Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 398 907 1,140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.51% 6.07% 6.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.55% 20.02% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 535 668
Median daily rate £440 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +0.87% +5.34%
10th Percentile £188 £246 £213
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.53% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.74 £12.50 £10.74
90th Percentile £38.71 £45.88 £51.53
England median hourly rate £28.00 £19.81 £18.06
% change year-on-year +41.38% +9.65% -19.72%

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 1,847 4,530 5,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.21% 30.31% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 2,710 3,003
Median daily rate £428 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.84% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £188 £260 £239
90th Percentile £598 £600 £583
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 241 259
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -27.27% +57.14%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.85 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.85 £52.50
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.86 £21.95
% change year-on-year +48.65% -4.99% +11.52%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Thames Valley +1 160 £401 -5.58% 25
Hampshire +16 126 £470 +4.44% 10
Berkshire -3 102 £436 -0.46% 14
Surrey -2 44 £475 +5.56% 8
Buckinghamshire +3 42 £363 -9.38% 7
West Sussex +9 30 £425 +6.25% 2
East Sussex +13 18 £425 - 10
Oxfordshire +16 16 £349 -22.44% 4
Kent +14 14 £308 -19.87% 6
Sussex +3 2 - -
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 148 (37.19%) Problem-Solving
2 86 (21.61%) Microsoft
3 80 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (18.09%) Degree
5 71 (17.84%) SQL
5 71 (17.84%) Windows
6 62 (15.58%) Security Cleared
7 60 (15.08%) Python
8 58 (14.57%) Migration
8 58 (14.57%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (14.07%) Finance
10 53 (13.32%) Analytics
11 50 (12.56%) SC Cleared
11 50 (12.56%) Azure
12 47 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (10.30%) ITIL
15 38 (9.55%) Active Directory
15 38 (9.55%) Decision-Making
16 37 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
17 35 (8.79%) Data Modelling
17 35 (8.79%) DevOps
18 34 (8.54%) Project Management
19 33 (8.29%) ServiceNow
19 33 (8.29%) Public Sector
20 32 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
20 32 (8.04%) ETL
21 31 (7.79%) Scrum
22 30 (7.54%) VMware
22 30 (7.54%) Telecoms

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 13 (3.27%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.76%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.51%) CMS
4 8 (2.01%) Confluence
5 7 (1.76%) IIS
6 5 (1.26%) SAS
6 5 (1.26%) WordPress
7 3 (0.75%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.50%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.50%) Documentum
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.50%) InVision
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.51%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.01%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.75%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.75%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.50%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.25%) assyst
8 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.56%) Azure
2 27 (6.78%) AWS
3 26 (6.53%) Office 365
3 26 (6.53%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.26%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.76%) SaaS
6 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (1.01%) PaaS
9 3 (0.75%) GCP
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.50%) Coveralls
10 2 (0.50%) npm
10 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.03%) Firewall
2 18 (4.52%) DNS
3 17 (4.27%) DHCP
4 16 (4.02%) Skype
5 14 (3.52%) SNMP
6 12 (3.02%) PBX
7 10 (2.51%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.01%) GSM
8 8 (2.01%) Internet
8 8 (2.01%) LAN
8 8 (2.01%) LTE
8 8 (2.01%) UMTS
9 7 (1.76%) WAN
10 6 (1.51%) BGP
10 6 (1.51%) MPLS
10 6 (1.51%) OSPF
10 6 (1.51%) VPN
11 5 (1.26%) Broadband
11 5 (1.26%) Network Security
11 5 (1.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.53%) Power BI
3 20 (5.03%) Big Data
3 20 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.27%) Data Mining
7 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.51%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.26%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.26%) Impala
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.01%) Essbase
11 4 (1.01%) OLAP
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (3.77%) JIRA
2 9 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.51%) JMeter
3 6 (1.51%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.01%) PVCS
5 4 (1.01%) Selenium
6 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.50%) GitLab
7 2 (0.50%) Gradle
7 2 (0.50%) Mocha
7 2 (0.50%) PyCharm
7 2 (0.50%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 56 (14.07%) Finance
2 33 (8.29%) Public Sector
3 30 (7.54%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.03%) Marketing
5 12 (3.02%) Banking
6 10 (2.51%) Publishing
7 9 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.76%) Legal
9 7 (1.76%) Military
9 7 (1.76%) Retail
10 6 (1.51%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.26%) Electronics
12 4 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (1.01%) Law
13 3 (0.75%) Local Government
13 3 (0.75%) Police
13 3 (0.75%) Swedish Language
14 2 (0.50%) Social Science
14 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (23.12%) Analyst
2 39 (9.80%) Developer
3 37 (9.30%) Architect
4 32 (8.04%) Data Analyst
5 25 (6.28%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.28%) Designer
6 21 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.03%) Consultant
7 20 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.02%) Solutions Designer
9 13 (3.27%) Administrator
10 12 (3.02%) Service Analyst
11 11 (2.76%) IT Support
12 10 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (2.51%) Data Engineer
12 10 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.26%) Data Scientist
13 9 (2.26%) IT Manager
13 9 (2.26%) Radio Engineer
13 9 (2.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.03%) .NET
2 16 (4.02%) Web Services
3 13 (3.27%) REST
3 13 (3.27%) SOAP
4 11 (2.76%) jQuery
5 9 (2.26%) HTML
5 9 (2.26%) Middleware
6 8 (2.01%) RESTful
7 7 (1.76%) CSS
7 7 (1.76%) React
7 7 (1.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.51%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.26%) Django
9 5 (1.26%) SAP Fiori
9 5 (1.26%) XML
10 4 (1.01%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (0.75%) HTML5
11 3 (0.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.57%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.03%) User Experience
5 17 (4.27%) Analytical Mindset
6 14 (3.52%) PKI
7 10 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.26%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.26%) NHS
11 4 (1.01%) Life Science
11 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.75%) EPoS
12 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.75%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.75%) Robotics
13 2 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.84%) Windows
2 28 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.78%) Linux
4 19 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.27%) Windows 10
5 17 (4.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (3.02%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.01%) Unix
9 5 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.75%) Android
11 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.50%) AIX
13 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (37.19%) Problem-Solving
2 80 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (14.57%) Migration
4 53 (13.32%) Analytics
5 47 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (10.30%) ITIL
8 38 (9.55%) Decision-Making
9 35 (8.79%) Data Modelling
9 35 (8.79%) DevOps
10 34 (8.54%) Project Management
11 32 (8.04%) ETL
12 31 (7.79%) Scrum
13 26 (6.53%) Data Analysis
13 26 (6.53%) Visualisation
14 24 (6.03%) Analytical Thinking
14 24 (6.03%) Data Science
15 23 (5.78%) Project Delivery
15 23 (5.78%) Statistics
16 22 (5.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.84%) SQL
2 60 (15.08%) Python
3 30 (7.54%) Java
4 28 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.53%) Perl
5 22 (5.53%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.28%) C#
7 19 (4.77%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.02%) PHP
8 12 (3.02%) R
9 11 (2.76%) Scala
10 7 (1.76%) C
10 7 (1.76%) VBA
11 6 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.75%) ABAP
13 3 (0.75%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.75%) C++
13 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (18.09%) Degree
2 62 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 50 (12.56%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.76%) CCNP
5 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.51%) ISEB
6 6 (1.51%) MCSE
7 5 (1.26%) CIMA
7 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.01%) CCIE
8 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.75%) ACCA
9 3 (0.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (0.75%) IIBA
9 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.75%) PhD
10 2 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.77%) SLA
2 11 (2.76%) QA
3 8 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.76%) GDPR
5 6 (1.51%) PMO
6 4 (1.01%) COBIT
6 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.50%) HL7
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.25%) GMP
8 1 (0.25%) GxP
8 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) NCSC
8 1 (0.25%) NIST
System Software
1 38 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.26%) Docker
4 5 (1.26%) XenApp
5 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.50%) HDFS
7 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (4.52%) Netcool
1 18 (4.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 11 (2.76%) Amdocs OSS
3 5 (1.26%) SCDPM
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.75%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.50%) SCCM
5 2 (0.50%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.25%) Nessus
6 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.29%) ServiceNow
3 30 (7.54%) VMware
4 29 (7.29%) SAP
5 27 (6.78%) Oracle
6 24 (6.03%) IBM
7 18 (4.52%) Remedy
8 17 (4.27%) BMC
9 15 (3.77%) Cisco
10 13 (3.27%) HP
10 13 (3.27%) Siebel
10 13 (3.27%) xMatters
11 12 (3.02%) Google
11 12 (3.02%) Sonus
11 12 (3.02%) Tableau
12 11 (2.76%) Cramer
12 11 (2.76%) Dell
12 11 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (2.26%) Ariba
14 8 (2.01%) Citrix