%) Korn
6 2 (1.33%) Python
6 2 (1.33%) R
6 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) Delphi
7 1 (0.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 41 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 13 (8.67%) Degree
6 9 (6.00%) MCSE
7 7 (4.67%) ISEB
8 5 (3.33%) CCNP
8 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.33%) MCP
9 4 (2.67%) MCSA
10 3 (2.00%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.33%) APMP
11 2 (1.33%) CCA
11 2 (1.33%) CIPD
11 2 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 6 (4.00%) PMO
2 5 (3.33%) SLA
3 3 (2.00%) GDPR
3 3 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (2.00%) Apache Flume
4 3 (2.00%) XenApp
5 2 (1.33%) Docker
5 2 (1.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) OVSD
2 4 (2.67%) Kibana
2 4 (2.67%) SCCM
2 4 (2.67%) SCOM
3 3 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.67%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.67%) Control-M
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Oozie
5 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.00%) Cisco
2 18 (12.00%) Oracle
3 17 (11.33%) VMware
4 14 (9.33%) NetApp
5 10 (6.67%) Citrix
5 10 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 9 (6.00%) F5
6 9 (6.00%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.33%) HP
7 8 (5.33%) SAP
8 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.67%) CA
9 4 (2.67%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.67%) Hortonworks
9 4 (2.67%) Juniper
9 4 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.67%) Nimsoft
9 4 (2.67%) Remedy
9 4 (2.67%) Tableau