Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 40 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 280 271 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.49% 5.25% 6.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.21% 16.02% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 145 183
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £205 £205 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 31
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.60% -31.43% -28.57%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £25.63 £21.85 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.72 £19.03
% change year-on-year -5.18% +3.64% -0.13%

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 1,627 1,692 1,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.93% 32.80% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 970 914
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £205 £190 £185
90th Percentile £600 £573 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 115 127
East of England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% -39.68% +39.29%
10th Percentile £13.08 £10.93 £13.58
90th Percentile £49.13 £49.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -9 81 £400 -4.48% 45
Cambridgeshire +8 70 £491 +52.19% 64
Bedfordshire +10 50 £338 -20.59% 12
Essex +1 50 £425 +3.03% 15
Suffolk -3 18 £425 +23.19% 11
Norfolk +8 11 £335 -22.99% 9
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 107 (38.21%) Problem-Solving
2 84 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.14%) SQL
4 54 (19.29%) Finance
5 49 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 47 (16.79%) Windows
7 37 (13.21%) Project Management
8 36 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (12.50%) XML
10 34 (12.14%) Active Directory
11 33 (11.79%) Web Services
11 33 (11.79%) SQL Server
11 33 (11.79%) Service Management
12 32 (11.43%) Analytics
13 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
14 30 (10.71%) Security Cleared
15 28 (10.00%) ETL
16 27 (9.64%) Relational Database
17 26 (9.29%) Java
17 26 (9.29%) ITIL
17 26 (9.29%) Marketing
18 25 (8.93%) JIRA
18 25 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (8.93%) Management Information System
18 25 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
20 23 (8.21%) SOAP
20 23 (8.21%) Scrum
20 23 (8.21%) Degree
20 23 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing

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 11 (3.93%) Confluence
2 10 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.21%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.14%) CMS
5 6 (2.14%) Mule
5 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.43%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.07%) SAS
9 2 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.36%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.71%) SPSS
8 1 (0.36%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.36%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.71%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.14%) Office 365
2 18 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.29%) SaaS
5 9 (3.21%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (2.86%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (2.14%) IaaS
8 6 (2.14%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.14%) PaaS
9 4 (1.43%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.71%) Slack
12 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.36%) GitHub
12 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.43%) Firewall
2 14 (5.00%) VPN
3 11 (3.93%) DNS
4 8 (2.86%) SSL
5 7 (2.50%) DHCP
5 7 (2.50%) VoIP
6 6 (2.14%) Network Security
7 5 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.79%) Internet
7 5 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.79%) IPsec
7 5 (1.79%) Skype
8 4 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (1.43%) HTTP
8 4 (1.43%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.07%) Wireless
10 2 (0.71%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.71%) OSPF
10 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.07%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.00%) Apache Hive
6 14 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.93%) Big Data
8 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.21%) Amazon Aurora
9 9 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (3.21%) MySQL
10 7 (2.50%) Power BI
11 6 (2.14%) OLTP
11 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.79%) Apache Kudu
12 5 (1.79%) Impala
12 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (8.93%) JIRA
2 21 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.71%) Selenium
4 13 (4.64%) Subversion
5 12 (4.29%) GitLab
6 10 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.57%) Maven
7 8 (2.86%) AccuRev
7 8 (2.86%) Ant
7 8 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.86%) JUnit
8 7 (2.50%) Gradle
8 7 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.14%) JMeter
10 5 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.43%) Toad
12 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 54 (19.29%) Finance
2 26 (9.29%) Marketing
3 16 (5.71%) Retail
4 13 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.86%) Publishing
7 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
8 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.71%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (35.00%) Analyst
2 45 (16.07%) Developer
3 29 (10.36%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.86%) Architect
5 17 (6.07%) Data Analyst
6 14 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 13 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (3.93%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.57%) Information Analyst
9 10 (3.57%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.21%) ETL Developer
11 8 (2.86%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (2.50%) Data Migration Developer
12 7 (2.50%) Desktop Support
12 7 (2.50%) Technical Support
13 6 (2.14%) IT Engineer
13 6 (2.14%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.50%) XML
2 33 (11.79%) Web Services
3 23 (8.21%) SOAP
4 22 (7.86%) REST
5 18 (6.43%) HTML
6 16 (5.71%) Spring
7 15 (5.36%) CSS
8 12 (4.29%) Middleware
9 10 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.21%) Ajax
10 9 (3.21%) JSON
11 8 (2.86%) JPA
11 8 (2.86%) jQuery
11 8 (2.86%) LDAP
11 8 (2.86%) Spring MVC
12 7 (2.50%) JAX-WS
12 7 (2.50%) SAML
12 7 (2.50%) Struts
12 7 (2.50%) XHTML
12 7 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 12 (4.29%) User Experience
4 9 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.50%) DataPower
6 5 (1.79%) Clustering
6 5 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.79%) PKI
6 5 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.79%) Replication
6 5 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.43%) Social Media
7 4 (1.43%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.79%) Windows
2 22 (7.86%) Linux
3 21 (7.50%) Unix
4 15 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.86%) Solaris
5 8 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.14%) Mac OS
7 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.79%) CentOS
8 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.71%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) VME
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (38.21%) Problem-Solving
2 84 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.21%) Project Management
4 36 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (11.79%) Service Management
6 32 (11.43%) Analytics
7 28 (10.00%) ETL
8 26 (9.29%) ITIL
9 25 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.21%) Scrum
10 23 (8.21%) SDLC
10 23 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (7.86%) Test Automation
11 22 (7.86%) User Stories
12 20 (7.14%) CRM
13 19 (6.79%) Business Analysis
13 19 (6.79%) Data Modelling
14 17 (6.07%) BDD
14 17 (6.07%) TDD
15 15 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.14%) SQL
2 26 (9.29%) Java
3 17 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.71%) C
4 16 (5.71%) Python
5 14 (5.00%) C#
6 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.14%) VB
8 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.07%) Java 8
9 3 (1.07%) Perl
9 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.71%) Go
10 2 (0.71%) Scala
10 2 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.36%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 30 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.21%) Degree
3 12 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.86%) ISEB
5 8 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.79%) CCNA
8 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.07%) CISM
10 3 (1.07%) CISSP
10 3 (1.07%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.93%) QA
2 10 (3.57%) GDPR
3 9 (3.21%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.50%) SLA
5 5 (1.79%) COSO
6 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.07%) PMO
8 2 (0.71%) COBIT
8 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.36%) GAAP
9 1 (0.36%) IFRS
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.79%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.79%) HDFS
3 5 (1.79%) vSphere
4 3 (1.07%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.21%) SCCM
2 7 (2.50%) Ansible
3 6 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.79%) Oozie
4 5 (1.79%) Terraform
5 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.07%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.71%) Puppet
8 1 (0.36%) Control-M
8 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.14%) Oracle
3 19 (6.79%) SAP
4 16 (5.71%) IBM
5 13 (4.64%) Cisco
5 13 (4.64%) Talend
6 11 (3.93%) Adobe
6 11 (3.93%) VMware
7 10 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.86%) Citrix
9 6 (2.14%) Apple
9 6 (2.14%) Cognos
9 6 (2.14%) Google
9 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.43%) HP
10 4 (1.43%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.43%) Lotus
10 4 (1.43%) Marketo
10 4 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.43%) webMethods