Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 32 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 250 275 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.93% 5.27% 6.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.48% 19.91% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 211 268
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £263
90th Percentile £525 £551 £504
England median daily rate £440 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +1.15% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
South West median hourly rate £22.25 £11.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.56% -68.53% +13.50%
10th Percentile £12.71 £10.50 £15.15
90th Percentile £41.05 £13.58 £48.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.96% +14.10% +9.86%

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 1,221 1,381 1,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.06% 26.48% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 901 1,194
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £554 £575 £546
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 83 116
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.46% -1.25% +33.16%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.26 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £54.00
England median hourly rate £22.21 £19.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% -5.01% +20.00%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 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
Wiltshire +11 82 £425 -5.56% 14
Bristol -7 80 £404 +11.38% 41
Gloucestershire -9 28 £350 -11.39% 22
Somerset +15 20 £450 +33.33% 11
Dorset -5 13 £550 +22.22% 14
Devon -21 11 £350 -9.68% 16
Cornwall - 2 - - 9
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 83 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (25.60%) Finance
4 63 (25.20%) SQL
5 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
6 36 (14.40%) Security Cleared
7 33 (13.20%) Project Management
8 30 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (11.60%) Windows
10 27 (10.80%) .NET
10 27 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (10.40%) Banking
12 25 (10.00%) Degree
12 25 (10.00%) Java
12 25 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 25 (10.00%) ITIL
13 23 (9.20%) JavaScript
13 23 (9.20%) Analytics
14 22 (8.80%) Web Services
15 21 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
15 21 (8.40%) Business Analysis
16 20 (8.00%) Linux
17 19 (7.60%) Scrum
17 19 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
17 19 (7.60%) JIRA
18 18 (7.20%) Visualisation
18 18 (7.20%) C#
18 18 (7.20%) Management Information System
19 17 (6.80%) Migration
19 17 (6.80%) Data Modelling

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 15 (6.00%) IIS
2 13 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.00%) SAS
4 9 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.80%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.40%) Office 365
2 15 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.20%) Serverless
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) npm
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.80%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (2.00%) Internet
2 5 (2.00%) SAN
3 4 (1.60%) 2G
3 4 (1.60%) 3G
3 4 (1.60%) Firewall
3 4 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.20%) 4G
4 3 (1.20%) Network Security
5 2 (0.80%) GSM
5 2 (0.80%) HSPA
5 2 (0.80%) Intranet
5 2 (0.80%) IPsec
5 2 (0.80%) LAN
5 2 (0.80%) LTE
5 2 (0.80%) NGN
5 2 (0.80%) SCTP
5 2 (0.80%) SSL
5 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.00%) Big Data
2 15 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.20%) HBase
6 7 (2.80%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.80%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.80%) Pentaho
7 6 (2.40%) MySQL
7 6 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.00%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.20%) MOLAP
10 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (7.60%) JIRA
2 12 (4.80%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.00%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.00%) ERwin
7 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.20%) NUnit
8 3 (1.20%) Selenium
8 3 (1.20%) Subversion
8 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.80%) Grunt
9 2 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.80%) JMeter
9 2 (0.80%) Mocha
9 2 (0.80%) WATIR
10 1 (0.40%) gulp
10 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 64 (25.60%) Finance
2 26 (10.40%) Banking
3 13 (5.20%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.40%) Military
4 11 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.20%) Legal
5 8 (3.20%) Marketing
6 7 (2.80%) Automotive
7 6 (2.40%) Retail
8 5 (2.00%) Electronics
9 4 (1.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Front Office
10 2 (0.80%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (26.00%) Analyst
2 57 (22.80%) Developer
3 23 (9.20%) Architect
4 20 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 12 (4.80%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.40%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.20%) Administrator
8 8 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.20%) Support Analyst
9 7 (2.80%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (2.80%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (2.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.40%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.00%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (2.00%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.00%) Consultant
11 5 (2.00%) IT Manager
11 5 (2.00%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.80%) .NET
2 22 (8.80%) Web Services
3 16 (6.40%) HTML
4 12 (4.80%) Node.js
5 11 (4.40%) CSS
6 10 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.60%) jQuery
7 9 (3.60%) JSON
8 8 (3.20%) JSP
8 8 (3.20%) XML
9 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.80%) VXML
10 6 (2.40%) SOAP
11 5 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.00%) Flask
11 5 (2.00%) HTML5
12 4 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.60%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (1.60%) WCF
13 3 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.20%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.80%) IVR
3 7 (2.80%) User Experience
4 5 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.60%) NHS
6 3 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.20%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.80%) Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.60%) Windows
2 20 (8.00%) Linux
3 13 (5.20%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.80%) Unix
5 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (13.20%) Project Management
4 30 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.00%) ITIL
7 23 (9.20%) Analytics
8 21 (8.40%) Business Analysis
9 19 (7.60%) Scrum
10 18 (7.20%) Visualisation
11 17 (6.80%) Data Modelling
11 17 (6.80%) Migration
12 16 (6.40%) ETL
12 16 (6.40%) Test Automation
13 14 (5.60%) Decision-Making
13 14 (5.60%) Time Management
13 14 (5.60%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.20%) IT Strategy
14 13 (5.20%) PRINCE2
14 13 (5.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.20%) SQL
2 25 (10.00%) Java
3 23 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.20%) C#
5 17 (6.80%) Python
6 12 (4.80%) R
7 10 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.80%) C
9 7 (2.80%) VBA
10 4 (1.60%) Perl
10 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) C++
11 2 (0.80%) Ruby
11 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (14.40%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.00%) Degree
3 14 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.20%) CISM
4 8 (3.20%) CISSP
4 8 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.60%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.60%) CISA
6 4 (1.60%) ISSAP
6 4 (1.60%) ISSEP
6 4 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.80%) APMP
8 2 (0.80%) IISP
8 2 (0.80%) ISEB
8 2 (0.80%) PMP
8 2 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCDP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) QA
2 7 (2.80%) GDPR
3 6 (2.40%) PMO
4 4 (1.60%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (1.60%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.20%) SLA
6 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.00%) Xen
4 3 (1.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.20%) SCCM
2 7 (2.80%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (2.40%) SCOM
4 5 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.40%) Control-M
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.60%) Oracle
3 9 (3.60%) VMware
4 8 (3.20%) Cisco
4 8 (3.20%) Citrix
4 8 (3.20%) SAP
4 8 (3.20%) Teradata
5 7 (2.80%) NetApp
6 5 (2.00%) Automation Anywhere
6 5 (2.00%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.00%) IBM
6 5 (2.00%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.00%) Tableau
7 4 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.20%) Capita
8 3 (1.20%) EMC
9 2 (0.80%) BMC
9 2 (0.80%) CommVault
9 2 (0.80%) RapidMiner
9 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com