Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing Analytics 432 690 687
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 5.98% 4.70% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 5.37% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 459 426
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £306
90th Percentile £650 £612 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -44.58% +176.67%
10th Percentile £18.88 £18.02 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £68.64 £52.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.69
% change year-on-year - +31.16% +6.74%

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 6,069 12,856 14,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.95% 87.53% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,530 7,739 8,540
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £277
90th Percentile £610 £608 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 469 472
Median hourly rate £26.61 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +22.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £10.72
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.91 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.40% +13.23% -13.73%

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 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 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 +11 214 £500 +5.26% 19
Berkshire +16 178 £500 +5.26% 9
Hampshire +19 97 £475 -8.65% 10
Surrey +22 70 £425 -10.53% 5
Oxfordshire +20 22 £400 -21.95% 5
West Sussex +17 20 £475 - 4
Buckinghamshire -5 14 £433 +7.79% 5
East Sussex -6 14 £450 +5.88% 3
Kent +26 13 £538 +2.38% 1
Middlesex +14 1 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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.

1 206 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (40.28%) Azure
3 173 (40.05%) Business Intelligence
4 158 (36.57%) SQL
5 152 (35.19%) Microsoft
6 135 (31.25%) Power Platform
7 132 (30.56%) Power BI
8 126 (29.17%) DevOps
9 113 (26.16%) Data Lake
10 102 (23.61%) Data Modelling
11 94 (21.76%) Data Analytics
12 92 (21.30%) Scrum
13 88 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 85 (19.68%) Data Science
15 78 (18.06%) Visualisation
16 75 (17.36%) Data Management
17 71 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 63 (14.58%) Windows
20 62 (14.35%) Visual Studio
20 62 (14.35%) PowerShell
21 59 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
21 59 (13.66%) Python
21 59 (13.66%) Big Data
22 58 (13.43%) Test Automation
23 57 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
24 55 (12.73%) PaaS
25 52 (12.04%) Continuous Delivery
25 52 (12.04%) HDInsight
26 49 (11.34%) Data Visualisation

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 14 (3.24%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.01%) CMS
2 13 (3.01%) Confluence
3 12 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.31%) Apache
5 8 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.62%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.16%) JBoss
7 5 (1.16%) SAS
8 4 (0.93%) Apache Geronimo
8 4 (0.93%) Apache TomEE
8 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.93%) IIS
8 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) SPSS
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) Sketch
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (2.08%) SAP ERP
4 7 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.39%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.93%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.93%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.69%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.46%) Sprinklr
9 1 (0.23%) Data Workbench
9 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 174 (40.28%) Azure
2 135 (31.25%) Power Platform
3 55 (12.73%) PaaS
4 49 (11.34%) IaaS
5 32 (7.41%) AWS
6 28 (6.48%) Google Analytics
7 11 (2.55%) Data Lake Analytics
7 11 (2.55%) Serverless
8 10 (2.31%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.08%) GCP
10 8 (1.85%) SaaS
11 7 (1.62%) Office 365
11 7 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (1.39%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 6 (1.39%) Trello
13 5 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.39%) Intranet
2 5 (1.16%) Internet
2 5 (1.16%) WAN
3 4 (0.93%) Skype
4 3 (0.69%) 5G
4 3 (0.69%) DNS
4 3 (0.69%) Firewall
4 3 (0.69%) LAN
4 3 (0.69%) PBX
4 3 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) HTTP
5 2 (0.46%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.46%) PPP
5 2 (0.46%) SAN
5 2 (0.46%) SSL
5 2 (0.46%) VPN
5 2 (0.46%) WEP
5 2 (0.46%) Wireless
5 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (30.56%) Power BI
2 113 (26.16%) Data Lake
3 88 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (13.66%) Big Data
5 57 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (12.04%) HDInsight
7 25 (5.79%) SQL Server
8 22 (5.09%) Hadoop
9 16 (3.70%) Data Mining
10 15 (3.47%) Qlik Sense
11 12 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (2.78%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.78%) OLAP
11 12 (2.78%) SAP BW
12 11 (2.55%) QlikView
13 9 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
13 9 (2.08%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 62 (14.35%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.32%) JIRA
3 12 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.69%) Snyk
5 3 (0.69%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.46%) ERwin
6 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.46%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.23%) JMeter
7 1 (0.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 26 (6.02%) Finance
2 23 (5.32%) Marketing
3 21 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.24%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.08%) Publishing
7 8 (1.85%) Retail
8 6 (1.39%) Automotive
9 5 (1.16%) Electronics
10 4 (0.93%) Law
10 4 (0.93%) Local Government
11 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (22.92%) Analyst
2 63 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (13.43%) Business Analyst
4 53 (12.27%) Developer
5 35 (8.10%) Data Analyst
6 33 (7.64%) Architect
7 31 (7.18%) Azure Engineer
7 31 (7.18%) Data Business Analyst
8 26 (6.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 26 (6.02%) Data Scientist
9 24 (5.56%) Consultant
10 21 (4.86%) Azure DevOps
11 17 (3.94%) Data Architect
11 17 (3.94%) Senior Business Analyst
12 16 (3.70%) Data Engineer
13 15 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (3.24%) Data Analytics Architect
14 14 (3.24%) Service Analyst
15 12 (2.78%) Service Transition Analyst
15 12 (2.78%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.56%) HTML
2 13 (3.01%) XML
3 10 (2.31%) SAP Fiori
4 9 (2.08%) CSS
5 8 (1.85%) React
6 7 (1.62%) JSON
6 7 (1.62%) Node.js
6 7 (1.62%) SAPUI5
6 7 (1.62%) XSLT
7 6 (1.39%) .NET
7 6 (1.39%) NumPy
7 6 (1.39%) OAuth
7 6 (1.39%) Pandas
8 5 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.16%) Apache NiFi
8 5 (1.16%) OAuth2
8 5 (1.16%) PySpark
9 4 (0.93%) HTML5
9 4 (0.93%) REST
9 4 (0.93%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.41%) User Experience
3 19 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.08%) e-Health
6 9 (2.08%) LIMS
6 9 (2.08%) PACS
7 7 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.62%) NHS
8 6 (1.39%) Robotics
9 5 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) Life Science
11 3 (0.69%) Derivative
11 3 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.69%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.58%) Windows
2 33 (7.64%) Linux
3 18 (4.17%) VMS
4 9 (2.08%) Unix
5 5 (1.16%) Android
5 5 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.16%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (40.05%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (29.17%) DevOps
4 102 (23.61%) Data Modelling
5 94 (21.76%) Data Analytics
6 92 (21.30%) Scrum
7 85 (19.68%) Data Science
8 78 (18.06%) Visualisation
9 75 (17.36%) Data Management
10 69 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 52 (12.04%) Continuous Delivery
14 49 (11.34%) Data Visualisation
15 47 (10.88%) Security Testing
16 44 (10.19%) Data-Driven Testing
16 44 (10.19%) Machine Learning
17 43 (9.95%) ETL
18 42 (9.72%) Infrastructure as Code
19 38 (8.80%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (36.57%) SQL
2 62 (14.35%) PowerShell
3 59 (13.66%) Python
4 25 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.17%) Java
6 15 (3.47%) R
6 15 (3.47%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.85%) C#
7 8 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.39%) Scala
10 4 (0.93%) ABAP
10 4 (0.93%) Groovy
10 4 (0.93%) SOQL
11 3 (0.69%) C
11 3 (0.69%) Perl
11 3 (0.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) Java 8
12 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.41%) Degree
3 29 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.08%) PhD
5 8 (1.85%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.39%) CISSP
7 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.16%) CISM
9 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.69%) CCIE
9 3 (0.69%) CCNP
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.46%) CIMA
10 2 (0.46%) CISA
10 2 (0.46%) ISEB
10 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.17%) GDPR
2 11 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.08%) HL7
3 9 (2.08%) QA
4 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.39%) NIST
4 6 (1.39%) SLA
5 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.69%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 47 (10.88%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (2.55%) Docker
3 6 (1.39%) HDFS
4 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.08%) Ansible
2 6 (1.39%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.16%) Terraform
4 4 (0.93%) SCCM
5 2 (0.46%) CloudForms
5 2 (0.46%) Istio
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.23%) Grafana
6 1 (0.23%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 152 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.03%) Informatica
3 37 (8.56%) SAP
4 36 (8.33%) Google
4 36 (8.33%) Tableau
5 31 (7.18%) Oracle
6 19 (4.40%) Adobe
7 12 (2.78%) Databricks
7 12 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.31%) Hortonworks
9 8 (1.85%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.62%) IBM
10 7 (1.62%) Splunk
11 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.16%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.93%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.93%) Dynatrace
13 4 (0.93%) Lotus
13 4 (0.93%) Talend