Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 239 253 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.64% 5.02% 5.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.33% 15.88% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 141 145
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £193 £208 £202
90th Percentile £615 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £442
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.90% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 14
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +17.55% -14.93%
10th Percentile £19.46 £14.35 £10.40
90th Percentile £39.63 £26.60 £30.32
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.95
% change year-on-year +28.57% -20.27% +18.65%

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 1,304 1,593 1,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.80% 31.63% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 890 903
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £208 £190
90th Percentile £625 £588 £556
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 81 112
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -19.15% +17.50%
10th Percentile £10.18 £13.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.25 £60.43
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 79 £390 -2.50% 51
Cambridgeshire -6 62 £450 -2.70% 40
Essex +25 37 £425 - 18
Bedfordshire +2 26 £425 +30.77% 7
Suffolk +15 23 £413 -2.94% 5
Norfolk -5 12 £475 +35.71% 5
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 73 (30.54%) Problem-Solving
2 68 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (24.69%) SQL
4 49 (20.50%) Microsoft
5 44 (18.41%) Degree
6 43 (17.99%) Finance
7 39 (16.32%) JIRA
8 37 (15.48%) Analytics
9 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Office
10 32 (13.39%) Microsoft Excel
10 32 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (12.97%) Windows
12 30 (12.55%) AWS
13 29 (12.13%) Test Automation
14 28 (11.72%) Project Management
15 25 (10.46%) Scrum
15 25 (10.46%) Python
15 25 (10.46%) Java
15 25 (10.46%) ETL
16 24 (10.04%) Service Management
17 23 (9.62%) SAP
17 23 (9.62%) ITIL
17 23 (9.62%) Confluence
17 23 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
18 22 (9.21%) Visualisation
18 22 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (9.21%) Retail
18 22 (9.21%) Linux
18 22 (9.21%) HTML
19 20 (8.37%) JavaScript

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 23 (9.62%) Confluence
2 12 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.35%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.51%) IIS
6 5 (2.09%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.09%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.67%) Apache
8 3 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.84%) nginx
9 2 (0.84%) SAS
9 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.42%) Mule
10 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (13.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.84%) Simulink
7 2 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) HFM
1 4 (1.67%) Magento
2 2 (0.84%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.55%) AWS
2 19 (7.95%) Azure
3 14 (5.86%) Power Platform
4 12 (5.02%) Office 365
5 7 (2.93%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (2.93%) GCP
6 6 (2.51%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.67%) IaaS
7 4 (1.67%) PaaS
8 3 (1.26%) SaaS
9 2 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.84%) GitHub
9 2 (0.84%) Qubole
9 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.42%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) DHCP
1 10 (4.18%) DNS
2 7 (2.93%) Firewall
2 7 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.93%) WAN
3 6 (2.51%) VPN
4 4 (1.67%) LAN
4 4 (1.67%) Network Security
4 4 (1.67%) Wireless
5 3 (1.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.84%) 802.11
6 2 (0.84%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.84%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.84%) IPsec
6 2 (0.84%) RIP
6 2 (0.84%) SNMP
6 2 (0.84%) TACACS
6 2 (0.84%) VLAN
6 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.86%) Power BI
3 12 (5.02%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (5.02%) Big Data
4 11 (4.60%) Data Mining
5 9 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.77%) MySQL
5 9 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.93%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.93%) DB2
6 7 (2.93%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (2.09%) OLAP
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.67%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (16.32%) JIRA
2 18 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (4.18%) Selenium
5 6 (2.51%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.51%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.51%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.09%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.26%) GitLab
7 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.84%) AppScan
8 2 (0.84%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.42%) CANoe
9 1 (0.42%) Hudson
9 1 (0.42%) JMeter
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 43 (17.99%) Finance
2 22 (9.21%) Retail
3 18 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.77%) Public Sector
6 8 (3.35%) Games
7 5 (2.09%) Local Government
8 4 (1.67%) Law
8 4 (1.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (29.29%) Analyst
2 30 (12.55%) Developer
3 26 (10.88%) Business Analyst
4 22 (9.21%) Data Analyst
5 15 (6.28%) Data Engineer
6 13 (5.44%) Architect
7 11 (4.60%) Tester
8 10 (4.18%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.18%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (3.77%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (3.35%) Consultant
10 8 (3.35%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.93%) Field Engineer
11 7 (2.93%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.09%) Coordinator
13 5 (2.09%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.21%) HTML
2 20 (8.37%) Web Services
3 19 (7.95%) .NET
3 19 (7.95%) XML
4 16 (6.69%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (5.86%) jQuery
5 14 (5.86%) WCF
6 13 (5.44%) CSS
7 11 (4.60%) Middleware
7 11 (4.60%) RESTful
8 10 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.35%) Pandas
10 7 (2.93%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.51%) Ajax
11 6 (2.51%) JSON
11 6 (2.51%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (2.51%) React
12 5 (2.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.18%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.35%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.93%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (2.93%) User Experience
7 5 (2.09%) iPhone
7 5 (2.09%) PKI
8 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.67%) LIMS
9 3 (1.26%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.26%) Clustering
9 3 (1.26%) CMDB
9 3 (1.26%) Derivative
9 3 (1.26%) NHS
10 2 (0.84%) HACMP
10 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.97%) Windows
2 22 (9.21%) Linux
3 18 (7.53%) Unix
4 17 (7.11%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.60%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.09%) Android
6 5 (2.09%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.26%) AIX
9 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.54%) Problem-Solving
2 68 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.48%) Analytics
4 32 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (12.13%) Test Automation
6 28 (11.72%) Project Management
7 25 (10.46%) ETL
7 25 (10.46%) Scrum
8 24 (10.04%) Service Management
9 23 (9.62%) ITIL
10 22 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (9.21%) Visualisation
11 19 (7.95%) DevOps
11 19 (7.95%) ITSM
12 18 (7.53%) Change Management
12 18 (7.53%) Data Analysis
12 18 (7.53%) MVC
13 17 (7.11%) Computer Science
13 17 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.69%) SQL
2 25 (10.46%) Java
2 25 (10.46%) Python
3 20 (8.37%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.95%) C#
5 14 (5.86%) R
6 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.51%) VB
7 5 (2.09%) C
7 5 (2.09%) PHP
7 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.67%) Perl
8 4 (1.67%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.26%) Scala
10 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.84%) Go
10 2 (0.84%) Korn
10 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 44 (18.41%) Degree
2 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.93%) ACCA
3 7 (2.93%) CIMA
3 7 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.93%) ISEB
4 6 (2.51%) PhD
4 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.84%) CCDP
6 2 (0.84%) CCIE
6 2 (0.84%) CCNP
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.84%) SANS
6 2 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
2 8 (3.35%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.93%) PMO
4 5 (2.09%) SLA
5 4 (1.67%) GxP
5 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.77%) Docker
4 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.26%) XenApp
5 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.84%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.84%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.26%) Terraform
2 2 (0.84%) Nagios
2 2 (0.84%) Nessus
2 2 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.84%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.42%) Oozie
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) Salt
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.62%) SAP
3 17 (7.11%) Oracle
4 15 (6.28%) IBM
4 15 (6.28%) Tableau
5 10 (4.18%) VMware
6 8 (3.35%) Informatica
7 6 (2.51%) Apple
7 6 (2.51%) Ariba
8 5 (2.09%) Cognos
8 5 (2.09%) hybris
8 5 (2.09%) LabWare
8 5 (2.09%) Lotus
8 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.09%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.09%) Tagetik
9 4 (1.67%) Citrix
9 4 (1.67%) Google
9 4 (1.67%) Symantec
10 3 (1.26%) Cisco