Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 52 69
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 +39
Contract jobs citing Analytics 681 678 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.62% 4.03% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 4.72% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 416 292
South East median daily rate £475 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.32% +6.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £303 £303 £251
90th Percentile £612 £588 £645
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 8
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £41.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.14% +176.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20.78 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £71.12 £52.75 £20.43
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.78 £23.75
% change year-on-year +30.72% +12.74% +15.85%

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 12,875 14,355 12,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.25% 85.30% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,753 8,483 7,459
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £276 £281 £263
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 466 515
South East median hourly rate £27.24 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.82% +4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.67 £11.32
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.40
England median hourly rate £24.70 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.25% -12.00% +8.70%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +10 305 £475 +5.56% 53
Berkshire +4 224 £475 - 30
Hampshire +22 163 £506 +6.58% 19
Surrey +3 109 £470 +4.44% 11
East Sussex +21 61 £425 +88.89% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 54 £423 -11.05% 10
West Sussex -9 30 £475 - 3
Oxfordshire +9 27 £513 +36.67% 13
Kent +1 12 £525 +31.25% 8
Middlesex +3 3 £310 -34.91% 3
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 267 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (30.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (29.07%) SQL
4 173 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
5 169 (24.82%) Microsoft
6 127 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
7 125 (18.36%) Data Analytics
8 123 (18.06%) DevOps
9 117 (17.18%) Python
10 109 (16.01%) Big Data
11 105 (15.42%) Data Science
12 103 (15.12%) Finance
13 102 (14.98%) Google
14 91 (13.36%) Google Analytics
15 88 (12.92%) Power Platform
15 88 (12.92%) Power BI
16 86 (12.63%) Visualisation
17 83 (12.19%) Machine Learning
17 83 (12.19%) Scrum
17 83 (12.19%) Data Lake
18 82 (12.04%) Data Modelling
19 81 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
20 78 (11.45%) HTML
21 77 (11.31%) Degree
22 75 (11.01%) JavaScript
22 75 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
23 74 (10.87%) Java
24 73 (10.72%) Data Management
25 71 (10.43%) PaaS
26 70 (10.28%) Windows

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 68 (9.99%) Apache Spark
2 60 (8.81%) Apache
3 44 (6.46%) CMS
4 26 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (3.67%) Jupyter
6 21 (3.08%) SAS
7 16 (2.35%) JBoss
7 16 (2.35%) nginx
7 16 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.35%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.91%) Drupal
9 10 (1.47%) Apache Qpid
9 10 (1.47%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.32%) Confluence
11 8 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.03%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.59%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 37 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.11%) Photoshop
3 22 (3.23%) Sketch
4 21 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (2.06%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.17%) Figma
9 7 (1.03%) Adobe XD
9 7 (1.03%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.44%) InVision
12 2 (0.29%) SPSS
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
4 7 (1.03%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.73%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 5 (0.73%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.29%) SAP CS
8 2 (0.29%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.15%) Data Workbench
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 210 (30.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (13.36%) Google Analytics
3 88 (12.92%) Power Platform
4 71 (10.43%) PaaS
5 57 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (5.29%) IaaS
7 34 (4.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (4.26%) Adobe Analytics
9 27 (3.96%) Azure Machine Learning
10 24 (3.52%) Azure Data Factory
10 24 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (3.08%) Data Lake Analytics
11 21 (3.08%) Serverless
12 19 (2.79%) GitHub
13 18 (2.64%) SaaS
14 14 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
15 13 (1.91%) Office 365
16 12 (1.76%) G Suite
16 12 (1.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.23%) SSL
3 17 (2.50%) HTTP
4 15 (2.20%) Firewall
5 13 (1.91%) Internet
6 10 (1.47%) VPN
7 6 (0.88%) 4G
7 6 (0.88%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.59%) 3G
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.59%) DNS
8 4 (0.59%) Skype
8 4 (0.59%) VoIP
9 3 (0.44%) 2G
9 3 (0.44%) LTE
9 3 (0.44%) SSH
9 3 (0.44%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.44%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.01%) Big Data
2 88 (12.92%) Power BI
3 83 (12.19%) Data Lake
4 81 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (8.22%) Hadoop
6 55 (8.08%) NoSQL
7 52 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (6.90%) HDInsight
9 43 (6.31%) SQL Server
10 30 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (4.11%) Geospatial Data
12 26 (3.82%) MongoDB
13 25 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 24 (3.52%) Apache Hive
14 24 (3.52%) Cosmos DB
14 24 (3.52%) GIS
15 23 (3.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 23 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (3.23%) Impala
17 16 (2.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 41 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 36 (5.29%) Jenkins
5 30 (4.41%) JIRA
6 18 (2.64%) Axure RP
7 17 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.50%) Grunt
7 17 (2.50%) gulp
7 17 (2.50%) IntelliJ
7 17 (2.50%) JUnit
7 17 (2.50%) Selenium
8 16 (2.35%) Ant
8 16 (2.35%) Gatling
8 16 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 16 (2.35%) Sublime Text
9 5 (0.73%) Maven
10 4 (0.59%) CocoaPods
10 4 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 103 (15.12%) Finance
2 60 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 48 (7.05%) Marketing
4 24 (3.52%) Retail
5 17 (2.50%) Publishing
6 16 (2.35%) Banking
6 16 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.06%) Legal
8 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.73%) German Language
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Military
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (23.79%) Analyst
2 91 (13.36%) Developer
3 65 (9.54%) Business Analyst
4 48 (7.05%) Architect
4 48 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (6.61%) Consultant
6 41 (6.02%) Data Analyst
6 41 (6.02%) Designer
7 39 (5.73%) Azure Engineer
8 31 (4.55%) Data Engineer
9 30 (4.41%) Data Architect
9 30 (4.41%) UX Designer
10 28 (4.11%) Azure DevOps
10 28 (4.11%) Data Scientist
11 24 (3.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.38%) Digital Analyst
13 21 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 20 (2.94%) Big Data Engineer
15 17 (2.50%) Data Consultant
16 15 (2.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.45%) HTML
2 65 (9.54%) CSS
3 38 (5.58%) HTML5
4 37 (5.43%) XML
5 36 (5.29%) Kafka
6 33 (4.85%) .NET
6 33 (4.85%) AngularJS
7 32 (4.70%) JSON
8 30 (4.41%) jQuery
8 30 (4.41%) Node.js
9 23 (3.38%) REST
9 23 (3.38%) SOAP
10 19 (2.79%) Spring
11 17 (2.50%) CSS3
11 17 (2.50%) React
12 16 (2.35%) EJB
12 16 (2.35%) Gherkin
12 16 (2.35%) Hibernate
12 16 (2.35%) Play Framework
12 16 (2.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 127 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.66%) User Experience
3 26 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.20%) Life Science
6 14 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.47%) Social Media
9 8 (1.17%) CMDB
9 8 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.03%) NHS
10 7 (1.03%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.73%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.73%) TM Forum
13 4 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.28%) Windows
2 65 (9.54%) Linux
3 24 (3.52%) Unix
4 17 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.76%) Android
6 12 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.32%) CentOS
8 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
3 125 (18.36%) Data Analytics
4 123 (18.06%) DevOps
5 105 (15.42%) Data Science
6 86 (12.63%) Visualisation
7 83 (12.19%) Machine Learning
7 83 (12.19%) Scrum
8 82 (12.04%) Data Modelling
9 75 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (10.72%) Data Management
11 61 (8.96%) Artificial Intelligence
12 60 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 57 (8.37%) Data Visualisation
14 56 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (8.08%) Test Automation
16 48 (7.05%) Open Source
16 48 (7.05%) Use Case
17 46 (6.75%) CRM
18 45 (6.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (29.07%) SQL
2 117 (17.18%) Python
3 75 (11.01%) JavaScript
4 74 (10.87%) Java
5 60 (8.81%) PowerShell
6 46 (6.75%) C#
7 35 (5.14%) R
8 33 (4.85%) Scala
9 21 (3.08%) Ruby
10 20 (2.94%) Perl
11 18 (2.64%) C
12 16 (2.35%) Groovy
12 16 (2.35%) Haskell
13 15 (2.20%) C++
14 13 (1.91%) PHP
15 10 (1.47%) U-SQL
16 9 (1.32%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.03%) Go
18 6 (0.88%) Apple Swift
19 5 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 77 (11.31%) Degree
2 42 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.06%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.88%) CCNA
8 6 (0.88%) CCNP
8 6 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.88%) MCSA
8 6 (0.88%) MCSE
8 6 (0.88%) PMP
9 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.73%) ISEB
10 4 (0.59%) MCITP
10 4 (0.59%) PhD
10 4 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.59%) VCP6
10 4 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.38%) QA
3 14 (2.06%) GDPR
4 10 (1.47%) PMO
5 6 (0.88%) SLA
6 3 (0.44%) GxP
6 3 (0.44%) HL7
7 2 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (6.75%) Docker
2 34 (4.99%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.17%) HDFS
4 8 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.88%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (5.14%) Puppet
2 29 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 28 (4.11%) Ansible
4 27 (3.96%) Terraform
5 20 (2.94%) Kibana
6 17 (2.50%) Grafana
7 8 (1.17%) SCCM
8 6 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.73%) Packer
10 4 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.59%) Oozie
10 4 (0.59%) PaperCut
10 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.59%) SCOM
10 4 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 169 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 102 (14.98%) Google
3 52 (7.64%) Adobe
4 46 (6.75%) Tableau
5 39 (5.73%) Oracle
6 38 (5.58%) SAP
7 20 (2.94%) Databricks
8 17 (2.50%) Cloudera
9 13 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.62%) Cisco
10 11 (1.62%) Hotjar
10 11 (1.62%) VMware
10 11 (1.62%) webMethods
11 10 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.17%) CA
12 8 (1.17%) Workday
13 7 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.03%) Talend
14 6 (0.88%) Informatica