Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 66 100 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.57% 6.38% 5.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.69% 19.65% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 74
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.91% -2.58%
10th Percentile £185 £206 £190
90th Percentile £477 £500 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +2.33% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.98 £16.58 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.71% +6.97% -6.06%
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £18.44 £18.02
% change year-on-year +49.17% +2.30% +9.21%

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 319 509 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.92% 32.46% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 295 308
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £159 £211 £184
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -28.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £12.59 £14.00 £11.49
90th Percentile £32.90 £48.75 £48.60
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.25 £20.06
% change year-on-year +45.88% +5.93% +14.63%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 -3 40 £375 +9.09% 26
Amersham - 13 £190 - 1
High Wycombe -9 2 £155 -45.85% 3
Marlow - 1 £200 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 - - 2
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 22 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) Degree
4 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
4 16 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (21.21%) Windows
6 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (18.18%) Linux
7 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (18.18%) Workflow
7 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 11 (16.67%) Coaching
8 11 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
8 11 (16.67%) Preventative Maintenance
8 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (16.67%) SLA
9 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (13.64%) SQL
9 9 (13.64%) VMware
9 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (12.12%) SDLC
10 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
10 8 (12.12%) .NET
10 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (12.12%) Banking

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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Power Platform
2 4 (6.06%) Azure
3 3 (4.55%) AWS
4 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) Office 365
5 1 (1.52%) Azure Stack
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.52%) GCP
5 1 (1.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) BGP
2 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.52%) ICMP
2 1 (1.52%) IPsec
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) OSPF
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Power BI
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Grunt
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Automotive
4 3 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.55%) Swedish Language
5 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (1.52%) Danish Language
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) IT Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) IT Support
6 7 (10.61%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Support
6 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
2 3 (4.55%) React
2 3 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.52%) D3.js
4 1 (1.52%) Express
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) Mongoose
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.61%) NHS
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.58%) Unix
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
1 22 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.18%) Workflow
4 11 (16.67%) Coaching
4 11 (16.67%) Preventative Maintenance
4 11 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 11 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (12.12%) SDLC
6 7 (10.61%) Project Management
7 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.09%) Time Management
8 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.58%) ITSM
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Python
3 3 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) ES6
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) R
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) CIMA
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Control-M
2 1 (1.52%) Linux-HA
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 4 (6.06%) CA
5 4 (6.06%) Ceridian
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) Ariba
7 2 (3.03%) Capita
7 2 (3.03%) Lotus
7 2 (3.03%) Remedy
7 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.52%) Planview
8 1 (1.52%) Tableau