Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 130 127
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 282 318 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.71% 1.94% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.31% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 216 197
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £218 £216 £263
90th Percentile £588 £555 £550
England median daily rate £430 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.09% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 10
South East median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £16.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.58% -27.02%
10th Percentile £14.80 £11.22 £11.90
90th Percentile £24.30 £24.77 £23.97
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.72 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.62% -1.39% -12.09%

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 14,187 13,772 14,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.02% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,536 8,223 8,583
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 577
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 -36 106 £360 -20.00% 25
Berkshire -27 79 £369 -13.24% 6
Surrey -19 63 £500 +11.11% 13
Hampshire -6 43 £400 +6.67% 14
West Sussex +29 36 £425 +25.93% 2
East Sussex -8 21 £438 +25.90% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £275 +15.79% 7
Kent +6 10 £344 +44.74% 6
Oxfordshire -2 7 £581 +16.25% 12
Middlesex +7 3 £275 -21.88% 2
Sussex - 1 £575 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 90 (31.91%) SQL
2 68 (24.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (23.76%) Analytics
4 65 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (21.99%) Finance
6 55 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (18.44%) ETL
8 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
8 50 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (17.02%) Data Modelling
10 45 (15.96%) Data Quality
11 41 (14.54%) Business Analysis
12 39 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (13.83%) Oracle
13 38 (13.48%) Python
14 34 (12.06%) Data Management
15 32 (11.35%) SQL Server
15 32 (11.35%) Marketing
16 31 (10.99%) Java
17 29 (10.28%) Migration
18 28 (9.93%) Data Migration
18 28 (9.93%) Security Cleared
19 27 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
20 26 (9.22%) Windows
21 25 (8.87%) SDLC
22 24 (8.51%) Project Management
22 24 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
23 23 (8.16%) Big Data
24 20 (7.09%) Data Analytics

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 18 (6.38%) SAS
2 13 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.26%) Confluence
4 8 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.06%) CMS
8 3 (1.06%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Appian
10 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (24.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.77%) SPSS
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.06%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.06%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.71%) Sonata
3 2 (0.71%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.35%) Maximo
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.67%) Google Analytics
2 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.48%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (2.13%) PaaS
6 5 (1.77%) Office 365
7 4 (1.42%) SaaS
8 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.71%) IaaS
9 2 (0.71%) Serverless
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.71%) ASN.1
2 2 (0.71%) DNS
2 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) MQTT
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.16%) Big Data
4 20 (7.09%) Power BI
5 18 (6.38%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (3.19%) Data Mining
11 7 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 7 (2.48%) SSDT
12 6 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (2.13%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.13%) MS Access
12 6 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (1.77%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Toad
2 12 (4.26%) JIRA
3 6 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.77%) LSMW
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.06%) Maven
6 2 (0.71%) CMake
6 2 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.35%) Gradle
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (21.99%) Finance
2 32 (11.35%) Marketing
3 20 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.90%) Banking
5 6 (2.13%) Retail
6 5 (1.77%) Law
6 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.42%) Electronics
7 4 (1.42%) Games
8 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (58.87%) Analyst
2 74 (26.24%) Data Analyst
3 49 (17.38%) Business Analyst
4 44 (15.60%) Developer
5 17 (6.03%) SQL Developer
6 16 (5.67%) Consultant
7 14 (4.96%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 14 (4.96%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
7 14 (4.96%) Web Analyst
7 14 (4.96%) Web Analytics Analyst
8 13 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 13 (4.61%) Data Business Analyst
8 13 (4.61%) Excel Analyst
9 10 (3.55%) Data Scientist
10 9 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (2.84%) Power BI Developer
11 8 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.84%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (2.84%) SQL Data Analyst
12 7 (2.48%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.26%) Web Services
2 6 (2.13%) NumPy
3 5 (1.77%) Apache Camel
3 5 (1.77%) BAPI
3 5 (1.77%) JDBC
4 4 (1.42%) D3.js
4 4 (1.42%) Node.js
4 4 (1.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (1.42%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.06%) JPA
5 3 (1.06%) Matplotlib
5 3 (1.06%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.06%) REST
5 3 (1.06%) RESTful
5 3 (1.06%) Spring
5 3 (1.06%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.06%) Struts2
5 3 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.90%) User Experience
4 10 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.48%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.06%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.06%) Life Science
7 3 (1.06%) LIMS
7 3 (1.06%) Social Media
8 2 (0.71%) CMDB
8 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.35%) Fintech
9 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.35%) Robotics
9 1 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.22%) Windows
2 20 (7.09%) Linux
3 16 (5.67%) Unix
4 5 (1.77%) Solaris
5 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.76%) Analytics
2 65 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (18.44%) ETL
5 48 (17.02%) Data Modelling
6 41 (14.54%) Business Analysis
7 34 (12.06%) Data Management
8 29 (10.28%) Migration
9 28 (9.93%) Data Migration
10 27 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (8.87%) SDLC
12 24 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
12 24 (8.51%) Project Management
13 20 (7.09%) Data Analytics
13 20 (7.09%) Data Cleansing
13 20 (7.09%) Waterfall
14 19 (6.74%) Data Governance
14 19 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.38%) Data Science
15 18 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (31.91%) SQL
2 38 (13.48%) Python
3 31 (10.99%) Java
4 17 (6.03%) PL/SQL
5 16 (5.67%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.61%) R
7 12 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.90%) VBA
9 9 (3.19%) Perl
10 7 (2.48%) C
10 7 (2.48%) C++
10 7 (2.48%) Ruby
11 6 (2.13%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.77%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.42%) VB
14 3 (1.06%) Korn
15 2 (0.71%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.61%) Degree
4 6 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.77%) ISEB
6 3 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.35%) MBA
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.96%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.90%) PMO
3 7 (2.48%) GDPR
4 6 (2.13%) QA
5 5 (1.77%) SLA
6 4 (1.42%) GxP
7 3 (1.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (1.06%) GCP
7 3 (1.06%) GLP
7 3 (1.06%) GMP
7 3 (1.06%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.71%) IFRS
8 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.13%) HDFS
2 4 (1.42%) Docker
3 3 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.13%) Mesos
2 5 (1.77%) Nagios
3 4 (1.42%) Ansible
4 3 (1.06%) Puppet
5 2 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.83%) Oracle
3 20 (7.09%) Google
4 16 (5.67%) SAP
5 13 (4.61%) Workday
6 12 (4.26%) Tableau
7 7 (2.48%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.77%) Teradata
9 4 (1.42%) HP
9 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.06%) Trillium
11 2 (0.71%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.71%) FNZ
11 2 (0.71%) IFS
11 2 (0.71%) Imperva
11 2 (0.71%) Informatica
11 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.35%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.35%) Hortonworks