Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 July 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 52 35
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 23 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.93% 2.92% 5.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.91% 6.78% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 33
Kent median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -13.96%
10th Percentile £303 £225 £350
90th Percentile £630 £565 £509
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +24.59%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 136 236 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.12% 43.07% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 177 173
Kent median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £179 £138 £205
90th Percentile £550 £438 £585
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Kent median hourly rate £41.06 £29.92 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.22% +121.63% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33.63 £24.47 £9.00
90th Percentile £187.50 £55.58 £42.65
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +50.60%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Kent over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Maidstone +4 3 £450 +33.33%
Dartford 0 3 £375 +25.00% 2
Ramsgate - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 £325 -23.53% 3
West Malling +2 1 £475 +26.67% 3
Sandwich - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 15 (65.22%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) QA
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) BT
5 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (21.74%) InfoPath
5 5 (21.74%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (13.04%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (8.70%) GDPR
8 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) InfoPath
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Development Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Process Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Development Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.35%) Fluent NHibernate
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (13.04%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
2 1 (4.35%) Uniface
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) BT
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) VMware