The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Minitab products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Minitab over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Minitab, Inc.

Minitab
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 643 634
Rank change year-on-year +62 -9  
Contract jobs citing Minitab 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.038% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £390 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +1.38% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Minitab is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20268 23841 24920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.93% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12304 14686 14597
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 813 1122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Minitab
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Minitab as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Minitab in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Minitab in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minitab.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Minitab in the UK

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Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minitab within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 5 £390 -13.33% 1
London - 3 £355 - 1
South East - 2 £456 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £456 -
Oxford - 1 £488 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Minitab also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Minitab.

1 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (41.67%) R
3 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Minitab
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (16.67%) SPSS
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Insight Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Insight Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Statistician
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) HR Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (41.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) BPMN
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) R
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GMP
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GxP
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP