Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 91 101 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.75% 7.18% 4.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.40% 20.87% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £218 £150 £167
90th Percentile £595 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £15.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -59.33% +74.42%
10th Percentile £15.80 £13.00 £22.53
90th Percentile £18.77 £17.10 £42.63
East of England median hourly rate £13.72 £15.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year -13.61% -43.30% +30.23%

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 523 484 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.04% 34.40% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 265 235
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £186 £181 £214
90th Percentile £559 £558 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.39% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 53
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.10 £34.65 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.40 £22.19
% change year-on-year +0.31% +46.03% -4.57%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 35 £538 +26.47% 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 16 £425 +183.33% 2
Hatfield -4 10 £425 +3.98% 7
Hemel Hempstead -5 4 £350 -23.27% 1
Stevenage -6 4 £309 -32.93% 3
St Albans -2 2 £406 -8.71% 2
Rickmansworth -3 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 24 (26.37%) SQL
1 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.29%) Finance
4 12 (13.19%) Project Management
4 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.09%) Data Quality
5 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
5 11 (12.09%) Law
5 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
5 11 (12.09%) Programme Delivery
6 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.99%) Java
6 10 (10.99%) Linux
6 10 (10.99%) Validation
6 10 (10.99%) Migration
6 10 (10.99%) Information Security
6 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.99%) Data Migration
7 9 (9.89%) Reference Data
7 9 (9.89%) Data Mapping
7 9 (9.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.89%) Talend
7 9 (9.89%) Analytics
7 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.10%) iTrent
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) SSL
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) SMS
3 1 (1.10%) DDNS
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.59%) DB2
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.49%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.40%) Redis
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.49%) JMeter
2 5 (5.49%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.49%) The Grinder
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Law
3 7 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.59%) Games
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Consultant
2 20 (21.98%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Applications Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) Product Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Security Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) Security Technical Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Security Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Performance Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Security Product Manager
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) React
2 4 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (3.30%) Web Services
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) CSS3
5 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.10%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.10%) Spring
5 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
1 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.40%) Fintech
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.20%) CCTV
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.20%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Animation
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) AIX
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.19%) Project Management
3 11 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
3 11 (12.09%) Programme Delivery
4 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.99%) Data Migration
4 10 (10.99%) Information Security
4 10 (10.99%) Migration
4 10 (10.99%) Validation
5 9 (9.89%) Analytics
5 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (9.89%) CRM
5 9 (9.89%) Data Mapping
5 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.69%) ITIL
7 7 (7.69%) People Management
8 6 (6.59%) SDLC
8 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.99%) Java
4 7 (7.69%) PHP
5 6 (6.59%) C#
6 5 (5.49%) AWK
6 5 (5.49%) Perl
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
8 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.30%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) CEH
4 4 (4.40%) CISSP
4 4 (4.40%) CSSLP
5 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.59%) NIST 800
3 3 (3.30%) GxP
4 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.20%) PMBOK
5 1 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Grafana
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Talend
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) SAP
4 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.49%) AppDynamics
5 5 (5.49%) Dynatrace
5 5 (5.49%) New Relic
6 4 (4.40%) Coverity
6 4 (4.40%) Synopsys
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco
7 3 (3.30%) Google
8 2 (2.20%) Sun
9 1 (1.10%) Ariba
9 1 (1.10%) BMC
9 1 (1.10%) Borland
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) Cognos
9 1 (1.10%) IBM
9 1 (1.10%) Remedy