Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 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.

Analytics
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 38 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytics 187 649 649
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 4.33% 5.59% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 6.58% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 420 397
Median daily rate £450 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +32.35% +3.82%
10th Percentile £15.86 £18.85 £19.50
90th Percentile £57.95 £82.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £28.68
% change year-on-year +11.04% -16.31% +1.51%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,748 9,868 13,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.76% 85.01% 87.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,285 6,046 8,361
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £263 £258 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 424 451
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.03 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.91% -11.41% +23.81%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.05 £11.85
90th Percentile £58.00 £57.50 £51.25
Median hourly rate £26.88 £20.50 £21.76
% change year-on-year +31.13% -5.79% -1.09%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Daily rate trend for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
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 Analytics within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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 -5 87 £500 - 28
Berkshire -11 62 £513 +2.50% 12
Hampshire -14 43 £510 -2.95% 22
Surrey +7 29 £400 -20.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £400 -13.75% 5
West Sussex -3 11 £450 -5.26% 6
Oxfordshire +26 5 £305 - 11
Kent +18 4 £750 +20.00% 4
East Sussex -4 3 £500 +11.11% 3
Home Counties - 1 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 47 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.86%) Data Analytics
3 38 (20.32%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (19.79%) SQL
5 36 (19.25%) Finance
5 36 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (17.65%) Azure
7 29 (15.51%) Security Cleared
8 27 (14.44%) Data Modelling
8 27 (14.44%) Power Platform
9 26 (13.90%) SC Cleared
9 26 (13.90%) DevOps
9 26 (13.90%) Power BI
10 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
11 23 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
12 21 (11.23%) Google
13 20 (10.70%) Data Management
13 20 (10.70%) Project Management
14 19 (10.16%) Marketing
15 18 (9.63%) ETL
16 17 (9.09%) Python
16 17 (9.09%) Oracle
16 17 (9.09%) Google Analytics
16 17 (9.09%) Data Analysis
17 16 (8.56%) Migration
17 16 (8.56%) Artificial Intelligence
17 16 (8.56%) Big Data
17 16 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (8.02%) User Experience

Analytics
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 9 (4.81%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.28%) Apache Geronimo
2 8 (4.28%) Apache TomEE
2 8 (4.28%) JBoss
2 8 (4.28%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.28%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.21%) CMS
4 5 (2.67%) Confluence
5 4 (2.14%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.07%) Apache
7 2 (1.07%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) InDesign
6 1 (0.53%) InVision
6 1 (0.53%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (1.60%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.07%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.65%) Azure
2 27 (14.44%) Power Platform
3 17 (9.09%) Google Analytics
4 8 (4.28%) AWS
5 7 (3.74%) Office 365
5 7 (3.74%) OpenShift
5 7 (3.74%) PaaS
6 6 (3.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (3.21%) SaaS
7 5 (2.67%) GCP
8 4 (2.14%) GitHub
9 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.60%) IaaS
10 2 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.07%) Serverless
11 1 (0.53%) npm
11 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) DNS
2 7 (3.74%) DHCP
2 7 (3.74%) Firewall
2 7 (3.74%) VPN
3 5 (2.67%) SSL
4 4 (2.14%) Intranet
4 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.60%) SSH
6 2 (1.07%) Broadband
6 2 (1.07%) Extranet
6 2 (1.07%) Internet
6 2 (1.07%) Skype
7 1 (0.53%) 4G
7 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.90%) Power BI
2 23 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.56%) Big Data
4 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.81%) Tableau
6 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.74%) Data Lake
7 7 (3.74%) SAP BW
7 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.21%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.14%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.88%) JIRA
2 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.60%) ERwin
3 3 (1.60%) GitLab
4 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.53%) Ant
5 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.53%) Babel
5 1 (0.53%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.53%) Crashlytics
5 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.53%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.53%) Gradle
5 1 (0.53%) gulp
5 1 (0.53%) Mocha
5 1 (0.53%) Protractor
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Marketing
3 12 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.42%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.81%) Retail
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.14%) Advertising
6 4 (2.14%) Local Government
7 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.60%) Billing
7 3 (1.60%) Electronics
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 2 (1.07%) Automotive
8 2 (1.07%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.07%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.32%) Analyst
2 19 (10.16%) Architect
3 17 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 16 (8.56%) Developer
5 13 (6.95%) Consultant
6 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Digital Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Performance Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Digital Performance Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) WebSphere Specialist
11 6 (3.21%) Applications Specialist
11 6 (3.21%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.21%) Designer
11 6 (3.21%) Server Specialist
11 6 (3.21%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 5 (2.67%) Analytics Manager
13 4 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (4.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (3.74%) .NET
2 7 (3.74%) HTML
3 5 (2.67%) CSS
3 5 (2.67%) React
3 5 (2.67%) Web Services
4 4 (2.14%) JSON
4 4 (2.14%) Node.js
4 4 (2.14%) REST
4 4 (2.14%) RESTful
5 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.60%) Middleware
5 3 (1.60%) SOAP
5 3 (1.60%) XML
6 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.07%) HTML5
6 2 (1.07%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.07%) OAuth
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.02%) User Experience
3 10 (5.35%) CMDB
4 8 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.74%) Social Media
6 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) Robotics
8 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.07%) Acoustics
9 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.07%) FMCG
9 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.53%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.02%) Windows
2 13 (6.95%) Linux
3 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.60%) Unix
5 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.86%) Data Analytics
3 38 (20.32%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (14.44%) Data Modelling
5 26 (13.90%) DevOps
6 20 (10.70%) Data Management
6 20 (10.70%) Project Management
7 18 (9.63%) ETL
8 17 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 16 (8.56%) Artificial Intelligence
9 16 (8.56%) Migration
9 16 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.49%) Data Science
10 14 (7.49%) Visualisation
11 13 (6.95%) CRM
11 13 (6.95%) Scrum
12 12 (6.42%) Requirements Gathering
13 11 (5.88%) Machine Learning
13 11 (5.88%) Open Source
14 10 (5.35%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.79%) SQL
2 17 (9.09%) Python
3 10 (5.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.60%) C#
7 3 (1.60%) Java
7 3 (1.60%) R
7 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.07%) C
8 2 (1.07%) Perl
8 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.07%) Scala
8 2 (1.07%) U-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.53%) Go
9 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 29 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.95%) Degree
4 5 (2.67%) RHCE
5 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.60%) PhD
6 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.53%) CCA
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.21%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) GDPR
3 4 (2.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) GxP
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.14%) Docker
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) SCCM
2 7 (3.74%) Ansible
3 6 (3.21%) CloudForms
3 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (2.67%) Terraform
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.23%) Google
3 17 (9.09%) Oracle
4 15 (8.02%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.49%) SAP
6 12 (6.42%) Adobe
7 11 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.28%) IBM
9 5 (2.67%) Dell
10 4 (2.14%) hybris
10 4 (2.14%) Snow
10 4 (2.14%) VMware
11 3 (1.60%) BiZZdesign
11 3 (1.60%) Databricks
11 3 (1.60%) ESRI
11 3 (1.60%) Facebook
11 3 (1.60%) Informatica
11 3 (1.60%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.60%) Teradata