Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 38 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 238 233 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.36% 5.24% 5.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.28% 15.61% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 134 164
East of England median daily rate £400 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -7.06% +13.33%
10th Percentile £212 £207 £240
90th Percentile £550 £537 £597
England median daily rate £435 £437 £425
% change year-on-year -0.40% +2.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 15
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -16.10% -39.07%
10th Percentile £12.74 £10.40 £10.09
90th Percentile £54.63 £40.70 £32.40
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% +12.82% +5.49%

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 1,462 1,493 1,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.94% 33.60% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 865 844
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £202 £213
90th Percentile £588 £562 £567
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 125 136
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% +20.26% -40.63%
10th Percentile £12.89 £10.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.47% -6.76% +16.67%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 96 £400 +12.28% 35
Cambridgeshire +15 47 £388 +40.91% 46
Bedfordshire 0 36 £300 -33.33% 18
Essex -6 27 £400 +8.11% 24
Suffolk -4 18 £413 -17.50% 10
Norfolk +11 14 £375 -0.41% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 113 (47.48%) Problem-Solving
2 78 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (26.05%) SQL
4 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
5 39 (16.39%) Finance
6 37 (15.55%) Linux
7 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
8 28 (11.76%) Java
8 28 (11.76%) Windows
9 25 (10.50%) Scrum
10 24 (10.08%) Project Management
10 24 (10.08%) Degree
11 23 (9.66%) JIRA
11 23 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
11 23 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (9.66%) Analytics
12 22 (9.24%) Jenkins
12 22 (9.24%) SDLC
12 22 (9.24%) ITIL
12 22 (9.24%) VMware
12 22 (9.24%) Firewall
12 22 (9.24%) Data Analysis
13 20 (8.40%) SAP
14 19 (7.98%) Oracle
14 19 (7.98%) Active Directory
14 19 (7.98%) DNS
14 19 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (7.56%) IBM
15 18 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification

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 13 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.20%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.94%) Confluence
3 7 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.52%) JBoss
5 5 (2.10%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.68%) Mule
6 4 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.84%) CMS
7 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) nginx
7 2 (0.84%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
Applications
1 23 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.84%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Magento
2 5 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.26%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.84%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.42%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) Google Analytics
1 9 (3.78%) Office 365
2 7 (2.94%) GitHub
2 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.10%) Veeva
5 2 (0.84%) Akamai
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.84%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.84%) Stackdriver
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Force.com
6 1 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) Firewall
2 19 (7.98%) DNS
3 17 (7.14%) DHCP
4 13 (5.46%) VPN
5 12 (5.04%) Network Security
6 10 (4.20%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.78%) IPsec
8 8 (3.36%) HTTP
8 8 (3.36%) Internet
9 7 (2.94%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.94%) SAN
9 7 (2.94%) VoIP
10 6 (2.52%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.52%) LAN
10 6 (2.52%) WAN
10 6 (2.52%) Wireless
11 5 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.10%) NAS
12 4 (1.68%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.20%) Big Data
4 9 (3.78%) DB2
4 9 (3.78%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.52%) Power BI
7 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.26%) GIS
8 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.26%) OLAP
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.84%) Redis
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) JIRA
2 22 (9.24%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.62%) Selenium
5 9 (3.78%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.94%) JMeter
7 6 (2.52%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.68%) Firebug
8 4 (1.68%) JUnit
8 4 (1.68%) Maven
8 4 (1.68%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.68%) The Grinder
8 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.26%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.26%) Subversion
9 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.84%) Ant
10 2 (0.84%) HP UFT
General
1 39 (16.39%) Finance
2 16 (6.72%) Retail
3 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.94%) Marketing
5 6 (2.52%) Legal
5 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.84%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (38.24%) Analyst
2 38 (15.97%) Developer
3 26 (10.92%) Business Analyst
4 19 (7.98%) Data Analyst
5 15 (6.30%) Web Analyst
6 14 (5.88%) Architect
7 10 (4.20%) Tester
8 9 (3.78%) Test Leader
9 8 (3.36%) Consultant
9 8 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Automation Tester
10 7 (2.94%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.94%) Web Analytics Analyst
11 6 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.52%) IT Analyst
11 6 (2.52%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.52%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.56%) HTML
2 17 (7.14%) XML
3 16 (6.72%) .NET
4 15 (6.30%) CSS
4 15 (6.30%) Web Services
5 12 (5.04%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.20%) RESTful
7 9 (3.78%) Middleware
8 8 (3.36%) Spring
9 6 (2.52%) .NET Core
10 5 (2.10%) Angular 2
10 5 (2.10%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.10%) JSON
10 5 (2.10%) Node.js
10 5 (2.10%) REST
10 5 (2.10%) Spring MVC
10 5 (2.10%) Visualforce
11 4 (1.68%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.68%) jQuery
11 4 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (6.30%) User Experience
3 14 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.36%) Replication
6 7 (2.94%) Life Science
7 6 (2.52%) Clustering
7 6 (2.52%) PKI
8 5 (2.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (1.68%) Derivative
9 4 (1.68%) Fintech
10 3 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.26%) Wiki
11 2 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.84%) Animation
11 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.84%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.55%) Linux
2 28 (11.76%) Windows
3 17 (7.14%) Unix
4 7 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.10%) AIX
5 5 (2.10%) CentOS
5 5 (2.10%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.84%) Solaris
8 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.42%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (47.48%) Problem-Solving
2 78 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.50%) Scrum
4 24 (10.08%) Project Management
5 23 (9.66%) Analytics
6 22 (9.24%) Data Analysis
6 22 (9.24%) ITIL
6 22 (9.24%) SDLC
7 18 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (7.14%) Change Management
9 15 (6.30%) Business Analysis
9 15 (6.30%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.30%) TDD
10 14 (5.88%) BDD
10 14 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.04%) Migration
12 12 (5.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.05%) SQL
2 28 (11.76%) Java
3 16 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.30%) Python
5 12 (5.04%) C#
6 11 (4.62%) C
6 11 (4.62%) Perl
7 9 (3.78%) PHP
8 7 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.52%) VBScript
10 5 (2.10%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.10%) Ruby
11 4 (1.68%) AWK
11 4 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.26%) R
12 3 (1.26%) VB
12 3 (1.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (10.08%) Degree
2 18 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.88%) MCSE
5 11 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.62%) MCSA
6 9 (3.78%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.94%) CCNP
7 7 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.52%) ISEB
8 6 (2.52%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.10%) CCNA
9 5 (2.10%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.68%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.68%) PMP
10 4 (1.68%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.26%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.10%) SLA
4 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.84%) COSO
5 2 (0.84%) GDPR
5 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) IFRS
6 1 (0.42%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.98%) Active Directory
1 19 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.36%) vSphere
3 7 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.10%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.10%) XenApp
5 4 (1.68%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) Ansible
2 8 (3.36%) SCCM
3 7 (2.94%) Puppet
4 6 (2.52%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.52%) SCOM
5 5 (2.10%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.10%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.68%) Grafana
6 4 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.26%) HP ALM
7 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.26%) Terraform
8 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.84%) Kibana
8 2 (0.84%) logstash
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.24%) VMware
3 20 (8.40%) SAP
4 19 (7.98%) Oracle
5 18 (7.56%) IBM
6 17 (7.14%) Google
7 16 (6.72%) Cisco
8 14 (5.88%) Citrix
9 12 (5.04%) HP
9 12 (5.04%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.36%) hybris
10 8 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (3.36%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.94%) New Relic
11 7 (2.94%) Symantec
12 6 (2.52%) Dell
12 6 (2.52%) Tableau
13 5 (2.10%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.10%) EqualLogic
13 5 (2.10%) F5