Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 39 89 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.10% 15.45% 7.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 28.08% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 73 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £406 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.27% +1.82% +37.50%
10th Percentile £273 £368 £259
90th Percentile £460 £650 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £440 £413
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.67% +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 £18.70 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11% -4.05%

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 156 317 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.41% 55.03% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 265 58
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £265 £311 £250
90th Percentile £488 £538 £529
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 10
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.75 £14.78 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.94% +8.48% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.21 £14.51 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.43 £15.41 £17.68
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.53% +2.75% +5.10%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 29 £406 -3.27% 13
County Londonderry - 2 - - 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) MVC
4 9 (23.08%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 8 (20.51%) Meraki
6 7 (17.95%) Retail
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
7 6 (15.38%) Java EE
8 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (12.82%) WPF
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) .NET
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
8 5 (12.82%) C#
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) Front Office

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 (10.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.69%) SPSS
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) ProC
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
4 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (10.26%) Front Office
6 3 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Report Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) PMO Lead
9 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Java EE
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (12.82%) WPF
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) JSP
3 4 (10.26%) Spring
3 4 (10.26%) Struts
4 3 (7.69%) Flask
4 3 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.56%) React
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) e-Health
2 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (23.08%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (20.51%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Web Development
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Analytics
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
7 3 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Scorecard
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.69%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) R
6 1 (2.56%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) Meraki
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) RapidMiner
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) SevOne
7 1 (2.56%) TIBCO