The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 299 373 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.11% 14.74% 14.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.10% 15.78% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 202 212
Median daily rate £379 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £190 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £39.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
2283 2364 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.43% 93.44% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1208 1136
Median daily rate £408 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -4 98 £360 +2.85% 21
Bracknell -5 35 £425 +57.40% 4
Slough 0 30 £350 +9.37% 16
Maidenhead 0 15 £373 +61.95% 3
Newbury -6 13 £425 +21.42% 9
Wokingham -1 7 £363 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 121 (19.97%) Finance
2 106 (17.49%) Telecoms
3 95 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (14.03%) Business Analysis
5 84 (13.86%) SQL
6 82 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (11.06%) MS Excel
8 63 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (9.57%) Microsoft
10 56 (9.24%) Degree
11 55 (9.08%) Data Analysis
11 55 (9.08%) SAP
12 54 (8.91%) ITIL
13 52 (8.58%) Waterfall
14 49 (8.09%) Security Cleared
15 48 (7.92%) Project Management
16 47 (7.76%) Migration
17 44 (7.26%) CRM
18 42 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (6.44%) Data Protection
20 38 (6.27%) Windows
21 37 (6.11%) MS Office
21 37 (6.11%) Marketing
22 36 (5.94%) Analytics
23 35 (5.78%) SharePoint
24 32 (5.28%) Management Information System
24 32 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
25 31 (5.12%) Test Scripting
25 31 (5.12%) CISSP
25 31 (5.12%) SC Cleared

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 35 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.48%) IIS
3 6 (0.99%) CMS
4 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.83%) SAS
5 3 (0.50%) Documentum
5 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.33%) Apache
6 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.11%) MS Office
3 23 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.31%) MS Project
5 10 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.32%) HFM
4 7 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 5 (0.83%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.83%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.66%) SAP CCM
8 3 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.50%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.33%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.99%) SaaS
3 5 (0.83%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) Scribe Online
5 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.33%) Taleo
6 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.47%) Firewall
2 18 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (2.48%) DNS
4 14 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.15%) Internet
6 10 (1.65%) LAN
7 9 (1.49%) FTP
8 8 (1.32%) SSL
9 6 (0.99%) NetScaler
9 6 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.99%) VPN
9 6 (0.99%) WAN
10 5 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.83%) Wireless
10 5 (0.83%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.66%) SAN
11 4 (0.66%) WLAN
12 3 (0.50%) IPv6
12 3 (0.50%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (1.98%) MS Access
3 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.83%) Big Data
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.33%) Power BI
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.17%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Selenium
2 7 (1.16%) SoapUI
2 7 (1.16%) WebDriver
3 6 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.66%) Toad
6 3 (0.50%) Introscope
6 3 (0.50%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.17%) JIRA
8 1 (0.17%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 121 (19.97%) Finance
2 106 (17.49%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.11%) Marketing
4 21 (3.47%) Retail
5 18 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.31%) Legal
7 9 (1.49%) Electronics
8 8 (1.32%) Advertising
9 5 (0.83%) Automotive
10 4 (0.66%) French Language
10 4 (0.66%) German Language
10 4 (0.66%) Publishing
11 3 (0.50%) Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.82%) XML
2 8 (1.32%) Web Services
3 7 (1.16%) SOAP
4 4 (0.66%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.66%) Middleware
5 3 (0.50%) .NET
5 3 (0.50%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.33%) EDI
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.17%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) JDBC
7 1 (0.17%) ODBC
7 1 (0.17%) REST
7 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.48%) Smart Meter
4 11 (1.82%) CMDB
5 9 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.49%) Data Extraction
6 6 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 6 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (0.99%) Statistics
6 6 (0.99%) User Experience
7 5 (0.83%) Life Science
7 5 (0.83%) Replication
7 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.50%) CESG
9 3 (0.50%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.27%) Windows
2 18 (2.97%) Unix
3 14 (2.31%) Linux
4 13 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.15%) Windows XP
5 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.83%) Solaris
9 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.33%) NetWare
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (14.03%) Business Analysis
3 82 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (9.08%) Data Analysis
5 54 (8.91%) ITIL
6 52 (8.58%) Waterfall
7 48 (7.92%) Project Management
8 47 (7.76%) Migration
9 44 (7.26%) CRM
10 42 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (6.44%) Data Protection
12 36 (5.94%) Analytics
13 32 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (5.12%) Test Scripting
15 29 (4.79%) SIEM
16 26 (4.29%) User Stories
17 25 (4.13%) Business Process Mapping
18 24 (3.96%) Change Management
18 24 (3.96%) Data Migration
19 23 (3.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 84 (13.86%) SQL
2 11 (1.82%) Java
3 10 (1.65%) VB
4 9 (1.49%) C#
5 6 (0.99%) VBA
6 5 (0.83%) Python
6 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.50%) C++
8 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.33%) Korn
9 2 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) AWK
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) C
10 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.17%) R
10 1 (0.17%) sed
10 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (9.24%) Degree
2 49 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.12%) CISSP
3 31 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.81%) ACCA
5 16 (2.64%) CIMA
6 15 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.48%) ISEB
7 9 (1.49%) CEH
7 9 (1.49%) GCIA
7 9 (1.49%) GCIH
7 9 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.66%) CBAP
10 4 (0.66%) CCNA
10 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CISA
11 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.31%) QA
4 10 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.99%) SLA
7 3 (0.50%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.50%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.16%) UAG
3 4 (0.66%) Firmware
4 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (1.49%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (0.66%) SCCM
3 3 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.50%) nmon
3 3 (0.50%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.17%) Endace
5 1 (0.17%) Nessus
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
5 1 (0.17%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.17%) Nmap
5 1 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.17%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 58 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.08%) SAP
3 25 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (3.47%) Oracle
5 19 (3.14%) HP
6 18 (2.97%) Hyperion
6 18 (2.97%) Remedy
7 13 (2.15%) BMC
7 13 (2.15%) Cisco
8 9 (1.49%) NetWitness
9 8 (1.32%) ArcSight
9 8 (1.32%) Splunk
10 7 (1.16%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.99%) Citrix
11 6 (0.99%) Qualys
12 5 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.83%) Huawei
12 5 (0.83%) Marketo
12 5 (0.83%) Symantec
12 5 (0.83%) VMware
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