The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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
England / Midlands
Rank 22 22 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.82% 3.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 4.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 164 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 86.07% 78.47% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 50
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
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 the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the Midlands

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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 Midlands region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (50.00%) ScanSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations

Analytics
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SAS EBI
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) ScanSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec