Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 31 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 300 328 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.65% 5.95% 4.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.87% 21.41% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 228 199
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £276 £224
90th Percentile £538 £513 £575
England median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £13.05 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.15% -67.98% +13.19%
10th Percentile £13.33 £10.50 £32.83
90th Percentile £44.30 £35.25 £49.28
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +18.42% +4.20%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,372 1,532 1,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.82% 27.78% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 965 1,189
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 119
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +7.10% +10.71%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.66 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.63 £50.00 £46.20
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Bristol +1 109 £425 +13.33% 41
Wiltshire +10 99 £425 -5.56% 12
Gloucestershire -10 43 £350 -8.20% 19
Somerset +8 15 £450 -0.55% 9
Devon -7 10 £326 -13.00% 20
Dorset -7 10 £420 -1.18% 13
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 West region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 128 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (40.67%) Problem-Solving
3 86 (28.67%) Finance
4 79 (26.33%) SQL
5 63 (21.00%) Microsoft
6 51 (17.00%) SQL Server
7 50 (16.67%) .NET
8 46 (15.33%) Scrum
9 45 (15.00%) Windows
9 45 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 39 (13.00%) Banking
11 38 (12.67%) Security Cleared
12 36 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (11.67%) C#
13 35 (11.67%) Oracle
14 34 (11.33%) HTML
14 34 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (11.33%) Degree
15 33 (11.00%) ITIL
16 32 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (10.33%) Selenium
17 31 (10.33%) Git (software)
18 30 (10.00%) Linux
18 30 (10.00%) JavaScript
18 30 (10.00%) SDLC
19 28 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
19 28 (9.33%) Project Management
19 28 (9.33%) Visualisation
19 28 (9.33%) JIRA
20 27 (9.00%) Waterfall

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (4.33%) Confluence
1 13 (4.33%) IIS
2 10 (3.33%) SAS
3 9 (3.00%) CMS
3 9 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.33%) Drupal
5 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.00%) Office 365
2 14 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.67%) npm
3 9 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.67%) NuGet
5 3 (1.00%) Serverless
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.33%) HTTP
2 7 (2.33%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (1.67%) SAN
4 4 (1.33%) Firewall
4 4 (1.33%) Intranet
5 3 (1.00%) LAN
5 3 (1.00%) Network Security
5 3 (1.00%) WAN
6 2 (0.67%) DNS
6 2 (0.67%) Internet
6 2 (0.67%) NGN
6 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.67%) VoIP
6 2 (0.67%) VPN
6 2 (0.67%) Wireless
7 1 (0.33%) Extranet
7 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.67%) Data Mining
5 9 (3.00%) Big Data
5 9 (3.00%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.00%) DataStage
8 6 (2.00%) DB2
8 6 (2.00%) MOLAP
8 6 (2.00%) MySQL
8 6 (2.00%) ROLAP
8 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.67%) Power BI
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.33%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 31 (10.33%) Git (software)
1 31 (10.33%) Selenium
2 28 (9.33%) JIRA
3 15 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 13 (4.33%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.67%) ERwin
6 9 (3.00%) Bitbucket
6 9 (3.00%) NUnit
6 9 (3.00%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.00%) XMLUnit
7 8 (2.67%) JUnit
7 8 (2.67%) Moq
7 8 (2.67%) xUnit.net
8 7 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.33%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.67%) CruiseControl
10 5 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (28.67%) Finance
2 39 (13.00%) Banking
3 27 (9.00%) Manufacturing
4 18 (6.00%) Automotive
5 10 (3.33%) Marketing
5 10 (3.33%) Military
5 10 (3.33%) Retail
6 6 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.33%) Advertising
7 4 (1.33%) Back Office
7 4 (1.33%) Legal
7 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (28.33%) Analyst
2 63 (21.00%) Developer
3 40 (13.33%) Architect
4 33 (11.00%) Business Analyst
5 18 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (5.67%) Data Analyst
7 14 (4.67%) Test Analyst
8 13 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 10 (3.33%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 9 (3.00%) Tester
11 8 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.33%) Administrator
12 7 (2.33%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.33%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (2.00%) Scrum Master
13 6 (2.00%) Software Tester
13 6 (2.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.67%) .NET
2 34 (11.33%) HTML
3 19 (6.33%) CSS
4 18 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 16 (5.33%) JSON
6 15 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.00%) Web Services
6 15 (5.00%) XML
7 13 (4.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (4.33%) jQuery
7 13 (4.33%) Node.js
8 12 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (3.33%) Gherkin
10 8 (2.67%) ASP.NET Core
10 8 (2.67%) Autofac
10 8 (2.67%) Code First Entity Framework
10 8 (2.67%) D3.js
10 8 (2.67%) Entity Framework
10 8 (2.67%) JSP
10 8 (2.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.33%) IVR
3 7 (2.33%) User Experience
4 6 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.67%) Clustering
6 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) FMCG
8 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.67%) Life Science
8 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.00%) Windows
2 30 (10.00%) Linux
3 17 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.33%) Unix
5 8 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.67%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (40.67%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (15.33%) Scrum
4 45 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 36 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (11.00%) ITIL
8 30 (10.00%) SDLC
9 28 (9.33%) Project Management
9 28 (9.33%) Visualisation
10 27 (9.00%) Waterfall
11 23 (7.67%) Data Modelling
12 21 (7.00%) User Stories
13 20 (6.67%) Business Analysis
14 19 (6.33%) Acceptance Criteria
14 19 (6.33%) People Management
14 19 (6.33%) Web Development
15 18 (6.00%) Analytics
15 18 (6.00%) Service Management
15 18 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.33%) SQL
2 35 (11.67%) C#
3 30 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.67%) Java
5 13 (4.33%) Python
5 13 (4.33%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.67%) PHP
7 8 (2.67%) R
8 7 (2.33%) VBScript
9 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.00%) VBA
10 5 (1.67%) C
10 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.33%) Perl
11 4 (1.33%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.33%) VB
12 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.00%) Ruby
13 2 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.33%) Degree
3 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.00%) ISEB
5 8 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.33%) CISM
6 7 (2.33%) CISSP
7 6 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.67%) CISA
9 4 (1.33%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.33%) ISSAP
9 4 (1.33%) ISSEP
10 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.00%) PMP
10 3 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.33%) WCAG
3 6 (2.00%) PMO
4 5 (1.67%) GDPR
4 5 (1.67%) HMG Infosec
4 5 (1.67%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.33%) SLA
6 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.00%) Docker
3 6 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.00%) XenApp
4 5 (1.67%) vSphere
4 5 (1.67%) Xen
5 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
1 7 (2.33%) WMI
2 6 (2.00%) SCCM
3 5 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.67%) SCOM
3 5 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) Ansible
6 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.67%) Oracle
3 16 (5.33%) Teradata
4 12 (4.00%) Citrix
4 12 (4.00%) VMware
5 10 (3.33%) IBM
5 10 (3.33%) NetApp
6 9 (3.00%) SAP
7 8 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.67%) Cisco
8 6 (2.00%) Netezza
9 5 (1.67%) Automation Anywhere
9 5 (1.67%) Blue Prism
9 5 (1.67%) CommVault
9 5 (1.67%) Tableau
9 5 (1.67%) UiPath
9 5 (1.67%) Zend
10 4 (1.33%) Cadence
10 4 (1.33%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.33%) MuleSoft