Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 87 93
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 +42
Contract jobs citing Analytics 549 412 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 2.48% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.00% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 246 261
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -1.12%
10th Percentile £266 £256 £213
90th Percentile £598 £621 £550
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 13
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.89% +20.45% -1.68%
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.14 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.75 £47.30
England median hourly rate £31.31 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -10.00% +25.00%

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 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +7 246 £463 +8.82% 44
Berkshire +20 171 £461 +8.53% 26
Surrey +32 114 £475 +11.76% 14
Hampshire -4 89 £400 -8.05% 24
Buckinghamshire -4 54 £408 -4.12% 5
West Sussex +17 36 £401 +1.39% 6
Middlesex +8 30 £475 -8.65%
Oxfordshire +4 21 £550 +25.71% 13
East Sussex +10 16 £369 -4.84% 4
Kent -12 4 £465 +55.00%
Home Counties - 1 £325 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 135 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (21.86%) SQL
4 116 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (20.40%) Big Data
6 108 (19.67%) Data Analytics
7 84 (15.30%) Data Modelling
8 78 (14.21%) Marketing
9 74 (13.48%) Google
10 73 (13.30%) Hadoop
11 72 (13.11%) Finance
12 71 (12.93%) Microsoft
12 71 (12.93%) Oracle
13 70 (12.75%) Degree
14 69 (12.57%) SQL Server
15 65 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
16 63 (11.48%) Apache Spark
17 61 (11.11%) Google Analytics
18 58 (10.56%) Project Management
19 57 (10.38%) JavaScript
20 56 (10.20%) Tableau
21 55 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
22 54 (9.84%) ETL
23 52 (9.47%) Telecoms
23 52 (9.47%) Data Analysis
24 51 (9.29%) Java
25 49 (8.93%) HTML
25 49 (8.93%) Python
25 49 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
26 48 (8.74%) Apache Hive

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 63 (11.48%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.55%) CMS
3 22 (4.01%) SAS
4 19 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.00%) Confluence
6 10 (1.82%) MS Project Server
7 8 (1.46%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.46%) Drupal
7 8 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.09%) Apache
10 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.73%) JBoss
12 3 (0.55%) nginx
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 65 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (3.10%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.91%) SPSS
7 4 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) SAP APO
1 7 (1.28%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.91%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.73%) Primavera
3 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.55%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 31 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.10%) Adobe Analytics
4 15 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (2.37%) PaaS
6 11 (2.00%) SaaS
7 10 (1.82%) Serverless
8 9 (1.64%) IaaS
9 8 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.28%) GitHub
10 7 (1.28%) Office 365
10 7 (1.28%) Silverpop
11 6 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.09%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.91%) Boomi
12 5 (0.91%) Google Checkout
13 3 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.91%) LTE
2 14 (2.55%) Firewall
3 13 (2.37%) Internet
4 12 (2.19%) 4G
5 9 (1.64%) Wireless
6 6 (1.09%) HTTP
6 6 (1.09%) Network Security
6 6 (1.09%) Skype
7 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.73%) SAN
8 4 (0.73%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.55%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.55%) LDAP
9 3 (0.55%) SSL
9 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.36%) FTP
10 2 (0.36%) SMS
10 2 (0.36%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (20.40%) Big Data
2 73 (13.30%) Hadoop
3 69 (12.57%) SQL Server
4 49 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (8.74%) Apache Hive
6 34 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (5.46%) Data Lake
8 29 (5.28%) Power BI
9 28 (5.10%) Sqoop
10 27 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (4.74%) HBase
12 24 (4.37%) Impala
13 21 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (3.64%) Data Mining
15 17 (3.10%) NoSQL
15 17 (3.10%) Relational Database
16 15 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (2.37%) QlikView
18 12 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.65%) JIRA
2 18 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.55%) Axure RP
3 14 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.46%) Ant
4 8 (1.46%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (1.09%) LSMW
6 6 (1.09%) Maven
7 5 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (0.91%) Hudson
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.91%) Subversion
8 4 (0.73%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.73%) gulp
8 4 (0.73%) Selenium
8 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 78 (14.21%) Marketing
2 72 (13.11%) Finance
3 52 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.46%) Retail
5 21 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.00%) Legal
8 10 (1.82%) Publishing
9 6 (1.09%) Banking
10 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.91%) German Language
10 5 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.73%) Electronics
12 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.55%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.55%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.55%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 143 (26.05%) Analyst
2 77 (14.03%) Developer
3 72 (13.11%) Architect
4 46 (8.38%) Data Analyst
5 41 (7.47%) Project Manager
6 37 (6.74%) Consultant
7 33 (6.01%) Data Architect
8 28 (5.10%) Data Engineer
9 27 (4.92%) Big Data Engineer
10 25 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 25 (4.55%) Designer
11 20 (3.64%) Report Analyst
11 20 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.28%) Hadoop Engineer
13 16 (2.91%) UX Designer
14 15 (2.73%) Analytics Manager
15 13 (2.37%) IT Analyst
15 13 (2.37%) Marketing Analyst
16 12 (2.19%) Technical Architect
17 11 (2.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.93%) HTML
2 45 (8.20%) CSS
3 38 (6.92%) Kafka
4 29 (5.28%) Web Services
5 28 (5.10%) jQuery
6 20 (3.64%) SOAP
7 16 (2.91%) HTML5
8 15 (2.73%) RESTful
8 15 (2.73%) XML
9 13 (2.37%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.37%) Node.js
10 12 (2.19%) MDX
11 11 (2.00%) CSS3
12 10 (1.82%) J2EE
12 10 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (1.82%) REST
12 10 (1.82%) Spring
13 9 (1.64%) .NET
14 8 (1.46%) Apache Tez
15 7 (1.28%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 116 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.29%) User Experience
3 23 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.19%) Social Media
4 16 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.64%) Marketing Technology
8 8 (1.46%) FMCG
9 6 (1.09%) AS400
10 5 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.91%) Fintech
11 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.73%) CMDB
11 4 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.73%) W3C
12 3 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.01%) Windows
2 21 (3.83%) Linux
3 18 (3.28%) Unix
4 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (19.67%) Data Analytics
4 84 (15.30%) Data Modelling
5 58 (10.56%) Project Management
6 55 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (9.84%) ETL
8 52 (9.47%) Data Analysis
9 43 (7.83%) Scrum
10 40 (7.29%) Visualisation
11 39 (7.10%) CRM
12 35 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 35 (6.38%) Web Analytics
13 32 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
14 31 (5.65%) Migration
15 30 (5.46%) Test Automation
16 29 (5.28%) Business Analytics
17 28 (5.10%) Data Architecture
18 25 (4.55%) Data Management
18 25 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 120 (21.86%) SQL
2 57 (10.38%) JavaScript
3 51 (9.29%) Java
4 49 (8.93%) Python
5 30 (5.46%) Scala
6 23 (4.19%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.46%) R
8 17 (3.10%) VBA
9 16 (2.91%) C#
10 8 (1.46%) PHP
11 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.09%) Perl
13 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.91%) VBScript
14 4 (0.73%) ABAP
14 4 (0.73%) SAS Macro
14 4 (0.73%) VB
15 3 (0.55%) Groovy
15 3 (0.55%) Haskell
15 3 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (12.75%) Degree
2 30 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.64%) PMP
8 4 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.36%) APMP
10 2 (0.36%) CISSP
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB
10 2 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.18%) CBAP
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) GISP
11 1 (0.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.55%) GDPR
3 12 (2.19%) PMO
4 10 (1.82%) SLA
5 8 (1.46%) QA
6 7 (1.28%) GxP
6 7 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.36%) GAMP
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.36%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (4.74%) HDFS
2 25 (4.55%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.28%) Docker
4 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (3.64%) Oozie
2 12 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.46%) Puppet
5 5 (0.91%) SCCM
5 5 (0.91%) Terraform
6 4 (0.73%) Ansible
6 4 (0.73%) EnCase
7 3 (0.55%) Grafana
7 3 (0.55%) Kibana
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.36%) Ambari
8 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.18%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (13.48%) Google
2 71 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.93%) Oracle
3 56 (10.20%) Tableau
4 42 (7.65%) SAP
5 35 (6.38%) Cloudera
6 27 (4.92%) Adobe
7 20 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.46%) Hortonworks
9 17 (3.10%) IBM
10 13 (2.37%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.37%) Sitecore
11 12 (2.19%) HP
11 12 (2.19%) Splunk
12 11 (2.00%) Informatica
13 10 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (1.82%) Motorola
14 9 (1.64%) ClickTale
15 7 (1.28%) hybris
15 7 (1.28%) Talend