Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 123 109
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 +34
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 324 280 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.98% 1.82% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.21% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 194 223
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £231
90th Percentile £570 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 24
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.43 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.77% +14.30% -10.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.05 £10.80
90th Percentile £26.88 £30.30 £25.44
England median hourly rate £19.40 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.01% -3.03% -26.34%

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 13,546 12,676 14,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.80% 82.28% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,163 7,583 8,892
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £253
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 512 625
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.06 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -23 176 £450 +12.50% 41
Berkshire +5 115 £425 +25.00% 16
Surrey 0 57 £438 -0.57% 15
Buckinghamshire -14 47 £356 -10.94% 7
Hampshire +14 34 £375 -16.20% 11
East Sussex +4 17 £345 -23.33% 6
West Sussex +8 15 £525 +34.62% 3
Oxfordshire -32 14 £500 - 18
Kent -8 8 £250 -29.08% 2
Middlesex -4 3 £352 -27.27% 2
Home Counties - 1 £385 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 138 (42.59%) SQL
2 87 (26.85%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (25.62%) Finance
4 78 (24.07%) Oracle
5 67 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (20.37%) Data Modelling
7 58 (17.90%) Microsoft
8 56 (17.28%) Analytics
9 55 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 52 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (15.43%) Retail
12 48 (14.81%) Migration
13 45 (13.89%) Data Management
13 45 (13.89%) Python
13 45 (13.89%) Business Analysis
14 40 (12.35%) ETL
14 40 (12.35%) Data Quality
15 37 (11.42%) Data Migration
16 36 (11.11%) Unix
17 35 (10.80%) Security Cleared
18 33 (10.19%) Big Data
19 32 (9.88%) Degree
19 32 (9.88%) IBM
20 31 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
21 30 (9.26%) SQL Server
22 29 (8.95%) Tableau
23 27 (8.33%) SC Cleared
24 25 (7.72%) Project Management
24 25 (7.72%) SAP

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 20 (6.17%) SAS
2 13 (4.01%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.78%) Jupyter
3 9 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.85%) Confluence
5 6 (1.85%) Luigi
6 3 (0.93%) IIS
6 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Documentum
Applications
1 55 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (6.17%) MS Visio
4 15 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.47%) Pipeline Pilot
5 8 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.93%) SPSS
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.31%) InDesign
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (3.09%) Sonata
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.93%) Primavera
5 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.62%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) Maximo
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.93%) Slack
2 3 (0.93%) Trello
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.16%) Network Security
2 4 (1.23%) DHCP
2 4 (1.23%) DNS
2 4 (1.23%) Firewall
2 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.93%) iSCSI
3 3 (0.93%) LAN
3 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.19%) Big Data
2 31 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 25 (7.72%) Data Mining
5 21 (6.48%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (4.32%) DB2
7 14 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.01%) QlikView
9 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.47%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.47%) KNIME
11 7 (2.16%) Data Mart
12 6 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.85%) Power BI
12 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.01%) JIRA
3 7 (2.16%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.85%) Subversion
5 5 (1.54%) LSMW
6 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.31%) ProC
8 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.31%) Toad
8 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 83 (25.62%) Finance
2 50 (15.43%) Retail
3 20 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.25%) Banking
5 9 (2.78%) Games
5 9 (2.78%) Marketing
6 7 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.16%) Publishing
7 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Billing
9 3 (0.93%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 177 (54.63%) Analyst
2 87 (26.85%) Data Analyst
3 43 (13.27%) Developer
4 41 (12.65%) Business Analyst
5 35 (10.80%) Architect
6 27 (8.33%) Data Architect
7 20 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (5.25%) SQL Analyst
9 16 (4.94%) SQL Data Analyst
10 15 (4.63%) Data Business Analyst
11 14 (4.32%) Report Analyst
12 13 (4.01%) Data Scientist
13 12 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.70%) Data Modeller
14 11 (3.40%) Python Developer
15 10 (3.09%) Oracle Analyst
15 10 (3.09%) Service Analyst
15 10 (3.09%) SQL Developer
16 9 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
16 9 (2.78%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.56%) XML
2 15 (4.63%) NumPy
3 12 (3.70%) Web Services
4 10 (3.09%) D3.js
5 9 (2.78%) Matplotlib
5 9 (2.78%) Pandas
6 8 (2.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 8 (2.47%) Unreal Engine
7 7 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (2.16%) HTML
8 6 (1.85%) .NET
8 6 (1.85%) CSS
8 6 (1.85%) Django
8 6 (1.85%) jQuery
8 6 (1.85%) JSON
8 6 (1.85%) Kafka
8 6 (1.85%) RESTful
9 5 (1.54%) REST
10 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.23%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 87 (26.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.25%) Data Structures
3 17 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.70%) User Experience
4 12 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.85%) Life Science
7 5 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.93%) Cyberattack
9 3 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.62%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.62%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.31%) Blog
11 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.11%) Unix
2 22 (6.79%) Linux
3 16 (4.94%) Windows
4 7 (2.16%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.37%) Data Modelling
3 56 (17.28%) Analytics
4 52 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (14.81%) Migration
6 45 (13.89%) Business Analysis
6 45 (13.89%) Data Management
7 40 (12.35%) ETL
8 37 (11.42%) Data Migration
9 25 (7.72%) Project Management
10 24 (7.41%) Data Architecture
11 23 (7.10%) Visualisation
12 22 (6.79%) Data Mapping
13 21 (6.48%) Workflow
14 20 (6.17%) Scrum
14 20 (6.17%) Statistics
15 19 (5.86%) Change Management
16 18 (5.56%) ERP
16 18 (5.56%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 138 (42.59%) SQL
2 45 (13.89%) Python
3 22 (6.79%) R
4 17 (5.25%) Java
5 13 (4.01%) Perl
5 13 (4.01%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.40%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.16%) Ruby
8 7 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.85%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.54%) C
10 5 (1.54%) Scala
10 5 (1.54%) VBA
11 4 (1.23%) C#
12 3 (0.93%) C++
12 3 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.88%) Degree
3 27 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.85%) PhD
6 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) ACCA
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.35%) Data Quality
2 23 (7.10%) GDPR
3 16 (4.94%) SLA
4 7 (2.16%) PMO
5 5 (1.54%) QA
6 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.62%) IFRS
8 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) HDFS
3 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.47%) Kibana
2 4 (1.23%) EnCase
2 4 (1.23%) SCCM
3 3 (0.93%) logstash
4 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Oozie
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (24.07%) Oracle
2 58 (17.90%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.88%) IBM
4 29 (8.95%) Tableau
5 25 (7.72%) SAP
6 16 (4.94%) JDA
7 8 (2.47%) Netezza
8 7 (2.16%) VMware
9 6 (1.85%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.85%) Cognos
9 6 (1.85%) RapidMiner
10 5 (1.54%) Splunk
11 4 (1.23%) HP
11 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.93%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.93%) Teradata
13 2 (0.62%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.62%) Capita
13 2 (0.62%) DataFlux
13 2 (0.62%) Workday