Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 123 134
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 327 307 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.97% 1.85% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.24% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 193 202
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £226 £263 £228
90th Percentile £565 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 13
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £18.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.71% -18.13% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.52 £10.51
90th Percentile £22.65 £29.10 £25.44
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -5.00% -12.09% -20.18%

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 13737 13730 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8241 8306 9370
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 548 602
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.68 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +2 192 £450 +13.64% 10
Berkshire +33 128 £425 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 48 £311 -22.19% 2
Surrey -8 46 £438 -0.57% 5
Hampshire 0 37 £425 - 3
East Sussex +10 23 £345 -27.37% 1
Oxfordshire -14 16 £500 +11.11% 7
Kent -4 10 £244 -18.75%
Middlesex +2 5 £352 -10.32%
West Sussex -18 3 £268 -33.13% 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 126 (38.53%) SQL
2 81 (24.77%) Finance
3 77 (23.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 71 (21.71%) Microsoft
5 69 (21.10%) Oracle
5 69 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (19.88%) Data Modelling
7 52 (15.90%) Migration
8 51 (15.60%) Retail
9 50 (15.29%) Analytics
10 48 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (13.46%) Data Migration
12 39 (11.93%) Data Quality
12 39 (11.93%) Business Analysis
13 38 (11.62%) IBM
14 36 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (10.40%) SQL Server
16 33 (10.09%) Management Information System
17 32 (9.79%) Project Management
18 30 (9.17%) SAP
18 30 (9.17%) ETL
18 30 (9.17%) Big Data
18 30 (9.17%) Security Cleared
19 29 (8.87%) Data Management
20 28 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
21 26 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
22 25 (7.65%) Unix
22 25 (7.65%) Data Architecture
22 25 (7.65%) Degree

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 17 (5.20%) SAS
2 13 (3.98%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.83%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.83%) Luigi
5 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.22%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.92%) Confluence
7 3 (0.92%) IIS
7 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Documentum
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 77 (23.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (7.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (4.89%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.83%) Pipeline Pilot
6 6 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.06%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (3.06%) Sonata
2 7 (2.14%) Primavera
3 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.83%) Oracle TCA
3 6 (1.83%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.22%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.61%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.31%) Maximo
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.45%) Network Security
2 5 (1.53%) Firewall
2 5 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.22%) DHCP
3 4 (1.22%) DNS
4 3 (0.92%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.92%) LAN
4 3 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) 4G
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) LDAP
5 1 (0.31%) MQTT
5 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.17%) Big Data
3 28 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.81%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.28%) DB2
7 13 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.06%) Data Mining
8 10 (3.06%) QlikView
9 9 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.14%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.14%) PowerPivot
12 6 (1.83%) GIS
12 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.83%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.06%) JIRA
3 6 (1.83%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (1.83%) Subversion
4 5 (1.53%) LSMW
5 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Gradle
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.31%) Toad
7 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 81 (24.77%) Finance
2 51 (15.60%) Retail
3 24 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.59%) Banking
5 10 (3.06%) Marketing
6 8 (2.45%) Publishing
7 7 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.53%) Legal
9 4 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 172 (52.60%) Analyst
2 85 (25.99%) Data Analyst
3 45 (13.76%) Developer
4 32 (9.79%) Business Analyst
5 31 (9.48%) Architect
6 29 (8.87%) Data Architect
7 19 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (4.89%) Consultant
8 16 (4.89%) SQL Analyst
9 12 (3.67%) Data Modeller
9 12 (3.67%) Report Analyst
9 12 (3.67%) SQL Data Analyst
10 11 (3.36%) Data Business Analyst
10 11 (3.36%) Excel Analyst
10 11 (3.36%) SQL Developer
10 11 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.06%) Python Developer
11 10 (3.06%) Service Analyst
12 9 (2.75%) Analyst Programmer
12 9 (2.75%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.59%) XML
2 9 (2.75%) CSS
2 9 (2.75%) JSON
2 9 (2.75%) Web Services
3 7 (2.14%) HTML
3 7 (2.14%) RESTful
3 7 (2.14%) SOAP
4 6 (1.83%) Django
4 6 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.83%) jQuery
4 6 (1.83%) Kafka
4 6 (1.83%) NumPy
4 6 (1.83%) REST
5 4 (1.22%) BAPI
5 4 (1.22%) LESS
6 3 (0.92%) .NET
6 3 (0.92%) MDX
6 3 (0.92%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.09%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.03%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.06%) User Experience
6 6 (1.83%) Life Science
7 5 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.22%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.92%) NHS
10 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.31%) Blog
11 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.31%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.65%) Unix
2 17 (5.20%) Windows
3 16 (4.89%) Linux
4 7 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.88%) Data Modelling
2 52 (15.90%) Migration
3 50 (15.29%) Analytics
4 48 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (13.46%) Data Migration
6 39 (11.93%) Business Analysis
7 36 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (9.79%) Project Management
9 30 (9.17%) ETL
10 29 (8.87%) Data Management
11 25 (7.65%) Data Architecture
12 23 (7.03%) Change Management
12 23 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (6.73%) ERP
13 22 (6.73%) ITIL
14 21 (6.42%) Data Mapping
14 21 (6.42%) Workflow
15 20 (6.12%) Data Analytics
16 15 (4.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (38.53%) SQL
2 22 (6.73%) Python
3 14 (4.28%) Java
4 11 (3.36%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.36%) VBA
5 8 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.45%) R
6 7 (2.14%) Perl
6 7 (2.14%) Ruby
7 5 (1.53%) Scala
8 4 (1.22%) C#
9 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.31%) C
10 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.31%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.65%) Degree
3 22 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.83%) PhD
6 3 (0.92%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB
7 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.61%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) ACCA
8 1 (0.31%) CIMA
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.93%) Data Quality
2 25 (7.65%) GDPR
3 19 (5.81%) SLA
4 11 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.83%) PMO
7 5 (1.53%) QA
8 2 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.61%) IFRS
9 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.92%) HDFS
3 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.14%) Kibana
2 5 (1.53%) EnCase
3 4 (1.22%) SCCM
4 3 (0.92%) logstash
5 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 69 (21.10%) Oracle
3 38 (11.62%) IBM
4 30 (9.17%) SAP
5 17 (5.20%) JDA
6 14 (4.28%) Tableau
7 7 (2.14%) VMware
8 6 (1.83%) HP
8 6 (1.83%) Netezza
8 6 (1.83%) RapidMiner
8 6 (1.83%) Splunk
9 5 (1.53%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.53%) Cognos
10 4 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.92%) Talend
11 3 (0.92%) Teradata
12 2 (0.61%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.61%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.61%) McAfee
12 2 (0.61%) Workday