Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 37 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +14
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 252 272 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.00% 5.56% 6.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.46% 16.97% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 145 177
East of England median daily rate £405 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £205 £202 £170
90th Percentile £579 £565 £538
England median daily rate £430 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -3.91% +5.29% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 33
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.89 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -14.93% -41.67%
10th Percentile £15.78 £10.40 £10.82
90th Percentile £26.60 £30.32 £39.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.09% +21.67% -2.70%

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 1,630 1,603 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.36% 32.77% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 925 911
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £191 £200
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 114 142
East of England median hourly rate £17.70 £25.72 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.18% +15.60% -19.09%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.26 £12.92
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.85 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -14 81 £400 -1.54% 41
Cambridgeshire +8 59 £478 +56.30% 61
Bedfordshire +2 44 £325 -27.78% 13
Essex +5 35 £425 - 17
Suffolk -8 21 £425 -8.11% 8
Norfolk +16 13 £350 -22.22% 11
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 95 (37.70%) Problem-Solving
2 74 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (22.62%) SQL
4 53 (21.03%) Microsoft
5 46 (18.25%) Finance
6 39 (15.48%) Windows
7 32 (12.70%) SQL Server
7 32 (12.70%) Security Cleared
8 29 (11.51%) XML
9 28 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 28 (11.11%) Project Management
10 27 (10.71%) JIRA
11 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
11 26 (10.32%) Analytics
12 25 (9.92%) ITIL
13 24 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.52%) Firewall
14 23 (9.13%) Service Management
14 23 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (8.73%) Linux
15 22 (8.73%) Java
15 22 (8.73%) Degree
15 22 (8.73%) Test Automation
16 21 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
17 20 (7.94%) User Stories
17 20 (7.94%) SDLC
18 19 (7.54%) Office 365
18 19 (7.54%) Business Analysis
18 19 (7.54%) Marketing
18 19 (7.54%) 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 9 (3.57%) Confluence
2 8 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.78%) Mule
4 6 (2.38%) CMS
4 6 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.59%) JBoss
6 4 (1.59%) SAS
7 3 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.79%) nginx
8 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.79%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.79%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.79%) SPSS
7 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.40%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.79%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.79%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.40%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.54%) Office 365
2 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.57%) SaaS
5 6 (2.38%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.98%) IaaS
7 4 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.59%) GitHub
7 4 (1.59%) PaaS
7 4 (1.59%) Sumo Logic
8 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.79%) Stackdriver
10 1 (0.40%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.52%) Firewall
2 18 (7.14%) DNS
3 12 (4.76%) DHCP
3 12 (4.76%) VPN
4 11 (4.37%) Network Security
4 11 (4.37%) VoIP
5 9 (3.57%) HTTP
5 9 (3.57%) Internet
5 9 (3.57%) IPsec
6 8 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.98%) Wireless
8 4 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.59%) LAN
8 4 (1.59%) WAN
9 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.19%) SAN
9 3 (1.19%) SSL
9 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.17%) Big Data
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.38%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.38%) Power BI
11 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.59%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.59%) MySQL
12 4 (1.59%) OLAP
13 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (10.71%) JIRA
2 18 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.16%) Selenium
5 11 (4.37%) Subversion
6 9 (3.57%) Maven
7 8 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.78%) JUnit
9 6 (2.38%) JMeter
9 6 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.98%) AccuRev
10 5 (1.98%) Ant
10 5 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.59%) Gradle
11 4 (1.59%) Toad
12 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (18.25%) Finance
2 19 (7.54%) Marketing
3 13 (5.16%) Retail
4 7 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.59%) Legal
6 4 (1.59%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Military
7 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (41.27%) Analyst
2 34 (13.49%) Developer
3 31 (12.30%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.94%) Data Analyst
5 15 (5.95%) Architect
5 15 (5.95%) Test Analyst
6 12 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 10 (3.97%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (3.57%) Test Leader
9 8 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.17%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.17%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.78%) Information Analyst
10 7 (2.78%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.78%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.38%) Consultant
11 6 (2.38%) ETL Developer
11 6 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.51%) XML
2 19 (7.54%) HTML
3 15 (5.95%) CSS
4 14 (5.56%) Middleware
5 13 (5.16%) Web Services
6 9 (3.57%) .NET
6 9 (3.57%) Spring
7 8 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.17%) SOAP
8 7 (2.78%) Ajax
8 7 (2.78%) jQuery
9 6 (2.38%) REST
9 6 (2.38%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.98%) JPA
10 5 (1.98%) JSON
10 5 (1.98%) RESTful
11 4 (1.59%) Ext JS
11 4 (1.59%) JAX-WS
11 4 (1.59%) OAuth
11 4 (1.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.75%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.97%) User Experience
5 9 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.17%) PKI
7 7 (2.78%) Replication
8 5 (1.98%) Clustering
8 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.98%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.59%) CMDB
9 4 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.48%) Windows
2 22 (8.73%) Linux
3 14 (5.56%) Unix
4 11 (4.37%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.78%) CentOS
5 7 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.98%) Solaris
7 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.79%) Android
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) VME
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (37.70%) Problem-Solving
2 74 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.11%) Project Management
4 26 (10.32%) Analytics
5 25 (9.92%) ITIL
6 24 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (9.13%) Service Management
7 23 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (8.73%) Test Automation
9 20 (7.94%) SDLC
9 20 (7.94%) User Stories
10 19 (7.54%) Business Analysis
10 19 (7.54%) CRM
10 19 (7.54%) ETL
10 19 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (7.14%) Scrum
12 15 (5.95%) BDD
12 15 (5.95%) TDD
12 15 (5.95%) Test Scripting
13 14 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.62%) SQL
2 22 (8.73%) Java
3 18 (7.14%) C
4 17 (6.75%) C#
5 15 (5.95%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.56%) Python
7 13 (5.16%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.17%) VB
10 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.59%) Perl
12 3 (1.19%) Go
12 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.19%) VBA
13 2 (0.79%) PHP
13 2 (0.79%) Ruby
13 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.79%) VBScript
14 1 (0.40%) JCL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.73%) Degree
3 13 (5.16%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.37%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.97%) ISEB
7 9 (3.57%) A+ Certification
7 9 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.57%) ISTQB
8 8 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (3.17%) MCSE
9 7 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.78%) MCSA
10 6 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.98%) CCNA
11 5 (1.98%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.59%) CCNP
12 4 (1.59%) PMP
12 4 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (1.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) QA
2 9 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.78%) SLA
4 6 (2.38%) GDPR
5 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.79%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) COSO
7 1 (0.40%) GAAP
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.17%) vSphere
4 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.19%) XenApp
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.79%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) SCCM
2 6 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.59%) Ansible
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.59%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.19%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.19%) Terraform
5 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.79%) Kibana
5 2 (0.79%) logstash
5 2 (0.79%) Oozie
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 53 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.14%) Oracle
3 17 (6.75%) SAP
4 14 (5.56%) Cisco
5 13 (5.16%) VMware
6 12 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.97%) Google
8 9 (3.57%) Citrix
8 9 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 8 (3.17%) IBM
10 7 (2.78%) Adobe
10 7 (2.78%) Apple
10 7 (2.78%) HP
10 7 (2.78%) Talend
11 6 (2.38%) Splunk
12 4 (1.59%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.59%) Marketo
12 4 (1.59%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.59%) webMethods
13 3 (1.19%) Dell