Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 66 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 +38 +20
Contract jobs citing Analytics 681 486 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.07% 3.18% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 3.82% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 297 225
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £634 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.67% +7.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.22
90th Percentile £52.75 £25.20 £20.42
England median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.74% +21.95% +2.50%

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 14,142 12,737 14,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.22% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,343 7,399 9,177
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 499 558
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.60 £11.62
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.75 £52.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the South East

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor 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 24 May 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
Thames Valley +24 320 £450 +16.13% 99
Berkshire +13 200 £475 +22.58% 46
Surrey +14 156 £450 +3.45% 35
Hampshire -14 102 £475 -5.00% 50
Buckinghamshire +36 69 £475 +35.71% 13
West Sussex -4 55 £469 -3.99% 9
Oxfordshire +17 51 £375 -16.67% 40
East Sussex +6 19 £250 -39.39% 11
Kent -4 12 £400 +13.48% 2
Middlesex -12 10 £476 +79.72% 3
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 232 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (28.34%) Business Intelligence
3 159 (23.35%) Big Data
4 148 (21.73%) SQL
5 120 (17.62%) Data Analytics
6 113 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 113 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
7 110 (16.15%) Python
8 108 (15.86%) Data Warehouse
9 102 (14.98%) JavaScript
10 101 (14.83%) Visualisation
11 99 (14.54%) Microsoft
12 95 (13.95%) Java
12 95 (13.95%) Power BI
13 94 (13.80%) SQL Server
14 93 (13.66%) Marketing
15 91 (13.36%) Google
15 91 (13.36%) Hadoop
16 86 (12.63%) Data Modelling
17 85 (12.48%) Tableau
18 84 (12.33%) HTML
18 84 (12.33%) Degree
19 82 (12.04%) Linux
20 81 (11.89%) Data Lake
21 78 (11.45%) Web Analytics
22 73 (10.72%) Finance
22 73 (10.72%) ETL
23 69 (10.13%) CSS
24 66 (9.69%) Data Science
25 64 (9.40%) SAP

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 56 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 26 (3.82%) SAS
3 22 (3.23%) Jupyter
4 21 (3.08%) Apache
5 15 (2.20%) Apache Pig
6 14 (2.06%) CMS
7 12 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.47%) nginx
9 9 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.17%) IIS
11 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.73%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.44%) Drupal
14 3 (0.44%) JBoss
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.62%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.32%) SPSS
6 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.15%) HipChat
9 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.59%) SessionCam
3 4 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.44%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.44%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Maximo
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.15%) Global One
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 113 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (8.81%) Google Analytics
3 57 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (7.34%) Adobe Analytics
5 34 (4.99%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (2.94%) Google Tag Manager
7 17 (2.50%) PaaS
8 12 (1.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 11 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (1.62%) IaaS
9 11 (1.62%) SaaS
9 11 (1.62%) Serverless
10 10 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
10 10 (1.47%) Office 365
11 9 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.32%) GitHub
12 7 (1.03%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
12 7 (1.03%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.20%) SSL
2 12 (1.76%) HTTP
3 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.03%) DNS
4 7 (1.03%) Network Security
5 5 (0.73%) Internet
6 3 (0.44%) AMQP
6 3 (0.44%) SMS
6 3 (0.44%) SMTP
7 2 (0.29%) Firewall
8 1 (0.15%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.15%) CTI
8 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.15%) SAN
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (23.35%) Big Data
2 108 (15.86%) Data Warehouse
3 95 (13.95%) Power BI
4 94 (13.80%) SQL Server
5 91 (13.36%) Hadoop
6 81 (11.89%) Data Lake
7 50 (7.34%) Data Mining
8 49 (7.20%) Apache Hive
9 43 (6.31%) HBase
9 43 (6.31%) Relational Database
10 41 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (5.87%) NoSQL
12 38 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
13 32 (4.70%) MongoDB
13 32 (4.70%) Sqoop
14 29 (4.26%) Impala
15 25 (3.67%) Qlik Sense
15 25 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 38 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.26%) JIRA
4 16 (2.35%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 13 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.76%) Ant
6 12 (1.76%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (1.62%) Axure RP
8 10 (1.47%) Grunt
8 10 (1.47%) Selenium
9 9 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.17%) Gatling
10 8 (1.17%) gulp
10 8 (1.17%) IntelliJ
10 8 (1.17%) JUnit
11 7 (1.03%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.03%) Sublime Text
12 6 (0.88%) Subversion
13 5 (0.73%) ReSharper
General
1 93 (13.66%) Marketing
2 73 (10.72%) Finance
3 27 (3.96%) Retail
4 24 (3.52%) Games
5 17 (2.50%) Legal
6 16 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.47%) Advertising
10 9 (1.32%) Banking
11 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.59%) Law
11 4 (0.59%) Publishing
12 3 (0.44%) Electronics
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
12 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (19.82%) Developer
2 112 (16.45%) Analyst
3 79 (11.60%) Architect
4 64 (9.40%) Consultant
5 37 (5.43%) Data Architect
6 33 (4.85%) Data Scientist
7 32 (4.70%) Business Analyst
7 32 (4.70%) Data Analyst
8 30 (4.41%) Designer
9 24 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (2.64%) Analytics Consultant
11 18 (2.64%) Project Manager
12 17 (2.50%) Azure Architect
13 15 (2.20%) Data Consultant
14 14 (2.06%) Analytics Manager
14 14 (2.06%) Business Manager
14 14 (2.06%) Data Engineer
14 14 (2.06%) Report Analyst
15 13 (1.91%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (12.33%) HTML
2 69 (10.13%) CSS
3 61 (8.96%) Kafka
4 54 (7.93%) AngularJS
5 48 (7.05%) SOAP
6 47 (6.90%) Web Services
7 41 (6.02%) RESTful
8 38 (5.58%) JSON
9 37 (5.43%) jQuery
10 30 (4.41%) HTML5
11 28 (4.11%) Node.js
12 27 (3.96%) React
13 26 (3.82%) XML
14 24 (3.52%) D3.js
15 23 (3.38%) .NET
16 22 (3.23%) CSS3
16 22 (3.23%) Pandas
16 22 (3.23%) REST
17 21 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (2.94%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 113 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (9.25%) User Experience
3 32 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.20%) Social Media
7 12 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.17%) Clustering
9 8 (1.17%) FMCG
10 7 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.03%) Wiki
11 6 (0.88%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.88%) Replication
11 6 (0.88%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.73%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.04%) Linux
2 48 (7.05%) Windows
3 22 (3.23%) CentOS
4 16 (2.35%) Unix
5 11 (1.62%) VMS
6 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.44%) Android
8 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (28.34%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (17.62%) Data Analytics
4 101 (14.83%) Visualisation
5 86 (12.63%) Data Modelling
6 78 (11.45%) Web Analytics
7 73 (10.72%) ETL
8 66 (9.69%) Data Science
9 63 (9.25%) Data Management
10 62 (9.10%) Open Source
11 56 (8.22%) Data Analysis
12 54 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (7.64%) Decision-Making
14 51 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (7.49%) Project Management
15 49 (7.20%) E-Commerce
16 48 (7.05%) Machine Learning
17 47 (6.90%) Scrum
18 44 (6.46%) DevOps
19 43 (6.31%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 148 (21.73%) SQL
2 110 (16.15%) Python
3 102 (14.98%) JavaScript
4 95 (13.95%) Java
5 56 (8.22%) R
6 45 (6.61%) C#
6 45 (6.61%) Scala
7 36 (5.29%) Bash Shell
8 23 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.23%) C
10 18 (2.64%) Perl
10 18 (2.64%) Ruby
11 15 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.06%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.76%) C++
13 12 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.47%) Groovy
14 10 (1.47%) VBA
15 8 (1.17%) ES6
15 8 (1.17%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 84 (12.33%) Degree
2 46 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.88%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.44%) MBA
10 3 (0.44%) MCSA
10 3 (0.44%) MCSE
10 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.44%) PMP
11 2 (0.29%) CCIE
11 2 (0.29%) CCNA
11 2 (0.29%) CCNP
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.67%) GDPR
3 8 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 8 (1.17%) SLA
4 7 (1.03%) GCP
4 7 (1.03%) QA
5 5 (0.73%) PMO
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.87%) Apache Flume
2 29 (4.26%) Docker
3 28 (4.11%) HDFS
4 14 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.29%) Firmware
7 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (3.52%) Oozie
2 20 (2.94%) Puppet
3 17 (2.50%) Terraform
4 15 (2.20%) Kibana
5 14 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.91%) Ansible
7 9 (1.32%) Grafana
8 8 (1.17%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.88%) SCCM
10 5 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.59%) Mesos
11 4 (0.59%) Nagios
11 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.29%) DatAdvantage
12 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 91 (13.36%) Google
3 85 (12.48%) Tableau
4 64 (9.40%) Adobe
4 64 (9.40%) SAP
5 61 (8.96%) Oracle
6 46 (6.75%) Cloudera
7 41 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (5.87%) Talend
9 30 (4.41%) Hortonworks
10 26 (3.82%) MapR
11 25 (3.67%) Tealium
12 23 (3.38%) Optimizely
13 19 (2.79%) Informatica
14 17 (2.50%) Hotjar
14 17 (2.50%) ServiceNow
15 16 (2.35%) Crazy Egg
16 12 (1.76%) Vertica
17 11 (1.62%) IBM
17 11 (1.62%) Splunk