Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 8 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.76% 5.95% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.78% 15.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +7.64% +4.35%
10th Percentile £276 £338 £267
90th Percentile £389 £419 £421
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £29.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.72% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £22.68 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.43% +33.41% -10.53%

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 118 103 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.69% 38.29% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 67
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +14.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £265 £202 £158
90th Percentile £462 £446 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £10.30 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.88% -79.60% +288.46%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £12.01
90th Percentile £59.00 £15.25 £97.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.93 £20.62 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.77% +17.83% +2.64%

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 16 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 December 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
Stafford 0 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -13 1 - - 18
Lichfield - 1 £400 -
Analytical Skills
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) V-Model
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared

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 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Riak
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Production DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
1 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) V-Model
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Wyse