Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 21 September 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 Analytics
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 263 335
Rank change year-on-year +46 +72 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 170 104 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.75% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 74 23
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £273
90th Percentile £575 £575 £685
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South East median hourly rate £33.72 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.28% - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £28.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year -19.30% -37.02% +182.81%

Data Analytics 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 14,201 13,799 14,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.86% 84.22% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,520 8,193 8,958
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 469 568
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.08 £50.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
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 Analytics in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
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 Analytics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 September 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 +26 57 £463 +23.33% 17
Surrey -11 50 £456 +7.29% 9
Berkshire +10 39 £475 +26.67% 8
West Sussex +16 22 £475 +43.94% 3
Hampshire -21 20 £500 +25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £463 +23.33% 2
East Sussex +6 11 £463 -15.91% 1
Oxfordshire +16 7 £450 - 7
Middlesex +9 6 £325 +0.39%
Kent +14 4 £320 -27.27% 4
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 170 (100.00%) Analytics
2 83 (48.82%) Big Data
3 56 (32.94%) SQL
4 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (31.18%) Hadoop
6 42 (24.71%) Python
7 41 (24.12%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (24.12%) Open Source
8 37 (21.76%) ETL
9 36 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 33 (19.41%) Big Data Analytics
13 31 (18.24%) Data Quality
13 31 (18.24%) JavaScript
14 30 (17.65%) Linux
14 30 (17.65%) Apache Spark
15 28 (16.47%) Kafka
15 28 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (15.88%) Data Science
17 26 (15.29%) SAP
18 23 (13.53%) Java
18 23 (13.53%) Apache Hive
18 23 (13.53%) Data Lake
19 22 (12.94%) Data Modelling
19 22 (12.94%) Data Analysis
20 21 (12.35%) Finance
20 21 (12.35%) Git (software)
21 20 (11.76%) Machine Learning

Data Analytics
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 30 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 15 (8.82%) Apache
3 11 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.53%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.35%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.35%) SAS
5 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.59%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) SAP APO
1 6 (3.53%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.94%) SAP MDM
3 4 (2.35%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.59%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 7 (4.12%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (4.12%) Google Analytics
5 6 (3.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (2.94%) Serverless
7 4 (2.35%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.35%) Azure Functions
7 4 (2.35%) PaaS
7 4 (2.35%) SaaS
8 3 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.76%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.76%) Office 365
8 3 (1.76%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.59%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) Firewall
1 12 (7.06%) Internet
1 12 (7.06%) SSH
1 12 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.76%) ASN.1
2 3 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.59%) DVB
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (48.82%) Big Data
2 53 (31.18%) Hadoop
3 35 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (13.53%) Apache Hive
4 23 (13.53%) Data Lake
5 18 (10.59%) SQL Server
6 17 (10.00%) NoSQL
7 15 (8.82%) Power BI
8 13 (7.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 12 (7.06%) Flink
9 12 (7.06%) Geospatial Data
10 11 (6.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (6.47%) MongoDB
11 10 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
11 10 (5.88%) Impala
12 8 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (4.71%) Data Mining
13 7 (4.12%) SAP HANA
14 6 (3.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.71%) JIRA
4 6 (3.53%) Axure RP
5 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.18%) JMeter
7 2 (1.18%) Maven
7 2 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 21 (12.35%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Legal
3 15 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.12%) Marketing
5 6 (3.53%) Retail
6 4 (2.35%) Law
6 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.76%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) German Language
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (25.88%) Developer
2 27 (15.88%) Analyst
3 19 (11.18%) Data Analyst
4 16 (9.41%) Architect
5 15 (8.82%) Consultant
6 12 (7.06%) Big Data Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 10 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Analytics Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Business Change Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Business Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Change Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Service Manager
10 7 (4.12%) Data Scientist
10 7 (4.12%) Designer
10 7 (4.12%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.47%) Kafka
2 19 (11.18%) HTML
3 16 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 15 (8.82%) jQuery
5 14 (8.24%) Apache Camel
6 12 (7.06%) Spark Streaming
7 10 (5.88%) .NET
7 10 (5.88%) Spring
8 9 (5.29%) React
9 8 (4.71%) CSS
9 8 (4.71%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.53%) HTML5
12 5 (2.94%) CSS3
12 5 (2.94%) JSON
12 5 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (2.35%) .NET Core
13 4 (2.35%) Entity Framework
13 4 (2.35%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.29%) User Experience
5 8 (4.71%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.53%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.35%) AS400
8 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.35%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.76%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.76%) Social Media
10 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.18%) Robotics
10 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.65%) Linux
2 11 (6.47%) Windows
3 8 (4.71%) Unix
4 4 (2.35%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (100.00%) Analytics
2 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.12%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (24.12%) Open Source
4 37 (21.76%) ETL
5 33 (19.41%) Big Data Analytics
6 27 (15.88%) Data Science
7 22 (12.94%) Data Analysis
7 22 (12.94%) Data Modelling
8 20 (11.76%) Data Ingestion
8 20 (11.76%) DevOps
8 20 (11.76%) Machine Learning
9 19 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.18%) Project Management
10 18 (10.59%) Data Migration
10 18 (10.59%) Migration
10 18 (10.59%) Visualisation
11 17 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (9.41%) Actionable Insight
13 14 (8.24%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.94%) SQL
2 42 (24.71%) Python
3 31 (18.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.53%) Java
5 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.06%) Bash Shell
6 12 (7.06%) C#
7 11 (6.47%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.47%) R
8 9 (5.29%) Perl
9 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.94%) VBA
11 4 (2.35%) C++
11 4 (2.35%) Java 8
11 4 (2.35%) Ruby
11 4 (2.35%) Scala
12 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (7.06%) Degree
3 10 (5.88%) BC Cleared
4 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) CISA
5 2 (1.18%) CISM
5 2 (1.18%) CISSP
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.59%) ACCA
6 1 (0.59%) CIMA
6 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.24%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.88%) GDPR
3 8 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 5 (2.94%) QA
5 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.47%) Puppet
2 8 (4.71%) Terraform
3 7 (4.12%) Kibana
4 6 (3.53%) HP ALM
4 6 (3.53%) Mesos
4 6 (3.53%) Nagios
5 3 (1.76%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.18%) Ansible
6 2 (1.18%) Grafana
6 2 (1.18%) Graphite
6 2 (1.18%) Salt
6 2 (1.18%) StatsD
6 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.59%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.59%) logstash
7 1 (0.59%) Oozie
7 1 (0.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.59%) SCOM
7 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.29%) SAP
3 18 (10.59%) Cloudera
3 18 (10.59%) Oracle
4 11 (6.47%) Tableau
5 9 (5.29%) Databricks
5 9 (5.29%) Splunk
6 7 (4.12%) HP
7 6 (3.53%) ClickTale
8 5 (2.94%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.35%) IBM
9 4 (2.35%) Talend
10 3 (1.76%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.76%) Cognos
10 3 (1.76%) Varonis
11 2 (1.18%) Capita
11 2 (1.18%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.18%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.18%) MapR
11 2 (1.18%) New Relic