Period
to 5 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 5 June 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
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 127 205 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 5.61% 5.00% 5.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.81% 16.13% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 113 141
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £264 £224 £240
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 19
Median hourly rate £18.31 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.97% +71.43% -49.28%
10th Percentile £17.10 £15.90 £12.59
90th Percentile £28.75 £38.25 £96.25
England median hourly rate £25.50 £19.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +30.77% +5.38% -18.66%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 713 1,271 1,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.49% 31.02% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 687 808
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £250 £211 £256
90th Percentile £600 £595 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 72
Median hourly rate £21.57 £16.00 £20.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.81% -20.08% -4.67%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.15 £11.86
90th Percentile £42.00 £52.25 £56.25
Median hourly rate £27.46 £20.96 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.05% -6.87% +15.38%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 5 June 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
Hertfordshire +25 52 £375 - 8
Essex +44 36 £450 +5.88% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 23 £575 +39.39% 9
Bedfordshire 0 7 - - 1
Suffolk -7 7 £600 +57.38%
Norfolk +5 2 £400 -12.57% 5
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 57 (44.88%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (26.77%) Python
3 30 (23.62%) Linux
4 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (20.47%) C
6 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
7 23 (18.11%) DHCP
7 23 (18.11%) SQL
8 22 (17.32%) HTTP
8 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
8 22 (17.32%) HTTPS
8 22 (17.32%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (16.54%) Device Driver
9 21 (16.54%) IPv4
9 21 (16.54%) IPv6
9 21 (16.54%) POSIX
9 21 (16.54%) Yocto
10 20 (15.75%) Wireshark
11 19 (14.96%) Finance
11 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (14.17%) ITIL
13 16 (12.60%) Change Management
14 15 (11.81%) Azure
15 14 (11.02%) Windows
16 13 (10.24%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (9.45%) ETL
17 12 (9.45%) Degree
18 11 (8.66%) Analytics
18 11 (8.66%) AWS
19 10 (7.87%) Power BI

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.94%) Confluence
2 2 (1.57%) Apache
2 2 (1.57%) IIS
2 2 (1.57%) nginx
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Simulink
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.57%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.79%) iTrent
3 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) Azure
2 11 (8.66%) AWS
3 10 (7.87%) Power Platform
4 5 (3.94%) GCP
5 3 (2.36%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.36%) Office 365
6 2 (1.57%) Akamai
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.57%) G Suite
6 2 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.11%) DHCP
2 22 (17.32%) HTTP
2 22 (17.32%) HTTPS
2 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
2 22 (17.32%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (16.54%) IPv4
3 21 (16.54%) IPv6
4 20 (15.75%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.51%) DKIM
5 7 (5.51%) DMARC
6 5 (3.94%) Internet
6 5 (3.94%) LAN
6 5 (3.94%) Network Security
6 5 (3.94%) WAN
7 4 (3.15%) Firewall
7 4 (3.15%) VPN
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.57%) IPsec
8 2 (1.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) Power BI
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (3.94%) BigQuery
4 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.36%) OLAP
6 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.57%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) JIRA
2 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
4 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.79%) Redmine
4 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 2 (1.57%) French Language
4 2 (1.57%) German Language
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.79%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (28.35%) Developer
2 30 (23.62%) Analyst
3 19 (14.96%) C Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Linux Developer
5 9 (7.09%) Security Specialist
6 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Email Specialist
9 5 (3.94%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Embedded Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Computer Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Hardware Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Senior C Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.54%) POSIX
1 21 (16.54%) Yocto
2 7 (5.51%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.94%) .NET
3 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (3.94%) HTML
3 5 (3.94%) WCF
4 4 (3.15%) CSS
4 4 (3.15%) jQuery
4 4 (3.15%) React
5 3 (2.36%) Middleware
5 3 (2.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.36%) XML
6 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.57%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.57%) Ajax
6 2 (1.57%) Django
6 2 (1.57%) HTML5
6 2 (1.57%) LAMP
6 2 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Device Driver
2 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.09%) Analytical Mindset
3 9 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.72%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.94%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.94%) NHS
6 4 (3.15%) PKI
6 4 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Blog
8 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) FMCG
9 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.62%) Linux
2 14 (11.02%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Android
4 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.36%) Unix
5 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.88%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (14.17%) ITIL
5 16 (12.60%) Change Management
6 13 (10.24%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (9.45%) ETL
8 11 (8.66%) Analytics
9 10 (7.87%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.87%) Migration
9 10 (7.87%) Scrum
10 9 (7.09%) Information Security
11 8 (6.30%) Decision-Making
11 8 (6.30%) Service Management
11 8 (6.30%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.51%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (5.51%) DevOps
12 7 (5.51%) Requirements Gathering
12 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.51%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.77%) Python
2 26 (20.47%) C
3 23 (18.11%) SQL
4 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.51%) C#
5 7 (5.51%) Embedded C
6 6 (4.72%) Java
6 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.15%) VBA
8 3 (2.36%) Delphi
8 3 (2.36%) PHP
8 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.57%) VB
9 2 (1.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) CISSP
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.36%) CCNP
5 3 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) SANS
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) CCNA
6 2 (1.57%) CISA
6 2 (1.57%) CISM
6 2 (1.57%) CRISC
6 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) AICPA
2 3 (2.36%) COBIT
2 3 (2.36%) NIST
2 3 (2.36%) PMO
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) GxP
4 1 (0.79%) ITGC
4 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) Docker
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) Terraform
2 2 (1.57%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.57%) vRealize
3 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) Tableau
3 8 (6.30%) Cisco
4 7 (5.51%) Forcepoint
4 7 (5.51%) Proofpoint
4 7 (5.51%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.72%) SAP
6 5 (3.94%) Cognos
6 5 (3.94%) Fujitsu
6 5 (3.94%) Google
6 5 (3.94%) VMware
7 3 (2.36%) Civica
7 3 (2.36%) Juniper
7 3 (2.36%) Workday
8 2 (1.57%) Arista
8 2 (1.57%) Informatica
8 2 (1.57%) Meraki
8 2 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.57%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.57%) Zscaler