Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 11 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.73% 5.24% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.49% 13.46% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +50.23%
10th Percentile £283 £357 £338
90th Percentile £398 £414 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £29.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £28.50
90th Percentile £47.50 - £29.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -28.00% +25.00%

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 71 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.98% 38.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 73
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +12.32% +6.15%
10th Percentile £262 £295 £165
90th Percentile £456 £459 £462
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.99 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.41% -48.31% +114.81%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.34 £11.33
90th Percentile £55.00 £29.14 £89.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.06 £19.00 £21.47
% change year-on-year -10.21% -11.48% +35.64%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +10 5 - - 1
Lichfield -3 2 £388 +25.00%
Stafford +2 1 - -
Analytical Skills
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability

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 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Riak
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Production DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Controller
4 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Production DBA
4 1 (9.09%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Database Security
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) V-Model
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Altiris
4 2 (18.18%) Snow