Period
to 20 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 27 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 88 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.95% 6.37% 7.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.53% 26.68% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 82 68
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £331 £383 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.40% -1.29% +10.71%
10th Percentile £206 £194 £263
90th Percentile £503 £538 £529
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.37 £14.70
90th Percentile £46.80 £35.70 £30.70
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.67 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.49% +15.71% +6.25%

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 475 521 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.09% 23.89% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 299 294
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.18% +5.47%
10th Percentile £206 £192 £215
90th Percentile £565 £538 £548
South East median daily rate £428 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.01% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £26.87 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +62.82% +2.55%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £24.02 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.94% +37.26% -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 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

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 March 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 0 73 £363 -3.33% 26
High Wycombe -3 8 £273 -6.84% 4
Bletchley - 1 £213 -
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 30 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.55%) ITIL
4 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
5 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (23.86%) Finance
7 20 (22.73%) Windows
8 15 (17.05%) Oracle
8 15 (17.05%) Service Management
8 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.91%) Project Management
10 13 (14.77%) SQL
11 12 (13.64%) SLA
11 12 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.50%) Change Management
12 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
13 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
13 10 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.23%) Retail
14 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
15 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing
15 8 (9.09%) ITIL V3
16 7 (7.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 7 (7.95%) System Integration Testing

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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) Confluence
2 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.41%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) JRun
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Office 365
2 5 (5.68%) SaaS
3 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
4 2 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.14%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
2 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.41%) Wireless
3 2 (2.27%) 802.11
3 2 (2.27%) Broadband
3 2 (2.27%) DHCP
3 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) DOCSIS
3 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) ADSL
4 1 (1.14%) FTP
4 1 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) MPLS
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Power BI
3 2 (2.27%) Big Data
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.27%) Essbase
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) Redis
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.14%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.14%) Appium
3 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.14%) Calabash
3 1 (1.14%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.14%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Automotive
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) German Language
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
6 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Analyst
2 7 (7.95%) Architect
2 7 (7.95%) Project Officer
2 7 (7.95%) Service Analyst
2 7 (7.95%) Test Manager
3 6 (6.82%) Data Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Developer
4 5 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Transition Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 4 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Service Security Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Consultant
6 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Enzyme
1 3 (3.41%) Jest
1 3 (3.41%) React
1 3 (3.41%) Redux
2 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) ISPF
3 1 (1.14%) J2EE
3 1 (1.14%) MDX
3 1 (1.14%) Node.js
3 1 (1.14%) SOAP
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) IVR
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) AS400
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.14%) e-Health
4 1 (1.14%) HACMP
4 1 (1.14%) iSeries
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.82%) Unix
3 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (29.55%) ITIL
3 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.05%) Service Management
4 14 (15.91%) Project Management
5 12 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (12.50%) Change Management
6 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.95%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.41%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.14%) JCL
5 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) REXX
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) Degree
5 5 (5.68%) ISEB
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.55%) MCSE
7 3 (3.41%) CCNA
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.27%) MCP
8 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) MBA
9 1 (1.14%) MCSA
9 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) COBIT
3 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.14%) Docker
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.14%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) OVSD
3 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.05%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Citrix
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco
5 5 (5.68%) IBM
6 4 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) Avaya
7 2 (2.27%) CA
7 2 (2.27%) Cognos
7 2 (2.27%) F5
7 2 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.27%) Lotus
7 2 (2.27%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) Nimsoft
7 2 (2.27%) webMethods
8 1 (1.14%) hybris
8 1 (1.14%) Lumension
8 1 (1.14%) Tableau