Period
to 14 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 14 October 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 72 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.32% 4.80% 6.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.48% 17.39% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 42
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £218 £202
90th Percentile £525 £573 £571
East of England median daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -3.03% - +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.70 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.14% +10.39%
East of England median hourly rate £15.76 £17.50 £13.72
% change year-on-year -9.94% +27.60% -21.63%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 437 437 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.27% 27.61% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 260 237
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +10.33% -
10th Percentile £215 £175 £178
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75% -
10th Percentile £11.08 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.75 £43.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -27.84% +5.43%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 October 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
Watford -4 28 £400 -20.00% 10
Hatfield -1 15 £400 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -9 8 £375 - 6
Royston - 4 £175 - 2
Stevenage - 3 - - 8
Welwyn Garden City +21 1 - - 1
Ware -1 1 £513 - 1
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (20.83%) Project Management
4 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) Degree
5 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
5 13 (18.06%) SAP
5 13 (18.06%) Scrum
6 12 (16.67%) JIRA
6 12 (16.67%) Retail
7 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
7 11 (15.28%) Finance
7 11 (15.28%) Web Services
7 11 (15.28%) Java
7 11 (15.28%) Oracle
8 10 (13.89%) XML
8 10 (13.89%) IBM
8 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.89%) AWS
9 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (12.50%) Windows
9 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.50%) HTML
9 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.11%) Python
10 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
10 8 (11.11%) Data Structures

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.78%) nginx
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) HFM
2 3 (4.17%) Magento
3 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.39%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) AWS
2 7 (9.72%) Power Platform
3 6 (8.33%) Azure
4 2 (2.78%) GCP
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.39%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.39%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.78%) 802.11
2 2 (2.78%) BGP
2 2 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.78%) Frame Relay
2 2 (2.78%) HSRP
2 2 (2.78%) IPsec
2 2 (2.78%) MPLS
2 2 (2.78%) Multicast
2 2 (2.78%) OSPF
2 2 (2.78%) RIP
2 2 (2.78%) SNMP
2 2 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (2.78%) TACACS
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
2 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.39%) 5G
3 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) Power BI
3 6 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (6.94%) DB2
4 5 (6.94%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (6.94%) OLAP
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.56%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Smart View
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.78%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (9.72%) Selenium
3 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.78%) AppScan
6 2 (2.78%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.39%) Appium
7 1 (1.39%) Calabash
7 1 (1.39%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.39%) TestRail
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Retail
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.94%) Games
5 3 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Tester
4 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Data Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Capacity Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (2.78%) AWS Developer
7 2 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) IT Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Network Design Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Web Services
2 10 (13.89%) XML
3 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 7 (9.72%) .NET
4 7 (9.72%) RESTful
5 6 (8.33%) Ajax
5 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.33%) jQuery
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (8.33%) React
6 5 (6.94%) Middleware
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Core
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.56%) HTML5
7 4 (5.56%) WCF
8 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.17%) JSON
8 3 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.56%) LIMS
4 3 (4.17%) Derivative
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) Tandem
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.83%) Project Management
4 13 (18.06%) Scrum
4 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
5 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.72%) ETL
7 7 (9.72%) High Availability
7 7 (9.72%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) C#
6 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) R
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) CCDP
2 2 (2.78%) CCIE
2 2 (2.78%) CCNP
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.78%) PMP
2 2 (2.78%) SANS
2 2 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) XenApp
2 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.78%) Terraform
1 2 (2.78%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) SAP
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) Ariba
5 5 (6.94%) Cognos
5 5 (6.94%) LabWare
5 5 (6.94%) Tableau
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) VMware
7 3 (4.17%) hybris
7 3 (4.17%) Informatica
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) Acunetix
8 2 (2.78%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 2 (2.78%) HP
8 2 (2.78%) MikroTik
8 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds