Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +13
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 86 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.40% 6.67% 5.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.55% 19.16% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 39
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.32% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £147
90th Percentile £550 £575 £543
East of England median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -4.22% +11.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £16.84 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.75% +23.83% -58.80%
10th Percentile £25.25 £15.80 £11.87
90th Percentile £47.75 £17.87 £18.86
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.72 £21.25
% change year-on-year +27.60% -35.46% -32.54%

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 440 454 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.60% 34.79% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 271
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £150 £205
90th Percentile £588 £554 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £33.25 £16.40 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.71% +2.52% -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.90 £11.03 £10.68
90th Percentile £50.88 £46.50 £24.20
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -7.89% -36.67%

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 19 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 August 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
Watford -4 27 £438 -2.78% 4
Hatfield +7 19 £500 +150.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +4 16 £400 +14.29% 3
Welwyn Garden City -15 6 £475 +5.56% 5
St Albans -2 3 - - 3
Rickmansworth - 3 £363 -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 43 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.26%) SQL
4 17 (19.77%) Finance
5 16 (18.60%) Linux
6 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Management
7 13 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
8 11 (12.79%) SAP
8 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.63%) ETL
9 10 (11.63%) Oracle
9 10 (11.63%) Project Management
9 10 (11.63%) Google
9 10 (11.63%) JIRA
9 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
9 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
10 9 (10.47%) Migration
10 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
11 8 (9.30%) Java
11 8 (9.30%) XML
11 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
11 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
12 7 (8.14%) Analytics
12 7 (8.14%) Ansible

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 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.33%) nginx
2 2 (2.33%) SAP EP
2 2 (2.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) SAP WM
3 2 (2.33%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.16%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.49%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) Akamai
3 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.33%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (2.33%) Stackdriver
3 2 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Firewall
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.65%) LAN
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 3 (3.49%) IPsec
3 3 (3.49%) Network Security
3 3 (3.49%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.49%) Wireless
4 2 (2.33%) BGP
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.33%) DWDM
4 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.33%) MPLS
4 2 (2.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.65%) Big Data
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.16%) Looker
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) JIRA
2 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.98%) Subversion
5 4 (4.65%) JMeter
6 3 (3.49%) Selenium
7 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.33%) Babel
7 2 (2.33%) git-flow
7 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.33%) Mocha
7 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.33%) webpack
8 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.16%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Business Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Developer
3 6 (6.98%) Architect
3 6 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) ETL Developer
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Consultant
4 5 (5.81%) Data Migration Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) IT Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) XML
2 7 (8.14%) HTML
2 7 (8.14%) Middleware
3 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.65%) CSS
3 4 (4.65%) Node.js
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.33%) Chai
4 2 (2.33%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.33%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) koa
4 2 (2.33%) Laravel
4 2 (2.33%) React
4 2 (2.33%) Redux
4 2 (2.33%) REST
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
4 2 (2.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.81%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.65%) Derivative
4 3 (3.49%) Wiki
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Animation
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Life Science
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
4 13 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.63%) ETL
5 10 (11.63%) Project Management
5 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
6 9 (10.47%) Migration
6 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.14%) Analytics
8 7 (8.14%) BDD
8 7 (8.14%) DevOps
8 7 (8.14%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (8.14%) TDD
9 6 (6.98%) Cross-Platform Development
9 6 (6.98%) ERP
9 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) Java
2 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.14%) C#
3 7 (8.14%) Python
4 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) C
6 3 (3.49%) Perl
6 3 (3.49%) Ruby
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) ES6
7 2 (2.33%) Go
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) R
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.49%) CCNP
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) ISEB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.49%) MCITP
4 3 (3.49%) MCP
4 3 (3.49%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.33%) PMP
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.16%) MBA
6 1 (1.16%) OCP
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.65%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Ansible
1 7 (8.14%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.49%) Terraform
4 2 (2.33%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.33%) Kibana
4 2 (2.33%) logstash
5 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.16%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
1 11 (12.79%) SAP
2 10 (11.63%) Google
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) F5
4 5 (5.81%) Talend
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) Cognos
5 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.49%) New Relic
6 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.49%) Splunk
7 2 (2.33%) Arista
7 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.33%) Zend
7 2 (2.33%) Zscaler