Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 33 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 233 276 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.44% 5.84% 5.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.64% 17.40% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 140 134
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £208 £208 £180
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 20
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +27.87% -32.22%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.15 £12.46
90th Percentile £23.75 £40.96 £47.05
England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year -1.27% +5.61% -6.50%

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 1,400 1,586 1,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.68% 33.59% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 936 777
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.26% -9.55%
10th Percentile £205 £203 £179
90th Percentile £594 £578 £543
England median daily rate £475 £453 £433
% change year-on-year +4.95% +4.64% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 83 101
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +8.10% -6.15%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.80 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.72 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.63% +7.50% -

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 15 February 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 15 February 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 15 February 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 -3 81 £347 -1.00% 47
Cambridgeshire +11 69 £420 +29.23% 72
Bedfordshire +7 35 £354 -2.41% 19
Essex -15 35 £425 +21.43% 21
Norfolk +3 6 £373 -24.66% 5
Suffolk -12 6 £275 -27.87% 8
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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.

1 108 (46.35%) Problem-Solving
2 61 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.03%) SQL
4 42 (18.03%) Finance
5 37 (15.88%) Web Services
6 35 (15.02%) Windows
7 33 (14.16%) Project Management
8 32 (13.73%) Active Directory
9 30 (12.88%) Microsoft
10 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (12.02%) REST
10 28 (12.02%) Analytics
11 27 (11.59%) SOAP
12 26 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (10.73%) Service Management
14 24 (10.30%) IBM
14 24 (10.30%) ETL
15 23 (9.87%) XML
15 23 (9.87%) Data Modelling
15 23 (9.87%) Management Information System
16 22 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (9.44%) Linux
17 21 (9.01%) Oracle
17 21 (9.01%) NoSQL
18 20 (8.58%) Java
18 20 (8.58%) SAP
19 19 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
19 19 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (8.15%) Marketing
19 19 (8.15%) Relational Database

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 13 (5.58%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.72%) Confluence
3 9 (3.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.58%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.72%) SAS
7 3 (1.29%) CMS
8 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.86%) SPSS
7 1 (0.43%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.29%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.29%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.86%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.86%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.73%) Office 365
2 17 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.01%) Amazon S3
4 12 (5.15%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.15%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.72%) SaaS
7 4 (1.72%) Slack
8 3 (1.29%) GitHub
8 3 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.86%) IaaS
9 2 (0.86%) PaaS
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.30%) SSL
1 17 (7.30%) VPN
2 12 (5.15%) Firewall
3 6 (2.58%) DNS
3 6 (2.58%) Skype
4 5 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (1.72%) DHCP
5 4 (1.72%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.29%) OSPF
6 3 (1.29%) Wireless
7 2 (0.86%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.86%) Internet
7 2 (0.86%) LAN
7 2 (0.86%) RIP
7 2 (0.86%) WAN
7 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (9.01%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.73%) SQL Server
5 17 (7.30%) Apache Hive
6 16 (6.87%) Hadoop
7 15 (6.44%) Big Data
8 11 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (4.29%) MySQL
10 9 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.00%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.72%) OLAP
13 4 (1.72%) OLTP
13 4 (1.72%) PowerCenter
13 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.29%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.44%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.58%) JIRA
4 11 (4.72%) GitLab
4 11 (4.72%) Selenium
5 7 (3.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.00%) Maven
5 7 (3.00%) Subversion
6 6 (2.58%) AccuRev
6 6 (2.58%) Ant
6 6 (2.58%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.58%) Gradle
6 6 (2.58%) JUnit
7 4 (1.72%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.86%) ERwin
8 2 (0.86%) Hudson
8 2 (0.86%) JMeter
8 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (18.03%) Finance
2 19 (8.15%) Marketing
2 19 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (4.29%) Retail
4 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.58%) Publishing
5 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.72%) French Language
7 3 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) German Language
8 2 (0.86%) Local Government
8 2 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (25.75%) Analyst
2 40 (17.17%) Developer
3 18 (7.73%) Business Analyst
4 16 (6.87%) Architect
4 16 (6.87%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.44%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.72%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) Information Analyst
8 9 (3.86%) Consultant
8 9 (3.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (3.86%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.86%) Security Analyst
9 8 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.43%) SQL Data Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) Data Migration Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.00%) IT Engineer
10 7 (3.00%) Migration Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.88%) Web Services
2 28 (12.02%) REST
3 27 (11.59%) SOAP
4 23 (9.87%) XML
5 15 (6.44%) Spring
5 15 (6.44%) XSLT
6 14 (6.01%) LDAP
7 12 (5.15%) JSON
8 9 (3.86%) HTML
9 8 (3.43%) CSS
10 7 (3.00%) JPA
10 7 (3.00%) Spring MVC
11 6 (2.58%) Ajax
11 6 (2.58%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.58%) JAX-RS
11 6 (2.58%) JAX-WS
11 6 (2.58%) JSR 170
11 6 (2.58%) OSGi
11 6 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.30%) Client/Server
3 15 (6.44%) DataPower
4 13 (5.58%) User Experience
5 6 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.72%) Clustering
7 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.72%) FMCG
7 4 (1.72%) Replication
7 4 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.29%) Life Science
8 3 (1.29%) NHS
8 3 (1.29%) Social Media
9 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.86%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.02%) Windows
2 22 (9.44%) Linux
3 15 (6.44%) Unix
3 15 (6.44%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.43%) Solaris
5 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.58%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.15%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.72%) Android
8 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.35%) Problem-Solving
2 61 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.16%) Project Management
4 28 (12.02%) Analytics
5 26 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (10.73%) Service Management
7 24 (10.30%) ETL
8 23 (9.87%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.73%) Computer Science
9 18 (7.73%) Migration
9 18 (7.73%) Scrum
9 18 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (7.30%) ITIL
11 16 (6.87%) Analytical Thinking
11 16 (6.87%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.87%) Technical Leadership
12 15 (6.44%) Information Security
12 15 (6.44%) SDLC
12 15 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.03%) SQL
2 20 (8.58%) Java
3 17 (7.30%) Python
4 10 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.58%) C
5 6 (2.58%) C#
5 6 (2.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.15%) Ruby
6 5 (2.15%) VB
7 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.72%) Perl
7 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.29%) C++
8 3 (1.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.29%) R
9 2 (0.86%) Go
9 2 (0.86%) Scala
9 2 (0.86%) VB6
9 2 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Degree
2 14 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.58%) CISM
4 6 (2.58%) CISSP
5 5 (2.15%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.15%) CEH
5 5 (2.15%) CRISC
6 4 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.72%) PhD
6 4 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.29%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.29%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.29%) PMP
8 2 (0.86%) HNC
8 2 (0.86%) ISEB
8 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.29%) QA
3 5 (2.15%) GDPR
3 5 (2.15%) SLA
4 4 (1.72%) COSO
4 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.29%) PMO
6 2 (0.86%) COBIT
6 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.43%) GAAP
7 1 (0.43%) GxP
7 1 (0.43%) IFRS
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.15%) Apache Flume
2 5 (2.15%) Docker
3 3 (1.29%) HDFS
4 2 (0.86%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) Ansible
1 10 (4.29%) SCCM
2 5 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (2.15%) Terraform
3 4 (1.72%) Grafana
4 3 (1.29%) Oozie
5 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.43%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 30 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.30%) IBM
3 21 (9.01%) Oracle
4 20 (8.58%) SAP
5 9 (3.86%) Adobe
5 9 (3.86%) Cisco
6 7 (3.00%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (3.00%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.00%) Talend
7 6 (2.58%) Google
8 5 (2.15%) Apple
8 5 (2.15%) Ariba
8 5 (2.15%) Citrix
8 5 (2.15%) Symantec
8 5 (2.15%) VMware
9 4 (1.72%) Cognos
9 4 (1.72%) Informatica
9 4 (1.72%) Lotus
10 3 (1.29%) McAfee
10 3 (1.29%) Palo Alto