Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 17 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.32% 3.03% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.04% 9.92% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £340 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -1.45% -8.00%
10th Percentile £344 £279 £204
90th Percentile £419 £430 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.59 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.87% -1.25% -20.40%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 106 121 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.41% 30.56% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 89
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £337 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -3.79% -3.45%
10th Percentile £196 £158 £251
90th Percentile £447 £475 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £10.74 £43.25 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.17% +250.20% +2.92%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.20 £11.40
90th Percentile £18.73 £97.50 £14.24
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.62 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.83% -7.89% -9.52%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 11 £388 +19.23% 5
Stafford - 3 £375 - 2
Tamworth -6 2 £390 +2.63%
Analytical Skills
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) FMCG
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Complex ETL
5 3 (17.65%) GDPR
5 3 (17.65%) Tableau
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) C#

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) DTS
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (5.88%) OLTP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Complex ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Flow Diagram
3 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) NGA Human Resources