Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 62 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytics 678 589 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.04% 3.51% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 4.15% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 373 274
South East median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% -3.41%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £232
90th Percentile £624 £595 £671
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 9
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +44.44% +55.17%
10th Percentile £18.40 £15.96 £18.14
90th Percentile £50.38 £48.25 £39.75
England median hourly rate £28.68 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +44.44% +3.45%

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 14,564 14,186 13,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.76% 84.49% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,765 8,531 8,156
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 460 568
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -4.48% -4.78%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.30 £50.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 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
Thames Valley +23 301 £500 +5.26% 83
Berkshire +5 220 £475 -5.00% 39
Surrey -6 138 £450 -5.26% 31
Hampshire -9 121 £500 +23.46% 33
Buckinghamshire +23 48 £563 +32.35% 17
West Sussex -11 44 £475 +9.20% 2
Oxfordshire +29 33 £506 -3.57% 28
East Sussex +4 30 £500 +31.15% 7
Middlesex +6 24 £325 -31.58%
Kent +22 16 £525 +31.25% 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 211 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (28.47%) SQL
3 177 (26.11%) Business Intelligence
4 155 (22.86%) Big Data
5 148 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 146 (21.53%) Microsoft
7 143 (21.09%) Python
8 142 (20.94%) Data Analytics
9 139 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
10 115 (16.96%) DevOps
11 100 (14.75%) Hadoop
11 100 (14.75%) JavaScript
12 91 (13.42%) ETL
12 91 (13.42%) Power BI
13 89 (13.13%) Data Lake
13 89 (13.13%) Data Science
14 88 (12.98%) Marketing
15 86 (12.68%) Machine Learning
16 85 (12.54%) Apache Spark
17 83 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
17 83 (12.24%) Finance
18 78 (11.50%) Visualisation
19 75 (11.06%) Windows
19 75 (11.06%) Linux
19 75 (11.06%) Java
19 75 (11.06%) Google
20 72 (10.62%) HTML
21 71 (10.47%) Google Analytics
22 69 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
23 68 (10.03%) Open Source

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 85 (12.54%) Apache Spark
2 43 (6.34%) Apache
3 32 (4.72%) CMS
4 22 (3.24%) nginx
4 22 (3.24%) SAS
4 22 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.06%) Drupal
5 14 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.06%) JBoss
5 14 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.33%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.33%) Jupyter
8 7 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.03%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.88%) Apache Qpid
9 6 (0.88%) Confluence
10 4 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.51%) InVision
4 15 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.03%) Chatbot
6 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.74%) SPSS
8 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.74%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.59%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.44%) HFM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.29%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.29%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 148 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (10.47%) Google Analytics
3 54 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (6.05%) PaaS
5 35 (5.16%) IaaS
6 31 (4.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 23 (3.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 21 (3.10%) GitHub
9 18 (2.65%) SaaS
10 17 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (1.77%) Azure Machine Learning
11 12 (1.77%) Data Lake Analytics
12 11 (1.62%) Office 365
13 10 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (1.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 8 (1.18%) Serverless
16 7 (1.03%) Apigee
17 6 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
17 6 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 34 (5.01%) Firewall
3 31 (4.57%) SSL
4 29 (4.28%) Internet
5 23 (3.39%) HTTP
6 19 (2.80%) SSH
7 7 (1.03%) DNS
7 7 (1.03%) Network Security
7 7 (1.03%) Skype
7 7 (1.03%) WAN
8 6 (0.88%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.88%) VPN
9 4 (0.59%) BGP
9 4 (0.59%) DWDM
9 4 (0.59%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.59%) OSPF
9 4 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.59%) RIP
9 4 (0.59%) SDH
10 3 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (22.86%) Big Data
2 100 (14.75%) Hadoop
3 91 (13.42%) Power BI
4 89 (13.13%) Data Lake
5 83 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (9.59%) NoSQL
7 56 (8.26%) SQL Server
8 52 (7.67%) Apache Hive
9 42 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (5.90%) Relational Database
11 36 (5.31%) MongoDB
12 31 (4.57%) HDInsight
13 28 (4.13%) Impala
14 27 (3.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 25 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (3.24%) Cosmos DB
17 21 (3.10%) Flink
18 19 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (2.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 52 (7.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 42 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 40 (5.90%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.87%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.83%) JIRA
6 24 (3.54%) Selenium
7 23 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.24%) Ant
8 22 (3.24%) Gatling
8 22 (3.24%) IntelliJ
9 19 (2.80%) Grunt
9 19 (2.80%) gulp
10 18 (2.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (2.65%) Sublime Text
11 14 (2.06%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.06%) JUnit
12 11 (1.62%) Axure RP
13 7 (1.03%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 88 (12.98%) Marketing
2 83 (12.24%) Finance
3 50 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.16%) Legal
5 26 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (3.24%) Retail
7 13 (1.92%) Advertising
8 12 (1.77%) Publishing
9 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.88%) Banking
10 6 (0.88%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.74%) Games
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (18.58%) Developer
2 117 (17.26%) Analyst
3 67 (9.88%) Architect
4 58 (8.55%) Consultant
5 42 (6.19%) Data Engineer
6 37 (5.46%) Designer
6 37 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 36 (5.31%) Big Data Engineer
8 35 (5.16%) Data Analyst
9 32 (4.72%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.13%) Azure Engineer
11 26 (3.83%) Azure DevOps
11 26 (3.83%) Data Scientist
11 26 (3.83%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.54%) Data Architect
13 23 (3.39%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (2.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.95%) Data Consultant
15 19 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.62%) HTML
2 53 (7.82%) CSS
3 51 (7.52%) Kafka
4 48 (7.08%) jQuery
5 45 (6.64%) XML
6 44 (6.49%) JSON
7 43 (6.34%) Node.js
8 42 (6.19%) AngularJS
9 37 (5.46%) HTML5
10 26 (3.83%) Spring
11 25 (3.69%) SOAP
12 24 (3.54%) .NET
13 23 (3.39%) Gherkin
14 22 (3.24%) Servlets
15 19 (2.80%) REST
15 19 (2.80%) Spark Streaming
16 18 (2.65%) Play Framework
17 15 (2.21%) J2EE
17 15 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
17 15 (2.21%) React
Miscellaneous
1 139 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (9.59%) User Experience
3 23 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.24%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.80%) Social Media
7 18 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.21%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
9 12 (1.77%) Graphic Design
9 12 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.47%) CMDB
12 9 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.33%) Life Science
12 9 (1.33%) Replication
13 7 (1.03%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.03%) PMI
14 6 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.06%) Linux
1 75 (11.06%) Windows
2 24 (3.54%) Ubuntu
2 24 (3.54%) Unix
3 16 (2.36%) CentOS
3 16 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.74%) Android
6 5 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) VMS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (26.11%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (20.94%) Data Analytics
4 115 (16.96%) DevOps
5 91 (13.42%) ETL
6 89 (13.13%) Data Science
7 86 (12.68%) Machine Learning
8 78 (11.50%) Visualisation
9 69 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (10.03%) Open Source
11 67 (9.88%) Data Management
12 64 (9.44%) Data Analysis
13 58 (8.55%) Data Modelling
14 57 (8.41%) Scrum
15 54 (7.96%) Migration
15 54 (7.96%) Test Automation
16 51 (7.52%) Project Management
16 51 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (7.23%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 193 (28.47%) SQL
2 143 (21.09%) Python
3 100 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 75 (11.06%) Java
5 58 (8.55%) PowerShell
6 55 (8.11%) R
7 48 (7.08%) Scala
8 44 (6.49%) C#
9 25 (3.69%) Perl
10 23 (3.39%) Ruby
11 22 (3.24%) Groovy
11 22 (3.24%) Haskell
12 15 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.06%) C++
14 13 (1.92%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.47%) C
16 7 (1.03%) VBA
17 6 (0.88%) Go
17 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (8.55%) Degree
2 39 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (1.33%) ISEB
5 8 (1.18%) MBA
6 7 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.03%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.88%) ACCA
7 6 (0.88%) APMP
7 6 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.88%) PMP
8 5 (0.74%) CCNA
8 5 (0.74%) CIMA
8 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.44%) MCSA
9 3 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.67%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.69%) QA
3 21 (3.10%) GDPR
4 15 (2.21%) SLA
5 11 (1.62%) PMO
6 5 (0.74%) GxP
6 5 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.29%) HL7
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.15%) GAMP
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (6.34%) Docker
2 24 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 11 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.47%) HDFS
6 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.88%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.74%) Firmware
9 4 (0.59%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.29%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.15%) KVM
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (5.75%) Puppet
2 23 (3.39%) Grafana
2 23 (3.39%) Kibana
3 18 (2.65%) Ansible
3 18 (2.65%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.65%) Terraform
4 11 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.03%) Oozie
7 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.88%) Packer
7 6 (0.88%) SCCM
8 3 (0.44%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.44%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Ambari
9 2 (0.29%) Consul
9 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.29%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.29%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 146 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.06%) Google
3 53 (7.82%) Adobe
4 41 (6.05%) Tableau
5 34 (5.01%) SAP
6 33 (4.87%) Oracle
7 21 (3.10%) Cloudera
8 18 (2.65%) ServiceNow
9 15 (2.21%) Talend
10 14 (2.06%) Cisco
10 14 (2.06%) VMware
10 14 (2.06%) Workday
11 13 (1.92%) webMethods
12 12 (1.77%) Informatica
12 12 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.47%) Ab Initio
13 10 (1.47%) Databricks
14 9 (1.33%) Intel
14 9 (1.33%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.18%) ClickTale