Period
to 15 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 15 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 36 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 144 347 533
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.46% 5.08% 6.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.35% 17.61% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 201 331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £208
90th Percentile £588 £538 £506
England median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 21
Median hourly rate £27.00 £11.60 £14.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.86% -18.97% -42.76%
10th Percentile £20.15 £10.58 £10.29
90th Percentile £33.45 £31.48 £22.57
England median hourly rate £27.50 £19.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year +38.17% +10.57% -21.09%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 830 1,971 2,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 31.48% 28.83% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 1,167 1,393
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £187 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £547
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 86 117
Median hourly rate £19.20 £15.35 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -3.15% -3.91%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.12 £10.44
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.86 £22.50
% change year-on-year +48.65% -7.31% +13.64%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
West Midlands +12 98 £440 +3.83% 47
East Midlands +5 43 £400 +6.67% 16
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 60 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (20.14%) Azure
4 28 (19.44%) SQL
5 25 (17.36%) Analytics
6 23 (15.97%) Decision-Making
7 22 (15.28%) Management Information System
8 21 (14.58%) Risk Management
8 21 (14.58%) Degree
9 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (13.89%) Finance
10 19 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (11.81%) Data Modelling
11 17 (11.81%) Windows
11 17 (11.81%) Project Management
11 17 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
12 16 (11.11%) Office 365
13 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
13 15 (10.42%) Active Directory
14 14 (9.72%) Scrum
15 13 (9.03%) Information Security
15 13 (9.03%) CISSP
15 13 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (9.03%) AWS
15 13 (9.03%) User Stories
15 13 (9.03%) DevOps
16 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
16 12 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (4.17%) Confluence
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) SAS
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.69%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.39%) SPSS
4 2 (1.39%) Stata
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.39%) assyst
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.39%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.69%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.14%) Azure
2 16 (11.11%) Office 365
3 13 (9.03%) AWS
4 11 (7.64%) Power Platform
5 7 (4.86%) Google Analytics
5 7 (4.86%) IaaS
6 6 (4.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 6 (4.17%) PaaS
7 5 (3.47%) SaaS
8 4 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.39%) GCP
10 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.69%) GitHub
11 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (3.47%) VPN
2 5 (3.47%) Wireless
3 4 (2.78%) Skype
4 3 (2.08%) DNS
4 3 (2.08%) Internet
4 3 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.08%) VoIP
5 2 (1.39%) 3G
5 2 (1.39%) Intranet
5 2 (1.39%) MPLS
5 2 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.69%) DHCP
6 1 (0.69%) DMS-100
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.64%) Power BI
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.08%) Big Data
7 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.08%) OLAP
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.08%) QlikView
7 3 (2.08%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.39%) OLTP
8 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.39%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.25%) JIRA
3 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.17%) Selenium
5 3 (2.08%) JMeter
5 3 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.39%) Appium
6 2 (1.39%) Liquibase
6 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.39%) Postman
6 2 (1.39%) Protractor
6 2 (1.39%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.39%) REST Assured
6 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.39%) Toad
6 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.69%) JUnit
7 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Marketing
6 4 (2.78%) Law
7 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.39%) Back Office
8 2 (1.39%) Electronics
8 2 (1.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (29.86%) Analyst
2 21 (14.58%) Developer
3 13 (9.03%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.94%) Architect
4 10 (6.94%) Performance Analyst
4 10 (6.94%) Security Analyst
5 9 (6.25%) User Researcher
6 8 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Information Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Consultant
8 6 (4.17%) Tester
9 5 (3.47%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (3.47%) Digital Performance Analyst
9 5 (3.47%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (2.78%) Power BI Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
2 7 (4.86%) HTML
3 4 (2.78%) DOM
3 4 (2.78%) jQuery
4 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.39%) LDAP
5 2 (1.39%) Nightwatchjs
5 2 (1.39%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.39%) WCF
6 1 (0.69%) ADO
6 1 (0.69%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.69%) Flash
6 1 (0.69%) J2EE
6 1 (0.69%) JDBC
6 1 (0.69%) Spring
6 1 (0.69%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (6.94%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (6.25%) User Experience
5 5 (3.47%) NHS
5 5 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.39%) AS400
7 2 (1.39%) CCTV
7 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.39%) EPoS
7 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.39%) iSeries
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Windows
2 7 (4.86%) Linux
3 5 (3.47%) Android
3 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.47%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Unix
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.36%) Analytics
4 23 (15.97%) Decision-Making
5 21 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 19 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.81%) Data Modelling
7 17 (11.81%) Project Management
7 17 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (9.72%) Scrum
9 13 (9.03%) DevOps
9 13 (9.03%) Information Security
9 13 (9.03%) User Stories
10 12 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
10 12 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 12 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
11 11 (7.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 10 (6.94%) Cyber Intelligence
12 10 (6.94%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.44%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) C#
3 9 (6.25%) Java
4 8 (5.56%) Python
5 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.08%) VBA
8 2 (1.39%) R
8 2 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Degree
2 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.03%) CISSP
5 8 (5.56%) GIAC
6 5 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.78%) CEH
8 3 (2.08%) APMP
8 3 (2.08%) ISEB
8 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.39%) ACCA
9 2 (1.39%) CCNA
9 2 (1.39%) CCNP
9 2 (1.39%) CCSA
9 2 (1.39%) CCSP
9 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.39%) HNC
9 2 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) PMO
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 3 (2.08%) SLA
4 2 (1.39%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.17%) Terraform
3 3 (2.08%) QRadar
4 2 (1.39%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) Kibana
5 1 (0.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) SAP
3 10 (6.94%) Oracle
4 9 (6.25%) Google
5 8 (5.56%) Splunk
6 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.47%) Qualys
6 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.78%) IBM
8 3 (2.08%) Meraki
8 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.39%) Birst
9 2 (1.39%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.39%) HP
9 2 (1.39%) IFS
9 2 (1.39%) Infor
9 2 (1.39%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.39%) JDA
9 2 (1.39%) Remedy
10 1 (0.69%) VMware