Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 18 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 37 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.79% 8.08% 10.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.70% 26.32% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 8
Watford median daily rate £500 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +26.47% +21.43%
10th Percentile £375 £217 £319
90th Percentile £550 £600 £483
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Watford median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.70 £16.84 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.14% +10.39% -59.33%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 163 133 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 43.12% 30.72% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 61 50
Watford median daily rate £470 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.29% -8.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £105
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +11.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Watford median hourly rate £36.25 £19.00 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.79% +57.68% -56.55%
10th Percentile £24.63 £19.00 £11.68
90th Percentile £48.88 £19.00 £12.43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.91% +5.03% -25.58%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Watford

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Watford

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Watford

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 22 (59.46%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 12 (32.43%) Data Migration
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Analytical Thinking
5 10 (27.03%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
5 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (24.32%) ETL
7 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
9 6 (16.22%) Analytics
9 6 (16.22%) Cognos
9 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (13.51%) Information Security
10 5 (13.51%) CEH
10 5 (13.51%) Subversion
10 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
10 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
10 5 (13.51%) Reference Data

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) OSPF
1 2 (5.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.11%) PowerCenter
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Data Migration Developer
4 6 (16.22%) ETL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) Flash
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (13.51%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (32.43%) Data Migration
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Analytical Thinking
4 10 (27.03%) BDD
4 10 (27.03%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (24.32%) ETL
6 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (16.22%) Analytics
9 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
9 5 (13.51%) Information Security
9 5 (13.51%) SABSA
9 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
9 5 (13.51%) Statistics
9 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) CEH
2 5 (13.51%) CISM
2 5 (13.51%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) CRISC
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GAAP
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Cognos
3 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 5 (13.51%) Talend
4 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.11%) Informatica
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com