Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 165 92 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 7.49% 5.26% 5.78%
As % of the General category 15.41% 11.26% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 132
10th Percentile £131 £250 £142
25th Percentile £143 £356 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £263 £448 £413
Median % change year-on-year -41.34% +8.48% +3.13%
75th Percentile £441 £499 £488
90th Percentile £558 £598 £600
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 12 5
10th Percentile £11.25 " £14.96
25th Percentile £12.75 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% -45.83% +71.43%
75th Percentile £18.75 £21.57 "
90th Percentile £27.00 £26.68 £38.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.57 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.06% +2.85% +14.29%

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,071 817 2,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.62% 46.69% 50.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 458 1,268
10th Percentile £153 £211 £248
25th Percentile £263 £330 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £435 £450
Median % change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +4.05%
75th Percentile £535 £519 £525
90th Percentile £613 £588 £600
England median daily rate £513 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 76 112
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.75 £9.65
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £11.76
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.11 £15.77
Median % change year-on-year -12.31% +8.50% -7.26%
75th Percentile £22.79 £45.00 £32.13
90th Percentile £46.25 £58.25 £45.68
England median hourly rate £19.03 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.17% +2.50% +6.95%

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +22 60 £151 -65.82% 35
Hertfordshire -10 41 £438 +2.94% 29
Essex +11 37 £250 -44.44% 16
Bedfordshire +4 15 £525 +17.32% 15
Suffolk +1 6 £425 -29.17% 9
Norfolk - 5 - - 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 71 (43.03%) Problem-Solving
1 71 (43.03%) Social Skills
2 56 (33.94%) Service Management
3 53 (32.12%) ITSM
4 47 (28.48%) Innovative Thinking
5 46 (27.88%) ITIL
6 45 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (26.67%) Time Management
8 35 (21.21%) SQL
9 34 (20.61%) Microsoft
10 33 (20.00%) Legal
11 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (14.55%) SLA
13 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Excel
13 23 (13.94%) Self-Motivation
13 23 (13.94%) Organisational Skills
14 22 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
15 21 (12.73%) Line Management
15 21 (12.73%) People Management
16 19 (11.52%) Power BI
16 19 (11.52%) Java
16 19 (11.52%) Power Platform
17 18 (10.91%) Windows
17 18 (10.91%) Test Automation
18 17 (10.30%) Incident Management
18 17 (10.30%) Degree
19 16 (9.70%) Oracle
19 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
20 15 (9.09%) Service Delivery
20 15 (9.09%) Statistics

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.06%) Confluence
3 9 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.85%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.82%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.21%) JBoss
6 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) InVision
5 1 (0.61%) Sketch
5 1 (0.61%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Magento
2 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.52%) Power Platform
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (3.03%) AWS
4 3 (1.82%) Azure
5 2 (1.21%) Attraqt
5 2 (1.21%) CloudTest
5 2 (1.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.21%) SpeedCurve
6 1 (0.61%) Akamai
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) DNS
1 5 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (1.82%) LAN
2 3 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.21%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.21%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) 2G
4 1 (0.61%) 4G
4 1 (0.61%) 5G
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) Power BI
2 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.45%) DB2
2 9 (5.45%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.82%) Tableau
8 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.21%) HBase
8 2 (1.21%) Impala
8 2 (1.21%) MS Access
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.61%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) JIRA
2 9 (5.45%) JMeter
2 9 (5.45%) Selenium
3 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.42%) REST Assured
5 4 (2.42%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.82%) JUnit
6 3 (1.82%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.82%) Postman
7 2 (1.21%) GitLab
7 2 (1.21%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.21%) WebPageTest
8 1 (0.61%) Appium
8 1 (0.61%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.61%) TestRail
General
1 71 (43.03%) Social Skills
2 33 (20.00%) Legal
3 23 (13.94%) Organisational Skills
4 15 (9.09%) Retail
5 13 (7.88%) Finance
6 10 (6.06%) Public Sector
7 6 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.21%) Automotive
10 2 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.21%) Law
11 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.61%) French Language
11 1 (0.61%) German Language
11 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.61%) Marketing
11 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (47.27%) Analyst
2 19 (11.52%) Service Analyst
3 12 (7.27%) Business Analyst
3 12 (7.27%) Data Analyst
4 10 (6.06%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 10 (6.06%) Team Leader
4 10 (6.06%) Tester
5 9 (5.45%) Call Centre Team Leader
5 9 (5.45%) Change Analyst
5 9 (5.45%) Change Management Analyst
5 9 (5.45%) Report Analyst
5 9 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (5.45%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 9 (5.45%) Service Management Analyst
6 8 (4.85%) Developer
6 8 (4.85%) ITIL Change Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Major Incident Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Service Management Specialist
7 7 (4.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) RESTful
2 10 (6.06%) XML
3 9 (5.45%) HTML
4 6 (3.64%) Web Services
5 5 (3.03%) CSS
5 5 (3.03%) HTML5
5 5 (3.03%) JSON
5 5 (3.03%) SAX
5 5 (3.03%) Spring
5 5 (3.03%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.03%) Spring WebFlux
5 5 (3.03%) Thymeleaf
5 5 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.42%) .NET
6 4 (2.42%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.82%) Flash
7 3 (1.82%) J2EE
7 3 (1.82%) Middleware
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.88%) NHS
4 5 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (2.42%) FMCG
5 4 (2.42%) Life Science
6 2 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.21%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.21%) LIMS
6 2 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Unix
3 7 (4.24%) Linux
4 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.42%) Android
6 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.03%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (33.94%) Service Management
3 53 (32.12%) ITSM
4 47 (28.48%) Innovative Thinking
5 46 (27.88%) ITIL
6 45 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (26.67%) Time Management
8 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (12.73%) Line Management
9 21 (12.73%) People Management
10 18 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 17 (10.30%) Incident Management
12 15 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 15 (9.09%) Statistics
13 14 (8.48%) Change Management
14 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling
15 12 (7.27%) Analytics
16 11 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
16 11 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.21%) SQL
2 19 (11.52%) Java
3 12 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.85%) Python
5 5 (3.03%) Perl
5 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.42%) C#
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.21%) AWK
8 2 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.21%) F#
8 2 (1.21%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) R
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) ISEB
4 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CISSP
7 2 (1.21%) HNC
7 2 (1.21%) HND
7 2 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.42%) Docker
4 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) HDFS
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.82%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.82%) Puppet
3 2 (1.21%) Grafana
3 2 (1.21%) Kibana
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Terraform
4 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) Oracle
3 9 (5.45%) IBM
4 8 (4.85%) Xerox
5 6 (3.64%) hybris
6 5 (3.03%) Cisco
7 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.42%) SAP
8 3 (1.82%) Google
8 3 (1.82%) VMware
9 2 (1.21%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.21%) BT
9 2 (1.21%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.21%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.21%) HP
9 2 (1.21%) New Relic
9 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.61%) Freshdesk
10 1 (0.61%) Workday