Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 76 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.78% 6.70% 6.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.93% 19.45% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 44
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £218 £202 £140
90th Percentile £573 £571 £526
East of England median daily rate £411 £413 £340
% change year-on-year -0.30% +21.32% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.70 £16.84 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +10.39% -55.15%
10th Percentile £16.21 £15.80 £11.88
90th Percentile £41.00 £17.87 £19.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.60% -21.63% -41.67%

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 449 509 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.24% 34.44% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 243 264
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £175 £178 £188
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.63 £43.25 £31.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +8.70% -9.80%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -9 23 £500 +11.11% 4
Hatfield +7 15 £400 +64.10% 8
Hemel Hempstead +6 14 £375 +7.14% 2
Welwyn Garden City -23 5 £513 +13.89% 4
Borehamwood - 4 £235 - 4
St Albans -4 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £350 -
Ware - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 31 (40.79%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (28.95%) SQL
3 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) Finance
5 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
6 11 (14.47%) ERP
6 11 (14.47%) ETL
6 11 (14.47%) Oracle
6 11 (14.47%) Service Management
6 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.16%) Google
7 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
7 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
8 9 (11.84%) Linux
8 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
8 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.84%) JIRA
9 8 (10.53%) Migration
9 8 (10.53%) Change Management
9 8 (10.53%) XML
9 8 (10.53%) C#
9 8 (10.53%) Java
9 8 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (9.21%) SAP
11 6 (7.89%) ITIL

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 (5.26%) CMS
1 4 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) nginx
3 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.63%) SAP EP
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.63%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.32%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.63%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Stackdriver
3 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.32%) Akamai
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
1 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.63%) OSPF
2 2 (2.63%) SAN
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) 2G
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.32%) GSM
3 1 (1.32%) IPsec
3 1 (1.32%) RIP
3 1 (1.32%) RNC
3 1 (1.32%) SNMP
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) OLAP
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) JIRA
2 6 (7.89%) Subversion
3 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.58%) JMeter
4 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.95%) Selenium
6 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.32%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) ETL Developer
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Data Migration Developer
5 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) ERP Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) Middleware
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.63%) Node.js
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.32%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.32%) Flash
5 1 (1.32%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.32%) SignalR
5 1 (1.32%) Spring
5 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (6.58%) Reference Data
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Social Media
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) FMCG
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Wiki
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) CentOS
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (14.47%) ERP
4 11 (14.47%) ETL
4 11 (14.47%) Service Management
4 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Project Management
7 8 (10.53%) Change Management
7 8 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.89%) CRM
8 6 (7.89%) ITIL
8 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.53%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.26%) C
5 4 (5.26%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.26%) VB
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) Go
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) OCP
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) GAAP
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Ansible
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.63%) Kibana
3 2 (2.63%) logstash
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.32%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 10 (13.16%) Google
4 7 (9.21%) SAP
5 5 (6.58%) Talend
6 4 (5.26%) Lotus
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco
7 3 (3.95%) Cognos
7 3 (3.95%) F5
7 3 (3.95%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.63%) Adobe
8 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) New Relic
8 2 (2.63%) Percona
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.63%) Splunk
8 2 (2.63%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat