The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.54% 0.71% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.97% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 204 207 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.76% 73.14% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 135 242
Median daily rate £450 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Southampton

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Southampton

Analytics
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 7 (58.33%) Data Integration
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
3 5 (41.67%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) MapR
4 4 (33.33%) Apache Drill
4 4 (33.33%) IaaS
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) IaaS
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Drill
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Integration
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) MapR
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos