Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 11 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.04% 8.44% 5.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.09% 23.53% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £388 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +26.02% -13.38%
10th Percentile £318 £328 £100
90th Percentile £499 £475 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -3.95% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £23.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.37% +40.24% +14.56%

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 109 85 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.07% 35.86% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 66
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +14.52% -15.07%
10th Percentile £275 £169 £130
90th Percentile £455 £454 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £11.18 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.92% -50.56% +67.43%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £12.80
90th Percentile £43.10 £35.90 £41.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £15.21
% change year-on-year +0.19% +4.04% -15.53%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 October 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 -12 3 £340 -12.26% 11
Tamworth -4 2 £500 +5.26% 2
Stafford -3 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Riak
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Law
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Communications Security
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) HNC
4 3 (27.27%) HND
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (45.45%) Riak
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
1 3 (27.27%) Law
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
1 5 (45.45%) Production DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Replication
5 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Communications Security
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (18.18%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) HNC
1 3 (27.27%) HND
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Altiris
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Wyse