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 27 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 591 546
Rank change year-on-year +39 -45  
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 43 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 41
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £282 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -3.84% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.23 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.61 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +44.06% -21.05%  

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 38874 46289 44591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.66% 82.81% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25559 30584 27700
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 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1086 1306
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.97 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

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 27 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 27 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 +8 36 £357 +9.69% 15
London +32 18 £393 +2.74% 3
South East +5 10 £550 +46.66% 4
Surrey +6 7 £550 +89.65%
Staines +3 4 - -
Scotland +39 3 £325 +36.84% 1
South West +8 3 £313 -3.84% 1
Glasgow +4 3 £325 +36.84% 1
Wiltshire +1 3 £313 -
North West +25 2 £120 -60.00%
East Midlands 0 2 £338 +12.50% 1
City of London -3 2 - - 2
Swindon -3 2 £313 -
South Wales - 2 £275 -
Cardiff - 2 £275 -
Wales - 2 £275 -
Warrington +41 1 £120 -
Cheshire +34 1 £120 -
North East +11 1 - -
Manchester +9 1 - -
Milton Keynes 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £238 -
West Sussex - 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 27 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 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 31 (31.31%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (28.28%) SQL
4 26 (26.26%) SLA
5 25 (25.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 24 (24.24%) Incident Management
7 21 (21.21%) Finance
8 20 (20.20%) Change Management
9 18 (18.18%) Oracle
9 18 (18.18%) Problem Management
10 15 (15.15%) Degree
10 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.14%) CRM
11 14 (14.14%) Workflow
11 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.14%) Banking
11 14 (14.14%) Analytics
12 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
12 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.12%) IBM
13 12 (12.12%) Visualisation
14 11 (11.11%) Statistics
14 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 11 (11.11%) HP
14 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
15 10 (10.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 10 (10.10%) Billing
15 10 (10.10%) Data 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 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
3 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) BASE24
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) SAN
2 6 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.02%) Anycast
3 2 (2.02%) DHCP
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) 2G
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
4 1 (1.01%) 4G
4 1 (1.01%) ATM
4 1 (1.01%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) LTE
4 1 (1.01%) OSPF
4 1 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.01%) VLAN
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.09%) MS Access
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) VersaTest
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Banking
3 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.10%) Billing
5 4 (4.04%) Back Office
5 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Electronics
6 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.03%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) Military
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.01%) Law
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Analyst
2 12 (12.12%) Data Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Incident Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Insight Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Data Scientist
6 5 (5.05%) DBA
6 5 (5.05%) Report Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.03%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.03%) Storage Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) CLARiiON
2 7 (7.07%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.04%) iPhone
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Derivative
5 3 (3.03%) EFT
5 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.02%) EPoS
6 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Blog
7 1 (1.01%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 24 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 20 (20.20%) Change Management
4 18 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 14 (14.14%) Analytics
5 14 (14.14%) CRM
5 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.14%) Workflow
6 12 (12.12%) Visualisation
7 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 11 (11.11%) Statistics
8 10 (10.10%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
9 9 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (8.08%) Migration
10 8 (8.08%) Product Management
10 8 (8.08%) Project Management
10 8 (8.08%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) SQL
2 9 (9.09%) Python
2 9 (9.09%) R
2 9 (9.09%) VBA
3 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.01%) CCNP
5 1 (1.01%) CISSP
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.03%) QA
4 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) SRDF
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.01%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.12%) IBM
4 11 (11.11%) HP
5 7 (7.07%) 3PAR
5 7 (7.07%) EMC
5 7 (7.07%) NetApp
6 5 (5.05%) Brocade
6 5 (5.05%) Citrix
6 5 (5.05%) Dell
7 4 (4.04%) SmartStream
7 4 (4.04%) VMware
8 3 (3.03%) IFS
8 3 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.03%) Thales
9 2 (2.02%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.02%) Lotus
9 2 (2.02%) Minitab
9 2 (2.02%) SAP
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