Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

Analytical Thinking
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 221 196
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 +37
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 16 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.24% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 18
Thames Valley median daily rate £413 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.33% +25.19%
10th Percentile £355 £290 £357
90th Percentile £470 £596 £600
South East median daily rate £425 £455 £420
% change year-on-year -6.59% +8.33% +21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Thames Valley median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Analytical Thinking 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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Thames Valley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,706 6,264 5,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 86.69% 84.55% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,080 3,440 3,229
Thames Valley median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £255 £270 £230
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 184 222
Thames Valley median hourly rate £18.00 £16.58 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.56% -5.07% -18.96%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.18 £10.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.58 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.68% +6.71% -25.00%

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Thames Valley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contract Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Buckinghamshire +27 9 £415 - 5
Berkshire -15 6 £413 +3.13% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Analytical Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) React
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) SaaS
5 3 (18.75%) Redux
5 3 (18.75%) PMO
5 3 (18.75%) Jest
5 3 (18.75%) Enzyme
5 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) BCP
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) eTOM
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Finance

Analytical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) SAS EBI
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) React Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 2 (12.50%) UI Architect
3 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Enzyme
1 3 (18.75%) Jest
1 3 (18.75%) React
1 3 (18.75%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) OpenVMS
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) BCP
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) eTOM
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Fortran
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) XenApp
1 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft