Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 36 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 276 276 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.31% 5.03% 7.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.15% 18.72% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 196 340
South West median daily rate £403 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.83% +0.47% -3.85%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £261
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 6
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.00% -28.57% -57.83%
10th Percentile £9.95 £10.50 £9.38
90th Percentile £55.04 £25.28 £30.75
England median hourly rate £19.42 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -10.00% +11.11%

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 1,305 1,474 1,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.12% 26.87% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 1,009 1,195
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -2.63%
10th Percentile £196 £225 £214
90th Percentile £551 £575 £513
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 97 112
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -13.92% +36.21%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.53 £45.45 £47.44
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +7 106 £380 +8.57% 59
Wiltshire -1 66 £420 +15.86% 21
Devon 0 25 £375 -3.23% 19
Gloucestershire +4 23 £425 +6.25% 25
Somerset +9 20 £450 -14.29% 13
Dorset 0 20 £425 -5.56% 22
Cornwall - 4 £300 - 3
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 84 (30.43%) SQL
2 82 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (21.38%) Finance
4 55 (19.93%) Microsoft
5 50 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (16.30%) Degree
7 39 (14.13%) Project Management
8 33 (11.96%) Security Cleared
9 31 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (11.23%) SQL Server
9 31 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 28 (10.14%) ITIL
11 25 (9.06%) Windows
11 25 (9.06%) Management Information System
12 24 (8.70%) Migration
12 24 (8.70%) Analytics
13 23 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
13 23 (8.33%) JIRA
13 23 (8.33%) Business Analysis
14 22 (7.97%) Web Services
15 21 (7.61%) Java
15 21 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (7.61%) Data Modelling
15 21 (7.61%) ETL
16 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (7.25%) Data Analysis
17 19 (6.88%) Relational Database
18 18 (6.52%) SDLC
18 18 (6.52%) Data Management
18 18 (6.52%) SAS

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 18 (6.52%) SAS
2 13 (4.71%) Confluence
3 11 (3.99%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.90%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.17%) IIS
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.09%) CMS
7 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.09%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.09%) SPSS
7 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.26%) Office 365
4 3 (1.09%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Serverless
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) Internet
2 7 (2.54%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.81%) 2G
3 5 (1.81%) 3G
4 4 (1.45%) Firewall
4 4 (1.45%) LAN
4 4 (1.45%) LTE
4 4 (1.45%) Network Security
4 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.45%) WAN
5 3 (1.09%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.09%) 4G
5 3 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.09%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.09%) IPsec
5 3 (1.09%) Skype
5 3 (1.09%) SMS
6 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) NGN
6 2 (0.72%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.71%) MySQL
5 12 (4.35%) Big Data
6 10 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.26%) HBase
8 8 (2.90%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.90%) Pentaho
9 7 (2.54%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.17%) QlikView
10 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.81%) EDRMS
11 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) JIRA
2 11 (3.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.81%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.09%) Codeception
7 2 (0.72%) ProC
7 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) JMeter
8 1 (0.36%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.36%) Maven
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) WATIR
General
1 59 (21.38%) Finance
2 17 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.80%) Banking
4 10 (3.62%) Legal
5 8 (2.90%) Marketing
6 6 (2.17%) Military
6 6 (2.17%) Retail
7 5 (1.81%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Front Office
10 2 (0.72%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (31.52%) Analyst
2 55 (19.93%) Developer
3 21 (7.61%) Architect
4 16 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 15 (5.43%) Business Analyst
5 15 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
6 14 (5.07%) Data Analyst
6 14 (5.07%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (2.90%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 8 (2.90%) Hadoop Developer
8 8 (2.90%) IT Manager
8 8 (2.90%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.17%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (2.17%) Insight Analyst
9 6 (2.17%) Python Developer
9 6 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.17%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.97%) Web Services
2 14 (5.07%) HTML
2 14 (5.07%) XML
3 13 (4.71%) .NET
4 12 (4.35%) JSON
5 10 (3.62%) CSS
5 10 (3.62%) jQuery
5 10 (3.62%) Node.js
6 8 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.90%) RESTful
7 6 (2.17%) Flask
8 5 (1.81%) HTML5
9 4 (1.45%) SOAP
10 3 (1.09%) CSS3
10 3 (1.09%) LDAP
10 3 (1.09%) REST
11 2 (0.72%) .NET Core
11 2 (0.72%) JSON Schema
11 2 (0.72%) React
11 2 (0.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.06%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (2.54%) User Experience
3 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.09%) PKI
6 3 (1.09%) Social Media
6 3 (1.09%) Wiki
7 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.06%) Windows
2 12 (4.35%) Linux
3 9 (3.26%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.54%) Unix
4 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (14.13%) Project Management
4 31 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (10.14%) ITIL
6 24 (8.70%) Analytics
6 24 (8.70%) Migration
7 23 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
7 23 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 21 (7.61%) Data Modelling
8 21 (7.61%) ETL
9 20 (7.25%) Data Analysis
10 18 (6.52%) Data Management
10 18 (6.52%) SDLC
11 17 (6.16%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.80%) Visualisation
13 15 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (5.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 84 (30.43%) SQL
2 21 (7.61%) Java
3 17 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.07%) C#
5 13 (4.71%) Python
6 9 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.90%) C
7 8 (2.90%) R
7 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.17%) PHP
8 6 (2.17%) VBA
9 3 (1.09%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.72%) Perl
10 2 (0.72%) PROC SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (16.30%) Degree
2 33 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) CISSP
5 5 (1.81%) CISM
5 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.45%) HND
7 3 (1.09%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.09%) APMP
7 3 (1.09%) MCITP
7 3 (1.09%) MCSA
8 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.72%) IISP
8 2 (0.72%) MCSE
8 2 (0.72%) OSCP
8 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.72%) SANS
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.43%) Data Quality
1 15 (5.43%) PMO
2 12 (4.35%) QA
3 10 (3.62%) GDPR
4 6 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.09%) SLA
7 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) FINREP
8 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.72%) IAG
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.36%) Xen
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.26%) SCCM
2 7 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.81%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.81%) SCOM
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.36%) Control-M
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.16%) Oracle
3 12 (4.35%) SAP
4 9 (3.26%) Tableau
5 5 (1.81%) Capita
5 5 (1.81%) Teradata
6 4 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.45%) Blue Prism
6 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco
7 3 (1.09%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
7 3 (1.09%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.09%) Netezza
7 3 (1.09%) Symantec
7 3 (1.09%) VMware
8 2 (0.72%) BMC
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) CommVault
8 2 (0.72%) EMC