Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 269 500 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.62% 6.24% 5.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.16% 23.03% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 280 336
Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £161 £257 £208
90th Percentile £538 £538 £535
England median daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 18
Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +3.14% -3.04%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.53 £10.82
90th Percentile £36.77 £23.00 £45.60
England median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £19.72
% change year-on-year +22.99% -5.18% +3.64%

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 1,665 2,171 2,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.58% 27.11% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1,330 1,441
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £210 £237 £208
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 123 115
Midlands median hourly rate £15.93 £15.85 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +1.34% -8.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £10.29
90th Percentile £43.43 £28.25 £35.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +1.23% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor 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 16 November 2019. 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 -3 173 £400 +6.67% 119
East Midlands -18 93 £425 +6.12% 79
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 110 (40.89%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (23.42%) Microsoft
4 56 (20.82%) Finance
5 45 (16.73%) SQL
6 44 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
7 38 (14.13%) ITIL
7 38 (14.13%) Windows
7 38 (14.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 32 (11.90%) Degree
8 32 (11.90%) SDLC
9 29 (10.78%) SQL Server
10 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (10.41%) Analytics
11 27 (10.04%) Retail
11 27 (10.04%) Data Analysis
12 25 (9.29%) Project Management
12 25 (9.29%) Data Modelling
12 25 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.92%) Change Management
14 23 (8.55%) Java
15 22 (8.18%) SLA
16 21 (7.81%) C#
16 21 (7.81%) Oracle
16 21 (7.81%) Security Cleared
17 19 (7.06%) SC Cleared
17 19 (7.06%) Azure
17 19 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (6.69%) Management Information System
19 17 (6.32%) Migration

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 13 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.12%) Confluence
2 3 (1.12%) IIS
2 3 (1.12%) SAS
2 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
3 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (14.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.12%) SPSS
6 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.74%) assyst
3 2 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Maximo
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.37%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.06%) Azure
2 17 (6.32%) Power Platform
3 15 (5.58%) Office 365
4 12 (4.46%) GitHub
5 8 (2.97%) AWS
6 4 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.49%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.49%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) IaaS
7 3 (1.12%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.74%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.74%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.37%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.37%) ShareGate
9 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.60%) VPN
2 5 (1.86%) BGP
2 5 (1.86%) Firewall
2 5 (1.86%) OSPF
2 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.86%) Wireless
3 4 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.12%) Broadband
4 3 (1.12%) DNS
4 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.12%) HSRP
4 3 (1.12%) LAN
4 3 (1.12%) MPLS
4 3 (1.12%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.12%) WAN
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.95%) Power BI
4 14 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.23%) Big Data
6 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.74%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (4.83%) Selenium
2 11 (4.09%) SpecFlow
3 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.49%) JIRA
6 4 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.74%) JMeter
9 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.37%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.37%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (20.82%) Finance
2 27 (10.04%) Retail
3 16 (5.95%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.97%) Marketing
7 6 (2.23%) Legal
7 6 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.12%) Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (30.48%) Analyst
2 32 (11.90%) Developer
3 16 (5.95%) Consultant
4 15 (5.58%) Data Analyst
5 14 (5.20%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.09%) Support Analyst
7 10 (3.72%) Coordinator
7 10 (3.72%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.35%) Architect
9 8 (2.97%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (2.97%) Software Engineer
9 8 (2.97%) Tester
10 7 (2.60%) Administrator
10 7 (2.60%) Applications Developer
10 7 (2.60%) Applications Support
10 7 (2.60%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (2.60%) Security Analyst
10 7 (2.60%) Server Support
10 7 (2.60%) Server Support Analyst
10 7 (2.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.09%) HTML
1 11 (4.09%) RESTful
2 10 (3.72%) .NET
3 8 (2.97%) CSS
3 8 (2.97%) XML
4 7 (2.60%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.60%) Gherkin
5 6 (2.23%) JSON
5 6 (2.23%) React Native
5 6 (2.23%) Spring
5 6 (2.23%) Web Services
6 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (1.86%) CSS3
6 5 (1.86%) HTML5
6 5 (1.86%) React
7 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (1.49%) jQuery
7 4 (1.49%) REST
7 4 (1.49%) SOAP
7 4 (1.49%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.72%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.35%) CMDB
5 8 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.60%) User Experience
7 5 (1.86%) FMCG
7 5 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.49%) NHS
8 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.12%) CCTV
9 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.13%) Windows
2 10 (3.72%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.35%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.97%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.60%) Android
6 5 (1.86%) Linux
6 5 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) HPUX
8 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.74%) Solaris
8 2 (0.74%) Unix
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (40.89%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.13%) ITIL
4 32 (11.90%) SDLC
5 28 (10.41%) Analytics
5 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (10.04%) Data Analysis
7 25 (9.29%) Data Modelling
7 25 (9.29%) Project Management
7 25 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (8.92%) Change Management
9 19 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (6.32%) Migration
10 17 (6.32%) Project Delivery
11 16 (5.95%) Scrum
12 15 (5.58%) ETL
12 15 (5.58%) ITSM
12 15 (5.58%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.58%) Test Automation
13 12 (4.46%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.73%) SQL
2 23 (8.55%) Java
3 21 (7.81%) C#
4 13 (4.83%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.46%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.09%) C
6 11 (4.09%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.35%) Python
8 8 (2.97%) C++
9 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.12%) Java 8
10 3 (1.12%) R
11 2 (0.74%) Scala
11 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.37%) ABAP
12 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (11.90%) Degree
2 21 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.60%) HND
6 6 (2.23%) CCNA
6 6 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.86%) CCNP
7 5 (1.86%) CISSP
8 4 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.12%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.12%) MCSE
9 3 (1.12%) PMP
10 2 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.74%) CCSP
10 2 (0.74%) CISM
11 1 (0.37%) ISEB
11 1 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.18%) SLA
2 14 (5.20%) QA
3 12 (4.46%) Data Quality
4 10 (3.72%) PMO
5 5 (1.86%) GDPR
5 5 (1.86%) NIST
6 4 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.49%) GPG13
7 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.74%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.37%) COBIT
9 1 (0.37%) COSHH
9 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.37%) MISRA
9 1 (0.37%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.37%) NCSC
System Software
1 17 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) SCCM
2 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.74%) Ansible
3 2 (0.74%) Control-M
4 1 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) Netcool
4 1 (0.37%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.37%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.81%) Oracle
3 16 (5.95%) Cisco
4 13 (4.83%) SAP
5 12 (4.46%) HP
6 11 (4.09%) Sun
7 10 (3.72%) IBM
7 10 (3.72%) ServiceNow
7 10 (3.72%) VMware
8 9 (3.35%) Dell
8 9 (3.35%) Hitachi
9 5 (1.86%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.86%) Tableau
10 4 (1.49%) BMC
10 4 (1.49%) Google
10 4 (1.49%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.12%) Remedy
11 3 (1.12%) Talend