Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 775 725
Rank change year-on-year +42 -50 -21
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 116 132 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 78
UK median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +1.56% +2.40%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £148
90th Percentile £575 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
UK median hourly rate £16.11 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +6.58% +21.93%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £15.50
90th Percentile £31.31 £40.44 £28.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -6.64% -30.10% +65.25%

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 80364 91722 90936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.27% 83.45% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52749 60501 57614
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2042 2200 2581
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 27 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Top 16 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +38 105 £385 +14.07% 23
UK excluding London +14 69 £350 +7.69% 15
London +21 45 £425 +12.96% 9
South East +13 34 £363 -7.05% 2
North of England +43 11 £120 -57.14% 4
Scotland +50 6 £325 +282.35% 1
East of England -2 6 £419 +4.69% 3
North West +35 5 £115 -60.34% 1
Midlands +14 5 £325 -35.00% 2
Yorkshire +34 4 - - 3
South West +2 4 £300 -7.69% 3
East Midlands -2 3 £338 +12.50% 2
North East +42 2 £400 -
West Midlands +29 2 £325 -35.00%
Wales - 2 £275 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 37 (31.90%) ITIL
2 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 23 (19.83%) Finance
5 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
6 19 (16.38%) Service Management
6 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.38%) Analytics
7 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
8 16 (13.79%) Change Management
8 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
8 16 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.93%) Visualisation
10 14 (12.07%) SLA
11 13 (11.21%) HP
11 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (11.21%) Statistics
11 13 (11.21%) People Management
12 12 (10.34%) JIRA
12 12 (10.34%) Oracle
12 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (10.34%) ITSM
13 11 (9.48%) Python
13 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.48%) Information Security
13 11 (9.48%) R
14 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (7.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.17%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.86%) Primavera
2 1 (0.86%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 4 (3.45%) Google Tag Manager
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) LAN
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 3 (2.59%) VoIP
2 3 (2.59%) WAN
3 2 (1.72%) Anycast
3 2 (1.72%) DHCP
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) 3G
4 1 (0.86%) BGP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) IOS XR
4 1 (0.86%) MPLS
4 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.86%) RSVP
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.76%) MS Access
2 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.59%) DB2
5 3 (2.59%) Power BI
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.72%) Big Data
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.72%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) JIRA
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Billing
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Analyst
2 11 (9.48%) Incident Manager
3 10 (8.62%) Administrator
4 9 (7.76%) Defect Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Data Scientist
7 6 (5.17%) Problem Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Incident and Problem Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Analytics Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Data Insight Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Digital Analytics Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Insight Data Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) HTML
2 1 (0.86%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) D3.js
2 1 (0.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Social Media
4 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.59%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.72%) iPhone
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.86%) IVR
6 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
2 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Unix
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.90%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 19 (16.38%) Analytics
3 19 (16.38%) Service Management
4 16 (13.79%) Change Management
4 16 (13.79%) Data Analysis
4 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.93%) Visualisation
6 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.21%) People Management
6 13 (11.21%) Statistics
7 12 (10.34%) ITSM
8 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.48%) Information Security
9 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (7.76%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (7.76%) V-Model
10 9 (7.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) Python
2 11 (9.48%) R
3 9 (7.76%) VBA
4 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.86%) Java
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
6 1 (0.86%) PHP
6 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
1 9 (7.76%) ISEB
1 9 (7.76%) ISTQB
1 9 (7.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) CCNA
4 3 (2.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.72%) CCIE
6 1 (0.86%) CCNP
6 1 (0.86%) CEH
6 1 (0.86%) CISA
6 1 (0.86%) CISM
6 1 (0.86%) CRISC
6 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) QA
3 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (2.59%) PMO
5 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.86%) COBIT
6 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Firmware
2 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.86%) Squid
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) XenApp
2 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.86%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) HP
3 12 (10.34%) Oracle
4 7 (6.03%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.17%) SAP
6 5 (4.31%) IBM
6 5 (4.31%) Remedy
6 5 (4.31%) VMware
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix
7 4 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco
8 2 (1.72%) Infoblox
8 2 (1.72%) Lotus
8 2 (1.72%) Minitab
8 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.86%) F5
9 1 (0.86%) IPFX
9 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.86%) Tandberg
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