Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Actionable Insight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Insight over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Actionable Insights (or Actionable Intelligence, Actionable Recommendations)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 238 221
Rank change year-on-year -15 -17 +28
Contract jobs citing Actionable Insight 10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
City of London median daily rate £475 £688 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +111.54% -6.47%
10th Percentile £308 £508 £218
90th Percentile £625 £775 £578
Central London median daily rate £375 £500 £338
% change year-on-year -25.00% +48.15% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Actionable Insight is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,238 6,397 5,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.39% 89.58% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,938 5,099 4,577
City of London median daily rate £510 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.37% +0.80%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £31.10 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Actionable Insight
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Actionable Insight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Insight in the City of London

Actionable Insight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Actionable Insight in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Actionable Insight in the City of London

Actionable Insight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Actionable Insight in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Actionable Insight in the City of London

Actionable Insight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Insight in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Actionable Insight in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Actionable Insight 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 City of London region with a requirement for Actionable Insight.

1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) SAS
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) VBA
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) FMCG
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) EPoS
5 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Market Research
6 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing

Actionable Insight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SNA
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (10.00%) Impala
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Spark SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Insight Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Coach
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analytics Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) EPoS
2 3 (30.00%) FMCG
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Animation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
1 4 (40.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
1 4 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Market Research
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Palantir
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata