The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analytics
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 44 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 14 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.36% 0.73% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.96% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Median daily rate £488 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £478 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 521 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.04% 76.17% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 277 282
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £558 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £9.16 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Hertfordshire

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Hertfordshire

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Hertfordshire

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Hertfordshire

Analytics
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 Analytics within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 6 £613 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +3 6 £450 -10.00%
Welwyn - 1 £250 -
Analytics
East of England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 16 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Big Data
4 11 (34.38%) Middleware
5 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 10 (31.25%) DevOps
6 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
6 9 (28.13%) Big Data Analytics
6 9 (28.13%) Database Security
6 9 (28.13%) Information Assurance
6 9 (28.13%) Risk Management
6 9 (28.13%) Information Security
7 6 (18.75%) Retail
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) User Experience
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (15.63%) Prototyping
8 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Omniture
8 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office

Analytics
Top Related 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) AdWords
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) HBase
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) CMake
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Security Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Applications Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Designer
4 5 (15.63%) UX Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile UX Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Project Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) MATLAB Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) NumPy
3 1 (3.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
3 6 (18.75%) User Experience
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
4 9 (28.13%) Big Data Analytics
4 9 (28.13%) Database Security
4 9 (28.13%) Information Assurance
4 9 (28.13%) Information Security
4 9 (28.13%) Risk Management
4 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) Prototyping
5 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) R
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SEPA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Omniture
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Optimizely
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Teradata