Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 17 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.09% 6.93% 5.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.89% 18.18% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 15
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +25.00% -9.43%
10th Percentile £304 £323 £100
90th Percentile £510 £475 £380
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £21.75 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £23.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.50% +40.24% +6.25%

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 95 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.05% 38.10% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 56
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.90% -22.50%
10th Percentile £275 £178 £115
90th Percentile £440 £474 £423
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +4.52% +1.97% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.89% +5.19% -6.25%
10th Percentile £16.99 £10.29 £11.38
90th Percentile £30.95 £30.30 £36.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -16.67%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -6 5 £340 -12.26% 11
Tamworth +6 3 £403 - 5
Burton-upon-Trent -2 3 £431 -
Cannock - 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 £310 - 1
Analytical Skills
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) MySQL
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Clustering
3 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (41.18%) Riak
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (41.18%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) Database Security
5 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
5 4 (23.53%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Replication
6 3 (17.65%) Communications Security
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering

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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) SNMP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (41.18%) Riak
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP
3 3 (17.65%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (17.65%) QlikView
3 3 (17.65%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (17.65%) Star Schema
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
1 3 (17.65%) Law
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DBA
1 7 (41.18%) Production DBA
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) ETL Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (23.53%) Database Security
4 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Communications Security
5 3 (17.65%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Metadata Management
5 3 (17.65%) Network Management
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) HNC
1 3 (17.65%) HND
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) RapidMiner
2 1 (5.88%) VMware