Period
to 11 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Mindset in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Mindset over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 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 Mindset
UK > England
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 713 794
Rank change year-on-year +240 +81 -37
Contract jobs citing Analytical Mindset 50 84 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 44
Median daily rate £425 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +25.00% +5.07%
10th Percentile £185 £381 £278
90th Percentile £638 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £425 £506 £430
% change year-on-year -16.05% +17.73% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £18.00 -

Analytical Mindset 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,510 26,450 31,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.11% 31.92% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,697 17,038 20,190
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.58% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 954 965
Median hourly rate £34.13 £21.03 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.25% -2.17% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.64 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £50.65
Median hourly rate £31.61 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +50.52% -1.18% +6.25%

Analytical Mindset
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Analytical Mindset as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset within the England region over the 6 months to 11 August 2020. 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
London +196 35 £450 -30.77% 3
South East +171 11 £363 -17.14% 1
Midlands +84 2 £413 +22.22% 3
North of England +117 1 £338 -28.95% 4
East of England +74 1 £675 +42.11% 1
Yorkshire +71 1 £338 - 1
West Midlands +68 1 £350 +3.70% 3
East Midlands +55 1 £475 -
Analytical Mindset
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Mindset 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 England region with a requirement for Analytical Mindset.

1 50 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (30.00%) Python
3 13 (26.00%) Marketing
4 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.00%) Retail
4 11 (22.00%) Apache Spark
4 11 (22.00%) Big Data
4 11 (22.00%) Actionable Insight
5 10 (20.00%) Data Science
5 10 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 10 (20.00%) Deep Learning
5 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 10 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) Statistics
5 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 10 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 9 (18.00%) FMCG
6 9 (18.00%) Operations Research
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) Finance
6 9 (18.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 9 (18.00%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (16.00%) AWS
8 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (12.00%) Critical Thinking

Analytical Mindset
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (22.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.00%) CMS
3 4 (8.00%) WordPress
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) Jupyter
5 1 (2.00%) Luigi
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) AWS
2 5 (10.00%) SaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (8.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Big Data
2 10 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 10 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.00%) Power BI
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.00%) Azkaban
5 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) HBase
5 1 (2.00%) Impala
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (26.00%) Marketing
2 11 (22.00%) Retail
3 9 (18.00%) Finance
4 5 (10.00%) Advertising
5 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Front Office
6 1 (2.00%) German Language
6 1 (2.00%) Housing Association
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 7 (14.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Content Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) IT Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Data Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Django
1 4 (8.00%) PySpark
2 3 (6.00%) NumPy
2 3 (6.00%) Pandas
2 3 (6.00%) scikit-learn
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) ADO
3 1 (2.00%) EDI
3 1 (2.00%) Kafka
3 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 50 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (18.00%) FMCG
4 6 (12.00%) User Experience
5 5 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (8.00%) Hedge funds
7 2 (4.00%) Cyberattack
7 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.00%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) CentOS
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Actionable Insight
1 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.00%) Data Science
2 10 (20.00%) Deep Learning
2 10 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 10 (20.00%) Statistics
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 9 (18.00%) Operations Research
4 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (12.00%) Critical Thinking
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) ERP
5 6 (12.00%) Use Case
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Python
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) Go
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) R
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) CSPO
4 1 (2.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Oozie
2 1 (2.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) Palantir
3 1 (2.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) VMware