The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SWOT Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWOT Analysis over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

SWOT Analysis
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 628 629
Rank change year-on-year +46 +1  
Contract jobs citing SWOT Analysis 14 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.045% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 8
Median daily rate £494 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £424 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £445 £440
% change year-on-year -21.34% +1.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SWOT Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39445 46265 44586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.70% 82.81% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25938 30584 27720
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1074 1298
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +13.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.82 £47.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

SWOT Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SWOT Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SWOT Analysis in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWOT Analysis in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SWOT Analysis over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SWOT Analysis in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SWOT Analysis in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +31 14 £494 +9.72% 5
London +23 9 £588 +16.04% 1
City of London -12 6 £575 +15.00% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -
Warwick - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
South East +13 1 - -
South West +4 1 £400 -10.61%
Gatwick - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £135 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £135 -
Nottingham - 1 £135 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SWOT Analysis 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 SWOT Analysis.

1 34 (89.47%) Business Analysis
2 26 (68.42%) Use Case
2 26 (68.42%) UML
3 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
3 17 (44.74%) Swim Lanes
4 16 (42.11%) Business Process Analysis
5 15 (39.47%) ITIL
6 14 (36.84%) ISEB
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (34.21%) CBAP
7 13 (34.21%) Lean Six Sigma
7 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (34.21%) Six Sigma
7 13 (34.21%) DV Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
8 12 (31.58%) CITP
8 12 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (31.58%) Chartered Engineer
9 11 (28.95%) Investment Management
9 11 (28.95%) Front Office
10 10 (26.32%) MiFID
10 10 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (26.32%) SDLC
11 8 (21.05%) Wealth Management
11 8 (21.05%) BPMN
11 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
12 7 (18.42%) Business Process Mapping
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) Management Information System

SWOT Analysis
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:

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
General
1 11 (28.95%) Front Office
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Analyst
2 36 (94.74%) Business Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Asset Management Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Investment Management Business Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) UML Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Business Analysis
2 26 (68.42%) UML
2 26 (68.42%) Use Case
3 17 (44.74%) Swim Lanes
4 16 (42.11%) Business Process Analysis
5 15 (39.47%) ITIL
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (34.21%) Lean Six Sigma
7 13 (34.21%) Six Sigma
7 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (31.58%) PRINCE2
8 12 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (28.95%) Investment Management
10 10 (26.32%) SDLC
10 10 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (21.05%) BPMN
11 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
11 8 (21.05%) Wealth Management
12 7 (18.42%) Business Process Mapping
13 5 (13.16%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) ISEB
3 13 (34.21%) CBAP
3 13 (34.21%) DV Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) Chartered Engineer
4 12 (31.58%) CITP
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) MiFID
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow