Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 359 278 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.39% 4.95% 6.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.40% 17.23% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 194 324
South West median daily rate £425 £365 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -4.26% -1.61%
10th Percentile £226 £188 £226
90th Percentile £538 £539 £480
England median daily rate £450 £420 £401
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.87% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 11
South West median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +51.43% -83.83%
10th Percentile £10.05 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.69 £48.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £18.52
% change year-on-year +11.66% -4.16% +2.15%

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 1534 1613 1857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.32% 28.70% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1109 1180
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -0.33%
10th Percentile £211 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 103
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -32.05% +32.20%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.72 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.60 £44.50 £47.10
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year - +8.14% +9.36%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +12 118 £380 -0.65% 27
Wiltshire +6 97 £444 +26.79%
Gloucestershire +29 48 £425 +11.11% 10
Somerset +13 26 £450 - 5
Devon -8 26 £375 +20.00% 1
Dorset +5 24 £425 -5.56% 15
Cornwall -7 3 £218 - 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 100 (27.86%) SQL
2 99 (27.58%) Finance
3 86 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (19.22%) Security Cleared
5 59 (16.43%) Microsoft
6 57 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (14.48%) Degree
9 45 (12.53%) Oracle
10 43 (11.98%) Project Management
11 41 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
12 38 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (10.58%) SC Cleared
13 37 (10.31%) ITIL
14 35 (9.75%) SQL Server
15 34 (9.47%) Java
16 32 (8.91%) Data Modelling
17 31 (8.64%) Data Analysis
18 30 (8.36%) Migration
18 30 (8.36%) Scrum
18 30 (8.36%) Analytical Thinking
19 29 (8.08%) SDLC
19 29 (8.08%) XML
19 29 (8.08%) ETL
20 27 (7.52%) Web Services
21 26 (7.24%) PRINCE2
21 26 (7.24%) Management Information System
21 26 (7.24%) Business Analysis
21 26 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (6.69%) Data Quality

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 17 (4.74%) SAS
2 16 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.34%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.51%) Confluence
4 9 (2.51%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.23%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.56%) Apache
10 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.28%) Drupal
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.39%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (3.06%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.67%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.39%) SAP WM
6 4 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.84%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.28%) Magento
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.67%) Office 365
3 5 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.11%) IaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.51%) Internet
2 8 (2.23%) HTTP
2 8 (2.23%) Skype
3 6 (1.67%) SMS
4 5 (1.39%) Firewall
4 5 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (1.11%) LAN
5 4 (1.11%) LTE
5 4 (1.11%) Network Security
5 4 (1.11%) WAN
6 3 (0.84%) 2G
6 3 (0.84%) 3G
6 3 (0.84%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.84%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.56%) GSM
7 2 (0.56%) HSPA
7 2 (0.56%) WCDMA
7 2 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (9.75%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.85%) Big Data
5 18 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.90%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.06%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.79%) HBase
10 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.95%) MySQL
12 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.39%) EDRMS
14 5 (1.39%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (1.39%) QlikView
15 4 (1.11%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.46%) JIRA
2 10 (2.79%) SoapUI
2 10 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.39%) Codeception
5 4 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.11%) JMeter
5 4 (1.11%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.11%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.11%) Selenium
6 3 (0.84%) ERwin
6 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) Maven
7 2 (0.56%) ProC
7 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.28%) JUnit
8 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 99 (27.58%) Finance
2 19 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.74%) Banking
4 13 (3.62%) Legal
4 13 (3.62%) Marketing
5 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.23%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Electronics
7 5 (1.39%) Military
7 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.11%) Law
9 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (32.59%) Analyst
2 59 (16.43%) Developer
3 40 (11.14%) Architect
4 23 (6.41%) Data Analyst
5 20 (5.57%) Consultant
6 16 (4.46%) Support Analyst
7 15 (4.18%) Functional Analyst
7 15 (4.18%) Oracle Analyst
7 15 (4.18%) Project Manager
8 13 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.34%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (2.51%) IT Manager
10 9 (2.51%) Oracle Consultant
11 8 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (2.23%) Business Systems Analyst
11 8 (2.23%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (2.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.08%) XML
2 27 (7.52%) Web Services
3 14 (3.90%) JSON
4 13 (3.62%) HTML
5 12 (3.34%) SOAP
6 10 (2.79%) RESTful
7 9 (2.51%) CSS
8 8 (2.23%) Node.js
9 7 (1.95%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.67%) JDBC
11 5 (1.39%) jQuery
12 4 (1.11%) HTML5
12 4 (1.11%) XSD
13 3 (0.84%) Ajax
13 3 (0.84%) DHTML
13 3 (0.84%) Entity Framework
13 3 (0.84%) J2EE
13 3 (0.84%) Play Framework
13 3 (0.84%) REST
14 2 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.24%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.29%) User Experience
3 10 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.95%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.84%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.84%) PKI
8 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.84%) W3C
8 3 (0.84%) Wiki
9 2 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) PMI
9 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.41%) Windows
2 12 (3.34%) Linux
2 12 (3.34%) Windows 7
2 12 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.51%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.23%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.39%) Unix
6 4 (1.11%) AIX
6 4 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (11.98%) Project Management
5 37 (10.31%) ITIL
6 32 (8.91%) Data Modelling
7 31 (8.64%) Data Analysis
8 30 (8.36%) Analytical Thinking
8 30 (8.36%) Migration
8 30 (8.36%) Scrum
9 29 (8.08%) ETL
9 29 (8.08%) SDLC
10 26 (7.24%) Business Analysis
10 26 (7.24%) PRINCE2
10 26 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (6.41%) Data Management
12 19 (5.29%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.74%) Analytics
13 17 (4.74%) Data Migration
13 17 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.86%) SQL
2 34 (9.47%) Java
3 23 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.18%) C
5 9 (2.51%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.51%) Python
6 8 (2.23%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.67%) PHP
7 6 (1.67%) R
8 5 (1.39%) C#
8 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.39%) VBA
9 4 (1.11%) C++
10 3 (0.84%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.56%) CQL
11 2 (0.56%) PROC SQL
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 69 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.48%) Degree
3 38 (10.58%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.95%) HND
6 6 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.11%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.84%) CCNA
8 3 (0.84%) CISSP
8 3 (0.84%) MCITP
8 3 (0.84%) MCSA
8 3 (0.84%) MCSE
9 2 (0.56%) CISM
9 2 (0.56%) HNC
9 2 (0.56%) ISEB
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.69%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.85%) PMO
3 18 (5.01%) QA
4 7 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.67%) GDPR
6 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) FINREP
8 1 (0.28%) PSD2
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) IAG
4 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.34%) SCCM
2 9 (2.51%) AirWatch
3 8 (2.23%) SCOM
4 7 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.28%) Control-M
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.53%) Oracle
3 21 (5.85%) SAP
4 12 (3.34%) Tableau
5 8 (2.23%) IBM
5 8 (2.23%) Teradata
6 7 (1.95%) MobileIron
6 7 (1.95%) Symantec
7 6 (1.67%) Cisco
7 6 (1.67%) Cognos
7 6 (1.67%) webMethods
8 4 (1.11%) HP
8 4 (1.11%) Informatica
8 4 (1.11%) Nintex
9 3 (0.84%) EMC
9 3 (0.84%) Juniper
9 3 (0.84%) OpenText
9 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.84%) Unisys