Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 78 99 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.62% 6.76% 6.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.14% 21.24% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 43
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -20.45%
10th Percentile £247 £237 £208
90th Percentile £545 £550 £546
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £358
% change year-on-year +6.45% +8.39% -20.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £28.50 £14.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.31% - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.50 £19.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +32.47% -39.84% +116.99%

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 430 466 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 31.00% 31.81% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 265 226
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £246 £242 £150
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.83 £27.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +142.72% -30.28%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £48.50 £50.60
East of England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.83 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.43% +15.71% -12.20%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +3 41 £475 +35.71% 2
Stevenage +1 17 £335 -2.40%
Hatfield -7 5 £400 -27.27% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth 0 2 £388 +3.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (61.54%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 19 (24.36%) Finance
4 17 (21.79%) SAP
5 16 (20.51%) Data Modelling
6 15 (19.23%) IBM
7 14 (17.95%) Migration
7 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (16.67%) Oracle
8 13 (16.67%) JIRA
8 13 (16.67%) REST
8 13 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
9 12 (15.38%) Web Services
10 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
11 10 (12.82%) DataPower
11 10 (12.82%) Data Migration
11 10 (12.82%) LDAP
11 10 (12.82%) SOAP
11 10 (12.82%) XML
11 10 (12.82%) XSLT
11 10 (12.82%) SSL
11 10 (12.82%) Client/Server
12 9 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (11.54%) Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (10.26%) ETL
13 8 (10.26%) VPN
13 8 (10.26%) Project Management
13 8 (10.26%) JSON

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 8 (10.26%) Confluence
2 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Infor M3
1 5 (6.41%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (3.85%) SAP HR
4 2 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (2.56%) MFGPRO
5 1 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (5.13%) Slack
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) SSL
2 8 (10.26%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) DB2
4 3 (3.85%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.41%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) ER Studio
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (10.26%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) French Language
5 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.13%) Marketing
6 3 (3.85%) German Language
7 2 (2.56%) Games
8 1 (1.28%) Electronics
8 1 (1.28%) Law
8 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Data Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Data Migration Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) REST
2 12 (15.38%) Web Services
3 10 (12.82%) LDAP
3 10 (12.82%) SOAP
3 10 (12.82%) XML
3 10 (12.82%) XSLT
4 8 (10.26%) JSON
5 3 (3.85%) HTML
5 3 (3.85%) RESTful
5 3 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (2.56%) Flash
6 2 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.28%) CSS
7 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Client/Server
1 10 (12.82%) DataPower
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) FMCG
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.28%) Life Science
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (20.51%) Data Modelling
3 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.95%) Migration
4 13 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.82%) Data Migration
7 9 (11.54%) Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (10.26%) BDD
8 8 (10.26%) ETL
8 8 (10.26%) Project Management
9 7 (8.97%) Analytics
9 7 (8.97%) Critical Thinking
9 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.69%) Change Control
10 6 (7.69%) Data Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (7.69%) Statistics
10 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) Java
3 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) R
4 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.56%) VB
4 2 (2.56%) VB6
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) CEH
4 4 (5.13%) CISM
4 4 (5.13%) CISSP
4 4 (5.13%) CRISC
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) HNC
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
2 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) SCOM
1 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) SAP
2 15 (19.23%) IBM
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) Informatica
5 5 (6.41%) Infor
6 4 (5.13%) Ariba
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.85%) Cognos
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.56%) Google
8 2 (2.56%) IDERA
9 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.28%) Brocade
9 1 (1.28%) hybris
9 1 (1.28%) jetNEXUS
9 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Tableau
9 1 (1.28%) Talend
9 1 (1.28%) Xerox