Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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.

Trend Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 339 366
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27 -5
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 53 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 20
South East median daily rate £481 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.24% -7.69% -2.26%
10th Percentile £304 £254 £229
90th Percentile £544 £575 £550
England median daily rate £420 £357 £325
% change year-on-year +17.81% +9.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
South East median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.55
10th Percentile £19.00 - £16.01
90th Percentile £25.20 - £17.81
England median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £16.55
% change year-on-year -50.00% +141.76% -12.92%

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 14,153 12,723 14,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.60% 83.18% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,346 7,389 9,181
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 499 555
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.78% -10.87% +2.22%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.39 £11.61
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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
Hampshire +12 30 £473 +57.50% 3
Thames Valley -1 16 £363 +52.63% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £550 -
Berkshire -9 4 £281 - 3
Surrey -35 4 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £500 -
Kent - 1 £250 - 1
Trend Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Trend 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 Trend Analysis.

1 32 (60.38%) Decision-Making
2 31 (58.49%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (50.94%) Data Science
3 27 (50.94%) Python
4 26 (49.06%) Data Mining
4 26 (49.06%) Machine Learning
4 26 (49.06%) Analytics
5 25 (47.17%) Data Cleansing
5 25 (47.17%) R
5 25 (47.17%) Predictive Analysis
5 25 (47.17%) Sentiment Analysis
6 24 (45.28%) Jupyter
6 24 (45.28%) Pandas
6 24 (45.28%) Matplotlib
6 24 (45.28%) NumPy
7 23 (43.40%) Statistics
8 21 (39.62%) Data Analysis
9 20 (37.74%) Mathematics
9 20 (37.74%) Visualisation
9 20 (37.74%) Open Source
10 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
10 19 (35.85%) D3.js
10 19 (35.85%) Tableau
10 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
10 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (35.85%) Games
10 19 (35.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 19 (35.85%) Unreal Engine
11 18 (33.96%) Quantitative Analysis
12 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared

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 24 (45.28%) Jupyter
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) LAN
2 7 (13.21%) WAN
3 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 3 (5.66%) MPLS
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) Converged Networks
6 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 2 (3.77%) SMS
6 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.77%) HBase
2 2 (3.77%) Mahout
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Games
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Billing
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Data Scientist
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Service Manager
4 8 (15.09%) Network Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Network Services Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Telephony Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Problem Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.77%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Junior
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Data Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Problem Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Incident Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Matplotlib
1 24 (45.28%) NumPy
1 24 (45.28%) Pandas
2 19 (35.85%) D3.js
2 19 (35.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (35.85%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (3.77%) PySpark
3 2 (3.77%) scikit-learn
3 2 (3.77%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 31 (58.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.75%) User Experience
3 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) CMDB
6 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Decision-Making
2 27 (50.94%) Data Science
3 26 (49.06%) Analytics
3 26 (49.06%) Machine Learning
4 25 (47.17%) Data Cleansing
4 25 (47.17%) Predictive Analysis
4 25 (47.17%) Sentiment Analysis
5 23 (43.40%) Statistics
6 21 (39.62%) Data Analysis
7 20 (37.74%) Mathematics
7 20 (37.74%) Open Source
7 20 (37.74%) Visualisation
8 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
9 18 (33.96%) Quantitative Analysis
10 17 (32.08%) Collaborative Working
11 15 (28.30%) Service Management
12 13 (24.53%) ITIL
12 13 (24.53%) Problem Management
13 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Python
2 25 (47.17%) R
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Scala
4 2 (3.77%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ACCA
5 1 (1.89%) CIMA
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Tableau
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Capita
4 2 (3.77%) MapR
4 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter