Period
to 20 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 20 September 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 30 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 191 894 1,084
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 5.38% 6.18% 6.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.65% 20.57% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 483 675
Median daily rate £413 £430 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +1.97% +5.43%
10th Percentile £186 £235 £217
90th Percentile £575 £600 £577
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +25.71% -2.99%
10th Percentile £17.90 £12.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £43.35 £57.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £34.95 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +55.33% +28.57% -20.09%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,024 4,347 5,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.82% 30.06% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 2,550 3,015
Median daily rate £439 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £199 £250 £261
90th Percentile £623 £601 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 230 235
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +52.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.52 £12.00 £10.77
90th Percentile £60.75 £78.88 £50.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% +7.32% +2.50%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Hampshire +19 74 £413 -2.94% 23
Thames Valley -10 65 £430 +1.06% 37
Berkshire -10 42 £421 -0.94% 17
Surrey 0 28 £425 -1.16% 10
Buckinghamshire -9 21 £451 +2.57% 9
Kent +18 14 £308 -23.13% 6
West Sussex -4 5 £425 -2.30% 11
East Sussex +12 3 £350 -26.32% 8
Oxfordshire +22 2 £425 - 11
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 81 (42.41%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.37%) Finance
3 37 (19.37%) Security Cleared
4 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
5 31 (16.23%) SC Cleared
5 31 (16.23%) Degree
5 31 (16.23%) Azure
6 30 (15.71%) SQL
7 28 (14.66%) Analytics
8 25 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (12.04%) Decision-Making
10 22 (11.52%) ITIL
11 20 (10.47%) Python
11 20 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (10.47%) Telecoms
11 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.47%) Relational Database
12 19 (9.95%) DevOps
12 19 (9.95%) AWS
12 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
12 19 (9.95%) Windows
13 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (9.42%) Project Management
14 17 (8.90%) JavaScript
14 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
14 17 (8.90%) ERP
14 17 (8.90%) Data Modelling
15 16 (8.38%) Requirements Gathering
16 15 (7.85%) Public Sector

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.62%) Confluence
4 3 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.57%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.05%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.52%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Predix
6 1 (0.52%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.62%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.05%) Simulink
7 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.52%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.52%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.52%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.62%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.52%) BASE24
6 1 (0.52%) Magento
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.52%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.23%) Azure
2 19 (9.95%) AWS
3 14 (7.33%) Office 365
4 7 (3.66%) PaaS
5 6 (3.14%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.09%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.09%) Google Analytics
7 4 (2.09%) npm
7 4 (2.09%) SaaS
8 3 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (1.57%) GCP
9 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.05%) Coveralls
9 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) DNS
1 12 (6.28%) Firewall
2 9 (4.71%) DHCP
3 7 (3.66%) Skype
4 6 (3.14%) PBX
5 3 (1.57%) 3G
5 3 (1.57%) 4G
5 3 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.05%) 5G
6 2 (1.05%) BGP
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.05%) DMVPN
6 2 (1.05%) HTTP
6 2 (1.05%) LAN
6 2 (1.05%) MPLS
6 2 (1.05%) OSPF
6 2 (1.05%) SSL
6 2 (1.05%) VPN
6 2 (1.05%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.47%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.81%) Big Data
4 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.66%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.66%) Impala
7 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.14%) MySQL
7 6 (3.14%) Power BI
8 5 (2.62%) Essbase
9 4 (2.09%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.57%) Oracle Smart View
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.05%) OLAP
11 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.19%) JIRA
2 6 (3.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.09%) Grunt
3 4 (2.09%) Mocha
3 4 (2.09%) Postman
3 4 (2.09%) webpack
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (1.05%) Gradle
5 2 (1.05%) JUnit
5 2 (1.05%) Maven
5 2 (1.05%) Selenium
5 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (19.37%) Finance
2 20 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.85%) Public Sector
4 14 (7.33%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.76%) Marketing
6 8 (4.19%) Retail
7 6 (3.14%) Electronics
8 4 (2.09%) Legal
8 4 (2.09%) Publishing
9 3 (1.57%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.57%) Law
9 3 (1.57%) Police
10 2 (1.05%) Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Military
11 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (21.47%) Analyst
2 19 (9.95%) Developer
3 15 (7.85%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.33%) Architect
5 11 (5.76%) Data Engineer
6 9 (4.71%) Consultant
7 8 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.66%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.14%) Administrator
9 6 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.14%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Designer
10 5 (2.62%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Service Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.81%) HTML
2 12 (6.28%) .NET
3 11 (5.76%) JSON
4 7 (3.66%) CSS
4 7 (3.66%) RESTful
4 7 (3.66%) Web Services
5 6 (3.14%) jQuery
5 6 (3.14%) React
5 6 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (3.14%) XML
6 5 (2.62%) Mongoose
6 5 (2.62%) Node.js
6 5 (2.62%) React Native
6 5 (2.62%) REST
6 5 (2.62%) SOAP
7 4 (2.09%) Chai
7 4 (2.09%) Enzyme
7 4 (2.09%) Jest
7 4 (2.09%) PhoneGap
7 4 (2.09%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.19%) User Experience
5 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.66%) PKI
6 6 (3.14%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.09%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.57%) EPoS
8 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.57%) Life Science
8 3 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.57%) Robotics
9 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.95%) Windows
2 7 (3.66%) Windows Server
2 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.62%) Android
4 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.62%) Linux
5 3 (1.57%) Unix
6 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.41%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.66%) Analytics
4 25 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.04%) Decision-Making
6 22 (11.52%) ITIL
7 20 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.95%) DevOps
9 18 (9.42%) Project Management
10 17 (8.90%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.90%) ERP
11 16 (8.38%) Requirements Gathering
12 15 (7.85%) Migration
12 15 (7.85%) Project Delivery
13 14 (7.33%) Analytical Thinking
13 14 (7.33%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.33%) ETL
14 13 (6.81%) ITSM
14 13 (6.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.71%) SQL
2 20 (10.47%) Python
3 17 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.81%) Java
5 12 (6.28%) C
5 12 (6.28%) C#
6 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.66%) Scala
7 6 (3.14%) C++
7 6 (3.14%) R
8 5 (2.62%) Apple Swift
8 5 (2.62%) Kotlin
8 5 (2.62%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.09%) ES6
9 4 (2.09%) Perl
10 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (19.37%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.23%) Degree
2 31 (16.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.19%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.62%) ISEB
6 3 (1.57%) ACCA
6 3 (1.57%) CIMA
6 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.57%) PMP
7 2 (1.05%) CCIE
7 2 (1.05%) CCNP
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.05%) HNC
7 2 (1.05%) MBA
7 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.52%) HND
8 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) QA
2 6 (3.14%) PMO
3 5 (2.62%) GDPR
3 5 (2.62%) SLA
4 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.05%) COBIT
5 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.05%) NIST
5 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.52%) NCSC
System Software
1 13 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.09%) HDFS
4 3 (1.57%) Docker
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) CASB
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.05%) Netcool
1 2 (1.05%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.05%) SCCM
1 2 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.52%) Control-M
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.33%) SAP
3 11 (5.76%) Oracle
4 10 (5.24%) BMC
5 9 (4.71%) VMware
6 8 (4.19%) Remedy
6 8 (4.19%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.66%) Adobe
8 6 (3.14%) Sonus
9 5 (2.62%) Cisco
9 5 (2.62%) IBM
9 5 (2.62%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.09%) Cloudera
10 4 (2.09%) Google
10 4 (2.09%) Ingenico
11 3 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.57%) hybris
11 3 (1.57%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.57%) OutSystems
12 2 (1.05%) HP