Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Data Science
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 130 120
Rank change year-on-year +37 -10 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Science 32 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.47% 1.01% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.14% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 11
Surrey median daily rate £484 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +42.86% -39.13%
10th Percentile £387 £320 £310
90th Percentile £564 £598 £590
South East median daily rate £506 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +1.25% +17.65% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £8.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +186.63% -82.22% +119.51%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,929 2,891 2,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.49% 88.76% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 2,036 1,585
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 60
Surrey median hourly rate £18.19 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.63% +8.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £31.42 £25.01 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.66% +19.07% -6.67%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Surrey

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Science in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Science in Surrey

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Science in Surrey

Data Science
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -9 9 £455 +42.03%
Staines - 8 £406 -
Tadworth - 5 £513 - 1
Epsom - 1 - - 1
Data Science
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Science 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 25 (78.13%) Analytics
2 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) Python
4 18 (56.25%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) Machine Learning
6 13 (40.63%) Power BI
6 13 (40.63%) Power Platform
7 12 (37.50%) Visualisation
7 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 11 (34.38%) Linux
8 11 (34.38%) SMTP
8 11 (34.38%) HTTP
8 11 (34.38%) HTTPS
8 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
8 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
8 11 (34.38%) SIEM
8 11 (34.38%) Task Automation
9 10 (31.25%) Statistics
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (28.13%) Threat Intelligence
10 9 (28.13%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 9 (28.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 9 (28.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
12 7 (21.88%) NIST
12 7 (21.88%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (21.88%) GCIA

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (15.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Power Platform
2 7 (21.88%) Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Office 365
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) AWS
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (3.13%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.13%) PowerApps
5 1 (3.13%) Serverless
5 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
1 11 (34.38%) HTTPS
1 11 (34.38%) SMTP
2 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Power BI
2 6 (18.75%) Data Lake
2 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
2 6 (18.75%) HDInsight
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (15.63%) MS Access
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) Blockchain
5 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) DTS
5 2 (6.25%) EDRMS
5 2 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) HBase
6 1 (3.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Data Scientist
3 5 (15.63%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Power BI Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 1 (3.13%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) NumPy
1 3 (9.38%) Pandas
1 3 (9.38%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) React
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
4 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
6 4 (12.50%) Smart Home
7 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (9.38%) User Experience
8 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Analytics
2 15 (46.88%) Machine Learning
3 12 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 11 (34.38%) SIEM
4 11 (34.38%) Task Automation
5 10 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (31.25%) Statistics
6 9 (28.13%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 9 (28.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 9 (28.13%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 6 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (15.63%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (15.63%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (15.63%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (15.63%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (15.63%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Python
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
3 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CompTIA Security+
1 7 (21.88%) GCFA
1 7 (21.88%) GCIA
1 7 (21.88%) GCIH
1 7 (21.88%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (21.88%) OSCP
1 7 (21.88%) SSCP
2 4 (12.50%) PhD
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) NIST
2 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (15.63%) QA
4 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Minitab
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Tableau
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Dataiku
4 3 (9.38%) Palantir
5 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
5 2 (6.25%) Darktrace
5 2 (6.25%) FireEye
5 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.25%) Proofpoint
5 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.25%) TippingPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Workday
6 1 (3.13%) Databricks