Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 48 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 +30
Contract jobs citing Analytics 656 707 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.51% 4.26% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 4.93% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 384 325
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.54% +2.94% +2.27%
10th Percentile £318 £319 £268
90th Percentile £650 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £490 £493
% change year-on-year +2.04% -0.51% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 14
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.76% +43.10% +47.88%
10th Percentile £20.38 £21.42 £15.41
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.45 £46.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -26.47% +17.24% +41.46%

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 12,641 14,336 13,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.82% 86.46% 84.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,534 8,605 8,156
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.95% +3.63%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £258
90th Percentile £610 £588 £568
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 522 477
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +21.95% -10.87%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year +21.95% -11.41% -1.53%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +7 295 £475 - 65
Berkshire +10 232 £500 +11.11% 34
Hampshire +25 133 £475 +2.70% 35
Surrey +13 129 £485 +4.86% 32
East Sussex +11 52 £443 +1.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 47 £388 -22.50% 17
West Sussex -20 32 £438 -7.89% 8
Oxfordshire +14 16 £506 +6.58% 14
Sussex +4 5 £450 -14.29%
Kent -5 5 £625 +56.25% 10
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 213 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (29.12%) SQL
3 164 (25.00%) Azure
4 151 (23.02%) Microsoft
5 149 (22.71%) Business Intelligence
6 139 (21.19%) Data Analytics
7 125 (19.05%) DevOps
8 121 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
9 116 (17.68%) Finance
10 102 (15.55%) Power Platform
11 101 (15.40%) Power BI
12 89 (13.57%) Python
12 89 (13.57%) Big Data
13 88 (13.41%) Google
14 87 (13.26%) Data Science
15 86 (13.11%) Data Lake
16 79 (12.04%) Scrum
17 78 (11.89%) Data Modelling
18 77 (11.74%) Google Analytics
19 76 (11.59%) Windows
20 72 (10.98%) PowerShell
21 70 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
22 68 (10.37%) Visualisation
23 67 (10.21%) Data Management
24 66 (10.06%) Linux
25 65 (9.91%) JavaScript
26 64 (9.76%) User Experience
27 62 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 60 (9.15%) Degree
28 60 (9.15%) HTML

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 31 (4.73%) CMS
1 31 (4.73%) SAS
2 22 (3.35%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.74%) Apache
4 11 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.37%) Drupal
5 9 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.22%) Jupyter
7 7 (1.07%) nginx
7 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.91%) Confluence
8 6 (0.91%) JBoss
9 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.46%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.83%) Sketch
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Eloqua
2 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.91%) SessionCam
3 4 (0.61%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.30%) BPCS
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 164 (25.00%) Azure
2 102 (15.55%) Power Platform
3 77 (11.74%) Google Analytics
4 50 (7.62%) AWS
5 43 (6.55%) PaaS
6 30 (4.57%) IaaS
7 27 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (3.96%) Data Lake Analytics
9 25 (3.81%) SaaS
10 23 (3.51%) GCP
11 17 (2.59%) Office 365
12 15 (2.29%) Adobe Analytics
12 15 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 13 (1.98%) Serverless
14 12 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (1.52%) GitHub
16 9 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.66%) Firewall
2 22 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.35%) VPN
3 17 (2.59%) HTTP
4 16 (2.44%) SAN
5 14 (2.13%) Internet
6 13 (1.98%) DNS
7 12 (1.83%) SSL
8 11 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.22%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.22%) SMTP
10 8 (1.22%) WAN
11 7 (1.07%) NAS
12 6 (0.91%) 4G
12 6 (0.91%) 802.11
12 6 (0.91%) BGP
12 6 (0.91%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (15.40%) Power BI
2 89 (13.57%) Big Data
3 86 (13.11%) Data Lake
4 62 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (8.08%) SQL Server
7 42 (6.40%) Hadoop
8 41 (6.25%) HDInsight
9 39 (5.95%) Relational Database
10 27 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 27 (4.12%) NoSQL
11 22 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (2.90%) Apache Hive
12 19 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (2.59%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.98%) Cosmos DB
16 13 (1.98%) PowerPivot
17 12 (1.83%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 56 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 43 (6.55%) Visual Studio
3 42 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.42%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.51%) JIRA
6 9 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.37%) Selenium
7 8 (1.22%) Grunt
7 8 (1.22%) gulp
7 8 (1.22%) IntelliJ
7 8 (1.22%) webpack
8 7 (1.07%) Ant
8 7 (1.07%) Gatling
8 7 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (1.07%) Sublime Text
9 6 (0.91%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.91%) JUnit
9 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 116 (17.68%) Finance
2 58 (8.84%) Marketing
3 54 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.27%) Retail
5 24 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (2.90%) Banking
7 13 (1.98%) Legal
8 10 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.22%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.22%) Publishing
10 5 (0.76%) Billing
10 5 (0.76%) Games
11 4 (0.61%) Military
12 3 (0.46%) German Language
12 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 153 (23.32%) Analyst
2 71 (10.82%) Developer
3 63 (9.60%) Business Analyst
4 58 (8.84%) Architect
5 47 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (6.55%) Data Analyst
7 42 (6.40%) Azure Engineer
8 35 (5.34%) Consultant
9 33 (5.03%) Azure DevOps
10 29 (4.42%) Data Architect
11 26 (3.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 22 (3.35%) Designer
13 20 (3.05%) Data Engineer
14 19 (2.90%) Data Scientist
14 19 (2.90%) UX Designer
15 17 (2.59%) Analytics Manager
15 17 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
16 15 (2.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.15%) HTML
2 54 (8.23%) CSS
3 29 (4.42%) JSON
4 28 (4.27%) .NET
4 28 (4.27%) HTML5
5 23 (3.51%) Kafka
6 19 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 18 (2.74%) CSS3
7 18 (2.74%) Web Services
8 17 (2.59%) XML
9 16 (2.44%) MDX
10 15 (2.29%) jQuery
10 15 (2.29%) Spring
11 14 (2.13%) Node.js
12 13 (1.98%) React
13 11 (1.68%) REST
13 11 (1.68%) Sass
13 11 (1.68%) SOAP
13 11 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 121 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (9.76%) User Experience
3 21 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.13%) Replication
6 13 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.52%) Life Science
8 10 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.52%) Social Media
9 9 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.76%) PKI
13 4 (0.61%) PMI
13 4 (0.61%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.59%) Windows
2 66 (10.06%) Linux
3 14 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (1.98%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.83%) Unix
6 10 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.37%) Android
8 7 (1.07%) CentOS
9 4 (0.61%) VMS
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (22.71%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (21.19%) Data Analytics
4 125 (19.05%) DevOps
5 87 (13.26%) Data Science
6 79 (12.04%) Scrum
7 78 (11.89%) Data Modelling
8 70 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (10.37%) Visualisation
10 67 (10.21%) Data Management
11 59 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (8.23%) ETL
12 54 (8.23%) Infrastructure as Code
13 53 (8.08%) Data Analysis
14 45 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 45 (6.86%) Project Management
15 40 (6.10%) Computer Science
15 40 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (6.10%) Machine Learning
16 38 (5.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 191 (29.12%) SQL
2 89 (13.57%) Python
3 72 (10.98%) PowerShell
4 65 (9.91%) JavaScript
5 40 (6.10%) R
6 36 (5.49%) C#
6 36 (5.49%) Java
7 17 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 17 (2.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 16 (2.44%) Ruby
9 14 (2.13%) Perl
10 12 (1.83%) Scala
11 11 (1.68%) C
12 10 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.37%) U-SQL
14 8 (1.22%) ES6
15 7 (1.07%) C++
15 7 (1.07%) Groovy
15 7 (1.07%) Haskell
16 5 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (9.15%) Degree
2 49 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.37%) MCSA
6 8 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.07%) CCNA
7 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.07%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.07%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.07%) MCSE
7 7 (1.07%) PhD
7 7 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.91%) CCNP
9 5 (0.76%) CISSP
9 5 (0.76%) GCIA
9 5 (0.76%) GCIH
9 5 (0.76%) PMP
9 5 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.03%) Data Quality
1 33 (5.03%) QA
2 15 (2.29%) PMO
3 6 (0.91%) GDPR
4 4 (0.61%) NCSC
4 4 (0.61%) NIST
4 4 (0.61%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.57%) Docker
3 20 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.07%) HDFS
5 7 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.76%) vCloud
6 5 (0.76%) vSphere
7 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (4.57%) Ansible
2 26 (3.96%) Terraform
3 22 (3.35%) Puppet
4 18 (2.74%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.68%) Kibana
6 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.22%) Grafana
7 8 (1.22%) Oozie
8 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.91%) SCCM
10 5 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (0.76%) OpenView
10 5 (0.76%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.61%) logstash
11 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.61%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.61%) SCOM
11 4 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 151 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.41%) Google
3 50 (7.62%) Tableau
4 44 (6.71%) Oracle
5 34 (5.18%) SAP
6 32 (4.88%) Adobe
7 22 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (3.20%) Databricks
9 20 (3.05%) Hotjar
10 18 (2.74%) Splunk
11 16 (2.44%) Cisco
12 11 (1.68%) VMware
13 10 (1.52%) Talend
14 9 (1.37%) Apple
14 9 (1.37%) Cloudera
14 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.37%) Yahoo!
15 8 (1.22%) Juniper
15 8 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (1.22%) Remedy