Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 340 343
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 48 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 26
South East median daily rate £369 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -7.94% +23.05%
10th Percentile £215 £265 £283
90th Percentile £471 £465 £544
England median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year -0.66% +7.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £20.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.85 £28.00
% change year-on-year +34.68% -46.96% +60.00%

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 14,242 13,417 15,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.65% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,490 7,785 9,318
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 488 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% -12.09% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 20 £220 -43.95% 2
Hampshire 0 19 £415 +38.33%
Buckinghamshire +22 11 £225 -47.06% 1
Berkshire -14 9 £220 -12.00%
Surrey -35 5 £363 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £550 -
Kent - 2 £269 -
Trend Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (60.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (45.83%) ITIL
3 18 (37.50%) Service Management
3 18 (37.50%) Decision-Making
4 16 (33.33%) Analytics
4 16 (33.33%) Statistics
4 16 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 15 (31.25%) R
5 15 (31.25%) Machine Learning
5 15 (31.25%) Python
5 15 (31.25%) Sentiment Analysis
5 15 (31.25%) Data Science
6 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
7 13 (27.08%) Data Analysis
7 13 (27.08%) Data Cleansing
7 13 (27.08%) Open Source
7 13 (27.08%) Data Mining
7 13 (27.08%) Predictive Analysis
8 12 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.92%) SLA
10 10 (20.83%) ITSM
10 10 (20.83%) Games
10 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.83%) Matplotlib
10 10 (20.83%) NumPy
10 10 (20.83%) Tableau
10 10 (20.83%) Jupyter

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 10 (20.83%) Jupyter
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) LAN
2 7 (14.58%) WAN
3 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
6 2 (4.17%) Converged Networks
6 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) HBase
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Games
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Finance
5 3 (6.25%) Legal
6 2 (4.17%) Billing
7 1 (2.08%) Electronics
7 1 (2.08%) Local Government
7 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
1 15 (31.25%) Data Scientist
2 9 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Problem Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.17%) Change Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) HR Data Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) D3.js
1 10 (20.83%) Matplotlib
1 10 (20.83%) NumPy
1 10 (20.83%) Pandas
1 10 (20.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 10 (20.83%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (4.17%) Kafka
2 2 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (60.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) ITIL
2 18 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 18 (37.50%) Service Management
3 16 (33.33%) Analytics
3 16 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 16 (33.33%) Statistics
4 15 (31.25%) Data Science
4 15 (31.25%) Machine Learning
4 15 (31.25%) Sentiment Analysis
5 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
6 13 (27.08%) Data Analysis
6 13 (27.08%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (27.08%) Open Source
6 13 (27.08%) Predictive Analysis
7 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.83%) ITSM
9 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Python
1 15 (31.25%) R
2 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PhD
5 1 (2.08%) ACCA
5 1 (2.08%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Tableau
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Remedy
4 2 (4.17%) Capita
4 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter