The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Trend Analysis
UK
Rank 551 588 531
Rank change year-on-year +37 -57  
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 45 54 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +3.84% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £18.23 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.61 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +23.48% -  

Trend 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 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +28 39 £350 +7.69% 16
London +29 11 £375 +16.27% 3
South East +20 9 £550 +39.24% 3
West Midlands +13 8 £413 - 1
Surrey +17 6 £550 +100.00%
North West +32 4 £120 -63.07% 2
South West -1 4 £325 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £375 - 1
Warwickshire -1 3 £400 -
Staines -2 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £313 - 1
Berkshire +26 2 - - 2
City of London +4 2 - - 2
East Midlands -2 2 £338 +12.50% 1
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Reading - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £120 -
Atherstone - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £313 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £338 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £120 -
Scotland - 2 £325 - 1
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -11 1 - -
Belfast -15 1 - -
North East -16 1 - -
County Antrim -18 1 - -
Northern Ireland -20 1 - -
Wales - 1 £275 -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Trend 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 Trend Analysis.

1 34 (33.66%) ITIL
2 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (29.70%) Incident Management
4 27 (26.73%) Finance
5 26 (25.74%) SLA
6 25 (24.75%) SQL
6 25 (24.75%) Problem Management
7 21 (20.79%) Change Management
8 18 (17.82%) Workflow
8 18 (17.82%) Oracle
8 18 (17.82%) Banking
9 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
10 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
11 13 (12.87%) MS Office
11 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
11 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (12.87%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (11.88%) Degree
12 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (11.88%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (11.88%) CRM
12 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (11.88%) HP
13 10 (9.90%) Service Management
13 10 (9.90%) IBM
13 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.90%) Windows
14 9 (8.91%) Billing
14 9 (8.91%) Subversion

Trend Analysis
Top Related 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 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
1 5 (4.95%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.87%) MS Office
3 9 (8.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (8.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.96%) BASE24
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) GitHub
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Network Security
1 7 (6.93%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) 2G
2 1 (0.99%) 3G
2 1 (0.99%) 4G
2 1 (0.99%) Anycast
2 1 (0.99%) ATM
2 1 (0.99%) DHCP
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) LTE
2 1 (0.99%) OSPF
2 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.99%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.99%) VLAN
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.93%) MS Access
4 7 (6.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.96%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (3.96%) OLAP
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.98%) Power BI
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Subversion
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.98%) VersaTest
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Banking
3 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.91%) Billing
5 8 (7.92%) Back Office
6 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.97%) Electronics
9 2 (1.98%) Legal
9 2 (1.98%) Military
9 2 (1.98%) Retail
10 1 (0.99%) Law
10 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Analyst
2 13 (12.87%) Developer
3 11 (10.89%) Incident Manager
3 11 (10.89%) Service Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Data Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Report Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Data Insight Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) DBA
6 4 (3.96%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Insight Data Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
7 3 (2.97%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Problem Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Incident Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.93%) CLARiiON
3 7 (6.93%) Derivative
3 7 (6.93%) Symmetrix DMX
4 5 (4.95%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.96%) EFT
5 4 (3.96%) iPhone
6 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.98%) EPoS
7 2 (1.98%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.99%) Blog
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) IVR
8 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.99%) PMI
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Unix
3 6 (5.94%) Linux
4 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) ITIL
2 30 (29.70%) Incident Management
3 25 (24.75%) Problem Management
4 21 (20.79%) Change Management
5 18 (17.82%) Workflow
6 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
7 13 (12.87%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.88%) CRM
8 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.90%) Service Management
10 9 (8.91%) Product Management
11 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.92%) Migration
11 8 (7.92%) Project Management
11 8 (7.92%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.93%) BPR
12 7 (6.93%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) VBA
3 5 (4.95%) Python
3 5 (4.95%) R
4 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.99%) Java
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) MCP
4 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CCNP
6 1 (0.99%) CCSP
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.74%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) SRDF
2 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.99%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.88%) HP
4 10 (9.90%) IBM
5 8 (7.92%) SmartStream
6 7 (6.93%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.93%) EMC
6 7 (6.93%) NetApp
7 6 (5.94%) Citrix
8 5 (4.95%) Brocade
8 5 (4.95%) Dell
8 5 (4.95%) Lotus
9 4 (3.96%) Remedy
9 4 (3.96%) Thales
10 3 (2.97%) IFS
10 3 (2.97%) VMware
11 2 (1.98%) Cisco
12 1 (0.99%) BMC
12 1 (0.99%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.99%) Nortel
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