Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Trend Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 697 726 755
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29 -54
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 149 99 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 53 70
England median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £211 £278 £274
90th Percentile £603 £575 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £379 £325
% change year-on-year +5.61% +16.54% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
England median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -33.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £15.85 £12.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £25.20 £14.28 £37.26
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £14.85 £18.00
% change year-on-year +34.68% -17.50% +2.86%

Trend Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,268 74,362 85,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.90% 85.06% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,990 48,946 57,151
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,241 1,938 2,072
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Trend Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in England

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in England

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Trend Analysis in England

Trend Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in England

Trend Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Trend Analysis in England

Trend Analysis
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 Trend Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
South East -12 50 £420 +15.86% 4
London -40 43 £488 +21.88% 4
East of England +19 17 £400 -4.48% 3
South West +20 15 £375 +20.00% 2
North of England -20 15 £288 +139.58% 8
Midlands -12 12 £294 -12.96% 10
West Midlands -11 10 £300 -27.27% 8
Yorkshire -15 7 £275 - 5
North West -24 7 £375 +212.50% 3
North East +2 2 £275 -31.25%
East Midlands -1 2 £275 -18.52% 2
Trend Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 55 (36.91%) ITIL
2 46 (30.87%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (28.19%) Problem Management
4 34 (22.82%) Statistics
5 33 (22.15%) Finance
6 31 (20.81%) Service Management
7 30 (20.13%) Machine Learning
7 30 (20.13%) Data Science
8 29 (19.46%) R
8 29 (19.46%) Python
9 28 (18.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (18.12%) Analytics
10 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
11 26 (17.45%) Decision-Making
12 25 (16.78%) Sentiment Analysis
12 25 (16.78%) SC Cleared
12 25 (16.78%) Mathematics
13 23 (15.44%) SQL
14 21 (14.09%) Visualisation
15 18 (12.08%) Tableau
15 18 (12.08%) Data Quality
15 18 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
15 18 (12.08%) Degree
15 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (11.41%) Data Mining
16 17 (11.41%) Jupyter
16 17 (11.41%) Pandas
16 17 (11.41%) Matplotlib
16 17 (11.41%) NumPy

Trend Analysis
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 17 (11.41%) Jupyter
2 6 (4.03%) Apache
3 5 (3.36%) SAS
4 3 (2.01%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.01%) CMS
4 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.34%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.34%) JBoss
5 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Eloqua
1 4 (2.68%) HFM
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Movex
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Office 365
2 4 (2.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.01%) Yammer
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.67%) G Suite
4 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) LAN
2 7 (4.70%) Firewall
2 7 (4.70%) WAN
3 6 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.36%) DNS
5 4 (2.68%) SMS
5 4 (2.68%) VoIP
6 3 (2.01%) MPLS
6 3 (2.01%) Skype
6 3 (2.01%) SSL
6 3 (2.01%) VPN
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.34%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.34%) Intranet
7 2 (1.34%) NAS
7 2 (1.34%) Network Security
7 2 (1.34%) OSPF
7 2 (1.34%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.41%) Data Mining
2 12 (8.05%) Hadoop
2 12 (8.05%) HBase
2 12 (8.05%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (6.04%) Big Data
3 9 (6.04%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.04%) Sqoop
4 8 (5.37%) Power BI
5 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.36%) QlikView
6 4 (2.68%) Essbase
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.01%) Mahout
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Appium
1 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
1 1 (0.67%) MSI
1 1 (0.67%) Selenium
1 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Banking
3 12 (8.05%) Games
4 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.70%) Retail
6 6 (4.03%) Marketing
7 5 (3.36%) Publishing
8 4 (2.68%) Legal
9 3 (2.01%) Billing
10 1 (0.67%) Advertising
10 1 (0.67%) Electronics
10 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Local Government
10 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (21.48%) Analyst
2 25 (16.78%) Data Scientist
3 13 (8.72%) Service Manager
4 12 (8.05%) Data Analyst
4 12 (8.05%) Problem Manager
5 9 (6.04%) Administrator
6 8 (5.37%) Problem Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) Incident Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Capacity Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.03%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Developer
9 5 (3.36%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Network Services Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Problem Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) Matplotlib
1 17 (11.41%) NumPy
1 17 (11.41%) Pandas
2 12 (8.05%) D3.js
2 12 (8.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (8.05%) Unreal Engine
3 9 (6.04%) HTML
3 9 (6.04%) Kafka
3 9 (6.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.36%) LDAP
4 5 (3.36%) REST
4 5 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.01%) CSS
6 3 (2.01%) PySpark
6 3 (2.01%) scikit-learn
6 3 (2.01%) Seaborn
7 2 (1.34%) Java EE
7 2 (1.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.87%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.04%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.37%) User Experience
6 5 (3.36%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.01%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.34%) CMDB
9 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.67%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Windows
2 8 (5.37%) Linux
3 4 (2.68%) Unix
3 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.91%) ITIL
2 42 (28.19%) Problem Management
3 34 (22.82%) Statistics
4 31 (20.81%) Service Management
5 30 (20.13%) Data Science
5 30 (20.13%) Machine Learning
6 28 (18.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (18.12%) Analytics
8 26 (17.45%) Decision-Making
9 25 (16.78%) Mathematics
9 25 (16.78%) Sentiment Analysis
10 21 (14.09%) Visualisation
11 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (10.74%) Data Cleansing
12 16 (10.74%) Open Source
12 16 (10.74%) Predictive Analysis
12 16 (10.74%) Service Delivery
13 15 (10.07%) Data Analysis
14 14 (9.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.46%) Python
1 29 (19.46%) R
2 23 (15.44%) SQL
3 9 (6.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.04%) MATLAB
4 7 (4.70%) VBA
5 5 (3.36%) VB
5 5 (3.36%) XPath
5 5 (3.36%) XQuery
6 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.01%) Scala
7 2 (1.34%) Java
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.08%) Degree
4 9 (6.04%) PhD
5 4 (2.68%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.68%) ISEB
5 4 (2.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.68%) MCSA
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.34%) CCIE
7 2 (1.34%) CCNP
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.34%) MCP
7 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) ACCA
8 1 (0.67%) CIMA
8 1 (0.67%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) Data Quality
2 14 (9.40%) SLA
3 10 (6.71%) QA
4 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.67%) PMO
5 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Apache Flume
2 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) SCCM
2 6 (4.03%) SCOM
3 4 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.01%) WSUS
5 2 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
6 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
1 18 (12.08%) Tableau
2 10 (6.71%) BMC
3 9 (6.04%) Hortonworks
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco
4 4 (2.68%) Google
4 4 (2.68%) Hyperion
4 4 (2.68%) Remedy
4 4 (2.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.68%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.68%) Verint
5 3 (2.01%) MapR
5 3 (2.01%) McAfee
5 3 (2.01%) Splunk
5 3 (2.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) Lotus
6 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.34%) Twitter