Period
to 13 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 13 November 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 33 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 189 253 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.12% 5.15% 6.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.39% 17.68% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 165 196
Yorkshire median daily rate £378 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.93% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £247 £204 £263
90th Percentile £548 £588 £615
England median daily rate £450 £442 £450
% change year-on-year +1.88% -1.84% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.90 £17.06 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.82% -3.92% +18.33%
10th Percentile £14.48 £13.43 £10.90
90th Percentile £64.03 £25.00 £45.63
England median hourly rate £22.88 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.33% -6.50% +5.10%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,087 1,431 1,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.47% 29.13% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 903 875
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -2.44%
10th Percentile £213 £259 £228
90th Percentile £538 £561 £557
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 59 57
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +12.68% -2.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.30 £26.98
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Yorkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Yorkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Yorkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Yorkshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Yorkshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -5 116 £378 -11.18% 65
South Yorkshire -4 58 £400 +7.02% 29
North Yorkshire -1 7 £340 +13.33% 18
East Yorkshire +3 1 - - 6
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 66 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (26.46%) Microsoft
3 49 (25.93%) Finance
4 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (21.16%) SQL
6 29 (15.34%) Linux
7 27 (14.29%) Windows
8 25 (13.23%) Unix
9 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (12.70%) Change Management
10 23 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
10 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (11.64%) Degree
12 21 (11.11%) Decision-Making
13 20 (10.58%) Analytical Thinking
14 19 (10.05%) Python
15 15 (7.94%) Retail
15 15 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (7.41%) Azure
17 13 (6.88%) Analytics
17 13 (6.88%) Power BI
17 13 (6.88%) Windows Server
17 13 (6.88%) Banking
17 13 (6.88%) Business Analysis
17 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (6.88%) Validation
17 13 (6.88%) Shell Script
17 13 (6.88%) Data Modelling
17 13 (6.88%) Web Services
17 13 (6.88%) Perl

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 7 (3.70%) Confluence
1 7 (3.70%) SAS
2 5 (2.65%) CMS
2 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.12%) IIS
4 2 (1.06%) Drupal
4 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.53%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.53%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) BASE24
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.41%) Azure
2 13 (6.88%) Power Platform
3 9 (4.76%) AWS
4 6 (3.17%) Office 365
5 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) WAN
2 7 (3.70%) LAN
3 5 (2.65%) ZigBee
4 4 (2.12%) DNS
5 3 (1.59%) DHCP
5 3 (1.59%) Internet
5 3 (1.59%) Skype
5 3 (1.59%) VoIP
6 2 (1.06%) Firewall
6 2 (1.06%) VSAN
6 2 (1.06%) WebEx
6 2 (1.06%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.53%) HTTP
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.53%) SSH
7 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.88%) Power BI
1 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.59%) QlikView
9 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.53%) CorVu
10 1 (0.53%) DTS
10 1 (0.53%) GIS
10 1 (0.53%) MS Access
10 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) JIRA
2 9 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.06%) LSMW
4 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) RStudio
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (25.93%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Retail
3 13 (6.88%) Banking
4 9 (4.76%) Legal
4 9 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.70%) Marketing
6 6 (3.17%) Games
6 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (27.51%) Analyst
2 23 (12.17%) Business Analyst
2 23 (12.17%) Developer
3 16 (8.47%) Consultant
4 10 (5.29%) Administrator
4 10 (5.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 8 (4.23%) Senior Manager
6 8 (4.23%) Solaris Engineer
7 7 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 7 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 7 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 7 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.17%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.17%) Linux Consultant
8 6 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.17%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) Web Services
2 11 (5.82%) .NET
3 9 (4.76%) RESTful
4 7 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.17%) .NET Core
5 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET Core
6 5 (2.65%) Angular 2
7 3 (1.59%) LDAP
8 2 (1.06%) BAPI
8 2 (1.06%) IDoc
8 2 (1.06%) SAP ALE
8 2 (1.06%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (1.06%) Spring
9 1 (0.53%) CSS3
9 1 (0.53%) Handlebars
9 1 (0.53%) HTML5
9 1 (0.53%) jQuery
9 1 (0.53%) MDX
9 1 (0.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.29%) NHS
3 7 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.65%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.12%) PMI
5 4 (2.12%) User Experience
5 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.59%) SCADA
6 3 (1.59%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.59%) Tandem
7 2 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.06%) PKI
7 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.34%) Linux
2 27 (14.29%) Windows
3 25 (13.23%) Unix
4 13 (6.88%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.35%) Solaris
6 9 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.70%) SUSE
7 7 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.59%) Android
10 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.06%) HPUX
10 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.70%) Change Management
4 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 20 (10.58%) Analytical Thinking
7 15 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.88%) Analytics
8 13 (6.88%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.88%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 13 (6.88%) Validation
9 12 (6.35%) Technical Leadership
9 12 (6.35%) Test Scripting
9 12 (6.35%) Use Case
9 12 (6.35%) Visualisation
10 11 (5.82%) ITIL
10 11 (5.82%) Project Management
10 11 (5.82%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.16%) SQL
2 19 (10.05%) Python
3 13 (6.88%) Perl
3 13 (6.88%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.23%) C#
6 7 (3.70%) AWK
7 5 (2.65%) R
7 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.12%) Java
9 2 (1.06%) ABAP
9 2 (1.06%) Haskell
9 2 (1.06%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
10 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (11.64%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) CISM
2 12 (6.35%) CISSP
3 7 (3.70%) ISEB
4 4 (2.12%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.59%) CBAP
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.06%) VCP6
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) CFA
7 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.53%) MCITP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSA
7 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.70%) QA
4 5 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.12%) SLA
6 3 (1.59%) PMO
7 2 (1.06%) GDPR
7 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.53%) COSHH
8 1 (0.53%) IFRS
8 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.53%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) Firmware
4 4 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.06%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.06%) vSphere
5 2 (1.06%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.53%) Docker
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.23%) Puppet
2 7 (3.70%) Ansible
3 6 (3.17%) SCCM
4 4 (2.12%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.06%) vRealize
7 1 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.29%) Red Hat
2 10 (5.29%) VMware
3 8 (4.23%) HP
4 4 (2.12%) Fujitsu
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle
4 4 (2.12%) Tableau
5 3 (1.59%) Alteryx
5 3 (1.59%) Avaya
5 3 (1.59%) Cisco
5 3 (1.59%) IBM
5 3 (1.59%) SAP
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe
6 2 (1.06%) Citrix
6 2 (1.06%) Cognos
6 2 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (0.53%) CommVault
7 1 (0.53%) NetApp
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow