Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 268 242 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.78% 5.42% 4.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.22% 17.41% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 135 141
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% -22.22% +18.81%
10th Percentile £224 £180 £200
90th Percentile £558 £515 £606
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.87% -32.22% -33.48%
10th Percentile £12.81 £12.41 £15.44
90th Percentile £42.30 £47.10 £37.50
England median hourly rate £19.34 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.96% -11.25% +11.11%

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 1,556 1,390 1,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.54% 31.11% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 783 766
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £169 £204
90th Percentile £580 £544 £575
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 121 171
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £33.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.87% +55.81% +4.88%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.63 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the East of England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor 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 24 February 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
Hertfordshire +4 102 £350 -12.50% 64
Cambridgeshire +13 63 £325 -4.76% 105
Bedfordshire +14 38 £345 -23.97% 22
Essex -27 30 £400 +23.08% 15
Suffolk -1 20 £400 +33.33% 11
Norfolk -3 14 £450 +104.55% 12
East Anglia - 1 £300 - 2
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 80 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.37%) SQL
3 67 (25.00%) Finance
4 46 (17.16%) Microsoft
5 37 (13.81%) Analytics
6 35 (13.06%) Degree
7 32 (11.94%) Java
8 30 (11.19%) Linux
8 30 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (10.82%) Data Analysis
10 28 (10.45%) SQL Server
10 28 (10.45%) Project Management
11 25 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 24 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.96%) ITIL
12 24 (8.96%) SDLC
13 23 (8.58%) VMware
13 23 (8.58%) JIRA
14 22 (8.21%) Web Services
14 22 (8.21%) Windows
14 22 (8.21%) MCSE
14 22 (8.21%) Oracle
14 22 (8.21%) IBM
14 22 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (7.46%) SAP
16 20 (7.46%) CRM
16 20 (7.46%) Active Directory
17 19 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (6.72%) Unix

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 15 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.73%) Skype for Business
3 10 (3.73%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.36%) JBoss
5 6 (2.24%) Confluence
6 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.75%) Apache
9 2 (0.75%) Drupal
9 2 (0.75%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Magento
2 4 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.75%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.75%) Unica
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) iTrent
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.36%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.87%) GitHub
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.49%) Veeva
4 3 (1.12%) Office 365
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.37%) Force.com
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.37%) Serverless
6 1 (0.37%) Slack
6 1 (0.37%) Taleo
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.60%) DNS
2 12 (4.48%) DHCP
3 11 (4.10%) Firewall
3 11 (4.10%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.73%) iSCSI
4 10 (3.73%) SAN
5 9 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (3.36%) NAS
6 8 (2.99%) Internet
7 6 (2.24%) ATM
8 4 (1.49%) DDNS
8 4 (1.49%) LAN
8 4 (1.49%) Network Security
8 4 (1.49%) SMS
8 4 (1.49%) WAN
9 3 (1.12%) VPN
10 2 (0.75%) HTTP
10 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.75%) VLAN
10 2 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.22%) DB2
3 14 (5.22%) DbVisualizer
4 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.99%) Power BI
6 7 (2.61%) Redis
7 6 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.87%) Big Data
8 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.49%) QlikView
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.12%) GIS
10 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (8.58%) JIRA
2 15 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.22%) LoadRunner
4 12 (4.48%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.10%) Selenium
5 11 (4.10%) SoapUI
6 10 (3.73%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.36%) JMeter
7 9 (3.36%) The Grinder
8 7 (2.61%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.49%) Firebug
10 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.12%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.75%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.37%) git-flow
13 1 (0.37%) Gradle
13 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.37%) VersionOne
13 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 67 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Marketing
3 14 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.73%) Retail
4 10 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.61%) Electronics
6 6 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.24%) Law
7 5 (1.87%) Games
7 5 (1.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (34.33%) Analyst
2 40 (14.93%) Developer
3 25 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.97%) Data Analyst
5 14 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.85%) Consultant
7 12 (4.48%) Architect
7 12 (4.48%) Tester
8 11 (4.10%) Web Analyst
9 9 (3.36%) Storage Analyst
10 8 (2.99%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.99%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.61%) Information Analyst
11 7 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 7 (2.61%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.24%) Administrator
12 6 (2.24%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.24%) Product Manager
12 6 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.24%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.21%) Web Services
2 13 (4.85%) HTML
3 12 (4.48%) SOAP
4 11 (4.10%) .NET
5 10 (3.73%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.36%) CSS
7 8 (2.99%) React
8 7 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (2.61%) XML
9 6 (2.24%) Spring
10 5 (1.87%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.87%) REST
10 5 (1.87%) RESTful
11 4 (1.49%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.49%) Angular 2
11 4 (1.49%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.49%) RESTEasy
11 4 (1.49%) Spring MVC
11 4 (1.49%) Visualforce
12 3 (1.12%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.60%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.22%) User Experience
3 11 (4.10%) Clustering
3 11 (4.10%) NHS
4 10 (3.73%) Replication
5 9 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.99%) Fintech
7 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.87%) Life Science
8 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.49%) Social Media
9 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.12%) PMI
10 2 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.19%) Linux
2 22 (8.21%) Windows
3 18 (6.72%) Unix
4 9 (3.36%) AIX
5 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
7 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.81%) Analytics
3 30 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (10.82%) Data Analysis
5 28 (10.45%) Project Management
6 24 (8.96%) E-Commerce
6 24 (8.96%) ITIL
6 24 (8.96%) SDLC
7 20 (7.46%) CRM
8 19 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.34%) Change Management
10 16 (5.97%) Visualisation
11 15 (5.60%) People Management
11 15 (5.60%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (5.22%) Performance Testing
12 14 (5.22%) Statistics
13 13 (4.85%) Problem Management
13 13 (4.85%) Scrum
13 13 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.37%) SQL
2 32 (11.94%) Java
3 16 (5.97%) PHP
4 14 (5.22%) Perl
5 12 (4.48%) C#
6 11 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.10%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.73%) Python
8 9 (3.36%) AWK
8 9 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.36%) VBScript
9 8 (2.99%) Ruby
10 6 (2.24%) R
11 4 (1.49%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.49%) C
11 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.12%) Scala
12 3 (1.12%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 35 (13.06%) Degree
2 22 (8.21%) MCSE
2 22 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.36%) CISSP
4 9 (3.36%) MCSA
4 9 (3.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.61%) CCNA
6 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.87%) ISEB
8 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.49%) CCA
9 4 (1.49%) CEH
9 4 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) Data Quality
1 9 (3.36%) QA
1 9 (3.36%) SLA
2 7 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.12%) COBIT
3 3 (1.12%) GDPR
3 3 (1.12%) GxP
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.75%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.75%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.37%) IFRS
5 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.36%) Terminal Services
4 9 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.75%) Docker
5 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) Ansible
1 10 (3.73%) NetBackup
1 10 (3.73%) SCCM
2 9 (3.36%) Backup Exec
2 9 (3.36%) Grafana
2 9 (3.36%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.36%) SCOM
3 6 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.12%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.75%) Mesos
6 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.58%) VMware
3 22 (8.21%) IBM
3 22 (8.21%) Oracle
4 20 (7.46%) SAP
5 13 (4.85%) Citrix
5 13 (4.85%) HP
5 13 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (4.10%) Cisco
6 11 (4.10%) Google
7 10 (3.73%) Dell
7 10 (3.73%) SolarWinds
7 10 (3.73%) Symantec
8 9 (3.36%) 3PAR
8 9 (3.36%) AppDynamics
8 9 (3.36%) CommVault
8 9 (3.36%) Dynatrace
8 9 (3.36%) EqualLogic
8 9 (3.36%) NetApp
8 9 (3.36%) Veritas