Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 19 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 5800 5840 6363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.35% 5.93% 6.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.77% 17.75% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3729 3633 4041
England median daily rate £450 £423 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +4.32% +1.25%
10th Percentile £266 £225 £240
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 202 216
England median hourly rate £20.31 £19.13 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +3.29% -2.53%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.39 £45.98
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £19.03 £18.52
% change year-on-year +10.43% +2.75% -5.03%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30897 32910 34198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.81% 33.41% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20612 21712 22032
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1112 1330
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.54% +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.51 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.96 £45.80
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
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 Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
London +5 3011 £495 +10.00% 601
South East +3 1024 £400 - 167
North of England -2 691 £400 -3.03% 198
Midlands +2 445 £380 -5.00% 113
North West 0 336 £425 +6.25% 96
South West +12 329 £425 +14.86% 58
Yorkshire -1 279 £400 -5.88% 84
East of England -16 274 £400 +18.08% 71
West Midlands +2 258 £380 +1.33% 67
East Midlands -3 178 £375 -6.25% 45
North East +8 86 £434 +8.44% 18
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 1687 (29.09%) Finance
2 1391 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1274 (21.97%) SQL
4 902 (15.55%) Microsoft
5 851 (14.67%) Degree
6 793 (13.67%) Java
7 756 (13.03%) Project Management
8 700 (12.07%) Banking
9 682 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 661 (11.40%) Analytics
11 592 (10.21%) Oracle
12 586 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 546 (9.41%) Windows
14 525 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
15 522 (9.00%) Security Cleared
16 510 (8.79%) Python
17 489 (8.43%) SQL Server
18 486 (8.38%) Linux
19 472 (8.14%) ITIL
20 463 (7.98%) JavaScript
21 434 (7.48%) Unix
22 433 (7.47%) Data Modelling
23 432 (7.45%) Scrum
24 427 (7.36%) Migration
24 427 (7.36%) Business Analysis
25 415 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
26 406 (7.00%) C#
27 387 (6.67%) SDLC
28 383 (6.60%) Data Analysis
29 359 (6.19%) HTML

Analytical Skills
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
1 184 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 174 (3.00%) SAS
3 150 (2.59%) Apache Spark
4 104 (1.79%) Confluence
5 91 (1.57%) CMS
6 65 (1.12%) Apache
7 63 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 63 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 62 (1.07%) JBoss
8 62 (1.07%) MS Exchange
9 60 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 57 (0.98%) IIS
11 51 (0.88%) Apache Pig
12 47 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 46 (0.79%) Skype for Business
14 31 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 26 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 20 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 682 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 415 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
3 262 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 211 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 111 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
6 83 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 31 (0.53%) SPSS
9 20 (0.34%) Stata
10 17 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.17%) UserZoom
12 9 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.16%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.069%) EViews
14 4 (0.069%) Simulink
15 3 (0.052%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.052%) InDesign
15 3 (0.052%) InVision
15 3 (0.052%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 64 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.36%) Magento
5 20 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 17 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 15 (0.26%) WebTrends
8 14 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 14 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
8 14 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 13 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 13 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.22%) SAP SD
10 11 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
10 11 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 225 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 218 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (2.64%) Office 365
4 79 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 60 (1.03%) SaaS
6 56 (0.97%) IaaS
7 54 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.66%) PaaS
9 36 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 32 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 32 (0.55%) GitHub
11 28 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
12 25 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (0.29%) OpenShift
14 16 (0.28%) Amazon S3
15 14 (0.24%) iPaaS
16 13 (0.22%) npm
17 12 (0.21%) Force.com
17 12 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.33%) Firewall
2 101 (1.74%) DNS
2 101 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 89 (1.53%) WAN
4 87 (1.50%) Internet
5 81 (1.40%) LAN
6 77 (1.33%) VPN
7 67 (1.16%) SMS
8 63 (1.09%) SAN
9 57 (0.98%) DHCP
10 55 (0.95%) LDAP
10 55 (0.95%) Network Security
11 46 (0.79%) HTTP
12 33 (0.57%) MPLS
13 32 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 32 (0.55%) Kerberos
13 32 (0.55%) Skype
14 28 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (0.48%) NAS
14 28 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 302 (5.21%) Big Data
3 291 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
4 248 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 218 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 152 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 119 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 110 (1.90%) Apache Hive
8 110 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 108 (1.86%) MongoDB
10 103 (1.78%) Data Mining
11 99 (1.71%) QlikView
12 93 (1.60%) MySQL
12 93 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 86 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
14 81 (1.40%) HBase
15 74 (1.28%) Power BI
16 60 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 60 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (0.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 310 (5.34%) JIRA
2 197 (3.40%) Git (software)
3 173 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 111 (1.91%) Selenium
5 93 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 87 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 87 (1.50%) Subversion
7 74 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 67 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 60 (1.03%) Maven
10 58 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 44 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 38 (0.66%) JMeter
13 35 (0.60%) JUnit
14 32 (0.55%) SoapUI
15 26 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 24 (0.41%) Gradle
17 23 (0.40%) Axure RP
17 23 (0.40%) LoadRunner
18 21 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 1687 (29.09%) Finance
2 700 (12.07%) Banking
3 355 (6.12%) Marketing
4 328 (5.66%) Retail
5 307 (5.29%) Front Office
6 247 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 239 (4.12%) Investment Banking
8 159 (2.74%) Manufacturing
9 155 (2.67%) Legal
10 99 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 73 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 60 (1.03%) Advertising
13 56 (0.97%) Law
14 54 (0.93%) Publishing
15 50 (0.86%) Back Office
16 48 (0.83%) Electronics
16 48 (0.83%) Retail Banking
17 47 (0.81%) Games
18 44 (0.76%) Billing
19 34 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1762 (30.38%) Analyst
2 1073 (18.50%) Developer
3 717 (12.36%) Business Analyst
4 363 (6.26%) Consultant
5 346 (5.97%) Architect
6 270 (4.66%) Project Manager
7 260 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 244 (4.21%) Data Analyst
9 147 (2.53%) C# Developer
10 128 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
11 111 (1.91%) Senior Developer
12 110 (1.90%) User Researcher
13 103 (1.78%) Data Scientist
14 98 (1.69%) Administrator
15 90 (1.55%) Tester
16 86 (1.48%) SQL Developer
17 85 (1.47%) Solutions Architect
18 82 (1.41%) .NET Developer
19 80 (1.38%) Support Engineer
20 78 (1.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (6.19%) HTML
2 304 (5.24%) Web Services
3 293 (5.05%) .NET
4 243 (4.19%) CSS
5 220 (3.79%) XML
6 212 (3.66%) HTML5
7 163 (2.81%) AngularJS
8 131 (2.26%) jQuery
9 123 (2.12%) REST
10 96 (1.66%) CSS3
11 94 (1.62%) SOAP
12 89 (1.53%) Spring
13 84 (1.45%) RESTful
14 82 (1.41%) JSON
15 80 (1.38%) Node.js
16 72 (1.24%) ASP.NET
17 71 (1.22%) J2EE
18 66 (1.14%) Middleware
19 56 (0.97%) React
20 54 (0.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 341 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 313 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 266 (4.59%) User Experience
4 173 (2.98%) Fixed Income
5 139 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 126 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 107 (1.84%) Derivative
8 101 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 100 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 97 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 96 (1.66%) Equities
12 93 (1.60%) Mobile App
13 85 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 58 (1.00%) Credit Risk
15 56 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
16 54 (0.93%) NHS
17 51 (0.88%) PMI
18 49 (0.84%) FMCG
19 48 (0.83%) Reference Data
20 46 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 546 (9.41%) Windows
2 486 (8.38%) Linux
3 434 (7.48%) Unix
4 143 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 118 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 99 (1.71%) Android
7 96 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 88 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 70 (1.21%) Windows 10
11 59 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (0.64%) AIX
13 35 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 32 (0.55%) CentOS
15 25 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 25 (0.43%) Solaris
16 24 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (0.34%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.10%) VMS
18 6 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1391 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (13.03%) Project Management
3 661 (11.40%) Analytics
4 586 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 525 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
6 472 (8.14%) ITIL
7 433 (7.47%) Data Modelling
8 432 (7.45%) Scrum
9 427 (7.36%) Business Analysis
9 427 (7.36%) Migration
10 387 (6.67%) SDLC
11 383 (6.60%) Data Analysis
12 330 (5.69%) Change Management
13 297 (5.12%) Risk Management
14 295 (5.09%) Test Automation
15 274 (4.72%) ETL
16 254 (4.38%) OO
17 250 (4.31%) Visualisation
18 248 (4.28%) PRINCE2
19 236 (4.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1274 (21.97%) SQL
2 793 (13.67%) Java
3 510 (8.79%) Python
4 463 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 406 (7.00%) C#
6 193 (3.33%) C++
7 177 (3.05%) R
8 136 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 121 (2.09%) Scala
10 113 (1.95%) Perl
11 112 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 99 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 98 (1.69%) VBA
14 93 (1.60%) C
15 92 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 90 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 84 (1.45%) PHP
18 72 (1.24%) Ruby
19 30 (0.52%) VB
20 29 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 851 (14.67%) Degree
2 522 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 346 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 139 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 93 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 77 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 76 (1.31%) ISEB
8 74 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 64 (1.10%) CISSP
10 61 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (1.05%) MCSE
11 59 (1.02%) PMP
12 56 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 55 (0.95%) DV Cleared
14 49 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
15 44 (0.76%) Master's Degree
15 44 (0.76%) PhD
16 39 (0.67%) CISM
17 38 (0.66%) CCNA
18 33 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (5.33%) QA
2 197 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 157 (2.71%) PMO
4 109 (1.88%) SLA
5 68 (1.17%) GDPR
6 51 (0.88%) MiFID
7 45 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 43 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 35 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 29 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 25 (0.43%) IFRS
12 21 (0.36%) GxP
13 19 (0.33%) IFRS 9
13 19 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 18 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
15 13 (0.22%) COBIT
16 11 (0.19%) Basel II
17 10 (0.17%) EMIR
17 10 (0.17%) ISO 9001
17 10 (0.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 271 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 82 (1.41%) Docker
3 69 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.81%) HDFS
6 39 (0.67%) Apache Flume
7 29 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.36%) vSphere
9 17 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (0.29%) XenApp
10 16 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.24%) Gluster
12 10 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.086%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 79 (1.36%) SCCM
2 76 (1.31%) Puppet
3 63 (1.09%) Ansible
4 58 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.74%) SCOM
6 39 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (0.55%) Kubernetes
8 25 (0.43%) Kibana
9 24 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 23 (0.40%) Oozie
11 18 (0.31%) Terraform
12 16 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 16 (0.28%) Ambari
12 16 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
13 14 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 14 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.21%) logstash
15 10 (0.17%) FortiGate
15 10 (0.17%) Nagios
15 10 (0.17%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 902 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 592 (10.21%) Oracle
3 299 (5.16%) SAP
4 193 (3.33%) Tableau
5 160 (2.76%) Cisco
6 139 (2.40%) IBM
7 134 (2.31%) Google
8 118 (2.03%) HP
9 114 (1.97%) VMware
10 112 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 96 (1.66%) Citrix
12 77 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 76 (1.31%) Sybase
14 74 (1.28%) Adobe
15 65 (1.12%) Bloomberg
16 62 (1.07%) Informatica
17 56 (0.97%) Cognos
18 54 (0.93%) Splunk
19 53 (0.91%) ServiceNow
20 46 (0.79%) Workday