Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 811 832
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 +25
Contract jobs citing SWOT Analysis 35 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.051% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 27
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +28.05% +17.14%
10th Percentile £335 £375 £363
90th Percentile £558 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +21.88% -2.44% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SWOT Analysis 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,004 80,534 88,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.79% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,901 53,357 57,266
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,993 2,243 2,704
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.90% -2.14% +25.00%

SWOT Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SWOT Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 9 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 6 months to 23 January 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
England -26 35 £475 -9.52% 6
London -44 22 £450 -18.18% 2
UK excluding London +15 13 £488 +21.88% 4
South East -15 9 £300 -35.14% 2
North of England +48 2 £494 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £494 -
Midlands +5 1 £350 +7.69% 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
South West - 1 £488 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SWOT Analysis 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 with a requirement for SWOT Analysis.

1 21 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 17 (48.57%) Use Case
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 13 (37.14%) UML
5 13 (37.14%) Six Sigma
5 13 (37.14%) Lean Six Sigma
6 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) ISEB
7 9 (25.71%) BPMN
8 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (22.86%) Swim Lanes
9 7 (20.00%) CBAP
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (17.14%) CITP
10 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
11 5 (14.29%) GIS
11 5 (14.29%) Mapinfo
11 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (14.29%) Migration
11 5 (14.29%) Wireless
11 5 (14.29%) Google
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (14.29%) Change Control

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) 5G
1 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 5 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
1 19 (54.29%) Business Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Strategy Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Supplier Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Business Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) UX Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 17 (48.57%) Use Case
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 13 (37.14%) Lean Six Sigma
5 13 (37.14%) Six Sigma
5 13 (37.14%) UML
6 9 (25.71%) BPMN
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.86%) Swim Lanes
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
9 5 (14.29%) Change Control
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (11.43%) Process Architecture
10 4 (11.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
3 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) CBAP
5 6 (17.14%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) CITP
6 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CISM
8 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Google
1 5 (14.29%) Mapinfo
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Nintex
3 1 (2.86%) SAP