Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 73 114
Rank change year-on-year +24 +41 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 702 466 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.22% 2.92% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 3.47% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 277 210
South East median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £319 £270 £225
90th Percentile £587 £603 £638
England median daily rate £500 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £18.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.32% -5.66% +4.98%
10th Percentile £21.13 £15.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £52.85 £31.45 £47.63
England median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +36.00% +13.64% -8.77%

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 14,242 13,417 15,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.65% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,490 7,785 9,318
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 488 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% -12.09% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +23 310 £450 +7.14% 66
Berkshire +4 199 £443 +6.63% 37
Surrey -6 145 £462 -7.55% 29
Hampshire +5 108 £452 -9.60% 36
Buckinghamshire +48 72 £498 +47.41% 10
West Sussex +32 68 £475 -2.71% 2
Oxfordshire +21 39 £450 -6.74% 19
East Sussex +20 35 £350 +7.69% 6
Middlesex +4 20 £325 -29.73% 2
Kent +15 11 £400 +6.67% 9
Sussex - 2 £525 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 225 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
3 174 (24.79%) SQL
4 173 (24.64%) Big Data
5 167 (23.79%) Data Analytics
6 139 (19.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 131 (18.66%) Python
8 122 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
9 121 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
10 118 (16.81%) JavaScript
11 108 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 107 (15.24%) Marketing
13 100 (14.25%) Power BI
14 95 (13.53%) Visualisation
15 93 (13.25%) Data Modelling
15 93 (13.25%) ETL
16 90 (12.82%) Hadoop
17 84 (11.97%) HTML
18 83 (11.82%) Google
19 82 (11.68%) Degree
19 82 (11.68%) Linux
19 82 (11.68%) Finance
20 81 (11.54%) Data Lake
21 77 (10.97%) Data Science
21 77 (10.97%) SQL Server
22 74 (10.54%) Google Analytics
22 74 (10.54%) Data Quality
23 73 (10.40%) Data Analysis
24 72 (10.26%) Oracle
25 68 (9.69%) Java

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 56 (7.98%) Apache Spark
2 40 (5.70%) Apache
3 31 (4.42%) CMS
4 24 (3.42%) SAS
5 20 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.56%) Jupyter
6 18 (2.56%) nginx
7 15 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.99%) Drupal
9 13 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.00%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.85%) JBoss
13 5 (0.71%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.57%) IIS
14 4 (0.57%) Marvel
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.57%) SPSS
7 3 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) InVision
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 7 (1.00%) Eloqua
1 7 (1.00%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.85%) SAP APO
2 6 (0.85%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.71%) SAP MDM
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.57%) SessionCam
5 3 (0.43%) Global One
5 3 (0.43%) HFM
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 139 (19.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (10.54%) Google Analytics
3 65 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 30 (4.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 27 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
7 16 (2.28%) Data Lake Analytics
8 15 (2.14%) SaaS
9 14 (1.99%) GitHub
10 13 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (1.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 11 (1.57%) Serverless
12 10 (1.42%) Office 365
12 10 (1.42%) PaaS
13 9 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.85%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
15 6 (0.85%) IaaS
16 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.13%) SSL
2 21 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.42%) HTTP
4 8 (1.14%) Internet
4 8 (1.14%) Network Security
5 6 (0.85%) Firewall
6 5 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.71%) WAN
7 4 (0.57%) DNS
7 4 (0.57%) VPN
8 3 (0.43%) ASN.1
8 3 (0.43%) SSH
9 2 (0.28%) 5G
9 2 (0.28%) DWDM
9 2 (0.28%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.28%) IPsec
9 2 (0.28%) MPLS
9 2 (0.28%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.28%) RIP
9 2 (0.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (24.64%) Big Data
2 121 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (14.25%) Power BI
4 90 (12.82%) Hadoop
5 81 (11.54%) Data Lake
6 77 (10.97%) SQL Server
7 61 (8.69%) NoSQL
8 48 (6.84%) Relational Database
9 38 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (5.27%) MongoDB
11 31 (4.42%) Data Mining
12 28 (3.99%) Apache Hive
12 28 (3.99%) BusinessObjects
12 28 (3.99%) Qlik Sense
12 28 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (3.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 23 (3.28%) OLAP
14 22 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 38 (5.41%) JIRA
4 23 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (2.85%) Ant
5 20 (2.85%) Selenium
6 17 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.28%) Gatling
7 16 (2.28%) IntelliJ
8 13 (1.85%) Axure RP
9 12 (1.71%) Grunt
10 11 (1.57%) JUnit
10 11 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (1.57%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.42%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.42%) gulp
11 10 (1.42%) Sublime Text
12 6 (0.85%) Subversion
13 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.57%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 107 (15.24%) Marketing
2 82 (11.68%) Finance
3 31 (4.42%) Retail
3 31 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.85%) Legal
4 27 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (2.28%) Advertising
6 15 (2.14%) Games
7 10 (1.42%) Publishing
8 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.71%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) German Language
11 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (22.36%) Developer
2 125 (17.81%) Analyst
3 90 (12.82%) Architect
4 50 (7.12%) Consultant
5 42 (5.98%) Data Analyst
6 38 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 37 (5.27%) Data Scientist
8 36 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 31 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 27 (3.85%) Designer
11 25 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (2.85%) Project Manager
13 19 (2.71%) Azure Architect
13 19 (2.71%) Data Engineer
14 18 (2.56%) Analytics Manager
15 17 (2.42%) ETL Developer
15 17 (2.42%) Java Developer
16 15 (2.14%) Web Analyst
17 14 (1.99%) Business Manager
17 14 (1.99%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.97%) HTML
2 64 (9.12%) Kafka
3 60 (8.55%) CSS
4 51 (7.26%) AngularJS
5 46 (6.55%) jQuery
6 43 (6.13%) JSON
7 42 (5.98%) XML
8 32 (4.56%) React
9 29 (4.13%) Node.js
9 29 (4.13%) Web Services
10 28 (3.99%) HTML5
11 26 (3.70%) Spring
12 24 (3.42%) .NET
13 23 (3.28%) SOAP
14 21 (2.99%) RESTful
15 18 (2.56%) Servlets
16 17 (2.42%) Gherkin
16 17 (2.42%) Pandas
17 16 (2.28%) REST
18 15 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (8.55%) User Experience
3 41 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.99%) Social Media
7 19 (2.71%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.14%) Life Science
10 8 (1.14%) PMI
10 8 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.14%) Taxonomies
11 7 (1.00%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.85%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.68%) Linux
2 56 (7.98%) Windows
3 29 (4.13%) Unix
4 18 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.85%) VMS
6 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.57%) Android
8 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.57%) Solaris
8 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Fedora
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
3 167 (23.79%) Data Analytics
4 95 (13.53%) Visualisation
5 93 (13.25%) Data Modelling
5 93 (13.25%) ETL
6 77 (10.97%) Data Science
7 73 (10.40%) Data Analysis
8 68 (9.69%) Open Source
9 66 (9.40%) Machine Learning
9 66 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (9.12%) Data Management
11 61 (8.69%) Migration
12 57 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (7.98%) Scrum
14 53 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (7.26%) Business Analytics
15 51 (7.26%) DevOps
16 50 (7.12%) Project Management
17 49 (6.98%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 174 (24.79%) SQL
2 131 (18.66%) Python
3 118 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 68 (9.69%) Java
5 56 (7.98%) C#
6 55 (7.83%) R
7 31 (4.42%) Scala
8 28 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 26 (3.70%) Perl
10 24 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.99%) C
12 20 (2.85%) Ruby
13 17 (2.42%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.28%) Groovy
14 16 (2.28%) Haskell
15 13 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.71%) C++
17 10 (1.42%) Go
17 10 (1.42%) VBA
18 9 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (11.68%) Degree
2 42 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.71%) BC Cleared
6 9 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.14%) MBA
7 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.14%) PMP
8 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.71%) PhD
10 4 (0.57%) ISEB
11 3 (0.43%) ACCA
11 3 (0.43%) APMP
11 3 (0.43%) CIMA
12 2 (0.28%) CISSP
12 2 (0.28%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.54%) Data Quality
2 30 (4.27%) GDPR
3 15 (2.14%) QA
4 12 (1.71%) GCP
5 9 (1.28%) SLA
6 8 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 8 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.71%) PMO
8 3 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.28%) GxP
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (5.84%) Docker
2 15 (2.14%) Apache Flume
2 15 (2.14%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.28%) Btrfs
5 2 (0.28%) Firmware
5 2 (0.28%) HDFS
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (4.13%) Puppet
2 26 (3.70%) Kibana
3 18 (2.56%) Grafana
4 16 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.42%) Terraform
6 7 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.00%) Nagios
7 6 (0.85%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.85%) Mesos
7 6 (0.85%) SCCM
8 5 (0.71%) Ansible
9 3 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.43%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.28%) Consul
10 2 (0.28%) Graphite
10 2 (0.28%) logstash
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 108 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.82%) Google
3 72 (10.26%) Oracle
4 59 (8.40%) Tableau
5 57 (8.12%) SAP
6 45 (6.41%) Adobe
7 32 (4.56%) Cloudera
8 27 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (3.56%) Talend
10 17 (2.42%) Informatica
10 17 (2.42%) Splunk
10 17 (2.42%) Workday
11 13 (1.85%) Vertica
12 12 (1.71%) Ab Initio
12 12 (1.71%) IBM
13 10 (1.42%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.28%) Databricks
15 8 (1.14%) Optimizely
16 7 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (1.00%) Tealium