Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 705 727
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 -16
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 141 126 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 81
England median daily rate £325 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.91% +0.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £202 £253 £220
90th Percentile £584 £520 £550
UK median daily rate £325 £378 £325
% change year-on-year -13.91% +16.15% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.64% -37.95% +75.00%
10th Percentile £14.93 £12.00 £21.68
90th Percentile £27.85 £19.56 £36.99
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £17.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +49.64% -37.95% +60.00%

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 81,256 78,544 84,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.91% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,241 52,550 55,988
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £605
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,177 1,851 2,228
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +10.53% +3.45%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +3 43 £276 -15.43% 3
London -24 33 £438 +3.86% 4
Midlands +10 23 £288 -23.33% 2
East of England +13 17 £400 -4.48%
West Midlands -11 15 £288 -23.33% 1
North of England -39 15 £375 +25.00% 4
South West -9 12 £375 +177.78% 4
North West -28 9 £313 +4.17%
East Midlands +12 8 £363 - 1
Yorkshire -10 5 £513 - 3
North East -5 1 - - 1
Trend Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 56 (39.72%) ITIL
2 46 (32.62%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (31.21%) Problem Management
4 43 (30.50%) Service Management
5 30 (21.28%) Analytics
6 27 (19.15%) Finance
6 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
7 26 (18.44%) SC Cleared
8 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
9 23 (16.31%) Statistics
9 23 (16.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (12.77%) QA
10 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
11 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (12.06%) Machine Learning
12 16 (11.35%) Data Science
12 16 (11.35%) Python
12 16 (11.35%) Mathematics
13 15 (10.64%) Incident Management
13 15 (10.64%) Sentiment Analysis
13 15 (10.64%) R
14 14 (9.93%) Visualisation
15 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
15 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (9.22%) Windows
15 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
15 13 (9.22%) HP
15 13 (9.22%) Proactive Management
16 12 (8.51%) Open Source

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 6 (4.26%) Apache
1 6 (4.26%) Documentum
1 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 4 (2.84%) nginx
3 3 (2.13%) CMS
3 3 (2.13%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.42%) Appian
4 2 (1.42%) JBoss
4 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) SAS
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) BASE24
2 2 (1.42%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.42%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.71%) Movex
3 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Office 365
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 2 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.42%) Yammer
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) DNS
2 7 (4.96%) SSL
3 4 (2.84%) IPsec
3 4 (2.84%) VPN
4 3 (2.13%) Firewall
4 3 (2.13%) LAN
5 2 (1.42%) Skype
5 2 (1.42%) WAN
5 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.71%) NAS
6 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.71%) SAN
6 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) Big Data
2 11 (7.80%) Power BI
3 10 (7.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.09%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.09%) HBase
3 10 (7.09%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.09%) Sqoop
4 6 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.42%) MS Access
6 2 (1.42%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.71%) QlikView
7 1 (0.71%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) JIRA
2 6 (4.26%) GitLab
3 2 (1.42%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.42%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.42%) MSI
4 1 (0.71%) Appium
4 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.71%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.55%) Publishing
5 4 (2.84%) Games
5 4 (2.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.37%) Analyst
2 21 (14.89%) Problem Manager
3 15 (10.64%) Data Scientist
4 14 (9.93%) Problem Analyst
5 13 (9.22%) Incident Manager
6 8 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) Incident and Problem Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Problem Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Administrator
10 4 (2.84%) Applications Packager
10 4 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) Kafka
1 10 (7.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (5.67%) Middleware
3 4 (2.84%) D3.js
3 4 (2.84%) HTML
3 4 (2.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (2.84%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (2.13%) CSS
4 3 (2.13%) Java EE
4 3 (2.13%) Matplotlib
4 3 (2.13%) NumPy
4 3 (2.13%) Pandas
5 2 (1.42%) REST
5 2 (1.42%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.71%) React
6 1 (0.71%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.71%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.71%) Swagger
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (32.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Algorithms
2 10 (7.09%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.55%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.42%) EFT
5 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) DataPower
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.67%) Unix
4 6 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.84%) SUSE
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) ITIL
2 44 (31.21%) Problem Management
3 43 (30.50%) Service Management
4 30 (21.28%) Analytics
5 23 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (16.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 23 (16.31%) Statistics
6 17 (12.06%) Machine Learning
7 16 (11.35%) Data Science
7 16 (11.35%) Mathematics
8 15 (10.64%) Incident Management
8 15 (10.64%) Sentiment Analysis
9 14 (9.93%) Visualisation
10 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
10 13 (9.22%) Proactive Management
11 12 (8.51%) Change Management
11 12 (8.51%) Dashboard Development
11 12 (8.51%) Open Source
11 12 (8.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) Python
2 15 (10.64%) R
3 11 (7.80%) SQL
4 10 (7.09%) MATLAB
5 9 (6.38%) Java
6 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) ABAP
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) XPath
9 1 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) PhD
4 9 (6.38%) Degree
5 6 (4.26%) ISEB
5 6 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.84%) MCP
7 2 (1.42%) ACCA
7 2 (1.42%) CIMA
7 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.71%) CIPD
8 1 (0.71%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.77%) QA
2 11 (7.80%) Data Quality
2 11 (7.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Apache Flume
2 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Puppet
1 6 (4.26%) SCCM
1 6 (4.26%) ZABBIX
2 5 (3.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.55%) WSUS
3 4 (2.84%) Nagios
3 4 (2.84%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) HP
3 10 (7.09%) Hortonworks
4 8 (5.67%) BMC
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle
5 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.26%) Pega
6 6 (4.26%) Remedy
6 6 (4.26%) SAP
7 5 (3.55%) Cisco
7 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.55%) Tableau
7 5 (3.55%) VMware
8 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.84%) jetNEXUS
8 4 (2.84%) Lotus
8 4 (2.84%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.84%) Splunk
9 2 (1.42%) Google
9 2 (1.42%) webMethods