Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 64 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 658 539 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.99% 3.30% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 3.91% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 334 246
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £250
90th Percentile £598 £598 £638
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 12
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £29.00 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.07% +37.73% +26.91%
10th Percentile £21.42 £14.95 £15.83
90th Percentile £53.45 £48.00 £37.40
England median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +62.96% -16.03%

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 14,187 13,772 14,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.02% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,536 8,223 8,583
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 577
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +18 291 £475 +2.70% 88
Berkshire +5 202 £445 -3.78% 51
Surrey -10 132 £462 -2.74% 24
Hampshire -5 100 £500 +25.00% 35
Buckinghamshire +36 61 £500 +28.21% 13
West Sussex +13 54 £475 +9.20% 11
East Sussex +14 37 £450 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +13 28 £500 -9.09% 24
Middlesex +4 21 £325 -31.58% 4
Kent +18 16 £400 -13.98% 7
Sussex - 2 £525 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 205 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.29%) Business Intelligence
3 162 (24.62%) Big Data
4 158 (24.01%) Data Analytics
5 154 (23.40%) SQL
6 131 (19.91%) Python
7 124 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
8 123 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 113 (17.17%) Microsoft
10 101 (15.35%) JavaScript
11 99 (15.05%) Hadoop
12 97 (14.74%) ETL
13 93 (14.13%) Data Warehouse
14 92 (13.98%) Marketing
15 89 (13.53%) Power BI
16 83 (12.61%) Visualisation
17 79 (12.01%) Data Lake
18 76 (11.55%) Data Science
19 74 (11.25%) DevOps
19 74 (11.25%) Linux
20 73 (11.09%) Finance
20 73 (11.09%) Google
20 73 (11.09%) Apache Spark
21 72 (10.94%) Degree
22 70 (10.64%) Google Analytics
22 70 (10.64%) Open Source
23 69 (10.49%) Machine Learning
23 69 (10.49%) Data Modelling
24 67 (10.18%) Data Analysis
25 65 (9.88%) Problem-Solving

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 73 (11.09%) Apache Spark
2 35 (5.32%) Apache
3 32 (4.86%) CMS
4 21 (3.19%) SAS
5 20 (3.04%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.43%) Drupal
6 16 (2.43%) nginx
7 12 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.67%) Jupyter
9 9 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.91%) JBoss
12 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.76%) Confluence
14 4 (0.61%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.46%) Marvel
16 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.28%) InVision
5 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.61%) SPSS
7 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) SAP APO
1 6 (0.91%) SAP HR
1 6 (0.91%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.76%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.61%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.46%) Global One
4 3 (0.46%) HFM
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 123 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (10.64%) Google Analytics
3 59 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (4.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 24 (3.65%) Azure Machine Learning
6 21 (3.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 15 (2.28%) PaaS
8 14 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.98%) GitHub
9 13 (1.98%) IaaS
10 12 (1.82%) SaaS
11 11 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (1.67%) Data Lake Analytics
12 8 (1.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 7 (1.06%) Office 365
13 7 (1.06%) Serverless
14 6 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
14 6 (0.91%) Heroku
15 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 29 (4.41%) Firewall
3 25 (3.80%) Internet
4 18 (2.74%) SSL
5 16 (2.43%) HTTP
5 16 (2.43%) SSH
6 8 (1.22%) Network Security
7 7 (1.06%) WAN
8 5 (0.76%) DNS
8 5 (0.76%) VPN
9 4 (0.61%) BGP
9 4 (0.61%) DWDM
9 4 (0.61%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.61%) OSPF
9 4 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.61%) RIP
9 4 (0.61%) SDH
10 3 (0.46%) IPsec
10 3 (0.46%) LAN
10 3 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (24.62%) Big Data
2 99 (15.05%) Hadoop
3 93 (14.13%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (13.53%) Power BI
5 79 (12.01%) Data Lake
6 57 (8.66%) NoSQL
6 57 (8.66%) SQL Server
7 42 (6.38%) Apache Hive
7 42 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 32 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 31 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (3.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 22 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (3.19%) HDInsight
12 21 (3.19%) Qlik Sense
13 20 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (2.89%) Geospatial Data
15 17 (2.58%) OLAP
16 16 (2.43%) Flink
Development Applications
1 36 (5.47%) Jenkins
2 35 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 33 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.26%) JIRA
5 22 (3.34%) Visual Studio
6 20 (3.04%) Selenium
7 17 (2.58%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.43%) Ant
8 16 (2.43%) Gatling
8 16 (2.43%) IntelliJ
9 14 (2.13%) Axure RP
10 13 (1.98%) Grunt
11 11 (1.67%) gulp
12 10 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (1.52%) Sublime Text
13 6 (0.91%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.91%) JUnit
14 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.30%) StyleCop
15 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (13.98%) Marketing
2 73 (11.09%) Finance
3 40 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.32%) Legal
5 33 (5.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (3.34%) Retail
7 12 (1.82%) Advertising
7 12 (1.82%) Publishing
8 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.91%) Law
10 5 (0.76%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 128 (19.45%) Developer
2 120 (18.24%) Analyst
3 69 (10.49%) Architect
4 50 (7.60%) Consultant
5 41 (6.23%) Data Analyst
6 35 (5.32%) Designer
7 31 (4.71%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 28 (4.26%) Data Scientist
10 27 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (3.80%) Data Engineer
12 24 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 23 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 20 (3.04%) Big Data Engineer
15 17 (2.58%) Analytics Manager
15 17 (2.58%) Data Architect
15 17 (2.58%) Delivery Manager
15 17 (2.58%) Java Developer
15 17 (2.58%) UX Designer
16 16 (2.43%) Google Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.27%) HTML
2 56 (8.51%) Kafka
3 45 (6.84%) CSS
4 40 (6.08%) jQuery
5 36 (5.47%) JSON
6 35 (5.32%) AngularJS
7 30 (4.56%) Node.js
8 27 (4.10%) XML
9 23 (3.50%) HTML5
10 21 (3.19%) Spring
11 19 (2.89%) .NET
12 18 (2.74%) React
13 17 (2.58%) Gherkin
14 16 (2.43%) Servlets
14 16 (2.43%) Spark Streaming
14 16 (2.43%) Web Services
15 14 (2.13%) REST
16 12 (1.82%) Apache Camel
16 12 (1.82%) Play Framework
17 11 (1.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 124 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.66%) User Experience
3 36 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.34%) Social Media
6 16 (2.43%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
9 10 (1.52%) Graphic Design
10 9 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.22%) PMI
11 8 (1.22%) Replication
12 7 (1.06%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.91%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.25%) Linux
2 61 (9.27%) Windows
3 23 (3.50%) Unix
4 18 (2.74%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.91%) VMS
7 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.61%) Solaris
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.46%) Android
9 3 (0.46%) CentOS
9 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Fedora
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.29%) Business Intelligence
3 158 (24.01%) Data Analytics
4 97 (14.74%) ETL
5 83 (12.61%) Visualisation
6 76 (11.55%) Data Science
7 74 (11.25%) DevOps
8 70 (10.64%) Open Source
9 69 (10.49%) Data Modelling
9 69 (10.49%) Machine Learning
10 67 (10.18%) Data Analysis
11 65 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (9.27%) Project Management
13 57 (8.66%) Migration
14 56 (8.51%) Scrum
15 49 (7.45%) Business Analytics
15 49 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (7.14%) Data Management
17 44 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (6.23%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 154 (23.40%) SQL
2 131 (19.91%) Python
3 101 (15.35%) JavaScript
4 61 (9.27%) Java
5 46 (6.99%) R
6 42 (6.38%) C#
7 37 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 36 (5.47%) Scala
9 25 (3.80%) Perl
10 22 (3.34%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.04%) Ruby
12 16 (2.43%) Groovy
12 16 (2.43%) Haskell
13 13 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.98%) C
14 11 (1.67%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.22%) C++
15 8 (1.22%) VBA
16 7 (1.06%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 72 (10.94%) Degree
2 37 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.67%) BC Cleared
6 10 (1.52%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.22%) PMP
8 7 (1.06%) ISEB
8 7 (1.06%) MBA
8 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.91%) APMP
9 6 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.76%) CCNA
10 5 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.76%) PhD
11 4 (0.61%) ACCA
11 4 (0.61%) CIMA
12 3 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.57%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.19%) GDPR
3 19 (2.89%) QA
4 13 (1.98%) SLA
5 8 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 5 (0.76%) GxP
6 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.61%) PMO
8 3 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (5.32%) Docker
2 13 (1.98%) Apache Flume
2 13 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.22%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.91%) HDFS
7 5 (0.76%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.76%) Firmware
8 4 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.30%) Btrfs
11 1 (0.15%) KVM
11 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (4.56%) Puppet
2 22 (3.34%) Kibana
3 19 (2.89%) Grafana
4 14 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.67%) SCCM
6 10 (1.52%) Terraform
7 9 (1.37%) Nagios
8 8 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.06%) Ansible
9 7 (1.06%) Mesos
10 6 (0.91%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.46%) Graphite
12 3 (0.46%) Salt
12 3 (0.46%) SCOM
12 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.46%) StatsD
12 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 73 (11.09%) Google
3 49 (7.45%) Oracle
3 49 (7.45%) SAP
4 46 (6.99%) Adobe
5 40 (6.08%) Tableau
6 27 (4.10%) Cloudera
7 19 (2.89%) Talend
8 18 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.28%) Informatica
10 14 (2.13%) Splunk
10 14 (2.13%) Workday
11 11 (1.67%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.37%) Cisco
12 9 (1.37%) Databricks
13 7 (1.06%) HP
13 7 (1.06%) Intel
13 7 (1.06%) Juniper
13 7 (1.06%) VMware
14 6 (0.91%) webMethods