Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 21 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 270 318 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.28% 6.59% 4.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.58% 20.66% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 177 134
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £208 £163 £202
90th Percentile £575 £525 £606
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.08% +3.77% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 18
East of England median hourly rate £16.84 £15.88 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% -43.30% +30.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.68 £15.99
90th Percentile £23.99 £43.75 £39.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £18.52
% change year-on-year +12.68% -4.16% +2.89%

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 1628 1539 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.85% 31.88% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 851 830
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £198 £180 £190
90th Percentile £573 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 133 181
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45% -3.30%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.38 £43.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.13 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.01% +10.26%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -6 95 £400 -2.44% 17
Cambridgeshire 0 66 £325 - 47
Bedfordshire +11 43 £420 -3.97% 4
Essex -45 34 £400 +48.70% 2
Suffolk -10 18 £375 -21.05% 5
Norfolk -8 12 £435 +97.73% 5
East Anglia - 2 - -
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 69 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.59%) Finance
3 59 (21.85%) SQL
4 39 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 33 (12.22%) Analytics
6 31 (11.48%) Project Management
6 31 (11.48%) Web Services
7 29 (10.74%) Management Information System
7 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.00%) Degree
9 25 (9.26%) SQL Server
9 25 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
10 24 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (8.52%) Oracle
11 23 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (8.52%) Visualisation
12 22 (8.15%) Java
12 22 (8.15%) Manufacturing
12 22 (8.15%) Information Security
13 21 (7.78%) ITIL
13 21 (7.78%) Active Directory
13 21 (7.78%) Security Cleared
13 21 (7.78%) JIRA
14 20 (7.41%) Windows
14 20 (7.41%) SDLC
15 19 (7.04%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.04%) T-SQL
15 19 (7.04%) Change Management
16 18 (6.67%) SAP
16 18 (6.67%) E-Commerce

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 7 (2.59%) Apache Spark
1 7 (2.59%) JBoss
1 7 (2.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.22%) Confluence
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.85%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.48%) WildFly
5 2 (0.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.74%) Drupal
5 2 (0.74%) SAS
5 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.74%) Unica
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) iTrent
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.11%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.37%) Route 53
4 1 (0.37%) Serverless
4 1 (0.37%) Slack
4 1 (0.37%) Taleo
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) DNS
2 6 (2.22%) DHCP
2 6 (2.22%) SAN
2 6 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.85%) ATM
3 5 (1.85%) Firewall
3 5 (1.85%) Internet
4 4 (1.48%) DDNS
4 4 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.48%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.48%) NAS
4 4 (1.48%) SMS
5 3 (1.11%) SSL
5 3 (1.11%) WebEx
6 2 (0.74%) LAN
6 2 (0.74%) Network Security
6 2 (0.74%) WAN
6 2 (0.74%) WLAN
7 1 (0.37%) Skype
7 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.33%) QlikView
3 9 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.96%) Big Data
5 7 (2.59%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.59%) HBase
5 7 (2.59%) Impala
5 7 (2.59%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.22%) DB2
6 6 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (2.22%) Power BI
6 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.85%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (7.78%) JIRA
2 12 (4.44%) SoapUI
3 10 (3.70%) Selenium
3 10 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.96%) LoadRunner
4 8 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.59%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.22%) JMeter
6 6 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.85%) The Grinder
8 3 (1.11%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.74%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.37%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.37%) Gradle
10 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.37%) Subversion
10 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (22.59%) Finance
2 22 (8.15%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.93%) Marketing
4 12 (4.44%) Law
5 11 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.59%) Electronics
7 7 (2.59%) Retail
8 6 (2.22%) Games
8 6 (2.22%) Legal
9 2 (0.74%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (34.44%) Analyst
2 35 (12.96%) Developer
3 34 (12.59%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.26%) Consultant
5 15 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 12 (4.44%) Architect
6 12 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) Security Analyst
10 7 (2.59%) ERP Analyst
10 7 (2.59%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) QlikView Developer
10 7 (2.59%) Security Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) Security Technical Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.59%) Technical Business Analyst
10 7 (2.59%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) Technical Security Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.48%) Web Services
2 11 (4.07%) SOAP
3 8 (2.96%) XML
4 7 (2.59%) HTML
5 5 (1.85%) .NET
5 5 (1.85%) JPA
6 4 (1.48%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.48%) CSS
6 4 (1.48%) EJB
6 4 (1.48%) Java EE
6 4 (1.48%) JDBC
6 4 (1.48%) JMS
6 4 (1.48%) React
6 4 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.48%) Servlets
6 4 (1.48%) TensorFlow
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.11%) Spring
7 3 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.74%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.07%) User Experience
4 10 (3.70%) NHS
4 10 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 6 (2.22%) Clustering
6 5 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.85%) Replication
6 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.48%) Fintech
8 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.11%) PMI
8 3 (1.11%) Social Media
8 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.74%) CCTV
9 2 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.41%) Windows
2 14 (5.19%) Linux
3 6 (2.22%) Unix
4 5 (1.85%) AIX
4 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.22%) Analytics
3 31 (11.48%) Project Management
4 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (8.52%) Visualisation
6 22 (8.15%) Information Security
7 21 (7.78%) ITIL
8 20 (7.41%) SDLC
9 19 (7.04%) Change Management
9 19 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 18 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.30%) Business Analysis
12 16 (5.93%) Data Analysis
12 16 (5.93%) Data Analytics
12 16 (5.93%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (5.93%) Migration
12 16 (5.93%) People Management
13 14 (5.19%) Validation
14 13 (4.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.85%) SQL
2 22 (8.15%) Java
3 19 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 13 (4.81%) C#
5 11 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.33%) PHP
6 9 (3.33%) Python
7 6 (2.22%) Perl
7 6 (2.22%) R
8 5 (1.85%) AWK
8 5 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.85%) HiveQL
8 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.85%) Ruby
9 4 (1.48%) C
9 4 (1.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (10.00%) Degree
2 21 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.93%) MCSE
4 16 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.07%) CISSP
6 7 (2.59%) ISEB
7 5 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.48%) CEH
8 4 (1.48%) CSSLP
8 4 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.48%) MCSA
8 4 (1.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.11%) CCA
9 3 (1.11%) CCNA
9 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.81%) QA
3 11 (4.07%) SLA
4 6 (2.22%) NIST 800
5 5 (1.85%) COBIT
6 4 (1.48%) PMO
7 3 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (1.11%) GDPR
7 3 (1.11%) GxP
8 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.74%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 21 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.85%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) Docker
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.22%) Ansible
2 6 (2.22%) SCCM
3 5 (1.85%) DameWare
3 5 (1.85%) Grafana
4 4 (1.48%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.48%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.48%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.48%) SCOM
5 2 (0.74%) Mesos
6 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.52%) Oracle
3 18 (6.67%) SAP
4 15 (5.56%) VMware
5 10 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.70%) Talend
6 9 (3.33%) Cisco
7 8 (2.96%) IBM
8 7 (2.59%) Citrix
8 7 (2.59%) HP
9 5 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.85%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.85%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.85%) Dell
9 5 (1.85%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.85%) New Relic
9 5 (1.85%) Symantec
9 5 (1.85%) Tableau
10 4 (1.48%) Coverity
10 4 (1.48%) SolarWinds