Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 16 October 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -16
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 48 117 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.12% 17.49% 6.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.45% 31.54% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 98 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +34.40% +4.17%
10th Percentile £291 £359 £255
90th Percentile £460 £569 £406
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.56 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.60% -
UK median hourly rate £18.24 £21.14 £19.23
% change year-on-year -13.74% +9.93% +3.83%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 163 371 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.16% 55.46% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 313 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £206
90th Percentile £512 £479 £516
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 8
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.75 £14.56 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.01% -3.74% -52.73%
10th Percentile £11.98 £14.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.43 £14.56 £19.03
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.15% +1.05% +7.99%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
County Antrim 0 36 £425 +1.19% 15
County Londonderry - 4 - -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (27.08%) Banking
4 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (22.92%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
6 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) Meraki
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.67%) Migration
7 8 (16.67%) Front Office
7 8 (16.67%) MVC
8 7 (14.58%) Retail
8 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 7 (14.58%) C#
8 7 (14.58%) Python
8 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
9 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (8.33%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) SPSS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) DB2
5 3 (6.25%) Big Data
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) ProC
2 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 8 (16.67%) Front Office
5 7 (14.58%) Retail
6 5 (10.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Report Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Talend Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (12.50%) WPF
3 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 4 (8.33%) Java EE
4 3 (6.25%) Flask
4 3 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (4.17%) JSP
5 2 (4.17%) Struts
5 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.08%) Ajax
6 1 (2.08%) EJB
6 1 (2.08%) JMS
6 1 (2.08%) React
6 1 (2.08%) Servlets
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) e-Health
2 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) MVC
4 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (10.42%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) Analytics
7 4 (8.33%) Wealth Management
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Data Transformation
8 3 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) Korn
4 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) R
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) PROC SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PMO
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco
2 10 (20.83%) Meraki
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) RapidMiner
4 3 (6.25%) Talend
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) SevOne
5 2 (4.17%) TIBCO