Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 96 88 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.57% 7.15% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.02% 19.78% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 34
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £356 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -18.10% +11.18%
10th Percentile £224 £240 £313
90th Percentile £554 £518 £559
East of England median daily rate £400 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +1.27% -7.06% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.16 - £13.60
10th Percentile £12.07 - £11.87
90th Percentile £47.50 - £18.86
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% -16.10% -39.07%

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 436 445 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.82% 36.18% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 217 225
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £156 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £494
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% - -51.52%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.50 £10.87
90th Percentile £56.25 £49.67 £29.10
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.66% +20.26% -40.63%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 30 £363 -19.44% 5
Hatfield +6 19 £500 +81.82% 5
Hemel Hempstead -3 12 £400 +14.29% 3
Welwyn Garden City -4 7 £243 -22.16% 9
Rickmansworth - 4 £375 -
St Albans +1 3 - - 2
Stevenage -15 2 £138 -54.17% 2
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 52 (54.17%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.96%) Linux
4 22 (22.92%) SQL
5 21 (21.88%) Java
6 17 (17.71%) Finance
7 14 (14.58%) SAP
7 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
8 12 (12.50%) Oracle
8 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.46%) IBM
9 11 (11.46%) Scrum
10 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.42%) Google
10 10 (10.42%) Project Management
11 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.38%) DNA
11 9 (9.38%) PHP
11 9 (9.38%) DB2
11 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
11 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
11 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.38%) Retail
11 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.38%) DbVisualizer
11 9 (9.38%) Ansible
12 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (8.33%) hybris
12 8 (8.33%) Magento

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 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.17%) JBoss
2 4 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.08%) nginx
4 2 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.04%) SAP EP
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.08%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Magento
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.13%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.04%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.04%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.21%) Veeva
3 3 (3.13%) GitHub
4 2 (2.08%) Akamai
4 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.08%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (2.08%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Office 365
5 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.17%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) Network Security
3 4 (4.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
3 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) IPsec
4 3 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.13%) Wireless
5 2 (2.08%) BGP
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) DWDM
5 2 (2.08%) SAN
5 2 (2.08%) SNMP
5 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) DB2
1 9 (9.38%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) GIS
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Power BI
4 2 (2.08%) Redis
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.04%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.33%) JIRA
4 6 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 6 (6.25%) Selenium
5 5 (5.21%) JMeter
6 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.17%) Firebug
6 4 (4.17%) The Grinder
6 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.08%) Babel
7 2 (2.08%) git-flow
7 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.08%) Mocha
7 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.08%) webpack
8 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.04%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 5 (5.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Analyst
2 13 (13.54%) Business Analyst
2 13 (13.54%) Developer
3 8 (8.33%) Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Tester
5 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Web Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Salesforce Architect
8 3 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) SAP Data Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Veeva Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) HTML
2 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.25%) Web Services
3 5 (5.21%) Middleware
3 5 (5.21%) RESTful
3 5 (5.21%) Visualforce
3 5 (5.21%) XML
4 4 (4.17%) CSS
4 4 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.17%) Node.js
4 4 (4.17%) React
4 4 (4.17%) REST
4 4 (4.17%) RESTEasy
4 4 (4.17%) Spring
4 4 (4.17%) Spring MVC
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.08%) CSS3
6 2 (2.08%) HTML5
6 2 (2.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) Life Science
4 4 (4.17%) Derivative
4 4 (4.17%) Fintech
5 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.13%) Wiki
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.04%) Animation
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Unix
3 5 (5.21%) AIX
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.17%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.17%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
3 11 (11.46%) Scrum
4 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
4 10 (10.42%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) DNA
5 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
6 8 (8.33%) Change Management
6 8 (8.33%) CRM
6 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (7.29%) DevOps
7 7 (7.29%) Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.29%) SDLC
8 6 (6.25%) BDD
8 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 21 (21.88%) Java
3 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.38%) PHP
4 8 (8.33%) Python
5 7 (7.29%) Perl
6 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.21%) Apex Code
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby
8 4 (4.17%) AWK
9 2 (2.08%) C
9 2 (2.08%) C#
9 2 (2.08%) ES6
9 2 (2.08%) Go
9 2 (2.08%) R
9 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Scala
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.17%) CCNP
2 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.13%) MCITP
3 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.08%) MCP
4 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.08%) PMP
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) ACCA
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) OCP
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) IFRS
3 1 (1.04%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.08%) XenApp
4 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Ansible
2 7 (7.29%) Puppet
3 4 (4.17%) Grafana
3 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (3.13%) Terraform
5 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.08%) Kibana
5 2 (2.08%) logstash
6 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) SAP
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) IBM
4 10 (10.42%) Google
5 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.33%) hybris
7 7 (7.29%) New Relic
8 6 (6.25%) Citrix
8 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (6.25%) VMware
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco
9 5 (5.21%) F5
10 4 (4.17%) AppDynamics
10 4 (4.17%) Dynatrace
10 4 (4.17%) Intershop
10 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.13%) Splunk
12 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.08%) Tableau