Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 17 July 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.

Data Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 131 139
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 286 283 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 1.78% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.13% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 188 189
South East median daily rate £438 £453 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +16.03% +4.00%
10th Percentile £241 £216 £229
90th Percentile £574 £538 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 12
South East median hourly rate £34.25 £17.25 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.55% +24.10% -24.10%
10th Percentile £21.90 £11.53 £11.10
90th Percentile £150.75 £19.50 £22.69
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.82 £17.75
% change year-on-year +26.14% +11.66% -19.32%

Data Analysis 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 14,505 13,292 15,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.03% 83.42% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,604 7,720 9,488
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 519 573
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.87% +11.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.30 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in the South East

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 +13 104 £400 +6.67% 46
Berkshire -5 68 £375 - 20
Surrey -61 64 £530 +7.07% 13
Hampshire +20 63 £421 +12.27% 12
West Sussex +11 29 £415 -11.23% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 25 £375 +100.00% 5
East Sussex -3 14 £463 +5.71% 3
Oxfordshire -3 11 £520 +9.47% 21
Kent +13 7 £338 -35.71% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £275 -42.65%
Sussex - 1 £575 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 96 (33.57%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (33.22%) SQL
3 70 (24.48%) Analytics
4 69 (24.13%) Finance
5 65 (22.73%) Oracle
6 59 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 53 (18.53%) Data Modelling
7 53 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (17.13%) Data Management
9 43 (15.03%) Python
9 43 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (14.69%) Microsoft
11 41 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (13.99%) Unix
12 40 (13.99%) Visualisation
13 39 (13.64%) ETL
14 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
14 38 (13.29%) Security Cleared
14 38 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (11.54%) Business Analysis
15 33 (11.54%) Degree
16 31 (10.84%) Big Data
17 30 (10.49%) Data Cleansing
18 29 (10.14%) Migration
19 27 (9.44%) Project Management
19 27 (9.44%) Linux
20 26 (9.09%) Telecoms
20 26 (9.09%) Tableau
21 25 (8.74%) Open Source
22 24 (8.39%) SC Cleared

Data Analysis
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 (4.55%) Jupyter
1 13 (4.55%) SAS
2 10 (3.50%) Confluence
2 10 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.10%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.05%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.05%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.70%) InDesign
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.90%) Sonata
2 9 (3.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.40%) Infor M3
4 4 (1.40%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.70%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.35%) Maximo
6 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.35%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.10%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.75%) PaaS
4 4 (1.40%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) Office 365
5 3 (1.05%) Serverless
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.35%) Logentries
7 1 (0.35%) Loggly
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Slack
7 1 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.05%) ASN.1
2 3 (1.05%) Skype
3 2 (0.70%) MQTT
3 2 (0.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
4 1 (0.35%) DHCP
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.84%) Big Data
4 22 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 17 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.24%) Power BI
7 12 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.50%) QlikView
9 9 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.80%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.45%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.75%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.40%) HBase
14 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.50%) JIRA
2 8 (2.80%) LSMW
3 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.75%) Toad
4 4 (1.40%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.40%) Maven
5 3 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.70%) CMake
6 2 (0.70%) Gradle
6 2 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.35%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.35%) ERwin
7 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (24.13%) Finance
2 26 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.90%) Marketing
4 12 (4.20%) Games
5 8 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.10%) Banking
7 5 (1.75%) Law
8 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.05%) French Language
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Retail
10 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 2 (0.70%) German Language
10 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 148 (51.75%) Analyst
2 51 (17.83%) Data Analyst
3 42 (14.69%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.84%) Developer
5 26 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 20 (6.99%) Consultant
7 18 (6.29%) Architect
7 18 (6.29%) Oracle Analyst
8 17 (5.94%) Administrator
9 16 (5.59%) Data Scientist
9 16 (5.59%) Pensions Analyst
10 15 (5.24%) Data Architect
11 13 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (3.50%) Report Analyst
13 8 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (2.80%) Excel Analyst
13 8 (2.80%) Power BI Developer
13 8 (2.80%) SQL Data Analyst
14 7 (2.45%) Data Business Analyst
14 7 (2.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.55%) Matplotlib
1 13 (4.55%) NumPy
1 13 (4.55%) Pandas
2 12 (4.20%) D3.js
2 12 (4.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (4.20%) Unreal Engine
3 9 (3.15%) Web Services
4 7 (2.45%) XML
5 5 (1.75%) Apache Camel
5 5 (1.75%) J2EE
5 5 (1.75%) YAML
6 4 (1.40%) EJB
6 4 (1.40%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.40%) IDoc
6 4 (1.40%) JPA
6 4 (1.40%) Kafka
6 4 (1.40%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.40%) REST
6 4 (1.40%) Spring MVC
6 4 (1.40%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 96 (33.57%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.24%) User Experience
4 8 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.75%) Life Science
7 5 (1.75%) LIMS
8 4 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.40%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.05%) Social Media
10 2 (0.70%) CMDB
10 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) FMCG
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
11 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.99%) Unix
2 27 (9.44%) Linux
3 20 (6.99%) Windows
4 4 (1.40%) Solaris
5 2 (0.70%) AIX
5 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.48%) Analytics
2 53 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.53%) Data Modelling
3 49 (17.13%) Data Management
4 43 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (13.99%) Visualisation
6 39 (13.64%) ETL
7 38 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 30 (10.49%) Data Cleansing
10 29 (10.14%) Migration
11 27 (9.44%) Project Management
12 25 (8.74%) Open Source
13 24 (8.39%) Decision-Making
13 24 (8.39%) ERP
14 23 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (7.69%) Data Science
15 22 (7.69%) Mathematics
16 21 (7.34%) Data Migration
16 21 (7.34%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 95 (33.22%) SQL
2 43 (15.03%) Python
3 24 (8.39%) Java
4 20 (6.99%) R
5 14 (4.90%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.50%) Perl
7 9 (3.15%) VBA
8 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.80%) Ruby
9 7 (2.45%) Scala
10 6 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.75%) Korn
12 3 (1.05%) VB
13 2 (0.70%) C
13 2 (0.70%) C++
13 2 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.35%) Go
14 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.54%) Degree
3 24 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.75%) ISEB
5 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) MCSE
5 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.70%) CCNA
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.35%) MBA
8 1 (0.35%) VCP5
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.80%) PMO
3 5 (1.75%) GxP
4 3 (1.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.05%) GCP
4 3 (1.05%) GLP
4 3 (1.05%) GMP
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (2.10%) HDFS
2 5 (1.75%) Docker
3 4 (1.40%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.10%) Ansible
1 6 (2.10%) Kibana
1 6 (2.10%) Mesos
1 6 (2.10%) Puppet
2 5 (1.75%) Nagios
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Graylog
4 1 (0.35%) logstash
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (22.73%) Oracle
2 42 (14.69%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.09%) Tableau
4 21 (7.34%) SAP
5 14 (4.90%) FNZ
6 11 (3.85%) Cloudera
7 9 (3.15%) IFS
8 8 (2.80%) Google
9 7 (2.45%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.75%) Netezza
10 5 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.40%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.40%) VMware
12 3 (1.05%) Adobe
12 3 (1.05%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.70%) Appcelerator
13 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.70%) Greenplum