Period
to 26 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 26 February 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 Skills
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 64 54
Rank change year-on-year +51 -10 -27
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 53 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.97% 4.01% 4.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.94% 12.14% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 20
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £324 £383 £300
90th Percentile £511 £500 £489
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.96% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Essex median hourly rate £21.57 £14.83 £38.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.42% -61.23% +4.11%
10th Percentile £16.77 £12.55 £24.13
90th Percentile £26.41 £23.23 £84.65
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +27.87%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 231 280 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.09% 33.02% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 152 183
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +46.43%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 16
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £16.63 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.47% -62.00% +19.63%
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.55 £14.80
90th Percentile £31.50 £48.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £24.70 £19.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year +28.31% -27.36% +26.19%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Essex over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
Brentwood - 15 £450 - 3
Southend-on-Sea +35 12 £455 +8.66% 4
Colchester +8 5 - - 2
Chelmsford -4 5 £400 -20.00% 5
Thurrock - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Essex region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 28 (52.83%) C
1 28 (52.83%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (49.06%) DHCP
3 23 (43.40%) HTTP
3 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
3 23 (43.40%) HTTPS
3 23 (43.40%) Linux
3 23 (43.40%) Python
3 23 (43.40%) POSIX
3 23 (43.40%) IPv4
3 23 (43.40%) IPv6
3 23 (43.40%) Device Driver
3 23 (43.40%) Yocto
4 21 (39.62%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (39.62%) Wireshark
5 11 (20.75%) Finance
6 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (16.98%) Service Management
8 8 (15.09%) Line Management
9 7 (13.21%) Confluence
9 7 (13.21%) JIRA
9 7 (13.21%) Public Sector
10 6 (11.32%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (11.32%) ITSM
10 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
11 5 (9.43%) Windows
11 5 (9.43%) NHS
11 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.43%) Change Management

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (13.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) DHCP
2 23 (43.40%) HTTP
2 23 (43.40%) HTTPS
2 23 (43.40%) IPv4
2 23 (43.40%) IPv6
2 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
3 21 (39.62%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (39.62%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) GPON
4 3 (5.66%) VDSL
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.55%) Local Government
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) C Developer
3 20 (37.74%) Linux Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Project Officer
5 5 (9.43%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Officer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior C Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Build Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Operations Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Server Support
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server Support
8 2 (3.77%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) POSIX
1 23 (43.40%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.43%) NHS
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.43%) Social Media
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (16.98%) Service Management
4 8 (15.09%) Line Management
5 6 (11.32%) ITSM
5 6 (11.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Analytical Thinking
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Availability Management
6 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) Information Governance
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.43%) Strategic Roadmap
6 5 (9.43%) Strategic Thinking
6 5 (9.43%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) C
2 23 (43.40%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
4 3 (5.66%) Delphi
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Civica
1 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
1 3 (5.66%) VMware
2 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft