Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 85 82 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.65% 5.94% 6.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.15% 19.81% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 44
Median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.38% +6.43%
10th Percentile £190 £249 £227
90th Percentile £589 £550 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £40.15 £28.50 £14.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.88% +101.31% -
10th Percentile £21.54 £28.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £61.45 £28.75 £32.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -6.49% -1.28% -14.72%

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 338 414 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.42% 29.98% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 204 263
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £192 £205 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £579
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 21
Median hourly rate £17.15 £27.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.36% +46.45% +67.70%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.16 £12.50
90th Percentile £59.35 £46.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.56 £20.25 £20.45
% change year-on-year +26.22% -0.98% +16.86%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -1 32 £388 -18.42% 4
Hatfield +9 9 £500 +25.00%
Welwyn Garden City +11 6 £575 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 5 £339 - 1
Hitchin - 4 £330 - 1
Royston - 4 £338 -
Stevenage -13 2 £251 -24.51% 6
Rickmansworth -9 1 £225 -41.94%
Ware - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £130 - 2
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 30 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 23 (27.06%) Power BI
2 23 (27.06%) Power Platform
3 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (23.53%) SQL
5 19 (22.35%) AWS
6 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
7 17 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 16 (18.82%) Degree
8 16 (18.82%) ETL
8 16 (18.82%) Analytics
9 14 (16.47%) Tableau
9 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (16.47%) Python
10 13 (15.29%) Data Visualisation
11 12 (14.12%) Cognos
12 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (11.76%) SAP
13 10 (11.76%) Change Management
13 10 (11.76%) Data Analysis
13 10 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
14 9 (10.59%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (10.59%) VBA
14 9 (10.59%) OLAP
15 8 (9.41%) Scrum
15 8 (9.41%) JIRA
15 8 (9.41%) Decision-Making

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 (4.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) nginx
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) SPSS
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) iTrent
2 1 (1.18%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.06%) Power Platform
2 19 (22.35%) AWS
3 6 (7.06%) Azure
4 3 (3.53%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (2.35%) Akamai
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.35%) G Suite
5 2 (2.35%) GCP
5 2 (2.35%) SaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) DKIM
1 7 (8.24%) DMARC
2 6 (7.06%) LAN
2 6 (7.06%) VPN
3 5 (5.88%) Firewall
3 5 (5.88%) WAN
4 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.53%) 802.11
5 3 (3.53%) BGP
5 3 (3.53%) EIGRP
5 3 (3.53%) Internet
5 3 (3.53%) IPsec
5 3 (3.53%) MPLS
5 3 (3.53%) Multicast
5 3 (3.53%) OSPF
5 3 (3.53%) SNMP
5 3 (3.53%) Softphone
5 3 (3.53%) Telepresence
5 3 (3.53%) VoIP
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) Power BI
2 10 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (10.59%) OLAP
4 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.88%) MySQL
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.53%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.35%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.35%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.18%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) JIRA
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Postman
4 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) French Language
4 2 (2.35%) German Language
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.18%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Data Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Security Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) Email Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Email Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) HR Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (3.53%) Power BI Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) HTML
1 6 (7.06%) jQuery
2 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.88%) React
2 5 (5.88%) XML
3 4 (4.71%) Middleware
4 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.53%) Laravel
4 3 (3.53%) Web Services
5 2 (2.35%) .NET
5 2 (2.35%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.35%) Ajax
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.35%) HTML5
5 2 (2.35%) LAMP
5 2 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Mindset
2 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.71%) PKI
5 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) CMDB
7 2 (2.35%) FMCG
7 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.35%) NHS
7 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.18%) Tandem
8 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 16 (18.82%) Analytics
4 16 (18.82%) ETL
5 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (15.29%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (11.76%) Change Management
7 10 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.41%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (9.41%) Decision-Making
9 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
10 7 (8.24%) Threat Management
11 6 (7.06%) Coaching
11 6 (7.06%) Data Analytics
11 6 (7.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) Python
3 9 (10.59%) VBA
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) PHP
5 2 (2.35%) C
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.35%) VB
5 2 (2.35%) VB6
6 1 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) CCNP
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) CCDP
4 1 (1.18%) CCIE
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) MCP
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) PMO
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) GMP
2 1 (1.18%) GxP
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Terraform
2 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) Tableau
3 12 (14.12%) Cognos
4 10 (11.76%) SAP
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco
5 7 (8.24%) Forcepoint
5 7 (8.24%) Proofpoint
6 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.71%) Ariba
7 4 (4.71%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle
8 3 (3.53%) Workday
9 2 (2.35%) Arista
9 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 2 (2.35%) Juniper
9 2 (2.35%) Meraki
9 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.35%) Talend
9 2 (2.35%) Zscaler