Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 14 23
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 164 111 242
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.44% 8.35% 6.30%
As % of the General category 12.03% 17.85% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 142
10th Percentile £131 £235 £163
25th Percentile £165 £288 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £390 £390 £400
Median % change year-on-year - -2.50% -1.23%
75th Percentile £500 £475 £455
90th Percentile £590 £573 £586
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 11
10th Percentile £12.40 " £15.38
25th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £17.70
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £19.38 £21.31 £19.10
90th Percentile £39.50 £33.63 £30.00
England median hourly rate £25.25 £25.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +9.78% +24.32%

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 1,363 622 1,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.53% 46.77% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 343 1,115
10th Percentile £135 £180 £193
25th Percentile £288 £288 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £549 £500 £525
90th Percentile £631 £562 £600
England median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 91 155
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £10.58
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -56.45% +87.88% -3.65%
75th Percentile £21.00 £47.50 £32.06
90th Percentile £49.00 £50.00 £48.90
England median hourly rate £19.20 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.52% +22.99% +1.08%

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 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -3 53 £133 -73.50% 48
Hertfordshire -15 52 £450 +30.91% 39
Essex -8 39 £441 +15.29% 11
Bedfordshire -18 8 £400 -10.61% 10
Norfolk -10 6 £99 -67.08% 1
Suffolk -12 6 £450 +38.46% 8
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 86 (52.44%) Social Skills
2 57 (34.76%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.61%) Time Management
4 39 (23.78%) Service Management
4 39 (23.78%) ITSM
5 38 (23.17%) Innovative Thinking
6 34 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (20.73%) SQL
6 34 (20.73%) Legal
7 32 (19.51%) ITIL
8 30 (18.29%) Microsoft Excel
9 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
9 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
9 27 (16.46%) Collaborative Working
10 26 (15.85%) Change Management
11 24 (14.63%) Organisational Skills
12 23 (14.02%) JIRA
13 22 (13.41%) Finance
13 22 (13.41%) Project Management
14 21 (12.80%) SLA
15 20 (12.20%) Confluence
15 20 (12.20%) Line Management
15 20 (12.20%) Public Sector
15 20 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
15 20 (12.20%) Decision-Making
16 18 (10.98%) Service Delivery
16 18 (10.98%) Oracle
16 18 (10.98%) Java
16 18 (10.98%) JMeter

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 20 (12.20%) Confluence
2 16 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.83%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (18.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (5.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.61%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Magento
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.61%) Shopify
4 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) Power Platform
2 12 (7.32%) AWS
3 7 (4.27%) Azure
4 6 (3.66%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.22%) Attraqt
6 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.22%) CloudTest
6 2 (1.22%) GCP
6 2 (1.22%) SpeedCurve
7 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Internet
1 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.22%) DNS
2 2 (1.22%) LAN
2 2 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) Power BI
2 13 (7.93%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.05%) Tableau
7 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.83%) Big Data
8 3 (1.83%) DB2
8 3 (1.83%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.83%) MS Access
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (14.02%) JIRA
2 18 (10.98%) JMeter
3 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.66%) Selenium
4 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.83%) Postman
5 3 (1.83%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.22%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.22%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.22%) REST Assured
6 2 (1.22%) WebPageTest
7 1 (0.61%) MSI
7 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (52.44%) Social Skills
2 34 (20.73%) Legal
3 24 (14.63%) Organisational Skills
4 22 (13.41%) Finance
5 20 (12.20%) Public Sector
6 9 (5.49%) Retail
7 7 (4.27%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.44%) Banking
8 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.83%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.83%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.83%) Law
10 2 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.61%) Local Government
11 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (53.05%) Analyst
2 19 (11.59%) Business Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) Change Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) Change Management Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) Test Analyst
4 13 (7.93%) Data Analyst
5 10 (6.10%) Service Desk Supervisor
6 8 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Developer
8 6 (3.66%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.66%) Performance Analyst
8 6 (3.66%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (3.66%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 6 (3.66%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.05%) Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) Junior
9 5 (3.05%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.44%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.15%) XML
2 14 (8.54%) HTML
2 14 (8.54%) Spring
2 14 (8.54%) Spring Boot
3 13 (7.93%) CSS
4 12 (7.32%) HTML5
5 10 (6.10%) Middleware
5 10 (6.10%) SAX
5 10 (6.10%) Spring WebFlux
5 10 (6.10%) Thymeleaf
5 10 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (5.49%) RESTful
7 8 (4.88%) JSON
8 5 (3.05%) REST
9 3 (1.83%) .NET
9 3 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.83%) SOAP
10 2 (1.22%) CSS3
10 2 (1.22%) Node.js
10 2 (1.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.88%) NHS
3 7 (4.27%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.44%) User Experience
5 3 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.83%) FMCG
5 3 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (1.83%) Life Science
6 2 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Linux
2 10 (6.10%) Windows
3 7 (4.27%) Unix
4 3 (1.83%) Solaris
4 3 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.22%) Android
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.76%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.61%) Time Management
3 39 (23.78%) ITSM
3 39 (23.78%) Service Management
4 38 (23.17%) Innovative Thinking
5 34 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (19.51%) ITIL
7 27 (16.46%) Collaborative Working
8 26 (15.85%) Change Management
9 22 (13.41%) Project Management
10 20 (12.20%) Decision-Making
10 20 (12.20%) Line Management
10 20 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
11 18 (10.98%) People Management
11 18 (10.98%) Service Delivery
12 17 (10.37%) Critical Thinking
13 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.15%) Test Automation
15 14 (8.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.73%) SQL
2 18 (10.98%) Java
3 16 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.10%) Python
5 7 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.05%) Perl
7 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.83%) C#
9 2 (1.22%) AWK
9 2 (1.22%) C
9 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.22%) PHP
9 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) Go
10 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Degree
1 14 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (3.66%) ISEB
6 4 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) CCA
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.61%) MCP
9 1 (0.61%) MCSE
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.80%) SLA
2 9 (5.49%) QA
3 6 (3.66%) PMO
4 4 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) GDPR
5 1 (0.61%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.66%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
3 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.66%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.05%) Terraform
4 3 (1.83%) Grafana
5 1 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.98%) Oracle
3 9 (5.49%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.44%) IBM
4 4 (2.44%) SAP
5 3 (1.83%) Google
5 3 (1.83%) New Relic
5 3 (1.83%) Xerox
6 2 (1.22%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.22%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.22%) hybris
6 2 (1.22%) Informatica
6 2 (1.22%) Splunk
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) iManage
7 1 (0.61%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Snow
7 1 (0.61%) VMware