Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 47 49
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 183 666 691
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 5.31% 4.67% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 5.37% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 386 380
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.62% +2.86%
10th Percentile £302 £322 £320
90th Percentile £658 £638 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.42% -22.01% +37.07%
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.38 £21.42
90th Percentile £26.68 £82.50 £53.45
England median hourly rate £26.75 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.83% -14.29% +12.34%

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 2,959 12,411 14,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.82% 87.00% 86.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,755 7,380 8,549
Median daily rate £470 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +4.05% +3.97%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £275
90th Percentile £638 £603 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 478 514
Median hourly rate £31.61 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +23.08% +23.81%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £65.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +19.05% -12.50%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 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 +17 96 £523 +10.00% 26
Berkshire +13 75 £530 +6.00% 11
Hampshire +18 46 £470 -1.05% 3
Surrey +17 29 £369 -26.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £525 +35.48% 12
Oxfordshire +40 10 £413 -8.33% 3
Kent +31 5 £625 - 3
East Sussex +4 3 £500 +11.11% 8
West Sussex +18 2 £525 +20.00% 11
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 55 (30.05%) Azure
2 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (27.87%) SQL
4 49 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (25.68%) DevOps
6 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
6 43 (23.50%) Power Platform
7 41 (22.40%) Power BI
8 36 (19.67%) Data Lake
9 35 (19.13%) Data Analytics
10 30 (16.39%) Security Cleared
11 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (13.66%) SC Cleared
14 24 (13.11%) Linux
14 24 (13.11%) Data Modelling
14 24 (13.11%) Shell Script
14 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (12.57%) Data Management
16 22 (12.02%) Finance
17 21 (11.48%) Big Data
18 20 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
19 19 (10.38%) Python
19 19 (10.38%) Oracle
19 19 (10.38%) Red Hat
19 19 (10.38%) PaaS
19 19 (10.38%) User Experience
19 19 (10.38%) Task Automation
20 18 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery

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 13 (7.10%) Apache Geronimo
1 13 (7.10%) Apache TomEE
1 13 (7.10%) JBoss
1 13 (7.10%) Tomcat
1 13 (7.10%) WebSphere
1 13 (7.10%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.73%) CMS
3 5 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.19%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.19%) Confluence
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.09%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) InVision
6 1 (0.55%) Marvel
6 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.09%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.55%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 55 (30.05%) Azure
2 43 (23.50%) Power Platform
3 19 (10.38%) PaaS
4 15 (8.20%) IaaS
5 14 (7.65%) Google Analytics
6 9 (4.92%) Office 365
7 7 (3.83%) SaaS
8 6 (3.28%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.73%) AWS
10 4 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.19%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (2.19%) GCP
11 3 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (1.09%) Apigee
12 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.09%) Force.com
12 2 (1.09%) GitHub
12 2 (1.09%) Heroku
12 2 (1.09%) PowerApps
12 2 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) DNS
2 7 (3.83%) DHCP
2 7 (3.83%) Firewall
3 3 (1.64%) VPN
4 2 (1.09%) 2G
4 2 (1.09%) 3G
4 2 (1.09%) 4G
4 2 (1.09%) Broadband
4 2 (1.09%) Junos
4 2 (1.09%) Skype
4 2 (1.09%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.55%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.55%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.55%) GSM
5 1 (0.55%) LTE
5 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.55%) UMTS
5 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.40%) Power BI
2 36 (19.67%) Data Lake
3 27 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (11.48%) Big Data
6 17 (9.29%) Hadoop
7 14 (7.65%) HDInsight
8 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.28%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.19%) GIS
11 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.64%) SAP BW
13 2 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.01%) JIRA
3 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.09%) ERwin
4 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.55%) Babel
5 1 (0.55%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.55%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.55%) Gatling
5 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.55%) JMeter
5 1 (0.55%) Mocha
5 1 (0.55%) Postman
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium
5 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 22 (12.02%) Finance
2 18 (9.84%) Marketing
3 11 (6.01%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.01%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.01%) Retail
4 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.28%) Publishing
6 4 (2.19%) Electronics
7 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.64%) Law
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (13.11%) Architect
2 22 (12.02%) Analyst
3 19 (10.38%) Developer
4 17 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) Consultant
6 13 (7.10%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.46%) Azure Engineer
7 10 (5.46%) Lead DevOps
7 10 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.92%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (4.92%) Data Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) WebSphere Specialist
9 8 (4.37%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.28%) Applications Specialist
11 6 (3.28%) Server Specialist
11 6 (3.28%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 5 (2.73%) Azure Architect
12 5 (2.73%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.10%) IBM Integration Bus
1 13 (7.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (6.01%) HTML
3 8 (4.37%) JSON
3 8 (4.37%) XML
4 5 (2.73%) CSS
5 4 (2.19%) .NET
5 4 (2.19%) React
6 2 (1.09%) HTML5
6 2 (1.09%) Kafka
6 2 (1.09%) Node.js
6 2 (1.09%) OAuth
6 2 (1.09%) OpenID
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.09%) REST
6 2 (1.09%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.55%) D3.js
7 1 (0.55%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.55%) JSLint
7 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.38%) User Experience
3 9 (4.92%) CMDB
4 5 (2.73%) Social Media
5 3 (1.64%) Blog
5 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.64%) EPoS
5 3 (1.64%) FMCG
5 3 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.64%) Robotics
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.09%) mPOS
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.11%) Linux
2 17 (9.29%) Windows
3 13 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.83%) VMS
5 2 (1.09%) Unix
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (25.68%) DevOps
4 35 (19.13%) Data Analytics
5 24 (13.11%) Data Modelling
6 23 (12.57%) Data Management
7 20 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (10.38%) Task Automation
9 18 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (9.84%) Machine Learning
10 17 (9.29%) Open Source
11 16 (8.74%) Data Architecture
11 16 (8.74%) Scrum
12 15 (8.20%) Data Analysis
12 15 (8.20%) Data Science
12 15 (8.20%) Test Automation
13 14 (7.65%) Project Management
13 14 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (7.10%) Project Delivery
15 12 (6.56%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.87%) SQL
2 24 (13.11%) Shell Script
3 19 (10.38%) Python
4 16 (8.74%) PowerShell
5 13 (7.10%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.10%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.46%) Java
7 5 (2.73%) R
8 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.09%) C#
9 2 (1.09%) Java 8
9 2 (1.09%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) ES6
10 1 (0.55%) Go
10 1 (0.55%) Groovy
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) Degree
4 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.55%) CCA
5 1 (0.55%) CISM
5 1 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.73%) GDPR
2 5 (2.73%) PMO
3 3 (1.64%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) NIST
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) GxP
5 1 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.73%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.55%) HDFS
4 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.55%) UAG
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) SCCM
2 7 (3.83%) Ansible
3 6 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.73%) CloudForms
4 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.64%) Terraform
6 2 (1.09%) Istio
7 1 (0.55%) Ambari
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.38%) Oracle
2 19 (10.38%) Red Hat
3 18 (9.84%) Google
4 15 (8.20%) Adobe
4 15 (8.20%) IBM
5 12 (6.56%) Informatica
5 12 (6.56%) SAP
6 10 (5.46%) Hortonworks
7 8 (4.37%) Tableau
8 4 (2.19%) ClickTale
8 4 (2.19%) ESRI
8 4 (2.19%) Snow
9 3 (1.64%) BMC
9 3 (1.64%) hybris
9 3 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.64%) Teradata
10 2 (1.09%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.09%) VMware