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 23 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.

Trend Analysis
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 601 570
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31  
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 42 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 47
Median daily rate £338 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £285
% change year-on-year -3.84% +14.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.23 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.23% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +27.11% -10.52%  

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 39358 46364 44831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.53% 82.93% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25908 30650 27860
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +5.46%  
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 £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1090 1313
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

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 23 April 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 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 +28 36 £353 +0.92% 12
London +33 19 £392 -2.12% 3
South East +10 10 £550 +41.02% 2
Surrey +7 7 £550 +83.33%
Staines +1 4 - -
Wiltshire +2 3 £313 -
South West 0 3 £313 -3.84% 1
Scotland +36 2 £325 +36.84% 2
City of London 0 2 - -
Glasgow -2 2 £325 +36.84% 2
Swindon -3 2 £313 -
East Midlands -12 2 £338 +12.50% 1
South Wales - 2 £275 -
Cardiff - 2 £275 -
Wales - 2 £275 -
Warrington +38 1 £120 -
Cheshire +30 1 £120 -
North West +20 1 £120 -63.07% 1
North East +9 1 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £238 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 33 (32.35%) ITIL
1 33 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (27.45%) SQL
3 25 (24.51%) SLA
3 25 (24.51%) Incident Management
4 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 23 (22.55%) Finance
6 20 (19.61%) Change Management
7 19 (18.63%) Problem Management
8 18 (17.65%) Oracle
9 16 (15.69%) Workflow
9 16 (15.69%) Banking
10 15 (14.71%) Degree
10 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 14 (13.73%) Analytics
12 13 (12.75%) CRM
12 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
12 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
13 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (11.76%) IBM
13 12 (11.76%) HP
13 12 (11.76%) Visualisation
13 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
14 11 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (10.78%) Statistics
14 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 9 (8.82%) Billing

Trend 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 9 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) BASE24
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) SAN
2 6 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (1.96%) Anycast
3 2 (1.96%) DHCP
3 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) 2G
4 1 (0.98%) 3G
4 1 (0.98%) 4G
4 1 (0.98%) ATM
4 1 (0.98%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.98%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.98%) LAN
4 1 (0.98%) LTE
4 1 (0.98%) OSPF
4 1 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.98%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.98%) VLAN
4 1 (0.98%) VoIP
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.82%) MS Access
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.92%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.96%) Big Data
7 2 (1.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.96%) VersaTest
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.82%) Billing
5 6 (5.88%) Back Office
6 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.92%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.94%) Electronics
8 3 (2.94%) Legal
9 2 (1.96%) Military
9 2 (1.96%) Retail
10 1 (0.98%) Law
10 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Incident Manager
4 8 (7.84%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Data Scientist
6 5 (4.90%) DBA
6 5 (4.90%) Report Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.94%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.94%) BASE24 Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.98%) Middleware
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) CLARiiON
2 7 (6.86%) Symmetrix DMX
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Derivative
5 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.92%) EFT
5 4 (3.92%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.92%) iPhone
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.94%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.96%) EPoS
7 2 (1.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.98%) Blog
8 1 (0.98%) IVR
8 1 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) ITIL
2 25 (24.51%) Incident Management
3 20 (19.61%) Change Management
4 19 (18.63%) Problem Management
5 16 (15.69%) Workflow
6 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.73%) Analytics
8 13 (12.75%) CRM
8 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.76%) Visualisation
10 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (10.78%) Statistics
11 9 (8.82%) Actionable Insight
11 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
11 9 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (8.82%) Product Management
11 9 (8.82%) Project Management
12 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) Python
2 9 (8.82%) R
2 9 (8.82%) VBA
3 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) MCP
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) CCNP
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) SRDF
2 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.98%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) HP
3 12 (11.76%) IBM
4 7 (6.86%) 3PAR
4 7 (6.86%) EMC
4 7 (6.86%) NetApp
5 6 (5.88%) SmartStream
6 5 (4.90%) Brocade
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) Dell
7 4 (3.92%) Thales
7 4 (3.92%) VMware
8 3 (2.94%) IFS
8 3 (2.94%) Lotus
8 3 (2.94%) Remedy
8 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.96%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.96%) Minitab
9 2 (1.96%) SAP
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