Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Trend Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 322 341
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 48 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 38
South East median daily rate £393 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.78% +24.14% +20.83%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £155
90th Percentile £530 £520 £488
England median daily rate £410 £381 £340
% change year-on-year +7.54% +12.13% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £19.00 - £16.09
England median hourly rate £17.38 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -56.56% +150.00% +6.67%

Trend 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 13898 13473 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.78% 82.50% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8367 8077 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £407 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% +2.78% +5.60%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 549 624
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -4.92% +50.26%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.31% +11.07% +15.79%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend 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 Trend Analysis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend 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 Trend Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend 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 Trend Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 -25 18 £385 +57.14% 2
Hampshire +23 13 £525 +10.53%
Surrey -15 12 £300 -36.84%
Buckinghamshire -31 8 £393 +273.81% 2
Berkshire -14 6 £250 +2.04%
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Trend Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Trend 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 Trend Analysis.

1 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (37.50%) Analytics
3 17 (35.42%) Python
4 16 (33.33%) R
5 15 (31.25%) Visualisation
5 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) Statistics
6 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) Machine Learning
7 13 (27.08%) Data Mining
8 12 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
8 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 12 (25.00%) Pandas
8 12 (25.00%) NumPy
8 12 (25.00%) Matplotlib
8 12 (25.00%) Jupyter
8 12 (25.00%) Predictive Analysis
8 12 (25.00%) Sentiment Analysis
9 11 (22.92%) Tableau
9 11 (22.92%) D3.js
9 11 (22.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 11 (22.92%) Unreal Engine
9 11 (22.92%) ITIL
9 11 (22.92%) Service Management
9 11 (22.92%) Games
10 10 (20.83%) Quantitative Analysis
10 10 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (18.75%) Open Source
11 9 (18.75%) Mathematics

Trend 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 12 (25.00%) Jupyter
2 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Primavera
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.08%) SMTP
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Data Mining
2 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.33%) MS Access
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.08%) Mahout
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.92%) Games
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Military
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Data Scientist
3 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Change Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Problem Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Defect Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Junior
5 2 (4.17%) Network Services Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Matplotlib
1 12 (25.00%) NumPy
1 12 (25.00%) Pandas
2 11 (22.92%) D3.js
2 11 (22.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (22.92%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) PySpark
3 1 (2.08%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.08%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Analytics
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Visualisation
3 14 (29.17%) Statistics
4 13 (27.08%) Machine Learning
5 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 12 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (25.00%) Predictive Analysis
5 12 (25.00%) Sentiment Analysis
6 11 (22.92%) ITIL
6 11 (22.92%) Service Management
7 10 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (20.83%) Quantitative Analysis
8 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 9 (18.75%) Open Source
8 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (12.50%) ITSM
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Python
2 16 (33.33%) R
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) PMO
3 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.08%) Squid
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
1 1 (2.08%) XenApp
1 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.08%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Tableau
2 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) FireEye
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) AppSense
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) MapR
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) VMware