Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 28 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 88 92 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.55% 5.78% 7.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.51% 17.66% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 53
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +4.46%
10th Percentile £221 £219 £150
90th Percentile £550 £594 £538
East of England median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.14% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.70 £16.84 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +10.39% -59.33%
10th Percentile £16.21 £15.80 £13.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £18.77 £17.10
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £15.88
% change year-on-year +3.95% +6.05% -43.30%

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 451 521 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.42% 32.73% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 278 270
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% -2.58% -3.13%
10th Percentile £175 £187 £180
90th Percentile £556 £571 £557
East of England median daily rate £448 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +8.48% +17.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.81 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.77% +11.29% -29.77%
10th Percentile £11.57 £12.99 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.10 £33.45
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £39.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year -50.97% +36.86% +27.37%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 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 +10 38 £500 -6.98% 8
Hatfield +1 10 £398 +6.00% 6
Stevenage -2 10 £326 -5.03% 6
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £350 - 2
Rickmansworth -5 4 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City -15 4 £475 +19.50% 2
Borehamwood - 4 £235 -
Ware - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 45 (51.14%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 22 (25.00%) Finance
3 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
5 16 (18.18%) Migration
6 15 (17.05%) Analytical Thinking
7 14 (15.91%) XML
7 14 (15.91%) Data Migration
8 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
8 13 (14.77%) ETL
9 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (12.50%) TDD
10 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 11 (12.50%) Oracle
10 11 (12.50%) Web Services
10 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 11 (12.50%) Service Management
10 11 (12.50%) BDD
10 11 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (11.36%) JIRA
12 9 (10.23%) Client/Server
12 9 (10.23%) ERP
12 9 (10.23%) IBM
12 9 (10.23%) SAP
12 9 (10.23%) REST
13 8 (9.09%) Data Quality
13 8 (9.09%) Critical Thinking

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 (5.68%) CMS
2 4 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.41%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.27%) MFGPRO
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.27%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.27%) SaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Slack
4 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) SSL
2 6 (6.82%) VPN
3 2 (2.27%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) OSPF
3 2 (2.27%) RIP
4 1 (1.14%) 2G
4 1 (1.14%) 3G
4 1 (1.14%) 4G
4 1 (1.14%) GSM
4 1 (1.14%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) OLAP
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
2 5 (5.68%) Subversion
3 4 (4.55%) JMeter
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
2 6 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.27%) French Language
5 2 (2.27%) German Language
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.14%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 27 (30.68%) Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Data Migration Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Data Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Data Migration Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Developer Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) ETL Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Migration Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) XML
2 11 (12.50%) Web Services
3 9 (10.23%) REST
4 8 (9.09%) LDAP
4 8 (9.09%) SOAP
4 8 (9.09%) XSLT
5 6 (6.82%) JSON
6 4 (4.55%) HTML
6 4 (4.55%) Spring
7 3 (3.41%) CSS
7 3 (3.41%) Middleware
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.14%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.14%) Flash
9 1 (1.14%) Google Maps API
9 1 (1.14%) SignalR
9 1 (1.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Client/Server
2 8 (9.09%) DataPower
3 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.68%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) Social Media
4 4 (4.55%) User Experience
5 3 (3.41%) FMCG
6 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.18%) Migration
4 15 (17.05%) Analytical Thinking
5 14 (15.91%) Data Migration
6 13 (14.77%) ETL
6 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.50%) BDD
8 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 11 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 11 (12.50%) Service Management
8 11 (12.50%) TDD
9 9 (10.23%) ERP
10 8 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
10 8 (9.09%) ITIL
11 7 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (7.95%) Project Management
12 6 (6.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) Java
5 5 (5.68%) VB
6 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.41%) C
7 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.27%) Go
8 2 (2.27%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) VB6
8 2 (2.27%) VBA
9 1 (1.14%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) CEH
3 5 (5.68%) CISM
3 5 (5.68%) CISSP
3 5 (5.68%) CRISC
3 5 (5.68%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.14%) HND
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) GAAP
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle
2 9 (10.23%) IBM
2 9 (10.23%) SAP
3 6 (6.82%) Cognos
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) Google
4 5 (5.68%) Talend
5 4 (4.55%) Lotus
6 3 (3.41%) Adobe
6 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 3 (3.41%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.27%) McAfee
7 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (1.14%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.14%) Facebook
8 1 (1.14%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.14%) Remedy