The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 316 366 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.06% 13.91% 12.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.49% 15.40% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 192 119
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 25
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.90 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £53.30 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2343 2377 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.39% 90.35% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1196 831
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 101 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 88 £348 -7.33% 30
Bracknell 0 50 £225 -22.41% 8
Slough +1 33 £350 +6.06% 13
Newbury -4 19 £400 +6.73% 9
Maidenhead -2 18 £253 - 7
Hungerford - - - - 4
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Analyst
South East

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 160 (25.04%) Finance
2 154 (24.10%) Telecoms
3 109 (17.06%) SQL
4 95 (14.87%) Business Analysis
5 92 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (10.02%) Windows
9 58 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (8.14%) ITIL
11 51 (7.98%) SQL Server
12 48 (7.51%) Microsoft
13 45 (7.04%) Oracle
14 43 (6.73%) MS Excel
15 41 (6.42%) Scrum
15 41 (6.42%) Marketing
16 40 (6.26%) Active Directory
17 39 (6.10%) E-Commerce
17 39 (6.10%) Project Management
18 38 (5.95%) CRM
19 37 (5.79%) MS Office
19 37 (5.79%) ISEB
19 37 (5.79%) QA
20 36 (5.63%) Degree
20 36 (5.63%) Data Analysis
21 35 (5.48%) Retail
21 35 (5.48%) Java
22 34 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
22 34 (5.32%) Security Cleared
23 31 (4.85%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.03%) IIS
3 7 (1.10%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.94%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (0.63%) SAS
6 4 (0.63%) CMS
7 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.47%) LiveCycle
7 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Lync
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.79%) MS Office
3 28 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.19%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.31%) DOC1
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) BPCS
6 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.10%) SaaS
2 3 (0.47%) Force.com
2 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.88%) Firewall
1 12 (1.88%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (1.72%) DNS
3 9 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.10%) Wireless
5 6 (0.94%) HTTP
5 6 (0.94%) DHCP
6 5 (0.78%) MVNO
6 5 (0.78%) 2G
6 5 (0.78%) 3G
7 4 (0.63%) FTP
7 4 (0.63%) Broadband
7 4 (0.63%) LAN
7 4 (0.63%) PBX
7 4 (0.63%) VoIP
7 4 (0.63%) Internet
7 4 (0.63%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.63%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.41%) QlikView
6 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.63%) DB2
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 26 (4.07%) JIRA
2 14 (2.19%) Selenium
3 7 (1.10%) WebDriver
4 6 (0.94%) TestDirector
4 6 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.78%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.16%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.16%) LSMW
8 1 (0.16%) WinRunner
General
1 160 (25.04%) Finance
2 154 (24.10%) Telecoms
3 41 (6.42%) Marketing
4 35 (5.48%) Retail
5 26 (4.07%) Billing
6 20 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.72%) Legal
8 10 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.25%) Electronics
9 8 (1.25%) Banking
10 7 (1.10%) French Language
10 7 (1.10%) Advertising
10 7 (1.10%) Automotive
11 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.50%) .NET
2 13 (2.03%) Web Services
3 11 (1.72%) HTML
4 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.94%) RESTful
5 5 (0.78%) CSS
5 5 (0.78%) Flash
6 4 (0.63%) WSH
6 4 (0.63%) XML
7 3 (0.47%) Mason
7 3 (0.47%) jQuery
7 3 (0.47%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.31%) XSLT
8 2 (0.31%) LAMP
8 2 (0.31%) WCF
8 2 (0.31%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.16%) HTML5
9 1 (0.16%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.16%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.03%) NHS
5 11 (1.72%) User Experience
6 10 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.41%) Open Source
8 8 (1.25%) DTV
8 8 (1.25%) IVR
9 7 (1.10%) Informatics
10 6 (0.94%) Web 2.0
10 6 (0.94%) Statistics
10 6 (0.94%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.78%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.78%) GIS
12 4 (0.63%) CMDB
12 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.63%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.02%) Windows
2 22 (3.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 9 (1.41%) UNIX
6 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.78%) Linux
9 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.63%) Android
10 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.87%) Business Analysis
2 87 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (8.14%) ITIL
6 41 (6.42%) Scrum
7 39 (6.10%) E-Commerce
7 39 (6.10%) Project Management
8 38 (5.95%) CRM
9 36 (5.63%) Data Analysis
10 34 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (4.69%) Service Management
12 29 (4.54%) Data Modelling
13 25 (3.91%) User Stories
14 24 (3.76%) Migration
14 24 (3.76%) ETL
15 22 (3.44%) Waterfall
16 21 (3.29%) Analytics
17 19 (2.97%) Use Case
17 19 (2.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 109 (17.06%) SQL
2 35 (5.48%) Java
3 18 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.25%) VBA
5 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.10%) C#
5 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 6 (0.94%) Scala
6 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.94%) Groovy
7 5 (0.78%) VB
8 4 (0.63%) Python
8 4 (0.63%) VBScript
8 4 (0.63%) RPG
8 4 (0.63%) C
8 4 (0.63%) Perl
8 4 (0.63%) RPG IV
9 3 (0.47%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.47%) RPG/400
10 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (5.79%) ISEB
2 36 (5.63%) Degree
3 34 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.03%) CBAP
5 13 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.72%) CIMA
6 11 (1.72%) ACCA
6 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.56%) MCSE
8 9 (1.41%) MCP
9 8 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.25%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.47%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.47%) MCTS
12 3 (0.47%) PMP
12 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.79%) QA
2 20 (3.13%) SLA
3 12 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.63%) COBIT
6 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 40 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.78%) vSphere
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.78%) SCCM
2 5 (0.78%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.78%) Netcool
3 2 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.04%) Oracle
3 31 (4.85%) SAP
4 20 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 17 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.72%) HP
7 10 (1.56%) Cisco
8 9 (1.41%) Symantec
8 9 (1.41%) Remedy
9 8 (1.25%) Adobe
9 8 (1.25%) LANDesk
10 7 (1.10%) VMware
10 7 (1.10%) ESRI
10 7 (1.10%) Citrix
11 6 (0.94%) Dell
11 6 (0.94%) Lotus
12 5 (0.78%) Appcelerator
12 5 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.78%) Mitel
12 5 (0.78%) Cognos
Reading
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £14.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: Great rates!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £295 - £395 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £10.50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 9 days ago