Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 719 720
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 -69
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 129 130 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 95
England median daily rate £414 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.77% +13.97% +9.68%
10th Percentile £255 £120 £115
90th Percentile £537 £600 £488
UK median daily rate £410 £381 £340
% change year-on-year +7.54% +12.13% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
England median hourly rate £17.38 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.56% +150.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.19 £34.75 £9.66
90th Percentile £23.74 £45.86 £16.50
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -56.56% +150.00% -8.57%

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 80470 80635 85371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.16% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54303 53686 56383
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1821 2142 2548
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.28 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 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
London -3 47 £438 +4.17% 9
South East 0 45 £393 -12.78% 1
North of England +50 25 £300 +130.77% 5
North West +13 22 £300 +140.00% 1
Midlands 0 7 £463 - 3
West Midlands +15 6 £463 -15.91% 3
South West +2 4 £135 -46.00%
East of England -21 3 £433 +31.06%
North East +58 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +24 1 - - 2
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Trend Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 43 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (26.36%) ITIL
3 31 (24.03%) Finance
3 31 (24.03%) Analytics
4 30 (23.26%) Statistics
5 27 (20.93%) Problem Management
5 27 (20.93%) Data Analysis
6 26 (20.16%) Service Management
6 26 (20.16%) Python
6 26 (20.16%) SQL
7 22 (17.05%) Machine Learning
8 21 (16.28%) Visualisation
8 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (15.50%) Change Management
10 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (13.95%) Pandas
11 18 (13.95%) NumPy
11 18 (13.95%) R
11 18 (13.95%) Matplotlib
11 18 (13.95%) Jupyter
12 16 (12.40%) Tableau
12 16 (12.40%) Data Mining
12 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
13 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
13 15 (11.63%) Service Delivery
14 14 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (10.85%) Process Improvement

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 18 (13.95%) Jupyter
2 11 (8.53%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.20%) Apache
4 7 (5.43%) Apache Pig
5 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Primavera
1 1 (0.78%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.88%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) LAN
1 6 (4.65%) WAN
2 5 (3.88%) 3G
2 5 (3.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.55%) BGP
5 2 (1.55%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.55%) FWSM
5 2 (1.55%) Intranet
5 2 (1.55%) MPLS
5 2 (1.55%) Multicast
5 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.55%) OSPF
5 2 (1.55%) RIP
5 2 (1.55%) SMS
5 2 (1.55%) snoop
5 2 (1.55%) SSL
5 2 (1.55%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.40%) Data Mining
2 11 (8.53%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.43%) Apache Hive
5 7 (5.43%) HBase
5 7 (5.43%) Mahout
5 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.10%) MS Access
8 4 (3.10%) OLAP
8 4 (3.10%) QlikView
9 2 (1.55%) Power BI
10 1 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Games
3 9 (6.98%) Retail
4 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Publishing
6 3 (2.33%) Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Billing
7 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Military
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (39.53%) Analyst
2 19 (14.73%) Data Scientist
3 13 (10.08%) Data Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Service Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Problem Manager
5 9 (6.98%) Consultant
5 9 (6.98%) Incident Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Administrator
6 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Incident and Problem Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Analytics Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Digital Analytics Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) Excel Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Report Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) Matplotlib
1 18 (13.95%) NumPy
1 18 (13.95%) Pandas
2 12 (9.30%) D3.js
3 11 (8.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 11 (8.53%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (5.43%) PySpark
4 7 (5.43%) scikit-learn
4 7 (5.43%) Seaborn
5 5 (3.88%) HTML
6 4 (3.10%) JDBC
6 4 (3.10%) ODBC
7 3 (2.33%) .NET
8 2 (1.55%) Keras
8 2 (1.55%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.78%) CSS
9 1 (0.78%) HTML5
9 1 (0.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.43%) NHS
4 6 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (2.33%) CMDB
6 3 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.33%) Social Media
7 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.33%) Unix
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.36%) ITIL
2 31 (24.03%) Analytics
3 30 (23.26%) Statistics
4 27 (20.93%) Data Analysis
4 27 (20.93%) Problem Management
5 26 (20.16%) Service Management
6 22 (17.05%) Machine Learning
7 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.28%) Visualisation
8 20 (15.50%) Change Management
9 19 (14.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (11.63%) Service Delivery
11 14 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.85%) Process Improvement
12 13 (10.08%) ITSM
13 12 (9.30%) Data Cleansing
13 12 (9.30%) Incident Management
13 12 (9.30%) People Management
13 12 (9.30%) Quantitative Analysis
13 12 (9.30%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) Python
1 26 (20.16%) SQL
2 18 (13.95%) R
3 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.43%) Scala
4 6 (4.65%) VBA
5 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.10%) C
7 3 (2.33%) C#
7 3 (2.33%) VB
8 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) Degree
4 3 (2.33%) ISEB
4 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCA
6 1 (0.78%) CCEA
6 1 (0.78%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) PMO
2 8 (6.20%) SLA
3 5 (3.88%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) iptables
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) vSphere
2 2 (1.55%) XenApp
2 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Squid
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.55%) EdgeSight
2 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.40%) Tableau
3 9 (6.98%) HP
4 8 (6.20%) Google
5 7 (5.43%) MapR
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle
6 5 (3.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 4 (3.10%) Jaspersoft
7 4 (3.10%) SAP
8 3 (2.33%) Citrix
8 3 (2.33%) FireEye
8 3 (2.33%) Remedy
8 3 (2.33%) Symantec
9 2 (1.55%) AppSense
9 2 (1.55%) F5
9 2 (1.55%) Juniper
9 2 (1.55%) VMware
9 2 (1.55%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds