Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 127 122
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 288 273 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.72% 1.77% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.13% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 188 204
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £225
90th Percentile £553 £539 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 22
South East median hourly rate £13.75 £17.56 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +26.29% -18.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £17.05 £10.74
90th Percentile £91.75 £18.99 £50.02
England median hourly rate £21.33 £19.82 £18.74
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.75% -10.62%

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 14,149 12,796 14,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.42% 82.96% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,328 7,422 9,000
South East median daily rate £435 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +4.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £565 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 513 577
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.61%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.34
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.11% +11.51%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -15 115 £425 +1.49% 57
Surrey -39 76 £475 -3.06% 10
Berkshire -14 67 £425 +13.33% 27
Hampshire +30 55 £422 +16.33% 11
Buckinghamshire +2 37 £315 -10.00% 8
West Sussex +2 24 £525 +12.30% 5
Oxfordshire -21 11 £488 -2.50% 22
East Sussex -5 6 £475 - 5
Kent +4 3 £388 -29.55% 2
Middlesex -10 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £385 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 130 (45.14%) SQL
2 114 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (26.39%) Finance
4 74 (25.69%) Oracle
5 57 (19.79%) Analytics
6 56 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (19.10%) Data Modelling
8 54 (18.75%) Data Management
9 53 (18.40%) Microsoft Excel
10 51 (17.71%) Python
11 48 (16.67%) Visualisation
12 47 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (16.32%) Unix
13 46 (15.97%) Security Cleared
14 45 (15.63%) Business Analysis
14 45 (15.63%) Degree
15 42 (14.58%) Decision-Making
16 41 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
18 38 (13.19%) Tableau
19 37 (12.85%) R
20 36 (12.50%) Statistics
20 36 (12.50%) ETL
20 36 (12.50%) Migration
21 35 (12.15%) Data Mining
21 35 (12.15%) Mathematics
22 34 (11.81%) SC Cleared
22 34 (11.81%) Data Cleansing
23 32 (11.11%) Machine Learning
24 31 (10.76%) Data Science

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 22 (7.64%) Jupyter
2 17 (5.90%) SAS
3 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.43%) Confluence
4 7 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 53 (18.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.04%) InDesign
6 3 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.04%) SPSS
7 2 (0.69%) Pipeline Pilot
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.86%) Sonata
2 6 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.39%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.04%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.69%) Primavera
6 2 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.69%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.39%) Slack
2 4 (1.39%) Trello
3 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.04%) PaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.35%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Logentries
5 1 (0.35%) Loggly
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.35%) Serverless
5 1 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) SMS
2 2 (0.69%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.35%) MQTT
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (12.15%) Data Mining
3 30 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 29 (10.07%) Big Data
5 23 (7.99%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.56%) QlikView
7 14 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.51%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (3.82%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.13%) Data Mart
12 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.08%) Apache Hive
13 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.08%) Power BI
14 5 (1.74%) HBase
14 5 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (1.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (2.78%) LSMW
2 7 (2.43%) Axure RP
2 7 (2.43%) JIRA
3 6 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.35%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.35%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) Gradle
5 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.35%) ProC
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.35%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 76 (26.39%) Finance
2 24 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.29%) Games
4 14 (4.86%) Banking
5 8 (2.78%) Retail
6 5 (1.74%) Marketing
6 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.39%) Billing
7 4 (1.39%) Legal
7 4 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.04%) French Language
8 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) German Language
9 2 (0.69%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 153 (53.13%) Analyst
2 63 (21.88%) Data Analyst
3 40 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.76%) Systems Analyst
5 29 (10.07%) Developer
6 28 (9.72%) Data Scientist
7 26 (9.03%) Architect
8 21 (7.29%) Oracle Analyst
9 18 (6.25%) Data Architect
9 18 (6.25%) Pensions Analyst
10 17 (5.90%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (4.86%) Consultant
12 12 (4.17%) Administrator
12 12 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (3.82%) Report Analyst
14 10 (3.47%) Data Business Analyst
15 8 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
15 8 (2.78%) Excel Analyst
15 8 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
16 7 (2.43%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.64%) D3.js
1 22 (7.64%) Matplotlib
1 22 (7.64%) NumPy
1 22 (7.64%) Pandas
2 20 (6.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 20 (6.94%) Unreal Engine
3 15 (5.21%) XML
4 8 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (2.78%) Web Services
5 4 (1.39%) .NET
5 4 (1.39%) BAPI
5 4 (1.39%) EDI
5 4 (1.39%) IDoc
6 3 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.04%) YAML
7 2 (0.69%) J2EE
7 2 (0.69%) JSON
7 2 (0.69%) Kafka
7 2 (0.69%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 114 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.64%) User Experience
3 20 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.86%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.69%) CMDB
10 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.69%) FMCG
10 2 (0.69%) Life Science
10 2 (0.69%) LIMS
10 2 (0.69%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.35%) EPoS
11 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.32%) Unix
2 16 (5.56%) Linux
3 6 (2.08%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.79%) Analytics
2 56 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (19.10%) Data Modelling
4 54 (18.75%) Data Management
5 48 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 47 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 42 (14.58%) Decision-Making
9 41 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (12.50%) ETL
10 36 (12.50%) Migration
10 36 (12.50%) Statistics
11 35 (12.15%) Mathematics
12 34 (11.81%) Data Cleansing
13 32 (11.11%) Machine Learning
14 31 (10.76%) Data Science
15 30 (10.42%) Open Source
16 28 (9.72%) ERP
17 27 (9.38%) Project Management
18 26 (9.03%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 130 (45.14%) SQL
2 51 (17.71%) Python
3 37 (12.85%) R
4 16 (5.56%) Java
5 13 (4.51%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.78%) Perl
7 7 (2.43%) Scala
7 7 (2.43%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.43%) VBA
8 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.74%) C
9 5 (1.74%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.04%) C++
11 3 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.04%) Korn
12 2 (0.69%) C#
13 1 (0.35%) Tcl
13 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.63%) Degree
3 34 (11.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.39%) MCSE
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.69%) CCNA
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) CISA
7 1 (0.35%) CISM
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.60%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.13%) PMO
3 6 (2.08%) GDPR
4 3 (1.04%) QA
4 3 (1.04%) SLA
5 2 (0.69%) GxP
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (1.74%) Apache Flume
1 5 (1.74%) HDFS
2 2 (0.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.13%) Kibana
2 4 (1.39%) logstash
3 3 (1.04%) Ansible
3 3 (1.04%) Puppet
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) Graylog
5 1 (0.35%) Oozie
5 1 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 74 (25.69%) Oracle
2 38 (13.19%) Tableau
3 29 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.56%) SAP
5 12 (4.17%) FNZ
6 9 (3.13%) IFS
7 7 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.08%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.74%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.74%) Cognos
9 5 (1.74%) Netezza
10 4 (1.39%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.39%) Adobe
10 4 (1.39%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.39%) Teradata
10 4 (1.39%) VMware
11 3 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.69%) Optimizely
12 2 (0.69%) Snow
12 2 (0.69%) Workday