Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 61 65
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -43
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 24 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.89% 3.68% 4.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 10.03% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 27
Essex median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £295 £163 £320
90th Percentile £481 £526 £540
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Essex median hourly rate £30.00 £92.50 £12.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.57% +633.84% -53.31%
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.25 £16.06
% change year-on-year +73.91% +7.41% -8.23%

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 232 289 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.92% 36.72% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 195 241
Essex median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £280 £375 £263
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 38
Essex median hourly rate £17.50 £41.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.58% +16.20% +86.84%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.64 £13.36
90th Percentile £48.75 £75.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £18.96
% change year-on-year -28.89% +18.67% -0.21%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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
Colchester 0 7 £313 +78.57% 2
Southend-on-Sea -11 6 £450 -8.16% 4
Basildon -2 3 - - 1
Chelmsford +2 2 £356 -5.00% 1
Harlow - 2 £475 - 4
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 15 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) Confluence
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (29.17%) Proofpoint
4 7 (29.17%) JIRA
4 7 (29.17%) Release Management
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (29.17%) Clearswift
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Law
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
7 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) Statistics
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Office 365
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (33.33%) Confluence
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Mimecast
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) iTunes
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Skype
1 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Law
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Release Management
5 6 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Trading
7 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) Statistics
8 3 (12.50%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Clearswift
2 7 (29.17%) Proofpoint
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) SAP