Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Analytics
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 118 107
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11 +55
Contract jobs citing Analytics 118 87 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.24% 1.64% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.02% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 74
South West median daily rate £475 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +12.73% -1.79%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £234
90th Percentile £600 £569 £584
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South West median hourly rate £15.00 - £31.00
England median hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +27.78% +1.12% +1.21%

Analytics 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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,235 4,309 5,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.42% 81.00% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,635 2,879 3,452
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.48%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 280 252
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.48% -7.05% +36.84%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.45 £13.39
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
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 Analytics in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
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 Analytics within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 +13 64 £525 +35.48% 22
Wiltshire +18 26 £425 +9.68% 5
Gloucestershire +10 8 £425 +6.25% 4
Devon +7 4 £375 -15.25% 3
Somerset -8 4 - - 6
Cornwall - 2 - - 5
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 35 (29.66%) SQL
2 32 (27.12%) Finance
3 27 (22.88%) Oracle
3 27 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (21.19%) ETL
5 24 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (20.34%) Data Analytics
6 22 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (18.64%) Data Modelling
7 21 (17.80%) IBM
8 20 (16.95%) Linux
8 20 (16.95%) Degree
9 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
9 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.25%) Firewall
11 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
12 16 (13.56%) DevOps
13 15 (12.71%) Marketing
13 15 (12.71%) SAP
14 14 (11.86%) Unix
14 14 (11.86%) Adobe
14 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
15 13 (11.02%) Visualisation
16 12 (10.17%) Adobe Analytics
16 12 (10.17%) Tableau
17 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
17 11 (9.32%) JIRA
17 11 (9.32%) Data Analysis
17 11 (9.32%) SAS
17 11 (9.32%) Cognos

Analytics
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 11 (9.32%) SAS
2 10 (8.47%) IIS
3 9 (7.63%) Apache
3 9 (7.63%) CICS
3 9 (7.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.69%) SPSS
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.69%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.85%) Actimize
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) BIG-IP
2 9 (7.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (6.78%) Network Security
4 7 (5.93%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (5.08%) VLAN
6 3 (2.54%) LDAP
7 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.85%) 2G
8 1 (0.85%) 3G
8 1 (0.85%) 4G
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) ISUP
8 1 (0.85%) MVNO
8 1 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.85%) Skype
8 1 (0.85%) SS7
8 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.63%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (7.63%) DB2
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (7.63%) SAP BW
3 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.93%) Big Data
4 7 (5.93%) SAP HANA
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.24%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (4.24%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.24%) MySQL
6 5 (4.24%) Pentaho
6 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) JIRA
2 9 (7.63%) Artifactory
2 9 (7.63%) Bitbucket
2 9 (7.63%) TeamCity
2 9 (7.63%) webpack
3 5 (4.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) ERwin
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.85%) VersionOne
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Marketing
3 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Law
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Military
6 2 (1.69%) Publishing
6 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) Analyst
3 22 (18.64%) Consultant
4 10 (8.47%) Architect
5 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Cognos Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Analytics Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (5.93%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Analytics Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Core Network Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Data Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Node.js
1 9 (7.63%) React
1 9 (7.63%) Spring
1 9 (7.63%) Spring Boot
2 5 (4.24%) Flask
3 4 (3.39%) Web Services
3 4 (3.39%) XML
4 3 (2.54%) CSS
4 3 (2.54%) HTML
5 2 (1.69%) SAML
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.85%) Kafka
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.85%) RESTful
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) DataPower
2 9 (7.63%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) Unix
3 10 (8.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (21.19%) ETL
3 24 (20.34%) Data Analytics
4 22 (18.64%) Data Modelling
5 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.56%) DevOps
7 13 (11.02%) Visualisation
8 11 (9.32%) Data Analysis
9 10 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (8.47%) Microservices
10 9 (7.63%) Process Improvement
11 8 (6.78%) Actionable Insight
11 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.78%) Data Governance
11 8 (6.78%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (6.78%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (5.93%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.93%) SIEM
13 6 (5.08%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.66%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) Java
3 9 (7.63%) Python
4 7 (5.93%) R
5 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.69%) C#
7 2 (1.69%) VBA
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Degree
2 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.78%) CISM
4 8 (6.78%) CISSP
5 6 (5.08%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.69%) OSCP
6 2 (1.69%) SANS
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.39%) GDPR
4 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.85%) PMO
5 1 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) IAG
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
1 1 (0.85%) Oozie
1 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) IBM
3 15 (12.71%) SAP
4 14 (11.86%) Adobe
5 12 (10.17%) Tableau
6 11 (9.32%) Cognos
7 9 (7.63%) F5
7 9 (7.63%) Green Hat
7 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.39%) Google
9 3 (2.54%) Teradata
10 2 (1.69%) Nokia
10 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.85%) Citrix
11 1 (0.85%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.85%) Huawei
11 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.85%) Polycom
11 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.85%) Tekelec